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Melania Releases Statement Calling For Removal Of First Lady From White House

WASHINGTON—Stressing that the situation had become untenable in recent days, aides working for Melania Trump released a statement Wednesday calling for the immediate removal of the first lady from the White House. According to the statement, the first lady “no longer deserves the honor” of serving in the position,…Read more...

Trump says Putin is responsible for election interference

In an interview Wednesday, President Donald Trump stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin is responsible for meddling that occurred in the 2016 election. The statement comes on the heels of the president’s refusal to criticize Putin in a press conference on Monday and days of shifting narratives from Trump about whether

House Panel Sends Democrats’ Russia Memo to Trump for Review

The House Intelligence Committee voted Monday to release a Democratic memo countering Republicans’ claim of misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department in the Russia investigation, putting the final decision in President Donald Trump’s hands.The vote Monday was unanimous after Republicans got "hammered" over the weekend for releasing their own

Trump Connects Presidency With Prosperity in American Moment

Donald Trump sought to connect his presidency to the nation’s prosperity in his first State of the Union address, arguing that the U.S. has arrived at a “new American moment” of wealth and opportunity.The president largely dispensed with his trademark antagonism in a bid for bipartisanship, portraying his administration --

U.S. House Panel Votes to Release Memo Alleging FBI Abuses

A U.S. House committee voted Monday to seek White House clearance to publicly release a classified Republican memo that alleges bias and counterintelligence abuses in government surveillance of people surrounding President Donald Trump, members of the panel said.Representative Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said the

Congress Sends Trump Tax-Cut Bill in First GOP Legislative Win

House Republicans passed the most extensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years -- hours after the Senate passed the legislation -- handing President hiccup -- sent a bill to the president that provides a deep, permanent tax cut for corporations and shorter-term relief for individuals. Not

The GOP Tax Plan Is Entering Its Make-or-Break Week

The $1.4 trillion item on President Donald Trump’s wish list -- a package of tax cuts for businesses and individuals that he has said he wants to sign before year’s end -- is headed into the legislative equivalent of a Black Friday scrum next week.Senate Republican leaders plan a make-or-break