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Trump Signs Executive Orders To Fast-Track Oil And Gas Pipelines

President Donald Trump signed two executive orders to speed up oil and gas pipeline projects. Trump seeks to curtail the ability of states, like New York and Washington, to kill vital energy projects. New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo blocked gas pipeline projects, triggering an energy crunch in the northeast. President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders aimed ...

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Mick Mulvaney Says Democrats Will ‘Never’ See Trump’s Tax Returns

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney says Democrats will never get to see President Donald Trump’s tax returns, as they continue to push for Trump to release them. In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Mulvaney said Democrats in Congress will “never” succeed in obtaining Trump’s tax returns, saying “no, never. Nor should they.” Mulvaney mentioned how House ...

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Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as Homeland Security Chief

  President Trump announced Sunday that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is resigning from her post in the Trump administration, bringing an end to the, at-times rocky, relationship between the president and her. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service…. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April ...

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Trump Hires Lawyers To Fight Democrat’s Request For Tax Returns

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President Donald Trump has hired attorneys to fight a congressional request for his tax returns, according to a letter made public on Friday. In a letter to the IRS’s general counsel, William S. Consovoy, of the firm Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC., argued that Congress “cannot legally request — and the IRS cannot legally divulge” Trump’s tax returns without what he ...

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Watch: President Trump Participates in a Roundtable on Immigration and Border Security

President Trump participates in a border security roundtable during his visit to the U.S.-Mexico border Friday afternoon. The president’s border visit to Calexico, California, is to see the progress being made on strengthening and adding physical barriers. Watch: Content created by Conservative Daily News and some content syndicated through CDN is available for re-publication without charge under the Creative Commons license. ...

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Trump Considering Appointing Herman Cain To Fed Position

President Donald Trump wants to appoint 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain to a position on the Federal Reserve Board, two senior administration officials told Axios. Thursday’s Axios report said Cain’s name has been in circulation since at least January when Bloomberg reported that Trump had Cain atop the list of candidates to fill one of two vacancies at the Fed. ...

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Watch: Trump speaks at National Republican Congressional Committee dinner

President Donald Trump speaks at the 25th Annual Spring Dinner for the National Republican Party. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. EDT. Watch: Content created by Conservative Daily News and some content syndicated through CDN is available for re-publication without charge under the Creative Commons license. Visit our syndication page for details and requirements.

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Report: Trump Mulling Creation of ‘Immigration Czar’

The White House is reportedly deciding whether to bring on an “immigration” or “border czar” to help President Donald Trump coordinate his immigration agenda. The Trump administration is mulling two potential candidates for the proposed position: Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli or Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, according to sources who spoke with the Associated Press. The selected ...

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Trump Administration To Quadruple Number Of Asylum Seekers Sent Back Over The Border

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Border enforcement officials intend to quadruple the number of daily asylum applicants who are sent back to the other side of the U.S.-Mexico border. As part of its multi-faceted attempt to clamp down on the massive amount of illegal immigration taking place at the southern border, the U.S. government plans to dramatically increase the number of asylum applicants who are ...

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