Politics: Paul Ryan reportedly has his eyes on the exits and might retire after 2018

Paul Ryan reportedly has made it clear to close confidants that he is planning to retire from Congress after the 2018 elections, Politico reported Thursday. House Speaker Paul Ryan is making it known to advisers that he's planning to retire after the 2018 midterms. Ryan has served as House speaker since late 2015 and has served in Congress since 1999. House Speaker Paul Ryan has made it clear to close confidants that he is...

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Politics: Trump is in a massive political slump
Dec13

Politics: Trump is in a massive political slump

Trump suffered another major political defeat Tuesday in deep-red Alabama — his second loss in one Senate race alone and his third consecutive loss this year. President Donald Trump suffered another major defeat Tuesday night in Alabama. It was the third consecutive loss by a candidate Trump provided his full-throated support — and his second in Alabama's Senate race alone. Trump-backed candidates Luther Strange, Ed Gillespie,...

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Politics: Top Republican senator presses Trump to 'reconsider' 2 of the most controversial people he's nominated to the federal bench

Chuck Grassley on Tuesday called on President Donald Trump to rethink two of his most controversial picks to sit on the federal bench. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley is calling on President Donald Trump to pump the brakes on two of his most controversial judicial nominees. It's the strongest stance Grassley, an Iowa Republican, has taken against a Trump judicial nominee. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman...

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Politics: Trump slams Kirsten Gillibrand, claims she begged him for money and 'would to anything for' donations

Trump lashed out at Gillibrand after the rumored 2020 candidate called on him to resign from office because of the allegations of sexual misconduct he faces. President Donald Trump blasted Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Twitter Tuesday. He claimed she begged him for donations and "would do anything for them." Gillibrand called on Trump to resign from office Monday. President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at...

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Politics: Robert Mueller's 'pit bull' is coming under intense scrutiny over perceived anti-Trump bias
Dec09

Politics: Robert Mueller's 'pit bull' is coming under intense scrutiny over perceived anti-Trump bias

Andrew Weissman, special counsel Robert Mueller's "pit bull," has come under fire for perceived bias against President Donald Trump. One of special counsel Robert Mueller's top investigators has come under fire from conservatives. That investigator, Andrew Weissmann, one of the team's most prominent members, sent an email to former acting Attorney General Sally Yates praising her for not defending the Trump...

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