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News Analysis: Trump Versus Law Enforcement: A Confrontation With No Precedent6h Updated News Analysis: Trump Versus Law Enforcement: A Confrontation With No Precedent
The president’s allies say he has every right to manage the executive branch and every reason to be outraged at possible misconduct aimed at his campaign. Critics say he is wreaking untold damage on institutions that form the bulwark of a democratic society.
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8h Updated Trump says American prisoner in Venezuela has been released
President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that American prisoner Josh Holt has been released from prison in Venezuela.
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Trump Falsely Says Times Made Up Source in Report on Korea Summit Meeting8h Trump Falsely Says Times Made Up Source in Report on Korea Summit Meeting
The source disputed by President Trump was in fact a senior administration official speaking to a large group of reporters in the White House briefing room.
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Pompeo Flashes Temper Over Question on Trump Business Interests16h Updated Pompeo Flashes Temper Over Question on Trump Business Interests
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got into another testy exchange Thursday, his second in two days, this time over President Trump’s potential conflicts of interest.
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23h Updated Russian oligarch met with Michael Cohen at Trump Tower during transition
A Russian oligarch who was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller and recently sanctioned by the US visited President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen in Trump Tower during the presidential transition in January 2017, according to video reviewed by CNN.
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Trump Says North Korea Summit May Be Rescheduled 25 May 9:44pm Updated Trump Says North Korea Summit May Be Rescheduled
A day after canceling his meeting with Kim Jong-un, President Trump said his administration was back in touch with North Korea and may go ahead with the June 12 get-together.
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Trump Moves to Ease the Firing of Federal Workers 25 May 9:21pm Updated Trump Moves to Ease the Firing of Federal Workers
The president aims to peel back labor protections and curb the power of government unions, which assailed the actions.
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Trump Administration Plans to Revive ZTE, Prompting Backlash 25 May 9:17pm Updated Trump Administration Plans to Revive ZTE, Prompting Backlash
The move would allow stalled trade negotiations with China to move forward, but is also likely to provoke an intense backlash on Capitol Hill.
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25 May 5:51pm Updated The Point: Trump is alleging a massive government conspiracy, with zero evidence
Over the last 72 hours, the President of the United States has leaned into a conspiracy theory that goes like this: During the 2016 presidential race, President Barack Obama -- via the FBI -- placed a "spy" within Trump's campaign for purely political reasons.
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Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates America Is ‘Respected Again’ 25 May 4:57pm Updated Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates America Is ‘Respected Again’
President Trump told the new officers that they should be proud to be joining a military that, he said, is recovering from years of decay. He ended his speech with, “Anchors aweigh!”
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Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates That America Is ‘Respected Again’ 25 May 3:59pm Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates That America Is ‘Respected Again’
Mr. Trump said the new officers should be proud to be joining a military that he said is now recovering from years of decay. He ended his speech with, “Anchors aweigh!”
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25 May 2:19pm Updated Trump heralds US military in US Naval Academy commencement address
President Donald Trump is set to deliver the commencement address at the US Naval Academy here on Friday, addressing more than 1,000 graduates who will become commissioned officers in the US Navy and Marine Corps.
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Trump Administration Tells Congress it Has Deal to Revive ZTE 25 May 2:04pm Trump Administration Tells Congress it Has Deal to Revive ZTE
The move would allow stalled trade negotiations with China to move forward, but is also likely to provoke an intense backlash on Capitol Hill.
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At Trump Tower, Michael Cohen and Oligarch Discussed Russian Relations 25 May 1:51pm Updated At Trump Tower, Michael Cohen and Oligarch Discussed Russian Relations
The meeting, which took place 11 days before the inauguration, preceded a $1 million contract Mr. Cohen received from a firm tied to the Russian oligarch.
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25 May 1:09pm Elliott Broidy accuses former intelligence officials of helping Qatar hack his emails
On Thursday, Republican lobbyist and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy accused an international security consulting firm, Global Risk Advisors, and its executives -- two former Western intelligence officials -- of "helping to coordinate" email hacks into Broidy's accounts, as well as distributing the emails to news outlets.
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25 May 12:28pm Updated Fact Check of the Day: Trump Distorts Democrats’ Positions on North Korea and MS-13
President Trump accused Democrats of “rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea” and “coming to the defense of MS-13.” Neither claim is true.
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Trump Administration Tells Congress It Has a Deal to Revive ZTE 25 May 12:17pm Trump Administration Tells Congress It Has a Deal to Revive ZTE
The move would allow stalled trade negotiations with China to move forward, but is also likely to provoke an intense backlash on Capitol Hill.
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News Analysis: Trump’s Negotiating Playbook Faced Test in North Korea 25 May 11:20am News Analysis: Trump’s Negotiating Playbook Faced Test in North Korea
The president had sought to deal with Kim Jong-un the same way he had handled real estate negotiations — with threats and flattery. It didn’t work.
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25 May 11:03am Updated Trump set to address Naval Academy
President Donald Trump is set to deliver the commencement address at the US Naval Academy here on Friday, addressing more than 1,000 graduates who will become commissioned officers in the US Navy and Marine Corps.
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25 May 10:51am The Point: Trump breaks another (bad) record
Donald Trump is setting records again.
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Trump Says Summit With North Korea May Be Back On 25 May 9:45am Trump Says Summit With North Korea May Be Back On
A day after canceling his meeting with Kim Jong-un, President Trump said his administration was back in touch with North Korea and may go ahead with the June 12 get together.
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Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit Meeting With Kim Jong-un 25 May 8:28am Updated Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit Meeting With Kim Jong-un
The meeting was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, and Mr. Trump said it “will not take place.” But he later said it could still happen.
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25 May 6:16am Trump fast-tracks appeals judges, but lags on lower courts
The Trump administration has strategically focused on the appointment of judges to the crucial appeals-court rung of the US judiciary as part of its concerted effort to axe Obama era policies.
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North Korea’s Big Moment Is Upended by Trump 25 May 2:04am Updated North Korea’s Big Moment Is Upended by Trump
The event was captured by foreign journalists, but North Korea did not invite any independent nuclear monitors to verify the dismantlement.
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24 May 10:37pm Updated Trump posthumously pardons heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson
President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson on the advice of actor Sylvester Stallone.
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News Analysis: Trump’s Gamble Hits Reality Check in North Korea Negotiations 24 May 10:08pm Updated News Analysis: Trump’s Gamble Hits Reality Check in North Korea Negotiations
The president had sought to deal with Kim Jong-un the same way he had handled real estate negotiations — with threats and flattery. It didn’t work.
