Wednesday , 23 May 2018

Politics

Trump claims the 'criminal deep state' pursuit of him has backfired

President Donald Trump fired off another allegation that a “Criminal Deep State” within the FBI and Department of Justice is pursuing him, after media reports that an FBI informant was embedded in his 2016 presidential campaign. The president tweeted this morning, “Look how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State. They go after Phony Collusion with Russia, a …

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The Note: Democratic primary candidates with compelling backstories make their mark

The TAKE with Rick Klein If biography can be political destiny, Democrats have fresh reasons to like their outlook for the fall. When they’re done sorting through the damage of bruised egos and upset activists, and of establishment misfires and downright whiffs, consider the batch of candidates Democrats added to their ranks in Tuesday’s primaries. A former Marine fighter pilot …

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A first for Georgia: Democrats pick black woman for governor

Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory Tuesday that made her the first black nominee and first female nominee for governor of either majority party in Georgia. …

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Law firm of Stormy Daniels' attorney ordered to pay $10 million

A federal bankruptcy court judge in California has entered a $10 million dollar judgment against a law firm of Michael Avenatti in a dispute with a former employee. The decision was first reported by the Los Angeles Times. The order, from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Catherine Bauer, requires the law firm of Eagan Avenatti LLP, to pay $10 million to Jason …

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