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Parson: Trump ‘focused’ on situation with St. Louis couple

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said President Donald Trump is focused on and concerned about the possibility that a white St. Louis couple could face criminal charges for displaying guns as they defended their home during a racial injustice protest.

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Trump praise of ‘tormented’ Flynn raises pardon speculation

President Donald Trump voiced strong support last week for his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, raising speculation that a pardon may be coming after Flynn’s lawyers disclosed internal FBI documents they claim show the FBI tried to “intentionally frame” ...

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Poll: Americans sour on China amid pandemic, broader rivalry

Americans are increasingly hostile toward China as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on the U.S. and global economies and after three years of Trump administration antagonism toward the country, according to a nationwide poll. The poll, conducted last month by ...

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Trump directs halt to payments to WHO during virus pandemic

President Donald Trump said this week he was cutting off U.S. payments to the World Health Organization during the coronavirus pandemic, accusing the organization of failing to do enough to stop the virus from spreading when it first surfaced in ...

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Fauci comments on US virus response seem to draw Trump’s ire

Social restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus could have saved lives if they’d been started earlier, and when they’re eased new cases are certain to arise, said the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, seeming ...

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Trump challenges authority, independence of agency watchdogs

President Donald Trump is moving aggressively to challenge the authority and independence of agency watchdogs overseeing his administration, including removing the inspector general tasked with overseeing the $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package that passed Congress with bipartisan support. In four ...

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Presidents in health crises: Trump more hands-on than many

Woodrow Wilson was more focused on the end of World War I than a flu virus that was making its way around the globe, ultimately sickening hundreds of thousands of Americans, including the president himself. George W. Bush stood with ...

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Trump’s economic rescue package could approach $1 trillion

In a massive federal effort, President Donald Trump asked Congress to speed emergency checks to Americans, enlisted the military for MASH-like hospitals and implored ordinary people — particularly socially active millennials — to do their part by staying home to ...

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