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Trump’s Lawyer and Chief of Staff Appear at Briefings on F.B.I.’s Russia Informant 24 May 9:38pm Updated Trump’s Lawyer and Chief of Staff Appear at Briefings on F.B.I.’s Russia Informant
The presence of Emmet T. Flood, a lawyer representing the president in the Russia investigation, and John F. Kelly, the chief of staff, at the start of the classified meetings infuriated Democrats.
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Concerned by Trump, Some Republicans Quietly Align With Democrats 24 May 8:56pm Updated Concerned by Trump, Some Republicans Quietly Align With Democrats
Influential liberal donors and operatives are working with Never Trump Republicans to blunt what they view as the president’s threat to democracy.
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Trump’s Lawyer and Chief of Staff Appear at Briefings on Russia Informant 24 May 7:52pm Trump’s Lawyer and Chief of Staff Appear at Briefings on Russia Informant
The presence of Emmet T. Flood, a lawyer representing the president in the Russia investigation, and John F. Kelly, the chief of staff, at the start of the classified meetings infuriated Democrats.
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24 May 7:30pm WSJ: Roger Stone tried to get information on Clinton from Assange
Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump's, tried to get information related to Hillary Clinton from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange through a mutual acquaintance during the 2016 presidential campaign, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing emails it reviewed.
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Trump Mulls Options on ZTE as Congress Tries to Force Tough Penalty 24 May 6:50pm Trump Mulls Options on ZTE as Congress Tries to Force Tough Penalty
Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, said the administration was considering placing an American compliance team inside the Chinese company to ensure that it wasn’t violating sanctions.
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24 May 6:46pm Updated From grin to grim: Inside the Trump-Kim summit collapse
The sun was setting, dinner was waiting and President Donald Trump was making the short walk to his private residence when, on March 8, he suddenly made a detour to the press briefing room.
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Trump’s Crackdown on Students Who Overstay Visas Rattles Higher Education 24 May 6:43pm Trump’s Crackdown on Students Who Overstay Visas Rattles Higher Education
Educators fear that the harsher penalties, which go into effect in August, could hinder university efforts to attract the brightest minds from overseas.
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Turf War Between Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit 24 May 6:39pm Turf War Between Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit
Some see Mark S. Inch’s departure as an opening for the Trump administration to endorse sentencing reform — one of the few issues that offer the possibility of a bipartisan deal.
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24 May 6:37pm Updated Melania Trump tweets praise for Medal of Honor winner
First lady Melania Trump tweeted her appreciation for a Navy SEAL awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday, her first tweet since having a medical procedure for a benign kidney issue 10 days ago.
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Trump’s Letter to Kim Canceling North Korea Summit Meeting, Annotated 24 May 6:07pm Trump’s Letter to Kim Canceling North Korea Summit Meeting, Annotated
President Trump on Thursday sent a letter to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un canceling their highly anticipated summit on June 12 to discuss denuclearization.
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Meddling by Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit 24 May 6:01pm Updated Meddling by Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit
Some see Mark S. Inch’s departure as an opening for the Trump administration to endorse sentencing reform — one of the few issues that offer the possibility of a bipartisan deal.
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Anatomy of a Breakup: The Turbulent Relationship of Trump and Kim Jong-un 24 May 5:39pm Updated Anatomy of a Breakup: The Turbulent Relationship of Trump and Kim Jong-un
Here’s a look at what transpired in the whole affair that led us to this point.
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24 May 4:26pm Updated Trump presents the Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL
President Donald Trump on Thursday presented the Medal of Honor to Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt Slabinski, recalling the Navy SEAL's heroism in a 2002 combat mission during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan when his teammate was thrown out of a helicopter.
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24 May 4:07pm Pompeo raises possibility of new North Korea sanctions
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested on Thursday new sanctions could be in the works for North Korea, even as he expressed hope the country would return to the negotiating table for direct talks following President Donald Trump's decision to cancel the summit with Kim Jong Un that had been due to take place next month in Singapore.
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24 May 4:03pm Updated Nancy Pelosi has no easy answer on impeaching Trump
On Wednesday night, CNN's Chris Cuomo asked House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi a (seemingly) simple question:
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24 May 2:59pm Ivanka Trump serves up support for Serena Williams
Ivanka Trump is serving up her support for Serena Williams, calling on the Women's Tennis Association to change a rule that prevented the tennis star from getting a seeding at the upcoming French Open.
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24 May 2:11pm Trump Calls Canceled Summit a ‘Setback’ for North Korea
President Trump delivered remarks after his earlier announcement that the United States would not participate in a planned meeting with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un.
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24 May 1:48pm The collapse of the North Korea summit may have cost Trump his best issue
President Donald Trump has pulled out of a summit with North Korea next month, and Americans are likely not going to be pleased.
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Canceling of Trump-Kim Meeting Upends Asia but Could Help China 24 May 1:33pm Updated Canceling of Trump-Kim Meeting Upends Asia but Could Help China
The move will disappoint some allies in Asia, hearten others and perhaps put China in the strongest position of all. Much will depend on how North Korea reacts.
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24 May 1:20pm Dana Rohrabacher rival takes on his ties to Russia with help from Seinfeld star
While the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia and Russia's meddling in US elections has topped the headlines, Democratic midterm candidates across the country have found it difficult to engage swing voters on those topics.
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North Korea Said It Destroyed Nuclear Site, Hours Before Trump Canceled Meeting 24 May 12:59pm Updated North Korea Said It Destroyed Nuclear Site, Hours Before Trump Canceled Meeting
The event was captured by foreign journalists, but North Korea did not invite any independent nuclear monitors to verify the dismantlement.
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24 May 12:18pm Fact Check of the Day: Trump Repeats Claim That James Clapper ‘Admitted’ to Campaign Spying. It’s Still Wrong.
James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said and has continued to say the exact opposite.
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Read Trump’s Letter to Kim Canceling North Korea Summit Meeting 24 May 12:15pm Read Trump’s Letter to Kim Canceling North Korea Summit Meeting
President Trump on Thursday sent a letter to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un canceling their highly anticipated summit on June 12 to discuss denuclearization.
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24 May 12:09pm Updated Trump cancels Singapore summit in letter to Kim Jong Un
President Donald Trump sends letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un saying it is "inappropriate" to hold planned historic summit.
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24 May 11:58am Updated Trump administration will brief GOP and bipartisan group on FBI source in separate, back-to-back meetings
A bipartisan classified briefing on the Russia investigation for congressional leaders will be scheduled following the Memorial Day recess, the White House said Wednesday, but a separate meeting with the FBI, Justice Department and intelligence officials with GOP Congressmen Devin Nunes and Trey Gowdy will still take place Thursday.
