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President Trump said he 'appreciates' Mueller's response to BuzzFeed report  NBC News

Trump thanked special counsel Robert Mueller's office after it disputed a BuzzFeed News report alleging the president instructed Michael Cohen to lie.

Romney backs Trump on partial shutdown, says 'I don't understand' Pelosi's position  Fox News

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, on Friday backed President Trump's stance on the partial government shutdown, backing his call for a wall on the southern border ...

Trump explains the toughest thing he's had to do as President  CNN

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More Americans pessimistic about Trump's presidency than any presidency in last 25 years  CNN

The 47% who say Trump's presidency will be unsuccessful is also higher than ever measured in the last 25 years for any president. These people are basically ...

The Strange Persistent Troubling Russian Hang-Up of Donald Trump  The New York Times

So President Trump's main concern at the border with Mexico is the supposed discovery of “prayer rugs.” Trump came into office as an anti-Muslim bigot; he is ...

Trump says U.S. 'made a lot of progress' with North Korea  Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had "an incredible" meeting with North Korea's nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol and the two sides had made "a ...

After Trump, It’s — Oh, No!  The New York Times

Wow, so much Trump impeachment talk. People, how would you feel about a President Mike Pence? Never thought much about Mike, did you? But if Trump gets ...

Trump Travels To Dover AFB For Dignified Transfer Of 4 Americans Killed In Syria  NPR

President Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base on Saturday as the remains of four Americans killed earlier this week by a suicide bomber in Syria were ...

A Republican Challenge to Trump?  The New York Times

Larry Hogan can offer a serious and meaningful alternative to the corroded conservatism we have in Washington today.

For Trump, the Political Is the Personal  The New York Times

President Trump was several minutes into an extemporaneous speech on Monday when an offhand locution clarified an important reason the government ...

‘Would you like to speak to the president?’  The Washington Post

An accidental encounter with President Trump, from a brasserie in Paris.

A black R&B artist hoped singing for Trump would build ‘a bridge.’ It derailed her career instead.  The Washington Post

Chrisette Michele hoped she could use a performance at an inaugural ball to "be a bridge" between Donald Trump and the black community. Instead, 5 minutes ...

Mueller Statement Disputes Report That Trump Directed Cohen to Lie  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election disputed on Friday a report that said President Trump had ...

'The Daily Show' Unveils Perfect Credit Card To Pay For Donald Trump's Wall  HuffPost

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” on Friday unveiled a spoof credit card that pokes fun at President Donald Trump's claims on the 2016 campaign trail that ...

U.S. military leaders 'embarrassed' by Trump's Syria plan, Kurdish commander says  NBC News

American military leaders are "constantly apologizing" for President Trump's Syria withdrawal plan, according to the commander of the Syrian Democratic ...

Trump and Pence give surprise addresses at antiabortion March for Life  The Washington Post

President Trump and Vice President Pence surprised thousands of protesters demonstrating against abortion on the Mall in Washington by making ...

Mike Pence has lasted 2 years as Trump’s VP. That may be his main accomplishment.  The Washington Post

Mike Pence has lasted almost two years as Donald Trump's vice president. That's an accomplishment of sorts, given the short tenure of many high-level Trump ...

How will history judge President Trump?  BBC News

Two years into a history-defying presidency, the BBC's Nick Bryant assesses how Donald Trump may be remembered.

GOP Texas Border Congressman Calls Trump's Crisis A 'Myth,' His Wall Ancient  HuffPost

"Building a wall from sea to shining sea is the most expensive and least effective way to do border security," says Rep. Will Hurd.

Trump is a slapstick genius for the comically disastrous way he runs the country  The Washington Post

“The Play That Goes Wrong,” a British slapstick comedy, finished a short run at the Kennedy Center this month, so most Washingtonians didn't get to see its ...

Trump Administration Spells Out Who Wins and Loses From New Tax Break  The New York Times

The Internal Revenue *Service* issued regulations governing a 20 percent deduction for so-called pass-through companies.

Trump startled by cozy Barr-Mueller relationship  CNN

President Donald Trump was startled Tuesday as he watched television coverage of his nominee for attorney general describing a warm relationship with the ...

John Kelly shocked staff with speech 'hostile' to Trump, tell-all book reveals  The Guardian

Book by ex-White House aide Cliff Sims, seen by Guardian, says chief of staff indicated 'country first, president second' approach.

Trump's Pledge to Pull U.S. Out of Syria Meets Reality  TIME

In the month since President Trump made the surprise announcement that he would withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, the policy has slowly disintegrated into a ...

