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‘It won’t happen’: Pelosi says Trump ‘can’t’ deliver Republican nomination speech at White House

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Trump can’t deliver his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination at the White House.

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Violence in Portland diminishes as state police take over for DHS

Violent attacks against federal buildings and police in Portland, Oregon, have diminished in the week since the Trump administration and local officials reached an agreement to increase the state police presence and pull out most Department of Homeland Security employees.

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Trump says he’ll ‘probably’ accept Republican nomination ‘live from the White House’

President Trump said he would likely accept the Republican nomination in a live address from the White House in August.

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RNC planners considering White House South Lawn for Trump convention acceptance speech

President Trump may not have to go far to give his acceptance speech for the GOP presidential nomination later this month.

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‘Bomb of some kind’: Trump says deadly Beirut explosion ‘looks like a terrible attack’

President Trump referred to the Beirut explosion that killed dozens as “an attack” and said generals he consulted with seem to believe “it was a bomb of some kind.”

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White House condemns ‘mercenaries’ in Libya and declines to name Russia as culprit

National security adviser Robert O’Brien says the United States “strongly” opposes “foreign military involvement” in Libya without naming who he believes is to blame for the conflict.

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White House sued for not having sign language interpreter at coronavirus briefings

The White House is being sued for not having a sign language interpreter at the coronavirus briefings.

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Amid Portland riots, DHS investigates link between antifa and Syrian fighters

A leaked internal report from the Department of Homeland Security revealed that the federal government is investigating a half-dozen Americans who support Antifa for possible connections to a terrorist group in Syria.

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Trump’s coronavirus messaging is still inadequate and inept

President Trump has faced a good deal of criticism for the way he’s handled and responded to the coronavirus pandemic, and his recent interview with Axios’s Jonathan Swan shows why.