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Politics Aug 17Former U.S. security leaders blast Trump for yanking John Brennan’s clearance
Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump on Thursday, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political vengeance. Trump said he'd had to do…
Politics Aug 17Trump nixes $92 million parade, says 2019 costs will be ‘WAY DOWN’
President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the…
Politics Aug 14In series of nasty tweets, Trump calls Omarosa ‘dog,’ ‘lying lowlife’
Her book paints a damning picture of Trump, including her claim that he used racial slurs on the set of his reality show "The Apprentice."…
Politics Aug 13Omarosa releases another recording, threatens to say more
Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman released another audio recording Monday that she says features President Donald Trump, as she threatened to "blow the whistle" on White House corruption.
Politics Jul 31Trump indicates pre-election shutdown unlikely
President Donald Trump has indicated to staff that he won't try to shut down the federal government before the midterm elections to try to win more money for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, administration officials said Tuesday.
Politics Jul 31John Kelly, Trump’s chief of staff, says he will stay in role through 2020
The public show of confidence in Kelly, even if later reversed, appeared aimed at tamping down speculation about staff turnover, as well as projecting calm as the president gears up for his re-election campaign.
Politics Jul 10Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh begins making his case to senators
President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, mapped out strategy with Republican leaders Tuesday, launching a fierce confirmation battle that could remake the court for decades and roil the midterm elections in the meantime.
Nation Jul 09Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
WASHINGTON — After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift…
Politics Jul 09WATCH: Trump announces Supreme Court nominee
President Donald Trump is expected to make the Supreme Court announcement at 9 p.m. ET Monday. Watch his remarks here.
Politics Jul 05Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court nominee Monday
"I think I have it down to four people. And I think of the four people I have it down to three or two," Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One.