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Watch: Trump says Congress should choose the side of law enforcement and the American people in weekly address 2/10/18

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President Donald Trump delivered the weekly presidential address to the nation in which he discussed the violent criminal latino gang MS-13 and its threat to American families and the terrible immigration loopholes that allow these vicious men to enter the country. “The visa lottery is something that never should have been allowed in the first place,” Trump said in the ...

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US Manufacturers’ Response To Tax Cuts? Higher Wages, More Benefits And $500 Million To Charity

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  by Robert Donachie WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. manufacturers are investing in new factories and equipment, hiring more workers, raising wages and benefits for employees and giving away at least $500 million to charity in response to the Republican tax bill, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons told The Daily Caller News Foundation Friday. Only last ...

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Trump decides NOT to release the Democrat memo on FISA scandal [full letter]

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President Donald Trump met with the FBI Director Christopher Wray, Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Jesse Panuccio, and members of the White House Counsels Office to discuss the Democrat memo on the FISA surveillance scandal and hours after that meeting the president decided he would not declassify the information in the memo. According to White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah, ...

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What’s in the budget bill that President Trump just signed

President Donald Trump signed a new budget bill, H.R. 1892, into law on Friday that pushes most of the difficult budget debate issues into March while funding defense, opioid addiction, infrastructure and more for two years. H.R. 1892 was originally titled “The Hometown Heroes Act” and was intended to allow the flying of the U.S. Flag at half-staff in the ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, February 9, 2018

President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community in the morning then meet with his Secretary of State. In the afternoon, the president will meet with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. President Trump’s schedule for 2/9/18 11:00 AM Receive intelligence briefing – Oval Office 11:30 AM Meet with the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson – Oval Office 3:30 ...

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Watch: White House Press Conference 2-8-18 Raj Shah [video + transcript]

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White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah holds a briefing Thursday afternoon to update the media on the events and issues of the day. Full Transcript MR. SHAH:  Good afternoon, everyone.  I want to start with a statement, and then we’ll take your questions. Our normal policy, consistent with the policies of past administrations, is to not comment on ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, February 8, 2018

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President Donald Trump will participate in a meeting with the president of Guatemala then deliver a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast [Live Stream]. Later in the morning, the president meet with Defense Secretary James Mattis. Trump will meet with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin and Dr. Henry Kissinger in the afternoon. President Trump’s schedule for 2/8/18 7:35 AM Depart ...

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Obama: There is no political influence in any investigation

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Former President Barack Obama told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that there was no political influence in investigations led by the Justice Department or the FBI. Wallace asked Obama about the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information and whether or not she would be “protected.” “I guarantee it,” Obama said in the April 2016 interview. “I guarantee that there is ...

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Pence: U.S. will unveil tough and aggressive new sanctions on North Korea

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Vice President Mike Pence completed his first day in Japan where he met with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, participated in a bilateral meeting and a joint press conference with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and reaffirmed the United States’ unwavering commitment to the United States-Japan alliance. The Vice President’s day began with a visit to the Japanese Ministry of Defense. ...

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Trump signs memo creating the National Vetting Center

“Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a National Security Presidential Memorandum to establish a National Vetting Center (NVC) to coordinate the efforts of departments and agencies to better identify individuals seeking to enter the country who present a threat to national security, border security, homeland security, or public safety,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 2-7-18 James Mattis and Sarah Sanders [video + transcript]

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hold a briefing to update the media on the events and issues of the day including: Congressional funding of the government Trump’s “shutdown” comments on immigration fix New sanctions on North Korea The National Vetting Center Trump ordering a military parade to show appreciation for the troops Status of ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 2/6/18 – John Cronan and Sarah Sanders [video + transcript]

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joined by Acting Assistant Attorney General John Cronan to discuss the Latino criminal gang MS-13. Full Transcript MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. Sorry about the delay. A lot of activities here this afternoon. I’d like to start today by bringing up Acting Assistant Attorney General John Cronan. Mr. Cronan supervises the Criminal Division’s ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Tuesday, February 6, 2018

President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community. In the afternoon, the president will host a law enforcement roundtable on MS-13 then sign the memorandum establishing the National Vetting Center. President Trump’s schedule for 2/6/18 11:00 AM Receive intelligence briefing – Oval Office 1:45 PM Host law enforcement roundtable on MS-13 – Cabinet Room 3:40 PM Sign ...

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Gingrich’s Advice On Republicans Winning 2018: Toughen Up

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  by Nick Givas Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich gave the GOP his playbook on how to keep the House in Republican hands in the coming November, saying they have to toughen up and hit back if they want to win. “We are not tough enough, we’re not fast enough, we don’t think aggressively enough,” Gingrich said Wednesday at the ...

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