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    Paul Who? WH Runs Away From Manafort Amid Fresh Reports Of Russia Ties
    Mar22

    Paul Who? WH Runs Away From Manafort Amid Fresh Reports Of Russia Ties

    Paul who? The White House is going to great lengths to put distance between President Donald Trump and his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as a series of explosive news reports emerge detailing the millions of dollars he received from a Russian oligarch with close ties to the Kremlin and a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine. White...

    Two Glimpses of a Grim Post-American Future
    Mar22

    Two Glimpses of a Grim Post-American Future

    As the United States under President Trump recedes from world leadership, things are not looking so good elsewhere on earth. Two new books—with similarly morbid titles—have arrived to warn of big trouble ahead for both the European Union and the emerging economies of Asia.The End of the Asian Century by Michael Auslin offers a point-by-point...

    The past week’s revelations about the Trump team’s Russia ties, explained
    Mar22

    The past week’s revelations about the Trump team’s Russia ties, explained

    The web of connections seems to grow thicker by the day. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort stepped down last August in the wake of reports of his murky financial dealings with Russia-aligned Ukrainian leaders. Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was pushed out of the White House in February after lying about his...

    Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman’s Tight Ties to Putin
    Mar22

    Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman’s Tight Ties to Putin

    During Monday’s White House briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer made a strange assertion. This is not unusual; in fact, Spicer makes strange assertions on such a regular basis that this one barely made a ripple outside of the press corps. James Comey had confirmed that morning that his FBI was investigating whether the Trump campaign...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a… …read more Source:...

    Sean Spicer will not be talking about people who don’t work in the White House … anymore
    Mar22

    Sean Spicer will not be talking about people who don’t work in the White House … anymore

    Sean Spicer will now give up making comments on the press, on Democrats, and even on Republicans in Congress. After all… xBREAKING: Re: Manafort, Spicer tells me: “It would be inappropriate for us to comment on a person who is not a White House employee.”— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) March 22, 2017 Well there’s a new...

    President Trump appears unable to make a substantive case for the AHCA
    Mar22

    President Trump appears unable to make a substantive case for the AHCA

    When he tries to sell it, he either talks politics or says Obamacare is bad. The fate of the Republican health bill in the House could rest on President Donald Trump’s salesmanship. He pitched himself as the ultimate deal-maker during the campaign, and Speaker Paul Ryan’s office has lately been hyping him up as “the ultimate closer.”...

    Devin Nunes’s Curiously Selective Memory
    Mar22

    Devin Nunes’s Curiously Selective Memory

    Representative Devin Nunes, a Republican, is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. He is therefore leading a key probe into whether or not Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.Can an inquiry he leads be trusted?The skeptics include Evan McMullin, the former CIA operative who launched...

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit
    Mar22

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine’s main state security agency says it has barred the Russia’s contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit
    Mar22

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine’s main state security agency says it has barred the Russia’s contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...