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Flake’s revenge? Trump antagonist holds power over Supreme Court pick

How far Sen. Jeff Flake takes the issue is the biggest question as the president’s high court pick enters a make-or-break week. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Kavanaugh Confirmation Trump drove the Arizona senator into retirement with [...]
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Democrats’ last shot at stopping Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Senate Democrats are zeroing in on the health care views of Brett Kavanaugh, who could pull the nation’s high court to the right for a generation — and determine the fate of abortion rights, the social safety net and Obamacare itself. [...]
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Italy’s Populists Move Closer to Power, With Little-Known Pick for Prime Minister

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ROME — In a significant step toward forming an anti-establishment government in the European Union’s fourth largest economy, the leaders of Italy’s populist parties asked the country’s president on Monday to accept a little-known [...]
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McCain unlikely to tank Trump’s CIA pick

5 months ago | 0 comment
When John McCain speaks, his fellow senators listen. Yet his call to reject Gina Haspel may not halt momentum for her bid to lead the CIA. The Arizona Republican declared that Haspel’s “refusal to acknowledge torture’s immorality is [...]
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Trump’s VA pick bows out after allegations pile up

5 months ago | 0 comment
Ronny Jackson, who served as White House physician under Barack Obama and now Donald Trump, was tapped last month to replace Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin. | [...]
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Trump’s VA pick blindsides staff, deepens agency disarray

6 months ago | 0 comment
The timing of President Donald Trump’s announcement to name Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson to lead Veterans Affairs was a snap decision that surprised his own chief of staff and knocked the government’s second-largest agency, already bedeviled [...]
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‘My first reaction was OMG’: Trump’s VA pick is new to all this

6 months ago | 0 comment
Ronny Jackson is the doctor who gave President Donald Trump a glowing physical and mental health assessment in a televised briefing in January. | Al Drago/Bloomberg via [...]
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Is ‘Princess Black Sites’ Really The Best Person Trump Could Pick To Run The CIA?

7 months ago | 0 comment
You know someone’s a top spook when the New York Times has to use a screengrab from YouTube… When Donald Trump shitcanned Rex Tillerson this morning, Trump picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be his new secretary of State. To replace Pompeo [...]
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McMaster makes his pick to replace Powell on the NSC

8 months ago | 0 comment
The White House has settled on a new deputy national security adviser to succeed Dina Powell, the inner-circle adviser who left the building last week — but while the title will match Powell’s, the role is expected to change. National [...]
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Leading Trump Census pick causes alarm

10 months ago | 0 comment
The Trump administration is leaning toward naming Thomas Brunell, a Texas professor with no government experience, to the top operational job at the U.S. Census Bureau, according to two people who have been briefed on the Bureau’s plans. Brunell, [...]