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White House denies Trump inciting violence against Muslim lawmaker

Apr 15, 2019 - 12:04 AM

(UPDATED) Ilhan Omar says in a statement on Sunday that many of the increased threats she had received were 'directly referencing or replying to the President's video'

TAKE BACK. US President Donald Trump says European countries should take back and put to trial its citizens who left to join the Islamic State. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Trump's son-in-law Kushner possible next chief of staff – U.S. media

Dec 14, 2018 - 10:37 AM

According to reports, Jared Kushner met with the Republican leader to discuss the job

NEXT CHIEF OF STAFF? This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner as he arrives to attend US President Donald Trump's press conference at the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

U.S. 'saddened' Saudi journalist dead, no mention of action

Oct 20, 2018 - 8:56 AM

(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia's explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death is an 'important first step'

US President Donald Trump waves upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, on July 15, 2018 on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the US President and his Russian counterpart. / AFP PHOTO / Lehtikuva / Heikki Saukkomaa / Finland OUT

Trump shrugs off report revealing a fortune in tax dodges, parental gifts

Oct 04, 2018 - 11:22 AM

'They used the concept of 'time value of money' in doing a very old, boring and often told hit piece on me,' says US President Donald Trump

TRUMP. This file photo taken on December 18, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking on his national security strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump, under pressure to honor McCain, orders flags to half-staff

Aug 28, 2018 - 11:59 AM

Donald Trump's about-face comes after he found himself mired in controversy over his rather conspicuous failure to pay tribute to McCain

TRIBUTE TO MCCAIN. The US flag above the White House flies at half-staff in the evening in Washington, DC, on August 27, 2018. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump salute to North Korean general sparks controversy

Jun 15, 2018 - 1:03 PM

The interaction prompts disbelief among some Trump critics, who already have said the president appeared too accommodating to Kim and his autocratic regime

AGREEMENT. US President Donald Trump holds up a document signed by him and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un following a signing ceremony during their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump hosts Abe with North Korea, trade on the agenda

Apr 17, 2018 - 2:14 PM

With Shinzo Abe's approval rating languishing at its lowest level in years and Donald Trump mired in controversies and crises too numerous to list, both are under pressure

SECOND VISIT. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to the US on April 17, hoping his carefully cultivated relations with 'golf buddy' Donald Trump will help keep Japan in the loop and out of danger amid a flurry of diplomacy on North Korea. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Russia to expel 60 US diplomats, close a US consulate

Mar 30, 2018 - 9:35 AM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announces the expulsions on Thursday, March 29

SERGEI LAVROV. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R), flanked by newly-appointed Russian ambassador Gennady Gatilov, addresses the UN disarmament conference on February 28, 2018 in Geneva. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

'Apprentice' star turned Trump aide leaves White House

Dec 14, 2017 - 12:05 AM

Omarosa Manigault, the fiery former star of Trump's show 'The Apprentice' will leave early next year, says press secretary Sarah Sanders

QUITTING. This file photo taken on February 14, 2017 shows Omarosa Manigault (right), White House Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison, sitting behind US President Donald Trump as he speaks during a meeting with teachers, school administrators and parents in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Reality TV star turned political operative Manigault is to leave the White House, officials said, the latest departure as Donald Trump's administration turns one year old. The fiery former star of Trump's show. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Scaramucci out as Trump's new chief of staff takes reins

Aug 01, 2017 - 6:48 AM

Scaramucci s firing after John Kelly became White House chief of staff are the latest in a series of personal shifts that have made Trump s White House feel more like a soap opera than a presidential administration

Anthony Scaramucci speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington,  DC on July 21, 2017. Jim Watson/AFP