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Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments

President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making po...

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments

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Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the conclusion by a U.S. government watchdog that she repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official White House p...
15:51, 06/14/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
19:34, 06/13/2019

U.S. lawmakers poised to hold top Trump adviser Conway in contempt A U.S. House panel on Thursday prepared to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt after the White House senior adviser last week defied a subpoena, the latest in a string of current and former Trump officials to spurn oversight by lawmakers....
18:34, 07/25/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Trump adviser Conway on Hatch Act The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 25-16 on Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing about her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, a law that li...
20:34, 06/26/2019

U.S. lawmakers delay action to hold Trump adviser Conway in contempt U.S. lawmakers have backed off on plans to hold White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena last week as a string of current and former Trump officials spurn congressional oversight....
22:17, 07/25/2019

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena for House testimony White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena and failed to appear on Monday at a congressional hearing about allegations she violated the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees’ political activity....
00:17, 07/16/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway on Hatch Act The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 25-16 on Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing about her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, a law that li...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Conway defends Trump retweeting a baseless Epstein conspiracy theory, saying he wants 'everything to be investigated' REUTERS/Joshua Roberts White House adviser Kellyanne Conway downplayed President Donald Trump's retweeting of an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about the death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein posted just hours after he was found dead of...
16:35, 08/12/2019

Trump says he won’t fire Conway over Hatch Act violations WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he won’t fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal watchdog agency recommended her removal for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. Trum...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Trump Will Absolutely NOT Fire Kellyanne Conway, Thank You Very Much Honestly we all saw this coming but holy shit is it insufferable to hear President Donald Trump talk about why he won’t fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway....
07:34, 06/15/2019

Former Trump national security adviser Bolton resumes political activities Former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who parted ways this week with President Donald Trump, resumed his old job on Friday as head of two political action committees and announced $50,000 in contributions to Republican candidates....
19:34, 09/13/2019

Trump says he won’t fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act violations President Trump on Friday said he will not fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal watchdog recommended that she be removed for repeatedly violating the Hatch Act by engaging in partisan political activity on behalf of her boss. &...
17:17, 06/14/2019

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Trump on ‘Fox & Friends’: I will not fire Kellyanne Conway after watchdog rebuke President Trump, in an exclusive interview Friday morning with “Fox & Friends,” said he will not fire adviser Kellyanne Conway in the wake of a government watchdog’s recommendation that she be removed over violations of the Hatch Act....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismissed....
20:17, 06/13/2019

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented political stalemate.        ...
04:34, 05/31/2019

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)        ...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
04:51, 05/03/2019

Dems vote to subpoena Kellyanne Conway at fiery hearing as GOP slams 'political spectacle' House Democrats voted Wednesday to subpoena White House adviser Kellyanne Conway in a fiery hearing over alleged violations of the Hatch Act -- as furious Republicans called it a “political spectacle” and an example of double standards....
20:51, 06/26/2019

Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
20:34, 05/13/2019

Rep. Tlaib defends comments about Palestine, the Holocaust Rep. Rashida Tlaib has defended her controversial comments about having a “calming feeling” when she thinks about Palestinians offering a “safe haven for Jews” after the Holocaust. The Michigan Democrat, one of two Muslim women in Congress, drew fire...
14:34, 05/14/2019

Ilhan Omar defends her controversial 9/11 comments ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar defended previous comments she made about the September 11 terror attacks in her first Sunday show sit-down on “Face the Nation.” Host Margaret Brennan talked about how the son of a victim of 9/11 wore a T-shirt to...
19:34, 09/15/2019

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The developers "aren't happy" with the upgrade...
12:17, 08/13/2019

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to being gay.The Brexit party leader also claimed that...
14:34, 06/04/2019

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib defends comments on the Holocaust U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday morning for her previous comments on the Holocaust, saying she has “tremendous hatred of Israel.”...
20:17, 05/13/2019

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about working with two segregationist senators were simply him showing that he has “worked across the aisle...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Muller defends title approach after comments from DTM boss Berger Audi's Nico Muller has defended his approach to the DTM title race, after series boss Gerhard Berger emphasised that threatening championship leader Rene Rast was crucial for Muller's career...
14:34, 09/03/2019

New 'SNL' hire Shane Gillis defends his comedy after bigoted comments surface New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis has issued a statement in response to criticism over racially insensitive comments he made as part of his podcast....
11:34, 09/13/2019

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a year ago, the 34-year-old actress pulled......
05:17, 07/15/2019

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Couns...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Steve King defends comments on abortion, rape and incest at town hall Republican Rep. Steve King clashed with constituents as he defended several of his controversial comments on abortion and immigration during a Saturday town hall in his hometown of Storm Lake, Iowa....
02:34, 08/19/2019

Marlon Wayans Defends Teenage Daughter And Calls Out "Ignorance" of Anti-LGBT Comments Marlon Wayans is feeling and sharing the love. The 46-year-old praised his daughter Amai Wayans in a moving Instagram post celebrating Pride Month. Wayans posted a picture of Amai sitting......
05:51, 06/04/2019

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s defense for controversial comments that caused quite a stir amongst black fol...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired, but Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative-action hire, she isn’t supposed to be bashing Dem...
07:51, 06/14/2019

Indian PM Modi under fire for comments on Pakistan airstrike NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been skewered by the opposition for going ahead with an airstrike in Pakistan on the mistaken belief that cloudy skies would help India’s air force avoid radar detection over experts̵...
12:00, 05/13/2019

President of International Association of Fire Fighters defends Joe Biden endorsement The largest firefighting union in the country is endorsing Joe Biden for president because of his long-standing support of firefighters, the union’s leader said Monday as he defended the endorsement....
19:17, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Mexico defends budget plans as growth forecast comes under fire Mexico's finance minister defended the 2020 budget proposal on Monday, insisting that his tax revenue and spending projections are credible, despite concerns that the underlying forecasts for growth and oil output are overly optimistic....
02:17, 09/10/2019

Biden, under fire for comments on segregationists, gave eulogies for Strom Thurmond, Robert Byrd The firestorm over former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments this week highlighting his ability to work with segregationist southern senators is also bringing renewed attention to his 2003 eulogy for Strom Thurmond, the former South Carolina senator...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not su...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Under-fire Alex Acosta defends 2008 prosecution of Jeffery Epstein as defending victims Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes as a decision that protected the victims in the case because it allowed them to avoid a trial where they could be cross-examined by ...
23:17, 07/10/2019

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week....
11:51, 06/24/2019

Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House President Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway will not testify before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee this week on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, the White House told the panel's chairman on Monday....
06:00, 06/25/2019

#LostTrumpHistory: Trump’s 9/11 claims become a George Conway-pushed meme President Trump has written himself into the heroic response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Twitter users helpfully added him to other crucial moments in American history....
05:51, 07/30/2019

Conway dismisses Trump retweet on Epstein, says he wants full investigation ​White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said President Trump retweeted a posting that implied ​former President Bill Clinton was behind the death of Jeffrey Epstein because he wants ​no stone left unturned into why the billionaire pedophile​ committe...
20:06, 08/11/2019

Trolling Trump, Joe Walsh Tries to Recruit George Conway for Nascent Challenge In a signal that he intends to bait Mr. Trump into engagement with him, Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio show host, is wooing the husband of Kellyanne Conway....
21:17, 08/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway says critics employ Hatch Act to 'silence' her support for Trump Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway responded to critics Monday after formally defying a Hatch Act-related subpoena from the House Oversight Committee....
09:17, 07/16/2019

Keyllanne Conway says Trump administration ready to tap strategic petroleum reserve if necessary Saudi Arabia shut down half its oil production Saturday after drone strikes hit the world's largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels....
18:17, 09/15/2019

Kellyanne Conway Does Her Best to Pretend Trump and Jeffrey Epstein Weren't Buddies Top White House aide Kellyanne Conway did her absolute best on Tuesday to make it seem like President Donald Trump and alleged pedophile rapist Jeffrey Epstein weren’t nearly as buddy-buddy as Trump’s own past boasts would have you believe....
01:34, 07/10/2019

George Conway renews attacks on Trump, calls on president to resign White House counselor Kellyanne Conway's husband unleashed another series of tweets on Friday, blasting President Trump for his "incompetence" and calling on him to resign after, at the last minute, he backed away from strikes on Iran....
18:51, 06/21/2019

'Fearlessly exposed himself to enemy fire': The only 2020 Democrat to experience combat finds it counts for little in political arena It has been more than three decades since the United States elected as commander in chief a veteran who fought in combat. In 2020, that period will be extended after the only candidate who fought in battle dropped out without making a debate stage or...
06:34, 09/09/2019

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen of color....
00:51, 07/17/2019

Trump immigration plan tackles problem 'that has not been touched' in 54 years: Kellyanne Conway President Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared on the "The Ingraham Angle" Thursday to promote the administration's "two-point" plan to address illegal immigration -- while accusing some in Congress of being invested in the "status quo."...
12:17, 05/17/2019

