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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.
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.