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Report: Trump got a crash course on …
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The AP reports that in the weeks before his first U.N. General Assembly, Trump got a quick study from his advisers on America's role as a global leader. One of the reporters on the story joins. Read more

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In first U.N. remarks Trump brings up his…
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Before giving his first major U.N. address as president, Trump mentioned his own building nearby in his very first public remarks to the global governing body. Read more

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Donald Trump, Hurricane Maria, Sean Spicer: Your Tuesday Briefing
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Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Sean Spicer says he 'absolutely' regrets crowd-size briefing
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Spicer said he “absolutely” regrets his comments about the crowd size at Trump’s inauguration.

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Trump lawyer to meet with Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday in Russia probe
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Lawyer Michael Cohen has denied any interaction with Russians regarding the election.

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Senate passes defense bill, leaving several controversial policies unresolved
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The bill does not address Trump’s proposed ban on transgender troops or North Korea sanctions, as some lawmakers had hoped.

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Trump retweets video of himself hitting…
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Bill Kristol reacts to the President of the United States retweeting a GIF showing him hitting Hillary Clinton with a golf ball and whether Trump did it as a means to distract the press. Read more

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Exclusive: US govt wiretapped former Trump campaign head
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Don’t laugh at liars like Boris Johnson and Sean Spicer. Call them out | Suzanne Moore
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The foreign secretary is rewarded for his untruths, Spicer’s rehabilitation might have begun at the Emmys. It’s a disgusting spectacle to witness Liars lie. The more they get away with it, the more they do it. Trump lies as he breathes, bombarding us with untruth upon untruth until we stumble in disbelief. This is all […]

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Sean Spicer at the Emmys: applause won't make his guilt go away | Jessica Valenti
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As Trump’s former White House spokesman, Spicer bolstered the reputation and agenda of a monster. How can we now applaud him on stage? Just 58 days. That’s all the time it took for Sean Spicer to return to public life, rolling on to a nationally watched stage, being literally applauded. Apparently it doesn’t take much […]

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America keeps the world on its toes. Blame the Trump Doctrine | Richard Wolffe
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There is no master plan: there are just Twitter-happy thumbs, cable news all day and a long list of personal grievances that require immediate attention After eight unflappable months of steadfast leadership, you may be surprised by the latest apparent reversals in the fundamental tenets of what we all call the Trump Doctrine. The 45th […]

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Trump pushes reform in United Nations debut, calls for 'changing business as usual'
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Trump had talked dismissively about the U.N. during his campaign but in his remarks pledged to be “partners” going forward.

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Trump pays tribute to the military, the U.N. and Americans by paying tribute to himself
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Most of Trump’s social media tributes are just him speaking.

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<i>The Atlantic</i> Politics & Policy Daily: Third Time’s the Charm?
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Today in 5 Lines World leaders gathered for the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where they’re expected to discuss the Paris climate accord and the Iran nuclear deal, among other issues, over a four-day span. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told CNN that if President Trump kills the nuclear agreement, the United States would […]

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<em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: Repeal and Recap
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What We’re Following Health-Care Déjà Vu: The latest GOP proposal to repeal Obamacare has gained momentum in the Senate: With the September 30 deadline to pass it by a simple majority fast approaching, the bill’s backers, Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy, now say 47 of their colleagues have expressed private support for the compromise-oriented bill. […]

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Trump associates face huge legal bills,…
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The Washington Examiner's Sarah Westwood joins Morning Joe to discuss how Trump associates are facing huge legal bills during the Special Counsel Russia probe. Franklin Foer also discusses 'big tech'. Read more

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Pence poaches House Freedom Caucus spokeswoman as new press secretary
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Alyssa Farah is a former aide to a key Trump ally in Congress, Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina.

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Pence: Veterans ‘will never have a better friend in the White House than’ Trump
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In an address to Vietnam War veterans on Sept. 18, Vice President Pence said veterans “will never have a better friend in the White House than” President Trump.

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Nancy Pelosi confronted by immigration rights protesters about her DACA talks with Trump
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The angry protest in San Francisco comes as she’s working on a deal with Trump to provide protections for “dreamers.”

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Trump calls for reforms to 'make the United Nations great'
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President Donald Trump, in his first official remarks at the United Nations, said Monday that the United Nations must take steps to “protect whistleblowers.”

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Donald Trump calls for reform of 'outdated' United Nations – video
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Addressing world leaders at the United Nations, Donald Trump urged the UN secretary general, António Guterres, to ‘cut through the bureaucracy’ and bring reforms to an ‘outdated’ UN system. He also called on member states to drive reforms that would ‘change business as usual’ Trump adviser tells UN the US is not looking to stay […]

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Donald Trump considering military parade for Fourth of July
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President impressed by Bastille Day parade he witnessed in Paris White House chief of staff told to look into display of US military might Donald Trump is considering staging a US military parade in Washington on the Fourth of July Independence Day holiday, inspired by the parade he saw on Bastille Day in Paris. Meeting […]

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What happened at Miss Universe | The minute
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• Investigators focus on 2013 event in Moscow … Trump wants military parade à la France … Obamacare repeal attempt No 3 … and more • Get the day’s politics news in 60 seconds every weekday. By Tom McCarthy 10.13pm BST The Guardian has established that the “eighth man” in the 2016 Trump tower meeting […]

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Trump admin shields Mar-a-Lago visitor logs f
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Remember when Donald Trump said Barack Obama was "the least transparent president ever"? That hasn't aged well. Read more

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Sally Quinn: Washington is really toxic…
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Writer and columnist Sally Quinn discusses her new book 'Finding Magic,' her views on faith and religion, her late husband, Watergate and the Trump White House. Read more

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Trump Pushes U.N. on Reform and Hints He May Quit Iran Nuclear Deal
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The president said the United Nations must regain “the trust of the people around the world.” Asked about the Iran accord, he said, “you’ll see very soon.”

