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The Washington Post reports Trump concealed details of his face to face meeting with Putin from his own administration

The Washington Post reports Trump concealed details of his face to face meeting with Putin from his own administrationTalk radio hosts Ben Kissel and Garret Lewis weigh in on whether or not the president should release the details of his meeting with Russian President Valdimir Putin.



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Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting says she won't come to U.S. to fight charges

Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting says she won't come to U.S. to fight chargesNatalia Veselnitskaya,the Russian lawyer who played a key role in the infamous Trump Tower meeting with Trump campaign officials, including Donald Trump Jr., tells Yahoo News she won’t return to the United States to face charges that she lied in an unrelated court case.



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LAUSD teachers strike still set for Thursday following court meeting

LAUSD teachers strike still set for Thursday following court meetingLos Angeles Unified School District officials and representatives from United Teachers Los Angeles were in court Tuesday over the union's right to a strike.



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Trump Denies Slamming Table, Having Tantrum in Shutdown Meeting

Trump Denies Slamming Table, Having Tantrum in Shutdown MeetingTrump said in a tweet following the meeting that the meeting was a “waste of time,” blaming Pelosi and Schumer for being unwilling to negotiate. Schumer told reporters the president “sort of slammed the table” when Pelosi criticized the wall before walking out on the meeting, a description that Republican lawmakers in attendance have disputed.



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'I Said Bye-Bye.' President Trump Walked Out of a Meeting With Top Democrats

'I Said Bye-Bye.' President Trump Walked Out of a Meeting With Top DemocratsHe called it "a waste of time"



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Father of Saudi teen asylum seeker in Thailand, seeks meeting

Father of Saudi teen asylum seeker in Thailand, seeks meetingThe U.N. refugee agency on Tuesday said it was investigating Qunun’s case after she fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her if she were sent back to Saudi Arabia. Activists are concerned about what Saudi Arabia will do after Thai authorities reversed a decision to expel her and allowed Qunun to enter the country under the care of the UNHCR. “The father is now here in Thailand and that’s a source of concern,” Phil Robertson, Human Rights Watch’s deputy director for Asia, told Reuters.



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U.S. anti-Islamic State meeting turns to damage control after Syria decision

U.S. anti-Islamic State meeting turns to damage control after Syria decisionThe previously scheduled conference, tentatively set for Feb. 7 in Washington, aims to gather ministers from many of the 79 nations in the Global Coalition To Defeat Islamic State and galvanize their fight against the militant group. In the latest ambiguous signal, a senior State Department official on Friday first told reporters the United States has no timeline for the withdrawal of troops from Syria and then said it does not plan to stay indefinitely. Another senior State Department official, also briefing reporters before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip to the Middle East next week, said one of his main messages would be that “the United States is not leaving the Middle East.” “Despite reports to the contrary and false narratives surrounding the Syria decision, we are not going anywhere.” However, three sources familiar with the matter said that the Trump administration is still working assiduously to contain the fallout from Trump’s troop decision.



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White House Meeting Breaks Up Without Deal to End Shutdown

White House Meeting Breaks Up Without Deal to End Shutdown(Bloomberg) — Congressional leaders were unable to strike a deal to end a partial shutdown of the federal government at a meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday, and the president invited them to return to the White House on Friday for further negotiations.



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President Trump, Democratic lawmakers brace for White House meeting on government shutdown

President Trump, Democratic lawmakers brace for White House meeting on government shutdownCongressional officials have described the meeting as a "briefing" on border security , while the White House has not provided information on who would be present



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Trump Holds Firm on Wall Before Meeting Congressional Leaders

Trump Holds Firm on Wall Before Meeting Congressional LeadersTrump said the U.S. needs a wall “for the security of our country,” and that drones and electronic measures weren’t enough. “It could be a long time” before the shuttered parts of the government are reopened, Trump told reporters Wednesday at the start of a Cabinet meeting. Trump initially suggested he might accept less than the $ 5.6 billion he’s been demanding for border security.



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