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August 20, 2017 - 8:43 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is indeed divided. That's the claim being made by Stephen Bannon in a new interview, following his departure Friday from the White House as President Trump's chief strategist. Bannon, 63, is returning to Breitbart News as executive chairman. "No administration in...
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August 19, 2017 - 10:49 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Facing calls from members of his Yale graduating class to resign, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Saturday night defended President Trump's response to the Charlottesville violence and reaffirmed his commitment to remain in the Trump cabinet. The letter, penned Friday and signed...
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August 19, 2017 - 10:03 pm
(BOSTON) -- President Donald Trump tweeted support for the Boston Police Department handling of the free speech rally and counterprotest march held on Saturday afternoon. The President commended the the protesters "who are speaking out against bigotry and hate." I want to applaud the many...
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August 19, 2017 - 12:09 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will skip the Kennedy Center Honors, one of the nation's highest-profile event honoring performing artists, after some awardees threatened to boycott a pre-ceremony reception at the White House. The White House announced Saturday...
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August 19, 2017 - 11:02 am
(PHOENIX) -- John McCain, who is battling an aggressive form of brain cancer, has finished the first round of radiation and chemotherapy treatment, according to his daughter, Meghan McCain, on Friday. My father completed first round radiation/chemo. His resilience & strength is incredible...
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August 19, 2017 - 10:25 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump is facing fresh criticism over his response to the deadly violence that broke in Charlottesville last Saturday. A bipartisan group of lawmakers denounced the president's statements blaming "both sides" after counterprotesters clashed with neo-Nazis and white...
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August 19, 2017 - 10:11 am
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) -- Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Friday demanded the removal of a state senator who called for President Trump's assassination in a now-deleted Facebook post. Those remarks prompted an investigation by the U.S. Secret Service. Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal, a Democrat, wrote on...
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August 18, 2017 - 8:32 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers are reacting to the news that Steve Bannon, the embattled White House chief strategist, has resigned from his post. Bannon, a controversial figure in the Trump administration because of his tenure leading the conservative news outlet Breitbart, was facing calls to resign...
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