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24 May 11:32am Updated Trump calls for sweeping changes to US immigration legal process
President Donald Trump suggested in an interview that sweeping changes to what he described as a "corrupt" immigration legal system were necessary, while also questioning the need for a legal process for people apprehended trying to cross into the US illegally.
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Read Trump’s Letter to Kim Jong-un Canceling North Korea Summit 24 May 11:23am Updated Read Trump’s Letter to Kim Jong-un Canceling North Korea Summit
President Trump on Thursday sent a letter to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un canceling their highly anticipated summit on June 12 to discuss denuclearization.
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Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit with Kim Jong Un 24 May 10:38am Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit with Kim Jong Un
The meeting was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, but Mr. Trump says it “will not take place.”
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Trump Pulls Out of June Summit Meeting With North Korea 24 May 10:13am Updated Trump Pulls Out of June Summit Meeting With North Korea
The meeting was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, but Mr. Trump says it “will not take place.”
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North Korea Said It Destroyed Nuclear Site, Hours Before Trump Cancelled Meeting 24 May 10:10am North Korea Said It Destroyed Nuclear Site, Hours Before Trump Cancelled Meeting
The event was captured by foreign journalists, but North Korea did not invite any independent nuclear monitors to verify the dismantlement.
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24 May 10:09am Trump cancels North Korea summit
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24 May 9:51am President Trump cancels North Korea summit
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North Korea Says It Shut Nuclear Test Site Ahead of Planned Meeting With Trump 24 May 9:17am Updated North Korea Says It Shut Nuclear Test Site Ahead of Planned Meeting With Trump
The event was captured by foreign journalists, but North Korea did not invite any independent nuclear monitors to verify the dismantlement.
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China May Benefit From a Delay in a Trump-Kim Meeting 24 May 8:52am China May Benefit From a Delay in a Trump-Kim Meeting
President Trump blames China’s leader, Xi Jinping, for Kim Jong-un’s recent harder line on nuclear disarmament. But analysts say he is misreading the situation.
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China May Be Happy at Dimming Prospects for a Trump-Kim Meeting 24 May 8:39am Updated China May Be Happy at Dimming Prospects for a Trump-Kim Meeting
President Trump blames China’s leader, Xi Jinping, for Kim Jong-un’s recent harder line on nuclear disarmament. But analysts say he is misreading the situation.
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24 May 4:28am The Trump presidency is a win for China
There's been a whole lot of winning so far during the Trump presidency -- for China.
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North Korea Issues New Threat on Trump Meeting, Calling Pence Remarks ‘Ignorant and Stupid’ 24 May 4:12am Updated North Korea Issues New Threat on Trump Meeting, Calling Pence Remarks ‘Ignorant and Stupid’
The country’s vice foreign minister said that Vice President Mike Pence had made “unbridled and impudent remarks that North Korea might end like Libya.”
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Trump Repeats Unconfirmed Claims of Campaign Spying 24 May 12:25am Updated Trump Repeats Unconfirmed Claims of Campaign Spying
The comments came as administration officials bowed to political pressure to change plans to share highly classified information about an informant in the Russia inquiry with Congress.
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23 May 9:08pm Updated Jake Tapper lists conspiracy theories spread by Trump
President Donald Trump has turned an unsubstantiated rumor that the FBI secretly placed an informant in his 2016 campaign into a full-blown conspiracy theory in the last five days.
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23 May 8:33pm White House-backed prisons bill divides parties, hits roadblocks in Senate
The House overwhelmingly passed legislation on criminal justice Tuesday, advancing an effort to reshape federal prisons that has the backing of the Trump administration.
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Truth in a Post-Truth Era: Sandy Hook Families Sue Alex Jones, Conspiracy Theorist 23 May 8:21pm Updated Truth in a Post-Truth Era: Sandy Hook Families Sue Alex Jones, Conspiracy Theorist
The cases seek a verdict on “post truth” culture and on Mr. Jones, a Trump ally who reaps millions peddling bogus claims about an American tragedy.
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Trump, Visiting Epicenter of MS-13 Killings, Demands Tougher Immigration Laws 23 May 7:45pm Trump, Visiting Epicenter of MS-13 Killings, Demands Tougher Immigration Laws
On Long Island, the president again described gang members as “animals,” mocking critics who had rebuked his earlier comments as meanspirited toward all immigrants.
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23 May 6:56pm VA health care bill named after John McCain
A major piece of veterans legislation that is headed to President Donald Trump's desk bears the name of Arizona's​ ​Republican​ ​Sen. John McCain, who ​has been absent from the Capitol since December as he battles brain cancer.
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23 May 6:56pm Trump administration wants more high-level talks with North Korea before summit
The Trump administration wants additional high-level talks with North Korea and assurances from Kim Jong Un that he is committed to giving up his nuclear program before next month's planned historic summit in order for the meeting to go ahead, a senior administration official involved in planning for the talks told CNN.
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Senate Sends Major Overhaul of Veterans Health Care to Trump 23 May 6:15pm Senate Sends Major Overhaul of Veterans Health Care to Trump
The Senate gave final passage to legislation that will give veterans more access to private health care on the government’s dime and will examine the V.A.’s scope.
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Trump Repeats Unconfirmed Claims of Spies Inside His Campaign 23 May 5:29pm Updated Trump Repeats Unconfirmed Claims of Spies Inside His Campaign
The president departed from his previous language about the possibility the government deployed a spy inside his campaign. Instead, he stated it as fact before slightly backing off the accusations.
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23 May 4:40pm Updated Special counsel reveals potential witnesses in Manafort trial
The special counsel's office for the first time Wednesday revealed some of the witnesses it may put on the stand against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, as prosecutors and Manafort's team argued several legal questions in advance of his trial this September.
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23 May 4:37pm Senate passes proposal to expand private health care for veterans
The Senate voted Wednesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside of the VA's health care system, fulfilling a promise of President Donald Trump, who has said that veterans should be able to access private care whenever they're dissatisfied with the VA's options.
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23 May 4:24pm Updated Fact Check of the Day: Trump Incorrectly Quotes James Clapper to Falsely Claim F.B.I. Spied on Campaign
President Trump tweeted on Wednesday that Mr. Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said he “should be happy that the F.B.I. was spying on his campaign.” Mr. Clapper did not say that.
