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Trump shaken by Ford, but backs Kavanaugh after hearing
by Jonathan Lemire - September 28, 2018 - 8:27am
Glued to high-stakes testimony on his US Supreme Court nominee, President Donald Trump and his allies were shaken by Christine Blasey Ford's emotional appearance on Capitol Hill Thursday, but heartened by Judge Brett...
Trump trashes media as 'fake, fake disgusting news' at rally
by Jonathan Lemire - August 3, 2018 - 8:57am
Thundering that the media is the "fake, fake disgusting news," President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of grievances Thursday at a Pennsylvania campaign rally in which he cast journalists as his true political...
Off to Europe: Trump to meet worried NATO heads, then Putin
by Jonathan Lemire - July 9, 2018 - 2:00am
With the established global order on shaky footing, President Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies, then put him face to face with...
Trump's first year in office has been a can't-miss drama
by Jonathan Lemire - January 21, 2018 - 12:26pm
A bleak description of "American carnage." A forceful rollback of his predecessor's achievements. A blatant falsehood from the White House podium. And that was just the first 24 hours.
Trump marks Veterans Day in Vietnam
by Jonathan Lemire - November 10, 2017 - 10:23pm
President Donald Trump marked his first Veterans Day in office saluting American veterans in Vietnam, home to one of the most polarizing conflicts in US history.
A look at who's off to Asia with Trump, who's staying behind
by Jonathan Lemire - November 5, 2017 - 7:54am
A look at some of those who will accompany him on the 12-day trip, the longest by any US president to Asia since George H.W. Bush in late 1991 and early 1992.
Trump lands in Japan, kicking off first Asia trip
by Jonathan Lemire - November 5, 2017 - 1:52am
President Donald Trump touched down in Japan on Sunday, kicking off a grueling and consequential trip to Asia.
Ghosts of Vietnam stirring as Trump preps for Asia trip
by Jonathan Lemire - October 24, 2017 - 6:07pm
For more than 50 years, every American president has been forced to grapple, in one way or another, with the quagmire of the Vietnam War. Now it's Donald Trump's turn.
White House scrambles to explain Trump's response to clashes
by Jonathan Lemire - August 14, 2017 - 12:48am
The White House scrambled Sunday to elaborate on President Donald Trump's response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, as he came under bipartisan scolding for not clearly condemning white...
Trump's unprecedented hands-on messaging carries risks
by Jonathan Lemire - August 7, 2017 - 12:54am
For the third time in six months, President Donald Trump is on the hunt for a new communications director. But in practice, the job is filled.
Comics (July 22, 2017)
by Jonathan Lemire - July 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Trump, dogged by questions at home, makes first trip abroad
by Jonathan Lemire - May 19, 2017 - 7:47pm
President Donald Trump's maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president.
In Trump's White House, a day of confusion and change
by Jonathan Lemire - January 27, 2017 - 4:49pm
A meeting with a senator vanished from the White House schedule. A ceremonial executive order signing abruptly canceled. A dramatic walk-back from the press secretary on how a signature campaign promise will be...
Trump calls for probe into unsubstantiated voter fraud claim
by Jonathan Lemire - January 26, 2017 - 11:40am
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that he is ordering a "major investigation" into widespread voter fraud, raising the prospect of a federal government probe into a widely debunked claim and sparking alarm...
Melania Trump does not believe husband's accusers
by Jonathan Lemire - October 18, 2016 - 9:51am
Melania Trump on Monday dismissed her husband's sexually aggressive language as "boy talk," insisting his remarks do not reflect "the man I know," and said she does not believe that he has assaulted any women.
Trump adjusts call for Clinton bodyguards to lose their guns
by Jonathan Lemire - September 17, 2016 - 9:33am
Donald Trump made his usual sarcastic call Friday for Hillary Clinton's Secret Service agents to be stripped of their firearms — and then added, "let's see what happens to her."   
In latest hedge, Trump says immigration laws can be softened
by Jonathan Lemire - August 24, 2016 - 8:53am
Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he is open to "softening" laws dealing with immigrants in the country illegally, the latest sign that the Republican presidential nominee is considering easing the hardline stance...
Trump grilled by dean of Wisconsin conservative talk radio
by Jonathan Lemire - March 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
Donald Trump tangled with the dean of a conservative Wisconsin talk radio on yesterday, enduring a harsh grilling as he prepared to campaign in the state ahead of its upcoming primary.
Clinton outlines immigration reform plan
by Jonathan Lemire - December 14, 2015 - 5:38pm
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton proposed Monday that people applying to be U.S. citizens should get a break in fees and lamented complex immigration laws that she said can tear families apa...
NYC mayor to skip St. Patrick's parade over policy on gays
by Jonathan Lemire - March 3, 2015 - 11:04am
The mayor's decision to likely skip the parade could be another source of tension with the city's Irish political leaders, a group that has seen its influence wane in recent years.
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