Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear
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Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of Americans’ business and personal income taxes through the U.S. House Thursday, edging the nation toward its biggest rewrite in three decades and President Donald Trump and the GOP toward their first major legislative triumph after 10 bumpy months of controlling government. However, the mostly party-line … Continue reading

Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China leader for release
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Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China leader for release

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged three suspended UCLA basketball players on Thursday to thank China’s president for their freedom after they shoplifted in China. The president’s suggestion came a day after he tweeted: “Do you think the three UCLA basketball players will say thank you President Trump. They were headed for 10 years … Continue reading

Manafort attacks special counsel’s case as ’embellished’
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Manafort attacks special counsel’s case as ’embellished’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Accused of multiple financial crimes, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman on Thursday attacked the strength of the evidence against him, saying the case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller is “embellished.” In a court filing Thursday, attorneys for Paul Manafort defended him as a “successful, international political consultant” who, by nature … Continue reading