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Trump made 29 false claims from July 8 to July 14

Trump made 29 false claims from July 8 to July 14

From now on, we’ll be keeping track of each and every false claim made by President Donald Trump. And we’ll be giving you a weekly breakdown of the highlights, or lowlights, from the false claims of the previous week. You can find the full list of 29 false claims at the bottom of this article.…MORE

Republican senators confront deal that punts hard choices on spending

Republican senators confront deal that punts hard choices on spending

Republican senators — some of whom have made fiscal responsibility a cornerstone of their campaigns and focus in Washington — are shrugging at a two-year deal that raises the debt ceiling, thwarts a debt default and cements top-level spending numbers that exceed what they themselves would have agreed to. It’s a familiar grumble and not…MORE

Michael Flynn’s former business partner Bijan Kian found guilty on lobbying charges

Michael Flynn’s former business partner Bijan Kian found guilty on lobbying charges

Michael Flynn‘s former business partner Bijan Kian was found guilty Tuesday of two charges related to pro-Turkish government lobbying work the Flynn Intel Group did in 2016 just before the US presidential election. The jury’s verdict, which came after it deliberated for five hours, is a significant win in the Justice Department’s attempts to crack…MORE

Trump irritated — not anxious — ahead of Mueller testimony

Trump irritated — not anxious — ahead of Mueller testimony

He’s loomed — mostly unseen — over all but a few months of President Donald Trump’s tenure. On Wednesday, former special counsel Robert Mueller moves from the wings to center stage, occupying a spotlight the President would prefer just fade. Trump has spent the last several days on the phone and in conversation with aides…MORE

RNC host city Charlotte condemns Trump’s past ‘racist and xenophobic’ attacks

RNC host city Charlotte condemns Trump’s past ‘racist and xenophobic’ attacks

The city of Charlotte, North Carolina, may be hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention, but that hasn’t stopped the city from rebuking its soon-to-be guest: President Donald Trump. On Monday, the city council voted 9-2 to “strongly condemn all of President Donald Trump’s racist and xenophobic social media tweets and comments.” The council’s nine Democrats…MORE

Trump sues to prevent the release of his tax returns

Trump sues to prevent the release of his tax returns

President Donald Trump has filed suit in federal court in Washington, DC, against the House Ways and Means Committee, the New York state attorney general and the New York tax commissioner to prevent the disclosure of his tax returns. Trump seeks a series of injunctions and restraining orders from the court. “We have filed a…MORE

Sens. Grassley, Wyden reach bipartisan deal to lower drug prices

Sens. Grassley, Wyden reach bipartisan deal to lower drug prices

The Senate Finance Committee Tuesday rolled out its long-awaited bipartisan plan aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, Republican of Iowa, and Ranking Member Sen. Ron Wyden, Democrat of Oregon, are the latest congressional duo to address the problem that’s a top priority for many Americans, as well as President Donald…MORE

Mueller makes last-minute ask to swear in deputy for hearing

Mueller makes last-minute ask to swear in deputy for hearing

Special counsel Robert Mueller made a last-minute request to have his deputy sworn in for Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing in case he needed to answer any questions the special counsel could not fully answer himself, according to a source familiar with the matter. Republicans on the House Judiciary committee immediately raised concerns that Democrats…MORE

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