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Pittsburgh reacts to Trump climate decision

Pittsburgh reacts to Trump climate decision

By Henry Glitz and Kirsten Wong | The Pitt News Staff

June 6, 2017

When President Trump invoked Pittsburgh in his decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement last Thursday, he left many Pittsburghers baffled. “I’m appalled that the President used my city to justify his unacceptable decision,” Mayor Bill Peduto said in a press release the same day Trump ma...

Comey memo says Trump asked him to end investigation into Flynn

By Joseph Tanfani | Tribune Washington Bureau

May 16, 2017

President Donald Trump, in a private meeting with then-FBI Director James B. Comey, asked him to end the criminal investigation into retired Gen. Michael Flynn, according to a memo written by Comey shortly after the meeting. According to the memo, the meeting took place on Feb. 14, which was the day ...

Reporter, photographers say they were assaulted by Trump supporters at Calif. rally

Reporter, photographers say they were assaulted by Trump supporters at Calif. rally

By Angel Jennings and Anh Do | Los Angeles Times (TNS)

March 26, 2017

LOS ANGELES — A reporter and two photographers said Sunday that they were physically assaulted by pro-Trump demonstrators at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach and are seeking the public’s help in identifying at least one of the people responsible. Frank Tristan, an intern at t...

Editorial: Hold Trump accountable to get public input on student loans

Editorial: Hold Trump accountable to get public input on student loans

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 22, 2017

In another startling blow to education under President Donald Trump, the administration rescinded a previous Obama-era regulation last week that prohibited student debt collection agencies from charging more than 16 percent interest on defaulted loans. The administration's new stance came in the form of a ...

Lots of smoke but no fire yet in US-Russia investigation

By Del Quentin Wilber and David S. Cloud | Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON — Roger Stone, a pugilistic Republican political operative who cut his teeth under President Richard Nixon, didn’t attend Monday’s dramatic congressional hearing into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential race, but he played a starring role anyway. Democrats took turns s...

GALLERY: Trump holds rally at airport

GALLERY: Trump holds rally at airport

By John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer

November 7, 2016

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GALLERY: Trump Visit Sparks Protests in Downtown Pittsburgh

GALLERY: Trump Visit Sparks Protests in Downtown Pittsburgh

By Stephen Caruso and Jordan Mondell / Pitt News Staff

September 22, 2016

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