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23 May 3:46pm Trump offers rare praise to deputy AG Rosenstein
President Donald Trump paid Rod Rosenstein a rare compliment on Wednesday, one day after he refused to say whether he still has confidence in the deputy attorney general.
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23 May 2:50pm The Point: James Clapper did NOT say what Donald Trump keeps saying he said
On Tuesday, James Clapper, the former Director of National Intelligence, went on "The View" -- weird, right? -- to talk about President Donald Trump and the intelligence community.
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23 May 10:33am Donald Trump just said something that will terrify congressional Republicans
Congressional Republicans spend most of their time these days holding their breath and praying that President Donald Trump doesn't say something that will blow up their carefully laid plans for the 2018 election.
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23 May 9:20am The Point: Trump wants to cut taxes. Again. He just cut taxes.
President Donald Trump is in campaign mode and he seemed to make a new pledge Tuesday night, saying he would offer some kind of new tax cuts before November.
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Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation 23 May 8:09am Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation
Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation.
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23 May 7:30am Updated Trump Backs Away From Demand for Immediate North Korean Denuclearization
The president’s hint of flexibility came after North Korea declared last week that it would never agree to unilaterally surrender its weapons and threatened to cancel a June summit meeting.
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Trump-Kim Summit Meeting Is a ‘99.9% Done Deal,’ South Korea Says 23 May 1:33am Updated Trump-Kim Summit Meeting Is a ‘99.9% Done Deal,’ South Korea Says
South Korea moved to confront growing doubts about whether the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un would actually take place.
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Homeland Security Chief Backtracks After Saying Russia Didn’t Try to Help Trump 22 May 10:49pm Updated Homeland Security Chief Backtracks After Saying Russia Didn’t Try to Help Trump
The agency’s secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, appeared to counter conclusions by the intelligence community that Moscow sought to give President Trump an edge in the 2016 election.
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22 May 9:42pm Updated Trump touts anti-abortion agenda at gala speech
President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening keynoted a pro-life gala, touting his administration's policies aimed at ending taxpayer support of abortion.
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Trump Denies Reaching Deal With China on ZTE 22 May 8:23pm Updated Trump Denies Reaching Deal With China on ZTE
The president said that there had been no agreement to provide relief to the Chinese telecom firm in return for trade concessions, though he left the door open to a future pact.
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Trump Rule Would Bar Some Abortion Advice at Federally Funded Clinics 22 May 8:02pm Trump Rule Would Bar Some Abortion Advice at Federally Funded Clinics
The president is expected to promote the proposal, which would impose new abortion restrictions on federal family planning money, at a gala on Tuesday night for a leading anti-abortion organization.
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22 May 7:05pm Venezuela expels two US diplomats
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on Tuesday that his country was expelling two top US diplomats following vocal criticism from the Trump administration over last Sunday's controversial presidential elections.
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22 May 5:27pm GOP senator seeks interviews with more than 30 FBI, DOJ officials
Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson is joining the list of Republicans seeking interviews with the senior FBI and Justice Department officials at the center of the investigation into Donald Trump and Russia.
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22 May 4:54pm Updated Trump casts doubt on June summit with Kim
President Donald Trump hopes to gain clarity on North Korea's nuclear intentions when he meets Tuesday with his South Korean counterpart, who arrived in Washington seeking to shore up confidence ahead of June's summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.
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22 May 4:01pm Trump Says North Korea Summit Meeting Might Be Delayed
Prospects for Mr. Trump’s landmark meeting next month with Kim Jong-un of North Korea have suddenly grown a bit cloudy.
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Donald Trump may extend UK visit to play golf 22 May 3:48pm Donald Trump may extend UK visit to play golf
Donald Trump may extend his controversial visit to the UK, with the US president understood to be considering a longer stay in order to play golf.
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22 May 2:29pm Trump on North Korea Summit: ‘We Will See’
In an appearance with South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, President Donald Trump said a planned meeting with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, remains tentative.
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Trump Says June Summit Meeting With North Korea Might Be Delayed 22 May 1:40pm Trump Says June Summit Meeting With North Korea Might Be Delayed
Prospects for Mr. Trump’s landmark meeting next month with Kim Jong-un of North Korea have suddenly grown a bit cloudy.
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Trump Says June Summit With North Korea Might Be Delayed 22 May 1:38pm Trump Says June Summit With North Korea Might Be Delayed
Prospects for Mr. Trump’s landmark meeting next month with Kim Jong-un of North Korea have suddenly grown a bit cloudy.
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Trump-Kim Meeting Is Yet to Come, but U.S. Has Minted the Coins 22 May 1:33pm Updated Trump-Kim Meeting Is Yet to Come, but U.S. Has Minted the Coins
The White House was criticized over commemorative coins to honor the planned meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un.
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22 May 1:27pm Updated DHS secretary pushes back on assessment that Russia meddled to help Trump
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen appeared to push back Tuesday on the intelligence community's January 2017 assessment that Russian President Vladimir Putin meddled in the 2016 US election in an attempt to help Donald Trump and hurt Hillary Clinton's campaign.
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Trump Welcomes South Korean Leader Amid Uncertainty Over Summit With the North 22 May 12:57pm Trump Welcomes South Korean Leader Amid Uncertainty Over Summit With the North
Prospects for Mr. Trump’s landmark meeting next month with Kim Jong-un of North Korea have suddenly grown a bit cloudy.
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Chances of China Trade Win Undercut by Trump Team Infighting 22 May 12:11pm Chances of China Trade Win Undercut by Trump Team Infighting
Ceaseless infighting and jockeying for influence on the White House’s trade team helped deprive the president of a quick victory on his most cherished policy issue.
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As Trump Adds Sanctions on Venezuela, Its Neighbors Reject Election Result 22 May 10:13am Updated As Trump Adds Sanctions on Venezuela, Its Neighbors Reject Election Result
A group of mainly Latin American nations said the vote had not “met with the international standards of a democratic, free, just and transparent electoral process.”
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Yes, You Can Go Home Again — if You’re a White House Correspondent From Elkhart, Indiana 22 May 9:51am Updated Yes, You Can Go Home Again — if You’re a White House Correspondent From Elkhart, Indiana
When I heard that President Trump would be speaking in North Side Middle School’s gymnasium, where I used to run laps in gym class, I wasn’t about to miss such a surreal reporting opportunity.
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22 May 9:18am Updated Beating Republicans in November will be harder than Democrats thought
It's become a numbing Washington ritual. Donald Trump shatters a traditional boundary on the exercise of presidential power. Or he uses inflammatory language that stirs racial animosities. Or he's hit by new revelations in the overlapping investigations into his campaign's contacts with foreign governments in 2016 and his own tangled financial and personal affairs before the presidency.
