Donald Trump takes shot at Colin Kaepernick’s free-agent status – ESPN

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment President Donald Trump reignited his feud with Colin Kaepernick, taking credit for the fact that the quarterback has not signed with a team since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers three weeks ago. Speaking at a rally Monday night in Louisville, Trump said he was reading an article about NFL owners’ fears about signing Kaepernick, and said, “They…

Royal Jordanian Tells Passengers US Is Barring Electronic Devices From Its Flights – NBCNews.com

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

Documents released by the Democrats on the House Oversight Committee show a representative from RT, the Russian television network, successfully negotiating a lower speaking fee from Mike Flynn, the retired general who served briefly as Donald Trump’s national security advisor before stepping down amid questions about his foreign ties. Flynn spoke at an RT conference in December 2015, and was famously seated at the same table as Russian President Vladimir…

FBI Director Comey confirms probe of possible coordination between Kremlin and Trump campaign – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

FBI Director James B. Comey acknowledged Monday that his agency is conducting an investigation into possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign in a counterintelligence probe that could reach all the way to the White House and may last for months. The extraordinary disclosure came near the beginning of a sprawling, 5½ -hour public hearing before the House Intelligence Committee in which Comey also said there is “no…

Six Highlights From the Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing – New York Times

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

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Ivanka Trump moves into West Wing office, acknowledges ‘no modern precedent’ for her role – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

From Ivanka Trump’s twitter account Though Ivanka Trump lacks a formal White House job, the president’s older daughter is moving into her own West Wing office, an administration spokesperson said  — a move that increases her profile as an influential, though unofficial, adviser to her father. Ivanka Trump will not be on the government payroll or officially bound by its ethics rules, but she said in a statement to Politico that…

GOP leaders pile on sweeteners to sell Obamacare repeal – Politico

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan and his top lieutenants have been meeting with holdout moderates to find out what’s needed to secure their support. | AP Photo The revisions are part of a last-ditch effort to get the measure passed. By Jennifer Haberkorn, Rachael Bade and Josh Dawsey 03/20/17 06:36 PM EDT Updated 03/20/17 08:07 PM EDT House Republican leaders are poised to release Monday evening an expansive series of changes…