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Trump backed space force after months of lobbying by officials with ties to aerospace industry

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WASHINGTON -- When President Donald Trump spoke to Marines at the Miramar Air Station in San Diego March 13, he threw out an idea that he suggested had just come to him.

"You know, I was saying it the other day, because we're doing a tremendous amount of work in space -- I said maybe we need a new force. We'll call it the 'space force,'" he ...Read more

Trump, former CIA director swap insults over security clearance revocation

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WASHINGTON ––President Donald Trump lashed out at John Brennan Saturday in the latest effort to counter criticism of his decision to revoke the former CIA director's security clearance.

Trump said in a Twitter post Saturday that Brennan "will go down as easily the WORST" CIA director in history and called him "a loudmouth, partisan, ...Read more

Lies from Papadopoulos harmed Russia investigation, special counsel says

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WASHINGTON--Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III urged a federal judge to sentence George Papadopoulos to up to six months in prison, saying in a court filing Friday night that his lies harmed the Russia investigation.

"The defendant's false statements were intended to harm the investigation, and did so," prosecutors wrote in a scathing ...Read more