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Maduro rival Guaido claims Venezuela presidency with U.S. backing

Maduro rival Guaido claims Venezuela presidency with U.S. backingU.S. President Donald Trump formally recognized Guaido shortly after his announcement and praised his plan to hold elections. Lawmakers in Russia, which has invested heavily in Venezuela’s oil industry, provided support to its military, and become a lender of last resort as the economy implodes, denounced the declarations. A second lawmaker, Franz Klinzevich, said Moscow could wind up its military cooperation with Venezuela if Maduro was ousted.



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Backed by U.S., Maduro rival Guaido claims Venezuela presidency

Backed by U.S., Maduro rival Guaido claims Venezuela presidencyU.S. President Donald Trump formally recognized Guaido shortly after his announcement and praised his plan to hold elections. At a rally in the east of the capital Caracas that drew hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans, Guaido accused Maduro of usurping power. “I swear to assume all the powers of the presidency to secure an end to the usurpation,” 35-year old Guaido, the head of the opposition-run congress, told an exuberant crowd.



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Build the wall: the pledge defining Trump's presidency

Build the wall: the pledge defining Trump's presidencyWashington (AFP) – Building a wall on the border with Mexico has been a central plank of US President Donald Trump's political platform, both as a candidate and since taking office.



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Chuck Grassley: I'm only three heartbeats from the presidency

Chuck Grassley: I'm only three heartbeats from the presidencyDemocrats took control of the House of Representatives on Thursday for the 116th Congress of the United States.



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Yes, he really said that. What Trump gets about his presidency that critics don't.

Yes, he really said that. What Trump gets about his presidency that critics don't.When Trump flouts the conventions of the office, he’s winning with his core voters. It doesn’t matter what he’s saying — what matters is that he’s making the rest of us howl in indignation.



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Trump rates his presidency ‘A+’: ‘Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?’

Trump rates his presidency ‘A+’: ‘Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?’President Trump said he rates his job performance as president an A+. “I would – look, I hate to do it, but I will do it — I would give myself an A+. Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?"



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Seth Meyers Dissects 'One Of The Weirdest Aspects' Of Trump's Presidency

Seth Meyers Dissects 'One Of The Weirdest Aspects' Of Trump's Presidency"Late Night" host Seth Meyers took his magnifying glass to Donald Trump's



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'We're supposed to stand up to bullies': Obama delivers stinging rebuke of Trump presidency

'We're supposed to stand up to bullies': Obama delivers stinging rebuke of Trump presidencyFormer President Barack Obama on Friday delivered his sharpest rebuke of President Trump since leaving office.



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Bob Woodward's New Book Will Chronicle Trump's 'Harrowing' Presidency

Bob Woodward's New Book Will Chronicle Trump's 'Harrowing' PresidencyVeteran journalist Bob Woodward is working on a book about the inner workings



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Can you rein in the president without weakening the presidency?

Can you rein in the president without weakening the presidency?Trump’s critics would argue that this moment must be met with extraordinary measures. The danger is that with each extraordinary measure they risk defining down the presidency.



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