The president celebrated via Twitter the ouster of former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe, who had been probing connections between Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia, as “A great day for Democracy.” McCabe said his dismissal was a deliberate effort to slander him and part of an “ongoing war” against the FBI and the Russia probe being led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.
McCabe was fired roughly a day before he was set to retire. With 20 years of law enforcement service under his belt, he could take a federal job for a day to get his full retirement benefits, a former government official said.
With his left-wing views and deep pockets, New York-based financier and philanthropist George Soros, 87, has become the ultimate boogeyman for far-right ideologues, demagogic despots, tin-hat conspiracy theorists and anti-Semites the world over. But nothing compares to the intensity with which he is now being assailed in his native land by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
For as much as he has done to elevate University of Maryland Baltimore County to distinction, Freeman A. Hrabowski III knows the school’s historic NCAA triumph over No. 1 seed Virginia has provided the most powerful megaphone to extol UMBC’s virtue.
A controversial warrant used in five states allows police to temporarily confiscate guns from law-abiding — but at-risk — owners. It represents the latest piecemeal attempt to prevent gun violence in the U.S.
“I am here to talk about your future, our future, the future of this country,” Flynn told a California Republican women’s group. And yet, President Trump’s former national security adviser kept alluding vaguely to the past.
Republican Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake’s visit to New Hampshire has stoked speculation of an intraparty battle. Variables such as the midterms and the special counsel’s investigation could determine whether Flake, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Mitt Romney or another challenger comes forward.