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Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief, despite denials

Interested in Trump Administration? Add Trump Administration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Trump Administration news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living. Both Pruitt…

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DHS confirms agreement with California on Guard troops despite Trump objections

DHS confirms agreement with California on Guard troops despite Trump objections

The Trump administration and California have reached an agreement that the state’s National Guard will deploy only in support of the U.S. Border Patrol, according to a Homeland Security official, despite President Donald Trump complaining that the troops will “do nothing” and the federal government won’t pay. Interested in Immigration? Add Immigration as an interest…

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Trump assured in Pompeo affirmation regardless of opposition

Trump assured in Pompeo affirmation regardless of opposition

President Donald Trump is expressing confidence that CIA director Mike Pompeo will be confirmed as secretary of state, following a stern warning from the White House Wednesday that opposition to his nomination could imperil efforts to negotiate a summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Interested in Trump Administration? Add Trump Administration…

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SA pleased love movie wins no matter ban are attempting

SA pleased love movie wins no matter ban are attempting

Inxeba (The Wound) has won six awards at the South African Film and Television Awards, including Best Film, despite an ongoing campaign to have it banned from cinemas. Traditional leaders were furious at the film’s portrayal of gay love against a backdrop of a rite of passage ceremony for young men from the Xhosa ethnic…

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