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Trump critic Justin Amash welcomes potential Sanford presidential run

Trump critic Justin Amash welcomes potential Sanford presidential run

South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford already has one supporter in Congress for his potential long-shot bid to challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican presidential primary: newly independent Michigan Rep. Justin Amash. Amash, who left the Republican Party in early July and has repeatedly declined to rule out a presidential bid of his own, told…MORE

DNC warns 2020 campaigns not to use FaceApp ‘developed by Russians’

DNC warns 2020 campaigns not to use FaceApp ‘developed by Russians’

The Democratic National Committee sent a security alert to 2020 presidential campaigns Wednesday afternoon warning them not to use the popular smartphone application FaceApp, CNN has learned. “This app allows users to perform different transformations on photos of people, such as aging the person in the picture. Unfortunately, this novelty is not without risk: FaceApp…MORE

Trump sees political win in racist jabs that also surprised aides

Trump sees political win in racist jabs that also surprised aides

President Donald Trump’s initial racist jab at a foursome of Democratic congresswomen came as a surprise — and not a pleasant one — to many of his aides, who began texting about how to defend their boss’ tweets minutes after he fired them off. Three days later, the shock has faded and the tweet is…MORE

John Lewis on Trump in emotional speech: ‘I know racism when I feel it’

John Lewis on Trump in emotional speech: ‘I know racism when I feel it’

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis delivered an emotional speech condemning President Donald Trump’s racist tweets on Tuesday, slamming the President for using racist language against four Democratic congresswomen of color. “I know racism when I see it. I know racism when I feel it. And at the highest level of government, there’s no room…MORE

USDA: More than half of eligible workers refuse assignment to Kansas City

USDA: More than half of eligible workers refuse assignment to Kansas City

More than half of the employees from two research agencies at the Department of Agriculture slated to relocate from the Washington area have refused reassignment to Kansas City, the department said Wednesday. Such losses among the research employees affected by the reassignment could result in a drain of institutional knowledge and talent at two agencies…MORE

Flight attendant union calls cramped airplane seats ‘torture’

Flight attendant union calls cramped airplane seats ‘torture’

Flight attendants feel the pain of cramped aircraft seats, too. “It is a torture chamber for our passengers and for us, that also fly on our own airlines,” Lori Bassani, of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, or APFA, said during a congressional hearing Wednesday. “We find that the seats are not only getting smaller,…MORE

Trump celebrates House killing impeachment resolution

Trump celebrates House killing impeachment resolution

President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated news that the House of Representatives blocked an impeachment resolution proposed by a lone Democratic lawmaker during a campaign rally in North Carolina. “I just heard that the US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly voted to kill the most ridiculous project I have ever been involved in. The resolution…MORE

House kills solo Democrat’s bid to impeach Trump

House kills solo Democrat’s bid to impeach Trump

The House on Wednesday easily defeated an effort from a Texas Democrat to impeach President Donald Trump in a vote that highlighted the Democratic fissures when it comes to impeachment. Rep. Al Green was able to force the vote under House rules — the first that Congress has taken related to impeachment since Democrats took…MORE

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