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Politics Nov 09WATCH: ‘I don’t know Matt Whitaker,’ Trump says of new acting attorney general
President Donald Trump distanced himself Friday from his new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, whose past business ties and comments on the Russia investigation and other topics have drawn scrutiny.
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 Oct 30Trumps visit a Pittsburgh scarred by violence at synagogue
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid solemn tribute Tuesday to each of the 11 people slain in the worst instance of anti-Semitic violence in American history. As the Trumps placed their remembrances outside the Tree of Life…
World Oct 17Trump asks Turkey for any recorded evidence of Khashoggi’s fate
Asked about a recording described by a Turkish newspaper, President Trump said, "We've asked for it, if it exists." He's also continuing to urge patience while Saudi Arabia says it's investigating.
Politics Sep 18Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? ‘Ridiculous,’ says Trump
Time and again, Trump has defended powerful men against the claims of women.
Politics Sep 14White House defends Trump’s false claims about Hurricane Maria’s aftermath in Puerto Rico
Public health experts have estimated that nearly 3,000 perished because of the effects of Maria. But Trump, whose efforts to help the island territory recover have been persistently criticized, was having none of that Thursday.
Nation Sep 13Trump falsely claims that official Hurricane Maria death toll was lower than reported, blames Democrats
Puerto Rico's governor last month raised the U.S. territory's official death toll from Hurricane Maria to 2,975.
Politics Sep 07Rudy Giuliani tells AP: Trump won’t answer obstruction questions
The president will not answer federal investigators' questions, in writing or in person, about whether he tried to block the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Giuliani told The Associated Press.
Politics Aug 23Sessions pushes back against Trump, saying he ‘will not be improperly influenced’
President Donald Trump, newly incensed by campaign allegations, plunged back into his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, claiming in an interview that Sessions "never took control of the Justice Department" after Trump put him there.
Politics Aug 23Trump denies wrongdoing, says Michael Cohen is making up stories
President Donald Trump downplayed his relationship to Michael Cohen in an interview that aired Thursday, claiming his longtime personal attorney only worked for him part-time and made up "lies" to reduce his legal exposure.