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Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump  CNN

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that ...

Albany Closes a Loophole for Trump Pardons. Next Up: His Taxes.  The New York Times

The Legislature is poised to pass a bill that would allow three congressional committees to seek the release of President Trump's state tax returns.

First on CNN: Another top Trump aide to exit as legislative activity dries up  CNN

President Donald Trump's point person on Capitol Hill, Shahira Knight, is leaving her post as multiple aides in the White House legislative affairs office and ...

Trump tax returns legal battle: IRS lawyers agree with Democrats  Vox.com

According to Josh Dawsey and Jeff Stein of the Washington Post, an internal IRS legal memo agrees with most outside observers that the Treasury Department ...

Biden responds to Trump on Pennsylvania: 'I've never forgotten where I came from'  USA TODAY

After Trump said Biden had "deserted" Pennsylvania, the former vice president said "I've never forgotten where I came from," as they battle over the key state.

The legend of Donald Trump’s rich cop  The Washington Post

A police officer Trump says he spoke to in December 2018 keeps getting wealthier.

Trump Supported Changing New York G.O.P. Leader  The New York Times

Edward F. Cox, a son-in-law of Richard Nixon, had fallen out of favor with President Trump, and will be replaced by Nick Langworthy, an early Trump supporter.

China Deserves Donald Trump  The New York Times

A U.S. businessman friend of mine who works in China remarked to me recently that Donald Trump is not the American president America deserves, but he sure ...

Pro-Trump group shifts focus after Trump campaign rebuke  CNN

A pro-Trump super PAC to shifts its focus to down-ballot candidates, following criticism from the President's campaign.

Trump’s 2020 campaign is buying a whole lot of Facebook ads  Vox.com

Facebook advertisements were a big part of the president's campaign in 2016.

New Transcripts Say That Trump Crafted Michael Cohen’s Lies More Closely Than Was Previously Known  BuzzFeed News

Newly released transcripts appear to support BuzzFeed News' report on President Donald Trump and the lies that landed Cohen in jail.

Trump on defense now that Democrats score court win  CNN

Washington (CNN) The judicial branch just delivered a sharp jab to the chin of President Donald Trump, in a foreboding omen for his strategy for thwarting ...

Trump campaign and Senate GOP clash over president's pollster  POLITICO

Pollster John McLaughlin's work for a Republican aiming to unseat GOP Sen. Thom Tillis angered Senate GOP officials. On Tuesday, he cut ties.

Trump Pennsylvania rally: Trump basks in “lock them up!” chants  Vox.com

The chants were disturbing. Trump's response to them was even worse.

Trump aide Johnny DeStefano expected to leave White House  CNN

Johnny DeStefano, a top aide to President Donald Trump, is expected to leave the White House, three officials told CNN Tuesday. His last day is expected to be ...

Trump's pardons appear prompted by TV, friends and politics  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump, as he considers pardoning military personnel accused of murder and other crimes, is following a pattern for ...

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect'  CNN

Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by ...

Trump-backed Kentucky governor narrowly survives primary | TheHill  The Hill

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) took just over half the vote to win the Republican nomination for his current job, in spite of an Election Day endorsement from ...

Trump reveals alarm over Biden in Pennsylvania: ‘He left you folks’  POLITICO

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — President Donald Trump on Monday told supporters that he's “got to win” Pennsylvania in 2020, and took specific aim at former Vice ...

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More  The New York Times

Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration's ...

Donald Trump's 'typewriter' theory of Twitter  CNN

It's often very hard to figure out whether President Donald Trump has a theory of the case -- any case, really -- or is simply winging it.

Why Donald Trump feels betrayed by Fox News  CNN

(CNN) There's trouble in paradise. A close read of Donald Trump's Twitter feed over the last few weeks reveals that the President has grown increasingly ...

How Trump Is Outspending Every 2020 Democrat on Facebook  The New York Times

President Trump's re-election campaign has spent far more than any single Democratic presidential candidate on Facebook advertising, reprising a strategy that ...

Trump scrambles to reverse Rust Belt slide  POLITICO

His campaign is moving to shore up his standing in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — where its own polling shows him trailing Joe Biden.

Trump’s complex web of business interests, visualized  The Washington Post

We took Trump's reported business ties and mapped them.

Trump Took Another Terrifying Step Toward Authoritarianism at His Rally in Pennsylvania  Rolling Stone

President Donald Trump traveled to Pennsylvania on Monday to stand in front of Air Force One and speak to a fired-up crowd of supporters. Some of his time ...

