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Democrats Who Support Trump: CNN’s Coverage of Cohen, Manafort Is a ‘Side Show’

Registered Democrats who support President Donald Trump told CNN its coverage of the president’s administration is a “side show” and that they are glad to see the stock market rise and their retirement savings increase.

CNN aired footage Friday morning of correspondent Jason Carroll speaking with registered Democrats in Pennsylvania praising Trump for improving the economy and looking out for their savings.

Watch McCain’s Last Senate Floor Speech

Sen. John McCain’s (R., Ariz.) last Senate floor speech came on Nov. 7, 2017, when he called for a more comprehensive strategy to address the complexities of the Middle East.

McCain, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, and his family announced in a statement Friday he would no longer seek medical treatment for the aggressive brain cancer he’s been fighting since last July.

Family: McCain Has Decided to ‘Discontinue Medical Treatment’ for Brain Cancer

The McCain family announced on Friday that Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) has decided to “discontinue medical treatment” after surpassing expectations for his survival following a diagnosis of glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor.

“John has surpassed expectations for his survival. But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict. With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment,” the statement read.

Dem Congressional Candidate Flip Flops: ‘I Would Not Vote for Nancy Pelosi’ to Be Speaker

Danny O’Connor, a Democratic congressional candidate in Ohio, said Friday he would not support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) for speaker after previously saying that if she’s the one the “Democratic Party puts forward,” he would.

O’Connor appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss his candidacy and answer questions about Pelosi, and he said Washington, D.C. needs “new leadership.”

Dem Candidate’s Campaign Twitter Account ‘Likes’ Vulgar Anti-Police Tweet

Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous (D.) had to explain Thursday why his campaign’s official Twitter account liked a vulgar tweet attacking police as “dirty Cunt cops,” saying it didn’t reflect his true position.

The tweet in question was from Feb. 3 and read, “Yet people still believe cops are saints, and Freddie Gray killed himself. Fuck #BlueLivesMatter and all these dirty Cunt cops. You aren’t a cop if you’re dirty…you’re a target to the criminal world. If you get killed…that’s on you.”

Taiwan Says China ‘Out of Control’ As It Loses El Salvador to Beijing

TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China’s “increasingly out of control” behavior after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year.

Taiwan now has formal relations with only 17 countries worldwide, many of them small, less developed nations in Central America and the Pacific, including Belize and Nauru.