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Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 01:06 AM PST

Trump Allies Defend Him Against Controversial Book's Claims

Trump Allies Defend Him Against Controversial Book's Claims

Trump administration officials and allies are rallying to the president's defense, trying to contain the fallout from an explosive new book that questions Trump's fitness for office. Chief policy adviser...

Sunday, Jan 7, 2018 at 05:48 PM PST

UN Envoy Says No Change in US Position on North Korea Talks

UN Envoy Says No Change in US Position on North Korea Talks

President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador said Sunday the administration isn't changing its conditions regarding talks with North Korea amid growing tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programs. Nikki...

Sunday, Jan 7, 2018 at 11:25 AM PST

Bannon Sends 'Regret,' Says Support for Trump 'Unwavering'

Bannon Sends 'Regret,' Says Support for Trump 'Unwavering'

Steve Bannon is trying to make amends. President Donald Trump's former chief strategist released a statement Sunday reaffirming his support for the commander in chief and praising Trump's eldest son as "both a...

Sunday, Jan 7, 2018 at 09:15 AM PST

'Fire and Fury' Is 'Grotesque' and 'Fiction': Stephen Miller

'Fire and Fury' Is 'Grotesque' and 'Fiction': Stephen Miller

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller attacked a new book about the inner workings of President Donald Trump's White House as "grotesque" and "fiction" in a tense interview Sunday, NBC News reported....

Sunday, Jan 7, 2018 at 05:00 AM PST

Israeli PM Backs Trump Critique of Palestinian UN Aid Agency

Israeli PM Backs Trump Critique of Palestinian UN Aid Agency

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he "completely agrees" with President Donald Trump's critique of the U.N. agency aiding Palestinian refugees. Netanyahu at his Sunday weekly Cabinet meeting...

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 11:58 PM PST

Trump Washes His Hands of Insurgency Against GOP Incumbents

Trump Washes His Hands of Insurgency Against GOP Incumbents

President Donald Trump says he's done campaigning for insurgents challenging incumbent Republican members of Congress. Trump told reporters after meeting GOP House and Senate leaders at Camp David on Saturday...

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 09:22 PM PST

Trump Says He'd Be Open to Talking With North Korean Leader

Trump Says He'd Be Open to Talking With North Korean Leader

President Donald Trump said Saturday he is open to talking with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and hopes some progress results from upcoming talks between the Koreas. Trump, who last year lambasted his chief...

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 09:58 AM PST

Federal Tax Overhaul Could Lead to Changes in Some States

Federal Tax Overhaul Could Lead to Changes in Some States

In New Jersey and California, top Democratic officials want to let people make charitable contributions to the state instead of paying certain taxes. In Connecticut and New York, officials are exploring a switch...

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 01:17 PM PST

Trump Says He's 'Really Smart,' Was 'Proper' With Probe

Trump Says He's 'Really Smart,' Was 'Proper' With Probe

President Donald Trump, portrayed in a new book as a leader who doesn't understand the weight of his office, spoke out on Saturday to defend his mental fitness and defend his actions regarding the Russia probe...

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 06:55 PM PST

At Camp David, Trump Talks N. Korea and 2018 Campaigning

At Camp David, Trump Talks N. Korea and 2018 Campaigning

Emerging from closed-door meetings with Republican leaders, President Donald Trump on Saturday held out the prospect of a deal with Democrats on the fate of young immigrants brought to the country illegally...

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