John McCain blasts Donald Trump for ‘diminishing American leadership’ in calling for Russia to rejoin G-7

John McCain blasts Donald Trump for ‘diminishing American leadership’ in calling for Russia to rejoin G-7John McCain assailed Donald Trump for inviting Russia to rejoin the G-7, saying he was rewarding a country that had been “assaulting democratic institutions all over the world”. A cascade of elected officials sharply criticised Mr Trump for saying “Russia should be in the meeting” as world leaders from the Group of 7 nations gathered for a summit in Canada. “They should let Russia come back in, because we should have Russia at the negotiating table,” Mr Trump said.


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Democrats strengthen hand in seeking control of House, even if odds of a blue wave are diminishing

  1. Democrats strengthen hand in seeking control of House, even if odds of a blue wave are diminishing  Washington Post
  2. Dems poised for key California gains in bid to retake House  The Hill
  3. Dems doing what it takes to win  Fox News
  4. Live updates: Here are latest California election results for state and local races  Sacramento Bee
  5. The Democrats Navigate Around an Iceberg  New York Times
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Washington Post: John Kelly's influence is diminishing in White House

White House chief of staff John Kelly grew so frustrated on the day Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin was fired that both Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Defense Secretary James Mattis attempted to calm him down, The Washington Post reported Saturday, in a story based on interviews with more than a dozen administration officials and confidants and advisers to the President.


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