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Ivanka Trump reverses course, will become a government employee

March 30, 2017
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
Responding to criticism from ethics groups, Ivanka Trump will officially become an unpaid government employee.
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Can President Trump Handle the Truth?

March 23, 2017
Michael Scherer | TIME
"The more the conversation continued, the more the binary distinctions between truth and falsehood blurred."
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White House stays firm on wiretap accusations

March 21, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
The White House is not backing down from President Trump’s Twitter claim that former President Barack Obama ordered a wiretap of his New York offices.
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What will it take for the president to retract his tweets about Obama?

March 20, 2017
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
President Trump will not let go of his claim that former president Barack Obama tapped his phones at Trump Tower during the election, despite no supporting evidence.
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Two federal courts block new travel ban & Trump praises populist President Jackson

March 17, 2017
Ban on travel from six Muslim-majority countries temporarily blocked.
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Trump Digs In on Wiretap, No Matter Who Says Differently

March 17, 2017
Peter Baker, Charlie Savage | The New York Times
The White House made clear on Thursday that it would stand by the president's unsubstantiated claim that President Obama secretly tapped his phones last year.
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Britain's top spies say Trump's claims they helped wiretap him are "nonsense"

March 17, 2017
Yochi Dreazen | Vox
Britain’s top electronic surveillance agency, the GCHQ, dismissed President Trump’s new charge that it helped former President Obama spy on Trump as “nonsense.”
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In Trump’s blueprint to reorder the federal government, echoes of Reagan ’81

March 16, 2017
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
President Trump’s governing blueprint represents the most ambitious effort to cut domestic spending since former President Ronald Reagan came to Washington in 1981.
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Both parties press FBI on wiretapping, Russia

March 16, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Lawmakers are getting antsy waiting for the FBI to provide any evidence that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower.
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