Trump Caves to Congress in Failed Bid to Slash Foreign Aid

U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters sitting in front of a portrait of former U.S. President George Washington as he meets with Romania's President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington U.S. Aug

Trump Rules Out Gun Control Measures on Meeting with NRA Chief

In this august 21, 2019 photo, President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md.

So, somebody had to do it. [Looks back and toward the sky] I am the chosen one. They knew I was kidding, being sarcastic, and just.having fun. "I've been really surprised by the amount of anxiousness from people across the spectrum who want this president to have a challenge, because there's just a real concern that he's absolutely unfit".

When asked about their wishes for the future of the Republican Party, 44% of all Republican-affiliated voters - including leaners - said it should be more populist, stressing strong borders, protecting jobs from competition overseas and standing tough against crime and social disorder. He said "the chances of success here are less than 50-50, but I think it's worth giving this a shot".

Chris Murphy that President Donald Trump remains committed to working on expanded background checks legislation for gun purchases, but the Connecticut Democrat acknowledged Friday he's skeptical whether anything will happen.

In an op-ed for the paper last week, Walsh called Trump's trade war "narcissistic" and denounced him for his racism, constant lying, and running up the national debt, a favorite Republican issue of yore.

'It was sarcasm. It was joking, we were all smiling. We are so polarized now that it's, "I'm right and you're evil".

Trump administration officials have said they are reviewing State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development spending with an eye to using a budget process known as "rescission" to slash up to $4.3 billion in spending that had already been approved by the Senate and House of Representatives. They don't even know what they're doing or saying anymore. "We were all smiling and a question like that is just fake news, you're just a faker".

Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford, who lost his seat after he criticized Trump and the president's machine went into action against him, "said he is inching closer to a bid of his own by sounding out activists in New Hampshire and other early-voting states about an insurgency focused on the ballooning deficit". NRA officials, Republican lawmakers and conservative allies together strategized ways to change the President's mind over strengthening background checks.

The latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll also reveals that Republicans favor a populist direction over traditional conservatism by almost two to one, while Republican-leaning voters slightly favor a more traditional path, according to a USC statement.

On Friday, Trump announced he would raise tariffs on China by 5 percent in response to the country's retaliatory tariffs on the United States.

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