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Trump says he has no ‘tapes’ of Comey conversations


President Trump waves as he disembarks Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on June 16. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump said Thursday that he does not have “tapes” of his private conversations with then-FBI Director James B. Comey, finally ending a mystery of his own …

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Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer


House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) faces questions about her leadership after the defeat of a Democratic candidate in a Georgia special election. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) The Democratic Party’s charged debate about whether it needs a new generation of leaders included a new voice on Thursday: President Trump. Trump mocked the twin …

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Trump: Russian interference is ‘all a big Dem HOAX!’


President Trump fired off several morning tweets Wednesday about the Russia probe. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump on Thursday called Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election “all a big Dem HOAX” and accused former president Barack Obama and his administration of not doing enough last year to “stop” Russian …

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Trump: China’s pressure on North Korea ‘has not worked out’


President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during dinner at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Fla. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) President Trump on Tuesday appeared to lose faith in China’s ability to pressure North Korea to curb its abusive behavior, throwing into question how his administration plans …

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