Senate GOP trade hopes renewed after Trump lifts steel tariffs  POLITICO

Lawmakers are hoping to use new momentum to get House Democrats, including Pelosi, to support the new North American trade deal.

Prosecutors examining tens of thousands of Trump inauguration documents  CNN

Federal prosecutors in New York are scrutinizing tens of thousands of documents relating to Donald Trump's inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the ...

Why some Palestinians are backing Trump’s peace push  POLITICO

Some prominent Palestinian activists and politicians are quietly rooting for Jared Kushner as he prepares to unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan ...

Trump lashes out after report bank found suspicious transactions  POLITICO

President Donald Trump lashed out at The New York Times on Monday, disputing the paper's reporting on his relationship with Deutsche Bank and launching ...

He’s One of the Biggest Backers of Trump’s Push to Protect American Steel. And He’s Canadian.  The New York Times

Barry Zekelman's campaign to fight imports is a case study in how to gain access in Washington. His company is the largest steel industry donor to the ...

States Are Fighting Back Against Trump’s New Anti-Abortion, Anti-Trans “Conscience” Rule  BuzzFeed News

WASHINGTON — Two dozen Democratic-led states, counties, and cities sued on Tuesday to overturn a new Trump administration rule that would protect health ...

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering limits to a Chinese video surveillance giant's ability to buy American technology, people familiar with ...

Big disconnect: The economy is popular. Trump’s economic agenda is not.  The Washington Post

At a rally in Pennsylvania on Monday, President Trump took special care to talk up his trade agenda, claiming that it has boosted jobs in the state and ...

Trump's increasingly questionable pardons should make Congress act | TheHill  The Hill

Congress cannot interfere with the pardon power, but there are some procedural reforms it can make.

Julianna Margulies’ Trump nightmares had her waking up ‘screaming,’ she tells Colbert  Fox News

The way actress Julianna Margulies tells her story, she's probably lucky she didn't wind up in an ER. The former “ER” star told “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert ...

WaPo: IRS says Trump's tax returns must go to Congress, unless President uses executive privilege  MSNBC

The Washington Post reports that: "A confidential Internal Revenue *Service* legal memo says tax returns must be given to Congress unless the president takes ...

Crowd at Trump's rally cries 'Lock Them Up' about law enforcement officials  MSNBC

WaPo's Philip Rucker and Robert Costa, former US Attorney Mimi Rocah, and MSNBC's Donny Deutsch on the new rallying cry for Trump supporters targeting ...

POLITICO Playbook: Trump's favorite morning show loses its boss  POLITICO

NEW … SEAN GROMAN, who most recently was the executive producer of “Fox and Friends Weekend” -- Fox News' weekend morning show, which typically ...

Standoff over venue threatens to derail Trump visit to Ireland; publicly embassy says 'no standoff'  CNN

A standoff is heating up between advance teams from the Irish and US governments over a potential presidential visit next month to the Emerald Isle.

President Trump's Bold Immigration Plan for the 21st Century  The White House

When President Donald J. Trump addressed Americans from the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, he unveiled an immigration plan that will turn ...

Pollsters rush to patch fraying methods for Trump's reelection race  POLITICO

Professional pollsters say the old way of conducting surveys is fading fast, but new methods might not be trusted and ready for next year.

Trump's hardline advisers are weakening his position  CNN

"The President has made his position eminently clear, and in the next weeks and months, we shall see what we shall see," said John Bolton.

Rural America feels the sting of Trump's China trade war  CNN

President Donald Trump's trade war with China is biting rural America.

Anderson Cooper shoots down Trump's transparency claim  CNN

CNN's Anderson Cooper examines how President Donald Trump chooses to exercise the power of the executive branch.

Trump reports making at least $434 million in 2018  CNN

President Donald Trump reported income of at least $434 million in 2018, according to his annual financial disclosure released Thursday by the White House.

'I get called a sell-out all the time': Trump's voters of colour speak out  The Guardian

What's it like to be one of the few minority supporters among the president's overwhelmingly white following?

‘Strongly pro-life’ Trump tweets on abortion  POLITICO

The president also brags how he has altered the judiciary.

Trump offers deals where only he can win  CNN

President Donald Trump's ambitious plans to fix the immigration system, forge Middle East peace and coax Iran to the table might work -- but only if his ...

What happened to all of Trump’s ‘infrastructure weeks'? Trump happened.  The Washington Post

Trump says he is 'being played' by Democrats on infrastructure. Let's go to the tape.

The 'personality politics' of Narendra Modi and Donald Trump  BBC News

The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan on how the cult of personality unites the Indian PM and the US president.

