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White House threatens to bypass hardline conservatives on tax reform

Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform.
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Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House's Mideast peace efforts....
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Military wins in first Trump budget; environment, aid lose big

President Donald Trump will ask the U.S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants....
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Republicans weigh health bill changes as doubts mount

The White House and congressional leaders said on Tuesday they were weighing changes to their plan to dismantle the Obamacare health law as Republicans' questions mounted following an estimate that it would cause 14 million Americans to lose insurance next year....
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Trump paid $38 million in taxes in 2005: White House

President Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on more than $150 million in income in 2005, the White House said on Tuesday, responding to an MSNBC report that the network had obtained two pages of the returns....
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Top U.S. prosecutor says he is fired by Trump administration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A prominent U.S. prosecutor said he was fired by the Trump administration on Saturday after refusing to step down, adding a discordant note to what is normally a routine changing of top attorneys when a new president takes office....
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American Indians to protest Trump, pipeline in Washington

Members of American Indian tribes from around the country are bringing their frustrations with the Trump administration and its approval of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to the nation's capital....
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Full remarks: President Trump’s joint address to Congress

As released by the White House, this is President Trump’s Feb. 28 speech to a joint session of Congress:...
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Trump fires back at Pelosi: ‘We’re soon going to have a one-party system’

After House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi slammed him in an interview over the weekend, President Trump responded by accusing her of undermining the Democratic Party. He even suggested that Democrats would end up becoming irrelevant....
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Senate confirms billionaire investor as commerce secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team....
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