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Trump campaign says president bolstered by shutdown (Alex Isenstadt/Politico)

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:25

Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Trump campaign says president bolstered by shutdown  —  President Donald Trump's political team has concluded that shutting down the government hasn't damaged his 2020 prospects — if anything, they're convinced it's bolstered his standing in key electoral battlegrounds.

Michael Cohen to testify before House Intel panel next week (Andrew Desiderio/Politico)

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:20

Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
Michael Cohen to testify before House Intel panel next week  —  President Donald Trump's former fixer and attorney Michael Cohen will testify before the House Intelligence Committee next week.  —  Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the chairman of the committee, said Monday that Cohen agreed …

Child Sexual Abuse Victims to Get Expanded Protections in N.Y. (Vivian Wang/New York Times)

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:20

Vivian Wang / New York Times:
Child Sexual Abuse Victims to Get Expanded Protections in N.Y.  —  [What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.]  —  ALBANY — For more than a decade, Democratic lawmakers in New York have tried to allow victims of decades-old childhood sexual abuse to seek justice …

Conservatives Oppose H.R. 1, the Ultimate Fantasy of the Left (Jennifer Rutledge/Conservative Action ...)

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:20

Jennifer Rutledge / Conservative Action Project:
Conservatives Oppose H.R. 1, the Ultimate Fantasy of the Left  —  Conservatives are united in opposing H.R. 1, the attempt by House Democrats to fundamentally undermine the American electoral system.  —  While they cloak the bill in terms of “restoring democracy” and “preventing corruption …

Trump to deliver State of the Union on Feb. 5 (Juliegrace Brufke/The Hill)

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:00

Juliegrace Brufke / The Hill:
Trump to deliver State of the Union on Feb. 5  —  Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in a letter Monday said President Trump could give his annual State of the Union address in the House chamber on Feb. 5, shortly after lawmakers and the White House reached an agreement to end the partial government shutdown.

Facebook Moves to Block Ad Transparency Tools - Including Ours (ProPublica)

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:00

ProPublica:
Facebook Moves to Block Ad Transparency Tools — Including Ours  —  Our tool had let the public see exactly how users were being targeted by advertisers.  The social media giant urged us to shut it down last year.  —  A number of organizations, including ProPublica, have developed tools …

Trump's former attorney and fixer Michael Cohen to testify behind closed doors to House ... (ABC News)

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:00

ABC News:
Trump's former attorney and fixer Michael Cohen to testify behind closed doors to House Intelligence Committee on Feb. 8, chairman says  —  Michael Cohen has agreed to testify behind closed doors in front of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, according to a statement …

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker says special counsel investigation nearly done (ABC News)

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 22:50

ABC News:
Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker says special counsel investigation nearly done  —  Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker said the special counsel investigation is nearing its completion during a press conference on Monday, the first official on the record confirmation.

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