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Neo-Nazi website founder says he fears returning to US

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The operator of a leading neo-Nazi website claims it's too dangerous for him to travel to the U.S. to be questioned under oath for a lawsuit accusing him of terrorizing a Montana real estate agent's family.
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Mnuchin says government will shield Trump's tax returns, same as any taxpayer's

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The U.S. Treasury will work to shield President Donald Trump from a congressional request to see his tax returns, protecting his privacy just like it would for any taxpayer, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday.
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WATCH: Treasury Sec. Mnuchin on turning over Trump's tax returns: 'We will follow the law'

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Mnuchin added that he has discussed it with Treasury's legal department.
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Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China

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President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing very well in trade talks with China, but that he could not say whether a final deal would be reached.
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Mnuchin says he'll protect Trump privacy if taxes requested

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WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested Thursday he will protect President Donald Trump's privacy if he receives a request from House Democrats for Trump's tax returns.
At a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, Mnuchin was asked whether he would meet a request for Trump's past tax returns. Chairman Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., is expected to formally ask for those as Democrats seek to shed light on Trump's financial dealings and potential conflicts of interest.
"We will examine the request and we will follow the law... and we will protect the president as we would...
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Senate rebukes Trump on Saudi, backs war powers resolution

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By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON - The Republican-led U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a resolution seeking to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, in a rebuke of President Donald Trump's policy toward the kingdom. The vote was 54-46 in the Senate, more than the 51 needed to pass...
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Commerce's Ross says census question aimed at Voting Rights Act enforcement

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told lawmakers on Thursday that he exercised his authority to reinstate a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census in order to obtain more accurate data to help enforce the Voting Rights Act.
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Trump says he hopes grounding of Boeing planes is short

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped Boeing Co can figure out whatever problem might exist with its 737 MAX jetliners and that a U.S. decision to ground them would only have to be in place for a short time.
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Treasury's Mnuchin expects elements of China trade talks to be resolved soon

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The Trump administration is discussing a thick tome of ideas with Chinese officials as the two sides seek a trade deal, with Washington expecting some elements to be resolved soon, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday.
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China Tells U.S. to Address 'Shocking Gender Discrimination' and 'Immigration Tragedy' After Trump Administration Criticizes Human Rights Abuses

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"We also advise that the United States take a hard look at its own domestic human rights record, and first take care of its own affairs,” Chinese spokesperson Lu Kang said.
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Mnuchin says his tax rate went up in wake of GOP tax law

Mnuchin says his tax rate went up in wake of GOP tax law

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said today that his taxes went up in the wake of the Republican tax rewrite thanks to its cap on state and local tax deductions. “I can tell you I did not personally benefit” from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Mnuchin told the House Ways and Means committee. “I personally pay taxes in New York and California and my tax rate did go up because I no longer have the SALT deduction,” he said. Mnuchin later clarified that he was referring to his combined federal and state tax rates.
The $10,000 SALT cap increases the effective state tax rates many pay, especially...
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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin expects elements of China trade talks resolved soon

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The Trump administration is discussing a thick tome of ideas with Chinese officials as the two sides seek a trade deal, with Washington expecting some elements to be resolved soon, a top administration official said.
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Mnuchin says he'll protect Trump privacy if taxes requested

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WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is suggesting he will protect President Donald Trump's privacy if he receives a request from House Democrats for Trump's tax returns.
At a House Ways and Means Committee hearing Thursday, Mnuchin was asked whether he would meet a request for Trump's tax returns. Chairman Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., is expected to formally ask for those as Democrats seek to shed light on Trump's financial dealings and potential conflicts of interest.
Mnuchin said, "We will examine the request and we will follow the law... and we will protect the president as we...
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Mnuchin tells Democrats he 'can't speculate' on demand for Trump's tax returns

Mnuchin tells Democrats he 'can't speculate' on demand for Trump's tax returns

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that he “can't speculate” on how the administration will respond to Democrats' demands for President Donald Trump's tax returns until it sees the request. “I will consult with the legal department within Treasury and I will follow the law,” Mnuchin said Thursday morning, in his first appearance before the House Ways and Means Committee since Democrats took power in January. “I can't speculate on the request until I see it.” “We will follow the law and we will protect the president as we would protect any individual taxpayer under their...
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Mnuchin says he'll protect Trump privacy if taxes requested

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is suggesting he will protect President Donald Trump's privacy if he receives a request from House Democrats for Trump's tax returns. At a House Ways...
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U.S. Begins Work on New Missiles as Trump Scraps Treaty with Russia

U.S. Begins Work on New Missiles as Trump Scraps Treaty with Russia

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Some worry the deployment of these weapons could spark a non-nuclear missile race.
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U.S. Treasury says Trump has privacy rights over any tax return request

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The U.S. Treasury will try to shield President Donald Trump from a congressional request to see his tax returns but its efforts to protect his privacy will be the same given any taxpayer, the Treasury secretary said on Thursday.
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Trump Says He Favors Abortion Exceptions For Rape And Incest

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Most of the graduates stayed for the vice president's commencement speech, welcoming him with a standing ovation. Read more ...

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