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Trump’s Charm and Threats May Not Be Working on China. Here’s Why. 22 May 2:58am Updated Trump’s Charm and Threats May Not Be Working on China. Here’s Why.
President Trump threatened tariffs on $150 billion in goods, then tried conciliation. Beijing’s response either way: Rebuff the offers and avoid specific pledges.
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Divisions Within Trump Team Undercut Quick Trade Victory With China 22 May 2:46am Updated Divisions Within Trump Team Undercut Quick Trade Victory With China
Ceaseless infighting and jockeying for influence on the White House’s trade team helped deprive the president of a quick victory on his most cherished policy issue.
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News Analysis: By Demanding an Investigation, Trump Challenged a Constraint on His Power 22 May 2:39am Updated News Analysis: By Demanding an Investigation, Trump Challenged a Constraint on His Power
The president escalated his campaign to undermine the Justice Department’s traditional independence from White House interference.
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21 May 11:35pm Paul Manafort accuses Mueller team member of leaking to reporters
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort accused a prominent member of special counsel Robert Mueller's team of leaking details of the investigation into the political operative to a media organization.
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News Analysis: Trump Team’s Mueller Strategy: Limit the Investigation and Attack the Investigators 21 May 9:47pm Updated News Analysis: Trump Team’s Mueller Strategy: Limit the Investigation and Attack the Investigators
“They have now decided that they need to be more proactive, more aggressive and more anticipatory,” says Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard Law School professor emeritus.
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Trump’s Demands Escalate Pressure on Rosenstein to Preserve Justice Dept.’s Independence 21 May 8:29pm Updated Trump’s Demands Escalate Pressure on Rosenstein to Preserve Justice Dept.’s Independence
Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, responded to the demand for an inquiry into the F.B.I.’s use of an informant by referring the request to the department’s inspector general.
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21 May 8:27pm Updated NYT: Donald Trump Jr. met with Gulf emissary at Trump Tower ahead of 2016 election
Three months before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump Jr. met with a small group of people at Trump Tower in New York, including an emissary for two Arab princes and an Israeli social media specialist, who offered assistance to the Trump campaign, The New York Times reported on Saturday, citing several people with knowledge of the encounters.
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21 May 7:41pm Updated Rosenstein and Wray meet with Trump as controversy over FBI source heats up
Top officials at the Justice Department, the FBI and Office of the Director of National Intelligence are meeting with President Donald Trump on Monday afternoon, potentially escalating or defusing a showdown over the bureau's use of a confidential intelligence source during the 2016 presidential campaign.
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Trump Swears In Gina Haspel as C.I.A. Director, Praising Agency as the ‘Most Elite’ in the World 21 May 6:41pm Trump Swears In Gina Haspel as C.I.A. Director, Praising Agency as the ‘Most Elite’ in the World
The president’s praise of the agency came amid his assault on what he perceives as the intelligence community’s improper actions as part of the investigations into his campaign.
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21 May 6:18pm US wary of North Korean cyber prowess ahead of Kim-Trump summit
The US intelligence community is exploring acquiring or developing new technological means of protecting its communication channels prior to the planned meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June in Singapore, one intelligence source with knowledge of the matter told CNN.
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21 May 5:54pm Fact Check of the Day: Trump Falsely Claims Russia Investigation Started Because of Steele Dossier
President Trump has repeatedly pointed to the findings of a House Intelligence Committee report to insist his campaign did not collude with Russia. But that same report concludes that the inquiry began with a diplomat’s tip about a Trump campaign adviser — not the salacious findings of a former British spy.
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21 May 5:03pm Updated Trump listening to outside advisers, not insiders, on fight with DOJ
A loose and informal group of Trump advisers outside the White House, some of whom think the President is being ill served by White House chief of staff John Kelly and White House counsel Don McGahn, have been aggressively campaigning to attack Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of a "deep state" plot against the President. The campaign has focused on pressing Trump-friendly media and the President himself to push Rosenstein to reveal details about the investigation that both the Justice Department and FBI do not want disclosed.
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21 May 4:15pm Trump: NASCAR fans stand for the national anthem
President Donald Trump on Monday called NASCAR a sport for "patriotic Americans," noting that fans of the race stand for the national anthem.
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Trump Swears in Gina Haspel as C.I.A. Director, Praising the Agency as ‘Most Elite’ in the World 21 May 4:04pm Updated Trump Swears in Gina Haspel as C.I.A. Director, Praising the Agency as ‘Most Elite’ in the World
The president’s praise of the intelligence agency came amid his assault on what he perceives as the intelligence community’s improper actions as part of investigations into his campaign.
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21 May 3:50pm Manafort drops one challenge to Mueller charge
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has dropped a challenge he made to one criminal charge he faces in Virginia because of a revelation by the special counsel Robert Mueller's office, according to a new court filing Monday.
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21 May 3:31pm Gorsuch comes through for Trump and big business
Just a few weeks ago, Supreme Court headlines caused some of President Donald Trump's supporters to pause for a moment.
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Trump Defends Administration’s Trade Strategy With China 21 May 2:08pm Updated Trump Defends Administration’s Trade Strategy With China
The president praised his approach, and criticized Democrats, in a series of tweets on Monday following a three-day negotiation session that ended with little clarity.
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Trump’s Charm and Threats Aren’t Working on China. Here’s Why. 21 May 12:52pm Updated Trump’s Charm and Threats Aren’t Working on China. Here’s Why.
President Trump threatened tariffs on $150 billion in goods, then tried conciliation. Beijing’s response either way: Rebuff the offers and avoid specific pledges.
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21 May 12:43pm Updated Trump unleashes new political earthquake with FBI spy charge
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21 May 12:41pm Updated Trump touts Haspel confirmation at CIA visit
President Donald Trump delivered a glowing endorsement of new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing in at CIA headquarters, the first time Trump has returned there since his controversial speech the day after his inauguration.
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21 May 11:25am Supreme Court sides with employers in class action arbitration cases
In a victory for employers and the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Monday said that employers could block employees from banding together as a class to fight legal disputes in employment arbitration agreements.
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Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting 21 May 10:00am Updated Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting
President Trump was surprised and angered by a statement issued by the North’s chief nuclear negotiator, who declared that the country would not swap its nuclear weapons capability for economic aid.
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21 May 8:53am NYT: Trump weighing political risks of North Korea meeting
President Donald Trump is becoming increasingly worried about the political risks of the US-North Korea summit in Singapore next month, administration and foreign officials told The New York Times.
