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Politics

Trump gives Puerto Rico response a '10,' calls storm 'worse than Katrina'

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump touted his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, giving the federal relief effort a “10,” after noting that the storm’s devastation was worse ...

Tax-writing panel primes lawmakers for powerful, lucrative lives after Congress

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- Ohio Rep. Pat Tiberi is the latest seasoned House Republican to call it quits, announcing he’ll resign by Jan. 31 to accept ...

Bush blasts bigotry and white supremacy, says US politics 'vulnerable' to 'outright fabrication'

The White House/Eric Draper (NEW YORK) -- In a rare public speech today, former President George W. Bush blasted the divisive state of American politics, rejecting nativism and warning ...

Puerto Rico governor airs grievances before meeting with Trump

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello, who will be meeting with President Trump later today, revealed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has yet ...

Obama hitting the campaign trail for 1st time under Trump presidency

The White House (NEW YORK) -- Former President Obama is set to make his much-anticipated, first post-presidential appearance on the campaign trail today, speaking at events for Democratic gubernatorial ...

A timeline of Trump's battle with the courts to keep his travel ban alive

Shawn Thew/Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Since his first week in office, President Donald Trump has tried to put in place extensive restrictions on who can come into the country, ...

How Obama held the mother of a fallen soldier as she cried on his suit

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump faces criticism over his comments to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, the families of the fallen said their ...

Government lawyers ask judge to toss lawsuit over Trump's businesses

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Government attorneys on Wednesday asked a New York federal judge to throw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution every time ...

'Worst people in the world’ becoming face of GOP: Conservative commentator

Photo by: William B. Plowman/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Author Charlie Sykes was best-known as a top Wisconsin conservative talk show host who frequently interviewed fellow ...

President Trump gives $25,000 to father of fallen soldier, months after promising to on personal call

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has sent a $25,000 gift to the father of a 22-year-old U.S. Army corporal killed in Afghanistan in June, several months after ...

Senate Republican leaders scramble to get Trump on board with health care compromise

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump now says he does not support a bipartisan agreement to stabilize insurance markets in its current form, leaving members ...

Greg Pence, brother of the vice president, may be running for Congress

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (INDIANAPOLIS) -- Greg Pence, an older brother of Vice President Mike Pence, appears to be preparing a run for Congress in Indiana’s 6th District.The ...

Trump bringing John Kelly into fallen soldier controversy was hurtful, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says

US Department of Defense (NEW YORK) -- Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta criticized President Donald Trump’s recent comments regarding his predecessor’s outreach to the families of fallen soldiers, saying ...

Sessions defends travel ban as 'lawful,' 'necessary,' day after parts were blocked

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended President Donald Trump's third travel ban Wednesday, the day it was set to go into effect, as a "lawful" and ...

Oversight committee may subpoena USDA, DOJ over air travel

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee is sending a warning shot to federal agencies and the White House for not fully complying with ...

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