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Trump defends Giuliani amid reports of federal investigation

The president’s support for the embattled attorney comes just a day after he seemed to put distance between himself and the former mayor when asked if Giuliani still worked for him....

Trump defends Giuliani amid reports of federal investigation

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Trump defending longtime friend Rudy Giuliani amid federal investigation Trump is standing by his man. The president launched an impassioned defense of longtime pal Rudy Giuliani on Saturday after a report claimed the former mayor was being investigated by federal prosecutors in Manhattan. “So now they are after the legen...
08:28 2019-10-13

Trump backs 'legendary' Giuliani amid reports of investigation into possible lobbying violations President Trump on Saturday gave his backing to Rudy Giulini, his personal attorney, after reports that the former New York City mayor is being investigated by federal prosecutors for possibly lobbying violations....
19:42 2019-10-12

Trump defends Giuliani in tweet after report of federal probe U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a "legendary crime buster" and "wonderful lawyer" after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York mayor broke lobbying laws in his deal...
19:42 2019-10-12

Trump defends Giuliani in tweet after report on federal probe U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a "legendary crime buster" and "wonderful lawyer" after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York mayor broke lobbying laws in his deal...
17:56 2019-10-12

Trump defends Rudy Giuliani after report of federal probe for Ukraine dealings Investigators in Manhattan after examining Giuliani's efforts to undermine the American ambassador to Ukraine, Marie L. Yovanovitch, and if he broke laws in place to prevent foreign influence on the government....
06:14 2019-10-13

Trump Defends Giuliani Amid Deepening Ukraine Criminal Probe The president said on Twitter that Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and one-time federal prosecutor, was the target of a “witch hunt.”...
06:14 2019-10-13

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but w...
23:56 2019-05-25

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The decision, announced by Attorney General William Barr...
06:42 2019-08-15

Trump defends decision to withdraw troops from Syria amid GOP criticism President Trump vigorously defended on Monday his decision to withdraw United States troops from northern Syria ahead of a planned invasion of the region by Turkey, even as his Republican allies in both the Senate and House vehemently criticized the ...
03:14 2019-10-08

Trump Defends China Stance Amid Worries About Economic Impact President Trump defended his negotiating stance with China as he rejected fresh comments from a Republican senator in a battleground state urging restraint in the trade war....
19:28 2019-08-29

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramp...
15:14 2019-06-10

John Daly defends Trump amid allegations president cheats at golf Champion golfer John Daly defended President Trump on Tuesday over allegations the commander-in-chief is one of the most prolific cheaters when he plays a round of golf....
21:56 2019-08-14

Trump defends Brazil’s President Bolsonaro amid Amazon fire tensions President Trump on Tuesday complimented Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, saying that he’d gotten to know him well, praising his efforts to fight the raging Amazon fires and pledging US help. “I have gotten to know President @jairbolsonaro well in o...
20:14 2019-08-27

Rudy Giuliani Under Investigation for Lobbying Violations: Report (WASHINGTON) — Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible lobbying violations. That’s according to a report Friday in The New York Times, citing two...
06:56 2019-10-13

Trump trades barbs with Federal Reserve chair amid economic turmoil Powell said President Donald Trump's trade wars have complicated the Fed's ability to set interest rates and have contributed to a global economic slowdown....
18:14 2019-08-23

House panels launch investigation into Giuliani's dealings with Ukraine A trio of House committees on Monday announced a new investigation into President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, over his interactions with Ukrainian officials and whether the Trump administration’s withholding of foreign aid from U...
23:28 2019-09-09

Trump ramps up criticism of Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
22:00 2019-08-21

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
22:00 2019-08-21

Rudy Giuliani under investigation by Manhattan feds for his dealings in Ukraine: report Rudy Giuliani is the subject of a federal probe into whether he broke lobbying laws in his dealings with Ukraine, according to a new report. Investigators are scrutinizing Giuliani’s efforts to undermine the work of the former US ambassador to ...
10:28 2019-10-12

"We're Not For Sale", Greenland Tells Trump Amid Reports Of Purchase Greenland on Friday dismissed the notion that it might be up for sale after reports that US President Donald Trump had privately discussed with his advisers the idea of buying the world's biggest......
21:56 2019-08-16

Fox News terminates Trey Gowdy amid reports he joined Trump's legal team A source familiar with the situation noted that Gowdy representing the president would pose a conflict of interest with his role as a Fox News contributor....
00:00 2019-10-10

Flurry of House Dems back impeachment inquiry, amid bombshell reports Trump withheld Ukraine aid Just a day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi strongly suggested she was warming to the idea of impeaching President Trump, a slew of key swing-district Democrats late Monday threw support behind an impeachment inquiry -- as leaders of the House Democr...
11:28 2019-09-24

Tesla Defends Its Safety Claims As It Maybe Faces A Wider Investigation Tesla stands by its safety claims despite repeated questions from America’s auto safety regulator, General Motors looks at investing in EV charging infrastructure, Ford recalls some new SUVs and more for The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 8, 2019....
16:56 2019-08-08

Juul reportedly faces federal criminal investigation E-cigarette maker Juul reportedly faces a federal criminal probe as the backlash over vaping concerns continues.       ...
01:56 2019-09-25

Juul reportedly facing federal criminal investigation E-cigarette maker Juul is reportedly facing a federal criminal probe as the backlash against companies over vaping concerns resumes.       ...
19:56 2019-09-24

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
01:28 2019-06-11

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the...
22:56 2019-06-01

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too lit...
03:28 2019-06-20

Federal prosecutors take over murder investigation of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. He was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
14:28 2019-06-17

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
07:28 2019-06-06

Claims YouTube Illegally Tracked Kids Reportedly Spark Federal Investigation YouTube’s perpetual failure to ensure its product doesn’t exploit children has prompted an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into the company.Read more......
03:14 2019-06-20

Former federal prosecutors explain where the Epstein investigation goes now and dismiss 'far-fetched' conspiracy theories Reuters Now that convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has died of an apparent suicide while in federal custody, questions remain concerning what will happen to the investigation into his charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy. Two fo...
02:42 2019-08-13

Carl Beech latest: Scotland Yard defends investigation into made-up VIP paedophile ring which cost £2 million Scotland Yard has defended its investigation into a fictitious VIP paedophile ring which saw a number of senior politicians falsely accused of hideous crimes....
01:14 2019-07-23

UAW president's home targeted as part of federal raids, reports say The raids by the FBI at UAW President Gary Jones' home and multiple UAW locations are part of an investigation into a yearslong federal corruption scandal involving auto executives allegedly offering bribes and kickbacks to influence labor negotiatio...
18:28 2019-08-28

World's fastest man Coleman 'misses three drugs tests, under investigation' - reports "Christian Coleman is alleged to have missed three drugs tests which could see the fastest 100m runner over the last three years miss next month\u0027s World Championships and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games."...
19:56 2019-08-23

Reports: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser on Monday as part of investigation Antonio Brown's accuser is reportedly meeting with the NFL on Monday while Brown's debut with the Patriots included a 20-yard touchdown catch.       ...
03:00 2019-09-17

In Newly Released Deposition, OxyContin Owner Defends Response to Reports of Abuse A deposition of Richard Sackler, an owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, from March offers a rare window into his current views on the opioid epidemic amid litigation seeking to hold the company accountable for the crisis....
02:28 2019-05-26

Federal Safety Regulators Say They're Looking Into Reports of Tesla Smart Summon Crashes The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) isn’t so thrilled with Tesla’s rollout of a feature that automatically summons the company’s vehicles in parking lots, telling Reuters they are investigating resulting crashes.Read more......
05:14 2019-10-03

Lawmakers Accuse State Dept. of Defying Federal Law by Missing Deadlines for Yemen Reports The State Department is refusing to submit reports mandated by Congress detailing efforts by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen....
01:56 2019-08-17

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
00:56 2019-05-30

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
06:00 2019-07-19

Former UA star resigns as IUPUI coach amid OWI investigation FISHERS, Ind. (WTHR) — Eyewitness News has learned that the IUPUI men’s basketball coach has resigned after his arrest early Monday morning for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Jason Gardner was pulled over by Fishers Police and spent the...
00:00 2019-08-28

Nagy defends Bears' kicker search amid backlash Bears coach Matt Nagy defended how his team has conducted its search for a kicker after several of those who auditioned for the team criticized the process to Sports Illustrated....
10:00 2019-08-22

McCabe calls on DOJ to close investigation amid speculation over possible charges Attorneys for former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday called on the Justice Department to “immediately” close what they called a “fatally flawed” investigation of allegations against him, amid speculation McCabe could be indicted....
20:14 2019-09-19

Google shares tumble amid looming US antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that prosecutors are planning an antitrust investigation of the company in the U.S....
23:28 2019-06-03

Metzelder steps down from club amid child pornography investigation "Former Germany defender Christoph Metzelder has stepped down as president from his boyhood club TuS Haltern am See after he was questioned by police as part of an investigation into distribution of child pornography, the club said in a statement."...
15:42 2019-09-05

