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LGBTQ activists held “dance party” protest outside Ivanka Trump’s D.C. home

FOX NEWS Hundreds of people protested in front of Ivanka Trump’s Washington D.C. home on Saturday for “climate justice.” LGBTQ activists hosted a “dance party” protest to “send the clear message that our climate and our communities matter,” a detailed Facebook event said. A crowd of protesters took to the streets with signs to protest President Donald Trump’s administration’s stance on climate change, the Daily Mail reported. “The entire Trump Administration has shown a blatant disregard for our planet and its inhabitants,” the event page read. “Also, in case you hadn’t heard, Trump revoked protections for LGBTQ government employees...

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As Colombia death toll mounts, desperate quest for survivors – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS BOGOTA, Colombia –  Rescuers prying through piles of rocks and wooden planks left by floodwaters from three rivers that surged through a Colombian city vowed to resume their search at first light Sunday as the death toll from one of the worst disasters in the country’s recent history neared 200. With no electricity to light Mocoa, authorities were forced to suspend the search Saturday night almost a day after heavy rains caused the rivers to overflow and send a wall of water through the city near the Ecuador border around midnight, sweeping away homes, cars and trees...

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Senate showdown, will GOP use ‘nuclear option,’ to confirm Gorsuch? – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS  “There were too many shaky hands holding the lighters near too many fuses.” – Stephen King, The Drawing of the Three It’s always a numbers game on Capitol Hill. Which side possesses the most votes. After all, that’s the essence of democracy. The Founders feared direct democracy — and various other forms of republican democracy. So they tempered the power of the majority. Unlike the House,  the Senate was the deliberative body. There, the minority could often prevail — entailing a supermajority to shut down filibusters. Neutralizing a Senate filibuster used to take 67 votes (two-thirds). The...

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Trump calls White House-Russia controversy ‘fake news, total scam’

FOX NEWS President Trump on Saturday called the ongoing controversy about his White House campaign linked to Russia a “total scam.” Congress and the FBI are conducting investigations about whether a direct connection existed between campaign officials and Kremlin operatives, amid Trump’s insistence about no such contact. “It is the same Fake News Media that said there is ‘no path to victory for Trump’ that is now pushing the phony Russia story,” Trump tweeted. “A total scam!” It is the same Fake News Media that said there is “no path to victory for Trump” that is now pushing the...

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Nunes avoids angry protesters during home state visit

FOX NEWS A California congressman under fire for his handling of an investigation into Russian meddling of the 2016 presidential election avoided a crowd of angry protesters in a Friday visit to his home state. Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, was ushered in and out of an event in Fresno, where he spoke at a private gathering of the Ag Lenders Society. Organizers declined to allow reporters inside. Attendees said Nunes faced a supportive crowd inside, while outside on a busy street, roughly 300 protesters shouted, some waving signs linking Nunes to President Donald...

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GOP congressman booed at Salt Lake City town hall

FOX NEWS SALT LAKE CITY –  A crowd of more than 1,000 people in Utah’s Democratic stronghold booed Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart at a Friday night town hall as the congressman defended GOP positions on health care, public lands and immigration. Audience members yelled, “Do your job,” imploring him to investigate and denounce connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia and to hold the new administration accountable. Stewart started the event at a high school in Salt Lake City by acknowledging that many in the crowd likely didn’t vote for him, but he said he thinks it’s...

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Tillerson reportedly has icy relationship with diplomats, State Dept. officials

FOX NEWS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s management style has reportedly left him isolated from many diplomats and members of the State Department. Several career diplomats told The Washington Post Thursday that they have yet to meet their new boss. They said they’ve been told not to speak to him directly or make eye contact. Tillerson reportedly skipped visits with State Department employees and their families on his first three foreign trips, which have been seen as morale boosters in past administrations. A senior aide told The Washington Post that Tillerson’s style reflects his desire to run the State...

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Biden’s message to Trump: Grow up, stop tweeting

FOX NEWS Vice President Biden said Thursday that his advice for President Trump would be to grow up and stop using his Twitter account. The Hill reported that Biden made the comment during a talk at the University of Pennsylvania’s Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement. “I would stop tweeting and start focusing,” Biden said. This is not the first time Biden has been critical of Trump. Back in October, Biden said that he wished he could physically confront then-nominee Trump over lewd comments the real estate mogul made about women that were captured on tape in 2005. ...

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