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Trump Postpones Weekend Mar-a-Lago Trip Amid Possible Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump had been scheduled to depart Washington, D.C., on Friday to visit his resort in Florida.<p>But White House officials told reporters early in the day that Trump would push back his weekend sojourn to Mar-a-Lago until Congress found a way to keep the government open ― …

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Trump’s Strategy for Avoiding a Shutdown: Head to Mar-a-Lago

Back in May, President Trump called for a “good shutdown” to fix the “mess” in the federal government. Faced with an empty legal threat from …

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Trump marks one year anniversary of presidency with £72,000-a-couple ticket party

United States President Donald Trump will mark the first anniversary of his inauguration with a £72,000-a-couple ticket party at one his resorts.<p>The …

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With shutdown looming, Trump to hold off on Mar-a-Lago trip if deal isn’t struck

With a possible federal shutdown looming, President Trump may hold off on plans to head to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where a lavish celebration of his first year in office is in the works for Saturday night.<p>The president, who is scheduled to depart late Friday afternoon, will stay in …

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Trump Is Holding a One-Year Anniversary Party for His Presidency. And Tickets Aren't Cheap

President Donald Trump will mark the first anniversary of his inauguration with a celebration at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, with tickets …

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Trump says his border wall views have “never changed,” contradicting Kelly

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump publicly pushed back Thursday against a characterization by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly that the …

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Trump's Inauguration Anniversary Plans At Mar-a-Lago Include An Incredibly Pricey Dinner

President Trump plans to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his inauguration as POTUS this weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, …

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Trump to host gala marking anniversary of inauguration at Mar-a-Lago

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: …

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U.S. Government Nears Shutdown With GOP Stopgap Bill at the Brink

Temporary government funding runs out at midnight Friday and the House and Senate are seeking an agreement on a temporary extension. Democrats are …

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RNC Chairwoman: Trump has made great progress on his winning agenda for America

One year ago, I began my first day as chairwoman of the Republican National Committee by watching a powerful moment in history: President Donald Trump’s inauguration. I saw the president be sworn into office, and heard him dedicate his day to the American heartland.<p>Our new president promised an …

Opinion

GOP expects to double up Democrats on 2017 donations

The Republican National Committee fundraised $132.5 million in 2017, more than double what it expects the Democratic National Committee to announce …

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Trump to delay Mar-a-Lago trip until spending bill passes

President Trump will remain in Washington until a spending bill passes the Senate, the White House said early Friday.

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Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington.

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Fact-checking President Trump's 'fake-news' awards

<b>WASHINGTON •</b> The Pulitzer Prize-winning Politifact has fact-checked President Donald Trump's "Fake News Awards" that were released Wednesday by the …

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Trump faces backlash as he reveals 'Fake News Awards' winners

President highlights journalists’ errors despite anger from some in his own party over his treatment of the media<p>Donald Trump, who has routinely peddled conspiracy theories and mistruths from the office of the presidency, sought to question the accuracy of the media on Wednesday by unveiling the …

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Trump children's health insurance tweet contradicts, confounds

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump contradicted his own administration on Thursday when he tweeted that funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program should not be included in a short-term plan to fund the government.<p>"CHIP should be part of a long-term solution, not a 30 Day, or short …

U.S. Politics

Schiff, White House clash over Hope Hicks testimony in Russia probe

The House intelligence committee's top Democrat is accusing the White House of trying to pull the plug on an appearance by White House communications director Hope Hicks — even as committee Republicans and the White House say he's out of line.<p>After the abrupt cancellation of an interview with …

Politics

Trump Denies Changing His Position on Border Wall

WASHINGTON — President Trump directly contradicted his own chief of staff on Thursday and said his position on building a wall between the United States and Mexico had not “evolved.”<p>Mr. Trump’s chief of staff, John F. Kelly, told some Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday that Mr. Trump had “evolved” …

U.S. Politics

RNC Botches Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’ Rollout

The Republican National Committee on Wednesday night botched the rollout of President Donald Trump’s so-called “Fake News Awards.” After Trump …

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Look: Company Hands Out $1000 Checks After Trump Tax Cut, Then People Saw The Name On The Memo Line

A small software development company gave its employees $1,000 bonus checks and made sure they knew exactly where the money was coming from.<p>Spellex …

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Trump announces 'Fake News Awards'

President Trump's "Fake News Awards" were announced Wednesday night via an article posted to the website of the Republican National Committee.<p>Six …

Business

Trump’s ‘Fake News’ award winners are …

The eagerly awaited “Trumpies” awards are in, with the New York Times heading the list.<p>First place in President Trump’s touted awards went to the …

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Cory Booker defends conduct toward female Cabinet secretary as 'on point'

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerDHS chief takes heat over Trump furor Booker to Nielsen: 'Your silence and your amnesia is complicity' Homeland …

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Bannon, Priebus, Spicer and the Mooch: A year in West Wing staff turnover

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's first year in office was rocked by a barrage of high-profile staff departures -- an exodus that is expected to continue during his second year once aides who are determined to make it one year on the job have satisfied their goal.<p>Michael Flynn, who …

U.S. Politics

Trump-Critic Romney Seen as Midterm Outlier for GOP

If Mitt Romney does indeed run for the U.S. Senate this year, his long-held -- and sharply stated -- anti-Trump sentiments could place him on an …

Elections

Mounting wave of GOP retirements signals trouble for Trump

Every other winter, about 10 months before the next congressional elections, a batch of members decides they’ve had enough. They retire or move on to …

Elections

Shutdown would backfire on GOP, Republicans say

Members of both parties say the public would likely blame the party in power if the government closes — but uncertainty has them all spooked.<p>President Donald Trump has already started framing a potential government shutdown as the singular fault of Democrats demanding liberal immigration policies …

Politics

RNC says Cory Booker was ‘mansplaining,’ has no idea what that means

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has accused Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) of “mansplaning” during his passionate comments directed toward …

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Trump honors 'American hero' Bob Dole at Gold Medal ceremony

President Trump honored former Republican presidential nominee and Kansas Sen. Bob Dole at a congressional Gold Medal Ceremony on Wednesday.<p>Trump …

Elections

These are the potential 2020 candidates that make Republicans nervous

• <b>Republicans fear that a Democrat with blue-collar appeal or a centrist minority candidate with grassroots support will challenge President Donald Trump in 2020.</b>• <b><br>These potential candidates include former Vice President Joe Biden, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.</b>• <b><br>Republicans</b> …

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