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Jussie Smollett’s character cut from season’s final 2 episodes of ‘Empire’

Jussie Smollett’s character cut from season’s final 2 episodes of ‘Empire’

The producers behind Fox’s “Empire” have decided to remove actor Jussie Smollett’s character from the final two episodes of the season following his arrest this week. The decision, producers said, was made to “avoid further disruption on set.” “The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us,” the statement…MORE

House Democrats introduce resolution to block Trump’s national emergency

House Democrats introduce resolution to block Trump’s national emergency

House Democrats introduced a resolution Friday to block President Donald Trump’s effort to build a wall on the southern border through his emergency powers, setting up votes in Congress to rebuke the President’s proclamation. In a call with reporters, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Joaquin Castro, a Texas Democrat and the author of the…MORE

Appeals court judges skeptical of plan to end DACA

Appeals court judges skeptical of plan to end DACA

A three-judge federal appeals panel on Friday expressed skepticism over the Trump administration’s reasoning for terminating the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The hearing in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit centered around the administration’s rationale to end DACA, not the legality of the DACA program itself. “Your…MORE

The White House’s new argument against collusion with Russia is nonsensical

The White House’s new argument against collusion with Russia is nonsensical

On Friday morning, this exchange happened between White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and CNN’s Joe Johns: Johns: You said there was no need to collude with Russia but there have been so many indictments and contacts with Russians. How do you balance that? Sanders: It’s real simple to me. The President far and away…MORE

Larry Hogan sure sounds like he is going to primary Donald Trump

Larry Hogan sure sounds like he is going to primary Donald Trump

The political world is focused on the ever-growing Democratic 2020 field, all jockeying for their chance to beat President Donald Trump next November. But it looks increasingly likely that Trump is going to have to clear a major hurdle before he even gets there: A primary challenge from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. Hogan, who was…MORE

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