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Hope Hicks takes interim White House communications role amid search for Scaramucci replacement

Hope Hicks, President Trump’s trusted confidante and adviser, is taking on expanded communicationsresponsibilities while the White House searches for a new communications director to replace Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired from the job after just 10 days, according to a White House official. Hicks will work with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in an interim capacity to fill the …

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An inauguration—into what?

by Graham E. Fuller — With the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, it’s hard to know where first to focus attention. Rage and righteous indignation on all sides are mounting. There is more than enough blame to go around for how the US …

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The Never-Ending Extravaganza

by Graham E. Fuller*– It had been an exhausting, interminable 18-20 months of presidential campaigning during which much of the business of thoughtful American governance had to yield space to the riveting follies of politics. Yet most other countries in the world, not locked into dictators or kings for life, …

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Donald Trump and the Middle East

The Levant News Exclusive – By Geoffrey Cook* — Donald Trump is a disaster for the American Republic domestically and for U.S. and foreign Muslims and others in the Arab world especially. During his campaign, a central point of his proposed policy was that no new Islamic people would be …

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Think Big: Make It Happen in Business and Life

By Donald J. Trump and Bill Zanker — Donald J. Trump is an icon: the very definition of the American success story. Republican Presidential candidate, reality-television star, and developer of some of the planet’s most prestigious real estate, he’s also become one of the world’s wealthiest men. Trump is a …

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Washington casts its vote for Democratic primary

The Levant News — Hillary Clinton is all but certain to be her party’s nominee, but Washington, D.C. is still determined to hold its last-in-the-nation Democratic primary election today. Seeing an overture for a strong finish, rival Bernie Sanders came out in support of statehood for the district – and …

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Neocons declare war on Trump

Prominent Republican hawks are debating whether to hold their noses and vote for Clinton instead. By MICHAEL CROWLEY for POLITICO — Donald Trump calls the Iraq War a lie-fueled fiasco, admires Vladimir Putin and says he would be a “neutral” arbiter between Israel and the Palestinians. When it comes to …

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Trump, Clinton capture key wins on Super Tuesday

tHE LEVANT NEWS — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton took big steps toward securing their parties’ presidential nominations on Tuesday with a series of state-by-state victories, but their rivals vowed to keep on fighting. On Super Tuesday, the 2016 campaign’s biggest day of nominating contests, Trump, 69, and …

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