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Donald Trump cheers on Kelli Ward, primary challenger to 'toxic' Sen. Jeff Flake

President Trump on Thursday said it was “great” to see Republican Kelli Ward challenging Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who the president labeled “toxic” and a “non-factor” in the U.S. Senate. “Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who …

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Trump: Graham Telling ‘Disgusting Lie’ About My Stance Against White Supremacy, Flake Is ‘Toxic’

President Donald Trump ripped into Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) Thursday for his criticism of Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Va., tweeting he was telling a “disgusting lie” who couldn’t forget his “election trouncing.” Trump has been under fire since a Tuesday …

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Hayes: Where Are Trump's 'Very Fine People'?

Around dinnertime on August 14, President Donald Trump tweeted about the “truly bad people” who played a role in the Charlottesville race riots.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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White House Watch: President Trump Gets Ready to Decide on Afghanistan

Vice President Mike Pence is returning from his Latin American trip to Washington on Thursday, a day earlier than planned.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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Trump Lashes Out at 'Fake News': ''They Totally Misrepresent What I Say'

President Donald Trump slammed “Fake News” early Thursday on Twitter. “The public is learning (even more so) how dishonest the Fake News is,” the president wrote. “They totally misrepresent what I say about hate, bigotry etc. Shame!” Continue Reading....

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Kevin Brady would accept a tax code overhaul to jump-start economy

Congress’s chief tax-law writer said Wednesday that he’s willing to stomach a tax code overhaul that deepens the federal deficit in order to jump-start the economy, throwing his weight behind the White House’s goal of boosting jobs. That could mean expanding on existing deductions for …

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Kate Brown signs law that shields immigrant information

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a law limiting the information the state collects, in a move backers hope will shield the state’s illegal immigrants from danger of deportation. The new law, which takes effect immediately, still lets state and local police share information with federal …

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Steve Bannon: No military solution in North Korea

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon says there’s no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president’s recent pledge to answer further aggression with “fire and fury.” In an interview with The …

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Stuart Stevens: "Joe Biden? Possibly."

Stuart Stevens is something rare in politics:A campaign strategist who can write. Stevens has run just about every kind of campaign there is—he helped win elections for Bob Dole, Haley Barbour, and George W. Bush.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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If Democrats really want to win (and beat the alt-right) they must give their party back to local leaders

After Charlottesville, Trump took a full 48 hours to condemn actual neo-Nazis goose-stepping ten minutes from Thomas Jefferson’s birthplace. But even against this bleak and darkening backdrop, the Democratic Party just can’t seem to get its act together. Continue Reading....

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