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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.
Politics Aug 22Trump lashes out at his former lawyer after guilty plea
President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen of making up "stories in order to get a 'deal'" from federal prosecutors.
Politics Aug 15Trump to revoke security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan
The White House is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan. Brennan has been an outspoken critic of President Trump.
Politics Aug 14Trump’s campaign takes legal action against Omarosa, alleging breach of secrecy agreement
President Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement.
Politics Aug 07Trump: Sanctions reinstated against Iran for “world peace”
In an early-morning tweet, Trump said the re-imposition of sanctions mean, "Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States." "I am asking for WORLD PEACE, nothing less!" he added.
Politics Aug 02WATCH: U.S. officials say Trump will not tolerate Russian interference in 2018 midterms
These concerns come weeks after Trump publicly undermined the conclusions of American intelligence agencies regarding Russian interference. After suffering a bipartisan outcry, Trump later said he accepted those conclusions.
Politics Aug 02Robert Mueller offers to adjust interview format with President Trump
In negotiations over a possible interview by prosecutors, special counsel Robert Mueller's team has offered the White House format changes, perhaps willing to limit some questions asked of President Donald Trump or accept some answers in writing.
Politics Jul 31Trump indicates pre-election shutdown unlikely
President Donald Trump has indicated to staff that he won't try to shut down the federal government before the midterm elections to try to win more money for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, administration officials said Tuesday.
Politics Jul 31John Kelly, Trump’s chief of staff, says he will stay in role through 2020
The public show of confidence in Kelly, even if later reversed, appeared aimed at tamping down speculation about staff turnover, as well as projecting calm as the president gears up for his re-election campaign.
Politics Jul 30Trump repeats he would have ‘no problem’ shutting down government over border security funding
Government funding expires at the end of September, just weeks before the midterm elections. A shutdown would be the second under unified Republican control of Washington, following an embarrassing weekend stoppage in January.