Alex Isenstadt

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The Trump reelection campaign has raised $105 million over the past three months. A chunk of that comes from Trump merchandise. The current bestseller: red Trump beverage straws.

Trump reelection merchandise makes big money

The Trump reelection campaign has raised $105 million over the past three months. A chunk of that comes from Trump merchandise. The current bestseller: red Trump beverage straws.

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In the aftermath of Friday's Obamacare-repeal debacle,  President Trump first blamed the Democrats , then tweeted angrily at the conservative Republican Freedom Caucus and the Heritage…

Blame game at the White House after healthcare bill fiasco

In the aftermath of Friday's Obamacare-repeal debacle, President Trump first blamed the Democrats , then tweeted angrily at the conservative Republican Freedom Caucus and the Heritage…

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Washington is on fire with charges and counter-charges, reports and rumors in the aftermath of Michael Flynn's departure as President Trump's National Security Advisor.

A White House shakeup after less than a month in office

Washington is on fire with charges and counter-charges, reports and rumors in the aftermath of Michael Flynn's departure as President Trump's National Security Advisor.

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