House Republicans to challenge Trump appointee over his report urging Conway’s firing Special Counsel Henry Kerner, who recommended that presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for violating a law that bans partisan politics in the workplace, is set to testify to the Oversight Committee on Wednesday. Republicans plan to quest...
04:17, 06/26/2019

Trump is willing to talk to Iran, top U.S. adviser says U.S. President Donald Trump is ready to talk to Iran about a deal that would lift American sanctions but Tehran would need to curtail its nuclear and missile programs, as well as its support for proxies, a senior U.S. official said on Monday....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Trump says Hispanic adviser 'looks more like a Wasp than I do' President asks CNN commentator Steve Cortes whether he loves US or Hispanics more at New Mexico rallyAt a rally in New Mexico, Donald Trump implied that one of his supporters was too light-skinned to be Hispanic.The US president said of Steve Cortes,...
14:51, 09/17/2019

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Trump tells White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore congressional subpoena A government watchdog found that Conway violated the Hatch Act on numerous occasions by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates” while speaking in her official capacity....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Trump still wants trade deal with China: adviser U.S. President Donald Trump wants to continue trade talks with China and the Trump administration is still planning to host a Chinese delegation for further talks in September, a top White House adviser said on Tuesday....
17:51, 08/06/2019

George Conway: Republicans Who Believed Juanita Broaddrick Should Believe E. Jean Carroll’s Assault Accusations Against Trump George Conway, husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, has spoken out about writer E. Jean Carroll’s new sexual assault accusations against the President. In an op-ed for the Washington P...
20:17, 06/23/2019

Yearbook adviser sues in dispute over pro-Trump photos WALL, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school yearbook adviser who was suspended after photos of two students were altered to remove President Donald Trump’s name on their clothing is now suing the district. Teacher Susan Parsons says school offic...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Trump ready to help out on Brexit, U.S. national security adviser says U.S. President Donald Trump is ready to help out in any way he can on Britain's exit from the European Union, his national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/30/2019

House panel subpoenas third ex-Trump adviser within two weeks The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter to testify about alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to impede a federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
22:51, 08/26/2019

Trump expected to name Philipson as top economic adviser: Politico President Donald Trump is expected to name Tomas Philipson, a former University of Chicago professor and health economics expert, as the next chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to replace outgoing Kevin Hassett, Politico reported on Friday....
02:34, 06/08/2019

Trump Names 5 Candidates for National Security Adviser Whoever gets the job will inherit a staff that has traditionally been packed with specialized experts but that has seen numerous departures and diminished expertise and experience....
02:53, 09/18/2019

Trump names five finalists for national security adviser President Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he now has five finalists for the position of national security adviser, though an aide later said there were more....
04:34, 09/18/2019

‘Trump Unplugged’: A President as His Own National Security Adviser President Trump is now free to command his foreign policy after dumping John R. Bolton, the last major internal counterweight to his dealings with North Korea, Russia and the Taliban....
06:51, 09/11/2019

House panel to subpoena third ex-Trump adviser within two weeks The House Judiciary Committee will subpoena former White House aide Rob Porter to testify about alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to impede a federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to a person fam...
19:51, 08/26/2019

Trump's Top Trade Adviser Opposed Mexican Tariffs President Trump’s top trade adviser opposed the White House’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, arguing that the plan could jeopardize a new North American trade accord....
20:34, 05/31/2019

President Trump Names New National Security Adviser (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s naming hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as his new national security adviser. Trump tweeted the announcement from California, while on the third and final day of a West Coas...
22:51, 09/18/2019

Biden adviser working to pass top Trump initiative An adviser to Joe Biden is teaming up with GOP operatives to convince Congress to pass President Trump's United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement, which was negotiated as a replacement for the North America Free Trade Agreement....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Factbox: Trump's new national security adviser, in his own words U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his latest White House national security adviser, picking a lawyer who has worked to secure the release of hostages to replace John Bolton, with whom Trump parted acrimoniously....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advisers told the United Nations Security Council....
03:34, 07/24/2019

Lara Trump defends Tiger Woods, Trump after newspaper's blistering editorial Trump 2020 campaign senior advisor and the president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, defended golfer Tiger Woods Monday after he was accused by the Baltimore Sun of “embracing” President Trump, who they accused of “inciting” bigotry and racism, by acc...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton FILE – In this April 9, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with national security adviser John Bolton in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Trump has fired...
22:00, 09/10/2019

Trump fires John Bolton as national security adviser President Trump on Tuesday announced that he had fired embattled national security adviser John Bolton. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, a...
23:51, 09/10/2019

Adviser, son-in-law and de facto campaign manager: How Kushner is trying to help Trump win in 2020 Jared Kushner is rarely seen in the Northern Virginia campaign headquarters, but signs off behind the scenes on everything from spending to digital initiatives to top-level hires. ...
23:34, 07/26/2019

Adviser, son-in-law and hidden campaign hand: How Kushner is trying to help Trump win in 2020 Jared Kushner is rarely seen in the Northern Virginia campaign headquarters, but signs off behind the scenes on everything from spending to digital initiatives to top-level hires. ...
02:51, 07/28/2019

Trump will not pick Pompeo as national security adviser, has 15 candidates U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on a dual role as national security adviser and said he has about 15 candidates for the post last held by John Bolton....
15:34, 09/13/2019

Europe needs 'pro-growth agenda,' not monetary easing -Trump adviser The European Union needs a "pro-growth agenda," and not more easing of monetary policy, to pull its economy out of the doldrums, a top adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday....
17:17, 08/02/2019

Will US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell be Trump's next security adviser? US President Trump called Richard Grenell, the top US envoy to Germany, one of five "good people" for the national security adviser job. But Grenell's assertive approach to diplomacy may lead Trump to keep him in Berlin....
11:34, 09/12/2019

Trump Ousts John Bolton as National Security Adviser President Trump had complained privately in recent months that Mr. Bolton was too hawkish, a tension made worse in recent weeks over Iran and North Korea....
20:51, 09/10/2019

Trump ousts top adviser John Bolton: 'I disagreed strongly with him' Trump to name new national security adviser next weekBolton took hawkish positions on major foreign policy issuesDonald Trump has fired his national security adviser, John Bolton, in two tweets that said he “disagreed strongly” with many of his sugge...
19:34, 09/10/2019

New lawyer for ex-Trump adviser Flynn says she may need more time to prep for sentencing U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn appeared in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who has criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2...
22:17, 06/24/2019

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn to appear in court with Mueller critic as his new lawyer U.S. President Donald Trump's convicted former national security adviser Michael Flynn will appear in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference...
14:51, 06/24/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a statement....
01:34, 06/13/2019

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow says there's 'no recession on the horizon' White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro dismissed concerns about a recession Sunday after markets plummeted on Wednesday but bounced back by the week's end....
13:17, 08/19/2019

New national security adviser attacked Trump for being 'chummy' with Putin President Trump’s incoming national security adviser suggested during the 2016 Republican primary campaign that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz attack then-candidate Donald Trump's attitude toward Russian President Vladimir Putin....
11:00, 09/19/2019

Trump names Robert O’Brien as new national security adviser President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O’Brien, a State Department official who has specialized in hostage issues, as his new national security adviser. “I have worked long & hard with Robert,” Trump tweeted. “He will do a great...
14:34, 09/19/2019

Trump's Spiritual Adviser Prays For His Safety From "Demonic Networks" Paula White started out by giving thanks. White, President Donald Trump's evangelical spiritual adviser, took center stage Tuesday night to give the opening prayer before the president announced his......
19:34, 06/19/2019

House panel subpoenas third former Trump adviser within two weeks: source The House Judiciary Committee will subpoena former White House aide Rob Porter to testify about alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to impede a federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to a person fam...
16:17, 08/26/2019

Trump adviser says tariffs could go to 50% or 100% if China doesn't agree to deal Michael Pillsbury, an outsider adviser to the White House on China policy, said that President Trump would likely escalate the trade war if no deal is reached, including by dramatically raising existing tariffs....
20:17, 09/19/2019

Yield curve inversion shows Fed needs to cut rates -Trump adviser The inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve is yet another signal that the Federal Reserve needs to cut interest rates, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday....
16:17, 08/14/2019

Trump names Robert O’Brien as national security adviser ​President Trump announced in a tweet on Wednesday that he will name Robert O’Brien to succeed John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C. O’Brien, currently serving as the very succe...
16:51, 09/18/2019

Trump adviser warns of ‘strong response’ to any Gulf attack U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is warning Iran that any attacks in the Persian Gulf will draw a “very strong response” from the United States...
04:51, 05/30/2019

