Stories tagged: Trump
Sun., May 20, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign
President Donald Trump says he’ll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests came …
UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid
Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject …
Sat., May 19, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
CIA’s Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations
Scrutiny of the 33-year spy career of new CIA director Gina Haspel has focused on her undercover role in the harsh interrogation of suspected terrorists, but she cut her teeth …
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump
He is the Republican Party’s most powerful political weapon. Yet as the GOP fights to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities, President Donald Trump is not welcome everywhere.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
‘Animals’? Trump says he’ll keep using term for gang members
President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word “animals” to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer …
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with U.S.
China is sending conciliatory signals as U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet in Washington to try to head off a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
U.S. readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid
The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing millions of …
Fri., May 18, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation’s prison system
President Donald Trump on Friday urged Congress to overhaul the nation’s prison system and help more former inmates re-enter society, hoping to jump-start legislation that’s facing fresh opposition from Democrats.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 11:24 p.m.
Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections
The Trump administration acted Friday to bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, energizing its conservative political base ahead of crucial midterm elections while setting the stage …
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign; lawyer Giuliani casts doubt
President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department on Friday of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign – an allegation his own lawyer said might …
Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Turkey urges Muslim nations to stand with Palestinians
Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand with Palestinians and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job
In a surprise announcement that caught the candidate off-guard, President Donald Trump said Friday he’ll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica
Jennifer and Rebekah Mercer, daughters of Republican mega-donor Robert Mercer, are liquidating Cambridge Analytica, the troubled data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign and caused …
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
Man injured in police shootout at Miami-area Trump resort
Gunfire erupted early Friday at President Donald Trump’s Miami-area golf resort, as a Florida man shouting anti-Trump rhetoric fired into the hotel lobby’s chandelier and waited for police to arrive …
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Trump tells North Korea, denuclearize and get ‘protections’
The Trump administration said Thursday there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of current U.S.-South Korean military exercises that triggered an angry reaction from North Korea and …
Thu., May 17, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
Trump draws rebuke for ‘animal’ remark at immigration talk
While railing against California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the border illegally as “animals” – drawing a sharp rebuke from …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 2:50 p.m.
Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions
President Donald Trump noted in his financial disclosure Wednesday that he “fully reimbursed” personal attorney Michael Cohen as much as $250,000 for unspecified “expenses,” with no mention of a $130,000 …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 2:13 p.m.
Trump reversal of mining pollution rule challenged in court
Environmental groups challenged the Trump administration in federal court Wednesday over its rejection of an Obama-era proposal that would have required mining companies to prove they have enough money to …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said Wednesday that its top lawyer is stepping down over a deal to hire U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as a consultant.
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not troubled that I met with Russian
Questioned intently by a Senate committee, President Donald Trump’s son struck a firmly unapologetic tone, deflected many queries and said he didn’t think there was anything wrong with meeting a …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Billions at stake for Washington growers and manufacturers under Trump trade policy, speakers say
Washington’s economy relies heavily on trade, with about 40 percent of the state’s jobs tied to international exports. As the Trump administration crafts trade policy, billions of dollars are at …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Homeland Security boss defends separating immigrant families
The head of the Department of Homeland Security defended the Trump administration’s practice of separating children from parents when the family is being prosecuted for entering the U.S. illegally, telling …
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Judge blocks U.S. from revoking man’s deportation protection
A federal judge in Seattle has temporarily blocked the government from revoking a Mexican man’s enrollment in a program designed to protect those brought to the United States illegally as …
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
Stormy Daniels’ crowdfunding raises transparency questions
Stormy Daniels has raised nearly a half-million dollars to fund her lawsuit against President Donald Trump, relying on contributions from a crowdfunding site. Her lawyer has repeatedly pointed to the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
GOP senators lunch with Trump, don’t bring up McCain remark
President Donald Trump appeared to be in a good mood Tuesday when he met privately with Senate Republicans, buoyed by primary election results and talks with North Korea, and bypassing …
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
Israel kicks off U.S. Embassy celebration, boosts border force
Israel on Sunday kicked off festivities to celebrate the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, even as it bolstered its forces along the Gaza border and in the …
Sun., May 13, 2018, 10:57 a.m.
Trump honors his late mother in Mother’s Day video
President Donald Trump is paying tribute to his late mother, Mary MacLeod, in a Mother’s Day video posted to his Twitter account.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
For Palestinians, U.S. Embassy move a show of pro-Israel bias
Monday’s opening of the U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem, cheered by Israelis as a historic validation, is seen by Palestinians as an in-your-face affirmation of pro-Israel bias by President Donald …
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
Trump says U.S. will help penalized Chinese company
In a surprising overture to China, President Donald Trump said Sunday he would help a Chinese telecommunications company get “back into business,” saying too many jobs in China are at …
Sat., May 12, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Second Democratic senator publicly backing Trump’s CIA pick
A second Democratic senator has announced his support for President Donald Trump’s CIA nominee.