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San Francisco Chronicle
37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas An overwhelming majority
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas An overwhelming majority of academic economists say in a new survey that the Republican tax proposals would cause America's debt to grow by one critical measure. Thirty-seven of 38 experts... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt....Thirty-seven of 38 experts surveyed by the University of Chicago's Initiative o
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
Thirty-seven of 38 experts surveyed by the University of Chicago's Initiative on Global Markets agreed that the GOP tax bills in Congress would cause U.S. debt to increase "substantially" faster than the economy. Only one economist - Stanford's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.An overwhelming majority of academic economists say in a new survey that the Re
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
An overwhelming majority of academic economists say in a new survey that the Republican tax proposals would cause America's debt to grow by one critical measure. Thirty-seven of 38 experts surveyed by the University of Chicago's Initiative on Global... Read more
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FOX News
Alaska's Murkowski says she backs repeal of ObamaCare individual mandate Republican senators have said they intend on repealing the individual mandate
FOX News / Posted 14 hours ago
Republican senators have said they intend on repealing the individual mandate requirement as part of their tax legislation. A spokesman for Murkowski told Politico that her... Read more
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FOX News
Alaska's Murkowski says she backs repeal of ObamaCare individual mandateFILE: Lisa Murkowski, R-Ak., wrote in an op-ed saying that she backs the Republ
FOX News / Posted 14 hours ago
FILE: Lisa Murkowski, R-Ak., wrote in an op-ed saying that she backs the Republican effort to repeal ObamaCare’s individual mandate. (Reuters) Republican senators have said they intend on repealing the individual mandate requirement as part of their... Read more
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The Morning Call
Eli Lake: U.S. adversaries get it: Trump can be ignoredAs 2017 comes to a close, much of Washington is pondering what was once imponde
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
As 2017 comes to a close, much of Washington is pondering what was once imponderable: What if President Donald Trump orders a nuclear strike as rashly as he tweets? Sen, Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Trump's former ally and chairman of the Senate Foreign... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawmakers get earful at LR vets-care forumThe town hall-style meeting sprawled from contentious to off-topic, but afterwa
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The town hall-style meeting sprawled from contentious to off-topic, but afterward, most veterans gathered at the Little Rock veterans hospital on Monday were glad the chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans Affairs heard their... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Financial aid officers say the government must stop charging fees to borrow money for collegeThe federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and p
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
The federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and parents fees to borrow money for college, but a group of financial aid officers say those loan origination fees are a burdensome tax on families that Congress needs to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Financial aid officers say the government must stop charging fees to borrow money for collegeThe federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and p
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
The federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and parents fees to borrow money for college, but a group of financial aid officers say those loan origination fees are a burdensome tax on families that Congress needs to... Read more
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The News-Times
Financial aid officers say the government must stop charging fees to borrow money for collegeThe federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and p
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
The federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and parents fees to borrow money for college, but a group of financial aid officers say those loan origination fees are a burdensome tax on families that Congress needs to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Financial aid officers say the government must stop charging fees to borrow money for collegeThe federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and p
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
The federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and parents fees to borrow money for college, but a group of financial aid officers say those loan origination fees are a burdensome tax on families that Congress needs to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Financial aid officers say the government must stop charging fees to borrow money for collegeThe federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and p
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
The federal government makes billions of dollars a year charging students and parents fees to borrow money for college, but a group of financial aid officers say those loan origination fees are a burdensome tax on families that Congress needs to... Read more
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The Morning Call
House GOP tax plan would fall $1.3 trillion short of paying for itself, study findsThe House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
The House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over a decade, even after accounting for new economic growth from the bill, according to a nonpartisan study released Monday. The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
House GOP tax plan would fall $1.3 trillion short of paying for itself, study findsThe House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over a decade, even after accounting for new economic growth from the bill, according to a nonpartisan study released Monday. The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
House GOP tax plan would fall $1.3 trillion short of paying for itself, study findsThe House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over a decade, even after accounting for new economic growth from the bill, according to a nonpartisan study released Monday. The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
House GOP tax plan would fall $1.3 trillion short of paying for itself, study findsThe House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over a decade, even after accounting for new economic growth from the bill, according to a nonpartisan study released Monday. The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
House GOP tax plan would fall $1.3 trillion short of paying for itself, study findsThe House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The House Republican tax plan would add $1.3 trillion to the national debt over a decade, even after accounting for new economic growth from the bill, according to a nonpartisan study released Monday. The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
