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Trump thinks North Korea will keep word on missile tests

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 11:11 am
President Donald Trump said today he believes North Korea will abide by its pledge to suspend missile tests while he prepares for a summit by May with the North’s leader, Kim Jong Un. Read More

Search is on for the best summit site for Trump, Kim

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 12:27 am
Where should President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un meet up for the first face-to-face talks between a U.S. and North Korean president? Read More

DOJ should investigate porn actress payment, watchdog group says

Updated on  March 9, 2018 at 6:51 pm
A nonprofit watchdog group has asked the Justice Department and the Office of Government Ethics to investigate whether a secret payment to an adult film actress made prior to the 2016 presidential election may have violated federal law because Donald Trump did not list it on his financial disclosure forms. Read More

Former Trump campaign aide Nunberg questioned by grand jury

Updated on  March 9, 2018 at 11:34 am
A former Trump campaign aide arrived today at the federal courthouse in Washington for a scheduled grand jury appearance days after he defiantly insisted in a series of news interviews that he intended to defy a subpoena in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Read More

White House aide launches first wave in final-days PA push

In the first wave of the White House’s new western Pennsylvania offensive, one of President Donald Trump’s chief aides today attacked Democratic congressional candidate Conor Lamb on abortion while casting Republican Rick Saccone as “a reliable vote” for the president. Read More

Trump plans to meet with North Korean leader by May, S. Korea says

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 4:58 pm
President Trump has agreed to meet with Kim Jung Un by May to negotiate an end to Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program. No American president has ever met with a North Korea leader. Read More

Trump discusses violence with video game execs and critics

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 3:47 pm
President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting today with members of the industry and some of their most vocal critics. Read More

Trump orders stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by grim warnings

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 3:49 pm
President Donald Trump ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. today, vowing to fight back against an “assault on our country” by foreign competitors. Read More

Trump administration suing California over sanctuary laws

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 4:23 pm
The Trump administration is suing to block California laws that extend protections to people living in the U.S. illegally, the most aggressive move yet in its push to force so-called sanctuary cities and states to cooperate with immigration authorities. Read More

Porn actress sues to end silence on alleged Trump affair

Updated on  March 7, 2018 at 8:50 am
An adult film actress who has said she had sex with Donald Trump filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement and “set the record straight,” her lawyer said today. Read More

Trump stands firm on tariffs despite GOP pushback

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 2:58 pm
President Donald Trump is reaffirming his plans to place tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. He says at a White House news conference, “Trade wars aren’t so bad.” Read More

Trump adviser Conway violated Hatch Act, federal watchdog says

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 12:16 pm
A federal watchdog says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the federal law prohibiting government officials from using their positions to influence political campaigns. Read More

Nashville mayor resigns after affair, pleads guilty to theft

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 8:13 am
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned today after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the city while carrying on an extramarital affair with her bodyguard. Read More

North Korea reportedly willing to hold nuclear talk with U.S.

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 4:29 pm
North Korean leader Kim Jung Un has expressed a willingness to discuss nuclear disarmament with the United States and impose a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests during such talks, a senior South Korean official said today after returning from the North. Read More

Trump, Ryan face off in rare public Republican clash over tariffs

In a remarkably public confrontation, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican allies of President Donald Trump pleaded with him Monday to back away from his threatened international tariffs, which they fear could spark a dangerous trade war. Trump retorted: “We’re not backing down.” Read More