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GOP senators reject Trump’s call to end the filibuster

Our country needs a good “shutdown” in September to fix mess!’ Trump tweets. President Donald Trump on Tuesday seemingly called for an end to the legislative filibuster in the Senate, frustrated that Republicans were unable to include his policy goals in a must-pass spending bill. He also suggested that a …

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White House aims for Thursday signing of religious liberty executive order

President Donald Trump has invited conservative leaders to the White House on Thursday for what they expect will be the ceremonial signing of a long-awaited—and highly controversial—executive order on religious liberty, according to multiple people familiar with the situation. Two senior administration officials confirmed the plan, though one cautioned that …

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Poll: Majority says Trump not changing Washington

A majority of Americans say President Trump has not made progress on his pledge to change Washington, according to a new poll. Fifty-four percent of U.S. adults say that Trump has not had success on that goal, while 40 percent say Trump has made headway on the campaign-trail promise, according …

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Trump picks renewable energy policy skeptic to lead DOE office

President Trump has named Dan Simmons, an opponent of policies meant to promote renewable energy, to lead the renewable energy office at the Department of Energy (DOE). Simmons formerly worked at the Institute for Energy Research, a self-styled, free-market energy think tank that is funded largely by fossil fuel interests. …

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