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Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 08:16 PM CDT

Trump Promises Tax Cuts, Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Trump Promises Tax Cuts, Lower Prescription Drug Prices

President Donald Trump told supporters at a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday that after Obamacare is repealed and replaced, he can focus on tax cuts and cutting prescription drug prices.

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 07:32 PM CDT

Ivanka Trump Sued for Alleged ‘Unfair Competition’

Ivanka Trump Sued for Alleged ‘Unfair Competition’

Ivanka Trump's clothing company has been hit with a class action lawsuit by a San Francisco rag trade rival that claims she is cashing in on her father being President of the United States, NBC News reported....

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 07:09 AM CDT

First Daughter Ivanka Trump Gets West Wing Office

First Daughter Ivanka Trump Gets West Wing Office

Cementing her role as a powerful White House influence, Ivanka Trump is working out of a West Wing office and will get access to classified information, though she is not technically serving as a government...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 08:08 PM CDT

Counting Americans: A New Mideast Box on Census is Sensitive

Counting Americans: A New Mideast Box on Census is Sensitive

The Census Bureau on Feb. 28 for the first time recommended including the new category, which would mostly affect Muslims. The Office of Management and Budget is expected to make the decision later this year....

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 04:14 PM CDT

Analysis: Comey Delivers Political Gut Punch

Analysis: Comey Delivers Political Gut Punch

In sworn testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey said there was no evidence to support President Donald Trump's claims that Barack Obama wiretapped him and Trump Tower, as the...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 06:43 PM CDT

9/11 Families Sue Saudi Arabia in Terror Attacks

9/11 Families Sue Saudi Arabia in Terror Attacks

The lawsuit accuses Saudia Arabia of being "duplicitous": "It presented a public face to the United States and other Western countries of a nation fighting al Qaeda and terrorism while at the same time, as...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 06:16 AM CDT

On Twitter, Trump Puts His Spin on Intel Hearing

On Twitter, Trump Puts His Spin on Intel Hearing

President Donald Trump's official Twitter account, @POTUS, reacted six times on Monday to the testimony of the directors of the FBI and National Security Agency while the pair were in a hearing on allegations...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:45 PM CDT

Trump Goes Outside DC for Support on Revised GOP Health Bill

Trump Goes Outside DC for Support on Revised GOP Health Bill

President Donald Trump is deploying an outside and inside strategy to fulfill his campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare," seeking support beyond Washington before making an in-person pitch on Capitol...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 05:14 PM CDT

Spicer: Paul Manafort Played 'Very Limited' Role in Campaign

Spicer: Paul Manafort Played 'Very Limited' Role in Campaign

White House press secretary Sean Spicer answers a question from the White House press corps about President Donald Trump's statement that he is unaware of any contact between his campaign associates and Russia....

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:31 AM CDT

Already in Peril, Rural Hospitals Unsure on Health Care Bill

Already in Peril, Rural Hospitals Unsure on Health Care Bill

Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have been his last breath. He'd gone into cardiac arrest in his office, a co-worker called 911,...

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