Daily Archives: Fri, Mar 22nd, 2019

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Trump says all Islamic State land lost in Syria, but SDF says fight continues

PALM BEACH, Fl./BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) – Islamic State militants in eastern Syria still held out late on Friday, the U.S.-backed militia besieging them said, after U.S. President Donald Trump said the jihadist group had lost its last scrap of territory. “Heavy fighting continues around mount Baghouz right now to finish off whatever remains of ISIS…

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Trump’s legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal…

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Trump denies knowledge of Kushner’s WhatsApp messaging saying: ‘I know nothing’

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he knew nothing about son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner’s use of the WhatsApp encrypted messaging tool, a day after a top Democratic congressman pressed the White House for information on the issue. Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House of Representatives Oversight…

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Trump’s Support Among Male Voters Has Crashed

A new report from HillTV shows that since Donald Trump caused a government shutdown in attempting to force Congress to fund his border wall his support among male American voters has plummeted. The decline in his approval rating among men has been occurring steadily over recent months, according to an analysis of Hill-HarrisX public opinion…

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Analysis: Trump Really Does Inspire More Hate Crimes

Over the past week Donald Trump has been lambasted for emboldening white nationalism after a white nationalist killed 50 Muslims at two New Zealand mosques. When a reporter asked the president whether he sees “today that white nationalism is a rising threat around the world?” Trump responded, “I don’t really.” There have been other incidents…

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Democrats Believe Trump’s Business Tax Returns Will Show Conflicts of Interest

Reports from Capitol Hill this morning indicate that House Democrats will be aggressively seeking Donald Trump’s business tax returns along with his personal returns. Democratic lawmakers expect these business returns to uncover what they believe are the president’s extensive conflicts of interest, including possible dealings with Russia. They also believe the business filings will disclose…

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