<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Miami Political News and South Florida Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usFri, 18 Aug 2017 01:26:01 -0400Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:26:01 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Cites 'Pants on Fire' Claim in Barcelona Response]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:05:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump-genpershing-split.jpg
After a van plowed through a crowd of pedestrians in Barcelona on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding scores more, President Donald Trump tweeted a reference to a discredited story about Gen.

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<![CDATA[Who Are the Fascist-Fighting Coalition 'Antifa'?]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:53:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/antifaactivistsfeuerherd.jpg
During a combative press conference Tuesday, President Donald Trump dubbed the anti-racist protest groups the "alt-left" and blamed "both sides" for the violent clashes that resulted one death, and injured more...

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<![CDATA[Anti-Hate Groups Seize on Virginia as Teachable Moment]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:11:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/confederatebattleflagfeuerherd.jpg
Anti-hate groups in the United States are giving guidance on what individuals can do to combat hate-inspired violence in the wake of a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.To...

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson Talks About Vandalism of Home, Charlottesville]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:41:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/081717+ben+carson+interview.jpg
The only African-American member of President Donald Trump's cabinet says his home in Northern Virginia was recently the target of anti-Trump vandals.Ben Carson, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing

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<![CDATA[Trump Says 'Fixing the Inner Cities' Is a Priority]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:05:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trumpinnercities_17319471_1-150292719607000001.jpg
President Donald J. Trump told reporters on Tuesday that "fixing the inner cities" is a priority for his administration. ]]>
<![CDATA[Military Leaders Denounce Hatred After Charlottesville]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:41:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TrumpCharlottesville.jpg
Five top U.S. military officers condemned bigotry following the white-nationalist led protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, even as President Donald Trump reverted to his initial position of blaming both sides...

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<![CDATA[N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:28:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_usnorthkorea0815_1500x845.jpg
North Korea is changing tack in the war of words with the United States, adopting a plan to pull back and observe after a stern warning on Monday from Defense Secretary James Mattis.]]>
<![CDATA[Defense Secretary Uses Disparaging Term to Praise Sailors]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:07:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mattis_1200x675.jpg
Defense Secretary James Mattis praised Navy sailors for their service earlier this month and used an obscenity to make his point, NBC News reported.Speaking at Naval Base Kitsap in Washington state, Mattis...

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<![CDATA[DOJ Wants Records on Visitors to Trump Protest Website]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:30:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/inauguration-protest1.jpg
What does the federal government want to do with records on everyone who visited an anti-Donald Trump website?The Justice Department's demand is part of the ongoing case against people who allegedly broke laws...

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<![CDATA[President Trump's Explosive News Conference in 7 Minutes]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:43:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DIT_TRUMP_PRESSER_081517-150283385815300001.jpg
At a press event that was supposed to focus on infrastructure, President Donald Trump answered questions about violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump on Steve Bannon: 'We'll See What Happens' ]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:37:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump-on-bannon-150283249801700001.jpg
President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon.At an impromptu press conference Tuesday, Trump answered questions about his confidence in his top adviser...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Responds to Confederate Statues Being Torn Down ]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:00:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump-on-confederate-statues-FULL_17307335-150282955283000001.jpg
Trump responds to reporters' questions about the Charlottesville rally over the weekend. ]]>
<![CDATA[If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:45:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17206719818863.jpg
The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare premiums will increase by 20 percent next year and by 25 percent in 2020 — if President Donald Trump ends key federal subsidies to the program.The CBO report...

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<![CDATA[Anniversary of DACA Protections Marked by Fear of Its End]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:02:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-150318932-DACA.jpg
Immigrant rights groups and allies are marking the fifth anniversary of protections for young immigrants with rallies and demonstrations Tuesday, as the future of an Obama-era program remains uncertain under the...

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<![CDATA[New Yorkers Annoyed by Security Measures for Trump Visit]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:51:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump+tower+motorcade+-+00012309_WNBC_000000017434469.jpg
As the NYPD began shutting down streets hours before President Trump arrived in Manhattan Monday, New Yorkers couldn't hide their annoyance.

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<![CDATA[Confederate Monument Toppled]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:54:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DIT+CONFEDERATE+STATUE+THUMB.jpg
Protesters in Durham, N.C. toppled a Confederate monument Monday night. The statue, called "The Confederate Soldiers Monument," was dedicated in 1924. It was pulled down Monday and protesters stomped...]]>