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(Reuters) – Virginia’s House Republican leader said on Saturday that white supremacists and any other groups trying to spread “hate, violence, or civil unrest” were not welcome at a pro-gun rally in the state’s capital on Monday, which is expected to draw thousands. The House Republican leader’s statement came a day after the state’s top
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a plan to speed permitting for major infrastructure projects like oil pipelines, road expansions and bridges, one of the biggest deregulatory actions of the president’s tenure. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks following missile attacks by Iran on U.S. bases in Iraq as Vice
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a plan to speed permitting for major infrastructure projects like oil pipelines, including by dropping consideration of their potential impact on climate change. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks following missile attacks by Iran on U.S. bases in Iraq as Vice President Mike Pence
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After evangelical publication Christianity Today published a blistering editorial on what it called Donald Trump’s “grossly immoral character”, some church leaders and the U.S. president himself denounced the criticism as elitist and out-of-touch. FILE PHOTO: Faith leaders place their hands on the shoulders of U.S. President Donald Trump as he takes part
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FILE PHOTO: Commissioner Robert Jackson Jr. participates in a U.S Securities and Exchange Commission open meeting to propose changing its decades-old definition of an “accredited investor” in order to allow more Americans to buy shares in private companies, in Washington, U.S., December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is expected to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House counsel Pat Cipollone is likely to play a leading role in defending President Donald Trump at a potential U.S. Senate impeachment trial, an administration official said on Friday. The likelihood of a Senate trial crept closer as the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, voting along party lines, approved two
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s private lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was at the White House on Friday, the same day that a Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives panel approved impeachment charges against Trump. Giuliani, who has emerged as central figure in the Democratic-lead impeachment investigation, was caught on television cameras entering the West Wing. The
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional impeachment hearing this week, citing a lack of “fundamental fairness.” Trump’s aides responded defiantly to the first of two crucial deadlines he faces in Congress this week as Democrats prepare
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled on Monday, rejecting the administration’s assertion of immunity for officials by declaring that “no one is above the law.” U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s ruling only legally binds McGahn. But it
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A White House budget official walked into a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Saturday, where he testified about the holdup of military aid to Ukraine. Mark Sandy, official of the Office of Management and Budget, arrives for a closed-door deposition as part
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House plans to name Homeland Security official Chad Wolf as the department’s acting secretary, Politico reported on Thursday, citing three unnamed people familiar with the situation. Wolf, who currently heads the Department of Homeland Security’s policy office in an acting capacity, would become the fifth person to head the agency
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday blocked an ambassador from testifying to the U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, a move top House Democrats vowed to counter with a subpoena. The chairmen of three House committees leading the impeachment investigation said they would compel testimony from
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday angrily denounced an impeachment inquiry into his July telephone call with Ukraine’s leader as Democratic lawmakers said they would subpoena White House records about the call. At a joint news conference with Finland’s president, a frustrated Trump blasted reporters who asked about the probe, which he called
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