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Trump nominates new interior secretary

by Alyssa Jackson
Posted 2/05/19, 11:54 am

President Donald Trump on Monday announced his nomination of David Bernhardt to head the Department of the Interior. Bernhardt served as the agency’s acting chief since January, after Ryan Zinke resigned amid ethics investigations.

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Trump, Pelosi agree to State of the Union date

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/29/19, 11:30 am

President Donald Trump on Monday accepted an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to deliver his State of the Union address on Feb. 5. “It is my great honor to accept,” Trump said in a letter to Pelosi. “We have a great story to tell and yet, great goals to achieve!”

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Congress, Trump agree to end record shutdown

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/25/19, 03:18 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said he would accept a bipartisan deal Friday to reopen the government until Feb. 15 without any additional money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The deal would end the 35-day partial government shutdown, the longest on record, and ensure shuttered federal agencies reopen and about 800,000 employees receive back pay. The House and the Senate were both expected to quickly bring the deal to a vote Friday.

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