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The Trump White House just set a record for the longest period ever without a press briefing: 44 days.

What happened to the White House press briefings?

The Trump White House just set a record for the longest period ever without a press briefing: 44 days.

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On Wednesday, President Trump posted a video ad on Twitter featuring a Mexican immigrant named Luis Bracamontes, who killed two police officers in 2014.

Will there be backfire to Trump’s ad linking a Mexican immigrant to Democrats?

On Wednesday, President Trump posted a video ad on Twitter featuring a Mexican immigrant named Luis Bracamontes, who killed two police officers in 2014.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The president was defiant today in the face of an anonymous New York Times op-ed written by a senior official in the White House.

President Trump fights back against an anonymous op-ed by a senior White House official

The president was defiant today in the face of an anonymous New York Times op-ed written by a senior official in the White House.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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