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July 22, 2016
David Sanger | The New York Times
Donald J. Trump, in a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times here on Wednesday, outlined an approach to the use of American power that was decidedly unconventional — especially for the Republican Party, which has long favored an internationalist approach to foreign policy.
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A mighty challenge awaits Trump on Thursday night

July 21, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Donald Trump has left himself with a mighty challenge for the final day of the Republican National Convention. After three days of tumult and controversy, the success — or not — of the week now depends even more heavily than it should on his performance Thursday night.
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Donald Trump Sets Conditions for Defending NATO Allies Against Attack

July 21, 2016
Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Donald J. Trump, on the eve of accepting the Republican nomination for president, said Wednesday that if he were elected, he would not pressure Turkey or other authoritarian allies about conducting purges of their political adversaries or cracking down on civil liberties. The United States, he said, has to “fix our own mess” before trying to alter the behavior of other nations.
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Trump’s embrace of embattled speechwriter offers glimpse into loyal circle he has cultivated

July 21, 2016
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Meredith McIver, an employee valued by Donald Trump for her discretion and writing, took responsibility Wednesday for the plagiarized portions of Melania’s Trump’s speech to the Republican National Convention, thrusting a little-known loyalist into the spotlight she had long avoided.
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Donald Trump in One Word

July 20, 2016
Donald Trump was officially nominated as the GOP presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Tuesday, and he will deliver his acceptance speech Thursday night. We asked locals to describe the Republican nominee in one word. What would you say? Share your answer on Twitter #16for2016.
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How Donald Trump rose from real estate scion to TV ‘boss’

July 19, 2016
Just as Donald Trump was finishing business school, he set his sights on showbiz, investing in a Broadway production. But when that failed, he retreated to the family business of real estate, where he found success (as well as bankruptcy), climbed New York’s social ladder and courted controversy. Gwen Ifill explores the career path that led Trump to pursue the Oval Office.
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