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Iowa Poll: Trump has big fan base among Iowa Republicans, but they welcome challengers  Des Moines Register

Ted Cruz, Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio, Nikki Haley are seen more favorably than other potential challengers to Trump. Ben Sasse, Jeff Flake rate poorly.

Mueller Exposes Putin's Hold Over Trump  Forbes

Mueller Investigates A Massive Election Fraud By Trump With Five Main Areas Of Criminality.

Trump finds himself isolated in shutdown fight | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump is finding himself increasingly isolated less than a week ahead of a potential government shutdown, as even members of his own party admit ...

Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder  CNN

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will review the case of Army Major Matt Golsteyn, a Special Forces soldier and Afghanistan veteran charged ...

Trump: Sessions 'should be ashamed of himself' for allowing Russia probe to proceed | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump said Sunday that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions "should be ashamed of himself" for allowing the special counsel's investigation into ...

Schiff explains why he wants to obtain Trump's Deutsche Bank records  NBC News

"The concern about Deutsche Bank is they have a history of laundering Russian money," Schiff said on "Meet the Press."

Miller doubles down on Trump's shutdown threat  CNN

In an interview with CBS, White House adviser Stephen Miller repeated President Trump's threat to shut down the federal government if Congress cannot come ...

Behind the scenes of Trump's hasty chief of staff pick  NBC News

President Trump hastily settled on Mick Mulvaney to be his chief of staff after several other potential sources declined interest in the job.

2019 is the year the Supreme Court will make or break Trump  CNN

The court is facing requests from an aggressive Trump administration to weigh in early on many of its most controversial policies in areas including immigration, ...

Mulvaney Called Trump a ‘Terrible Human Being’ in 2016  The New York Times

Mick Mulvaney, President Trump's pick to be acting White House chief of staff, described Mr. Trump in 2016 as a “terrible human being” who had said “disgusting ...

Trump travel ban keeps Yemeni mother from seeing dying 2-year-old in Oakland  San Francisco Chronicle

The Yemeni mother of a 2-year-old boy on life support in an Oakland hospital is being prevented from coming to the country to say goodbye to her son by the ...

Trump's trade war could cost every middle-class American family $453 and could eliminate 292,000 US jobs  Business Insider

President Donald Trump's tariffs will produce a drag on the economy, a loss of American jobs, and lower household incomes accoridng to a new report.

Trump the focus of at least 6 investigations  CNN

At least six entities linked to President Donald Trump are the focus of investigations, with the possibility of others that have not been made public. CNN's Victor ...

White House prepares for shutdown as both sides dig in over Trump’s wall  The Washington Post

The White House and a number of federal agencies have started advanced preparations for a partial government shutdown, as President Trump and ...

Again, China debases the rule of law. This time, President Trump chimes right in.  The Washington Post

I know. No big deal. Just one more casually amoral, willfully obtuse, senselessly destructive assault on the rule of law. But President Trump's preening ...

President Donald Trump's poll numbers are bad, but here's why he could win in 2020  CNN

If the economy has the same job growth over the final two years of Trump's first term as it did over the first two years, history suggests Trump would be favored to ...

Trump's 'Smocking Gun' Tweet Tops This Week’s Internet News  WIRED

President Trump misspells smoking. Plus: The Washington Post adds a "Bottomless Pinocchio" rating, Theresa May cancels a Brexit vote, and more.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to leave Trump administration at end of the year  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will depart from his administration at the end of the ...

Trump inaugural committee under criminal investigation, sources say  CNN

President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee is currently being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible financial abuses related to ...

As the Trumps Dodged Taxes, Their Tenants Paid a Price  The New York Times

They were collateral damage as Donald J. Trump and his siblings dodged inheritance taxes and gained control of their father's fortune: thousands of renters in ...

Trump calls for GREAT healthcare after Obamacare is ruled unconstitutional  Vox.com

Even as President Donald Trump cheered a Friday federal court ruling that declared Obamacare unconstitutional, he was already calling for a new law that ...

FBI releases document intel officials used to brief Trump on dossier  CNN

The FBI on Friday released a redacted version of the memo that top intelligence officials, including former FBI Director James Comey, used to brief President ...

Trump's campaign, business, administration, inaugural committee, family under investigation  MSNBC

Due to Michael Cohen and court filings over the last few weeks Donald Trump has been linked to numerous investigations, the latest of which involves possibly ...

Trump’s Push for Trade Win Could Undermine Sanctions Enforcement  The New York Times

President Trump's suggestion that he could intervene in the arrest of a Huawei executive could put his sanctions enforcement strategy at risk.

After outcry over appointment, Trump's top law enforcer treading lightly  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Matthew Whitaker flew to Dallas last week to deliver his latest speech since U.S. President Donald Trump installed him as acting ...

