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Reforming Trump

Politics | Some random contacts offer ideas
by Joel Belz
Posted 2/13/20, 04:53 pm

To say that President Donald Trump marches to his own drummer is to cut off debate before it even begins. You may or may not like the way he’s gone about things—but either way, you’re pretty much forced to agree that his has been a unique approach.

But just suppose that one of his aides were to email you this week to say: “The president is seeking some thoughtful outside-the-box thinking. If you had the ability and power to change just one thing about his administration, what would it be?”

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Trump releases 2021 budget

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/10/20, 01:06 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump has a $4.89 trillion plan for running the country if he wins reelection in November. His 2021 budget, released Monday, proposes cuts to social safety net programs and foreign aid and asks for increases for defense, veterans, and building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Associated Press/Photo by Patrick Semansky

Trump celebrates gains amid acrimony

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/05/20, 08:43 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump expounded an optimistic theme of a “great American comeback” while Democrats openly showed their disgust at his third State of the Union address.

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