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Trump Sends Strong Warning To Republicans Who Would Defy Him On National Emergency

President Donald Trump had strong words for Republicans in Congress who plan to vote against his national emergency declaration Thursday, saying a vote against him would put them in “great jeopardy.” President Trump made the statement in an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity which is set to be broadcast Thursday evening, according to The Washington Post. Trump’s national ...

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Nearly 40,000 Visa Applications Were Denied In 2018 Thanks To Trump Travel Ban

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President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban of mostly Muslim-majority countries led to over 37,000 visa applications getting denied in 2018. The “2017 Executive Order on Immigration” was cited as the reason for the denial of 15,384 immigrant visa applications and another 21,645 non-immigrant visa applications in 2018. The State Department confirmed that the 2017 Executive Order refers to the president’s ...

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Goodbye Vietnam: No deal reached between Trump and Kim [full video of press conference]

President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of North Korea went their separate ways today without a deal on denuclearization, and as such, much of anything else. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that the two leaders, “had very good and constructive meetings in Hanoi, Vietnam” and that they “discussed various ways to advance denuclearization and economic driven concepts.” ...

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Trump’s ‘Energy Dominance’ Agenda Is Breaking Russia’s Grip On Poland

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Natural gas from the U.S. is flooding Polish markets as the European country seeks to loosen Russia’s grip on its energy security, The New York Times reports. Russia supplies roughly half of Poland’s fuel, but contracts spanning decades that Poland’s state-owned gas giant PGNiG has recently signed with American companies could displace all of Russia’s supply. U.S.-based companies Cheniere Energy, ...

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Watch: Trump and Kim Appear Optimistic During Press Event Ahead of Summit

President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of North Korea sat down for a press event just ahead of a social dinner Wednesday night. The large number of cameras make it difficult at times, but both leaders expressed optimism for the summit which officially kicks off on Thursday. “We had a successful first summit,” President Trump said. “I think this ...

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Trump Administration Calls Out Cuba’s So-Called Referendum

On February 24, the Cuban communist regime held what it called a “national referendum” on revisions to its constitution that should fool no one. The vote achieves little beyond perpetuating the pretext for regime’s one-party dictatorship. This entire process has been marked by carefully managed political theater and repression of public debate. The new constitution primarily affirms the Communist Party’s ...

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Trump Warns Saudi Arabia: ‘Relax And Take It Easy’ With Oil Price Hikes

President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia, Russia and their oil cartel partners to “take it easy” on efforts to tighten supplies and raise the price of crude. “Oil prices getting too high. OPEC, please relax and take it easy. World cannot take a price hike – fragile!” Trump tweeted Monday morning in a clear signal to the Saudi-led Organization of ...

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Trump Announces Trade Summit With Chinese President Xi

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday to confirm reports that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a summit at Mar-a-Lago following successful trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials. “I am pleased to report that the U.S. has made substantial progress in our trade talks with China on important structural issues including intellectual property protection, technology transfer, ...

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Watch: President Trump Speaks at the 2019 Governors’ Ball [video + transcript]

President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the 2019 Governor’s Ball held at the White House Sunday evening. Watch: Transcript: THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much, everybody. This is an honor. Fifty-nine governors. Think of that. But we actually have — we added a few from the islands, so we broke it down to 49. But we love to exaggerate just ...

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Trump administration warns Maduro after 2 citizens killed by military for trying to keep border open to receive aid

The Trump administration issued a strong warning to former Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro after two citizens, attempting to get food and supplies into the country, were killed by soldiers loyal to him. “The world is watching,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. “Press reports indicate that the military has killed two indigenous people and has injured ...

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The Trump Admin’s Latest Move Hits Abortion Clinics — Planned Parenthood Will Not Be Happy

The Trump administration issued a rule Friday barring Title X funds from supporting programs and organizations that provide abortions. The rule states that “none of the funds appropriated for Title X may be used in programs where abortion is a method of family planning.” The move will force Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics to separate their palliative services such ...

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Here’s What The State Department Does When An ISIS Fighter Says He’s A US Citizen And Wants To Come Back

At least 12 ISIS recruits went to the Middle East and returned to the U.S., according to The Washington Post. Nine of them were arrested and charged for terror-related crimes. Controversy is roiling over whether the Trump administration will allow the so-called “ISIS bride” Hoda Muthana back into the U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said Thursday that so-called “ISIS ...

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Watch: President Trump Participates in a Reception for National African American History Month

President Donald Trump takes part in a reception Thursday in honor of National African American History Month. The event is scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. Eastern Time. Watch: Content created by Conservative Daily News is available for re-publication without charge under the Creative Commons license. Visit our syndication page for details.

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Trump Bringing Big Bargaining Chip To Next Summit With Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump could bring a big bargaining to his upcoming summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un: Officially ending the Korean War, which the U.S. has technically been involved in since 1950. Trump was the first U.S. president to meet with a North Korean leader when he and Kim held a one-on-one summit in Singapore in June. Trump is ...

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