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Midterms and Trump: What to look for as we enter primary season

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Midterms and Trump: What to look for as we enter primary season
As midterm primary elections heat up around the country, there are looming questions. Which races are critical to watch? What are the strategies of Democrats and Republicans wrestling over control of Congress? And what does the state of the midterm season say about President Trump and his effect on the political landscape of the country? On […]

Top White House official suggests the administration won’t offer early sanctions relief to North Korea

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Top White House official suggests the administration won’t offer early sanctions relief to North Korea
President Trump’s national security adviser suggested Sunday that the United States isn’t ready to ease sanctions or offer other concessions to North Korea before Pyongyang fully commits to denuclearization. “I think that’s what denuclearization means,” John Bolton said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.” He later said that the Trump administration isn't “starry-eyed” when it comes to […]

Rapper Kanye West calls Trump ‘my brother’ — ‘very cool!’ Trump responds

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Kanye West reaffirmed his affection for President Trump on Wednesday, calling him “my brother” and saying the two share “dragon energy.” West’s comments on Twitter came amid renewed attention on social media and elsewhere in recent days about the rapper’s feelings about the president. During the presidential transition, West made a high-profile trip to Trump […]

Trump praises Macron for the ‘seldom allowed’ honor of addressing Congress. It’s not so uncommon.

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Trump praises Macron for the 'seldom allowed' honor of addressing Congress. It's not so uncommon.

As French President Emmanuel Macron prepared to address a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday, President Trump took to Twitter to praise Macron for “a great honor,” which Trump said is “seldom allowed to be done.” It’s unclear what Trump’s definition of “seldom” is, but such addresses are hardly a rarity. In fact, Congress has […]