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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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DNC chair chides Republicans for Trump ‘calisthenics'

DNC chair chides Republicans for Trump ‘calisthenics'

The head of the Democratic Party on Sunday criticized Republicans' unwillingness to criticize President Donald Trump directly while coming out against the commander-in-chief's... Read more ...

Anthony Weiner Gets Out of Jail

Anthony Weiner Gets Out of Jail

Carlos Danger isn't quite a free man, but he's a step closer: TMZ reports that Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts, where he's been held since... Read more ...

Anthony Weiner has been released from prison after nearly 15 months

Anthony Weiner has been released from prison after nearly 15 months

Anthony Weiner, a former Democratic New York Congressman, has begun the process of being released from prison. Weiner has been released from the Massachusetts center where he... Read more ...

Amazon ‘couldn't handle the heat,' NYC's de Blasio says

Amazon ‘couldn't handle the heat,' NYC's de Blasio says

Executives at Amazon.com Inc. caved in to public scrutiny in their surprise decision last week to abandon plan to build a headquarters in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio... Read more ...

Bill Weld Says No Challenge To Trump In GOP Primaries Would Hurt The Nation

Bill Weld Says No Challenge To Trump In GOP Primaries Would Hurt The Nation

The former GOP governor said Republican leaders "want to have no election... I don't think that would be very good." Read more ...

Iran's man grabs European spotlight with anti-Trump focus

Iran's man grabs European spotlight with anti-Trump focus

MUNICH, Germany - The U.S. is trying desperately to isolate Iran, but on Sunday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif seized the stage of the world's premier security... Read more ...

Thousands from migrant caravan are giving up on trying to enter the US after...

Thousands from migrant caravan are giving up on trying to enter the US after facing Trump's tough asylum policies

Over 2,000 members of the migrant caravan that intended to seek asylum in the United States have either chosen to return home or remain in Mexico on work permits, The New York... Read more ...

California AG: States Will Sue Trump Administration 'Definitely And Imminently'

California AG: States Will Sue Trump Administration 'Definitely And Imminently'

Xavier Becerra vowed legal action against Trump's national emergency declaration in the border wall fight. Read more ...

Abe Nominated Trump for Nobel: Report

Abe Nominated Trump for Nobel: Report

President Trump on Friday said that Japanese PM Shinzo Abe had nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize, and had given him "the most beautiful copy" of the five-page document... Read more ...

‘Evidence in plain sight' of Trump collusion with Russia, Schiff says

‘Evidence in plain sight' of Trump collusion with Russia, Schiff says

Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, said Sunday that there is ample evidence Donald Trump's presidential campaign colluded with Russians. In an... Read more ...