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President Donald Trump pauses while speaking before signing the Education Federalism Executive Order, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Trump says Mexico, Canada opposed NAFTA pull-outPresident Donald Trump says the leaders of Canada and Mexico called him asking the United States to remain a partner in the North American Free Trade Agreement and that he agreed
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin takes a question in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, where he discussed President Donald Trump tax proposals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Door seems closed completely to Trump tax returns releaseTreasury secretary says President Donald Trump 'has no intention' of releasing his tax returns to the public, despite Trump's pledged before he entered the 2016 race that he'd release the information
The Associated Press1 hour ago
National Economic Director Gary Cohn, left, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, speaks in the briefing room of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, where they discussed President Donald Trump tax proposals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy liftPresident Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump pauses while speaking before signing the Education Federalism Executive Order, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump 'absolutely' considered breaking up 9th Circuit CourtPresident Donald Trump says he's considered breaking up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which has stopped implementation of his travel ban
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Supporters of suspended  Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore gather to listen to him  announce his plan to run for U.S. Senate at a news conference Wednesday, April 26, 2017, on the steps of the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. The fiery Republican jurist, who was suspended from the bench on accusations that he urged defiance of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing gays and lesbians to marry, is running for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP)
Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore running for US SenateFormer Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's entry into the U.S. Senate race adds another layer of drama to what's already expected to be a rollicking special election to fill the seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Andrea Martinez, right, and other students hand out hand-made signs and letters opposing SB4, an anti-"sanctuary cities" bill that already cleared the Texas Senate and seeks to jail sheriffs and other officials who refuse to help enforce federal immigration law, as the Texas House prepares to debate the bill, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Austin, Texas.   Many sheriffs and police chiefs in heavily Democratic areas warn that it will make their jobs harder if immigrant communities, including crime victims and witnesses,  become afraid of police.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penaltyThe Republican-controlled Texas House has approved a ban on "sanctuary cities," mandating possible jail time for police chiefs and sheriffs who don't cooperate fully with federal immigration authorities
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. Despite the lifting of a federal hiring freeze, the Department of Veterans Affairs is opting to leave thousands of positions unfilled. It is citing the need for a leaner VA as it develops a longer-term plan to allow more veterans to seek medical care in the private sector. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VAPresident Donald Trump is signing an executive order to create an accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This April 5, 2012 file photo shows rock formations in Gold Butte, located about 90 miles northeast of Las Vegas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday, April 26, 2017, directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands, as he singled out "a massive federal land grab" by the Obama administration. (Jeff Scheid /Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and SequoiasPresident Donald Trump's call to review 24 national monuments established by three former presidents puts in limbo protections on large swaths of land home to ancient cliff dwellings, towering Sequoias and deep canyons as well as oceans habitat
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford talks as they walk from an all Senators briefing on the situation in the Koreas, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Pentagon gets more flexibility on Iraq, Syria troopsThe Pentagon is getting greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria
The Associated Press5 hours ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, flanked by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., leaves the podium during a news conference after a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health billThe conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary
The Associated Press5 hours ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. winks during a news conference after a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert shutdownLawmakers and the White House are nearing agreement on a $1 trillion spending bill days ahead of a government shutdown deadline _ and President Trump's 100th day in office
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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