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Gary Cohn: Trump suggested that every car used in the US should be built here

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Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's former chief economic adviser, spoke at a Washington Post event on Thursday.
Cohn said Trump wants to try and manufacture all US vehicles domestically.
Cohn also blasted Trump's tariffs and said current trade policies could undermine the boost from the GOP tax bill.
President Donald Trump has an imposing vision for the future of automobile manufacturing in the US, according to his former top economic adviser.
Gary Cohn, the former director of the National Economic Council and Goldman Sachs executive, recounted Trump's economic thinking...
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Trump reportedly claimed to leaders at the G7 that Crimea is part of Russia because everyone there speaks Russian

Trump reportedly claimed to leaders at the G7 that Crimea is part of Russia because everyone there speaks Russian

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President Donald Trump told leaders at the G7 summit that Crimea is part of Russia because everyone there speaks Russian, according to diplomatic sources.
The Crimean peninsula was part of Ukraine before being invaded and annexed by Russia in 2014. The annexation led to Russia's expulsion from the G7.
Before the summit, Trump told reporters he believed Russia should be let back into the G8.
President Donald Trump told world leaders at the G7 summit that Crimea, a contested territory south of Ukraine, is part of Russia because everyone there speaks Russian, two...
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Rudy Giuliani discusses his time working with James Comey, says 'he was like a choir boy who turned into a devil'

Rudy Giuliani discusses his time working with James Comey, says 'he was like a choir boy who turned into a devil'

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Former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump's outside attorney, Rudy Giuliani, have been at each other's throats in recent weeks.
That level of animosity between the two is relatively new, as t hey once had great admiration for each other.
Giuliani was Comey's boss in the late 1980s.
Giuliani told Business Insider in an interview that he knows Comey "very well" and that he hired him.
"He was like a choir boy who turned into a devil," Giuliani said.
James Comey and Rudy Giuliani aren't bit fans of each other.
But it wasn't always like that. See the rest of the...
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New York attorney general sues Trump and his children, alleging their charity engaged in 'persistent illegal conduct'

New York attorney general sues Trump and his children, alleging their charity engaged in 'persistent illegal conduct'

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The New York attorney general filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, his charity, and his children Donald Jr., Eric, and Ivanka.
The suit alleges that the Trump Foundation followed "a pattern of persistent illegal conduct" for more than a decade.
Trump responded to the suit on Twitter, blasting "sleazy New York Democrats and their now disgraced A.G. Eric Schneiderman.
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood on Thursday filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, his charity, and his children Donald Jr., Eric, and Ivanka, alleging that the Trump...
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Kim Kardashian West says she thinks Trump's starting to change his mind about cracking down on drug dealers and giving them the death penalty

Kim Kardashian West says she thinks Trump's starting to change his mind about cracking down on drug dealers and giving them the death penalty

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Kim Kardashian West said she believes President Donald Trump is changing his mind on his tough stance toward drug dealers.
She pressed Trump at the White House two weeks ago to get him to commute the life sentence of 63-year-old Alice Johnson, who was convicted of non-violent drug crimes in the 1990s.
Kardashian West said when she spoke with Trump about Johnson's case, she "saw compassion" from him.
Kim Kardashian West, who recently helped secure the freedom of 63-year-old Alice Johnson, said she believes President Donald Trump is starting to change his attitude toward...
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20 of Trump's most famous quotes since becoming president

20 of Trump's most famous quotes since becoming president

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As a businessman, President Donald Trump was never afraid to offer a piece of his mind in private, in press conferences, and on Twitter.
Since running for and being elected president of the United States, Trump's reputation for sharing his thoughts hasn't changed at all.
With Trump turning 72 years old on Thursday and celebrating his second birthday in the White House, here are 20 of his most famous quotes since being elected president. Trump brought the country together in trying to decode what he meant in a late night tweet with the word "covfefe".
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Aseel Al-Hamad Drives A Formula One Car The Day The Saudi Ban On Female...

Aseel Al-Hamad Drives A Formula One Car The Day The Saudi Ban On Female Drivers Is Overturned

Before the Formula One French Grand Prix at the Circuit Paul Ricard, Aseel Al-Hamad became one of the first Saudi women to drive a car to celebrate the end of the ban on women... Read more ...

I visited a Texas courtroom where dozens of chained immigrants were...

I visited a Texas courtroom where dozens of chained immigrants were prosecuted under Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy - and it was surreal

Daniel Brown/Business Insider I attended a mass prosecution proceeding in McAllen, Texas, where dozens of immigrants pleaded guilty to crossing the US-Mexico border... Read more ...

How traffickers use World Cup mania to help them smuggle cocaine

How traffickers use World Cup mania to help them smuggle cocaine

Jan Kruger/Getty Images The use of World Cup merchandise to smuggle cocaine around the world points to a longstanding relationship between drug trafficking and soccer, one of... Read more ...

Shaking hands with Trump gave Kim Jong-un the status boost he craves

Shaking hands with Trump gave Kim Jong-un the status boost he craves

American leaders regularly meet with authoritarian leaders as equals, whether as partners, allies, or rivals. The key is how those meetings affect status - and in this case... Read more ...

Volkswagen's Electric Car Just Broke The All-Time Record At Pike's Peak

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Yeah, that just happened. Romain Dumas climbed behind the wheel of Volkswagen's electric I.D. R and just beat the all-time Pike's Peak record set by Sebastien Loeb by setting... Read more ...

Sunday's Best Deals: Pool Party Essentials, Backcountry, Breville, Shifu...

Sunday's Best Deals: Pool Party Essentials, Backcountry, Breville, Shifu Orboot, and More

Happy Sunday! Finish off your weekend with discounted pool party essentials , Backcountry's 4th of July sale , a Breville juicer , and the rest of the best deals from around... Read more ...

It's Comforting To Know That Even Formula One Drivers Forget How To Drive...

It's Comforting To Know That Even Formula One Drivers Forget How To Drive Sometimes, Too

This Sunday, Formula One returns to its birthplace of France for the first time in a decade. The hype trains have been cruising at full force ever since the announcement was... Read more ...

Argentine police busted the 'Narcos de la Copa': smugglers hiding cocaine in...

Argentine police busted the 'Narcos de la Copa': smugglers hiding cocaine in fake World Cup trophies

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Some Argentines are taking advantage of World Cup fervor. The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an... Read more ...

North Korea appears to be getting rid of its anti-American propaganda after...

North Korea appears to be getting rid of its anti-American propaganda after the Trump-Kim summit

Getty SEOUL - In the wake of Kim Jong Un's summit with US President Donald Trump, anti-American souvenirs once sold on the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone have... Read more ...

Germany scores crucial game-winner in final minute of stoppage time to...

Germany scores crucial game-winner in final minute of stoppage time to possibly save their World Cup hopes

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images Germany scored in the final minute of stoppage time to breathe life into the team's campaign to repeat as World Cup champions. The goal came... Read more ...