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US-Iran: Trump 'pulls back after approving military strikes' US-Iran: Trump 'pulls back after approving military strikes'
President Donald Trump approved retaliatory military strikes against Iran on Thursday before changing his mind, US media report. The New York Times, citing senior White House officials, says strikes were planned against a "handful" of targets. They say the operation was allegedly under way "in its early stages" when Mr Trump stood the US military down. The White House has so far made no comm...
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'That will not stand': Democrats plan next steps after ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks didn't answer key questions in testimony 'That will not stand': Democrats plan next steps after ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks didn't answer key questions in testimony
WASHINGTON – Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump's former aide Hope Hicks of rejecting questions about her time in the White House during a marathon hearing on Wednesday. While Democrats aimed to unearth new aspects of Hicks' role in the White House, which spanned some of the most controversial moments of Trump's presidency, both sides of the aisle seemed to agree that very lit...
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Fans line up early for Donald Trump's Orlando rally despite heat and possible thunderstorms Fans line up early for Donald Trump's Orlando rally despite heat and possible thunderstorms
ORLANDO – Greg Madden didn't want to watch Donald Trump announce his 2020 re-election bid from his home TV or on a jumbotron. Instead, the Stuart man said he arrived in Orlando at 9 p.m. Sunday to secure a front-row seat for Tuesday, when the president plans to announce inside Amway Center that he's running for re-election in 2020. "I wanted to come here and see the president and make histor...
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Nancy Pelosi tries to tamp down impeachment pressure, calling it 'divisive' Nancy Pelosi tries to tamp down impeachment pressure, calling it 'divisive'
WASHINGTON — Despite rising pressure from within the House Democratic Caucus to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has held firm on her position that the country is not yet ready for impeachment hearings, arguing that it would be too divisive. In a television interview on Sunday morning, Pelosi told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS that, “I don't...
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'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran 'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump Friday blamed Iran for the attack on two international oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as he and other administration officials escalated their rhetoric on Tehran. “Iran did do it,” Trump said during a lengthy phone interview on Fox and Friends. "We don't take it lightly, that I can tell you." Iran has denied any involvement and has accused the United Stat...
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All the times Kellyanne Conway ran afoul of a federal watchdog over the Hatch Act All the times Kellyanne Conway ran afoul of a federal watchdog over the Hatch Act
Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act, a federal law that prohibits political speech in her official capacity, several times over the past year, a federal watchdog announced Thursday. The Office of the Special Counsel recommended that Conway be removed from her position. Special Counsel Henry Kerner released a letter Thursday claiming that Conway's "disregard for th...
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Jon Stewart slammed Congress over a 9/11 fund bill. The next day, a house panel passed it Jon Stewart slammed Congress over a 9/11 fund bill. The next day, a house panel passed it
WASHINGTON – One day after former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart gave tearful and impassioned testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the panel unanimously passed the bill. The measure, which was created after 9/11 to help pay for medical and economic losses as a result of the terrorist attacks, will now go to the floor of the House to be voted on. Wi...
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Joe Biden says decreasing access to abortion services changed his view on federal funding Joe Biden says decreasing access to abortion services changed his view on federal funding
MOUNT PLEASANT, Ia. — Former Vice President Joe Biden, one of more than 20 candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said Tuesday he changed his view on federal funding for most abortion procedures after the closing of abortion-providing clinics in the South. "I still believe if there were, in fact, a means by which poor women would be able to access their constitution...
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Trump touts ethanol victory, but Iowans remain concerned Trump touts ethanol victory, but Iowans remain concerned
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Ia. — President Donald Trump told Iowa and Nebraska farmers Tuesday they will be better off financially after he's done hammering out new deals with U.S. trade partners. "We're turning it all around. ... Wait until it all comes together," said Trump, who touted his administration's decision to provide $28 billion to farmers slammed by ongoing trade wars. "We're reversing deca...
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Donald Trump claims there's more to migrant deal with Mexico than he announced but offers no specifics Donald Trump claims there's more to migrant deal with Mexico than he announced but offers no specifics
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Sunday that there's more to his deal with Mexico on tariffs and immigration than he announced two days ago, but he offered no specifics. Trump tweeted that there were some things Mexico said it would do to curb Central American migration that were "not mentioned" in a description of the agreement put out by the State Department. He said those further ste...
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