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Politics Jun 28Trump tweets video with ‘white power’ chant, then deletes it
President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted approvingly of a video showing one of his supporters chanting “white power," a racist slogan associated with white supremacists.
Politics Jun 28Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against U.S. troops
President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he had been briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan, and he appeared to minimize the allegations…
Politics Jun 27Pence cancels some political events because of virus spikes
Vice President Mike Pence called off campaign events in Florida and Arizona this coming week as the states experience a surge in new coronavirus cases.
Nation Jun 25As many as 20 million in U.S. have had COVID-19, officials say — 10 times more than previously thought
U.S. officials believe as many as 20 million Americans have contracted the coronavirus since it first arrived in the country. That's nearly 10 times as many infections as the 2.3 million cases that have been confirmed so far.
Politics Jun 17Bolton says Trump asked China to help him get reelected
A new book by former national security adviser John Bolton says President Donald Trump pleaded with China's president during a 2019 summit to help his reelection prospects by purchasing more American farm products.
Politics Jun 16WATCH: Trump signs executive order on police reform
Embracing a new priority, President Donald Trump is set to announce executive actions on police procedures and Senate Republicans are preparing a package of policing changes as the GOP rushes to respond to mass demonstrations over the deaths of George…
Nation Jun 12Downplaying virus risk, Trump gets back to business as usual
At the White House, aides now routinely flout internal rules requiring face masks. The president's campaign is again scheduling mass arena rallies.
Economy Jun 05WATCH: Trump hails jobs report, but unemployment rate still high
President Donald Trump is expected to speak about the latest U.S. unemployment numbers at the White House June 5 ahead of a trip to Maine.
Nation Jun 03WATCH: Esper breaks with Trump, opposes using military for protests
Esper says active-duty troops in a law enforcement role should be used in the United States "only in the most urgent and dire of situations," adding, "We are not in one of those situations now."…
Politics Jun 01LISTEN: Trump tells governors they are ‘weak,’ urges crackdown on protests
Trump spoke to governors on a video teleconference that also included law enforcement and national security officials, telling the state leaders they “have to get much tougher."…