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Will Trump's Muslim Ban Be Included in the GOP Platform?
For those who worry that Donald Trump , the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, will stray from the party’s core ideology, Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso wants to be clear: he won’t. Sen. Barrasso, who will chair the Republican Platform Committee at the party's convention in Cleveland this
'This Week' Transcript: Paul Manafort, Sen . John Barrasso , and Sen. Dianne Feinstein
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON May 29, 2016 and it will be updated. JON KARL: Now to the democratic side, where Hillary Clinton is trying to put away Bernie Sanders , at the same time dealing with that scathing report from the State Department ’s inspector general on her use of
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort
Donald Trump hit the magic number 1,237 delegates this week to clinch the GOP presidential nomination . As Trump pivots to the general election battle, his Campaign Chair and Chief Strategist Paul Manafort weighs in on what’s next for the presumptive Republican nominee, Sunday on “This Week.” And
The Note: Trump Clinches the Nomination
NOTABLES DONALD TRUMP CLINCHES REPUBLICAN NOMINATION AFTER SECURING REQUIRED DELEGATES: Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the Republican Party 's presidential nomination . Based on ABC News’ analysis of pledged delegates won and commitments made by unbound delegates,
GOP Lawmakers Call for Top White House Adviser Ben Rhodes to Be Fired in Wake of New York Times Profile
The fallout over the New York Times profile on of one of President Obama’s top foreign policy advisers is showing no signs of abating, with some Republicans on Capitol Hill calling for the adviser to be fired for “tarnishing the Office of the President” and holding a hearing on whether the
High-Ranking Republican Sen. John Thune: Paul Ryan-Donald Trump Meeting Is 'Really Important'
Sen. John Thune (R-SD), the third-ranking Republican in the Senate , told reporters today he hopes that House Speaker Paul Ryan comes around to supporting Donald Trump as his party’s presumptive nominee. “Yeah, he’s a major leader in our party,” Thune said when asked if Ryan’s criticism of Trump
What We Know About Donald Trump's Meetings on Capitol Hill
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump will travel to Washington, D.C., Thursday for a series of meetings with top Republican leaders in an effort to bring the party together after a messy and divisive primary race. Here's what to expect: Trump's Meetings Trump has at least three
Another White House vs. GOP Immigration Spat
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WELL, THAT DIDN’T GO WELL: President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor yesterday to implore the GOP’s floor guardian to take up the Senate’s comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor’s response, there’s no way that is ...
Congress Gone Wild? Lawmakers Take on Spring Break
ABC’s Alexander Mallin, Erin Dooley and Ryan Struyk report: Congress’ annual two-week Spring vacation from the nation’s capital is well underway, and many of the 535 lawmakers are following the tradition of sharing their wild (and in some cases, mild) experiences via social media. What...
Washington Lawmakers Head to Ukraine, Empty-Handed
Here’s what Congress is sending to Ukraine this week: eight U.S. senators to meet with leaders of the country’s interim government. Here’s what Congress isn’t sending to Ukraine: an aid package for the people of the embattled nation. Congress has been embroiled for the past...