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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.
Politics Aug 12Trump signs bill to fund veterans medical care program
President Donald Trump has signed an emergency spending bill that will pump more than $2 billion into a program that allows veterans to receive private medical care at government expense.
Politics Aug 12Trump blames ‘many sides’ for violent clashes in Virginia
President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed "many sides" for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Politics Jul 27Scaramucci, with vulgar language, signals internal White House fight
President Donald Trump's new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump's chief of staff to deny he's a "leaker" and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to…
Politics Jun 22In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump
The event underscores Trump's comfort in a campaign setting. He appeared far more at ease when going after Democrats in front of adoring crowds than trying to push through his own legislative agenda from the confines of the White House.
World May 24‘We can use peace,’ Trump says as he meets Pope Francis
President Donald Trump and Pope Francis set aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.
World May 23In Middle East tour, Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for peace
Still, Trump departed for Europe having offered no real indication of a path forward on one of the world's most intractable disputes.
Politics May 19President Trump’s first foreign trip has high stakes at each stop
President Donald Trump's maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president.