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Mayfair flat with Oval Office replica sells for £140m
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Mayfair flat with Oval Office replica sells for £140m

And other stories from the stranger side of life
11 Nov 2020
You can pay to live under a rock during White House election
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You can pay to live under a rock during White House election

And other stories from the stranger side of life
9 Oct 2020
Sex shop gives away toys to ‘make America orgasm again’
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Sex shop gives away toys to ‘make America orgasm again’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
7 Oct 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s ‘bombshell’ tax return
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Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s ‘bombshell’ tax return

Newly published records show that US president paid no federal income tax in ten of last 15 years
28 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘behind the scenes’ of the Brexit deadline
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Instant Opinion: ‘behind the scenes’ of the Brexit deadline

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 7 September
7 Sep 2020
Cow urine and eucalyptus necklaces suggested for Covid-19
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Cow urine and eucalyptus necklaces suggested for Covid-19

And other stories from the stranger side of life
1 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Westminster fails sexual assault victims’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Westminster fails sexual assault victims’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 7 August
7 Aug 2020

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What happens if Donald Trump refuses to accept defeat?
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What happens if Donald Trump refuses to accept defeat?

The US president has failed to give a straight answer about whether he will accept result of upcoming election
21 Jul 2020
Donald Trump abused by ‘sociopathic’ father, claims niece
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Donald Trump abused by ‘sociopathic’ father, claims niece

Niece says president is ‘narcissist’ who is ‘lost to his own delusional spin’
8 Jul 2020
Does Donald Trump really want a second term?
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Does Donald Trump really want a second term?

A string of seemingly self-sabotaging statements has some analysts doubting the president’s interest in the job
24 Jun 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Trump’s ‘deep state’ sacking
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Why everyone’s talking about Trump’s ‘deep state’ sacking

US President fires watchdog investigating key ally
18 May 2020
Pete Buttigieg quits the race for the White House
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Pete Buttigieg quits the race for the White House

Democrat was the first openly gay candidate from a major party
2 Mar 2020
Ex-White House counsel must testify before Congress
Don McGahn
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Ex-White House counsel must testify before Congress

Federal judge rejects Trump administration's claim of immunity
26 Nov 2019
How healthy is Donald Trump?
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How healthy is Donald Trump?

White House shrugs off unscheduled hospital visit as ‘routine’ check-up
25 Nov 2019
Could Hillary Clinton run for president again?
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during last year's presidential debate
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Could Hillary Clinton run for president again?

Speculation mounts of a third bid - and no law prevents the Democrat from running
5 Nov 2019
What will Sarah Sanders do after she leaves the White House?
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What will Sarah Sanders do after she leaves the White House?

Press secretary has had a combative relationship with the media, but could end up running for office
14 Jun 2019
Should the US Electoral College be scrapped?
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Should the US Electoral College be scrapped?

Democrats lead calls to reform the United States’ complicated and often criticised system for choosing its president
21 Mar 2019
North Korea says US missed ‘golden opportunity’ at talks
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North Korea says US missed ‘golden opportunity’ at talks

Pyongyang officials say frustrated leader Kim Jong Un may cut ties with Washington
15 Mar 2019
Feud intensifies as Donald Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi’s trip
US lawmakers left waiting on a bus after Trump cancels delegation to Afghanistan
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Feud intensifies as Donald Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi’s trip

US president grounds military aircraft, stopping Congressional visit to troops
18 Jan 2019
Donald Trump claims ‘crisis’ at southern border
Donald Trump has again called for $5.7 billion to pay for his border wall
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Donald Trump claims ‘crisis’ at southern border

US president stops short of declaring national emergency in televised speech
9 Jan 2019
US Defence Secretary James Mattis resigns
Secretary of defence James Mattis with Donald Trump at the White House
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US Defence Secretary James Mattis resigns

Former general quits after president’s surprise troop announcement
21 Dec 2018
Trump’s pick for new White House chief of staff says no
Donald Trump and outgoing White House Chief of Staff John Kelly
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Trump’s pick for new White House chief of staff says no

Shock decision by Nick Ayers to decline leaves crucial White House role unfilled
10 Dec 2018
Bernie Sanders ‘frontrunner’ for 2020 White House bid
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Bernie Sanders ‘frontrunner’ for 2020 White House bid

Supporters says the veteran senator is preparing to launch an ‘even bigger’ bid for the White House than 2016
4 Dec 2018
The White House Christmas decorations - in pictures
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The White House Christmas decorations - in pictures

First Lady unveils patriotic spectacle with an ‘American Treasures’ theme
27 Nov 2018
Melania Trump calls for senior official's dismissal
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Melania Trump calls for senior official's dismissal

Deputy national security advisor Mira Ricardel set to be fired after spat with first lady
14 Nov 2018
Video: White House revokes CNN reporter’s press credentials
Donald Trump calling Khashoggi killing ‘worst cover-up ever’
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Video: White House revokes CNN reporter’s press credentials

President Trump called reporter a ‘rude, terrible person’ after he refused to give up a microphone while trying to ask a question
8 Nov 2018
Kanye West at the White House: how the world reacted
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Kanye West at the White House: how the world reacted

Rapper’s ‘crazy’ rant in support of Donald Trump has polarised media and the public alike
12 Oct 2018
What’s in Anthony Scaramucci’s book on Donald Trump?
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What’s in Anthony Scaramucci’s book on Donald Trump?

Ex-White House communications director applauds his former boss and denounces Steve Bannon's ‘power-dream fantasy’
11 Oct 2018
Why did Nikki Haley resign as US envoy to UN?
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Why did Nikki Haley resign as US envoy to UN?

US ambassador to UN has been ‘one of Trump’s most trusted advisors’ and dismissed rumours she will challenge him in 2020
10 Oct 2018
Who wrote the Donald Trump editorial?
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Who wrote the Donald Trump editorial?

With the president on the war path, The Week looks at the most likely culprits
7 Sep 2018
White House re-lowers flag for John McCain
White House flag returned to half-mast after backlash over Trump reaction to McCain death
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White House re-lowers flag for John McCain

Trump forced to back down over handling of senator’s death
28 Aug 2018
Jeff Sessions hits back at Trump criticism
Jeff Sessions has hit back at criticism from Donald Trump over Russia probe
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Jeff Sessions hits back at Trump criticism

US attorney general defends his position in the wake of ongoing Trump attacks
24 Aug 2018
Michael Cohen pleads guilty, implicating Donald Trump
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to making illegal campaign pamyents
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Michael Cohen pleads guilty, implicating Donald Trump

Trump lawyer implicates US president directly in campaign financing crimes
22 Aug 2018
Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says ‘truth isn’t truth’
Rudy Giuliani claims ‘truth isn’t truth’ during interview
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Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says ‘truth isn’t truth’

Former New York mayor says the president’s testimony shouldn’t be rushed because of perjury risk
20 Aug 2018
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