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  • Trump said on Monday that he will unveil at the White House at 8 p.m. on Tuesday his pick to fill the lingering vacancy on the nation's highest court left by the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016. They are: Neil Gorsuch, a judge on the Denver- based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; Thomas Hardiman, who serves on the Philadelphia- based 3rd...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, two days earlier than previously planned, as he looks to quickly put his imprint on the court's ideological leaning by restoring its conservative majority. Trump, in a Twitter post on Monday, said he would unveil at the White House at 8 p.m. on Tuesday his...

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries- Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen- and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries- Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen- and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • *Washington, New York, Los Angeles among cities with protests. WASHINGTON, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's administration on Sunday tempered a key element of his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries in the face of mounting criticism even from some prominent Republicans and protests that drew tens of thousands in major...

  • *Republicans Corker, McCain, Graham criticize directive. *Washington, N.Y., Los Angeles among cities with protests. WASHINGTON, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's administration on Sunday tempered a key element of his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries in the face of mounting criticism even from some prominent...

  • Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said in a statement that people from the seven countries who hold so-called green cards as lawful permanent U.S. residents would not be blocked from returning to the United States from overseas, as some had been following the directive. Outside the White House, where some viewing stands from Trump's Jan. 20 inaugural...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority nations and said the United States would resume issuing visas for all countries in the next 90 days as he faced rising criticism at home and abroad and new protests in U.S. cities. Tens of thousands turned out at protests in cities...

  • Confusion persisted over details of implementation, in particular for green card holders who are legal residents of the United States. In his most sweeping action since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump, a Republican, put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

  • But confusion persisted over details of implementation, in particular for green card holders who are legal residents of the United States. In his most sweeping action since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump, a Republican, put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

  • President Trump said that he is willing to subordinate balancing the federal budget in favor of strengthening the military, NBC News reports.

  • President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will make his choice to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 2 as he seeks to restore the conservative majority on the Supreme Court. Appointment as a Supreme Court justice requires Senate confirmation for the lifetime post. The current frontrunners include three conservative jurists who were appointed...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 24- Republicans and Democrats argued over the best way to rebuild U.S. infrastructure- a high priority of President Donald Trump- with no agreement in sight following skirmishes on Tuesday between the two parties. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rejected a new, detailed $1 trillion proposal unveiled by Democrats that would rely heavily...

  • The Environmental Protection Agency and the Agriculture Department will hold off on some rules as part of a freeze on regulations imposed by the Trump administration, trade groups say. SUPREME COURT Trump, poised to restore the Supreme Court's conservative majority, says he will announce his choice next week, with three federal appeals court judges among...

  • The Environmental Protection Agency and the Agriculture Department will hold off on some rules as part of a freeze on regulations imposed by the Trump administration, trade groups say. SUPREME COURT Trump, poised to restore the Supreme Court's conservative majority, says he will announce his choice next week, with three federal appeals court judges among...

  • The Environmental Protection Agency and the Agriculture Department will hold off on some rules as part of a freeze on regulations imposed by the Trump administration, trade groups say. SUPREME COURT Trump, poised to restore the Supreme Court's conservative majority, says he will announce his choice next week, with three federal appeals court judges among...

  • The Environmental Protection Agency and the Agriculture Department will hold off on some rules as part of a freeze on regulations imposed by the Trump administration, trade groups say. SUPREME COURT Trump, poised to restore the Supreme Court's conservative majority, says he will announce his choice next week, with three federal appeals court judges among...

  • The Environmental Protection Agency and the Agriculture Department will hold off on some rules as part of a freeze on regulations imposed by the Trump administration, trade groups say. SUPREME COURT Trump, poised to restore the Supreme Court's conservative majority, says he will announce his choice next week, with three federal appeals court judges among...

  • The Environmental Protection Agency and the Agriculture Department will hold off on some rules as part of a freeze on regulations imposed by the Trump administration, trade groups say. SUPREME COURT Trump, poised to restore the Supreme Court's conservative majority, says he will announce his choice next week, with three federal appeals court judges among...