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W.H. considers order that could lead to more tariffs

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 8:16pm
President Donald Trump's administration is drafting an executive order to investigate the extent to which the unfair dumping and subsidization of certain imports adds to the US trade deficit.
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Trump, who scorned Obama's golf habits, outpacing him in rounds

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 5:21pm
President Donald Trump is well outpacing his predecessor on the green, making his 16th visit to one of his eponymous golf courses since taking office as he marks the end of another weekend at his Florida getaway.
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Steve Bannon's Worst Week in Washington

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 4:58pm
When Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's chief strategist, appeared at the Conservative Political Action Conference in February, he appeared to be at the height of his powers.
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Liberal leaders call for challenge to Gabbard over Syria skepticism

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 2:43pm
A pair of veteran leaders on the left, former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean and Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden, called on Hawaiians to vote Rep. Tulsi Gabbard out of office after the Democrat questioned whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was responsible for last week's chemical attack.
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How one vote opened the door for more than 15 years of war

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 1:27pm
Three days after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Congress voted to give former President George W. Bush broad executive authority to wage war overseas.
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K.T. McFarland to leave NSC for Singapore ambassadorship

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 12:18pm
K.T. McFarland, the one-time top deputy to ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn, has accepted the US ambassadorship to Singapore and will likely leave the National Security Council in the coming months, a senior administration official has told CNN.
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Trump to Bannon and Kushner: Work this out

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 11:58pm
Amid the croquet players and lunch guests mingling at Mar-a-Lago Friday, a more sober gathering was unfolding under the palms.
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Syria strikes signals a change for Trump

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 11:42am
The US attack on a Syrian air base Thursday devastated an airfield, sent a stark message to Syria and its protector Russia and raised a host of questions about whether and how the Trump administration's stance on the Middle East might change.
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Trump, Xi have 'candid,' 'positive' talks in Florida

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 9:24pm
President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping established a new framework for high-level negotiations on a range of issues and pledged to make progress on trade negotiations within the next 100 days during meetings here Thursday and Friday, top US officials said.
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Satellite images show before, after US strikes on Syrian base

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 8:23pm
New satellite imagery released by ImageSat International shows the damage 59 US Tomahawk missiles inflicted at Syria's Shayrat airfield.
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Trump's evolution on Syria didn't happen overnight

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 7:39pm
Two days after footage of a grisly chemical weapons attack on civilians made its way around the world, President Donald Trump decided to launch a military strike against the Syrian regime responsible for the horrific attack.
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This is the most amazing chart on Congress you'll see today

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 5:53pm
It's no secret that Congress doesn't get much done these days. And that partisanship and polarization are at record levels.
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What this photo of Trump's war room tells us

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 5:22pm
The White House released a photo Friday of President Donald Trump receiving a national security briefing in regard to the US strike on a Syrian airbase, retaliation for the chemical weapons attack earlier this week.
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61 Senators sign letter to preserve filibuster rules

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:50pm
A bipartisan group of 61 senators sent a letter to Senate leaders Friday urging them to maintain the 60-vote threshold for filibusters involving legislation, which they said is needed to ensure bipartisanship remains a component of passing bills through the chamber.
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WH official: Trump can't be judged by Syria tweets in 2013 because he wasn't president then

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:45pm
Deputy assistant to President Donald Trump Sebastian Gorka said Friday that Trump's past tweets arguing against military action in Syria shouldn't be held against him because Trump wasn't president then.
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New sanctions coming on Syria, Treasury secretary says

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:39pm
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Friday the US would soon announce new sanctions on Syria.
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Congress wants say on Syria strategy, split on timing, what to do

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:30pm
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi called on the House of Representatives Friday to return from its two-week break in order to debate whether to authorize military action against Syria, while other members of Congress openly debated whether President Donald Trump needs Congress' blessing before additional engagement.
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Top Republicans who opposed Syria attack under Obama are now praising Trump's strike

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:15pm
Many of the congressional Republicans who are praising President Donald Trump's decision to strike a Syrian airfield were opposed to President Obama's request to approve a similar action against Syria in 2013.
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Was Trump's Syria strike legal? An expert weighs in

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:15pm
A Q&A with CNN legal analyst and national security law professor Steve Vladeck about the legal issues surrounding President Donald Trump's authorization of a strike against a Syrian government air base.
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After Syria strike, populist supporters abandon Trump at home and abroad

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 3:35pm
While much of the world is applauding President Donald Trump's decision to strike a Syrian airbase in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack against civilians, right-wing populist supporters at home and abroad are criticizing the move and distancing themselves from him.
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