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Politics Jul 10Trump kicks off Europe trip with criticism for NATO allies, prediction of an ‘easy meeting’ with Putin
As he departed the White House for a four-nation European tour, Trump did little to reassure allies fretting over the risk of damage he could do to the 69-year-old trans-Atlantic mutual defense pact and his potential embrace of Putin during…
Politics Jun 23Trump tries to change focus of border debate
Bombarded with criticism condemning the family-separation situation as a national moment of shame, Trump came back firing.
Politics Jun 20WATCH: Trump in Minnesota defends hard-line immigration policies to cheers
The president is scheduled to speak at 7:30 p.m. ET. Watch live here.
Politics Jun 11White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow has suffered heart attack, Trump tweets
President Donald Trump says his top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has suffered a heart attack. Trump tweeted just minutes before his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Kudlow is being treated at Walter Reed Medical Center.
Politics Jun 07Justice Department offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim
The move comes as Republican congressional leaders are publicly disputing Trump's claims that the government planted a spy in his 2016 campaign "to help Crooked Hillary win" — a reference to his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.
Politics Jun 06Trump commutes sentence for Kim Kardashian-backed drug offender
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is commuting the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman convicted of drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West. That’s according to two White House officials who say…
Politics Jun 04Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to pardon himself
Trump’s comments on Twitter came a day after attorney Rudy Giuliani played down the possibility that the president could pardon himself, suggesting he might have that authority but would be unwise to use it.
Politics Jun 03Giuliani says Trump would fight subpoena, not pardon himself
Rudy Giuliani stressed Sunday that the president's legal team would contest any effort to force the president to testify in front of a grand jury during the special counsel's Russia probe.
Nation May 31Trump meets with families of victims of Texas shooting to ‘listen’ and ‘learn’
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump planned to meet Thursday with families of the victims of the Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead.
Politics May 31Trump considers pardoning Martha Stewart, commuting Rod Blagojevich
President Donald Trump said he's considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of corruption, and pardoning lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Stewart, who was convicted of charges related to a stock sale.