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Trump campaign still hasn't paid back at least 6 cities for rally bills

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign sparred with local Minneapolis officials this week when a local arena threatened to bar the campaign from holding a rally if they did not pay a $530,000 bill -- a fee that was passed on by the city for security services, among other costs.

Trump mulls options in the wake of 2 mass shootings

As President Donald Trump weighs legislative and executive options to address gun violence in the US, his own instinct to expand background checks is butting up against intense pressure from gun rights advocates, who are pressuring him that such a move would harm him politically.

Kamala Harris says Trump 'needs to go back where he came from'

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris in an interview with CNN on Tuesday responded to President Donald Trump's racist attack on four Democratic congresswomen of color by saying he "needs to go back where he came from and leave that office."

Trump backs away from census citizenship question

President Donald Trump retreated from his quest to add a question about US citizenship to the 2020 census on Thursday, instead asking government agencies to provide records that could determine a head-count of citizens without polling census-takers directly.

Trump eyes 2020 with census citizenship question fight

President Donald Trump is still considering an executive order in an effort to force a citizenship question onto the 2020 census, even after his decision to proceed with the court battle triggered a highly unusual shakeup of the government's legal team over the weekend, according to officials familiar with the situation.

DOJ tells judge it's still looking at ways to add citizenship question

Lawyers for the Department of Justice told a federal judge in Maryland Friday afternoon that the Trump administration will continue to explore options of adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, but made no mention of a potential executive order being considered by the White House.

Trump faces 'limited paths forward' on census citizenship question

The Trump administration is facing "limited paths forward" as lawyers explore options for adding a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census after the Supreme Court ruled against it last week, a source familiar with ongoing discussions told CNN on Thursday.

Joe Biden to critical Democratic foes: 'See you around'

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday defended his calls for unity, answering criticism of his moderate approach from 2020 Democratic rivals by insisting bipartisan cooperation is the only way to avoid being governed by