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Trump Unsure If Defense Chief Jim Mattis Will Step Down: 'He's Sort Of A Democrat'

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The president, in a "60 Minutes" interview, downplayed the unprecedented turnover rate within in his administration.
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Trump Suggests Defense Secretary Mattis Could Leave Soon: “He's Sort of a Democrat”

Trump Suggests Defense Secretary Mattis Could Leave Soon: “He's Sort of a Democrat”

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President Donald Trump said Defense Secretary James Mattis could soon leave his Cabinet. In an interview with Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes that is scheduled to be broadcast Sunday night, Trump said that there are “some people” who are members of his administration who he's “not thrilled with.” When Stahl asked the president specifically whether Mattis could be leaving, Trump said he didn't know but didn't quite give him a vote of confidence when she asked whether he'd like to see him stay in his post.
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Trump says Mattis is ‘sort of a Democrat'

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THE PRESIDENT'S WEEK... Tuesday: PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP will have lunch with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Wednesday: There will be an 11:30 a.m. Cabinet meeting, and at 4 p.m., the president will present a Medal of Honor. Thursday: The president will go to Missoula, Mont., for a political rally. Friday: Trump will go to Mesa, Ariz., for a political rally. Saturday: The president will go to Elko, Nev., for a political rally. - ARIZONA REPUBLIC FRONT PAGE: “Trump returns to Ariz. on Friday” THE KINGDOM SWIPES BACK... WAPO'S LOVEDAY MORRIS in ISTANBUL: “Saudi Arabia on Sunday said it...
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Asked about Mattis, Trump says ‘Everybody leaves at some point.' MSM: Mattis is GOING!

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An apparently measured and philosophical answer from Donald Trump about the job prospects of his defense secretary incited a bout of media hysteria.
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Trump unsure whether Mattis will leave, says he's is ‘sort of a Democrat'

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In an interview with “60 Minutes,” Trump called his defense secretary a “good guy” but said he's uncertain whether Mattis may leave the administration.
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Trump says Mattis is 'sort of a Democrat' and that the defense secretary 'may leave' the administration

Trump says Mattis is 'sort of a Democrat' and that the defense secretary 'may leave' the administration

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President Donald Trump told CBS' "60 Minutes" that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is "sort of a Democrat" and that "he may leave" the administration after months of speculation on the former Marine Corps General's standing.
"It could be that he is ," Trump said. "I think he's sort of a Democrat if you want to know the truth. But General Mattis is a good guy. We get along very well."
Mattis, for his part, has consistently dismissed reports that he's going anywhere, but has also repeatedly been seen as slow-walking some of Trump's more out-there military policy moves, like his ban on...
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Trump's Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore once said women should be...

Trump's Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore once said women should be banned from men's sports games, and called female refs an ‘obscenity'

President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve Board, economic commentator Stephen Moore, wrote columns criticizing women's roles in sports in the early 2000s. In a... Read more ...

Trump Sues Over Democrats' Use of Subpoena Power

Trump Sues Over Democrats' Use of Subpoena Power

A House panel is using its power to demand access to President Trump's financial records. On Monday, however, Trump sued to block the effort and said Democrats were abusing... Read more ...

Seth Moulton announces 2020 bid

Seth Moulton announces 2020 bid

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A British politician said she lost a relative in Sri Lanka's deadly Easter...

A British politician said she lost a relative in Sri Lanka's deadly Easter bombings

Tulip Siddiq, one of the few ethnic minority politicians in the UK, has said she lost a relative in Sri Lanka's deadly Easter bombings. Siddiq, a member of Parliament for the... Read more ...

Oil jumps to nearly 6-month high after the Trump administration announces...

Oil jumps to nearly 6-month high after the Trump administration announces plans to send Iranian exports to zero

Oil jumped to its highest since November 1 on Monday. The Trump administration said that it would end sanctions waivers in May that had previously allowed eight countries to... Read more ...

How the White House Easter Egg Roll became one of the oldest American traditions

How the White House Easter Egg Roll became one of the oldest American traditions

The White House Easter Egg Roll has been a spring tradition for more than 130 years. President Rutherford B. Hayes started the widely successful White House tradition after... Read more ...

Moulton dings Dems right out the gate for single-payer health care push

Moulton dings Dems right out the gate for single-payer health care push

Newly declared presidential candidate Seth Moulton criticized his Democratic competitors Monday for pushing the idea of single-payer health care, citing what he called an... Read more ...

Jay Inslee Is Calling On 2020 Rivals To Demand Democrats Host A Climate-Only...

Jay Inslee Is Calling On 2020 Rivals To Demand Democrats Host A Climate-Only Debate

The Washington state governor and presidential hopeful launched a petition for a debate on global warming. Now he wants other Democrats to back him up. Read more ...

Trump Nominee Stephen Moore Once Called Female Referees 'An Obscenity'

Trump Nominee Stephen Moore Once Called Female Referees 'An Obscenity'

“Women are sooo malleable!” the president's pick for the Fed once wrote. “No wonder there's a gender gap.” Read more ...

Warren proposes $640 billion student debt cancellation

Warren proposes $640 billion student debt cancellation

Sen. Elizabeth Warren rolled out yet another ambitious policy proposal Monday morning as she called for canceling approximately $640 billion in outstanding student loan debt... Read more ...