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Murphy: Trump’s North Korea summit a ‘photo op’

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is cutting his trip to Canada’s G-7 meeting short to travel to Singapore this weekend to prepare for Monday’s’ North Korea summit, an event Sen. Chris Murphy views  with intense skepticism. “It seems like it’s going to be a photo-op that (North Korean President) Kim Jong-un wants more,” Murphy said.
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Labor vows political fallout from Himes trade stance

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Himes is in Germany with President Obama for the G-7 meeting of major world economic powers, evidence of the president’s success in influencing key members of his party to vote for a trade measure considered a poison pill for most Democrats. Immediately, organized labor said there would be a political price to pay for Himes’ support on the trade bill. Continue Reading →

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