• White House issues rules for the media after it grudgingly reinstates CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass

    21 days ago - By Chron

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    The White House has issued rules for the news media in the wake of a dispute between President Donald Trump and CNN correspondent Jim Acosta.
    The Trump administration says violating those rules "may result in suspension or revocation" of the journalist's press pass.
    Under the rules, reporters will be allowed to ask one question and will then "yield the floor to other journalists."
    Journalists will also be permitted to ask at least one follow-up question if Trump or another White House official approves it.
    The White House has issued rules for the news media in the wake...
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  • Democrats did something virtually unprecedented in the 2018 midterms, and it says a lot about Trump's unpopularity

    21 days ago - By Chron

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    Democrats received roughly 60 million votes for the House in the 2018 midterms, which is roughly equivalent to the number of votes President Donald Trump received in the 2016 election.
    As Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight pointed out over the weekend, "There's not any precedent for an opposition party coming this close to matching the president's vote total from 2 years earlier."
    Trump entered the 2018 midterms with the lowest approval rating of any president in modern US history.
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  • Donald and Melania Trump have been on and off for 20 years - here's a timeline of their relationship

    Donald and Melania Trump have been on and off for 20 years - here's a timeline of their relationship

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Trump and first lady Melania Trump have been at the center of the news cycle for three years now, ever since he announced his candidacy for president.
    The third of Trump's marriages , Donald's relationship with Melania is the longest. The pair has been together for 20 years, after they started dating in 1998, and got married in 2005.
    Keep reading for a timeline of their entire relationship, from their first meeting to their time together in the White House. September 1998: They met at a party thrown by their mutual friend Paolo Zampolli.
    At the time of their first meeting in...
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