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White House chief of staff John Kelly pauses to look to a video monitor as he appears on Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Kelly says Trump has evolved on many issues since the campaign. Kelly says in an interview with Baier that "there's been an evolutionary process that this president's gone through" on issues ranging from Afghanistan to his promised Southern border wall. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 17, 2018 - 8:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's views on immigration and building a wall along the Mexico border have evolved since his presidential campaign, the White House chief of staff said Wednesday. Those changes are giving some people hope that a compromise with Congress on the thorny issue is...
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President Donald Trump, center and Vice President Mike Pence watch during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring former Senator Bob Dole on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 17, 2018 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole knew the art of the deal before President Donald Trump published the 1987 book of the same name. The two shared a stage under the Capitol dome Wednesday as Dole, 94, accepted Congress' highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, for...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, reviews honor guards, as he takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia. Two hopefuls have launched their presidential campaigns with a barrage of criticism of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's rule. El-Sissi has yet to formally announce whether he would contest the March 26-28, 2018 election, but he is virtually certain to contest and win another four-year term in office. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, Pool, File)
January 14, 2018 - 11:48 am
CAIRO (AP) — Barely a week after authorities set a date for Egypt's presidential elections, two hopefuls have launched their campaigns with criticism of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's rule, with one promising to end "repression" if elected and the other claiming the incumbent is...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017 file photo, Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan gestures during a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan. Khan said Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 that meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in elections later this year, but added "I would meet him." (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)
January 13, 2018 - 12:27 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday that meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in elections later this year, but added "I would meet him." In a press briefing, Khan, who has an...
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Presidential candidate and Czech President Milos Zeman shows his vote as his wife Ivana, right, looks on during the presidential election's first round vote in Prague, on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Czech Republic's president Milos Zeman and former president of the Czech Academy of Sciences Jiri Drahos are considered as favorites to advance to the runoffs on Jan. 26th and 27th. (Vit Simanek/CTK via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 5:09 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czechs are casting ballots for a second day in their presidential election. President Milos Zeman, 73, is seeking re-election and is considered the favorite to win the first-round vote taking place Friday and Saturday. The former president of the Academy of Sciences, Jiri Drahos,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018 file photo, House Homeland Security Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee Chairwoman Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., right, speaks during a news conference with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. on Capitol Hill in Washington. McSally called on the national GOP to "grow a pair of ovaries" as she launched her bid for the U.S. Senate on Friday, Jan. 12, joining the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake by embracing President Donald Trump and his outsider playbook in one of the nation's premier Senate contests. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
January 12, 2018 - 9:42 am
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally called on the national GOP to "grow a pair of ovaries" as she launched her bid for the U.S. Senate on Friday, joining the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake by embracing President Donald Trump and his outsider playbook...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2016, file photo, North Dakota state Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, speaks in Bismarck, N.D. Cramer said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, he won't run for U.S. Senate, depriving Republicans of the candidate many saw as the party's best chance to unseat vulnerable Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File)
January 11, 2018 - 3:15 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota got a hard sell last week from President Donald Trump, who gave Cramer and his wife a personal tour of the West Wing and used the gilded luster of the newly renovated Oval Office to entreat Cramer to challenge popular...
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Graphic shows countries whose democracies Russia meddled with, according to a Democratic Senate committee report; 2c x 5 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 133 mm;
January 11, 2018 - 9:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Thursday dismissed a new report by Senate Democrats describing Russian interference in the U.S. and throughout Europe as unfounded, while some European politicians said they are mindful of Moscow's meddling. The 200-page report commissioned by Sen. Ben Cardin of...
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Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman holds a speech during a Parliament session in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Czech Republic's Parliament gathered for a confidence vote for a newly appointed government led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 11, 2018 - 5:58 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic's controversy-courting president is seeking re-election this month in what will be the country's second election in which voters, instead of lawmakers, pick the person to fill the office. Milos Zeman was elected to the largely ceremonial post in 2013 during the...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. Trump is lashing out at Sen. Dianne Feinstein for releasing the transcript of an interview with the co-founder of a political opposition firm that commissioned a dossier of allegations about Trump's presidential campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 11, 2018 - 12:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that it "seems unlikely" that he'd give an interview in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign. Trump said "we'll see what happens" when asked if he'd provide an interview to...
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