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President Donald Trump has criticized North Carolina's governor for vetoing a bill that would have required the state's sheriffs to recognize requests by federal immigration agents to hold jail inmates believed to be in the country illegally.

Trump tweeted Saturday that Gov. Roy Cooper's veto was "a terrible decision." He tweeted that the North Carolina Democrat "should reverse his decision and get back to the basics of fighting crime!"

Cooper described the measure as unconstitutional and politically motivated.

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A year ago, the Charlotte City Council voted 6-5 to host the 2020 Republican National Convention – as liberal activists implored them to reject it.


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President Trump's budget proposal for 2020 calls for $8.6 billion in new border wall funding, a signal that the White House is not backing away from a demand that triggered a 35-day government shutdown.

The border wall is just one flashpoint in the president's $4.7 trillion budget blueprint. Trump is also calling for a 5 percent boost in military spending along with deep cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid.

NAACP officials are calling on senators to vote against President Trump's nomination of Thomas Farr for a U.S. District Court seat serving eastern North Carolina, ahead of an expected Senate vote on the nomination.

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Earlier this month, the chair of the Republican National Committee Ronna McDaniel was in Charlotte to announce the dates for the 2020 RNC.

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President Trump held a Make America Great Again rally at Charlotte’s Bojangles’ Coliseum Friday night – hours after the FBI arrested a Florida man for sending bombs to Democratic leaders and Trump critics.

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The city of Charlotte is preparing for a visit from President Trump, who’s scheduled to hold a rally at the Bojangles’ Coliseum Friday evening.

President Donald Trump is scheduled to campaign in Charlotte next Friday for Republican Congressional candidates Mark Harris and Ted Budd, according to an official in the Republican party.

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President Trump welcomed Andrew Brunson to the White House Saturday, celebrating the North Carolina pastor’s release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey.

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Ivanka Trump, whose official title is Adviser to the President, visited the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville Wednesday morning to learn about the facility, which prepares students for careers in automotive-related fields.

Democratic candidates for the North Carolina House and Senate speak at a fundraiser at Free Range Brewing in NoDa.
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If North Carolina Democrats win either four state House seats or six Senate seats, they break the Republicans “super majority” in the General Assembly.

President Trump visited Charlotte Friday to sign an executive order and help boost Republican candidates.
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President Trump lauded Charlotte and North Carolina Republicans as he visited the city for an event to sign a measure on retirement security and attend a fundraiser. 

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President Trump is coming to Charlotte Friday, with an appearance at Central Piedmont Community College’s Harris Campus near the airport at 2 p.m. He will then head to south Charlotte for a fundraiser.

FILE: President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni of Italy hold a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 20, 2017.
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President Trump is holding a press conference at the White House with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

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A day after his much-criticized news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump attempted some damage control Tuesday, saying "I accept" the findings of the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign.

But he again repeated his claim that there was no collusion between his presidential campaign and Russia and suggested that others may have interfered in the election.

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President Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. If confirmed, Trump's choice would solidify the high court's conservative majority and continue the president's push to shift the federal bench to the right.

Trump announced his choice with a prime-time address from the White House East Room.

Anthony M. Kennedy, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, swears in Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch on Monday, April 10, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says he is retiring. That will give President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.

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Thousands of Trump supporters gathered Monday to see the President and attend a campaign rally for South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.

Supreme Court Upholds President Trump's Travel Ban

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The Supreme Court has upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority.

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President Trump will be in South Carolina next Monday campaigning for Governor Henry McMaster's bid for a full term.

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