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Justice Dept. to Defend Trump in Ethics Lawsuit

President Donald Trump’s defense in a forthcoming lawsuit on his alleged business conflicts will be taxpayer-funded, the New York Times reports. The Justice Department will defend Trump in a forthcoming lawsuit by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in … 37 more words

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U.S. Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo to be President Donald Trump’s Central Intelligence Agency director. Jillian Kitchener reports. Congressman Mike Pompeo set to become the new CIA director, under President Donald Trump. 43 more words

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The Right Trump 'Surprises' Could Deliver Impressive Growth

The Ten Surprises of 2017 have a generally constructive tone. President Trump campaigned promising significant change to the American people. He raised expectations, and that’s why he won. 55 more words

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'It's just a friendship:' Brady talks about relationship with President Trump

Tom Brady has had to answer numerous questions about his friendship with President Donald Trump, whom the New England Patriots quarterback has been friends with for a number of years. 51 more words

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Trump orders hiring freeze for federal workers

Earlier in the day, Trump signed an executive order for a hiring freeze in the federal government. On Monday, Trump signed an executive order that will freeze federal hiring in every area of the government excluding sectors involving the military, public … 37 more words

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Analysis: Trump's trade plans to test his deal-making skills

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said he was protecting jobs as he officially pulled out from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday. But his ability to help the U.S. 44 more words

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