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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks on the telephone with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. In the background is a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson which Trump had installed in the first few days of his administration. Jon Meacham, who wrote a 2008 biography of Jackson titled "American Lion,” said Trump has echoed Jackson's outsider message to rural America by pledging to be a voice for "forgotten men and women." But he says it's "not the cleanest analogy." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 15, 2017 - 7:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:30 a.m. The journalist who received a copy of a portion of President Donald Trump's 2005 tax returns says Trump doesn't want the American people to know who "he's beholden to." In an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America...
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March 15, 2017 - 2:01 am
TRUMP UPDATE: WH fires back at publishing of Trump's tax info WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the publishing of President Donald Trump's income tax information is illegal. The White House has released a statement saying, "You know you are desperate for ratings when you are willing to violate...
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This image released by NBC shows Rachel Maddow, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show," on MSNBC. Maddow was at the center of the political media universe Tuesday, March 14, 2017, with a story on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. (MSNBC via AP)
March 14, 2017 - 11:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For a brief, breathless moment Tuesday night, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow was at the center of the political media universe. With a single tweet, she set in motion a social media storm, compelled the White House to undercut her by releasing some of President Donald Trump's tax return...
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Snow covers the ground outside of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. A late-season storm is dumping a messy mix of snow, sleet and rain on the mid-Atlantic, complicating travel, knocking out power and closing schools and government offices around the region.. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 14, 2017 - 10:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year. The acknowledgement came shortly before MSNBC host Rachel Maddow reported on two pages of Trump's 2005 tax forms on her Tuesday...
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Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, left, talks with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. during a news conference on health care, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 11, 2017 - 2:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans hate "Obamacare," so House GOP leaders freak out whenever their health care bill is compared to President Barack Obama's law. But one reason some conservatives are branding the bill "Obamacare Lite" comes down to the tax credits to help consumers buy insurance. Both...
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Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, left, talks with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. during a news conference on health care, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 10, 2017 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans hate "Obamacare," so House GOP leaders freak out whenever their health care bill is compared to President Barack Obama's law. But one reason some conservatives are branding the bill "Obamacare Lite" comes down to the tax credits to help consumers buy insurance. Both...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, listens to the committee's ranking member, Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, as the committee began markup of the long-awaited plan by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 09, 2017 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans scored a pre-dawn triumph Thursday in their effort to scuttle former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, but it masked deeper problems as hospitals, doctors and consumer groups mounted intensifying opposition to the GOP health care drive. After nearly...
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaks about health care, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 07, 2017 - 8:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful conservative backlash threatened to sink the new Republican health care bill Tuesday less than 24 hours after its launch, even as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders began trying to sell the legislation as the long-promised GOP cure for "Obamacare." "We're...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., meet with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, as House Republicans introduce their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2017 - 2:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republicans' health care bill adds up to big tax cuts for the rich. The bill would cut more than 20 taxes enacted under President Barack Obama's heath law, saving taxpayers nearly $600 billion over the next decade. The bulk of the money would go to the wealthiest...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., wrap up a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, as House Republicans introduce their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2017 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top health official praised the new House Republican health care legislation Tuesday, even as surging conservative opposition complicated party leaders' drive to sell the proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public. Trump's morning tweet...
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