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Joe Biden rips Trump's 'dangerous' attacks on judges, journalists

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden lambasted President Trump in some of his first public remarks since leaving office, attacking the President for his attacks on judges and assault on the media while saying he hopes Trump follows through on his more “presidential” tone from Tuesday’s joint address to Congress. “The almost drumbeat of denigration of the institutional structures ...

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Harley-Davidson opposed higher tariffs, despite Trump's claims

MADISON, Wis. — Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson, which President Trump singled out Tuesday when discussing foreign trade barriers, warned earlier this year against responding to such restrictions by imposing higher American tariffs. Trump said in his speech to Congress that executives from Harley-Davidson told him they have trouble selling motorcycles outside of the United States because of high taxes. While other ...

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Trump's joint address to Congress fails to break ratings record

Even the reality TV President couldn’t make record-high TV ratings a reality for his first major speech. More than 43 million people tuned into President Trump’s address before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night — a number nearly 9 million short of the amount who watched former President Barack Obama’s in 2009. According to early Nielsen data, 43.4 million ...

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Fact-checking President Trump's first congressional address

President Trump opened his first congressional speech Tuesday night by addressing the fatal Kansas shooting and anti-Semitism, but he provided mixed promises about immigration, the economy, as well as other issues. The Daily News took a look at some of Trump’s claims through fact-checking. IMMIGRATION TRUMP: “According to the National Academy of Sciences, our current immigration system costs America’s taxpayers ...

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Sanders vows to 'continue to fight’ after Trump's Congress speech

Sen. Bernie Sanders ripped President Trump’s first speech before Congress in a point-by-point takedown that culminated in a call for continued resistance against the new administration. “Those of you who attended rallies or town hall meetings: Keep showing up, keep calling Congress, and continue to fight,” the Vermont senator said in a live stream uploaded to Facebook minutes after Trump ...

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Why I refused to shake President Trump's hand

If you watched President Trump’s speech tonight, you may have missed a familiar sight: me, leaning in to greet the President and shake his hand. For 28 years, during Democratic and Republican administrations alike, I’ve observed this tradition as a symbol of my firm belief: no matter who’s in the White House, the President and Congress need to work together ...

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Fact-checking President Trump's first congressional address

President Trump opened his first congressional speech Tuesday night by addressing the fatal Kansas shooting and anti-Semitism, but he provided mixed promises about immigration, the economy, as well as other issues. The Daily News took a look at some of Trump’s claims through fact-checking. IMMIGRATION TRUMP: “According to the National Academy of Sciences, our current immigration system costs America’s taxpayers ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg will not attend Trump's speech to Congress

If Ruth Bader Ginsburg watches President Trump’s address to Congress, she will do so in absentia. The longtime liberal justice will be missing from the ranks of Supreme Court attendees at the speech Tuesday night, a spokeswoman confirmed to Bloomberg. Justice Samuel Alito, who stopped attending Barack Obama’s State of the Union speeches after his criticism of the Court’s Citizens ...

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LUPICA: Trump's guests act as props to demonize immigrants

The guest list for President Trump’s joint address to Congress on Tuesday night includes Jessica Davis and Susan Oliver, whose husbands were California police officers shot and killed by a man living in America illegally. The guest list also includes Jamiel Shaw, Sr., whose son was also shot dead by an undocumented immigrant. And certainly the heart of the country ...

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Congress needs answers about Trump's ties to Moscow: Paul Ryan

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Congress, as well as voters, “need answers” to the growing questions over potential ties between President Trump, and his inner circle, and Moscow. “We need to make sure that nothing happened that shouldn’t have happened as we go forward. That’s exactly what we do in our jobs in Congress,” Ryan said on NBC’s “Today.” ...

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