Trump's legal woes worsen | TheHill  The Hill

New admissions conflict with President Trump's evolving explanations for payments to two women during the 2016 election.

Cupp: Trump's White House is political ipecac  CNN

SE Cupp discusses the recent departures in President Donald Trump's White House and says it is foreshadowing for others who will likely become targets of ...

The year of Trump, according to Trump  CNN

It's hard to remember everything that happened this year in politics -- so we assembled these soundbites from President Donald Trump to help you out.

Is there value in interviewing Trump's aides?  CNN

After Chris Cuomo's recent interview with Kellyanne Conway, Don Lemon challenged Cuomo and questioned whether Kellyanne Conway should be booked on ...

Rudy Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, blasts Michael Cohen as 'pathetic'  ABC News

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani blasted the president's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen as "pathetic" and a "serial liar" when ...

Trump makes unannounced visit to Arlington National Cemetery  The Washington Post

President Trump made an unscheduled visit to Arlington National Cemetery on a rainy Saturday, following weeks of criticism for skipping ceremonial visits in the ...

Key lawmakers seek to haul in Trump associates working with Mueller  CNN

Now that President Donald Trump's former "fixer," Michael Cohen, has been sentenced to prison, leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence committees are ...

Trump offers new alternative facts to explain his problems, but ...  CNN

President Donald Trump sought the open arms of Twitter and Fox News to creatively explain away inconvenient facts about his legal peril and his promised ...

George Conway calls Trump a liar on Twitter after Kellyanne Conway defends him on TV  The Washington Post

The sharply divergent views that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and her husband hold of President Trump played out in public again on Thursday ...

President Trump’s claim that Democrats gave Iran $150 billion  The Washington Post

“The Democrats and President Obama gave Iran 150 Billion Dollars and got nothing, but they can't give 5 Billion Dollars for National Security and a Wall?”.

Donald Trump’s Tabloid Reckoning  The New Yorker

John Cassidy writes about a new revelation about a deal between President Trump and A.M.I., the parent company of the National Enquirer, which contradicts ...

Trump praises closure of Weekly Standard: 'Rest in peace!' | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump on Saturday praised the shuttering of The Weekly Standard, a conservative magazine critical of him, one day after the publication announced ...

Markets are underestimating the long-term impact of Trump's fight with China  CNBC

By pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trump sacrificed the best and earliest chance he had galvanize allies around a 12-country trade and investment ...

“This Is Not a Normal Time”: Trump and the Rapidly Expanding “Witch Hunt”  The New Yorker

Susan B. Glasser on comments made this week by the departing senators Jeff Flake and Claire McCaskill, and what may be in store for the Republican Party in ...

Trump strains to find contenders for WH, chief of staff jobs  MSNBC

NBC's Morgan Radford talks to Tom Nichols, author of “The Death of Expertise” and Jordan Fabian, White House correspondent for The Hill. Nichols says the ...

First-ever Fact Checker poll: Few Americans believe Trump’s false statements  The Washington Post

Working with Scott Clement and Emily Guskin of The Washington Post polling department, the Fact Checker team developed a poll designed to test whether ...

Melania Trump's spokeswoman speaks out  CNN

Melania Trump's spokesperson issues a rebuttal to Kate Brower's opinion piece. Stephanie Grisham writes, "to claim that Mrs. Trump's interview was 'a lost ...

Trump push to deport Vietnam War refugees scalds California GOP  POLITICO

'It's not just bad social policy. It's incredibly bad politics,' said one Republican consultant.

Adam Schiff’s Plans to Obliterate Trump’s Red Line  The New Yorker

President Trump said some time ago that he believes his personal finances should be off limits to investigators. In an interview with the Times in July, 2017, he ...

Melania Trump’s approval rating is down by double digits  The Washington Post

The first lady's approval rating fell to 43 percent, down from 54 percent in October, hitting the lowest point since her husband took office.

CNN Poll: Approval ratings for Trump, Mueller fall  CNN

As Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election inches closer to the President, approval of Donald Trump's handling of the ...

Trump: Ex-Apprentice crew claims POTUS ‘took drugs’, treated teens ‘like meat’  NEWS.com.au

A comedian and ex-Celebrity Apprentice staffer who claims to have worked with Donald Trump for six years has made shocking new accusations against the US ...

Stormy Daniels Ordered to Pay Trump $293,000 in Legal Fees  The New York Times

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the pornographic film actress Stormy Daniels to pay President Trump about $293,000 in legal fees and sanctions after her ...

Tech from self-driving cars could solve border security without Trump's $5 billion wall  CNBC

CNBC went to the U.S.-Mexico border to learn about electronic surveillance systems being tested to stop immigrants from entering illegally.

