• Donald Trump Nov 28, 2019

    Trump Knew of Whistleblower Before Releasing Ukraine Aid

    President Donald Trump was briefed on the whistleblower complaint about his dealings with Ukraine before the White House released nearly $400 million in military aid to Kyiv, officials say, shedding new light on events that triggered the impeachment inquiry. Trump was told about the complaint in late August in a briefing by White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and John Eisenberg,...

  • Donald Trump Nov 8, 2019

    Ivanka Trump: Whistleblower's ID ‘Not Particularly Relevant'

    Ivanka Trump on Friday echoed her father’s view that the House impeachment investigation is an attempt to overturn the 2016 election. But, in an interview with The Associated Press, she parted ways with President Donald Trump by calling the identity of the impeachment whistleblower “not particularly relevant.” The Republican president and some of his allies lately have been pressing the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2019

    Pence Says US, Turkey Agree to Temporary Cease-Fire Deal in Syria

    The U.S. and Turkey agreed Thursday to a cease-fire in the Turks’ deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, requiring the Kurds to vacate the area in an arrangement that largely solidifies Turkey’s position and aims in the weeklong conflict. The deal includes a conditional halt to American economic sanctions. After negotiations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, U.S....

  • Associated Press Oct 17, 2019

    Pence Announces Cease-Fire in Syria

    Vice President Mike Pence announced a negotiated temporary cease-fire in Syria. The agreement comes after a weeklong invasion by Turkey into the region against Kurdish allies of the U.S. military. 

  • Donald Trump Oct 10, 2019

    First Lady Melania Trump Listens as Teens Share Experiences With Vaping

    Melania Trump said Wednesday she’s glad some stores are pulling electronic cigarettes off the shelves amid an explosion in vaping among young people, calling it a necessary step to protect the next generation. “We need to be proactive before it gets out of control,” she said at a White House “listening session” where a small group of teenagers from around...

  • Donald Trump Sep 24, 2019

    Rush of House Democrats Call for Trump Impeachment Probe

    Allegations that President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine’s leader to investigate the family of political rival Joe Biden at the same time he was withholding millions in aid from the Eastern European nation are raising alarms in Congress and pushing a wave of House Democrats toward impeachment proceedings. Late Monday, an influential group of freshmen Democrats who served in the military...

  • Donald Trump Sep 6, 2019

    Trump Presents Medal of Freedom to NBA's Jerry West

    Jerry West, the NBA legend who delivered championships to the Los Angeles Lakers as both a player and an executive, said, “It never ceases to amaze me the places you can go in this world chasing a basketball” as he was honored Thursday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Now a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers, West marveled at...

  • Donald Trump Sep 2, 2019

    Texas Gov. Abbott Stresses Need to Find Solutions to Mass Shootings

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott discusses the need to find ways to stop mass shootings while protecting second amendment rights.

  • Donald Trump Sep 1, 2019

    Trump Says He'll Work With Congress to Stop Mass Shootings

    President Donald Trump expressed a commitment Sunday, hours after the latest deadly mass shooting, to work with a divided Congress to “stop the menace of mass attacks.” He said any measures must satisfy the competing goals of protecting public safety and the constitutional right to gun ownership. Trump spoke shortly after the death toll in Saturday’s rampage in West Texas...

  • Donald Trump Aug 31, 2019

    Bala roza a mujer hispana en su vivienda en DC

    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump joined Secretary of Defense James Mattis at the Pentagon on the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Trump, a native New Yorker, spoke out against the “savage killers” who perpetuated the attacks, saying “America cannot be intimidated.”

  • Donald Trump Aug 26, 2019

    Trump on US-China Trade: ‘Sorry, It's the Way I Negotiate'

    Brushing off concerns about global economic instability, President Donald Trump defended the way he is trying to squeeze a trade deal out of China on Monday, saying it’s a style that worked for him as a businessman. Trump was challenged on a negotiating style in which he praises Chinese President Xi Jinping one day and castigates him the next. Allies...

  • Associated Press Aug 8, 2019

    Protesters Chant for Action on Guns as Trump Visits Dayton

    Aiming to play the traditional role of healer during national tragedy, President Donald Trump paid visits Wednesday to cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded. But his divisive words preceded him, large protests greeted him and biting political attacks soon followed. The president and first lady Melania Trump flew to El Paso late in...

  • Donald Trump Jul 23, 2019

    Trump Threatens Guatemala After Its Court Blocks Asylum Deal

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country’s high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States. Trump tweeted that Guatemala has decided against signing a “safe-third agreement” requiring Central American migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. to instead apply for those protections in Guatemala, even though the country’s...

  • Donald Trump Jul 20, 2019

    Iran's Seizure of UK Tanker in Gulf Seen as Escalation

    Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker Friday and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, intensifying tensions in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint between Tehran and the West. The seizing of the British tanker marked perhaps the most significant escalation since tensions between Iran and the West began rising in May. At that time,...

  • Donald Trump Jul 5, 2019

    In July 4 Speech, Trump Claims Revolutionary Soldiers ‘Took Over the Airports'

    President Donald Trump celebrated “the greatest political journey in human history” Thursday in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy, cheering crowd of spectators, many of them invited, on the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial. Supporters welcomed his tribute to the U.S. military while protesters assailed him for putting himself center stage on a holiday devoted to unity. Trump...

  • Donald Trump Jul 5, 2019

    Independence Day Filled With Concerts, Parades and Politics

    The national holiday to mark America’s birth as a country will be filled with parades, concerts, competitive eating and of course, fireworks. But Independence Day won’t be free from politics, as President Donald Trump’s plan for a celebration in Washington featuring a display of tanks, fighter jets and a stealth bomber is garnering support from some and protests from...

  • Donald Trump Jun 25, 2019

    Iran Says ‘Idiotic' New US Sanctions Shut Doors of Diplomacy

    Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two nations. For his part, Iran’s president described the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation.” President Hassan Rouhani went on to call the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei...

  • Donald Trump Jun 25, 2019

    Iran Says ‘Idiotic' New US Sanctions Shut Doors of Diplomacy

    Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two nations. For his part, Iran’s president described the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation.” President Hassan Rouhani went on to call the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei...

  • Donald Trump Jun 24, 2019

    Trump Signs Order Imposing Sanctions on Iran Supreme Leader

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups. The sanctions follow Iran’s downing of a more than $100 million U.S. surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz. Trump pulled back from...

  • Donald Trump Jun 25, 2019

    Trump Signs Order Imposing Sanctions on Iran Supreme Leader

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups. The sanctions follow Iran’s downing of a more than $100 million U.S. surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz. Trump pulled back from...

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