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Trump goes big with White House Christmas, but who pays?
Christmas at the White House in the eyes of President Donald Trump has been a “big” and “merry” affair in his first year on the job. “I told you that we would be saying ‘Merry Christmas’ again, right?” the president told a gathering at a recent speech in Missouri. The Trumps are ringing in the
Painting the powerful: Artists share process of capturing presidential couples on canvas
It was May of 1998 and artist Ginny Stanford was at the White House meeting then-first lady Hillary Clinton for the first time. “I think the thing that struck me most about that meeting was how beautiful she was in person,” Stanford told ABC News in an interview. Stanford had been chosen to paint
Nov. 19, 1999: Laura Bush on her early days with George W. Bush
Laura Bush reveals more about her background and recounts what is was like to meet her husband.
White House press secretary says it's 'highly inappropriate' to debate 4-star general
ABC News' powerhouse political team breaks down the latest news out of today's White House press briefing.
Families of the fallen share personal stories of past presidents reaching out
As President Donald Trump faces criticism over his comments to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, the families of the fallen say their conversations with past American presidents attempting to offer condolences sometimes drew their grief into sharp relief. Trump called Myeshia Johnson Tuesday in
ANALYSIS: Melania Trump takes a step forward
Standing as a mostly silent presence at the president’s side on his visits to foreign capitals and domestic disaster areas, Melania Trump today stood on her own while addressing a luncheon for spouses of other world leaders at the United Nations. It was not a speech calculated to challenge anyone
First lady Melania Trump delivers remarks at UN luncheon
ABC News' Cokie Roberts and author Andy Och discuss Trump's speech and the impact first ladies have on society.
Why the U.S. got involved in Afghanistan, and why it's been difficult to get out
The narrative and goals for what has become America’s longest war have shifted in the past 16 years, and they may take a new turn Monday night, as President Donald Trump is expected to announce his policy approach for Afghanistan. The war started in October 2001 in the wake of the September 11th
Clinton addresses losing to Trump, Comey, sexism, and her thoughts on therapy in new interview
It's been nearly seven months since Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump . Now, she’s re-emerging onto the national scene to give a window into her post-election life. New York magazine released on Friday next week's cover story, in which Clinton shares her
Melania, Ivanka Trump promote women's empowerment abroad
Ivanka Trump attended a roundtable on women and economics in Saudi Arabia while the first lady visited a school and an all-women business center.