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As Maine Gov. Janet Mills takes additional measures to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, she and other governors are saying residents should brace for a long period of sacrifice to protect public health. But President Donald Trump has begun signaling a dramatically different approach, telling Americans Tuesday that he wants large sections of the economy reopened by mid-April.

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Maine’s 1st District Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree says the report from the House Intelligence Committee makes a case that President Donald Trump has abused his power.

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Maine’s two Senators say there is overwhelming support in the Senate for a resolution disapproving of President Trump’s sudden decision to pull all U.S. troops out of Syria.

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At a forum set up by the Trump campaign, several business owners endorsed the President’s economic policies as mostly helping them and the state to prosper.

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Maine Senator Angus King says he believes President Trump has gone too far by urging Israel to bar Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar from entering that country.

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1st District Rep. Chellie Pingree says that while she believes budget differences between the House and Senate can be worked out, she worries President Trump could pull out of the agreement.

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In his campaign and first year in office, President Donald Trump promised a major infrastructure program to address the nation’s backlog of needed repairs. 

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President Trump hosts a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Abe today – scheduled for 6:00 p.m. The Prime Minister is meeting with the President and playing golf at Mar-a-Lago in Florida. Among the points of discussion will be negotiations between the United States and North Korea and the recent visit to North Korea by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

If President Trump's first year in office seemed chaotic from a staffing perspective, there's a reason. Turnover among top-level staff in the Trump White House was off the charts, according to a new Brookings Institution report.

Brother of Fallen Marine from Maine Says Trump Never Called Family

Oct 20, 2017
The family of Ben Cross, including brother Ryan Cross (from left), mother Valerie Cross and father Robert Cross.
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PORTLAND, Maine — The brother of a Maine Marine who died during a training exercise over the summer said his family was never contacted by the White House, further undermining President Trump’s recent claim that he has called the relatives of every soldier who fell during his time in office.

A western Massachusetts business owner faces a boycott of his stores after attending an event with President Trump last week. But he says he's being unfairly targeted.

Maine First District Democratic Congresswoman Chellie Pingree has signed on to a resolution that calls for President Trump to be censured for what the resolution says is the President’s failure to immediately and specifically name and condemn the white supremacist groups responsible for acts of domestic terrorism last week-end in Charlottesville, Virginia and for re-asserting that “both sides” were to blame.

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“I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government,” President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner said in a statement ahead of a closed-door meeting today before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Donald Trump Jr., executive vice president of The Trump Organization, announces that the family's company is launching a new hotel chain with his brother Eric Trump.
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Maine Independent Senator Angus King told CNN today he doesn’t know if the latest revelation about Donald Trump Junior’s meeting last year with a Russian attorney means any crimes were committed. He says a question that remains is what happened in the meeting and after.

Representative Scott M. Hamann of Maine House District #32
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A Democratic state representative who used Facebook to unleash an obscenity-laced rant and veiled threat against President Donald Trump is coming under fire from the Maine Republican Party. 

Rep. Scott Hamann, of South Portland, has since taken down the comments and issued a statement saying he regrets writing them.  But Republicans are calling for further action.

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