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  • Trump Confides to Friends He's Concerned About Impeachment

    President Donald Trump has told people close to him in recent days that he is alarmed by the prospect of impeachment, as the consequences of federal investigations involving his associates and Democratic control of the House sink in, multiple sources told NBC News. On Wednesday, federal prosecutors announced an agreement with American Media Inc, in which the publisher of the National Enquirer admitted to making a $150,000 payment in 2016 to silence a woman alleging an affair with Trump, in...

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  • Cohen Sentencing, Tabloid Deal Intensify Spotlight on Trump

    The sentencing of one former ally of President Trump and the disclosure of a key agreement with another intensified the focus on Mr. Trump’s alleged role in coordinating efforts to suppress the stories of two women to protect his 2016 campaign.

    WSJ
  • Jose Canseco, worried Trump is looking like a ‘Twinkie,’ wants a White House job

    The former MLB star throws his hat in the ring to fill the White House chief of staff vacancy. Failing that, he'd accept an ambassadorship, or, apparently, "starfleet commander" in the Space Force.

    Washington Post
  • Key lawmakers seek to haul in Trump associates working with Mueller

    Now that President Donald Trump's former "fixer," Michael Cohen, has been sentenced to prison, leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence committees are preparing to haul him back before Congress before he begins serving time.

    CNN
  • AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuclear workers, US targets

    LONDON (AP) — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them, The Associated Press has found — another sign of how deeply cyberespionage is embedded into the fabric of US-Iranian relations. The AP drew on data gathered by the London-based cybersecurity group Certfa to track how a hacking group often nicknamed Charming Kitten spent the past month trying to break...

    AP NEWS
  • What to expect if there's a partial government shutdown

    A possible partial government shutdown is less than two weeks away with President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats locked in a dispute over border security and no resolution in sight.

    CNN