House GOP tax plan would fall $1.3 trillion short of paying for...The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan organization, is the third out
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan organization, is the third outside group to conclude the bill would add to the deficit, contradicting Republicans' claim that the bill would effectively pay for itself via a surge in economic... Read more
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FOX News
White House softens stance on Moore, cites tax vote On the roster: - New questions on savings, uninsured rate from killing manda
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
On the roster: - New questions on savings, uninsured rate from killing mandate - Romney Senate hopes rise as potential rival drops out - Another... Read more
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FOX News
White House softens stance on Moore, cites tax voteSenior counselor to the president weighs in on tax reform push, Alabama Senate
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Senior counselor to the president weighs in on tax reform push, Alabama Senate race, NFL anthem protests and more on 'Fox & Friends.' On the roster: - New questions on savings, uninsured rate from... Read more
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ABC News
What if the general says 'no' to president's nuclear order?It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsd
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There's even a designated "safe escape" door at the nuclear-warfighting... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authorityWASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has p
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There's even a designated "safe escape" door at the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authorityWASHINGTON -- It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepa
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON -- It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday - the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There's even a designated "safe escape" door at the... Read more
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FOX News
US general says nuclear launch order can be refused, sparking debate Brian McKeon, a senior policy adviser in the Pentagon during the Obama admini
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Brian McKeon, a senior policy adviser in the Pentagon during the Obama administration, said a president's first recourse would be to tell the defense secretary to order the... Read more
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FOX News
US general says nuclear launch order can be refused, sparking debateBrian McKeon, a senior policy adviser in the Pentagon during the Obama administ
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Brian McKeon, a senior policy adviser in the Pentagon during the Obama administration, said a president's first recourse would be to tell the defense secretary to order the reluctant commander to execute the launch order. "And then, if the commander... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authorityBy Robert Burns Associated Press WASHINGTON — It’s hard to overstate how thor
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
By Robert Burns Associated Press WASHINGTON — It’s hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There’s even a designated... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Process for ordering nuclear strike getting renewed attentionRobert Burns of The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. — It's hard to overstate
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Robert Burns of The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. — It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There's even a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authorityWASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has p
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There’s even a designated ‘‘safe escape’’ door at the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Warrant issued... Read more
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CTV News
Trump era sparks fresh debate about nuclear war authorityWASHINGTON -- It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepa
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON -- It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday -- the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There's even a designated "safe escape" door at the... Read more
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ABC News
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authorityInterested in Donald Trump?Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date o
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Interested in Donald Trump?Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America... Read more
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The Columbian
Reps. Herrera Beutler, Roe hold roundtable on Veterans Affairs issuesLong wait times. Prescriptions not getting filled. Claims not addressed until a
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Long wait times. Prescriptions not getting filled. Claims not addressed until after a veteran dies. Trouble getting to the nearest clinic. These are some of the issues with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that veterans discussed Saturday... Read more
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EuroNews
New ad targets Collins on tax billWASHINGTON — A liberal group has launched a seven-figure ad campaign to encoura
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — A liberal group has launched a seven-figure ad campaign to encourage Republicans to vote against the Senate's tax bill. First up: Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, who has said that she has deep concerns about the Senate version of the bill,... Read more
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The Hill
GOP governors up for reelection discuss how to manage Trump on the campaign trailRepublican governors up for reelection in 2018 are reportedly grappling with ho
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Republican governors up for reelection in 2018 are reportedly grappling with how to manage their connections to President Trump during the contests, and whether they should keep him away from the campaign trail. The governors have discussed... Read more
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Breitbart
How the Senate Can Overcome Three Obstacles to Tax ReformRepublican efforts to cut American workers and businesses overcame two signific
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
Republican efforts to cut American workers and businesses overcame two significant hurdles yesterday when the House passed tax reform legislation and the Senate Finance Committee approved its version. The most sweeping tax overhaul in a generation... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lawmakers slam Secretary of State Tillerson's bungled State Department reformsA day before, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate Foreign Rela
