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New Mueller probe revelations explain Trump’s rage

New Mueller probe revelations explain Trump’s rage

President Donald Trump looks — and is acting — rattled and encircled by the Russia investigation. And a series of fresh disclosures on Tuesday show there is every reason for him to feel threatened by the vast shadow it is casting over his life, business and presidency. Newly unsealed court documents detailing special counsel Robert…MORE

Amnesty International accuses US of causing civilian deaths in Somalia

Amnesty International accuses US of causing civilian deaths in Somalia

Amnesty International accused the US military on Tuesday of causing civilian casualties in a series of airstrikes in Somalia in 2017 and 2018, claims the US military denies. The strikes in question came after President Donald Trump eased restrictions on the use of airpower in the East African nation. US Africa Command, which oversees US…MORE

Amy Klobuchar woos donors in the Bay Area

Amy Klobuchar woos donors in the Bay Area

In her first visit to California since announcing her presidential candidacy, Sen. Amy Klobuchar will host Tuesday night a high-dollar fundraiser in big tech’s backyard. At a cost of up to $5,600 a chair, the event is being held at the Spruce restaurant in the upscale neighborhood of Presidio Heights of in San Francisco, known…MORE

New Sanders hire, who was critical of Democratic opponents, scrubs internet history

New Sanders hire, who was critical of Democratic opponents, scrubs internet history

David Sirota, a journalist and social media provocateur, was formally announced Tuesday as a new senior adviser and speechwriter for the Bernie Sanders campaign. Sirota, who is known for both his reporting and combative Twitter presence, had been informally advising the campaign on a trial basis since the day after Sanders formally launched his 2020…MORE

In court filing, Robert Mueller’s team says it’s very busy this week

In court filing, Robert Mueller’s team says it’s very busy this week

Robert Mueller’s prosecutors dropped yet another head-scratching signal in their latest court filing Tuesday that the special counsel investigation may be wrapping up — or maybe it’s not. Either way, they’re very busy. Senior appellate litigator Michael Dreeben told a federal judge on Tuesday that he and his co-counsel “face the press of other work”…MORE

Trump names new FAA boss with Boeing grounding as backdrop

Trump names new FAA boss with Boeing grounding as backdrop

President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated a former Delta Airlines executive to become the new administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration as the country’s airlines continue coping with the grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets. The White House said Trump was naming Steve Dickson, who retired recently as Delta’s vice president for flight operations, to…MORE

What getting rid of the Electoral College would actually do

What getting rid of the Electoral College would actually do

On Monday night, in a CNN town hall in Jackson, Mississippi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren made some news: She supports getting rid of the electoral college as the method by which we elect presidents. “My view is that every vote matters and the way we can make that happen is that we can have national voting…MORE

White House misses Democrats’ deadline to turn over docs

White House misses Democrats’ deadline to turn over docs

The White House missed a House Judiciary Committee deadline to turn over scores of records as part of a sweeping Democratic-led investigation into whether President Donald Trump abused his power in office, according to a source familiar with the situation. And some former White House officials who received letters from the committee requesting documents, including…MORE

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