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What You Need To Know About The Trump Administration’s Ties To Russia

New revelations from the U.S. intelligence community about potentially illegal communications between members of the Trump administration and Russian officials, which led to Michael Flynn resigning as national security advisor Monday, have increased calls for a wider investigation of Trump’s murky ties to Russia. Here’s what you need to know.

What’s Next For Hillary Clinton?

Despite her presidential loss, Hillary Clinton is making moves to secure her legacy and stay a relevant voice in American politics. Here are some of her future plans:
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Presidential Pay Hike

At a hearing on Capitol Hill last week, Congress was urged to approve a spending bill which would double the president's salary to $400,000 per year, effective January 2001. What do you think?
  • "I think it's a bad idea. We want our presidents to be motivated by a lust for power, not money."

    Maxine Banks Museum Guide
  • "What? A raise? For the president? No! Now get out of my office!"

    Ralph Payne Technical Writer
  • "The president should get raises like everyone else: a 35-cent increase after every 16-month period, depending on a good performance review."

    Bart Cordova Lab Assistant
  • "Doubling the president's salary? Sounds risky. That kind of money could corrupt a man."

    Debbie Raiford Physical Therapist
  • "If the job only pays $200,000, a lot of qualified candidates might opt to take a job that pays more money. Like, for example, owning a county-wide chain of gourmet-popcorn shops."

    Steve Coburn Systems Analyst
  • "I refuse to be president for anything less than 800 grand. Take it or leave it. It's your loss, America."

    Patrick Hilleary Groundskeeper
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