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Trump expected to defend handling of U.S. economy at New Hampshire rally

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President Donald Trump was expected to defend his handling of the U.S. economy on Thursday night in New Hampshire as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election that he has made the economy great again.
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Trump accuses news media of trying to crash the economy

Trump accuses news media of trying to crash the economy

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President Donald Trump on Thursday baselessly accused the press of trying to tank the American economy, shrugging off any blame for a prospective economic slowdown and possible recession heading into his reelection next year. “The Fake News Media is doing everything they can to crash the economy because they think that will be bad for me and my re-election,” he said in a tweet. “The problem they have is that the economy is way too strong and we will soon be winning big on Trade, and everyone knows that, including China!” The president offered no evidence to support his claim that the...
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Donald Trump backs new book's allegations that Barack Obama knew collusion charges were phony

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President Trump on Thursday endorsed the view in a new book that then-President Barack Obama knew about his Justice Department pushing an investigation into phony charges of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in 2016. "A very serious situation," Mr. Trump tweeted about the allegations of Mr. ...
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What Trump Gets Wrong About NAFTA

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U.S. President Donald Trump campaigned on the premise that NAFTA was “the worst deal ever.” Economists say it wasn't. Workers say it was. Both are answering the wrong question.
The structure of the NAFTA debate has always been a trap. In the political hothouse of the early 1990s, as the agreement was negotiated under Republican President George Bush and then signed under Democratic President Bill Clinton, observers seemed to want an easy “yes” or “no” answer to whether the bill was going to end the world. There was no patience for the kind of winding replies that I would give, such as...
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Barack Obama's Economic Adviser Says Donald Trump Is World's 'Number One Risk Factor' to Economy

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"The risk that exists right now in the economy--in the global economy and the U.S. economy--lies squarely, squarely on Donald Trump's reckless, drunk driving approach to economic management."
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Justices to consider faithless electors, ahead of 2020 vote

Justices to consider faithless electors, ahead of 2020 vote

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POLITICO Playbook PM: Martha's Vineyard's finest joins Trump's legal team

POLITICO Playbook PM: Martha's Vineyard's finest joins Trump's legal team

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Trump previously said Ken Starr, who will represent him in the impeachment...

Trump previously said Ken Starr, who will represent him in the impeachment trial, was a 'freak,' a 'lunatic,' and a 'disaster' who might have 'something in his closet'

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Dershowitz plays down role on Trump impeachment team

Dershowitz plays down role on Trump impeachment team

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The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school...

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6 Suspected Neo-Nazis Have Now Been Arrested In Lead-Up To Virginia Gun Rally

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House releases new impeachment evidence linking Nunes aide to Parnas

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House Democrats Release More Lev Parnas Documents

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The documents include transcripts of text messages as well as Parnas' recent media interviews. Read more ...

Here's How Trump's Impeachment Differs From A Criminal Trial

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