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BREAKING: Cohen drops testimony on Novartis deal: They wanted ‘access’ to Trump

As much as Novartis might want the issue to go away, the company’s questionable $ 1.2 million consulting contract with President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen caught the spotlight again on Wednesday as Cohen testified to Congress. Pressed by lawmakers in the House of Representatives, Cohen sketched out a relationship that contradicts Novartis’ original… Read More »

Trump appoints failed VA nominee Ronny Jackson as his chief medical adviser

President Trump has appointed failed Veterans Affairs secretary nominee Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson to serve as assistant to the president and chief medical adviser, according to the White House. Trump tapped 40 staffers for promotions and new jobs Saturday, including Jackson, whose name was in the middle of the long list. Jackson has remained out… Read More »

Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may even offer some lessons… Read More »