Bannon says he still supports Trump

Even though President Trump has disavowed him and the president’s lawyers have threatened legal action against him, Steve Bannon says he remains a staunch supporter. On “Breitbart News Tonight” Sirius XM radio show, hosted Thursday night by Bannon himself, the former chief White House strategist fielded calls, among them one that mentioned Mr. Trump’s statement about Bannon. Bannon told the caller “the president of […]

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Trump signs order disbanding voter fraud commission

President Donald Trump is disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission amid infighting, lawsuits and state officials’ refusal to cooperate. On Twitter early Thursday he said states that wouldn’t cooperate must know they have people voting illegally. Trump convened the commission to investigate the 2016 presidential election, after alleging repeatedly and without evidence that voting fraud cost him the popular vote. […]

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Trump Hardens Immigration Stance Heading Into Shutdown Talks

President Donald Trump is hardening his demands for a deal to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation, a dispute with congressional Democrats that hangs over talks this week to avoid a government shutdown. Any deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, must also forbid immigrants from sponsoring family members to join them in the U.S., end […]

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Trump says Obamacare is repealed

President Donald Trump has prematurely declared “Obamacare” dead and displayed a misunderstanding of where the money comes from to make the health law work. A look at his remarks Wednesday about the tax plan he will soon sign into law and its effect on President Barack Obama’s health insurance overhaul: TRUMP: “Obamacare has been repealed in this bill.” THE FACTS: It […]

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Trump, GOP congressional leaders to plot agenda in January

Eager for more legislative achievements before Washington’s focus shifts to the midterm elections, President Donald Trump plans to start the new year by meeting with Republican congressional leaders to plot the 2018 legislative agenda, the White House said. After returning to Washington from Florida, where he is spending the holidays, Trump will host House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and […]

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Tillerson Defends U.S. Foreign Policy During Trump’s First Year

Rex Tillerson defended U.S. foreign policy during his first year as secretary of state, touting gains in pressuring North Korea, battling Islamic State and supporting Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. In an op-ed titled “I am Proud of Our Diplomacy,” published in the New York Times on Wednesday evening, Tillerson said Americans should be encouraged by progress made […]

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Trump White House Saw Record Number of First-Year Staff Departures

President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was fired after 25 days on the job. Two high-profile campaign aides who followed him into the White House, Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon, were gone before summer’s end. And his third communications director’s tenure is still remembered around the West Wing as “Scaramucci Week.” Those are just a few of […]

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