Stories tagged: Trump
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
Russia exhorts Trump to counter ‘Russo-phobic’ intrigues
Russia’s top diplomat on Friday exhorted President Donald Trump to counter “Russo-phobic” intrigues against him in the United States to improve ties between Washington and Moscow.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
Tabloid held porn star’s 2011 interview after Trump threat
A tabloid magazine held back from publishing an adult film star’s 2011 account of an alleged affair with Donald Trump after the future president’s personal lawyer threatened to sue, four …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 1 p.m.
Quarles lays out road map for bank regulations
The Federal Reserve’s top official on financial regulation is putting forward a wide-ranging agenda for improving the way the nation’s banks are regulated, saying he wants to focus on “efficiency, …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 2:39 p.m.
Women will march again with aim to become a political force
A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women’s marches worldwide with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump, activists will return to the …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
Trump tells March for Life: ‘We are with you all the way’
President Donald Trump on Friday delivered new support to the anti-abortion movement he once opposed, telling thousands of activists demonstrating in the annual March for Life, “We are with you …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
House blocks Democrat from seeking to impeach Trump
The House has voted to block a Democratic lawmaker from seeking to impeach the president.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
U.S. weighs designating embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019
The Trump administration is considering a plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as early as next year, rather than waiting for several years.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement
He once called himself “pro-choice.” But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration’s efforts to roll back abortion rights.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
He said-he said: 10 times that Trump has contradicted Trump
Donald Trump once promised to be “very restrained” on Twitter – “if I use it at all.” He thought campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was an “excellent guy” – …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
Gov’t shutdown deadline nears; Trump says ‘not looking good’
President Donald Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown, with a bitterly divided Washington locked in partisan stare-down …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Ex-Trump aide was subject of arrest warrant at White House
Hungarian police had an arrest warrant open for Sebastian Gorka during the eight months he spent as a national security aide to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 1:18 p.m.
U.N. chief: Threat from nukes, other weapons, gathers force
Russia’s foreign minister warned Thursday that a failure of the Iran nuclear deal, especially as a result of action by the Trump administration, would send “an alarming message” to North …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Trump pledges ‘total support’ for Pa. House candidate
President Donald Trump is pledging “total support” for a Pennsylvania lawmaker trying to keep a House seat in the Republican column in the first congressional race of the year.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege
President Donald Trump’s White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Trump protecting medical providers who oppose abortion
Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown
A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 1 p.m.
Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal, Trump to speak
The two shared a stage under the Capitol dome Wednesday as Dole, 94, accepted Congress’ highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, for his World War II service and decades …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
Senate panel advances Trump health secretary pick
A Senate committee has signed off on President Donald Trump’s pick for health secretary, clearing the way for final confirmation of Alex Azar.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
A new poll shows Oprah Winfrey with a slight lead over Trump in a 2020 matchup
President Donald Trump seemed confident he could trounce Oprah Winfrey in 2020, if the TV host-turned-media mogul were to drop her designer hat into the political ring. But a new …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 8:44 a.m.
U.S. ambassador says Trump policy in Afghanistan is working
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the Trump administration’s policy in Afghanistan is working, saying talks between the government and the Taliban are closer than ever before.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 1:12 p.m.
Arizona’s GOP senators denounce Trump attacks on news media
President Donald Trump’s use of the terms “fake news” and “enemy of the people” is “shameful” and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown
A deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation remained distant Tuesday, as House Republicans leaders turned their attention to building support for a backup …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Trump doctor says he did well on cognitive exam
President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on cognitive screening during his recent physical examination.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
Graham blames Trump’s staff for scuttling deal
Sen. Lindsey Graham is blaming President Donald Trump’s staff for the president’s about-face on immigration that appeared to scuttle a compromise deal to protect from deportation young people brought to …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 12:17 p.m.
Trump administration appeals ruling on young immigrants
The Trump administration is appealing a judge’s ruling temporarily blocking its decision to end protections for nearly 800,000 young immigrants.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 11:44 a.m.
Trump, Kazakh president discuss North Korea nuclear threat
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he and the president of Kazakhstan are united in a shared determination to prevent North Korea from “threatening the world with nuclear devastation.”
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
Trump administration links terrorism cases with immigration
The Trump administration on Tuesday released a report attempting to link terrorism with migration, arguing that it was evidence of the need to dramatically reshape the nation’s immigration system.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Trump’s embrace of earmarks spurs push for congressional revival
The frustration from Republican lawmakers like Womack, who want to exert power over federal spending on pet projects in their own districts, is fueling a major push to restore earmarks …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
A pastor lights into President Trump – with Vice President Pence sitting in the front pew
Like many people, the Rev. Maurice Watson issued a stern and very public rebuke of President Donald Trump’s Oval Office comments about immigrants from “shithole countries.”