Trump's Bogus Tweet About Prayer Rugs at the Border  The Atlantic

Seldom can one find so succinct a demonstration of the president's anti-Muslim sentiments, reliance on right-wing media, and lack of interest in accuracy or truth.

Trump's missile defense plan is bad strategy  Washington Examiner

President Trump's new missile defense plan is misguided. It will drain money from Pentagon priorities, provoke aggressive Chinese and Russian ...

Trump says he’ll make ‘major announcement’ Saturday about partial shutdown, border ‘crisis’  Fox News

President Trump on Friday tweeted that he'll make “a major announcement” Saturday afternoon concerning the ongoing partial government shutdown and the ...

Supreme Court unlikely to hear Trump DACA appeal  NBC News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court took no action on Friday on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. It now appears likely that ...

Trump is fraying nerves inside the Pentagon  CNN

Washington (CNN) Two years into his presidency, Donald Trump is fueling unprecedented uncertainty and anxiety inside the Pentagon. In private conversations ...

Trump’s unfounded tweet about Muslim “prayer rugs,” explained  Vox

President Donald Trump on Friday posted an extremely dubious tweet alleging people from Muslim-majority countries are crossing the border with bad ...

Trump's dismal popularity among foreigners may be costing the US billions in exports  CNBC

President Donald Trump's unpopularity overseas could be lowering American exports by billions of dollars as foreign demand for U.S. goods moves in tandem ...

Lindsey Graham says Trump's Syria statements emboldened ISIS  CNN

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that he is concerned President Donald Trump's statements about Syria have emboldened ISIS and called on ...

Rudy Giuliani says Trump didn't collude with Russia but can't say if campaign aides did  CNN

Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he never denied President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign, ...

In a West Wing in Transition, Trump Tries to Stand Firm on the Shutdown  The New York Times

Despite his public bravado, President Trump has had moments of frustration as he takes in negative news coverage of the shutdown, pointing his finger at aides ...

Consumer sentiment drops to lowest level of Trump's presidency  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Americans are getting nervous. The University of Michigan's survey of consumer sentiment for January dropped by 7.7% from the ...

Nancy Pelosi just pulled a major power move on Donald Trump's State of the Union  CNN

Sometimes the best power moves in politics are conveyed in the most mundane language.

Trump’s Probably Not Going Anywhere. Get Over It.  POLITICO

The walls supposedly are always closing in on President Donald Trump. The end is always beginning. He's going to quit. He's going to be impeached and ...

Trump loses support among his core voting groups as the shutdown drags on, polls say  CNBC

The poll results come in the midst of the government shutdown and as multiple Democratic lawmakers announce 2020 bids to challenge Trump.

Many Voters Think Trump’s a Self-Made Man. What Happens When You Tell Them Otherwise?  POLITICO

Who is Donald Trump? Ask Americans and many of them will describe a self-made billionaire.

Trump plans prime-time address, border visit as shutdown fight continues  CNN

President Donald Trump will seize the power of the bully pulpit this week amid the ongoing government shutdown, making his case for border wall funding in a ...

‘We needed Trump to survive’ – in this area of Texas, Trump is deemed a success  The Guardian

Roberts county, in the panhandle, goes some way to show the extent of unwavering support that remains among Trump's base.

Have losses from the shutdown equaled the cost of Trump's border wall demand?  NBC News

According to estimates from S&P Global Ratings, the country's real gross domestic product is losing approximately $1.2 billion for every week the government is ...

Impeach Donald Trump  The Atlantic

Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals—and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it ...

Rebuking Trump, over 130 House Republicans challenge plans to lift sanctions against Putin ally  The Washington Post

In a rebuke to the Trump administration, 136 Republicans joined House Democrats Thursday to oppose a Treasury Department plan to lift sanctions against ...

Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet on Border Walls in Europe  The New York Times

LONDON — In an apparent effort to bolster his case for a wall along the Mexican border, President Trump pointed on Wednesday to examples of walls going up ...

The 35 most astounding lines from Donald Trump's Jeanine Pirro interview  CNN

President Donald Trump spent his Saturday night holed up in the White House, calling into Jeanine Pirro's show on Fox News.

Republican Lawmaker Floats Bill to Expand Trump’s Tariff Powers  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — A Republican lawmaker plans to introduce legislation on Thursday that would embolden President Trump's trade war by granting him ...

Trump’s efforts to stave off impeachment may also doom his reelection  The Washington Post

There's a method to President Trump's shutdown madness — and it actually makes a lot of sense once you realize that the shutdown isn't about “the wall.” It's not ...

Globalization Is Surviving Trump  Bloomberg

Kevin Kester is used to taking the long view—his family has raised cattle on the land his Bear Valley Ranch occupies in California since 1867. But he also can ...

