Politics

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September 24, 2017 - 8:03 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- White House adviser and President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has used a private email account to communicate with White House staffers, his attorney confirmed to ABC News. "Mr. Kushner uses his White House email address to conduct White House business. Fewer than a...
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ABC News
September 24, 2017 - 6:25 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sought to defend his controversial use of military jets for domestic business travel and challenged ABC News' reporting that it costs $25,000 an hour to operate the aircraft by suggesting the network check those figures with the Pentagon. Pentagon...
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ABC News
September 24, 2017 - 11:48 am
(NEW YORK) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended his use of a costly government jet to make the short journey from New York City to Washington D.C. following an August meeting in Trump Tower. When asked about the travel by co-anchor Martha Raddatz on ABC News’ This Week , Mnuchin responded...
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ABC News
September 24, 2017 - 11:05 am
(NEW YORK) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended President Trump's comments calling for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be fired, saying players "have the right to have the First Amendment off the field." “This isn’t about Democrats. It's not about Republicans. It's not...
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ABC News
September 24, 2017 - 10:50 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., directly addressed fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky over his opposition to the latest bill aiming to repeal and replace Obamacare, saying the new legislation would "save a lot of money." "Rand Paul objects to the taxes, but when you look at...
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ABC News
September 24, 2017 - 10:04 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump faces deep challenges on international and domestic issues alike, with a job approval rating mired in historic lows, a broad sense he’s done more to divide than unite the country, and a high level of public distrust that he’ll act responsibly in dealing with North...
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