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Trump Lawyers Argue He Cannot Be Criminally Investigated  The New York Times

Lawyers for President Trump argued in a lawsuit filed on Thursday that he could not be criminally investigated while in office, as they sought to block a subpoena ...

Trump's team of flunkies  CNN

Trump has surrounded himself with yes-men and is now running his Cabinet like he used to run his real estate company -- as a one-man show surrounded by ...

The 26 most off-the-rails lines from Donald Trump's press gaggle aboard Air Force One  CNN

As President Donald Trump jetted back to Washington after several days on the West Coast, he ventured to the press seats on Air Force One to talk to reporters, ...

Trump’s favorite TV network has some bad news about his reelection prospects  The Washington Post

The 2020 election will not be held tomorrow, which is almost certainly good news for President Trump. A poll released Wednesday by Fox News offers numbers ...

“It Won’t End Well”: Trump and His Obscure New National-Security Chief  The New Yorker

Susan B. Glasser writes about President Donald Trump's appointment of Robert O'Brien to the post of national-security adviser, despite his lack of relevant ...

The Question Posed by Trump’s Phone Call  The Atlantic

A whistle-blower complaint raises the possibility that President Trump has betrayed the duties of his office.

Mark Zuckerberg-Donald Trump: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visits President Trump at White House today  CBS News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday, the same day Zuckerberg met a number of lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Tillerson: Netanyahu, Israelis 'played' Trump  POLITICO

The embattled former secretary of state expressed frustration at taking a back seat on Israel issues.

Trump's national security team to meet again to plot course on Iran  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's national security team was expected to meet again Thursday to consider options for responding to an attack on ...

Meet Donald Trump’s Campaign Manager  ProPublica

Trump, Inc.” examines Brad Parscale, a web designer turned digital strategist turned presidential avatar with a knack for personal invention that rivals that of his ...

Trump's war with California moves to new level  POLITICO

SACRAMENTO — Donald Trump wants to put the most influential state in the nation in its place. By threatening to yank California's prized authority to set ...

Yang predicts Trump's nickname for him  POLITICO

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang spoke to POLITICO Wednesday as part of a series of interviews with Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump in ...

GOP group slams Mike Pence for 'who cares?' comment in response to Trump business conflicts  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – A GOP group critical of President Donald Trump is now targeting Vice President Mike Pence to call out what it considers corruption in the ...

Whistleblower complaint involves 'multiple acts' by Trump, report says – as it happened  The Guardian

Reports say complaint involves 'promise' Trump made during a phone conversation with a foreign leader – get the latest live.

Donald Trump Knows How to End Homelessness  The Atlantic

As a real-estate developer, he repeatedly argued that building adequate housing requires federal subsidies. As president, he's forgotten that.

Fact check: From Iran pre-conditions to the weather in North Carolina, Trump made 87 false claims last week  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump was relentlessly inaccurate last week -- to the media, to his supporters and to legislators from his own party.

McCabe says Trump's involvement in whistleblower complaint is 'incredibly concerning'  CNN

Washington (CNN) Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that a recent whistleblower complaint about a communication between President ...

Why it will be hard for Trump to win Wisconsin again  POLITICO

Milwaukee's Republican suburbs have never really warmed up to the president. That could be a big problem.

Trump officials considering plan to divert billions of dollars in additional funds for border barrier  The Washington Post

Senior Trump administration officials are considering a plan to again divert billions of dollars in military funding to pay for border barrier construction next year, ...

Trump’s feud with California over emissions standards and homelessness, explained  Vox.com

President Donald Trump attacked the state of California on two different fronts on Wednesday, both times using environmental regulations as his weapon.

Hundreds of Chinese goods exempted from Trump's tariffs  POLITICO

Christmas tree lights, plastic drinking straws and hundreds of other Chinese products will be exempted from a 25 percent tariff.

Trump milks the Kavanaugh backlash  POLITICO

President Donald Trump, like most of the conservative sphere, is riled up about the treatment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh a year after the judge's hyperpolarizing ...

READ: New Trump lawsuit to block release of tax records  CNN

President Donald Trump is suing his long-time accounting firm Mazars USA and New York district attorney Cyrus Vance to attempt to stop his accounting records ...

Senate Democrats release list of climate studies buried by Trump administration  POLITICO

Senate Democrats released on Thursday a report outlining dozens of times the Trump administration has censored or minimized climate science across the ...

Trump Job Approval 43%; Ties Party Polarization Record  Gallup

Gallup's latest update on President Trump's approval rating finds 43% of Americans approving of the job he is doing, but with a record-tying 86-point gap in ...

