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Congress shrugs off plans of the chaotic Trump White House

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President Trump's aides have grown accustomed to ignoring their boss as they see fit, and Congress is poised to do the same.
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Defunding the Chemical Safety Board is a Bad Idea and is Likely to Increase Chemical Disasters

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The Trump administration's proposed 2019 budget zeroes out funding for the U.S. Chemical Safety Board. Recent high-profile chemical disasters in Texas suggest that's not a good idea.
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There's something about Trump's infrastructure plan that's eerily reminiscent of his real estate deals

There's something about Trump's infrastructure plan that's eerily reminiscent of his real estate deals

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President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan is widely seen as committing far too few federal dollars - just $200 billion - to rebuild the country's outdated infrastructure.
Trump's budget also includes "deep cuts to programs in the same agencies that would receive new grant-making authority under his infrastructure proposal," according to Jacob Leibenluft, senior advisor at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.
Economist Paul Krugman says, "It's not a plan, it's a scam."
President Donald Trump's latest infrastructure proposal appears to have something in common with his real-estate...
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Trump budget chief says he would oppose budget if he were in Congress

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The White House budget chief said on Tuesday that, if he were still a member of Congress, he "probably" would vote against a deficit-financed budget plan he and Trump are proposing.
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Jerry Falwell Jr. Insults Founding Fathers To Defend Trump's Jerky Behavior

Jerry Falwell Jr. Insults Founding Fathers To Defend Trump's Jerky Behavior

The Liberty University president's comments about Donald Trump didn't go over too well on Twitter. Read more ...

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

“I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well," William McRaven wrote. Read more ...

Anonymous Officials Say Trump's Military Parade Will Cost $92M

Anonymous Officials Say Trump's Military Parade Will Cost $92M

The Veterans Day military parade President Trump ordered in February has been controversial from the start, with critics wondering if Trump was trolling the nation , the... Read more ...

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a...

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

Jury deliberations began Thursday in the Virginia bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The jury sent a note to the judge asking for... Read more ...

A tense internal meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and employees went...

A tense internal meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and employees went sideways as execs addressed rumors about the company's China plans

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and cofounder Sergey Brin met with employees during an all-hands meeting on Thursday and discussed reports that Google planned to launch a censored... Read more ...

Trump is reportedly eager to revoke more security clearances and is doubling...

Trump is reportedly eager to revoke more security clearances and is doubling down on that threat

President Donald Trump reportedly believes that his decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance was strong and decisive, according to current and... Read more ...

Florida Officials Are Breaking The Law By Not Offering Spanish Ballots, Suit...

Florida Officials Are Breaking The Law By Not Offering Spanish Ballots, Suit Claims

The suit targets 32 counties the plaintiffs say are violating the Voting Rights Act. Read more ...

Trump Tower vs. the White House: Inside the president's 2 offices, from...

Trump Tower vs. the White House: Inside the president's 2 offices, from Shaq's sneaker to Ronald Reagan's old rug

Donald Trump 's old Trump Tower office is a far cry from the Oval Office he now occupies. Most of Trump's decor didn't make the trip to D.C. with him. Business Insider looked... Read more ...

Trump's big military parade will reportedly cost $80 million more than expected

Trump's big military parade will reportedly cost $80 million more than expected

President Trump's long-desired military parade is now expected to cost $80 million more than expected, CNBC reported Thursday. Congress has already authorized the parade, which... Read more ...

Omarosa Releases Latest Secret Recording

Omarosa Releases Latest Secret Recording

Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released another secret audio recording that she says proves President Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House... Read more ...