Trump suggests openness to negotiations on GOP tax plan

President Donald Trump speaks via videoconference to U.S. troops, from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.,

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump suggested Saturday he may be willing to negotiate changes to a significant portion of the tax overhaul, the corporate tax rate, injecting an element of uncertainty into the tax plan only hours after it cleared the Senate. Trump told reporters at the White House before…

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Mueller dismisses top FBI agent in Russia probe over possible anti-Trump texts

Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Justice Department’s Russia collusion investigation

Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Justice Department’s Russia collusion investigation, removed an FBI agent from the case over possible anti-Trump text messages, Fox News confirmed Saturday. The agent has been identified as Peter Strzok, one of the agency’s most experienced and trusted counterintelligence investigators, said the New York…

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Trump plan on Utah monuments draws 5,000 protesters

Trump plan on Utah monuments draws 5,000 protesters

Thousands rallied outside Utah’s Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, protesting President Donald Trump’s expected plan to shrink two national monuments in one of America’s most scenic states. The Utah Highway Patrol estimated the crowd to be about 5,000 people, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. Trump will travel to…

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Wealthy seen snaring a $21 billion gift with Trump tax overhaul

Donald Trump

NEW YORK — Some of the wealthiest families in the U.S. are hoping for a $21 billion benefit from President-elect Donald Trump next year. They and their businesses are re-evaluating, or putting on hold, strategies for transferring money to heirs as the new administration could work with a cooperative Congress…

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Mike Pence and ‘Conversion Therapy’: A History

Vice President-elect Mike Pence

Since Mike Pence was chosen as Donald J. Trump’s running mate in July, he has faced complaints from groups critical of his record on gay and transgender rights, who said he has long been an opponent of the gains made by the L.G.B.T. community in recent years. Mr. Pence has…

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