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Trump’s biggest Mueller problem isn’t Russia. At least not yet.

Trump’s biggest Mueller problem isn’t Russia. At least not yet.

Special counsel Robert Mueller has begun quietly laying his cards down, one at a time, in court filings for three key former associates of President Donald Trump — his former campaign chairman, his former fixer and lawyer and his former top national security adviser. The steady dripping of developments into open court can distract from…MORE

Supreme Court sides with Planned Parenthood in funding fight

Supreme Court sides with Planned Parenthood in funding fight

The Supreme Court Monday rebuffed efforts by states to block funding to Planned Parenthood. It left in place two lower court opinions that said that states violate federal law when they terminate Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood affiliates who offer preventive care for low income women. It would have taken four justices to agree to…MORE

5 things the Trump admin has done that go against its climate change warning

5 things the Trump admin has done that go against its climate change warning

Since the Trump administration released its blockbuster report on the day after Thanksgiving outlining the dire environmental and economic impacts of climate change, it has made a series of policy and diplomatic decisions or statements that appear to run counter to all of the warnings in the report. In fact, none are designed to reduce…MORE

‘Tis the season for 2020 presidential decisions

‘Tis the season for 2020 presidential decisions

They’re scouting office space, scooping up staffers and lining up support — the would-be 2020 Democratic candidates are assembling the structures they’ll need to run for president right now, in the final weeks of 2018. And for the ones that are furthest along, all that comes next is the green light to make it official.…MORE

Jerome Corsi suing Robert Mueller, claims he’s being unfairly targeted

Jerome Corsi suing Robert Mueller, claims he’s being unfairly targeted

Jerome Corsi is suing Robert Mueller in federal court in the District of Columbia. Previously, the Roger Stone acquaintance testified before the Mueller grand jury and publicly released a draft version of a criminal false statements plea with the Special Counsel’s Office — to which he refused to agree. Now in the lawsuit, Corsi says…MORE

‘Serious’ issues with $297 million CBP hiring contract, internal watchdog says

‘Serious’ issues with $297 million CBP hiring contract, internal watchdog says

A US Customs and Border Protection hiring contract with a consulting firm was riddled with performance issues over the past year, including an inability of the firm to process quality candidates and provide promised technology, according to internal watchdog findings released Monday. Ten months into the contract, the consulting firm, Accenture, had only “processed two…MORE

Trump’s next chief of staff may be walking into a nightmare

Trump’s next chief of staff may be walking into a nightmare

The job of White House chief of staff is close to impossible at the best of times, but President Donald Trump’s new West Wing enforcer faces an even tougher mission — one that may eventually evolve into an effort to save his presidency itself. The next chief will walk into a White House engulfed in…MORE

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