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April 17, 2019 - 6:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president isn't waiting. As Washington counts down the final hours until publication of the redacted special counsel report — now expected Thursday — Donald Trump stepped up his attacks in an effort to undermine potential disclosures on Russia, his 2016 campaign and the...
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April 07, 2019 - 6:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving her job amid growing frustration by the administration over the number of southern border crossings. Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin...
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April 02, 2019 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's taking a wait-and-see approach on his threat to close the southern border as soon as this week. His administration is grappling with a surge of Central American migrants trying to enter the U.S., and Trump said last week he'd seal the...
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February 05, 2019 - 8:12 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The denunciations began within hours of the disclosure that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page featured a person in blackface standing next to a person in a Ku Klux Klan outfit. Democratic activists and presidential contenders quickly called for his...
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January 03, 2019 - 11:01 pm
Dems pass funding plan without wall, as Pelosi takes over in House Trump digs in: ‘Without a wall you cannot have border security’ WASHINGTON (AP) — On their first day in the majority, House Democrats on Thursday night passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's...
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December 19, 2018 - 6:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial government shutdown. The White House set the tone Tuesday when press secretary Sarah Huckabee...
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December 07, 2018 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role. The president also announced he's nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the...
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A migrant girl with a U.S. flag sits on the shoulders of a man marching with other migrants to the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, as they try to reach the U.S. The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and says that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived in the city. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
November 27, 2018 - 8:03 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Many among the more than 5,000 Central American migrants in Tijuana were urgently exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border illegally. Most were dispirited on Monday...
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October 31, 2018 - 11:40 am
WASHINGTON (ABC News) -- One week before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump claimed that with the stroke of his pen, he could change a longstanding interpretation of the U.S. Constitution to put new limits on immigration. In an interview Monday, the president said he planned, by signing...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves his home on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 in Bethesda, Md. President Donald Trump's meeting with the deputy attorney general may or may not happen Thursday as originally planned, but Trump says he'd prefer not to fire Rosenstein regardless. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
September 27, 2018 - 8:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would "certainly prefer not" to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with the Justice Department's No. 2 official. Trump said Rosenstein denied making remarks first attributed to him in a New...
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