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Trump calls removal of Confederate memorials 'sad'

(WASHINGTON) --  President Donald Trump Thursday called the removal of Confederate statues and memorials "sad," days after deadly violence at a rally to protest the removal of such an effigy in Charlottesville, Virginia.

“Sad to... Read More

Top US general: North Korean nuclear attack is 'unimaginable'

(WASHINGTON) -- The top U.S. general on Thursday warned that allowing North Korea to launch a nuclear attack on the United States would be "unimaginable."

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters in Be... Read More

Trump slams 2 GOP senators as 'toxic' and 'publicity seeking'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump went after Sen. Jeff Flake Thursday morning, tweeting that the Arizona Republican is “toxic” and a “non-factor” in the Senate.

Great to see... Read More

Sen. Cory Booker says he plans to introduce bill to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

(WASHINGTON) -- Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday said he would introduce legislation to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol building.

Booker, D-New Jersey, announced his plans on Twitter, but he did not layout a timeline for t... Read More

Phoenix mayor to President Trump: Postpone your rally

(PHOENIX) -- The mayor of Phoenix has a message for the president: Stay away.

President Trump is slated to be in Phoenix on Tuesday for a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, but that isn't sitting well with mayor Greg Stanton.
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Unpacking the controversy over what Trump has said, and not said, on Charlottesville

(WASHINGTON) -- The reverberations from the violence in Charlottesville continue to echo as President Donald Trump faces further fallout from his handling of the situation.

Members of his own party have come out against his response and no... Read More

Virginia Gov. calls for removal of Confederate statues

(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has called for all of the state's public Confederate statues to be removed and relocated.

The governor said on Wednesday that he hoped residents in the state would agree the statues repr... Read More

Steve Bannon slams far-right: 'These guys are a collection of clowns'

(WASHINGTON) -- Steve Bannon has broken his silence on last weekend's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, describing the participants as "a collection of clowns."

In an interview published Wednesday with The American Pros... Read More

Sen. Orrin Hatch urges Trump to speak out on hate groups

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, urged President Trump not to equivocate when addressing white nationalists and the protesters who opposed them, after the president blamed "both sides" for the violence that broke out in Charlottesville on Sa... Read More

What led 2 White House economic councils to abruptly disband

(NEW YORK) -- Fallout from President Donald Trump's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, violence Wednesday cost the White House two key economic advisory councils made up of the nation's top
CEOs and business leaders.

Trump an... Read More

Transcript of Trump's contentious Aug. 15 press conference

(NEW YORK) -- Here is a transcript of the question-and-answer portion of President Donald Trump's press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

The press conference itself was focused on infrastructure reforms he p... Read More

Pence ignores questions on Trump's Charlottesville remarks, calls it a 'tragedy'

(SANTIAGO, Chile) -- Vice President Mike Pence declined Wednesday to defend President Trump’s controversial comments casting “blame on both sides” of the violence at a white supremacist rally in
Charlottesville over the weeken... Read More

Before questioning statue removal, Trump supported taking down Confederate flag

(NEW YORK) -- At Tuesday's combative press conference in Trump Tower, President Donald Trump questioned the removal of statues of Confederate leaders, but at the start of his presidential campaign, Trump publicly expressed his approval of South Carol... Read More

Bushes 'pray for Charlottesville' and 'reject racial bigotry'

(KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine) -- Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush released a joint statement on Wednesday in response to racial tensions sparked by the violence this weekend during
protests over a Confederate monument in Charlotte... Read More