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Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 02:33 PM PST

Trump Sons Open Newest Hotel in Vancouver

Trump Sons Open Newest Hotel in Vancouver

Ignoring protests, claims their newest real estate venture clashes with Canadian values and a no-show mayor who tried to change the tower's name, U.S. President Donald Trump's sons said Tuesday that it was...

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 04:54 AM PST

Trump Ally Under Fire for Tweet About Anti-Semitic Acts

Trump Ally Under Fire for Tweet About Anti-Semitic Acts

A close ally of President Donald Trump is under fire for a tweet about the recent rash of bomb threats at Jewish Community Centers that Democrats charged pointed to them as the culprits, NBC News reported. Ant...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 12:00 PM PST

Slashing State Dept. Budget 'Would Be a Disaster': Graham

Slashing State Dept. Budget 'Would Be a Disaster': Graham

U.S. officials say the Trump administration is proposing deep cuts in spending for diplomacy and foreign aid programs to help pay for increased military spending, but Sen. Lindsey Graham says those cuts will...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 06:11 PM PST

What to Watch for in Trump's 1st Address to Congress

What to Watch for in Trump's 1st Address to Congress

A presidential address to Congress is always part policy speech, part political theater. With President Donald Trump, a former reality TV star, there's extra potential for drama as he makes his first address to...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 02:56 PM PST

Trump Signs Executive Order on Black Colleges

Trump Signs Executive Order on Black Colleges

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at signaling his commitment to historically black colleges and universities, saying that those schools will be "an absolute priority for this White...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 03:26 PM PST

'We Need to Get Answers' on Russia: Speaker Ryan

'We Need to Get Answers' on Russia: Speaker Ryan

Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election remains a hot political topic Tuesday ahead of President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 02:27 PM PST

Sessions Suggests Police Need Less Federal Scrutiny

Sessions Suggests Police Need Less Federal Scrutiny

Attorney General Jeff Sessions painted a grim vision of violence in America on Tuesday, telling state law enforcement officials that a recent uptick in killings threatens to undo decades of progress and...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 05:33 AM PST

Trump's Big Promises Come Due in Congress Speech: Analysis

Trump's Big Promises Come Due in Congress Speech: Analysis

President Donald Trump has projected plenty of confidence about taking American in a bold new direction, but more than a month into his first term, no one seems to know exactly what direction that is, NBC...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 12:58 PM PST

Trump Orders Review of Obama-Era Clean Streams Rule

Trump Orders Review of Obama-Era Clean Streams Rule

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order mandating the review of a rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution. Trump said at a White House signing ceremony...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 09:44 AM PST

Too Casual? Conway's Oval Office Couch Kneel Sparks Debate

Too Casual? Conway's Oval Office Couch Kneel Sparks Debate

Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion. Conway is seen perched on her knees on...

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