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Philip Rucker
White House Bureau Chief at The Washington Post | Political Analyst for MSNBC & NBC News | philip.rucker@washpost.com
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Philip Rucker 30m
Trump says he will ‘probably’ host Chinese president next month to finalize trade pact, via
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‘I think it’s a shame’: Trump comments on Coast Guard officer accused of plotting attacks Plus Trump says he bears no responsibility, says, “I think my language is very nice.” My latest
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Hallie Jackson 2h
Replying to @HallieJackson
Then POTUS comes back in to say he doesn't want an MOU....followed by Lighthizer speaking up AGAIN to ask everyone to agree never to use the phrase "memorandum of understanding" again.
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Hallie Jackson 2h
Many newsy moments from the Oval Office spray with just now - but don't let the interaction with his trade rep fly under the radar: POTUS says he doesn't like MOU's; Lighthizer interrupts to explain why MOUs are important...
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Jeremy Diamond 2h
. in the Oval Office jokes, "Do they have fake news in China?" They don't have a free press in China, Mr. President.
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Trump said the Coast Guard member arrested for threatening Democrats and media figures was "a shame" and "a very sad thing." Asked by whether he bears any responsibility for his own language, Trump replied, “I think my language is very nice.”
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Trump tells reporters he is "probably" going to meet with Chinese President Xi in March at Mar-a-Lago.
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Devlin Barrett 2h
senior DoJ official: Mueller's report will not be delivered next week.
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Anthony Faiola 2h
Washington Post exclusive: Venezuela and the United States have agreed to extend Monday's deadline for pulling out remaining diplomats from their respective capitals.
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Jeff Mason 2h
.⁦⁩ says he would veto a measure from Congress to block his emergency declaration on building a wall
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Jeff Mason 2h
During China trade talks in the Oval Office, ⁦⁩ openly disagreed with ⁦⁩ Lighthizer about using Memorandums of Understanding for a trade deal. After back and forth, Lighthizer said we’ll never call them MoUs again.
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Monica Alba 2h
NEW: President Trump tells reporters he's "surprised" to see Bob Kraft charged (with soliciting prostitution) and emphasizes Kraft "denies it" (via in the Oval)
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Holly Bailey 3h
When Will Robert Caro, 83, Finish His Last LBJ Book? “I Can’t Answer You.”
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Dan Lamothe 3h
Heather Wilson’s commitment to Trump’s Space Force was questioned. Now she leads the effort to build it. My new profile of the Air Force secretary as she moves into her third year in the Trump administration.
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Susan Glasser 6h
Excellent ⁦⁩ preview of trump kim summit >>> Trump aides worry he’ll get outfoxed in North Korea talks
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LenaSun 4h
NEW: Trump administration bars family planning clinics that provide abortion referrals from $286 million program. This is long-expected move. 15 governors have threatened legal action to block it from going into effect in their states.
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The Associated Press 4h
BREAKING: Media reports: Chicago prosecutors charge R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
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Andrea Mitchell 5h
.: Everythng is pure speculation at this time in terms of when report is going to be issued, what its going to look like. People refer to that its going to be concise report. But it cld be 50 pgs or more, which wld be concise summary of very complex 2 yr investigation
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Jeff Zeleny 5h
One presidential candidate is following the Democratic primary race closer than you might imagine. His name is Donald J. Trump. & I dig into Trump's plan for 2020 to “cause chaos from the left and the right.” Our new story:
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Philip Rucker 5h
Robert Kraft, 77, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, was charged with soliciting prostitution after being videotaped engaging in a sex act with an employee at a day spa in Jupiter, Fla., police said
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