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16-year-old is running for governor in Kansas

FOX NEWS Politicians often seek to tap voters younger than themselves. Not Kansas gubernatorial candidate Jack Bergeson. He is only looking for older voters, because come Election Day in November 2018, he’ll still be too young to cast a ballot himself. Thanks to his state’s vague election rules on candidate ages, Mr. Bergeson, a 16-year-old high-school student from Wichita, has thrown his hat in the ring to run for his state’s highest office. Last year, he signed papers that allow him to start raising money for his campaign—the same step taken by all the major candidates. His running mate...

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Trump lawyer slams special counsel for ‘gross abuse’ in Manafort raid, challenges warrant – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS A top lawyer for President Trump slammed the special counsel’s office over the FBI raid of former campaign manager Paul Manafort’s Virginia home, accusing investigators of committing a “gross abuse of the judicial process” for the sake of “shock value” – and employing tactics normally seen “in Russia not America.”  Trump attorney John Dowd leveled the complaints in an email sent to a Wall Street Journal reporter who wrote about the Manafort raid. The email was obtained by Fox News.   The email reflects Trump’s legal team moving to protect the president, amid speculation that the raid...

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Pence goes on full offensive against report he’s running for president

FOX NEWS Vice President Pence was pushing back Monday with full force against a New York Times story stating he’s already mounting a 2020 White House challenge to President Trump, providing details about money from his political action committee going directly to his boss’ re-election effort and having his spokesman dispute the story during televised interviews. “It’s absurd,” Pence spokesman Marc Lotter told Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” on Monday. “Really what you’ve got here is speculation, conjecture, half-truths masquerading as news on the front page of the never-Trump New York Times. … The vice president is supportive of...

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Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia probe, WSJ reports

FOX NEWS DEVELOPING: Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury to investigate Russia’s meddling in the 2016 elections, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.   The move is seen as a sign the investigation into the Trump campaign is heating up and entering a new phase. Russia has denied having a hand in the U.S. presidential election. President Trump, too, has strongly denied allegations of collusion and has frequently called the investigation a “witch...

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Trump slams Congress for bringing Russia relations to ‘dangerous low’

FOX NEWS President Trump on Thursday accused Congress of bringing relations with Russia to an “all-time & very dangerous low” after sending him a sanctions bill which he reluctantly signed a day earlier – legislation that prompted a furious response from Russia’s prime minister. “Our relationship with Russia is at an all-time & very dangerous  low. You can thank Congress, the same people that can’t even give us HCare!” Trump tweeted. The accusation came after Trump signed the sweeping package of sanctions, which had passed both houses of Congress with a veto-proof majority. In signing the bill, Trump issued...

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State Department slams Venezuela ‘sham’ elections

FOX NEWS The U.S. slammed the elections in Venezuela on whether to grant the country’s ruling party unlimited power Sunday, vowing “strong and swift actions against the architects of authoritarianism.” The State Department released a statement in response to what it called a flawed election of a constitutional super-body under President Nicolas Maduro. “The United States stands by the people of Venezuela, and their constitutional representatives, in their quest to restore their country to a full and prosperous democracy,” the State Department said in a statement, according to Reuters. “We will continue to take strong and swift actions against the...

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Russia used fake Facebook accounts to target Macron campaign, report says – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS Russia used fake Facebook accounts to try to access personal data on associates of candidate Emmanuel Macron during France’s 2017 presidential election, a report says. Citing unnamed sources, Reuters reported a total of 12 bogus Facebook accounts were created, in the names of friends of members of the Macron camp, in a bid to spy on the election’s eventual winner, the report said. Reuters said it received the information from an unnamed U.S. congressman and two other people who were briefed on the matter. Related Image Expand / Collapse A Facebook logo on a computer screen is...

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AP sources: US seeks to test Iran deal with more inspections

FOX NEWS WASHINGTON– The Trump administration is pushing for inspections of suspicious Iranian military sites in a bid to test the strength of the nuclear deal that President Donald Trump desperately wants to cancel, senior U.S. officials said. The inspections are one element of what is designed to be a more aggressive approach to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. While the Trump administration seeks to police the existing deal more strictly, it is also working to fix what Trump’s aides have called “serious flaws” in the landmark deal that — if not resolved quickly — will likely...

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