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Baltimore mayor refuses to step down over children's book scandal despite pressure from city council

Baltimore mayor refuses to step down over children's book scandal despite pressure from city councilBaltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is refusing to resign over a scandal surrounding children’s books she authored despite a unanimous call from the city council for her to step down.



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Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtime

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtimeThe lawsuit was being prepared after Smollett, 36, refused a demand by the city for $ 130,000, said Bill McCaffrey, a spokesman for the city’s Department of Law. “Mr. Smollett has refused to reimburse the City of Chicago for the cost of police overtime spent investigating his false police report on January 29, 2019, McCaffrey said. “The Law Department is now drafting a civil complaint that will be filed in the Circuit Court of Cook Country.” Smollett, who is black and gay, touched off a social media fire storm by telling police on Jan. 29 that two apparent supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump struck him, put a noose around his neck and poured bleach over him.



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Trump administration refuses to hand over documents to House oversight investigation

Trump administration refuses to hand over documents to House oversight investigationThe Trump administration is committing “an unprecedented level of stonewalling, delay and obstruction” in response to congressional requests for documents and witnesses, the chair of the House oversight committee has said. Elijah Cummings, Democratic congressman for Maryland, said he had sent 12 letters to the White House on a range of topics from the “routine” to “relating to our core national security interests”. In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Mr Cummings said the subjects included White House security clearances, Donald Trump’s alleged hush money payments, and the use of taxpayer funds for lavish private planes.



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Tucker Carlson refuses to apologize for misogynistic comments in unearthed audio

Tucker Carlson refuses to apologize for misogynistic comments in unearthed audioFox News host Tucker Carlson isn't backing down after Media Matters surfaced past misogynistic comments he made on the “Bubba The Love Sponge” radio program.



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Trump news – LIVE: White House refuses to rule out Manafort pardon as Pelosi suggests impeachment 'too divisive'

Trump news - LIVE: White House refuses to rule out Manafort pardon as Pelosi suggests impeachment 'too divisive'The White House has refused to rule out Donald Trump issuing a presidential pardon to his ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort after the latter was sentenced last week to 47 months in prison for bank and tax fraud, crimes uncovered by FBI special counsel Robert Mueller during his Russia investigation.



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'Unprecedented and Extraordinarily Intrusive.' White House Refuses to Hand Over Documents on Security Clearance Process

'Unprecedented and Extraordinarily Intrusive.' White House Refuses to Hand Over Documents on Security Clearance ProcessCongress may subpoena them next



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Trump refuses to hand over ‘Kushner clearance’ documents to Congress: ‘It’s a disgrace’

Trump refuses to hand over ‘Kushner clearance’ documents to Congress: ‘It’s a disgrace’Donald Trump has refused efforts by Democrats in Congress to obtain files related to his son-in-law’s White House security clearance, calling the probes into his campaign and administration a “witch hunt”, and a “shame” for the United States. The comments came as House oversight committee chairman Elijah Cummings said on Tuesday that he and his colleagues would consider their “next steps” after the White House refused to hand over documents related to Jared Kushner’s security clearance. Mr Cummings had requested the documents after reports indicated Mr Trump had himself ordered his former chief of staff to grant Mr Kushner a security clearance in spite of concerns from US intelligence agents.



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Supreme Court refuses to hear church requests for historic preservation funds

Supreme Court refuses to hear church requests for historic preservation fundsThe Supreme Court refused to consider whether churches and other religious institutions can receive public taxpayer funds for historic preservation.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez refuses to back Bernie Sanders for 2020: 'We’re not thinking at all about the next election'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez refuses to back Bernie Sanders for 2020: 'We’re not thinking at all about the next election'Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has refused to endorse Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democratic nomination, despite working on the senator’s first presidential campaign. A spokesperson for Ms Ocasio-Cortez, like Mr Sanders a self-described democratic socialist, refused to comment directly on the 77-year-old’s Tuesday announcement he is running for a second time. “We’re excited to see so many progressives in the race,” spokesperson Corbin Trent said.



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Trump refuses to commit to making Mueller investigation into Russia ties public

Trump refuses to commit to making Mueller investigation into Russia ties publicDonald Trump would not commit in an interview aired on Sunday to making public the results of the special counsel’s investigation into Russia’s ties to his campaign, adding that it was time to “get rid” of the inquiry. In the interview on CBS’ Face the Nation, Mr Trump reiterated his belief that the attorney general would determine whether the public would see the results of the inquiry by special counsel Robert Mueller. The law does not require the Justice Department to release a report, and Mr Mueller has been silent on the issue.



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