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February 15, 2019 - 10:19 am
By ALAN FRAM, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he will use executive powers to bypass Congress,...
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President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump, responds to reporters questions as he bid farewell to visiting Colombian President Ivan Duque and his wife Maria Juliana Ruiz Sandoval, outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 15, 2019 - 2:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it. And shifting money from other accounts to deliver the $5.7 billion he wants is not without political problems. The administration has been eyeing several pots of...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:32 pm
By ALAN FRAM, ANDREW TAYLOR AND JILL COLVIN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. The announcement removed the last ounce of suspense over the fate of a bill that would...
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Jared Goyette
February 13, 2019 - 1:37 pm
When Donald Trump suggested that Rep. Ilhan Omar resign and called her apology for a tweet that used an anti semitic trope “lame,” he was speaking from a position of authority, and not just that of his office: He has repeatedly used the same kind of anti semitic tropes himself. The irony of Trump...
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Susie Jones
February 11, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Freshman Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar has apologized “unequivocally” after a bipartisan backlash to a Tweet she published that many regarded as antisemitic. Her apology also came via Twitter: "My intention is never to offend my constituents or Jewish Americans as a whole. We have to always...
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Ivanka Trump speaks during a roundtable on the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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February 07, 2019 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threw his weight behind his daughter's latest White House effort Thursday, backing her initiative to provide an economic boost to women in the developing world. The president on Thursday launched the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, a...
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