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Democratic Leaders Say Barr “Deliberately Distorted” Mueller Report

The top two congressional Democrats, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) have issued a joint statement chastising Attorney General William Barr, who, they say, “deliberately distorted significant portions” of the Mueller report, according to The Hill, after seeing the redacted report themselves, which, they say, “paints a […]

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Trump Offered Ivanka Powerful Position, But She Refused

Somehow the word “disconcerting” comes to mind as news is revealed that were it not for her refusing her father’s offer, Ivanka Trump would now be president of the World Bank. This revelation came in two parts, beginning last week with President Trump confirming that he had considered her because “she’s very good with numbers”, […]

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Trump to Award Presidential Medal of Freedom to Troubled Celebrity

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is meant to be conferred upon people who make “an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors”. Each president bestowing the award established by President Kennedy in 1963 has tended to show what they […]