U.S. would enthusiastically support a UK choice for no-deal Brexit: Trump adviser The United States would enthusiastically support a no-deal Brexit if that is what the British government decided to do, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton told reporters on Monday....
19:53, 08/12/2019

Trump’s Trade War Escalation Will Exact Economic Pain, Adviser Says President Trump’s decision to renew his trade war with China could inflict lasting damage on the American economy, but the ultimate impact depends on how far the president takes the fight....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Top Adviser, Lawmakers Upset Over Trump's Mexico Tariff Plan President Trump’s threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexico is stirring widespread opposition among U.S. lawmakers, business groups and foreign trading partners, and was even resisted by the administration’s top trade official, according to...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Trump, Xi likely to meet in Japan in June: White House adviser U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are likely to meet during a G20 summit in Japan at the end of June and discuss trade, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Sunday....
18:34, 05/12/2019

Top White House economic adviser says Trump still ‘looking at’ buying Greenland Greenland has said it’s not for sale, but that didn’t stop top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow from adding fuel to the idea that the Trump administration wants to purchase the world’s largest island from Denmark. Speaking ...
01:18, 08/19/2019

U.S. judge expected to address whether ex-Trump adviser Stone violated gag order President Donald Trump's former adviser, Roger Stone, will appear in federal court on Tuesday and the judge is likely to decide whether to revoke his bond after prosecutors alleged Stone violated a gag order by discussing his case on social media....
14:34, 07/16/2019

Trump wishes ex-adviser Flynn 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
19:34, 06/13/2019

Trump's national security adviser John Bolton arrives in UAE for talks Trump's national security adviser John Bolton arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday for talks on "important and timely regional security matters" scheduled for Wednesday, he said in a tweet....
22:00, 05/28/2019

Ex-Obama adviser Rhodes: Iran debacle 'predictable,' 'everything's gotten worse' under Trump Former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes blamed President Trump for the continually escalating tensions with Iran and said it was "eminently predictable" that certain events would occur after Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal....
23:51, 06/20/2019

U.S. adviser Bolton visits Ukraine, touts Trump meeting with Zelenskiy U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton flew into Kiev on Tuesday for talks to gauge Ukraine's new authorities and touted a possible meeting between comic-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy and U.S. President Donald Trump....
16:51, 08/27/2019

China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade warThe US expects China to retaliate over the Trump administration’s latest tariff hike, chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said ...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Ashena, adviser to Iranian president, says Trump should ease sanctions to avoid war An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions, as tensions rise between the countries following the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran....
15:17, 06/21/2019

Lawyers for ex-Trump adviser Stone deny he violated judge's gag order Lawyers for Roger Stone, a former political adviser to President Donald Trump, on Thursday denied accusations by prosecutors that he violated a court-imposed gag order by posting comments on social media about former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ...
11:34, 06/28/2019

Trump says he has 5 finalists for national security adviser and will announce the winner next week WHO’S NEXT?: President Trump says “a lot of great people” would like to be his national security adviser, but he’s narrowed the list to five candidates and plans to pick one by next week....
22:17, 09/12/2019

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration....
15:34, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Europe needs 'pro-growth agenda,' not monetary easing -Trump adviser The European Union needs a "pro-growth agenda," and not more easing of monetary policy, to pull its economy out of the doldrums, a top adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday....
17:17, 08/02/2019

Trump adviser, influential senator cast doubt on Mexico tariffs A White House trade adviser and a leading Republican senator said on Wednesday that a U.S. plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods might not go into effect, offering hope for Mexico and American businesses concerned about economic damage from a new f...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump ousts top adviser John Bolton: 'I disagreed strongly with him' Trump to name new national security adviser next weekBolton took hawkish positions on major foreign policy issuesBolton fired as Trump’s national security adviser – live updatesDonald Trump has fired his national security adviser, John Bolton, in a p...
11:17, 09/11/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Trump adviser Bolton: U.S. would enthusiastically support a UK choice for no-deal Brexit The United States would enthusiastically support a no-deal Brexit if that is what the British government decided to do, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday during a visit to London aimed at reassuring Britain over UK-U.S. ties....
04:51, 08/13/2019

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace possible only with a Palestinian state Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as i...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace can only come with a Palestinian state Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can only come with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with east Jerusalem as i...
18:34, 05/29/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn to dismiss legal team-court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has decided to dismiss his lawyers at Covington & Burling LLP and has retained new counsel, according to a court filing by his former legal team on Thursday....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Trump Weighs Retaliation Against Iran and Names National Security Adviser To help sort through the options — including sanctions and the deployment of more American forces — the president chose Robert C. O’Brien, the State Department’s chief hostage negotiator....
01:51, 09/19/2019

Trump praises Bolton amid suggestions he's frustrated with his hawkish adviser President Trump on Thursday indicated that talk he is growing frustrated with national security adviser John Bolton is untrue, describing his famously hawkish aide as giving him "good advice."...
20:34, 05/09/2019

U.S. prosecutors say ex-Trump adviser Stone violated court-imposed media gag order Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused U.S. President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone of violating a court-imposed media gag order by posting comments on social media about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
01:00, 06/21/2019

John Bolton fired as Trump's national security adviser – live news President tweeted about the firing after reports emerged Bolton opposed Trump plan to hold peace talks with the Taliban at Camp DavidFull story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 6.08pm BST White Hou...
19:34, 09/10/2019

New Jersey yearbook adviser reportedly files lawsuit over edited pro-Trump photos A high school teacher is reportedly fighting back against a New Jersey school district, claiming in a lawsuit Monday that she was made to “take the blame” for a 2017 controversy over edited yearbook photos that originally showed support for President...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Judge scolds Trump ex-adviser Stone and bans social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media, describing him as behaving like a schoolchild unable to follow simple orders, after prosecutors accused him of viola...
00:34, 07/17/2019

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner returns to Mideast with peace plan First son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is back in the Middle East trying to win support for his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — which has yet to be unveiled to the public. A White House official said Tuesday that Kushner, along with Presi...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Hope Hicks: Trump adviser's testimony offers 7-hour exercise in prevarication Former White House communications director was steered away from answering questions 155 timesThe Democrat-controlled house judiciary committee has released a 273-page transcript of frustrated efforts to interrogate Hope Hicks, a former top White Hou...
02:51, 06/21/2019

Trump picks Robert O’Brien, U.S. hostage negotiator, as national security adviser O'Brien, currently a presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the U.S. Department of State, has a long history in Republican foreign policy circles....
10:34, 09/19/2019

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow: Hats off to AOC, she 'nailed' her questions to Fed chair Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow applauded Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Thursday for her questions to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.  ...
20:17, 07/11/2019

Robert O'Brien replaces John Bolton as Trump's national security adviser Elevation of the state department’s chief hostage negotiator seen as a win for US secretary of state Mike PompeoDonald Trump has appointed the state department’s chief hostage negotiator – whose most prominent international role until now was monitor...
07:53, 09/19/2019

Trump Adviser Said to Have Pursued Saudi Nuclear Deal as He Sought Administration Role A report from the House Oversight Committee disclosed new details of how Thomas Barrack, a close friend of the president’s, sought to employ his influence....
06:17, 07/30/2019

US President Donald Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced he has fired his hawkish national security advisor John Bolton, saying he disagreed "strongly" with his positions....
06:51, 09/11/2019

Trump adviser Stone loses bid to dismiss indictment stemming from Mueller probe President Donald Trump's longtime political adviser Roger Stone on Thursday lost a long-shot bid to overturn a seven-count indictment against him stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
03:17, 08/02/2019

Ex-Trump adviser Stone faces uphill battle in quest to dismiss indictment President Donald Trump's longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday, as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Muelle...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Judge bans Trump ex-adviser Stone from making social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media after prosecutors accused Stone of violating a gag order by repeatedly discussing his case on his Instagram account....
19:51, 07/16/2019

Jury Convicts Business Partner of Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn of Illegal Lobbying (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric w...
17:51, 07/24/2019

Trial begins with high stakes for U.S.-Turkey ties, ex-Trump adviser Flynn In a court case that could further strain U.S. relations with Turkey and weigh on the sentencing of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, a criminal trial began on Monday involving a former Iranian-American business partner of Flynn....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Trump adviser: 'Iran is very likely a significant spoiler' to Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Iranian officials could sabotage U.S. efforts to broker a deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, according to one of President Trump’s top advisers on the issue....
05:00, 07/09/2019

Best-case scenario for Trump-Xi talks is resumption of trade negotiations: Pence adviser The best-case scenario for talks on Saturday between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is a resumption of trade negotiations, a top adviser to Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday....
03:34, 06/29/2019

President Trump is wrong to count out Beto O'Rourke: Former Obama economic adviser As 2020 Democratic hopeful Beto O'Rourke revives interest in his presidential campaign, former economic adviser to Obama Robert Wolf warns that the Texas representative is a force to be reckoned with....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Prosecutors oppose giving unredacted Mueller report to Trump adviser Stone Federal prosecutors on Tuesday opposed a bid by President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone to obtain unredacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help his defense again...
12:51, 05/01/2019

