Donna Brazile?s emotional farewell to DNC: ?We came up short. I will not sugarcoat it.?
Party leaders sought to inspire hundreds of delegates at the annual winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee on Friday, trying out different messages for the party going forward, after its staggering losses in 2016. Saturday morning, the DNC will vote on its next chair, and there?s currently a close race between former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota. Donna Brazile, who took over as interim DNC chair after Debbie Wasserman Schultz?s ouster last July, launched into an emotional defense of the party and urged delegates to be unified.
Donald Trump?s latest attack on the media was riddled with blatant contradictions
President Donald Trump began his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday with a lengthy rant railing against what he dubbed the ?fake news.? After weeks of bad headlines, Trump suggested the ?dishonest media? falsified stories about issues in his administration by using made-up sources. ?And I want you all to know that we are fighting the fake news. It?s fake! Phony! Fake!? Trump said.
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U.S. seeks extradition of ex-Guatemala officials on drug charges
The United States will request the extradition of former Guatemalan Vice President Roxana Baldetti and a former cabinet minister on drug trafficking charges, the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala said on Friday. Baldetti has been imprisoned in Guatemala since 2015 on charges of leading a network that defrauded the government of the Central American country along with former president Otto Pérez Molina, who has also been arrested and is awaiting trial.
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Pipeline protest camp cleared, but area far from normal
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) ? Authorities this week cleared the last holdouts from a large Dakota Access pipeline protest camp on federal land in North Dakota, but it will be a while before the region returns to normal.
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