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Trump to unveil opioid plan seeking death penalty for drug dealers: White House

Mar 19 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will unveil a plan on Monday to combat the opioid addiction crisis that includes seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging Congress to toughen sentencing laws for drug traffickers, White House officials said on Sunday. | Video

After tariff fight loss, Trump economic adviser Cohn quits

Mar 07 2018

WASHINGTON Gary Cohn, the top economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump and a voice for Wall Street in the White House, said on Tuesday he would resign, a move that came after he lost a fight over Trump's plans for hefty steel and aluminum import tariffs. | Video

Trumps Top-Wirtschaftsberater Cohn tritt zurück

Mar 07 2018

Washington/Berlin Der Rücktritt des Chef-Wirtschaftsberaters von US-Präsident Donald Trump schürt die Furcht vor einem weltweiten Handelskrieg.

Trump faces pushback on tariffs but says he will not back down

Mar 06 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump faced growing pressure on Monday from political and diplomatic allies as well as U.S. companies urging him to pull back from proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, although he said he would stick to his guns. | Video

Trump urges lawsuit against opioid companies, tougher sentences for dealers

Mar 01 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called for a federal lawsuit against opioid companies and stiffer penalties for drug dealers, arguing that the government must take a strong approach to combat an opioid addiction epidemic.

Trump pushes Congress for broad bill on guns after school shooting

Mar 01 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday went his furthest yet toward endorsing restrictions on gun sales, bucking Republican Party orthodoxy as he challenged lawmakers to go big on legislation he said would help prevent more school shootings. | Video

Trump pushes Congress for broad bill on guns after school shooting

Feb 28 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday went his furthest yet toward endorsing restrictions on gun sales, bucking Republican Party orthodoxy as he challenged lawmakers to go big on legislation he said would help prevent more school shootings. | Video

Trump urges prison reform, not sentencing overhaul after pushback

Feb 27 2018

WASHINGTON The White House on Tuesday urged U.S. lawmakers to move ahead with legislation to help prisoners prepare for life after release, but stopped short of calling for broader reforms such as changing mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes.

Trump, Australia's Turnbull seek common ground on trade, China

Feb 24 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held talks on Friday at the White House where the two leaders sought to put aside previous tensions, but divisions on trade remained. | Video

Trump wishes disgraced aide well after domestic abuse allegations

Feb 11 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday praised White House aide Rob Porter, who resigned this week after allegations that he abused two former wives, and stressed that Porter has maintained his innocence. | Video

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