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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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Bolton's Absence On Korea Trip Raises Questions About His Standing With Trump

Thursday, July 04, 2019

When President Trump stepped onto North Korean territory on Sunday, national security adviser John Bolton was not there. That has raised a lot of questions about whether Bolton is being frozen out.

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Justice Department Still Looking For A Way To Add Census Citizenship Question

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

The Justice Department is now saying it's looking for a way to restore the citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, all at the direction of President Trump.

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'That Little Girl Was Me': Harris, Biden Clash Over Busing In Democratic Debate

Friday, June 28, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on civil rights after Sen. Kamala Harris attacked his opposition to federal intervention to integrate public schools.

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Critics Question Trump Tax Plan Meant To Boost Struggling Communities

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Amid a booming economy, some parts of the country still struggle. President Trump and lawmakers are promoting a tax program to boost investment in these areas even as questions remain on the benefits.

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Trump Says 'Any Attack' By Iran Would Be Met With 'Overwhelming Force'

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

"In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration," President Trump tweeted. The U.S. slapped additional sanctions on Iran on Monday after Trump opted against a military strike last week.

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Trump Unexpectedly Delays Nationwide ICE Raids

Saturday, June 22, 2019

President Trump says he's delaying his plans for a series of raids by ICE agents for two weeks.

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Trump On Iran

Saturday, June 22, 2019

President Trump is heading to Camp David to talk about Iran — after announcing additional sanctions on the country.

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Trump Confirms He Ordered Airstrike Against Iran

Friday, June 21, 2019

President Trump tweets Friday that after ordering airstrikes against Iran Thursday, he called it off. Earlier that day, Iran shot down a U.S. drone over what the U.S. says was international waters.

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U.S. Aircraft Were Ready To Strike Iranian Targets, Reports Say

Friday, June 21, 2019

News outlets report that the White House approved airstrikes on Iran in response to the downing of a U.S. drone, but that the strikes were called off while the aircraft were on their way to attack.

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Press Secretary Sarah Sanders To Leave The White House

Thursday, June 13, 2019

President Trump announced the departure in a tweet on Thursday, calling Sanders "a very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job!"

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Trump: U.S., Mexico Reach Deal To Avoid New Tariffs

Friday, June 07, 2019

Mexican officials have "agreed to take strong measures to stem the tide of Migration" as part of the agreement, the president tweeted on Friday. The tariffs were to begin on Monday.

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Trump's Negotiating Style Reshapes U.S. Role On World's Stage

Thursday, June 06, 2019

President Trump's threats to put tariffs on Mexico are part of a pattern in his negotiating style with foreign countries. His tactics are changing the way the U.S. interacts with the world.

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PHOTOS: From Sumo Wrestling To Grand Parades, How World Leaders Try To Impress Trump

Sunday, May 26, 2019

President Trump is in Japan this weekend, the latest country to try to get in his good graces with a good show.

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Trump Arrives In Japan

Saturday, May 25, 2019

President Trump has traveled to Tokyo to pay a visit to the Japanese prime minister and the new Japanese emperor.

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Trump To Be The First Foreign Leader To Greet Japan's New Emperor

Friday, May 24, 2019

President Trump will be treated to a state visit in Japan this weekend. It will include meeting the new emperor and attending a sumo wrestling match. It's part of Japan's effort to woo Trump.

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