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House of Cards final season: Michael Kelly talks Stamper’s series finale shocker

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for the final season of House of Cards. Read at your own risk! There, no more Doug Stamper (Michael Kelly). The fixer and Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) acolyte met his end in the Oval Office during the series finale of Netflix’s House of Cards, when Robin Wright’s President Claire Underwood — sorry, […]

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House of Cards recap: Season 6, Episode 1

Claire steeping into the role of president was always going to be controversial, because the Underwoods are a controversial couple. Add in Frank’s death and the fact that the United States has its first ever woman as president, and you can begin to imagine the kinds of people who aren’t too happy about it. The […]

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House of Cards puts the patriarchy on notice in final season: EW review – EW.com

If ever a show were equipped to deal with the intrusion of life’s ugly realities, it’s House of Cards. Since its premiere in 2013, Netflix’s political thriller (based on a UK series) has used the routine machinations of the real American government as a springboard for its operatic tale of a ruthless couple life-ruining their […]

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Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, is leaving the White House

Drew Angerer/Getty images Gary Cohn, Trump’s top economic adviser and a former Goldman Sachs executive, is departing his position at the White House. The move comes after a tumultuous year as the National Economic Council director, which included fights with Trump over his response to Charlottesville and the passage of a massive tax overhaul. For…

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Cohn’s Exit Leaves Hard-Liners Ascendant in Trump White House

Gary Cohn’s departure from the White House is a victory for the protectionists and immigration hawks who have sought to push President Donald Trump to fully embrace their views. The former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. president said Tuesday he would resign after what had become a bitter and personal dispute within the White House over…

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Trump’s Spy Chief Says Russian Meddling Is a White House Priority

President Donald Trump has offered to order intelligence agencies to take more action against cyber threats if his intervention is needed, according to the top U.S. spy chief, who said the White House is “actively engaged” in responding to Russian election meddling that the president has downplayed. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told the Senate…

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Cohn Tries to Head Off Trump Tariffs With White House Summit

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn is summoning executives from U.S. companies that depend on aluminum and steel to meet this week with President Donald Trump in a last-ditch effort to halt steep tariffs announced last week, according to two people familiar with the matter. Cohn is arranging for a White House meeting on Thursday that…

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Anthony Scaramucci is banned from visiting the White House

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. Hollis Johnson Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is reportedly on a list of people barred from visiting the White House. That news comes a day after Scaramucci denied he was blocked. Internal emails reveal that only White House chief of staff John Kelly or deputy chief…