Antonio Brown released by New England Patriots amid NFL investigation Brown, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection, played one game with New England following a tumultuous offseason in which he was released by the Oakland Raiders after being traded by the Pittsburgh Steelers....
23:14 2019-09-20

Joe Biden's neurosurgeon defends former VP's brain amid concerns about mental acuity Former Vice President Joe Biden's brain surgeon insisted that his decades-long patient was in good health, claiming he had no brain damage as a string of gaffes have prompted observers to question his mental acuity....
20:56 2019-08-20

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” — publicly applauded Disney for casting the black singer in the live-action rendition of the film af...
23:28 2019-07-09

Raiders’ Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown amid retirement threat Antonio Brown’s first training camp with the Raiders has been chaotic, and it apparently might be his last if he doesn’t get what he wants, but his head coach is sticking up for him. Jon Gruden defended Brown Saturday after an ESPN report...
22:14 2019-08-11

Pompeo defends administration amid Ukraine controversy: ‘It is our duty to investigate’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday defended the Trump administration over its dealings with Ukraine amid an escalating impeachment inquiry into the matter from House Democrats -- telling reporters that governments have a “duty” to investigate...
21:56 2019-10-05

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
23:28 2019-09-13

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have reduced the...
00:28 2019-09-14

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter investigation debacle In the shadow of a mistake-filled effort to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley delivered his resignation to the governor Monday afternoon just before the end of the legislative session....
07:28 2019-05-29

Mitch McConnell defends Brett Kavanaugh amid NY Times misconduct report Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell defended Brett Kavanaugh and trashed the New York Times Monday over the newspaper’s report of alleged sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court justice, a key point of which had to be corrected. The Kent...
00:42 2019-09-17

Donald Glover Defends Halle Bailey Amid The Little Mermaid Casting Backlash Donald Glover is rallying behind Halle Bailey amid criticism over her casting in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot. Last week, debates were sparked online after......
00:14 2019-07-11

Amid criticism, Colombia defends assertions that Venezuela's Maduro supports rebels Colombia on Monday publicly defended a dossier it says proves Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports guerrilla groups and drug traffickers but removed the armed forces' head of intelligence after widespread criticism of the report....
05:14 2019-10-01

Embattled Alex Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation The episode reignited this week when federal prosecutors in New York brought a new round of child sex trafficking charges against the wealthy hedge fund manager. And on Wednesday, a new accuser stepped forward to say Epstein raped her in his New York...
13:28 2019-07-11

‘I Believe Him.’ Scarlett Johansson Defends Woody Allen Amid Sexual Assault Allegations (NEW YORK) — Scarlett Johansson says that she’s standing by Woody Allen because, “I believe him.” Much of Hollywood has distanced itself from the filmmaker since the MeToo movement prompted a re-examination of child sexual abu...
00:42 2019-09-05

Congress Leader Defends Rajnath Singh Amid Jibes Over 'Shastra Puja' Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's "Shastra Puja" at the Rafale jet handover in France, which has provoked a huge debate online and also digs from opposition parties, drew the support of a lone Congress......
14:56 2019-10-10

Amid Anti-Hindi Uproar, BJP's Tejasvi Surya Defends "Misunderstood" Plan The new Modi government's National Education Policy 2019 Draft has alarmed leaders from southern states, particularly Tamil Nadu, who believe it makes the learning of Hindi mandatory, something the......
16:42 2019-06-02

Trump says he does not know the two associates of Giuliani U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he does not know the two associates of his personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani who were arrested, even if they are in a picture with him....
23:14 2019-10-10

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP...
00:42 2019-06-16

Elton John defends Prince Harry, Meghan Markle amid private jet controversy The singer came to their defence after they were called hypocritical for accepting jet travel to stay at his home in Nice, France, despite their devotion to eco-causes....
23:00 2019-08-19

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 y...
03:28 2019-07-11

Tillis defends Acosta from calls to resign amid Epstein scandal: 'Has been a great secretary' Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said the effort to remove Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta from office is a political ploy and claimed he'd vote to confirm him again, even after learning all the current facts about the Jeffrey Epstein case. ...
00:56 2019-07-12

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
22:14 2019-06-10

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their finances....
20:14 2019-07-03

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE In a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $181,328 annual salary.        ...
01:14 2019-08-14

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates amid fears of global slowdown The Federal Reserve eased interest rates on Wednesday amid mixed signals over the direction of the economy and growing pressure from President Trump. The quarter-percentage point cut, to a range between 1.75 percent and 2 percent, marks the second cu...
22:56 2019-09-18

Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
00:42 2019-09-13

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
10:14 2019-07-10

Boeing reports no new orders for 737 Max amid grounding Boeing on Tuesday said it received orders for 13 commercial jets during its second quarter, a 95 percent drop compared to the same time period last year after the global grounding of its 737 Max aircraft....
10:14 2019-07-10

Trump says he hopes his lawyer Giuliani does not get indicted Trump's comment came hours after two of Giuliani's clients, along with two other men, were charged with conspiring to violate campaign finance laws....
07:56 2019-10-11

Giuliani contradicts himself but says he'll testify if directed by Trump President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani appeared to contradict himself Sunday over whether he would cooperate with a House impeachment probe over the whistleblower complaint, but ultimately said he would if directed by Trump....
20:28 2019-09-29

Democrats subpoena Giuliani as Trump lashes out The House Intelligence Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, as part of House Democrats’ rapidly intensifying impeachment inquiry. The committees demanded details about Giuliani’s interac...
03:42 2019-10-01

Antonio Brown not with Raiders amid reports of suspension Star receiver Antonio Brown is not with the Oakland Raiders four days before the season opener amid reports he could be suspended over a confrontation with general manager Mike Mayock       ...
04:42 2019-09-06

American becomes 11th to die on Everest amid reports of overcrowding An American climber has died shortly after reaching the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks of the world's seven continents....
09:56 2019-05-28

Mariners lose to A’s amid reports Encarnación headed to NY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas struck out nine in six innings for his team-leading ninth win, and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 11-2 on Saturday amid reports that the Mariners are closing in on a deal to trade AL home run leader Edwin Enc...
06:42 2019-06-16

Amid reports of NKorean purge, there are reasons for caution SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean newspaper is reporting that North Korea executed a senior envoy involved in nuclear negotiations with the U.S. as well as four other high-level officials. But as ever with North Korea there are reasons to be c...
09:56 2019-05-31

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
15:00 2019-08-23

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
15:56 2019-06-11

A Police Union Is Telling Cops to Use the Punisher's Logo Amid an Investigation Into Racist Social Media Posts Earlier this year, a group of St. Louis police officers were put on administrative leave after their racist social media posts were resurfaced, prompting the police department to launch an investigation into them. Now, the head of St. Louis’ police u...
00:28 2019-07-16

Nicole Malliotakis cozies up to Trump, Giuliani in the Hamptons Nicole Malliotakis, the GOP assemblywoman and former mayoral candidate who has said she regretted her 2016 vote for President Trump, showed up at his posh Hamptons fundraiser anyway — an apparent attempt to mend fences with his fans in her native Sta...
23:00 2019-08-10

Giuliani says Comey tried to ‘frame’ Trump by leaking memos ​President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani accused James Comey of trying to “frame” Trump after the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said the former FBI director violated agency policy in his handling of sensitive me...
00:00 2019-09-02

Giuliani Revels in Another Cable Dust-up Defending Trump Mr. Giuliani’s unconstrained television appearances have long raised concerns with the rest of Mr. Trump’s legal team, as well as White House officials....
02:14 2019-09-21

Trump tells reporters he doesn’t know if Giuliani is still his attorney Following the president’s comment as he was leaving for a campaign rally in Louisiana, Giuliani said he is still representing Trump as his personal lawyer....
14:56 2019-10-12

Giuliani says Trump did not pay for his globetrotting push for Biden probe Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, says he met Ukrainian officials in Madrid, Paris and Warsaw this year as he pushed an investigation into one of Trump's main political rivals in the 2020 presidential election, former Vice Pr...
12:00 2019-09-30

Trump lawyer Giuliani subpoenaed by U.S. House Democrats The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena on Monday to President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, seeking documents in their impeachment inquiry....
22:56 2019-09-30

Rudy Giuliani does about face after saying he’ll leave Team Trump Rudy Giuliani suggested Thursday that he would leave Team Trump after finishing “cleanup” from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe — only to reverse course later in the day. Giuliani told the Washington Examiner he’d been “pretty busy” jugg...
23:28 2019-06-06

Giuliani says Trump did not pay for his travel as he pressed for a probe into Biden Giuliani has emerged as a central figure in a scandal that has now engulfed Trump and left him facing an impeachment inquiry into whether he misused his office for his own political gains....
05:00 2019-09-30

Tesla loses more execs amid sales push, reports say European chief Jan Oehmicke and Steve MacManus, vice president of interior and exterior engineering, are the latest executive departures at Tesla, according to reports. ...
23:14 2019-07-02

American Airlines mechanic sabotaged plane’s navigation system amid labor dispute, federal investigators say Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani inserted a piece of foam into the plane’s air data module system, with hopes that it would delay the flight and he would make overtime pay, according to court documents....
02:14 2019-09-07

