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Trump's friend and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he is 'deeply disappointed' with the president's comments

Trump's friend and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he is 'deeply disappointed' with the president's comments

Robert Kraft hit back at Trump for saying NFL owners should "fire" any players who protest during the national anthem....
Obamacare Repeal on Life Support as Republican Senators Waver

Obamacare Repeal on Life Support as Republican Senators Waver

The latest Republican attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare appeared headed for defeat after Senator Susan Collins said she doesn’t see herself backing the current plan and Texas...
Penguins accept invitation to visit White House

Penguins accept invitation to visit White House

The Pittsburgh Penguins have accepted an invitation to attend a White House ceremony celebrating their second-straight Stanley Cup championship, saying they “respect the Office of...
The Latest: Trump adviser insists health bill has safeguards

The Latest: Trump adviser insists health bill has safeguards

The Latest on the Republican push on health care (all times local):...
Donald Trump, making his own polls again, wants to know if you like Melania

Donald Trump, making his own polls again, wants to know if you like Melania

The Trump Make America Great Again Committee sent out a three-question survey about the first lady on Thursday....
NBA team won’t visit White House after Trump criticizes player, NFL too

NBA team won’t visit White House after Trump criticizes player, NFL too

President Donald Trump has withdrawn an invitation for two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden......
Trump's comments about anthem, Stephen Curry inflame sports stars

Trump's comments about anthem, Stephen Curry inflame sports stars

President Donald Trump doubled down on denouncing protests by NFL players and rescinded NBA star Stephen Curry's White House invitation on Saturday, a series of tweets that quickly...
Trump withdraws White House invitation to NBA star, rips NFL too

Trump withdraws White House invitation to NBA star, rips NFL too

President Donald Trump has withdrawn an invitation for two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden......
Ivanka Trump has to ask John Kelly for permission to talk to Trump about White House matters

Ivanka Trump has to ask John Kelly for permission to talk to Trump about White House matters

Under John Kelly's leadership, the president's closest confidant has to ask permission to speak to him....
Trump withdraws Golden State Warriors' White House invitation, cites Stephen Curry's 'hesitation'

Trump withdraws Golden State Warriors' White House invitation, cites Stephen Curry's 'hesitation'

Curry said Friday he wasn't interested in visiting White House...
LeBron James blasts President Donald Trump, says visiting White House no longer an honor

LeBron James blasts President Donald Trump, says visiting White House no longer an honor

James' Tweet was in reference to one from Trump, who said he withdrew an offer to the NBA champion Golden State Warriors to visit the White House because Stephen Curry was...
Trump tells NBA star Stephen Curry that invitation to White House is 'withdrawn'

Trump tells NBA star Stephen Curry that invitation to White House is 'withdrawn'

Trump says if a basketball player doesn't want to visit the White House to celebrate an NBA title, then don't bother showing up....
Donald Trump says Warriors not welcome at White House

Donald Trump says Warriors not welcome at White House

President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday morning that the Golden State Warriors are not welcome to the White House to celebrate their 2017 NBA championship. There had been no...
Lebron James to Trump: 'Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!'

Lebron James to Trump: 'Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!'

NBA champion Lebron James lashed out at President Donald Trump in response to the president's saying that a White House invitation to fellow basketball star Steph Curry was...
Trump withdraws White House invitation to Stephen Curry

Trump withdraws White House invitation to Stephen Curry

President Donald Trump has withdrawn an invitation for two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden......
Trump announces NBA champion Steph Curry is no longer invited to the White House

Trump announces NBA champion Steph Curry is no longer invited to the White House

President Donald Trump announced Saturday in a tweet that he has withdrawn his invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry to visit the White House, an unprecedented decision....
Democrats fire back at Republicans calling for obscure 'blue slip' process to be changed for Trump's benefit

Democrats fire back at Republicans calling for obscure 'blue slip' process to be changed for Trump's benefit

Democrats took issue with Republicans calling for changes in the "blue slip" practice to clear the way for Trump to more freely nominate circuit court judges....
Is it disrespectful for athletes to refuse to visit the White House?

Is it disrespectful for athletes to refuse to visit the White House?

