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House committee to question WH Communications Director Hope Hicks

January 16, 2018
Kristen Welker, Tim Stelloh | NBC News
The House Intelligence Committee is expected to question White House Communications Director Hope Hicks as part of its probe into Russian meddling into the 2016 election, a source confirmed to NBC News on Monday.
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Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on immigration

January 16, 2018
Robert Costa, Josh Dawsey, Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
When President Trump spoke by phone with Sen. Richard J. Durbin around 10:15 a.m. last Thursday, he expressed pleasure with Durbin’s outline of a bipartisan immigration pact and praised the high-ranking Illinois Democrat’s efforts, according to White House officials and congressional aides.
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Debate over whether Trump is racist revived by comments

January 13, 2018
Julie Pace | Associated Press
More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump’s incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president racist?
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Donald Trump’s lawyer arranged $130,000 hush payment to porn star, report says

January 13, 2018
Geoff Bennett | NBC News
President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer is denying a report claiming Trump had a sexual encounter with an adult film star while married to Melania.
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What Trump's Language Means For Immigration Overhaul

January 13, 2018
Susan Davis | NPR
President Trump's reported use of vulgar language this week at a bipartisan meeting on immigration has upended those talks and raised the threat of a government shutdown.
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Tough road to spending deal gets tougher as shutdown looms

January 13, 2018
Erica Werner | The Washington Post
A week from a government shutdown deadline, lawmakers had no clear path to a deal Friday, each side was already blaming the other for a potential failure, and emboldened Democrats seized on President Trump’s incendiary comments about immigrants to insist they would hold firm in their demands.
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A Senior Republican Senator Admonishes Trump: ‘America Is an Idea, Not a Race’

January 13, 2018
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
It was just after President Trump had finished railing in the Oval Office against African immigrants he said came from “shithole countries” when a senior Republican senator, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who was there to negotiate a deal on immigration, spoke up.

The impact of President Donald Trump’s explicit insult, latest updates in the Russia probe

January 12, 2018
The charged and changing debates over immigration.
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