Stories tagged: donald trump
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
Offering some pointed foreign policy advice to his successor, President Barack Obama expressed hope Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump would stand up to Russia when it deviates from U.S. “values …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine says he’ll seek re-election in 2018 but is ruling out a presidential bid in 2020.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:28 a.m.
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. said Thursday that he has submitted his letter of resignation to President Barack Obama, cementing his long-declared plan to leave his job …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump offered former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser as he began to build out his national security team Thursday, according to a …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence told House Republicans in a closed-door meeting Thursday to be ready to move a lot of legislation next year.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
A Republican state senator who campaigned for President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he plans to propose a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would take a firm stand against …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 7:52 a.m.
Key Republicans in Congress are cautioning that replacing Obamacare will be a difficult and lengthy process that won’t happen in the first days of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 7:21 a.m.
Donald Trump had sharp words for Iran during his presidential campaign, but Iranian leaders see reasons for hope in a Trump presidency.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
The response to a racial slur at Spokane’s Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center was heartening, but foes of prejudice must remain vigilant.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
Even though the sahib could use a hairdo that does not so much resemble a lounge pianist from 1959, still there is comfort: Life goes on. Politics is not everything. …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 8:12 p.m.
Anyone who is appointed to Donald Trump’s administration will be banned from becoming a paid lobbyist for five years after leaving the White House, his transition office announced Wednesday night.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans says he will not continue to protest the election of Donald Trump as president by declining to stand for the national anthem before games. …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 6:22 p.m.
Secretary of State John Kerry took the stage at United Nations climate talks in Morocco on Wednesday, seeking to reassure nervous negotiators that a groundbreaking agreement to fight global warming …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
They’re angry. They’re afraid. They’re upset that Donald Trump is going to be their next president. But many of the protesters who took to the streets in cities across the …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 2:56 p.m.
Analysts spent early November warning a Trump victory in the U.S. presidential election would make the Federal Reserve less likely to raise interest rates. What happened instead is that it …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Antonio Sabato Jr., one of President-elect Donald Trump’s few vocal Hollywood supporters, is nominating himself for Trump’s physical fitness czar.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
Asked on TV earlier this year whether a President Donald Trump would ever mix politics with business, his eldest son, Donald Jr., said there was no risk of that. The …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 10:01 a.m.
College students at campuses around the United States say they are planning rallies and walkouts to call on school administrators to protect students and employees against immigration proceedings under Donald …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
Senate Democrats named Charles Schumer, a media-savvy Brooklynite, to succeed Harry Reid, the combative ex-boxer from a hardscrabble Nevada mining town, to be their party’s leader as they prepare for …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
The election of Donald Trump may have saved James Comey’s job as FBI director – at least for the time being.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 7:16 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to push back against news coverage suggesting that his transition to power is in chaos, saying the process of selecting Cabinet secretaries …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
Donald Trump’s selection of Steve Bannon to lead his strategy thrilled white supremacists, but it should put decent Americans on their guard.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
The shoot-from-the-hip style that helped Donald Trump win the presidency is now playing out in his transition to governing.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Power struggles inside Donald Trump’s transition team are hobbling efforts to form a new government – including what some say is an effort by the president-elect’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
A federal judge in San Diego has scheduled a hearing to consider a request by lawyers for President-elect Donald Trump to delay a civil fraud trial involving his now-defunct Trump …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani is reported to be in contention to be Donald Trump’s attorney general or secretary of state. Senators who will be considering his confirmation may …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Paul Ryan unanimously won the nomination of his House Republican colleagues Tuesday to continue as speaker and serve as the chief legislative partner to President-elect Donald Trump.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
European and NATO defense officials on Tuesday cautioned President-elect Donald Trump about his warming relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that they welcomed dialogue but that the United States …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 8:39 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump prepared on Tuesday to meet with incoming Vice President Mike Pence to discuss Cabinet selections amid continued uncertainty over who will fill key positions and growing acrimony …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Mexico is starting to seriously contemplate the possibility that millions of its migrants could be deported, and the picture is not pretty.