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President Trump met with Twitter CEO at the White House

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump met with Jack Dorsey, the CEO of his favorite online platform, Twitter, on Tuesday in the Oval Office.“Lots of subjects discussed regarding their platform, and the world of social media in general,” the president said, of course, in a tweet. “Look forward to keeping an open dialogue!”But just…read more »

Jared Kushner says investigations into Russian interference worse for democracy than meddling was

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — White House senior adviser and President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner made the case that the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election have been “way more harmful” to American democracy than Russia’s campaign to meddle in the election. “If you look at what Russia did, buying some Facebook ads to…read more »

Bernie Sanders says inmates deserve right to vote, ‘The View’ weighs in

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — On Tuesday morning, “The View” co-hosts analyzed the controversial comments Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made on restoring voting rights to incarcerated felons, like the Boston Marathon bomber, during his town hall. Five Democratic presidential candidates took part in hour-long back-to-back town halls over five hours on CNN Monday night. In…read more »

Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, transferred to federal penitentiary

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has arrived at a federal penitentiary facility, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.Manafort is now serving out his 81-month sentence at United States Penitentiary Canaan just outside of Scranton, Pennsylvania. He is scheduled for release on Christmas 2024.The federal penitentiary that now…read more »

Top Democrat threatens to hold Trump administration official in contempt

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The chairman of the House Oversight Committee is threatening to hold a Trump administration official in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for testimony in the panel’s White House security clearance investigation, the first move of its kind from the Democrat-led House.In a statement, Rep. Elijah…read more »

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan giving 2020 Trump challenge ‘serious consideration’

Scott Eisen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Maryland Republican Governor Larry Hogan moved the ball forward regarding speculation surrounding a possible primary challenge against president Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying he’s seriously considering a White House run, even if he’s in no rush to officially jump in just yet.The widely popular Republican governor furthered speculation with a speech…read more »

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