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Donald Trump Jr. calls out Schiff after reports say that blocked phone calls weren’t to father

Donald Trump Jr. laid into House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) after reports appeared to vindicate the younger Trump surrounding Democratic suspicions that he made phone calls to President Trump around the time of the Trump Tower meeting with Russians in June 2016.

Nevada officials knew of plutonium shipment plans, Energy Department says

The Department of Energy (DOE) is pushing back on Gov. Steve Sisolak’s response to revelations the department shipped weapons-grade plutonium to Nevada last year, claiming state and congressional leaders were aware of the agency’s plans.

Trump dismisses border wall negotiations as ‘waste of time’

President Trump called the talks of a border wall “a waste of time,” in a new report to be published Friday in The New York Times, while further putting blame for gridlocks in Washington on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

Liberal Washington Post columnist cautions Dems: Embracing ‘Medicare for All’ may aid Trump

Ever since 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., called to eliminate private health insurance in order to implement Medicare For All, there has been pushback by some moderate Democrats, including a Washington Post columnist who warned the Democratic Party not to embrace such a platform, especially while campaigning against President Trump.

Pentagon watchdog warns ISIS could retake Syrian territory in months after US withdrawal: official

A forthcoming report from the Pentagon’s inspector general concludes that the ISIS terror group will regain territory it has lost in Syria in a matter of months without military pressure, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News late Thursday.

Pentagon watchdog warns ISIS could retake Syrian territory in months after US withdrawal: official

A forthcoming report from the Pentagon’s inspector general concludes that the ISIS terror group will regain territory it has lost in Syria in a matter of months without military pressure, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News late Thursday.

Swalwell says rich ‘getting off the hook,’ moves closer to launching White House bid

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California – returning to New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House, to test the presidential waters – called for raising taxes on the wealthy.

Senate votes to halt debate on amendment opposing speedy withdrawal from Syria, Afghanistan

In a bipartisan rebuke to President Trump, the Senate voted 68-23 Thursday to advance an amendment that would oppose withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and Afghanistan.

Trump says he’ll meet with China’s Xi after trade talks end with no deal

President Donald Trump expects to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to try to resolve a six-month trade standoff after U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended two days of talks Thursday without settling the toughest issues that divide the world’s two biggest economies.

Proclaiming innocence, Roger Stone denies knowledge of any Trump-Russia collusion

Roger Stone reiterated his innocence on Thursday, telling a group of reporters he’s not accused of Russian collusion in any capacity and has no knowledge that the President was involved in such affairs either.

2020 Dem hopeful Buttigieg rebukes Rep. Ilhan Omar for Israel-Iran comparison: ‘Just wrong’

South Bend, Ind. mayor and Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg rejected comments made by freshman U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., that compared Israel with Iran, saying the remarks were “just wrong.”