Antonio Brown loses endorsement deal with helmet manufacturer Xenith amid sexual assault investigation: report Antonio Brown reportedly lost his endorsement deal with helmet manufacturer Xenith this week after newfound sexual assault allegations surfaced against the embattled NFL wide-receiver....
23:00 2019-09-14

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million from investors and reached a valuation of $600 mil...
00:28 2019-07-02

Ukraine furore confirms Giuliani as Trump's most off-kilter advocate The man once called America’s Mayor has become the loosest of cannons, embroiling his boss in an election-meddling furoreTrump claims nothing wrong in Ukraine call On Thursday night Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and troubleshooter-in-...
20:56 2019-09-21

Trump calls Giuliani a ‘great guy’ as feds investigate former mayor “He may seem a little rough around the edges sometimes, but he is also a great guy and wonderful lawyer,” Trump tweeted Saturday, blaming the “Deep State” for his personal lawyer’s legal woes....
00:42 2019-10-13

How Trump and Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate the president’s rivals New revelations about the president’s efforts to influence Ukraine are fueling questions about whether Trump used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political opponents....
02:42 2019-09-21

U.S. Democrats subpoena Trump lawyer Giuliani in impeachment probe U.S. House of Representatives Democrats investigating whether to impeach President Donald Trump on Monday issued a subpoena to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani, seeking documents related to dealings with Ukraine by Oct. 15....
03:14 2019-10-01

House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine Three U.S. House of Representatives committees said on Monday they had begun "a wide-ranging investigation" into reports that President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and possibly others pressured Ukraine's government to assist Trump's re-ele...
19:28 2019-09-09

Ukraine imbroglio confirms Giuliani's as Trump's most off-kilter advocate The man once called America’s Mayor has become the loosest of cannons, embroiling his boss in an election-meddling furoreOn Thursday night Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and troubleshooter-in-chief, went on CNN to defend his boss again...
08:14 2019-09-21

House Dems to Trump Lawyer Giuliani: Give It Up, Rudy! Rudy Giuliani never seems to be one who’s at a loss for words, and now House Democrats are demanding he tell all by sharing key documents with lawmakers as part of its impeachment probe....
08:28 2019-10-01

Rudy Giuliani can't say '100%' that Trump didn't threaten to cut off Ukraine aid over Biden Trump's call with the foreign leader is reportedly the subject of a whistleblower's complaint that has spurred new accusations of wrongdoing from Democrats....
17:56 2019-09-23

Giuliani leads Trump counter-attack over Ukraine and impeachment Presidential ally floats refusal to testify to House committeeLawyer sought dirt on Joe Biden to help Trump 2020 campaignDonald Trump’s army of surrogates, led by his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, went into battle on Sunday as the beleaguered presid...
19:14 2019-09-29

There's a glaring loophole in Trump's and Giuliani's allegations of corruption against Joe Biden Drew Angerer/Getty President Donald Trump and his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, are aggressively defending their calls for Ukraine to investigate former vice president Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, for corruption. Biden pushed in 2016 for Ukraine to fire ...
21:28 2019-09-23

New Balance take Liverpool to court amid reports of record Nike agreement "Liverpool are reportedly close to agreeing a record-breaking sponsorship deal with Nike, but current kit suppliers New Balance have taken the matter to court as they bid to retain their contract."...
12:14 2019-09-24

Spotify Reports User Growth Amid Industry Podcast Boom Spotify posted greater-than-expected user growth in the latest quarter as the music-streaming giant improved long-term retention of its listeners and broadened its podcasting business....
19:01 2019-07-31

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders amid helmet tiff, per reports One day after being called out by Raiders GM Mike Mayock, wide receiver Antonio Brown decided to rejoin the team as he looks for a helmet solution.       ...
01:00 2019-08-20

Afghanistan election: polls open amid reports of sporadic violence Low turnout expected due to insurgent threats on polling stations and widespread apathyAfghans went to the polls to choose a president on Saturday, but turnout is expected to be low because of insurgent threats on polling stations, the impact of two ...
16:56 2019-09-28

Ohio reports first case of measles in two years amid national outbreak Health officials in Ohio urge parents to get children vaccinated against highly contagious illnesses such as measles.        ...
21:56 2019-07-12

Bayer stocks soar amid disputed reports of Roundup 'settlement' German firm Bayer has not commented on reports that it is willing to pay $8 billion to settle glyphosate cases in the US. The mediator in the case said Bayer never made the proposal, calling the report "pure fiction."...
21:14 2019-08-09

Fire burns out of control at Philadelphia refinery amid reports of explosions A fire was burning out of control at an oil refinery in Pennsylvania on Friday morning, a Philadelphia fire department official said, as NBC Philadelphia reported a series of explosions on site....
12:00 2019-06-21

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs whether to sound the alarm internationally....
13:42 2019-07-17

Philadelphia Police Department puts 72 officers on desk duty amid investigation into anti-Muslim social media posts Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross confirmed Wednesday that seventy-two Philadelphia police officers were placed on administrative duty amid an internal investigation into alleged racist, inappropriate and anti-Muslim social media posts ma...
23:28 2019-06-20

Ukraine’s Former President Says He Discussed Investments With Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani (KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s former president said Wednesday he discussed investments with President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, in 2017, but that he never discussed Ukrainian companies with any U.S. official. Like many U...
04:56 2019-10-03

Live updates: Trump tells reporters he doesn’t know if Giuliani is still his attorney Following the president’s comment as he was leaving for a campaign rally in Louisiana, Giuliani said he is still representing Trump as his personal lawyer....
04:28 2019-10-12

Giuliani associates charged with illegally funneling cash to pro-Trump group Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel money to a pro-Trump election committee and other U.S. pol...
00:56 2019-10-11

President Trump Urged Rex Tillerson to Help Drop DOJ Charges for Giuliani Client President Donald Trump pressed then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to help persuade the Justice Department to drop a criminal case against an Iranian-Turkish gold trader who was a client of Rudy Giuliani, according to three people familiar with the...
02:28 2019-10-10

Rudy Giuliani Goes Off the Rails in Disastrous CNN Interview About His Shady Dealings for Trump Folks, I do not say this lightly because there is so much evidence of it already happening, but America’s former mayor Rudy Giuliani has absolutely lost it. By “it” I mean any grasp of how to appear in public life and on television....
23:42 2019-09-20

‘I did what I did on my own’: Giuliani insists no Trump connection to Ukraine dealings investigated by House Rudy Giuliani said he has "no idea" what President Trump told the new Ukrainian president in a phone call that could be the subject of a damning Intelligence Community whistleblower complaint....
05:14 2019-09-20

Trump calls Rudy Giuliani a 'great guy' as impeachment pressure mounts President had appeared to distance himself a day earlierTrump calls Giuliani ‘greatest Mayor in the history of NYC’Donald Trump came to the defence of Rudy Giuliani on Saturday, only a day after saying he didn’t know if the former New York mayor was ...
18:42 2019-10-12

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes....
02:14 2019-09-21

Donald Trump's Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed For Ukraine Documents President Donald Trump attacked the Democratic lawmaker spearheading the impeachment inquiry on Monday as congressional committees subpoenaed his personal lawyer, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani,......
10:28 2019-10-01

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani subpoenaed to produce Ukraine documents Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has been subpoenaed, forcing him to produce documents in a ramping up of the impeachment investigation into the US president....
01:14 2019-10-01

Giuliani associates charged with funneling foreign cash to pro-Trump group Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel Russian money to a pro-Trump election committee and other ...
22:28 2019-10-10

| House subpoenas Trump lawyer Giuliani for docs in impeachment probe House Democratic leaders have slapped Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani with a subpoena to turn over Ukraine-related documents as part of an accelerating formal presidential impeachment probe....
23:42 2019-09-30

Trump's former Russia aide is set to give revealing testimony on Giuliani, Sondland Fiona Hill plans to say Rudy Giuliani and E.U. ambassador Gordon Sondland circumvented the National Security Council and the normal White House process to pursue a shadow policy on Ukraine, a person familiar with her expected testimony told NBC News....
03:14 2019-10-12

China is increasing foreign access to its markets amid reports US may consider curbing investment Chinese officials said they are accelerating efforts to open financial markets and encourage foreign flows after reports the White House deliberated limiting U.S. investments in China....
20:00 2019-09-30

Reports: WeWork to Delay IPO Amid Suspicion It Is Not Actually a Tech Company Worth $47 Billion Whatever the hell WeWork is—tech company or just a cult-like real estate venture that happens to offer kombucha on tap and desperately wants to be viewed as a tech company—it may not be going public anytime soon.Read more......
12:14 2019-09-17

Afghanistan presidential election: voting begins amid reports of sporadic violence President Ashraf Ghani and his former deputy Abdullah Abdullah the frontrunners as millions head to the pollsVoting has begun in Afghanistan’s presidential election amid heavy security, with early reports emerging of attacks in several cities.Fourtee...
13:14 2019-09-28

