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National monuments at risk under Trump's executive order

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands, calling the protection efforts “a massive federal land grab” by previous administrations. It was yet another … Continue reading

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ACLU defends Coulter after Berkeley speech cancellation

The American Civil Liberties Union is condemning the threats that forced Ann Coulter to cancel her speech at the University of California, Berkeley. “The unacceptable threats of violence that have led to the ‘hecklers’ veto’ of Ann Coulter’s speech at … Continue reading

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From crude to creative: 100 Days of Trump signs wielded by fans and foes

There is no shortage of opinion when it comes to the presidency of Donald Trump, and those feelings have been emblazoned on signs, banners and other displays at rallies in the U.S. and abroad during his first 100 days in … Continue reading

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Trump’s chaotic first 100 days — as seen through his tweets

Shortly after his victory in the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump said he wasn’t sure how much he’d use Twitter once he got to the White House. “I’m going to be very restrained, if I use it at all,” Trump … Continue reading

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Trump’s lone border visit foreshadowed his flawed vision for a wall

LAREDO, Texas — Donald Trump’s Boeing 757 had landed a few minutes earlier on a remote runway of the local airport here in this dusty border town, and as his guests boarded the aircraft to meet him, they found the … Continue reading

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Are we willing to let Trump evolve?

We’ve heard a lot from President Trump, in the past week or so, about securing our borders — the southern one from migrant Mexicans, the northern from stealthy Canadian dairy farmers — and about all the taxes he wants to … Continue reading

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White House vows to continue funding Obamacare, averting showdown with Democrats

WASHINGTON — The White House has assured Democrats it will continue to fund a key portion of Obamacare, clearing the way for negotiations on a series of spending bills to avoid a government shutdown, according to two sources familiar with … Continue reading

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Top Trump aide: Military preparations ‘underway’ on North Korea

WASHINGTON — President Trump is stepping up diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea, and military preparations are “underway,” in the event such action is necessary, a senior administration official told reporters on Wednesday. But Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., told … Continue reading

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Kellyanne Conway dodges questions on Mike Flynn as White House touts 100-days record

As President Trump’s administration touts its accomplishments and downplays its failures in the chaotic first 100 days, counselor Kellyanne Conway dodged questions Wednesday on one of the administration’s more significant controversies: the appointment and subsequent ouster of Lt. Gen. Mike … Continue reading

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Fox’s Jesse Watters sparks controversy with suggestive Ivanka Trump remark

Less than a week after Bill O’Reilly was ousted from Fox News amid mounting sexual harassment allegations, his former protégé is facing a backlash over an on-air remark about Ivanka Trump. During a discussion on Fox’s “The Five” about Trump’s … Continue reading

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