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Key takeaways from President Trump's speech on Afghanistan

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump spoke Monday about his administration's Afghanistan strategy for the first time since taking office, and while there were some clear pronouncements, ...

Louise Linton: What to know about Steve Mnuchin's wife

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call (WASHINGTON) -- After causing an uproar over a photo post on her now-private Instagram account, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin's actress-producer wife, Louise ...

Trump greets Marines in Arizona ahead of campaign rally, where protests are expected

ABC News (PHOENIX) -- President Donald Trump greeted Marines and border patrol agents in Yuma, Arizona Tuesday afternoon ahead of a campaign rally that comes amid lingering fallout from ...

White House rules out Trump pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio at rally

Scott Olson/Getty Images (PHOENIX) -- President Donald Trump will not issue a pardon of controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio during a campaign rally in Phoenix set for Tuesday evening, ...

Treasury secretary's wife apologizes after Instagram uproar

United States Department of Treasury (NEW YORK) -- The wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has apologized after lashing out at a critic on Instagram before making her ...

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley had 'private conversation' with Trump after Charlottesville

Office of the President (NEW YORK) --  Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor who is now U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said that she talked privately with ...

Lawmakers praise and condemn Trump's Afghanistan plan

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- U.S. lawmakers were divided today on President Trump’s plans to increase the presence of the U.S. military in Afghanistan, with the House speaker lauding ...

Trump avoids specifics in Afghan strategy, but vows 'attack we will'

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (FORT MYER, Va.) -- President Donald Trump announced on Monday night his administration’s plans to continue the engagement of the United States military in Afghanistan, a ...

Speaker Ryan on Charlottesville: 'There are no sides'

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke up forcefully in a Facebook post on Monday against the recent violence in Charlottesville and the death of ...

Only 28% approve of Trump's response to Charlottesville (POLL)

ABC News. (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump moves out of his difficult Charlottesville week and into his national address on Afghanistan policy tonight with a poor but stable job ...

President Trump, Melania watch total solar eclipse from White House balcony

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Standing on a White House balcony, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump joined millions of Americans to watch the total solar eclipse ...

What President Trump has said about Afghanistan in the past

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's announcement Monday night on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan may be at odds with prior positions he has taken on a conflict that ...

How Trump has divided his time between the White House and Trump properties

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump marked his 214th day in office Monday, ABC News looked at how Trump has divided his time between his many private ...

A look back at President Trump's tumultuous 17-day working vacation

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump left his New Jersey golf club to head back to the White House on Sunday, ending a tumultuous 17-day working vacation.The president, ...

'The Three Amigos' John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Joe Lieberman go hiking in Arizona

Twitter/John McCain (PHOENIX) -- The boys are back.Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and former Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn. -- previously dubbed "The Three Amigos" by retired ...

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