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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 22, 2019, before boarding Marine One for the trip to Camp David in Maryland. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 22, 2019 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday said he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep to deport people living in the U.S. illegally, including families, saying he would give lawmakers time to work out border solutions. The move came after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had called...
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June 18, 2019 - 10:09 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda...
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June 17, 2019 - 5:51 am
Washington DC (WBEN) - It was a fast moving hour and an inside look at President Donald Trump in multiple settings Sunday night as ABC News' chief anchor George Stephanopoulos spent 30 hours with President Donald Trump. During the broadcast, Stephanopoulos was flying on Air Force One to Iowa,...
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June 16, 2019 - 7:37 am
(WBEN'AP) In New York state government news, lawmakers are wrapping up the 2019 legislative session with big decisions on proposals to legalize recreational marijuana and authorize driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan to adjourn...
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June 12, 2019 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend a hearing on a...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump inspect the Guard of Honour, at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England. Like a bull who keeps going back to the china shop, Trump is returning to Europe. (Ben Stansall/Pool Photo via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 4:11 am
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday in a trip that the White House is billing as a chance to honor shared sacrifice and service between the United States and its longtime ally across the Atlantic. The agenda for Trump's weeklong journey is largely ceremonial: a state...
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June 02, 2019 - 6:34 am
(WBEN/AP) New York voters for years have experienced some of the longest wait times in the nation on Election Day. Attempts to fix the problem routinely became casualties of the divided politics of the state Legislature. That dynamic changed last November, when Democrats won majorities in both...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Washington, about the Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 30, 2019 - 5:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller said that charging President Donald Trump with a crime was "not an option" because of federal rules, but he used his first public remarks on the Russia investigation to emphasize that he did not exonerate the president. "If we had had confidence that...
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May 29, 2019 - 11:21 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he was legally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized that his Russia report did not exonerate the president. If he could have cleared Trump of obstruction of justice he "would have said...
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May 24, 2019 - 12:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — She's calling for an "intervention" to save the nation from him. He says she's "crazy." The enmity between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deteriorated Thursday into rude-and-then-some questioning of his fitness for office and her sanity, with personal...
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