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More blame Republicans than Democrats for potential government shutdown, Post-ABC poll finds

Friday  21:05,   19 january 2018
MSN

<p>By a 20-point margin, more Americans blame President Trump and Republicans rather than Democrats for a potential government shutdown, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.</p>A 48 percent plurality says Trump and congressional[...]

U.S. health agency revokes Obama-era Planned Parenthood protection

Friday  21:05,   19 january 2018
Reuters

U.S. health officials on Friday said they were revoking legal guidance issued by the Obama Administration that had sought to discourage states from trying to defund organizations that provide abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood. The U.S.[...]

Trump touts year of anti-abortion policies in Rose Garden speech

Friday  20:40,   19 january 2018
CNN

President Donald Trump will tout his administration's anti-abortion record when he speaks via video feed to the March for Life gathering in Washington. "Under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of[...]

Exclusive: Former Trump aide Omarosa may have taped White House discussions, fears Mueller wants to talk to her

Friday  19:55,   19 january 2018
New York Daily News

<p>Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman may have taped confidential West Wing conversations and fears being caught up in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, sources said.</p>The former reality-TV star’s official last day in[...]

Inside the Oval Office Immigration Meeting That Left a Senator Stunned

Friday  17:37,   19 january 2018
The New York Times

In an interview, Senator Richard J. Durbin says President Trump’s private immigration comments shed new light on his policy motivations.WASHINGTON — As they departed the now famous Oval Office meeting where President Trump used vulgar language to[...]

Trump supporter Ed Martin out at CNN after four-month stint

Friday  16:07,   19 january 2018
The Hill

Ed Martin, a staunch supporter of President Trump who signed on as a CNN contributor just four months ago, has been let go by the network. Martin hosts a radio talk show in St. Louis. He was hired by CNN in September after another pro-Trump[...]

Chelsea Manning officially files for U.S. Senate race

Friday  16:07,   19 january 2018
Associated Press

<p>Chelsea Manning has officially filed to run for the U.S. Senate in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary.</p>The state elections board website says Manning filed on Thursday in Montgomery County. Manning also tweeted a photo Thursday evening [...]

Omarosa may have secretly taped White House conversations: report

Friday  16:07,   19 january 2018
The Hill

Former Trump staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman might have secretly recorded private conversations as she feared involvement in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, The New York Daily News reported.Sources told the Daily News that[...]

Comey to teach course on ethical leadership for College of William & Mary

Friday  16:06,   19 january 2018
MSN

The former FBI director is a graduate of the public college.Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The Washington[...]

Trump to address U.S. anti-abortion march, cementing U-turn on issue

Friday  14:07,   19 january 2018
Reuters

<p>Donald Trump will become the third sitting U.S. president to address anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, highlighting his shift in recent years from a supporter of women's access to abortion to a powerful[...]

Pence takes head-down, sleeves rolled up approach to his first year

Friday  14:07,   19 january 2018
CNN

Mike Pence walked into the West Wing as vice president for the first time on the afternoon of January 20, 2017, with an eye on the history books, but ready for action. He took photographs with his family -- a tradition for the new administration --[...]

The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

Friday  09:37,   19 january 2018
Associated Press

Thousands of intelligence agency employees would be furloughed even as tension over North Korea's nuclear program remains high.&nbsp;Load[...]

Trump set to leave DC hours ahead of shutdown deadline

Friday  08:07,   19 january 2018
CNN

President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Washington and head to his Florida resort hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown at midnight The President is planning to spend the weekend at Mar-a-Lago for the one-year anniversary[...]

Senate takes shutdown drama into final day

Friday  06:51,   19 january 2018
The Hill

The Senate adjourned Thursday night without resolving the fate of a House-passed funding bill, extending the drama about a possible government shutdown until the last possible day.Government funding will expire after 11:59 p.m.on Friday and[...]

The Chaos President vs. His Iron-Fisted Chief of Staff

Friday  04:56,   19 january 2018
The New York Times

President Trump’s public airing of grievances with John Kelly was perhaps an inevitable clash between two temperamentally similar but philosophically different alpha males.The one thing sure to make President Trump angry, as anyone who has ever[...]