Trump praises ex-adviser Flynn, offers 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
16:34, 06/13/2019

U.S. jury convicts business partner of ex-Trump adviser of secretly lobbying for Turkey A jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, on charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey....
01:00, 07/24/2019

Can Trump’s new national security adviser keep freeing hostages? Austin Tice’s family hopes so. Robert C. O’Brien spent the last year as the State Department's top hostage negotiator. While some Americans have been brought home under his watch, several others are still held abroad, including Austin Tice, a freelance journalist and Marine Corps ...
02:36, 09/20/2019

White House Economic Adviser Confirms President Trump’s Interest in Buying Greenland (WASHINGTON) — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump “wants to take a look at” buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous territory of Denmark has said it’s not for sale. Kudlo...
04:17, 08/19/2019

U.S. jury finds business partner of former Trump adviser guilty of secretly lobbying for Turkey A U.S. jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, former business partner of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, over charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey, a Department of Justice spokesman said....
23:17, 07/23/2019

President Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton After They ‘Disagreed Strongly’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. The two men offered opposin...
20:51, 09/10/2019

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
08:17, 06/13/2019

Trump administration, Congress reached out to former adviser Flynn as he cooperated with Mueller, docs show Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress reached out and contacted him as he cooperated with the Russia investigation, and he provided ...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Judge bars Roger Stone from social media, says ex-Trump adviser violated gag order A federal judge on Tuesday barred former Trump adviser Roger Stone – facing charges of tampering, obstruction and false statements in a case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller – from posting anything on social media, after determining Stone vi...
21:51, 07/16/2019

Trump Adviser Who Lamented 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' Follows Bolton Out the White House Door President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, was fired (or resigned) on Monday. Now it appears the flotsam he brought with him to the National Security Council could be following him out the door. And it could have a surprising cl...
04:34, 09/12/2019

Trump's new national security adviser Robert O'Brien was hailed by Mitt Romney in 2016 Incoming White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien was pushed by Mitt Romney, a Trump critic and failed 2012 Republican nominee, as an ideal person for the role in 2016....
11:00, 09/19/2019

Ex-Kasich adviser backs out of $350G Russia lobbying gig, vows 'laser focus' against Trump in 2020 A former campaign adviser for John Kasich announced Thursday that he’s backing out of a $350,000 contract to lobby against sanctions on a Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, vowing instead to remain focused on ensuring President Trump is not ...
12:17, 05/17/2019

National Security Adviser: President Trump Doesn’t Want Multi-Nation North Korea Talks (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. has little interest in joining other countries in a multi-nation effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Sunday. The United States is not tr...
02:51, 04/29/2019

Trump comments on NKO, China at G20 presser U.S. President Donald Trump says he may meet with Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarised zone in the coming days and that the North Korean leader "was very receptive." (June 29)        ...
18:00, 06/29/2019

US Judge Suspended For Anti-Trump Comments A US judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticizing his "inability to govern and political incompetence."...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Stephen Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the “biggest sell-off in stock market history” if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
05:00, 04/29/2019

US House condemns Trump's racist comments The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
06:34, 07/17/2019

The Latest: WH clarifies Trump comments about Kim Jong Un No, first lady Melania Trump hasn’t had any secret meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — White House clarifies comments made by President Donald Trump during a news conference....
21:17, 08/26/2019

Late Night on Trump’s Hurricane Comments “And I know we’re used to it by now, but it still amazes me how often the government has to tell you not to pay attention to the president,” Trevor Noah joked Tuesday....
22:34, 09/04/2019

Trump says he was 'not a fan' of Jeffrey Epstein, despite past comments President Trump said Tuesday he was “not a fan” of financier Jeffrey Epstein, despite making comments in the past praising the wealthy hedge fund manager....
20:17, 07/09/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby ...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Trump names Bolton's deputy to be acting national security adviser; Muslim-American group derides choice A former member of the Reagan administration who has held executive positions with Boeing and Lockheed Martin was named Tuesday to be acting national security adviser following the departure of John Bolton....
12:17, 09/11/2019

Biden takes aim at Trump’s defense of his Charlottesville comments Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Tuesday that President Trump was well aware of the true nature of what has been called a white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017 when he made equivocating comments following violen...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Analysts believe US, Iran remain far apart despite Trump's comments on talks Analysts doubt much headway has been made between the U.S. and Iran, despite President Donald Trump's comments that Iran would like to engage in talks....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Trump: Duchess Meghan’s past comments about him were ‘nasty’ The president's choice of words — on the eve of his state visit to Great Britain — echoed his attacks on his 2016 presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, whom he has called a “nasty woman.”...
08:34, 06/03/2019

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers “the strength of America.”...
13:17, 07/19/2019

Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spending A former Danish prime minister has lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying military willingness is not just about the amount of money spent...
11:00, 08/22/2019

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. “The president is not a racist,” McCon...
02:51, 07/17/2019

House debate over Trump’s ‘go back’ comments gets chaotic Tensions flared on the floor of the US House of Representatives Tuesday as the body debated a resolution rebuking President Trump over off-color comments he made telling four non-white lawmakers to “go back” to their countries — and Democrats were ra...
02:51, 07/17/2019

Trump angry about special counsel’s comments on obstruction WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing his displeasure with special counsel Robert Mueller’s motives after Mueller blunt dismissal of Trump’s repeated claims that the Russia investigation had cleared him of obstructing jus...
10:17, 05/31/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
23:34, 05/26/2019

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”...
18:51, 07/23/2019

Jewish Dems rage over Trump's 'disloyalty' comments Jewish Democratic lawmakers are livid over President Donald Trump's remarks this week accusing Jewish Americans of “great disloyalty” if they vote for Democrats, saying the president is stoking anti-Semitism. The lawmakers’ outrage comes as Trump rei...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Trade negotiators cope with Trump’s surprise comments President Trump’s surprise threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico over immigration underscored that he has been a disruptive force not just to U.S. trade policy but to his own trade negotiating team....
09:17, 06/07/2019

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trump's China Comments U.S. government-bond yields whipsawed, dropping early in the session before recovering after comments by President Trump about a possible easing in trade tensions with China....
20:51, 08/26/2019

Oil rallies more than 3%, recouping some losses from Trump tariffs comments Oil prices were up 3% on Friday, a partial rebound from their biggest daily drop in several years on U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports....
20:51, 08/02/2019

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
13:34, 07/17/2019

Sweden hits back at Trump over A$AP Rocky comments Sweden says its prime minister told the US president that its judicial system is independent of political influence. Trump had called on the country to release the American rapper, who has been charged with assault....
16:00, 07/26/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the United States a "rival."...
23:34, 05/17/2019

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
19:00, 07/17/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate major...
07:51, 06/14/2019

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, also blasted President Trump's character. (Jul...
08:17, 07/16/2019

Trump defends clinicians’ right to refuse to do abortions WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions. President Donald Trump made the announcement Thursday during a speech in the Whi...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up...
06:51, 06/10/2019

Ben Carson defends Trump over ‘go back’ tweets ​WASHINGTON – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson ​on ​Sunday defended President Trump against accusations of racism. “He is not racist at all,” Carson told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “He lived in New York. Jesse Jackson gave ...
23:34, 07/21/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Trump’s bizarre tweets and comments about his Iran decision, annotated The president confirmed that he ordered the strikes but that he canceled them when he learned about the degree of the potential loss of life. Why wasn't that question asked earlier?...
22:17, 06/21/2019

Trump shares controversial video recasting his Charlottesville comments The video, produced by a conservative organization, claims journalists committed “malfeasance” by saying Trump had referred to neo-Nazis as “very fine people.”...
10:18, 08/14/2019

Canadian lawyer for Huawei executive cites Trump comments Lawyer for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei arrested in Canada on a U.S. extradition warrant says he’ll try to get the case to not proceed by arguing case against her is politically motivated....
21:51, 05/08/2019

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable....
00:17, 07/16/2019

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Pelosi: Trump's comments on foreign election interference 'appalling' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election but stopped short of saying they could trigger impeachment....
20:17, 06/13/2019

Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
01:17, 05/09/2019

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments The German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it goes against the strength of America....
14:34, 07/19/2019

Trump doubles down on Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, but he said he understood why some people could perceive them that way....
15:51, 07/29/2019

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was...
12:17, 08/15/2019

‘I just don’t want to kill 10 million people’: Trump’s comments reverberate in Afghanistan Afghan officials were startled by President Trump’s comments that if he “wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”...
16:51, 07/23/2019

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not to interfere in the 2020 US election. The two leaders met at the G20 summit in Japan for the first t...
00:34, 06/29/2019

