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The Note: Trump returns to a lonelier Washington after damage of Charlottesville
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Strategy, at last: President Trump makes his third primetime address to the nation as president tonight, outlining the path forward for the U.S. in Afghanistan . Anything happen while he was gone? The president is back in Washington after a working vacation and has a
Trump’s generals 'have to stay' in Cabinet to 'right the ship': Obama official
The secretary of Homeland Security for President Obama said that despite recent talk of "whether people should resign from the White House," the military leaders now serving in top positions for President Donald Trump need to stay to "right the ship." ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent
Trump has 'inside information' on who protested in Charlottesville, says Falwell Jr. in defense of president
Evangelical Christian leader Jerry Falwell Jr. defended President Donald Trump 's comment that there were "very fine people on both sides" in the Charlottesville protests, saying the president "had information I didn't have" about who participated in the demonstration against removal of a
'This Week' Transcript 8-20-17: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Jeh Johnson
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on August 20, 2017 and it will be updated. MARTHA RADDATZ , ABC NEWS: And Jerry Fallwell Jr. joins me now. Thanks for joining us this morning, Mr. Fallwell. On Twitter this week, you praised what you called the president's bold, truthful statement about
Former Obama DHS Secretary: 'Confederate monuments are a threat to public safety'
Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Confederate monuments are "becoming symbols and rallying points for white nationalism, for neo-Nazis, for the KKK."
Susan Rice meets with Senate Intel Committee as part of Russia probe
Susan Rice , former President Barack Obama's national security advisor, met Friday with the Senate Intelligence Committee for a private interview as part of the panel's investigation into Russian election interference. “Ambassador Rice met voluntarily with the Senate Select Committee on
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway on Senate health care bill: 'These are not cuts to Medicaid'
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with President Trump's counselor.
Trump calls Russia election hack a 'big Dem hoax'
President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to call Russian interference in the 2016 election a "big Dem hoax" and slammed the Democratic National Committee over how it dealt with the hacking of its email systems last year. “Why did the DNC REFUSE to turn over its Server to the FBI , and
The Note: Senate’s unhealthy start on health care
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Time to show their work : Senate Republicans share their health care draft this morning after negotiating it behind closed doors. The bill is expected to roll back Medicaid expansions but more gradually than the House bill, and establish tax credits to help consumers buy
Former Homeland Security chief testifies on Capitol Hill, detailing how Russia meddled in the 2016 Presidential election
Jeh Johnson says there's no doubt Russia President Vladimir Putin was behind the cyber attacks.