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Mark Knoller
9 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 9:17pm
Friday at the WH. Pres Trump meets again with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in DC for US/China trade talks. In the evening, Potus attends a GOP Governors Assn fundraiser.

Mark Knoller
12 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 7:04pm
"We are now and will forever be: one people, one family and one glorious nation under God," says @POTUS, ending his remarks at Black History Month event, also serving as political outreach to African American supporters. https://t.co/td0B3jGGwW


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Mark Knoller
12 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 6:53pm
In remarks to some 350 invited guests, Pres trumpets lowest unemployment and lowest poverty rate for African Americans. "And we cut your taxes," he adds. He also cites that this year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jackie Robinson. https://t.co/5joQIfujeX


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Mark Knoller
12 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 6:47pm
Pres and Mrs Trump appear at WH reception marking National African American History Month. Pres says it honors the "extraordinary contributions" of African Americans to every aspect of American life. https://t.co/qlMBFDnXDT


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Mark Knoller
12 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 6:34pm
Network evening newscasts leading across-the-board with actor Jussie Smollett facing criminal charge for allegedly filing false police report that he was attacked.

Mark Knoller
12 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 6:26pm
As @POTUS conferred again today with Turkish Pres Erdogan about US plans to withdraw its forces from Syria, @PressSec said "a small peacekeeping group of about 200 will remain in Syria for period of time." WH said Trump and Erdogan further discussed creating "safe zone" in Syria.

Mark Knoller
12 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 6:21pm
@JRCookson Or in icing on birthday cakes.

Mark Knoller
12 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 6:17pm
Further, the gag order on Roger Stone bars him making statements about the case in broadcast or print interviews, on the internet, in press releases or press conferences, posts on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media.

Mark Knoller
12 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 6:15pm
Under judge's new gag order, Roger Stone barred from "making statements to the media or in public settings about the Special Counsel's investigation or this case or any of the participants in the investigation or the case." (more) https://t.co/s1xhbc6ofJ


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Mark Knoller
14 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 4:13pm
Roger Stone leaves US District Court. Makes no statement, after judge slapped strict gag order on him, in response to his post of judge in apparent crosshairs of a gun. https://t.co/Gx0AZJoe3D


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Mark Knoller
19 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 11:25am
Key House Committee Chairmen write @POTUS complaining that Congress not being adequately informed about his negotiations with Kim Jong Un. They call for @SecPompeo to brief them no more than 7 days after next weeks Trump/Kim summit. https://t.co/XQ73BuVfsz

Mark Knoller
19 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 11:19am
Though @ODNIgov doubts Kim Jong Un will denuclearize, Sr Admin Officials say the Admin believers there's the "possibility" that North Korea will denuclearize. And they say US/NK negotiators working on a "shared understanding" of denuclearization.

Mark Knoller
20 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 10:32am
In advance of Trump/Kim summit next week in Hanoi, Sr Admin Officials say the "overriding goal" of the talks is denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, but withdrawal of US forces is "not an operative subject" of negotiations.

Mark Knoller
21 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 9:18am
Better pool photo of resumption of US/China trade talks this morning by @W7VOA https://t.co/6roB6Jp6IW


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Mark Knoller
21 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 9:17am
US officials whispered to each other during photo op at start of US-China trade talks, but declined to respond to press questions. https://t.co/bJxJTywvq0


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Mark Knoller
21 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 9:15am
US-China trade talks resume in Indian Treaty Room in Eisenhower Exec Office Building next door to the WH. US delegation again includes @stevenmnuchin1 and @USTradeRep. Chinese delegation headed by Vice Premier Liu He. https://t.co/4vXocEBh5i


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Mark Knoller
23 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 7:41am
Today at the WH: Pres has lunch with @DOIDepSec David Bernhardt. His nomination to be permanent Interior Secy pending in the Senate. This evening, Pres hosts reception to mark National Black History Month.

Mark Knoller
23 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 7:36am
High-level US-China trade talks resume today in DC. March 1 deadline approaching for US to increase tariffs on Chinese goods. @POTUS said Tuesday that negotiations were "going very well." He said nothing "magical" about the March 1 date, Thinks China trying to avoid tariff hike.

