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October 13, 2017 - 3:22 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump continued his assault on NBC News Friday, retweeting former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's assertion that "the President will not be able to impact licenses, but he is doing major damage to the NBC brand." Trump added, "Sadly, they and others are Fake News, and the...
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October 13, 2017 - 12:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Jimmy Kimmel admits he would love to have frequent target President Donald Trump as a guest on his hit live show, telling ABC News, "I have a lot of questions for Donald Trump." "Maybe this is crazy, but I feel like I could turn him around on a couple of things," Kimmel said in an...
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October 13, 2017 - 12:10 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump fervently advocated for religious liberty in a speech before a group of conservative Christian voters Friday, citing the protection of religious freedom guaranteed by the First Amendment, even as his critics pointed to that same amendment earlier in the week...
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October 13, 2017 - 11:37 am
(WASHINGTON) -- A day after suggesting that he would pull federal aid from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump tried to provide assurance on Friday that he will "always be with" the Puerto Rican people. Trump also suggested that Puerto Ricans "know how bad things were before"...
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October 12, 2017 - 2:41 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- After months of bashing the Iran nuclear accord while simultaneously keeping it alive, President Trump is expected to "decertify" the agreement in a speech Friday as part of his new policy toward Iran. But decertification does not mean tearing up the agreement, nor will it...
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October 12, 2017 - 2:08 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- White House chief of staff John Kelly forcefully pushed back on rumors of discord between him and President Donald Trump on Thursday, telling reporters that he has no plans to resign or reason to believe he will be fired. "Although I read it all the time, pretty consistently, I'm...
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October 12, 2017 - 1:53 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday at the White House that seeks to increase consumer options for health insurance, but could further destabilize Obamacare marketplaces. With the “power of the pen,” Trump's executive order seeks to unravel significant parts of...
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October 12, 2017 - 1:20 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Questions about possible Russian collusion in the presidential election have plagued the Trump adminstration since the election. The issue has continued to make headlines party because new details about previously undisclosed meetings between top Trump campaign officials and Russian...
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October 12, 2017 - 9:21 am
(WASHINGTON) -- A military judge will consider delaying the trial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. The U.S. Army has scheduled a court martial hearing for Monday where Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to enter a plea in his desertion case. Bergdahl...
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October 12, 2017 - 9:16 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday the federal government cannot keep the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Puerto Rico "forever", even as the U.S. territory continues to reel from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in September. "We cannot keep FEMA, the...
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