Politics

President Trump Decides to Skip White House Press Dinner

President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he will not attend the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws celebrities, politicians and journalists. “I will not…

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Democrats Elect Perez National Chairman

Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party’s electoral…

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White House Adviser Asked FBI to Dispute Russia Reports

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump’s campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents…

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Trump Administration Wants Tax Reform Done by August

The Trump administration wants to overhaul the tax code by August, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday, laying out an aggressive timetable in his first significant public comments since taking…

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White House Signals Own Path on Health Care

The White House declined Wednesday to rule out that President Donald Trump will push his own plan to replace the Affordable Care Act rather than pursue one course with congressional…

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Poll: Majority of Republicans Back Trump’s Russia Policy

Republicans remain firmly supportive of President Donald Trump’s overtures to Russia, even as the GOP’s congressional leaders are wary. A new McClatchy-Marist poll found a large majority of Republicans, 73…

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