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Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement
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Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement

Kirstjen Nielsen, the top immigration official in the Trump administration, is likely being booted out. “It’s no longer ‘if’, it’s ‘when’”, is the buzz at the White House which offered no comment on “personnel issues”. Trump has long understood to have had problems with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - a protege of Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly who has been the DHS Secretary’s champion from well before her appointment.

Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents
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Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents

Within 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.

US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid
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US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid

US president Donald Trump pounced on the mixed verdict from midterm elections 2018 and spun it as a “tremendous success”, signalling that he’s not going to back down from his hardline agenda on immigration and race as a political battle cry that speaks the secret lingo that his predominantly white, male and rural base wants to hear all the way into Trump’s 2020 re-election bid.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but immediately threatened Democrats, who won back control of the House and with it the power to investigate the president's personal and professional conduct.

US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate
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US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate

A resounding no. America’s voters young and old delivered a stinging rebuke against Donald Trump’s bile-filled racist dog whistling brand of political campaigning for the midterm elections 2018 where he cast the choice as a battle against a migrant invasion which could end up putting (white) Americans at risk of violent crime versus military style border control and a threat to end birthright citizenship.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results

Republicans were clinging to delicate majorities in the House and Senate Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether voters would reward or reject the GOP in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats clinch 2 early wins, must win 21 more to control House; Donald Trump's brute force faces acid test
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats clinch 2 early wins, must win 21 more to control House; Donald Trump's brute force faces acid test

The energy and outrage of the Democratic resistance faced off against the brute strength of US president Donald Trump's GOP on Tuesday as voters across America decided whether Democrats should control at least one chamber of Congress for the first time in the Trump era.

US midterm election 2018: 'My loathing for him knows no bounds' say voters angry about Donald Trump poison pills on immigration and race
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US midterm election 2018: 'My loathing for him knows no bounds' say voters angry about Donald Trump poison pills on immigration and race

More than anything on this Election Day in America, in a midterm contest like no other before it, voters cast their ballots with one man in mind: President Donald Trump.

It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency
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It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency

Republicans' across-the-board control of Congress is at stake in Tuesday's midterm election, along with command of governors' offices and statehouses around the country.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats must add 23 seats to regain House control; their path runs through these 12 battlegrounds
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats must add 23 seats to regain House control; their path runs through these 12 battlegrounds

The path to power in the House winds through a few dozen districts, many of them suburban, in Tuesday's election. Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 23 seats they would need to win control.

US midterm elections 2018: US Senate path to power runs through these 11 states as Republicans seek to expand razor thin majority
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US midterm elections 2018: US Senate path to power runs through these 11 states as Republicans seek to expand razor thin majority

Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016.

Steve Bannon back tracks from remarks against Donald Trump in book, says Trump Jr a 'patriot'
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Steve Bannon back tracks from remarks against Donald Trump in book, says Trump Jr a 'patriot'

Former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon sought to back away from incendiary remarks quoted in an explosive new book that have landed him in hot water with Donald Trump

US Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore denies reports of sexual misconduct, terms allegations 'dangerous lie'
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US Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore denies reports of sexual misconduct, terms allegations 'dangerous lie'

Moore reported to have sexually abused a 14-year-old girl lashed out at his accusers, calling their allegations a "dangerous lie" that would harm real victims of molestation

Stephen Bannon vows to 'go to war' for Trump agenda; returns to Breitbart News as executive chariman
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Stephen Bannon vows to 'go to war' for Trump agenda; returns to Breitbart News as executive chariman

With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump’s White House from outside than he was within.

Donald Trump's presidency is over, warns Steve Bannon after leaving White House as chief strategist
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Donald Trump's presidency is over, warns Steve Bannon after leaving White House as chief strategist

Ousted White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon on Saturday said the Donald Trump presidency that the right-wing conservatives helped make a reality is "over".

Is Donald Trump's team playing good cop, bad cop while the President is focussing on his 'agenda'?
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Is Donald Trump's team playing good cop, bad cop while the President is focussing on his 'agenda'?

Trump also could not resist the temptation of taking a dig at his Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton for calling his supporters "irredeemable deplorables" amid familiar chants of "Lock her up" and railing against the "dishonest" and "fake news" media.

Donald Trump appoints Jared Kushner as senior advisor: Democrats raise anti-nepotism law
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Donald Trump appoints Jared Kushner as senior advisor: Democrats raise anti-nepotism law

Hours after US President-elect Donald Trump confirmed that he will appoint his son-in-law Jared Kushner as senior advisor to the president, the Democrats on Tuesday expressed their concern over the incoming White House appointment.

Donald Trump's disavowal of white supremacists doesn't dismiss civil rights concerns
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Donald Trump's disavowal of white supremacists doesn't dismiss civil rights concerns

Donald Trump's disavowal this past week of white supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn't quieted some concerns.

Donald Trump meets TV executives, journos, calls them 'deceitful liars'
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Donald Trump meets TV executives, journos, calls them 'deceitful liars'

US President-elect Donald Trump has lashed out at top electronic media executives and journalists, terming them "dishonest" and "deceitful liars" after he invited them for a private meeting of minds.

Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump: Rescind Stephen Bannon appointment, keep promises
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Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump: Rescind Stephen Bannon appointment, keep promises

Vermont US Senator Bernie Sanders is calling on Republican President-elect Donald Trump to rescind his White House appointment of Stephen Bannon and keep his campaign promises to the middle class.