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FULL VIDEO: Kanye West in the Oval Office

3:29 pm Oct. 11, 2018

Wearing a signature red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap, rapper and producer Kanye West dominated a meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House on Thursday, declaring that the hat made him feel ‘like Superman,’ as West extolled the virtues of the President, dropped an f-bomb and more before reporters, and talked about maybe running for President in 2024 – only after Mr. Trump

Trump blames stock market drop on Federal Reserve

12:25 pm Oct. 11, 2018

For a third straight day, President Donald Trump leveled stern public criticism at the Federal Reserve, directly blaming a recent drop in the stock markets on increases in interest rates, as the President bluntly said the Fed is endangering economic growth under the Trump Administration.

“I think the Fed is out of control,” the President told reporters in the Oval Office. “I think what they’re doing is wrong.”

It was the

Trump blames stock market drop on Federal Reserve

12:25 pm Oct. 11, 2018

For a third straight day, President Donald Trump leveled stern public criticism at the Federal Reserve, directly blaming a recent drop in the stock markets on increases in interest rates, as the President bluntly said the Fed is endangering economic growth under the Trump Administration.

“I think the Fed is out of control,” the President told reporters in the Oval Office. “I think what they’re doing is wrong.”

It was the

Average price of Obama health law plans to drop in 2019

10:17 am Oct. 11, 2018

In a surprise announcement, the Trump Administration reported Thursday that the average price for benchmark health insurance plans under the Obama health law system would drop in 2019 by 1.5 percent, as statistics issued by the feds indicated the controversial health insurance exchanges were stabilizing in price and coverage.

“President Trump’s Administration took action to address the skyrocketing price of health insurance, and now we are starting to see the results,”

Trump to visit areas hit by Hurricane Michael next week

4:00 am Oct. 11, 2018

As Hurricane Michael continued to barge its way inland overnight, the White House said President Donald Trump would visit areas damaged by the storm early next week, as the President expressed confidence that his administration would be able to deal with the needs of damaged communities in Florida, Alabama and Georgia.

“We have massive amounts of food and water that gets brought in immediately as it’s leaving. I mean, literally,

Senate blocks Democratic bid to overturn Trump health care rule

3:57 pm Oct. 10, 2018

On a tie vote, Senate Republicans on Wednesday stopped an effort by Democrats to overturn a Trump Administration rule which allows the sale of certain short-term health insurance plans, preserving the option for consumers to buy less-expensive, reduced coverage policies which do not follow the full requirements under the Obama health law.

The vote was 50-50, as Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) joined all 49 Democrats in voting to overturn the new

Trump says feds are ready as Michael aims at Gulf Coast, Southeast

7:45 am Oct. 10, 2018

President Donald Trump joined with government officials in Florida and other southern states in warning those in the path of Hurricane Michael to take appropriate safety measures to deal with what may turn out to be the most powerful hurricane to strike the Florida Panhandle.

The President was scheduled to meet late Wednesday morning with the head of FEMA and the Secretary of Homeland Security, as he expressed confidence that federal