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Trump says he refuses to work with Democrats until investigations halt

President Donald Trump said in impromptu remarks Wednesday that he told Democrats at the White House he couldn’t work with them while they were pursuing investigations into him and his administration. The Rose Garden speech came after an abbreviated meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer who were there to…MORE

Republicans get good news in Pennsylvania’s special election

It’s just one election, but the first congressional special of 2019 suggests a better national environment for Republicans than the one they faced in 2017 and 2018. Republican Fred Keller easily defeated Democrat Marc Friedenberg by 68% to 32% in Tuesday’s Pennsylvania 12th special congressional election. Of course, margins don’t mean too much when trying…MORE

Presidential ambitions complicate Democrats’ fight for Senate in 2020

When Montana Gov. Steve Bullock considered whether he should run for Senate or president, the decision was a no brainer: president. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper stewed over that same choice and came to the same conclusion: President, hands down. And even after Stacey Abrams, the failed Democratic 2018 gubernatorial candidate in Georgia, was asked…MORE

Barr rails against court orders blocking Trump agenda

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday criticized what he sees as a growing trend of courts issuing nationwide injunctions to pause policy moves within the Executive Branch, which threaten separation of powers and thwarts President Donald Trump’s agenda. “These days, clashes between Congress and the executive steal the headlines, as I know very well. But…MORE

Investigation unable to determine if Virginia gov is depicted in racist yearbook photo

An independent investigation conducted into a racist photograph on Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam’s 1984 medical school yearbook page could not “conclusively determine the identity of either individual depicted in the photograph.” “No individual that we interviewed has told us from personal knowledge that the Governor is in the photograph, and no individual with knowledge…MORE

Pelosi says Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted her colleagues’ increasing calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, telling her caucus in a private meeting on Wednesday morning to continue fighting the administration in the courts and through investigations on Capitol Hill. But in comments to reporters immediately following the meeting, Pelosi lambasted Trump for…MORE

5 reasons why Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach Donald Trump

House Democrats huddled Wednesday as Speaker Nancy Pelosi sought to beat back a growing revolt over her oft-stated resistance to the idea of impeaching President Donald Trump. The meeting came after days of increased public willingness by high-ranking Democratic leaders to suggest that impeachment is the right move and now a question of when, not…MORE

Federal court unseals Michael Cohen search warrants, further detailing his Russian ties

A federal court in Washington, DC, has unsealed five search warrants that special counsel Robert Mueller obtained while investigating Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer. The newly unsealed documents show how Mueller had a judge’s permission to follow the money from Russian sources to Trump’s personal lawyer, and had reason to look…MORE


Even Aaron Rodgers didn’t like ‘Game of Thrones’ finale

Being an extra in “Game of Thrones” didn’t soften Aaron Rodgers’ thoughts on the series’ finale. A well-known fan of the show, the Green Bay Packers quarterback appeared in the penultimate episode of the hit HBO series. (HBO is owned by WarnerMedia, CNN’s parent company.) In a video shared on Twitter, Rodgers was asked on…

Keanu Reeves voices new character in ‘Toy Story 4’ trailer

We’re just one month away from “Toy Story 4” and Pixar has dropped a new trailer with yet another new character. Meet Duke Caboom, a stunt toy voiced by actor Keanu Reeves and he’s got the moves. The film centers around Caboom and another new toy, a spork named Forky, voiced by Tony Hale from…

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery

Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN. The “Money” rapper is taking the necessary time to properly recover, Foster said. Cardi recently told Entertainment Tonight that she underwent breast augmentation surgery following the birth of her 9-month-old baby girl, Kulture…

Kristen Wiig’s comedy pulls out of Georgia after anti-abortion bill signing

The creative team behind “Bridesmaids” has joined a growing movement to boycott Georgia in the wake of the signing of an anti-abortion bill. On Wednesday, a rep for Kristen Wiig confirmed to CNN that her new comedy with Annie Mumolo, “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar,” has pulled out of filming in the…