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The Trump administration is planning a more assertive role in overhauling the tax code than it did with the failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act, with some advisers working on a blueprint instead of letting Congress dictate details. But congressional Republicans and some within the administration do not agree on who should be in charge of the effort.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes later cited the classified documents in leveling the unproven charge that spy agencies improperly used their surveillance powers by gathering and sharing information about President Trump and his transition team. Today’s revelation is likely to fuel suspicions Nunes coordinated his activities with the White House.
One of the president’s most tenacious defenders, the California Republican at the head of an impartial probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has at times used his position as chair of the intelligence committee in ways that seem aligned with the interests of the White House.
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When Howard University Hospital opened in 1862, it stood out for the medical care it offered freed slaves and became an incubator for some of the country’s brightest African American physicians. But over the past decade, the facility has faced accreditation issues and has paid out at least $27 million in malpractice or wrongful death settlements, according to an examination by The Post.
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Many of the demonstrators were angry that the two suspects were undocumented immigrants who enrolled in Rockville High School after arriving illegally from Central America.
The 18-year-old had a shotgun, bombmaking materials and detailed plans, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said.
The first lady will be the special guest at a State Department awards ceremony.
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The new office will be staffed by former business executives and is an expansion of the influence of Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser.
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The first family walks to Marine One. (Jabin Botsford/Post)
She's rarely seen in New York City outside the tower that bares her husband's name. Paparazzi call her the "great white whale." Two months after President Trump's swearing in, the nation’s new first lady remains largely out of the public eye.
Scientists continue to publish research hinting that the changes could be altering the jet stream, and therefore, causing extreme weather to get stuck in place.
The airline defended a gate agent's decision Sunday to bar two teenagers from a flight for wearing leggings because they were flying on a company travel pass. But some travelers say the policy unfairly targets attire worn mostly by women.
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