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White House Considers Afghan Troop Withdrawal

Amid consistent signaling that the administration will deploy several thousand additional soldiers to the Afghan war zone, inability to agree on a strategy has brought about discussion of a troop withdrawal, an option long thought to be beyond the pale for Washington policymakers. “It’s a macro question as to whether the U.S., this administration, and…

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Rich White House Staffers Paid Handsome Salaries

Nearly half of the Trump administration’s White House staff will earn in excess of $100,000 per year, according to new salary details released last Friday. While some staff work pro bono, such as “First Daughter” Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner, 22 of Trump’s aides, including some with a net worth in the tens of…

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US Foils Fake Chemical Attack It Predicted, Mainstream Media Pats Self on Back

Well, we can all rest easy — the chemical weapons attack mainstream media predicted Assad would carry out against his own people has been successfully thwarted by mainstream media, which credited mainstream media’s original pre-crisis reporting for successfully averting the crisis. Per Reuters: “U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that the Syrian government…

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FBI Director Comey Fired

  The Director of the FBI under the Trump administration, James Comey, has been fired, White House officials say. “Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that hes has been terminated and removed from office,” the White House said in a statement. Comey’s termination comes after he made inaccurate statements to Congress regarding Hillary…

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Dow Chem Pushes Regulators to Scuttle Findings of Pesticide Study – Report

Dow Chemical is pressuring Trump Administration regulators to withdraw biological findings that show three insecticides used on America’s fruit and vegetables are toxic for nearly all threatened and endangered animals and plants, according to documents. The revelation comes from letters obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, which show Dow’s lawyers asking the Trump administration…

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Trump Administration Begins Quiet Preparations For Government Shutdown

Even as Donald Trump is desperate to show to the US population, and especially his voter base, some actual achievement before his first 100 days run out next weekend, prompting him to tell AP that he will unveil a “tremendous” tax cut plan next week (recall he did the same in February), the Trump administration…

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Trump’s Labor Secretary Nominee Alexander Acosta Helped Infamous Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Avoid Federal Charges

President Trump’s Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta will likely face some tough questioning at his upcoming Senate confirmation hearing over an unusual plea deal he oversaw for a billionaire sex offender while U.S. attorney in Miami. That billionaire sex offender is none other than the infamous Jeffrey Epstein. Last Thursday, Washington state Sen. Patty Murray,…

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Why Trump’s Syria ‘Surge’ Will Fail

Last week President Trump significantly escalated the US military presence in Syria, sending some 400 Marines to the ISIS-controlled Raqqa, and several dozen Army Rangers to the contested area around Manbij. According to press reports he will also station some 2,500 more US troops in Kuwait to be used as he wishes in Iraq and…

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