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Trump firing of FBI Director Comey unleashes a firestorm

The director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, was fired Tuesday, setting off a firestorm throughout the media, Congress and the internet. President Donald Trump, in a blunt letter to Comey Tuesday, told him: “I have received the attached letters from the Attorney… Keep Reading

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The myth of the smug liberal

Lima Charlie Political Correspondent Jose Robledo takes on the myth of the smug Liberal, the first of a 3 part series. Part 2 tackles the myth of the angry Conservative. Part 3 examines the frightening deterioration of political discourse in America. In a recent interview, Jake Tapper asked… Keep Reading

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Environment will define the Trump Era

The Trump era will, one day, be used as a case study for how it catapulted the environmental industry forward and brought greater attention to climate change. According to IBISWorld, the environmental consulting industry will grow 18.6 billion despite current efforts to dismantle the system… Keep Reading

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Syrian missile strike: What do we know?

Here is what we know: The U.S. launched a Tomahawk cruise missile attack from nearby destroyers in the east Mediterranean against a Syrian air base in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town. President Trump called on “civilized nations to end… Keep Reading

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Steve Bannon removed from National Security Council

U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council Wednesday, after deciding he was no longer needed to change the role of the NSC, according to a senior White House official. National security adviser H.R. McMaster will remain on the… Keep Reading

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Rep Devin Nunes under pressure to resign, could face ethics probe

Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes (R-CA), had announced earlier this week that he won’t recuse himself from the committee’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. On Tuesday he told ABC News that he “will never reveal sources and… Keep Reading

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Markets react to Health Care Act withdrawal

When Paul Ryan announced that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was being withdrawn, it signaled the end of the first legislative push of the Trump Presidency and dampened hopes of unity within the Republican Party. Market trading trended downward after the announcement on Friday… Keep Reading

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces confirmation hearing

Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, faced Day 1 of his Senate confirmation hearing, with Democrats seeking to show he is pro-business, socially conservative and insufficiently independent of the president. After four hours of opening statements from committee members, Democrats also made clear… Keep Reading

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