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White House spokesman Spicer out as Trump seeks to fix image 5:40pm EDT

WASHINGTON White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, ending a short and turbulent tenure that made him a household name and the butt of late-night television comedy lampoons, amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump's inner circle. | Video

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Trump to order review of U.S. defense industrial base: official

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump intends to sign an executive order initiating a broad "whole of government" review of the defense industrial base including labor and the defense supply chain, a White House officials told reporters on Friday.

Election 2016, U.S. 12:30pm EDT

Trump's legal team spokesman resigns amid reported shake-up

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's outside legal team spokesman has resigned amid media reports the team is being reorganized as investigations continue into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

Election 2016, Russia 10:47am EDT

McCain illness deprives Senate of crucial vote, Trump critic

WASHINGTON If John McCain's illness requires a long absence from the U.S. Senate, his colleagues will be deprived of a dealmaker and leading voice on national security, while America's allies will lose one of the few Republican critics of President Donald Trump's foreign policy.

Election 2016 5:52am EDT

Senate Republicans complain of chaos in healthcare effort

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts.

Election 2016, Health Jul 20 2017