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Why Justin Amash is particularly vulnerable to a primary challenge

Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash made news this weekend when he declared that President Donald Trump has “engaged in impeachable conduct.” That a Republican member of Congress said this should not be taken as a sign of any sort of revolt or even mini-revolt by Republicans against Trump. Amash is an unusual congressman who isn’t…MORE

Donald Trump’s ‘typewriter’ theory of Twitter

It’s often very hard to figure out whether President Donald Trump has a theory of the case — any case, really — or is simply winging it. The first two years of his presidency strongly suggest the latter option to be true in almost all cases; Trump seems to begin each day with little memory…MORE

Trump knocks Biden as he ramps up reelection bid with Pennsylvania rally

President Donald Trump kicked off his hangar rally Monday in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, touting the economic growth under his administration and taking aim at Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden. His speech touched on familiar topics, such as immigration, and he slammed Democrats and touted his own record. Trump predicted that it should be “very easy” to…MORE

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash

Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash is holding firm on his assessment that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, pushing back on critics Monday afternoon with a fresh round of tweets and comments amid a wave of denunciations from other Republicans — and a primary challenge. “People are free to make up their minds…MORE

Why Donald Trump feels betrayed by Fox News

There’s trouble in paradise. A close read of Donald Trump’s Twitter feed over the last few weeks reveals that the President has grown increasingly frustrated with Fox News’ decision to give air time to several of the Democratic candidates seeking to oust him in 2020. Trump lashed out over the weekend that the network was…MORE

Prosecutors examining tens of thousands of Trump inauguration documents

Federal prosecutors in New York are scrutinizing tens of thousands of documents relating to Donald Trump’s inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the committee’s finances is advancing. The President’s Inaugural Committee handed over the cache of documents over the course of several weeks in response to a wide-ranging subpoena seeking documents, records, and…MORE

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‘Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer wins his 23rd game, continuing his streak

James Holzhauer continued his win streak on “Jeopardy!” Monday by winning his 23rd game. After a two-week hiatus, the reigning champion finished his 23rd win with $89,229. The 34-year-old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas now has a total of $1,780,237. He has the second longest winning streak in the show’s history and the second…

Reese Witherspoon gives an update on ‘Legally Blonde 3’

Fans of Elle Woods can get ready for another explosion of all pink everything at the movies. Reese Witherspoon, who played the character in 2001’s “Legally Blonde” and its 2003 sequel told Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show Monday about plans for a third installment. “We’re meeting about it. I mean, we’re definitely talking about…

Melvin Edmonds, After 7 singer, dead at 65

R&B singer Melvin Edmonds, a member of the group After 7 and brother of superstar Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, has died, his former bandmate told CNN. He was 65. Edmunds died Saturday, according to a statement from After 7 co-founder Keith Mitchell posted on the group’s Facebook page and confirmed by CNN. The cause of death…

Jeffree Star shares his part of Tati Westbrook and James Charles drama

There’s been a new development in the James Charles and Tati Westbrook drama. Another YouTube star and beauty influencer, Jeffree Star, released a video on Sunday, titled “Never Doing This Again.” In it Star said, “I am embarrassed of myself.” “I also owe an apology to my audience for bringing something public and inserting myself…