Trump says personal assistant was ‘drinking’ when she made 'hurtful' comments President Trump on Friday expressed disappointment over what he described as the “unfortunate” departure this week of his personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout over "hurtful" comments she made to reporters at a recent off-the-record gathering....
18:17, 08/31/2019

Whoopi Goldberg on Trump's Bahamian migrant comments: 'How can you say this isn't 'racial'? "View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg was outraged Tuesday over how people could say that President Trump wasn't being racist when he said Bahamians needed proper documentation to enter the United States....
21:34, 09/10/2019

Trump’s Personal Assistant Was Fired for Comments About Tiffany and Ivanka The personal assistant to President Donald Trump who was fired on Thursday for talking shit about Trump and his family had specifically referred to the president’s relationship with his daughters, among other issues, Politico reported....
21:17, 08/31/2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
01:17, 07/17/2019

Utah judge suspended without pay for 6 months after critical comments about Trump A judge in Utah was suspended without pay for six months last week after criticizing President Trump — both online and in court — for his "political incompetence."...
15:34, 05/28/2019

Trump flips script on Dem outrage over comments on foreign dirt A defiant President Trump pushed back Thursday against the outrage over his comments that he would be open to accepting opposition research from individuals from foreign countries, arguing he should have no obligation to call the FBI in certain cases...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Trump blasts comments by ECB's Draghi, cites unfair competition U.S. President Donald Trump criticized European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments earlier on Tuesday that further monetary policy changes may be needed by the ECB, saying that would spark unfair European competition against the United St...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
02:34, 06/19/2019

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran — but that President Trump does not want war. “We have been engaged in many messages, even this moment right here, communicating to Iran that we are there ...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Rep. Harley Rouda derides Trump for comments after call with Putin Rep. Harley Rouda, D-Calif., who sits on the House Oversight Committee, lamented President Donald Trump's tweet about the "Russia hoax" after speaking with the country's president Vladimir Putin, suggesting he should have instead discussed Russian me...
22:34, 05/03/2019

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”...
09:17, 07/16/2019

Trump's China trade comments send US stocks tumbling Wall Street's main indexes lost more than 1% on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S. companies should "immediately start looking for an alternative to China" after Beijing officials earlier retaliated by imposing tariffs on U.S. goods....
18:17, 08/23/2019

Megan Rapinoe tackles Trump comments and then moves on. It’s not in her to sidestep. Before shifting her focus to Friday’s quarterfinal against France, the U.S. women’s national team midfielder said she stands by her comments about not visiting the White House....
01:34, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump's 'go back' comments were 'genius', says Nigel Farage Brexit leader admits racist remarks about congresswomen made him feel uncomfortable but says they were shrewdNigel Farage has described Donald Trump’s “go back” comments aimed at four congresswomen of colour as “genius”.The US president’s racist rema...
05:17, 08/04/2019

Utah Judge Is Suspended for Making Critical Comments About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of the Taylorsville Municipal Justice Court in Utah may be on the right side of history, but comments he made challenging President Donald Trump have landed him in trouble with Utah’s Supreme Court....
02:00, 05/27/2019

Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
01:34, 08/10/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 ends higher after Trump trade comments The S&P 500 rebounded from early losses on Friday to snap a four-day losing streak after U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were "constructive."...
23:34, 05/10/2019

U.S. Agents Told Huawei Still Blacklisted Despite Trump Comments, Because Nothing Means Anything Last week during the Group of 20 summit in Japan, President Donald Trump announced that U.S. companies could start selling tech components to Huawei, seemingly halting a weeks-long ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant.Read more......
20:51, 07/03/2019

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Trump hits back at Obama for comments about racism in America Trump cited a segment on the TV news show Fox & Friends in response to former president: ‘Obama had 32 mass shootings during his reign’Donald Trump has hit back at Barack Obama after the former president said Americans must “soundly reject language” ...
09:51, 08/07/2019

Trump defends trade war with China, says US is in ‘fantastic position’ President Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions mounted this week, saying it was a model for US negotiations with other nations and that Washington is in a “fantastic position.” “China buys MUCH less from us than we buy from ...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Trump defends China tariffs, saying US is in 'fantastic' position President Trump defended his China trade policies Tuesday, posting a series of tweets defending his tariffs as beneficial to the U.S. economy. He argued both that the tariffs gave the United States important leverage and that they are lucrative on th...
18:51, 05/14/2019

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
02:00, 05/27/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has imposed on goods from that country although economists say Americans are footing the bill....
18:51, 08/03/2019

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Dem ‘Squad’ ​WASHINGTON – Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace confronted senior White House advis​e​r Stephen Miller on President Trump’s long record of “playing the race card” – and the conversation got heated. “I’ve never called any of his tweets racist,” Walla...
19:34, 07/21/2019

Trump defends China trade negotiations, says U.S. 'in much better position' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated this week, saying it was a model for U.S. negotiations with other countries....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Mueller defends inquiry's integrity, says he did not exonerate Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice or, as the pres...
16:51, 07/24/2019

'I am the Chosen One,' Trump proclaims as he defends trade war with China The president's remark followed a string of criticisms aimed at his predecessors, whom he claimed had ignored China's alleged malpractice on trade....
20:00, 08/21/2019

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
22:51, 07/07/2019

Trump Defends Immigration Raids As "Good Deterrent" President Donald Trump on Friday defended controversial mass raids that led to the arrest of 680 undocumented migrants in the southeastern United States, saying they were an effective way to thwart......
01:34, 08/10/2019

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids in Mississippi, including emotional footage of a gi...
23:17, 08/12/2019

'I was kidding, being sarcastic': Trump defends comment that he is 'the chosen one' President Trump tweeted in defense of his comment that he is 'the chosen one' during a Wednesday press conference while discussing the trade arrangements with China....
03:17, 08/25/2019

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump, defends inquiry's integrity Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice or, as the pres...
17:51, 07/24/2019

Trump defends Alabama forecast using old Dorian map with disclaimer In a Wednesday afternoon tweet, President Trump shared a week-old hurricane graphic showing the various model runs for Dorian before it had even slammed into the Bahamas....
06:17, 09/05/2019

Dow, stocks dive off Trump's latest comments on US-China trade war Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Friday after President Donald Trump called on U.S. companies to consider alternatives to doing business in China       ...
01:51, 08/24/2019

White House investigates Trump Fed pick's history of sexist comments Stephen Moore, Trump’s pick for the board of the Federal Reserve, has drawn scrutiny for his comments about women in college sportsThe White House has said controversial comments by the economist Stephen Moore, whom Donald Trump has picked for a plac...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump Clarifies Those "Nasty" Meghan Markle Comments: "I Think She's Very Nice" President Donald Trump is clarifying some comments he made about Meghan Markle at an earlier time. President Trump arrived in London on Monday morning for a three-day visit where he met......
00:51, 06/05/2019

Tom Shillue: Trump comments about Biden, Obama show he's the 'MVP of trolling his competitors' President Trump's latest critique of former Vice President Joe Biden shows he is the MVP in terms of ragging on his rivals, according to Tom Shillue....
01:51, 06/26/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Full text: Pelosi announces resolution responding to Trump's comments Dear Democratic Colleague,On Sunday, it was a sign to us that the Catholic Gospel reading was that of the Good Samaritan, where Jesus teaches us to love our neighbors as ourselves and treat them with mercy. Trump’s ICE raids this weekend are the oppo...
03:51, 07/16/2019

Stirewalt: Trump's Omar, AOC comments leading Pelosi to try to 'trap Republicans' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to "trap Republicans" after President Trump made incendiary remarks about a handful of progressive lawmakers, according to Chris Stirewalt....
02:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 6-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
00:51, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
01:34, 08/10/2019

Hogan Gidley: Media coverage of Trump's 'dirt' comments misleading White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Thursday that the media is distorting President Trump’s latest controversial comments on taking opposition research from foreign nations and that the president would turn over any “nefarious” infor...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei CFO seeks halt to extradition after Trump comments Lawyers fighting executive’s deportation from Canada to US say president’s comments prove case is politically motivatedHuawei’s chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings, in part based on statements by Donald Trump abo...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Wall St. snaps losing streak after Trump's upbeat trade comments U.S. stocks rebounded from early losses on Friday to snap a four-day losing streak after U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were "constructive."...
10:34, 05/11/2019

House votes to condemn Trump’s incendiary comments about lefty ‘Squad’ The US House of Representatives voted to scold President Trump on Tuesday for his “go back” to your country tweets targeting four non-white congresswomen. Following a chaotic debate, reps passed a resolution 240-187 largely along party lines that con...
02:51, 07/17/2019

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
03:51, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump’s ‘divisive comments’ have no place in society, Andrew Scheer says Scheer said he believes people should be free to criticize their governments without having their backgrounds questioned or being told to leave the country....
03:34, 07/18/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon slip after Trump comments on mega deal Shares of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp pared gains on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was a "little concerned" about their $121 billion merger to create a new aero-defense company....
03:00, 06/11/2019

