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  • Scaramucci falsely listed as dead in Harvard Law School alumni directory

    August 1, 2017 5:20 AM 32

    Anthony Scaramucci may have been removed as the White House communications director on Monday, but he’s not dead. According to an alumni directory from Harvard Law School, Scaramucci’s alma mater, the man who led the White House communications team for less than two weeks was reported dead since the previous edition was released in 2011. The directory

  • John Kelly to take command as White House chief of staff

    July 31, 2017 1:20 PM 80

    Later this morning, President Donald Trump will have a new chief of staff. Retired Gen. John Kelly will leave his post as secretary of homeland security to assume his new White House role. Trump replaced Reince Priebus with Kelly last Friday. "John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. He has been a true star of my Administration," Trump

  • McCain to begin radiation and chemotherapy

    July 28, 2017 6:39 PM 18

    Sen. John McCain, recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, is returning to Arizona to begin radiation and chemotherapy. In a statement Friday, his office said he will undergo further treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix while maintaining his work schedule. The senator, who won a sixth term last year, plans to return to Washington

  • Ryan disappointed on Senate healthcare vote, but 'we should not give up'

    July 28, 2017 3:02 PM 16

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday he was disappointed with the Senate's failure to pass healthcare legislation but urged Republican senators not to give up as their colleagues in the House moved on to tax reform. "I am disappointed and frustrated, but we should not give up. I encourage the Senate to continue

  • Hurd proposes 'smart' border wall plan

    July 27, 2017 3:35 PM 93

    The border district congressman, a former CIA officer and cybersecurity entrepreneur, is introducing legislation Thursday to employ Silicon Valley technology to monitor and secure the border. Called the "Secure Miles with All Resources and Technology Act," or SMART Act, Hurd and a group of border state lawmakers are proposing technology fixes that could

  • President Trump Bans Transgender People from Serving in U.S. Military

    July 26, 2017 2:18 PM 75

    President Trump says transgender recruits are too expensive for the U.S. military, and that's why he's banning them from serving their country ... in any capacity. Trump dropped the announcement Wednesday morning on Twitter, of course, saying transgender individuals are banned from serving because it "cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs

  • Rudy Giuliani Deflects Attorney General Questions, Job's Not Open and Sessions Is a Friend

    July 25, 2017 2:11 PM 14

    Rudy Giuliani insists he won't stab Jeff Sessions in the back for the Attorney General post -- and says President Trump should field all questions about the job ... not him. We got the former NYC mayor at Reagan National in D.C. and asked if he'd take the A.G. job if asked by his pal, the Prez. Rudy deflected like a Washington pro ... saying he doesn't

  • Donald Trump Jr. adds DC-based attorney to legal team

    July 23, 2017 9:21 PM 80

    Donald Trump Jr.'s legal team is expanding its operation, bringing on D.C.-based attorney and longtime regulatory lawyer Karina Lynch, his team told ABC News. Donald Trump Jr. is one of the people connected to the Trump administration whom the Senate Judiciary Committee has said it wants to interview as part of its investigation into possible Russian

  • Trump attacks Post story on Sessions, says 'illegal leaks' must stop

    July 22, 2017 11:20 AM 28

    President Trump hit back Saturday at a Washington Post story that stated Attorney General Jeff Sessions talked to a Russian ambassador during the 2016 presidential campaign about policy issues and other matters, saying the "illegal leaks" must stop. "A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington Post,this time against A.G. Jeff Sessions.These illegal

  • Budget boss Mulvaney claims Obama had 'secret list' of proposed regulations

    July 22, 2017 4:15 AM 73

    At a news briefing this week, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney continued to push the Trump administration’s goal of cutting back on Obama-era regulations. On Thursday, Mulvaney unveiled a “secret list” of proposed federal rules that he said the Obama administration had been hoping to implement. “They had a bunch of things that they wanted to regulate