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Donald Trump Cancels NBA Championship Invitation to Steph Curry and the Warriors

Klay Thompson (R) and Stephen Curry (L) outgunned Russell Westbrook as the Golden State Warriors scored an emphatic 111-95 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, on March 20, 2017
President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a White House invitation to the Golden State Warriors after star Steph Curry signaled reluctance to attend.

Donald Trump: I Might Have Made a Mistake by Endorsing Luther Strange


“We have to be loyal in life,” Trump said. “There is something called loyalty, and I might have made a mistake and I’ll be honest, I might have made a mistake.”

Donald Trump: Alabama Primary Race with Luther Strange ‘Close’

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting about tax reform in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, September 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump admitted on Friday that the Republican primary race in Alabama between appointed Senator Luther Strange and his primary challenger Roy Moore would be “close.”

Donald Trump Announces New Sanctions; Praises China Bank Decision on North Korea

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President Donald Trump praised China’s central bank after they ordered banks to cease doing business with North Korea.

Donald Trump: Puerto Rico ‘Absolutely Obliterated’ by Hurricane Maria

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President Donald Trump commented on the historic hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, promising to help rebuild the community.

Poll: Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan Hit New Lows with Republicans

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The latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows that Republicans are increasingly dissatisfied with their leaders in Congress.

‘He Will Let You Know’ — Rex Tillerson Confirms Donald Trump Decision on Iran Deal


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed that Donald Trump had made a decision about the Iran nuclear deal, but admitted that Iran was still technically in compliance with the agreement.

Donald Trump Calls Mexico, Offers Assistance After 7.1 Earthquake

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, pictured with Donald Trump in 2016 when Trump was a presidential candidate
President Donald Trump called Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico after the country suffered a massive 7.1 Earthquake near Mexico City.

Donald Trump Praises ‘Loyal’ Luther Strange Despite Filibuster Flip Flop

US President Donald Trump sips a glass after making a toast during a luncheon at the United Nations headquarters during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly September 19, 2017 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump again sent a message of support for appointed Alabama Senator Luther Strange as he faces a contentious Republican primary.

The Russians Are Coming! — Hillary Clinton Compares Herself to Paul Revere


“I feel like I’m a bit of a, you know, Paula Revere,” she said, adjusting the gender of the famous American patriot.

Donald Trump Mocks ‘Crooked Hillary’ After She Criticizes Speech to the United Nations

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President Donald Trump ridiculed Hillary Clinton for criticizing his speech to the United Nations, reminding the country that the Clintons failed to prevent North Korea from obtaining nuclear weapons.

Donald Trump Mocks ‘Crooked Hillary’ After She Criticizes Speech to the United Nations

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President Donald Trump ridiculed Hillary Clinton for criticizing his speech to the United Nations, reminding the country that the Clintons failed to prevent North Korea from obtaining nuclear weapons.

Donald Trump Urges Latin American Leaders to Challenge Venezuela Dictator Nicolás Maduro


President Donald Trump met with Latin American Leaders in New York City on Monday, urging them to challenge Venezuela dictator Nicolás Maduro.

‘I Say it Can Happen’ — Donald Trump Meets with Netanyahu on Israeli–Palestinian Peace

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"Historically, people say it can't happen,” Trump said during his remarks before the meeting. “I say it can happen.”

Donald Trump Shares Meme of Him Hitting Hillary Clinton with a Golf Ball

Donald Trump plays a stroke in 2012 as he officially opens his multimillion pound Trump International Golf Links course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
President Donald Trump retweeted an edited gif showing him hitting former failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with a golf ball.

Donald Trump High Fives 11-Year-Old Frank Giaccio Who Came to Mow White House Lawn


“Future of the country right there,” Trump said. “We’re lucky.”

Donald Trump Signs Congressional Resolution Condemning White Supremacists in Charlottesville

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President Donald Trump signed a Congressional resolution condemning the violence from white supremacists in Charlottesville — despite his assertion that there was violence on “both sides” of the protests.

Donald and Melania Trump Visit Hurricane Victims in Naples, Florida

From left, Vice President Mike Pence, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greet Florida residents impacted by Hurricane Irma in Naples on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump traveled to Naples, Florida, to visit with people affected by Hurricane Irma and thank Americans involved with the recovery efforts.

Donald Trump: Let DACA Recipients Stay; Not Amnesty

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President Donald Trump argued that allowing DACA recipients to stay in the United States would not be amnesty.

Donald Trump: ‘The Wall Will Come Later’ After DACA Amnesty Deal

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President Donald Trump confirmed to reporters that he was willing to deal with Democrats on amnesty for DACA recipients separate from funding for his promised wall.

Donald Trump: The Wall Is Actually Just Renovation of Old Fences

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President Donald Trump admitted that he wasn’t actually going to build a great new wall on the southern border but repair existing fences and build selective strategic border structures.

Report: Donald Trump Liked Steve Bannon’s ‘Articulate and Forceful’ 60 Minutes Interview

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President Donald Trump watched and enjoyed Steve Bannon’s interview with CBS anchor Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes, according to a report.

