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Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

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President Trump ducks his head as he steps off Marine One after arriving on the South Lawn of the White House, on  Tuesday. (Alex Brandon/AP) President Trump said he will ban transgender people from serving in the military in any capacity, a reversal of the Obama administration decision that would have …

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White House purge: ‘I’m going to fire everybody,’ says Scaramucci

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Anthony Scaramucci, White House communications director, says he is prepared to fire any communications staffer he suspects of disloyalty. (Tasos Katopodis/AFP/Getty Images) Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, threatened on Tuesday to fire his entire staff in an effort to stem the leaking that has plagued President Trump’s administration …

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Kushner: ‘Let me be very clear: I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so.’

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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner arrives on Capitol Hill on Monday to meet behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on the investigation into possible collusion between Russian officials and the Trump campaign. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner forcefully told reporters on Monday …

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Trump labels Attorney General Jeff Sessions ‘beleaguered’

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President Trump greeted Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a swearing-in ceremony in the Oval Office on Feb. 9. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump has labeled his own attorney general as “beleaguered.” “So why aren’t the Committees and investigators, and of course our beleaguered A.G., looking into Crooked Hillarys crimes & …

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White House offers muddled message on Russia sanctions legislation

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sunday that the White House supports a new Russia sanctions bill; White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, however, said the president has not made a decision. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sunday that the Trump administration supports new legislation …

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