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GOP Preparing To Lose Senate Majority

Democrats are within striking distance of retaking the Senate majority in November, while Republicans are facing an increasingly difficult electoral map as President Trump’s sagging poll numbers threaten to drag down vulnerable GOP incumbents. Several recent polls show Democratic challengers leading Republican incumbents in Arizona, North Carolina and Iowa. The GOP is also fending off […]

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North Korea Refuses Talks With Trump

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday reiterated it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as “hostile” polices toward Pyongyang. The statement by North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui came after President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John […]

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Trump Denies Knowing Russia Put Bounty On American Soldiers

President Trump is denying a New York Times report that he was briefed on an alleged Russian effort to pay bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill Western forces — including U.S. troops — in Afghanistan. Citing unnamed officials, the Times report, published Friday, details how U.S. intelligence officials reached the conclusion about the secret payments […]

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Supreme Court Allows Trump To Expedite Removal Of Asylum Seekers

The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a win for President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, affirming the government’s ability to expedite removal of asylum seekers whose applications have been denied. The case involves a Sri Lankan man who was arrested on the U.S.-Mexico border while seeking asylum in 2017. After an immigration officer said he failed […]

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Was Trump Joking When He Said “I Ordered The Corona Testing To Be Slowed Down”?

Top Trump administration and campaign officials on Sunday tried to downplay President Donald Trump’s remark at Saturday campaign rally about coronavirus testing as well as the lower-than-expected crowd turnout. At the Tulsa event, where thousands of seats remained empty despite expectations of overcrowding, Trump called coronavirus testing “a double-edged sword” and claimed he told advisers […]