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Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 05:34 PM EDT

Trump Names Lawyer as New Acting Ethics Chief

Trump Names Lawyer as New Acting Ethics Chief

President Donald Trump designated a veteran government lawyer Friday as a temporary replacement for a former ethics chief who sparred repeatedly with the White House over the handling of its officials'...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 04:07 PM EDT

Back-Slapping Hedge Fund Magnate Scaramucci Reaches WH

Back-Slapping Hedge Fund Magnate Scaramucci Reaches WH

Anthony Scaramucci, the back-slapping Wall Street hedge fund magnate, is a long-time Republican donor and fundraiser who once criticized Donald J. Trump, the presidential candidate, CNBC reported. But he...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 06:20 PM EDT

Sean Spicer Resigns as WH Press Secretary

Sean Spicer Resigns as WH Press Secretary

President Donald Trump thanked White House press secretary Sean Spicer after Spicer announced his resignation on July 21, 2017 - six months after he started the position. Trump's statement was made through...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 04:30 PM EDT

Spicer's Most Memorable Moments as WH Press Secretary

Spicer's Most Memorable Moments as WH Press Secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position. Spicer's daily press briefings had become must-see...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 03:31 PM EDT

NC 'Bathroom Bill' Replacement Still Discriminatory: Suit

NC 'Bathroom Bill' Replacement Still Discriminatory: Suit

The law that replaced North Carolina's notorious "bathroom bill" sports a new look but maintains LGBT discrimination and prevents transgender people from using restrooms matching their gender identity, according...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 01:32 PM EDT

Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned after six months as President Donald Trump’s chief spokesman, according to sources. The move appeared to be linked to opposition over the appointment of...

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 03:49 AM EDT

Spicer Out, Sanders and Scaramucci Rise in Trump Shake-Up

Spicer Out, Sanders and Scaramucci Rise in Trump Shake-Up

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump's decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead the beleaguered White House communications team. The departing...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 04:40 PM EDT

Abortion Fight Rages in Kentucky, Which Has Just 1 Clinic

Abortion Fight Rages in Kentucky, Which Has Just 1 Clinic

Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the nation without an abortion clinic. Political pressure has...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:51 PM EDT

What Happens If John McCain Leaves the Senate?

What Happens If John McCain Leaves the Senate?

After Sen. John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis, the six-term Arizona senator declared he would "be back soon" to attend to his duties in the legislative branch — but the political ramifications of his exit...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:03 AM EDT

DHS Head: Plan to Arrest Parents Can Fight Human Trafficking

DHS Head: Plan to Arrest Parents Can Fight Human Trafficking

A plan to prosecute parents who pay smugglers to illegally bring their children across the U.S. border is aimed at quelling human trafficking, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Thursday. Asked...

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