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Trump intent on July 4 celebration as Washington slowly reopens

Trump intent on July 4 celebration as Washington slowly reopens

President Donald Trump remains intent on holding an Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC, this year. The city’s leaders and Democratic lawmakers aren’t so sure. The divide emerging more than a month ahead of the July 4 holiday underscores the competing interests pitting Trump, who is insistent on reopening the country, against local officials, who…MORE

12 truly amazing Donald Trump quotes on space

12 truly amazing Donald Trump quotes on space

On Wednesday afternoon in Florida, two Americans were set to be rocketed into space in the first launch from US soil in more than a decade. President Donald Trump was there to watch, but the historic launch was postponed due to weather. The next launch window will be on Saturday, a NASA spokesperson said. Trump…MORE

Rod Rosenstein to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee

Rod Rosenstein to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will appear next week at a hearing by the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, the committee announced Wednesday. “Mr. Rosenstein will testify about the new revelations contained in the Horowitz report concerning the FISA warrant applications and other matters,”…MORE

House GOP leaders vow to keep fighting remote voting during pandemic

House GOP leaders vow to keep fighting remote voting during pandemic

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday criticized remote voting in the House as unconstitutional and vowed to push ahead with the lawsuit that House GOP leaders have filed in an effort to block the new rules change put in place by House Democrats during the pandemic. “This is unconstitutional what the Democrats are doing,”…MORE

Tulsi Gabbard drops defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton

Tulsi Gabbard drops defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard dropped the defamation lawsuit she filed against Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, ending a short-lived legal battle where the congresswoman contended the former secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee “lied about her ties to Russia” during a 2019 interview. The lawsuit stemmed from Clinton saying that Gabbard, then a 2020 presidential candidate,…MORE

Trump moves to shore up support with key voters as economy staggers

Trump moves to shore up support with key voters as economy staggers

Concerned about his political prospects and no longer able to rely upon a surging economy, President Donald Trump is using his office to appeal to the voting constituencies that helped propel him there — and whose support some advisers fear is now slipping. Even as he stokes a reliable base of white male voters using…MORE