Mark Knoller
23 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 7:22am
They say it'll be in the mid-50s today in DC. Lots of snow to melt. DC snow crews did good job on major streets downtown. Had no commute problem. https://t.co/C9yJ2vbKK9


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Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 7:24pm
Thursday at the WH: Pres hosts evening reception to mark National African American History Month. Earlier in the day has lunch with @DOIDepSec, whose nomination to be Interior Secretary succeeding Ryan Zinke is pending.

Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 6:36pm
Leading network evening newscasts: CBS/ABC: Actor Jussie Smollett now considered "suspect" in filing false police report about attack. NBC: Coast Guard officer arrested in alleged domestic terror plot.

Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 2:58pm
Pres Trump walks Chancellor Kurz to the West Wing Portico to bid him farewell after WH visit and talks. https://t.co/BvSCBNMrg5


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Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 2:41pm
In response to a press question, Pres Trump took rhetorical aim at former FBI Dep Dirr Andrew McCabe, saying he's "made a fool of himself," dismissing him as "a poor man's J. Edgar Hoover." McCabe's new book, raises questions about @POTUS' ties to Russia & firing of James Comey. https://t.co/2TBHwWuGeb


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Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 2:33pm
"You are a young guy," Pres Trump says of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, at 32, the youngest world leader. Kurz told @POTUS that Austria is looking for improved trade and economic growth in its dealings with the US. https://t.co/A5YtYrKjv1


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Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 2:30pm
"I wouldn't be surprised to see something work out," says Pres Trump of his summit next week in Hanoi with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. "We have a very good relationship," he says of Kim, and thinks they want to do something. Reminds press that US sanctions fully in place on NK. https://t.co/JvYqap1597


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Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 2:02pm
Pres Trump says it's up to Attorney General Barr to decide whether and when to release the report of special counsel's Robert Mueller's investigation. During q&a in Oval Office, Pres also says he hasn't considered replacing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.

Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 1:50pm
Pres Trump at the West Wing Portico to welcome Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to the WH for talks. It's their first formal meeting. https://t.co/cc3uNAHpN3


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Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 12:47pm
@BeschlossDC Eisenhower's first flight on a helicopter as President 2 years earlier, July 12, 1957, a Bell's Ranger H-13J, operated by the USAF. (Photo: Natl Park Service/Eisenhower Pres Library) https://t.co/qDy4t6pGv2


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Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 10:33am
WH says Pres Trump spoke today with PM Abe of Japan, in advance of Pres Trump's summit in Hanoi a week from today with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. WH says Trump and Abe reaffirmed commitment to achieve denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 7:36am
Snow accumulating on the North Lawn. 1"-to-3" expected, then sleet, then rain. https://t.co/0xCbOW7pGs


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Mark Knoller
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 7:19am
Austria Press Agency quotes Chancellor Kurz saying "I don't think you can really prepare for a meeting with Donald Trump." Kurz said he expects @POTUS to press him to accept captured ISIS fighters from Austria and put them on trial.

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 6:45am
Started snowing in DC just before 6AM. Federal offices in the DC area are closed today, though emergency and telework employees expected to work. @POTUS still holds talks today with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, at 32, the youngest world leader. https://t.co/jeeDM9xVtC


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Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 6:37pm
Leading the network evening newscasts: CBS: Bernie Sanders launches pres campaign; ABC: winter storms moving east; NBC: Pres denies report he asked Acting Atty Gen to change prosecutor in Michael Cohen case.

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 6:28pm
@St3phenSchmidt You won't be laughing "When Mars Attacks."

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 6:23pm
While it's snows and or wintry mixes in DC Wednesday, Pres Trump will hold WH talks with Austrian Chancellor Sebasian Kurz, who at 32, is the youngest serving Head of Government. He said he expects @POTUS to press Austria to take back captured ISIS leaders for trial.

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 6:13pm
"Wintry Mix" would be a good name for a new slushie drink. Just saying. Maybe "Citrus Wintry Mix." Are you listening, @slurpee?

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 6:11pm
Biggest story in DC today - 1" - 3" inches of snow and wintry mix forecast for Wednesday. More west and north of the city. Lead story for past two days on local news.

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 6:08pm
In separate actions today, Pres Trump extended national emergencies for another year each in response to threats posed by Libya and Cuba. Keeps US economic sanctions and other actions in place.

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 5:45pm
@BenCBS4 Some widebody trailers for office space would probably do.