Apple executive says Touch ID is sticking around amid reports the iPhone 12 might bring it back When Apple introduces a new technology, it typically signals the end for a piece of legacy technology. The introduction of the Lightning connector, for example, effectively replaced the 30-pin dock connector for good. With that said, it was only natu...
04:28 2019-09-10

Israel deploys dummy soldiers along Lebanese border amid threats: reports Israel has placed mannequins dressed as soldiers in military vehicles along the border with Lebanon as the army braces for expected attacks by Hezbollah, according local reports. The Israeli army has been on high alert after Hezbollah promised to ret...
01:42 2019-08-30

Army private heroically saved kids amid El Paso rampage: reports A US Army private is being hailed as a hero for reportedly rescuing several children as a hate-filled shooter was spraying lead inside an El Paso Walmart. Glendon Oakley, of Killeen, Texas, was shopping at a Footlocker in the Cielo Vista Mall Saturda...
21:56 2019-08-04

China says it's increasing foreign access to its markets amid reports US may consider curbing investment Chinese officials maintained they are accelerating efforts to open financial markets and encourage foreign flows amid reports the White House deliberated limiting U.S. investments in China....
08:00 2019-10-01

Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts The head of Philadelphia's police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and anti-Muslim social media posts....
02:14 2019-06-21

Giuliani wasn’t the only Trump lawyer pushing Ukraine to investigate Biden: report ​WASHINGTON – Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani wasn’t the only attorney of President Trump who was trying to ​get Ukrainian officials to probe Joe Biden. Fox News reported Sunday that D.C. lawyers Joe DeGenovia and Victoria Toensing, a ...
18:28 2019-09-29

‘I Will Be the Hero’: Giuliani Goes Off on the ‘Morons’ Giving Him the Side-Eye for His Role in Trump’s Impeachment Woes Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s ever-vociferous mouthpiece, is apparently feeling most unappreciated for all he did on behalf of his boss to put him in danger of being impeached dig up dirt on one of his rivals for the Oval Office, and says history wil...
22:28 2019-09-27

Rudy Giuliani Said He Would Need President Trump’s Approval to Assist Congress’ Impeachment Probe WASHINGTON — Under fire for peddling a debunked conspiracy theory, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday he would cooperate with the House’s impeachment inquiry only if Trump gave him permission. “...
19:42 2019-09-29

'Conned': Road to Trump impeachment may have begun with Giuliani getting played by Ukrainian prosecutor President Trump faces impeachment because personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was manipulated by a disreputable official who hoped to avoid being fired by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to regional analysts and anti-corruption activist...
16:56 2019-10-01

Trump's former adviser slammed Giuliani for echoing 'completely debunked' conspiracy theories JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump's former homeland security adviser slammed the president's lawyers and associates for continuing to tout debunked conspiracy theories in an effort to insulate the president and boost his political s...
17:42 2019-09-29

2 Florida Men Tied to Giuliani Arrested on Finance Charges Involving Trump Campaign (WASHINGTON) — Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump’s lawyer and the Ukraine impeachment investigation were charged Thursday with federal campaign finance violations. The charges relate to a $325,000 donation to a group ...
14:42 2019-10-11

Rudy Giuliani is Donald Trump’s real secretary of state | Lloyd Green Giuliani wanted to be tapped as America’s top diplomat, and it looks like he got more than he bargained for: congressional scrutiny and the media’s glareFrom the looks of things, Rudy Giuliani has been the real secretary of state from Day One of the ...
09:42 2019-10-12

House Democrats subpoena Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani in impeachment probe In a letter to Giuliani, the heads of three House committees asked for information related to efforts to get Ukraine to investigate the Biden family....
03:14 2019-10-01

Mueller says he could’ve subpoenaed Trump but declined because he knew Trump would fight it and prolong the Russia investigation The former special counsel is appearing at two House hearings to address questions for the first time about his report on President Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 election....
22:56 2019-07-24

Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests, Reuters reports Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing, Reuters reported....
15:42 2019-08-21

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chain...
02:42 2019-07-12

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ h...
05:42 2019-06-04

'Leave him alone': Meghan McCain defends Nick Jonas amid backlash for magazine cover Nick Jonas' fans are burnin' up with anger over an accessory on his latest magazine cover: A cigar. But "View" co-host Meghan McCain isn't having it.        ...
23:56 2019-09-11

Trump reportedly personally ordered the removal of ambassador to Ukraine at the advice of Rudy Giuliani AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky President Donald Trump personally ordered the removal of the US Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, in May, because he was told she privately harbored an "anti-Trump bias." A person familiar with the matter told The Wa...
10:14 2019-10-04

Three House panels probe Trump, Giuliani pressure on Ukraine to hurt Biden's campaign The investigation comes weeks after Giuliani reportedly urged Ukraine to probe if Biden's efforts affected his son involvement with a company there....
19:00 2019-09-09

Two business associates of Trump’s personal attorney Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance charges Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who routed a large donation to a pro-Trump super PAC, are accused of taking part in a scheme to funnel foreign money to candidates for federal and state office....
22:56 2019-10-10

Barr was 'surprised and angry' to discover Trump had lumped him in with Giuliani during his call with the Ukrainian president Associated Press Attorney General William Barr has found himself at the center of a controversy over his role in President Donald Trump's call with a Ukrainian leader urging him to investigate a political rival. Trump repeatedly told Ukrainian Presi...
13:14 2019-09-29

Giuliani suggests ‘withholding judgement’ on Epstein conspiracy theories two days after Trump promotes one In a tweet, the president’s personal lawyer said is “best to wait for some key facts like the findings of the autopsy” of the politically connected financier....
17:00 2019-08-12

AOC takes aim at Rahm Emanuel on Twitter amid reports he's joining Wall Street investment bank Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took aim at fellow Democrat and former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on Wednesday after news surfaced that he would join a Wall Street investment firm....
00:00 2019-06-06

Rudy Giuliani: New video of Trump accuser whose case was dismissed shows 'people feel empowered to say anything they want' Video of an encounter between President Trump and a former campaign staffer that was subject of a now-dismissed lawsuit shows people feel emboldened to lodge claims, according to Rudy Giuliani....
07:28 2019-07-12

Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani subpoenaed as impeachment probe is ramped up Donald Trump's lawyer has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee for documents to form part of its impeachment inquiry into the president....
01:42 2019-10-01

Trump Ally Lindsey Graham Invites Rudy Giuliani to Testify Before Senate Panel About Ukraine (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is inviting President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, to testify about corruption in Ukraine. The committee is led by Lindsey Graham. The South Carolina Republic...
06:00 2019-10-09

Saturday Night Live Returns With Trump Seeking Impeachment Advice From Rudy Giuliani, Kim Jong Un and More Who gives President Donald Trump advice when he’s worried about being impeached? According to the first cold open from Saturday Night Live’s 45th season last night, everyone from Rudy Giuliani to Kim Jong Un. SNL used the season premier&#...
18:28 2019-09-29

Amid impeachment furor, Barr and John Durham flew to Rome to hear a secret tape of Joseph Mifsud, mysterious professor at center of Mueller investigation Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Attorney John Durham met with Italian intelligence and listened to a secret recording of Joseph Mifsud, the mysterious professor at the center of the Trump-Russia saga....
23:14 2019-10-02

'Outrageous': Convicted criminals serve as Alaskan police amid public safety crisis, investigation finds Dozens of police officers with criminal records have worked in Alaska, despite state law that should have disqualified them, an investigation finds.        ...
01:56 2019-07-22

Foreign-born Trump donors tied to Giuliani's Ukraine efforts arrested on campaign finance charges The two men are alleged to have given $325,000 to a pro-Trump super PAC to "obtain access to exclusive political events and gain influence with politicians."...
20:28 2019-10-10

India face anxious wait over Shikhar Dhawan injury news amid reports key opener could miss three weeks India were on Tuesday anxiously awaiting news on a suspected hairline fracture to the thumb that could rule key opener Shikhar Dhawan out for much of the World Cup....
14:56 2019-06-11

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the Revolutionary Guard’s third seizure of a vessel in recent weeks and the latest show of strengt...
18:56 2019-08-04

AG Barr made an unusual call to Trump to give him political advice about how Rudy Giuliani should handle the Russia probe Associated Press Attorney General William Barr gave political advice on Rudy Giuliani's public statements on the Russia investigation in an April phone call with President Donald Trump, The Wall Street Journal reported. The attorney general's main ...
22:00 2019-10-01

Judge Orders Baton Rouge to Release Psych Report of Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling Amid Reports of Abuse, Unprofessional Behavior Days after Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul admitted that Blane Salamoni, the police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling in 2016, should never have been hired, a Louisiana judge has ordered the city of Baton Rouge to release a psychologica...
00:56 2019-08-08

Live updates: House Democrats subpoena Perry, Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since impeachment inquiry launch As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office....
22:56 2019-10-10

Biden seeks to bar Giuliani from TV news, after Trump lawyer alleges possible Biden corruption Joe Biden's presidential campaign requested in a letter on Sunday that major news networks not invite President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani anymore, after Giuliani spent the morning on a series of talk shows aggressively highlighting what...
08:00 2019-09-30

