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Soothing the Nation? Trump Struggles Like No Other President

Soothing the Nation? Trump Struggles Like No Other President

By Julie Bykowicz | Aug 18
In of national crisis or tragedy, presidents typically shed their political skin, at least briefly.Like no other president in recent history, Trump has struggled with this part of his duties.

16 out of 17 Members of President's Arts Council Quit Over Trump Remarks

16 out of 17 Members of President's Arts Council Quit Over Trump Remarks

Aug 18
Another presidential advisory committee appears to be breaking up. Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and virtually the entire membership of the President's Committee On the Arts and Humanities have announced their resignation.

Log Cabin Republicans Statement on Charlottesville Lacks Mention of White Supremacists, Trump

Log Cabin Republicans Statement on Charlottesville Lacks Mention of White Supremacists, Trump

Aug 18
As high-ranking Republicans continued to blast the White House's response to the violence at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, LGBT conservative group Log Cabin Republicans appears to be standing by the president -- albeit silently

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

By Steve Peoples | Aug 17
One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president.

Trump Leaves Top Strategist's Future in Limbo: 'We'll See'

Trump Leaves Top Strategist's Future in Limbo: 'We'll See'

By Jonathan Lemire and Julie Bykowciz | Aug 16
President Donald Trump is saying "we'll see what happens" with top strategist Steve Bannon.

Ten Commandments Judge Faces Runoff in Alabama Senate Race

Ten Commandments Judge Faces Runoff in Alabama Senate Race

By Kim Chandler | Aug 16
Alabama's famed Ten Commandments judge, Roy Moore, has forced a Senate primary runoff with president-backed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange.

Combative Trump Insists Anew; Blame Both Sides for Violence at White Supremacist Rally

Combative Trump Insists Anew; Blame Both Sides for Violence at White Supremacist Rally

By Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace | Aug 15
President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them.

Carly Fiorina to Headline Log Cabin Republican's Annual Shindig

Carly Fiorina to Headline Log Cabin Republican's Annual Shindig

Aug 15
Only in America can someone actively campaign against LGBTQ rights and end up the keynote speaker for an LGBTQ political organization's annual fund raiser.

Woman Gets OK for License Plate Inspired by 'Covfefe' Tweet

Woman Gets OK for License Plate Inspired by 'Covfefe' Tweet

Aug 15
Ohio officials have granted a woman's request to have President Donald Trump's mysterious tweeted typo, "covfefe," on her license plate.

Scaramucci: If It Were Up to Me, Bannon Would Be Gone

Scaramucci: If It Were Up to Me, Bannon Would Be Gone

Aug 15
Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Donald Trump's administration.

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