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President Donald Trump walks toward the South Lawn of the White House to board the Marine One helicopter, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Washington, on his way to Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 07, 2017 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says it's time for the U.S. to start investing more to improve the country's aging infrastructure. Trump says in a speech in Cincinnati that as he campaigned across the country, voters often...
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June 06, 2017 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chosen a regional banker as his nominee for a key government position in bank regulation. Trump announced late Monday he is naming Joseph Otting as comptroller of the currency, heading a Treasury Department agency that is the chief overseer for federally...
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June 06, 2017 - 1:28 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley is accusing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of lying about wait times for medical appointments at Iowa's VA hospitals, based on documents provided by a whistleblower. The Iowa Republican said the data shows the agency provided...
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June 06, 2017 - 12:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chosen a regional banker as his nominee for a key government position in bank regulation. Trump has chosen Joseph Otting as comptroller of the currency, heading a Treasury Department agency that is the chief overseer for federally chartered banks. If...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2002 file photo Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson, center, talks with reporters in Washington, United States. At left, Michael Chertoff, then head of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, and FBI Deputy Director Bruce Gebhardt, right, listen. Thompson the independent monitor overseeing Volkswagen's efforts to prevent a repeat of its emissions scandal says he has a "broad mandate" to review the company's practices and that his initial impression is that VW is making a serious effort to reform. (AP Photo/Toyokazu Kosugi, File)
June 06, 2017 - 9:45 am
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — The independent monitor overseeing Volkswagen's efforts to prevent a repeat of its diesel emissions scandal said Tuesday that his "initial impression" is that the company is making a serious effort to change its ways. Former U.S. deputy attorney general Larry Thompson must...
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June 06, 2017 - 8:27 am
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — The independent monitor overseeing Volkswagen's efforts to prevent a repeat of its emissions scandal said Tuesday that his initial impression is that the company is making a serious effort to change its ways. Former U.S. deputy attorney general Larry Thompson must certify...
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In this June 5, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at an Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative event in the East Room at the White House in Washington. Repairing the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges was supposed to be an area ripe for compromise between congressional Democrats and Trump. Instead Democrats are panning Trump’s proposed $1 trillion overhaul and even Republicans are balking at some aspects of the emerging plan. The White House’s self-proclaimed “Infrastructure Week” began with Trump appearing Monday with aviation officials and some prominent GOP lawmakers to announce plans to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system and separate operations from the Federal Aviation Administration. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 06, 2017 - 4:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Repairing the nation's crumbling roads and bridges was supposed to be an area ripe for bipartisan compromise between congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump. Instead, Democrats are panning Trump's proposed $1 trillion overhaul, the White House is signaling plans to go...
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June 05, 2017 - 11:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump's proposed travel ban on certain countries (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The husband of senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway is taking to Twitter to criticize President Donald Trump's tweets about the administration's travel ban that has been...
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June 05, 2017 - 10:03 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's congressional delegation is urging U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to stop the deportation of a Hawaii coffee farmer. Andres Magana Ortiz is ordered to report to U.S. immigration officials in Honolulu on Thursday with a bag packed to return to...
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June 05, 2017 - 6:28 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday tapped the head of Utah's wildlife management division as deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a newly created position where the appointee will serve as acting head of the agency until a director is named and...
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