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China welcomes Putin’s proposed summit on Iran 

US President Donald Trump said he probably would not participate in any such summit after arms resolution failure.

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Trump explains ‘reluctance to embrace’ intel community, blames ‘Dirty Cops’ 

President Trump on Tuesday explained his “reluctance to embrace” the U.S. Intelligence Community upon taking office, blaming former Obama officials and calling them “Dirty Cops” and “sleazebags.”

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Donald Trump wants to host G-7 after election 

President Trump said on Monday that he wants to host the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations after the November presidential election and still wants to invite Russia, which was kicked out of the G-7 after it annexed Crimea. He said he told his staff on Sunday that he’d rather have the summit after the election which would give everyone more t […]

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Trump suggests flu of 1918 ended WWII in 1945 

During a Monday press conference, the president incorrectly said the 1918 flu ‘probably ended’ WWII, which happened two decades later. Joe Scarborough weighs in on the president’s remarks.

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Coronavirus US: study shows 97,000 children tested positive in last two weeks of July – live updates 

New data shows huge uptick in infections of childrenUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Trump’s coronavirus relief orders described as ‘laughable’ by Andrew CuomoAlex Azar praises Taiwan’s Covid-19 response during rare visitSign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.18pm BST Donald Trump has denied that his team ever approached […]

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Top Democrats fear Trump and his staff will shred documents, withhold important information and delete official emails on the way out if Biden wins the election. Here’s what they plan to do to stop it 

Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images Top Democrats are worried that President Donald Trump and his allies will shred documents, delete data and emails, and refuse to cooperate with an incoming transition team if Joe Biden wins the White House. “If there’s a transition — and I pray to God there is this year — it’s hard to see […]

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Market Snapshot: Stock-index futures mostly higher after Trump signs orders to extend coronavirus relief 

U.S. stock-index futures trade mostly higher Monday after President Donald Trump over the weekend signed executive orders that would extend some elements of coronavirus relief. The measures face likely legal hurdles and questions about their effectiveness, however, while continued U.S.-China tensions might also cap upside, analysts say.

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Trump’s stimulus orders don’t seem to be feasible or legal, experts say 

President Donald Trump’s executive order and memorandum to stimulate the economy don’t seem to be feasible or legal, experts said Saturday.

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Trump signs four executive actions targeting economy 

President Donald Trump will sign executive orders on Saturday after stimulus discussions broke down this week on Capitol Hill, two senior White House officials told CNN.

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The President abruptly left after being challenged on a lie he’s told more than 150 times 

President Donald Trump abruptly ended a Saturday news conference after a reporter challenged him on a lie about veterans health care he has told more than 150 times.

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false push on preexisting conditions 

President Donald Trump is teasing the possibility of executive action to require health insurance companies to cover preexisting conditions

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Trump said people of color ‘just set a record for new jobs.’ Data show the unemployment rate for Black Americans has barely changed in the last month. 

JIM WATSON / Contributor / Getty Images Speaking at a Saturday news conference, President Donald Trump commemorated the US economy for seeing “a new record for jobs” for people of color. But the monthly jobs report the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday said the unemployment rate for the Black population “showed little change.” Th […]

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It doesn’t look like Trump’s executive actions on coronavirus relief will actually do much 

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Since Congress can’t come to an agreement, President Donald Trump on Saturday signed four executive actions aimed at providing Americans economic relief during the coronavirus pandemic. But they face both the possibility of being challenged in the courts and of being difficult to implement. He touted that his “administration […]

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Analysis: Trump just dared Democrats to sue him over executive actions 

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Saturday, brazenly moving around Congress and daring Democrats to sue him over measures he thinks will be popular in the country.

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Trump order allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax 

President Donald Trump has bypassed the nation’s lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed

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