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Trump: Democrats Could Force Shutdown Because They Want Illegal Immigration

President Donald Trump castigated Democrats on Friday morning and said that they could force a government shutdown because they want illegal immigration. The House passed a continuing resolution with a vote of 230 to 197 on Thursday night to avoid a government shutdown, sending the …

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Apple CEO: Tax Reform ‘Enabled Most of This Job-Creating Plan’ to Invest in the U.S.

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday that the company’s newly announced investments came in part thanks to Republicans’ tax reform. Cook said Apple’s efforts on this front were “in the works” before the law was passed, but he credited the new tax code with enabling it, …

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Ryan to Schumer: Do Not Shut Down the Federal Government

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) pleaded to Democrats Thursday to keep the government open, starting remarks directed at Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) with “Senator Schumer, do not shut down the federal government.” His speech followed a mostly party-line vote of House legislation that …

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Feinstein Offers Multiple Differing Answers When Asked If She Supports Continuing Resolution

Democratic California Senator Dianne Feinstein offered several seemingly contradictory answers to whether she would vote for a Republican-backed short-term funding bill Thursday. In December, Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the government for another month without addressing the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or legal status for illegal immigrants …

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RNC Chair, CNN’s Cuomo Spar Over Booker’s ‘Mansplaining’ to DHS Secretary

Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel sparred with CNN host Chris Cuomo on Thursday over Democratic Sen. Cory Booker’s (N.J.) treatment of Secretary of Homeland Security Kristjen Nielsen two days earlier. On Tuesday, Booker berated Nielsen over a variety of topics at a Senate Judiciary …

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Newsweek Insists Clinton Can Still Be Installed as President

A Newsweek story published Thursday insisted, again, that there was still a chance that 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton could be installed as president. Despite being written by Newsweek‘s “breaking news reporter,” the story was based off a Medium post by Harvard law professor Lawrence …

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Illegal Immigrant Accused of Stabbing Stranger in California Had Been Deported Seven Times

A man accused of stabbing someone at a California market in December is an illegal immigrant with a criminal record who was previously deported seven times. Ricardo Velasquez-Romero, 39, was arrested last month after local police said he stabbed a 61-year-old man in the neck …

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Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan Taking Shape

By Ginger Gibson and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is finalizing its long-awaited infrastructure plan, which would push most of the financing of projects to private investment and state and local taxpayers, according to sources familiar with the proposal taking shape. President …

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Scarborough Goes off on White House Physician: He Sounded Like a ‘Political Hack’

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough on Thursday criticized the White House doctor who evaluated President Donald Trump, calling him a “political hack.” Scarborough read from and praised an opinion article in the Washington Post which criticized Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the physician to the president. The …

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Report: MSNBC Guest Who Challenged Trump to a Fight Is Dating His Second Wife

Television personality and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” contributor Donny Deutsch is dating President Donald Trump’s second wife, Marla Maples, according to multiple sources. Deutsch, who challenged Trump to a schoolyard fight last June and has been vocally critical of the president on-air, was spotted dining cozily at the Polo Bar in …

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