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The president’s proposed budget would increase defense-related spending by $54 billion and cut virtually the same amount from other federal agencies while preserving Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid — setting up a potential clash with Republicans in Congress who insist those entitlement programs must be overhauled to ensure the government’s fiscal health.
GOP lawmakers have differing ideas on health care, tax reform and federal spending, and they are looking for marching orders.
The Daily 202
“Nobody knew health care could be so complicated,” President Trump mused to 46 governors visiting the White House. Except everyone in his audience has long known exactly how complicated this issue is.
Donald Trump Jr., Donald Trump and Joo Kim Tiah attend a ceremony for the hotel in 2013. (Reuters)
Donald Trump Jr., Donald Trump and Joo Kim Tiah attend a ceremony for the hotel in 2013. (Reuters)
Multiple protests are planned for the lavish grand opening of the new Trump International Hotel and Tower in this Canadian city, reflecting the tensions surrounding the unavoidable connection between the Trump presidency and the family’s global real estate and branding empire.
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It was not immediately known what caused the explosion. A man was airlifted to the burn center at Washington Hospital Center.
The country’s dwindling labor federations are taking a page from corporate America: firing some of their own employees.
Perspective
Rather than dining at one of D.C.’s finest spots, the president instead ventured less than a mile from the White House to eat at a restaurant in his own hotel.
Capital Weather Gang
Buckle up: The temperatures will swing from the 70s today to nearly 80 tomorrow before dropping as the week comes to a close — flurries are possible on Friday.
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Perspective
It’s fully reasonable to think we are going to have one of the earliest appearances in history of the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms. And they’re not the only precocious plants out there.
The longtime Redskins fan said the quarterback would play better if he didn't have to worry about his future with the team.
Only tenants in San Francisco, New York and Boston pay more than their counterparts in the District.
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The eight-bedroom, 13-bathroom, 24,000-square-foot mansion that is an homage to Versailles was purchased for $12 million — $2 million below its list price.
The class-action lawsuit against Sterling Jewelers, an American retailing giant behind the Jared the Galleria of Jewelry and Kay Jewelers stores, alleges female employees were routinely groped, demeaned and urged to sexually cater to their bosses to stay employed, according to just-released testimony.
The rising rates of the disease raise questions about whether screening should routinely start earlier than age 50.
Jacqueline and Angel Rayos-Garcia with their father. (Conor E. Ralph for The Post)
Jacqueline and Angel Rayos-Garcia with their father. (Conor E. Ralph for The Post)
For the past eight years, authorities have known that Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was undocumented and have allowed her to check in with immigration officials and return to her two American-born children and husband. But three weeks ago, a routine appointment ended with her deportation.
Malaysian police, meanwhile, said they would press murder charges against two women accused of carrying out the chemical weapon poisoning of Kim Jong Nam.
"It is time for you to get your groove back, media,” Stewart said. “You kind of let yourself go a little bit for these past few years."
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