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Washington: With government open again, President Trump heads for Florida

PALM BEACH, FL (AP) — With the government open again, President Donald Trump at last headed Friday for a weekend at his happy place: his Mar-a-Lago private club on Florida’s southeastern coast. Trump typically spends many winter weekends at the Palm Beach estate, golfing at another nearby private club he owns and dining on an … Continue reading Washington: With government open again, President Trump heads for Florida

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, vets

WASHINGTON—Jan 19, 2019— It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump‘s Washington. Trump assailed Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for playing on the beach in Puerto Rico, though she never went. His vice president echoed Trump’s declaration of victory against the Islamic State group despite a deadly … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, vets

United States | United States Actions To Promote Democracy in Nicaragua

United States – Yesterday, the President signed the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018 (“Nica Act”), signaling his further commitment to promoting democracy, human rights, and rule of law in Nicaragua. The signing of the Nica Act supplements a series of actions the United States has taken against the Ortega regime. In November, … Continue reading United States | United States Actions To Promote Democracy in Nicaragua

WASHINGTON | Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year’s end

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by year’s end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on the 2020 re-election campaign and the challenge of governing with Democrats reclaiming control in the House. An announcement about Kelly’s replacement was expected in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year’s end

WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s nominating Barr for attorney general

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush’s attorney general, to serve in the same role. Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri. He called Barr “a terrific man” and “one of the most respected jurists in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s nominating Barr for attorney general