"Case Is Closed": Trump After Robert Mueller's Comments On Russia Probe US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Robert Mueller's first public statement on his high-stakes probe into Russian election meddling contained nothing new -- declaring the case "closed."...
00:51, 05/30/2019

Beto O’Rourke likens Trump’s comments to Nazi Germany – video Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has likened the US to Nazi Germany, saying President Donald Trump has been stoking racial tensions. This comes after a mass shooting in El Paso left at least 20 people dead. O’Rourke, who is from El Pas...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challenge him in the upcoming primary election....
18:34, 05/20/2019

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments about the special counsel investigation into Russia. Clinton told a crowd of graduates at Madison Square...
02:51, 05/30/2019

‘I’m not saying I’m an angel’: Stephen Moore, Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the "biggest sell-off in stock market history" if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Trump deflects criticism for Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Facing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist....
00:17, 07/30/2019

‘This Is a Distraction.’ Republicans Worry Trump’s Racist Comments Will Hurt Him in 2020 President Donald Trump has unleashed a series of racist attacks in recent weeks, indicating that white grievance could be a key focus of his 2020 campaign strategy. But some Republicans worry that will cost him votes and take focus away from the econ...
21:17, 07/30/2019

President Trump Retweets 60 Comments About Russia Probe, China Trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that and other issues. He mused on rocky trade tal...
20:34, 05/11/2019

Upbeat comments from Trump, China halt global equity slide World stocks held near two-month lows on Tuesday as slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort, a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year....
15:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 5-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
23:00, 05/08/2019

'The world is watching': US house condemns Trump over racist comments – video The US House of Representatives voted to condemn Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming the president and the fellow Republicans who stood by him. 'The world is watching, an...
02:17, 07/18/2019

Trump: Ousted Personal Assistant Made "Hurtful" Comments About Family President Donald Trump said he dismissed his personal assistant, Madeleine Westerhout, after she divulged personal information about the Trump family during an off-the-record dinner with reporters....
12:17, 08/31/2019

Donald Trump: Ousted adviser Bolton made 'big mistakes' President Donald Trump explains he wasn't seeing eye-to-eye with ousted hawkish national security adviser John Bolton. The sudden shake-up comes as the president faces pressing decisions on difficult foreign policy issues. (Sept. 11)  ...
23:00, 09/11/2019

Ex-Trump Aide Dodges Questions, Defends Him At Impeachment Hearing Donald Trump's ex-campaign director Cory Lewandowski offered a fierce defense of his former boss Monday in a contentious congressional hearing, the first under new Democratic guidelines governing a......
07:19, 09/18/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent Mueller from testifying before lawmakers....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Jared Kushner defends not telling FBI about Trump Tower meeting ​Top White House adviser Jared Kushner lashed out at people playing “Monday morning quarterback” who criticized him for not reporting to the FBI a meeting he had with a Kremlin-connected lawyer at Trump Tower in 2016. “Let me put yo...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would s...
20:34, 06/09/2019

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
17:34, 06/11/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
05:34, 06/12/2019

Trump defends bid to host G7 at his Miami resort: 'I don't care about money' US president responded to accusations of seeking to profit off the presidency by planning to host the 2020 summit at his resortDefending himself against accusations of seeking to profit off the presidency by planning to host a G7 summit next year at ...
04:17, 08/27/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' for China trade deal, defends tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in a sign that discussions could go past this week....
15:51, 05/10/2019

Trump administration defends Fannie, Freddie overhaul before Congress U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday questioned Trump administration officials on their plan to release mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, from government control more than a decade after they were ...
17:51, 09/10/2019

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
17:34, 07/03/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation ...
21:51, 07/15/2019

Cummings defends Baltimore, invites Trump on tour of city House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., invited President Trump to visit his district amid an ongoing controversy in which the president denounced conditions in Baltimore....
00:17, 08/08/2019

Trump defends his latest China tariffs with an eye on the 2020 election Facing political pressure over his widening trade war with China, President Donald Trump goes on the offensive against Joe Biden and proposes a plan to help farmers....
17:51, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his decision to stage an historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone t...
08:51, 06/30/2019

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by President Donald Trump, and she charged that the president's own son-in-law was a "slumlord" there....
03:17, 08/02/2019

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
22:17, 05/31/2019

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some of Wall Street's biggest banks....
20:00, 05/20/2019

President Trump’s Comments About ‘The Squad’ Have Reinforced Racist and Inaccurate Posts About Them Online (WASHINGTON) — Long before President Donald Trump turned up the heat on four Democratic congresswomen of color, saying they should “go back” to their home countries, hateful rhetoric and disinformation about the self-described squad...
16:51, 07/19/2019

Matt Gaetz: 'Trump was triggering the media' with foreign oppo research comments President Trump was trying to get a jolt out of the media saying he'd listen to foreign governments' opposition research, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., claimed....
05:34, 06/14/2019

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their country." ...
18:51, 06/13/2019

Dan Le Batard to resume ESPN duties without public punishment after his comments on Donald Trump ESPN host Dan Le Batard, who made critical comments about Donald Trump during his show, will resume his regular duties without public punishment.       ...
08:17, 07/26/2019

An Orwellian Tale? Trump Denies, Then Confirms, ‘Nasty’ Comments About Meghan Markle The president’s comments about the Duchess of Sussex continued an Orwellian saga that he single-handedly created, forcefully denied and then revived....
03:17, 06/06/2019

Trump clarifies comments on foreign ‘dirt,’ says heat should be on Dems for 2016 spying President Trump on Friday sought to clarify his controversial comments indicating he would take information on political rivals from foreign countries, saying on "Fox & Friends" that he could report such conversations to the FBI -- while arguing the ...
17:17, 06/14/2019

US stocks set to regain momentum after Trump's trade comments dent historic rally U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open again Wednesday morning, after ending a lengthy winning streak following President Donald Trump's skeptical comments on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
13:17, 07/17/2019

President Trump Attacks Mueller Testifying to Congress, in a Reversal of Previous Comments President Donald Trump tweeted a fiery rejection of special council Robert Mueller testifying before Congress on Sunday, backtracking previous statements on the matter and going against the position of some House Republicans. “Bob Mueller shoul...
00:34, 05/06/2019

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
15:51, 06/06/2019

Trump says ousted personal assistant made ‘hurtful’ comments about his family to reporters Madeleine Westerhout, who kept a low public profile even though she was one of the more influential members of the White House staff, abruptly left her post this week....
04:17, 08/31/2019

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sour...
20:17, 06/13/2019

Joy Behar likens Trump to a 'mobster' after 'disgraceful' comments about Biden and North Korea "View" host Joy Behar suggested that President Trump betrayed a basic principle in foreign policy when he backed North Korea's criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden....
21:51, 05/28/2019

ESPN host Dan Le Batard skips show after attacking Trump's racist comments ESPN has introduced policy of not discussing politics on airLe Batard said president was ‘un-American’ after commentsESPN’s Dan Le Batard did not host his sports radio show on Monday morning, reportedly after talking to the broadcaster’s president, J...
18:34, 07/22/2019

Huawei CFO seeks to end extradition case, citing Trump's 'intimidating and coercive' comments Lawyers for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou laid out their legal position in a Vancouver court on Wednesday, arguing that she should not be extradited to the U.S....
05:17, 05/09/2019

Media ‘greatly misinterpreted’ Trump’s comments, White House press secretary says On Friday, Trump "ordered" U.S. companies to move their businesses out of China, and increased tariffs in response to levies imposed on U.S. products by Beijing....
21:51, 08/28/2019

Gavin Newsom, Eric Garcetti Respond to Trump's Absurd Homelessness Comments Last night on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” our president made some interesting comments on the homelessness crisis plaguing cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s something he has almost certainly never thought about before in his life. In fact...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI official who briefly served as the head of Customs of Border Protection at the tail end of the Obama admini...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Trump’s overblown Secret Political Genius It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
12:17, 07/19/2019

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war crimina...
22:17, 05/24/2019

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued t...
16:34, 05/31/2019

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election - that he has made the economy great again....
05:51, 08/16/2019

McCarthy defends military stopovers at Trump's Scottish resort: 'It's just like any other hotel' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday defended military expenditures at President Donald Trump’s properties, arguing that hotels owned by the president are “just like any other hotel.” “The president's resorts are hotels that he owns. Peopl...
19:00, 09/11/2019

In tense hearing, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
19:17, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Jeremy Hunt defends Donald Trump's attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet quoting Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the ...
16:51, 06/17/2019

NOAA chief defends Alabama office after Trump Dorian tweet The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday defended a regional National Weather Service (NWS) office in Alabama that told residents the state was not at risk from Hurricane Dorian and said no one will lose their jobs....
03:18, 09/11/2019

