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Trump: Media 'going crazy' with Wilson's 'total lie' about phone call

Added: 20.10.2017 6:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

In a tweet late Thursday, President Donald Trump accuses a Florida congresswoman of lying in her account of a phone call between Trump and the widow of a U.S. service member recently killed in Africa.


Kelly defends Trump's call to soldier's widow, lashes out at congresswoman for critique of president

Added: 20.10.2017 4:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly unequivocally defended President Donald Trump's calls to the families of four fallen soldiers, on Thursday using his credibility as a retired general who lost a son on the battlefield to try to help his boss contain a public relations crisis.
In an extraordinary,...


Rep. Frederica Wilson says John Kelly got his facts wrong: 'This has become totally personal'

Added: 20.10.2017 4:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

When White House chief of staff John Kelly condemned a Florida congresswoman Thursday for sneering at President Donald Trump's condolence call to a soldier's widow, the retired general recalled when the two attended a somber ceremony in Miramar, Fla., to dedicate a new FBI building named after...


Three Cheers for Xi Jinping! Wait, Make That a Billion

Added: 20.10.2017 3:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

As China’s Communist Party congress opened Wednesday, videogame company Tencent Holdings released a game in which users outdo one another by tapping vigorously on their phones to ‘clap’ for the president. Multitudes obliged.

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The Latest: Senate passes $4 trillion budget blueprint

Added: 20.10.2017 2:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Latest on President Trump, Congress and $4.1 trillion budget plan (all times local): 6:50 a.m.


'How insensitive can you be?'

Added: 20.10.2017 1:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

A congresswoman says the president told a soldier's widow: "He knew what he was signing up for." Mr Trump hits back: "Didn't say it at all."


EU leaders talk up Iran nuclear deal hoping to save it from Trump

Added: 20.10.2017 1:34 | 1 views | 0 comments

European Union leaders on Thursday (Oct 19) reaffirmed their full commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, hoping that the U.S. Congress would not let it collapse despite relentless criticism by President Donald Trump.


John Kelly defends Trump's handling of condolence call

Added: 20.10.2017 1:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

It was an extraordinary scene at the White House Thursday. Chief of staff John Kelly, whose son was killed in Afghanistan, defended President Trump's handling of a condolence call to the widow of a fallen soldier. The retired general blasted the congresswoman who had criticized the president.


The Latest: Fla. senator blocks nominee over disaster aid

Added: 19.10.2017 23:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Latest on President Trump, Congress and $4.1 trillion budget plan (all times local): 6:50 a.m.


Face of Congress

Added: 19.10.2017 23:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

The BBC has created a composite image, combining all members of the US Senate and Congress. The result? Largely white and male. But how do those on Capitol Hill think?

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