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Trump ended rule to block mentally ill from getting guns
President Donald Trump has often pointed to mental illness as the underlying cause for mass shootings, but one of his earliest actions as president was to undo a regulation that would have made it more difficult for people with a known mental illness to buy guns. Nearly a year ago, on Feb. 28,2017,
Why is the US still in Afghanistan?
On Aug. 21, 2017, President Donald Trump addressed American soldiers and Army generals at the Fort Myers military base in Arlington, Virginia, announcing that he was taking a new approach to the war in Afghanistan – the longest war in U.S. history, and its costliest since World War II. Trump said
State of the Union viewership not 'highest in history,' despite President Trump's tweet
President Donald Trump ’s first State of the Union address drew 45.6 million television viewers -- ratings that, contrary to a tweet from the president, were lower than the most-watched speeches from the past three presidents. The number, reported by Nielsen , estimates the total number of viewers
Trump to deliver his 1st State of the Union address
High stakes this evening for president trump, who will stand before the congress and the nation in just a few hours now, delivering his first state of the union address. We'll told he will focus on the economy tonight, immigration, national security. And today, while at the white house, a tradition
The Note: 'Trivial fights' carry big consequences for Trump
The TAKE with Rick Klein The last time he spoke before Congress and the nation like this, President Donald Trump made a bold plea for Americans to end “small thinking” and unite after a long campaign. “The time for trivial fights is behind us,” the president declared last February, to a joint
5 things to watch for in President Trump's State of the Union Address
President Donald Trump has made headlines on everything from immigration reform to the NFL, from Russia to the border wall. But which of these topics will come up when he gives his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night? The White House offered five agenda items the president will
What to expect from President Trump's State of the Union address
Trump will talk about "building a safe, strong and proud America" in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, according to the White House.
Trump's first state of the union address comes amid Russia investigation
Democrats are renewing their efforts to shield the special counsel from being fired.
Trump's slurred speech opens him up to ridicule from comedians
President Donald Trump 's apparent flubbing of several words in Wednesday's public speech about relocating the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem opened him to a host of jokes later that night on the late-night scene. In addition to slurring multiple words, Trump ended the speech with “God bless
Powerhouse Politics: Director Rob Reiner on his new film, 'LBJ'
Reiner compares the presidencies of Johnson and Trump, and comments on the Harvey Weinstein allegations.