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The 4 Big Changes To Health Care In The Latest GOP Bill

We’re in full “will they or won’t they?” mode when it comes to a House vote on a Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. And …

A Bipartisan Spending Deal That Shortchanges Trump

Congress is giving the new president a boost in funding for the military and a little extra for border security, but that’s about it.<p><i>Updated on May 1 at 2:03 p.m. ET</i><p>President Trump has indisputably rocked the conventions of political culture and international diplomacy during his first 100 days in …

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Trump says he's 'looking at' breaking up big banks

President Donald Trump said Monday he is “looking at” breaking up the largest Wall Street banks.<p>“I’m looking at that right now,” Trump told Bloomberg News. “There’s some people that want to go back to the old system, right? So we’re going to look at that.”<p>During the campaign, Trump said he …

Donald Trump just gave two incredibly bizarre (and fact-free) interviews

<b>(CNN) —</b> To commemorate his 100th day in office -- a "ridiculous" marker created by the "fake news" media! -- President Donald Trump gave a series of long interviews to a variety of news outlets. And, holy cow did he talk -- and talk.<p>Let's start with Trump's interview with "Face the Nation" host …

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14 ways Trump lost bigly with the budget deal

The “Art of the Deal.”<p>Congressional negotiators reportedly agreed on a budget deal Sunday night to avert an impending government shutdown. And …

President Trump: “People don't ask that question, but why was there the Civil War?”

President Donald Trump is a bit confused about the causes of the American Civil War.<p>In an interview with Sirius XM’s Salena Zito, which aired on Monday morning, Trump compared himself to President Andrew Jackson — a populist known to history for his championing of the interests of white men and his …

Trump made 28 promises for his first 100 days. We made him a scorecard

The build-up to US president Donald Trump’s 100th day in office has been, as is his custom, conflicted.<p>Worried about negative publicity, Trump has recently tried to downplay the 100-day mark as an “artificial barrier.” Which it arguably is—but he set it himself, declaring a bold set of 28 promises …

Trump Backs Away From Terminating NAFTA

The nationalists in Donald Trump's White House appear to have come very close to persuading the president to sign an executive order withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement.<p>A proposed draft executive order that would pull the United States out of the North American Free Trade …

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Trump Says Nafta Pullout Still Possible If Renegotiation Fails

President Donald Trump said Thursday he’s still ready to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if he can’t renegotiate better terms for …

Trump’s leaks on torpedoing NAFTA could just be a negotiation tactic

It’s unclear whether the president is really considering withdrawing from the agreement.<p>The Trump administration is weighing an executive order that could yank the US out of NAFTA and cause a potentially earth-rattling upheaval in trade relations across North America.<p>Reports on the executive order …

GOP Health Care Plan Back On Track? Freedom Caucus Approves

The effort to repeal and replace Obamacare received a new shot of momentum when the conservatives who blocked the original plan announced Wednesday that they were back on board.

How Easily Could Trump Withdraw the U.S. From NAFTA?

The legal procedure for an “Amerexit” isn’t as straightforward as Brexit.<p>President Trump is reportedly mulling an executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, a major trade deal with Canada and Mexico that reshaped broad sections of the U.S. economy …

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Can Trump Avoid A Government Shutdown On His 100th Day?

Funding for the U.S. government expires at 11:59 p.m. EDT this Friday, April 28. If Congress and the Trump administration don’t reach a deal, the …