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Barack Obama 2012 was better than Donald Trump 2020

Brad Parscale, Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager, took to Twitter earlier this week to make a pretty bold claim. Here it is: “After reviewing polling data from President Obama’s reelection, we can say unequivocally that President Trump is in a significantly better position now than Obama was at the same point of his presidency.” Which…MORE

DHS press secretary to leave post for position at State Department

Department of Homeland Security press secretary Tyler Q. Houlton is leaving his position at the end of the week after nearly two years delivering the public message for a department that has been at the center of the Trump administration’s focus on immigration and many of its controversial policies. Houlton’s last day at DHS is…MORE

7 former EPA administrators offer to help Congress with agency oversight

Seven former Environmental Protection Agency administrators have offered lawmakers help to investigate the department, saying “much is at stake” as the Trump administration seeks to roll back clean air and water regulations, among other policy changes. The former administrators who signed the letter served under both Democratic and Republican presidents, including Carol Browner, who served…MORE

Trump spreads false claims about Mueller as Democrats start tightening the screws

President Donald Trump spread at least four false claims Wednesday about the conclusions and costs of the Russia investigation, while pushing back against Democratic leaders who are trying to pick up where special counsel Robert Mueller left off. Trump’s misleading comments, some of which he has repeated many times, came during a fiery Rose Garden…MORE

Justin Amash calls Trump ‘irresponsible’ after threat to block legislation amid investigations

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s threat to hold up legislation until Democrats drop their investigations into him is “irresponsible.” “I think that’s irresponsible, but what do you expect?” Amash told CNN after Trump’s Rose Garden appearance denouncing Democrats’ ongoing debate over impeachment. Amash over the weekend became the first,…MORE

GOP senator: Democrats need to ‘urinate or get off the pot’ on impeachment

Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana said Wednesday that Democrats need to “urinate or get off the pot” when it comes to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Kennedy, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, criticized Democratic House leadership and said, “If they’re going to want to impeach the President, go impeach him. Saddle…MORE