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Trump Demands Inquiry Into Whether Justice Dept. ‘Infiltrated or Surveilled’ His Campaign 21 May 7:08am Updated Trump Demands Inquiry Into Whether Justice Dept. ‘Infiltrated or Surveilled’ His Campaign
Legal experts said President Trump’s promise of intervention had little precedent, and could force a clash between the sitting president and his Justice Department.
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U.S. Suspends Tariffs on China, Stoking Fears of a Loss of Leverage 21 May 5:28am Updated U.S. Suspends Tariffs on China, Stoking Fears of a Loss of Leverage
A temporary cease-fire has calmed fears of a trade war, but the Trump administration now faces criticism it is backing down from striking a tough deal.
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Mueller Hopes to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says 20 May 8:44pm Updated Mueller Hopes to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says
Mr. Giuliani sought to make the case that a longer timeline for that aspect of the Russia investigation would hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.
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Boosting U.S. Exports to China by $200 Billion Is a Tricky Task 20 May 8:40pm Updated Boosting U.S. Exports to China by $200 Billion Is a Tricky Task
President Trump is trying to broker a deal to bring down the national trade deficit with China. Experts doubt his goal is achievable.
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Mueller Plans to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says 20 May 8:08pm Updated Mueller Plans to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says
Mr. Giuliani sought to make the case that a longer timeline for that aspect of the Russia investigation would hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.
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20 May 7:29pm Updated Giuliani says Mueller could end probe of Trump by September if President agrees to interview
Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller is aiming to finish the probe into potential obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump by September.
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U.S. Suspends New Tariffs on China, Stoking White Flag Fears 20 May 7:03pm Updated U.S. Suspends New Tariffs on China, Stoking White Flag Fears
A temporary cease-fire has calmed fears of a trade war, but the Trump administration now faces criticism it is backing down from striking a tough deal.
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20 May 6:54pm Updated Trump to demand Justice Department examine whether it or FBI spied on campaign
President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will demand that his Justice Department look into whether it or the FBI spied on his presidential campaign for political reasons.
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20 May 6:13pm Updated Giuliani says Mueller could end obstruction probe by September
Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller is aiming to finish the probe into potential obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump by September.
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20 May 2:18pm Updated Donald Trump said 11 false things in just 5 tweets Sunday morning
On Sunday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted. And tweeted. And tweeted.
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20 May 7:14am Updated Melania Trump released from the hospital after kidney procedure
First lady Melania Trump was released from the hospital Saturday morning, her office confirmed.
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Now Even Japan Is Pushing Back Against Trump’s Tariffs 20 May 5:08am Updated Now Even Japan Is Pushing Back Against Trump’s Tariffs
Japan is considering filing a complaint with the W.T.O. against the United States for tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, a sign it could be readying for a trade war.
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Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election 19 May 4:46pm Updated Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election
The Trump Tower meeting and follow-ups are the first indication that countries beyond Russia may have offered help to the Trump campaign.
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Trump Administration Touts Successful China Trade Talks, but Leaves the Details for Later 19 May 4:07pm Trump Administration Touts Successful China Trade Talks, but Leaves the Details for Later
The administration said the two countries had reached an agreement to increase American exports, but said that specifics would be agreed upon at a later date.
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Melania Trump Returns to White House in ‘High Spirits’ After Kidney Procedure 19 May 3:00pm Updated Melania Trump Returns to White House in ‘High Spirits’ After Kidney Procedure
The White House has not explained what led the first lady to seek treatment or whether its reference to her “benign kidney condition” meant she had a tumor.
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Trump Administration Announces Trade Agreement With China to Reduce Deficit 19 May 2:29pm Trump Administration Announces Trade Agreement With China to Reduce Deficit
The Trump administration said Saturday that it had reached an agreement with China to increase exports of American goods and services in order to reduce the nations’ trade imbalance.
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19 May 11:01am Five times an incendiary pro-Trump claim on Russia fell flat
President Donald Trump started his Friday with a provocative tweet: "Reports are there was indeed at least one FBI representative implanted, for political purposes, into my campaign for president. It took place very early on, and long before the phony Russia Hoax became a 'hot' Fake News story. If true - all time biggest political scandal!"
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19 May 9:51am Unlikely allies confer on prison reform at White House
The White House brought together unlikely allies in support of prison reform on Friday, leading to the surprising sight of liberal pundit Van Jones sharing a venue with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner.
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Gunman at Trump Doral Golf Club in Florida Is Shot by the Police 19 May 8:12am Updated Gunman at Trump Doral Golf Club in Florida Is Shot by the Police
An armed man ranting against President Trump opened fire on officers early Friday in South Florida before he was wounded and apprehended, the police said.
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18 May 11:35pm Updated US bombers changed course after North Korea threatened Trump summit
The US, South Korea and Japan agreed this week to shift a planned flight of at least two nuclear-capable B-52 bombers so they would not fly over the Korean Peninsula, according to two US defense officials.
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F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump Claims 18 May 9:01pm Updated F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump Claims
The informant made contact in the summer of 2016 with Trump campaign advisers who were already under scrutiny for ties to Russia.
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How New Abortion Restrictions Would Affect Women’s Health Care 18 May 8:50pm How New Abortion Restrictions Would Affect Women’s Health Care
The Trump administration’s proposal to bar certain federal funds from abortion providers has raised complicated questions about reproductive health care.
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White House Keeps Details of Melania Trump’s Health Under Wraps 18 May 8:12pm Updated White House Keeps Details of Melania Trump’s Health Under Wraps
Four days into Mrs. Trump’s unusually long recovery period after a kidney procedure, virtually all that has been said is that the first lady is “doing great.”
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Trump Laments Latest School Shooting and Vows Action — Again 18 May 7:45pm Updated Trump Laments Latest School Shooting and Vows Action — Again
President Trump had called for gun control measures after the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla., but did not press for action, and Congress has not followed through.
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Trump Says He Will Nominate Acting Secretary to Lead V.A. 18 May 6:43pm Updated Trump Says He Will Nominate Acting Secretary to Lead V.A.
President Trump’s previous choice to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, Ronny L. Jackson, withdrew his name from consideration last month.
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In Familiar Cycle, Trump Laments Texas School Shooting and Vows Action 18 May 6:01pm Updated In Familiar Cycle, Trump Laments Texas School Shooting and Vows Action
Mr. Trump had called for gun control measures after the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla., but did not press for action, and Congress has not followed through.
