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Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 05:26 AM PST

Trump Supporters Cheer His Combative Stance With Media

Trump Supporters Cheer His Combative Stance With Media

Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration. His supporters saw...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:57 PM PST

Fact Check: Trump Makes Familiar False Claims at Presser

Fact Check: Trump Makes Familiar False Claims at Presser

President Donald Trump offered his spin on the first weeks of his administration, and made some familiar false claims, during his Feb. 16 news conference. Trump said he thought the media had “a lower approval...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 09:09 AM PST

Trump Orders Meatloaf for Christie at White House Lunch

Trump Orders Meatloaf for Christie at White House Lunch

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says President Donald Trump made him order meatloaf when they dined together at the White House this week. Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, joined Trump at the White House on...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 08:43 AM PST

Kushner Family Puts Brakes on Talks to Buy Miami Marlins

Kushner Family Puts Brakes on Talks to Buy Miami Marlins

The Kushner family, which has close ties to the president, put the brakes on its negotiations to buy the Miami Marlins due to a report of team owner Jeffrey Loria possibly being nominated by the president to...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 12:32 AM PST

Guiterrez: Hispanic Dems Barred From Meeting With ICE Director

Guiterrez: Hispanic Dems Barred From Meeting With ICE Director

Rep. Luis Gutierrez was among a group of Hispanic congressmen barred from a meeting Thursday with a top federal immigration enforcement official. According to Gutierrez, a Democrat from Illinois, he and members...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 05:30 PM PST

President Trump Vows New Travel Ban Order, Defends Flynn, Slams Media

President Trump Vows New Travel Ban Order, Defends Flynn, Slams Media

President Donald Trump did not hold back when it came to listing his accomplishments and his displeasure with the media at a news conference Thursday. Janelle Wang reports.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 04:03 AM PST

Harward Rejects Offer to Replace Flynn: Official

Harward Rejects Offer to Replace Flynn: Official

Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to become President Donald Trump's national security adviser, a White House official told NBC News Thursday. "It's purely a personal issue,"...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 05:12 PM PST

CIA Director: Agency Isn't Hiding Intelligence From Trump

CIA Director: Agency Isn't Hiding Intelligence From Trump

CIA director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the agency is providing President Donald Trump with the best intelligence it can, disputing reports that the spy community is withholding information from the...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 04:09 PM PST

EPA Nominee Pruitt Must Provide Records of Meetings: Judge

EPA Nominee Pruitt Must Provide Records of Meetings: Judge

An Oklahoma judge Thursday ordered state Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency, to turn over documents related to Pruitt's communications...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 05:08 PM PST

Black Lawmakers Dismayed by Trump's Invite to Black Reporter

Black Lawmakers Dismayed by Trump's Invite to Black Reporter

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed bafflement and dismay Thursday after President Donald Trump asked a black reporter to set up a meeting with them. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina said there...

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