A White House statement issued Thursday notably did not deny that President Trump used the vulgarity to refer to African countries, but Friday morning, Trump wrote: "This was not the language used" in a tweet.
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January 12, 2018

Trump Denies Using Vulgar Slur; Durbin Says He Said It

President Trump is denying reports, from NPR and other news outlets, that in a Thursday meeting at the White House, he disparaged African nations as "shithole countries" and questioned why the United States would admit immigrants from them and other nations, like Haiti.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), speaks about the Republican tax reform legislation currently before Congress, during his weekly briefing on Capitol Hill December 14.
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December 19, 2017

CHARTS: See How Much Of GOP Tax Cuts Will Go To The Middle Class

The Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are set to pass as soon as Tuesday night would give most Americans a tax cut next year, according to a new analysis. However, it would by far benefit the richest Americans the most. Meanwhile, many lower- and middle-class Americans would have higher taxes a decade from how...unless a future Congress extends the cuts.

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President Trump arrives on Long Island to deliver remarks on law enforcement at Suffolk Community College in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., on July 28.
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October 13, 2017

Trump Administration To End Obamacare Subsidies For The Poor

The Trump administration said Thursday that it would end the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction payments designed to help low-income Americans get health care. Not paying the subsidies, health care experts have warned, could send the health insurance exchanges into turmoil.

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President Donald Trump hands a pen that he used to sign an executive order on health care to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Thursday.
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October 12, 2017

Trump Uses Executive Pen To Chip Away At 'Obamacare'

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday that's intended to provide more options for people shopping for health insurance. The president invoked his power of the pen after repeated Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act have failed.

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