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  • coronavirus Feb 25

    White House Unveils $2.5B Emergency Coronavirus Plan

    The White House on Monday sent lawmakers an urgent $2.5 billion plan to address the deadly coronavirus outbreak, whose rapid spread and threat to the global economy rocked financial markets.

  • Donald Trump Nov 16, 2019

    Conflicting White House Accounts of 1st Trump-Zelenskiy Call

    President Donald Trump released the rough transcript Friday of a congratulatory phone call he had with the incoming president of Ukraine, holding it out as evidence he did nothing wrong. Instead, the memorandum shows how White House descriptions of Trump’s communications with foreign leaders at times better reflect wishful thinking than the reality of the interactions. As the House opened...

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2019

    Key Moments From the Impeachment Hearing With Marie Yovanovitch

    Watch some of the key moments from the second public impeachment hearing, where former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified.

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    Impeachment Moves Forward

    The House of Representatives votes to move forward with impeachment of President Trump, setting the stage for public hearings.

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    Impeachment Inquiry Focuses on White House Lawyers

    The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert action. Deepening their reach into the West Wing, impeachment investigators have summoned former national security adviser John...

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    Impeachment Inquiry Focuses on White House Lawyers

    The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert action. Deepening their reach into the West Wing, impeachment investigators have summoned former national security adviser John...

  • Donald Trump Oct 28, 2019

    President Trump Says Islamic State Leader Is Dead Following US Raid in Syria

    The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world’s most wanted man, is dead after being targeted by a U.S. military raid in Syria, President Donald Trump said Sunday. “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead,” Trump announced at the White House, saying the U.S. had “brought the world’s number one terrorist...

  • Donald Trump Aug 20, 2019

    US Reps Omar, Tlaib Discuss Israeli Ban

    Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state.

  • Donald Trump Aug 20, 2019

    Omar Calls on Colleagues to Visit Israel, See ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation'

    Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the country and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were suppressing the lawmakers’ ability to carry out their oversight role. “I would encourage my colleagues to...

  • Donald Trump Aug 17, 2019

    Indian Authorities Begin Easing Clampdown in Kashmir

    Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout following a decision by India’s government to downgrade the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy. Shahid Choudhary, a government administrator in Srinagar, the region’s main city, said restrictions were being lifted in most areas and government offices were open. He also said on...

  • Associated Press Aug 8, 2019

    Protesters Chant for Action on Guns as Trump Visits Dayton

    Aiming to play the traditional role of healer during national tragedy, President Donald Trump paid visits Wednesday to cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded. But his divisive words preceded him, large protests greeted him and biting political attacks soon followed. The president and first lady Melania Trump flew to El Paso late in...

  • Associated Press Aug 3, 2019

    US to Increase Sanctions Against Russia Over Ex-Spy's Poisoning

    The United States has announced more sanctions against Russia over its use of a nerve agent to try and assassinate former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Britain in 2018, the State Department said, as NBC News reported. The announced sanctions fall under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act and mean the U.S. will oppose loans and...

  • Donald Trump Apr 29, 2019

    AP Fact Check: Trump's Misleading Rhetoric on Immigrants

    President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric about illegal immigration. At a Wisconsin rally , he suggested he’s launched his plan to transport immigrants in the U.S. illegally to sanctuary cities in mass numbers — “my sick idea,” as he proudly called it. There’s no evidence that’s happening.

  • Donald Trump Mar 15, 2019

    Trump Vetoes Congress' Measure Rebuking Border Order

    Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday in a demonstration that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise, which stands largely unfulfilled 18 months before voters decide whether to grant him another term. Trump rejected an effort by Congress to block the emergency declaration he’d used to...

  • Donald Trump Jan 25, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump's Bogus ‘Catch and Release' Statistic

    In arguing for border wall funding, President Donald Trump claimed — without any evidence — that only 2 percent of those apprehended crossing the border and released pending immigration hearings appear in court. Actually, Trump administration officials put the figure at about 50 percent, while immigration experts say it is even higher.

  • Donald Trump Jan 24, 2019

    Shutdown Stalemate Continues Into 5th Week

    Senate Republicans released a 1,000-page bill they plan to vote on this week based on President Donald Trump’s latest offer to end the shutdown and provide funding for a border wall. Democrats rejected the plan, and insist reopening the government must come before any negotiation on wall funding.

  • Donald Trump Dec 12, 2018

    Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Could Profit From Tax Break They Pushed, AP Investigation Finds

    At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration’s new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities. He then turned to one of the plan’s strongest supporters. “Ivanka, would you like to say something?” Trump asked his daughter. “You’ve been pushing this very...

  • Donald Trump Sep 15, 2018

    Trump Claims Maria Death Toll Rose ‘Like Magic'

    As Tropical Storm Florence inundated the Carolinas on Friday, President Donald Trump circled back to his claim that the official death toll from a devastating storm a year earlier in Puerto Rico was inflated and said the number of dead seemed to rise from double digits to 3,000 “like magic.” Public health experts have estimated that nearly 3,000 perished because...

  • Donald Trump Sep 5, 2018

    Kim Kardashian West Returns to White House to Talk Prison Reform

    Reality television star Kim Kardashian West, who successfully pushed President Donald Trump to grant a pardon for a drug offender earlier this year, returned to the White House on Wednesday for a meeting with senior aides as part of the administration’s efforts on criminal justice reform. Kardashian, who may have felt right at home with the drama-infused atmosphere in the...

  • Donald Trump Jun 30, 2018

    “Shame, Shame Shame”: Thousands Take to the Streets to Protest Trump Immigration Policy

    Liberal activists, parents and first-time protesters motivated by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are rallying in hundreds of cities nationwide Saturday to press President Donald Trump’s administration to reunite the families quickly. More than 600 marches could draw hundreds of thousands of people across the country, from immigrant-friendly cities like Los Angeles, New York...

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