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Trump: ‘We need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama’

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Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a September rally in Fairhope, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File) President Trump on Monday offered his most explicit endorsement to date of Roy Moore, the embattled Republican Senate candidate in Alabama who stands accused of making unwanted sexual advances on teenagers when he was in his …

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McMaster: National security team ‘not missing a beat’ because of Trump controversies

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White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster in early November. (Alex Brandon/AP) H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s national security adviser, said Sunday that the administration’s controversies — including his predecessor’s guilty plea and rumors of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s departure — aren’t affecting its ability to work with U.S. allies …

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Trump was seeking to ‘elevate the conversation’ with retweets of anti-Muslim videos, spokeswoman says

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks to reporters at the White House news briefing. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that President Trump’s retweeting of three inflammatory anti-Muslim videos had served to “elevate the conversation” about the issues of “extreme violence …

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