Democratic attack ad falsely knocks Republican on preexisting conditions

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee uses a Republican’s minor procedural votes to attack him for selling out his constituents on protecting a key part of Obamacare, even though he didn’t.

Saudi king, Turkish president discuss journalist’s disappearance

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi King Salman and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have spoken by telephone over the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

State-run news agencies in both Saudi Arabia and Turkey acknowledged Sunday night’s call.

Turkey said Erdogan “stressed forming a joint working group to probe the case.”

Saudi Arabia, meanwhile, said King Salman thanked Erdogan “for welcoming the kingdom’s proposal” for forming the working group.

The king also said Turkey and Saudi Arabia enjoy close relations and “that no one will get to undermine the strength of this relationship.”

Khashoggi disappeared Oct. 2 while visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Turkey fears Saudi officials killed and dismembered The Washington Post columnist. Saudi Arabia calls the allegations “baseless,” but has offered no explanation for Khashoggi’s whereabouts.

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Trump: ‘I don’t trust everybody in the White House’

President Trump during an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday said he doesn’t “trust everybody” in the White House.His comment came in response to one made by first lady Melania Trump during an interview la…

Trump: ‘I don’t trust everybody in the White House’

President Trump during an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday said he doesn’t “trust everybody” in the White House.His comment came in response to one made by first lady Melania Trump during an interview la…

Sen. Perdue appears to snatch phone away from student attempting to ask question

Sen. David Perdue appeared to snatch a phone away from a college student attempting Saturday to ask the senator a question about alleged voter suppression .

In the video, posted to the Young Democratic Socialists of America’s Twitter feed, Perdue is asked by a student at Georgia Tech about an Associated Press report which said that over 53,000 voter applications were on hold in Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office. An analysis conducted by the Associated Press found that a majority of those applications in limbo were African American.

Kemp is the Republican nominee for governor. He is running against Democrat Stacey Abrams. Polling shows the race is tight.

In the video, the unidentified student approaches Perdue at Georgia Tech to ask him about the report. Perdue was at the school’s campus campaigning for Kemp. The YDSA said the student was a member of the organization.

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Sen. Perdue appears to snatch phone away from student attempting to ask question

Sen. David Perdue appeared to snatch a phone away from a college student attempting Saturday to ask the senator a question about alleged voter suppression .

In the video, posted to the Young Democratic Socialists of America’s Twitter feed, Perdue is asked by a student at Georgia Tech about an Associated Press report which said that over 53,000 voter applications were on hold in Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office. An analysis conducted by the Associated Press found that a majority of those applications in limbo were African American.

Kemp is the Republican nominee for governor. He is running against Democrat Stacey Abrams. Polling shows the race is tight.

In the video, the unidentified student approaches Perdue at Georgia Tech to ask him about the report. Perdue was at the school’s campus campaigning for Kemp. The YDSA said the student was a member of the organization.

The student then tries Continue reading “Sen. Perdue appears to snatch phone away from student attempting to ask question”

Trump, defiant, unloads on ’60 Minutes’

President Donald Trump defied climate scientists, intelligence specialists and even his own defense secretary on Sunday evening, capping a week of freewheeling press engagements with a sprawling primetime network television interview in which he portrayed himself as an isolated but eminently empowered commander in chief.

“I always used to say the toughest people are Manhattan real estate guys and blah, blah. Now I say they’re babies,” Trump told journalist Lesley Stahl during an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday evening.

“This is the most deceptive, vicious world,” the president said. “It is vicious, it’s full of lies, deceit and deception. You make a deal with somebody and it’s like making a deal with that table.”

Pressed by Stahl on whether the president harbored any regrets from his almost two years in office, Trump cited not his administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” immigration policy, his much criticized response to Continue reading “Trump, defiant, unloads on ’60 Minutes’”

Trump, defiant, unloads on ’60 Minutes’

President Donald Trump defied climate scientists, intelligence specialists and even his own defense secretary on Sunday evening, capping a week of freewheeling press engagements with a sprawling primetime network television interview in which he portrayed himself as an isolated but eminently empowered commander in chief.

“I always used to say the toughest people are Manhattan real estate guys and blah, blah. Now I say they’re babies,” Trump told journalist Lesley Stahl during an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday evening.

“This is the most deceptive, vicious world,” the president said. “It is vicious, it’s full of lies, deceit and deception. You make a deal with somebody and it’s like making a deal with that table.”

Pressed by Stahl on whether the president harbored any regrets from his almost two years in office, Trump cited not his administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” immigration policy, his much criticized response to Continue reading “Trump, defiant, unloads on ’60 Minutes’”

Putin is ‘probably’ involved in assassinations and poisonings, but ‘it’s not in our country,’ Trump says

In his first interview with “60 Minutes” since becoming president, Trump weighed in on a wide range of topics, including relations with North Korea, NATO and the media.

Trump defends family separations at border

President Trump on Sunday defended his administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy, which resulted in the separation of thousands of children from their parents at the southern U.S. border earlier this year….

Disasters become big chunk of U.S. deficit

As Congress moves to prepare another emergency funding bill to help people hit by Hurricane Michael, budget watchers are crying foul.The level of funding needed to cover disasters each year, they say, is largely pr…

Trump says GOP wouldn’t have won on Kavanaugh without speech mocking Ford

President Trump in an interview aired on Sunday said Republicans never would have won on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination had he not made a speech in which he mocked Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accu…

Boris Johnson: Crisis in Brexit talks due to E.U.’s ‘naked contempt’

U.K., European Union scramble to salvage Brexit talks

Trump: Putin ‘probably’ involved in assassinations

President Trump on Sunday admitted Russian President Vladimir Putin was “probably” involved in assassinations and poisonings, but those crimes were “not in our country.”Lesley Stahl on CBS’s “60 Minutes” pressed Tr…

New FEMA initiative puts federal response teams in place before disaster strikes

Recent hurricanes provided the first test of an effort that embeds federal agents in state agencies.

Idaho Fish and Game commissioner criticized for photos from African hunting trip

Idaho’s Fish and Game commissioner is facing backlash after he shared photographs of him smiling with a “whole family of baboons” he killed during a hunting trip to Africa.Blake Fischer is fac…

Bourdain’s CNN special — death by suicide is a serious public health issue

Suicide is a particularly difficult issue for those who have survived attempting suicide.

Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Calls 2018 Midterms ‘Most Important Vote Of Our Lifetime’

The president's former "fix it" guy is apparently now pushing for the Democrats.

Hillary Clinton Says Bill Clinton’s Affair With Monica Lewinsky Was Not An Abuse Of Power

When asked if her husband should have resigned over the scandal, the 2016 Democratic nominee for president said, "Absolutely not."