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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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In Japan, Trump slams U.S. judge over border wall ruling

In Japan, Trump slams U.S. judge over border wall ruling

At 4:35 a.m. Sunday local time in Tokyo, President Donald Trump tweet-slammed a U.S. judge's ruling against part of his border wall funding as “in favor of crime, drugs and... Read more ...

Beto O'Rourke: Sending more troops to Middle East risks 'yet another war'

Beto O'Rourke: Sending more troops to Middle East risks 'yet another war'

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said sending more troops to the Middle East is “provoking yet another war.” “President Trump is escalating tensions, is... Read more ...

Hillary Clinton Rips Trump For Spreading 'Sexist Trash' With Nancy Pelosi Smear

Hillary Clinton Rips Trump For Spreading 'Sexist Trash' With Nancy Pelosi Smear

The 2016 presidential candidate slammed Trump and his allies for helping to circulate a doctored video that makes the House speaker appear drunk. Read more ...

Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon

Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon

Alabama's abortion ban animated Democrats, but Trump and other Republicans seeking re-election have distanced themselves from it. Read more ...

Jon Voight Calls Trump 'Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln'

Jon Voight Calls Trump 'Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln'

The conservative actor claimed Trump is "battling the left and their absurd words of destruction.” Read more ...

Democrats are moving toward impeaching Trump, despite strong evidence it...

Democrats are moving toward impeaching Trump, despite strong evidence it could hurt them in 2020

At least 35 House Democrats have expressed support for starting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump . House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is under increasing pressure to... Read more ...

'He will have taken a step to dishonor our armed forces': One of the most...

'He will have taken a step to dishonor our armed forces': One of the most highly-decorated retired US Army generals warns Trump against pardoning war criminals

President Donald Trump is reportedly considering pardoning several service members and military contractors. One of the most highly-decorated retired US Army officers delivered... Read more ...

Intelligence veterans are horrified at Trump's decision to grant AG Barr...

Intelligence veterans are horrified at Trump's decision to grant AG Barr sweeping power to declassify Russia intelligence: 'Lives are on the line'

President Donald Trump's decision to grant Attorney General William Barr sweeping authority to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation has stunned current... Read more ...

Pope Francis compares abortion to 'hiring a hitman' as several US states...

Pope Francis compares abortion to 'hiring a hitman' as several US states attempt to restrict the procedure

Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion was similar to "hiring a hitman," and should not be carried out even if the fetus is deformed or very ill, the Associated Press... Read more ...

Trump May Pardon Several Suspected War Criminals. These Are Their Stories

Trump May Pardon Several Suspected War Criminals. These Are Their Stories

Their alleged crimes include killing young children and burning bodies. Read more ...