President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017. There likely there won’t be a single statewide initiative measure on the ballot in Washington state this fall, in part because Trump has consumed all the political oxygen.
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017. There likely there won’t be a single statewide initiative measure on the ballot in Washington state this fall, in part because Trump has consumed all the political oxygen. Susan Walsh Associated Press
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017. There likely there won’t be a single statewide initiative measure on the ballot in Washington state this fall, in part because Trump has consumed all the political oxygen. Susan Walsh Associated Press

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May 19, 2017 7:00 AM