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Paris Mayor Fires Back at Trump for Insulting Her City

Paris Mayor Fires Back at Trump for Insulting Her City

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has pushed back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light in a speech. Trump evoked his friend Jim, "a very, very substantial guy," in an address Friday at the...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:55 PM EST

Trump Promises 'Roaring' American Comeback

Trump Promises 'Roaring' American Comeback

President Donald Trump thanked his supporters during a speech at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference and promised a "roaring" comeback of an America that is "bigger, and better, and stronger than ever before."

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:44 PM EST

Trump Attacks Media at CPAC

Trump Attacks Media at CPAC

President Donald Trump continued his assault on the media Friday in his opening statement at the Conservative Political Action Conference, calling fake news "the enemy of the people" and attacking the media's use of anonymous sources. 

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Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media

Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media

News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday. The Associated Press chose not to...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 10:46 AM EST

Dems Tap Former Kentucky Governor to Counter Trump Speech

Dems Tap Former Kentucky Governor to Counter Trump Speech

Democrats have tapped former Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, highlighting the Kentucky Democrat's efforts...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:18 AM EST

Trump Wants to Make US Nuclear Arsenal 'Top of the Pack'

Trump Wants to Make US Nuclear Arsenal 'Top of the Pack'

President Donald Trump on Thursday again expressed a desire for America to be an unparalleled military power, saying he wants to build up the U.S. nuclear arsenal to make it "top of the pack," NBC News reported....

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 06:38 AM EST

Poll: More Than Half Disapprove of Trump's Job Performance

Poll: More Than Half Disapprove of Trump's Job Performance

Fifty-four percent of Americans somewhat or strongly disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling the presidency after a month in office, while 43 percent approve somewhat or strongly, according to the latest...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:09 AM EST

Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.

Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.

Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute, even after the...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:58 PM EST

Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'

Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'

President Donald Trump returned to many of his campaign promises, and hinted at some new action the White House will soon take, in a speech to thousands of conservatives gathered Friday at the Conservative...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 03:18 AM EST

Boehner: Obamacare Repeal and Replace Won't Happen

Boehner: Obamacare Repeal and Replace Won't Happen

Former House Speaker John Boehner spoke about the Affordable Care Act Thursday, saying that he didn't think the Republican-dominated Congress would be able to repeal and replace it, NBC News reported. Boehner...

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