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US President Donald Trump serves fast food to White House guests

National college football champions, the Clemson Tigers, tucked in to a takeaway dinner during their visit to the White House.
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A US president actually had to deny he is a foreign agent

In any other time, with any other president, the spectacle of the commander in chief honking hoarsely on the White House lawn about how "I never worked for Russia," would be the political equivalent of a five-alarm fire. Never in history has an American president been required to answer such serious, credible questions about his loyalties.
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Free food for furloughed workers

Chef Jose Andres — a Spanish-American who popularized the tapas concept in America — is no stranger to feeding those in need. He led a team of volunteers that served millions of meals to hungry Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria, and with the current partial government shutdown stretching into its fourth week, the philanthropic chef is at it again. Andres announced he would serve free sandwiches for lunch to furloughed federal employees in each of his Washington, DC, restaurants during the s...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, White House, Virginia, US, America, Indianapolis, Washington Dc, Government Shutdown, Denver, All, Pennsylvania Avenue, Andres, Jose Andres, Fazoli, Free Food


Trump Fetes Champion Clemson with Burgers, Fries

The scent of burgers, fries and victory wafted through the stately White House as President Donald Trump saluted college football's Clemson Tigers for winning the national championship.
Tags: News, White House, Donald Trump, Clemson Tigers, Trump Fetes Champion Clemson


Trump orders McDonald's for football champions as shutdown cuts staff

Furloughs at the White House saw the president set the menu, and unsurprisingly he chose a Big Mac buffetAny champion football player disappointed with Monday’s dinner at the White House can blame Democrats, according to a presidential spokesman.Clemson University’s football team on Thursday joined Donald Trump for dinner to celebrate their win over Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship. However, the government shutdown has left much of the White House staff furloughed, f...
Tags: White House, Alabama, Sport, US news, US politics, Washington Dc, Fast Food, Big Mac, Donald Trump, McDonald, Clemson University


Twitter Users Can’t Agree If Serving Fast Food At White House Is A Good Thing

The president plans to celebrate Clemson's championship by serving the team food from McDonald’s, Wendy’s & Burger King.
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Republican Steve King stripped of assignments amid racism backlash – as it happened

Congressman faces growing rebuke over recent commentsTrump denies to reporters he ever worked for MoscowSenate Republicans feel shutdown pressure 1.55am GMT Powering down for the night, thanks for tuning in! Here’s what happened today: 1.35am GMT According to The Daily Beast, the special counsel and NY federal prosecutors are looking into a meeting Trump had in the days before he was inaugurated, for possible evidence that foreigners and donors sought to purchase influence in the adminis...
Tags: Europe, Republicans, White House, Russia, World news, US news, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, US politics, House, US Congress, Kremlin, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Ny


President Trump Feeds College Football National Champions Fast Food and Twitter Can’t Stomach It

"We have some very large people that like eating. So I think we’re going to have a little fun"
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Trump Signals Support For Renewed Assault Weapons Ban

UPDATE: My oldest son points out that this is from a year ago.  I asked him if that is important?  He says, “The Art of War” is necessary for understanding Trump.  It’s difficult to understand whether he’s serious or simply tactically owning or feigning positions.  My response: Then why the red flag laws and bump stock ban? Via Uncle, this isn’t the Onion.  It’s real. President Donald Trump raised the issue, unprompted, during a roughly hour-long televised meeting with Feinstein and other member...
Tags: Congress, California, White House, West Virginia, Military, Pennsylvania, Bill Clinton, Arizona, Gun Control, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Amy, Feinstein, National Rifle Association, Manchin


Trump Threatens to 'Devastate Turkey Economically' If it Attacks Kurds in Syria

President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2019 following a meeting with Congressional leaders on the government shutdown.
Tags: News, White House, Syria, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Congressional, Rose Garden, Trump Threatens to Devastate Turkey


Lovin' it: Trump fetes champion Clemson with burgers, fries

The scent of burgers, fries and victory wafted through the stately White House on Monday as President Donald Trump saluted college football's Clemson Tigers for winning the national championship.
Tags: White House, Clemson, Donald Trump, Clemson Tigers


Trump's joke about Melania called 'sexist'

During the Clemson Tigers' visit to the White House after their College Football National Championship win, President Donald Trump joked about personally buying hamburgers for the players instead of having his wife, Melania Trump, make them salads.
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President Trump's joke called 'sexist'

During the Clemson Tigers' visit to the White House after their College Football National Championship win, President Donald Trump joked about personally buying hamburgers for the players instead of having his wife, Melania Trump, make them salads.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Clemson Tigers


National champs from Clemson visit White House

The Clemson Tigers national-title winning football team was greeted at the White House by President Donald Trump and a fast food buffet.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Clemson, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Clemson Tigers


Criticizing NRA Executives is NOT “Attacking the NRA”

Opinion The NRA was over $30 million in the red in 2017, and had an almost $50 million deficit in its pension fund. These deficits aren't due to lack of revenue, but rather irresponsible spending. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Bless her heart, Marion Hammer just can't help herself. She just had to take a shot at me for exposing some of the financial corruption and poor decisions in the NRA and take some jabs at my dead father in the process. Don McDougal also wants to incorrectly frame my criticism...
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DACA recipients being allowed to travel outside U.S. was stopped by Trump. Now they want it back

His mother was dying and he was desperate. So Dario Guerrero Meneses took her to Mexico for an experimental treatment. Guerrero, a DACA recipient, had applied for permission to leave the U.S., but, eager to save his mother, didn’t wait for the answer. That move cost the Long Beach resident, then a student at Harvard University, the immigration status that gave him temporary relief from the fear of deportation. The government figured he self-deported. Guerrero was eventually allowed back into the...
Tags: Obama, Congress, Australia, California, Washington, Mexico, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Harvard, Soccer, United States, Harvard University, Washington Dc, Mexico City, Long Beach


Clemson players cheer fast food at White House

With no one to cook a feast because of the government shutdown, President Trump served up fast food when Clemson visited to celebrate its national title. Some players whooped when they saw the spread. Trump said he paid for it himself.
Tags: White House, Football, Clemson, Trump


Q&A: What don’t we know about the Russia investigation?

