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If Democrats win two uncalled races where their candidates are leading, they will have won seats, meaning Pelosi can weather as many as 17 defections. In their first action Wednesday, House Democrats picked Rep.
Mark Landler, et al. But behind his tough talk and threats of higher tariffs is a creeping anxiety about the costs of a prolonged trade war on the financial markets and the broader economy. Trump has signaled a new willingness to make a deal with Mr.
Xi, a leader he has treated solicitously and will meet over dinner on Saturday in Buenos Aires, after a summit meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 industrialized nations. The economy has been a picture of health, expanding at a 3.
Dana Bash, et al. Donald Trump told special counsel Robert Mueller in writing that Roger Stone did not tell him about WikiLeaksnor was he told about the Trump Tower meeting between his son, campaign officials and a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
One source described the President's answers without providing any direct quotes and said the President made clear he was answering to the best of his recollection These written answers could be subject to criminal charges if false. Neither of these assertions is believable.
Donald Trump, who built his political rise on promoting far-right birther claims against President Barack Obama, does in fact have a joint defense agreement with leading birther conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi, The Daily Beast has confirmed.
Giuliani said he confirmed this with Jane Raskin, another member of the Trump legal team, adding that the agreement is a recent development. Aaron Blake of Washington Post: Giuliani practically brags about having pulled one over on Mueller by gleaning key information from the arrangement The Trump team is saying this highly unusual arrangement was used to gain a strategic advantage.
Giuliani is gloating about having gamed the legal system Mueller may now have reason to probe the contacts between the two legal teams, and those contacts became no longer privileged after Manafort signed his cooperation deal. Ken Meyer of Mediaite: Manafort might be banking on a presidential pardon.
Jordan Fabian of the Hill: In a series of tweets, Trump argued that a longstanding 25 percent tariff on light trucks has boosted U.
Get smart Congress,' Trump wrote. The president said major auto exporting countries 'have taken advantage of the U. Kyle Cheney of Politico: Donald Trump appeared to accuse his own deputy attorney generalRod Rosenstein, of treason on Wednesday, posting a meme to his Twitter feed that shows an image of Rosenstein and a slew of Trump critics behind bars.
Their picture was overlaid with the words, 'Now that Russia collusion is a proven lie, when do the trials for treason begin?
Caitlin Oprysko of Politico: Rebecca Morin of Politico: Donald Trump on Wednesday shared a post from a parody account of Vice President Mike Pence giving thanks 'for every day Hillary Clinton is not president. My Goal is to expose liberal hypocrisy and Fake News Bias.
But recent days give hope that, though limping and bedraggled, the truth still is the truth. The delay comes at a time when the nation is facing a crisis on the border and Trump is pressuring agencies and Congress on an immigration crackdown. One of the unions' "serious concerns" was that in March Vitiello reportedly compared Trump to Dennis the Menace.
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