In pictures: Trump's second year  CNN

During his second year in office, US President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, ushered Brett Kavanaugh through a bitterly divisive ...

Will The Shutdown Hurt Trump's Re-election Chances?  FiveThirtyEight

The partial government shutdown is beginning to drag on President Trump's approval rating, which is at its lowest point in months. As of early Wednesday ...

Trump admin weighed targeting migrant families, speeding up deportation of children  NBC News

A draft plan for an immigration crackdown obtained by NBC News shows officials considered denying separated kids asylum hearings to deport them more ...

GOP lawmakers in 2 states want to spend state funds on Trump's border wall  CNN

A Republican Montana state senator and Republican delegates from West Virginia plan to introduce measures to allocate state funds to help build President ...

Why One of Trump’s Biggest Legal Threats Is New York’s Attorney General  FiveThirtyEight

This is the Trump Docket, where we track some of the most important legal cases of the Trump presidency and how their results could shape presidential power.

Trump’s Tariffs Are Producing Billions, But China Isn’t Paying  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump is right to say that his tariffs are generating billions of dollars for the U.S. But China and other countries aren't paying them as he's ...

Trump keeps mentioning taped-up women at the border. Experts have no idea what he’s talking about.  The Washington Post

On at least eight occasions in 12 days, Trump has mentioned women with "tape put across their mouths." Human-trafficking experts are perplexed.

Donald Trump's speech will make the shutdown worse  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump will address the country at 9 p.m. ET tomorrow on the issue of immigration and, presumably, the ongoing fight over a ...

Today is the day Donald Trump's presidency totally changes  CNN

Donald Trump may not realize it totally yet, but yesterday was the last easy-ish day of his presidency. By noon (or so) Thursday, Nancy Pelosi will become the ...

Federal agency ‘improperly’ ignored constitutional concerns before allowing Trump to keep lease to his hotel, internal watchdog says  The Washington Post

The General Services Administration “ignored” concerns that President Trump's lease on a government-owned building — the one that houses his Trump ...

Here are 18 reasons Trump could be a Russian asset  The Washington Post

If Trump isn't actually a Russian agent, he is doing a pretty good imitation of one.

Another blow to Trump’s self-enrichment scheme  The Washington Post

The Post reports: The General Services Administration “ignored” concerns that President Trump's lease on a government-owned building — the one that houses ...

Trump’s Wall, Trump’s Shutdown and Trump’s Side of the Story  The New York Times

People close to the president described him as emboldened since members of Congress returned to Washington, giving him not only a clear target to swing at ...

Trump’s agents are willing to take a bullet for him. How can he treat them so flippantly?  The Washington Post

Wouldn't it be nice if the president of the United States showed some empathy for the agents whose job it is to protect him?

Trump's governing philosophy shares more in common with Alexander Hamilton than Machiavelli  NBC News

President Donald Trump has values and philosophy. It all has something to do with Alexander Hamilton. Sounds crazy, right? But it's true. And Washington elites ...

Trump's new 'anti-Muslim' appointee worries civil rights groups  Al Jazeera English

Charles Kupperman is the latest addition to the Trump administration with ties to anti-Muslim group, say watchdogs.

Trump's bloody hand injury attracts armchair doctors  POLITICO

The White House told POLITICO that the president, who is due for his annual physical, suffered a minor injury.

The Horror of Trump’s Wounded Knee Tweet  POLITICO

The president poked fun at a devastating massacre and reinforced racist, misogynistic stereotypes.

William Barr hearing: Attorney general nominee’s immigration record aligns with Trump’s  Vox.com

William Barr, President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, showed during his confirmation testimony Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee ...

Donald Trump's temper tantrum  CNN

On Wednesday, the President of the United States stormed out of a meeting with top congressional leaders after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to support ...

Trump's wild ride may get bumpier still in 2019  CNN

Donald Trump has a New Year's message for Americans reeling from his disruption and exhausted by his impossible-to-ignore presidency: "CALM DOWN AND ...

Trump Discussed Pulling U.S. From NATO, Aides Say Amid New Concerns Over Russia  The New York Times

The president's repeatedly stated desire in private to withdraw from the alliance has raised concerns among officials who fear he may revisit the threat.

Trump fires back at Mitt Romney for scathing op-ed  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump fired back at Mitt Romney after the Republican senator-elect penned an op-ed saying Trump "has not risen to the ...

Trump's year of chaos in 2018 promises yet another  CNN

Washington (CNN) Throughout 2018, President Donald Trump turned the White House and America into a source of instability, unpredictability and disruption.