Trump appears to confirm cyberattack against Russian entity during midterms  CNN

President Donald Trump appeared to confirm that the United States had conducted a cyberattack against a Russian entity during last year's midterm elections in ...

We don’t know what Trump’s tax returns are hiding. But the hints are troubling.  The Washington Post

When you look at the short span of President Trump's political career, one question jumps out: How much of his craziest, most paranoid and norm-violating ...

Pelosi's Strategy Is Working, and Trump Is One Step Closer to Being F*cked  Daily Beast

I've been a deep skeptic of impeachment as a political strategy, putting me solidly in the Nancy Pelosi go-slow camp. I've argued time and again that the smart ...

The Profanity President: Trump’s Four-Letter Vocabulary  The Indian Express

WASHINGTON — In modern times, presidents have rarely been church mice afraid of a little salty language. But President Trump has grown increasingly willing ...

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism  The New York Times

President Trump's escalating demands for investigations into his political opponents have intensified debate over whether his often-transparent calls for action ...

There’s No Boom in Youngstown, but Blue-Collar Workers Are Sticking With Trump  The New York Times

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In May 2016, David Betras, a Democratic Party leader in the heart of industrial northeast Ohio, sent a memo warning Hillary Clinton's ...

Seth Meyers Says Trump’s Iran Threats Are a Good Case for More Golf  The New York Times

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night's highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. If you're interested in ...

New York Times: Trump requests paperwork to pardon accused US war criminals  CNN

President Donald Trump has requested paperwork allowing him to move forward quickly with pardons for accused US war criminals, The New York Times ...

What Trump's financial disclosures do, and don't, tell us  CNN

President Donald Trump reported this week to the Office of Government Ethics that he and his businesses took in $434 million in 2018.

Inside Trump Tower, the $300 million 'testament of Mr. Trump's grand vision' that is now reportedly one of New York's least-desirable luxury buildings  Business Insider

Trump Tower was once an icon in New York City near Central Park on Fifth Avenue, but that's changed since real estate tycoon Trump took office.

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump’s conduct impeachable  POLITICO

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash became the first Republican lawmaker to declare that President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses and that Attorney ...

Trump Readies New Round of Aid to Farmers Hit by China Trade War  Bloomberg

The Trump administration is preparing to announce another round of aid to farmers hurt by the trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people familiar with ...

Now we know why Donald Trump was SO focused on Michael Flynn  CNN

At nearly every turn of the probe into Russian interference into the 2016 election, President Donald Trump was working to make sure Michael Flynn, his former ...

What Five Soybean Farmers Think of Trump’s Trade War (Hint: They’re Not Impressed)  Rolling Stone

President Trump has claimed repeatedly that China pays for the tariffs he has imposed on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods the U.S. imports from its ...

President Trump's top adviser is his Twitter following  CNN

CNN's Brian Todd looks into President Donald Trump's reliance on Twitter for his understanding of the world and how that affects his decisions in office.

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Incentives  The New York Times

The president and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are taking a business approach to the Middle East, hoping to use other nations' money to secure a deal.

Trump's National Security Team Briefs Congress On Iran  NPR

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan gave closed briefings on Tuesday to the full House and Senate on the situation ...

Trump’s Huawei ban also causing tech shocks in Europe  TechCrunch

The escalating U.S.-China trade war that's seen Chinese tech giant Huawei slapped on a U.S. trade blacklist is causing ripples of shock across Europe too, ...

Trump wants his border barrier to be painted black with spikes. He has other ideas, too.  The Washington Post

The barrier that President Trump wants to build along the Mexico border will be a steel bollard fence, not a concrete wall as he long promised, and the president ...

Michael Cohen tells Congress that Jay Sekulow knew Cohen's testimony on Trump Tower was false  CNN

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen alleges that the President's attorney Jay Sekulow knew that Cohen's claim to Congress that ...

Federalist Society's Leonard Leo is helping Trump make courts more conservative  Washington Post

Leonard Leo helped conservative nonprofits raise $250 million from mostly undisclosed donors in recent years to promote conservative judges and causes.

Fact checking Trump's tweet on Flynn  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump on Friday jumped into the ongoing drama surrounding his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who told ...

READ: Judge Amit Mehta's opinion in Trump's subpoena case  CNN

In a 41-page opinion, Judge Amit Mehta of the DC District Court asserts that Congress is well within its authority to investigate President Donald Trump.

Trump's financial disclosure conceals a ton of secrets  CNN

We must take the latest financial disclosure with a boulder of salt, writes Michael D'Antonio. Trump rarely declares anything without considering how to cast it in ...

