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Trump's first year: President spent 38 weekends at his own properties

Since Donald Trump took office last January, we tracked where he spent each of his first 52 weekends in office.<p>On at least 38 weekends, he visited at least one his properties.<p>Translation: For every 10 weekends that Trump was in office, about seven of them included a visit to a Trump property. He's …

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Is Donald Trump playing more golf as President than Barack Obama?

One site which claims to log the President's time on the greens is trumpgolfcount.com.<p>It currently puts his golfing visits at 77 and says it …

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Trump claims credit for what is still mostly Obama's economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump relentlessly congratulates himself for the healthy state of the U.S. economy. But in the year since Trump's inauguration, most analysts tend to agree that the economy remains essentially the same sturdy one Trump inherited from Barack Obama.<p>Growth has picked …

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Trump's first year in the White House in photos

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first year in office offered head-snapping drama from the start that never let up.<p>From his early-morning tweets to his raucous rallies and Oval Office orations, the president was unafraid to flout conventions and upend the ways of Washington.<p>Trump promised …

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How Rex Tillerson Thinks He Can Avoid Mission Creep in Syria

The US's top diplomat has called for an indefinite US troop presence in Syria to stanch Iran expansion. But in an interview he said that doesn't mean the US will fight Iran – unless Iran shoots first.<p>Hours after Rex Tillerson made his case for an indefinite US troop presence in Syria, the secretary …

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Trump administration protecting medical providers who oppose abortion

Moving to solidify its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration is creating an office to protect the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion.<p>The announcement Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services drew immediate criticism from …

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Donald Trump announces ‘2017 Fake News Awards’ winners

And the winners are …<p>Donald Trump kept his pledge to announce the winners of the inaugural “2017 Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night.<p>In a tweet, the …

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Trump: Program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children is "probably dead," …

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Trump defends vulgar immigrant comments, partly denies them

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a day earlier.<p>Trump said Friday he was only expressing what many people think but won't say about immigrants from economically …

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Trump’s own words revive debate over whether he’s racist; Renacci defends him

President Donald Trump gestures as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, to travel to Palm Beach …

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Trump becomes Bill the Butcher, and Democrats feel the thrill

Could a nativist villain like Bill the Butcher from “Gangs of New York” be used to silence dissent in the all-important debate over national sovereignty and Americans controlling their own borders?<p>Yes, it could happen.<p>In fact it happened the other day, when the president of the United States became …

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Some media figures call Trump racist after profane remarks

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump ignored the stunning question at a White House appearance on Friday — "Mr. President, are you a racist?" — but there's no getting around that more people in the media are willing to use that label.<p>The president's reference to African "shithole" countries and …

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Steve Bannon to appear before U.S. House committee as part of Russia probe: source

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon will be interviewed next week by a U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.<p>The interview behind closed doors on …

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'Time' cover depicts President Trump with his hair on fire

CLOSE<p>Michael Wolff's decision to publish 'Fire and Fury' after Trump's lawyers filed a cease-and-desist letter was an unprecedented move. Here's …

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Report: President Trump left national title game at halftime, declined to watch overtime on plane

SEC football may just mean more when you’re in the South, but it appears as though that rule does not apply to President Donald Trump.When it comes …

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Trump Touts Tax Cuts to Farmers Amid Immigration, Trade Concerns

President Donald Trump told a group of farmers on Monday that recent tax cuts and deregulation will revitalize the U.S. rural economy.<p>Trump’s speech …

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10 Reasons Some Remain Suspicious Of The Official 9/11 Account

It is perhaps rather predictable that conspiracy theories would swirl around the official story of just what happened on the morning of September 11, …

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Trump physical unlikely to shed light on mental fitness

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's staunch defense of his own mental acuity this weekend all but ensured the questions mounting about his fitness will increase in the coming week, which is set to culminate Friday with his first known medical exam since taking office.<p>Coming amid a …

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