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Bush administration alums rising in Trump's orbitFor all the lingering tensions between President Donald Trump and former President George W. Bush, Trump's White House has one thing in common with his predecessor's: People
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017, file photo, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney gestures as he speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. Mulvaney and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent mixed signals Sunday, Nov. 19, on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5 trillion measure to overhaul business and personal income taxes that is expected to be voted on after Thanksgiving. "I don't think anybody doubts where the White House is on repealing and replacing Obamacare. We absolutely want to do it," Mulvaney said. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
White House open to striking health provision from tax billPresident Donald Trump's budget director says the White House is willing to remove a health-care provision currently in the Senate tax-cut bill.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Closing arguments set for San Francisco pier killingClosing arguments are set to begin Monday in the case of a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that set off a national immigration debate during the presidential election
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
WH: Trump not stumping for Moore due to discomfort with bidAn aide says President Donald Trump isn't campaigning for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore because of "discomfort" with the sexual misconduct allegations against the controversial judge
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Nov. 14, 2017, photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. An FBI report on black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to a time when the agency notoriously spied on civil rights groups. An FBI report on black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to a time when the agency notoriously spied on civil rights groups. Sessions, a former Alabama senator whose career has been dogged by questions about race and his commitment to civil rights, did not ease lawmakers’ concerns when he was unable to answer questions about the report or its origins during the hearing. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
FBI report on black 'extremists' raises fears of targetingRecalling an era when FBI spied on activist groups, black leaders and others say bureau's report on black 'extremists' raises old fears
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- This Nov. 6, 2015, file photo shows a sign for TransCanada's Keystone pipeline facilities in Hardisty, Alberta, Canada. TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline leaked oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators said Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, but state officials don’t believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Keystone XL pipeline faces last major regulatory hurdleA Nebraska regulator is set to decide whether to approve the proposed route of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policyPresident Donald Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball and UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, watches the Lakers play the Los Angeles Clippers during an NBA summer league basketball game, in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Nov. 19, that he should have left three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, accused of shoplifting in China in jail after LaVar Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release during an interview Saturday, Nov. 18, with ESPN. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jailAfter UCLA player's father minimized President Donald Trump's involvement in winning players' release from China, Trump tweets, "I should have left them in jail!"
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy MooreStaunch supporters of Alabama Republican Roy Moore say they will back him for U.S. Senate despite controversy
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump declared opioid abuse a national public health emergency at the White House in October. Trump announced an advertising campaign to combat what he said is the worst drug crisis in the nation's history, but he did not direct any new federal funding toward the effort. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billionThe White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, slightly over half a trillion dollars.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this July 19, 2017, file photo, White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short talks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. Short says President Donald Trump isn't campaigning for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore due to "discomfort" with allegations of sexual misconduct involving the former judge. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Official says Trump doesn't know who to believe about MooreA White House official says President Donald Trump doesn't know who to believe about sexual misconduct allegations involving Roy Moore, but another aide says the president sees allegations as credible
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Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authorityIt's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday _ the day nuclear bombs zero in on America _ but some worry about the potential for deadlocked decision-making in an actual nuclear crisis
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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