Most Important Trump Events in Second Year of His Presidency

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36. Oct. 11, 2018

In an interview broadcast on the Fox network, Trump accuses the New York Times of writing the op-ed piece it published the previous month that was purported to be written by an anonymous Trump administration official.

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37. Oct. 14, 2018

CBS airs a “60 Minutes” interview with Trump, in which the president reverses his previous claim that climate change is a hoax. In clarifying, Trump explains he is not sure whether or not humankind is to blame for climate change, and that he does think the climate will eventually “change back.”

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38. Oct. 15, 2018

A federal judge dismisses a defamation lawsuit brought by former adult film actress Stormy Daniels against Trump. The president may still face criminal charges, however, for ordering a six-figure payment in the final months of the election to keep Daniels quiet about their previous affair.

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39. Oct. 22, 2018

In an early morning salvo of tweets, Trump advises the U.S. military and border patrol that the migrant caravan coming up through Mexico is a national emergency. Trump also threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border and cut off aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.

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40. Oct. 23, 2018

In an Oval Office interview, Trump calls the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul “the worst cover-up ever.”