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Analysis: Trump embraces turmoil as strategy

October 14, 2017
Julie Pace | Associated Press
Unable or unwilling to completely erase his predecessor’s signature initiatives, President Donald Trump this week turned to another approach: wreaking havoc.
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Trump puts faith in religious right

October 14, 2017
Joan Biskupic | CNN
In recent weeks, the Trump administration has plunged into fights long sought by the religious right, issuing a 25-page memo bolstering legal protections for people of faith, rolling back employers' requirement for birth-control coverage and reversing a policy that included LGBT employees under US anti-discrimination law.
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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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Trump to set new conditions for U.S. to stay in Iran nuclear deal, tossing issue to Congress

October 13, 2017
Abby Phillip, Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Trump has frequently criticized the agreement as weak on Iran and unfair to the United States. But he has listened for months as important allies, a majority of his senior national security advisers and many congressional leaders have argued that it retains value for the United States.
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Trump set to decertify Iran deal and punt fixes to Congress

October 13, 2017
Margaret Brennan | CBS News
President Trump will unveil his strategy for dealing with Iran in a White House address Friday. The president is expected to refuse to certify that Iran is complying with the landmark nuclear agreement, but stop short of tearing it up. Instead, he is expected to give Congress the power to re-impose sanctions against Iran.
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Reversing Course, Trump Seeks to Reassure Puerto Rico

October 13, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump sought to reassure Puerto Rico on Friday that he was not abandoning the hurricane-ravaged island, shifting his message a day after blaming its leadership for the territory’s ongoing crisis and warning that he "cannot keep” federal troops and emergency workers “in P.R. forever.”
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Kelly: My job isn't to control Trump

October 13, 2017
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
President Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly discusses Trump's use of Twitter at the White House press briefing.
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