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Trump’s New Health and Human Services Secretary Is a Joyful Regulator 18 May 5:58pm Trump’s New Health and Human Services Secretary Is a Joyful Regulator
In an administration with a deregulatory bent, Alex Azar relishes his policymaking powers.
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18 May 5:42pm Trump taps Adm. Harry Harris as ambassador to South Korea
President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Adm. Harry Harris as US ambassador to South Korea on Friday, filling a key diplomatic post ahead of his high-stakes June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
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18 May 4:09pm Updated Fact Check of the Day: The Context Behind Trump’s ‘Animals’ Comment
President Trump said his description of some immigrants as ‘animals’ referred to MS-13 members. But his remarks came during a discussion on how to prosecute immigrants in sanctuary cities, which don’t protect gang members who committed horrific crimes.
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China Smooths the Way for a Trade Deal as Economic Risks Mount 18 May 3:13pm China Smooths the Way for a Trade Deal as Economic Risks Mount
China dropped a trade case against American sorghum and prepared to offer Americans an eye-catching package of purchases in an attempt to calm President Trump’s ire on trade.
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18 May 1:09pm A majority supports abortion rights, but paying for them is tricky
The Trump administration is planning a controversial new proposition that would bar abortions at facilities receiving any federal family planning funds, an effort that could further divide the country on one of its most difficult political topics.
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18 May 1:04pm Updated Trump nominates Robert Wilkie for VA secretary
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is nominating Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, three weeks after his previous nominee withdrew from the confirmation process.
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Trump Administration to Tie Health Facilities’ Funding to Abortion Restrictions 18 May 12:58pm Updated Trump Administration to Tie Health Facilities’ Funding to Abortion Restrictions
The change would bar the staff of reproductive health groups from providing abortions or referring patients to abortion clinics or risk losing federal family planning funds.
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18 May 11:30am Updated Giuliani questions whether there was FBI informant in Trump campaign
Rudy Giuliani, who is representing President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation, said Friday he doesn't know for sure if the FBI had an informant in the Trump campaign.
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18 May 10:54am Updated Giuliani says Mueller has agreed to narrow scope of potential Trump interview
Rudy Giuliani said Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to narrow the scope of a potential interview with President Donald Trump from five topics to two.
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18 May 10:50am Trump really wants the (North Korean) show to go on
President Donald Trump wants Kim Jong Un to understand he really wants them to meet.
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18 May 10:37am Updated Mueller has a lot of options besides indicting Trump. Here they are
Rudy Giuliani's assertion to CNN this week that President Donald Trump can't be indicted by the special counsel, and thus can't face a subpoena, banks on a series of internal Justice Department policies.
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18 May 10:33am Bill Gates describes interesting encounters with Trump
Bill Gates made some eyebrow-raising claims about President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying he doesn't know the difference between two sexually transmitted diseases and that it was "scary" how much Trump knew about Gates' daughter's appearance.
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18 May 10:33am Updated One person in custody after reports of shots fired at Trump golf course
One person is in custody after police responded to a call of shots fired at the Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami, authorities said. "No known victims at this point," the Doral Police Department tweeted.
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Trump Pushes Possibility of Campaign Informant as ‘Really Bad Stuff’ 18 May 10:23am Updated Trump Pushes Possibility of Campaign Informant as ‘Really Bad Stuff’
By raising the prospect of a spy in his 2016 campaign, the president weighed into a simmering battle between federal law enforcement officials and his allies on Capitol Hill.
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18 May 10:10am Updated Fact Check of the Day: Trump Stretches Facts by Claiming Record Successes During ‘Greatest Witch Hunt’ in U.S. History
A historian says comparing the Russia investigation to the Salem witch trials is “hot air.” And among the past 10 presidents, Mr. Trump has signed the second-fewest bills to become law at this point in his term.
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Gunman at Trump Golf Club in Florida Is Shot by the Police 18 May 8:59am Updated Gunman at Trump Golf Club in Florida Is Shot by the Police
The gunman, who was identified as Jonathan Oddi, was shot several times and was “yelling and spewing some information about President Trump,” the police said.
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U.S. and South Korea to Discuss North’s ‘Bright Future’ 18 May 7:46am U.S. and South Korea to Discuss North’s ‘Bright Future’
Moon Jae-in, the South Korean leader, is to meet President Trump at the White House next week to discuss possible incentives for Pyongyang to denuclearize.
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18 May 5:07am Updated Trump failure to disclose Cohen payments last year raises red flags, experts say
Donald Trump's fresh acknowledgment this week that he reimbursed his lawyer Michael Cohen more than $100,000 in 2017 is raising red flags with ethics experts about why the President withheld information from the public about those payments last year.
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18 May 4:18am Updated Trump Jr. called a blocked number before and after the Trump Tower meeting. Whom did he call?
One of the biggest lingering questions following Wednesday's release of thousands pages of documents related to the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting is three phone calls Donald Trump Jr. placed to blocked telephone numbers before and after the meeting.
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18 May 4:00am Updated Trump administration to bar abortions at facilities receiving federal family funds
President Donald Trump's administration plans to propose a new rule Friday that would bar abortions at facilities receiving federal family planning funds, according to two people familiar with the plans -- a move aimed squarely at Planned Parenthood, which accepts some federal money for non-abortion services.
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UK may double Afghanistan troops after Trump decision 18 May 2:59am UK may double Afghanistan troops after Trump decision
The number of British troops in Afghanistan could be almost doubled, after the defence secretary wrote to the prime minister asking for more boots on the ground.
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North Korea’s Sudden Shift Puts South’s Leader on the Spot 18 May 12:49am Updated North Korea’s Sudden Shift Puts South’s Leader on the Spot
For President Moon Jae-in, North Korea’s threat to derail talks has made clear the difficulties of playing matchmaker between Kim Jong-un and President Trump.
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18 May 12:45am Trump and North Korea Rebuff Bolton’s ‘Libya Model’
John Bolton, the national security adviser, says the dismantling of Libya’s nuclear weapons program provides a playbook for North Korean denuclearization. The idea is provoking a lot of resistance and confusion.
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An Aggrieved Trump Wants Better Press, and He Blames Leaks for Not Getting It 17 May 9:52pm Updated An Aggrieved Trump Wants Better Press, and He Blames Leaks for Not Getting It
The president’s irritation with his staff reached a new level last week after the leak of a morbid joke a junior aide made about Senator John McCain having brain cancer.
