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U.S. Considering Increasing Tempo of Operations in Africa, Senator Says

October 21, 2017
Nancy Youssef, Ben Kesling | The Wall Street Journal
The Pentagon’s top official is considering ways to increase the tempo of U.S. operations in Africa in the wake of a deadly Oct. 4 ambush in Niger by militants affiliated with the Islamic State extremist group, a Republican senator said Friday.
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After Video Refutes Kelly’s Charges, Congresswoman Raises Issue of Race

October 21, 2017
Yamiche Alcindor, Michael D. Shear | The New York Times
Video of a 2015 speech delivered by Representative Frederica S. Wilson revealed Friday that John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, misrepresented her remarks when he accused her of bragging about securing $20 million for a South Florida F.B.I. building and twisting President Barack Obama’s arm.
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Trump sets new conditions for U.S. to stay in Iran nuclear deal, tossing issue to Congress

October 14, 2017
Abby Phillip, Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
President Trump on Friday officially disavowed the international nuclear deal with Iran, undermining but not terminating an agreement he called weak and poorly constructed.
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Recapping Gen. John Kelly’s first few months as chief of staff

October 13, 2017
Chief of Staff John Kelly addressed his new role at a rare press conference this week.

President Trump takes on the Iran deal, health care, and the Republican Party

October 13, 2017
President Trump moves to dismantle Obamacare on his own.
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