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 4:40pm
WH posts text of Space Policy Directive 4: https://t.co/BzWsiFBt1W

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 3:41pm
Couldn't hurt to ask. in a statement, @GovRonDeSantis says he has asked Pres Trump to headquarter US Space Command in Florida. @CENTCOM and @USSOCOM already located at @MacDill_AFB in FL,

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 3:21pm
On US-China trade talks, Pres Trump calls them "very complex," but feels their "going very well...a lot more than anyone thought possible." As for the March 1 deadline for raising US tariffs on Chines goods, he says "the date is not magical and a lot of things can happen." https://t.co/QHooyBUt71


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Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 3:12pm
As for the growing field of presidential candidates, Pres Trump not shy about his pursuit of a second term: "You got a lot of people running, but only one person’s going to win. I hope you know who that person is," he told press pool in the Oval Office. https://t.co/k23V4dgd9Z


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Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 3:07pm
Pres signs Space Directive 4, outlining policy framework for establishing the US Space Force, @VP said it will help US to be as dominant a power in space as it is on Earth. Acting DefSec Shanahan says the order will help deliver US capability in space better, sooner and faster. https://t.co/LSLnzaYpwp


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Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 2:59pm
On his space directive, Pres Trump says it remains his objective that Space Force becomes the sixth branch of the US Armed Forces. He said that means the commanding general of Space Force would become one of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. https://t.co/xTP2L5ggM0


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Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 2:55pm
Asked about the legal challenge to his southern border National Emergency, Pres Trump again said he had "an absolute right" to do that and he thinks he'll do well against the legal challenge, even in the 9th circuit that often rules against him. Calls it an "open and shut case." https://t.co/C1mHxVZPfQ


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Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 2:35pm
Stopping short of an endorsement, Pres Trump says he likes @BernieSanders and wishes him well. Thinks it'll be interesting to see how Sanders does. Doesn't think he was well treated by the Clinton campaign in 2016.

Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 2:20pm
At start of ceremony for Space Force directive, Pres says he conferred today with Pres Moon of South Korea, discussing upcoming summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. As for getting NK to move on denuclearization, Pres says, "I'm in no particular rush." (Pool photo @Jduckham) https://t.co/ONcGqkPQFJ


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Mark Knoller
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 2:09pm
At ceremony today in the Oval Office, Pres Trump is signing Space Policy Directive 4, to establish the US Space Force. @CNET today quoted USAF Chief of Staff @GenDaveGoldfein, saying the directive establishes Space Force within USAF, instead of separate branch of the military.

Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 8:31pm
Pres and Mrs Trump and son Barron step off Marine One and cross South Lawn to enter the South Portico. No Q&A from @POTUS tonight. https://t.co/qrpX8O6E0I


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 8:00pm
Pres and Mrs Trump step off Air Force One at @Andrews_JBA using the built-in stairs. Son Barron follows them off to board Marine One for flight back to the WH. https://t.co/gUEBwbGWyk


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 6:35pm
Leading the network evening newscasts: CBS: protests across nation against @POTUS border national emergency; ABC: new severe weather alerts; NBC: New questions about alleged Jussie Smollett attack.

Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 5:22pm
Pres ends rally in support of ousting Maduro regime in Venezuela. And like his campaign rallies, he waves goodnye to crowd as Rolling Stones "You Can't Always Get What You Want" blares on the loudspeakers. https://t.co/z71pZSpEfh


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 5:19pm
Pres declares the US stands up for democracy in Venezuela. And says the US also reaffirms solidarity with the long suffering peoples of Cuba and Nicaragua. And to those who advocate socialism, @POTUS ways "America will never be a socialist country."

Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 5:15pm
Pres decries socialism. With Venezuela in mind, he says socialism is not about justice, or equality, it's about "power for the ruling class." And "the more power they get," he says of socialist regimes, "the more they crave."

Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 5:13pm
.@POTUS urges Venezuelan military to help save the people of their country. But says if they continue to support the Maduro regime, they'll "find no safe harbor, no way out. You'll lose everything," he warns. https://t.co/GkZDcnt2v8


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 5:09pm
Pres Trump decries Maduro regime for blocking lifesaving aid from entering Venezuela from Colombia. Says Maduro would rather see his people starve than help them.

Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 4:57pm
"As we meet today, the people of Venezuela stand at the threshold of history, ready to reclaim their country and their future," Pres Trump tells Venezuela-American community event. Says "years of socialist rule brought Venezuela "to the brink of ruin." https://t.co/LaCsWPnhje


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 4:51pm
Pres Trump declares "a new day is coming in Latin America." Says in Venezuela, socialism is dying and liberty and democracy are being reborn. https://t.co/i6JX1a6H6Y


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 4:45pm
Pres and Mrs Trump take the stage at Venezuelan-American community event at @FIU. Has the feel of campaign rally, with Lee Greenwood "God BLess the USA" on the loudspeakers. https://t.co/E2F8Kb0jt7


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 4:09pm
Pres and Mrs Trump arrive in Miami, as Marine One lands in Tamiami Park. They now head to @FIU for speech on Venezuela situation. https://t.co/UWvqrHQfSV


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 4:04pm
The man the US recognizes as Interim Pres of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, delivers video remarks to @POTUS event. https://t.co/IS5O6Ovtdr


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 3:46pm
Top Florida officials including @SenRickScott, @marcorubio and @GovRonDeSantis precede @POTUS at Venezuelan-American event, all calling for ouster of Maduro regime, support for Juan Guaido. "We want Maduro to get the hell out of Venezuela," says DeSantis to chants of "Liberdad." https://t.co/AuxdEc7A8A


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Mark Knoller
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 3:24pm
Marine One wheels up from Mar-a-Lago as Pres Trump heads to Miami for speech to Venezuelan-American community. Will reaffirm support for interim Pres Guaido and call again for ouster of Nicolas Maduro regime. https://t.co/psrUVK4SXG


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Mark Knoller
4 days ago:   Sunday Feb 17 - 9:47pm
Thanks to Presidents Day, @POTUS gets to spend much of Monday at his Mar-a-Lago resort, but will leave mid-afternoon for Miami, to deliver remarks to the Venezuelan American community to make another call for the ouster of the Maduro regime.

Mark Knoller
5 days ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 9:19pm
RT @EenaRuffini: .@SecPompeo wishing her the best of luck in her future endeavors: https://t.co/O0bvN9VYgA

Mark Knoller
5 days ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 9:19pm
RT @EenaRuffini: .@statedeptspox Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration for #UN ambassador: https://t.co/blyz3Ikdhc


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 8:49pm
Pres to nominate Jeffrey Byard to be FEMA Administrator. He currently serves Associate Administrator for Response and Recovery. He has also been an emergency management official in Alabama. If confirmed by Senate, he would succeed @FEMA_Brock, who will be stepping down March 8th.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 6:41pm
Pres shakes hands and signs MAGA caps greeting supporters on tarmac at @PBI_Airport. https://t.co/Vs4cD3l6JR


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 6:37pm
Heartened by cheers from supporters on the tarmac., Pres pumps his fist in the air as he and Mrs Trump step off Air Force One at @PBI_Airport. https://t.co/GtoiREWll6


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 6:32pm
Deadly shooting spree in Aurora, IL leads network evening newscasts across-the-board.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 6:26pm
Air Force One just landed @PBI_Airport #NTABP https://t.co/K3bIsn4Q4W


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 5:13pm
"The House Judiciary Committee is commencing an immediate investigation into this matter, which raises both serious constitutional and statutory issues," says @RepJerryNadler, in letter to @POTUS about his National Emergency declaration.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 5:10pm
House Judiciary Chair @RepJerryNadler serves notice on Pres Trump of investigation of his National Emergency declaration. Says "particularly troubled" by @POTUS statement today: "I didn't need to do this, but I would rather do this much faster."

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 4:55pm
Text of Pres Trump's National Emergency proclamation issued today: https://t.co/dKwwq0osEv

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 4:30pm
Air Force One wheels up to @PBI_Airport. #NTABP https://t.co/2WCI6s71GH


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 4:26pm
At @Andrews_JBA, Pres offers a thumbs up as he is escorted to Air Force One by Col. Rebecca Sonkiss, Commander of the 89th Airlift Wing, which provides presidential airlift. https://t.co/XbSw0mF01N


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 4:17pm
Pres and Mrs Trump walking path from Oval Office to board Marine One as they head to their Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach for Presidents' Day weekend. https://t.co/Bvr9W6IqFE


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 2:44pm
.@ACLU says it will file lawsuit early next week against @POTUS National Emergency. Says it will argue that the emergency power "cannot be used to build a border wall."

