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September 28, 2017 - 6:21 am
INDIANAPOLIS (ABC News) -- President Donald Trump unveiled his administration's tax overhaul plan Wednesday in a speech in Indianapolis, announcing tax cuts for businesses and individuals which he said has the potential to deliver a “middle class miracle." “My fellow Americans, this is the right...
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August 30, 2017 - 7:07 am
AUSTIN, Texas (ABC News) -- President Donald Trump thanked government officials and emergency response leaders in Texas for their work in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Tuesday. The president made three separate public remarks on Tuesday, focusing his comments on praising the response effort...
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August 29, 2017 - 8:06 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Crews overwhelmed by thousands of rescue calls during one of the heaviest downpours in U.S. history have had little time to search for other potential victims, but officials acknowledge the grim reality that fatalities linked to Harvey could soar once the devastating floodwaters...
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August 23, 2017 - 7:22 am
PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that “our movement is about love.” Then he erupted in anger. He blamed the media for the widespread condemnation of his response to violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest...
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August 15, 2017 - 6:59 am
WASHINGTON, DC (ABC News) -- President Donald Trump condemned hate groups, including white supremacists, in remarks from the White House on Monday, after receiving criticism for his initial statement on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. "Racism is evil," said Trump, two...
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July 28, 2017 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (ABC News) -- President Donald Trump has named retired Gen. John Kelly as the new White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus in the role. "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great...
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July 28, 2017 - 4:57 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- The House has passed a $788 billion spending bill that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon. The 235-192 vote both eases a large backlog of unfinished...
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July 28, 2017 - 4:41 am
WASHGINGTON, D.C. (ABC News) -- The Senate's effort to pass a stripped-down version of an Obamacare repeal measure -- the so-called "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act -- failed during a vote, 49-51, held shortly around 1:30 a.m. Friday. About an hour after the vote was announced, President...
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July 21, 2017 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (ABC News) -- Sean Spicer has resigned as White House press secretary. Sources confirmed the move, noting that President Donald Trump did not ask for Spicer's resignation. This comes shortly after it was reported that Anthony Scaramucci, a Wall Street financier, was named as the new...
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July 20, 2017 - 3:06 pm
LOVELOCK, Nevada (AP) -- O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. A Nevada parole board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving his...
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