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USA POLITICS: US Begins Russia Drawdown After Kremlin Retaliates for Sanctions

USA POLITICS: US Begins Russia Drawdown After Kremlin Retaliates for Sanctions

The United States began removing furniture and equipment from a diplomatic property in Moscow on Tuesday in the first sign of compliance with a Kremlin order to slash its presence in Russia as retaliation for new U.S. sanctions. President Vladimir

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USA POLITICS: Court Battle Draw Huge Money into Attorney General Races

USA POLITICS: Court Battle Draw Huge Money into Attorney General Races

Attorneys general, who as the top elected legal officers in each state are charged with defending state agencies from lawsuits as well as initiating litigation on their own, have always helped shape national politics.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Removes Scaramucci as Communications Director

USA POLITICS: Trump Removes Scaramucci as Communications Director

News of Anthony Scaramucci’s removal came hours after Donald Trump swore in a new chief of staff, retired General John Kelly. ‘Mr. Scaramucci felt it was best to give chief of staff John Kelly a clean slate:’ White House statement.

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USA POLITICS: Revealed! Trump Secret Donors Defend Him Against Investigations or Win Him Support Among Voters, Congressional Republicans

USA POLITICS: Revealed! Trump Secret Donors Defend Him Against Investigations or Win Him Support Among Voters, Congressional Republicans

Billionaire Charles Koch spent 2 million to boost Trump’s tax-cut plan and is aiming to hold another event in Washington to rally congressional support.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Under Fire for Encouraging Police Brutality

USA POLITICS: Trump Under Fire for Encouraging Police Brutality

The Gainesville Police Department in Florida also condemned the remarks, saying they “endorsed and condoned police brutality.”

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USA POLITICS: Donald Trump Ready to Sign Russia Sanctions Bill

USA POLITICS: Donald Trump Ready to Sign Russia Sanctions Bill

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Threatens to End Insurance Payments if no Healthcare Bill

USA POLITICS: Trump Threatens to End Insurance Payments if no Healthcare Bill

Trump said “if a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!”

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USA POLITICS: John Kelly Replaces Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff

USA POLITICS: John Kelly Replaces Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff

“Reince is a good man. John Kelly will do a fantastic job. General Kelly has been a star, done an incredible job, respected by everybody,” Trump said.

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USA POLITICS: McCain Joins Democrats to Prevent Obamacare Repeal Bill in US Senate

USA POLITICS: McCain Joins Democrats to Prevent Obamacare Repeal Bill in US Senate

When McCain walked to the front of the Senate chamber to cast his deciding “no” vote, giving a thumbs down, Democrats cheered, knowing the bill would fail.

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USA POLITICS: Neoconservatives Seeking to Remove Trump From Office: Mark Dankof

USA POLITICS: Neoconservatives Seeking to Remove Trump From Office: Mark Dankof

“Donald Trump is approaching a crisis in presidency,” said Mark Dankof, who is also a broadcaster and pastor in San Antonio, Texas.

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USA POLITICS: Russia Sanctions Go Against EU Energy Security, Free Trade: US Senator Richard Black Says

USA POLITICS: Russia Sanctions Go Against EU Energy Security, Free Trade: US Senator Richard Black Says

US Senator Black said he believes that in pushing for Russia sanctions, Congress is attempting to use a political tool to gain economic advantage.

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USA POLITICS: Transgender Not Welcome in US Military: Trump Declares

USA POLITICS: Transgender Not Welcome in US Military: Trump Declares

Donald Trump says: “Our military cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail.”

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USA POLITICS: Official: Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Approved By US House of Representatives

USA POLITICS: Official: Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Approved By US House of Representatives

“Under Vladimir Putin, Russia has invaded its neighbor Ukraine, seizing its territory and destabilizing its government,” House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Ed Royce claimed in applauding passage. “Left unchecked, Russia is sure to continue its aggression.”

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USA POLITICS: Rexit? Tillerson Frustrated With Trump Mulls Quitting

USA POLITICS: Rexit? Tillerson Frustrated With Trump Mulls Quitting

Sources familiar with Tillerson’s conversations told CNN he is frustrated with President Trump and his administration that there may soon be a “Rexit.”

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USA POLITICS: Pentagon Wasted Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Buying Camouflage Useless Uniforms for Afghan Soldiers: Mattis

USA POLITICS: Pentagon Wasted Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Buying Camouflage Useless Uniforms for Afghan Soldiers: Mattis

“Cavalier or casually acquiescent decisions to spend taxpayer dollars in an ineffective and wasteful manner are not to recur,” US Secretary of Defense James Mattis added.

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USA POLITICS: Top US General Says Russia No Longer America’s ‘Single’ Biggest Threat

USA POLITICS: Top US General Says Russia No Longer America’s ‘Single’ Biggest Threat

“Obviously, North Korea today from a sense-of-urgency perspective would be our number one challenge,” Dunford Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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USA POLITICS: Trump ‘Happy’ With New Russia Sanctions Bill

USA POLITICS: Trump ‘Happy’ With New Russia Sanctions Bill

The administration of US president Donald Trump is “happy” with the latest congressional push for more sanctions against Russia, says the White House.

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USA POLITICS: Trump: USS Ford is ‘100,000-ton Message to the World’, America’s Enemies Will ‘Shake With Fear’

USA POLITICS: Trump: USS Ford is ‘100,000-ton Message to the World’, America’s Enemies Will ‘Shake With Fear’

“Our allies will rest easy and our enemies will shake with fear because everyone will know America is coming, and America is coming strong,” Trump said.

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HAWAII POLITICS: Hawaii Prepares for ‘Unlikely’ Missile Attack By North Korea

HAWAII POLITICS: Hawaii Prepares for ‘Unlikely’ Missile Attack By North Korea

Hawaii is first state in US to plan missile preparedness following North Korea’s 4th of July announcement it developed intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Asks His Lawyers if he Can Pardon Himself Over Russia Investigation

USA POLITICS: Trump Asks His Lawyers if he Can Pardon Himself Over Russia Investigation

“This is not in the context of, ‘I can’t wait to pardon myself’,” a close adviser told the Washington Post.

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