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Trump to Visit Minnesota on Tax Filing Deadline Day

President Donald Trump will travel to Minnesota on Monday, the April 15 tax filing deadline.

WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump will travel to Minnesota on Monday, the April 15 tax filing deadline. Trump is hoping to win Minnesota in the next election and has been citing tax cuts and his work on trade deals as positives that will help Republicans win in 2020. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed the trip to reporters traveling with the…

Stone Pleads Not Guilty in Russian Probe

Donald Trump's longtime friend Roger Stone has pleaded not guilty to charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Donald Trump’s longtime friend Roger Stone has pleaded not guilty to charges in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Stone appeared Tuesday for his arraignment at the federal courthouse in Washington after spending the weekend blasting special counsel Robert Mueller’s case against him as politically motivated. The self-proclaimed dirty trickster was arrested last week during a pre-dawn raid at his…

Trump Stands by ‘Culture’ Criticism of European Immigration

Thousands Protest Trump During U.K Visit

ELLESBOROUGH, England-President Donald Trump is unabashedly repeating his criticism of European immigration policies, saying migrants are “changing the culture.” During a press conference with British Prime Minster Theresa May on Friday, Trump backtracks on his criticism of his counterpart in an explosive interview released as he began his visit to the country. but he reiterates his belief that Europe’s decision…

North Korea Threatens to Cancel Trump-Kim Summit Over Drills

Sanders Says Threats From North Korea to Scrap Meeting Were 'Fully Expected'

(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and U.S. President Donald Trump, saying it has no interest in a “one-sided” affair meant to pressure the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. The warning by North Korea’s first vice foreign minister came hours…

Trump Condemns ‘Heinous’ gas Attack in Syria

Trump Vows to Find who is Responsible for the Attack

(AP)WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has condemned the “heinous” suspected poison gas attack in Syria and said he’ll make a decision on the U.S. response within 24 to 48 hours. Speaking in the White House Cabinet Room Monday, Trump vowed to find out who is responsible for the attack that reportedly killed at least 40 people. Trump said during…

President Donald Trump Pays Visit to Wall Prototypes

He said he preferred a fully concrete wall because it was the hardest to climb, but he noted that it needed to be see-through.

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday got his chance to inspect prototypes for the “big beautiful border wall” he wants to build to separate the U.S. from Mexico, saying strengthening the border would help stop “99 percent” of illegal immigration — or, he allowed, “maybe more than that.” The president, making his first trip to California as…

GOP Report: No Coordination Between Trump and Russia

The finding is sure to please the White House and enrage panel Democrats who have not yet seen the document.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Republicans on the House intelligence committee have completed a draft report concluding there was no collusion or coordination between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. The finding is sure to please the White House and enrage panel Democrats who have not yet seen the document. After a yearlong investigation, Texas Rep. Mike Conaway says the committee has…

Fearing Trade war, EU Warns of Protectionism ‘Dead End’

The European Union on Monday urged U.S. President Donald Trump not to head down “a dead end” road of protectionism.

(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday urged U.S. President Donald Trump not to head down “a dead end” road of protectionism and warned of a damaging trade war over his new steel and aluminum tariffs. At talks in Brussels, economy ministers underlined that the EU — the world’s biggest trading bloc — supports free…

President Trump Plans to Meet Kim Jong Un for Nuke Talks

The planned meeting is set for May.

(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump plan to meet in May for nuclear disarmament talks, a whiplash development that would put two leaders who’ve repeatedly insulted, threatened and dismissed each other in the same room, possibly in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. It would have been an unthinkable…

Watchdog: Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act

The White House disputed the independent agency’s findings.

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the federal law prohibiting government officials from using their positions to influence political campaigns. The Office of Special Counsel, which is unrelated to Robert Mueller’s office, says Conway violated the Hatch Act twice last year when she spoke out in support of Republican Roy…

White House Communications Director Hope Hicks resigning

The news comes a day after Hicks was interviewed for Russia interference

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) – White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most loyal aides, is resigning. In a statement, the president praises Hicks for her work over the last three years. He says he “will miss having her by my side.” The news comes a day after Hicks was interviewed for nine hours by…

White House Locked Down After Vehicle Strikes Barrier

Suspect "Immediately Apprehended," No Shots Fired

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle “did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex.” No shots were fired during the incident, the Secret Service says. The agency adds that the female driver of the vehicle was “immediately apprehended.” Witnesses saw…

Former Trump Adviser Pleads Guilty to Federal Conspiracy

Guilty Plea Comes Day After Indictment

AP Photo/Evan Vucci/newsfileWASHINGTON, D.C.-A former top adviser to President Donald Trump’s election campaign has formally pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. The plea by Rick Gates is a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation as it continues to probe the Trump campaign, Russian…

Minnesota Suing Over President Trump’s Decision to Stop Federal Payments to Insurers

Unclear How Much it Will Hurt Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota is joining a lawsuit over President Donald Trump’s decision to stop federal payments to insurers that had helped hold premiums down for people buying insurance under the Obama-era health care law. The White House announced late Thursday it would end the payments after months of speculation. States are preparing for premium spikes of 20 percent…

Federal Budget Cuts Could Impact Foster Grandparent Program

Students Wrote Letters to Senator Al Franken, Asking to Save the Foster Grandparent Program

DULUTH, Minn. – A group of Duluth second graders put to use their daily writing lesson, lobbying to keep a classroom helper on hand Tuesday. It all started with the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Each new President brings a new wish-list of ideas to the table when it comes to budget cuts. Nearly 200 senior citizens in the Twin…