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 2018-04-26 16:41 

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White House takes questions at Take Your Kid to Work Day...

What's President Donald Trump's favorite animal? Does he like candy?...

 2018-04-26 16:25 

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Ronny Jackson withdraws from VA nomination...

White House doctor Ronny L. Jackson withdrew from the nomination to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, the White House said on April 26....

 2018-04-26 16:24 

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12 memorable photos from Macron's state visit with Trump...

The French president was treated to a state dinner and more during the three day trip....

 2018-04-26 16:09 

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Pruitt says he did not approve $43,000 soundproof phone booth...

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on April 26 told the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on environment that career EPA officials approved a $43,000 soundproof phone booth and that he was not involved in the decision....

 2018-04-26 16:01 

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The Latest: Protections for special prosecutor clear panel...

The Latest on the bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job (all times local):...

 2018-04-26 15:54 

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White House says Trump to visit UK in July...

President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for a "working visit" with Prime Minister Theresa May....

 2018-04-26 15:53 

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Pentagon, Congress clash over transgender service members...

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis is coming under congressional criticism for the Defense Department's recently released policy recommending limits on the service of transgender individuals....

 2018-04-26 15:49 

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US lifts sanctions placed on Colombian soccer team in 2014...

The Trump administration is lifting U.S. sanctions that had been placed on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel....

 2018-04-26 15:48 

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Federal prosecutors quickly cite Trump's 'Fox and Friends' comments to help make their case on Cohen documents...

New legal filing incorporates president's comments hours after they were made and in advance of a court hearing Thursday....

 2018-04-26 15:47 

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White House: Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for "working visit" with Prime Minister Theresa May...

White House: Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for "working visit" with Prime Minister Theresa May....

 2018-04-26 15:36 

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Trump declines to order release of certain JFK documents...

Back in October, President Donald Trump blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, agreeing to appeals from the CIA and FBI....

 2018-04-26 15:28 

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Pruitt contradicts earlier statements, says he was aware of EPA raises...

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on April 26 told the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on environment he was aware of raises for two EPA staffers, contradicting earlier statements that he was not aware of the raises....

 2018-04-26 15:26 

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Trump praises veteran's golf game, adds 'How do you think it makes me feel'...

The president happily pointed out the golfing skills of a veteran during a White House event on April 26....

 2018-04-26 15:26 

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US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March...

Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose 2.6 percent in March, but a key category that tracks business investment spending fell for the third month out of the past four....

 2018-04-26 15:25 

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Trump: 'We want accountability' at VA...

President Trump praised his administration's accomplishments on veterans affairs....

 2018-04-26 15:10 

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Pentagon chief calls sexual assault a cancer in military...

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is telling Congress that the Pentagon is committed to — in his words — "assertively preventing" and responding to sexual assault in the military ranks....

 2018-04-26 15:08 

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The Latest: EPA chief says he did know about pay raises...

The Latest on Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt and his appearances on Capitol Hill (all times local):...

 2018-04-26 15:04 

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McKinley: Focus on Pruitt ethics 'classic display of innuendo and McCarthyism'...

Rep. David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) on April 26 said the focus on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's ethics issues is a "classic display of innuendo and McCarthyism" and that "people are ignoring the progress that we...

 2018-04-26 14:45 

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The Latest: Trump says he did stay overnight in Moscow...

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia probe (all times local):...

 2018-04-26 14:41 

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US mortgage rates highest since 2013; 30-year at 4.58 pct....

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates continued to climb this week, reaching their highest level in more than four years and denting prospective home purchasers' prospects amid the spring buying season....

 2018-04-26 14:41 

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Pallone: Pruitt 'unfit to hold public office'...

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.) on April 26 said Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt would be "long gone" in any other administration and that Pruitt was "unfit to hold public office."...

 2018-04-26 14:37 

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The Latest: EPA chief faces grilling over ethical missteps...

The Latest on Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt and his appearances on Capitol Hill (all times local):...

 2018-04-26 14:31 

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Missed 'Fox & Friends'? Here's what Trump said on Cohen, Ronny Jackson and more....
 2018-04-26 14:26 

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Pruitt on ethics issues: 'I have nothing to hide'...

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on April 26 told the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on environment he has "nothing to hide" regarding reports of ethics issues in the agency....

 2018-04-26 14:15 

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Facing Congress, EPA chief doesn't appear ready to apologize...

Even with Republican lawmakers' patience running short, President Donald Trump's environmental chief appears to be in no mood to apologize as he faces Congress for the first time since a deluge of ethics allegations has consumed his tenure....

 2018-04-26 13:51 

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Trump's lawyer is invoking the Fifth Amendment. Here's what Trump has said about it....

President Trump has been very critical of those who plead the Fifth Amendment, which gives people the right to not incriminate themselves. His lawyer just invoked the Fifth....

 2018-04-26 13:47 

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Trump says he might get more involved in managing the Justice Department...

The president's comments come amid a special counsel investigation, which he has repeatedly called a 'witch hunt.'...

