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Donald Trump Campaign Manager Talks Latest Controversies
Kellyanne Conway talks to "GMA" about Trump's claims that Hillary Clinton is a bigot and his stance on immigration.
Vice President Biden Uses Turkey Visit to Try to Ease Tensions
In a visit to Ankara, Turkey, today, Vice President Joe Biden sought to ease heightened tensions with Turkey as the country continues to recover from a failed coup attempt last month. In a press conference alongside Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, Biden offered a message of solidarity and
Milwaukee Unrest Continues Through 2nd Night, 1 Person Reported Shot
This story has been updated with new details. Milwaukee police say they are battling continued unrest early Monday morning, making multiple arrests and rushing one shooting victim and at least one officer to the hospital in the second night of violence following a fatal police shooting. The
President Declares Emergency in Louisiana Floods: More than 20,000 Rescued From Cars and Homes
President Obama has approved a request from the governor of Louisiana for federal emergency funds to help the state recover from the historic floods that have caused at least five deaths, stranded 20,000 and submerged thousands of homes and vehicles. "This evening, the President spoke with
The Note: Trump Whiplash
NOTABLES --TRUMP EXPLAINS CALLING OBAMA THE 'FOUNDER OF ISIS' AS SARCASM: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted early this morning that he was being sarcastic when he called President Obama the "founder of ISIS," despite standing by the original comments multiple times over the past
Nancy Pelosi Blasts Donald Trump's 'Bizarre' Rhetoric: 'Verbal Poo-Poo'
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi had strong words for Donald Trump at this morning’s press conference , blasting his “bizarre” rhetoric, which she said is “reminiscent of demagogues who want to be in the press no matter what they have to say. They make their ‘verbal poo-poo’ anyplace to get
The Note: Trump Talks Economy
NOTABLES --TRUMP TO PROPOSE EXCLUDING CHILD CARE EXPENSES FROM TAXATION IN MAJOR ECONOMIC SPEECH: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to propose excluding child care expenses from taxation in a major economic speech today, according to a senior-level campaign source. In a broad
The Note: Trump and the Plane
NOTABLES --TRUMP REPEATS APPARENT FALSE CLAIM OF IRAN CASH TRANSFER VIDEO: Donald Trump again referred to a video he claims to have seen of the $400 million exchange between the U.S. and Iran — despite his campaign saying otherwise. "You know, it was interesting because a tape was made," Trump said
Trump Repeats Apparent False Claim of Iran Cash Transfer Video
Donald Trump again referred to a video he claims to have seen of the $400 million exchange between the U.S. and Iran — despite his campaign saying otherwise. "You know, it was interesting because a tape was made," Trump said to supporters at a rally in Portland, Maine, today. "You know why the tape
President Obama Says 'of Course the Elections Will Not Be Rigged'
President Obama mocked Donald Trump 's suggestion that the November election could be "rigged" Thursday. "Of course the elections will not be rigged. What does that mean?" Obama asked when he was questioned about Trump's comments at a press conference Thursday. "I've never heard of somebody