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Joe Walsh and Mark Sanford are leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Trump, while Jeff Flake is taking recruitment calls and John Kasich plans a visit to New Hampshire.

  • Aug 21, 2019

The two sides are close to agreement on an initial withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider peace negotiations, officials said.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to people involved in internal discussions.

  • Aug 15, 2019

The treasury secretary had repeatedly refused to pin China with such a designation.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Throughout his career as a real estate magnate, a celebrity provocateur and a politician, Donald Trump has recoiled from being called the r-word, even though some of his actions and words have been plainly racist.

  • Aug 11, 2019

Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”

  • Aug 8, 2019

A unifying message Monday stood in stark contrast to more than 2½ years of name-calling, demonizing minorities and inflaming racial animus, much of it on Twitter.

  • Aug 5, 2019

After yet another mass murder the question surrounding the president is no longer whether he will respond as other presidents once did, but whether his words contributed to the carnage.

  • Aug 4, 2019

The president, long suspicious of paper trails, seethed that contemporaneous memos by aides became primary source material for the special counsel’s report.

  • Apr 19, 2019

"I'm not going to campaign against someone I've been a friend with and worked with,” Corker said.

  • Apr 18, 2018
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