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramp...
15:17, 06/10/2019

Blasted by Democrats, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Saturday that he didn't think there was anything wrong with negotiating with the terrorist group....
14:51, 08/04/2019

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears escalated about a protracted battle....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Trump Defends China Stance Amid Worries About Economic Impact President Trump defended his negotiating stance with China as he rejected fresh comments from a Republican senator in a battleground state urging restraint in the trade war....
21:51, 08/29/2019

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
23:51, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
21:34, 06/11/2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. co...
01:34, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration defends Fannie, Freddie overhaul before U.S. Congress U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday questioned Trump administration officials on their plan to release mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, from government control more than a decade after they were b...
17:51, 09/10/2019

'The last thing you want is 535 special counsels': Graham defends advice to Trump Jr. over subpoena "What you see happening is Congressional committees are now beginning to take the place of prosecutors, and that's dangerous for us all," Graham told host Sean Hannity....
05:51, 05/16/2019

Adam Schiff pushes amendment to federal campaign law after Trump's foreign dirt comments House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., introduced legislation that he said would "make it crystal clear" that it was illegal for candidates to take opposition research from a foreign government....
23:51, 06/20/2019

'The Wire' creator, star Dominic West bash Trump as 'racist' over Baltimore comments Both the creator and star of “The Wire” publicly criticized President Donald Trump for negative comments he made about the city of Baltimore and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md....
17:51, 07/29/2019

A Utah judge made critical comments of Donald Trump. Now he's suspended six months without pay Utah judge Michael Kwan has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump.        ...
01:17, 05/27/2019

John Delaney: Trump's 'dirt' comments 'un-American', leaders need to show 'courage' and call him out 2020 Presidential candidate John Delaney called President Trump's "dirt" comments "un-American" on "The View" Thursday, and said Republican lawmakers must find the courage to stand up to the Commander-in-Chief. ...
21:00, 06/13/2019

NY State Dem Chair: Trump 'dirt' comments 'whole different scenario' than Clinton campaign using Steele dossier President Trump potentially viewing opposition research information from foreign governments is very different than Hillary Clinton utilizing a Russian-sourced dossier, according to a Democratic Party official....
05:34, 06/14/2019

Trump Says His White House Secretary Was Dismissed After Making ‘Hurtful’ Comments About His Children to Reporters (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says his secretary was dismissed after making indiscreet remarks about his children and saying things that “were just a little bit hurtful.” Madeleine Westerhout lost her job as director of Oval...
22:17, 08/31/2019

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
05:00, 07/04/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it ti be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics experts said....
19:00, 05/18/2019

| Trump revives political bias accusations against Google US President Donald Trump has revived his criticism of Google, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re-election....
11:51, 08/07/2019

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ...
04:34, 06/01/2019

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political ex...
14:34, 07/08/2019

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political U.S. battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a July Fourth celebration...
20:17, 07/02/2019

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South Carolina Republican told “Fox News Sunday....
04:34, 05/27/2019

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
12:17, 08/14/2019

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the Pres...
12:17, 08/15/2019

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms; claims it 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships Bolton claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”       ...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Trump official defends Wayfair bed sale to border camp. How else can they keep kids comfortable? "Those who are protesting Wayfair's sale of beds for unaccompanied alien children need to ask themselves what the alternative should be to keep the children comfortable," HHS spokeswoman Evelyn Stauffer said....
18:17, 06/27/2019

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in America showcase....
20:51, 07/15/2019

SoulCycle, Equinox Investor Defends High-Price Trump Fundraiser After Backlash Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins and an investor in Equinox gyms and SoulCycle, defended his decision to hold a Donald Trump fundraiser, saying he likes to “engage directly and support the things I deeply care about.” After r...
04:51, 08/08/2019

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, but said he, too, would look into...
00:34, 07/10/2019

Trump defends China tariffs as trade war leaves allies and opponents in bind Trump’s hardline stance against China puts Republicans in an awkward position, while Democrats are splitDonald Trump has again defended tariffs as his dogged, often self-contradictory pursuit of a trade war with China put allies and opponents alike i...
00:17, 05/14/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said there were “very fine people on both sides...
02:51, 04/29/2019

Pompeo defends Trump’s decision to invite Taliban to talks at Camp David It is sometimes necessary to negotiate with “bad actors,” the secretary of state said a day after Trump announced the cancellation of the previously undisclosed summit....
22:34, 09/08/2019

'Sharpiegate': meteorologists upset as weather agency defends Trump's Alabama claim National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration changes its stance on president’s description of hurricane’s pathA federal agency has reversed course on the question of whether Donald Trump tweeted stale information about Hurricane Dorian potentially...
01:00, 09/08/2019

John Daly defends Trump amid allegations president cheats at golf Champion golfer John Daly defended President Trump on Tuesday over allegations the commander-in-chief is one of the most prolific cheaters when he plays a round of golf....
02:17, 08/15/2019

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
18:51, 07/11/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction, chides 'snitty' Mueller letter Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
22:17, 05/01/2019

Tokyo stocks rebound on Trump's comments on Japan auto tariffs; Subaru, tyremakers shine Japanese shares staged a modest rebound on Tuesday after a sharp selloff in the previous session as investors were relieved by U.S. President Donald Trump's comments that the United States would not imminently impose new tariffs on autos imported fro...
06:17, 08/27/2019

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
16:51, 05/29/2019

Trump cites frequent meetings with foreign leaders to try to justify comments on accepting opposition research During an interview with ABC, the president said he didn’t think it was always necessary to contact the FBI when foreign government offer dirt on political opponents....
16:51, 06/13/2019

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reported...
18:51, 06/10/2019

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Day...
01:51, 08/07/2019

Sean Spicer: Sarah Sanders' departure 'absolutely not' tied to Trump's foreign dirt comments There was "never" going to be a good time for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to resign and her doing so had nothing to do with the president's comments about foreign opposition research, Sanders' predecessor said on Saturday....
02:00, 06/16/2019

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Dallas Cowboys' Tavon Austin responds to negative portrayal of Baltimore amid Trump's comments Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Tavon Austin was asked about President Trump’s comments about Baltimore on Tuesday as he prepared to get ready for the upcoming season....
03:17, 08/01/2019

Art Spiegelman Withdrew His Introduction to a Marvel Comics Collection After Publisher Tried to Remove His Anti-Trump Comments Pullitzer Prize-winning creator of Maus Art Spiegelman was slated to write the introduction to a new Marvel collection, Marvel The Golden Age 1939-1949, but pulled his work after Marvel wanted him to remove a disparaging reference to Donald Trump. Re...
21:51, 08/18/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
04:51, 05/01/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black’s media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as “the gre...
21:17, 07/05/2019

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The ...
01:17, 06/06/2019

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against four congresswomen of colour was intended to anim...
10:17, 07/21/2019

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
18:17, 07/17/2019

| WATCH | Presidential seal: Prank or political statement for Trump? The White House says it didn't know that an altered presidential seal featuring a two-headed eagle clutching golf clubs would be displayed at a speech by US President Donald Trump this week....
11:00, 07/26/2019

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. According to Alabama’s other senator, he will probably not be able to count on the support of Pre...
04:17, 07/12/2019

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump ESPN is reminding employees of the network’s policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air...
23:51, 07/20/2019

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own political advantage....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of peop...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Court says Trump did not violate Constitution with political hotel guests ​A federal appeals court gave President Trump a huge win on Wednesday when it tossed a lawsuit that claimed he was violating the Constitution by profiting from foreign government officials staying at his DC hotel. The lawsuit was brought by the attor...
18:51, 07/10/2019

Trump defends China tariffs and claims 'great patriot farmers' will reap benefits Trump promises new deal with China can be reached soonChinese retaliation prompted huge stock market sell-offDonald Trump continued to defend his trade war with China on Tuesday, claiming “great patriot farmers” in the US would benefit from tariff in...
23:51, 05/14/2019

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and denied his investigation was a 'witch-hunt'. Mueller said the US president cou...
01:51, 07/25/2019

Bill Maher likens Trump event to 'Klan rally,' defends Biden against Booker Comedian Bill Maher took aim Friday night at President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event, which was held in Orlando, Fla., earlier in the week....
12:34, 06/22/2019

Coast Guard rear admiral defends Trump from storm of backlash after Alabama forecast A rear admiral in the Coast Guard who briefed President Trump on Hurricane Dorian is defending the commander in chief amid backlash for his claims that the storm might hit Alabama....
05:17, 09/06/2019

Former Obama top official defends migrant detention centers, says 'cages' not invented when Trump took office Jeh Johnson, a former Homeland Security Secretary under President Barack Obama, defended the use of migrant "cages" on Friday, indicating that immigration law put both President Trump and his predecessor in a tough situation for housing immigrants....
03:00, 07/03/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
01:51, 07/17/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that the first horse to cross the finish line, Maximum Security, had moved to the outside of the track, ...
00:34, 05/06/2019

