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Black Lawmaker Calls Bannon ‘Racist,’ Says He’s Not Invited to Trump Meeting

Black Lawmaker Calls Bannon ‘Racist,’ Says He’s Not Invited to Trump Meeting

A member of the Congressional Black Caucus said Friday that the group would welcome a meeting with President Donald Trump, but only if it didn’t include top White House adviser Steve Bannon, whom the lawmaker called “a stone cold racist.” Bannon, the …

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Black Lawmaker Calls Bannon ‘Racist,’ Says He’s Not Invited to Trump Meeting

Black Lawmaker Calls Bannon ‘Racist,’ Says He’s Not Invited to Trump Meeting

A member of the Congressional Black Caucus said Friday that the group would welcome a meeting with President Donald Trump, but only if it didn’t include top White House adviser Steve Bannon, whom the lawmaker called “a stone cold racist.” Bannon, the …

McCain defends the media in NBC interview

McCain defends the media in NBC interview

In an interview on NBC airing on Sunday, Senator John McCain defended the media, saying “we need a free press, we must have it.” In an interview with NBC News’ Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press” the Republican senator was asked to respond to President …

McCain says suppressing free press is 'how dictators get started'

McCain says suppressing free press is ‘how dictators get started’

MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain, defending the media against the latest attack by President Donald Trump, warned suppressing the free press was “how dictators get started.” The Arizona Republican, a frequent critic of Trump, was responding to a …

Trump Florida rally comes after rough week at White House - live updates

Trump Florida rally comes after rough week at White House - live updates

After a week batting down a string of controversies, President Trump held his first post-inauguration campaign-style rally early Saturday evening at a Florida airport, continuing his tirades against the press over their coverage of his administration.

Trump reverts to campaigning a month into his term. This time, his opponent is the media

Trump reverts to campaigning a month into his term. This time, his opponent is the media

President Trump returned to campaign mode Saturday with a clear opponent in mind — the media — declaring before thousands of cheering supporters that “fake news” was undermining his nascent administration’s accomplishments. The White House was …

After Turbulent Week, Trump Holds Campaign Rally

After Turbulent Week, Trump Holds Campaign Rally

A month into his term, President Donald Trump hit the trail Saturday for what a White House spokeswoman called a “campaign rally for America.” At Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Florida, Trump addressed a hangar packed with supporters in an …

In Campaign-Style Rally, Trump Promises New Immigration Action, Obamacare Replacement

In Campaign-Style Rally, Trump Promises New Immigration Action, Obamacare Replacement

Addressing an adoring crowd of supporters in Melbourne, Florida, on Saturday, President Donald Trump promised new action to restrict immigration next week, and a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act soon after that. “I’ve ordered the construction of …

NSC Official Fired After Reportedly Criticizing Trump, Aides

NSC Official Fired After Reportedly Criticizing Trump, Aides

Craig Deare, recently appointed the U.S. National Security Council’s senior director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, was removed from the agency days after criticizing President Donald Trump and senior White House officials during a private event, said a …

Trump returns to campaign mode, rallying supporters, attacking foes, promising a greater America

Trump returns to campaign mode, rallying supporters, attacking foes, promising a greater America

President Trump returned Saturday to campaign mode – holding a rally in a Florida airport hangar in which he again railed against the “dishonest media” and repeated his promises to build a “beautiful” border wall, replace “disastrous …

Inquiries Into Russian Election Hacking Include Three FBI Probes

Inquiries Into Russian Election Hacking Include Three FBI Probes

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is pursuing at least three separate probes relating to alleged Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential elections, according to five current and former government officials with direct knowledge of the situation.

President Trump speaks at campaign rally in Florida

President Trump speaks at campaign rally in Florida

President Trump continued his attack on the news media at a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday night. He told attendees he wanted to speak “without the filter of the fake news.” “They have their own agenda and their agenda is not your agenda,” Trump said.

Trump returns to Florida for campaign rally, hoping to reignite voters with unfiltered message

Trump returns to Florida for campaign rally, hoping to reignite voters with unfiltered message

President Trump returns to friendly and familiar ground Saturday with a campaign rally in Florida, after a challenging first several weeks in the White House, largely deprived of the voter enthusiasm that helped propel him to his unexpected November win.

