Georgia politician not bothered by Trump’s use of racial slur ‘in the past’

Rumors continued to swirl this week that President Donald used the “N-word” several times on tape. Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams is fine with that. “It would matter [to me] as an individual,” Williams, who is white, told CNN’s Victor Blackwell of the alleged recordings on…

Dozens of intelligence officials slam Trump for revoking security clearances from his critics

About 75 members of the intelligence community are taking a public stance against President Trump’s unprecedented decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance. In the 48 hours following Trump’s announcement that he would strip Brennan’s clearance — which came after Brennan had repeatedly…

Trump’s visa crackdown is hitting Maryland’s crab industry hard

Businesses on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are feeling the sting from President Donald Trump’s “America first” immigration and visa policies, as establishments struggle to hire workers. Crab-picking houses typically enjoy busy summer seasons in Maryland, which is famous for its seafood. But this year around a…

ICE lawyers are requesting to reopen thousands of deportation cases that had been closed

President Donald Trump is overseeing a massive uptick in requests to reopen previously closed deportation cases, according to data published this week by BuzzFeed News. With less than two months to go in fiscal year 2018, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement lawyers have asked federal…

Erik Prince is launching a cable news tour to convince Trump to privatize the war in Afghanistan

Growing impatient with the conflict in Afghanistan as it stretches into its 17th year, President Trump is becoming more receptive to appeals to privatize the war, advisers to the president told NBC News. The privatization proposal would involve replacing soldiers with mercenaries who report to a special…

Caller: Is Bernie’s Age His Biggest Liability for 2020?

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Trump brands DOJ official a ‘disgrace’ and vows to remove his security clearance

President Trump wants to “quickly” revoke the security clearance of Bruce Ohr, a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm which helped produce the now notorious Steele dossier outlining Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. The president labeled Ohr a “disgrace” on Friday, and…

Majority of Americans don’t like Trump treating the military like his pet project

A majority of Americans don’t support President Trump’s proposed Space Force, a new branch of the military that would protect U.S. assets in space, according to a new CNN poll. Trump called for the creation of Space Force earlier this summer, and Vice President Pence…

Idiocracy: Republican senator says Brennan is a ‘butthead’ so he supports Trump punishing him

When the White House announced late last month that President Trump was considering stripping security clearances from administration officials, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) downplayed it as mere “trolling.” “I think he’s just trolling people,” Ryan said with a shrug during a July 24 news…

Abuse of Power: Debunking the Trump Administration’s National Security Argument for Coal

After several failed attempts to bail out coal power plants, President Donald Trump and his administration have turned to co-opting national security tools and arguments to pursue their domestic energy agenda. Recently, administration officials have selectively targeted natural gas and renewable energy generation resources, falsely…