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The lawyers defending Trump
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As the multiple Russia investigations deepen, President Trump has gathered a group of controversial lawyers to represent him, both from within the White House and outside it.

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There have been protests in St. Louis for four days, but Trump hasn't acknowledged them
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He’s found time for a storm of retweets but not for a statement on one of the key issues that shaped the presidential election.

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Trump says he wants a massive military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue on July 4
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Trump loved France’s Bastille Day military parade so much that he wants one of his own in America.

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As Russia scandal moves forward, Team…
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's legal team isn't done growing, and for Trump World, that's not good news. Read more

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In Russia scandal, Trump's legal team…
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The head of Trump's legal defense team shared his candid thoughts about the investigation — just outside the New York Times' D.C. bureau. Read more

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Iran: US will pay high cost if Trump scraps nuclear deal
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How Donald Trump was mocked at the Emmys – video
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The Emmys did not miss a single opportunity to poke fun at the US president. Host Stephen Colbert set the tone with an opening monologue that repeatedly mocked Trump’s long-running annoyance over not winning an Emmy during his time hosting The Apprentice. Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance to assert the audience watching the event […]

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Why Is Trump’s Legal Team So Messy?
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The pressure of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign and administration has reached such levels, reports The New York Times, that “White House officials privately express fear that colleagues may be wearing a wire to surreptitiously record conversations” on Mueller’s behalf. The thing is, sometimes it’s good to be a little paranoid. […]

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Tillerson Says U.S. May Close Cuba Embassy Over Health Attacks
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Closing the embassy would be the most dramatic action yet by the Trump administration to return the Cuba relationship to its Cold War deep freeze.

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What We’re Watching at This Year’s United Nations General Assembly
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North Korea, Iran, Myanmar, Climate Change. Oh, and Donald J. Trump.

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When U.N. Envoy Nikki Haley Talks, Does President Trump Listen?
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Ms. Haley has cast herself as someone who can sway President Trump on important foreign policy issues — including the value of the United Nations itself. This week will test her influence.

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Trump’s latest tweets and retweets draw…
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hat does the president retweeting a gif reportedly depicting him hitting Hillary Clinton with a golf ball say about the state of American politics? Read more

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Alec Baldwin scores gold for roasting Trump
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Alec Baldwin is once again an Emmy winner — and he has President Donald Trump to thank.

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Sean Spicer's surprise cameo
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Anyone could have predicted that Stephen Colbert’s opening Emmy monologue would include talk of politics and mentions of President Donald Trump, but no would could have predicted a surprise cameo from White House alum Sean Spicer.

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Iran, North Korea expected to dominate Trump's first UN General Assembly
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President Donald Trump will tote his “America First” stance this week to the United Nations General Assembly, the annual inundation of diplomats and world leaders who this year await the new US leader with uneasy anticipation.

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How would Trump handle a terror attack? | Aziz Huq
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His responses to Syria, North Korea and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma offer a glimpse into how the White House would deal with a domestic attack On a sunny day, on a crowded urban street, a heavy van leaps suddenly onto the sideway. It accelerates. It kills and injures dozens. Or an improvised bomb explodes on […]

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Trump Lawyers Clash Over How Much to Cooperate With Russia Inquiry
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The debate, which led to an angry confrontation between two members of the legal team, could shape the course of the special counsel’s investigation.

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McMaster, Tillerson: Trump is out of Paris Climate Accord, but 'the door is open'
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National security adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump will still withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord as of Sept. 17, however they maintained the president is also open to re-negotiation.

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Rep. Swalwell: Trump behaving like Kim…
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As the U.S. finds itself in a precarious position with an increasingly nuclear North Korea, Congressman Eric Swalwell argues that the president's Twitter feed only exacerbates the situation. Read more

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Emmys 2017: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ Politics and ‘S.N.L.’ Dominate the Emmys
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“Big Little Lies” and “Veep” also had big nights. Stephen Colbert was the host and President Trump was the through line.

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RTs = endorsements? Trump’s retweets of outlandish memes a signal to his base
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The president has come under fire for promoting fringe content, a strategy experts say aims to shore up crucial support.

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U.S. warns that time is running out for peaceful solution with North Korea
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President Trump, who referred to Kim Jong Un as “Rocket Man” in a Sunday morning tweet, will confront the looming crisis at his first U.N. General Assembly meeting this week.

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Trump’s divisive presidency reshapes a key part of his private business
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For many customers, deciding whether to hold events at Trump-owned clubs has become a political question.

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