In a wide-ranging discussion with New York Times reporters in the Oval Office, the president sounded off on topics from Hitler to Putin to handshakes.
Democrats will begin rolling out their message for the 2018 midterm elections next week, Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., the No. 4 House Democrat, told reporters.
As the White House’s controversial voter fraud panel gathered for its first meeting, President Trump accused states that didn’t turn over data of hiding “something.”
“There wasn’t really an alternate route. This was the alternate route,” said a former Obama aide about the Affordable Care Act. “And ultimately [Republicans] ran into this reality.”
Hours before meeting with GOP senators at the White House, the president made a last-ditch Twitter pitch to save their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.
The president says that neither he nor Republicans are going to take the blame for problems related to America’s current health care law hours after the bill to repeal and replace it was rendered dead in the Senate.
The president is blaming the failure of the Senate bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Democrats and “a few Republicans,” and vowing lawmakers will “come together” despite a bitter battle over the legislation.
Shirts are among the products made abroad by the Trump Organization. WASHINGTON — Monday was the start of “Made in America Week” at the White House, a celebration of U.S. industry and products. Along with a showcase of goods made in each of the 50 states, the event came with questions about the wide selection of products President Trump’s family businesses source from overseas factories.
Walter M. Shaub Jr., director of the Office of Government Ethics, said President Trump’s apparent disdain for ethical norms has undermined the credibility of the U.S. around the world.
The president reacted to a new ABC News/Washington Post survey that shows his approval rating has slipped to 36 percent — the lowest of any president at six months into his presidency.
French soldiers march together through the Paris sunshine on Friday in a double celebration marking 100 years since the United States entered World War One and France's annual Bastille Day holiday.
Under intensifying fire over its handling of the Russia investigations, the White House is shaking up its legal team, bringing on board a veteran Washington criminal defense lawyer just as another high-profile attorney turns over responsibilities for representing a senior official in the cross hairs of the criminal probe. Ty Cobb, who has represented multiple figures in Washington scandals dating back to the Clinton administration, will be joining the White House staff at the end of this month as a special counsel to the president, charged with handling all legal and media-related issues relating to the Russia probe, sources said.
Of President Trump’s many unique mannerisms, one that stands out is his aggressive style of shaking hands, making his encounters with world leaders all the more closely-watched. In particular, his showdowns with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, have become spectacles in and of themselves. Later, Macron told French newspaper Journal du Dimanche the intensity was intentional.
President Donald Trump watched U.S. and French soldiers march together through the Paris in a double celebration marking 100 years since the U.S. entered World War One and France's annual Bastille Day holiday.
President Trump, due to unveil his new strategy for fighting the war in Afghanistan, faces what some aides are calling a “victory problem” — how to define success in America’s longest war and sell the war-weary U.S. public on the possibility of sending a few thousand more troops into the nearly 16-year-old conflict. In recent days, White House officials have declined to say whether the new approach will roll out by mid-July — in keeping with a timetable Defense Secretary Jim Mattis laid out weeks ago. “We have a ‘victory problem,’” a senior administration official recently told Yahoo News, speaking on condition of anonymity to describe internal debates.
As Washington struggles to come up with a new health care insurance system, Jim Garlow believes he has a solution, but he worries about sharing it publicly — simply because he is a pastor. Garlow, lead pastor of Skyline Church in La Mesa, Calif., blames a provision in the federal tax code known as the Johnson Amendment for what he calls the “self-censorship” of pastors across the nation. It forbids 501(c)(3) nonprofits, a category that includes most of the nation’s churches and other charitable organizations, from getting directly involved in elections.
President Trump complimented 64-year-old Brigitte Macron’s appearance following a welcome ceremony and tour of a museum near Elysee Palace, calling her “beautiful.”
President Trump’s special counselor appeared on Fox News to push back against critics who say Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer is proof the Trump campaign tried to collude with Russia. And she brought props to make her case.
President Trump heads to Paris, France, to celebrate Bastille Day with French President Emmanuel Macron, who is poised to get a win out of the occasion.
Despite his frequent tweets about cable news, President Trump claims that he’s too busy at the White House to watch much television these days.
The commander in chief tweeted that his son did “a good job” defending himself on Fox News amid the growing firestorm over emails showing he had sought incriminating information on Hillary Clinton from the Russian government.
Goldstone’s account offers new details of the proposed Trump project that appears to have been further along than most previous reports have suggested,