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  1. VA Secretary on Confederate monuments: 'You have to respect people's opinions'

    08.20 / 01:45 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin weighed in on the heated debate over whether to remove Confederate monuments across the country, saying Americans must be cognizant of each other's feeling amid simmering racial…
  2. Mnuchin responds to nearly 300 former classmates calling for his resignation

    08.20 / 00:46 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended his boss to his former Yale classmates on Saturday, saying President Trump did not think hate groups were equivalent to peaceful counterprotesters who demonstrated in …
  3. RNC raises millions more than DNC in July

    08.19 / 23:47 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    The Republican National Committee (RNC) expanded its massive fundraising lead over the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in July as the Democrats posted their worst July haul in a decade.The DNC raised just…
  4. Manchester mayor calls arena reopening 'a symbol of defiance'

    08.19 / 22:44 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says that the reopening of the English city's arena after a deadly bombing in May is a "symbol of defiance.""It's a symbol of the city going back together. Our determination, if you …
  5. Second Florida police officer dies following shooting

    08.19 / 22:44 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    The second police officer who was shot in Kissimmee, Fla., on Friday has died after being hospitalized for his injuries.The Associated Press and Buzzfeed …
  6. Sunday shows preview: Va. lawmakers discuss Charlottesville aftermath

    08.19 / 21:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Violence in the small college town of Charlottesville, Va., shook the nation and left Americans questioning how to address the racism and white supremacist groups that spurred last weekend's deadly events.The…
  7. Trump applauds protesters 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'

    08.19 / 21:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump on Saturday heaped praise on counterprotesters in Boston who he said were "speaking out against bigotry and hate.""I want to applaud the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against …
  8. Timeline: Turnover in the Trump White House

    08.19 / 20:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon on Friday became the latest White House official to depart the Trump…
  9. Dem rep: 'Trump presidency unraveling before our eyes'

    08.19 / 20:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    Democratic Rep. Andre Carson (Ind.) said on Friday that Trump's presidency is "unraveling before our eyes.""Condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists should be easy," he said. President Trump, he argued, …
  10. Trump calls Boston protesters 'anti-police agitators'

    08.19 / 20:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump dubbed protesters at a largely peaceful demonstration in Boston "anti-police agitators" after thousands of protesters and counterprotesters showed up for a conservative "Free Speech Rally" in the …
  11. The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump

    08.19 / 19:36 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    As a week dominated by President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., draws to a close, many Republicans are worried that serious damage has been done to their…
  12. Thousands of counterprotesters gather in Boston amid tensions over Charlottesville

    08.19 / 18:40 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    A conservative rally in Boston disbanded less than an hour after it began Saturday, as thousands of counterprotesters remained on the city streets.City and state officials had voiced concern just a day earlier …
  13. Trump: Bannon will be 'tough and smart' back at Breitbart

    08.19 / 18:40 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump cheered on former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's return to Breitbart News on Saturday, saying in a tweet that Bannon may do "even better than before," back…
  14. Haley: 'We all have a responsibility to stand up and condemn' hate

    08.19 / 17:40 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley called on her staff this week to condemn and "isolate" hate groups, days after the violent white nationalist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va., …
  15. Bill Maher blames Fox News for climate that led to Charlottesville violence

    08.19 / 16:37 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    HBO host Bill Maher is blaming Fox News for helping to create the political environment that led to the eruption of violence at a white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, Va.In a panel discussion on…
  16. California lt. governor: Pence would be just as bad if we get rid of Trump

    08.19 / 16:37 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    California's lieutenant governor said impeaching President Trump won't solve the Democratic Party's problems because Vice President Mike Pence would be just as bad."If you game this thing out and you get rid of T…
  17. Kennedy Center thanks Trump for 'gesture' of not attending annual honors

    08.19 / 13:36 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    The chairman and president of the Kennedy Center said they were "grateful for this gesture" after it was announced President Trump and First Lady Melanie Trump would not attend the Kennedy Center honors in…
  18. Trump teases 'decision' on Afghanistan strategy

    08.19 / 12:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump on Saturday signaled he has made decisions on Afghanistan, following extensive meetings at Camp David."Important day spent at Camp David with our very talented Generals and military leaders. Many…
  19. Trump thanks Bannon following White House departure

    08.19 / 12:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    President Trump thanked Stephen Bannon for his service on Saturday following his departure as White House chief strategist."I want to thank Steve Bannon for his service. He came to the campaign during my run…
  20. Trump, First Lady won't participate in Kennedy Center honors

    08.19 / 12:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Politics
    The White House announced early Sunday morning that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump would not participate in the annual Kennedy Center honors in December to avoid "political…