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Trump hints that he may have already spoken to Kim Jong Un

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President Donald Trump made cryptic statements and refused to deny if he had spoken to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
If Trump did speak to Kim, he violated his own principals of insisting on preconditions for talks.
Trump has teased members of the media in the past with seemingly juicy stories that turned out to be nothing.
President Donald Trump made cryptic c omments to The Wall Street Journal this week and refused to clarify whether or not he had spoken to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
"I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un," Trump told The Journal on Thursday...
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AJC poll: Trump's approval ratings in Georgia erode

AJC poll: Trump's approval ratings in Georgia erode

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The poll pegs President Donald Trump's approval rating in Georgia at 36.7 percent and his disapproval rating at 58.7 percent.
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The Note: Trump's divisive language lands blow, Washington parries with policy

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The TAKE with Rick Klein
A month ago today, President Donald Trump's Republican Party lost an unlosable Senate race in Alabama, and it looked as if the GOP might end the year without a single major legislative victory.
One week from now, there might be a broad immigration agreement on top of the new tax law. Or... the federal government could shut down, and 800,000 “Dreamers” might have to start making plans to leave the country, and so-called “s--hole countries” will surely take a chunk of presidential blame.
The insane pace of developments in the Trump era have often looked like the kind...
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Trump decided to extend sanction relief for Iran - report

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President Donald Trump has reportedly decided to extend sanctions relief to Iran, upholding Washington's end of the P5+1 nuclear deal, but it is likely that new sanctions targeting Iranian businesses will also be implemented.
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Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

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FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump used profane language Thursday, Jan. 11, as he questioned...
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Marla Maples Shares Picture of Tiffany Trump, Reminding Us All Donald Trump Was an Absentee Father

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Marla Maples shares a throwback photo of her and Tiffany Trump baking cookies together, with President Donald Trump notably missing from the photo.
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Donald Trump Denies Calling Countries 'Shithole' While Continuing To Insult Them

Donald Trump Denies Calling Countries 'Shithole' While Continuing To Insult Them

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Trump denied using that language during the meeting, but did say the language he used was “tough.”
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​President Trump denies making vulgar comment on Africa

​President Trump denies making vulgar comment on Africa

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter Friday morning to deny using vulgar language to describe Haiti and countries in Africa.
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Your next car could be more expensive if Trump gets his way on NAFTA

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President Trump's trade team wants to force auto companies to use more car parts made in the United States. These three car companies could be forced to change their prices - and supply chains - the most.
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Walmart's Shiny New $11 Minimum Wage Isn't Really A Result Of The Tax Law

Walmart's Shiny New $11 Minimum Wage Isn't Really A Result Of The Tax Law

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It's part of a larger trend that started well before Donald Trump was president.
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Trump loyalists rush to defend the indefensible - and get left holding the bag

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Assessing the flawed defenses of language the president now denies.
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Reminder: Trump's Muslim ban is still in place. Here's who it's affecting

Reminder: Trump's Muslim ban is still in place. Here's who it's affecting

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An Iranian man with Stage 3 cancer may die if he is unable to come to the United States to receive medical care, due to President Donald Trump's repeated efforts to ban travel from several Muslim-majority countries.
Last July, Hossein Barati, an Iranian citizen was denied a B-2 visitor's visa to the United States to undergo medical treatment for Stage III mixed germ cell cancer. A CT scan revealed seven cancerous lung nodules for which he received six months of chemotherapy. But the tumor didn't respond well to chemotherapy. His cancer has since spread from his testes to his hips and...
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Trump Denies Using Vulgar Slur; Top Democrat Says He Said It

Trump Denies Using Vulgar Slur; Top Democrat Says He Said It

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Sources told NPR President Trump called African nations a vulgar slur Thursday. The White House didn't deny it; Trump tweeted a denial, but a Democratic senator confirmed the vulgarity on the record.
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Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

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WASHINGTON - In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation. Trump on Friday denied using that language.
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Toomey, other Pa. politicians react to Trump's vulgar comments

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Politicians were quick to react to President Donald Trump's use of the word “shithole” to characterize some countries , even as the president attempted to walk back the comment.
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Under Trump, H-1B Visa Applicants Are Being Delayed Under Mountains of Paperwork

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President Donald Trump's administration has publicly said its looking to curb H-1B visa extensions, but it has also quietly been bogging current visa holders down in new paperwork.
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President Donald Trump denies he used vulgarity about Africa

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President Donald Trump says "this was not the language used" after reports that he referred to "s***hole" African nations in a meeting.
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Federal Judge's Ruling on ACA an 'Assault' on Americans

Federal Judge's Ruling on ACA an 'Assault' on Americans

The Supreme Court has twice voted to keep the Affordable Care Act in place; it may soon see its third big case related to the health care law. That's because US District Court... Read more ...

Here are the top contenders to replace Ryan Zinke as interior secretary

Here are the top contenders to replace Ryan Zinke as interior secretary

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is set to leave the Trump administration at the end of 2018. David Bernhardt, who currently serves as Zinke's deputy, is reportedly expected to... Read more ...

The 'Trump Dossier' Is Out

The 'Trump Dossier' Is Out

Talk about redacted: The FBI released Friday a limited version of a contentious memo about President Trump's possible Russia connections, Politico reports. Former FBI Director... Read more ...

The Russia Investigations: A Case Still Unproven

The Russia Investigations: A Case Still Unproven

This week in the Russia investigations: Headlines and courtroom action are coming thick and fast in the final weeks of the year, but a core "collusion" case also looks weaker... Read more ...

President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff

President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff

It's unclear how long Mulvaney will serve in the role, succeeding outgoing chief of staff John Kelly. On Dec. 8, Trump announced that Kelly would be leaving the job at the end... Read more ...

Ryan Zinke Out as Interior Secretary

Ryan Zinke Out as Interior Secretary

Late last month, Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva penned an op-ed asking Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to resign from his post due to a swirl of "scandals and nepotism." It looks... Read more ...

The Russia Investigations: An Unfinished Case Looks Weaker Than Ever

The Russia Investigations: An Unfinished Case Looks Weaker Than Ever

This week in the Russia investigations: Headlines and courtroom action are coming thick and fast in the final weeks of the year, but a core "collusion" case also looks weaker... Read more ...

Jon Kyl Resigning As Arizona Senator After Replacing John McCain

Jon Kyl Resigning As Arizona Senator After Replacing John McCain

The state's GOP governor will need to name another replacement. Read more ...

2 prominent Conservative MPs want Theresa May to work with Jeremy Corbyn to...

2 prominent Conservative MPs want Theresa May to work with Jeremy Corbyn to deliver Brexit

Theresa May should seek cross-party discussions and work with the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to deliver Brexit, senior Tories say. Labour won't reportedly be keen to hold... Read more ...

Outgoing Michigan GOP Governor Signs Bills Gutting Minimum Wage Hike, Paid...

Outgoing Michigan GOP Governor Signs Bills Gutting Minimum Wage Hike, Paid Sick Leave

Gov. Rick Snyder's signature on the bills is part of a wider push by conservatives to tamp down growing demand for fair wages and real paid sick leave. Read more ...