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GOP candidates are hitting the trail with an all-star cast of former Trump aides as his grip on the party is more intense than ever

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Former aides and officials from the Trump administration are finding new value stumping for Republican candidates, from the establishment wing to the fringes of the party.
Having worked for Trump is a valuable commodity in a political climate where allegiance to the president is becoming a paramount issue for most Republicans.
After being fired or leaving on their own accord, former officials and aides in the Trump administration are finding a new life as key figures on the campaign trail for candidates who need to run on one of the most...
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A top GOP senator is unloading on his colleagues who are blocking a long-supported GOP policy because they're afraid of Trump

A top GOP senator is unloading on his colleagues who are blocking a long-supported GOP policy because they're afraid of Trump

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Top Republicans are blocking an amendment to the annual defense bill that would limit President Donald Trump's ability to slap tariffs on trading partners in the name of national security.
Sen. Bob Corker, who authored the amendment, unloaded on Republicans who are afraid of upsetting Trump by reining in some of his power.
WASHINGTON - After a broad bipartisan amendment to rein in President Donald Trump's ability to slap tariffs on trading partners appeared to be gaining steam, it quickly dissipated when it became clear top Republicans could not stomach legislation...
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15 of the best looks from the MTV Movie and TV Awards red carpet

15 of the best looks from the MTV Movie and TV Awards red carpet

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Trump threatens all-out trade war with China, tariffs on $200 billion worth...

Trump threatens all-out trade war with China, tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump directed the US Trade Representative's office to draw up a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to subject to an additional... Read more ...

'How is this not child abuse?': Homeland Security secretary gets mercilessly...

'How is this not child abuse?': Homeland Security secretary gets mercilessly grilled over family separation policy in heated press briefing

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A child broke a $132,000 piece of art, and his parents are being asked to...

A child broke a $132,000 piece of art, and his parents are being asked to pay for it

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‘We get to play Willy Wonka': How Sugarfina became a multi-million dollar candy empire for adults - even amid an increasing health craze

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You might see lots of digital mashups of your favorite TV shows now that AT&T owns Time Warner

AT&T won approval to merge with Time Warner last week. America's largest telecom will now own premium Time Warner content like HBO and TNT. Now that the $85 billion megamerger... Read more ...

Elon Musk said a Tesla employee engaged in sabotage against the company: Report

Elon Musk said a Tesla employee engaged in sabotage against the company: Report

Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk said a Tesla employee has engaged in sabotage against the company, CNBC reports . Musk reportedly said the employee had changed parts of the company's... Read more ...

Stephen Miller, the Trump aide behind the harshest immigration policies, is...

Stephen Miller, the Trump aide behind the harshest immigration policies, is a descendent of asylum-seekers

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House senior adviser Stephen Miller has long been one of the driving forces behind President Donald Trump's harshest immigration policies... Read more ...

I use Coursera to take all the fun classes I never got to take in college...

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Poll finds that Republicans favor Trump policy of separating migrant...

Poll finds that Republicans favor Trump policy of separating migrant children from their parents

Leah Millis/Reuters Republican voters are standing by the Trump administration's policy of separating families at the border, a new poll shows , despite the intense backlash... Read more ...