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, also blasted President Trump's character. (Jul...
13:28 2019-07-16

Ben Carson defends Trump over ‘go back’ tweets ​WASHINGTON – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson ​on ​Sunday defended President Trump against accusations of racism. “He is not racist at all,” Carson told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “He lived in New York. Jesse Jackson gave ...
20:56 2019-07-21

Trump defends pulling US troops out of Syria President Trump on Monday defended his administration’s decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria, declaring that the US will fight “WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT.” ​In a series of five tweets, the president said the US wa...
17:14 2019-10-07

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
21:56 2019-06-13

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
18:56 2019-07-07

Pompeo Defends Trump’s Ukraine Conspiracy Theory In Athens, the American secretary of state dismissed the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry and the political drama that it has sparked as a “silly gotcha game.”...
22:14 2019-10-05

Trump Defends Immigration Raids As "Good Deterrent" President Donald Trump on Friday defended controversial mass raids that led to the arrest of 680 undocumented migrants in the southeastern United States, saying they were an effective way to thwart......
02:14 2019-08-10

'I was kidding, being sarcastic': Trump defends comment that he is 'the chosen one' President Trump tweeted in defense of his comment that he is 'the chosen one' during a Wednesday press conference while discussing the trade arrangements with China....
22:42 2019-08-24

GOP senator defends Trump on Syria: ‘I’m not sure the president had a lot of choices’ Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s decision to allow the Turkish invasion of northern Syria that has resulted in the slaughter of Kurdish fighters — casting the Middle Eastern military conflict as an inevitable qua...
19:42 2019-10-13

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Dem ‘Squad’ ​WASHINGTON – Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace confronted senior White House advis​e​r Stephen Miller on President Trump’s long record of “playing the race card” – and the conversation got heated. “I’ve never called any of his tweets racist,” Walla...
20:56 2019-07-21

Trump defends his Syria pullout against Republican criticism U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism from fellow Republicans over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, and dismissed worries that captured Islamic State fighters might escape in the chaos of a Turkish attack....
01:14 2019-10-10

'I am the Chosen One,' Trump proclaims as he defends trade war with China The president's remark followed a string of criticisms aimed at his predecessors, whom he claimed had ignored China's alleged malpractice on trade....
18:56 2019-08-21

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
17:56 2019-05-26

Trump defends Rudy, rips CNN’s Cuomo as ‘Fredo’ President Trump on Monday defended his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani over his appearance last week on Chris Cuomo’s CNN show in which he first denied that he’d mentioned Joe Biden’s son to Ukrainian officials only to admit seconds later that he had. ...
04:42 2019-09-24

Trump defends Alabama forecast using old Dorian map with disclaimer In a Wednesday afternoon tweet, President Trump shared a week-old hurricane graphic showing the various model runs for Dorian before it had even slammed into the Bahamas....
23:56 2019-09-05

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids in Mississippi, including emotional footage of a gi...
21:42 2019-08-12

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has imposed on goods from that country although economists say Americans are footing the bill....
16:42 2019-08-03

Mueller: No exoneration for Trump after Russia investigation WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on the Russia probe report have renewed the heated back-and-forth over what the investigation found and didn’t find. In his remarks Wednesday, Mueller said federal r...
06:42 2019-05-30

Trump says he wants a full investigation into Epstein death U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he wants a "full investigation" into the circumstances surrounding financier Jeffrey Epstein's death at a federal detention facility in New York City while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges....
19:42 2019-08-13

Investigation Intensifies Into Top Trump Fund-raiser Elliott Broidy, who raised money for Donald J. Trump’s 2016 campaign and his inauguration, is the subject of a wide-ranging inquiry of foreign influence....
01:42 2019-07-09

Trump blasts Mueller, says investigation biased President Donald Trump blasts special counsel Robert Mueller, as a “never Trumper” who led a biased investigation on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. (May 30)        ...
17:28 2019-05-30

Voters react to Trump impeachment investigation Voters across the U.S. express concern about President Donald Trump’s impeachment investigation. (Sept. 25)        ...
04:28 2019-09-26

The Federal Reserve must be honest about Trump's trade war US central bank risks reputation with Americans if it pulls its punches with the White HouseWilliam Dudley, the immediate past president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, recently stirred up a hornet’s nest when he called for the Fed to consid...
03:56 2019-09-12

Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban A federal judge in California blocked the Trump administration's new rule that prohibits the vast majority of Central American migrants from asylum in the United States....
10:42 2019-07-25

Trump wants a ‘big’ cut from the Federal Reserve. Instead, get ready for a small one. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell risks triggering a sea of red in the markets if he does not at least leave the door open to the possibility of more cuts this year....
14:56 2019-09-18

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by President Donald Trump, and she charged that the president's own son-in-law was a "slumlord" there....
04:28 2019-08-02

Former White House press secretary defends Trump tweets Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is defending President Donald Trump’s use of Twitter to get his message out and says the U.S. hopes that unrest in Hong Kong can be handled ‘both internally and peacefully’...
12:56 2019-10-08

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
22:00 2019-06-14

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
18:42 2019-07-03

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation ...
23:14 2019-07-15

Rand Paul claims win over 'war caucus,' defends Trump on Syria Rand Paul is declaring victory over the “war caucus” after President Donald Trump decided to shift troops out of northeastern Syria. The Kentucky Republican has been pushing Trump to take a less interventionist foreign policy approach for nearly thr...
22:28 2019-10-08

Trump defends allowing offensive against Kurds: 'They didn't help us in the Second World War' "They didn't help us in the second World War, they didn't help us with Normandy for example," Trump told reporters about the Kurds coming under Turkish attack in Syria....
12:56 2019-10-10

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
22:28 2019-05-31

Trump defends Syria decision by saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy' President says he learned Kurds didn’t help from a ‘powerful article’ as Turkey launches offensive into north-eastern SyriaDonald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and enable a Turkish offensive against US-backed Kurdish fi...
18:56 2019-10-10

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some of Wall Street's biggest banks....
14:32 2019-05-21

Trump defends his Syria move, says Kurds ‘didn’t help us with Normandy’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of northeast Syria, saying he was tired of “forever wars” and of having to meet grieving parents of slain service members. Asked about his decision, which left America’s Kurdish...
00:00 2019-10-10

Ex-Trump Aide Dodges Questions, Defends Him At Impeachment Hearing Donald Trump's ex-campaign director Cory Lewandowski offered a fierce defense of his former boss Monday in a contentious congressional hearing, the first under new Democratic guidelines governing a......
07:14 2019-09-18

"Nothing Compromising": Putin Defends Trump Over Ukraine President Call Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday defended Donald Trump over accusations the US leader pressured Kiev to dig up dirt on a rival, saying there was "nothing compromising" in transcripts of......
17:42 2019-10-02

Trump defends nationalism, American sovereignty in rousing UN speech President Trump delivered a rousing defense of nationalism and American sovereignty to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday — while also trying to rally an international response to Iran’s aggression. In a 37-minute address, Trump implored the world’s ...
06:42 2019-09-25

Pelosi fiercely defends impeachment inquiry as Trump blows up Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff on Wednesday fiercely pushed back on President Donald Trump’s attacks on Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, as Trump profanely lashed out at the pair in the middle of their news confere...
23:14 2019-10-02

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would s...
22:28 2019-06-09

Jared Kushner defends not telling FBI about Trump Tower meeting ​Top White House adviser Jared Kushner lashed out at people playing “Monday morning quarterback” who criticized him for not reporting to the FBI a meeting he had with a Kremlin-connected lawyer at the Trump Tower in 2016. “Let me pu...
16:00 2019-06-03

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged...
20:56 2019-06-09

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump at chaotic impeachment hearing Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday vigorously defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats but repeatedly avoided answering their questions during a chaotic hearing before a U.S...
20:56 2019-09-17

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
18:14 2019-06-11

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’US vice-president Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on...
15:14 2019-06-11

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
03:00 2019-06-12

Trump defends pulling troops from northern Syria, says he is an ‘island of one’ Trump remained steadfast and defended a move that drew widespread bipartisan criticism that he has endangered stability in the Middle East and risked the lives of Syrian Kurdish allies who helped the U.S. bring down the Islamic State group in Syria....
15:28 2019-10-13

"China Should Start An Investigation Into The Bidens," Says Donald Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday again invited foreign interference in a U.S. presidential election by publicly calling on China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, the kind of......
07:56 2019-10-04

Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says But it is unclear if prosecutors plan to file additional charges in the case, which led to the conviction of Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former lawyer....
23:28 2019-07-17

Mueller to lawmakers: Trump wanted him fired over investigation Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wanted him fired because of his investigation into possible obstruction of justice as part of the Russia investigation....
20:01 2019-07-24

Trump asked Ukraine’s president to look into investigation of Biden’s son U.S. President Donald Trump asked Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy for information on Former U.S. Vice President and Democratic foe Joe Biden's son Hunter during a call in July, a memo released by the White House on Wednesday says....
20:00 2019-09-25

'Trump donors' arrested in campaign finance investigation Two businessmen associated with Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, have been arrested over claims they broke election campaign finance laws....
00:28 2019-10-11

