Author: Amy Held

More Upheaval For Trump’s Special Counsel Legal Team: DiGenova Out Before Beginning

NPR Enlarge this image Victoria Toensing, left, and Joe diGenova, photographed in 2007, were set to join President Trump’s outside legal team, but it was announced just days later that conflicts prevented them. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images Not even a week has passed since it was announced that Fox News firebrand Joseph diGenova was joining President Trump’s special counsel legal team to help address the FBI probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Fast forward five days and diGenova and his lawyer wife, Victoria Toensing, are...

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Steve Bannon Takes Anti-Establishment Message Overseas: ‘Let Them Call You Racists’ – NPR

GOOGLE NEWS Enlarge this image Former White House strategist Steve Bannon addresses members of the far-right National Front at the party congress in Lille, France, Saturday. AP hide caption toggle caption AP Both have suffered political falls and on Saturday in Lille, France, Steve Bannon, the onetime chief White House strategist, and Marine Le Pen, who lost the French presidency to Emmanuel Macron in May, sought to prop up each other with a shared anti-establishment stance. Bannon, on a European tour that includes stops in Germany and Italy, addressed a party congress of the far-right National Front, a group...

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SpaceX Rocket Launch Lights Up The California Sky, Freaks Out Some Residents – NPR

GOOGLE NEWS Enlarge this image The contrail from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen from Long Beach, Calif., more than 100 miles southeast from its launch site, the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Friday. Javier Mendoza/AP hide caption toggle caption Javier Mendoza/AP An iridescent streak lit up the sky over Southern California on Friday night, stopping traffic and leading some residents to marvel and others to worry about a UFO or even a nuclear bomb attack. In reality, it was a SpaceX rocket lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, north of Santa Barbara, Calif., carrying...

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