Trump's WH advisers get into heated shouting match

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two of President Donald Trump’s top advisers got into a heated exchange outside the Oval Office on Thursday as passions boiled over about how to handle illegal immigration, two sources familiar with the incident said. The two advisers were White House Chief of Staff John...
2018-10-18 23:11:51 +0000

Alec Baldwin Urges To Vote: It's time To Overthrow The Government of Donald Trump

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Actor Alec Baldwin followed up his latest parody portrayal of President Donald Trump with a serious call Sunday night for voters to use the Nov. 6 midterm elections to peacefully “overthrow” the government. After reprising his role as Trump on “Saturday Night Live,” Bal...
2018-10-15 16:09:39 +0000

The world literally laughed at Trump

Speaking in triumphal terms, US president Donald Trump approached his address to the world body as something of an annual report to the world on his country’s progress since his inauguration. He showcased strong economic numbers, declared that the U.S. military is “more powerful than it has ever ...
2018-09-26 05:26:46 +0000

Trump’s Paul Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, prosecutors said on Friday, a dramatic turnaround that deals the U.S. president a political setback. After months of refusing t...
2018-09-14 20:47:49 +0000

Trump’s nominee, Kavanaugh accused of sexual misconduct

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) acknowledged in a statement that an individual who "strongly requested confidentiality” flagged information about Kavanaugh that she found concerning enough to contact “federal investigative authorities.” Two officials briefed on the letter’s contents told the ...
2018-09-13 23:20:38 +0000

U.S. industry groups to fight Trump's economic policies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After months of waging a behind-the-scenes war against President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs that have escalated far beyond what business groups once imagined, more than 60 U.S. industry groups are launching a coalition on Wednesday to take the fight public. Emergence o...
2018-09-12 05:08:07 +0000

Kamala Harris: I'm concerned your loyalty would be to Trump and not the constitution

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris said to Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: "I am concerned your loyalty would be to the president who appointed you and not to the constitution of the United States." She explained to Kavanaugh why Lady Justice wears a blindfold -- because justice is b...
2018-09-04 20:49:48 +0000

McCain tributes echo with criticism of Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, once rivals of the late Senator John McCain, praised him in eulogies on Saturday and joined his daughter at a memorial service in subtle and not-so-subtle rebukes of President Donald Trump. Without naming Trump, who...
2018-09-02 15:40:22 +0000

CEOs: Trump's Immigration Policy Hurts U.S. Economy

(Reuters) - A group of chief executive officers at the largest U.S. companies expressed serious concern about the Trump administration’s immigration policy and said the rules increase uncertainty and undermine economic growth. In the letter signed by 59 CEOs including Tim Cook of Apple Inc (AA...
2018-08-24 01:13:53 +0000

How close is Mueller to getting Trump?

WASHINGTON — Special Counsel Robert Mueller gives US president Donald Trump new reason to be worried. On Sunday morning Trump revealed quite a bit about his feelings of nervousness, when he referred to Richard Nixon’s White House Counsel John Dean as a “RAT” for testifying against Nixon. “T...
2018-08-20 07:39:40 +0000

US President Donald Trump’s lawyer says ‘Truth isn't truth’

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn’t truth. President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani used the line Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” with Chuck Todd. Giuliani was tryin...
2018-08-19 16:27:22 +0000

Ex-WH aide says Trump knew about WikiLeaks emails before they came out

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a “dog,” and his campaign took legal action against her as the two former reality TV stars escalated their public feud. The intensifying spat came as Manigault Newman, a former...
2018-08-14 23:11:39 +0000

Trump’s ‘unmitigated crap’ on California wildfires

U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in on the California wildfires. But it wasn’t to express condolences for the victims or to praise the incredible bravery of firefighters — it was to try to score political points. And he did so by badly twisting the science of how wildfires work. In a no...
2018-08-07 21:23:33 +0000

Court Testimony: Trump's Former Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Committed Crimes

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s longtime aide testified at trial on Tuesday that Manafort instructed him not to tell their firm’s bookkeeper about payments from accounts in Cyprus that held millions of dollars in earnings from consulting work for pro-Rus...
2018-08-07 18:43:01 +0000

Jobs boom in San Francisco, Seattle and Houston, not in Trump strongholds

MONACA, Pennsylvania (AP) — The United States is on pace to add about 2.6 million jobs this year under President Donald Trump’s watch. Yet the bulk of the hiring has occurred in bastions of Democratic voters rather than in the Republican counties that put Trump in the White House. On average f...
2018-08-06 03:46:51 +0000

Trump's hotel revenue went up thanks to trip by Saudi Prince

The relationship between the U.S. president Donald Trump administration and Saudi Arabia has been particularly close. Trump’s first trip abroad as president was to Saudi Arabia. In a surprise move, Trump initially praised a blockade of longtime ally Qatar because the Saudis wanted it. Earlier thi...
2018-08-04 05:32:38 +0000

Judge: Trump Administration Must Fully Restore DACA Program

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore a program that protects from deportation some young immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children, including accepting new applications for the program. U.S. District ...
2018-08-04 04:31:18 +0000

Trump demands Sessions shut down Russia investigation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any cooperation by his campaign with Moscow. The Republican president has lo...
2018-08-01 17:59:06 +0000

Trump's political schizophrenia is not likely to land well in Tehran

US President Donald Trump is applying his usual game of intimidation and concession in his dealings with Tehran. But unlike with North Korea, this approach will not bear fruit. Anyone familiar with crime flicks will be familiar with the good cop/bad cop tactic of extracting information and coo...
2018-07-31 21:32:03 +0000

FACT CHECK: Trump twists facts about economic growth

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday hailed a report on economic growth as a sign that the economy was mounting a remarkable turnaround under his stewardship. The facts are more nuanced. Following are three key remarks made by Trump following a report that the U.S. econ...
2018-07-27 18:43:10 +0000

Collusion: Trump approved secret meeting with Russians

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen said that Trump knew in advance about a June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower at which Russians offered to provide damaging information about his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, CNN reported on Thursday. CNN...
2018-07-27 05:03:15 +0000

Lawyer who met Trump Jr is 'an agent of Russian government'

LONDON (AP) — The Moscow lawyer said to have promised Donald Trump’s presidential campaign dirt on his Democratic opponent worked more closely with senior Russian government officials than she previously let on, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press. Scores of emails, transcr...
2018-07-27 02:25:52 +0000

Iran warns Trump to 'BE CAUTIOUS!'

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran on Monday dismissed an angry warning from U.S. President Donald Trump that Tehran risked dire consequences “the like of which few throughout history have suffered before” if it made threats against the United States. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Za...
2018-07-24 00:17:47 +0000

Hostile rhetoric between Trump and Tehran escalating

Hostile rhetoric between Washington and Tehran escalated on Sunday after a tit-for-tat between Trump and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani. U.S. President Donald Trump told Iran it risked dire consequences “the like of which few throughout history have suffered before” if the Islamic ...
2018-07-23 16:27:09 +0000

Tape: Trump’s team lied about ex-Playboy model

A recording of U.S. President Donald Trump talking about a payment to a ex-Playboy model who claimed they’d had an affair suggests Trump’s team later lied about his knowledge of the payment. Trump’s onetime personal attorney Michael Cohen recorded a conversation with then-candidate Donald Trum...
2018-07-21 02:33:44 +0000