The controversial White House counselor says his father’s 2008 financial trauma helped crystallize his antiglobalist views and led to a political hardening; “I’m going to be totally wiped out.”
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Roger Stone, the flamboyant political adviser who has been connected to President Donald Trump for years, is defending his contacts with “Guccifer 2.0”– the online persona who claims responsibility for hacking the Democratic National Committee — as an innocuous “brief exchange” of a few direct messages that he says amount to nothing.
House Republicans’ health-care proposal is running into a new political problem: opposition from older people.
An outspoken Manhattan federal prosecutor known for fighting public corruption is not complying with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ request to resign along with other prosecutors appointed by former President Barack Obama, a source has told The Associated Press.
A total of 47 of the 93 U.S. attorneys, who are political appointees, have already resigned. The move was met with surprise by many prosecutors.