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Trump received experimental antibody cocktail, remains ‘fatigued’ after COVID-19 diagnosis

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House doctor says President Donald Trump remains “fatigued” after contracting COVID-19 and has been injected with a special combination of drugs. Trump is being treated with an experimental antibody cocktail for the virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans and now has spread to the highest reaches of the U.S. government. Trump tweeted early…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry of President Donald Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made it official, telling fellow Democrats she supports a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Her remarks at a closed-door meeting was described by two people familiar with the remarks who were not authorized to discuss them publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Pelosi is set to make a formal announcement at 5…

Local Farmers Feeling Affects of Government Shutdown

Monday marks day 24 of the government shutdown with no end in sight. Farmers across Alabama are paying the price. “When the trade war started, commodity prices plummeted,” Pike and Coffee County farmer Troy Fillingim says. “So the Trump administration came out with some government assistance to supplement the commodity prices.” Fillingim is a cotton, corn, and peanut farmer. He…

Sen. Jones on Trump Tariffs

Farmers "Scared to death"

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump’s talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are “scared to death.” Jones said Wednesday in an Associated Press interview that even in deep-red Alabama people are starting to question whether Trump’s “nationalistic approach” on tariffs is a threat to…

Allow a Gentle White House Exit for Jeff Sessions?

Negotiations underway

1846 photo of The White House WASHINGTON (AP) – Some allies of Jeff Sessions say they want the White House to allow for a graceful exit for an attorney general they believe has carried out the administration’s agenda even while enduring the president’s fury. It seems unlikely that efforts to soften an eventual firing would find sympathy in the White…

Trump on Sessions: “I Don’t Have an Attorney General”

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Trump is renewing his attacks on Jeff Sessions, saying, “I don’t have an attorney general.” Trump says in a Hill.TV interview released today that he’s “so sad over Jeff Sessions,” whom he has repeatedly denounced for recusing himself from the Russia investigation. The president claims in the interview Sessions did not need to do so. But…

Is the Relationship Between President Trump and Attorney General Sessions “Beyond Repair”?

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says the relationship between President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is “dysfunctional” and “beyond repair.” Graham told NBC that the Justice Department needs a leader who can work with the president and that Sessions was not the only person for the job. But he said anyone picked to replace Sessions would…

Trump Attacks Sessions Again

The tweet came this morning: Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump Jeff Sessions said he wouldn’t allow politics to influence him only because he doesn’t understand what is happening underneath his command position. Highly conflicted Bob Mueller and his gang of 17 Angry Dems are having a field day as real corruption goes untouched. No Collusion! 7:36 AM – 25 Aug 2018…

Cohen Says Hush Money Paid to Influence Election

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer,” Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to charges including campaign finance fraud stemming from hush money payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal. The 51-year-old Cohen said in federal court in New York on Tuesday that he made the payments in coordination with Trump, who wasn’t named, to influence the…

Bright Issues Statement on Trump’s Endorsement of Roby’s Re-Election

Republican Second District Congressional candidate Bobby Bright has issued a statement on today’s endorsement by President Trump of Republican Congresswoman Martha Roby. Despite Roby saying in 2016 that she would not be voting for Trump because of her disappointment with his personal conduct, the President says he supports her re-election. Bright and Roby’s other Republican challengers had made an issue…