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Politics Apr 15Analysis: Trump finds leaving Syria tougher than he thought
In heated exchanges with his national security team in recent weeks, President Donald Trump repeatedly made clear he saw little incentive for the United States to be involved in Syria’s intractable civil war.
Politics Sep 14Roger Stone says he’ll speak to House intelligence committee as part of Russia probe
Stone has said he communicated during the presidential campaign with Guccifer 2.0, the unnamed hacker who has taken credit for breaking into Democratic National Committee email servers. But Stone has denied that he worked with Russian officials to influence the…
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 07At 200 days in office, Trump looks to loyal voters as agenda stalls
White House officials have been urging the president to refocus on immigration and other issues that resonate with the conservatives, evangelicals and working-class whites who propelled him to the Oval Office.
Politics Jul 17Who are the lawyers defending Trump and his aides in the Russia investigations?
The interests of these lawyers — and their clients — don't always align, adding a new layer of drama and suspicion in a White House already rife with internal rivalries.
Politics Jun 05Trump won’t block Comey’s testimony in Russia hearing, White House says
President Donald Trump will not assert executive privilege to block fired FBI Director James Comey from testifying on Capitol Hill, the White House said Monday, setting the stage for a dramatic public airing of the former top law enforcement official's…
Science Jun 01WATCH: Trump announces decision on Paris climate agreement
President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies abroad. He said the U.S. would…
Nation May 31President Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Paris climate accord
Nearly 200 nations, including the United States, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to combat climate change.
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.