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Trump’s UN speech went over well with at least one country — Russia

September 20, 2017 aurorax 0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he welcomed President Donald Trump’s U.N. General Assembly speech, a markedly different reaction from many other listeners. “I think it’s a very welcome statement, which we haven’t heard from an American leader for a very long time,” Lavrov told the Associated Press and TASS, Russia’s state news agency, on Tuesday. […]

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Small donors are not paying Trump’s legal bills. It’s worse.

September 20, 2017 aurorax 0

Donald Trump is using funds from both the Republican National Committee (RNC) and his re-election campaign to cover his legal fees connected to the Russia investigation. The RNC is also footing the legal bill for Trump’s son, Don Jr., who is also caught up in the investigation being conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller. According […]

Trump won’t stop lying about Susan Rice

September 14, 2017 aurorax 0

On Friday, President Donald Trump told pool reporters he still believes former National Security Adviser Susan Rice did something wrong when she unmasked Trump administration officials late last year. “She’s not supposed to be doing that,” said Trump, who in April accused Rice of committing a crime without presenting any evidence she actually did so. “What […]

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NATO isn’t too happy with Russia’s war games this week

September 14, 2017 aurorax 0

Russia kicked off a series of war game exercises on Thursday, much to the concern and alarm of its European neighbors, as well as NATO. In a controversial mock battle, Russia, along with Belarus, a dictatorship serving as one of Russia’s only regional allies, will spend six days fighting against the fictional state of Veishnoriya. According […]

Sanders uses White House podium to make case for prosecuting James Comey

September 13, 2017 aurorax 0

During a news briefing on Wednesday, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the administration’s case for prosecuting former FBI Director James Comey from the White House podium. In making the comments, Sanders is disregarding what was previously an important ethical standard — that the Justice Department has prosecutorial independence. The idea is that the Justice […]

White House contradicts its own lawyers on Kushner questions

September 12, 2017 aurorax 0

Hours after the Washington Post confirmed through two White House attorneys that several administration lawyers had pushed for Senior Adviser Jared Kushner to step down from his role amid the widening Russia investigation, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders dismissed the report as false during an official press briefing on Tuesday. “[There was] no conversation that I’m aware […]

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Bannon criticizes Trump campaign meetings with Russia

September 12, 2017 aurorax 0

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon criticized the members of the Trump campaign who took meetings with Russians in a recent interview with Charlie Rose. Twice in the interview, which aired in two parts on 60 Minutes and The Charlie Rose Show, Bannon references meetings members of the campaign took in an effort to […]