Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Politics A.M.: Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to send hundreds of emails about government business last year

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Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to send hundreds of emails about government business last year
The discovery alarmed some advisers to President Trump, who feared that his daughter's practices bore similarities to the personal email use of Hillary Clinton.
Federal judge blocks U.S. from enforcing Trump's asylum ban
The temporary restraining order halts President Trump's effort to automatically deny asylum to migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.
General in charge of border mission wants to begin redeploying troops
About 5,800 active-duty service members are deployed across the southern U.S. border, Pentagon officials said.
For Trump, the relationship with Saudi Arabia is all about money
President may not be focused on security, but others in the administration are concerned.
Power Up: Trump's 'America First' agenda often puts economics above human rights
Saudi Arabia is the chief example of this approach.
Fact Checker • Analysis
The disconnect between President Trump and his administration on freedom of the press
Vice President Pence and the State Department defend reporters overseas. But their efforts are undercut by the president's rhetoric on "fake news" and "enemy of the people."
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team defends legitimacy of his appointment
Designation of Matthew G. Whitaker as acting attorney general does not affect appointment, Mueller's team says.
The Fix • Analysis
These are the undecided races two weeks after Election Day
The marquee races have been decided, but there are still a handful where there is no winner yet.
Trump administration prepares to add Venezuela to list of state sponsors of terrorism
The move could limit U.S. assistance and prohibit financial transactions.
White House discusses possible Trump visit to troops in Iraq or Afghanistan
Confronted with criticism that he hasn't visited U.S. forces deployed to combat zones, Trump has indicated that plans are being made.
How the opposition to Pelosi as speaker compares to the rest of the Democratic caucus
A look at the demographics and politics of those who've said they plan to oppose House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) bid for Speaker.
Most charities that deserted Trump's Florida club after Charlottesville haven't come back
Just two organizations that previously held high-dollar banquets at Mar-a-Lago returned this winter, a Washington Post analysis shows.
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