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  • AP fact check: President Trump's claims on travel ban are misleading, wrong

    WASHINGTON – In the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump has staunchly defended his order temporarily banning refugees and nearly all ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 3:40 pm
  • President Trump denies immigration restriction caused airport chaos

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday denied his immigration order was to blame for the chaos at nation airports over the weekend, instead poi ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 8:10 am
  • Trump travel ban sows chaos at airports, outrage at protests

    NEW YORK – President Donald Trump's immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, pan ...
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • Trump, Putin discuss 'mutually beneficial' trade, security

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump had an hourlong discussion Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin – the first since Trump assumed office l ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Donald Trump sets 5-year and lifetime lobbying ban for officials

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump acted Saturday to fulfill a key portion of his pledge to "drain the swamp" in Washington, banning administration o ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Donald Trump shuts door on refugees, but will the America be safer?

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump says his halt to immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of n ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • U.S. judge bars deportations under Trump travel ban

    WASHINGTON – A federal judge issued an emergency order Saturday night temporarily barring the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to Presi ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • Despair, confusion reign as Trump's travel ban hits

    An Iraqi pleaded for his life to President Donald Trump. A longtime New Yorker, born in Syria, wondered how he would get home from a trip abroad. Chur ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 8:09 pm
  • Anger erupts over Trump's order banning refugees from U.S.

    LONDON – Anger erupted on Saturday — along with some praise from the far-right — about U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on refugees entering the Unit ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 2:21 pm
  • Growing fallout from President Trump's new immigration crackdown

    WASHINGTON – The fallout grew Saturday from President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown as U.S. legal permanent residents and visa-holders from sev ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 2:19 pm
  • GOP warns President Trump about lifting sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON – A day ahead of President Donald Trump's weekend call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the fight within the Republican Party over th ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:46 pm
  • AP Fact Check: New Trump salvo on voter fraud lacks evidence

    AUSTIN, Texas – President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his widely debunked claims of massive voter fraud by encouraging the work of a Texas man who ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • Lisa Madigan files to stop state workers' pay until budget passed

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a motion to stop the payment of state workers' salaries until legislators and Gov. Bruc ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Republicans divided over border wall as Trump era begins

    PHILADELPHIA – Congressional Republicans leave their annual policy retreat divided over paying for President Donald Trump's border wall, one of severa ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 8:11 am
  • To pay for a proposed border wall, Donald Trump wants a 20 percent tax on imports

    PHILADELPHIA – President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans to help him enact "great and lasting change" during a party retreat Thursday but of ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 3:38 pm
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