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During a news conference, President Trump again asserted that there was “blame on both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.
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During a news conference, President Trump that there was “blame on both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, adding that the “alt-left” should also be held accountable. Earlier in the day, Trump business leaders who have from the American Manufacturing Council over his response to the for Alabama Senator Luther Strange, as voters headed to the polls to cast their ballot in the state’s . Trump an executive order speeding up the approval process for the building of highways, bridges, and other infrastructure projects. The Congressional Budget Office that eliminating the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing subsidies would increase premiums by 2018 and increase the deficit by $194 billion in the next ten years.

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