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Taoiseach

in the Republic of Ireland, the Prime Minister and head of government appointed by the President on the nomination of DAIL EIREANN.
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But he faced a fierce backlash last night and Labour leader Brendan Howlin said: "The reports from Washington that he has made political representations on behalf of the business interests of President Trump are extraordinary." Mr Howlin said the Taoiseach needs to "make clear immediately the nature of these representations and if President Trump or a member of his family asked him to make them on his behalf".
During a two-day trip to New York on February 8 and 9 - when the Taoiseach attended a round table Invest In Ireland forum hosted by Bill Clinton - he spent EUR1,250 on car hire.
And Keating's family are laying part of the blame at the Taoiseach's doorstep.
However, the Irish leader will be joined by the Government's special envoy to the US, Fine Gael TD John Deasy, at the White House, and as he is an extremely useful single-digit handicap golfer he may oblige in the Taoiseach's place.
Mrs Kenny celebrated her birthday in February and her son was triumphantly elected Taoiseach the following month.
The current Taoiseach Bertie Ahern did not deserve to lose his fifth by-election in a row.
While John Bruton, currently the Taoiseach who spent the least time in office, would probably love to have the weight taken from his shoulders, it would take something pretty amazing to blast the man who survived both Garglegate and Cheesegate out of power in the next seven days.
Everywhere the Taoiseach goes he is hounded by youngsters looking autographs or pictures of the top pop band.
There were some objections from Dail members who suggested the Taoiseach should not attend but given the strong history between the two countries, the important trade ties and the thousands of undocumented Irish in the US that was never a real possibility.
The Taoiseach choose to give his sole interview about the visit of Li Changchun, a senior member of the Chinese government, to one of his own staff.
The Taoiseach has since taken a shine to Nicky and has often brought him to Croke Park to watch GAA matches.
SINN Fein's new leader Mary Lou McDonald, has accused the Taoiseach of being "smarmy".