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Trump Rages On Coverage Of Former Obama Lawyer

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has angrily criticised a newspaper over the page it chose to place a story about the indictment of a lawyer who served in Barack Obama’s administration. Greg Craig was indicted on Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation. The probe intersected with Robert Mueller’s special counsel …

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Mike Pence: Trump Never Endorsed Wikileaks [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Vice President Pence asserted in an interview broadcast Friday that President Trump’s enthusiastic reaction to WikiLeaks’ releases of damaging material on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race did not amount to an endorsement of the organization. “I think the president always, as you and the media do, always welcomes information,” Pence said in an interview …

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Texas Defies US House Demand For “Voter Fraud” Files

Courthouse News reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton rejected a demand Thursday by congressional Democrats to hand over documents relating to the state’s bungled announcement that 95,000 registered voters may not be citizens, telling federal lawmakers they lack jurisdiction in the matter. First Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey C. Mateer wrote the House Committee on Oversight’s March 28 demand does not …

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Cain To Withdraw From Federal Reserve Consideration

ABC News reports: Herman Cain is expected to withdraw his name from consideration for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, amid growing pressure from Republican senators on the White House to remove him from consideration, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. President Donald Trump announced last week his intention to nominate Cain, a political ally and former 2012 …

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Mike Pence: I Don’t Believe In Discrimination, Mayor Pete’s Problem Is With The First Amendment [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Vice President Mike Pence responded to criticism from 2020 White House hopeful Pete Buttigieg (D) in an interview that aired on Friday, accusing the South Bend, Ind., mayor of ginning up a conflict for votes. In an interview with CNN, Pence said that the mayor knew that Pence did not have a problem with him over his …

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BRITAIN: Labour Party Opposes Extraditing Assange

The Associated Press reports: Key figures in Britain’s opposition Labour Party said Friday the government should oppose the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States on charges of conspiring to break into a Pentagon computer. Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said in a tweet that the U.S. is trying to extradite Assange because he exposed “evidence of atrocities …

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How Pro-Trump Russian Trolls Targeted Bernie Backers

The Washington Post reports: A pair of Clemson University researchers, at the request of The Washington Post, examined English-language tweets identified as coming from Russia, many of which were designed to influence the election. The effort to promote Sanders as a way to influence the U.S. election began shortly after he declared his candidacy in spring 2015, according to Mueller’s …

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Mayor Pete On Ellen: Mike Pence Should Say He Has Changed His Mind And Backs LGBT Protections [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: In a taped appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” scheduled to air Friday, Pete Buttigieg responded to Pence’s accusation that he criticized the vice president’s faith when he said the “Mike Pences” of the world should understand that he didn’t choose to be gay. ‘“I’m not critical of his faith; I’m critical of bad policies,” Buttigieg said. …

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Trump: I Did Consider Ivanka To Head The World Bank, She’d Be Great As She’s “Very Good With Numbers”

From a lengthy new profile in The Atlantic: When jobs open up in the Trump administration—a frequent occurrence—Ivanka is at the top of her father’s mind. “She’s a natural diplomat,” Trump said. “She would’ve been great at the United Nations, as an example.” I asked why he didn’t nominate her. “If I did, they’d say nepotism, when it would’ve had …

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Hillary: Assange Must Answer For What He Has Done

Time Magazine reports: Bill and Hillary Clinton on Thursday night were at the first stop in their new speaking tour, and she spoke about Assange. “I think it’s clear from the indictment that it’s not about punishing journalism,” said Clinton. “It’s about assisting the hacking of the military computer to steal information from the United States government.” “I’ll wait and …

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