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Politics Sep 28Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump’s reported personal debt
Revelations that President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow over his presidency that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway U.S. policy by organizations…
World Sep 22WATCH: At U.N., Trump faults China’s coronavirus response
President Donald Trump is set to give a prerecorded address to the U.N. General Assembly as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, chilly relations between the U.S. and China and ongoing threats from North Korea and Iran — all during…
Politics Sep 17WATCH: Trump downplays legacy of slavery, calls for ‘patriotic education’ in schools
President Donald Trump will give an address at the National Archives Sept. 17 for a conference on American history.
Politics Sep 03Trump faces pushback for urging people to vote twice as test
President Donald Trump is facing a backlash for urging voters in North Carolina to vote by mail and then try to vote again in person to test the mail-in ballot system in the Nov. 3 election.
World Aug 20WATCH: Trump meets Iraqi prime minister to discuss Iran, U.S. military presence
There are more than 5,000 American troops in Iraq now. Last month, the top U.S. general for the Middle East said he believed the U.S. will keep a smaller but enduring presence in the country.
Nation Aug 13Trump opposes USPS funding, says mail voting hard without it
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money Democrats say it needs to process an anticipated surge in mail-in ballots during the coronavirus…
World Aug 07U.S. sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials
The Treasury Department announced sanctions Friday on Carrie Lam, the leader of the pro-Beijing government, and 10 other officials. The sanctions are the latest in a string of actions the Trump administration has taken against China…
Politics Jun 22Trump administration extends visa ban to non-immigrants
The ban on new visas applies to H-1B visas, which are used by major American technology companies, and their immediate families, H-2B visas for nonagricultural seasonal workers, J-1 visas for exchange students and L-1 visas for managers of multinational corporations.
World Jun 11WATCH: Pompeo holds news conference after Trump authorizes sanctions against international tribunal employees
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold a news conference Tuesday following President Donald Trump's authorization of sanctions against international tribunal employees.
World May 21WATCH: Trump says U.S. may rethink decision to exit surveillance treaty
“Russia didn’t adhere to the treaty. So until they adhere, we will pull out, but there’s a very good chance we’ll make a new agreement or do something to put that agreement back together,” President Donald Trump told reporters at…