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Politics Oct 15Amid crises, tensions between Trump, Tillerson persist
The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under renewed focus Sunday.
Nation Sep 11President Trump on 9/11: ‘America cannot be intimidated’
ARLINGTON, Va. — Leading his first commemoration of the solemn 9/11 anniversary, President Donald Trump said Monday that "the living, breathing soul of America wept with grief" for each of the nearly 3,000 lives that were lost on that day…
Politics Sep 08For Trump and Ryan, a trying moment as Republicans struggle with their agenda
After Trump was elected the two papered over their differences and even developed a rapport, talking frequently during health care negotiations earlier this year, as each understood they needed the other to advance individual and shared goals. But their phone…
Politics Sep 07Trump Jr. says he was ‘open’ to receiving Clinton intel, but there was ‘no collusion’ with Russians
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s eldest son told lawmakers Thursday he was open to receiving information about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness, character or qualifications” in a meeting with a Russian lawyer last year. However, Donald Trump Jr. insisted that neither he…
Politics Sep 01Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is in possession of a letter that President Donald Trump wrote, but did not send, that laid out a rationale for firing FBI Director James Comey.
Politics Aug 15WATCH: Trump blames ‘both sides’ for violence at Charlottesville rally
President Donald Trump says the groups protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "also very violent."…
Politics Aug 15Furor over Charlottesville follows Trump home to Manhattan
President Donald Trump is back in the New York skyscraper that bears his name as the furor over his reaction to race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend shows few signs of dying down.
Nation Aug 14WATCH: Trump says ‘racism is evil,’ condemns KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists
Under pressure all weekend, President Donald Trump named and condemned hate groups as "repugnant" and declared "racism is evil" in an updated, more forceful statement on the deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Politics Aug 14Pressure mounts on Trump to condemn white supremacists after Charlottesville attack
The White House defended President Donald Trump's response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, as he came under bipartisan scolding for not clearly condemning white supremacists immediately after the altercations.
Politics Aug 13Politicians criticize Trump for not explicitly rebuking white supremacists
Democrats and some Republicans called on him to specifically denounce white supremacy and racially motivated hate by name.