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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plan is widely seen as committing far too few federal dollars - just $200 billion - to rebuild the country's outdated infrastructure.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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U.S. Treasury Announces Most Aggressive Sanctions To Date On North Korea

U.S. Treasury Announces Most Aggressive Sanctions To Date On North Korea

"The United States will continue targeting persons, wherever located, who facilitate North Korea's illicit shipping practices.” Read more ...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following gun-control activists' boycotts

Gun-control activists are calling for companies to cut ties with the NRA. The NRA has partnerships with companies that offer members special deals, such as discounts on car... Read more ...

Trump: Armed Teachers Would Have 'Shot The Hell' Out Of Florida Gunman

Trump: Armed Teachers Would Have 'Shot The Hell' Out Of Florida Gunman

The president also attacked the armed security guard at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for not going after Nikolas Cruz. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump dined on grilled tofu and bibimbap at dinner with South Korea's...

Ivanka Trump dined on grilled tofu and bibimbap at dinner with South Korea's president - and the meal had a hidden meaning

Ivanka Trump dined with South Korea's president on Friday as part of her trip to the country for the Winter Olympics closing ceremonies. The menu was kosher to accommodate... Read more ...

Trump just gave his most freewheeling, wild speech in months

Trump just gave his most freewheeling, wild speech in months

President Donald Trump gave a freewheeling, raucous speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday that was reminiscent of a campaign rally. In the almost... Read more ...

US announces massive sanctions and warns the world: do business with North...

US announces massive sanctions and warns the world: do business with North Korea at your own risk

President Donald Trump's White House announced the largest single tranche of sanctions against North Korea ever and revealed the intense level of surveillance and intelligence... Read more ...

A movement to boycott the NRA is growing - here are the companies that...

A movement to boycott the NRA is growing - here are the companies that haven't cut ties with the gun-rights group

A mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school has spurred a growing number of calls for companies to cut ties with the National Rifle Association . A number of... Read more ...

Trump is still railing against MS-13 - but he keeps missing key points

Trump is still railing against MS-13 - but he keeps missing key points

President Donald Trump again mentioned MS-13 in tweet about immigration on Friday morning. The gang has been a central focus of Trump's rhetoric, but it's not clear the gang is... Read more ...

CNN denies claims that Florida shooting survivor was given a 'scripted'...

CNN denies claims that Florida shooting survivor was given a 'scripted' question to ask at a town hall

Parkland, Florida high school student Colton Haab told Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Thursday night that CNN re-wrote a question for him to ask at the network's town... Read more ...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to confront school shooter

President Donald Trump on Friday said the Florida deputy who didn't confront a gunman during a mass shooting last week "certainly did a poor job." The deputy, Scot Peterson... Read more ...