Hillary Clinton: Democrats Have Media ‘Disadvantage’ Thanks to Breitbart News

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Failed former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is worried that Democrats have a media disadvantage in the country thanks to the rise of conservative news.

More Bipartisanship: Donald Trump Hosts Dealmaking Dinner with Senate Democrats

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President Donald Trump hosted a dinner with six senators on Tuesday night, including three moderate Democrats.

Gary Cohn Plans Climate Change Meeting with World Leaders at United Nations

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President Donald Trump’s economic adviser Gary Cohn appears keen on working with the world about climate change, setting up a meeting next week at the United Nations to discuss the issue.

White House Press Grills Sarah Sanders About ’60 Minutes’ Steve Bannon Interview

Steve Bannon, executive chairman of Breitbart News, speaks with CBS News' Charlie Rose for a 60 Minutes interview in the "Breitbart Embassy" in Washington, DC, September 6, 2017.
White House reporters grilled Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Monday, asking her multiple questions about former chief strategist Steve Bannon following his interview with CBS that aired Sunday evening.

Donald Trump Remembers 9/11: ‘America Cannot Be Intimidated’

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attend a ceremony at the Pentagon's 9/11 Memorial in Washington, DC, on September 11, 2017, during the 16th anniversary of 9/11. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump spoke at the Pentagon on Monday, remembering the victims of 9/11 and renewing America’s commitment to fighting terrorists. “The terrorists who attacked us thought they could incite fear and weaken our spirit,” Trump said. “But America cannot be intimidated, and those who try, will soon join the long list of vanquished enemies who dared to test our mettle.” The president attended the memorial with members of his staff, including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. and Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis, who spoke at the ceremony. Trump recalled that Americans came together on September 11, despite their differences, to send a message to the world. “On that day, not only did the world change, but we all changed,” he reminisced. “Our eyes were opened to the depths of the evil we faced, but in that hour of darkness, we also came together with renewed purpose. Our differences never looked so small. Our common bonds never felt so strong.” He paid tribute to the 184 lives lost at the Pentagon and the Americans aboard Flight 77, the plane that struck the building. He spoke to the victims’ families who were present for the memorial. “I

Secret Service Orders Media to Clear White House Grounds

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White House journalists and media crews were ordered by the Secret Service to clear the North Lawn of the building on Monday.

Secret Service Orders Media to Clear White House Grounds

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White House journalists and media crews were ordered by the Secret Service to clear the North Lawn of the building on Monday.

Watch: Donald Trump and Melania Trump Lead Moment of Silence for 9/11

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President Donald Trump led a moment of silence at the White House to remember the victims of 9/11.

Steve Bannon: ‘The Swamp’ Will Take Decades to Drain

US President Donald Trump is seated for a a lunch with Republican Party House and Senate leadership, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) and House Speaker Paul Ryan, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on March 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel Ngan (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Former White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon revealed in a Sunday interview that he believes it will take decades to drain the swamp of Washington, D.C.

Steve Bannon: ‘Original Sin’ of Team Trump Was Embracing the Establishment

Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steve Bannon seen in an interview with Charlie Rose for CBS News' 60 Minutes.
Former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon says that the biggest mistake the Trump campaign made after winning the election was trusting the establishment to staff the populist president-elect's administration.

Steve Bannon: ‘Original Sin’ of Team Trump Was Embracing the Establishment

Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steve Bannon seen in an interview with Charlie Rose for CBS News' 60 Minutes.
Former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon says that the biggest mistake the Trump campaign made after winning the election was trusting the establishment to staff the populist president-elect's administration.

Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump’s Inauguration Speech a ‘Cry From the White Nationalist Gut’


Failed former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton can’t quit criticizing President Donald Trump, even though soundly defeated by her opponent.

Donald Trump at Camp David: ‘We’re Not Playing Politics, We’re Doing What’s Right’

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President Donald Trump met with cabinet members in Camp David to discuss the administration’s progress and challenges facing the United States including the threat posed by hurricanes.

Donald Trump Signs $15 Billion Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill

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President Donald Trump quickly signed the $15 billion relief bill on Friday for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Donald Trump Warns: ‘Get Out of the Way’ of ‘Epic’ Hurricane Irma

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President Donald Trump warned Americans living in the path of Hurricane Irma to prepare for the historic storm.

Steve Bannon: Media Are Right — ‘I’m a Street Fighter’

Steve Bannon, executive chairman of Breitbart News, speaks with CBS News' Charlie Rose for a 60 Minutes interview in the "Breitbart Embassy" in Washington, DC, September 6, 2017.
Former White House Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon identified himself as a “street fighter” in an interview with CBS anchor Charlie Rose.

‘You Have Nothing to Worry About’ — Nancy Pelosi Prompts Donald Trump Tweet to DACA Illegals

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President Donald Trump continued to signal support for illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children who received executive amnesty from former President Obama’s DACA program.

Steve Bannon on 60 Minutes: ‘No Room in American Society’ for the KKK and White Nationalists

Steve Bannon, executive chairman of Breitbart News, speaks with CBS News' Charlie Rose for a 60 Minutes interview in the "Breitbart Embassy" in Washington, DC, September 6, 2017.
Former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon believes that Americans should shun white nationalists, Neo-Nazis, and the KKK.
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