55% Agree Trump’s Travel Ban Targets Terrorists, Not Muslims

(link to post) Related Articles Sign up for free daily updates Thursday, April 26, 2018 Voters still tend to support President Trump’s temporary ban on newcomers from certain countries, and more voters than ever now agree that it’s intended to stop likely terrorists. (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s in…

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The zigzagging political allegiances of Kanye West

From “Bush doesn’t care about black people” to praising President Trump’s “dragon energy.” Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Ronny Jackson withdraws as Trump’s nominee to lead Veterans Affairs

The president’s White House doctor had come under fire after current and former colleagues who accused him of misconduct. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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The Daily 202: Michael Cohen will take the Fifth. Trump has said innocent people don’t do that.

A new poll shows most Americans think Mueller will find Trump committed criminal or impeachable offenses. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Trump says for first time that Cohen represented him in Stormy Daniels case

The president has previously denied knowledge of a $130,000 payment to the porn star. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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VA nominee considers withdrawing as new allegations emerge of drinking, wrecking government vehicle

In the two-page summary of interviews conducted by the Democratic staff of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Ronny L. Jackson also stands accused of a “pattern” of handing out medications with no patient history, prescribing medications to himself, and contributing to a hostile work environment with “a constant fear of reprisal.” Source: Washington Post (owned…

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New RINOs Could Spell Trouble for the GOP

(link to post)A Commentary By Fran Coombs Related Articles Sign up for free daily updates Thursday, April 26, 2018 Are a lot more GOP voters Republicans In Name Only (RINOs) these days? RINOs has long been a name of contempt on the American political right for those who run for office as conservative Republicans and…

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Raising the Ceiling, but Not the Floor, on Potential Democratic House Gains By Kyle Kondik

(link to post)A Commentary By Kyle Kondik Related Articles Sign up for free daily updates Thursday, April 26, 2018 Playing field widens even as odds of turnover don’t change KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE — The number of potentially vulnerable Republican seats is growing, and we’re adding an extra 10 GOP-held seats to the Likely…

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VA Nominee Withdraws | Pruitt to Face Grilling | Travel Ban Poised to Survive

Two events on Capitol Hill Thursday are shaping up to be extraordinary displays of bipartisan oversight over the Trump administration. Source: Wall Street Journal (mouthpiece of the Chamber of Commerce)

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42 Years Ago Today, Rick Monday Famously Stopped Two Protestors From Burning American Flag

(link to post) Forty-two years ago, Wednesday, two protestors who rushed onto the field at Dodgers Stadium to burn an American flag were thwarted by Cubs outfielder Rick Monday. On April 25, 1976, the Cubs were squaring off against the LA Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. In the bottom of the fourth inning, two men wielding…

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