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Press Secretary: Trump Fired Flynn As National Security Adviser

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:41pm

The resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn hasn't stopped the questions about his calls to the Russian ambassador. White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Tuesday that President Trump asked for Flynn's resignation.

DOJ Warned White House Flynn Could Be Vulnerable To Russian Blackmail

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:41pm

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday after misleading Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Washington Post reporter Adam Entous, who has been following the story.

Trump's Presidency Takes Toll On His Daughter's Brand

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:41pm

Trump-branded products may continue to see lower sales as growing consumer boycotts prompt U.S. retailers to back away from the items. The Wall Street Journal reports sales of Ivanka Trump's fashion line tumbled at Nordstrom, according to internal documents. Now Nordstrom has dropped the products. Ethics experts worry that plunging U.S. retail sales may feed Trump's need to expand overseas, creating new conflicts of interest.

Flynn's Departure Signals Upheaval Inside National Security Council

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:41pm

The resignation of White House national security adviser Michael Flynn could have implications for the National Security Council. Flynn resigned Monday night after reports he misled the vice president-elect about his conversations with the Russian ambassador.

Congress Moves To Overturn D.C. 'Death With Dignity Law'

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:15pm

The D.C. law gives District physicians the right to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who have less than six months to live.

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Secret Service Director Announces Retirement

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 2:03pm

Joseph Clancy was named director by former President Obama to lead an agency in turmoil.

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New CIA Deputy Director Past's Intertwined with CIA's History of Waterboarding

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 1:25pm

Gina Haspel is a well-respected, career CIA officer. She also once ran one of the agency's "black site" prisons where a suspected terrorist was waterboarded 83 times.

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White House Press Secretary Says Trump Fired Flynn As National Security Adviser

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 12:42pm

The account differs from the impression the White House gave initially, framing it as Michael Flynn's decision to leave amid questions about his talks with Russia and misleading the vice president.

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READ: Michael Flynn's Resignation Letter As National Security Adviser

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:22am

Flynn says he provided Vice President Pence with "incomplete information" on his contacts with Russian officials, and that he apologized to Pence and President Trump.

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House Speaker Welcomes Flynn Resignation, But Congress Has More Questions

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:43am

Michael Flynn stepped down as national security adviser following reports he communicated with Russia about U.S. sanctions in December and then misled the vice president-elect about that discussion.

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Is Donald Trump Helping Or Hurting Twitter?

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 9:29am

The tweeter-in-chief has brought a new level of notoriety to the social media company, but it hasn't helped Twitter's bottom line. Analysts say Trump-related harassment continues to hurt the platform.

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Retired Lt. Gen. Joseph Kellogg Named Acting National Security Adviser

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:56am

President Trump's National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has resigned amid allegations he inappropriately talked about U.S. sanctions in December with a Russian official.

Rep. Flores Weighs In On Trump's Immigration Order

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:56am

President Trump has signaled that he might write a new immigration executive order to replace the one struck down by a federal court last week. Rachel Martin talks to Congressman Bill Flores of Texas, who supported Trump's original order but took issue with its rollout.

Deputy Director Appointment Raises Concerns CIA's Dark Chapter Isn't Over

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:56am

Gina Haspel is well respected within the CIA because of her experience which includes running a black site, overseeing waterboarding and writing the order to destroy tapes of interrogations.

Trump Accepts Resignation Of National Security Adviser Flynn

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:56am

Michael Flynn has resigned as White House national security adviser after controversy over phone calls he had in December with Russia's ambassador to the United States.

Leaving Urban Areas For The Political Homogeneity Of Rural Towns

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 3:33am

In the last election, it became easier to see the political divide between urban and rural areas. Now, people from California are moving to northerm Idaho to find people similar to them.

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White House Sends Mixed Messages About Confidence In Michael Flynn

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 7:00pm

The White House says it is "evaluating the situation' regarding national security adviser Flynn, who may have misled the vice president-elect about his conversation with the Russian ambassador.

Steven Mnuchin Confirmed As Treasury Secretary

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 6:55pm

Mnuchin will be key to President Trump's tax-overhaul policy. His former ties to Wall Street have Democrats accusing the president of breaking a promise to hold big banks accountable for abuses.

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Trump Aide: Administration Is 'Evaluating The Situation' With Adviser Flynn

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:11pm

The White House is "evaluating the situation" when it comes to national security adviser Michael Flynn, says spokesman Sean Spicer. Trump, however, declined to endorse Flynn when asked by reporters.

Conway: National Security Adviser Flynn Has Trump's 'Full Confidence'

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 4:05pm

This comes after days of speculation about Flynn's status, given that he may have lied or misled the soon-to-be vice president about the nature of his conversation with the Russian ambassador.

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