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Donald Trump's team sanctions Venezuela, pushes China trade talks and makes another border wall pitch

Donald Trump's team sanctions Venezuela, pushes China trade talks and makes another border wall pitchThe White House holds its first news conference in 41 days while lawmakers continue to negotiate border security issues.



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Roger Stone indictment: Mueller pushes deeper into Trump campaign; highlights effort to use Russia hacks to derail Clinton bid

Roger Stone indictment: Mueller pushes deeper into Trump campaign; highlights effort to use Russia hacks to derail Clinton bidRoger Stone indictment: Mueller pushes deeper into Trump campaign; highlights effort to use Russia hacks to derail Clinton bid



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Trump Sees His Leverage Dwindle as Shutdown Pushes Toward Third Week

Trump Sees His Leverage Dwindle as Shutdown Pushes Toward Third WeekThe president made a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room with border patrol agents on Thursday, hours after Democrats took control of the House of Representatives, to make his case. “Without a wall you cannot have border security,” Trump told reporters.



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After criticism, Trump pushes out Mattis sooner than planned

After criticism, Trump pushes out Mattis sooner than plannedWASHINGTON (AP) — Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' resignation, President Donald Trump on Sunday pushed the Pentagon chief out the door two months earlier than planned, an acrimonious end to a tense relationship that had been eroding in recent months.



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President Trump Pushes Mattis Out of the Pentagon Two Months Earlier Than Planned

President Trump Pushes Mattis Out of the Pentagon Two Months Earlier Than PlannedAnger has mounted in the West Wing administration officials told TIME



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Trump, annoyed by resignation letter, pushes out Mattis early

Trump, annoyed by resignation letter, pushes out Mattis earlyOn Thursday, Mattis had abruptly said he was quitting, effective Feb. 28, after falling out with Trump over his foreign policy, including surprise decisions to withdraw all troops from Syria and start planning a drawdown in Afghanistan. Trump has come under withering criticism from fellow Republicans, Democrats and international allies over his decisions about Syria and Afghanistan, against the advice of his top aides and U.S. commanders. The exit of Mattis, highly regarded by Republicans and Democrats alike, added to concerns over what many see as Trump’s unpredictable, go-it-alone approach to global security.



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Netanyahu's main coalition partner pushes for early election

Netanyahu's main coalition partner pushes for early electionJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel moved closer to early elections Friday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner, the ultra-nationalist Jewish Home party, said it wants a vote "as soon as possible," and will press for consultations on a date on Sunday.



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Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race

Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial raceATLANTA (AP) — Ahead by more than 60,000 votes days after Georgia's gubernatorial election, Republican Brian Kemp pushed for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Saturday as civil rights groups urged her to stay in the fight.



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Trump pushes back against Michelle Obama’s ‘birther’ comments

Trump pushes back against Michelle Obama’s ‘birther’ commentsAs President Trump left the White House for France, he stopped to speak with reporters. When asked about Michelle Obama’s comment in her new book that she will “never forgive” Trump for pushing “birther” conspiracy, Trump pushes back and says he will “never forgive” President Barack Obama for “what he did to our United States military by not funding it properly.”



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Trump pushes back against Michelle Obama’s ‘birther’ comments

Trump pushes back against Michelle Obama’s ‘birther’ commentsAs President Trump left the White House for France, he stopped to speak with reporters. When asked about Michelle Obama’s comment in her new book that she will “never forgive” Trump for pushing “birther” conspiracy, Trump pushes back and says he will “never forgive” President Barack Obama for “what he did to our United States military by not funding it properly.”



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