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News Brief: NYC Fire Kills At Least 12, Doug Jones Certified As Winner In Alabama

Friday, December 29, 2017

A fire in the Bronx in New York City has left at least 12 people dead. Also, Doug Jones has been certified as the winner of Alabama's Senate election and Liberians have elected a new president.


What Happened To The Move To Ban Bump Stocks?

Thursday, October 26, 2017

After the Las Vegas massacre, lawmakers launched an effort to regulate bump stocks, devices which allow semi-automatic weapons to shoot like machine guns. Now, that effort appears to have stalled.


President Trump Pivots On Bipartisan Health Care Bill

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

President Trump said he supports a bipartisan effort that would effectively shore up the Affordable Care Act. But he's also distanced himself from it. What's behind the complicated politics at play?


Trump Defends False Claim That His Predecessors Didn't Call Families Of Fallen Soldiers

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

When President Trump claimed that past presidents did not call family members of fallen U.S. service members, it caused a backlash. On Tuesday he addressed the issue again, defending his false claim.


In An Attempted Show Of Unity, Trump And McConnell Say 'We Have The Same Agenda'

Monday, October 16, 2017

President Trump held an impromptu news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., at his side on Monday. The two tried to lay to rest reports of discord between them.


Trump's List Of Immigration Priorities Conflicts With His Deal With Dems

Monday, October 09, 2017

The White House says it wants border wall funding, a tightening of legal immigration, and more as part of any deal to allow DACA immigrants to stay in the U.S. Democratic leaders say no deal.


Trump Backs Establishment Candidate In Tuesday's Alabama Runoff

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

President Trump is backing Senator Luther Strange in his bid to retain his seat against rival Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's special primary election being held Tuesday.


Despite Criticism Of U.N., Trump Set To Attend Meeting Of World Leaders

Friday, September 15, 2017

President Trump will make his debut next week at an annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations. It's an international organization he's heavily criticized in the past.


Democrats Say They Had A Productive Dinner With President Trump

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Trump met with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer — discussing trade, DACA and border security. Trump tweeted that no deal was made with them on DACA — contradicting their statement.


After Reaching Budget Deal, Democrats Look To Trump On DREAM Act

Friday, September 08, 2017

After a surprise budget deal, members of the Democratic Party see an opening with Trump to pass their long-sought DREAM Act to help young undocumented immigrants.


Trump Urges Congress To Act On Replacing DACA Program

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

President Trump again urged Congress to act on replacing the DACA program. Democrats are pushing for a vote this month, but Republicans seem reluctant.


White House Says President Trump Will Announce His DACA Decision On Tuesday

Monday, September 04, 2017

The president's decision will likely affect the nearly 800,000 so-called "DREAMers" who are covered by the program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.


Trump Plans To Announce Decision On Future Of DACA Program

Thursday, August 31, 2017

President Trump could make a decision soon on whether to extend or scrap DACA, the Obama-era program for people who were brought into the country illegally as children that protects them from deportation.


President Trump Visits Texas To Assess Harvey Damage

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

President Trump on Tuesday visited the Gulf Coast for the first time since Harvey made landfall. The president and first lady toured two Texas cities to see some of the damage and relief efforts.


Trump Defends Charlottesville Comments At Phoenix Rally

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

President Trump held a rally in Phoenix Tuesday night. Meanwhile, protesters gathered outside.


News Brief: Trump In Phoenix, Haitians In Canada, Kushner In Middle East

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

President Trump held a rally in Phoenix and defended his comments about Charlottesville. Also, Haitians are leaving the U.S. for Canada, and Jared Kushner is traveling to the Middle East.


Trump Prepares For Address On Path Forward In Afghanistan

Monday, August 21, 2017

President Trump is scheduled to address the nation Monday night to announce a decision on the path forward in Afghanistan and the broader region, including Pakistan.


Trump Lashes Out At Critics Of His Response To Violence In Charlottesville

Thursday, August 17, 2017

On Thursday, President Trump offered support to Spain as it deals with a deadly attack. Though he remained out of public view, he lashed out at critics of his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va.


Morning News Brief: Trump Blames 'Both Sides,' NAFTA, Sierra Leone Mudslide

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

President Trump on Tuesday again refused to single out white supremacists for violence in Charlottesville. Also, Robbie Whelan of The Wall Street Journal discusses plans to renegotiate NAFTA.


Trump Places Blame On Both Sides After Charlottesville Unrest

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Trump argued that members of what he called the "alt-left" were just as responsible for the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend as the white supremacists who staged the protests.