Miami Dolphins May Fine Or Suspend Players Who Kneel For Anthem

Miami Dolphins May Fine Or Suspend Players Who Kneel For Anthem

The Miami Dolphins may suspend players who protest on the field during the national anthem, The Associated Press reported Thursday, and reaction was swift and varied. Players could be suspended up to four games under the Dolphins’ “Proper Anthem Conduct” policy, which is part of a nine-page document on team discipline, the AP said. The…
Justice Department Will Tell Public About ‘Persistent,’ ‘Pervasive’ Attacks On Democracy

Justice Department Will Tell Public About ‘Persistent,’ ‘Pervasive’ Attacks On Democracy

The Department of Justice unveiled a new report detailing a campaign of aggressive, persistent efforts to undermine American democracy on Thursday and said it would institute new policies to inform the public about a scourge of cyberattacks by foreign governments.  Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the report, crafted by the Justice Department’s new Cyber-Digital…
Here’s What Americans Made Of Trump’s Meeting With Putin, According To The Polls

Here’s What Americans Made Of Trump’s Meeting With Putin, According To The Polls

President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday drew widespread condemnation from politicians, including some Republicans.  Between a third and 40 percent of the broader public approved of the meeting, according to three new polls, which differ significantly on the share of Americans who disapprove. The most positive is a new HuffPost/YouGov survey, in which…
New York Launches Tax Probe Of Trump Foundation: Report

New York Launches Tax Probe Of Trump Foundation: Report

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law. The probe into whether the Republican president or his foundation committed any violations or made misrepresentations to the state with respect to tax liability began about…
Republican Tim Scott Tanks One Of Trump’s Judicial Nominees

Republican Tim Scott Tanks One Of Trump’s Judicial Nominees

WASHINGTON ― In a stunning defeat for President Donald Trump, Republican Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.) on Thursday refused to support appeals court nominee Ryan Bounds ― and sunk his nomination altogether ― over some of his college writings on race. After an hour of mysterious inactivity on the Senate floor, during which time Bounds was…
DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump’s Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump’s Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

Dan Coats, President Donald Trump’s director of national intelligence, doubled down Thursday in his criticism of the president ― specifically, Trump’s apparent desire to downplay the matter of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “I was just doing my job,” Coats told an audience at the Aspen Security Forum in Aspen, Colorado, defending a public…
Fox News Reporter Calls Himself ‘An Enemy Of The State’ After Trump Tweet

Fox News Reporter Calls Himself ‘An Enemy Of The State’ After Trump Tweet

Even at President Donald Trump’s go-to news network, his constant scorn for and attacks on journalists are wearing thin with at least one high-profile reporter. Fox News’ chief White House correspondent John Roberts responded via Twitter on Thursday after Trump ― in a slight variation to his usual refrain ― referred to the news media…
Trump ‘Hero’ Devin Nunes Cashes In On Campaign Against Russia Probe

Trump ‘Hero’ Devin Nunes Cashes In On Campaign Against Russia Probe

Rep. Devin Nunes, one of President Donald Trump’s staunchest defenders in Congress, has sought to turn his own unapologetic campaign against special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into a cash advantage, and it’s working out pretty well. The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee raised $6.25 million during the first half of the year, much of it through an…
GOP Rejects Two Resolutions Affirming Support For U.S. Intelligence Community

GOP Rejects Two Resolutions Affirming Support For U.S. Intelligence Community

WASHINGTON ― Republicans on Thursday objected to doing the bare minimum in response to President Donald Trump’s confusing stance toward Russian interference in U.S. politics, objecting to two nonbinding resolutions that affirmed the Senate’s support for the U.S. intelligence community.  At a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki, Trump…
Facebook Let A Notorious Russian Neo-Nazi Profit Off Its Platform For Years

Facebook Let A Notorious Russian Neo-Nazi Profit Off Its Platform For Years

Facebook has allowed a notorious Russian neo-Nazi to run a white nationalist clothing label off its platform for at least three years, giving him a space to promote events, sell T-shirts and spout hate to thousands of followers. Denis Nikitin is a Russian neo-Nazi soccer hooligan and mixed martial arts fight promoter, who in recent…
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