Trump, an Outsider Demanding Loyalty, Struggles to Fill Top Posts

Trump, an Outsider Demanding Loyalty, Struggles to Fill Top Posts

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — During President Trump’s transition to power, his team reached out to Elliott Abrams for help building a new administration. Mr. Abrams, a seasoned Republican foreign policy official, sent lists of possible candidates for …

Trump attempts a reset with a rally, new staff and a renewed fight with the media

Trump attempts a reset with a rally, new staff and a renewed fight with the media

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Nearly a month into a presidency full of missteps, Donald Trump is poised to return Saturday to firmer ground outside of Washington, with a campaign rally planned here with thousands of adoring supporters who helped sweep him into the …

Constituents Flood Another GOP Congressman's Town Halls And Angrily Confront Him

Constituents Flood Another GOP Congressman’s Town Halls And Angrily Confront Him

Constituents of Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) flooded two town hall meetings on Saturday to confront and boo the congressman over the GOP’s vows to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and strip public funding from Planned Parenthood.

Poll: Americans want Democrats to work with Trump

Poll: Americans want Democrats to work with Trump

A strong majority of Americans say Democrats should look to cooperate with President Trump to strike deals, according to the inaugural Harvard-Harris poll provided exclusively by The Hill. The survey found that 73 percent of voters want to see Democrats …

Authorities 'strongly encourage' House members to review security plans before week of town halls

Authorities ‘strongly encourage’ House members to review security plans before week of town halls

House lawmakers are being told by law enforcement to maintain “enhanced security awareness” as they return to their home districts for a week – following several raucous town hall meeting in which congressional Republicans were ripped over plans to …

RESET: After one of the most tumultuous weeks in presidential history, Trump tries to return to his comfort zone

RESET: After one of the most tumultuous weeks in presidential history, Trump tries to return to his comfort zone

Backed into a corner, President Donald Trump returned late this week to what he knows best: Campaigning and taking his message directly to the public. Three moves this week signaled the president’s return to his campaign roots: An impromptu Thursday press …

A Mild-Mannered Woman From Washington Is The Democrats' Deadliest Weapon

A Mild-Mannered Woman From Washington Is The Democrats’ Deadliest Weapon

WASHINGTON ― A few weeks after the 2013 government shutdown, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) compared the Republicans in the House to the preschoolers she once taught. To deal with a bunch of fractious, obstreperous 4-year-olds, she said, you need a plan.

Trump reportedly 'yelled' at CIA director over response to reports about US intelligence being withheld

Trump reportedly ‘yelled’ at CIA director over response to reports about US intelligence being withheld

U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One as he departs Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, U.S., February 17, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The notion that the US intelligence community may be keeping some details about its methods secret from President …

Trump tweets: Don’t believe the news, ‘White House is running VERY WELL’

Trump tweets: Don’t believe the news, ‘White House is running VERY WELL’

President Trump on Saturday insisted all is well in his administration, focusing his blame on the media and his predecessor, Barack Obama Barack Obama Trump tweets: Don’t believe the news, ‘White House is running VERY WELL’ ‘SNL’ should test Trump …

Trump To Step Back Into Familiar Territory With Rally In Florida

Trump To Step Back Into Familiar Territory With Rally In Florida

President Trump is returning to the campaign trail Saturday night. Yes, it’s less than a month into his presidency. But Trump’s campaign, which never shut down after he won the election, is organizing the rally in Melbourne, Fla. It’s been a tumultuous …

GOP Congress unnerved by Trump bumps

GOP Congress unnerved by Trump bumps

The crush of crises that have consumed the first month of the Trump administration are frustrating and unnerving congressional Republicans looking for guidance and details from the White House on key policy issues like healthcare and tax reform. Some in …

Just how mainstream is marijuana? There’s now a “Congressional Cannabis Caucus.”

Just how mainstream is marijuana? There’s now a “Congressional Cannabis Caucus.”

Time to dispel any doubts you may still have that marijuana reform is truly a mainstream political issue. This week, a bipartisan group of U.S. representatives formed the first-ever “Congressional Cannabis Caucus” to work on legislation related to …

Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Set for March

Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Set for March

The battle over the nomination of federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme court will begin in March, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley announced Thursday. Members of the committee and Gorsuch will give opening …

State Senator Cracked A Table To Stop A Woman's Pro-Choice Testimony

State Senator Cracked A Table To Stop A Woman’s Pro-Choice Testimony

On Wednesday, Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner accidentally smashed a glass table with his gavel while attempting to silence an intern from NARAL Pro-Choice Texas during her testimony against an anti-abortion bill. “Senate Bill 415 is not …

Susan Rice Calls Donald Trump’s Black Caucus Remarks ‘Offensive’

