Trump administration

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (left) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan confer during a news conference. Ryan is holding a photo of a Wisconsin family which he referred to later while discussing the war on opioid addiction.
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June 14, 2018 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders began the problematic task of finding support for an immigration compromise Wednesday, telling lawmakers that President Donald Trump was backing the still-evolving bill. But cracks within the party were on full display and it seemed that pushing the measure...
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Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow
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June 12, 2018 - 6:33 am
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Kudlow, the prominent economic commentator who joined the Trump administration this year as the president's top economic adviser, has suffered a "very mild" heart attack, the White House said Monday night. Kudlow was being treated at Walter...
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In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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June 07, 2018 - 11:10 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance...
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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk
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June 07, 2018 - 9:33 pm
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Thursday that he's being forced out as a "punitive action" following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain, a longstanding source of conflict...
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EU US Trade War Tariffs
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May 30, 2018 - 2:15 pm
By Alanna Petroff (CNN Money) -- The United States could soon be in open conflict with two key trading partners: The European Union and China. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström is meeting Trump administration officials Wilbur Ross and Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday in a bid to avoid US...
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President Trump
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May 19, 2018 - 8:23 pm
By Jamie Crawford (CNN) -- The United States is withdrawing assistance from northwest Syria as the Trump administration reviews hundreds of millions of dollars in stabilization aid to Syria, a State Department official has told CNN. The withdrawal of assistance comes as the US-led military...
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Close up U.S. taxes papers
David Madden
May 04, 2018 - 12:55 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation that will help many property taxpayers hammered by the Trump Administration's tax reform package. When the feds capped the deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000, high-taxed states like New Jersey...
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April 29, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Lydia DePillis (CNN Money) -- Earlier this month, news came out that 50 Tampa Bay Times employees would face a fate typically reserved for factory workers and steel mill operators: Losing their jobs in a trade dispute. Tariffs the United States imposed on softwood lumber from Canada had raised the...
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