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13 January, 2018, 01:28 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
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The memo, obtained by ABC News and "verified by a senior White House official", is an update to the long-anticipated West Wing personal cell phone ban scheduled to go into effect January 16. Sanders then confirmed that the president's physician will appear at the press briefing next Tuesday to answer questions from the media about Trump's current health, but declined to comment further on the health of the commander in chief. "My Republican colleagues need to call it that too".

Angered by the publication of a bombshell book that raised doubts over his mental faculties, Trump took to Twitter this weekend to describe himself as "a very stable genius" and "like, really smart".

"In these words that he told these bipartisan members of Congress, senators and House members earlier today, they were meeting on immigration, 'Why are we having all of these people from - uh, um, you get the point". "This vote is about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land", he tweeted.




Before approving the extension of Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act, the House voted 233 to 183 to reject an amendment that proposed a series of overhauls. As Senator Mark Warner, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, put it, "FISA is something the president should have known about long before he turned on Fox this morning". A retired Marine general who has insisted that Trump's tweets don't have the potential to derail the administration's agenda, he denied again on Thursday that the President's dispatches were harmful.

Trump's position Thursday morning seemed to be in opposition to the Trump administration's position, potentially putting the reauthorization vote in doubt. He has offered no proof for such claims.

Acosta said he does not want to "dance around" Trump's "problem" in the area of race relations, and he expressed pain at saying the word Trump used. It's at this initial stage - where leads are sifted and prioritized - when foreign intelligence can be queried to help connect dots and spot possible national security threats, he said. To an extent, this strategy made sense: as a source close to Republican leaders told Axios, "I have decided that the only way to stay sane in Trump's Washington is to ignore everything he says". "Every court to look at 702 and the way it's been used, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation queries, have found it fully consistent with the Fourth Amendment".

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