 2018-04-26 13:14 

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Trump says for first time that Cohen represented him in Stormy Daniels case...

The president has previously denied knowledge of a $130,000 payment to the porn star....

 2018-04-26 12:52 

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Trump 'won't be involved' in special counsel's Russia probe...

President Donald Trump says he "won't be involved" in the special counsel investigation into Russia election meddling, but adds he may change his mind....

 2018-04-26 12:25 

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President Trump says he has decided not to be involved in Justice Department Russia probe, but "may change my mind"...

President Trump says he has decided not to be involved in Justice Department Russia probe, but "may change my mind"...

 2018-04-26 12:03 

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Ronny Jackson withdraws as Trump's nominee to lead Veterans Affairs...

The president's White House doctor had come under fire after current and former colleagues who accused him of misconduct....

 2018-04-26 11:56 

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White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee, calls allegations against him 'false and fabricated'...

White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee, calls allegations against him 'false and fabricated'...

 2018-04-26 11:50 

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Poland rebukes US criticism of Holocaust law...

Poland's government is criticizing a claim by a U.S. congressman that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust....

 2018-04-26 04:49 

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Prosecutor on Justice's opioid crackdown favors tough tact...

Mary Daly has heard the criticism: That the tough-on-drugs approach favored by the Trump administration is cruel, ineffective and a return to the failed policies of the 1980s....

 2018-04-26 04:23 

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Nation's nastiest GOP primary playing out in Pence's Indiana...

For a glimpse of red-state politics in the era of Donald Trump, look no further than Vice President Mike Pence's home state of Indiana, where a grueling Republican Senate race has been dubbed the nation's nastiest primary....

 2018-04-26 04:20 

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SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Why not live audio from high court?...

The Supreme Court is not noted for its speed or adaptability, but it moved very quickly to post a link to an audio recording of arguments over President Donald Trump's travel ban....

 2018-04-26 04:05 

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Brazil debates da Silva jailing impact on presidential race...

With former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva behind bars, the people of Latin America's largest nation are pondering how October's presidential election will be affected by the jailing of the poll front-runner....

 2018-04-26 02:59 

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Lieutenant governor: AG's Flint probe 'gross abuse of power'...

Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley on Wednesday escalated his criticism of state Attorney General Bill Schuette's prosecution of top state officials for the Flint water crisis, calling it a "gross abuse of power" intended to aid Schuette's run...

 2018-04-26 02:20 

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'No ban, no wall, justice for all:' Protesters call for an end to Trump travel ban...

Protestors and activists gathered outside of the Supreme Court on April 25 as justices heard oral arguments on President Trump's controversial travel ban from Muslim-majority countries....

 2018-04-26 02:04 

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Sessions defends Trump pardons of Joe Arpaio, Scooter Libby...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's right to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Bush administration official I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby....

 2018-04-26 01:57 

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More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters...

White House doctor Ronny Jackson exhibited a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior, including crashing a government vehicle while intoxicated and doling out such a large supply of a prescription opioid that staffers panicked because...

 2018-04-26 01:03 

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GOP senators float idea of resolution backing Mueller's role...

A bipartisan group of senators pushing legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job is trying to win over reluctant Republicans ahead of a crucial committee vote....

 2018-04-26 01:03 

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The Latest: VA pick denies claims he crashed car while drunk...

The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs (all times local):...

 2018-04-26 00:51 

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Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress...

French President Emmanuel Macron drew sharp contrasts with President Donald Trump's worldview Wednesday, laying out a firm vision of global leadership that rejects "the illusion of nationalism" in a candid counterweight to Trump's appeals ...

 2018-04-26 00:41 

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The Latest: Macron says Trump not eager to defend Iran deal...

The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron speaking in front of a joint meeting of Congress (all times local):...

 2018-04-26 00:14 

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US House moves to reverse order to aid salmon...

The U.S. House approved a bill Wednesday that would reverse a federal judge's order to spill more water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the Pacific Ocean....

 2018-04-25 23:19 

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Cohen says he would invoke his Fifth Amendment right in Stormy Daniels case...

President Donald Trump's personal attorney told a federal judge that he would invoke his constitutional right not to incriminate himself in a lawsuit brought by the adult entertainer....

 2018-04-25 22:26 

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Trump needed new lawyers for Russia probe. He found them at a tiny Florida firm. - The Washington Post...

Jane and Martin Raskin, husband and wife, are former federal prosecutors who were hired after meeting the president at Mar-a-Lago. Now they could help determine Trump's fate....

 2018-04-25 21:52 

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House already threatened, could GOP also lose Senate grip?...

Republicans have known for months that their House majority is in genuine peril. But after another bruising showing in a special election, some in the party are reconsidering the once inconceivable notion of losing the Senate....

 2018-04-25 21:50 

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GOP leader wounded in shooting is set to hit campaign trail...

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol after another surgery stemming from last year's congressional baseball shooting, and he is eager to hit the campaign trail for the GOP majority....

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