Twitter Critics Erupt Over Donald Trump’s Reported Promise To Unknown World Leader  HuffPost

Twitter users voiced concern after The Washington Post reported Wednesday that an intelligence official's secret whistleblower complaint involved President ...

Lindsey Graham’s appeasement of Trump appears to have reached its limit  The Washington Post

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) has all but admitted to the game he's playing with President Trump. The man who once derided Trump as a “bigot” and a ...

Fact check: Trump promotes false smear of Rep. Ilhan Omar  CNN

President Donald Trump promoted a false smear of Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Wednesday.

Trump Declares War on California  The New York Times

I'm on a number of right-wing mailing lists, and I try to at least skim what they're going on about in any given week; this often gives me advance warning about ...

The only way to deal with Trump the whiner  CNN

Michael D'Antonio is the author of the book "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" and co-author with Peter Eisner of "The Shadow ...

The very dark truth about Donald Trump revealed in his Cokie Roberts comments  CNN

Usually when someone dies, you follow the rule your mom taught you: If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.

Military has spent nearly $200,000 at Trump’s Scottish resort since 2017  POLITICO

Since Donald Trump took office, the U.S. military has spent nearly $200,000 at the president's luxury Scotland resort, according to figures and documents the ...

Trump’s Awful Middle East Policies Are Coming Back to Haunt Him  The New Yorker

John Cassidy writes about how Donald Trump is feeling the repercussions of his policies in the Middle East, in the aftershocks of attacks on oil installations in ...

The Final Lesson Donald Trump Never Learned From Roy Cohn  POLITICO

One of Donald Trump's most important mentors, one of the most reviled men in American political history, is about to have another moment. Roy Cohn, who has ...

Trump’s Challenge: Can His Word on Iran Be Trusted?  The New York Times

For a president with a loose relationship with the facts and poisonous relationships with allies, the attack on the Saudi oil fields poses a challenge: how to prove ...

Trump's Evolving Relationship With Saudi Arabia  NPR

Before he was elected president, Donald Trump was a critic of Saudi Arabia. Now, he says the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to an attack on their behalf.

Farmers Say Trump's $28 Billion Bailout Isn't a Solution  Bloomberg

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was fielding questions at a farm show in Decatur, Ill., in late August when his boss rang his cellphone. Perdue put the ...

'Only plausible candidate': Never Trump Republicans plotting to back Biden  Washington Examiner

Republicans opposed to President Trump are quietly preparing to support Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, backing that could materialize in the primary as he ...

Trump campaign cuts ties with top adviser in Florida  POLITICO

TALLAHASSEE — President Donald Trump's campaign has severed ties with Florida adviser Susie Wiles, leaving the president without a top adviser in a major ...

Trump's asylum ban will worsen a crisis the US helped create  Al Jazeera English

The Trump administration's near-total ban on asylum seekers at the southern border is illegal and immoral.

The 33 most overblown lines from Donald Trump's Baltimore speech  CNN

While 10 Democrats spent two-plus hours Thursday night making the case for why they are uniquely suited to beating Donald Trump in 2020, the President ...

With Oil Under Attack, Trump’s Deference to Saudis Returns  The New York Times

After oil installations were blown up, President Trump seemed to suggest he was ready to strike back. Then he promised to wait, setting off criticism.

Why does no one want Donald Trump's childhood home?  New York Post

Nobody in New York wants to live in Donald Trump's childhood home. And with an asking price that's two times the Queens neighborhood's median sale price, ...

Trump's allies are warning him against this would-be Bolton successor  POLITICO

Brian Hook, a candidate to be national security adviser, co-founded a group that was a hotbed of anti-Trump sentiment in 2016.

Trump’s New Mexico Rally Teased His 2020 Strategy  The Atlantic

Speaking to thousands on the outskirts of Albuquerque last night, the president made a pitch to win over a voter bloc that once seemed a pipe dream.

Manhattan DA 'subpoenas eight years of Trump’s tax returns' – as it happened  The Guardian

Subpoena seeks federal and state returns for US president and his accounting firm dating back to 2011, according to the New York Times.

Supreme Court: Trump’s fight over the “unitary executive” & the CFPB  Vox.com

On Tuesday, the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to hear a lawsuit challenging the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection ...

Trump Considers Sending Drone to Middle East  The New Yorker

Andy Borowitz jokes that Donald Trump has decided to send a drone to the Middle East in the form of Jared Kushner.

Rescue Kavanaugh? Trump's ridiculous idea  CNN

Elie Honig writes though President Trump may want to save Justice Kavanaugh's reputation, the Justice Department does not "rescue" people who have been ...