Trump's Re-Election Chances May Be Better Than You Think  RealClearPolitics

What are Donald Trump's chances for re-election in 2020? If history is any guide, pretty good. In early 1994, Bill Clinton's approval rating after two years in office ...

How Trump's border wall impasse is costing the US economy  The Guardian

Data suggests the shutdown has cost the US economy about $1.2bn per week – and it's creeping towards the $5.7bn Trump wants.

Security, immigration controls fray as impasse over Trump's wall stretches into its fourth week  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – As the government shutdown stretched toward a month, the security and immigration controls that President Donald Trump says he's fighting to ...

Trump’s National Address Escalates Border Wall Fight  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump doubled down on one of the biggest gambles of his presidency on Tuesday night with a televised appeal to pressure ...

Trump’s ‘Hamberders’ Tweet Becomes Fodder for Late-Night Laughs  The New York Times

Normally I would wonder if you didn't know how to spell it or if you just made a typo,” Seth Meyers said. “But this one is so bad, I think it's both.”

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump make surprise visit to Iraq  CNN

President Donald Trump and the first lady quietly swept into Iraq Wednesday to pay a holiday visit to US troops, at last making good on the President's promise ...

What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical  CNN

President Donald Trump, the oldest President elected in US history at the age of 70, underwent his first presidential physical last January. He used it as an ...

The People vs. Donald J. Trump  The New York Times

He is demonstrably unfit for office. What are we waiting for?

The International Crisis of Donald Trump  The New Yorker

Susan B. Glasser interviews Eliot Engel, the new chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, about his forthcoming investigation into how Donald Trump's ...

Michael Cohen, Trump’s Former Lawyer, Agrees to Testify to Congress  The New York Times

In a decision that could further damage President Trump's image, Mr. Cohen will give “a full and credible account” of his work for Mr. Trump next month before ...

Second federal court blocks Trump’s contraception rule  POLITICO

A federal judge in Pennsylvania put a nationwide block on Trump administration rules that would have allowed virtually any employer to deny workers' birth ...

Trump's message on Christmas Day: 'It's a disgrace'  CNN

In President Donald Trump's Christmas Day telling, the drugs are flowing over the border, the Federal Reserve is imperiling the economy and the Democrats are ...

Trump's team had over 100 contacts with Russian-linked officials, according to think tank analysis  USA TODAY

The findings, tracked by the Center for American Progress, come amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is finishing his investigation.

Mercurial Trump Has Made Path Out of Shutdown Much Harder to Find  The New York Times

From changing his positions to undermining his vice president, President Trump has left even his own party baffled as lawmakers search for a way to reopen the ...

What happened to Trump’s Syria withdrawal?  The Washington Post

Trump's top foreign policy adviser suggested a U.S. withdrawal from Syria won't take place anytime soon.

Trump’s tweets on children dying in U.S. custody are a new low  The Washington Post

With President Trump, there is no bottom. Every time you think you have seen it, he manages to sink even lower. It is not news that the president is indifferent to ...

All 4 living ex-presidents indicate Trump's claim that 'some of' them agree with him about the wall isn't true  CNN

President Donald Trump said Friday that a former president had commended him for his commitment to securing funds to build a wall along the nation's southern ...

Trump attacks McChrystal after retired general called Trump immoral  CNN

In one of his first tweets of the new year, President Donald Trump attacked retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal after he criticized the President on ...

Trump Sold $35 Million Of Real Estate In 2018  Forbes

Donald Trump sold an estimated $35 million worth of real estate while serving in the White House last year, according to a Forbes analysis of local property ...

Trump's Numbers January 2019 Update  FactCheck.org

In the time Donald Trump has been in the White House: The economy added 4.6 million jobs, including nearly half a million in manufacturing. Economic growth ...

Donald Trump’s Failure to Address the Real Crisis at the Southern U.S. Border  The New Yorker

Jonathan Blitzer writes about President Donald Trump's refusal to make substantive policy decisions in the face of a refugee crisis.

Trump's wall would be the 32nd active national emergency  CNN

If President Donald Trump moves to invoke a national emergency at the US border to bypass Congress and obtain funding to build his long-promised border ...

Trump Storms Out of White House Meeting With Democrats on Shutdown  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump stormed out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders on Wednesday after Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she ...

Behind Trump's as-seen-on-TV presidency  CNN

This is an awfully chaotic end to year two of the as-seen-on-TV presidency.

Trump’s bizarre statement on China dishonors us all  The Washington Post

President Trump, on his way to a border photo op that even he reportedly thought pointless , gave insight this week into the thinking that faked an immigration ...

Where The Idea For Donald Trump's Wall Came From  Forbes

The idea for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border came from political consultants seeking to keep Donald Trump's mind focused.