Jerry Jones: Labor Union Files Complaint Over Benching Threat

Jerry Jones: Labor Union Files Complaint Over Benching Threat

A labor union has filed a complaint against Jerry Jones for his announced policy to bench players who don’t stand during the national anthem before NFL games. United Labor Unions Local 100, which represents workers in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas, has filed a request asking the National Labor Relations Board…

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SKorean Lawmaker Says NoKorea Hacked ‘Decapitation’ War Plans

SKorean Lawmaker Says NoKorea Hacked 'Decapitation' War Plans

A South Korean lawmaker says North Korean hackers stole highly classified military documents that include U.S.-South Korean wartime “decapitation strike” plans against the North Korean leadership. The United States, meanwhile, staged another show of force meant to deter any North Korean aggression by flying two B-1B supersonic bombers Tuesday night…

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White House hammers GOP senator, escalating feud

White House hammers GOP senator, escalating feud

The White House on Tuesday escalated President Trump’s feud with Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), saying the senator was partially responsible for the Iran nuclear deal. “Senator Corker worked with Nancy Pelosi and the Obama administration to pave the way for that and rolled out the red carpet for the Iran…

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House Intel investigation expands to Trump campaign data firm

House Intel investigation expands to Trump campaign data firm

The House Intelligence Committee has requested information from Cambridge Analytica about its work for President Trump’s presidential campaign as part of its investigation into Russian interference. A spokesman for the data mining firm confirmed to The Hill that Cambridge Analytica “has been asked by the House Intelligence Committee to provide…

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Tom Price Quits Health and Human Services Amid Private Flight Scandal

Tom Price Quits Health and Human Services Amid Private Flight Scandal

Lawmakers from both the House and Senate have called on Trump officials to disclose information about their use of private planes, which include military aircraft. Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, on Thursday called for a prohibition on charter flight travel by officials. The Office of the…

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Kellyanne Conway Scrutinized for Taking Private Flights

Kellyanne Conway Scrutinized for Taking Private Flights

A leading Democratic congressman wants answers from Kellyanne Conway, the counselor to President Donald Trump, about her traveling on non-commercial flights. The inquest comes as several Trump administration officials have faced scrutiny for taking such flights, including Tom Price, who resigned last Friday as secretary of the Department of Health…

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NFL refutes Trump tweet Goodell is ‘demanding’ players stand for anthem

NFL refutes Trump tweet Goodell is 'demanding' players stand for anthem

The NFL on Wednesday refuted President Donald Trump’s claim that league Commissioner Roger Goodell is “finally demanding” that players stand up during the national anthem. “Commentary this morning about the Commissioner’s position on the Anthem is not accurate. As we said yesterday, there will be a discussion of these issues…

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Trump has damaged Tillerson beyond repair

Trump has damaged Tillerson beyond repair

PARIS — President Trump has left his chief foreign policy negotiator a deeply damaged diplomat, perhaps as profoundly wounded in his world standing as any predecessor back to Thomas Jefferson, the first U.S. secretary of State. Less than an hour after Rex Tillerson had finished a meeting with China’s President…

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Backlash swift after Trump tweet on NBC

Backlash swift after Trump tweet on NBC

President Trump’s suggestion that NBC should potentially have its broadcast license challenged has prompted a wave of condemnation from both sides of the aisle, with many saying that such a move would violate the First Amendment. Trump lashed out at NBC News Wednesday after the outlet reported that Trump had…

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The uneasy path to tax reform

The uneasy path to tax reform

Taxes are personal. No one is indifferent to them because they have an immediate and tangible impact. Every person and organization either pays money to the government — or doesn’t — and that makes an impression. Why, then, is the campaign for tax reform so short on specifics? Details matter…

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