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Trump finds success on taxes doing what he knows best — selling

Trump has spent weeks wooing, prodding, cajoling and personally calling Republican lawmakers to pass sweeping tax legislation in time for Christmas – a deadline Trump himself set months ago – but he and his staff have left many of the policy decisions up to Republican lawmakers and top …

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Trump to label China as a strategic 'competitor'

President Donald Trump will describe China as a strategic “competitor” on Monday when he releases a national security strategy that accuses Beijing of maintaining a “repressive vision” and pursuing policies of economic aggression aimed at weakening the US. While the national security strategy …

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Trump to unveil

Prioritizing national sovereignty over alliances, President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a perpetual state of competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and de-emphasizes multinational agreements that have dominated the …

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Trump predicts exoneration in Russia investigation as allies fear a 'meltdown'

Trump has spent much of his first year in office so enraged by the federal investigation into Russian meddling in last year’s election that lawmakers who work with him tried to avoid the issue entirely and his friends worried that Trump might rashly fire the special counsel. But in recent weeks, Trump has …

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Trump nominees can't answer basic law questions

The quality of candidates that Donald Trump is nominating to lifetime appointments has caused controversy.

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Trump To Outline His Blueprint For Military And Foreign Policy

President Trump will outline his goals for military modernization and economic advancement when he unveils his national security strategy Monday. The document — which every president is required by law to produce — offers a blueprint for Trump’s military and foreign policy. It could help to guide …

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Trump National Security Strategy Sees US Confronting China and Russia

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s first national security strategy envisions a world in which the United States confronts two “revisionist” powers — China and Russia — that are seeking to change the global status quo, often to the detriment of America’s interests. But while the document outlines a …

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Week Ahead: Trump Might Get His Tax Bill, But That Might Be It Until After 2018

But when you dig inside the numbers — 70 percent of Democrats and 51 percent of independents believe this, but 76 percent of Republicans say it’s not the government’s responsibility to ensure health care for all Americans. So the posture seen from Republicans in Congress and President Trump is not …

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Trump will drop climate change from US National Security Strategy

White House officials said on Sunday the Trump NSS was the culmination of 11 months of collaboration between all the leading security, foreign policy and economic agencies of government. The exclusion of climate change as a national security threat appears however to conflict with views previously …

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Trump's new national security strategy sticks close to its predecessors

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is set to unveil his national security strategy Monday, largely adhering to the approach of his two predecessors with a pledge to bolster homeland security and prosperity while exerting American influence abroad. Nearly a year after taking office, Trump will roll …

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Why Trump Continues to Forge An Unlikely Bond with Religious Conservatives

Trump, on the other hand, has no such personal testimony. He has an ancestral association with the Presbyterians, but has never been known as a churchman. Indeed, he has made his way in the worldliest of worldly occupations and appeared on the cover of Playboy. His three marriages and serial …

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Putin Thanks Trump For CIA Tip-Off Which Helped Russia Prevent Terror Attack

The Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump for help in preventing a terrorist attack in St. Petersburg. Data provided by the CIA enabled Russian security services to find and detain terrorists. The Russian leader expressed his gratitude in a telephone call, adding …

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Senator-Elect Doug Jones Says Trump Shouldn't Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Jones differentiated himself from many in his party by saying he doesn’t think President Donald Trump should resign over the numerous sexual misconduct allegations against him. In fact, he thinks it’s time to stop talking about the issue. “I don’t think that the president ought to resign at this point,” Jones …

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Russia inquiry: Trump denies he plans to fire Robert Mueller

President Donald Trump has denied he is planning to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Tensions have been rising between the White House and Mr Mueller’s probe. On Saturday a lawyer for Mr Trump’s presidential transition group …

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Trump says he is not planning to fire Mueller

President Trump Sunday said he will not fire special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with … Members of Trump’s post-election transition team are feuding with Mueller’s office over e-mails Trump officials say were illegally obtained as part of the probe …

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Putin thanks Trump for CIA intel that foiled a planned terrorist attack in Russia

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday phoned President Trump to thank him for a tip from the CIA that thwarted a terrorist attack being planned in St. Petersburg. The unusual call — countries share intelligence all the time, but presidents rarely publicly thank one another for it — was …

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Putin thanks Trump for CIA tip on terror attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart for CIA tip which helped operations to thwart several bombing attacks in Saint Petersburg. “The information received from the CIA proved sufficient to find and detain the criminal suspects,” read a Sunday statement by Kremlin, which noted …

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Trump Supporters Are Stepping Up Their Attacks On Bob Mueller And The FBI

Trump denied on Sunday that he planned to fire Mueller, just as he’d said he wouldn’t fire James Comey, the former FBI director Trump dismissed in May. But Trump did tell reporters that it was “quite sad” that Mueller’s team had obtained his transition team’s emails, which were hosted on a government …

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“pajama boy” meltdown

In the weeks since he came front and center in his father’s Russia scandal, Donald Trump Jr hasn’t exactly been taking it well. His tweets have grown progressively more defensive, and at times, more bizarre. This time around, Junior is going so far off the deep end on Twitter that it involves the words …

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The Tax Cut And The Fake Trump Boom

The Tax Cut And The Fake Trump Boom. While the economic boom looks pretty good now, it won’t look so great by November 2018. 12/17/2017 07:00 pm ET Updated 21 minutes ago. NICHOLAS KAMM via Getty Images …

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