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The White House was going to issue a statement praising John McCain — until Trump reportedly nixed it

President Donald Trump rejected a White House statement mourning the loss of John McCain and praising the late senator and war hero, according to a report from The Washington Post.

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Voices of opposition to tariff increase plan at US trade office hearing

More business representatives have voiced opposition to the White House’s plan to impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on Thursday at the ongoing hearing held by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR).

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White House counsel interviewed for 30 hours in Russia probe – NYT

The White House’s top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

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Sarah Sanders: U.S. Would Consider Relieving Turkey Sanctions if Pastor Brunson Released

The Trump administration would consider relenting on U.S.-imposed sanctions on Turkey related to the detention of Pastor Andrew Brunson if he is released, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Wednesday.

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White House condemns Turkey’s new tariffs on US imports

The White House has condemned the doubling of tariffs by Turkey on US cars, alcohol and tobacco imports, calling the move “a step in the wrong direction,” Reuters reports.

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No Specifics of Trump-Putin Second Meeting Determined Yet, White House Says

The White House has not determined yet any specifics regarding the second high level summit of the Russian and US presidents, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Tuesday.

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EU chief Juncker in Washington in bid to avert trade war with US

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker is in Washington today to discuss trade with US President Donald Trump at the White House.

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Trump envoys, Netanyahu discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects

U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior Middle East envoys met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects, the White House said, after holding separate talks with Arab leaders.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders is said to be ‘tired of taking on water for something she doesn’t believe in’ as Trump administration wades through immigration…

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has reportedly become “tired” of being the face of some of the controversial policies emerging from the Trump administration.

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It looks like John Kelly is giving up on trying to protect Trump from himself

White House chief of staff John Kelly appears to have stopped trying to be the buffer between President Donald Trump and the commander in chief’s worst impulses, according to a source familiar with Kelly’s thinking who was interviewed by Politico.

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ZTE Plummets After US Senate Puts Donald Trump Reprieve in Doubt

Shares of ZTE Corp plunged on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate’s passage of a defense bill set up a potential battle with the White House over whether the Chinese telecoms firm can resume business with its U.S

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U.S. to shorten length of visas for some Chinese citizens – White House

The U.S. government plans to shorten the length of visas issued to some Chinese citizens as part of a strategy to prevent intellectual property theft by U.S.

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What are the US Democrats’ big ideas?

One of the ongoing criticisms of Democrats since Barack Obama moved out of the White House is that the party has been defined by what it opposes, instead of what it wants to do.

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Donald Trump and Theresa May ‘looking forward to UK visit’

Donald Trump and Theresa May have held talks by telephone on a range of international issues, the White House has said. A White House statement said that both leaders “reiterated they are looking forward to the president’s visit to the United Kingdom in July”.

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South Korean president Moon Jae-in to visit US ahead of Trump’s N. Korea visit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will be making a visit to the White House later this month ahead of the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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