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Trump affirms that Mike Pence will be 2020 running mate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would keep Vice President Mike Pence as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020.

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Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S.

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U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

By Susan Heavey and Rami Ayyub WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute

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Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible

By Steve Holland and Jonathan Landay BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the

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Senator Graham, close Trump ally, joins opponents to planned U.S. foreign aid cuts

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned "sweeping and indiscriminate" foreign aid cuts,

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Trump held conference call with big bank CEOs amid market turmoil: source

By Steve Holland and Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump held a conference call on Wednesday with the chief executives of the three largest Wall Street banks as financial

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Democratic Party determined to avoid Clinton’s big mistake in 2020

The DNC has overhauled its ground game in key battlegrounds ahead of the 2020 election in a bid to avoid another devastating election loss.

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Sanders mocks Harris over ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took a swipe Monday at 2020 rival Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., going after his fellow senator for criticizing his "Medicare-for-all" plan while courting wealthy donors. 

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Biden slams Trump as ‘erratic, vicious, bullying’ in first 2020 TV ad

Former Vice President Joe Biden takes aim at President Trump in the first television commercial of his 2020 White House bid.

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Gillibrand says Franken, Halperin entitled to 'path for redemption'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the 2020 hopeful and New York senator, said in an interview on Monday that those who've been accused of sexual misconduct are entitled to a "path for redemption."

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President Trump decision to end DACA was lawful, Justice Department says

The Justice Department submitted a legal brief to the Supreme Court Monday that stated President Trump acted lawfully when he decided to end the Obama-era immigration program known as DACA in September of 2017, according to a new report.

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Jeffrey Lord: NYT ‘Stalinizing’ America, left wants to re-write American history on race

Fox News contributor Jeffrey Lord responded to a leaked transcript from New York Times’ emergency town hall meeting Monday, saying that the newspaper wants to stir the narrative on race in the United States against President Donald Trump and in-favor of pro-Russian views.  

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Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the country and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot.

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Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.

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President tweets pic of Trump Tower looming over Greenland

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making light of his own idea of buying Greenland from Denmark, tweeting a doctored photo of Trump Tower looming over a small village in the Arctic territory.

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Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native Americans

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that's proved to be a big political liability.

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The Latest: Omar calls on colleagues to visit Israel

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib being blocked from visiting Israel (all times local): 3:45 p.m.

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US prisons chief removed from position after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position Monday, more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody.

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Barr Doesn't Mention Epstein, but Reassigns Prisons Chief

Attorney General Bill Barr has made another staff-related move in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's suicide. Barr on Monday announced that federal Bureau of Prisons Acting Director Hugh Hurwitz would be removed from that role. Hurwitz will remain a part of BOP as assistant director of its Reentry Services Division....

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'I Am Sorry': Warren's Message at Native American Forum

Elizabeth Warren addressed a presidential forum on Native American issues in Iowa on Monday and didn't try to avoid the elephant in the room. "Like anyone who’s being honest with themselves, I know that I have made mistakes," Warren told the audience, per the New York Times . "I am sorry...

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Florida Governor: This Is the Prayer I Put in Western Wall

Florida's governor says when he visited the Western Wall in Israel in May he followed tradition by sticking a slip of paper with a written prayer in between crevices of the ancient structure. Gov. Ron DeSantis revealed Monday that his prayer said, "Good Lord, spare us hurricanes this year." DeSantis...

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What RV Shipments Say About a Possible Recession

Last week saw Wall Street's worst day in 2019—and also saw President Trump telling a crowd in New Hampshire that their 401(k)s will be in far worse shape if Democrats take the White House in 2020. "I don't think we're having a recession," Trump told reporters Sunday per CNBC...

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Trump Shares His Thoughts on Trying to Buy Greenland

The report that President Trump was toying with the idea of trying to buy Greenland was confirmed as fact , not fiction, by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday. Then, straight from the horse's mouth: The Guardian reports Trump on Sunday told reporters "the concept came up," and that...

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Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Fox News Poll Results

A Fox News poll showing President Trump behind the four leading Democratic candidates is evidence that there is something wrong with Fox News, according to the president. Trump, formerly very cozy with the network, slammed Fox over the poll results Sunday, saying he simply doesn't believe them, the Hill reports....

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