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Trump Uses His First Veto Over Border Wall Funding

2 monthes ago   |   By Newser

President Trump on Friday vetoed a congressional attempt to keep him from obtaining funding for a wall at the Mexico border. The "reckless" resolution would endanger Americans, the Hill reports he said at Friday's ceremony in the Oval Office. "Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution, and I have...
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Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

A federal judge said Monday that the president cannot block a House subpoena to Mazars USA, an accounting firm for Trump and his businesses. Read more ...

Kris Kobach Is Demanding Some Insane Perks To Be Trump's Immigration Czar...

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Trump To Block Ex-White House Lawyer Don McGahn From Testifying On Mueller...

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McConnell unveils bill to hike smoking age - revised and bipartisan

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Trump DOJ expected to push McGahn to defy Dem subpoena to testify

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Border Agent Called Immigrants 'Subhuman S**t' And Racist Slurs In Text Messages

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Lightfoot will be the city's first black female and first openly gay mayor. She has promised to put an end to Chicago's political machine "once and for all" and shine a bright... Read more ...

Trump: Fox News 'wasting airtime on Mayor Pete'

Trump: Fox News 'wasting airtime on Mayor Pete'

President Donald Trump took another swipe at Fox News on Sunday, saying ahead of its scheduled town hall with Pete Buttigieg that his favorite network was “wasting airtime” on... Read more ...