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November 14, 2018 | Via BBC

CNN Sues Trump Administration Over Press Credentials

CNN filed a lawsuit against the White House following the suspension of CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta’s press credentials. The White House stripped Acosta of his ‘hard pass’ which allowed entry to White House events without daily access permission. CNN claims the move violates the network’s and Acosta’s constitutional rights.

November 8, 2018 | Via CBS News

Trump Pushes Out Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired on Wednesday by President Trump. Trump announced that Sessions’ chief of staff Matthew Whitaker will step in as the acting attorney general. Sessions sent a formal resignation letter to President Trump, saying ‘at your request, I am submitting my resignation.’ Whitaker will likely take charge of the Russian investigation.

October 12, 2018 | Via CBS News

Trump Plans Sessions’ Replacement and Meets with Kanye West

President Trump believes Jeff Sessions will leave his post as attorney general at the end of the year and has five possible replacements in mind. Tensions have existed between Trump and Sessions since the Russian election meddling investigation began. Rapper Kanye West met President Trump on Thursday, saying the president is on a ‘hero’s journey.’

October 10, 2018 | Via CNN

Haley Resigns as US Ambassador to UN

After nearly two years in the post, Nikki Haley announced her resignation from her position as US ambassador to the UN. Haley did not provide an explanation for her departure. President Trump appeared alongside Haley during her announcement and said she did ‘an incredible job.’ Trump said a replacement will be named within three weeks.

October 9, 2018 | Via NBC News

President Trump Apologizes to Kavanaugh and Has No Firing Plans

President Trump apologized to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh for ‘the terrible pain and suffering’ he and his family were ‘forced to endure’ throughout his confirmation process as a result of sexual assault allegations against him. President Trump said he does not plan to fire deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein who reportedly secretly recorded Trump.

October 3, 2018 | Via BBC

NY Tax Department Investigates Trump Family & US Blocks Same-Sex Visas

The New York Tax Department opened an investigation into allegations by the New York Times that the Trump family created their real estate business through ‘instances of outright fraud’ and evaded taxes on hundreds of millions of dollars. The State Department will now only recognize marriage, not same-sex partnerships when granting visas to diplomats’ partners.

October 2, 2018 | Via NPR

White House Gives FBI Full Interview Powers in Kavanaugh Investigation

The White House gave authorization to the FBI to interview anyone deemed necessary to expand the investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. President Trump said the FBI can interview ‘anybody they want, within reason.’ The expansion followed criticism by Democrats that the White House was limiting the investigation.

October 1, 2018 | Via ABC News

White House Denies Restricting FBI Investigation & Conway Shares Sexual Assault

The Trump administration denied restricting the FBI investigation ordered on Friday at the request of the Senate Committee into sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The investigation has delayed the final vote on Kavanaugh. Adviser to President Trump Kellyanne Conway revealed that she was a victim of sexual assault during a CNN interview discussing about the Kavanaugh scandal.

September 25, 2018 | Via CNN

Trump and Rosenstein to Meet Thursday Amid Firing Speculation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was reportedly summoned to the White House on Monday for a meeting with the chief of staff John Kelly amid speculation that President Trump may fire Rosenstein over a damaging press report. Trump and Rosenstein are scheduled to meet on Thursday. Rosenstein oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s 2016 election investigation. Rosenstein said he will not resign.

September 6, 2018 | Via USA Today

Trump Fires Back After Reports of Internal ‘Resistance’

Following an Op-Ed article authored by an unnamed senior Trump administration official was published in the New York Times speaking of a ‘resistance inside the Trump administration’ against President Trump’s ‘reckless decisions,’ Trump responded, saying the piece was ‘really a disgrace’ and ‘gutless.’ The newspaper called publishing the piece a ‘rare move.’

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