Politics

Phoenix mayor to President Trump: Postpone your rally
August 17, 2017

ABC News(PHOENIX) — The mayor of Phoenix has a message for the president: Stay away. President Trump is slated to be…

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Unpacking the controversy over what Trump has said, and not said, on Charlottesville
August 17, 2017

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The reverberations from the violence in Charlottesville continue to echo as President Donald Trump faces further fallout from…

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Virginia Gov. calls for removal of Confederate statues
August 16, 2017

mcdustelroy/iStock/Thinkstock(RICHMOND, Va.) — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has called for all of the state’s public Confederate statues to be removed and…

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Steve Bannon slams far-right: 'These guys are a collection of clowns'
August 16, 2017

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Steve Bannon has broken his silence on last weekend’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, describing the…

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Sen. Orrin Hatch urges Trump to speak out on hate groups
August 16, 2017

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, urged President Trump not to equivocate when addressing white nationalists and the protesters…

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What led 2 White House economic councils to abruptly disband
August 16, 2017

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Fallout from President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, violence Wednesday cost the White House…

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Transcript of Trump's contentious Aug. 15 press conference
August 16, 2017

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –– Here is a transcript of the question-and-answer portion of President Donald Trump’s press conference on Tuesday,…

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Pence ignores questions on Trump's Charlottesville remarks, calls it a 'tragedy'
August 16, 2017

Agencia Makro/CON/Getty Images(SANTIAGO, Chile) — Vice President Mike Pence declined Wednesday to defend President Trump’s controversial comments casting “blame on both…

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Before questioning statue removal, Trump supported taking down Confederate flag
August 16, 2017

friendlydragon/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — At Tuesday’s combative press conference in Trump Tower, President Donald Trump questioned the removal of statues of Confederate…

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Bushes 'pray for Charlottesville' and 'reject racial bigotry'
August 16, 2017

Mark Ralston/Getty Images(KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine) — Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush released a joint statement on Wednesday in…

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