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President Trump Says He Will Give State of the Union Address After Shutdown Ends

He yielded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request to delay the address
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Trump zeroes in on surprise medical bills in White House chat with patients, experts

President Donald Trump on Wednesday instructed administration officials to investigate how to prevent surprise medical bills, broadening his focus on drug prices to include other issues of price transparency in health care.
Tags: Health, White House, Donald Trump


The progressive prosecutor develops Potomac Fever

After months, if not years, of speculation, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, D-California, has finally made it official by throwing her hat into the ring as candidate for president. Speaking to ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Harris declared, “The American people deserve to have somebody who is going to fight for them, who is going to see them, who will hear them, who will care about them, who will be concerned about their experience and will put them in front of self-interest.” Harris, who was born in...
Tags: Obama, Abc, California, Opinion, Politico, Time, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, El Salvador, Oakland, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Matthew, Michael


John Kelly joins other ex-homeland security secretaries in call to end shutdown

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly and the other four former secretaries of homeland security sent President Donald Trump and Congress a letter Wednesday calling for full department funding and an end to the monthlong partial government shutdown.
Tags: Congress, White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, John Kelly


Hoornstra: How the government shutdown dampened MLB’s feel-good story of the winter

On the surface, the separation of sports and federal politics looks like a safe space again. National anthem kneelers have faded from the headlines. The Boston Red Sox scheduled a White House visit for Feb. 15, following in the tradition of past World Series winners. A full three months have passed since the President of the United States last criticized a decision made in the Dodgers’ dugout. This sense of security might not last. On Dec. 19, Major League Baseball and the MLB Players’ Associati...
Tags: Florida, Washington, White House, Sports, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Manhattan, Marco Rubio, Mlb, Sports Illustrated, Department Of Justice, Boston Red Sox, Cuba, Donald Trump


Cooper reacts to Conway's wall comment

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway asked CNN's Abby Phillip why she and a recent CBS News poll refer to a "wall" instead of "steel slat barriers." CNN's Anderson Cooper calls the moment a self-writing Ridiculist.
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Anderson Cooper reacts to Conway's wall comment

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway asked CNN's Abby Phillip why she and a recent CBS News poll refer to a "wall" instead of "steel slat barriers." CNN's Anderson Cooper calls the moment a self-writing Ridiculist.
Tags: News, Cbs News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Anderson Cooper, Conway, Kellyanne Conway, Abby Phillip


Administration officials did not expect the speaker's letter canceling the State of the Union in the House

White House officials were caught off guard Wednesday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally disinviting President Donald Trump from giving his State of the Union address from the House chamber, leaving them scrambling for a response.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says It’s ‘Absolutely Laughable’ the White House Is Inaccessible

Her comments follow the apparent demise of the usual afternoon press briefing
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Anthony Scaramucci Talks Trump Tweets Ahead of ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ Exit: He’s Playing the Media ‘Like a Fiddle’

Hours before the third episode of the second season of “Big Brother: Celebrity Edition” aired on CBS, houseguest and former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci was making headlines for leaving the game. Viewers of the “Big Brother” live feeds noted his absence, but the linear broadcast on the Eye did not address it because […]
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The plan from administration officials was to call the House speaker's bluff by pressing forward with plans to deliver the speech

White House officials were caught off guard Wednesday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally disinviting President Donald Trump from giving his State of the Union address from the House chamber, leaving them scrambling for a response.
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White House officials caught off guard by Pelosi's letter canceling State of the Union address

White House officials were caught off guard Wednesday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally disinviting President Donald Trump from giving his State of the Union address from the House chamber, leaving them scrambling for a response.
Tags: White House, Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Pelosi


Trump economic adviser Kevin Hassett warns shutdown could slam U.S. economy

A top White House economic adviser said Wednesday that a prolonged shutdown of the federal government could bring the U.S. economy to a standstill.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sanders Defends Lack Of Briefings, Accuses Press Of Wanting To Be ‘Stars’

Sanders said the White House isn't out to make "stars out of people that want to become contributors on CNN."
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Huckabee Sanders Defends Briefings Lack, Accuses Press Of Wanting To Be ‘Stars’

The Press Sec. said the White House isn't out to make "stars out of people that want to become contributors on CNN."
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White House confirms President Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un

The White House confirmed Wednesday that President Donald Trump sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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With 2020 Census coming — citizenship question or not — there’s a push to count every head in Inland Empire

