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President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.

Trump says that his tweets being called racist ‘doesn’t concern’ him because ‘many people agree’ with him

"All I'm saying is that if they want to leave they can leave. It doesn't say leave forever," Trump said of his racist tweets.

Republican silence on Trump’s racist tweets shows how fearful they’ve become of defying him and losing voters

Republicans appear to be more afraid of alienating voters loyal to Trump ahead of an election year than with upholding their party's purported values.
Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump.

Pence’s chief of staff defends Trump’s racist tweets, becoming the first White House official to comment on them

Mike Pence's chief of staff is the first White House official to speak publicly of President Donald Trump's comments about some Democratic lawmakers.
Donald Trump and Paul Ryan

Trump reportedly refused to sign a 2018 spending bill unless Paul Ryan let him build suspense over it on Twitter

Trump was upset about a 2018 spending bill's lack of border-wall funding but signed it after Ryan agreed to let him air his grievances on Twitter.

Trump’s assistant Madeleine Westerhout was reportedly crying and ‘inconsolable’ on election night 2016 — but now says she̵...

Madeleine Westerhout is one of the most powerful people in the White House, according to a new book by the journalist Tim Alberta.
Sen. Bernie Sanders at night two of the Democratic debates.

Americans can’t agree on what socialism is but 20% still see it as a threat to the US

Almost 20% of likely Democratic voters are uncomfortable with socialism, suggesting Trump's political attacks may be an effective strategy.
Rep. Duncan Hunter walks out of the San Diego Federal Courthouse after an arraignment hearing on Thursday, August 23, 2018

Republican congressman illegally used campaign money for his extramarital affairs, DOJ says

The Justice Department accused Rep. Duncan Hunter of illegally spending campaign funds to "carry out a series of intimate relationships."
Maria Lila Meza Castro, a 39-year-old migrant woman from Honduras, runs away from tear gas with her five-year-old twin daughters at the US-Mexico border in November 2018.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls Trump’s migrant detention centers ‘concentration camps’ and his administration ‘fascist,’...

Ocasio-Cortez's remarks ignited a fierce debate over whether it's ethical to invoke the Nazis' genocide in criticizing the US's detention of migrants.
Rep. Norma Torres speaks on the House floor on Wednesday.

Democratic congresswoman says she’s tired of hearing ‘so many sex-starved males’ on the House floor talking about a woman’s ri...

"It is tiring to hear from so many sex-starved males on this floor talk about a woman's right to choose," she said.
President Donald Trump and Rep. Kevin Brady

A key GOP lawmaker just reversed on the promise that Trump’s tax cuts will pay for themselves

A key GOP congressman who helped craft the sweeping tax cuts passed in 2017 has conceded that they might not pay for themselves.