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Trump tweet creates storm over 2017 hurricane response in Puerto Rico

9:57 am Sep. 13, 2018

As Hurricane Florence took aim at the Carolinas on Thursday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to accuse Democrats of inflating the death toll on the island of Puerto Rico in a political bid to embarrass him, casting it as nothing more than an effort to question Trump Administration relief efforts to that U.S. territory.

“3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico,” the President said

Illegal crossings of southern border surge in August

2:49 pm Sep. 12, 2018

The Trump Administration reported new figures Wednesday which showed a new surge in the number of illegal immigrants detained by U.S. border authorities, highlighted by a sharp increase in the number of families trying to

Speaker Ryan opposes GOP bid to impeach Rosenstein

12:10 pm Jul. 26, 2018

Breaking with a group of more conservative GOP lawmakers, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that he did not support an effort unveiled last night to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, as Ryan argued

With Putin, Trump calls Russia probe a ‘disaster’

11:36 am Jul. 16, 2018

After several hours of talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Finland, President Donald Trump on Monday called the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections a ‘disaster,’ as he seemingly rejected the findings of his own intelligence organizations, accepting the word of Putin that Russia did not meddle in the last campaign for President, and making the case that the investigation had undermined relations between the two countries.

“President