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Brexit: voters can change EU deal if they don’t like it, says Michael Gove

As Theresa May wins Tory support for Brussels agreement, the environment secretary flags up potential for a rethink Michael Gove has said voters will be able to force changes to an EU withdrawal deal at the next election if they do not like it. The environment secretarys comments came as prime minister Theresa May won public backing from both wings of the Tory party after securing an agreement with Brussels to start post-Brexit trade negotiations.

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Thanksgiving In My Family Is Always Tense Because I Read News Outlets Owned By Liberal Billionaires And My Uncle Reads News Outlets Owned By Conservative Billionaires

As much as I enjoy Thanksgiving, I can get pretty stressed out thinking about the charged political conversations that always seem to break out between my uncle and me. No matter which topic we broach, Thanksgiving dinner is usually pretty tense because I read news outlets owned by liberal billionaires while my uncle Robert reads news outlets owned by conservative billionaires. Every year I try to be optimistic and tell myself that this Thanksgiving will be pleasant and cordial, but without fail, my uncle and I always end up butting…

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A Second Chance: This Amazing Organization Helps Disgraced Pedophiles Rebuild Their Lives By Getting Them Elected To Political Office

For many pedophiles, it’s impossible to make ends meet. These sex criminals are often shunned both socially and professionally, making it extremely difficult for them to find any sort of gainful employment. But now a group called the GOP is trying to change all that: This amazing organization helps disgraced pedophiles rebuild their lives by getting them elected to political office. If that doesn’t lift your spirits, we don’t know what will. While most Americans are openly disgusted by pedophiles, the bighearted people over at the GOP seek to help…

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Incredible: This Inner-City Teacher Can Finally Use The Private Jet Tax Credit To Take Her Kids On A Field Trip To The Louvre

While the long-term impact of the newly passed Republican tax plan remains uncertain, there’s already one American who is reaping the benefits, and her story is absolutely heartwarming: This inner-city teacher can use the tax credit she now receives on her private jet so that she can fly her students to an educational field trip at the Louvre! It’s official: Chalk this one up as a win for America’s underdogs! Thanks to the GOP’s tax reform, Ms. Nadia Perez, a sixth-grade teacher in the Newark public school system, will now…

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White House turns to above-the-law political defense

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump’s personal attorney’s claim that the President cannot be guilty of obstructing justice raises two stunning possibilities that could cast the Russia investigation and its threat to his White House in a new and even more serious light. If that is the case, Dowd’s interview, after a weekend of spinning by Trump and aides following the announcement of a plea deal for former national security adviser Michael Flynn, leads to another profound question. Trump knew in January that Flynn misled FBI

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Romney on Moore: ‘No majority is worth losing our honor, our integrity’

Washington (CNN)Republican former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney slammed Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore of Alabama, rebuking the candidate accused of sexual assault and harassment on the same day President Donald Trump embraced him. #DefeatTheElite #DrainTheSwamp” Multiple women, including Corfman in an interview with The Washington Post, have accused Moore of pursing relationships with them when they were teenagers and he was in his early 30s. Trump had vouched for Moore on Twitter earlier Monday and later made a phone call to the Alabama judge with a history of incendiary comments…

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Trump’s lawyer says he was behind President’s tweet about firing Flynn

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, John Dowd, told CNN on Sunday that he wrote a tweet for the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account about the firing of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn. The Washington Post reported Saturday that Dowd drafted the tweet, citing two people familiar with the Twitter message. NBC News’ Chuck Todd also reported Sunday on “Meet the Press” that Dowd confirmed he authored the message. Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about conversations he had with Russia’s ambassador to the US during…

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Justice Dept. offers up key witness in Russia probe as House Intel Chair threatens contempt

Washington (CNN)The Justice Department has agreed to allow congressional investigators to interview a key FBI employee believed to have served as the main contact, or “handler” of, former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, who compiled the so-called “dossier” of allegations about President Donald Trump’s connections to Russia, according to a department spokesperson. “Give this information NOW!” Trump tweeted. In reality, sources familiar with the negotiations tell CNN that despite Nunes’ public accusations of “stonewalling,” the Justice Department met with Nunes nearly two months ago, and his Intelligence Committee staff members…

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Senate Passes Major Business, Individual Cuts: Tax Debate Update

The Senate tax bill is in the midst of a marathon vote session that stretched into early Saturday morning with the goal of holding a final vote in the next several hours. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day: Senate Passes Major Business, Individual Cuts (1:51 a.m.) Senate Republicans narrowly approved the most sweeping rewrite of the U.S. tax code in three decades, slashing the corporate tax rate and providing temporary tax-rate cuts for most Americans. The 51-49 vote — achieved only after closed-door deal-making with dissident senators…

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James Comey’s on Instagram now, and his first post shades Trump and Flynn

Former FBI Director James Comey smiling at the thought of justice.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images As hellfire prepares to rain down on the White House, former FBI Director James Comey is chillin’, you know, just getting his Instagram on. After news broke that Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia, Comey responded by posting his first Instagram and trolling the men with a biblical verse about justice. SEE ALSO: Yeah, that secret Twitter account actually does belong to James…

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Senators share photos of GOP tax bill pages, and they’re pretty illegible

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to his office in the Capitol as he awaits the vote on his party's tax plan.Image: alex wong/Getty Images We’ve all been there. You have your assignment printed and ready to go, but are frantically scribbling down last minute additions in the desperate hope that you’ll get a passing grade. This was OK in high school English class, but what about in the U.S. Senate?  After several failed attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare, Senate Republicans are really doing everything they can get a…

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Alyssa Milano is the voice we need to keep the net neutrality fight going

Fight!Image: Getty Images/Mashable A quiet resignation has begun to set in among net neutrality proponents as Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai marches forward with his plan. But Alyssa Milano is having none of it. The actress and advocate has emerged as one of the loudest and most aggressive voices in support of net neutrality. In this role as champion of net neutrality, Milano’s accomplished something few others have: She’s gotten Pai to engage, despite him mostly ignoring any and all criticism in the past eight months. SEE ALSO: The…

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Special counsel delays grand jury testimony amid signs of Flynn deal talks

(CNN)Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has postponed an anticipated grand jury testimony linked to his investigation into Michael Flynn amid growing indications of possible plea deal discussions. The grand jury testimony was postponed, the person said, with no reason given. There could be many reasons for a delay, including scheduling issues. The consultant’s expected testimony comes as the investigation into Trump’s former national security adviser’s business dealings has taken a new turn. Flynn’s attorney told Trump’s legal team last week that he would no longer share information about the investigation,…

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Trump’s behavior raises questions of competency

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump potentially has millions of lives in his hands as the threat of a devastating war with North Korea swiftly escalates. On Wednesday Trump caused outrage and sparked fears of violent reprisals against Americans and US interests overseas by retweeting graphic anti-Muslim videos by an extreme far right British hate group. Earlier this week he used a racial slur in front of Native American war heroes. He’s attacked global press freedom, after cozying up to autocrats on his recent Asia tour. Trump retweets anti-Muslim content A history of…

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At a Navajo veterans’ event, Trump makes ‘Pocahontas’ crack

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump, during an event at the White House honoring Navajo code talkers Monday, referenced his nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, “Pocahontas,” a label he has long used about the Massachusetts Democrat. He then turned to one of the code talkers behind him, put his left hand on the man’s shoulder and said: “But you know what, I like you. You are special people.” White House: ‘Pocahontas’ not racial slur Warren blasts Donald Trump; he calls her ‘Pocahontas’

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