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White House tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. aren't going over well

Sarah Huckabee Sanders' tweet honoring Martin Luther King Jr. is not going over well.  In a tweet, the White House press secretary wrote that King "gave his life" for the civil rights movement, and that "our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice."  > Today we honor a great American who gave his life to right the wrong of racial inequality. Our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice #MLKDay pic.twitter.com/wWYdNWtGuy > > -- Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) J...
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Trump to hold second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un – as it happened

Sarah Sanders says ‘the president looks forward to meeting Kim at a place to be announced at a later date’Full story: Democrats vow to investigate report How Trump has changed America in two yearsStart your day with our US morning briefing. Sign up 1.57am GMT 1.01am GMT Colorado Gov. Jared Polis will permit federal workers required to work without pay to file for unemployment. “Those federal employees who are required to report for work are feeling the same economic squeeze as those who...
Tags: Republicans, North Korea, US, America, US news, Democrats, US politics, Nancy Pelosi, Kim, Donald Trump, Trump, Michael Cohen, Kim Jong, Polis, Trump Administration, Sarah Sanders


Trump, North Korea's Kim to hold second summit in late February

The announcement came amid a diplomatic flurry in Washington surrounding the visit of Kim Yong Chol, a hardline former spy chief, and marked a sign of movement in a denuclearization effort that has stalled since a landmark meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader in Singapore on June 12. "President Donald J. Trump met with Kim Yong Chol for an hour and a half to discuss denuclearization and a second summit, which will take place near the end of February," White House spokeswoman Sarah ...
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Trump Says He’ll Make ‘Major Announcement’ Saturday on Shutdown

The person would not discuss what Trump plans to offer to the Democrats who now control the U.S. House, beyond saying that it may have something to do with immigration. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders declined to say what would be in the announcement, which Trump planned to make at 3 p.m. in Washington. A Trump tweet late Friday previewing a “major announcement” capped three days of dramatic twists in a clash between the president and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that has become increa...
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Trump to Renew Wall Demand With Incentives for Democrats

The person would not discuss what Trump plans to offer to the Democrats who now control the U.S. House, beyond saying that it may have something to do with immigration. Although Trump has hinted that he might declare a national emergency to bypass Congress and fund the wall if other options failed, he does not plan to so on Saturday, according to the person, who was granted anonymity to discuss the announcement beforehand. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders declined to say what would be...
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Sarah Sanders speaks out after BuzzFeed story

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders rejects a BuzzFeed News report that says President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project.
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Trump to hold second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un – live news

Sarah Sanders says ‘the president looks forward to meeting Kim at a place to be announced at a later date’Full story: Democrats vow to investigate report How Trump has changed America in two yearsStart your day with our US morning briefing. Sign up 8.14pm GMT Michael Fuchs, a former deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, said Trump is heading into the second North Korea summit with “no sense.” Fuchs, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, said: ...
Tags: Republicans, Washington, North Korea, US, America, US news, Democrats, US politics, Guardian, Pentagon, Nancy Pelosi, Kim, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Michael Cohen


Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum: press secretary

President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday.
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The White House is scrapping a planned delegation's trip for the World Economic Forum, press secretary says

The White House has canceled the planned delegation's trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Thursday, the 27th day of government shutdown.
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Trump White House cancels Davos trip for World Economic Forum

The planned delegation included Pompeo and Mnuchin. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration has canceled a planned trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. The announcement was made today, Thursday, the 27th day of Trump's partial government shutdown. [email protected]: “Out of consideration for the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay and to ensure his team can assist as needed, President Trump has canceled his Delegation’s trip to the...
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White House delegation cancels Davos trip

The White House has canceled the planned delegation's trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Thursday, the 27th day of government shutdown.
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'I'm cancelling your trip': Donald Trump writes letter to Nancy Pelosi as shutdown continues

