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memo, democratic, campaign

Read the Democratic rebuttal to the Nunes memo, annotated

Weeks after the release of the controversial Nunes memo, we now have the Democrats' official response.  In case you need a refresher: The Nunes memo alleged abuses by law enforcement in their FISA application to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page as part of the FBI investigation into whether the campaign coordinated with Russia […]

The Fix The Fix 2/24/2018 4:25pm

2 Weeks After Trump Blocked It, Democrats Release Rebuttal of G.O.P. Memo

House Democrats made public a heavily redacted memo that was drafted to counter Republican claims of surveillance abuses against a former Trump campaign aide.

NYT > Politics NYT > Politics 2/24/2018 4:22pm

House panel releases Democratic memo that counters Republican critique of surveillance during the 2016 campaign

The House Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a Democratic memo countering a harsh Republican critique of the FBI and Justice Department, escalating the partisan battle over government surveillance of a former Trump campaign advisor that b...

steele, cpac, chairman

Former RNC chair responds to comment that he was only elected 'because he's a black guy'

Michael Steele shot back Saturday at a Conservative Political Action Conference official for a racial comment he made about the former Republican National Committee chairman at a dinner Friday night.   

trump, president, wall

After testy call with Trump over border wall, Mexico's president shelves White House visit

Tentative plans for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to make his first visit to the White House to meet with President Donald Trump were scuttled this week after a testy call between the two leaders ended in an impasse over Trump's promised border wall, according to U.S. and Mexican officials....

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 2/24/2018 8:14pm
trump, teachers, states

Trump tweets support for arming teachers, says 'up to states'

President Donald Trump is doubling down on his support for the controversial idea of arming school teachers as a protective and preventive measure against school shootings, indicating that aspects of such a proposal could be "up to states."