Author: Brooke Singman

Rand Paul attack: Neighbors now casting doubt on ‘landscaping dispute’ story

FOX NEWS More of Sen. Rand Paul’s neighbors are speaking out and casting doubt on reports that a mere ‘landscaping dispute’ led to the attack a week ago that left the Republican lawmaker hospitalized with six broken ribs.  As the suspect — 59-year-old neighbor and anesthesiologist Rene Boucher — pleads not guilty to a single misemeanor assault charge, the motive for what Paul’s office describes as a “blindside” remains a total mystery. The New York Times initially reported neighborhood chatter suggesting a longrunning landscaping disagreement led to last Friday’s attack in Kentucky. Boucher’s attorney, Matt Baker, has insisted the...

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Trump, Xi say they will solve ‘menace’ North Korea ‘together’

FOX NEWS President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that they have agreed to solve the denuclearization of North Korea together, as Trump promised not to replicate “failed approaches” of his predecessors.   Trump and Xi met with U.S. and Chinese officials for two hours on Thursday morning and, in joint statements to reporters, affirmed their commitment to addressing the threat posed by North Korea. “As long as we stand together, that threat will never happen—doesn’t even have a chance,” Trump said on Thursday. “The entire civilized world must unite to confront the North Korea menace and...

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Jeff Flake, Donald Trump Jr. clash on Twitter over gun laws in wake of Texas shooting

FOX NEWS Republican Sen. Jeff Flake clashed with President Trump’s eldest son on Tuesday over the outgoing Arizona lawmaker’s proposed gun legislation in the wake of the deadly Texas church shooting. Flake, who announced last month he would not seek re-election when his term ends in 2018, tweeted on Tuesday that he is co-sponsoring a piece of “proactive” bipartisan legislation that would ban anyone convicted of domestic violence from purchasing a firearm. “Writing a bill w/ @MartinHeinrich to prevent anyone convicted of domestic violence – be it in criminal or military court – from buying a gun,” Flake tweeted....

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Trump: DOJ must do ‘what is right and proper’ and investigate Hillary Clinton

FOX NEWS DNC Russia dossier a political hit job on Trump? Fox News Correspondent Gregg Jarrett, Fox News foreign policy analyst Kiron Skinner and CivicForumPAC Chairman Ford O’Connell on the political fallout from the DNC dossier alleging collusion between Russia and President Trump. President Trump took to his newly reactivated Twitter page Friday morning to tout revelations from a key Democratic Party insider about Hillary Clinton’s alleged backroom deals and to call for the Justice Department to launch an investigation into a series of scandals touching upon the party and its 2016 stand bearer.  “Everybody is asking why the...

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Manafort, Gates fight to remove GPS monitors; Judge slams attorneys for talking to press

FOX NEWS Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates fought in federal court Thursday to “alleviate” their GPS monitoring system, as well as the terms of their home confinement after both pleaded not guilty to 12-counts by a federal grand jury. Manafort and Gates appeared before Federal Judge Amy Jackson on Thursday afternoon, after being indicted as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign officials in the 2016 presidential election. Manafort appeared in court with his attorney Kevin Downing. Gates, who was previously represented by a...

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Trump, GOP lawmakers: Manafort charges no relation to campaign, alleged ‘collusion’

FOX NEWS President Trump fired back on Monday in an attempt to distance his White House from the grand jury indictments of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and an aide, noting their crimes were committed “years” before they worked on the campaign. The president led a chorus of critics of the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, noting that the crimes for which Manafort and his aide, Rick Gates, are charged appear to predate the presidential campaign by years. “Sorry, but this is years ago, before Paul Manafort was part of the Trump campaign. But why aren’t Crooked...

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Paul Manafort, Rick Gates indicted by federal grand jury in Russia probe

FOX NEWS Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates have been indicted by a federal grand jury Monday on 12 counts, according to the special counsel’s office. The special counsel’s office told Fox News that the counts include conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, unregistered agent of a foreign principal, false and misleading FARA statements, false statements and seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign banks and financial accounts. The case was unsealed Monday, after Manafort and Gates were permitted to surrender themselves to the custody of the FBI, the...

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Trump slams ‘unhinged’ billionaire Steyer after impeachment ad

FOX NEWS President Trump slammed liberal billionaire Tom Steyer on Friday as “wacky” and “totally unhinged,” after he launched a multi-million dollar ad campaign calling for Trump’s impeachment. “Wacky & totally unhinged Tom Steyer, who has been fighting me and my Make America Great Again agenda from beginning, never wins elections!” Trump tweeted early Friday. Steyer, a staunch environmentalist and Trump critic, launched a $10 million national campaign ad calling for the president’s impeachment last week. The one-minute ad calls Trump “mentally unstable [and] armed with nuclear weapons.” It accuses the president of obstructing justice in his firing of...

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