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Trump denounces hate, bigotry in primetime address

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President Trump on Monday called for unity and denounced hatred and bigotry in a primetime speech that came several days after he made controversial remarks about the attack earlier this month at a white nationalist rally...

Missouri state senator says she made a 'mistake' with Trump assassination comment

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A Missouri state senator says she made a "mistake" with a Facebook post that said that she "hoped" President Trump would be assassinated.“I made a mistake, and I’m owning up to it. And I’m not ever going to make a mistake like that again...

Trump plans to ask for trust of Americans on Afghanistan: report

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President Trump reportedly plans to ask Americans to trust him when he addresses the nation Monday evening on his plans for Afghanistan and South Asia.CNN reported the president plans to ask for Americans' trust regarding his strategy in...

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Trump vows dramatic shift in Afghanistan strategy

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"I will not say when we are going to attack, but attack we will."

Carlson jokes: Trump eclipse gazing 'most impressive thing any president has done'

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson joked Monday night that President Trump's looking at the solar eclipse without proper eye protection was "perhaps the most impressive thing any president has ever done."...

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Poll: Majority disapproves of Trump's Charlottesville response

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A majority of Americans disapprove of how President Trump reacted to the attack in Charlottesville, Va. earlier this month, according to a new ...

Dem rep: Trump pardon for Arpaio would make it easier to pardon Trump Jr.

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Democrats warned President Trump Monday against pardoning controversial former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio at the president's Tuesday night rally in Phoenix, with one congressman alleging that a pardon would serve to make...

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Dems press Mattis to rename military bases honoring Confederate leaders

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Nearly two dozen House Democrats are urging Secretary of Defense James Mattis to consider changing the names of military installations around the country that currently honor Confederate leaders.The lawmakers, led...

NY Daily News on Trump and eclipse: 'Not too bright'

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The New York Daily News unveiled its "Solar Eclipse Final" cover Monday afternoon complete with a photo of President Trump looking at the eclipse without protective glasses."Not Too Bright!" r...

Fox’s Kurtz sees ‘media misconception’ around Trump, Bannon

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Fox News media analyst Howard Kurtz said he doesn't believe that Steve Bannon will work against President Trump outside the White House, calling such suggestions "media misconception."

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Arizona lawmaker urges Trump to pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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A House Republican from Arizona urged President Trump on Monday to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio amid speculation an announcement could come at a campaign rally this week.In a letter to Trump, Re...

Arizona's GOP governor to skip Trump rally

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Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has no plans to attend President Trump's rally in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon.A spokesman for Ducey told the ...

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Soccer star may sue Breitbart for using photo in illegal immigration story: report

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Soccer star Lukas Podolski is considering legal action against Breitbart News for using a photo of him in an article about illegal immigration, according to a new report....

Trump takes in eclipse from White House

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump viewed Monday's once-in-a-generation solar eclipse from the White House.The co...

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Trump reportedly eyeing Zuckerberg as a 2020 threat

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President Trump apparently sees Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a threat to his reelection campaign in 2020.Zuckerberg is a part of a list of potential 2020 Democratic challengers whom Trump is watching, Politico reported Monday. The list.…

Ex-Trump spokeswoman on slavery: 'Bad history is still good history'

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A former spokeswoman for President Trump's presidential campaign got into a heated debate Monday with a fellow Fox News guest while discussing the removal of Confederate statues from the Capitol....

Scalise calls GOP colleagues

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) on Monday phoned into a conference call for House Republicans.Scalise - who was injured earlier this year in a shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia - t...

McConnell: Path on healthcare ‘murky’

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McConnell acknowledged that Congress's next steps on healthcare are unclear after ObamaCare repeal failed.

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Flake not worried 'at all' about Trump's attacks

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told reporters on Monday that he is not worried about President Trump attacking him at a rally scheduled in Phoenix on Tuesday."I don't worry about it at all," he said, according to CNN, w...

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Poll: McConnell’s approval in Kentucky at 18 percent

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has an 18 percent job approval rating in Kentucky, according to a new survey.A Public Policy Polling ...

Trump nominee: Same-sex marriage could lead to legalizing pedophilia

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President Trump's nominee for the top science position at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has argued that the legalization of same-sex marriage could lead to legalized pedophilia, CNN's KFile ...

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White House: Trump will watch eclipse with first lady

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President Trump will watch Monday's solar eclipse with first lady Melania Trump from the Truman Balcony at the White House, an administration official said.Observers in Washington, D.C., will see a partial eclipse,...

Secret Service: We have funding to protect Trump through September

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The current fiscal year ends Sept. 30.

Ex-Breitbart spokesman: Breitbart will push to impeach Trump if he 'goes the other way'

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Former Breitbart spokesman Kurt Bardella said Monday that President Trump should be worried about backlash from recently departed chief strategist Stephen Bannon and Breitbart News, telling CNN that "they'll help impeach...

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Dem to run for reelection after saying he was leaving politics

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Rep. Ed Perlmutter plans to run for reelection, The Denver Post reported, just weeks...

Cable news Trump supporter Carl Higbie joins administration

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Carl Higbie, a former Navy SEAL and staunch supporter of President Trump known for his combative cable news appearances, has been tapped to join the administration as chief of external affairs for the Corporation for Nati...

Sanders, Warren have largest Facebook followings in Congress

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Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) have the largest Facebook followings of all lawmakers in Congress, according to a new ...

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GOP senator: ‘Too difficult to say’ if Trump will be 2020 nominee

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Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Monday said she's unsure whether President Trump will be the Republican Party's presidential nominee in 2020.In an interview with MSNBC's Hal...

Ryan heads west to pitch tax reform

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Speaker Paul Ryan is taking his tax-reform pitch to the Pacific Northwest this week.The Wisconsin Republican on Wednesday will tour Intel facilities in Hillsboro, Ore., where he’ll hear about new products from various “tech teams” and…

Dem House campaign arm outraises Republicans

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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) raised twice as much as its Republican rivals did in July, with the two sides stockpiling cash for the 2018 mid-term fight for the House majority.The DCCC rais...

Ryan: 'There is no moral relativism when it comes to neo-Nazis'

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Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Monday said there can be no "moral relativism" when talking about neo-Nazis in his sharpest statement yet on the violence last week in Charlottesville, Va.Ryan's message, delivered as...

CNN hires ex-Pentagon spokesman Steve Warren as military analyst

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CNN has hired former Pentagon spokesman Steve Warren to serve as a military analyst, the network's senior media correspondent tweeted early Monday....