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(Reuters) – A day after President Donald Trump endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama, Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon campaigned in the state, telling a crowd that allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore were part of a smear campaign to keep him from office. Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended his handling of America’s foreign service on Tuesday during a visit to Brussels, seeking to reassure U.S. diplomats of American support under President Donald Trump. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is welcomed by European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at the EU council
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump and Republicans for talks to avert a government shutdown this week, even as the Democrats pressed demands on funding priorities and protecting young immigrants. FILE PHOTO: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks about tax reform during
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former NBC television host Billy Bush accused U.S. President Donald Trump of “indulging in some revisionist history” for reportedly telling allies it was not his voice making lewd remarks as the men waited to film a segment for “Access Hollywood” in 2005. Television personality Billy Bush hosts the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement
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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday he never asked former FBI director James Comey to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House for New York in Washington, U.S., December 2, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan Flynn is
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate narrowly approved a tax overhaul on Saturday, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump a big step closer to their goal of slashing taxes for businesses and the rich while offering everyday Americans a mixed bag of changes. In what would be the largest change to U.S. tax laws since
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans’ biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance. FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans said on Friday they had gathered the votes needed to pass a sweeping tax overhaul, after last-minute negotiations to ease some senators’ concerns about the bill’s impact on the federal deficit, healthcare and property taxes. On the brink of securing a badly needed victory, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell
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The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. U.S. President Donald Trump attends the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s push for a major military buildup suffered a setback on Thursday when the House of Representatives put plans on hold to fully fund the federal government through next Sept. 30 and instead resorted to temporary measures freezing spending at current levels. U.S. President Donald Trump looks up as
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican drive to push sweeping tax legislation through the U.S. Senate was hurtling on Thursday toward a dramatic conclusion, as Republican leaders pursued behind-the-scenes deals intended to secure enough votes for passage. A woman wearing a red white and blue hat listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, met with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team earlier this month as part of its Russia probe, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing two people familiar with the meeting. White House Senior adviser Jared Kushner attends bilateral meetings held by U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., will meet with the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee next week, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the agreement. FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. stands onstage with his father then Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump after Trump’s debate
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some of Democratic U.S. Representative John Conyers’ colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are pressing the 88-year-old lawmaker to resign amid sexual harassment allegations against him, two senior House Democratic aides said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative John Conyers (D-MI) participates in a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill
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