The NBA Champion Golden State Warriors will reportedly meet to discuss whether they would accept an invitation to the White House....
Spokeswoman: Tom Price chartered private jets to make 'sure he is connected with the real American people'

Spokeswoman: Tom Price chartered private jets to make 'sure he is connected with the real American people'

A Tom Price spokeswoman said he chartered nearly 25 flights since May to make "sure he is connected with the real American people."...
White House Says It Didn’t Sign Off on Health Secretary’s Private Jet Use

White House Says It Didn’t Sign Off on Health Secretary’s Private Jet Use

The White House says it didn’t sign off on what are reportedly at least two dozen private-jet trips taken by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price that are now under review...
First lady does some gardening in White House kitchen garden

First lady does some gardening in White House kitchen garden

First lady Melania Trump, gardener....
Anthony Scaramucci: Steve Bannon has white nationalist ‘tendencies’

Anthony Scaramucci: Steve Bannon has white nationalist ‘tendencies’

Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications director, said Friday that Steve Bannon has “tendencies” towards white nationalism....
Steve Kerr on Warriors' possible White House visit: We'll talk about it

Steve Kerr on Warriors' possible White House visit: We'll talk about it

Warriors coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne on Thursday that a visit to the White House still is on the table....
'I've made mistakes:' Sean Spicer speaks out on brief WH tenure

'I've made mistakes:' Sean Spicer speaks out on brief WH tenure

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer acknowledges that he's "made mistakes," but says that for those who "want some blanket apology -- that's not happening." "I made...
One of Trump's most controversial advisers reportedly had a key role in rejecting a study that said refugees paid $63 billion more to US than they received

One of Trump's most controversial advisers reportedly had a key role in rejecting a study that said refugees paid $63 billion more to US than they received

The White House has been mired in internal debates over the amount of refugees to allow into the US during the next fiscal year....
We just got our clearest sign yet that Trump can work with Democrats and lose virtually no support

We just got our clearest sign yet that Trump can work with Democrats and lose virtually no support

President Donald Trump's support base seems to be totally fine with him making recent overtures to Democrats, a Monmouth University poll showed....
Silicon Valley billionaire investor Peter Thiel may be in line for a top intelligence job in the White House

Silicon Valley billionaire investor Peter Thiel may be in line for a top intelligence job in the White House

A new report says Thiel, one of the leading Trump supporters in Silicon Valley, is in discussions to head the President's Intelligence Advisory Board....
Obama’s former speechwriter shares the funniest joke he never told

Obama’s former speechwriter shares the funniest joke he never told

44 seems to have gotten this one right. During his five-year stint as a speechwriter in Barack Obama’s White House, David Litt wrote his fair share of one-liners for the nation’s...
'Democrats deport!': Protesters bash Pelosi for dealing with Trump on immigration

'Democrats deport!': Protesters bash Pelosi for dealing with Trump on immigration

Pelosi had a press conference interrupted by a large group of immigrant-rights protesters, who blasted her for dealing with Trump....
White House, black college heads to meet amid tension

White House, black college heads to meet amid tension

Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs...
Like 'shards of glass' on 'a pizza': Nation's premier anti-tax activist outlines what he thinks would ruin tax reform

Like 'shards of glass' on 'a pizza': Nation's premier anti-tax activist outlines what he thinks would ruin tax reform

For Grover Norquist, there are only a couple of items that would ruin the tax reform legislation that will soon be introduced in Congress....
Bossert out front as Trump’s detail man on homeland threats

Bossert out front as Trump’s detail man on homeland threats

At nearly 6-foot-6, Tom Bossert is hard to miss. Yet he came and went through the gilded lobby at Trump Tower multiple times during the presidential transition largely unnoticed...
Shadows of secrecy begin to spread across federal government

Shadows of secrecy begin to spread across federal government

There are cracks in the curtains President Donald Trump tried to draw around the government early in his presidency, but the slivers of light aren’t making it easier to hold...
Trump throws a curveball as Republican leaders ready their massive tax reform package

Trump throws a curveball as Republican leaders ready their massive tax reform package

