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Stories tagged: donald trump

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

President Donald Trump’s tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators by his personal accountant, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Trump: Whistleblower ‘must be brought forward to testify’

The whistleblower who raised alarms about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine and touched off the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans, the …

Lawyer: Whistleblower willing to take written GOP questions

A lawyer for the whistleblower who raised alarms about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine says his client is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

The Rock, President Trump watch Jorge Masvidal win big at UFC 244

President Donald Trump was on his feet for the main event as Jorge Masvidal defeated a bloodied Nate Diaz via TKO before the fourth round at UFC 244 at Madison …

Martin Schram: GOP could learn from Thompson

We need to bring Fred Thompson back for a posthumous encore – to remind us how things really were, back before Americans discovered the proof that would cause the House …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Trump abandons proposing ideas to curb gun violence after saying he would following mass shootings

President Donald Trump has abandoned the idea of releasing proposals to combat gun violence that his White House debated for months following mass shootings in August, according to White House …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Paula White, President Trump’s key spiritual adviser, reportedly will join the White House

Florida televangelist Paula White, who has served as a kind of spiritual adviser to President Donald Trump, will join his administration in an official capacity, according to a senior administration …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Poll shows solid support for Trump impeachment probe

More Americans approve of the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump than disapprove of it, though only about a third say the inquiry should be a top priority for Congress, …

Danielle Allen: The biggest impeachment challenge? Commitment.

The other day I heard a radio announcer say about the impeachment process that it “drags on.” In that phrase he captured the biggest challenge now in front of us: …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Ex-Trump aide confirms Biden probe linked to Ukraine aid

A former top White House official has testified that military aid to Ukraine was held up by President Donald Trump’s demand for the ally to investigate Democrats and Joe Biden

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Trump says U.S., China seek new site to sign trade agreement

President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. and China are working to secure a new site to sign a tentative trade truce and the location will be announced soon.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Democrats push impeachment rules package through House

With Inland Northwest Republicans joining their GOP colleagues to vote no, Democrats rammed a package of ground rules for their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump through a sharply divided …

Review: ‘Where’s My Roy Cohn?’ a fascinating exploration of man who wrote Trump’s playbook

Former Vanity Fair editor-at-large and documentarian Matt Tyrnauer pulls back the curtain on Donald Trump’s notorious mentor Roy Cohn in the rollicking, salacious documentary “Where’s My Roy Cohn?,” a fast …

Fuse justifies lie as way to show Woodward not being transparent

Political group that questions Nadine Woodward’s honesty had someone lie about their presidential support in an effort to get her to say she voted for Donald Trump.

Dana Milbank: Suddenly Ken Starr doesn’t like impeachment so much

Is there anything Republicans won’t say to make impeachment go away? They attack the patriotism of decorated veterans. They decry rules that they devised. And they discard long-held principles as …

Top Trump adviser steps down ahead of impeachment testimony

President Donald Trump’s top adviser for Russian and European affairs is leaving his job at the White House, a day before he’s scheduled to testify before the House impeachment investigators, …

House Democrats plan 1st formal vote on impeachment inquiry

House Democrats are laying the groundwork for the next phase of their impeachment inquiry with a vote this week on a resolution to affirm the investigation, set rules for public …

Trump suggests impeachment was reason he kept IS raid secret

President Donald Trump is suggesting House Democrats’ impeachment probe contributed to his decision to withhold notice to congressional leaders before Saturday’s raid on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Trump draws jeers at World Series in tense visit to Nats park

President Donald Trump drew loud jeers from the hometown crowd at the World Series on Sunday night, straining the unifying power of the Washington Nationals and their quest for the …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

In Chicago, Trump calls city an embarrassment to the U.S.

President Donald Trump opened a speech to a conference of police chiefs on Monday by slamming the host city as “embarrassing to us as a nation” under the leadership of …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

WH official won’t testify in impeachment probe without order

A former deputy national security adviser expected to testify in the House impeachment inquiry is signaling that he will not appear Monday as scheduled.

Islamic State leader blew himself up as U.S. troops closed in, Trump says

President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the elusive Islamic State commander, died during a U.S. military operation in Syria.

Situation Room: 2 photos capture vastly different presidents

Photos taken in the White House Situation Room during the killings of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Saturday and of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden eight years earlier …

Marc A. Thiessen: Democrats’ impeachment inquiry will backfire

Democrats are making no effort to win over Republicans, much less make a vote against impeachment difficult; they’ll have a hard time getting buy-in from the American people.

Trudy Rubin: Trump demolishes machinery of diplomacy just when America needs it most

Donald Trump (along with Mike Pompeo) is wrecking the State Department at a time when tough, smart U.S. diplomacy has never been needed more.

Andrew P. Bakaj and Mark S. Zaid: Whistleblower’s identity is no longer relevant

Much of what has been disclosed since the release of our client’s complaint exceeds the whistleblower’s knowledge of what transpired. There is no longer any justification for exposing their identity.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Russian woman who admitted being secret agent out of prison

A tantalizing chapter in Russia’s efforts to collect intelligence on American politics came to a close on Friday as a woman who worked as a covert agent was released from …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Trump’s company exploring sale of marquee Washington hotel

President Donald Trump’s company said Friday it is exploring the sale of its marquee Washington hotel, which has been at the center of nearly three years of ethics complaints and …

GOP’s top leaders navigate impeachment in their own ways

One of them is a gregarious, backslapping Californian unwavering in his defense of President Donald Trump. The other is a reserved, calibrated Kentuckian who chooses his words about Trump with …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

House investigators subpoena 3 more administration officials

Impeachment investigators issued subpoenas Friday to three more Trump administration officials, demanding their testimony in the probe of President Donald Trump’s efforts to force Ukraine to feed him damaging information …