Donald Trump has denied a military aircraft for the most senior Democrat in the House of Representatives shortly before she was due to embark on a series of overseas trips. The US president hit back at Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker, a day after she told him to delay his State of the Union address until after the government shutdown was over.  Mrs Pelosi sent a letter to the president on Wednesday demanding that he either push back the January 29 speech or simply submit a written version of wha...
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Trump escalates shutdown row by cancelling Pelosi trip – live

Sarah Sanders posted letter from president saying he will refuse to provide House speaker military aircraft to travel abroad Sign up to the US morning briefing 8.17pm GMT Trump is now fundraising off the State of the Union showdown.Trump is fundraising off of Pelosi's proposal to call off the State of the Union.Subject line: "I'm disinvited?" pic.twitter.com/mpKpTfkvp8 8.02pm GMT Lindsey Graham has condemned Trump’s decision in a series of tweets.One sophomoric response does not deserve ...
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Trump strikes back.

President @realDonaldTrump’s letter to @SpeakerPelosi concerning her upcoming travel pic.twitter.com/TtBCvwp080 — Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) January 17, 2019 AND: Politico characterizes Pelosi's disinvitation of Trump for the State of the Union as "a carefully crafted, old-school letter," in which she "played the political game on her terms and accomplished three important things."But Scott Adams calls it a strategic blunder (because the House setting for the SOTU is boring and now Trump can g...
Tags: Law, House, Trump, Sotu, Scott Adams, Pelosi, Ann Althouse, Sarah Sanders, Trump's shutdown


Trump Responds To Pelosi: I’m Canceling Your Overseas Trip!

President Trump responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) call to delay the State of the Union address with a postponement of his own. “Due to the shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will reschedule this seven-day excursion when the shutdown is over,” Trump wrote to Pelosi. A day earlier, Pelosi wrote to Trump to request he delay his State of the Union address, set for Jan. 29, due to the ongoing government shutdo...
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Nancy Pelosi asks Donald Trump to postpone State of the Union address while shutdown continues

Donald Trump was told to delay his State of the Union address by the most senior Democrat in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday until after the government shutdown was over. Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker, wrote to Mr Trump demanding that he either push back the January 29 speech or simply submit a written version of what he wanted to say to Congress.  Ms Pelosi cited security concerns, saying that the Secret Service and Homeland Security - which both help keep the event safe – had be...
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Kirsten Gillibrand discusses 2020 presidential run – live updates

Donald Trump is meeting with a bipartisan congressional group to end the government shutdown as William Barr’s confirmation hearing resumesSign up to the daily US morning briefing 2.15pm GMT White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump has been briefed on the terrorist attack by ISIS in Manbij, Syria. There are reports that U.S. troops may have been caught up in the attack.“The President has been fully briefed and we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation in Syria. For any sp...
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House Dem Centrists Tell Trump To Take A Hike, Won’t Meet On Shutdown

President Trump asked a group of moderate House Democrats to meet with him on Tuesday, looking to drive a wedge between them and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). No dice, said the Democrats. White House officials scrambled to find moderate House Democrats willing to meet with Trump Tuesday morning after the President demanded the meeting from aides. But Democrat after Democrat turned them down, uninterested in giving Trump a chance to berate them, try to embarrass them or try to get them to ...
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White House Slams NY Times Report On FBI Concern That Trump Acted On Behalf Of Russia

Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders denied the story which said counterintelligence officials wondered if the new president was working for Russia, and therefore was a national security threat.
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An Open Letter to Kim Kardashian

Dear Kim, I need your help. I am impressed that a reality television star, like you, with star status as big as the President’s (I mean HUGE), can walk into the White House and bend the President’s ear. Thomas Rainer cannot. And that’s a shame.  Rainer, a landscape architect, author and teacher, lives and breathes reality. He loves gardens, nature and clean air, but he doesn’t have a television show or a cosmetics line. Phyto partners Claudia West, Melissa and Thomas Rainer. ...
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WH Snarks Jim Acosta’s Border Trip: ‘WALLS WORK. Thanks Jim!’

