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The Latest: Trump assails 'publicity seeking' Lindsey Graham

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republicans (all times local):<p>6:20 a.m.<p>President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at a fellow Republican, calling Sen. Lindsey Graham a "publicity seeking" lawmaker.<p>In a daybreak post on his Twitter account Thursday, Trump faulted the GOP …

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Trump hammers Lindsey Graham's 'disgusting lie' over Charlottesville criticism

President Donald Trump slammed Sen. Lindsey Graham Thursday, calling the South Carolina senator’s criticism of his handling of the deadly white supremacist rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, “a disgusting lie.”<p>“Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral …

Politics

Trump: I didn't draw moral equivalence between neo-Nazis and anti-hate groups

In early-morning tweets Trump accuses ‘fake news’ of distorting his words President’s barrage of tweets deepens hostilities with internal critics<p>Donald Trump on Thursday denied he had said there was a moral equivalence between the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and white supremacists and anti-hate …

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‘Pathetic’: GOP Reactions to Trump’s Charlottesville Comments

Republican members of Congress and the Senate, such as John Kasich and Lindsey Graham, are responding to Donald Trump’s comments on the violence in Charlottesville.

Politics

Trump blasts Sen. Lindsey Graham on 'moral equivalency' after Charlottesville attack

Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a critic in his own party who had denounced the president's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, attack, saying he had not drawn a "moral equivalency" between white hate groups and counter-protesters.<p>Trump, on Twitter, called fellow Republican U.S. …

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Trump Is Just Six Senate Votes Away From Impeachment

Instead of making friends in the Senate, Trump has done exactly the opposite.

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Trump Accuses Sen. Graham of Telling 'Disgusting Lie'

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday morning to accuse South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of misinterpreting his words on …

Business

Trump increasingly isolated as business panels dismantled

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils_an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>Trump announced the action via …

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Gingrich: 'Good People' Don't Join in Protests With Neo-Nazis Insider

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said on "Fox & Friends" that President Trump must become "substantially more disciplined" if he wants to accomplish his agenda.<p>Gingrich said the latest mistake by the president was getting into a heated back-and-forth with reporters over the …

Liberal View

Congress should censure Trump for his unfit conduct

When Congress returns from its recess in September, Democratic and Republican members should join together in a vote to censure President Donald J. …

Jeff Flake

Chris Cuomo Calls Out Trump Lie Before Trump Can Even Finish His Sentence

Donald Trump's week-long implosion continued apace Thursday morning, as he emerged from a one-day semi-hiatus to begin attacking his critics. On …

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Deepening GOP split, Trump attacks Republican senators Graham, Flake as ‘publicity-seeking,’ ‘toxic’

President Trump on Aug. 15 said that "there's blame on both sides" for the violence that erupted in Charlottesville on Aug. 12. (Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post)<p>President Trump went on the offensive Thursday against two Republican senators, attacking them for their recent criticisms of his …

Politics

Trump attacks 2 GOP senators in early-morning tweets

Trump called out two GOP senators this morning on Twitter — first Lindsey Graham for being "Publicity seeking," then Jeff Flake for being "WEAK."

Politics

Lindsey Graham calls out Trump in a pointed statement: 'Your words are dividing Americans'

Just two days after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) congratulated President Trump for his statement Monday condemning white supremacists and declaring …

Republicans

Republican Leaders Duck for Cover After Trump's Race Remarks

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tried to distance themselves from Donald Trump’s remarks blaming both sides in the …

Jeff Flake

Trump Wakes Up And Immediately Tweets Insults At Lindsey Graham

<i>Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), presumably after he wakes up to find President Donald Trump decided to start tweeting about him at 6:30 in the morning.</i> …

Conservative View

The Latest: Dunford endorses military leaders' tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):<p>7:45 a.m.<p>Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford has strongly endorsed the statements by the leaders of the four major U.S. military services, who spoke out against racism and extremism after last weekend's violence …

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Trump tweets attacks on Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake, congratulates Flake's opponent - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Bannon's candid interview contradicts Trump's rhetoric and policy<p>Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:<p>White House …

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Trump takes aim at fellow Republican, aides eye exit

Some insiders wonder if loyalty to U.S. president too damaging to reputations<p>Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a critic in his own party who had …

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‘This is war against the entire Republican senate’: Morning Joe rips Trump for early morning Twitter meltdown

‘This is war against the entire Republican senate’: Morning Joe rips Trump for early morning Twitter meltdown<p>17 Aug 2017 at 07:55 ET<p>President Donald …

Liberal View

Democrats move to formally censure Trump over Charlottesville

WASHINGTON - House Democrats are introducing a formal resolution to denounce President Donald Trump for saying that "both sides" are to blame for a …

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Trump criticizes another senator in Thursday tweet

The president isn't going after just Lindsey Graham on Thursday: He's also going after Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, calling him a 'Flake' and …

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Bushes, McConnell horrified by Trump’s Charlottesville response

The only two living Republican ex-presidents joined a growing chorus of conservatives criticizing President Trump’s Charlottesville response

Racism

Trump just lashed out against two Republican senators in an epic tirade

In a series of angry tweets Thursday morning, President Donald Trump took aim at two sitting Republican senators, first attacking Sen. Lindsey Graham …

Liberal View

Graham: Trump's Charlottesville rhetoric 'dividing Americans, not healing them'

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamTrump's Charlottesville comments push North Korea from spotlight 'Dreamers' deadline looms for Trump Graham: Trump …

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President Trump defended participants in a white supremacist rally and blamed the “alt-left” for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the …

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South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for Trump to 'come down like a hammer' on white supremacists

COLUMBIA — After criticizing President Donald Trump's initial response to a violent demonstration by white supremacists in Virginia, U.S. Sen. …

Racism

After Trump's Charlottesville debacle, Pence admonishes media

Vice President Mike Pence is in Colombia today, where he specifically condemned the American radicals responsible for Saturday’s deadly violence in …

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CBS Excludes 9/11 to Claim Three Times as Many ‘Right Wing’ Terror Attacks

Other than 9/11, not much happened in 2001. <i>CBS This Morning</i> co-host Norah O’Donnell on Monday excluded the September 11th terror attacks in order to …

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Editorial: Our Constitution didn't envision this

Consider how extraordinary this is: Before it recessed until after Labor Day, the Republican U.S. Senate worried that the Republican president might …

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