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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Shuts Down CNN’s Jim Acosta


White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fired back at a CNN reporter Tuesday after he suggested ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was putting lives at risk. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday the Trump administration will terminate the DACA program and allow Congress six months to …

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Trump Gets Key Win From 8th Circuit


The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that a state has the right to defund Planned Parenthood. The 2-1 ruling specifically provided that while plaintiff Medicaid recipients who brought the suit are entitled to care, they cannot dictate that care includes Planned Parenthood facilities. “The plaintiffs are asserting …

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Twitter Fights Back After Aide Defends Obama Pardons


An Obama administration official ignited a Twitterstorm of protest Friday night by claiming that former President Barack Obama pardoned only those who deserved “empathy.” It didn’t take long before that claim received some pushback. Former Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes tweeted his claim after President Donald …

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Trump Ends Obama’s ‘Operation Choke Point’


The Department of Justice has ended Operation Choke Point, a program used by the Obama administration to cut off credit to businesses, which was challenged by Republicans who argued it unfairly targeted firearms dealers and other lawful operations. Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd sent out a letter Wednesday confirming the …

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