As President Trump pulled back on a statement made at his news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, his unscripted aside and what appeared to be his handwritten notes were reminiscent of other signals that he has inserted into apologies to remind his followers that he will never be the kind of politician who is managed by staffers.
Strategists have counseled candidates and party leaders to focus on “kitchen table” issues. Now, they say, the political ground may have shifted.
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With the president’s Republican foes retiring or ailing, Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska is the ideal candidate to assume the role of leading conservative on trade and national security — if he stays.
For the Kremlin, the meeting with President Trump in Helsinki was just the beginning of a long-awaited U.S. thaw. Russian officials are likely to seek to ramp up the pressure on Trump to make good on his promise to improve U.S.-Russia relations despite the head winds in Washington.
The steep penalty, which centers on how Google bundles its apps on Android smartphones and tablets, marks the second time in as many years that the European Union has found that the company wields its power in a way that harms competition and consumers.
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This spate of missed deadlines was out of character for the Trump Organization, which receives hundreds of property-tax bills every year.
The money would be included in a homeland-security spending bill expected to be released in the House today.
James Comey, until recently a Republican, said the GOP-led Congress has failed to provide an adequate check on President Trump, who fired him last year.
Rep. Martha Roby, who condemned Donald Trump in 2016, defeated former congressman Bobby Bright and avoided becoming the third Republican House member to lose in a primary this year.
Witnesses said Makiyah Wilson’s mother held her as she cried, again and again: “Please don’t let my baby die.” Police were searching for the shooters, a group of masked men who drove up and opened fire indiscriminately.
The teams combined to hit 10 home runs, smashing a record set in 1971. The 8-6 victory by the American League had a slew of strikeouts and a few walks to go with the home runs — a perfect representation of baseball in 2018.
Walter Carr struck out finding a ride after his car broke down, but the college student wasn’t about to miss his first day of work.
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