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Maxine Waters brushes off alleged threats, vows to ‘Impeach 45’ – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS During a speech Saturday at an immigration rally in California, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters reacted defiantly to alleged threats reportedly directed at her following her previous remarks about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Waters took the podium at the Families Belong Together rally in downtown Los Angeles, one of the many rallies staged across the country urging for the reunification of families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. She told the crowd that she has “no fear” and is “in this fight” after saying some congressional lawmakers felt “intimidated.” “And I know that there...

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‘Stuttering John’ says he was visited by Secret Service after Trump prank call – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS Comedian John Melendez (left) says he was patched through to President Trump (middle) on Air Force this week after impersonating Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez (right).  ((Associated Press)) A shock jock comedian who was patched through to President Trump on Air Force One after impersonating a Democratic senator claimed on Saturday he was visited by the Secret Service after his prank went public. Comedian John Melendez of “The Stuttering John” podcast posted audio on Thursday of his conversation with the president, where Melendez claimed to be Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J. The two appear to have spoken while Trump...

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House Intelligence Committee releases Russia report

FOX NEWS The House Intelligence Committee on Friday released the final report on its yearlong Russia investigation. While the committee posted a copy of the report online, investigation leader Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, complained about the heavy redactions made by the intelligence community. “I am extremely disappointed with the overzealous redactions made by the IC. Many of the redactions include information that is publicly available, such as witness names and information previously declassified,” he said in a statement. “When we started this investigation, we set out to give the American people the answers to the questions they’ve been asking and...

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White House denies report claiming pardons were considered for Manafort, Flynn

FOX NEWS   The White House has denied a New York Times report claiming that a lawyer for President Trump raised the prospect of pardoning former advisers Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort as the FBI special counsel was building cases against them. The Times reported Wednesday that John Dowd, who resigned last week, raised the subject with their respective lawyers last year because Trump’s team was concerned about what they might reveal to FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of a deal. Dowd, who announced his resignation last week, denied the claims to the Times: “There were no...

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Trump touts $1.3 trillion budget as win for military; vows more money for border wall – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS President Trump tried Sunday to strike an upbeat tone about the $1.3 trillion budget he recently signed that includes a hefty $700 billion for the military, but only a fraction of the roughly $18 billion he sought for the border wall. “Because of the $700 & $716 Billion Dollars gotten to rebuild our Military, many jobs are created and our Military is again rich,” Trump tweeted. “Building a great Border Wall, with drugs (poison) and enemy combatants pouring into our Country, is all about National Defense. Build WALL through M!” The president has taken criticism from both...

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Chuck Todd responds to Trump’s ‘son of a b—h’ jab: ‘It creates a challenge to parents’

FOX NEWS President Trump reserved special wrath for NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd at a Pennsylvania campaign rally for congressional candidate Rick Saccone on Saturday night, referring to him as a “sleeping son of a b—h.” And Todd has wasted little time addressing the jab. The NBC personality tweeted late Saturday night urging viewers to set their DVRs to record his show “before your eyes get too sleepy.” He then appeared on D.C.’s NBC 4 station early Sunday, acknowledging the insult in broader terms. NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd  (Reuters) “I bring my kids up...

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Justice Department proposes banning rapid-fire bump stocks

FOX NEWS The Trump administration said Saturday it has taken the first step in the regulatory process to ban bump stocks, likely setting the stage for long legal battles with gun manufacturers while the trigger devices remain on the market.  (AP) The Trump administration said Saturday it has taken the first step in the regulatory process to ban bump stocks, likely setting the stage for long legal battles with gun manufacturers while the trigger devices remain on the market. The move was expected after President Donald Trump ordered the Justice Department to work toward a ban following the shooting...

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Interior spending $139K to upgrade doors in Zinke’s office

FOX NEWS The Interior Department is spending nearly $139,000 to upgrade three sets of double doors in the office of Secretary Ryan Zinke. Zinke was not aware of the contract for the work prior to a request about it from The Associated Press, spokeswoman Heather Swift said. The project was planned by career facilities and security officials as part of the decade-long modernization of the historic building erected in 1936 a few blocks from the White House, she said. “The secretary was not aware of this contract but agrees that this is a lot of money for demo, install,...

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