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Officials Say Top U.S. Intelligence Official, Dan Coats, To Resign

Jul 28, 2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is to resign in days, after a two-year tenure marked by President Donald Trump's clashes with intelligence officials.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he won't address the NAACP convention because of changes in the date and format of an appearance.

Trump says Thursday that "I very much wanted to go" speak to the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization as members gather next week in Detroit. He says an agreed-upon date for his appearance was changed and "unfortunately, they want to do it in the form of a question and answer." Trump says he agreed to deliver a speech.

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Frenchman Simon Pagenaud won this year’s Indy 500, getting to kiss the bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from Michigan says he's concluded that President Donald Trump has "engaged in impeachable conduct."

Trump: 2020 Rival Buttigieg's Same-Sex Marriage Is 'Great'

May 17, 2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he thinks "some people" may have an issue with 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg's same-sex marriage, but he thinks "it's great."

Trump tells Fox News Channel's "The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton" in an interview airing Sunday that "I think it's absolutely fine" that Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, are open about their relationship on the campaign trail.

President Donald Trump spoke at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Indianapolis Friday. He touted what he calls his accomplishments protecting Second Amendment rights.

NEW: Trump Tells NRA He'll Fight For Gun Rights

Apr 26, 2019
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed to fight for gun rights as he addressed the National Rifle Association on Friday and implored members of the group — struggling to maintain its influence — to rally behind his re-election bid.

The Latest: Pence Assures NRA 'No One Is Taking Your Guns'

Apr 26, 2019
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UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association:

11:50 a.m.

Vice President Mike Pence says that under the Trump administration, "no one is taking your guns."

The line got a rousing applause from the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis, where Pence was introducing President Donald Trump at the gun lobby's annual convention.

Pence, a former Indiana governor, told the crowd, "Under this president and this vice president no one is taking your guns."

Trump is speaking to the convention for the third year in a row.

The NRA's convention comes as longtime observers say the group is at its weakest moment in memory, due to serious infighting, financial issues and shifting public sentiment after a series of mass shootings.

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11:25 a.m.

President Donald Trump has landed in Indianapolis, where he'll be headlining the National Rifle Association's annual convention for the third year in a row.

Trump is addressing members of the gun rights group the same day he is expected to welcome Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh AH'-bay) to the White House in Washington.

The NRA's convention comes as longtime observers say the group is at its weakest moment in memory, due to serious infighting, financial issues and shifting public sentiment after a series of mass shootings.

Greeting the 45th president at Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday were people in red "Make American Great Again" hats and a round of country music.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest gun rights organization played a pivotal role in President Donald Trump's victory in 2016.

Everytown For Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action announced a $100,000 advertising campaign against the National Rifle Association during its annual convention in Indianapolis.

Buttigieg: It's Clear Trump Deserves Impeachment

Apr 23, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg  says Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump are "stupendously different in very, very many respects" as he tried to smooth over an earlier comparison of the two politicians.

Indiana Man Accused Of Posting Trump Threats On Facebook

Apr 19, 2019

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Federal charges have been filed against an Indiana man who authorities say threatened to shoot President Donald Trump in Facebook posts.

AP Sources: Secret Service Director To Leave Trump Administration

Apr 8, 2019

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles is expected to leave the Trump administration.

That's according to two administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the personnel matter.

The officials say Alles' departure stems from a personality conflict within the agency. They said it was unrelated to the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and a recent security breach at the president's private club in Florida.

UPDATE: Vice President Mike Pence will join President Donald Trump in addressing the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis next week.

Pence will be the featured speaker at the NRA Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum on April 26. Trump will be the keynote speaker at the forum the same day.

ORIGINAL POST:

The NRA has announced that it is bringing its annual meeting back to Indianapolis later this month.

President Trump is scheduled to speak at a forum at the event on Friday, April 26.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's schools chief panned a proposal to eliminate federal funding for the Special Olympics before President Donald Trump reversed the plan.

Schools Superintendent Jennifer McCormick issued a statement Thursday morning saying she was disappointed in the plan to erase $17.6 million in federal funding that comprises about 10 percent of the group's overall revenue.

Trump later told reporters at the White House, "I've overridden my people for funding the Special Olympics."

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