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Trump demands end to ‘phony investigations’

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/22/19, 01:57 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with congressional Democrats on Wednesday after telling them he would not work with them unless they ceased their investigations into his administration. At a meeting two weeks ago, the president and Democrats agreed to improve the nation’s roads, bridges, and power systems with a bipartisan infrastructure package. They planned to address how to secure the estimated $2 trillion needed for the plan in Wednesday’s meeting.

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Trump schedules state visit to Britain

by Kent Covington
Posted 4/24/19, 11:01 am

Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will travel to Britain in June for a three-day state visit as guests of Queen Elizabeth II. Though many U.S. presidents have visited the monarch, only George W. Bush and Barack Obama were honored with a state visit. Such visits typically feature ceremonial greetings, a horse-drawn carriage ride, and a banquet with the queen at Buckingham Palace. The president will also meet with Prime Minister Theresa May during the visit.

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Cain withdraws from Fed nomination

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/22/19, 01:06 pm

President Donald Trump said Monday that he would no longer consider Herman Cain for a seat on the Federal Reserve board. Cain was expected to bow out after a number of senators, including Republicans, voiced concerns that he may not be “politically independent.” The former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza dropped out of the 2012 presidential race amid allegations of sexual harassment and infidelity. “My friend Herman Cain, a truly wonderful man, has asked me not to nominate him for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board.

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