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Reporter unloads on deputy press secretary at White House briefing: ‘What you just did is inflammatory!’

Reporter unloads on deputy press secretary at White House briefing: ‘What you just did is inflammatory!’President Trump’s ongoing battle with the media boiled over during the White House press briefing on Tuesday when a reporter tore into Sarah Huckabee Sanders for complaining about the “constant barrage of fake news.”


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Trump resorts have a fake Time cover on the walls, featuring guess who?

Trump resorts have a fake Time cover on the walls, featuring guess who?The Washington Post reports at least four of President Trump's golf resorts have phony Time magazine covers featuring the commander in chief.


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Senate Republicans suddenly delay health care vote, Trump tells GOPers he won't 'like' if bill fails

Senate Republicans suddenly delay health care vote, Trump tells GOPers he won't 'like' if bill failsSenate Republican leadership abruptly decided to delay a vote on their plan to begin voting on a sweeping and controversial overhaul of the nation’s health care system.


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Why it’s so hard to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare—or almost anything else

Why it’s so hard to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare—or almost anything elseRepublicans keep trying to roll back social welfare programs but seldom succeed. Americans often agree with them in the abstract but like their benefits.


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Hillary Clinton: Reading ‘Harry Potter’ builds compassion for immigrants, refugees

Hillary Clinton: Reading ‘Harry Potter’ builds compassion for immigrants, refugeesFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cited a study that found reading “Harry Potter” helped to build compassion for marginalized groups in children.


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U.S. human trafficking report demotes China; Myanmar upgraded

U.S. human trafficking report demotes China; Myanmar upgradedThe State Department’s annual trafficking report, released Tuesday, found progress as well as backsliding and has already been criticized for two moves.


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Attack ads pressure GOP senators on health care bill

Attack ads pressure GOP senators on health care billAmid increasing uncertainty that Senate Republicans will be able to pass their health care bill before the July 4 recess, numerous super-PACs and advocacy groups have taken it upon themselves to run attack ads to sway the vote.


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Former GOP Rep. Jolly: Affordable Care Act gave me a ‘safety net’

Former GOP Rep. Jolly: Affordable Care Act gave me a ‘safety net’A Florida Republican who earlier campaigned against the Affordable Care Act came to a new view of it after he lost his insurance coverage.


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Trump promotes faulty White House math on health care

Trump promotes faulty White House math on health careIn addition to the elementary math error, the president's tweets attacked CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, the Washington Post and the New York Times as "fake news."


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White House warns Syria may be readying chemical attack

White House warns Syria may be readying chemical attackThe White House warned strongman Bashar Assad that his regime would pay heavily for the slaughter of civilians.


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