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Trump Doubles Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum From Turkey

Support the news<p>President Trump ordered a doubling of U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Turkey Friday, escalating a diplomatic spat …

Steel Tariffs

Stephen Miller pushing to prevent certain legal immigrants from gaining citizenship

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller is pushing hard for a policy that would make it tougher for legal immigrants who use government …

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Senator Rand Paul delivers letter from Trump to Putin

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said on Wednesday he delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin proposing cooperation, weeks after Trump was widely condemned for not standing up to Putin at their Helsinki summit.<p>Trump …

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Routine West Wing email outage prompts internal jokes about Russians

The lights weren’t the only thing that went out at the White House on Tuesday.<p>Shortly before the lights in the Roosevelt Room unexpectedly dimmed during President Donald Trump’s televised statement about Russian interference in the 2016 election, the White House Management Office sent staffers an …

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White House: Trump is not interfering with Fed policy decisions

The White House clarified statements made by President Donald Trump to CNBC about the Federal Reserve and its decision to raise interest rates this …

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Trump considering who will be next White House chief of staff -source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With John Kelly’s tenure as White House chief of staff possibly winding down, President Donald Trump has been consulting with some of his advisers on who should succeed Kelly in that post, a source familiar with the situation said on Thursday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Office of Management …

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Trump calls on OPEC to increase output

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called on the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to increase output.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a working lunch with governors in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2018. …

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Majority of Americans say Trump should agree to interview with Mueller - poll

(Reuters) - Most Americans think President Donald Trump should agree to an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, if asked, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows.<p>FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential …

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Downtown Cocktail Bar Roosevelt Room Opens New Next-Door Bar

One of Austin’s best cocktail bars, <b>Roosevelt Room</b>, opened up its next-door event space, <b>The Eleanor</b>, as a public bar debuting on Friday, <b>June 22</b>. It will open every Friday and Saturday pending any private events, since Eleanor is a venue space.<p>While The Eleanor’s bar isn’t as expansive as its …

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Exclusive new Austin cocktail bar now pouring — on weekends only

Austin's latest cocktail spot hasn't opened yet, but patrons have probably already been there. Since opening two years ago, downtown Austin's The …

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A downtown Austin cocktail bar, from the Roosevelt Room team, now open on weekends only

Remember the incredible Christmas pop-up bar Miracle on 5th Street at the end of last year? It was housed at a downtown events space called the …

Austin

Week In Politics: Trump's Back-And-Forth On North Korea Summit; 'Spygate' Allegations

President Trump says negotiations with the North are back on, and that the summit he abruptly canceled Thursday might even take place on June 12 …

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President Trump North Korea Summit Cancellation 'Tremendous Setback'

May 24, 2018<p>President Trump Remarks at the White House<p>Hosting Organization<p>White House<p>More information about<p>President Trump Remarks at the White …

North Korea

Trump signs biggest rollback of bank rules since Dodd-Frank act - Article - BNN

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The Roosevelt Room's Justin Lavenue Will Drink 'Anything and Everything'

The Roosevelt Room’s Justin Lavenue Will Drink ‘Anything and Everything’<p>2 minute Read<p>The drinks list is organized by decade at The Roosevelt Room, a …

Ramen Documentary Will Premiere in Austin Soon

— <i>Ramen Heads</i>, a documentary about the noodle soup, is making its Austin premiere this week at Alamo Drafthouse’s South Lamar theater on Friday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. Director Koki Shigeno’s film covers some of Japan’s best ramen chefs, including Osamu Tomita. As part of the debut, it will include a …

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The Architect of Trump’s Threatened China Trade War

U.S. Trade Rep Bob Lighthizer argued that years of negotiation with Beijing had produced little and now the time had come for a confrontational approach<p>WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s tough policy on China trade took shape in a White House meeting last August—and at the center was an …

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Under Sonny Perdue, USDA Pursues Deregulatory Agenda

Recent staff shake-ups at the White House have rattled agencies from the FBI to the State Department. One cabinet member who hasn't received as much …

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Trump will am Donnerstag neue Zölle gegen China anordnen

Washington (Reuters) - US-Präsident Donald Trump will nach offiziellen Angaben am Donnerstag neue Zölle gegen China beschließen.<p>Die entsprechende …

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Trump cutting Obama-era refugee admissions 77%

The Trump administration, which has proposed a massive 60 percent reduction in refugee admissions from the Obama-era high of 110,000, is expected to …

Immigration

Prosecuting more who lie to buy guns could strain resources

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration plan to crack down on people who lie to buy guns faces a giant hurdle by relying on federal agents and …

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Tell us what you think: What could be the next stumbling block for this bull market?

February's robust U.S. jobs numbers were seen as a "Goldilocks" report that was just right for the markets: Not too hot to indicate an overheating …

Globalization

President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum to take effect in 15 days, with exemption for Mexico and Canada

There's a new tariff in town.<p>President Trump officially unveiled promised tariffs on foreign metals Thursday, defying allies, rivals and members of …

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Trump set for tariff showdown on Thursday

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, who had been pressing staff to quickly finalize his promised tariffs on steel and aluminum, plans to sign the order on Thursday at the White House, three officials familiar with the matter said.<p>White House aides are planning for an announcement at 3:30 …

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Chaos at Veterans Affairs has Shulkin on the edge

The chaos in the White House is overshadowing the chaos at Veterans Affairs — which is truly extraordinary, since what's happening at the VA right …

Politics

Man of steel: Trump's secret fantasies realized

President Trump has long mused about doing what he wants, when he wants, how he wants. He wanted tariffs on steel and aluminum — big ones — now. He …

Politics

Trump wants top court to restrain judges who block policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is looking for ways to deal with its recurring frustration: individual federal judges who have put the …

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Trump declares his trade war: targets steel, aluminum

I can’t overstate the effect of Trump's new tariffs, 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum. (As we reported Sunday, he upped the recommended 24% on steel …

Politics

New resolution would pull U.S. support from Saudis in Yemen war

A bipartisan resolution was introduced in Congress on Thursday by Sens. Bernie Sanders, Chris Murphy, and Mike Lee, to end U.S. support for the …

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