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By Steve Holland and Jonathan Landay U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned “sweeping and indiscriminate” foreign aid cuts, joining a chorus of lawmakers opposing what they consider a bid to sidestep Trump’s own budget deal. FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks before
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By Steve Holland and Jonathan Landay U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency. FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski departs after appearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill
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FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper speaks during the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper dropped his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination less than six months after trying to position
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2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) attends a health care roundtable at the Loft at the First United Methodist Church in Burlington, Iowa, U.S., August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced a staff shakeup at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, temporarily reassigning the warden and placing two corrections officers on administrative leave. The announcement was made hours after President Donald
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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor. The long-anticipated rule, pushed by Trump’s leading aide on immigration, Stephen Miller, takes effect Oct. 15.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday criticized “serious irregularities” at the federal prison where Jeffrey Epstein died in an apparent suicide, adding that the sex-trafficking investigation involving the disgraced financier would continue. “Any co-conspirators should not rest easy,” Barr, the top U.S. law enforcement official, said at an event in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders Beto O’Rourke and Cory Booker slammed U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday for promoting unfounded conspiracy theories about the apparent suicide of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in his New York jail cell. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke crosses the Paso del Norte International border bridge to attend the funeral
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DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party’s nominating contest. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi listens to U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala Luis Arreaga upon her arrival at the Guatemalan Air Force base in Guatemala City, Guatemala August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump’s alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. FILE PHOTO: White House Counsel Don McGahn listens to Supreme Court nominee
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