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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:04 PM CDT

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Steve Bannon has departed the White House, where he was President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. His tenure lasted seven months. White House chief of staff John Kelly and Bannon mutually agreed that...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:16 PM CDT

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Steve Bannon, senior strategist to President Donald Trump, is leaving the administration, agreeing with Trump's chief of staff that Friday would be his last day in the role, the White House announced. Bannon...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 04:17 PM CDT

Most of President's Arts Council, Special Advisor Icahn Quit

Most of President's Arts Council, Special Advisor Icahn Quit

President Donald Trump faced more fallout Friday over his response to the violence in Charlottesville with virtually all of the members of a presidential committee on the arts announced their resignations, in a...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 09:51 PM CDT

Trump Approves Plan to Create Independent Cyber Command

Trump Approves Plan to Create Independent Cyber Command

President Donald Trump has approved a long-delayed Pentagon plan to create an independent and more aggressive cyber command in order to beef up cyberwar operations against the Islamic State group and other...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:25 AM CDT

Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response

Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response

The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. James Murdoch also told friends in...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 06:46 PM CDT

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Confederate Monuments

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Confederate Monuments

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answered questions Thursday about Charlottesville and the future of Confederate monuments during a visit to North Texas.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:59 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott Reflects on Legislature's Special Session

Gov. Abbott Reflects on Legislature's Special Session

Gov. Greg Abbott says the state of Texas is better off because of the special session that just concluded. Although just 10 of the 20 items he called a priority actually made it to his desk, Abbott...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:16 PM CDT

Raw Video: Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks in North Texas

Raw Video: Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks in North Texas

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to reporters at the Mary Kay headquarters in Addison on a number of topics, including the president's remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:05 PM CDT

Trump Cites 'Pants on Fire' Claim in Barcelona Response

Trump Cites 'Pants on Fire' Claim in Barcelona Response

After a van plowed through a crowd of pedestrians in Barcelona on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding scores more, President Donald Trump tweeted a reference to a discredited story about Gen. John...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 02:49 PM CDT

Tech Companies Banishing Extremists After Charlottesville

Tech Companies Banishing Extremists After Charlottesville

It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. In the wake of...

 
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