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The calls were orchestrated after unsuccessful attempts by the White House to get senior FBI officials to speak with news organizations and dispute the accuracy of reports of alleged contacts between members of Trump’s campaign team and Russian intelligence operatives.
The far-right media outlet’s financial backing from the Mercers further cements the family’s status as some of the most influential financiers of the Trump era.
The next leader, who will be elected Saturday, will take over a party susceptible to new divisions and financially drained — but also cheered by protests galvanized on a near-daily basis by an unpopular Republican president.
An empty lectern is seen as White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds an off-camera briefing with a small group of select reporters elsewhere at the White House. (Getty)
An empty lectern is seen as White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds an off-camera briefing with a small group of select reporters elsewhere at the White House. (Getty)
Press secretary Sean Spicer banned reporters from CNN, the New York Times, Politico, the Los Angeles Times and BuzzFeed from attending a “gaggle,” a non-televised briefing, but gave access to a number of other reporters, including those representing conservative outlets.
Kim was rejected by his father, orphaned by his mother and stuck in a shadowy exile. His assassination is a blow for the United States and South Korea, which lost a potential source of intelligence on the world’s most secretive regime.
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Dozens of the congresswoman's constituents vented their frustration at her absence from the event at the Sterling Community Center.
Across the state, progressive activists have been frustrated by the refusal of some Republican representatives to hold town hall meetings. The Democratic gubernatorial candidate is offering to give them an audience instead.
The D.C.-based daily deals start-up was once valued at $6 billion and hiring dozens of workers a month. It sold to rival Groupon last week — for $0.
By midday a broken line of showers and storms should start to crest the Blue Ridge Mountains and push into the Washington metropolitan area.
Both officers were wearing body cameras and police said they were reviewing the recordings. It is up to Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, in consultations with the police and prosecutors, whether to make the video public.
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