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Trump Picks Outspoken Army ‘Rebel’ as National Security Adviser

Donald Trump’s pick of H.R. McMaster for national security adviser puts a key job in the hands of a decorated officer with a record for speaking his mind, reassuring administration critics who’ve been increasingly vocal about their differences with the U.S. president. Trump on Monday selected the Army lieutenant general to replace Michael Flynn, who resigned

Basketball or bathrooms: The Tar Heel state is stuck

John Moody, RALEIGH –  You would think reasonable people could find compromise, especially on a fine, warm winter day, in a city named for a gracious nobleman, a place gracious and noble in its own right. But questions of personal choice – once just that, personal – have flared into an angry showdown between two

Trump blasts ‘out of control’ media, defends agenda at heated press conference

President Trump’s feud with the media turned into an all-out war Thursday afternoon. His early presidency beset by damaging leaks and a burst of staff turmoil, Trump used a hastily called press conference to blast the media’s coverage of his administration in his strongest terms yet. He claimed the press is “out of control,” reports

Michael Flynn’s letter of resignation as national security adviser

Below is the full text of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation letter, as provided by the White House: In the course of my duties as the incoming National Security Advisor, I held numerous phone calls with foreign counterparts, ministers, and ambassadors. These calls were to facilitate a smooth transition and begin to build the

Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

President Trump’s embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, Fox News reported. Flynn, in his resignation letter, wrote that he “inadvertently” briefed  top officials with incomplete information regarding his call with the Russian ambassador.  “I have sincerely apologized to the president and the vice president, and they have accepted my apology,” the letter

Devos May Be In But The Fight Over School Choice Is Just Warming Up

Thomas W Carroll, The battle for Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education has been historic but it was only a preview to the blistering fight over school choice in the months to come. DeVos and her allies at the American Federation for Children have done an amazing job over the years

States say lifting halt on Trump’s travel ban would ‘unleash chaos’

Lawyers for Minnesota and Washington state told a federal appellate court Monday that it would “unleash chaos” if it lifted an order temporarily halting President Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslims countries from entering the U.S. The states said in briefs filed with the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of

Trump: ‘There’s So Much Work to Be Done’ #MAGA

Kathryn Blackhurst, President previews plans for the rest of 2017, including tax cuts, in pre-Super Bowl interview. President Donald Trump doubled down on his commitment to fulfilling campaign promises because “there’s so much work to be done” to turn the country around during an interview Sunday with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. O’Reilly noted that

Pence to lead voter registration fraud probe, leaves door open on Iran deal future

President Trump, in an exclusive interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, announced he’ll name Vice President Pence to lead a commission investigating voter registration fraud – while also laying out timelines for top domestic priorities like tax cuts and health care, and leaving the door open to scrapping the Iran nuclear deal. The president, in

Soros Backed EX-Obama Official Rosa Brooks Suggests ‘Military Coup’ Against Trump

Aaron Klein, In a blog post for Foreign Policy magazine, Rosa Brooks, a former Obama administration official, outlined four ways to “get rid” of President Trump, including declaring him mentally unfit for command or carrying out a military coup. Brooks is a Schwartz senior fellow at the New America Foundation, which is funded by billionaire