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Trump Ignores AG Barr’s Request to Stop Tweeting About DOJ

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday ignored his attorney general's public request to stop tweeting about the Justice Department, saying he had the legal right to ask the agency to intervene in a criminal case, but he's so far “chosen not to.” Trum...
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Trump Says Sessions’ DOJ Has Placed GOP in Midterm Jeopardy

WASHINGTON — Showing his disregard for the Justice Department's independence, President Donald Trump tweeted that federal indictments against two Republican congressmen placed the GOP in midterm election jeopardy. Trump again attacked Attorney General Jeff ...
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Iran Weighs Response as US Sanctions Bite

TEHRAN, Iran — As Iranians awoke Tuesday to renewed U.S. sanctions that had been lifted by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the question on everyone's mind remained: What happens now? From deciphering President Donald Trump's tweets on Iran — includ...
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No, Twitter Will Not Ban Trump. Here’s Why.

NEW YORK — Calls to ban Donald Trump from Twitter are at least as old as his presidency. But it's not going to happen, at least not while he's in office. The latest strive involves an all-caps tweet sent late Sunday warning Iran of "CONSEQUENCES THE LIKE OF...