Trump says he wants full investigation into financier Epstein's death U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he wants a "full investigation" into the circumstances surrounding financier Jeffrey Epstein's death at a federal detention facility in New York City while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges....
19:42 2019-08-13

Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Biden and his son....
21:42 2019-09-21

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump̵...
02:42 2019-05-24

U.S. says federal court should decide Trump tax return dispute A dispute over whether New York state prosecutors can obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns raises "significant constitutional issues" and should be decided in federal court, not state court, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
02:28 2019-10-03

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Rando...
15:42 2019-08-03

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
12:42 2019-08-14

Federal judge dismisses Trump’s lawsuit on tax returns NEW YORK (AP) – A federal judge rejected President Donald Trump’s challenge to the release of his tax returns for a New York state criminal probe, saying on Monday that he could not grant such a “categorical and limitless assertion ...
00:00 2019-10-09

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a pa...
08:14 2019-06-21

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
20:42 2019-06-12

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump...
20:42 2019-07-09

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war crimina...
21:00 2019-05-24

President Trump Defends Himself Against Whistleblower Allegation Over Conversation With a Foreign Leader (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump repeatedly defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower’s potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a fo...
00:28 2019-09-21

McCarthy defends military stopovers at Trump's Scottish resort: 'It's just like any other hotel' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday defended military expenditures at President Donald Trump’s properties, arguing that hotels owned by the president are “just like any other hotel.” “The president's resorts are hotels that he owns. Peopl...
22:28 2019-09-10

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. co...
03:00 2019-09-18

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
00:28 2019-09-19

In campaign stop with evangelical Christians, Trump defends his actions on Syria U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his decision to withdraw troops from northeastern Syria, telling conservative Christian activists that the United States should prioritize protecting its own borders....
05:28 2019-10-13

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“...
17:42 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Trump administration defends Fannie, Freddie overhaul before U.S. Congress U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday questioned Trump administration officials on their plan to release mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, from government control more than a decade after they were b...
18:00 2019-09-10

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Saturday that he didn't think there was anything wrong with negotiating with the terrorist group....
01:56 2019-08-04

Ukraine foreign minister defends Trump's call with Zelenskiy: 'I think there was no pressure' A top Ukrainian official on Saturday defended President Trump's July phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, during which Trump reportedly urged authorities in Kiev to investigate dealings in the Eastern European county by the son of ...
02:00 2019-09-22

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election - that he has made the economy great again....
12:42 2019-08-16

NOAA chief defends Alabama office after Trump Dorian tweet The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday defended a regional National Weather Service (NWS) office in Alabama that told residents the state was not at risk from Hurricane Dorian and said no one will lose their jobs....
15:28 2019-09-11

Trump’s Top Intelligence Official Defends Handling of ‘Unprecedented’ Whistleblower Complaint The nation’s highest-ranking intelligence official defended his handling of a “unique and unprecedented” whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday morning, in the...
23:14 2019-09-26

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring Pelosi and defended the president for defending h...
01:42 2019-05-25

Trump Calls Whistle-Blower ‘Partisan’ and Defends Conduct With Other Leaders Mr. Trump acknowledged that he does not know the identity of a whistle-blower from the intelligence community whose secretive complaint has seized attention in Washington....
21:42 2019-09-20

Who Is Responsible for Donald Trump’s Hurricane Coloring Book? An Investigation One of the consequences of electing a deceitful, dimwitted white supremacist to serve at the helm of a deceitful, dimwitted, white supremacist country, is that it sometimes becomes difficult to ascertain why certain things happen. Is Donald Trump spe...
22:14 2019-09-05

Letter From Pelosi Threatens Trump Administration With 'Whole New Stage of Investigation' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) released a letter on Sunday night about the whistleblower’s complaint that Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani have basically admitted to their respective roles in. Despite Trump talking about his role in the abuse of pow...
05:56 2019-09-23

Everything you should know about Robert Mueller, who led the government's 2-year investigation into Trump and Russia Andrew Burton/Getty Images For almost 2 years, Robert Mueller led the special counsel investigation into Russian election interference — and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin. Previously, he was the longest-serving FBI di...
06:14 2019-07-24

FDA Enforcement Actions Have Dropped Dramatically Under Trump, Investigation Finds The Food and Drug Administration has been less aggressive about going after companies that could be endangering the public’s health since President Trump took office, according to a new investigative report out Tuesday. The report reveals that the ag...
01:28 2019-07-03

Donald Trump wants investigation into Australia's role in 'Russian hoax' This is the first time the US president has publicly named Australia while discussing the FBI inquiry into his election campaignDonald Trump has said he wants Australia’s role in setting off the FBI inquiry into links between Russia and his election ...
03:28 2019-05-25

Trump: Enough About My Corruption Investigation, Let's Talk About Obama's Netflix Deal The Obamas’ deal with Netflix—a lucrative bag secured last year—trended on Twitter Monday morning after Donald Trump used it to shield himself from accusations he was using the presidency to enrich himself....
05:00 2019-09-17

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
15:01 2019-05-24

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report. Af...
19:28 2019-05-22

Trump says he's trying to unmask the Ukraine call whistleblower, in possible violation of federal law Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump told reporters in the Oval Office Monday that he is trying to establish the identity of the whistleblower who raised concerns about a call with the Ukrainian president. "We're trying to find out ...
14:56 2019-10-01

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
22:56 2019-07-24

Trump HUD appointee’s Twitter ‘likes’ violated federal law. She will not be punished. The special counsel’s office concluded that while Patton violated the law by “unwittingly displaying a campaign hat in her office and ‘liking’ partisan political tweets on her official Twitter account,” it would not pursue any disciplinary action....
07:14 2019-09-19

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials ...
18:42 2019-07-09

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters rela...
06:42 2019-07-10

Donald Trump clashes with Federal Reserve chief after criticism The president accused the central banker of being an "enemy" of the US, comparing him to Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Trump has been critical of the Federal Reserve not cutting interest rates faster or deeper....
21:28 2019-08-23

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
03:14 2019-05-22

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's ...
21:28 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. says federal court should decide Trump tax return dispute A dispute over whether New York state prosecutors can obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns raises "significant constitutional issues" and should be decided in federal court, not state court, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday....
02:28 2019-10-03

‘A presidency of one’: Key federal agencies increasingly compelled to benefit Trump The president’s personal concerns have become priorities of departments that traditionally have operated with some degree of political independence from the White House — and their leaders are engaging their boss’s obsessions....
09:42 2019-10-02

Trump administration opens up drilling on federal land in California The Trump administration on Friday announced it would open up over 720,000 acres of federal land in California for oil and gas development, ending a five-year moratorium on leases in the state....
06:28 2019-10-05

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal program over Trump rule Group’s acting president and CEO says centers will remain open but predicts many women will ‘delay or go without’ carePlanned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump admin...
06:14 2019-08-20

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can...
19:28 2019-06-09

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory commit...
02:42 2019-06-15

Trump raises pressure on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates President launches new attack on Jerome Powell, the man he picked to run US central bankDonald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates with his most personal attack yet on Jerome Powell, the man he handpicked to...
00:00 2019-08-23

Federal judge in California halts Trump’s latest asylum ban A judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the days-old program, and criticized the federal government for attempting to bypass existing law, after a judge in Washignton allowed it....
02:56 2019-07-25

Pompeo defends Trump’s decision to invite Taliban to talks at Camp David It is sometimes necessary to negotiate with “bad actors,” the secretary of state said a day after Trump announced the cancellation of the previously undisclosed summit....
19:42 2019-09-08

SoulCycle, Equinox Investor Defends High-Price Trump Fundraiser After Backlash Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins and an investor in Equinox gyms and SoulCycle, defended his decision to hold a Donald Trump fundraiser, saying he likes to “engage directly and support the things I deeply care about.” After r...
12:00 2019-08-08

Conway defends Trump retweeting a baseless Epstein conspiracy theory, saying he wants 'everything to be investigated' REUTERS/Joshua Roberts White House adviser Kellyanne Conway downplayed President Donald Trump's retweeting of an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about the death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein posted just hours after he was found dead of...
02:42 2019-08-13

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in America showcase....
23:42 2019-07-15

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, but said he, too, would look into...
23:56 2019-07-09

Trump defends call with Ukrainian president, calling it ‘perfectly fine and routine’ The president, in a series of tweets, makes no mention of whether he brought up Biden during the conversation. Instead, he blames the news media for its coverage of the story....
18:56 2019-09-21

Trump Defends Phone Call as Impeachment Inquiry Opens: Live Updates The White House released a reconstructed transcript that showed President Trump urged Ukraine’s leader to contact Attorney General William Barr about opening an inquiry tied to Joseph R. Biden Jr. Two intelligence officials referred Mr. Trump’s activ...
17:42 2019-09-25

'Sharpiegate': meteorologists upset as weather agency defends Trump's Alabama claim National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration changes its stance on president’s description of hurricane’s pathA federal agency has reversed course on the question of whether Donald Trump tweeted stale information about Hurricane Dorian potentially...
20:14 2019-09-07

