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Trump’s Deregulation Teams Shrouded in Suspicion and Secrets

August 10, 2017

by Robert Faturechi, ProPublica, and Danielle Ivory, The New York Times. This article was co-published with the New York Times. When President Trump ordered federal agencies to form teams to dismantle government regulations, the Transportation Department turned to people with…

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Semper WTF: Naked Photos of Female Soldiers Shared by Marines on Secret Facebook Group

March 6, 2017

U.S. Marines created a secret Facebook group for sharing nude photos of female soldiers. The group, innocuously named “Marines United,” had more than 30,000 members, and more than two dozen women’s photos had been shared on it. The page also identified…

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Likely Next House Speaker Issues His First Major Gaffe (VIDEO)

September 30, 2015

mccarthy makes first national statement he’s likely to regret Political commentator Michael Kinsley famously said, “A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth — some obvious truth he isn’t supposed to say.” By this standard, the likely next Speaker…

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The Pentagon Is Missing $1 Billion. Is That A Bug Or A Feature?

August 4, 2015

The Pentagon was deemed incapable of producing passably accurate accounting, a year after rewarding itself for accurate bookkeeping, according to a new in-depth report by the non-profit, Center for Public Integrity. In February 2014, Pentagon leaders, including then-Defense Secretary Chuck…

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