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Trump is said to have discussed pardoning himself

In several conversations since Election Day, Trump has told advisers that he is considering giving himself a pardon

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Trump’s attack on Coronavirus relief divides GOP and threatens recovery

His four-minute video on Tuesday night demanding significant changes to the bill and larger direct stimulus checks also threw a wrench into his party’s push to hold the Senate with victories in…

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Biden Names Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff

Klain, a lawyer with deep experience on Capitol Hill, advising President Barack Obama and in corporate board rooms, served as Biden’s chief of staff when he was vice president and has been seen…

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Six in White House, including Trump’s chief of staff, have the coronavirus

Five other White House officials also tested positive for the virus in the days before and after Election Day, people familiar with the diagnoses told The New York Times. Bloomberg News also…

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Final weekend campaigning reflects both traditional barnstorming and 2020 chaos

The last Saturday before Election Day offered traditional last-minute frantic campaigning in battleground states played against the backdrop of the extraordinary rancor, high stakes and sense of…

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A mandate to be less like himself? It can be said that Trump tried

In this second night of what was supposed to be a three-debate run — the president’s own coronavirus case and refusal to debate virtually doomed another — Trump was less openly hostile

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Election less than a month away, Trump leans on Barr and Pompeo for a lift

Trailing badly in the polls and eager to change the subject from the coronavirus, Trump succeeded in compelling Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to announce that he would make public Hillary Clinton…

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Trump touts unproven drug as cure; calls his illness a ‘blessing from God’

The president’s statement, in a video released early Wednesday evening by the White House, was his latest effort to repair the political damage he has suffered after months of trying to minimize…

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