The hardest job for the next president may be fixing Trump’s mess  The Washington Post

All three branches of government — and trust in our institutions — are in dire need of repair.

Trump's border visit draws few spectators, for or against his wall  NBC News

SAN DIEGO — President Donald Trump's visit to the border with Mexico here was attended by only a handful of supporters and protesters, some saying that a ...

Trump’s 2020 strategy looks less and less tethered to reality  The Washington Post

As a presidential race nears its end, campaigns often make last-minute decisions to shift resources around. Sometimes they abandon a state they've decided ...

Trump's controversies show his presidency is really all about himself  CNN

Donald Trump's latest controversies make his presidency look more than ever like a vehicle for self-justification, self-preservation and self-enrichment.

New study: Trump's Electoral College win was no fluke — and is likely to happen again  Salon

Republicans are expected to win 65 percent of close presidential races in which they lose the popular vote as a result of the Electoral College and the blue-state ...

Dems see Lewandowski’s combativeness as Trump impeachment fuel  POLITICO

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski sent Democrats into a rage Tuesday as he swatted down dozens of questions about ...

Trump Is Not Well  The Atlantic

During the 2016 campaign, I received a phone call from an influential political journalist and author, who was soliciting my thoughts on Donald Trump. Trump's ...

Air Force Pumped Money Into Trump's Golf Resort As Helicopter Shuttle To Resort Flopped  HuffPost

The U.S. Air Force was spending nearly $200,000 at President Donald Trump's Turnberry golf resort as his own helicopter shuttle *service* to the club was failing, ...

President Trump’s Cabinet has had more ex-lobbyists than Bush or Obama  MarketWatch

WASHINGTON (AP) — In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent ...

As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech  The New York Times

BALTIMORE — Moments after Democrats took the debate stage on Thursday night, President Trump delivered a rambling and disjointed 68-minute speech ...

Congress Is Bailing Out Trump's Farm Bailout  HuffPost

WASHINGTON ― Democrats are doing the Trump administration a favor that Republicans wouldn't have done for Obama. President Donald Trump has given so ...

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense  The New York Times

California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a ...

Trump Is Treating Foreign Policy Like a Mafia Protection Racket  The Nation

Congress needs to investigate the connection between Trump's belligerence and the Arab monarchy's wealth.

Trump's contempt for Congress is now stratospheric  CNN

Elliot Williams (@elliotcwilliams) is a CNN legal analyst. A principal at the Raben Group, a national public affairs and strategic communications firm, he was ...

With Markers and Straws, Trump’s Campaign Sells Defiance as a Lifestyle  The New York Times

Trump-branded products celebrate the president's urge to fight back.

How Fox News lets the Trump family deny corruption  Vox.com

During a Friday morning interview on Fox & Friends, Donald Trump Jr. was asked if the Trump family is profiting off his office. He responded by lying.

Fact check: Trump makes six false claims in tweets on why he shouldn't be impeached  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump made a three-tweet argument Friday morning about why he should not be impeached, touting what he said were his ...

Trump Bends the Facts on Lightbulbs  FactCheck.org

President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized energy-efficient lightbulbs, saying that the bulbs people are “being forced to use” are more expensive, contain ...

Trump’s bizarre SF attack: says needles flowing to ocean — but that’s unlikely, experts say  San Francisco Chronicle

President Trump said Wednesday his administration will issue San Francisco an environmental violation notice within a week for polluting the ocean with ...

Trump's economic approval takes hit in battleground states: poll | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump's economic approval numbers are declining in key battleground states and he trails a generic Democrat in the race for the White House, ...

Trump Weighs Retaliation Against Iran and Names National Security Adviser  The New York Times

To help sort through the options — including sanctions and the deployment of more American forces — the president chose Robert C. O'Brien, the State ...

Donald Trump's Alabama obsession reveals a very deep flaw  CNN

As Hurricane Dorian strengthened over the Atlantic and spun toward the Carolinas on Thursday, the President of the United States took to Twitter with a ...

Trump Has Tamed the G.O.P. (for Now)  The New York Times

Why is the president so obsessed with party loyalty?

Alabama is the newest front in Trump's war on truth  CNN

What story sums up our political and media worlds on 9/9/19? This one: Brave government employees are standing up to Trump's unbelievable claims about ...

Trump Pressed Top Aide to Have Weather Service ‘Clarify’ Forecast That Contradicted Trump  The New York Times

At the president's request, Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, told Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, to have the Weather *Service* say it ...

