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Partisan divide over Trump’s response to Charlottesville

Thursday  18:57,   17 august 2017
CBS News

But CBS News poll also finds widespread agreement that fatal attack was domestic terrorismHe gets majority disapproval overall for his response to the events, while most Republicans approve. Republicans interviewed following Tuesday's press[...]

Trump revives defense of Confederate monuments

Thursday  16:56,   17 august 2017
The Hill

President Trump lamented Thursday that the "history and culture" of the United States is "being ripped apart" by the removal of Confederate statues and monuments. An Incredible $200 Intro Bonus Just For Using This Card [...]

Behind CEOs' Trump Rift, Frantic Hours of Calls, Calculation

Thursday  16:48,   17 august 2017

Even before President Donald Trump began speaking at Trump Tower on Tuesday afternoon, America’s most prominent CEOs knew they had a problem. The World's Richest Agree: This Will Impact Everything See The Tech Sponsored by The Motley [...]

Trump attacks GOP senators for Charlottesville criticism

Thursday  16:36,   17 august 2017

In another sign of deepening divisions within the Republican party, President Trump blasted two sitting GOP senators who have criticized his response to the Charlottesville attack – whose support he needs to get his agenda through Congress.[...]

Trump Appears to Endorse Sen. Flake’s Primary Foe

Thursday  16:21,   17 august 2017
Roll Call

President Donald Trump appeared Thursday to endorse Sen. Jeff Flake’s primary opponent, lashing out at the Arizona Republican senator who has become one of his most vocal critics. Trump’s attack on Flake was his second Twitter strike of the[...]

Republicans in Congress May Be Stuck in a Relationship With Trump

Thursday  15:22,   17 august 2017
The New York Times

Some Republican Congress members are creating distance from President Trump, but they are still depending on the White House.For several weeks, congressional Republicans have grown more brazen, inch by careful inch, in creating a measure of distance [...]

Trump's Crisis Spurs Talk of White House Departures

Thursday  15:10,   17 august 2017

President Donald Trump’s turnabout on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia has rocked his administration, leading to rising speculation that some top officials may be looking for a way out. A parade of business executives broke ties with Trump[...]

Censure, Statues, Hearings: Congress Weighs Response to Trump

Thursday  14:20,   17 august 2017
NBC News

Congress has become skilled at distancing itself from President Trump, but activists are urging elected officials to go beyond tweets after rally remarks.Members of both parties have condemned Trump's insistence that "both sides" bear some[...]

GOP fears damage to brand from Charlottesville

Thursday  14:01,   17 august 2017
The Hill

Republicans worry that their candidates could pay in the 2018 midterms for the continued controversy over President Trump's remarks on the fatal violence in Charlottesville, Va. Trump's equivocation on how much blame should be put on white[...]

Trump: Graham telling 'disgusting lie' about my Charlottesville remarks

Thursday  14:01,   17 august 2017
The Hill

<p>President Trump early Thursday attacked Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) over his criticism of Trump's response to the violence at the Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally, warning that "The people of South Carolina will[...]

Trump's Arizona rally offers showdown with McCain, Flake

Thursday  13:55,   17 august 2017
The Hill

President Donald Trump is heading to Arizona next week, setting the stage for a battle with two of his most vociferous GOP critics - Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake.&nbsp;Trump is scheduled to hold a rally Tuesday at the Phoenix[...]

DNC shake-up leaves Dems behind in fundraising

Thursday  13:51,   17 august 2017
The Hill

Months of post-election malaise hamstrung the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) fundraising over the first six months of 2017, creating a serious money gap with Republicans and raising questions about Democrats' ability to take advantage [...]

Phoenix mayor pans Trump plan to hold campaign rally there

Thursday  13:46,   17 august 2017
CBS News

<p>Mayor Greg Stanton isn't happy that President Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in the city but supports his right to do it, reports the CBS affiliate there, KPHO-TV.</p>PHOENIX -- Mayor Greg Stanton isn't happy that President Trump[...]

40 Percent Now Support Trump Impeachment, Poll Shows

Thursday  13:36,   17 august 2017
NBC News

<p>Four in ten Americans now support the impeachment of President Donald Trump — a ten point jump in the last six months — according to a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI).</p>Four in ten Americans now support the[...]

How Trump's Reaction to Charlottesville Threatens the GOP

Thursday  13:10,   17 august 2017
The Atlantic

<p>From his first days as a presidential candidate, the gravest political risk Donald Trump has presented the GOP is that he would stamp it as a party of racial and social intolerance precisely as the most diverse and inclusive generations in[...]