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TOPSHOT - A group of Central American migrants -mostly Hondurans- climb a metal barrier on the Mexico-US border near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018. - US officials closed the San Ysidro crossing point in southern California on Sunday after hundreds of …

Donald Trump Labels Democrats ‘Border Deniers’

“The Democrats are ‘Border Deniers,'” Trump wrote on Twitter. “They refuse to see or acknowledge the Death, Crime, Drugs and Human Trafficking at our Southern Border!”

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Last year Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for tax evasion, …

Michael Cohen: ‘I Have Lied, But I Am Not a Liar’

Perhaps the foremost issue with Michael D. Cohen’s Congressional testimony today was spotlighted by Cohen himself when President Trump’s disgraced and disbarred former personal attorney exclaimed, “I have lied, but I am not a liar.”

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Klein: Seven Reasons Michael Cohen Has Zero Credibility

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s disgraced former personal lawyer and fixer, is reportedly set to use public testimony this week to finger Trump with a series of accusations, including that the president engaged in possible criminal conduct, used of racist language, and mislead about his net worth

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 07: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) (L) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) (R) hug each other as other Congressional Democrats look on during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol February 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sen. Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez held a news …

Mitch McConnell to Force Green New Deal Vote to ‘Rattle’ Democrats

UPDATE — 2:19 p.m. EST: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) confirmed Tuesday afternoon that he will bring a vote on the Green New Deal, telling to reporters on Capitol Hill: “I’ve noted with great interest the Green New Deal. And we’re

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Klein: Trump Respects Independence of Intel Agencies While Obama Politicized Them

NEW YORK — Amid the flurry of news media coverage surrounding President Donald Trump’s criticism of the U.S. intelligence community, it may be instructive to recall the Obama administration was repeatedly accused of politicizing the country’s intelligence agencies to advance its own foreign policy agenda.

Hours from deadline, US Senate to vote to avert shutdown

McConnell Shoots Down Report Senate Leaders Struck Deal to End Shutdown Without Wall

Senate leaders have reportedly struck a deal that could end the partial government shutdown that is now the longest in U.S. history. The deal, which would reopen the federal government until Feb. 8, has reportedly been agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

President Donald Trump, left, invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., right, onstage as he speaks at a rally at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.

Donald Trump to Mitch McConnell: Fight!

President Donald Trump urged Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the Senate on Friday to fight to pass funding for border security.