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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, talks with, White House National Security Advisor John Bolton, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington during President Donald Trump's meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Kirstjen Nielsen also involved in John Kelly-John Bolton shouting match

- The Washington Times

Top White House officials got into a heated argument Thursday outside the Oval Office, clashing over the recent surge in illegal immigrants crossing the border, said a source. White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly and National Security Adviser John R. Bolton were at the center of the argument, but at some point Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen got involved.

This Thursday, June 8, 2017, file photo shows the U.S. Treasury Department building in Washington.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) ** FILE **

Treasury official busted for leaking financial reports on Trump campaign team

- The Washington Times

The Trump administration's effort to root out leakers in the federal government bagged a top-level Treasury employee who was charged Tuesday with giving a reporter confidential information about suspicious financial transactions involving former Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, accused Russian agent Maria Butina and the Russian Embassy.

President Donald Trump listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

- Associated Press

Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates.

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member, and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, meet before the start of a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Conservative groups call on Senate to reject Trump nominee to NLRB

- The Washington Times

Conservative groups are urging a Senate committee to reject President Trump's nomination of Democrat Mark Pearce to another five-year term on the National Labor Relations Board, saying he has a record of "overreaching" the agency's authority in support of union elections and other matters.

President Donald Trump participates in a "Celebration of America" event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Trump quickly scheduled the event with military bands after canceling a visit with the Philadelphia Eagles as he stoked fresh controversy over players who protest racial injustice by taking a knee during the national anthem. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) **FILE**

Trump sees federal deficit soar in first full year

- The Washington Times

President Trump oversaw a massive increase in the deficit during his first full year in office, the Treasury Department announced Monday, pointing to rising spending and stagnant taxes that threaten to send the government back into the realm of trillion-dollar shortfalls.

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2008, file photo, a Saudi trader reacts as looks at the stock market monitor in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Saudi stock market sharply fell Sunday after President Donald Trump threatened "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar/File)

Trump threat sends Saudi stock market tumbling

- Associated Press

The Saudi stock market plunged Sunday after President Donald Trump threatened "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi.

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally endorsing the Republican ticket, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Lebanon, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) **FILE**

Trump's remarks on Lee, Grant spur debate over media coverage

- The Washington Times

President Trump sparked debate on social media Friday evening by calling Robert E. Lee a "great general" during a campaign rally, drawing scrutiny over his remark as well as the media's reaction, with many conservatives complaining of news outlets cutting out the full context.

President Donald Trump smiles as pastor Paula White prepares to lead the room in prayer, during a dinner for evangelical leaders in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

'Personal pastor' Paula White says Trump serious about faith -- even if not fluent in 'Christianese'

- The Washington Times

The Donald Trump that Florida evangelical minister Paula White sees is a good listener, a man who takes his faith seriously while not always being fluent in "Christianese" and, unlike so many of his predecessors, a politician who has kept his promises to faith voters and evangelical Christian groups after he won the presidency with the help of their votes.

President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Erie, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump signs law to curb foreign ocean dumping

- The Washington Times

In a rare display of bipartisanship, President Trump signed legislation Thursday to reduce ocean waste dumped by other countries, and to authorize more money for coastal cleanup in the U.S.

President Donald Trump waves upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, from a trip to Erie, Pa. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump: There has to be prison reform

- The Washington Times

President Trump touted prison reform on Thursday ahead of his meeting with rapper and designer Kanye West, and steamrolled over any objection his attorney general may have on the issue.

President Donald Trump salutes as he steps off of Marine One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, June 25, 2018. Trump is traveling to West Columbia, S.C., to campaign for Republican Gov. Henry McMaster, returning the favor after McMaster provided Trump with an early endorsement in his presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

U.S. arms exports soar under marketer-in-chief Trump

- The Washington Times

With the commander in chief acting as the head salesman, U.S. weapons firms racked up a banner year in foreign military sales, up more than a third in the fiscal year that just ended to $55 billion and falling just short of the all-time record.

Recent Opinion Columns

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a campaign rally, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in Wilmington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump will end complacency on the illegal immigration crisis

The mainstream media and the Democrats have become complacent on the issue of illegal immigration. President Obama and Hillary Clinton clearly see it as the norm simply to shrug and accept the idea that people can illegally enter the United States and stay indefinitely without penalty. For them, even raising the idea of curbing illegal immigration makes one a bigot or a xenophobe.

From The Vault

In this July 6, 2016, file photo, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks before introducing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Newt Gingrich thinks presidential polls are wrong

- The Washington Times

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he no longer believes in the presidential polls, saying the odds are very high that Republican nominee Donald Trump can defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton if he stays on message and sticks to both the teleprompter and big ideas.

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