Donald Trump's Approval Rating Surpasses Obama's, Not Just on Rasmussen Reports  Newsweek

President Donald Trump's job approval rating this week averaged across major polls surpassed that of his predecessor President Barack Obama at the same ...

Huh? Colbert Mocks Trump's Weirdly Confusing 'Ultimate' Threat To Iran  HuffPost

The president threatened the "ultimate option," but then didn't seem to know just what that phrase meant.

8 Years of Trump Tax Returns Are Subpoenaed by Manhattan D.A.  The New York Times

State prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed President Trump's accounting firm to demand eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns, according ...

Trump’s claims about things he had ‘nothing to do with’ often don’t hold up  The Washington Post

A spate of unflattering stories about President Trump's administration have been published over the past week. Some are obviously a function of Trump, like the ...

The man Trump called 'my African American' is leaving the GOP  CNN

The man then-candidate Donald Trump called "my African American" at a 2016 rally is leaving the Republican Party and no longer supports the President.

Trump’s Only Real Weakness Is His Style  National Review

Donald Trump has overall done an excellent job as president, and he would be a shoo-in for reelection if not for his brash, confrontational style.

‘Our relations are with Israel’: Trump appears to give embattled Netanyahu the cold shoulder  The Washington Post

President Trump appeared to distance himself from embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, declining to offer either ...

With the Faithful at Trump’s North Carolina Rally: ‘He Speaks Like Me’  The New York Times

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Rick Myers traveled from central California — 2,861.9 estimated miles, according to a sign he was carrying — to arrive more than seven ...

Trump shows voters his true colors  CNN

President Donald Trump tried to explain his agitating approach to life, politics and the rest of the world in a flash of impatience during a blustery news conference ...

The 43 most out-there lines from Donald Trump's North Carolina rally  CNN

President Donald Trump traveled to Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Monday night in hopes of dragging state Sen. Dan Bishop across the line in today's hotly ...

The White House would like you to abandon all common sense on 'locked and loaded'  CNN

On Sunday night, President Donald Trump tweeted this:

Is Mike Pence In Danger of Getting Bounced from Trump’s 2020 Ticket?  Vanity Fair

With Trump's cratering poll numbers among suburban women, Jared and Ivanka look for a Pence-free plan B. Meanwhile, Trump has another idea: “Black ...

‘You’re a prop in the back’: Advisers struggle to obey Trump’s Kafkaesque rules  The Washington Post

In President Trump's renegade orbit, there are unspoken rules he expects his advisers to follow. He tolerates a modicum of dissent, so long as it remains private; ...

How Trump's TV obsession has defined his time in the White House  CNN

New York Times chief television critic James Poniewozik asserts that Donald Trump's evolution as a "TV character" was a critical aspect of his ascent to the ...

Trump's whiplash week  POLITICO

President Donald Trump offered a head-spinning range of policy positions this week, contradicting aides and even himself multiple times on gun control, tax cuts ...

Warren and Trump Speeches Lay Out Competing Visions of Populism  The New York Times

In New York, Senator Elizabeth Warren described a government compromised by the influence of the wealthy. President Trump, in New Mexico, denounced a ...

Donald Trump sure has a strange way of commemorating 9/11  CNN

Empathy has never been a strong suit for Donald Trump. Even as President, he tends to see everything through a simple lens: Me, me, me and how does this ...

Hillary Clinton’s Zombie Impeachment Memo That Could Help Fell Trump  POLITICO

A document Hillary Clinton helped write nearly a half century ago has returned from the dead to threaten the man she couldn't vanquish in 2016. The bizarre ...

President Trump’s claims about VA firings  The Washington Post

The president says that 7600 people have been fired in two years. But he falsely suggests none could be fired before a 2017 law.

Air Force crews stayed at Trump's Turnberry resort for days at a time  POLITICO

TURNBERRY, Scotland— Air Force officers who have earned medals for their tours of duty can pick up some more brass with a short pit stop in Southwest ...

Psst! Don’t Tell Trump  The New York Times

A president who can't be trusted is degrading American intelligence gathering.

Pompeo inadvertently admitted the Iran crisis is a 'direct result' of Trump's actions  Business Insider

"There is a direct line you can draw from Trump's violation of the Iran deal and the risk of conflict today," one former US official told Insider.

This is what Trump's Cabinet looks like right now  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's third national security adviser, John Bolton, tendered his resignation on Tuesday, marking the latest departure ...

'I still like Trump's chances': Pennsylvania's forgotten say the president is their man for 2020  Washington Examiner

It is not an unusual sentiment in this blue-collar corner of Pennsylvania: “I voted Trump last time, and I'll vote Trump next time because there's a lot of loonies out ...