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Trump tweets that he favors exceptions to abortion bans

President Donald Trump favors exceptions in abortion bans, he tweeted Saturday night. “As most people know, and for those who would like to know, I am strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions – Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother – the same position taken by Ronald Reagan,” Trump wrote. Trump’s position is…MORE

Trump’s hardline advisers are weakening his position

“The President has made his position eminently clear, and in the next weeks and months, we shall see what we shall see,” said John Bolton. Not this week, but in November 2002, when he was undersecretary of state, not national security adviser. And not about Iran, or Venezuela, or North Korea; but about Iraq. Seventeen…MORE

GOP Rep. Amash becomes first Republican to say Trump ‘engaged in impeachable conduct’

Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amash said Saturday he had concluded President Donald Trump committed “impeachable conduct” and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public. Amash’s comments recommending Congress pursue obstruction of justice charges against Trump were the first instance of a sitting Republican in Congress saying the President’s conduct meets the “threshold…MORE

New York Times: Trump requests paperwork to pardon accused US war criminals

President Donald Trump has requested paperwork allowing him to move forward quickly with pardons for accused US war criminals, The New York Times reported Saturday. The pardons from a President who on the campaign trail expressed support for “tougher” tactics than waterboarding and going after the families of terrorists could come “on or around Memorial…MORE

State Department condemns killing of American citizen in Nicaraguan prison

The State Department condemned the killing of an American citizen being held in Nicaragua after a prison uprising, according to Nicaraguan and US officials. However, they disagreed whether the killing of Eddy Antonio Montes PraslĂ­n was a justified homicide as the US ambassador and a lawyer representing Nicaraguan political prisoners maintain, or if it was…MORE

US military says Afghan security forces killed in airstrikes

Multiple Afghan security forces personnel were killed by US airstrikes this week while trying to come to the defense of Afghans under attack by the Taliban in Helmand province, a spokesman for the US military in Afghanistan told CNN. While the Afghan national defense forces were under heavy attack by the Taliban late Thursday, they…MORE

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