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Jared Kushner credit line debts increased in 2017

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Jared Kushner, a White House aide and President Donald Trump's son-in-law, appears to have drawn more money out of three separate lines of credit in the months after he joined the White House last year, a newly released document shows. Recent revisions to the financial disclosure form filed by Kushner's wife, Ivanka Trump, bumped up each of those debts to a range of $5 million to $25 million. Versions of the couple's disclosures made public in July valued those debts at $1 million to $5 million apiece. The loans were extended by three banks: Bank of America, New York Community Bank and...
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First confirmed flu-related death of a child reported in Massachusetts

First confirmed flu-related death of a child reported in Massachusetts

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Tuesday that the child was under the age of 10 and lived in Essex County.
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Mulvaney hawks Trump budget on Capitol Hill

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The White House budget director came to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to sell President Donald Trump's budget, but the administration's allies in the Senate preferred to talk about last year's tax cut rather than the trillion-dollar deficits contained in the new spending plan. The president's budget...
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The Latest: Mulvaney backtracks comment on Trump budget

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump's proposed budget :
3 p.m.
So White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would vote for President Donald Trump's budget after all.
Mulvaney, a former tea party congressman, flubbed a response at a Senate hearing Tuesday that made it sound like he was opposed to the very budget he came to testify in favor of.
Senior panel Democrat Patty Murray of Washington asked Mulvaney, "If you were in Congress would you have voted for this budget that you're presenting?"
Mulvaney responded that "I probably would have found enough shortcomings in this to...
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Solar Jobs Fell For The First Time In 7 Years In 2017. Now Trump Could Make It Worse

Solar Jobs Fell For The First Time In 7 Years In 2017. Now Trump Could Make It Worse

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The new tariffs the White House announced last month are likely to make things worse for the industry.
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Trump's Staff Turnover Is the Highest for Any Presidency in Decades

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The Trump Administration has seen the highest rate of turnover among White House staff in decades.
During the president's first year, the administration saw a 34% turnover rate. This is the highest of any recent White House, according to a Brookings Institution report that tracked departures of senior officials over the last 40 years .
The next-highest turnover rate for an administration's first year was Ronald Reagan's, with 17% of senior aides leaving their posts in 1981.
Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton saw much lower turnovers during their first year in...
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10 people have died inside the White House, including 2 presidents, 3 first ladies, and 1 child

10 people have died inside the White House, including 2 presidents, 3 first ladies, and 1 child

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10 people have died inside the White House in the 218-year history of the building.
The list includes two presidents - William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor.
Three first ladies and one first child - Willie Lincoln - also died inside the White House.
The White House has had thousands of occupants over the years, from presidents and first families to White House staffers, chefs, and groundskeepers.
So it's something of a marvel that in the 218-year history of the White House, only 10 people are known to have died inside the building, according to the White House Historical...
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Lindsey Graham says 'toxic' Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had...

Lindsey Graham says 'toxic' Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had Khashoggi 'murdered' and can 'never be a world leader'

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Trump says he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia.' But his...

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SoftBank believes 1 trillion connected devices will create $11 trillion in...

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