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
11:00, 05/25/2019

'Knitting is political': how Trump forced the craft community to confront racism Ravelry, a platform for fiber arts, has banned pro-Trump messaging on its site in a controversy mired in social justiceAnother online forum is unraveling over political speech.The knitting community – traditionally viewed as a wholesome, screen-free,...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least in some key states - may not be as euphoric....
00:17, 05/13/2019

Trump doubles down on taking dirt on political opponents from foreign powers President Trump on Thursday defended his comments about being open to accepting a foreign power’s dirt on his 2020 opponents and not feeling obligated to tell the FBI — by saying he talks about “everything” with world leaders. “I meet and talk to ‘fo...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Lawmakers say FBI may have been warned of Steele’s ‘political motivations’ before Trump aide surveillance Top Republican lawmakers demanded answers Friday on whether the FBI was warned of anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele’s "political motivations" before the bureau applied for a surveillance warrant against a Trump campaign aide based in part ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displeasure at the result of this year’s Kentucky Derby, blaming the chaos at the end of the race on politi...
17:17, 05/05/2019

Trump slams Kentucky Derby result as 'political correctness' after disqualification U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the result of the Kentucky Derby horse race, saying the controversial disqualification of first-finisher Maximum Security could only happen in "these days of political correctness."...
22:17, 05/05/2019

Mueller answers Trump taunts in testimony unlikely to change the political dynamic Despite Mueller’s pushback against the president and his defense of his own investigation, the hearings hardly provided the moment for which Democrats had hoped — possibly even undercutting the party’s push for impeachment....
10:51, 07/25/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by “these days of political correctness.” R...
03:34, 05/06/2019

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies The president’s unusual intervention encouraging Israel to bar American lawmakers from visiting underscores the scorched-earth approach he is taking toward his 2020 reelection bid....
11:17, 08/16/2019

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments....
13:00, 06/14/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
04:34, 05/28/2019

Amazon's cheap Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire HD 10 tablets are even cheaper right now According to the latest global market report, Amazon's ultra-affordable Fire tablets didn't have the best of quarters to kick off 2019, lagging behind the likes of Apple and Huawei in terms of both actual sales numbers and growth. Of course, the e-co...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein while serving as U.S. attorney in Miami....
19:00, 07/09/2019

Trump calls Tlaib, Omar 'anti-Israel,' defends Netanyahu move to deny them entry President Trump called Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar "very anti-Jewish and anti-Israel" and defended his statements urging Israel to block them from entering the country, amid a massive outcry from Democrats over the situation....
00:17, 08/16/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Mike Pence Defends Stay at Trump’s Golf Resort in Ireland, Calling It the ‘Logical’ Choice (DUBLIN) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday defended his decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump’s properties while in Ireland in the face of criticism by Democrats and good government groups that he’s enriching T...
00:34, 09/04/2019

Donald Trump's security adviser says UK will be 'first in line' for trade deal with US The UK will be "first in line" for a trade deal with the US, Donald Trump's national security adviser has said following a meeting with Boris Johnson in London....
01:19, 08/13/2019

Latest sexual assault allegation against Trump draws muted political reaction Democrats appear resigned to the idea that the president will never face serious political damage from accusations of sexual misconduct, which have now been made by 16 women....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Trump visits to El Paso, Dayton stir protests, controversy and political division Even the Baby Trump balloon made an appearance in Dayton Wednesday to be on hand as a sign of protest for President Donald Trump's visit aimed at remember the victims of a devastating weekend shooting.        ...
01:51, 08/08/2019

Trump’s apparent ignorance of basic political terms is on full display overseas Trump responded to a question about "Western-style democratic liberalism" by talking about California Democrats, and he didn't seem to know what "busing" was either....
17:51, 06/29/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the leading reasons, according to a new survey of the public’s view of Washington journalism....
06:00, 05/04/2019

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later forced to clarify his tweet. ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
03:34, 05/28/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
04:17, 05/16/2019

James Mattis on Why Call Sign Chaos Isn’t a Political Book About the Trump Administration Although he took pains to avoid on-camera interviews and press briefings during his 23-month tenure as Defense Secretary, James Mattis has embraced the media circuit rounds to promote his new book Call Sign Chaos. The book details lessons learned fro...
21:51, 09/14/2019

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
12:17, 06/02/2019

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebrations in Washington....
23:51, 07/04/2019

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of Pr...
19:17, 06/09/2019

Robert Davi defends Jon Voight’s Trump support after Albert Brooks compares him to John Wilkes Booth Actor Robert Davi defended Jon Voight and called for civility from the left wing of Hollywood on Monday after comic legend Albert Brooks mocked Voight for supporting President Trump....
21:51, 05/28/2019

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
13:17, 07/10/2019

The Uncle of a Baby Orphaned in El Paso Mass Shooting Defends Trump’s Thumbs Up Gesture in Hospital Photo (EL PASO) — The uncle of a 2-month-old boy whose parents were killed in the El Paso mass shooting is defending a photo that shows first lady Melania Trump holding the baby while President Donald Trump smiles and gives a thumbs-up gesture. The ...
02:34, 08/11/2019

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan political activity....
23:17, 06/11/2019

A Canadian political cartoonist's drawing of Donald Trump went viral. Two days later, he was fired A Canadian political cartoonist said he was let go from his freelance contract two days after his cartoon featuring President Donald Trump went viral.        ...
04:00, 07/01/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
17:34, 05/04/2019

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
04:34, 05/27/2019

Trump’s rise has pushed the Koch brothers out of Republican favor — but their political grip is still as powerful as ever Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images The billionaire entrepreneur David Koch died Friday at age 79. Together, he and his brother Charles are largely credited with fueling the modern day conservative movement in the US. But over the last few ...
06:51, 08/24/2019

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadl...
00:00, 05/28/2019

‘I Just Wanna Do Everything I Can For 2020.’ Criticizing Trump, Taylor Swift Says She Now Regrets Past Political Silence (Bloomberg) — Taylor Swift said U.S. President Donald Trump probably thinks of the U.S. as an “autocracy” and that she has become disillusioned with the state of American politics in an interview with British newspaper The Guardian....
03:51, 08/26/2019

Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot into the “angrily recording political rants from unflattering angles” school of punditry. He’s previ...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi crown prince in the case The president said there was not direct evidence pointing to the Saudi royal family and Mohammed bin Salman despite reports that have said otherwise....
01:51, 06/30/2019

Sharon Osbourne tells Trump to stop using "Crazy Train" for his asinine political wrestling promos Nothing says “Holy hell, this is all still happening” like hopping on Twitter one morning, only to find that the President Of The United States has, employing an official governmental channel of communication, once again resorted to cutting what are ...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Castro calls impeachment punt 'mistake,' warns that Trump could get 'clean bill of political health' Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is taking aim at fellow Dems in the House of Representatives for voting against a resolution to introduce articles of impeachment against Republican President Trump....
23:17, 07/18/2019

Trump peace plan conference is blip on Israel's radar as political, Iran crises swirl A U.S.-led conference in Bahrain designed to drum up investment in the Palestinian economy and pave a path to peace with Israel has gone largely unremarked by Israelis preoccupied with a political crisis and their arch-foe Iran....
12:17, 06/27/2019

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious freedom victories and efforts to protect the sanctity of human life....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but w...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

#TheSquad Claps Back at Trump’s ‘Go Back’ to Your Own Country Comments, Saying They Won’t Take the Bait Congress’ Fab Freshmen squaded up against Donald Trump Monday, calling his attacks on them racist click bait that wasn’t going to deter them from working on the issues the people sent them to the House to solve — including impeaching him if necessary...
03:51, 07/16/2019

American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’ Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President Trump for help on Thursday in winning his release....
09:51, 06/21/2019

During El Paso hospital visit, Trump compared his and O’Rourke’s crowd sizes at political rallies, video shows The video, posted on Twitter by a local television station, capture part of the president’s visit that reporters traveling with him were not permitted to see....
23:51, 08/08/2019

Conan O'Brien to visit Greenland after Trump's comments about wanting to buy the country Conan O'Brien's latest "Conan Without Borders" will take him to Greenland, where he wants to help President Trump negotiate a major purchase.        ...
17:34, 08/20/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump In the days since her golf outing with President trump, Thompson claimed that her social media has been bombarded with "hurtful" comments.        ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

'The Hunt' director defends controversial film Trump seemed to slam Despite "marketing mistakes" with "The Hunt," producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film that Donald Trump appeared to criticize.        ...
00:51, 08/20/2019

Mariano Rivera defends support of President Donald Trump on 'Fox & Friends' Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera responds to critics: "I respect what (Trump) does and I believe he's doing the best for the United States of America."       ...
01:51, 07/25/2019