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Bolton ramps up attack on 'illegitimate' Maduro reign in Venezuela

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White House National Security Advisor John Bolton on Friday declared Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a “dictator” who is holding an “illegitimate claim to power,” ramping up the administration's attacks on the South American socialist government. Bolton re-affirmed the administration's support of the leader of the opposition party, Juan Guaidó, the newly elected president of the National Assembly. “The Trump Administration resolutely supports the Venezuelan National Assembly, the only legitimate branch of government duly elected by the Venezuelan people,” Bolton said in the statement...
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Border Patrol union deleted 2012 webpage opposing border wall

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A union that represents Border Patrol agents recently deleted a webpage that said building walls and fences along the border to stop illegal immigration would be “wasting taxpayer money.” The deleted webpage, posted in 2012, argued that border barriers don't tackle the root causes of migration - and could potentially encourage more migrants to enter the U.S. fraudulently or overstay visas. The webpage was taken down after the union's president endorsed the wall at a White House news briefing earlier this month. “Walls and fences are temporary solutions that focus on the symptom rather than...
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WATCH: Trump says declaring a national emergency to build wall 'easy way out'

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The White House is exploring whether to build the wall using disaster relief money intended to help Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
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Trump holds off on declaring emergency to build border wall

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"I'm not going to do it so fast," the president said at a border-security roundtable at the White House Friday.
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Beto O'Rourke Raised $6.1 Million In First 24 Hours After Announcing 2020 Run

Beto O'Rourke Raised $6.1 Million In First 24 Hours After Announcing 2020 Run

He received more money in that time period than any other Democratic candidate who has disclosed fundraising figures. Read more ...

Supreme Court agrees to hear deadly DC sniper shootings case

Supreme Court agrees to hear deadly DC sniper shootings case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper... Read more ...

'Ridiculous!': Donald Trump says the 'Fake News media' is 'working overtime'...

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Ex-White House Economist Alan Krueger Dies; Saw Lessons For Economy In Rock...

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Meghan McCain rips into 'pathetic' Trump after attacks on her father

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Trump calls Biden a 'low I.Q. individual'

Trump calls Biden a 'low I.Q. individual'

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Beto Tops All Candidates in First-Day Fundraising

Beto Tops All Candidates in First-Day Fundraising

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Theresa May cannot hold third vote on her Brexit deal, says John Bercow

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Here are the biggest endorsements all the 2020 Democratic presidential...

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Kellyanne Conway disagrees with husband on Trump's mental state

Kellyanne Conway disagrees with husband on Trump's mental state

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