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President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied all responsibility for last week’s riot on Capitol Hill, saying his fiery speech to his supporters before they marched on the Capitol was ‘totally appropriate.’

In his first public remarks since Wednesday’s MAGA storming of the Capitol, the president slammed Democrats, accusing them of creating ‘tremendous danger’ with their attempt to remove him from office but said repeatedly he wanted ‘no violence.’

The president defended his speech at a ra

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There have been discussions among some members of the Trump Cabinet and allies of President Donald Trump about the 25th Amendment, which would be a vehicle for members of the cabinet to remove Trump from office, multiple sources with direct knowledge of the discussions tell ABC News.

It is unclear how extensive these conversations have been or if Vice President Mike Pence is supportive of such action. Many have been horrified by Wednesday’s events and Trump’s encouragement and

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WASHINGTON – By around 2 p.m. Wednesday, as lawmakers were meeting to count President-elect Joe Biden’s state-certified Electoral College votes, chaos ensued. Rioters, many waving Trump flags and wearing Trump garb, breached security at the Capitol building and began swarming the area. Vice President Mike Pence, other lawmakers, staff and reporters were evacuated within minutes.

Photos and videos show protesters crowding halls inside the building and climbing over chairs. Some mad

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In an unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol, protesters supporting President Donald Trump rushed the stairs of the building and smashed windows as they pushed their way inside.

In a massive security breach, the protesters, waving blue Trump flags, made it to the doors of the Senate and House chambers as U.S. Capitol Police locked lawmakers inside for their own safety.

They were heard banging on the doors of the House chamber and yelling outside as police officers rushed lawmakers o

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800.jpeg President Donald Trump speaks at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

With votes still being counted across the nation, President Donald Trump on Thursday sought to undermine confidence in the nation’s election, making unsupported accusations from the White House about the integrity of the results in his race against Democrat Joe Biden.

Hours earlier, Biden offered reassurances that the counting could be trusted, projecting a more presidentia

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00dc-virus-trump-jumbo.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp President Trump initially dismissed the threat of the virus by likening it to the common flu. Credit…Samuel Corum for The New York Times

[Live coverage as President Trump announces he’s tested positive for Coronavirus.]

WASHINGTON — President Trump said early Friday morning that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus, throwing the nation’s leadership into uncertainty and escalating the crisis posed by a pandemic that has already killed more than 207,0

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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

“We’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said at a news conference, responding to a question about whether he’d commit to a peaceful t

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President Donald Trump defended the actions of Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, saying the 17-year-old ‘probably would have been killed’ by an angry mob if he hadn’t fired at them with the illegal gun he was carrying.

‘He was trying to get away from them I guess, it looks like, and he fell on then they very violently attacked him,’ Trump said in response to a question from on Monday.

‘It was something that we are looking at right now and it’s under investigation, but

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  • Joe Biden has picked Kamala Harris as his running mate 
  • The two will appear together Wednesday in Wilmington, Delaware 
  • Biden personally called Rep. Karen Bass to tell her she is not the pick 
  • Biden gave no hint of who he was thinking of picking in public appearances over the weekend when he was at family beach home in Rehoboth, Delaware
  • He has spoken to all the finalist and will announce in 'middle of the week' 
  • Meanwhile President Trump said 'some people' think men will be mad that Biden vow
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Donald Trump has tweeted that it ‘sounds like a good idea’ to put him on Mount Rushmore, after the New York Times claimed that a White House aide reached out to the governor of South Dakota to discuss the plan. The president, who has long floated the idea, denied on Sunday evening that he had ever requested having himself added to the monument. But, he said, it was a fine idea, given his accomplishments. ‘This is Fake News by the failing @nytimes & bad ratings @cnn,’ he tweeted, in response

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President Trump gave a fiery address at Mount Rushmore Friday night claiming that the ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ aimed to overthrow the American Revolution, painting a dark picture of the Black Lives Matter protests that have rocked the nation.

On the eve of the Fourth of July holiday, Trump’s message was about us versus them, calling those who didn’t support him ‘bad, evil people.’

He tossed red meat to a packed crowd of supporters – a majority of whom were not wearing masks nor pract

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Joe Scarborough moderates a town hall with Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump in Charleston, S.C., on Feb. 17, 2016.Mark Peterson / for NBC News / Redux file

Twitter said Tuesday it will not remove tweets from President Donald Trump that impugned MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, despite pleas from the family of a woman who died while working for Scarborough when he was a member of Congress.

The woman, Lori Klausutis, died in 2001 while working in Scarborough’s congressional offic

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Nearly eight years after he was last on the ballot, Barack Obama is emerging as a central figure in the 2020 presidential election.

Democrats are eagerly embracing Obama as a political wingman for Joe Biden, who spent two terms by his side as vice president. Obama remains the party’s most popular figure, particularly with black voters and younger Democrats, and Biden’s presidential campaign is planning for him to have a highly visible role in the months to come.

For President Donald Trump, th

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President Donald Trump speaks during press briefing with the Coronavirus Task Force, at the White House, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

An unusually high number of New Yorkers contacted city health authorities over fears that they had ingested bleach or other household cleaners in the 18 hours that followed President Trump’s bogus claim that injecting such products could cure coronavirus, the Daily News has learned.

The Poison Control Center, a subagency o

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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence leave at the end of a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Friday, April 24, 2020, in Washington. Trump didn’t take a single question amid an uproar over his comments about disinfectants

President Donald Trump abruptly exited his daily White House press briefing Friday without taking a single question, after digging an increasingly deep hole over his comments about treating coronavirus p

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With rare bipartisanship and speed, Washington is about to deliver massive, unprecedented legislation to speed help to individuals and businesses as the coronavirus pandemic takes a devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system.

The House is set to pass the sprawling, $2.2 trillion measure Friday morning after an extraordinary 96-0 Senate vote late Wednesday. President Donald Trump marveled at the unanimity Thursday and is eager to sign the package into law.

The relief can hardly

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One day, President Donald Trump boasted of “smooth” coronavirus testing across the country. The next day, he pronounced the testing system inadequate, and assailed the public-health bureaucracy, Barack Obama and Joe Biden for not fixing it before he became president.

But nothing changed in that system over those two days — Thursday and Friday — except Trump’s stated opinion of it.

Trump has been saying inaccurately for days that the public health system was up and ready to give access to di

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President Donald Trump addressed the annual Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday afternoon at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

CPAC was familiar territory for Trump, who has given speeches at the largest gathering of conservatives in the United States every year since becoming president.

During his speech that lasted well over an hour before a large passionate crowd, Trump touched on several different topics, among them the e

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