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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his embattled head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, and said the official’s travel and security expenses were reasonable. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump (L) invites EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to the podium after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has approved the marketing license required for American manufacturers to sell technology to Taiwan that would allow for building domestic submarines, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – Flags of Taiwan and U.S. are placed for a meeting between U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Don’t overreact,” President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser told investors on Wednesday, when U.S. stocks were deep in the red over worries about the administration’s plan for $50 billion of import duties aimed at China. Shipping containers and train wagons are seen at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China April
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ramped up calls on Friday to criminally prosecute immigrants who cross illegally into the United States, adding to a barrage of statements on immigration by the administration of President Donald Trump this week. United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions visits families of opioid overdose victims and
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold of Texas, accused by a female former aide of sexual harassment, abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday after admitting to allowing an unprofessional culture to flourish in his Capitol Hill office. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Blake Farenthold arrives at the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump continued his attacks on Amazon.com on Thursday, targeting the newspaper, owned privately by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, as the company’s “chief lobbyist” in a Twitter post. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Latvia’s President Raimonds Vejonis, Estonia’s President Kersti Kaljulaid and Lithuania’s President
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will sign a proclamation on Wednesday ordering the deployment of the National Guard to help protect the border with Mexico, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said. U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite and other Baltic leaders at the White House in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration would “be taking strong action” on immigration on Wednesday but gave no further details. U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a joint news conference with Baltic leaders at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Trump’s statement, made in an early morning
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will try to convince a federal judge on Wednesday to throw out criminal charges filed against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, arguing Mueller has overstepped his legal authority. Paul Manafort (C), former campaign manager for U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives with his wife
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday U.S. foreign aid to Honduras and other countries was at risk unless they stop a so-called caravan of more than 1,200 Central American migrants headed to the U.S. border with Mexico. U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for the Easter service at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Palm
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(Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer asked a federal judge on Monday to force adult film star Stormy Daniels to use arbitration to settle a dispute over an agreement to keep quiet about a sexual encounter she says she had with Trump. Stormy Daniels, an adult film star and director whose real name is
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