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WATCH: White House Reacts to Kavanaugh/Ford hearing

White House reacts to Kavanaugh hearing

White House Spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said Thursday that Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony to the Senate Judicial Committee was “powerful, riveting and honest.” “I think the president summed it up best when he talked about Judge Kavanaugh’s testimony. It was powerful and riveting and honest,” Kupec said while admitting that Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony had “a number of inconsistencies.”

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Watch Live: White House Economic Summit

The White House is holding an Economic Summit Thursday just as President Donald Trump considers signing a massive spending package passed by Congress. Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to attend the summit, but excused himself Thursday to pay attention to the Kavanaugh/Ford hearing. The summit is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. ET.

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Watch: President Trump holds a press conference – 9/26/18

President Donald Trump holds a press conference Wednesday evening from the Lotte New York Palace in New York, N.Y. following three days of meetings and addresses at the United Nations. The conference is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. ET.

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Watch: President Trump Addresses the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly [video + transcript]

President Donald Trump addresses the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday morning where he is expected to focus on Iran and Syria in his remarks. The address was scheduled to begin at 10:15 a.m. ET, and the president got started at approximately 10:38. Full transcript of Donald Trump’s speech at the 73rd session of the United Nations General ...

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Update: Resigned, Fired, or…? Rosenstein soon out at White House either way… maybe: Reports

Rod Rosenstein fired

Conflicting reports say that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein either “verbally resigned”, is “about to be fired”, or he’s just going to meet the president later this week – either it looks like this embattled member of the Trump administration is on his way out or not… or something. Rosenstein came under fire this weekend when the New York Times reported that ...

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Watch: President Trump and Ambassador Haley speak at UN panel on World Drug Problem [video + transcript]

Donald Trump at UN world drug epidemic panel

President Donald Trump and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley spoke at the Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem panel being held at the United Nations Monday morning. Transcript of President Trump’s comments THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you all for being here this morning. It is a great honor to address you on an issue that ...

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Watch Live: Ambassador Nikki Haley and National Security Advisor John Bolton Hold a Press Conference

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley and National Security Advisor John Bolton hold a joint press conference Monday morning just as President Donald Trump attends a World summit on the opioid epidemic and several bilateral meetings with world leaders. The press conference is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. ET.

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US praises international efforts to stem North Korea’s illegal shipping practices

The U.S. Treasury said Saturday that international efforts to enforce U.N. sanctions against North Korea are effective, but North Korea continues attempts to circumvent them. The United States welcomed, in the statement, the coordination on international efforts to stop North Korea’s illicit shipping activities, including the prohibited ship-to-ship transfers of any goods or items to or from North Korean vessels. The United ...

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President Trump to award Medal of Honor Monday

On Monday, October 1, 2018, President Donald J. Trump will award the Medal of Honor to Ronald J. Shurer II, for conspicuous gallantry for actions he took in 2008 as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army. Ronald J. Shurer will receive the Medal of Honor for his actions on April 6, 2008, while serving as a Senior Medical ...

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Watch: President Trump Participates in a Signing Ceremony [Video +Transcript]

President Donald Trump participates in a signing ceremony Friday afternoon at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas. Want to know where the president will be ahead of time? Check out our President Trump’s Schedule Page HERE. Transcript THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much. Please. It’s great to be with you. And thank you to Secretary Wilkie, ...

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