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The courts keep taking Donald Trump both seriously and literally. And the president’s word choices are proving to be a real headache. A federal judge in Kentucky is the latest to take Trump at his word when he says something controversial. Judge David J. Hale ruled against efforts by Trump’s …

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that the chairman and ranking minority-party members of the House and Senate committees on intelligence have been invited to the White House to review information related to the potential unauthorized disclosure of classified information about U.S. persons. “There’s a desire to make sure …

The NYPD estimates that it costs $127,000 to $146,000 a day to protect the first lady and her 10-year-old son Barron when President Trump is not in the city, The New York Times reported. When the president is in the city, it costs about $308,000 a day. That’s about $50 …

Get the top headlines of the day in your morning briefing from NBC 4 New York, Monday through Friday. Sign up for our newsletter here. Ex-Christie Aides to Be Sentenced in Bridge Case Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie are scheduled to be sentenced for their roles in the 2013 …

Rep. Devin Nunes, besieged by Democrats demanding he recuse himself or step down as leader of the investigation of Russian meddling in last year’s presidential campaign, said Tuesday that his GOP colleagues “are perfectly fine” with him remaining chairman of the House intelligence committee. “Why would I not?” said Nunes …

President Trump signed on Tuesday a much-anticipated executive order intended to roll back most of President Barack Obama’s climate-change legacy, celebrating the move as a way to promote energy independence and to restore thousands of lost coal industry jobs. Flanked by coal miners at a ceremony at the Environmental Protection …

When North Bergen voters head to the polls in school elections next month, they’ll be asked to approve a proposed $48.8 million district-wide budget that would increase the school portion of their property tax bills by $52 for the average homeowner, district officials said. That’s the dollar amount school taxes …

Trump has unveiled a budget that would slash or abolish programs that have provided low-income Americans with help on virtually all fronts, including affordable housing, banking, weatherizing homes, job training, paying home heating oil bills, and obtaining legal counsel in civil matters. During the presidential campaign last year, Trump vowed …

In high-stakes politics and business, there are only two colors of ties: red and blue. Oh, sure, you might spot purple or yellow now and then, but those are clear statements of aloofness, be they calculated or careless. Few world leaders or CEO’s want to be seen as aloof. But …

March 10th,2017 President Trump met Friday with House Republican leaders to discuss their effort to pass a sweeping overhaul of the Affordable Care Act, amid mounting criticism from conservatives urging them to go further. In brief comments to reporters at the start of the meeting, Trump congratulated the leaders for …