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Trump administration hits the 50-day mark
Time flies: Today marks the 50th day of President Donald Trump 's administration and the halfway point in the storied "first 100 days." More than a week ago, Trump said that he would give himself an A for achievement but a C in messaging, though that self-assessment came before his address to a
Trump and Netanyahu speak by phone, discuss 'Iran's malevolent behavior in the region'
President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday, according to officials for both leaders. The pair had a wide-ranging conversation that addressed, in part, the recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. and the threat Iran poses to the Middle
Matthew Dowd: 'Donald Trump is never going to change'
And we are back now with the roundtable ABC news political analyst Matthew downed. White House reporter for Bloomberg politics Jennifer Jacobs. And chief correspondent for the Washington Post Dan balls welcome to all of you. I gotta start with it mapped out here because Tuesday night when we were
Former Democratic senator Joe Lieberman says Washington 'more divided than ever'
Former Senator Joe Lieberman said that during the first 40 days of the Trump presidency, people “seem to be more divided than ever.” Lieberman, a former Democrat who is now an independent and co-leads No Labels, a bipartisan organization dedicated to promoting compromise in politics in order to
Timeline of Jeff Sessions' connections with the Russian ambassador
The new revelations about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' meetings with the Russian ambassador during 2016 are the latest intersection between President Trump's team and Russian officials. A spokesperson for the Department of Justice dismissed Sessions' meetings as being a standard part of his job
Hundreds of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula contacts found in Yemen raid, US official says
Some of the valuable intelligence gleaned in the Navy SEAL raid in Yemen on Jan. 28 included hundreds of contacts for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula ( AQAP ) in the region and the West, a U.S. official told ABC News today. The U.S. official familiar with the intelligence gathered from the raid
The Note: New revelations over Sessions' contact with Russia
Trump's first 100 days with SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and VERONICA STRACQUALURSI Day No. 42 The big story: It’s Russia…again. Last night brought more threads connecting Trump associates and the Kremlin, but it was the bombshell Washington Post report that remains the big one this morning. Attorney General
Stock market soars after Trump's address to Congress
The Dow surged past 21,000 for the first time ever on Wednesday, after Trump's address to a joint session of Congress in which he promised "historic tax reform that will reduce the tax rate on our companies."
Joe Biden defends media, courts from 'dangerous' attacks
Former Vice President Joe Biden offered a strong defense of the media and judicial branch on Wednesday night, calling attacks on both institutions "corrosive" and "dangerous." While not mentioning President Trump by name, Biden's remarks at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. -- where he was accepting
Homeland Security to provide support to Jewish community following threats, vandalism
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced it will be assisting law enforcement efforts to support Jewish community centers in the aftermath of threats and instances of vandalism committed against them in recent weeks. The announcement, in a press release from DHS Secretary John Kelly,