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Trump Announces Robert C. O'Brien As New National Security Adviser

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Robert C. O'Brien replaces John Bolton, who left the post last week. O'Brien moves from his current State Department role as special presidential envoy for hostage affairs.

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Trump Announces Ousting Of National Security Adviser John Bolton

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

President Trump announced on Twitter that he has fired national security adviser John Bolton. The announcement comes days after Bolton prevailed on Trump to not hold a summit with the Taliban.

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Congress Considers Gun Control Bills But Asks, 'What Does Trump Want?'

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The bills being considered by the U.S. House would limit access to high-capacity gun magazines and block any person convicted of a hate crime from obtaining a firearm.

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Trump Says He Called Off Secret Talks At Camp David With Taliban, Afghan Leaders

Saturday, September 07, 2019

President Trump says the Taliban admitted to an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier, so he canceled a planned meeting at Camp David and called off peace negotiations.

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Trump, Macron Deliver Remarks At G-7 Summit

Monday, August 26, 2019

NPR White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe joins Morning Edition to report on President Trump's latest remarks at the G-7 summit in France. He delivers remarks with French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, August 25, 2019

President Trump went to the G-7 summit in France on the offensive, but U.S. allies are worried about how his trade policies could affect the global economy.

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Booker Says Biden's Crime Policies 'Destroyed Communities Like Mine'

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden has faced questions over his role in crafting the 1994 crime bill, which imposed lengthy sentences for drug offenses.

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President Trump Defends Incendiary Tweets

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

President Trump on Tuesday doubled down on his recent incendiary tweets about Baltimore and Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings. Trump spoke as he was leaving the White House.

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Trump Continues Racially-Charged Attacks On Baltimore And Rep. Elijah Cummings

Monday, July 29, 2019

President Trump continued Monday to tweet racially-charged criticisms of Baltimore and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. It's the latest in a series of racial controversies stoked by the president.

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Trump Opened A Door With North Korea. Will 2020 Candidates Follow?

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Trump's meetings with North Korea's dictator has led to a new level of engagement with Pyongyang. Any Democrat who manages to win in 2020 has to decide whether to keep that relationship going.

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Trump Holds Campaign Rally In Greenville, N.C.

Friday, July 19, 2019

President Trump kept up his criticism of four Democratic congresswomen at a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday, where the crowd at one point shouted, "Send her back," in reference to one lawmaker.

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Trump Attacks Congresswomen At N.C. Rally, As Crowd Chants 'Send Her Back'

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

President Trump piled on four freshmen congresswomen of color after tweeting this weekend that they should "go back" to the countries they came from, even though three were born in the U.S.

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Trump Holds Campaign Rally In Greenville, N.C.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

President Trump will hold a campaign rally in Greenville, N.C., on Wednesday. It's his first since tweeting racist tropes. Many Greenville residents say they don't welcome that divisive message.

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Trump Defends Racist Tweets Aimed At Freshman Lawmakers, Reiterates Attack

Monday, July 15, 2019

President Trump's tweets that used racist language about Democratic members of Congress have again brought the focus back to how Trump views non-white Americans.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The labor secretary resigned, the Trump administration has conceded the fight to include a citizenship question on the census, and planned immigration raids are smaller than the president promised.

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns

Friday, July 12, 2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down. He's faced controversy since charges were unsealed in New York City against financier Jeffrey Epstein.

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Alexander Acosta Steps Down As Labor Secretary Amid Epstein Controversy

Friday, July 12, 2019

The departure follows scrutiny over his role in a plea deal as a U.S. attorney in 2008. The agreement eased punishment for multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein for alleged sex crimes.

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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends Plea Deal Made With Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his handling of a decade-old plea agreement with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein when he was a U.S. attorney in Florida.

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Trump Defends Labor Secretary Acosta Over Epstein Plea Deal

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

President Trump said Alexander Acosta has done a good job leading the Labor Department but will look into his involvement in a decade-old plea agreement with the financier accused of sex trafficking.

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White House Touts Help For Poor Areas — But Questions Endure Over Who'll Benefit

Monday, July 08, 2019

Opportunity zones were created with the 2017 tax cut to bolster low-income communities. But depending on how the funds are spent, investors who get tax incentives could see the biggest gains.

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