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17 May 9:49pm Updated Federal judge skeptical of lawsuit brought by 3 Democrats against Trump campaign
A federal judge on Thursday cast doubt on a civil lawsuit brought against the Trump campaign and Roger Stone by three Democrats who claim that election-year WikiLeaks releases destroyed their reputations.
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17 May 8:53pm What to watch for in the Mueller probe
The message from the Trump camp Thursday on the anniversary of the Mueller investigation is there's nothing to see, it's time to close it down.
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Chance of Nafta Deal in 2018 Diminishes as Talks Drag Past Congressional Deadline 17 May 8:47pm Chance of Nafta Deal in 2018 Diminishes as Talks Drag Past Congressional Deadline
The Trump administration had hoped a revised deal would reach the current Congress, in which Republicans control both chambers. Now, those prospects are diminishing by the day.
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White House Memo: ‘Bigger Than Watergate’? Both Sides Say Yes, but for Different Reasons 17 May 8:45pm White House Memo: ‘Bigger Than Watergate’? Both Sides Say Yes, but for Different Reasons
Forty-four years after Richard Nixon resigned, critics of President Trump see an even worse scandal. Mr. Trump says the real outrage is the investigation.
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Congressional Candidates, Not Mueller, Could Decide Trump’s Future 17 May 8:14pm Congressional Candidates, Not Mueller, Could Decide Trump’s Future
The idea of impeachment raises the stakes for control of Congress this November and potentially puts the idea front and center in the midterm elections.
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17 May 6:48pm Updated Trump administration arresting noncriminal immigrants in increasing numbers, new figures show
A growing percentage of immigrants arrested by the Trump administration don't have criminal convictions on their records, even though officials have repeatedly said arresting criminals is their priority.
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Show Starring Avenatti and Scaramucci Is Being Pitched to Television Executives 17 May 5:01pm Updated Show Starring Avenatti and Scaramucci Is Being Pitched to Television Executives
The men are fixtures on cable news — Mr. Avenatti, the lawyer for a pornographic actress suing the president, as Mr. Trump’s antagonist, and Mr. Scaramucci as the president’s supporter.
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17 May 3:22pm Updated Evidence gathering in Zervos defamation case against Trump can proceed
A New York appeals court has denied a motion by President Donald Trump's attorney to stay the Summer Zervos defamation case pending appeal, meaning the gathering of evidence known as "discovery" can move forward as both parties await a ruling on the appeal.
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Trump Says Russia Inquiry’s Overreach Is a Scandal ‘Bigger Than Watergate!’ 17 May 1:08pm Trump Says Russia Inquiry’s Overreach Is a Scandal ‘Bigger Than Watergate!’
Mr. Trump tweeted that a confidential informant embedded in his presidential campaign would be a scandal bigger than Watergate, inviting comparisons.
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17 May 11:01am 5 takeaways from the Trump Tower transcripts
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‘Bigger Than Watergate!’ Trump Fumes as Russia Inquiry Enters Second Year 17 May 10:50am Updated ‘Bigger Than Watergate!’ Trump Fumes as Russia Inquiry Enters Second Year
Mr. Trump tweeted that a confidential informant embedded in his presidential campaign would be a scandal bigger than Watergate, inviting comparisons.
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17 May 10:19am US officials believe North Korea is posturing ahead of summit
After a day spent assessing North Korea's threats to scrap a planned summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, US officials have largely determined that Kim is posturing ahead of talks and don't believe the meeting is in real jeopardy, according to administration aides.
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Trump Meets Uzbek President, Making No Mention of Human Rights 17 May 9:56am Updated Trump Meets Uzbek President, Making No Mention of Human Rights
Aides said Wednesday’s meeting was an effort to begin a new era of partnership with Uzbekistan, a country that is making its first fitful turns away from authoritarianism.
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Mueller Won’t Indict Trump if He Finds Wrongdoing, Giuliani Says 17 May 7:46am Updated Mueller Won’t Indict Trump if He Finds Wrongdoing, Giuliani Says
The special counsel’s office has told the president’s lawyers that prosecutors will follow existing guidelines that say that sitting presidents cannot be indicted.
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Trump Calls Some Unauthorized Immigrants ‘Animals’ in Rant 16 May 11:08pm Updated Trump Calls Some Unauthorized Immigrants ‘Animals’ in Rant
The president unspooled a lengthy diatribe before TV cameras, warning that dangerous people were clamoring to breach the United States’ borders and castigating Mexico.
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In Rebuke of Trump, Tillerson Says Lies Are a Threat to Democracy 16 May 8:57pm Updated In Rebuke of Trump, Tillerson Says Lies Are a Threat to Democracy
The ex-secretary of state, who didn’t mention the president by name in a commencement speech at the Virginia Military Institute, said efforts to hide the truth amounted to going “wobbly on America.”
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16 May 8:29pm Fact Check of the Day: Trump Falsely Claims a 40% Decrease in Illegal Border Crossings
Such crossings actually increased in April, compared with March and the previous three Aprils.
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Top Republican Senator Says There’s ‘No Doubt’ Russia Favored Trump 16 May 8:14pm Top Republican Senator Says There’s ‘No Doubt’ Russia Favored Trump
Senator Richard M. Burr of North Carolina, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he saw “no reason to dispute” the findings of the United States’ spy agencies.
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16 May 7:54pm Trump blames Democrats for laws that force immigration agents to break up families
President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for immigration laws that force federal immigration agents to break up families during a roundtable to discuss California sanctuary state policies.
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Prospective Democratic Presidential Candidates Put Their Ideas on Audition 16 May 7:37pm Prospective Democratic Presidential Candidates Put Their Ideas on Audition
At a Center for American Progress conference, Democrats who are potentially eyeing 2020 focused less on opposing President Trump and more on affirmative policy goals.
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16 May 7:06pm Updated Five takeaways from the Trump Tower transcripts
The Senate Judiciary Committee released thousands of pages of interviews Wednesday conducted with many participants at the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, providing the deepest look yet at the meeting where Donald Trump Jr. was promised "dirt" on Hillary Clinton.
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Trump Discloses Cohen Payment, Raising Questions About Previous Omission 16 May 7:02pm Updated Trump Discloses Cohen Payment, Raising Questions About Previous Omission
Mr. Trump’s financial disclosure included a payment made to his personal attorney, Michael D. Cohen, who has said he paid a porn star who claimed an affair with Mr. Trump.
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16 May 6:49pm Updated Trump discloses payment to Cohen in financial form
President Donald Trump acknowledged that he has repaid his lawyer Michael Cohen for expenses Cohen occurred during the 2016 presidential election, according to his financial disclosure forms released Wednesday.
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