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Spicer sends prayers for family of U.S. citizen killed in London

Added: 23.03.2017 18:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on March 23 sent prayers for the family and friends of Kurt Cochran, a U.S. citizen who was killed in an attack in London the day before.

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‘No deal’ on GOP health plan as Republicans can't muster together

Added: 23.03.2017 17:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

The chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus today said there's "no deal" on the GOP health care legislation after a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump.
The assertion from Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina throws plans for a vote on the bill later Thursday...

House Intelligence Chair Nunes apologizes for how he handled revelations surrounding Trump and his aides

Added: 23.03.2017 17:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

The California Republican said his decision to inform the White House before his committee colleagues was a ‘judgment call’

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House intel chair apologizes for briefing White House before ranking member

Added: 23.03.2017 17:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

Nunes apologized to the committee, according to one member.


Trump Labor Dept. nominee questions key Obama-era rules

Added: 23.03.2017 17:11 | 2 views | 0 comments

U.S. Labor Secretary nominee R. Alexander Acosta told a Senate committee on Wednesday he would abide by President Donald Trump's directive to review a pending "fiduciary rule" for retirement investment advisers, indicating he believed it goes too far. Acosta told the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions that the fiduciary rule, slated to take effect on April 10 but which the department has proposed delaying, goes "far beyond" regulating the conduct of investment advisers. The Trump administration directed the department last month to review whether the Obama-era rule, which requires brokers offering retirement investment advice to put their clients' interest first, was burdensome and out of step with current White House policies.

Spicer addresses reports Ivanka Trump is trying to obtain security clearance

Added: 23.03.2017 16:54 | 3 views | 0 comments

On March 22, Yahoo News White House Correspondent Hunter Walker asked White House press secretary Sean Spicer about new reports that President Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, is attempting to gain a security clearance. Last November, Trump dismissed reports he was trying to obtain security clearances for his children.

White House won’t say whether Trump will present proof of wiretapping

Added: 23.03.2017 16:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

At his daily briefing on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined to say when or whether President Trump will present evidence for the claim that he was wiretapped by his predecessor, Barack Obama. In an interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on March 15, Trump promised “some very interesting items coming to the forefront over the next two weeks” when he was asked about the claim.

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Trump tries to move past controversies, says he is keeping promises

Added: 23.03.2017 16:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump argued on Tuesday that his 60 days in office have been a successful keeping of his campaign promises as he attempted to turn the page from a variety of controversies that have bedeviled his White House tenure. In a speech before the National Republican Congressional Committee, Trump sprinkled his remarks with jokes, mocked his critics and expressed optimism that a healthcare proposal he backs will a survive a close vote in the House of Representatives on Thursday. "We're doing well," Trump said of his efforts to persuade lawmakers to vote for the legislation.

Live Briefing: Trump Makes Pitch for Health Bill: ‘It’s Going to be Terrific’

Added: 23.03.2017 16:40 | 2 views | 0 comments

As House leaders and White House aides scrambled for votes, President Trump released a video exhorting his supporters to call their congressmen to vote ‘yes’ on the Republican health bill.


McCain: Nunes action as intelligence committee chair ‘very disturbing’

Added: 23.03.2017 16:10 | 12 views | 0 comments

Nunes, the California Republican who heads the House Intelligence Committee, called a press conference Wednesday to announce that he had informed the White House that Trump transition communications may have been subject to “incidental collection” in the course of surveillance of other targets, possibly foreign. Nunes faced severe criticism from both sides of the aisle for making the information available to the press and the White House before briefing other members of his own committee, which is currently investigating suspicions of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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