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April 27, 2017 - 5:20 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said on Thursday that economic growth would make up for lost revenue from a sweeping tax cut plan proposed earlier this week. "The growth is going to pay for it," Trump told ABC News on the White House's Rose Garden during Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work...
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April 27, 2017 - 3:00 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump may have called the 100-day point of his presidency a “ridiculous marker,” but on the ground this past week the White House has been engaged in an all-hands-on-deck, all-out sprint hoping to put last-minute wins on the board. On Wednesday, the White House dispatched...
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April 27, 2017 - 2:10 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House today attempted to shift blame for the vetting of President Trump's former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, to the Obama administration. "His [security] clearance was last reissued by the Obama administration in 2016 with full knowledge of his activities that...
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April 27, 2017 - 12:49 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- To avert a government shutdown at the end of the week, lawmakers are hoping that a stopgap measure would provide Congressional leadership more time to negotiate a larger funding bill. The deadline for Congress to pass a spending bill is midnight Friday, aligning with President...
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April 27, 2017 - 12:38 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is well versed in how to make a splash. The former reality star-turned-commander-in-chief marked his first 100 days in office with progress on some of his promises, a surprise exit of a key member of his team and a show of force that has started to shape his...
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April 27, 2017 - 11:51 am
(WASHINGTON) -- To avert a government shutdown at the end of the week, lawmakers are hoping that a stopgap measure would provide Congressional leadership more time to negotiate a larger funding bill. The deadline for Congress to pass a spending bill is midnight Friday, aligning with President...
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April 27, 2017 - 9:09 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was personally warned by the Pentagon against receiving payments from foreign governments in 2014 after leaving the Defense Intelligence Agency, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., revealed Thursday. The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee released...
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ABC News
April 27, 2017 - 6:08 am
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly half of Americans think there’s a “deep state” in this country, just more than half think the mainstream media regularly report false stories and six in 10 say the Trump administration regularly makes false claims. Just another day in the world of alleged sneaky stuff. Each of...
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US Congress
April 27, 2017 - 4:34 am
(WASHINGTON) -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz will be out of commission for up to four weeks as he heads back to his home state of Utah for "immediate foot surgery," he announced in an Instagram post Wednesday night. "Almost 12 years ago, I shattered several bones in my foot...
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