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Politics In The News: Trump’s Deal With Democrats Catches GOP By Surprise – NPR

Politics In The News: Trump’s Deal With Democrats Catches GOP By SurpriseNPRPresident Trump last week struck what’s being called a deal with Democrats. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Jonah Goldberg of The National Review, who isn’t sure that “deal” is the right term. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email … Article Provided By

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Trump’s DACA decision triggers anguish, political firestorm

Story highlights Tuesday’s announcement was a signal moment in Trump’s presidency The White House insisted that Trump had wrestled with the decision But he also triggered swift and sweeping political consequences. By forcing Congress to deal with the issue, Trump piled a new and deeply contentious issue on to the …

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Donald Trump’s DACA Decision: Here’s What Republicans Do Next

President Trump’s decision to cancel DACA, an executive-branch program giving work permits to illegal immigrants who arrived as minors, is a huge gamble. If the Republican caucus tries to pass a stand-alone fix along the lines of the DREAM Act (which would give full legal status to those covered by …

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Essential Politics: Trump’s ‘Dreamers’ decision will likely put more pressure on Congress

Can Congress come up with a solution by next March for the 800,000 immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children? That’s effectively the question President Trump may pose by leaving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program intact for six months to give Congress time to find …

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Essential Politics: Trump’s Texas moment of truth

The size and seriousness of a natural disaster can change the trajectory of political debate. But what’s happening in flood-ravaged Texas is extraordinary and would test even the most even-keeled presidential administration. That’s not what most have seen in the first seven months from President Trump. Good morning from the …

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Trump’s turn to face tricky politics of natural disasters

George W. Bush never recovered from his flyover of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation. Barack Obama got a bipartisan boost late in his re-election campaign for his handling of Superstorm Sandy. Now, President Donald Trump confronts the political risks and potential gains that come with leading the federal government’s response to a …

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Politics Podcast: Trump’s Biggest Domestic Crisis Yet

Embed Code With catastrophic flooding in Texas, President Trump is facing the biggest domestic crisis of his presidency so far. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast talks about the political challenges that natural disasters can pose to local officials, governors and presidents. Plus, as Trump hovers around his all-time lowest job approval …

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Chicago Tribune columnist: Trump’s Arpaio pardon a signal to snitches, ‘gangsta politics’

Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page is calling President Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio “gangsta politics” and a signal to anybody who might want to testify against the president. “He sends a signal to his base with the Arpaio move,” Page told CBS “Face the Nation” fill-in …

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The Arpaio Pardon Encapsulates Trump’s Identity Politics

The trio of major announcements made by President Trump’s administration on Friday night — the departure of national security aide Sebastian Gorka, the pardon of former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and the release of a formal memo from the president ordering the Pentagon not to accept transgender people …

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