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Mueller report lifts curtain on White House chaos as aides ignore, manage Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller's report painted a vivid picture of chaos inside the White House as the president scrambled to react to the probe.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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After phone call about China, White House says Trump 'always liked' Jimmy Carter

On several occasions, Trump has referred to Carter as the worst president in U.S. history – at least until President Barack Obama came along.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sanders: Trump 'likes the idea' of sending migrants to sanctuary cities, reviewing 'options'

The White House earlier said the plan had been rejected, but Sanders said Trump 'likes the idea' and officials are looking to 'make it possible.'            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump 'likes the idea' of sending migrants to sanctuary cities, spokeswoman says

The White House had said the plan was rejected, but Sanders said Trump "likes the idea" and officials are looking to "make it possible."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House looking at 'options' to send migrants to sanctuary cities, Sanders says

The White House earlier said the plan had been rejected, but Sanders said Trump 'likes the idea' and officials are looking to 'make it possible.'            [Author: USA TODAY]
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2020 Democrats: 7 hurdles facing rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg's White House bid

Too young? Too inexperienced? Too white? Here's how South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has responded to potential hurdles for his 2020 presidential bid.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Man sets jacket on fire outside White House, Secret Service says

The Secret Service closed Pennsylvania Avenue to pedestrians in front of the White House, and shut down a nearby street to vehicular traffic.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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'A new level of inhumanity': Democrats denounce White House idea to release migrants in sanctuary cities

The revelation late Thursday that the White House tried multiple times to pressure immigration authorities into releasing migrants on to the streets of sanctuary cities did go over well with Democrats, who denounced the Trump administration as cruel.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Report: White House wanted to release immigrants into sanctuary cities to punish Democrats

The White House tried to pressure immigration authorities into releasing captured immigrants into sanctuary cities, particularly targeting liberal strongholds, in hopes of hurting Democrats, according to a report from The Washington Post.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Former Obama White House counsel Gregory Craig charged with false statements, concealing information

Prosecutors charged Gregory Craig with lying about his work on behalf of Ukraine. It was part of a lobbying effort by ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ask the author: “Mr. Everything” – Joan Biskupic on Chief Justice John Roberts

The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins to Joan Biskupic about Biskupic’s book “The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts” (Basic Books, 2019, 432 pp., cloth: $32.00). Joan Biskupic is a legal analyst at CNN and the author of three previous biographies of Supreme Court justices. She has also served as the Supreme Court correspondent for The Washington Post and USA Today. Welcome Joan, and thank you for taking the time to participate in this qu...
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South Korean president Moon seeks deal, maybe a new summit, for Trump and Kim Jong Un

At the White House Thursday, S. Korean leader Moon Jae-in hopes to pitch Trump on a new approach to bridge U.S. and North Korea on denuclearization.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Multi-state lawsuits against Trump in 2 years exceed those against Obama, Bush in 8 years

Trump has already faced more joint challenges from states than either Barack Obama or George W. Bush did in their eight years in office.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Former President Barack Obama congratulates Dwyane Wade on his NBA career

The career of Dwyane Wade was celebrated in the Miami Heat's last regular-season home game, including by former President Barack Obama.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Race in admissions: White House gets Texas Tech med school to stem affirmative action

Texas Tech University’s medical school will stop considering race in its admissions process, the latest effort by the Trump administration to curb affirmative action in colleges.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Secret Service chief removed by White House as part of broad Homeland Security leadership shakeup

Secret Service director ousted in rolling housecleaning at DHS            [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House ousts Secret Service chief Randolph Alles, part of broad Homeland Security shakeup

Secret Service director ousted in rolling housecleaning at DHS            [Author: USA TODAY]
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'We don’t really have a president': Kellyanne Conway's husband, George is at it again

"In all seriousness, we have no competent, functioning president," tweeted the husband to White House adviser Kellyanne Conway.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Obama warns Democrats that ideological 'rigidity' can lead to a 'circular firing squad'

Former President Barack Obama warned Democrats about ideological "rigidity" and urged compromise in order to avoid a "circular firing squad."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House chief of staff vows that Democrats will 'never' see Donald Trump's tax returns

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney vowed Sunday that congressional Democrats will 'never' see President Donald Trump's tax returns.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Will Keynote NRA Leadership Forum at Indy Convention

President Donald Trump will once again headline the NRA convention, scheduled in Indianapolis April 26-28. He will keynote the Friday Leadership Forum. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- For the fifth year in a row, Donald Trump will be appearing at the National Rifle Association’s Leadership Forum during the organization’s 148th annual meetings and exhibits at the Indiana Convention Center – Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis on April 26, NRA has announced. NRA made the announcement Fri...
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Mueller probe: Hundreds rally near White House to demand report

There were rallies across the U.S. of people demanding the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Donald Trump says he will again skip the White House correspondents dinner

"The correspondents dinner is too negative – I like positive things," Trump told reporters," President Trump told reporters Friday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Barack Obama traveled extensively as president, but trips with his daughters were most cherished

Before planning your family's summer vacation, take a word of advice from former President Barack Obama and make it a memorable one for the kids.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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US bridges are in serious trouble. It would take 80 years to fix 'national problem' of deficient structures

A troubling report about the state of the nation's bridges may put more pressure on the White House and Congress to agree on an infrastructure bill.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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'National problem': Troubling report on bridges may increase pressure for an infrastructure bill

A troubling report about the state of the nation's bridges may put more pressure on the White House and Congress to agree on an infrastructure bill.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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'National problem': Troubling report on state of bridges may increase pressure for an infrastructure bill

A troubling report about the state of the nation's bridges may put more pressure on the White House and Congress to agree on an infrastructure bill.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House spokesperson calls Puerto Rico 'that country' twice. It's not a country.

White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley was on MSNBC defending the Trump administration's response to Hurricane Maria disaster relief in Puerto Rico.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House whistleblower testimony prompts Dems to subpoena Trump official over security clearances

White House officials received clearances despite problems with background checks. The group appears to include Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Second woman claims Joe Biden touched her inappropriately

A Connecticut woman said Joe Biden touched her inappropriately and rubbed noses with her at a 2009 political fundraiser, becoming the second person in three days to accuse the former vice president of unwanted physical contact as he considers a White House run. "It wasn't sexual, but he did grab me by the head," Amy Lappos, 43, told the Hartford Courant on Monday of her encounter with Biden at a Greenwich, Connecticut, event. "He put his hand around my neck and pulled me in to rub noses with...
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