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Graham calls Syria decision ‘biggest mistake’ of Trump presidency

Graham calls Syria decision ‘biggest mistake’ of Trump presidency

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and at times a close ally of President Donald Trump, sharply criticized the President on Wednesday over Trump’s decision to remove US troops from northern Syria. Graham told CNN in an interview Wednesday morning that Trump “will have American blood on his hands if he abandons Kurds because…

FAA officials misled Congress about inspectors’ training, investigators say

FAA officials misled Congress about inspectors’ training, investigators say

The Federal Aviation Administration provided misleading statements to Congress about the training its inspectors received, including those that likely oversaw certification of the 737 Max, according to the findings of an Office of Special Counsel investigation released on Monday. The investigators found that several FAA aviation safety inspectors (ASIs) were not properly trained to “certify…

John Bolton’s firing shows (again) that Donald Trump has zero plan

John Bolton’s firing shows (again) that Donald Trump has zero plan

On Tuesday morning, the White House announced that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton would hold a press briefing this afternoon. Ninety minutes before that press briefing was scheduled, President Donald Trump fired Bolton. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer…

EPA says it will eliminate animal testing by 2035

EPA says it will eliminate animal testing by 2035

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a commitment to fully eliminate animal testing by 2035. “This is a longstanding personal belief on my behalf,” EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Tuesday, recalling an op-ed he wrote for his college newspaper, The Observer, at Case Western Reserve University, in 1987, which the agency handed out to reporters. The…

Make Your Vote Count

Make Your Vote Count

Every vote counts, but your vote doesn’t get counted IF you don’t vote. Here’s a helpful list of info regarding polling options, locations, and info about candidates!

White House aide yells at CNN’s Jim Acosta

White House aide yells at CNN’s Jim Acosta

[van id=”politics/2018/07/30/jim-acosta-white-house-aide-trump-giuliani-pkg-tsr-vpx.cnn”]    A White House aide yelled at CNN’s Jim Acosta in the Oval Office, trying to drown out his questions to President Trump.

Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit

Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit

[van id=”cnnmoney/2018/07/17/late-night-reaction-trump-putin-summit-wmj-orig.cnn”]   Late night hosts went after President Donald Trump for his comments made during the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

Hillary Clinton celebrates victory, wins California

Hillary Clinton celebrates victory, wins California

Hillary Clinton claimed her place in history Tuesday as America’s first female presumptive presidential nominee but rival Bernie Sanders is refusing to drop his bid despite overwhelming odds.

Yes, it’s time to think about the 2020 presidential race

Yes, it’s time to think about the 2020 presidential race

By Stephen Collinson, CNN It’s never too early to think about the next election. The outrageous, precedent-defying 2016 presidential race still has six months to go, and multiple wild twists and turns to negotiate, before it produces the 45th president. But for the likes of House Speaker Paul Ryan, former candidates like Sens. Ted Cruz and…

Sanders sweeps, Trump tweets and more from Easter weekend

Sanders sweeps, Trump tweets and more from Easter weekend

By Eric Bradner, CNN   Bernie Sanders reeled off three victories on Saturday, but Hillary Clinton still has a big delegate lead — and poll numbers that give her good reason to look forward to November.   Donald Trump, meanwhile, has no plans to quit stirring up controversies on Twitter anytime soon. And Ohio Gov.…

Who is Merrick Garland?

By Ariane De Vogue and Tami Luhby, CNN (WASHINGTON, D.C.) President Barack Obama’s decision to nominate Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court Wednesday morning means that at long last, the oft-short-listed candidate finally gets his shot. Garland is the chief judge for the Washington, D.C. appeals court, appointed by President Bill Clinton. A former clerk for Justice…

Trump rally attendee charged with assault

Trump rally attendee charged with assault

By Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CHICAGO)  A man who attended Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina was arrested and charged Thursday with assault, disorderly conduct and communicating threats after multiple videos posted online appear to show him punching a protester in the face. John McGraw, 78, was questioned and arrested by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in…