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Trump signs sweeping tax bill into law

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(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump on Friday signed the most significant overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years, delivering on a pledge to finish work on the long-standing Republican priority by Christmas. Trump signed the $1.5 trillion measure in the Oval Office shortly before he was scheduled …

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Trump says ‘at some point’ he might work with Democrats

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(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Still celebrating passage of a tax bill with only Republican votes, President Trump on Friday took to Twitter to predict that “at some point” he would start working with Democrats “for the good of the country.” Trump said that infrastructure would be “a perfect place to …

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Omarosa Manigault dismisses reports of dramatic firing

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The White House announced Omarosa Manigault Newman’s resignation on Dec. 13. (Monica Akhtar,Victoria Walker/The Washington Post) Omarosa Manigault said Thursday that she was not fired and escorted off the White House grounds, blaming “one individual who has a personal vendetta against me” for the dramatic narrative of her departure as …

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What does Doug Jones’s win mean for the country?

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“This is something that’s really going to define Alabama for the future. Not just for the people but for all the after-effects that we’re going to have on what the people view as what’s politically correct and what’s not.” — Zach Parrish of Alabama, 20, Democrat Last night, Democrat Doug Jones …

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