Susan Rice Calls Donald Trump’s Black Caucus Remarks ‘Offensive’

President Donald Trump’s exchange with a black journalist during Thursday’s whirlwind press conference has been branded “notably offensive” by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice. This is a cogent summary of why @realDonaldTrump’s answer to April …

At conference of world leaders, McCain blasts Trump's worldview

At conference of world leaders, McCain blasts Trump’s worldview

Without ever mentioning President Trump by name, Sen. John McCain used a speech in Germany on Friday as an international platform in an apparent blast at his fellow Republican’s policies and worldview. Speaking at the 2017 Munich Security Conference …

John McCain spent 9 minutes picking apart Trump's worldview without saying his name once

John McCain spent 9 minutes picking apart Trump’s worldview without saying his name once

U.S. Senator John McCain speaks at the opening of the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 17, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona just spent nine minutes picking apart President Donald Trump’s …

US Marshals guard DeVos after tense nomination process

US Marshals guard DeVos after tense nomination process

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is being guarded by the agents from the U.S. Marshals Service after a bruising nomination process, Politico reported. Drew J. Wade, a spokesman for the service, told the magazine that he is not aware of these agents …

Rand Paul: I'll Release an ObamaCare Replacement Plan Within 2 Months

Rand Paul: I’ll Release an ObamaCare Replacement Plan Within 2 Months

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told Ed Henry that he could have his ObamaCare replacement plan ready as early as sometime in March. Reacting to news that Aetna’s CEO declared ObamaCare in the midst of a “death spiral,” Paul said that former President Barack …

Trump Set to Hold Campaign Rally in Florida Today

Trump Set to Hold Campaign Rally in Florida Today

The last presidential election ended three months ago and the next one is not for almost four years, but President Donald Trump is set to travel to Orlando today for what the White House has termed “a campaign event.” The event, which is listed on …

Unfit To Serve At EPA

Unfit To Serve At EPA

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A government official intentionally misleads the public, putting Americans at risk. The news this week was full of reports about how former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn lied to his bosses, his …

Why President Trump Isn’t Anti-Gay Enough for the Religious Right

Why President Trump Isn’t Anti-Gay Enough for the Religious Right

The Religious Right is angry that the Trump administration will keep Obama’s LGBT rights envoy. But they may still get the anti-gay legislation they desire to see signed into law. This Monday the State Department announced that Randy Berry, the Special …

We Will Resist Scott Pruitt And Keep Fighting For Clean Air And Water

We Will Resist Scott Pruitt And Keep Fighting For Clean Air And Water

Terrible news out of Washington, DC today - the Senate has confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), despite his being a climate denier, sworn enemy of the EPA, and close ally of the fossil fuel …

Constraints Threaten Trump’s Promise of an Immigration Crackdown

Constraints Threaten Trump’s Promise of an Immigration Crackdown

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s efforts to secure the nation’s borders and get tough on illegal immigrants, announced just days after he took office, now face serious logistical problems along with the legal challenges that threaten his ability to …

Popular Domestic Programs Face Ax Under First Trump Budget

Popular Domestic Programs Face Ax Under First Trump Budget

WASHINGTON — The White House budget office has drafted a hit list of programs that President Trump could eliminate to trim domestic spending, including longstanding conservative targets like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Legal Services …

Fox News Poll: Voters divided over trusting Trump or the media

Fox News Poll: Voters divided over trusting Trump or the media

Slightly more voters find the White House more truthful than the media, according to the latest Fox News Poll. In addition, most feel the press is tougher on President Trump than it was on President Obama. But that may be a positive development, as a …

Report: Carson 'speechless' after top aide fired from HUD over anti-Trump op-ed

Report: Carson ‘speechless’ after top aide fired from HUD over anti-Trump op-ed

Ben Carson, President Trump’s nominee for Housing and Urban Development secretary, was “baffled” by the firing of his close aide for his criticism of Trump during the 2016 campaign, BuzzFeed News reported on Friday. A source close to Carson said that he …

Ted Nugent joins Kid Rock as potential candidate for U.S. Senate race in Michigan

Ted Nugent joins Kid Rock as potential candidate for U.S. Senate race in Michigan

Inspired by President Donald Trump’s improbable electoral victory, musician and conservative activist Theodore Anthony “Ted” Nugent won’t rule out a bid for the U.S. Senate. “I’m always very interested in making my country and the great state …

Videos

Greta Van Susteren Speaks With Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu | For The Record | MSNBC

