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Supreme Court Rules Trump Must Turn Over Financial Records To Investigators

President Donald Trump assailed a pair of Supreme Court rulings on Thursday pertaining to his personal financial records in a Twitter rant that called the decisions “not fair.” In a rambling series of tweets, Trump attacked Democrats and his predecessor former President Barack Obama, arguing he is being unfairly targeted while others don’t face scrutiny. […]

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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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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 […]

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Trump Fires District Attorney Investigating His Associates

President Trump has officially fired a U.S. attorney in Manhattan who led multiple investigations involving his associates, according to Attorney General William Barr. The Justice Department announced late Friday that it would replace Geoffrey Berman, a powerful prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, though Berman announced shortly afterward that he had no intention […]

Pentagon Chief Publicly Voices Disagreement With Trump Over Use Of Force

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he does not support invoking a law that would allow President Trump to use the U.S. military for domestic law enforcement amid nationwide protests surrounding the death of George Floyd. Esper’s remarks represent a break with the president, who has threatened to deploy active-duty troops to quash protests if […]

Trump Pulling Republican Convention From North Carolina

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will seek another state to host the Republican National Convention because North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, had refused to guarantee that coronavirus restrictions wouldn’t affect the party’s nominating convention. “Governor Cooper is still in Shelter-in-Place Mode, and not allowing us to occupy the arena as originally […]

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White House Refuses To Issue Economic Forecast

The White House will not release an updated round of economic projections this summer, breaking from precedent as the U.S. faces its deepest downturn since the Great Depression, two administration officials familiar with the decision confirmed to The Hill on Thursday. The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), the internal White House economic team, will not […]