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Trump Message Manager Ready to Clean House to Stop Leaks

Trump Message Manager Ready to Clean House to Stop Leaks

President Donald Trump's new communications director says he's prepared to clean house in order to stop information leaks which have plagued the administration. Anthony Scaramucci, the Wall Street financier...

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House Set to Pass Sanctions Bill Limiting Trump's Authority

House Set to Pass Sanctions Bill Limiting Trump's Authority

The Republican-led House pushed toward approval of a sweeping Russia sanctions bill that bars President Donald Trump from easing the penalties without first getting permission from Congress, a demand that could...

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Did Trump Declassify Secret CIA Program With a Tweet?

Did Trump Declassify Secret CIA Program With a Tweet?

In a series of Monday night Tweets attacking what he refers to as the “Amazon Washington Post,” U.S. President Donald Trump apparently declassified a CIA program to arm Syrian rebels, NBC News reports. Last week...

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Mic Captures GOP Senator Ripping Trump, Mocking Lawmaker

Mic Captures GOP Senator Ripping Trump, Mocking Lawmaker

Oh, that dreaded open microphone! Republican Sen. Susan Collins got caught Tuesday at the end of a hearing with a microphone that was still hot — and captured her ripping President Donald Trump and making...

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IRS Sees Big Drop in Identity Theft, Stolen Tax Refunds

IRS Sees Big Drop in Identity Theft, Stolen Tax Refunds

The IRS says it is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds being stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight the problem. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday...

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Former Scouts, Organizers React to Trump's Political Speech

Former Scouts, Organizers React to Trump's Political Speech

President Donald Trump's appearance at a national Boy Scout event has hit a nerve with former scouts and organizers after his speech turned political. At the Boys Scouts of America's National Jamboree in...

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Trump Vents Anew on Sessions, Who's Under Pressure to Quit

Trump Vents Anew on Sessions, Who's Under Pressure to Quit

President Donald Trump turned up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, launching a fresh tirade against him on Twitter and at a press conference, while musing privately about firing the man who...

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GOP Senators Vote to Open Debate on Health Care Reform

GOP Senators Vote to Open Debate on Health Care Reform

With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. The vote gives President...

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McCain Returns to Standing Ovation, Casts Key Vote for GOP

McCain Returns to Standing Ovation, Casts Key Vote for GOP

At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain delivered for his party and his president on the issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years. It's a situation heavy...

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Kushner, Manafort Meet With Congressional Investigators

Kushner, Manafort Meet With Congressional Investigators

Two key members of President Donald Trump's presidential campaign met Tuesday with congressional investigators probing Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion with Trump associates. Tr...

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