Tax reform is about to take off. But in speaking to reporters and Democrats this week Trump appears determined to shake-up the GOP's gameplan....
Barrington's White House looks to maximize donations with new investment group

Barrington's White House looks to maximize donations with new investment group

Barrington's White House, a village-owned cultural and community center in the downtown, recently created a nonprofit investment group designed to maximize contributions to the...
Trump faces questions over his promise to historically black colleges

Trump faces questions over his promise to historically black colleges

As the annual conference approaches, leaders from mostly black institutions worry Trump isn't committed to helping their schools....
Boy who mowed White House lawn wanted to charge Trump his 'regular price'

Boy who mowed White House lawn wanted to charge Trump his 'regular price'

President Trump surprised an 11-year-old from Falls Church, Virginia, who had the honor of mowing the Rose Garden lawn today after writing a letter to the president. The president...
Finley: Chuck, Nancy and the Donald

Finley: Chuck, Nancy and the Donald

Trump these past several days has managed to do something we haven’t seen in years: bipartisan governing in Washington...
Trump allows 11-year-old boy to mow Rose Garden lawn

Trump allows 11-year-old boy to mow Rose Garden lawn

The White House says the boy wrote Trump to say he admires the president’s business acumen...
11-year-old boy mowing White House lawn didn't stop when Trump came out, because he had a job to do

11-year-old boy mowing White House lawn didn't stop when Trump came out, because he had a job to do

The boy sent a letter to President Trump in August saying it would be his "honor" to mow the White House lawn....
Trump invites 11-year-old boy to mow Rose Garden lawn

Trump invites 11-year-old boy to mow Rose Garden lawn

An 11-year-old boy in khaki shorts and a red polo shirt got the lawn-mowing gig of a lifetime Friday when U.S. President Donald Trump put him to work in the Rose Garden...
'We've never seen anything like it': Republicans wonder what's coming next in Trump's DACA deal with Dems — and they may just like it

'We've never seen anything like it': Republicans wonder what's coming next in Trump's DACA deal with Dems — and they may just like it

Much of Washington, DC, spent Thursday focused on another surprise deal Trump appeared to make with Democratic leadership....
DEAL OR NO DEAL? Confusion mounts over what exactly went down at Trump's dinner with Schumer and Pelosi

DEAL OR NO DEAL? Confusion mounts over what exactly went down at Trump's dinner with Schumer and Pelosi

There's plenty of confusion over what went down at Trump's dinner with Schumer and Pelosi — particularly as it relates to a possible agreement on DACA....
Gottheimer is trying to work with House Republicans. Can he also work with Trump?

Gottheimer is trying to work with House Republicans. Can he also work with Trump?

Rep. Josh Gottheimer, co-chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, was part of a bipartisan delegation at the White House....
Disputes on DACA, border wall after White House dinner

Disputes on DACA, border wall after White House dinner

What started out as a congenial bipartisan dinner, with President Donald Trump inviting the top Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over to the White House, has since...
White House takes up 11-year-old on offer to mow Rose Garden lawn

White House takes up 11-year-old on offer to mow Rose Garden lawn

Earlier this year, Frank, an 11-year-old from Virginia, wrote to President Donald Trump to tout his burgeoning neighborhood lawn-mowing business and offer to travel to Washington,...
What President Trump has said about Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi

What President Trump has said about Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi

President Donald Trump is going to be having dinner with Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi at the White House tonight -- and there could be some awkward dinner...
Hill leaders, White House try to chart course for DACA

Hill leaders, White House try to chart course for DACA

Nearly everyone in Washington agrees -- they want a solution to the pending DACA expiration. But just as near universal are the sharp divides remaining over how to do it....
McConnell calls for ending Senate tradition that gives Democrats with leverage on Trump's judicial nominees

McConnell calls for ending Senate tradition that gives Democrats with leverage on Trump's judicial nominees

McConnell said he thinks the "blue slip" practice should be scrapped for circuit court nominations....
Chelsea Manning and Sean Spicer have been named fellows at Harvard

Chelsea Manning and Sean Spicer have been named fellows at Harvard

Chelsea Manning and former White House spokesman Sean Spicer have been named visiting fellows at Harvard University....