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Donald Trump Marks First Post-White House Birthday with His Son in New Jersey

Donald Trump turned 75 on Monday and marked his first birthday since leaving the White House in similar fashion to last year, at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. As with last year, he also spent much of his time issuing statements criticizing political rivals. Some of his family - son Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle; plus football legend Herschel Walker and others - gathered with him to celebrate.
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Kayleigh McEnany met with furious reaction after claiming she never lied as White House press spokesperson

Kayleigh McEnany’s proclamation that she did not lie during her tenure as press secretary under the Donald Trump administration has drawn furious backlash.Ms McEnany, who served as a White House spokesperson from April 2020 to January 2021, said on Sunday that being a “woman of faith” and a mother prevented her from lying. “As a woman of faith, as a mother of baby Blake, as a person who meticulously prepared at some of the world’s hardest institutions, I never lied,” she told an audience at Turning Point USA’s Young Women’s Leadership Summit.“I sourced my information. But that will never...
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DOJ sought account information of top Trump White House lawyer: report

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here's what you need to know as you start your day …. DOJ sought account information of top Trump White House lawyer: report. Apple informed former Trump administration White House counsel Don McGahn that the Justice Department subpoenaed information about an email account of his in 2018, and forbade Apple from letting him know, according to a New York Times report.
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White House backs repeal of 2002 resolution approving Iraq War

The Biden administration announced Monday it supports a House measure that would repeal the 2002 joint resolution authorizing the George W. Bush administration to take military action against Iraq. In a one-page statement, the Office of Management and Budget said it supported the repeal of the 2002 resolution (known as...
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Education Secretary tells White House reopening schools is 'challenging for all'

(CNN) — US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says there "is much work to be done" to continue the progress being made on school reopenings nationwide. He notes the biggest challenges include aging school buildings and ventilation, adequate transportation, and ensuring overall equity and access to education, according to a memo Cardona sent President Biden's Chief of Staff Ron Klain on Friday that was obtained exclusively by CNN.

Apple handed over data on Trump's White House counsel, report says

Democrats and journalists apparently weren't the only ones to get swept up in recently revealed probes by the Trump administration. The Justice Department in 2018 subpoenaed Apple for data from an account that belonged to Donald McGahn II, who at the time was White House counsel for President Donald Trump, according to a report Sunday from The New York Times.
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White House walks back Biden comments on cybercriminal swap with Russia

The White House on Sunday walked back comments from President Biden that he’d be “open” to exchanging cybercriminals with Russia. National security adviser Jake Sullivan told press aboard Air Force One that Biden was not talking about “exchanges or swaps” when he seemed receptive to Vladimir Putin’s offer that the Kremlin would extradite cybercriminals if the US would respond in kind.
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White House backs repeal of 2002 war authorization

The White House is backing a bill getting a vote in the House this week that would repeal the 2002 authorization for the Iraq War. “The administration supports the repeal of the 2002 AUMF [authorization for the use of military force], as the United States has no ongoing military activities the rely solely on the 2002 AUMF as a domestic legal basis, and repeal of the 2002 AUMF would likely have minimal impact on current military operations,” the White House said Monday in a statement of administration policy.