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 2:35pm
"No one claims the bill is perfect - far from it," says @PressSec, of the funding bill signed by @POTUS to avoid another shutdown. But she calls it "a step in the right direction," and says the WH hopes the shortcomings in the bill can be fixed "along the way." https://t.co/Y4HTFCdcU6


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 2:29pm
Shutdown averted. Pres Trump has signed DHS funding bill, says @PressSec.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 2:08pm
Excerpts from presidential proclamation declaring National Emergency signed today By Pres Trump: https://t.co/iyRdIWx3a2


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:40am
Senior Admin Official says Pres will use all of the roughly $8-billion he expects to access to build 234 miles of bollard-style barrier - not a concrete wall - but closer to steel slat barrier. "The bollard steel barrier is what we want to build," says a senior Admin official.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:35am
In joint statement, @SpeakerPelosi and @SenSchumer again decry the president's National Emergency declaration, calling it "unlawful" and "a power grab." “The President is not above the law," they say. "The Congress cannot let the President shred the Constitution.”

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:30am
Asked about the $2-trillion increase in the National Debt since he took office, Pres says it's all about increasing economic growth. But he says more funding to beef up the US military more important. Says "growth will straighten it out." https://t.co/cDOnILG5SD


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:27am
In response to question, Pres says that if he feels close to a US trade deal with China, then "there is a possibility" that he would extend the March 1st deadline for raising tariff rates on Chinese exports to the US. Still planning for direct talks with Pres Xi.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:04am
Pres says he expects he'll be sued for using a National Emergency declaration to access funds for a border wall. Expects he'll be sued in the 9th Circuit, which he thinks too often rules against him, but will appeal to the Supreme Court, where he expects to be upheld. https://t.co/LI438FLm5T


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:01am
The National Emergency declaration will help Pres access $3.6-billion in funds for border wall construction. The rest of the roughly $8-billion comes from the DHS funding bill and reprogramming existing appropriations at Treasury and DOD.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:59am
"It's a great thing to do," Pres Trump tells press in the Rose Garden about signing a National Emergency declaration to access funds to help stop the flow of drugs, gangs and illegal immigrants across the southern border into the US, which he declares "unacceptable." https://t.co/5WJinDY3Op


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:49am
"Everyone knows that walls work," says @POTUS at start of remarks on southern border wall. And he says "it's all a lie" that drug traffickers use Ports of Entry to smuggle into the US. He says Israel is building another border wall and that it's 99.9% effective. https://t.co/pGpXYjr8Ju


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:43am
Mulvaney says the use of the National Emergency authorization is common presidential authority. He says its been used 58 times since 1976 and 31 of them are still in effect.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:42am
Acting Chief of Staff Mulvaney, says Pres Trump will be able to access a total of “roughly $8-billion” for border wall construction. Some funds come from the bill enacted by Congress, some from budget reprogramming, and some by use of a National Emergency Declaration. https://t.co/uGLjAbVe5H


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:41am
Briefing reporters before the president’s remarks, Acting Chief of Staff @MickMulvaneyOMB said POTUS can’t sign the DHS/border security bill until it arrives at the WH – which may be later today or maybe tomorrow. Technically the shutdown deadline is at midnight. https://t.co/PclS9IrcMu


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:23am
New Attorney General William Barr among officials in the Rose Garden for Pres Trump's border funding statement. https://t.co/Bs5naqNjcz


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:17am
@Scout_Finch He took a number of press questions Wednesday, in the Oval Office with Colombian Pres Duque.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:07am
Press setting up in Rose Garden for presidential statement on funding bill and national emergency for southern border. https://t.co/QBTwTEpmYu


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Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 9:33am
@proud2bLib No President can truly go on vacation. They have the responsibilities of the wherever they go. They venue may change, not their obligations to do their job. Applied to Obama in Hawaii, GWBush at his Crawford ranch, Reagan in Santa Barbara, and Trump at Mar-a-Lago.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 9:20am
@CivMilAir @last_person_on_ I was making a point about the optics keeping him from Mar-a-Lago during the 35-day shutdown.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 8:13am
Pres Trump also recently used a national emergency declared by Pres Obama to expand sanctions against the Maduro Regime in Venezuela.

Mark Knoller
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 8:11am
"I hereby declare a national emergency," asserted Pres Trump in an Executive Order last November, to authorize US sanctions against the Ortega Regime in Nicaragua. https://t.co/xKKf5fnity