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Longtime Trump attorney set to aid president amid probeTrump retains his longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz as part of a still-forming team that will represent him on an investigation about Russian interference in the U.S. election
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
US President Donald Trump, right, and First Lady Melania Trump wave to reporters before boarding the Air Force One to Brussels, at the end of a 2-day visit to Italy including a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, at Rome's Fiumicino international airport, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)
The Latest: Pope to first lady: what are you feeding Trump?Thanks to the Pope and the U.S. first lady, a traditional Slovenian dish is hitting the headlines
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecastAP FACT CHECK: Budget chief glosses over differences in Obama and Trump economies as he slams previous administration on growth forecasts
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, centre, watches Syrian refugee children dancing at the Sakirpasa Umran school, funded by the US government, during its opening ceremony in Adana, southern Turkey, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, Pool)
US ambassador to UN hails Turkish school for Syria refugeesThe U.S ambassador to the United Nations is in Turkey at the ribbon-cutting for a new U.S.-funded school, and Nikki Haley says the American people are thankful the U.S. ally is taking in so many Syrian refugees
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in CongressWith a proposal to cut the nation's largest domestic food aid program by almost a third, President Donald Trump's budget builds on more than two decades of Republican efforts to cut food stamps
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.S. President Donald Trump stands with Pope Francis during a meeting, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Vatican. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)
'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meetPresident Trump, Pope Francis meet, broadcast tone of peace for an audience around the globe
The Associated Press2 hours ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives for a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, costCongressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Eric Ueland, Republican staff director, Senate Budget Committee holds a copy of President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 federal budget, before distributing them to congressional staffers on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety netAs a candidate Donald Trump promised to improve health care, but as president his first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular safety net insurance programs
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: Ex-CIA head says he warned Russia about meddlingFormer CIA Director John Brennan says he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Copies of President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 federal budget are laid out ready for distribution on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Analysis: Budget shows Trump's trouble figuring out CongressAs congressional Republicans largely rejected President Donald Trump's first budget proposal some said it was the latest symptom of a sometimes dysfunctional relationship between the Trump administration and Capitol Hill.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budgetTop officials in President Donald Trump's Cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax plans
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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