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Cillizza: Being president is hard: The education of Donald Trump

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 11:43am
If Donald Trump has learned any big lesson in his 84 days as President, it's this: The job is way harder than it looks.
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NATO chief: Trump has been 'very consistent' in support of alliance

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:37am
President Donald Trump had been "very consistent" in his support of NATO, despite his dramatic shift in rhetoric about the organization, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.
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Jeff Sessions ushers in 'Trump era' at the Justice Department

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:04am
When Jeff Sessions was sworn in as the 84th attorney general in February, President Donald Trump foreshadowed that the Justice Department was at a turning point.
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US intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military and chemical experts

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:59am
The US military and intelligence community has intercepted communications featuring Syrian military and chemical experts talking about preparations for the sarin attack in Idlib last week, a senior US official tells CNN.
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Trump credits China with 'big step' after North Korean coal turned back

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:39am
President Donald Trump is crediting China with taking a "big step" toward cracking down on North Korea after the Chinese ordered a fleet of coal-carrying cargo ships returned to North Korea.
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CNN commentator: Trump is MLK of health care

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:33am
A CNN discussion took a sharp turn Thursday after CNN commentator and President Donald Trump surrogate Jeffrey Lord invoked Dr. Martin Luther King to defend Trump's handling of health care.
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George W. Bush: Foreign aid is essential

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:10am
Former President George W. Bush is defending foreign aid at a time when President Donald Trump is proposing significant cuts on US spending abroad.
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President Trump today: Live updates

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 8:48am
In the first 84 days of his presidency, Trump has flipped on NATO, Syria, Russia and China. We're covering his administration's latest moves today.
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At raucous town hall, GOP pol confronts anger about Trump

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 8:32am
Republican Rep. Mike Coffman faced angry constituents at a town hall Wednesday night, in an early sign of the political price he and his colleagues might pay for supporting President Donald Trump's policies, including the repeal of Obamacare.
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Trump threatens to stop insurance payments so Dems negotiate

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 8:27am
After Republican House leaders failed to pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in the last congressional session, the White House is claiming it is taking a more active role in moving the negotiations along -- encouraging private talks between the conservative House Freedom Caucus and moderate Tuesday Group.
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How Trump came to love NATO

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 6:17am
President Donald Trump emphatically embraced NATO Wednesday in a reversal of his campaign trail rhetoric lambasting the organization.
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Here are the town halls scheduled for Thursday

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 6:05am
Lawmakers are continuing their first week of recess and many are holding town halls with their constituents to discuss policy issues most important -- and enraging -- to them.
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Trump, shocked by Assad, discussed chemical weapons history at Mar-a-Lago

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 5:34am
President Donald Trump discussed with staffers and close confidantes at his Mar-a-Lago club Friday about the historical and philosophical context for the use of chemical weapons, aides and people who spoke to Trump told CNN.
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Longtime Trump ally: 'Heresay' to accuse Manafort of colluding with Russians

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:08pm
A longtime friend of President Donald Trump is defending former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in the wake of a report that his consulting firm received at least $1.2 million in payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine.
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Why lobbyists like Manafort don't want to register as foreign agents

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 9:13pm
Paul Manafort is expected to retroactively file as a foreign agent after failing to disclose his prior work for a foreign government.
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Carter Page: 'No comment' on FBI investigations

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 9:03pm
Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser on President Donald Trump's campaign, declined repeatedly Wednesday to confirm or deny the FBI had interviewed him yet.
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Trump reverses position, says NATO is 'no longer obsolete'

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 8:37pm
President Donald Trump, in joint news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, said he no longer believes that the foreign treaty organization is "obsolete," a view he held during the 2016 campaign.
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Manafort expected to register as foreign agent for past Ukraine work

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 8:32pm
Paul Manafort's lawyers have been in discussions with the Justice Department and he is expected to register as a foreign agent in a bid to resolve questions about his past work for Ukraine, according to sources briefed on the talks.
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Forget Kansas. This chart shows why Republicans need to worry about 2018

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 3:02pm
Political Washington is in the midst of a heated debate over what -- if anything -- the somewhat-closer-than-expected special election in Kansas on Tuesday means for next November's midterm elections.
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The Russia story just keeps getting worse for President Trump

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:16pm
Two stories dealing with Russia's meddling in the election broke Tuesday night. And both were full of bad news for President Donald Trump.
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