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Nancy Pelosi: Donald Trump owes Obama an apology

(CBS) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, said Friday that President Trump should apologize to former President Obama – and the American people – for his unsubstantiated charge that Mr. Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped during the 2016 campaign. The Democratic leader spoke with Face the Nation moderator John Dickerson in an interview that […]
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Trump voter who uses Meals on Wheels surprised by proposed cuts

(CBS) – One element of President Trump’s budget proposal could sharply reduce funding for Meals on Wheels, which delivers nearly a million meals a day to the sick and elderly. At lunchtime, Meals on Wheels volunteer Sandra Bush makes visits to 18 seniors in Macon, Georgia. One of them is Sandra Deshazer, who said her […]
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With friends like these: Trump struggles to win GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans have a lot to say about their new president. Donald Trump’s proposed budget is “draconian, careless and counterproductive.” The health care plan is a bailout that won’t pass. And his administration’s suggestion that former President Barack Obama used London’s spy agency for surveillance is simply “inexplicable.” With friends like these, […]
2 weeks ago
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Donald Trump tax returns – portion of 2005 1040 to be released

(CBS News)- In 2005, Donald Trump paid $38 million or about 25.3 percent in taxes on an income of over $150 million, the White House said in a statement Tuesday night. In addition the White House said that Mr. Trump paid “tens of millions of dollars in other taxes such as sales and excise taxes […]
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Now-fired Preet Bharara boasts of ‘absolute independence’

NEW YORK (AP) — A defiant Manhattan federal prosecutor who says “absolute independence” was his touchstone for over seven years as he battled public corruption announced he was fired Saturday after he refused to resign. Preet Bharara, 48, revealed his firing on his personal Twitter account. Several hours later, it was learned President Donald Trump […]
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Senators Praise Gottlieb to head FDA

Nashville, TN (WDEF) – In recent statements, U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) are praising President Trump’s nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to serve as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “Dr. Gottlieb has impressive qualifications helping American patients as both a physician and in his previous roles at the […]
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Tennesseans to receive visit from President Trump; tickets available now

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – The newly elected President will be at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium next Wednesday evening, March 15th. The event will start at 6:30 P.M. Central time, although the doors will open at 3:30 P.M. The Tennessee Republican Party released the following statement from Chairman Scott Golden regarding the announcement of President Trump’s Nashville […]
4 weeks ago
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his overdrawn apocalypse

WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump’s estimation, the U.S. border isn’t merely porous, it’s “wide open.” Darkness and danger are everywhere, even Sweden. American infrastructure isn’t just in need of improvement but it’s in “total disrepair and decay.” The health law is not only flawed, but it’s an “absolute and total catastrophe.” His apocalyptic […]
1 month ago
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The Latest: Pence: US to ‘will hold Russia accountable’

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Europe (all times local): 10 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the United States will “hold Russia accountable” even as President Donald Trump searches for new common ground with Russia at the start of his presidency. Pence says at the Munich Security […]
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Newspaper goofs, uses “SNL” pic of Alec Baldwin for Trump story

(CBS) SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Alec Baldwin does a pretty convincing Donald Trump impersonation – just ask a newspaper in the Dominican Republic. El Nacional published an apology on Saturday after mistakenly running a photo of the actor doing his impression of the U.S. president on “Saturday Night Live” instead of Trump himself. Accompanying […]