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Trump proposes ‘IQ tests’ face-off with Tillerson after secretary of state calls him a ‘moron’

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, looks on as President Trump speaks at a luncheon during the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 21 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Trump proposed an “IQ tests” face-off with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after the nation’s top diplomat reportedly called the president a “moron” and disparaged his grasp Read More

Trump plays golf with Sen. Lindsey Graham, at times a critic of the president

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Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) speaks at a news conference at the Capitol on Sept. 14 with Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), left, and Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.). (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) President Trump is playing golf Monday with Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), who has at times been a thorn in the president’s side. The two men, who feuded most recently Read More

Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on ‘dreamers’

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The Trump administration released a list of hard-line immigration principles Oct. 8, which could threaten to derail a deal in Congress to protect “dreamers” from deportation. (Elyse Samuels/The Washington Post) The Trump administration released a list of hard-line immigration principles late Sunday that threaten to derail a deal in Congress to allow hundreds of thousands Read More

Corker calls White House ‘an adult day care center’ in response to Trump’s latest Twitter tirade

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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) Sen. Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, on Sunday called the White House “an adult day care center” after President Trump attacked him in Read More

No law could have prevented Vegas shooting, Feinstein says

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Senators and congressmen from both parties as well as NRA officials on Oct. 8 addressed whether to restrict “bump stocks,” which allow semiautomatic weapons to fire more rapidly. (Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post) No law could have thwarted last week’s massacre in Las Vegas, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Sunday. Sen. Dianne Read More

Erik Prince, the Blackwater founder, is considering a Senate run in Wyoming, according to a media report

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Erik Prince (right) leaves the House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on the Blackwater Security firm conduct in Iraq. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) Erik Prince, a former Navy SEAL and founder of the Blackwater security contractor, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in Wyoming after being encouraged to enter politics by Stephen K. Bannon, Read More

Trump’s golf clubs in Scotland lost more than $24 million in 2016

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Donald Trump plays golf July 10, 2012, as he officially opens his Trump International Golf Links course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. (Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images) President Trump’s two name-branded golf courses in Scotland lost more than $24 million in 2016 — more than twice what they’d lost the year before — as revenue from golfers and overnight guests Read More

Trump on North Korea: ‘Sorry, but only one thing will work!’

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand for an official photograph with senior military leaders and spouses in the State Dining room of the White House on Thursday. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) President Trump continued to make vague threats toward North Korea on Saturday, saying that diplomatic negotiations and agreements over the years have not Read More

Trump on reports of Harvey Weinstein sexually harassing women: ‘I’m not at all surprised’

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President Trump prepares to leave for Greensboro, N.C., on Saturday evening. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) President Trump said Saturday that he is “not at all surprised” by a report this week that Hollywood producer and major Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein has been accused by a number of women of sexually harassing them or making unwanted physical contact. “I’ve known Harvey Weinstein for Read More

Trump says he called Schumer to broker deal with Democrats for ‘a great HealthCare Bill’

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President Trump meets Sept. 6 with Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other congressional leaders in the Oval Office. (Evan Vucci/AP) This post has been updated. Frustrated by Republican inaction on health care, President Trump tweeted Saturday that he had reached out to the Senate Democratic leader in hopes of brokering a deal for Read More