politics

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Giuliani says Trump reimbursed Cohen for Stormy Daniels payment

Washington (CNN)Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that President Donald Trump paid back his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the $130,000 in hush money that was used to pay off Stormy Daniels. When asked whether his statements to Fox contradict Trump’s previous denial of knowledge of the payment, Giuliani said it was “not [an] issue,” according to the

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President Trump lied more than 3,000 times in 466 days

(CNN)The Washington Post’s Fact-Checker blog has been keeping a strict count of President Donald Trump’s many misstatements, untruths and outright lies. And, over the weekend at a rally in Michigan, Trump hit a(nother) milestone: He topped 3,000 untrue or misleading statements in 466 days in office. In an attempt to put some context on just

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John Bolton pushes out Tom Bossert as homeland security adviser

Washington (CNN)White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert was pushed out of his position by the newly installed national security adviser John Bolton, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN on Tuesday. One of the sources could not explain the abrupt nature of Bossert’s departure, an alumnus of President George W. Bush’s administration who

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5 takeaways on Michelle Wolf's hugely controversial speech at the White House correspondents' dinner

(CNN)Comedian Michelle Wolf’s savage takedown of everyone from President Donald Trump to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to the media was — and will be — the talk of Saturday Night’s White House correspondents’ dinner in Washington. Wolf had zero interest in playing to the room Introducing the “Daily Show” comic, White House Correspondents’

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Democrats file suit alleging Russia, Trump campaign, WikiLeaks conspired to interfere in 2016 campaign

(CNN)The Democratic National Committee is suing the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and several relatives and associates of President Donald Trump alleging a grand conspiracy that harmed Democrats through WikiLeaks’ publication of internal party emails during the 2016 presidential campaign. Trump’s campaign called the lawsuit” frivolous” and characterized it as “a last-ditch effort