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GOP shudders as Trump courts Democrats on taxes

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President Donald Trump's courtship of Democrats on tax reform is dividing congressional Republicans on the merits of a bipartisan bill - and could upend the party-line strategy that White House and GOP leaders have been pursuing for months. Trump talked tax reform with two bipartisan groups of senators and House members over the past 24 hours, dining with swing-state Democrats and hobnobbing with centrists in the lower chamber. He told them he wants their votes on a tax bill, even entertaining a Democratic request to raise taxes on wealthier individuals. “If they have to go higher, they'll...
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Missouri lawmaker censured over social media post on Trump

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri's Republican-led Senate on Wednesday formally reprimanded a Democratic colleague for a Facebook post hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination while the House referred to an ethics panel a complaint about a Republican's post calling for a Confederate monument opponent to be hung from a tree.
The differing legislative actions came in response to comments posted last month by Democratic Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal and Republican Rep. Warren Love amid a nationwide controversy over Confederate monuments and white nationalist rallies.
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2007: George W. Bush

2007: George W. Bush

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Ten years ago: President George W. Bush, cheered on by Iraq war veterans and their families on the White House's South Lawn, urged lawmakers to back his plan to withdraw some troops from Iraq but keep at least 130,000 through...
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WATCH: Sept. 28, 1995: Rabin, Arafat sign accord at the White House

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The Israeli prime minister and Palestine Liberation Organization leader sign an accord establishing Palestinian self-rule in the West Bank.
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White House, Republican leaders plan to reveal tax cut details in two weeks

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The White House and GOP leaders plan to reveal new details of their plan to cut corporate and individual taxes the week of Sept. 25, and they are imploring lawmakers to reach a budget agreement that could smooth its passage, a key lawmaker told his colleagues Wednesday morning. House Ways and Means...
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Frank from Falls Church, VA, to mow White House lawn

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is taking up an offer from an 11-year-old in Virginia to help cut the White House grass.
That's according to presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who tells reporters that “Frank from Falls Church, Va.,” will help the grounds crew cut the Rose Garden grass on Friday.
The boy, who Sanders said last month had just turned 11, wrote to Trump that he admires the president's business background and has started his own neighbourhood lawn care business. According to the letter Sanders read to reporters, Frank wrote that it would be his “honour to mow...
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White House: Jemele Hill's comments on Donald Trump a 'fireable offense'

White House: Jemele Hill's comments on Donald Trump a 'fireable offense'

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Jemele Hill's comments about Donald Trump should get her fired by ESPN.
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Frank from Falls Church, VA, to mow White House lawn

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is taking up an offer from an 11-year-old in Virginia to help cut the White House grass.
That's according to presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who tells reporters that "Frank from Falls Church, Va.," will help the grounds crew cut the Rose Garden grass on Friday.
The boy, who Sanders said last month had just turned 11, wrote to Trump that he admires the president's business background and has started his own neighborhood lawn care business. According to the letter Sanders read to reporters, Frank wrote that it would be his "honor to mow...
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White House says Trump will work with Democratic leaders but he's 'a Republican'

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed that Trump's willingness to work across the aisle represents nothing more than a desire to get things done.
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White House Calls Jemele Hill's 'White Supremacist' Tweets, 'Fireable Offense'

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Jemele Hill's tweets were 'fireable offense.'
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WATCH: White House: 'The president is a Republican'

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"I think it's pretty disingenuous to say he's only meeting with Democrats. The president is the leader of the Republican Party and elected by Republicans," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said during the press briefing today.
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