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POLITICO Playbook: Battle rages on over Trump’s emergency declaration

Presented by */ ]]> “Important meetings and calls on China Trade Deal, and more, today with my staff,” President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday morning. “Big progress being made on soooo many different fronts!” [...]

India Dispatch: ‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies

GOA — Elisabeth Ramnacher, a German who prefers to go by the name Yogini, wanted to show her employees what Goa used to look like back in its hippie days. The only trouble was, she couldn’t find a picture of herself with clothes [...]

Mohammad Javad Zarif rips Mike Pence, U.S. over ‘unhealthy fixation’ with Iran

MUNICH — Iran’s foreign minister is blasting the United States’ “unhealthy fixation” with his country and condemning the Trump administration’s efforts to press European countries to pull out of the nuclear agreement with Tehran. Mohammad [...]

Screaming Trump — sit down! sit down! — loses it at press conference over “national emergency” declaration

Home News Screaming Trump — sit down! sit down! — loses it at press conference over “national emergency” declaration Playboy White House correspondent Brian Karem absolutely destroyed Donald Trump today at a White House press conference [...]

Legal war looms over Trump move to declare border emergency

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images National Emergency Lawmakers, activists and state officials are planning to challenge what they say is a presidential end-run around the Constitution. By JOSH GERSTEIN 02/14/2019 11:40 PM EST Share [...]

‘He was in his face’: Trump fumes over abortion, courts evangelicals

Sen. Christopher Coons (left) waits as Vice President Mike Pence (right) greets President Donald Trump during the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb 7. Trump had confronted Coons over the issue of abortion the previous evening. | Brendan [...]

Dispute over Violence Against Women Act roils budget talks

“I just want to make sure it gets funded for a period of time, while we work out the substantive issues,” Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks said of the Violence Against Women Act. The fate of the 1994 law has been in flux for months. | AP [...]

2 Parkland moms now divided over guns

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) – It’s an image that has become emblematic of the Parkland school massacre : two terrified moms outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, one of them a tall, weeping blonde with the black smudge of Ash Wednesday on [...]

Republicans gush over Klobuchar

Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar confers with Committee Chair Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) during a Senate Judiciary hearing on Jan. 15, 2019. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Amy Klobuchar has an [...]

Donald Trump, Congress set for Saudi Arabia showdown over Jamal Khashoggi murder

Congress was heading for a showdown with President Trump on Sunday over sanctions against Saudi Arabia for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, amid growing bipartisan criticism of the president’s reluctance to pin blame on [...]