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Staffers at the Department of Defense charged more than $138,000 on department-issued cards at President Trump’s properties during the first eight months of the Trump administration, CNN reported Wednesday. The employees placed the charges at Trump-branded properties on department-issued Visa cards. CNN found that the spending often lines up with Trump’s own stays to the…

Rand Paul to oppose Pompeo, Haspel

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday he would oppose President Trump’s nominations of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of State and CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel to lead the spy agency. Paul said that he will oppose the nominations and “do everything I can to block” them. “My announcement today is that…