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Sessions: Trump admin reviewing policy on media subpoenas

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:52pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday detailed his plans to combat leaks of classified information, which have sparked the anger of President Donald Trump.
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Weakening support for Trump among Republicans, on The Daily DC

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:48pm
A new Quinnipiac University poll reveals an unwelcome development for President Donald Trump: weakening support among the voters that catapulted him to the White House.
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Zinke calls to Senators after health care votes under 'preliminary investigation'

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:15pm
The Interior Department's Office of the Inspector General has opened a preliminary investigation into calls made between Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and GOP Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan.
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Dr. Jerome Adams confirmed as surgeon general

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:42am
Dr. Jerome Adams was confirmed as the US surgeon general this week, pledging to take on the country's opioid epidemic. Adams, who was nominated for the role by President Donald Trump, is the 20th surgeon general to hold the position.
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What US sanctions will do to Russia, Iran and North Korea

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:27am
US President Donald Trump signed into law new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea on Wednesday, but he had little choice in the matter.
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Ken Starr killed irony today

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:06am
On CNN's "New Day" Friday morning, former independent counsel Ken Starr raised questions about whether current special counsel Bob Mueller might be over-stepping the bounds of his mandate in investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.
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President Trump today

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:45am
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How Trump compares with Obama so far on jobs

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:34am
President Donald Trump loves to talk about creating jobs, and now has more than million jobs to point to.
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Former Mexican president drops f-bomb about Trump's wall, again

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:34am
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is not one to mince words, especially when it comes to criticizing President Donald Trump's pledge to make Mexico pay for a wall along the southern border.
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Senate blocks Trump's ability to make recess appointments

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:28am
The Senate left for its August break on Thursday, but it won't technically be in recess. And that will stop President Donald Trump from filling executive branch spots without senators' OK.
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Behind Trump's off-the-charts West Virginia popularity

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:21am
President Donald Trump promised a big announcement Thursday night at his campaign-style rally in West Virginia. The announcement turned out to be the decision by Gov. Jim Justice to switch from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party. Trump took credit for the switch, and cast Justice as the leading edge of common-sense populists who are just plain sick of political correctness and the national Democratic Party. For more perspective on Justice's move and how Trump is perceived in the Mountain State, I reached out to one and only Hoppy Kercheval, a radio talk show host -- and columnist -- in the state. Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below.
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Milestone for Trump: 1 million new jobs in six months

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 9:38am
America has added more than a million jobs since President Trump took office.
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Trump keeps social media on-message during Kelly's first week

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 9:38am
Minutes after the clock struck 6 a.m. ET on Friday, President Donald Trump was up and tweeting. But he wasn't voicing displeasure with his own party, the Russia probe or 2016 campaign rival Hillary Clinton.
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Democrats criticize the leaking of transcripts of Trump phone calls

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 9:21am
A couple of Democrats are joining Republicans who criticized the leaking of transcripts of the conversations between President Donald Trump and world leaders.
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Trump is going on a 17-day vacation. Who cares? Except...

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 9:14am
President Donald Trump is set to depart the White House later today for a 17-day working vacation at his golf club in New Jersey.
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Fack-checking the GOP legal immigration bill

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 7:47am
A bill to slash legal immigration won President Donald Trump's support on the belief that it would help Americans making low wages.
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Collins, Murkowski take CNN behind the scenes of the health care battle

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 7:30am
They've been both hailed as heroines and disparaged as defectors.
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Trump just quadrupled down on his Russia rhetoric

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 6:12am
There was a line of thinking in Washington this week that President Donald Trump might scale back his rhetoric on the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russia, the result of a new White House chief of staff in John Kelly and a reshuffled legal team.
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Under pressure, even the Trump White House can sound familiar

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 6:11am
For President Donald Trump's ever-evolving communications staff, the fickle force that drives their days often appears in a tweet. The subject matter might be difficult to predict, but the means by which it arrives can feel as certain as the very early rising sun.
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