After Ayers Turns Down Chief of Staff Job, Trump Is Left Without a Plan B  The New York Times

Finding a replacement for the White House chief of staff, John F. Kelly, is in many ways just the latest staffing snare in a White House that has struggled to fill ...

Sorry, President Trump, collusion IS a crime  CNN

If the President sought or accepted anything of value in return for engaging in a secret agreement with the Russians to influence the 2016 election -- without the ...

Morning Bits: Trump’s not winning  The Washington Post

President Trump isn't winning many face-offs. “By New York standards, Trump is neither the world's greatest performer nor the most masterful negotiator.

For Trump, it’s all downhill from here  The Washington Post

The president's approval ratings aren't likely to get any better.

Trump sets 'terrible precedent' by crossing red line on Huawei case  CNN

President Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use an arrested Chinese tech executive as a bargaining chip in trade talks with Beijing drew rebukes for ...

For Trump, owning a shutdown will spark cries of 'atta boy'  CNN

No one likes a shutdown, Scott Jennings says, but Donald Trump's Oval Office stand against Democrats will delight his base and his shutdown strategy can turn ...

Incoming New York attorney general plans wide-ranging investigations of Trump and family  NBC News

New York Attorney Gen.-elect Letitia James says she plans to launch sweeping investigations into President Donald Trump, his family and "anyone" in his circle ...

Cooper mocks Trump's show-and-tell interview  CNN

CNN's Anderson Cooper takes a second look at President Trump's interview on Fox News where he used printed articles to try to prove his points.

Trump confides to friends he's concerned about impeachment  NBC News

Despite President Donald Trump's public declaration that he isn't concerned about impeachment, he has told people close to him that he is alarmed by the ...

Friday was a very, very bad day for Donald Trump  CNN

On Friday, President Donald Trump (and the rest of us) got the most fulsome look into the inner workings of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation yet.

Ex-US attorney: Mueller ‘absolutely’ has Trump’s tax returns | TheHill  The Hill

Former U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg said Thursday that he “absolutely” believed special counsel Robert Mueller has President Trump's tax returns.

Trump defends daughter Ivanka amid email scrutiny  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday that his daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump did use private email during the start of ...

Donald Trump's suffocating presence and unhinged executive power is the product of history  USA TODAY

Given the presidency's evolution, Donald Trump, the overlord of American politics, is not a fluke, or some historic anomaly. He's an inevitability.

Trump’s badly timed norm breaches  Washington Post

On Tuesday, most political observers agreed that President Trump's televised Oval Office dust-up with Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sen. Charles E.

Trump’s Baseless Claim That Mexico Will Pay for the Wall Through the New Nafta  The New York Times

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement does not compel Mexico to pay for the wall, and little in it would divert funds from Mexico to the United States.

Exclusive: Two key answers from Trump to Mueller  CNN

President Donald Trump told special counsel Robert Mueller in writing that Roger Stone did not tell him about WikiLeaks, nor was he told about the 2016 Trump ...

SpaceX May Be New Barrier for Trump’s Border Wall  The New York Times

A planned stretch of wall in Texas may be the first to be built under President Trump. It's likely to be opposed by landowners, including a wildlife refuge — and ...

Piers Morgan says Piers Morgan should be Trump’s new chief of staff  The Washington Post

Of course Piers Morgan has several quasi-plausible reasons President Trump should select him as his new chief of staff, but the first winner of “Celebrity ...

The Trump file: Trump's 10 top falsehoods of 2018  PolitiFact

President Donald Trump has twice garnered PolitiFact's Lie of the Year "prize." Readers argued that he was again worthy of the recognition. Readers selected ...

Trump embarks on whirlwind G20 after canceling Putin meeting  CNN

Buenos Aires (CNN) President Donald Trump was only a half-hour into his nine-hour flight to the G20 summit here in the Argentine capital when he decided to ...

Would Indicting Trump Be Constitutional?  The New York Times

Yes, it would be. But that question is a distraction from the principal objective of the Russia investigation.

Trump announces John Kelly is leaving  CNN

White House chief of staff John Kelly will be leaving his position at the end of the year, President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Saturday ...

Nikki Haley: Trump's 'unpredictable' behavior was advantageous at UN  CNN

Washington (CNN) Outgoing US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said she used President Donald Trump's "unpredictable" behavior to her ...

Trump’s latest tweets cross clear lines, experts say: Obstruction of justice and witness tampering  The Washington Post

President Trump took to Twitter Monday morning, haranguing special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and witnesses to his ongoing Russia investigation. His tweets ...

Donald Trump buried a climate change report because 'I don't believe it'  CNN

President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed a study produced by his own administration, involving 13 federal agencies and more than 300 leading climate ...

