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News Analysis: As White House's Revolving Door Whirls, Chaos Is the Only Constant

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Anyone looking for a pattern should focus squarely on the man behind the desk in the Oval Office. “I like conflict,” President Trump said.
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Everyone who's come and gone from Trump's White House

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Departures of top officials have become a regular occurrence during the 15 months of the Trump administration.
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Trump's Personal Assistant Is Escorted From White House

Trump's Personal Assistant Is Escorted From White House

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Another White House departure is making headlines Tuesday, and it's one that President Trump won't be happy about. The president's personal assistant, John McEntee, was abruptly fired and escorted out of the White House over some kind of security clearance issue, reports the Wall Street Journal. White House officials won't...
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Trump's personal aide escorted from White House

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's personal aide was removed from the job and escorted out of the White House Monday, though he quickly rejoined the president's campaign. John McEntee, who served as the president's personal assistant, was escorted out, according to two people close to the White House who sought anonymity to discuss private conversations. He was one of a shrinking group of former campaign aides still working in the turbulent West Wing.
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Trump demands aides pump up anti-China tariffs

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President Donald Trump is getting ready to crack down on China. Trump told Cabinet secretaries and top advisers during a meeting at the White House last week that he wanted to soon hit China with steep tariffs and investment restrictions in response to allegations of intellectual property theft, according to three people familiar with the internal discussions. During the meeting, which hasn't been previously been reported, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer presented Trump with a package of tariffs that would target the equivalent of $30 billion a year in Chinese imports. In...
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White House shakeup shows Trump tired of hearing 'no' for an answer

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WASHINGTON - Almost 14 months into Donald Trump's turbulent White House tenure, loyalists are in, dissenters are out and the president himself is acting on his own instincts more swiftly than ever to make decisions on policies from trade to North Korea.
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Jose Altuve had an awkward day with Trump while the Astros visited the White House - and the images are amazing

Jose Altuve had an awkward day with Trump while the Astros visited the White House - and the images are amazing

8 monthes ago   |   By

The Houston Astros had their traditional post-championship White House visit on Monday, with the team meeting with and speaking to President Trump.
AL MVP Jose Altuve attended the trip, but didn't look particularly happy to be there.
He drew attention for appearing to stare down Trump with a glare for the majority of the visit.
Two other players - Carlos Correa and Carlos Beltran - elected to skip the trip altogether.
The Houston Astros went on their post-championship trip to the White House on Monday, producing some memorable images of players interacting with President Donald...
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Trump gets into raucous, on-camera Oval Office debate with Schumer and...

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