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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.
Politics Jul 26Audio recording steps up feud between Trump and his former ‘fixer’ Michael Cohen
The sudden public airing of Donald Trump talking about paying for a Playboy model's silence marks a turning point in the legal game of cat-and-mouse between the president and his onetime lawyer.
Politics Jul 24WATCH: Trump speaks at Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention
President Donald Trump is expected to deliver remarks at the national convention at 12:30 p.m. EDT today. Watch his remarks here.
Politics Jul 23Trump’s tweeted threat underscores rising tensions with Iran
Trump's bellicose, all-caps challenge addressed to President Hassan Rouhani followed a speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he accused Iran's leadership of massive corruption and widespread rights abuses and urged Iranians to rise up in protest.
Politics Jul 23Trump tries to cast fresh doubt on Mueller investigation
Capping a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude toward Russian election interference, President Donald Trump on Sunday was back to referring to "a big hoax."…
Politics Jul 21Trump finds it ‘inconceivable’ lawyer would tape a client
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it “inconceivable” that a lawyer would tape a client, as the president weighed in after the disclosure that in the weeks before the 2016 election, his then-personal attorney secretly recorded their…
Politics Jul 19Amid criticism over Putin summit, Trump wants second meeting
President Donald Trump said Thursday he wants a second meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to start implementing ideas they discussed at the Helsinki summit.
Nation Jul 18Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking
President Donald Trump says in an interview with CBS News that he told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the United States won't tolerate election interference in the future.
Politics Jul 18A day after back-tracking, Trump defends summit performance
"So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance in Helsinki," the president tweeted.
Politics Jul 10Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation
President Donald Trump has pardoned two ranchers whose case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.