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Politics Dec 10Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff
President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.
Politics Dec 07Trump says he will nominate Heather Nauert as next UN ambassador
Nauert is to replace Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor who announced in October that she would step down as ambassador at the end of this year…
Politics Dec 02Trump’s on-off dance with complicated acquaintances
Amid weighty issues of state, another fascination at the Group of 20 summit has been President Donald Trump’s will-he, won’t-he dance with two fellow leaders who are something of international outcasts these days.
World Dec 02US, China reach 90-day truce in their trade dispute
The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting Saturday between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires.
World Dec 01U.S. backs G20 statement, except on climate change
The U.S. supported the language on reforming the World Trade Organization, but did not sign on to a commitment to support the Paris Climate Accord, which Trump is exiting.
Economy Nov 30Trump signs new trade pact with Canada, Mexico leaders
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is meant to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
Politics Nov 16Trump says he has answered, but not submitted, written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller
President Donald Trump said Friday that he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them.
Politics Nov 07Despite House loss, Trump still sees midterms success
Trump stayed quiet for much of election night as Republicans maintained their hold on the Senate and Democrats captured control of the House — a shift all but certain to redefine his presidency.
Politics Nov 06Florida voters to choose Trump ally or first African-American governor
Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is hoping to ride President Donald Trump's backing to victory in the governor's race Tuesday, while Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has sought to energize his party's voters as an unabashed liberal.
Politics Oct 31Trump stokes pre-election fear of immigrants to drive voters
With his eyes squarely on next Tuesday's elections, President Donald Trump is rushing out hardline immigration declarations, promises and actions as he tries to mobilize supporters to retain Republican control of Congress. His own campaign in 2016 concentrated on border…