When I went with President @realDonaldTrump to the border today I never imagined @Acosta would be there doing our job for us and so clearly explaining why WALLS WORK. Thanks Jim! https://t.co/7wC4rdEsZ2 — Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) January 10, 2019 [Author: Matt Shuham]
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Rosenstein Ready to Leave Once Attorney General Confirmed, Source Says 

Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, has no concrete plans to depart and will stay on to help with the transition, said the person who asked not to be identified. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Wednesday that President Donald Trump isn’t trying to push out Rosenstein, adding that he is probably “making room” for Trump’s attorney general nominee William Barr. Rosenstein, 53, has always planned to stay about two years as the Justice Department’s No. 2 official and respects Barr, ...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly to leave Justice Department after new AG is confirmed

As reported here via Reuters, "Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who has overseen the Russian election meddling probe, is preparing to leave the U.S. Department of Justice in coming weeks as President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the department is set to take over, a department official said on Wednesday." Here is more: William Barr, Trump’s pick to replace Sessions who was fired soon after the November midterm congressional elections, is set to appear for a confirmation hearing ne...
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Kellyanne Conway On Sarah Sanders’ False Border Claim: ‘Everyone Makes Mistakes’

Sanders is far from the only Trump official to make misleading statements about terrorists crossing the southern border.
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Just when I thought I knew what a tweet was… | Brief letters

Tweets | TV licences for the over-75s | Peaky Blinders cap | Sack Marina Hyde | Divorce by text messageHaving only recently learned that a tweet is a social media message, I read that “White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, announced that Trump would be travelling to the southern border in a tweet” (Report, 8 January), which leaves me wondering if this useful neologism has also come to mean (a) a jiffy (b) a bullet-proof limo or (c) a fit of narcissistic presidential pique. Please help.Alan...
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Trump, the Wall and … well yes.. Hitler

I’ve always resisted comparisons between Adolph Hitler and Donald Trump and between Trump’s election and the onset of fascism. The geopolitics are entirely different.  But as I was recently reading Volker Ullrich’s terrific biography of Hitler (Hitler: The Ascent, 1889-1939), I was reminded of a certain similarity between the men, and it’s relevant to the current battle over the border wall. To justify his political and racial views, and to win support for controversial domestic and foreign in...
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Despite Bolton’s Efforts, Turkey Seems To Snub US On Safety Of Syrian Kurds

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior U.S. official trying to negotiate the safety of Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria was apparently rebuffed by Turkey’s president who said Tuesday there would be “no concession” in Ankara’s push against terror groups in the war-torn country. White House national security adviser John Bolton met for roughly two hours with his Turkish counterpart Ibrahim Kalin and other senior officials at Ankara’s presidency complex but got no assurances on the safety Syrian Kur...
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Trump to hold public address on US-Mexico border wall and security – as it happened

President confirmed he will discuss the ‘humanitarian and national security crisis’ on the southern border on Tuesday nightHow have you been affected by the government shutdown?Stay informed: sign up for our new US briefing 9.58pm GMT 9.37pm GMT NBC is reporting that only six people in the federal terrorism database were stopped at the southern border in the first half of 2018.This contradicts a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders that over 4,000 suspected terrorist...
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Trump To Address Nation Tuesday On Border Security

Late update: The President announced a 9 p.m. ET address scheduled for Tuesday I am pleased to inform you that I will Address the Nation on the Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border. Tuesday night at 9:00 P.M. Eastern. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 7, 2019 President Donald Trump wants to address the nation and discuss the partial government shutdown he’s caused during prime time on Tuesday night, The New York Times reported Monday. An unnamed pers...
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Donald Trump to deliver TV address to nation and visit US-Mexico border as shutdown stand-off intensifies

Donald Trump will address the nation on Tuesday and visit the US-Mexico border on Thursday to highlight his demands for a border wall as the government remains partially shut down.  Newly empowered Democrats in the House of Representatives are stepping up pressure on Mr Trump and Republican lawmakers to reopen the government, which has been closed more than a fortnight. Mr Trump said he would discuss the "Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border" at 9 pm EST. He maintains...
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