Politics

ABCNews.com
August 20, 2017 - 9:53 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is set to unveil a new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. The president will address the nation Monday night from Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia, "to provide an update on the path forward for America's engagement in Afghanistan and South Asia," according to a...
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August 20, 2017 - 2:49 pm
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- In the wake of the unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, that was sparked by plans to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, the mayor of nearby Richmond said that while he respects President Donald Trump’s views on Confederate monuments, the president “doesn’t live here.” Richmond is...
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ABC News
August 20, 2017 - 11:52 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The secretary of Homeland Security for President Obama said that despite recent talk of "whether people should resign from the White House," the military leaders now serving in top positions for President Donald Trump need to stay to "right the ship." ABC News Chief Global Affairs...
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August 20, 2017 - 7:43 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is indeed divided. That's the claim being made by Stephen Bannon in a new interview, following his departure Friday from the White House as President Trump's chief strategist. Bannon, 63, is returning to Breitbart News as executive chairman. "No administration in...
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August 19, 2017 - 9:49 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Facing calls from members of his Yale graduating class to resign, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Saturday night defended President Trump's response to the Charlottesville violence and reaffirmed his commitment to remain in the Trump cabinet. The letter, penned Friday and signed...
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August 19, 2017 - 9:03 pm
(BOSTON) -- President Donald Trump tweeted support for the Boston Police Department handling of the free speech rally and counterprotest march held on Saturday afternoon. The President commended the the protesters "who are speaking out against bigotry and hate." I want to applaud the many...
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August 19, 2017 - 2:04 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump is cheering his former chief strategist Steve Bannon's return to leading the conservative media outlet Breitbart News after his forced resignation from the White House. Trump tweeted from his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf club Saturday that Bannon may be "even better...
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The White House
August 19, 2017 - 11:09 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will skip the Kennedy Center Honors, one of the nation's highest-profile event honoring performing artists, after some awardees threatened to boycott a pre-ceremony reception at the White House. The White House announced Saturday...
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