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Rhode Island's congressional delegation was critical of President Donald Trump Tuesday, after Trump's unscripted remarks defending his initial statement that there were hatred and violence "on many sides" in Charlottesville and after the president referred to some "very fine people" in the group of white supremacists. 

NE Residents Rally In Support Of Anti-Nazi Protestors In Virginia

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New England hosted a number of vigils and demonstrations Sunday in response to a white supremacist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a counter protestor was killed and 19 others were injured.

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U.S. Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, is calling President Donald Trump’s response to North Korea’s nuclear threat ”not helpful.”

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Former Warwick state Rep. Joe Trillo, a prospective GOP candidate for governor, joined Political Roundtable this week to discuss his political future; the hot mic remarks made this week by U.S. Sen. Jack Reed; and the outlook on Obamacare in Washington, D.C.

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Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Jack Reed is criticizing President Donald Trump’s proposal to ban transgender troops from serving in the U.S. military forces.

U.S. Jack Reed expressed sharp concern about President Donald Trump in an unintentionally recorded conversation Tuesday.

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Rhode Island will not provide the federal government with any voter roll information, following a White House email calling for a pause in the collection of data.

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Rhode Island U.S. Sen. Jack Reed says that President Donald Trump’s planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week at the G-20 summit in Germany is ”ill-advised.”

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Rhode Island’s U.S. Senators are weighing in on the Republican health care proposal, unveiled publicly for the first time Thursday. The legislation is the culmination of a years-long attempt by Republican lawmakers to repeal with Obamacare, which they say has driven up health care costs for Americans.

RI To Receive $3.7M In AmeriCorps Funding

Jun 13, 2017

Non-profits in Rhode Island will receive $3.7 million in federal AmeriCorps funding. This year grants will go to several organizations including Teach for America in Rhode Island, City Year Providence, and The Providence Children’s Museum.

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U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein tapped former F.B.I. Director on Wednesday to lead the investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

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Rhode Island’s congressional delegation is joining a wave of national criticism for President Donald Trump’s alleged sharing of highly classified information with Russian officials during a White House meeting last week. The Washington Post first reported the story Monday evening. President Trump reportedly described details of an Islamic State threat while meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is among those troubled by President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey. Reed is calling for a special prosecutor to now take over the FBI’s probe of Russian interference in last year’s presidential election. 

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