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Lacking rallies, Trump takes White House work on the road

President Trump has long blurred the lines between campaigning and governing, but he is taking that fusion to new levels as the coronavirus pandemic precludes his signature large-scale rallies.Trump has used official White House travel to visit… Source: The Hill

The Memo: Trump team pounces on Biden gaffes

Joe Biden’s aptitude for gaffes and unforced errors returned this week, playing into the hands of the Trump campaign and creating stirrings of nervousness among Democrats.The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee apologized Thursday for… Source: The Hill

Trump signs executive orders after coronavirus relief talks falter

President Trump on Saturday signed executive orders to extend unemployment benefits, suspend payroll taxes, and offer federal eviction and student loan relief, taking unilateral action that is on shaky legal ground amid stalled negotiations about a… Source: The Hill

Advocacy groups come out against Trump pick for ambassador to Germany

Several advocacy groups came out against President Trump’s pick for ambassador to Germany after a series of past controversial remarks about the Holocaust, Jews and use of force against civilians were unsurfaced this week. Jewish and Muslim… Source: The Hill

US pledges $17 million in disaster aid to Lebanon

The U.S. announced Friday it is sending $17 million in relief aid to Lebanon after a massive explosion rocked its capital city of Beirut earlier this week, killing at least 150 people and wounding thousands more.National security adviser Robert O’… Source: The Hill

Trump tees up executive orders on economy but won't sign yet

President Trump said Friday that he is prepared to act unilaterally to reinstate expanded unemployment benefits and suspend the payroll tax due to the coronavirus, but signaled he wouldn’t do so immediately.Trump told reporters that his… Source: The Hill

Trump teases order requiring insurers to cover preexisting conditions

President Trump on Friday teased an executive order to require health insurers to cover all preexisting conditions, something already established under the Affordable Care Act, which his administration is suing to dismantle.”Over the next two weeks… Source: The Hill

Guests at Trump club join audience for president's press conference

Dozens of guests at President Trump’s private club in Bedminster, N.J., huddled together in a ballroom to watch his Friday evening news conference, apparently flouting the state’s coronavirus restrictions.The onlookers made for… Source: The Hill

Jerry Falwell Jr. placed on indefinite leave

Jerry Falwell Jr., president and chancellor of Liberty University, has been placed on indefinite leave by the institution’s board of trustees executive committee.”The Executive Committee of Liberty University’s Board of Trustees, acting on behalf of… Source: The Hill

Kanye West 'not denying' his campaign seeks to damage Biden

Kanye West punted when asked in an interview with Forbes on Friday if the goal of his last-minute presidential campaign was to siphon votes from presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.The acclaimed rapper told the publication&… Source: The Hill

Trump embraces jobs report signaling slowdown

The White House is trying to capitalize on the latest jobs numbers, arguing they point to a strong economic recovery under President Trump even as millions remain out of work and states grapple with increases in coronavirus infections.The figures… Source: The Hill

Trump to take executive action after coronavirus talks collapse

Top administration officials said Friday they will recommend President Trump move forward with executive orders to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus as negotiations on Capitol Hill collapsed.”In the meantime, we’re going to take… Source: The Hill

Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire

Lawmakers are increasingly pessimistic about the chances of a quick agreement as negotiations over a fifth coronavirus relief bill go down to the wire. Congress and the White House are barreling toward an end-of-the-day Friday deadline set by… Source: The Hill

Trump touts economic agenda in battleground Ohio

President Trump visited Ohio on Thursday for official and campaign business, targeting a battleground state where he finds himself in a tight race with presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.Trump delivered brief campaign-style remarks at the… Source: The Hill