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Theranos founder to pay $500K after 'massive fraud'
Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford dropout once called the "next Steve Jobs" settled charges of "massive fraud" for her actions while leading the blood testing startup company Theranos
The Note: Trump’s patriotism traps
The TAKE with Rick Klein President Donald Trump has spent the week musing about shutdowns, distracted by dramas of his own making, and ultimately cut out of the legislative action – with no wall to boast of, and no big showdown left to even threaten. He also set a series of patriotism traps for his
The Note: Buck stops with Trump on his tax plan
THE TAKE with ABC News’ Rick Klein It’s back to rally mode for President Trump now – and with some urgency. As he heads to Pennsylvania this afternoon, the tax reform push has not so much stalled as it has failed to launch , sidetracked in a unique yet somehow familiar succession of feuds and
Trump challenges Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to 'compare IQ tests'
President Donald Trump challenged his secretary of state to compare IQ tests, suggesting he would score higher than Rex Tillerson amid reports that Tillerson called the president a “moron.” “I think it’s fake news , but if he did that, I guess we’ll have to compare IQ tests,” Trump said in a new
Trump disputes Sen. Bob Corker's 'path to WWIII' criticism
President Donald Trump pushed back against criticism from Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., that his approach to foreign policy could put the United States "on the path to World War III." “We were on the wrong path before. All you have to do is take a look. If you look over the last 25 years through
Back-channel communications are nothing new for White House
Jared Kushner and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak discussed the possibility of creating a back channel -- a secret communication channel -- between the Trump team and Russian officials, according to communications between Kislyak and his superiors in Moscow that were picked up by U.S.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Carter's security adviser, dead at 89
Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter , died Friday night, his daughter has confirmed. He was 89. "My father passed away peacefully tonight," Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," wrote on Instagram . "He was known to his friends as Zbig, to his
White House expressed confidence in James Comey up until last week
White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that President Donald Trump 's faith in James Comey had been waning since he took office in January. Trump fired Comey from his position as director of the FBI Tuesday after receiving letters recommending he do so from
Historians hear echoes of Watergate's 1973 'Saturday Night Massacre' in Comey's firing
The unexpected firing of a high-profile investigator looking into potential political malfeasance connected to the Oval Office, followed by a visit from former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to the White House. No, this is not October 1973. It's May 2017. President Trump 's decision to fire
State Department darkens the briefing room again amid search for new spokesperson
Less than three weeks after resuming, the State Department has once again stopped holding press briefings while the agency searches for a new spokesperson. For at least two weeks, officials at the State Department will not hold a public briefing, according to officials with the department. After