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“Insanity,” “Furious,” “On His Own”: Trump's Post-Midterms Blues Are Vexing His Staff and Roiling the White House

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He's lashing out at aides and press and foreign leaders, and threatening to roll West Wing heads-but at least he didn't get his hair wet at the Belleau Wood memorial.
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Christie: White House hasn't contacted me about attorney general job

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, said Wednesday he has not been contacted by the White House about the possibility of being nominated for attorney general. “No,” Christie told reporters after an event in Atlantic City, according to audio of the exchange. “No, I read the papers. I know the position's open. No one needs to tell me.” Christie is reportedly under serious consideration for the position in the wake of Jeff Sessions' forced resignation. Christie has been clear in the past that he desires the job and has turned...
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Justice Department calls Trump appointment of Whitaker lawful

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The Justice Department on Wednesday defended the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general to replace the ousted Jeff Sessions, rejecting the views of critics that the move ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution and federal law.
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Bernie Sanders doubles down on calling Trump an 'authoritarian' after White House says he's 'ridiculous'

Bernie Sanders doubles down on calling Trump an 'authoritarian' after White House says he's 'ridiculous'

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Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday doubled down on his reference to President Donald Trump as an authoritarian leader, calling it the "only" way to describe the president.
Earlier in the week, Sanders made similar comments on Trump in a separate tweet, describing the president as an "authoritarian" who doesn't care about democracy.
The White House responded to Sanders' initial remarks in a statement provided to INSIDER, calling the Vermont senator "ridiculous" and "grossly insulting."
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday doubled down on his reference to President Donald Trump as an authoritarian...
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Jay Inslee drops out of Democratic presidential race

Jay Inslee drops out of Democratic presidential race

Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington pulled out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, saying, “It has become clear I'm not going to be carrying the... Read more ...

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper Unveils Senate Bid

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper Unveils Senate Bid

The former governor will try to unseat Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, seen as a vulnerable GOPer in the 2020 race. Read more ...

Bernie Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion Green New Deal To Combat Climate Crisis

Bernie Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion Green New Deal To Combat Climate Crisis

The 2020 Democratic candidate's climate plan offers a detailed vision that would expand public ownership of utilities and make electricity “virtually free" by 2035. Read more ...

Emmanuel Macron rejects Boris Johnson's demands for a new Brexit deal

Emmanuel Macron rejects Boris Johnson's demands for a new Brexit deal

Emmanuel Macron dismisses Boris Johnson's demands for an entirely new Brexit deal before Britain is due to leave the EU on October 31. The French president insisted that any... Read more ...

Former Trump officials reportedly say his erratic behavior and recent...

Former Trump officials reportedly say his erratic behavior and recent outbursts are linked to fears that a recession could sink his reelection campaign

Former Trump administration officials have expressed concern about US President Trump's recent behavior, The New York Times reported Wednesday. On Wednesday, US President... Read more ...

A new tone from some Republicans on climate change - mostly behind closed doors

A new tone from some Republicans on climate change - mostly behind closed doors

Republicans are beginning to feel the heat on climate change. Though a significant bloc of the party continues to deny the basic science of the issue, some senior Republicans... Read more ...

Patriots take on Panthers: What to watch for in Preseason Week 3

Patriots take on Panthers: What to watch for in Preseason Week 3

FOXBORO - The Patriots sat the bulk of their starters in the first two preseason games, creating plenty of opportunity for the young players on the roster. If the Pats are... Read more ...

Trump's 'Disloyalty' Claim About Jewish Democrats Shows He Doesn't Get How...

Trump's 'Disloyalty' Claim About Jewish Democrats Shows He Doesn't Get How They Vote

"In my opinion, you vote for a Democrat, you're being very disloyal to Jewish people, and you're being very disloyal to Israel," Trump told reporters outside the White House... Read more ...

Why Is Andrew Yang Still in This Race?

Why Is Andrew Yang Still in This Race?

BEAUFORT, S.C.-Andrew Yang was sitting here in a rented silver Suburban outside a black chamber of commerce surrounded by five members of his rapidly growing campaign staff... Read more ...

Trump and his Minnesota mini-me set out to flip the state red

Trump and his Minnesota mini-me set out to flip the state red

For President Donald Trump, Minnesota is the one that got away in 2016. Now he's fixated on flipping the state in 2020 - with the help of a provocative ex-radio host whose... Read more ...