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Office of the President
August 22, 2017 - 8:19 am
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Americans are "not going to hear ... the details," of U.S. military tactics in Afghanistan. Haley spoke to ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" following President Trump's announcement last night...
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ABC News
August 22, 2017 - 7:20 am
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. lawmakers were divided today on President Trump’s plans to increase the presence of the U.S. military in Afghanistan, with the House speaker lauding “a new Trump strategy,” for instance, while a fellow Republican in the Senate called it a “terrible idea.” Trump’s announcement...
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August 21, 2017 - 6:54 pm
(NEW YORK) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke up forcefully in a Facebook post on Monday against the recent violence in Charlottesville and the death of Heather Heyer , the woman killed when a car plowed into a group of counter protestors. “There are no sides,” Ryan wrote in an implicit critique of...
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ABC News.
August 21, 2017 - 5:54 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump moves out of his difficult Charlottesville week and into his national address on Afghanistan policy tonight with a poor but stable job performance rating and still-weaker grades for his handling of the neo-Nazi -fueled unrest – with vast gaps across groups...
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August 21, 2017 - 3:57 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Standing on a White House balcony, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump joined millions of Americans to watch the total solar eclipse Monday. At first, Trump was seen viewing the rare astronomical event without any special solar filters, which can cause serious damage...
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The Kuhner Report
August 21, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Welp, move over Spirit of St. Louis, we've got to make room; Colin Kaepernick National Anthem protest memorabilia is moving in as part of the Smithsonian's "Black Lives Matter" exhibit. Spearheading the effort was Civil Rights Activist, Harry Edwards, "I said, 'Don't wait 50 years to try to get...
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ABC News
August 21, 2017 - 11:42 am
(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump marked his 214th day in office Monday, ABC News looked at how Trump has divided his time between his many private properties and the White House. As of Sunday, with the president's return to Washington, D.C., from a working vacation at his New Jersey golf...
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ABC News
August 21, 2017 - 9:55 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump left his New Jersey golf club to head back to the White House on Sunday, ending a tumultuous 17-day working vacation. The president, along with first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron, arrived via helicopter at the Morristown Airport in New Jersey on...
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ABCNews.com
August 20, 2017 - 10:53 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is set to unveil a new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. The president will address the nation Monday night from Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia, "to provide an update on the path forward for America's engagement in Afghanistan and South Asia," according to a...
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