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Trump donates first quarter salary to National Park Service

President Donald Trump has decided to donate his first quarter salary of $78,333 to the National Park Service, the White House announced on Monday.

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U.S. appeals court sets May hearing on revised Trump travel order

A U.S. appeals court said on Monday it would hold a hearing in May over a Hawaii federal judge’s order that blocked President Donald Trump’s revised travel restrictions on people from several Muslim-majority countries.

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House Republican tax chief to huddle with Democrats

The Texas Republican spearheading tax reform efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives will meet with Democrats to discuss policy ideas, as Republicans try to secure a victory for President Donald Trump after his healthcare bill’s failure.

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Trump signs repeal of U.S. broadband privacy rules

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules, the White House said.

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Pence meets with House conservatives on reviving healthcare bill

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus were meeting on Monday with a group of Republican House conservatives about reviving an effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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U.S. withdraws funding for U.N. Population Fund

The State Department said on Monday it was ending U.S. funding for the United Nation Population Fund, the international body’s agency focused on family planning as well as maternal and child health in more than 150 countries.

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Prior to his SEC nomination, Clayton communicated with SEC contractor

Before Wall Street attorney Jay Clayton was nominated to be head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, he communicated with more than a half dozen of President Donald Trump’s transition representatives, including one whose company has a multi-million-dollar contract with the SEC.