Questions and answers about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the role of Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign.
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Clemson football team visits White House, greeted by President Donald Trump and fast food

A week after beating Alabama in the national title game, the Clemson Tigers were greeted at the White House by President Trump and a fast food buffet.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Alabama, Clemson, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Clemson Tigers


DACA recipients from SoCal go to D.C. with a request: Can we travel?

His mother was dying and he was desperate. So Dario Guerrero Meneses took her to Mexico for an experimental treatment. Guerrero, a DACA recipient, had applied for permission to leave the U.S., but, eager to save his mother, didn’t wait for the answer. That move cost the Long Beach resident, then a student at Harvard University, the immigration status that gave him temporary relief from the fear of deportation. The government figured he self-deported. Guerrero was eventually allowed back into the...
Tags: Obama, Congress, Australia, California, Washington, Mexico, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Harvard, Soccer, United States, Harvard University, Washington Dc, Mexico City, Long Beach


AG nominee sent memo on Mueller probe to Trump’s lawyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general sent White House lawyers a memo arguing the president couldn’t have obstructed justice by firing ex-FBI Director James Comey. That’s according to a person familiar with the matter who spoke Monday to The Associated Press. The person wasn’t authorized to discuss the matter publicly and […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Fbi, Nation, Associated Press, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, AG, Mueller


White House Memo: ‘I’ve Been Here All Weekend’: A Shut-in President Weathers the Shutdown

Unable to golf or greet supporters on the patio at Mar-a-Lago, Mr. Trump has tried to make Washington feel more like home.
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Dc, Trump, Fla, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, White House Building (Washington, Shutdowns (Institutional, Mar-a-Lago (Palm Beach


Trump Gives College Football Champs ‘Great American’ Fast Food

Because the partial government shutdown has left “much of the residence staff at the White House” furloughed during the Clemson football team’s White House visit on Monday, President Donald Trump brought fast food for the national champions, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday. “The President wanted to host a fun event to celebrate the College Football National Champion Clemson Tigers,” Sanders said in a statement that blamed Democrats for the shutdown. She added: “...
Tags: News, White House, Clemson, Donald Trump, Trump, Sanders, Walker, Roberta Rampton, Clemson Tigers, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Matt Shuham, Yahoo News Hunter Walker, McDonald 's Wendy, College Football National Champion Clemson Tigers, Burger King Trump


Analysis: 35 astounding lines from Trump's Fox News interview

President Donald Trump spent his Saturday night holed up in the White House, calling into Jeanine Pirro's show on Fox News.
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35 astounding lines from Trump's Fox News interview

President Donald Trump spent his Saturday night holed up in the White House, calling into Jeanine Pirro's show on Fox News.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Jeanine Pirro


Kirsten Gillibrand to Guest on ‘Colbert’ as She Moves Toward Presidential Run

WASHINGTON — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) will be a guest on “Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday, leading to speculation that she will use the platform to announce that she is forming a presidential exploratory committee. To announce on “Late Show” would be a bit unusual, as campaigns have usually debuted with carefully scripted […]
Tags: Politics, News, Stephen Colbert, Washington, Colbert, Kirsten Gillibrand


Trump personally paying for Clemson's fast-food White House meals

President Donald Trump is personally paying for the meals that will be provided to the Clemson University football team during their national championship celebration at the White House Monday night, CNN has learned.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Clemson, Donald Trump, Trump, Clemson University


Horrific new details emerge as “gay purge” in Chechnya worsens

LGBTQ activists in Russia say two people have died and dozens more have been detained in what the Associated Press calls a “gay purge” in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
Tags: Death, Politics, Human Rights, Life, Russia, Lifestyle, Terrorism, Crisis, Deaths, Associated Press, Lgbtq, Torture, Homophobia, Chechnya, Ad Friendly, Queerty


Michael Flynn, Sean Spicer become neighbors in Rhode Island

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has bought a house in Rhode Island, and his new neighbor is a familiar face from their days together in the Trump administration: former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The Newport Daily News, citing public records, reported that the sale closed Jan. 2, and […]
Tags: News, White House, Ap, Nation, Rhode Island, Trump, Middletown, Sean Spicer, Michael Flynn, Nation & World, Newport Daily News, Michael Flynn Sean Spicer


What We Know About The 5 Meetings Between Trump And Putin

This weekend brought the remarkable news that President Donald Trump went to extreme lengths to conceal or limit access to information about his in-person meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. As first reported by the Washington Post, Trump has blocked the rest of his administration from receiving briefings about his conversations with Putin, once going so far as to take possession of the notes of the U.S. interpreter present. Details about these unusual, unprecedented actions are re...
Tags: Post, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, France, Senate, White House, Angela Merkel, Russia, Bloomberg, Syria, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Hillary Clinton



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