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Politics Apr 18WATCH: ‘No collusion, no obstruction,’ Trump declares at Wounded Warrior event
The 448-page Mueller report includes an account of how President Donald Trump attempted to seize control of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and force out Robert Mueller from leading the inquiry. But that didn't stop…
Politics Apr 10Trump says only one person is in charge of immigration: Him
Asked by reporters whether he had considered tapping his influential aide, Stephen Miller, to lead the Department of Homeland Security given Miller's focus on the issue, President Donald Trump was ready with praise — but not a promotion.
Politics Apr 09Trump claims more migrants are coming without family separation practice
But President Donald Trump says he's not looking to reinstate the much-criticized practice of separating migrant families at the border with Mexico.
Politics Apr 09Inside 12 days of turmoil that shook Homeland Security
A turbulent 12-day stretch led to the eventual resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
Politics Apr 08AP sources: Secret Service director to leave Trump administration
According to two administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the departure of U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles stems from a personality conflict within the agency.
Politics Apr 06Trump struggles with a growing problem on the border
Trump, who campaigned on a promise to secure the border, has thrown virtually every option his aides have been able to think of at the problem, to little avail.
Politics Apr 05Trump sidelines ICE nominee for a ‘tougher direction’ on immigration
Longtime border official Ron Vitiello appeared to be cruising toward confirmation to lead the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But on Friday, President Trump confirmed he had pulled the nomination, even as he called Vitiello a "good man."…
Politics Apr 05Trump drops border shutdown threat and proposes auto tariffs
Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead that he'd slap tariffs on cars coming to the U.S. from Mexico unless the Mexicans do more to stop the flow of migrants and drugs to…
Politics Apr 04Trump threatens tariffs on cars from Mexico
"If Mexico doesn't give the help, that's OK. We're going to tariff their cars coming into the United States," Trump said.
Politics Apr 02Trump eases threat to close U.S.-Mexico border
While Trump on Tuesday did not back off the idea completely, he said he was pleased with steps Mexico had taken in recent days.