Trump allies hope to ride anti-socialist rhetoric to election win

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) – Conservative activists are enthusiastically taking up Republican President Donald Trump’s re-election rallying cry that his Democratic adversaries are pursuing a radical socialist ideology that will ruin the United States. Conservative students, right-wing media personalities and pro-Trump fundraisers and fans have gathered just outside Washington this week for the annual Conservative…

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House panel seeks to interview the four career prosecutors who quit Roger Stone case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday said it is seeking interviews with current and former federal prosecutors who may have knowledge of political meddling in criminal cases, including the four career officials who earlier this month quit the Roger Stone case. In a letter to Attorney General William…

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Bloomberg says he would de-escalate trade tensions with China

MEMPHIS (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday pledged to de-escalate U.S.-China trade tensions, make it easier for farmers to hire foreign laborers and increase federal agricultural research. The former New York mayor’s farm policy program, first reported by Reuters, comes ahead of the March 3 nomination contests in 14 states, including farm-heavy…

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