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Democrats under fire for pushing misleading Kavanaugh videos

Amid a fiery Supreme Court confirmation hearing, Democrats have been caught spreading selectively edited video clips online of statements made by nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh -- and then standing by their interpretation, despite the criticism.

Trump rips into Jeff Sessions: 'I don't have an Attorney General'

President Trump ripped into Attorney General Jeff Sessions in an interview published Wednesday, going so far as to say “I don’t have an Attorney General” -- the latest broadside against one of his earliest supporters.

Dems make new demands on Kavanaugh hearing, as Republicans cry foul

Democratic senators on Tuesday escalated their demands regarding a hearing to examine the sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh -- suggesting Monday's scheduled public session with the Supreme Court nominee and his accuser is not enough, calling for more witnesses and more time for the FBI to dig into the allegations.

Trump administration cuts refugee admissions to 30,000

The Trump administration announced Monday it will cut the maximum number of refugees allowed into the country next year to 30,000, citing national security concerns and the need to restore integrity to the system.

Left wing fumes at Dem leaders over Kavanaugh: 'You are failing us'

While the chaos and disruption from Democrats during Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing have sparked derision and mockery from Republicans and some media commentators, for the Democrats’ liberal wing it wasn’t nearly enough.

Justice Dept. to examine social media giants 'stifling' free speech

The Justice Department on Wednesday announced Attorney General Jeff Sessions will convene a meeting with state attorneys general this month to discuss long-standing concerns by conservatives that social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are "stifling the free exchange of ideas on their platforms.

Facebook, Twitter issue mea culpas on failure to spot Russian meddling

Facebook and Twitter chiefs issued mea culpas on Wednesday for the failure to root out Russian meddling in the 2016 election, with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg saying that it was “completely unacceptable” and promising to keep cracking down on bad actors.

John McCain honored at US Capitol, lawmakers pay tribute to 'generational leader'

Washington D.C. gathered Friday to pay its respects to “generational leader” John McCain as the veteran senator’s casket arrived to lie in state under the Capitol rotunda -- with political leaders paying tribute to McCain’s service to the country in both the military and in Congress.

DOJ official Bruce Ohr grilled over Trump dossier, Steele ties

Justice Department official Bruce Ohr testified to lawmakers on the House Oversight and Judiciary committees Tuesday about his relationship with former British spy Christopher Steele and his ties to the salacious anti-Trump dossier.

On Cohen plea, Sarah Sanders says Trump did 'nothing wrong'

The White House on Wednesday denied that President Trump had done anything wrong a day after former attorney Michael Cohen admitted to violating federal campaign finance laws by arranging hush money payments to two women during the 2016 campaign.

Al Qaeda returns? UN panel warns of new bin Laden threat

As the Islamic State is driven out of its former strongholds, a U.N. panel is warning that the next big terror threat in the region could come, once again, from Al Qaeda -- led by the son of Usama bin Laden.

Pence calls for Space Force to be established by 2020

Vice President Pence called Thursday for America to assert its dominance in space as he made a direct appeal to the Pentagon for a sixth military branch serving this purpose -- and revealed the Trump administration wants to create the “Space Force” by 2020.

Missouri voters reject right-to-work law in rare win for unions

The national push to check union power was dealt a rare blow Tuesday when voters in Missouri rejected a right-to-work law that would have prevented private-sector unions from collecting compulsory fees from workers who do not join.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shuns Hollywood elites in West Coast tour

New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, currently one of the leading lights of the Democrats’ left-wing, is on a tour of the West Coast -- but is notably avoiding meeting up with the region’s Hollywood elites.

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