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Ivanka Trump booed at W20 summit after calling father a ‘champion’ for women

Ivanka Trump heard boos and hisses at the W20 conference in Berlin on Tuesday after she described President Trump as a “champion” for women and families. “I’m very proud of my father’s advocacy,” the first daughter said during a panel discussion … Continue reading

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Trump’s ‘big, beautiful wall’ collides with Congress

WASHINGTON — President Trump reportedly backed off his demand that Congress include a down payment for a wall spanning the entire U.S.-Mexico border in a crucial spending bill that must pass by Friday night to keep the government funded. Republican … Continue reading

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The contrarians: They didn’t vote for Trump, but they would now

David Kord Murray, the owner of a small business-finance company in California, admits he likes to be different — “to take the contrary position.” Yet even he is surprised to have reached his latest conclusion — that while he strongly … Continue reading

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The Trump standard: The 45th president’s norm-busting first 100 days

Donald Trump was not the first president to criticize the press. Yes, he was the first to publicly call the media “the enemy of the people,” but there’s a long history of chief executives bemoaning the fourth estate. And he’s … Continue reading

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Kasich: Trump a ‘mixed bag’ at this point

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday he thinks it’s too early to fully assess President Trump’s performance, even as the 100-day mark of his time in office approaches. In an interview with Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric, Kasich cautioned that the … Continue reading

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Physicist and ex-Rep. Rush Holt: The March for Science fight isn’t over

Rush Holt Jr., a former congressman who serves as the CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, spoke at the March for Science’s flagship event in Washington, D.C., over the weekend. He did not mince words when … Continue reading

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Obama makes first public remarks since leaving office

In his first public remarks since leaving office, former President Barack Obama said he is hoping to inspire young leaders and “help them take a crack at changing the world.” “I’m spending a lot of time thinking about what is … Continue reading

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‘Better you than me’: Trump commends astronauts for converting urine into drinking water

President Trump held a video conference with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Monday, in part to congratulate Commander Peggy Whitson on her record-setting 535th day in space. Briefly, however, the conversation turned to a less dignified topic. Trump, … Continue reading

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Pelosi, Schumer urge Trump to butt out of budget negotiations

WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., delivered a message to President Trump on Monday morning about Congress’ sensitive negotiations over a spending bill that must pass by Friday. That message: Butt … Continue reading

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Trump fumes about supposedly ‘fake’ polls giving him a dismal approval rating

President Trump continues to rant about a pair of new polls that show he is approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest approval rating of any president in more than 70 years. “The two fake news polls released … Continue reading

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