Donald Trump's '68' golf score wasn't actually a thing  CNN

For 24 hours or so, it appeared as though President Donald Trump had supposedly shot one of the best golf rounds of his life. Turns out, it was not to be.

Tulsi Gabbard invokes Trump's 'fake news' rhetoric to push back on report of Russia-linked support  CNN

Washington (CNN) Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Sunday characterized a recent critical report about her campaign as "fake news," ...

Republicans stick with Trump on China as White House prepares to punt on car tariffs  CNN

Senate Republicans are standing by President Donald Trump in his escalating trade war with China -- but they aren't prepared to back his other protectionist ...

Mnuchin rejects Democrats’ subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns  The Washington Post

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday rejected a subpoena from House Democrats demanding President Trump's tax returns, setting the stage for a ...

4 ways Trump is trying to be king  CNN

We have seen four major precedents that Donald Trump is setting into place that could have enormous long-term consequences on the institution, Julian Zelizer ...

Iran tensions spotlight Trump's questionable credibility  CNN

Washington (CNN) The Trump administration, which has disdained truth and consciously snubbed its allies, is now facing a tough burden of proof and history as ...

Why Trump Should Be Thanking Alec Baldwin  POLITICO

No one in American politics understands the dark art of ridicule better than Donald Trump. (“Welcome to the race, Sleepy Joe.”) And when it comes to seeing ...

House Panel Investigates Obstruction Claims Against Trump Lawyers  The New York Times

The House Intelligence Committee has opened an inquiry into Michael D. Cohen's claims that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape false ...

Judge upholds House Dems subpoena for Pres. Trump's financial records  MSNBC

In a huge victory for the House Oversight Cmte, a judge ruled that Pres. Trump's accounting firm must comply with a subpoena to release the president's financial ...

Trump Lifts Metal Tariffs and Delays Auto Levies, Limiting Global Trade Fight  The New York Times

President Trump said he would remove metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico and delay auto tariffs, stepping back from opening another front in a global trade ...

With a stroke of his pen, Trump worsens Europe's Huawei dilemma  CNN

US President Donald Trump's newest executive order has escalated his administration's campaign against Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, raising pressure on ...

Donald Trump's totally outrageous claim about investigating the Russia probe  CNN

President Donald Trump was asked Tuesday whether he had requested that Attorney General William Barr open an investigation into the origins of the FBI's ...

Ignoring Trump’s Orders, Hoping He’ll Forget  The Atlantic

Slow-walking or flat-out disobeying Trump's fleeting obsessions has become common practice across various sectors of government.

Lemon: This could really get under Trump's skin  CNN

CNN's Don Lemon says the chaos and infighting in the White House aren't doing President Donald Trump any favors.

The very political pattern of Trump’s pardons  The Washington Post

One of the men pardoned by Trump wrote an entire book about Trump. The other has been described as a "friend" by Jared Kushner.

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One  The Washington Post

Seated behind a desk on Air Force One, the presidential seal over his left shoulder, President Trump shot a short video Thursday, blasting New York City Mayor ...

How Trump Thinks He Can Outsmart Putin  The Atlantic

Mike Pompeo's meeting with the Russian leader will help test the theory that the president's “good cop” routine is politically useful.

The Unchecked Corruption of Trump’s Cabinet  The Atlantic

The lavish spending of top officials rarely makes headlines anymore, but that doesn't mean the problem has gone away.

5 Takeaways From 10 Years of Trump Tax Figures  The New York Times

The Times obtained details from a decade of the president's tax returns, revealing $1.17 billion in business losses. Here's what else the numbers show.

‘Get Scavino in here’: Trump’s Twitter guru is the ultimate insider  POLITICO

The president turns to his digital strategy director for validation of his policies on everything from immigration to troop levels in Syria.

Trump's trade war puts Southern Republicans in an awkward spot  CNN

In the halls of the Capitol these days, Republican lawmakers from Southern states aren't exactly eager to talk about the President's trade war with China.

Trump's lawyers: does serving the president mean undermining justice?  The Guardian

Senior attorneys in the executive branch were once seen as guard rails on the president but now seem to be enabling his constitutionally dubious actions.

Trump Appeal Now Goes To Court Headed By Merrick Garland  HuffPost

President Donald Trump's attorneys have vowed to appeal Monday's decision in favor of a House committee seeking his financial records, but people on Twitter ...

Trump's legal team tries to slow down subpoena case  CNN

Donald Trump's lawyers want the Washington court fight over Trump's accounting records to slow down.