Jeb Bush praises Trump's VP pick

(link to post)Former 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is praising Donald Trump for selecting Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. “Mike Pence is a good man. He will add value to the ticket,” Bush tweeted. Mike Pence is a good man. He will add value to the ticket.— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) July…

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Obama to Turkish rioters: Support democratically elected president

(link to post) By Anna Giaritelli (@anna_giaritelli) • 7/15/16 7:40 PM Anna Giaritelli Breaking News Reporter The Washington Examiner https://greatvocalmajority.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/s3.amazonaws.comcontent.washingtonexaminer.bizimagesstaticauthorsAnna-G-5c00310ec11cfbec7336f73dbd48458498cfdb74-1.jpg President Obama urged Turkish citizens to support thier democratically elected government amidst a military takeover of the nation and its capital, in a statement Friday evening. Obama asked rioters to “show restraint” and “avoid any…

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Reince Priebus: 'Our country's at stake in this election'

(link to post)Throughout his tenure as Republican National Committee chairman, Reince Priebus has seen the highs and lows of party politics. He’s lost a general election, won a midterm election fight, and has been dealt a tough set of cards with less than four months until November with Donald Trump serving as his party’s standard…

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House Homeland Security chairman worried about U.S. air base in Turkey

(link to post)House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul expressed concern Friday evening for the safety of the U.S. air base in Incirlik, Turkey, after the Turkish military “fully seized control” of the country during a coup initiated late Friday local time. “If this has happened, my concern is our air base over there. And then…

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Climate activists, labor team up in $10M bid to take down Trump

(link to post)Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer and the service workers’ union teamed up Friday to announce a new $10 million campaign to defeat GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump. Steyer’s group, NextGen Climate, teamed up with the Service Employees International Union in the latest push by a union and environmentalists to take down Trump and…

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State Dept. fights deposition for Clinton in email case

(link to post)State Department attorneys argued in court documents filed Friday that Hillary Clinton should not have to submit for a deposition about her private email use and pushed for a delay in the judge’s decision on whether the former secretary of state should be questioned. The motion marked the second time this week lawyers…

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Dems see Pence as 'total disaster'

(link to post)Democrats already angered by Donald Trump’s candidacy blasted his running mate Mike Pence as even more extreme than someone will hurt LGBT and women’s rights. “So much for the Donald’s reputation as an outside the box, outside-the-beltway candidate,” Democracy for America President Karly Wallace Thompson wrote. “This is just further proof that despite…

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Blacks, Hispanics nearly twice as satisfied with direction of U.S. than whites

(link to post)Blacks and Hispanics are nearly twice as satisfied with the way things are going in the U.S. than whites, a Gallup poll released Friday concluded. A net 49 percent of African-Americans and 47 percent of Latinos are satisfied with the direction of the country compared to just 28 percent of Caucasians who felt…

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Clinton and Warren meet as VP decision looms

(link to post)Hillary Clinton met with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday at her Washington, D.C., home, as the presumptive Democratic nominee makes her final decisions about her running mate. Warren arrived at Clinton’s residence at 1:30 p.m. and left about an hour later, according to a report. She was accompanied by a single staffer.…

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Another 150 U.S. troops sent to South Sudan

(link to post)President Obama is deploying up to 150 additional troops to South Sudan to secure the U.S. Embassy and personnel in the capital of Juba as violence erupts amid the collapse of a year-old cease-fire. On Wednesday, Obama informed Congress that he sent 47 troops there on Tuesday. The new troops began deploying on…

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