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This week in Trump-Russia news: The House investigation melts down, raising the stakes for Mueller

"They tanked it from the beginning," a Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee told 'Mic.'

Lordy, James Comey and Donald Trump are in the middle of a Twitter beef

The former FBI director said the American people will soon be able to "judge for themselves who is honorable and who is not."

“They tanked it from the beginning”: How Republicans hijacked the House Russia probe

Nunes ended the investigation Monday, concluding more than a year of political drama and chaos.

Trump lawyer calls for Justice Department to kill Mueller probe day after McCabe firing

The bizarre statement may reflect a shift toward a more combative strategy on the part of the president's legal team.

Unreliable sources: A look at the worst media moments this week

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.
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Trump cheers McCabe firing: It’s a “great day for Democracy”

Jeff Sessions sacked the deputy director of the FBI on Friday — days before he was set to retire.

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Stormy Daniels

Yet another Trump official gets caught up in an expensive travel scandal, an ICE spokesman quits after claiming he was asked to mislead the public and Carson's expensive table excuse gets debunked.

A wave of departures and firings are reportedly imminent at the White House

Chief of Staff John Kelly is the latest top Trump official who may resign or be fired.

Report: Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization for Russia documents

Trump had previously warned that he would consider it a "violation" for the special counsel to investigate his personal finances and business.

Trump to release opioid plan that calls for giving drug dealers the death penalty, per report

President Donald Trump’s plan to combat the opioid epidemic will include a call to give some drug dealers the death penalty, according to a report published Thursday by 'Politico'.
March 15, 2018

Sister of Charleston shooter Dylann Roof arrested after allegedly bringing weapons to school

Morgan Roof is the sister of Dylann Roof, the Charleston church shooter who pled guilty to murdering nine people during a bible study class.

Treasury Department hits Russia with sanctions over 2016 election meddling

The Internet Research Agency, which Mueller indicted in February, is among the entities targeted by the sanctions.

Why Trump would have a tough time blocking ’60 Minutes’ interview with Stormy Daniels

“The odds of Trump getting a court to issue an injunction to prevent CBS from airing this are slim to none."

Trump dark money org hires Carl Higbie, who resigned from Trump administration after racist comments

Higbie has said the majority of veterans fake having post-traumatic stress disorder, that Muslims are akin to child molesters and that people should be able to shoot immigrants crossing the border.

What Conor Lamb’s victory in Trump country means for Democrats in 2018

Donald Trump won 110 House districts by a smaller margin than the district Conor Lamb won in Pennsylvania.
March 14, 2018

Inter-marital affair could destroy what’s left of the leadership of a major neo-Nazi group

On this season of 'Real Housewives of the So-Called Alt-Right...'

These are the 15 mass shootings that have happened in the US in the month since Parkland

In the month since 17 students and faculty members were killed at a high school in Parkland, Florida, there have already been 14 additional mass shootings.

Facebook bans far-right political party for inciting “animosity and hatred”

The social media platform has deleted the official Facebook page for Britain First as well as pages belonging to two leaders of the political party.

5 key takeaways from Pennsylvania’s too-close-to-call special election

The Republican House majority is in real danger come November.

What to know about the thousands of high school walkouts happening nationwide

Hundreds of thousands of students are expected to demand Congress pass new gun laws a month after the Parkland, Florida, shooting.