Political Nuggets

11-21-2017 Political Nuggets….

Today in 5 Lines President Trump pardoned a pair of turkeys as part of the annual Thanksgiving tradition. Asked about whether he supports Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, Trump told reporters voters shouldn’t support Moore’s “liberal” rival, adding that Moore denies the sexual-misconduct allegations against him. The Federal Communications Commission […]

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11-20-2017 Political Nuggets…

Washington Brief Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has for the first time requested records from the Justice Department. The wide-ranging request seeks emails pertaining to the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey and the decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from the Russia […]

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11-20-2017 Highlights from Last Week…

Week in Review President Donald Trump nominated Alex Azar to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and fill the position previously held by Tom Price, who left the administration amid criticism of his use of taxpayer-funded private charter jets. Azar, a former pharmaceutical company executive […]

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11-17-17 Political Nuggets…

Today in 5 Lines President Trump blasted Minnesota Senator Al Franken after the lawmaker was accused of forcibly kissing and groping a woman, but did not mention Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has also been accused of sexual misconduct. During a rally in Alabama, Kayla Moore said her husband […]

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11-17-17 The Trump administration lifts a ban on importing elephant hunting trophies from certain African countries…(Vox)

  The Trump administration is drawing ire as it recently lifted a ban on “trophy” elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia being brought into the United States. [USA Today / Matthew Diebel]  African elephants are endangered, and the Obama administration implemented the ban to try to protect the populations in those […]

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11-16-17 Political Nuggets….

Today in 5 Lines The House voted to approve the Republican tax bill. Leeann Tweeden, a radio host, accused Minnesota Senator Al Franken of forcibly kissing and groping her in 2006. In response, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, along with a number of Democrats, called for a review of the allegations […]

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