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The Cynical Trump-Acosta Feud Goes Another Round

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The First Amendment theater continues for CNN and the White House, now featuring a lawsuit.
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U.S. judge to hold hearing on CNN White House lawsuit

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A federal judge said he would hold a hearing on Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking the speedy reinstatement of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, a frequent target of President Donald Trump.
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CNN's Lawyer in Its Press Access Lawsuit Declined to Join Trump's Legal Team Earlier This Year

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Ted Olson turned down President Donald Trump's request to join his legal team in March 2018. Now he's part of CNN's lawsuit against Trump and other administration officials over the abrupt withdrawal of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's access to White House briefings.
Olson served as a strong conservative voice in the Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush administrations, and argued cases repeatedly before the the Supreme Court as a private attorney and as solicitor general under Bush. This included winning landmark cases like Citizens United, which expanded unfettered campaign spending, and...
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Donald Trump and Jim Acosta, a Love Story

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If CNN reporter Jim Acosta is such a troublous force inside the White House Briefing Room-a “rude, terrible person” as President Donald Trump recently put it-deserving of being banned from White House grounds, then why did Trump and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders routinely call on him during the televised question and answer periods at the White House over the past 22 months? Had Acosta's behavior truly offended them, Sanders and Trump could have permanently stifled the pesky reporter by treating him like a ghost, averting their gazes and picking other reporters during question...
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CNN Sues Trump Administration To Restore Jim Acosta's Press Credentials

CNN Sues Trump Administration To Restore Jim Acosta's Press Credentials

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The White House suspended Acosta's credentials following a contentious news conference last week during which President Trump called the reporter a "rude, terrible person."
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Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval

Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval

The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Read more ...

Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

While it does not go as far as proponents would like, the bill is the most sweeping prison reform agreement that Congress has passed in decades. Read more ...

Nikki Haley Says U.S. Middle East Peace Plan Will Take ‘Advantage' Of Technology

Nikki Haley Says U.S. Middle East Peace Plan Will Take ‘Advantage' Of Technology

The outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the UN gave no details of exactly what was in the long-awaited plan to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Read more ...

Border Enforcement Head Should Resign Over Migrant Child Death, Rep. Castro Says

Border Enforcement Head Should Resign Over Migrant Child Death, Rep. Castro Says

“If I was the head of DHS, I would ask him to step down,” said U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro of Texas. Read more ...

Judge orders Michael Flynn to surrender his passport while he waits to be...

Judge orders Michael Flynn to surrender his passport while he waits to be sentenced

US District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan has placed some travel restrictions on Michael Flynn as he waits to be sentenced for lying to the FBI. Starting on January 4, Flynn cannot... Read more ...

White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall

White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall

The fight over Trump's border wall has brought Congress to a familiar standoff just days before Christmas. Read more ...

Inside Trump's daily routine, which includes 3-4 hours of sleep, 'executive...

Inside Trump's daily routine, which includes 3-4 hours of sleep, 'executive time,' and no breakfast

President Donald Trump is set to depart the White House for two weeks of Christmas vacation later this week. Trump often mixes business with pleasure on his vacations, but... Read more ...

Justice Department Moves Forward With Trump's Bump Stock Ban

Justice Department Moves Forward With Trump's Bump Stock Ban

The president had called for the devices to be outlawed following several mass shootings. Read more ...

Here Are The Advertisers Sticking With Tucker Carlson

Here Are The Advertisers Sticking With Tucker Carlson

Mitsubishi, John Deere and more have not cut ties with "Tucker Carlson Tonight," despite the host's insulting remarks about immigrants. Read more ...

Judges Dismiss All Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh

Judges Dismiss All Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh

The federal court panel said it lacked the jurisdiction to weigh in on the 83 complaints against the new Supreme Court justice. Read more ...