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Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel forced out of White House

Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel forced out of White House

The White House, after a day of uncertainty, confirmed Wednesday that deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving her position. She will remain in the administration. In a statement, press secretary Sarah Sanders said, “Mira Ricardel will continue to support the President as she departs the White House to transition to a new role…MORE

Michael Avenatti arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Michael Avenatti arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Attorney Michael Avenatti has been placed under arrest on suspicion of felony domestic violence and was booked early Wednesday evening. Los Angeles Police Department officer Jeff Lee said the domestic violence report was taken on Tuesday in West Los Angeles and the arrest was made Wednesday. “We can confirm that today LAPD Detectives arrested Michael…MORE

For Trump, there’s no easy way out of his funk

For Trump, there’s no easy way out of his funk

By multiple accounts, Donald Trump is in one of the deepest funks of his presidency. The bad news is that the challenges and threats that are making his mood so dark are likely to get worse before they get better. The President is angry at his rebuke from voters in the midterm elections. The oppressive…MORE

What Donald Trump doesn’t know about voter fraud is a lot

What Donald Trump doesn’t know about voter fraud is a lot

On Wednesday, the Daily Caller, a conservative website, sat down with President Donald Trump for a “wide ranging” interview. (Is there any other kind?) One of the questions the Caller’s reporters asked Trump focused on his unverified claims about voter fraud in Florida. Here’s how he responded: “When people get in line that have absolutely…MORE

Trump announces support for bipartisan prison reform

Trump announces support for bipartisan prison reform

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his support for a bipartisan prison reform bill, called the FIRST Step Act. “Today, I am thrilled to announce my support for this bipartisan bill that will make our communities safer and give former inmates a second chance at life after they have served their time,” Trump said during…MORE

Trump picks handbag designer, Mar-a-Lago member to be envoy to South Africa

Trump picks handbag designer, Mar-a-Lago member to be envoy to South Africa

President Donald Trump has nominated handbag designer Lana Marks to be the next US ambassador to South Africa. Marks, a Florida resident and member of Trump’s exclusive Mar-a-Lago resort, according to a source familiar with the club, was born and raised in South Africa, where she attended the University of the Witwatersrand and the Institute…MORE

Attorneys say former Manafort deputy Rick Gates is still cooperating with Mueller

Attorneys say former Manafort deputy Rick Gates is still cooperating with Mueller

Rick Gates, who was the number two to President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is still cooperating with the special counsel’s investigation, a court filing said Wednesday, raising the possibility that Robert Mueller’s probe could extend into 2019. The filing, from both the special counsel team and an attorney for Gates, told a…MORE

Obamacare sign-ups for 2019 off to a slow start

Obamacare sign-ups for 2019 off to a slow start

Fewer people are rushing to sign up for Obamacare for 2019. Nearly 1.2 million Americans selected plans in the first 10 days of open enrollment this year, compared with nearly 1.5 million in the first 11 days last year, according to federal data released Wednesday. The average number of sign-ups per day is about 12.5%…MORE

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