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GOP lawmakers tell Sessions to probe Clinton-Comey or resign

(Washington Times)  Two House Republicans delivered an ultimatum Monday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, telling him either to name a special counsel to investigate FBI Director James Comey’s handling of last year’s election, or else resign to clear the way for someone who will. Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Matt Gaetz of Florida said questions are piling […]

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Jeff Flake says he won’t run for re-election in 2018 – CBS News

(CBS News)  Sen. Jeff Flake abruptly announced Tuesday he won’t run for re-election after all in the 2018 midterm elections, leave the Senate when his term ends in January 2019 and delivered a blistering rebuke of President Trump’s behavior. The Arizona Republic announced on the Senate floor that he could “better serve my country and conscience” […]

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Republicans Go On Offensive Against Mueller; Call For ‘Special Counsel’ To Investigate AG Lynch | Zero Hedge

(Zero Hedge) Last night, after Trump launched yet another furious tweetstorm intended to expose the double standard applied in the Hillary investigation compared to the Russia probe, we noted that Republicans might be well served to stop sitting around twiddling their thumbs and actually go on the offensive against an investigation that has obviously morphed […]

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Paul Ryan is Working Against Republicans with Ads on Healthcare

(CitizensOutpost) In an apparent hard sell of the newly proposed American Healthcare Act, a GOP leadership-connected organization is positioning itself against republican members in congress: “A group with close ties to House Republican leaders, including House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.), is airing a half-million dollars’ worth of television ads in more than two dozen media markets urging […]