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Conflicting signs with 3 weeks to Election Day

4:00 am Oct. 16, 2018

From Culpeper, Virginia –

In a microcosm of the battle being fought nationally for control of the U.S. House, Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) sparred at a debate here Monday night with his Democratic challenger, Abigail

Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ possible in Khashoggi disappearance

10:33 am Oct. 15, 2018

After the King of Saudi Arabia ‘firmly denied’ any knowledge of a government plot to kidnap or kill missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump suggested to reporters on Monday that ‘rogue killers’ could well have been responsible for Khashoggi’s disappearance last week, when he visited the Saudi consulate in Turkey.

“I’ve asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to immediately get on a plane, go to Saudi Arabia,” the President

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,”