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WASHINGTON | Trump to tout surging economy in South Lawn speech

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is praising new economic data released Friday, saying the U.S. is the “economic envy of the entire world.” Trump is celebrating data showing the U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 percent. Trump is predicting that as he renegotiates trade deals, “we’re going … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump to tout surging economy in South Lawn speech

WASHINGTON  | AP FACT CHECK: Trump overlooks Europe’s role in NASA capsule

WASHINGTON  — One of the star products of President Donald Trump’s Made in America showcase this year, NASA’s Orion crew capsule, will ride through space thanks to Europe. With its four solar-array wings, the European Service Module supplies propulsion, power and the essentials of life for the capsule’s space travels and marks a departure for … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | AP FACT CHECK: Trump overlooks Europe’s role in NASA capsule

WASHINGTON  | Trump promoting youth sports with event on South Lawn

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump wants to reverse a trend of fewer children participating in sports and make youth sports more accessible to economically disadvantaged students. The White House is promoting the goals of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition on Wednesday and will hold a field day with the president on the … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trump promoting youth sports with event on South Lawn

WASHINGTON | Trump says he’d ‘love to’ talk to Mueller, wants fairness

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he would “love to” speak to special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia probe but tells reporters he wants to ensure he’d be “treated fairly.” Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn on Friday, Trump again expressed interest in consenting to an interview. The president says, “I would … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he’d ‘love to’ talk to Mueller, wants fairness