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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plan is widely seen as committing far too few federal dollars - just $200 billion - to rebuild the country's outdated infrastructure.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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Texas Gov.'s Campaign Still Holding Shotgun Giveaway After Santa Fe School...

Texas Gov.'s Campaign Still Holding Shotgun Giveaway After Santa Fe School Shooting

Gov. Greg Abbott himself noted that a shotgun was used in the massacre. Read more ...

Melania Trump Is Back Home

Melania Trump Is Back Home

White House watchers have one less thing to speculate about after first lady Melania Trump returned home Saturday from a five-day stay at Walter Reed Medical Center. The first... Read more ...

Giuliani Says Mueller Will Wrap Up Trump Obstruction Probe By September: Report

Giuliani Says Mueller Will Wrap Up Trump Obstruction Probe By September: Report

Trump's lawyer told The New York Times he got the timeline from the special counsel's office two weeks ago. Read more ...

Trump demands the Justice Department look into whether the FBI had an...

Trump demands the Justice Department look into whether the FBI had an informant 'infiltrate' his presidential campaign

President Donald Trump said on Twitter Sunday afternoon that he will instruct the Justice Department to look into whether the FBI planted an informant in his presidential... Read more ...

Obama Official Says Keep Kids Home to Fight Guns

Obama Official Says Keep Kids Home to Fight Guns

An official from the Obama administration has suggested parents nationwide force Congress to act on gun control by keeping their kids home from school. Arne Duncan, a former US... Read more ...

Americans are happy with how Trump is handling the economy even though most...

Americans are happy with how Trump is handling the economy even though most think he's helping the rich and his own businesses, poll finds

A new poll from CBS News shows that Americans are happy and optimistic about the economy, and credit President Donald Trump for the upswing. Yet nearly nine in 10 Americans... Read more ...

Trump Sets Up Showdown With DOJ Over Claims Of Campaign Surveillance

Trump Sets Up Showdown With DOJ Over Claims Of Campaign Surveillance

The president demands a probe of whether the FBI had a spy inside his campaign. A Democrat calls that claim "nonsense." Read more ...

Trump: 'Real Americans' Should Get 'Tough' On Russia Probe

Trump: 'Real Americans' Should Get 'Tough' On Russia Probe

The president tried to smear the credibility of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation yet again. Read more ...

Oliver North Blames School Shootings On Ritalin

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The incoming NRA president, who once promoted a violent video game, also cited a "culture of violence." Read more ...

Trump goes on Sunday morning Twitter tirade attacking the Mueller probe...

Trump goes on Sunday morning Twitter tirade attacking the Mueller probe, Hillary Clinton, and The New York Times

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to attack special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, reiterating his... Read more ...