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Dem lawmaker who pushed impeachment effort against Trump says he’ll try again

Dem lawmaker who pushed impeachment effort against Trump says he’ll try again

The Democratic congressman who unsuccessfully pushed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump said Thursday he will try again, despite desires from party leadership to move on. “It absolutely is not” the last impeachment attempt Rep. Al Green of Texas plans to make, he told CNN’s Kate Bolduan on “At this Hour.” On Wednesday, the…MORE

Ilhan Omar responds to rally chant: Trump is ‘spewing his fascist ideology’

Ilhan Omar responds to rally chant: Trump is ‘spewing his fascist ideology’

Rep. Ilhan Omar said Thursday President Donald Trump is “spewing his fascist ideology” after Trump rallygoers chanted “Send her back!” about Omar as the President intensified his attacks on four congresswomen of color. “As much as he’s spewing his fascist ideology on stage, telling US citizens to go back because they don’t agree with his…MORE

Acting DHS chief: Less than 1,000 families separated this fiscal year

Acting DHS chief: Less than 1,000 families separated this fiscal year

Less than 1,000 children have been separated from their parents at the southern border this fiscal year, said Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan at a House panel hearing Thursday intended to review the administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy. “I want to start with the rare portion of this, fewer than 1000 juveniles…MORE

Sen. Johnny Isakson fractures ribs in fall

Sen. Johnny Isakson fractures ribs in fall

Sen. Johnny Isakson was hospitalized on Tuesday night after sustaining injuries from a fall in his apartment, fracturing four ribs, his office says. The Georgia Republican, who is 74, is currently recovering at George Washington University Hospital, said a spokeswoman, Amanda Maddox. He is “in pain, but resting and doing well,” Maddox said, adding that…MORE

House passes $15 minimum wage bill

House passes $15 minimum wage bill

The House passed a bill Thursday that would raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade — but there’s little chance the measure will be taken up in the Republican-controlled Senate. The House vote was 231-199. Three Republicans — Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Francis Rooney of Florida and Chris Smith of…MORE

Another NRA official leaves organization amid turmoil

Another NRA official leaves organization amid turmoil

Another official with the National Rifle Association has left as the organization faces legal troubles, allegations of financial misconduct and other high-profile staff departures. Jennifer Baker has exited her role as the director of public affairs for the NRA lobbying arm, a source confirmed to CNN Thursday. Andrew Arulanandam, an NRA spokesman, did not comment…MORE

FBI warrants show Trump’s close involvement in hush money effort

FBI warrants show Trump’s close involvement in hush money effort

Federal search warrants released Thursday detail how Donald Trump and others scrambled in the final weeks of the 2016 campaign to arrange a hush-money deal to hide his alleged affair and contain the fallout from related stories in the press. The internal chaos consumed Trump, then-attorney Michael Cohen, campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks and even reached…MORE

House chaplain prays to cast ‘spirits of darkness’ from Congress

House chaplain prays to cast ‘spirits of darkness’ from Congress

You know things are bad in Congress when the chaplain’s morning prayer on the House floor sounds like an exorcism. On Thursday, the Rev. Patrick Conroy told members of Congress it has been a “difficult and contentious week in which darker spirits seem to have been at play in the people’s house.” “In Your most…MORE

The world’s silence on Trump’s racism is deafening

The world’s silence on Trump’s racism is deafening

The silence from other world leaders in condemning US President Donald Trump’s most recent racist comments has been deafening. There have been remarks from Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, who said: “That’s not how we do things in Canada,” and that a “Canadian is a Canadian.” The outgoing British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said that…MORE

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