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Trump mulls national security adviser pick, White House promises autonomy Feb 19 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON President Donald Trump may do another round of interviews for the position of national security adviser with new or existing candidates on Monday as he scrambles to fill the post following the ouster of Michael Flynn.

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Suppressing free press is 'how dictators get started': Senator McCain

MUNICH Senator John McCain, defending the media against the latest attack by President Donald Trump, warned that suppressing the free press was "how dictators get started".

Election 2016, U.S. Feb 19 2017

Back on the campaign trail already, Trump touts promises kept

MELBOURNE, Fla. President Donald Trump, after a rocky first month in office, returned to the campaign trail on Saturday to deliver another attack on the media and tout his White House accomplishments in the friendly and familiar atmosphere of a rally with supporters. | Video

Election 2016, U.S. Feb 19 2017

Democrat member of FEC to make early exit: NYT

WASHINGTON A Democrat who sits on the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) is planning to resign before her term expires amid frustrations about partisan gridlock, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

Election 2016 Feb 19 2017

U.S. defense secretary scraps Afghan trip due to weather

ABU DHABI U.S. President Donald Trump's defense secretary said bad weather had forced him to scrap a visit to Afghanistan on Sunday but added that he was reviewing the next steps in the war after discussions with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the top U.S. commander.

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