As debate rages over whether the 2020 Census should include a citizenship question, supervisors in Riverside and San Bernardino counties are joining an effort to sure every Inland resident is counted in the upcoming survey. The boards of supervisors in both counties recently voted to join a “complete count committee” for the Inland Empire. With technical support from UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation, the committee that’s expected to include leaders from local government, business, and...
Tags: New York, California, White House, Sport, Soccer, Commerce, Riverside County, Trump, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Riverside, San Bernardino County, Inland Empire, Wert, UC Riverside, Ramakrishnan


No, Kamala Harris is not a 'female Barack Obama'

Calling Kamala Harris a "female Barack Obama" -- or Theresa May a "Margaret Thatcher" -- infantilizes high-profile women in America and abroad, and skims over the personal details and unique circumstances that shaped them, contends Holly Thomas.
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Opinion: No, Kamala Harris is not a 'female Barack Obama'

This week, on Martin Luther King Day, Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris announced that she will run for president in 2020. Almost immediately, headlines appeared declaring her the "female Barack Obama." Like many other prominent women, she is -- wrongly and inaccurately to boot -- best known as a derivative of a more-famous predecessor.
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Iranian TV anchor held as witness is released from US jail

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness has been released from jail, activists and a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Marzieh Hashemi, 59, was released from jail in Washington on Wednesday evening after being detained […]
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Locked out of House by Pelosi, Trump vows State of Union alternative

On Speaker Pelosi's move to lock him out of the House, Trump said at a White House meeting on border security, "It's a disgrace." Pelosi told the president that for now she would not consider a measure authorizing the speech, an annual, televised rite in American politics traditionally delivered in the House chamber. “Again, I look forward to welcoming you to the House on a mutually agreeable date for this address when government has been opened,” Pelosi said to Trump in a letter. Earlier in ...
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What Does the House Oversight Committee Do?

Last night, New York congresswoman Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez and Massachusetts’ representative Ayanna Pressley made headlines after winning highly coveted seats on the House Oversight committee.Read more...
Tags: Politics, New York, Government, Massachusetts, House, Lifehacks, Trump, House Oversight Committee, Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


House Oversight Panel Launches Inquiry Into White House Security Clearances

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the chairman, said the White House appeared "to have disregarded established procedures for safeguarding classified information" — and he wants to know more.(Image credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
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With strike deal, Garcetti looks again toward 2020 run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti is pointing to the settlement of a teachers strike as an example of how government is solving problems in Los Angeles, while Washington remains mired in a lengthy shutdown. The Democratic mayor who is considering a 2020 White House run tells The Associated Press the teachers pact is […]
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Hola Code tackles the real migration crisis

Tamara Davison Contributor Share on Twitter Tamara Davison is a British journalist reporting from Mexico. She has written for The i Newspaper and Entrepreneur as well as many regional newspapers worldwide, and she is the current editor of Aztec Reports. After spending eight months in an immigration facility in the United States, Abimael Hernandez made the tough decision to return to Mexico . He had spent 14 years in Flori...
Tags: Food, Column, Florida, Texas, Mexico, US, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Tech, Banking, Ceo, Javascript, United States, Mexico City, Customs, Latin America


Trump’s Immigration Offer Shows The White House Isn’t Even Trying To Cut A Deal

The president has to know the Democrats won’t give him wall funds without a serious concession on DACA.
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Poll: Trump’s Approval Rating Dips To Yearlong Low Over Shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong majority of Americans blame President Donald Trump for the record-long government shutdown and reject his primary rationale for a border wall, according to a new poll that shows the turmoil in Washington is dragging his approval rating to its lowest level in more than a year. Overall, 34 percent of Americans approve of Trump’s job performance in a survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. That’s down from 42 percent a month ear...
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Shutdown Drags President Trump’s Approval Rating Down to 34%: Poll

That's down from 42 percent a month ago, nearing the lowest mark of his term
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How the State of the Union Became the Latest Flashpoint

"He has no more right to come and speak before a joint session than any of us have to crash the White House"
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Trump: Pelosi Cancelling State Of The Union Is ‘A Great Blotch’ On The Country

Adding to his previous comments responding to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) cancellation of the State of the Union address until the government reopens, President Donald Trump on Wednesday slammed the move by Pelosi as “a great blotch” on the country. “ The State  of the Union speech has been cancelled by Nancy Pelosi because she doesn’t want to hear the truth,” Trump told reporters from the White House’s Cabinet Room, saying that Pelosi is “afraid of the truth and the super-left D...
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