Trump surrounding himself with yes-men and yes-women  CNN

With this new shakeup, Trump defenders and opponents can agree on one thing: With every departure, Donald Trump is getting more of the team he wants at his ...

DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Strong-Arming of China Might Be Working  The New York Times

American officials are wielding tariffs to extract concessions that Beijing has long delayed or rejected altogether.

Rex Tillerson on Trump: ‘Undisciplined, doesn’t like to read’ and tries to do illegal things  The Washington Post

Tillerson was trying to be diplomatic while talking about Trump's reliance on his instincts, but the subtext was clear.

Trump border wall: the hypocrisy of Trump’s immigration agenda  Vox

The president doesn't want undocumented immigrants in the United States. Unless they work for him.

Jared Kushner Replaced Michael Cohen as Trump's National Enquirer Connection  The Daily Beast

Shortly after the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was handed a task considered critical to the president's operations.

While Working for Trump, Giuliani Courts Business Abroad  The New York Times

Ethics experts say Rudolph W. Giuliani risks blurring lines by seeking contracts with foreign governments even as he remains President Trump's personal ...

Proof that Trump is lying about ‘fake news,’ from Trump himself  The Washington Post

The only thing fake in all this has been Mr. Trump's insistence that reporters got it all wrong — the same claim he is making now about the stories on his ...

How Trump’s approval rating has evolved, according to data scientist Donald Trump  The Washington Post

It's tweet-about-50-percent-approval-from-Rasmussen o'clock.

Fed chairman in Trump’s sights as interest rate decision looms  The Guardian

The president has called the US central bank's chairman, Jerome Powell, 'too aggressive' on policy.

Trump's claim on border arrests: CNN fact check  CNN

President Trump has stated there have been 10 terror arrests along the US-Mexico border when discussing the need for a wall. CNN's Jim Sciutto looks into this ...

Will Trump’s Presidency Survive 2019?  The New York Times

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | RadioPublic | Stitcher | Spotify | Google Play. This week on “The Argument” ...

Comey calls on Americans to 'use every breath we have' to oust Trump in 2020  CNN

New York (CNN) Former FBI Director James Comey asked American voters Sunday night to end Donald Trump's presidency with a "landslide" victory for his ...

Cooper calls out Trump's border security claim  CNN

CNN's Anderson Cooper laughs at President Donald Trump's statement that a new border wall is being built right now, stating the only new wall "sits on the ...

21 very revealing lines from Donald Trump's 'gut' Washington Post interview  CNN

President Donald Trump sat down with The Washington Post in the Oval Office on Tuesday, the latest in a series of interviews with major media outlets of late.

Trump’s Intervention in Huawei Case Would Be Legal, but Bad Precedent, Experts Say  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — When President Trump said in an interview this week that he was willing to intercede in the case of a Chinese telecom executive facing ...

Architect of bin Laden raid: Trump 'threatens the Constitution' when he attacks the media  CNN

Retired Adm. William McRaven on Sunday stood by his previous statement that President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media represent "the greatest ...

Trump’s Book Club: A President Who Doesn’t Read Promotes the Books That Promote Him  The New York Times

President Trump, who is not a reader, has used Twitter to plug a slew of Trump-friendly books with titles like “Why We Fight” and “The Russia Hoax.”

George Conway blasts Trump’s claim that Cohen filing ‘totally clears the President’  The Washington Post

Conway has been a frequent critic of Trump and his administration.

Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected on Tuesday to unveil a plan that would weaken federal clean water rules designed to protect millions of ...

President Trump traveled 250 yards to greet George W. Bush. He used a stretch limo and an eight-vehicle motorcade to make the trip.  The Washington Post

President Trump traversed a wide political chasm Tuesday evening when he personally welcomed George W. Bush, his occasional foil, to Blair House, the ...

Fact-checking President Trump’s volley of weekend tweets  The Washington Post

Let's dive right into the pile of wrongness on President Trump's Twitter feed from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10. “The Paris Agreement isn't working out so well for Paris.

Melania Trump's poll numbers plummet  CNN

Washington (CNN) Melania Trump's favorable rating has fallen by double-digits, according to a new CNN poll. The first lady, whose favorability stood at 54% in ...

Trump politicizes Thanksgiving call with troops to attack migrants, judges  CNN

President Donald Trump struck a nakedly political tone during a Thanksgiving call with US *service* members stationed around the world as he steered the ...

New book by Trump advisers alleges that the president has ‘embedded enemies’  The Washington Post

Trump's Enemies: How the Deep State is Undermining the Presidency” reads in part like the president's Twitter grievances in book form. Corey R. Lewandowski ...

Fox News's Tucker Carlson says Trump has achieved nothing  The Washington Post

In an interview with a Swiss weekly, Tucker Carlson said Trump has failed to deliver on his goals and that the Republican Party "will die" without changes.