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Trump Honors Champion College Athletes With Fast Food (Again)

It's the third time this year the president has welcomed star athletes to the White House with greasy grub.
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AP Top Stories 29 P

Here are the top stories for Monday, April 29th: Family of synogogue shooting suspect releases statement, Boeing's CEO defends company's safety record, Biden campaigns in Pa., Trump welcomes NCAA women's basketball champs to White House.            [Author: AP]
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submits letter of resignation to Trump

By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON  — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation Monday after a two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. His last day will be May 11, ending a tumultuous relationship with Trump and a tenure that involved some of the most consequential, even chaotic, moments of the president’s administration. When Trump wanted to fire then-FBI Direc...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, News, Washington, White House, Russia, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, United States, New York Times, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Cabinet


President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees

Trump also wants to charge to process asylum and employment authorization applications
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Satanic Temple gets tax-exempt church status from IRS

Gustave Dore's 1866 engraving of Satan falling from Heaven for John Milton's "Paradise Lost." (Wikimedia Commons photo) Tax-exempt organizations became a landmine for the Internal Revenue Service in 2013. In May of that year, a Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report determined that the agency had used questionable tactics in reviewing applications by self-described social welfare organizations seeking the favorable 501(c)(4) tax-exempt status. You may remember it as the ...
Tags: Taxes, Instagram, White House, Massachusetts, Georgia, Canada, United States, Salem, Lucien Greaves, Jack Black, Irs, Devil, Trump, State, Internal Revenue Service, Donald J Trump


Biden, Trump jockey for union member support in Pennsylvania

Former US vice president Joe Biden took his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination to union workers in Pennsylvania on Monday as he and Republican Donald Trump vie for the support of organized labor in the crucial eastern state. In his highly anticipated address, ex-president Barack Obama's number two spoke for less than 30 minutes -- much shorter than Trump's speeches to his base -- to several hundred union members. Period," the 76-year-old Biden said after winning the endorsement of ...
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Rod Rosenstein Quits, Thanking the President Who Trolled Him

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via GettyRod Rosenstein is ready to jump. The deputy attorney general, who has run the Justice Department’s day-to-day operations for most of the Trump presidency, submitted his resignation to the White House on Monday. The letter said he will stay on until May 11. In the letter, Rosenstein thanked President Donald Trump—who once retweeted a picture of him behind bars—for “the courtesy and humor you often display in our personal conversations.”Rosenstein also made what ap...
Tags: News, Maryland, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Russia, United States, Resistance, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani, Clinton, Trump


Joe Biden Speaks To Pittsburgh Union Members, Kicks Off His Presidential Campaign

Joe Biden kicked off his presidential campaign with a pitch to union voters in Pittsburgh. Democrats need to win over middle class white voters to make a play for the White House in 2020.
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Red Sox manager Cora undecided on White House visit

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora is still undecided if he’ll visit the White House next week when the team celebrates its World Series title there. The Red Sox are scheduled to visit the White House on May 9 following a three-game series in Baltimore. “I’ll let you guys know when I decide,” […]
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Red Sox's Cora remains undecided on WH visit

Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Monday that he still is undecided whether he'll join the team in visiting the White House next week.
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White House says Stephen Moore still has Trump's support for Fed seat

The White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Monday, despite concerns among some Democratic lawmakers about his competence and past remarks.
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Teacher of the year, a Trump critic, gets his award from DeVos

The annual Teacher of the Year ceremony was hosted by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on the White House grounds Monday afternoon, a White House official said.
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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein resigns

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation letter to the White House Monday.
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DeVos presents Teacher of the Year award on behalf of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has presented the National Teacher of the Year award to a Virginia educator who teaches at a juvenile detention center. DeVos on Monday honored Rodney Robinson and the state Teacher of the Year winners at a White House ceremony. Robinson teaches at a school inside the Richmond Juvenile […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Trump, Robinson, DeVos, Betsy DeVos, Rodney Robinson, Richmond Juvenile


Congressman reacts to Rosenstein's resignation

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) reacts to the news that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation letter to the White House, effective May 11.
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The deputy attorney general, who appointed Robert Mueller to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election, has submitted his resignation letter

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation letter to the White House Monday.
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein resigns

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, submitted his resignation letter to the White House Monday.
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Trump hosts winning Baylor women’s basketball team

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday hosted the Baylor University women’s basketball team in the Oval Office — the team’s third visit to the White House as national champions. The Lady Bears, who beat Notre Dame 82-81 earlier this month, were served fast food from Wendy’s, McDonald’s and Burger King in the State […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Sports, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Burger King, Baylor University, Notre Dame, Baylor, Trump, Wendy, McDonald, Oval Office


Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change

If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former member of Congress’ biggest climate moment to date has been refusing to sign a pledge eschewing donations from fossil…Read more...
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Baylor women's basketball team gets fast-food feast at White House meeting with Trump

The Baylor women's basketball team is the first female team to be honored by President Trump, but not the first to get fast food.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Resigns, Will Leave Post May 11

He submitted a letter of resignation to President Donald Trump
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Department Of Justice, Rod Rosenstein, Onetime


Analysis: 43 mind-boggling lines from Donald Trump's Wisconsin campaign rally

President Donald Trump traveled to Wisconsin on Saturday night to rally his supporters, and -- pointedly -- to miss the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, which he has yet to attend as President.
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Trump hosts his first women's sports team solo event at the White House

President Donald Trump, for the first time, welcomed a women's sports team to the White House for their own event: the 2019 NCAA women's tournament champion Baylor Bears.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Ncaa, Donald Trump, Baylor, Trump


Minecraft Creator Notch Banned from Event for Political Statements

Notch, the fabled creator of worshiped sandbox game Minecraft, has been banned from attending the franchise’s special 10th-anniversary event, with Microsoft claiming the reason to – unsurprisingly – be due to him daring to say that “it’s ok to be white”. According to a spokesman from Microsoft, Notch’s “comments and opinions do not reflect those […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Microsoft, Events, Anniversaries, Minecraft, Anime, Bans


The 43 most mind-boggling lines from Donald Trump's Wisconsin campaign rally

President Donald Trump traveled to Wisconsin on Saturday night to rally his supporters, and -- pointedly -- to miss the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, which he has yet to attend as President.
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Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts'

Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts."
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Trumps and Pences leave Teacher of the Year ceremony to DeVos

The annual Teacher of the Year ceremony will be hosted by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on the White House grounds Monday afternoon, a White House official said.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Pences, Betsy DeVos


South Bend’s Buttigieg, civil rights activist Sharpton meet

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) has met with the Rev. Al Sharpton as the Indiana mayor steps up his outreach to African Americans. Buttigieg had lunch with the civil rights activist on Monday at Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem, a cornerstone of black American culture. Buttigieg has faced increased scrutiny of […]
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White House sends conflicting signals on Moore's Fed nomination

Top White House officials sent conflicting signals Monday over the future of Stephen Moore's nomination for the Federal Reserve's powerful Board of Governors.
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Trumps, Pences leave Teacher of the Year ceremony to DeVos

The annual Teacher of the Year ceremony will be hosted by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on the White House grounds Monday afternoon, a White House official said.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Betsy DeVos, Trumps Pences



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