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
23:14 2019-07-11

Rep. Sean Maloney defends Adam Schiff’s handling of Trump impeachment inquiry US Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney defended fellow Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff in the face of blistering attacks from President Trump over the House’s impeachment effort. “I think the chairman has behaved ethically and professionally at every stage,”...
00:56 2019-10-07

Trump official defends Wayfair bed sale to border camp. How else can they keep kids comfortable? "Those who are protesting Wayfair's sale of beds for unaccompanied alien children need to ask themselves what the alternative should be to keep the children comfortable," HHS spokeswoman Evelyn Stauffer said....
19:00 2019-06-27

Trump Defends ‘America First’ Policy in U.N. Speech, Says the Future Belongs to ‘Patriots’ Over ‘Globalists’ In his third-ever address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump spoke in support of his administration’s “America First” policies, arguing that the future belongs to “patriots” over “global...
17:56 2019-09-24

Trump administration defends Ukraine transcript accuracy, as Dems throw shade As a political war raged in Washington over President Trump’s controversial call with Ukraine’s leader in which he apparently sought a probe concerning the Biden family, another battle broke out Wednesday -- over the format of the "transcript" of the...
22:42 2019-09-25

Hunt defends Trump quoting Katie Hopkins in attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet which quoted Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on...
15:14 2019-06-17

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on importants -- promising that Mexico “will try very hard” an...
18:42 2019-06-08

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Authority to Set Its Own Auto-Emissions Rules The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
18:28 2019-09-18

Democrat-led House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment investigation The committee says the resolution is similar to procedural votes taken at the beginning of the impeachment investigations into Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton....
19:28 2019-09-12

Robert Mueller says US president not exonerated, Trump calls investigation 'nonsense' Robert Mueller answered questions from US lawmakers about his two-year investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election. He said President Donald Trump could be indicted when he leaves office....
01:28 2019-07-25

Trump directs U.S. intelligence community to ‘fully co-operate’ with Barr’s investigation President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully co-operate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia....
10:28 2019-05-24

Judge Orders Release of New Details in Trump Hush-Money Investigation (NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York they have concluded their investigation into campaign finance crimes committed by President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen. The closure of the case is the stronge...
18:56 2019-07-17

Robert Mueller gives first public statement on Trump-Russia investigation – video Special prosecutor says investigators did not have confidence that the US president did not commit a crime. Delivering his first statement on the Trump-Russia investigation, Mueller explained the investigation was bound by the longstanding Department...
19:56 2019-05-29

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s interior department, based in part on Guardian repo...
15:28 2019-05-21

Investigation: Did a top GOP fundraiser exploit his role on Trump's inaugural committee? A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, who was vice chair of Donald Trump's inaugural committee.        ...
19:00 2019-07-08

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
07:28 2019-05-24

Exclusive: Trump Says the Mueller Investigation Hurt His Approval But Fired Up His Base President Donald Trump‘s approval rating has never cracked 50% in Gallup polls, but he argues that it would be several points above that if it weren’t for Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation. “Based on the economy, ...
00:28 2019-06-19

Manhattan US attorney in the spotlight with another high profile investigation of Trump's inner circle With the indictment Thursday of associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, New York federal prosecutors are yet again behind a criminal case that threatens Trump's inner circle....
23:42 2019-10-13

Federal Appeals Court Says Trump Emoluments Lawsuit Can Move Forward A federal appeals court on Friday overruled a trial judge and said that a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the Constitution’s emoluments clauses can move forward to determine whether Trump is illegally profiting from his position at t...
10:14 2019-09-15

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
03:42 2019-06-07

Donald Trump lifts ban on federal funding of faith-based HBCUs President Donald Trump the Justice Department ruled in favor of lifting a ban on federal funding for faith-based historically black colleges and universities during a Tuesday speech before a convention of HBCU leaders....
00:00 2019-09-11

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested ...
14:56 2019-05-23

President Trump Taps Economists to Fill Two Key Federal Reserve Positions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, who has criticized the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates, said Tuesday that he intends to nominate two economists to fill influential positions on the central bank’s Board of Governors. ...
10:28 2019-07-03

Federal judge grants Trump motion to temporarily protect tax returns A federal judge granted an order Thursday that will temporarily protect President Trump’s personal and business tax returns from release, amid an intensifying legal battle between the president and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr....
20:14 2019-09-19

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice p...
00:56 2019-06-07

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese technology amid national security fears. Jacob Wo...
23:00 2019-08-07

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
18:42 2019-06-29

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
21:42 2019-07-16

President Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for all of its adv...
19:14 2019-06-15

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
19:14 2019-05-21

Trump Says He Will Seek Citizenship Information From Existing Federal Records, Not the Census Mr. Trump announced in the Rose Garden on Thursday that he was giving up on the census question two weeks after the Supreme Court rebuked the Trump administration over its effort to modify the census....
01:42 2019-07-12

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
06:28 2019-06-29

Bipartisan Report Says Trump’s Abuse Has Pushed Federal Science to a ‘Crisis’ All presidents over the past two decades have nudged science to support their policies, but a report out of N.Y.U. said the Trump administration has driven federal science to a “crisis point.”...
11:14 2019-10-03

Why this top federal scientist is worried about public health under Trump | Carey Gillam The US government has become dangerously complacent about public healthIf you want to understand the perilous state of federal scientific research, ask Linda Birnbaum.For 40 years, Birnbaum has worked as a toxicologist for the US government, rising t...
13:42 2019-10-01

Federal judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall A federal judge prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.        ...
15:28 2019-06-29

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
01:42 2019-05-22

Federal appeals court allows Trump administration’s abortion-referral ban to continue A federal appeals court has declined once again Planned Parenthood’s request for an immediately halt to new Trump administration rules barring clinics that accept federal funds from referring patients for abortions. More than 20 states and the ...
10:00 2019-08-17

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
02:28 2019-05-30

‘Stupid Endless Wars.’ In Angry Tweets, Trump Defends Pulling U.S. Troops From Syria (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp bipartisan criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, saying he is focused on the “BIG PICTURE” that does not include American in...
17:42 2019-10-09

Bill Maher likens Trump event to 'Klan rally,' defends Biden against Booker Comedian Bill Maher took aim Friday night at President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event, which was held in Orlando, Fla., earlier in the week....
12:28 2019-06-22

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and denied his investigation was a 'witch-hunt'. Mueller said the US president cou...
01:14 2019-07-25

Coast Guard rear admiral defends Trump from storm of backlash after Alabama forecast A rear admiral in the Coast Guard who briefed President Trump on Hurricane Dorian is defending the commander in chief amid backlash for his claims that the storm might hit Alabama....
13:28 2019-09-06

Trump suggests investigation into Barack and Michelle Obama's books, Netflix deals President Trump targeted both of Barack Obama's post-presidency deals in a series of tweets on Monday, calling for an investigation into the former president's book and Netflix projects....
10:00 2019-09-17

House panel releases written answers from ex-Trump official in Russia investigation The House Judiciary Committee says a former Trump administration official who was a vital witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation was blocked by the White House from answering more than 200 of its questions....
04:14 2019-07-09

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
04:56 2019-05-24

Florida teacher reassigned during investigation of quiz that called President Trump an “idiot” (WPTV/NBC News)  A Florida middle school teacher is under investigation over a question on a school quiz at Watson B. Duncan Middle School in Palm Beach Gardens. The question was reported to school officials by a parent, who wished to remain anonymou...
10:00 2019-09-28

President Trump Suggests Saudi Arms Sales Are More Important Than Khashoggi Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump isn’t saying whether he’ll direct the FBI to investigate the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and suggests that pledges by Saudi Arabia to spend billions buying U.S. military e...
21:42 2019-06-23

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment c...
00:28 2019-07-10

Federal judge rules against Trump administration on fast-track deportation policy The Trump administration was dealt a blow late Friday by a federal judge after she ruled to block its move that would allow immigration officers to deport people who entered the U.S. illegally before they appear before judges.  ...
09:42 2019-09-29

Remember When Trump Called Baltimore Rat Infested? He Should Know Since He Tried to End the City’s Federal Rat Control Funding The president of white nationalism has a tendency to talk badly about places where people of color live. He reportedly called African nations “shithole countries” and more recently, referred to Baltimore as “rat-infested.” Well, it turns out Presiden...
01:28 2019-08-29

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
20:56 2019-05-25

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
15:42 2019-07-12

Federal judge strikes down Trump asylum ban on migrants who illegally cross border President Trump’s push to limit the number of asylum seekers flooding across the border suffered another defeat in the courts on Friday, when a federal judge ruled that the government cannot stop migrants from claiming asylum in the U.S., even if the...
01:56 2019-08-04

Trump ‘Ordered’ U.S. Businesses to Cut Ties With China. Here’s the Obscure Federal Law That Might Grant Him the Authority (BIARRITZ, France) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling tra...
21:14 2019-08-26

House Committee Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. The House Ways and Means Committee said it needs the...
22:28 2019-07-02