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
A day before, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and one of Tillerson's closest allies on the Hill, blasted the secretary of state for bungling the proposed State Department redesign, ostensibly meant to... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
GOP tax plan in trouble after Republican senator says he won't...Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said he opposed both the Senate and House versions of
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said he opposed both the Senate and House versions of the tax legislation because they benefited corporations at the expense of other, typically smaller companies. Earlier in the day, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said... Read more
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The Hill
We have a duty to take care of our veterans, but we're letting them dieVeterans Day 2017 has passed with all of its hoopla and hype. There were ceremo
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Veterans Day 2017 has passed with all of its hoopla and hype. There were ceremonies throughout the nation as politicians joined with civic leaders to pay homage to those who have served. Sports teams such as the New Orleans Saints took time for some... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
GOP's tax plan stirs misgivings among senatorsWASHINGTON -- A key Senate Republican said Wednesday that he would not support
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON -- A key Senate Republican said Wednesday that he would not support the emerging GOP tax plan and another expressed reservations about the bill, as party leaders aim to use a slim Senate majority to pass an overhaul of the U.S. tax... Read more
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TribLIVE
GOP tax plan in trouble after Republican senator says he won’t back itGOP tax plan in trouble after Republican senator says he won't back it | TribLI
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
GOP tax plan in trouble after Republican senator says he won't back it | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tax plan in peril after GOP senator won’t back itBy Damian Paletta and Mike Debonis | Washington Post WASHINGTON – A key Senate
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
By Damian Paletta and Mike Debonis | Washington Post WASHINGTON – A key Senate Republican on Wednesday said he would not support the emerging GOP tax plan and another expressed major reservations about the bill, a thunderclap of trouble for party... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
GOP tax plan in trouble after Republican senator says he won't back itWASHINGTON - A key Senate Republican on Wednesday said he would not support the
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON - A key Senate Republican on Wednesday said he would not support the emerging GOP tax plan and another expressed major reservations about the bill, a thunderclap of trouble for party leaders as they attempt to use a slim Senate majority to... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Health Care: Nearly 1.5M sign up for ObamaCare so far | Schumer says Dems won't back ObamaCare deal if it's tied to tax bill | House passes fix to measure letting Pentagon approve medical treatmentsStrong ObamaCare sign-ups Nearly 1.5 million people signed up for ObamaCare in
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Strong ObamaCare sign-ups Nearly 1.5 million people signed up for ObamaCare in the first 11 days of open enrollment, nearly 500,000 more than at the same time last year. According to numbers released Wednesday by the Trump administration, 876,788... Read more
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Philly.com
Tax plan in trouble after Republican senator says he won't back itWASHINGTON – A key Senate Republican on Wednesday said he would not support the
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON – A key Senate Republican on Wednesday said he would not support the emerging GOP tax plan and another expressed major reservations about the bill, a thunderclap of trouble for party leaders as they attempt to use a slim Senate majority to... Read more
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The Hill
CFPB chief Cordray to resign | Senate tax bill to make individual cuts temporary, corporate cuts permanent | Key GOP senator opposes tax billConsumer bureau chief announces resignation: The director of the Consumer Finan
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Consumer bureau chief announces resignation: The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced his resignation Wednesday, giving President Trump the chance to reshape an agency that has long been the target of Republican... Read more
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The Hill
Bannon has a plan — and the establishment isn’t going to like itWhether something seems logical depends on your starting point. And Bannon is o
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Whether something seems logical depends on your starting point. And Bannon is operating in a whole different solar system — one that the establishment has yet to discover. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell... Read more
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EuroNews
Senate confirms Trump's controversial pick to lead mine safetyWASHINGTON — Senate Republicans voted on Wednesday to confirm the former leader
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans voted on Wednesday to confirm the former leader of a coal company with a record of serious safety violations to become the country's top regulator of miner health and safety. On a 52-46 party-line vote, the Senate... Read more
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The Hill
Senate approves Trump's Army pickThe Senate easily confirmed President Trump's pick to lead the Army on Wednesda
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
The Senate easily confirmed President Trump's pick to lead the Army on Wednesday. Esper was expected to easily clear the Senate after being voice voted out of the the Armed Services Committee earlier this month and senators agreed to skip over... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Republican Ogles quits U.S. Senate race: 'I do not see a path'Nashville attorney James Mackler is running for the open Senate seat. But all p
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
Nashville attorney James Mackler is running for the open Senate seat. But all political eyes are on the prospect of former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen jumping in. Prior to that, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke had been weighing a bid. When Ogles... Read more
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Gulf News
Senators deadlock in debate over whether to restrain Trump’s nuclear launch authorityTrump’s shifting posture on how to address nuclear threats has made lawmakers i
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
Trump’s shifting posture on how to address nuclear threats has made lawmakers in both parties uneasy Washington: Senators trying to prevent President Donald Trump from launching an unprovoked nuclear attack were stymied Tuesday, after a panel of... Read more
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