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Trump’s top trade adviser ‘hunting’ for anonymous op-ed author

Trump’s top trade adviser ‘hunting’ for anonymous op-ed author

President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser Peter Navarro said Friday he has been “hunting” for the author of the anonymous New York Times op-ed and the book, “A Warning,” but avoided the question when pressed about who, specifically, he believes to be the author. CNN reported Thursday that Navarro has been leading the charge inside…MORE

Why the President is attacking a Roger Stone juror, months after trial

Why the President is attacking a Roger Stone juror, months after trial

Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, but the legal battle isn’t over. Stone continues to lobby in court for a new trial, and Trump — addressing widespread speculation he will pardon his longtime friend…MORE

Rep. Doug Collins said DNI chief job is ‘not one that I would accept’

Rep. Doug Collins said DNI chief job is ‘not one that I would accept’

Republican Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia said he’s not interested in being the director of national intelligence, after President Donald Trump floated his name for the position, because he’s focused on running for US Senate. “I know the problems in our intelligence community, but this is not a job that interests me at this time.…MORE

Trump campaign rallies stalk Democrats in 2020 preview

Trump campaign rallies stalk Democrats in 2020 preview

President Donald Trump spent his week thousands of miles from Washington, holding back-to-back rallies in Arizona and Colorado in a trip that will culminate with one more in Las Vegas the day before Saturday’s Democratic caucuses. His trip west included a mix of official events, fundraisers and rallies, but, according to interviews with several administration…MORE

Seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan to begin, US announces

Seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan to begin, US announces

A seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan, negotiated by the US and the Taliban, is set to begin Friday night local time, the US State Department announced. “After decades of conflict, we have come to an understanding with the Taliban on a significant reduction in violence across Afghanistan. This is an important step on a…MORE

2020 Democratic contenders plead for cash after draining their accounts

2020 Democratic contenders plead for cash after draining their accounts

The Democratic presidential contenders are racing to refill their campaign coffers — following costly battles in the early nominating states and the looming Super Tuesday threat from New York tycoon Michael Bloomberg, who has plowed nearly half a billion dollars of his fortune into the fight to become the party’s standard-bearer. The campaign filings rolling…MORE

More of Trump’s chaos vs. Sanders’ radical change?

More of Trump’s chaos vs. Sanders’ radical change?

The latest in President Donald Trump’s chaos: The New York Times reported Thursday that Trump edged out his acting Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire, because Maguire briefed lawmakers on Capitol Hill about Russian meddling in the 2020 election. Reminder: Maguire took over the intelligence post last summer, just as the Ukraine scandal was erupting.…MORE

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