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Mitch McConnell Faces Headache in Kansas Senate Primary if Kris Kobach Not Selected DHS Secretary

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faces a potential serious headache in Kansas if the state’s former secretary of state and GOP gubernatorial nominee Kris Kobach is not selected to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the wake of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen leaving the job. Kobach has made clear to a number of allies and stated publicly that he intends to run for the U.S. Senate seat that retiring Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) is vacating next year, and polling conducted on the potential primary race Kansas insiders shared with…

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Senate Republicans Trigger ‘Nuclear Option’ to Speed up Approval of Trump Nominees

Senate Republicans on Wednesday invoked the “nuclear option” to reduce the amount of time required to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominees. The rules change limits debate on most nominees to two hours instead of 30. White House selections for the Cabinet, Supreme Court and appeals courts would be exempted from the new rules. Every Democrat opposed the move, joined by Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Mike Lee (R-UT). The Senate changed the rules after a debate that featured personal finger-pointing between the chamber’s party leaders, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and…

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Eight Questions for Russia Hoaxers to Answer After End of Mueller Probe

Now that special counsel Robert S. Mueller’s final report predictably found no collusion between Donald Trump or his 2016 campaign and Russia, it is time for the appropriate investigative authorities to probe the possibility of crimes committed in the perpetuation of the Russia collusion hoax. Below, in no particular order, are eight key questions related to possible wrongdoing in the sordid Russia collusion affair. 1 – Was a false crime deliberately reported to the FBI? Former British spy Christopher Steele reportedly met on July 5, 2016 with a Rome-based special…

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