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April Ryan Receiving Death Threats After Asking If Trump Considered Resigning

April Ryan Receiving Death Threats After Asking If Trump Considered Resigning

White House Correspondent April Ryan said Wednesday that she has gotten death threats after asking WH Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders if Donald Trump had ever considered resigning. Sanders dismissed Ryan's question as "ridiculous” and Ryan told CNN that the president's supporters have been outraged. "They're angry. I've been getting death threats and we've been calling the FBI and I mean, I put one on social media and this is real. I asked a simple question ... I did not point a finger, I asked a question and now my life is in jeopardy because of a question. But I'm going to continue to do my job," Ryan said. April said on Wednesday that sources have told her the possibility of Trump resigning has been “on the table.” More here

Report Finds Tronc Underpaid POC and Women at LA Times

Report Finds Tronc Underpaid POC and Women at LA Times

Kamala Harris and Colleagues Intro Resolution for Black Maternal Health Week

Kamala Harris and Colleagues Intro Resolution for Black Maternal Health Week