President Trump

President Trump
December 29, 2018 - 12:56 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi and Kevin Liptak (CNN) — President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday freezing federal workers' pay for 2019, following through on a proposal he announced earlier in the year. The move, which nixes a 2.1 percent across-the-board pay raise that was set to take...
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December 29, 2018 - 12:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says "big progress" is being made in talks between the U.S. and China to head off further escalation in a yearlong trade war. Trump says Saturday that he had a "long and very good call" with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss the talks, which stemmed...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for criminal justice reform legislation in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Washington.
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December 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a government shutdown just hours away, President Donald Trump on Friday signed rare bipartisan legislation addressing concerns with the criminal justice system. Trump called the bill "an incredible success for our country" and "beyond bipartisan" during an Oval Office signing...
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affordable care act
December 14, 2018 - 10:09 pm
By Ariane de Vogue and Tami Luhby (CNN) -- A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law therefore cannot stand. Legal experts say the ruling won't immediately affect Americans' health coverage,...
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mick mulvaney
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December 14, 2018 - 5:34 pm
By Jeremy Diamond and Kaitlan Collins (CNN) -- Mick Mulvaney will become the acting White House chief of staff at the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Friday. Mulvaney will not resign as director of the Office of Management and Budget while he is acting White House...
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President Donald Trump
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December 07, 2018 - 10:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Friday that President Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of two women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign, the first time prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime. In a court filing...
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Steve Tawa
December 07, 2018 - 7:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- President Trump's nomination of William Barr for U.S. Attorney General would make for an unusual boomerang back into government service, since he served in the same role under George H.W. Bush. A local expert on public policy believes the U.S. Senate will follow...
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Michael Cohen
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December 07, 2018 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, deserves a substantial prison sentence despite his cooperation in a hush money payment case that implicated the president, federal prosecutors said Friday. Court filings by prosecutors from both New York and the Trump-Russia...
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G-20 Summit
AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan
December 01, 2018 - 11:11 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Leaders of the world's top economies agreed Saturday to repair the global trading system as they closed a Group of 20 summit that saw the Trump administration at odds with many allies over the Paris accord on climate change and issues like migration. The joint...
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President Donald Trump / First Lady Melania Trump
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December 01, 2018 - 9:39 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Saturday mourned the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, remembering him as a man of "sound judgment, common sense and unflappable leadership." In a statement issued hours after Bush's death on Friday...
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