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February 21, 2017 3:52 PM Milo Yiannopoulos’s Trumpian rise shows how the GOP is stuck in opposition mode

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is not the Republican Party. The gathering has increasingly become home to fringy political figures and attendees who don't speak for the whole GOP. Yiannopoulos carved a profile for himself in the Republican Party not because he's particularly conservative — he eschewed that term as recently as this weekend 11

February 21, 2017 3:32 PM The Daily 202: Trump’s new national security adviser literally wrote the book on Vietnam

THE BIG IDEA: When you don’t tell the truth about little things, you cannot be trusted to tell the truth about big things. As a candidate, Donald Trump attacked Barack Obama dozens of times for playing too much golf. "I'm going to be working for you,” Trump said at a rally last year. “I'm not going to have time to go play golf.” Since taking office four weeks 23

February 21, 2017 2:23 PM Extinguishing Donald Trump’s Swedish Immigration 'Fire'

They have problems. But they also have solutions. As a former intelligence officer, I am a major advocate of the maxim, “facts matter.” As such, I often find myself cringing when listening to President Trump wax philosophically – and creatively – on any number of issues. The most recent example of this are the president’s comments about Sweden, made during 16

February 21, 2017 2:30 AM Fox News host Brenda Buttner dies at age 55

Brenda Buttner, host of Fox News Channel's "Bulls and Bears" has died after a battle with cancer. She was 55. Buttner served as CNBC's Washington correspondent and hosted the network's "The Money Club" before joining Fox News in 2000. Buttner graduated from Harvard University and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. Fox News host Neil Cavuto paid tribute 3

February 20, 2017 11:40 PM More Bomb Threats Close Jewish Community Centers Across The Nation

Jewish Community Centers were shaken by another wave of bomb threats, forcing evacuations in nine states Monday. Eleven Jewish Community Centers received threatening calls Monday, said Marla Cohen, communications manager for JCCA, the Jewish Community Center Association. Law enforcement officials were investigating the threats and, as of late Monday 11

February 20, 2017 10:09 PM Trump taps Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser

President Trump on Monday named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn — a move meant to help put the White House on firmer footing after missteps on multiple fronts. Trump called McMasters “a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience” while introducing him to reporters at the Mar-a-Lago 17

February 20, 2017 4:09 PM US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while

BAGHDAD — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday he believes U.S. forces will be in Iraq and in the fight against Islamic State militants for a while, despite some rocky times between the two nations. Speaking at the end of a day of meetings in Baghdad with military commanders and Iraqi political leaders, Mattis said he is open to any request 13

February 20, 2017 12:36 PM Russia Compiles Psychological Dossier on Trump for Putin

MOSCOW — A dossier on Donald Trump's psychological makeup is being prepared for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Among the preliminary conclusions? The new American leader is a risk-taker but can be naïve, according to a senior Kremlin adviser. Trump "doesn't understand fully who is Mr. Putin — he is a tough guy," former Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei 15

February 20, 2017 11:51 AM Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil

BAGHDAD — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders. Mattis' arrived on an unannounced visit in Iraq as the battle to oust Islamic State militants from western Mosul moved into its second day, and as the Pentagon 16

February 20, 2017 7:28 AM ‘We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil:’ Pentagon chief arrives in Iraq with a message of cooperation

BAGHDAD — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made his first trip to Iraq as Pentagon chief on Monday to determine what is needed to accelerate the campaign against the Islamic State, hours after rejecting a suggestion by President Trump that the United States might take Iraq’s oil. “I think all of us here in this room — all of us in America — have generally 19