The Hill - Administration 7 April 2018

Taxpayer-funded security costs for Trump sons' trip to Dubai topped $70,000: report

Eric and Donald Trump Jr. traveled to Dubai this week on business related to the family’s company, costing taxpayers more than $70,000.Government purchase orders outlining the security costs for the Trump sons on their trip, including hotel stays...

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Trump says fire at Trump Tower has been put out

President Trump said that a fire that broke out at Trump Tower in New York on Saturday has been put out.In a tweet, the president thanked the firefighters that responded to the blaze, and offered assurances that his namesake skyscraper is a "well...

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Kelly losing favor of White House staff: report

Chief of staff John Kelly has lost his “credibility and influence” within the White House, according to a report from The Washington Post. Kelly was not fully consulted on recent key personnel decisions and has lost the support of some of the staff...

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Trump suggests DOJ ‘slow-walking’ document release

President Trump on Saturday suggested that the Justice Department is “slow walking” the release of documents related to a House Judiciary Committee investigation.“Lawmakers of the House Judiciary Committee are angrily accusing the Department of...

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Kelly threatened to quit chief of staff post last month: report

Chief of staff John Kelly reportedly “blew up” at President Trump and threatened to quit his position late last month.Sources familiar with the situation told Axios that Kelly exploded at Trump during an Oval Office meeting on March 28, and muttered...

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Trump tweets as National Guard troops deploy: 'We are sealing up our Southern Border'

President Trump touted his efforts to increase security at the border Saturday afternoon as National Guard troops began to deploy to the area."We are sealing up our Southern Border," Trump tweeted. "The people of our great country want Safety...

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Former Arizona governor: ‘It’s outrageous’ some states not sending National Guard to border

Former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) said Saturday "it's outrageous" that some states are refusing to comply with President Trump's order to send National Guard troops to secure the southern border with Mexico. "It's unfortunate they're just...

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With questions mounting, Pruitt fights for his job

As questions mount about his use of taxpayer funds and relationships with lobbyists, Scott Pruitt’s future remains uncertain.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator is reportedly arguing his case for why he shouldn’t be the...

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Secret US-North Korea talks reportedly underway to prepare for summit

The United States and North Korea have been directly communicating in secret to prepare for the upcoming summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, CNN reported Saturday, citing administration officials.Officials ...

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Vicente Fox trolls Trump with ‘hands are too small’ T-shirt

Former president of Mexico Vicente Fox is taunting President Trump with a t-shirt that says Trump can't build a border wall if his "hands are too small." Fox is selling the t-shirt to raise money for a leadership training fund.&...

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Roger Stone: 'Very dangerous' for Trump to interview with Mueller

Former informal Trump adviser Roger Stone said Friday that he thinks it would be a mistake for President Trump to sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller.During a CNN interview, Stone warned of a potential "perjury trap" for...

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Stormy Daniels' lawyer hints at ‘major announcement’ on person who threatened her

Stormy Daniels’s lawyer Michael Avenatti said on Saturday morning that he has a “major announcement” about a person who allegedly threatened Daniels to keep quiet about her alleged affair with President Trump.“Expect a major announcement...

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