President Donald Trump may have nothing to hide when it comes to alleged links between his campaign and Russia — but he is behaving in a way that makes it look like he does.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed those behind the Manchester attack as “losers” and reiterated his call to drive out terrorists.
US president says ‘wicked ideology must be obliterated’, as he delivers remarks alongside Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem • Manchester attack – latest updates• What we know so far The US president has condemned the “evil losers” behind Monday night’s attack on a pop concert in Manchester that claimed the lives of at least […]
Mr. Trump, speaking in the West Bank while on his first foreign trip as president, said the bombing in Manchester, England, underscored the need to confront terrorism.
Lauded by President Trump as a symbol of American manufacturing, the company hopes a new plant in Thailand will help it clear trade barriers to woo Southeast Asian buyers.
Trump invoked the Fifth Amendment in 1990 during his bitter and public divorce from Ivana Trump.
Testimony from top officials is proving pretty unhelpful to the president.
Former CIA director John Brennan testified on Monday that he grew alarmed last summer about efforts by the Russian government to “suborn”—perhaps unwittingly—members of the Trump campaign, and that his concerns formed the basis for the FBI’s probe into possible collusion between Trump officials and the Kremlin. His remarks came during a hearing of the […]
Last week, a bunch of security goons working for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan waded into a demonstration outside the Turkish embassy in Washington DC and started beating up the protesters. A few days ago, the Washington Post’s Philip Bump made a pretty good case that Erdogan did more than just watch as this happened. […]
JERUSALEM—Standing next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday, Donald Trump declared that the Palestinians were ready for peace. “As I have repeatedly said, I am personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement, and I had a meeting this morning with President Abbas and can tell you that the Palestinians […]
President Donald Trump doesn’t expect to emerge from his two-day visit to Israel and the West Bank with a peace deal in hand, but he is the latest president to arrive here with the lofty goal in mind.
President Donald Trump called two top intelligence community figures to request that they deny in public any evidence of collusion between his campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 election, multiple current and former US officials with knowledge tell CNN.
The two have clashed on issues ranging from global warming to migration, but during a symbolic first meeting they’ll be on their best behavior One man wakes up before dawn each day for hours of prayer and meditation, eschews television and vacations, and has decried the morally bankrupting temptations of wealth, vanity and pride. The […]
Brian Williams talks with a panel about a Washington Post report that Trump asked intelligence officials to say they saw no evidence the Trump campaign had colluded with Russian election interference. Read more
Donald Trump reportedly asked intelligence officials to intervene in the Russia scandal investigation. When Nixon was caught doing this, he was forced to resign Read more
The state has been at the leading edge of the resistance to President Trump. But of all the battles, none has the global implications of climate change.
The U.S. president offered no vision of what such a deal would look like or even the process he would take to achieve it.
John Burton, the outgoing chairman of the California Democratic Party, urged fellow Democrats to curse President Trump at the conclusion of the California Democratic Convention on May 21 in Sacramento.
Alerts bearing the president’s name are stopping traders in their tracks
President Trump isn’t a big believer in ‘man-made climate change.’
Canadian Prime Minister, proud feminist and internationally recognized political heartthrob Justin Trudeau isn’t limited to charming high-profile individuals like Malala Yousafzai and Ivanka Trump with his presence; he’s also here for the everyday people, as evidenced by a recent photobomb. Trudeau was spotted on a casual run in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he accidentally crashed […]
The request could further destabilize insurance markets just as insurers are developing rates and deciding whether to participate in 2018.
Four prominent lawyers have made the short list of candidates for the team.
The Trump administration is expected to introduce its 2018 budget proposal on May 23, which will likely include major cuts to programs for low-income Americans.
The president wants and expects the people around him to defend him at every turn, even when it means misleading reporters and the public.
Got a minute? President hobnobs in Middle East… with a messianic promise… our roundup of the most awkward moments… and everything else today in US politics. By Tom McCarthy 10.39pm BST Donald Trump spent the weekend in Saudi Arabia before traveling to Israel, where he became the first sitting US president to visit the Western […]
Elijah Cummings of the House oversight committee claimed the former national security adviser appeared to lie to Obama-era investigators about his foreign ties Former national security adviser Michael Flynn appears to have lied about his foreign ties to Barack Obama-era investigators who were weighing whether to renew his security clearances, according to a letter published […]
Millions of people stand to lose Medicaid access, alongside cuts to welfare and food stamps, under a proposed budget that still has numerous hurdles to jump Donald Trump will embrace hardline right-wing economics on Tuesday with a budget that proposes swingeing cuts to social safety net programmes while allocating $1.6bn to a border wall. Related: […]
Trump reportedly asked two top intelligence officials to publicly deny the existence of collusion between his campaign and the Russian government, according to the Washington Post. Read more
President Hassan Rouhani, responding to verbal affronts from the Trump-Saudi summit meeting, said Saudi Arabia’s monarchy had “never seen a ballot box.”
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Mr. Bush said he had “changed in a way that I think will make me better at my job” and described difficult conversations with his family.
The Washington Post’s Adam Entous explains how President Trump asked two top ranking intelligence officials to publicly deny any connection between his campaign and Russia.
The president and his aides sidestep issues such as the treatment of the media, women and dissenters.
The spending plan would overhaul government assistance for poor Americans.
According to the Washington Post, James Comey wasn’t the only person that President Trump pressured regarding the FBI’s Russia investigation: Trump made separate appeals to the director of national intelligence, Daniel Coats, and to Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, urging them to publicly deny the existence of any evidence […]
In an unprecedented move, the White House is set to release a budget proposal that would withhold all federal funds from abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood. The impact would be far-reaching. Federal funds are already prohibited from being used to pay for most abortions; the new proposal, if approved by Congress, would bar health care […]
What We’re Following Trump’s Trip: In Saudi Arabia yesterday, the president delivered a speech about Islam, calling for a crackdown on extremism and increased cooperation between the U.S. and the Muslim world. His comments—which, Graeme Wood writes, seemed tailored to please his Saudi audience—marked a dramatic shift in tone from the inflammatory rhetoric of his […]
President Donald Trump reportedly tried, unsuccessfully, to enlist Admiral Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, and Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence, to publicly refute the possibility of collusion after former FBI Director James Comey announced in March that the bureau is investigating potential links between Trump campaign associates and the […]
President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn won’t provide records to the Senate intelligence committee and will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights in response to a subpoena from the committee, according to a source close to Flynn.
Program would provide six weeks of paid leave after birth or adoption; no details about same-sex couples and states are ‘free to establish’ their own programs Donald Trump’s 2018 budget will include funding for a federal program that guarantees paid family leave for new parents. Tucked into a budget blueprint that slashes social programs is […]
Ellen Nakashima of the Washington Post joins to talk about her bombshell report that Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against the FBI collusion probe. Read more
MSNBC Political Analyst Ron Reagan called Donald Trump a national security risk and unfit for office amidst the bombshell reports in the past week. Read more
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Trump administration will grant six-month extension, then reevaluate whether to end their permission to stay in the U.S.
President Trump and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu met on May 22 in Israel.
In a swipe at former President Obama, President Trump's supporters hail his foreign trip as the "no apology" tour. But does a lack of accountability hinder his legitimacy as head of the government? Read more
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met resistance within his cabinet over measures aimed at showing President Trump Israel’s willingness to resume peace talks with the Palestinians.
President Trump used a speech in the kingdom to declare his commitment to Sunni Arab nations, signaling a return to a policy his predecessor rejected.