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"Until his staff figure out a way to ensure he doesn’t make such easily rebutted claims, you should not echo the president’s economic arguments or claims without first verifying both their accuracy and substantive merit," Keith Hennessey, former director of the U.S. National Economic Council, wrote in a hypothetical memo to Congress.

Former economic council director derides Trump's debt tweet

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President Donald J. Trump claimed the rally "would be the biggest of them all!"

Trump suggests his supporters hold a mass rally

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No immediate withdrawal is expected ahead of the council’s next session, but discussion of abandoning the council is likely to alarm international activists already worried that the United States will take a lower profile on global human rights issues under President Donald J. Trump.

Sources: U.S. considers quitting U.N. Human Rights Council

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At the National Governors Association Winter Meeting, leaders from 33 GOP-controlled states say they’re trying to find consensus.

GOP governors split on Obamacare replacement

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"Until his staff figure out a way to ensure he doesn’t make such easily rebutted claims, you should not echo the president’s economic arguments or claims without first verifying both their accuracy and substantive merit," Keith Hennessey, former director of the U.S. National Economic Council, wrote in a hypothetical memo to Congress.

Former economic council director derides Trump's debt tweet

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"This is a good opportunity for them to move on. Whether they do that or not is a different question," said Leonard Leo, an adviser to President Donald J. Trump.

Trump adviser: Democrats should 'move on' from Garland SCOTUS snub

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President Donald J. Trump claimed the rally "would be the biggest of them all!"

Trump suggests his supporters hold a mass rally

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On the ground in Iraq, here’s how the soldiers fighting ISIS are reacting to Trump’s travel ban.

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“We Are Fighting Terrorists, But We Are Also Terrorists?”

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#Breaking: President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he will not be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, D.C.

Trump says he will not attend White House Correspondents' Association dinner

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It has fallen to military men to keep our institutions safe.

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The Generals Guarding American Democracy

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“He wants to be the honest broker. That’s what’s in his heart,” said a senior Justice Department official. “But he’s having a hard time doing that."

Comey finds himself in the political crosshairs — again

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A guide to the new intellectual camps that could reshape American politics.

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How Trump Split Conservatives Three Ways

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#Breaking: Tom Perez, the former Labor secretary for President Barack Obama, was elected as the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday.

Perez elected DNC chairman

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New York Democrats here are incensed -- and confused -- especially given the contrast to the actions of other state and city leaders.

De Blasio jilts New Yorkers at DNC

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The GOP leader will determine the success or failure of President Donald J. Trump's agenda.

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Mitch McConnell Is Already 2017’s Man of the Year

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The effort is designed to put a human face on President Donald J. Trump’s immigration and refugee policies — and perhaps steal a bit of the spotlight from the president's big speech.

House Democrats plan to troll Trump at big speech

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More than two dozen lawyers working inside and outside government have a part of the Trump ethics portfolio, but no one individual has visibility into the full picture.

Who's watching Trump's ethics watchdogs?

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#Breaking: South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg dropped out of the Democratic National Committee chairman race during his nominating speech on Saturday.

Buttigieg drops out of DNC chair race

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Nearly 20 Democratic interest groups, operatives, and state committees have commissioned their own private 2016 election autopsy reports.

Democrats pile up election post-mortems

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A combined majority of Democratic voters are paying either not much attention (32 percent) or no attention at all (21 percent) to the DNC chair election.

5 numbers that mattered this week

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