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Joe Biden Urges Cornell Graduates to Stop ‘Living in Your Screens’

He also addressed the White House administration without referencing President Trump by name

Report: Jared Kushner Back Channel With Russia Involved Syria

The intent was to connect Michael Flynn with Russian military leaders, the report says

White House Refuses to Address Reports That Jared Kushner Wanted Secret Line With Russia

(TAORMINA, Sicily) — President Donald Trump’s top advisers are refusing to address reports that his son-in-law and a top Russian diplomat may have discussed setting up a secret communications channel. In a press conference in Sicily, Saturday, advisers H.R. McMaster and Gary Cohn declined to comment on new revelations about Jared Kushner’s communications with Russia’s…

Group of 7 Meeting Ends Without Agreement on Climate Change

Climate and trade were sticking points at the two-day summit in Taormina, Sicily

House Republicans Aim to Roll Back Wall Street Regulations

House Republicans are preparing to vote on a new bill that would roll back many of the Wall Street regulations passed in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The bill, which is called the Financial CHOICE Act and would gut the 2010 Dodd-Frank legislation, passed the House Finance Committee earlier this month without any Democratic…

The G7 Summit Is ‘Evolving’ President Trump’s Views on Climate Change

(TAORMINA, Italy) — President Donald Trump’s views on climate change are “evolving” following discussions with European leaders who are pushing for him to stay in the Paris climate accord, a top White House official said Friday. “He feels much more knowledgeable on the topic today,” said Gary Cohn, Trump’s top White House economic adviser. “He…

Hillary Clinton Threw Major Shade at President Trump at Wellesley’s Graduation

Hillary Clinton sharply criticized President Trump during her graduation speech at Wellesley College Friday, delivering a stinging rebuke to his policies and governing style without ever mentioning his name. She started with a playful tone talking about her election loss. “You may have heard that things didn’t exactly go the way I planned. but you…

John Boehner Calls President Trump’s Term a ‘Complete Disaster’

(WASHINGTON) — Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump’s time in office has so far been a “complete disaster.” Speaking at an energy conference Thursday in Houston, Boehner praised Trump for his approach abroad and his aggressiveness in fighting Islamic State militants, according to the…

See Jared Kushner’s Life in Pictures

Jared Kushner is one of the most-watched people in the Trump Administration. As President Trump’s son-in-law as well as one of his senior advisers, Kushner has a broad portfolio in the White House, ranging from implementing the domestic policy agenda to leading a government reinvention task force to being a sort of “shadow diplomat.” Kushner…

Rex Tillerson Says U.S. Takes ‘Full Responsibility’ for Manchester Attack Leaks

(MANCHESTER, England) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States takes “full responsibility” for the leaking of information from Britain’s investigation of the Manchester concert bombing. Tillerson said during a trip to London on Friday that the U.S. “regrets” the leaks, which British officials complained had led to the publication of sensitive…

Donald Trump’s Awkward Moments at the NATO Summit, Analyzed by a Body Language Expert

'That shove is the kind of behavior you would expect to see a 5-year-old display in the playground'

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