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Paul Manafort chose Mike Pence as Trump’s running mate — and now the VP is facing heightened scrutiny

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 3:45pm

Pence has remained largely in the background of the Trump presidency, often working behind the scenes on policy and other issues while Trump takes center stage. As Trump’s fortunes have waned, however, those in his orbit are being reexamined. The line of succession would call for Mike Pence to...

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Jacksonville councilman goes off on guns and God at site of gamer shooting: ‘This city is under attack’

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 3:15pm

Jacksonville, Florida city councilman Reggie Gaffney spoke briefly with local news anchors Sunday in wake of the mass shooting that killed four and injured 11 in his council district. “I am very sad and frustrated right now because — the second shooting in less than 48 hours — but ...

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Mass shooting at Jacksonville video game tournament caught on live video: CNN

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 2:17pm

A gamer recorded video as a shooter or shooters began firing at a video game tournament in Jacksonville on Sunday that led to multiple deaths and injuries, reports CNN. You can watch and listen to the video — posted to YouTube– below:...

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Multiple deaths reported after mass shooting at Jacksonville, Florida mall

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 1:37pm

According to News4Jax, a mass shooting occurred at the Jacksonville Landing mall on Sunday afternoon, with multiple deaths reported.. According to the report, police urge everyone to stay away from the area because it is not safe, with early reports say three were shot inside Chicago Pizza and other...

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Attorney Alan Dershowitz admits what’s best for Trump in Mueller probe may not be what’s best for America

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 12:51pm

Appearing on ABC’s This Week, former law professor Alan Dershowitz admitted that President Donald Trump’s attorneys should stop him from interviewing with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators even if it is at the expense of Americans finding out the truth about Russian in...

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Fox News disables comments for all YouTube videos about McCain’s death after followers ruthlessly smear him

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 12:34pm

Fox News on Sunday disabled the ability to comment on its YouTube videos about the death of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Over the weekend, scores of commenters at the Fox News website were allowed to trash Sen. John McCain. But those attempting to view videos about McCain on YouTube were notified that t...

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Kremlin-backed state media attacks McCain following his death: ‘An implacable opponent of Russia’

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 11:48am

It seems as if every American has offered some words of John McCain. The “maverick” senator, who almost became the president of the United States, died on Saturday. Not everyone has been kind in their obituaries. Some progressives have chosen to remember McCain for his love of war and hi...

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Chuck Todd stings Christian broadcaster over fake news: ‘It’s a tactic of the Roger Ailes-created echo chamber’

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 11:41am

NBC host Chuck Todd on Sunday argued that Fox News and Roger Ailes, the network’s former chief, are responsible for much of the distrust in media. During a panel discussion about the prospect of impeachment, Todd asserted that the election of Donald Trump is the “price” that Republ...

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Legendary Broadway playwright Neil Simon dead at age 91

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 11:21am

According to the New York Times, legendary Broadway playwright Neil Simon has passed away at age 91. The report states his death was announced by his publicist, Bill Evans. According to the Times, “Beginning with the breakthrough hits ‘Barefoot in the Park’ (1963) and ‘The Od...

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Conservative columnist calls on GOP to step up and fill McCain’s shoes by opposing ‘amoral demagogue’ Trump

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 11:05am

As part of a eulogy for the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) who passed away on Saturday after battling brain cancer, a conservative columnist for the Washington Post called on some of McCain’s colleagues to push back against Trump the way McCain did before his passing. According to Max Boot, who ...

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‘He is burning in Hell’: Fox News commenters trash John McCain hours after his death

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 10:23am

Commenters at the Fox News website on Sunday attacked Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) just hours after the war hero’s death. Although Fox News disabled comments in many of its stories about McCain, readers were allowed to express disdain for the late senator in several others. One article about former...

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There is a cancer growing on Trump’s presidency

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 10:05am

In a recent tweet, President Trump attacked John Dean, Nixon’s White House Counsel, as a “RAT.” He wrote: “The failing @nytimes wrote a Fake piece today implying that because White House Councel (sic) Don McGahn was giving hours of testimony to the Special Councel (sic), he must be a John Dean...

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Former top Vatican official claims Pope Francis knew about abuse crisis and now should resign

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 9:49am

A former top Vatican official has accused Pope Francis of having known of allegations of sex abuse by a prominent U.S. cardinal for years and called on him to resign, in an unprecedented broadside against the pope by a Church insider. In a detailed 11-page bombshell statement given to conservative R...

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Jake Tapper explains adulation of McCain: ‘There’s so much reverence for him because of who’s in the White House’

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 9:27am

CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday pointed out that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has been widely praised in part because of his contrast with President Donald Trump. During a segment in remembrance of McCain, Tapper explained that Trump’s White House tenure made McCain’s death more meaningful. &#...

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Here is how to survive Trump’s coming recession

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 9:06am

Ten years after the Great Recession, my family and I are still living with the fallout. We lost our jobs, home, health and, for a short time, my emotional sanity. While life has gotten somewhat better, I’ve developed an acute case of the gimlet eye toward the future. I’m a worrier by nature. Some pe...

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Fox News pastor eulogizes McCain by praising Trump: ‘Both are men of conviction’

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 8:49am

Pastor Robert Jeffress, a Fox News contributor, on Sunday compared President Donald Trump to deceased Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Following the death of McCain, Fox & Friends host Griff Jenkins asked Jeffress if a lesson could be learned from the senator’s final speech extolling the importan...

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Draining the swamp: Here’s how the Democrats should run against Washington corruption

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 8:22am

When Donald Trump was a presidential candidate, he promised to “drain the swamp.” Evidently, that promise has not been kept. Washington’s “swamp” appears to be overflowing, evidenced by a recent news report that Republican Congressman Chris Collins, the first member of the U.S. House to back Trump f...

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Arizona GOP candidate Kelli Ward raked over the coals for complaining about timing of McCain’s death

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 8:07am

Arizona Republican Kelli Ward was blistered on Twitter on Sunday morning after it was revealed she and one of her staffers accused Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) of announcing that he was about to die at a time that would harm their campaign. Late Saturday, following the announcement that McCain had succum...

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Kathy Griffin pummels Trump for John McCain tribute: ‘Take his name out of your mouth you piece of sh*t’

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 7:37am

Comedian Kathy Griffin lashed out at Donald Trump late Saturday after the President issued a brief tweet noting the death of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) who succumbed to brain cancer at his Arizona home. Griffin was responding to Trump’s tweet stating, “My deepest sympathies and respect go o...

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