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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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Melania Trump Uses Phrases From Michelle Obama’s 2008 Convention Speech

July 20, 2016
Michael Scherer | TIME
Aspiring First Lady Melania Trump earned high praise for her Republican Convention speech Monday night. It was optimistic, compassionate and apparently heartfelt.
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Donald Trump’s coronation week as GOP standard-bearer begins

July 18, 2016
The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was action-packed. What can we expect to see Monday night? Rachel Martin of NPR reports from the convention floor, while Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to Indiana Gov. MIke Pence, presumptive vice presidential nominee.
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All about Donald Trump’s early years, from troubled teen to military academy and business school

July 18, 2016
Gwen Ifill launches the NewsHour”s series on Donald Trump’s life and times, from a decision to shun alcohol, to military academy and eventually business school. Trump’s developer dad Fred was his biggest influence, and his work with his dad laid the groundwork for his executive career.
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