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Firestorm over Trump's denial of comments
Lawmakers who heard firsthand the president's reported derogatory comments about Haiti and Africa weighed in on the backlash and Trump's denial of the alleged remarks.
Puerto Rican governor slams government; says aid inadequate
Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello is slamming the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria, saying residents of the island, who are U.S. citizens, are being treated like "second-class citizens."
The Note: Trump's divisive language lands blow, Washington parries with policy
The TAKE with Rick Klein A month ago today, President Donald Trump ’s Republican Party lost an unlosable Senate race in Alabama, and it looked as if the GOP might end the year without a single major legislative victory. One week from now, there might be a broad immigration agreement on top of the
Bulgaria to make moves to get closer to eurozone
Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov says he wants to make moves to get closer to the eurozone currency group over the next six months while his country holds the European Union presidency
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2018. There are 360 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 5, 1953, Samuel Beckett's two-act tragicomedy "Waiting for Godot," considered a classic of the Theater of the Absurd, premiered in Paris. On this date: In
Trump to meet with GOP leaders after tax victory
ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd analyzes the Republicans' legislative strategy in the new year.
Outlook for Republican agenda in 2018
ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd weighs in on the momentum President Trump and the Republicans may have in the wake of the tax bill and comments on what they could get done in 2018.
Nov. 14, 1995: When the US government shut down
Political deadlock in Washington and the consequences elsewhere in the country which very much include a large measure of discussed. For the politicians of both parties millions of Americans have had their lives disrupted today because thousands of government workers are off the job. And there is
Senate continues working on tax overhaul tonight
Next here, to your money, to your taxes and drama on the senate floor late today. One independent analyst finding that the top 1% of Americans would get 62% of the benefit in ten years. And tonight, if you make $75,000 or less, what would this tax plan mean for your family? ABC's chief white house