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Hillary Clinton: Americans elected ‘someone who admitted sexual assault’

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Hillary Clinton poses after being presented with a Honorary Doctorate of Law at Swansea University in Wales on Saturday. (Matthew Horwood/Getty Images) Hillary Clinton lumped President Trump in with disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein during a TV interview taped Friday in Britain, saying that the problem of sexual assault is widespread. “Look, we just elected someone who admitted sexual Read More

Can President Trump really revoke broadcast licenses?

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President Trump is not thrilled with NBC News this week. NBC News reported early Wednesday that Trump pushed back in July for a major expansion of the U.S. nuclear arsenal. That request reportedly prompted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to later call Trump a “moron.” Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to deny the report, Read More

Trump’s tweets anger, but do not surprise, Puerto Ricans

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Residents of San Juan had strong words after President Trump tweeted on Oct. 12 that relief workers would not stay in Puerto Rico “forever.” (Hector Santos Guia,Patrick Martin/The Washington Post) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Jose Vazquez was listening to the radio this morning when the programming was interrupted by a special report. The exasperated announcer Read More

White House chief Kelly: ‘Unless things change, I’m not quitting. I’m not getting fired.’

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White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly said on Oct. 12 that he doesn’t intend to resign from his position and doesn’t expect to be fired either. (Reuters) White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, making his first public appearance before journalists, said Thursday that he is neither frustrated in his job nor planning Read More

Trump threatens to abandon Puerto Rico recovery effort

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Residents of San Juan had strong words after President Trump tweeted on Oct. 12 that relief workers would not stay in Puerto Rico “forever.” (Hector Santos Guia,Patrick Martin/The Washington Post) President Trump served notice Thursday that he may pull back federal relief workers from Puerto Rico, effectively threatening to abandon the U.S. territory amid a staggering humanitarian Read More

Trump says minorities ‘want’ and ‘need’ more police protection than other Americans

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President Trump arrives to speak about tax reform in Harrisburg, Pa., on Oct. 11. (Reuters/Joshua Roberts) President Trump said Wednesday that minorities “want” and “need” more police protection than other Americans, and blamed Democrats for a “crazy” number of murders in Chicago and other large cities. In an interview with Sean Hannity, the Fox News Channel anchor who Read More

‘Frankly disgusting’: Trump lashes out at press, threatens NBC over news report he calls ‘pure fiction’

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President Trump on Wednesday lashed out over a critical news report and escalated his previous attacks on the media by suggesting that news organizations he disagrees with be shut down, alarming free-speech advocates who compared the tactics to intimidation efforts by the Nixon administration. The president’s outbursts, which marred an Oval Office meeting with Canadian Read More

Trump to tout benefits of his tax plan to the nation’s truckers in Pennsylvania speech

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President Trump in the Oval Office at the White House last week. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump on Wednesday plans to target his pitch for tax cuts to what the White House sees as a key constituency: the nation’s truckers. Trump is scheduled to deliver a late-afternoon speech in Harrisburg, Pa., where he will tout Read More

Trump hires Hogan Gidley as a White House spokesman

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Hogan Gidley (left) steps out of a car with former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum at a presidential campaign event in Spartanburg, S.C., on Jan. 18, 2012. (Reuters/Jason Reed) President Trump has hired Hogan Gidley, a longtime Republican campaign operative with deep roots in the conservative movement, to serve as a deputy White House press secretary, officials said Tuesday. Read More

Trump mocks ‘Liddle’ Bob Corker, says senator was ‘made to sound a fool’

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Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) on Oct. 8 called the White House “an adult day care center” after President Trump criticized him on Twitter. (Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post) President Trump lashed out Tuesday at Sen. Bob Corker (Tenn.), mocking the Republican Foreign Relations Committee chairman’s physical stature and charging that he was “made to sound a fool” Read More