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Trump returns to GOP panic. Will he try to push Moore out?

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump spent five days in Asia largely keeping the Alabama Senate scandal at bay. He won't be so lucky on U.S. soil. The president returned to Washington on Tuesday night and walked straight into a party panic over the sexual misconduct accusations dogging GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore. Having pushed publicly and privately for Moore to get out of the race, Republicans believe their last best shot is Trump, who they hope can persuade his fellow political rebel to fall in line.
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Trump Gets What He Wants - a Return to 'Crooked Hillary'

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Rick Klein , ABC News
After months of public and private pressure, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is giving President Donald Trump what he's long demanded, going back to the days of
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Trump takes another swipe at CNN after being 'forced' to watch it in the Philippines

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President Donald Trump wrote online Wednesday that he was “forced” to watch CNN during his recent trip to Asia, refreshing his animus towards the network he has bemoaned for nearly his entire political career. “While in the Philippines I was forced to watch CNN, which I have not done in months, and again realized how bad, and FAKE, it is. Loser!” Trump wrote on Twitter Wednesday morning, one of a flurry of posts from the president that appeared online before 6 a.m. Trump has roundly critiqued the news media as a whole throughout his presidency, but he has focused many of his attacks on...
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Trump returns from Asia to a White House and party in crisis

Trump returns from Asia to a White House and party in crisis

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President Donald Trump returned home from a 12-day trip to Asia to a White House and Republican party embroiled in multiple scandals.
The Republicans are staring down the barrel of losing a crucial Senate seat in Alabama, which should be a GOP stronghold.
Trump campaign members face renewed scrutiny over their contacts with Russia.
The Republican tax plan will need the Democrats blessing to avoid massive spending cuts to programs like Medicare and Border Patrol.
President Donald Trump has returned home after a 12-day marathon trip across Asia to a White House, and a Republican party...
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