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Sheriff Arpaio on Possible Trump Pardon: ‘Makes Me Feel Good’ to Know POTUS Backs Him

Monday  02:33,   21 august 2017
Mediaite

Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he'll gladly accept a presidential pardon from Donald Trump in light of his recent legal troubles. Arpaio was recently convicted of criminal contempt of court for violating orders to stop targeting Latinos during[...]

Labor groups step up pressure on Trump to deliver

Monday  01:35,   21 august 2017
MSN

Unions are starting a two-week Rust Belt campaign to push the administration on jobs.The most visible effort, which starts in Indianapolis on Monday afternoon, is a two-week tour organized by the coalition Good Jobs Nation that ropes in[...]

The Red Cap Aside, Trump Souvenirs Are a Hard Sell

Monday  00:35,   21 august 2017
The New York Times

The president’s brand is no winner in Washington gift shops. But first ladies do better anyway. “They don’t make public policy, and they’re easier to like.”The 24-year-old stood in front of the display in White House Gifts, carefully weighing the[...]

Breitbart goes after McMaster

Monday  00:11,   21 august 2017
The Hill

Breitbart News, the media outlet helmed by President Trump's former chief strategist Stephen Bannon, published an article on Sunday casting national security adviser H.R. McMaster as soft on Islamist extremism and terrorism. The article came[...]

Trump to Address Nation on ‘Path Forward’ in Afghanistan on Monday Night

Sunday  23:45,   20 august 2017
NBC News

<p>President Donald Trump will discuss the "path forward" in Afghanistan in a speech on Monday night, the White House said in a statement Sunday.</p>The speech, to be delivered at the Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Virginia,[...]

Prominent U.S. religious conservatives defend Trump after Charlottesville

Sunday  23:35,   20 august 2017
Reuters

<p>Two prominent religious conservatives defended U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday after he was widely criticized for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for last weekend's violence at a Virginia rally organised by[...]

Gorka's Ph.D. adviser: 'I would not call him an expert'

Sunday  22:46,   20 august 2017
The Hill

The former Ph.D. adviser of White House assistant Sebastian Gorka said he would not consider him to be an expert in terrorism, despite Gorka often discussing the administration's policies and stances on terrorism publicly. "I would not call him[...]

White House officials absent from Sunday shows

Sunday  22:46,   20 august 2017
The Hill

<p>White House officials were notably absent from the morning news show lineups on Sunday, as President Trump capped off a turbulent week in his[...]

Trump’s Approval Rating Stands Below 40 Percent in Three Key Midwest States

Sunday  22:16,   20 august 2017
NBC News

President Trump's approval rating in three key Midwest states that helped propel him to the White House stands below 40 percent in new NBC News/Marist polls.WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's job approval rating in three key states that[...]

If Congress doesn’t fund Obamacare subsidies next month it could get pretty complicated

Sunday  22:16,   20 august 2017
CNBC

State health insurance regulators expect that the fate of key health insurance subsidies will remain in limbo past key deadlines next month. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode =[...]

Virginia Democrat: Why is Trump 'unwilling' to call out white supremacy?

Sunday  19:40,   20 august 2017
The Hill

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) called out President Trump on Sunday for being "unwilling" to call out and repudiate white supremacists."What the president did this week was suggesting there was some moral equivalence in Charlottesville. And that[...]

Many CEOs already quit before Trump's councils dissolved

Sunday  19:35,   20 august 2017
USA TODAY

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Evangelical students returning university diplomas to protest Trump

Sunday  18:55,   20 august 2017
The Hill

Former students at Liberty University are preparing to return their diplomas in a group protest of university president Jerry Falwell Jr.'s support for President Trump's agenda.In a group letter first reported by NPR, a small group of alumni [...]

McCaskill reaching out to rural Missouri ahead of election

Sunday  18:55,   20 august 2017
Associated Press

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is spending the August recess trekking through Republican strongholds in rural Missouri as she gears up for what's expected to be a fierce battle for a third term.&nbsp;Missouri has shifted even further to[...]

Is Kid Rock Popular Enough in Michigan to Win?

Sunday  18:51,   20 august 2017
NBC News

Kid Rock, whose real name is Robert Ritchie, has toyed with a Senate run and his approval ratings in Michigan aren't much different from other politicians.WASHINGTON — Kid Rock, the provocative musician who calls himself the "Pimp of the Nation" [...]