Greta Van Susteren Speaks With Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu | For The Record | MSNBC

Michael Burgess: Lack Of Bipartisan Effort Sank Obamacare | MSNBC

Michael Burgess: Lack Of Bipartisan Effort Sank Obamacare | MSNBC

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Steve Bannon Is 'A Stone Cold Racist' | MSNBC

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Steve Bannon Is ‘A Stone Cold Racist’ | MSNBC

Mitch McConnell Asked About Mike Pence, Russian Contacts At Press Conference | MSNBC

Mitch McConnell Asked About Mike Pence, Russian Contacts At Press Conference | MSNBC

Kremlin Cooling Its Enthusiasm For President Donald Trump | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

Kremlin Cooling Its Enthusiasm For President Donald Trump | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

Senate confirms Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA

Senate confirms Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA

Congressional Black Caucus Member Reacts To President Donald Trump's Comment | MSNBC

Congressional Black Caucus Member Reacts To President Donald Trump’s Comment | MSNBC

President Donald Trump's EPA Pick Has A Toxic History With Oil Companies | MSNBC

President Donald Trump’s EPA Pick Has A Toxic History With Oil Companies | MSNBC

Michael Flynn May Have Committed Felony With Russia Contact | The Last Word | MSNBC

Michael Flynn May Have Committed Felony With Russia Contact | The Last Word | MSNBC

Major layoffs at the State Department

Major layoffs at the State Department

April Ryan: CBC Members Eager To Meet With President Donald Trump | Morning Joe | MSNBC

April Ryan: CBC Members Eager To Meet With President Donald Trump | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Mika: President Donald Trump Has No Humility, Curiosity Or Humor | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Mika: President Donald Trump Has No Humility, Curiosity Or Humor | Morning Joe | MSNBC

President Trump Repeatedly Talks About Himself At Marathon News Conference | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

President Trump Repeatedly Talks About Himself At Marathon News Conference | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

What It Looks Like When A President Fails | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

What It Looks Like When A President Fails | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

White House foreign affairs

White House foreign affairs

Reports: Trump's pick to replace Flynn says no

Reports: Trump’s pick to replace Flynn says no

April Ryan Reacts To President Donald Trump's CBC Remarks | MSNBC

April Ryan Reacts To President Donald Trump’s CBC Remarks | MSNBC

Ed Markey: President Donald Trump Trying To Do 'Corporate Takeover' Of Intel Community | MSNBC

Ed Markey: President Donald Trump Trying To Do ‘Corporate Takeover’ Of Intel Community | MSNBC

Alexander Acosta: Trump's new pick for Labor secretary

Alexander Acosta: Trump’s new pick for Labor secretary

Congress Strips Obama-Era Gun Regulation Requiring Background Checks For Mentally Ill | MSNBC

Congress Strips Obama-Era Gun Regulation Requiring Background Checks For Mentally Ill | MSNBC

Rep. Maxine Waters On President Donald Trump's 'Kremlin Clan' | All In | MSNBC

Rep. Maxine Waters On President Donald Trump’s ‘Kremlin Clan’ | All In | MSNBC

Time Goes Inside Tumultuous First Weeks Of The White House | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Time Goes Inside Tumultuous First Weeks Of The White House | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Lawmakers clash when it comes to Michael Flynn investigation

Lawmakers clash when it comes to Michael Flynn investigation

World Leaders View White House With 'Shock' And 'Worry' | Morning Joe | MSNBC

World Leaders View White House With ‘Shock’ And ‘Worry’ | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Former National Security Advisor: Leaks Not Productive Or Helpful | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Former National Security Advisor: Leaks Not Productive Or Helpful | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Rand Paul: Complete Repeal Of Obamacare But Let's Replace It | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Rand Paul: Complete Repeal Of Obamacare But Let’s Replace It | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Joe To White House: You Keep Lying, We'll Keep Reporting About It | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Joe To White House: You Keep Lying, We’ll Keep Reporting About It | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Massive Purge Of Intel Community, Leakers Possible After Mike Flynn Situation | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Massive Purge Of Intel Community, Leakers Possible After Mike Flynn Situation | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Susan Sarandon: Oil And Gas Is Not Tenable For Future Sustainability | All In | MSNBC

Susan Sarandon: Oil And Gas Is Not Tenable For Future Sustainability | All In | MSNBC

WSJ: Intel Officials Withholding Intelligence From President Donald Trump | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

WSJ: Intel Officials Withholding Intelligence From President Donald Trump | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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