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Reporters: Trump handed out these in interview

Journalists Philip Rucker and Jeff Mason discuss their recent interview with President Trump.

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The FCC doesn't care what you think about net neutrality

By now, you've probably heard what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has in store for the internet in the United States. If not, here's the short version: Pai wants to strip the internet of its current status as a "common carrier" under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, roll back the "internet conduct …

Internet

No evidence Trump's tax cut could pay for itself

The Trump administration unveiled a one-page list of tax reform principles inspired by the theory that tax cuts can unleash enough economic growth to …

Presidenting is hard

Poor Donald Trump. Being president is harder than he thought:<p>"I loved my previous life. I had so many things going," Trump told Reuters in an …

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Trump said being president is harder than he thought. The former Mexican president's response is hysterical.

Vicente Fox Quesada, the former Mexican leader, has an epic response to President Trump’s candid remarks about the difficulties of the presidency.<p>In …

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Trump Just Whined About His Hard Job. Bush’s Speechwriter’s Response Is EPIC

No one would accuse the man who served as George W. Bush’s first presidential speechwriter of being a liberal. Still, David Frum has been a vocal and …

Trump: '8-year assault' on Second Amendment is over

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> On the eve of his 100th day in office, President Donald Trump used a speech at the National Rifle Association to help renew his standing among a conservative base that's wary after watching the President reverse course on a series of campaign promises.<p>Trump declared that an …

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GOP candidate has financial ties to US-sanctioned Russian companies

Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte owns shares in Russian index funds $250,000 invested in funds with holdings in Gazprom and Rosneft<p>A Republican congressional candidate has financial ties to a number of Russian companies that have been sanctioned by the US, the Guardian has learned.<p>Greg …

Russia

Former MI6 chief says Trump borrowed money from Russia

The former head of MI6 has said Donald Trump borrowed money from Russia for his business during the 2008 financial crisis.<p>Richard Dearlove told …

Disclosures show Manafort participated in Ukraine lobbying

Updated 04/28/17 04:14 PM EDT<p>President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort met at least one U.S. government official connected to the Russia-aligned political party he was representing in 2012 and 2013, according to recent disclosures filed with the Justice Department.<p>With Vin …

Government

The Senate Used 46 Staffers To Investigate Benghazi, But Is Using Just 7 For Trump/Russia

By Dustin Volz<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate’s main investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is …

Government

UK was given details of alleged contacts between Trump campaign and Moscow

In December the UK government was given reports by former MI6 officer Christopher Steele on possible collusion between Trump camp and the Kremlin<p>The UK government was given details last December of allegedly extensive contacts between the Trump campaign and Moscow, according to court papers.<p>Reports …

Russia
Immigration

Paul Ryan isn't quite done flubbing the health care fight

Donald Trump’s White House desperately wanted the Republican-led House to vote today on the latest iteration of the GOP health care plan – not for …

ObamaCare

Donald Trump says the presidency is "more work" than his old job

Two days before hitting the 100-day mark of his presidency, Donald Trump acknowledged that the role of leader of the free world is tougher than he …

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Trump: Chance of major conflict with N. Korea

US President Donald Trump has warned a "major, major conflict" is possible with North Korea.

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Mike Flynn’s RT Headache Won’t Go Away

At the center of Mike Flynn's problems with Congress, and now the Pentagon, is the money he received from RT, the Kremlin-financed cable TV news channel.<p>In December 2015, the man who was briefly President Trump's national security adviser got $45,000 plus expenses for attending a gala dinner in …

Russia

Trump Says Mexico And Canada Convinced Him To Stay In NAFTA

The art of the deal?<p>WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was on the verge of withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement until the leaders of Mexico and Canada talked him out of it.<p>“I was going to terminate NAFTA as of two or three days from now,” …

Mexico

This Report Card for Betsy DeVos' Favorite Education Policy Is Pretty Bad

Students in Washington, DC's federally funded voucher program performed worse academically, particularly on math test scores, after a year of private …

Education
Markets

White House guarantees middle class tax cut under Trump's plan

The White House on Thursday guaranteed that middle and lower income people would see a tax cut under President Trump's tax reform plan, even though …

The Trump administration says it’s not pushing a tax cut for the rich. They almost certainly are.

President Trump's top tax lieutenants are billing his approach as relief for the middle class, saying ordinary taxpayers would see big cuts while the rich would go on paying as much as they do now.<p>That description, however, is sharply at odds with what details the administration has put forward …

Taxes

Trump Bussed the Entire Senate to the White House to Tell Them Things They Already Know About North Korea

If you had started to think that President Trump and his team might know something about diplomacy after all, that their firm talk and shows of …

Spicer blames Obama for Flynn’s security clearance

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday deflected blame for the firestorm surrounding Michael Flynn, saying the ousted national security …

Government

Net neutrality rules took away your Internet freedom, FCC chair claims

It's not clear exactly which "freedoms" ordinary consumers lost.<p>Did you feel a sudden loss of Internet freedom in February 2015? That's when the …

Net Neutrality

The education of Donald Trump

The White House remains on a collision course between the president's fixed habits and the demands of his new job.<p>The 70-year-old leader of the free world sat behind his desk in the Oval Office last Friday afternoon, doing what he’s done for years: selling himself. His 100th day in office was …

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Trump Floats Idea of “Breaking Up” the Court Ruling Against Him Like a Literal Dictator

One of Donald Trump’s favorite things to do, now that he is president, is to make up, and then try to impose, unconstitutional executive orders to …

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