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Texts show FBI agents fuming over Trump: ‘Protect the country from that menace’ – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS Hundreds of text messages released overnight between two FBI officials who worked on Robert Mueller’s Russia probe show the agents exchanging a steady stream of anti-Trump feelings – and even discussing how to “protect the country from that menace.” The texts were released to the House Judiciary Committee ahead of a hearing Wednesday with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is sure to be peppered with questions about the messages. Republicans have pointed to them in raising questions about the objectivity of both the bureau and the Mueller probe. In one exchange from August 2016, the FBI’s...

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Trump called her ‘real dummy,’ and court tosses her $4M defamation case

FOX NEWS November 27, 2017: President Donald Trump has a laugh as he listens to Navajo Code Talker Peter MacDonald speak in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.  (AP) A New York appeals court Tuesday tossed out a Republican consultant’s attempt to revive her $4 million defamation case against President Donald Trump, accusing him of hurting her career after he called her a “real dummy” on Twitter. Cheryl Jacobus filed a million-dollar lawsuit against Trump after her appearance on CNN last year in February where she criticized the campaign for lack of transparency. The appearance prompted...

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Ex-Speaker Hastert barred from being left alone with minors

FOX NEWS A judge has ordered Dennis Hastert not to have contact with anyone under 18, unless another adult is present who is aware of revelations that the former House speaker abused high school students decades ago.  (AP) A federal judge in Chicago on Tuesday ordered that Dennis Hastert never be left alone with anyone under 18 unless another adult is present who is aware of the former U.S. House speaker’s conviction in a hush-money case that revealed he had sexually abused several high school students. U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin didn’t explain in his brief order why...

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Rep. King seeks more surveillance after Port Authority explosion: 'We can't afford to be politically correct'

FOX NEWS Republican Rep. Peter King, responding to the rush-hour explosion near New York City’s Port Authority bus terminal, called Monday for more vetting and surveillance to help prevent attacks. “We can’t afford to be politically correct,” the New York congressman told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.” One person was in custody Monday morning following the blast that prompted mass chaos and halted multiple subway lines, the NYPD said. The person arrested has non-life threatening injuries, The Associated Press reported. Four people suffered minor injuries, the FDNY said, though it’s unclear if the attacker was included among them.  Former NYPD...

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Trump tweet touts Jerusalem move, taunts past presidents

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump early Friday tweeted a short montage of his three predecessors voicing support for Jerusalem to be recognized as Israel’s capital. The tweet carries the caption, “I fulfilled my campaign promise — others didn’t.” The tweet follows intense opposition to the move — voiced by Arab, Muslim and European critics — which would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. Trump has also promised to relocate the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. The tweet includes clips of former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama and indicates...

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Republicans say tax bill will likely undo ObamaCare mandate: report

FOX NEWS Republicans on Capitol Hill said Wednesday that the tax bill being negotiated will likely eliminate the ObamaCare mandate, reports said Wednesday. The repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate to buy insurance — a centerpiece of Democrats’ biggest achievement in a generation — is estimated to generate some $300 billion to pay for tax cuts. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., told The New York Times that the mandate was a “bad idea to begin with.” We made people do something that was supposed to be good for them. But they are telling us by the millions how much they...

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Conyers mentioned Chandra Levy case when intern rebuffed sexual advance: report – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS A former congressional intern reportedly says she too was a victim of inappropriate sexual contact by now-retired Rep. John Conyers, saying Conyers even claimed during that encounter to have “inside information” on then-missing federal intern Chandra Levy.  Courtney Morse, 36, described the incident from 16 years ago to The Washington Post. She said Conyers, D-Mich., mentioned the Levy case when Morse was a college intern for him and the congressman drove her home one night. Morse said Conyers wrapped his hand around hers while it was in her lap and said he was interested in a sexual relationship, the...

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