Federal Judge Rejects President Trump’s Challenge to New York Tax Return Release (NEW YORK) — A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump’s challenge to the release of his tax returns for a New York state criminal probe. Judge Victor Marrero ruled Monday. He said he cannot endorse such a “categorical and...
16:28 2019-10-07

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Obama White House had required to allow for faster p...
19:28 2019-06-21

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
14:56 2019-07-10

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads The decision, handed down just hours before the rule was set to take effect, came in response to a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services....
05:42 2019-07-09

As Democrats debated without mentioning federal judges, the Senate confirmed 13 more Trump nominees The president has installed 144 judges to the federal bench since his inauguration, in large part thanks to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)....
21:42 2019-08-01

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically da...
01:42 2019-07-23

Justice Department wants federal court to decide if Manhattan DA can subpoena Trump tax returns Manhattan prosecutors are nvestigating how the Trump Organization accounted for hush money payments by others shortly before the 2016 presidential election to two women, porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal....
00:00 2019-10-03

Trump vows appeal after U.S. federal judge blocks use of some border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to appeal a U.S. judge's ruling blocking his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
18:56 2019-06-29

Federal judge blocks California from enforcing tax return law aimed at Trump: report A federal judge on Thursday barred California from enforcing, at least for now, a new state law aimed at U.S. President Donald Trump that would require all candidates in state nominating contests for the presidency to release their tax returns, the L...
05:56 2019-09-20

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
21:28 2019-07-10

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein while serving as U.S. attorney in Miami....
19:28 2019-07-09

Mike Pence Defends Stay at Trump’s Golf Resort in Ireland, Calling It the ‘Logical’ Choice (DUBLIN) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday defended his decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump’s properties while in Ireland in the face of criticism by Democrats and good government groups that he’s enriching T...
23:00 2019-09-03

Kanye West defends support for Trump, says political decisions based on race is 'mental slavery' Kanye West defended his support for President Trump during his Sunday Service event on Saturday in Utah, arguing that it’s “mental slavery” to make political decisions based on race....
14:56 2019-10-07

Donald Trump asked Australian PM Scott Morrison for help with investigation into origins of Russia probe Donald Trump called Australian leader Scott Morrison and other foreign leaders to ask for help with an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe....
04:00 2019-10-02

Rush Limbaugh: Trump attacks from Dems due to 'inability to accept they failed' with Russia investigation Rush Limbaugh said top Democrats are demanding further probes of President Trump and attacking him because they cannot get past the Russia investigation's conclusion....
01:14 2019-05-24

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation When the former special counsel appears on Capitol Hill next week, House lawmakers believe he could be a powerful narrator of possible efforts by the president to obstruct the probe....
13:28 2019-07-19

Nadler asks House committees probing Trump to share docs for its impeachment investigation House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on Thursday asked four House panels investigating President Donald Trump to share documents and other information to aid his committee’s investigation into whether to file articles of impeachment agains...
12:56 2019-08-23

Trump seized on a conspiracy theory called the 'insurance policy.' Now, it's at the center of an impeachment investigation. Just months after Trump's inauguration, conspiracy theorists pushed a fanciful and unsubstantiated narrative in which the DNC framed Russia for election interference....
00:14 2019-10-06

Trump seized on a conspiracy theory called the 'insurance policy.' Now, it's at the center of an impeachment investigation Just months after Trump's inauguration, conspiracy theorists pushed a fanciful and unsubstantiated narrative in which the DNC framed Russia for election interference....
18:00 2019-10-06

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson Says He Was Told Trump Blocked Ukraine’s Military Aid Over 2016 Election Investigation (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator said Friday he learned from a U.S. ambassador that President Donald Trump was tying military aid for Ukraine to an investigation of the 2016 election. But when the senator asked Trump if he could assure the U...
07:14 2019-10-05

Trump renews claim that he is immune from criminal investigation in effort to block Manhattan DA probe The Justice Department filed a brief in support of the president, though it stopped short of endorsing his precedent-breaking assertion that he has absolute immunity....
04:28 2019-10-12

Trump-Ukraine scandal: memo shows president pushed for Biden investigation – live A newly released memo from the White House shows Trump discussed Joe Biden, Rudy Giuliani and Robert Mueller with the Ukrainian presidentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveRead the full memorandum of Trump’s call with Ukraine 5.09pm...
18:14 2019-09-25

Russia investigation pushed by 'Trump haters' to discredit 2016 win, says Corey Lewandowski – video Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, has accused 'Trump haters' of creating a 'false narrative' about the president's connections with Russia in order to undermine his 2016 election victory. He said there had been 'no conspiracy...
22:56 2019-09-17

The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts | Deadspin The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary | Jezebel How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abor...
08:56 2019-05-23

Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees Administration officials said the move will help the government compete with the private sector. Federal unions argue that ratings are often tainted by favoritism....
01:56 2019-07-18

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
04:14 2019-06-08

Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records NEW YORK (AP) — Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records. The post Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking reco...
22:28 2019-05-22

A federal court ordered Trump's accounting firm to turn over 8 years of his taxes to Congress A federal appeals court ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's accounting firm, Mazars USA, must turn over eight years of his tax returns to the House Oversight Committee. The ruling is a significant blow to Trump's efforts to stonewall Congress'...
18:14 2019-10-11

Trump Administration Takes the Axe to Federal Marine Life, Invasive Species Advisory Boards Donald Trump’s administration is moving to kill off two federal advisory boards dealing with the protection of marine life and management of invasive species, the Hill reported on Tuesday.Read more......
06:56 2019-10-02

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
05:14 2019-06-15

Trump granted reprieve on tax return case after federal judge issues blistering ruling President Trump was granted at least a brief reprieve Monday after a federal judge issued a scathing order allowing the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office to subpoena his tax returns from accounting firm Mazars USA....
18:00 2019-10-07

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
14:56 2019-05-21

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies, such as U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, and companies, such as Nucor, that use cheaper, more efficient electric-arc furnaces....
23:14 2019-07-15

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
15:56 2019-07-09

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
03:28 2019-07-03

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of Pr...
17:56 2019-06-09

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
08:00 2019-07-10

The Uncle of a Baby Orphaned in El Paso Mass Shooting Defends Trump’s Thumbs Up Gesture in Hospital Photo (EL PASO) — The uncle of a 2-month-old boy whose parents were killed in the El Paso mass shooting is defending a photo that shows first lady Melania Trump holding the baby while President Donald Trump smiles and gives a thumbs-up gesture. The p...
01:14 2019-08-10

Esper defends U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria as Trump decries 'Endless Wars,' touts sanctions on Turkey Secretary of Defense Mark Esper defended President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northern Syria as Turkey continues to attack the Kurds, while Trump himself denounced getting involved in "endless wars" and talked up sanctions against ...
18:28 2019-10-13

Robert Davi defends Jon Voight’s Trump support after Albert Brooks compares him to John Wilkes Booth Actor Robert Davi defended Jon Voight and called for civility from the left wing of Hollywood on Monday after comic legend Albert Brooks mocked Voight for supporting President Trump....
21:14 2019-05-28

Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins. The post Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG inve...
02:42 2019-05-24

Jimmy Carter says investigation would show Trump didn't win 2016 election: He's in office 'because Russians interfered' Former President Jimmy Carter questioned Friday whether President Trump legitimately won the 2016 election over Hillary Clinton, arguing Trump is only in office because "the Russians interfered." ...
20:14 2019-06-28

Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts Ever since special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation began, Republicans and most importantly President Donald Trump have loved to tout how it was all a waste of money....
22:28 2019-05-22

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reported...
18:42 2019-06-10

Justice Dept. rejected investigation of Trump phone call just weeks after it began examining the matter Legal analysts say there was enough evidence to investigate the president for multiple crimes, but the department’s criminal division found insufficient cause....
08:56 2019-09-26

Trump dismisses reports of NKorean executions President Donald Trump is dismissing reports that a former North Korean negotiator in the nuclear talks has been executed, reportedly over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's unsuccessful summit with the president in February. (June 5)  ...
00:42 2019-06-06

Trump talked about buying Greenland: AP reports President Trump, according to AP sources, has been considering the idea of buying Greenland – the world's largest island – for the United States.        ...
18:42 2019-08-16

Federal judge blocks Trump administration 'public charge' rule targeting poor immigrants The Trump administration was set to implement a new "public charge" rule blocking poor immigrants from getting green cards, but a judge blocked it.        ...
01:14 2019-10-12

Senate Democrats urge Federal Reserve to probe Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump, Kushner Senate Democrats are now urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank’s relationship with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports that bank officials ignored alleged suspicious activities on their accounts....
23:14 2019-06-06

Trump says he’ll ‘immediately’ appeal a federal judge’s ruling to block $2.5 billion in border wall funds Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling that says his administration cannot take $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities and use it to build a wall along the Mexican border. A U.S. Dist...
04:00 2019-06-30

Trump's nominee to lead federal media agency used nonprofit donations to fund private company Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker linked to Steve Bannon, saw at least $1.6 million in donations from his nonprofit go into his independent company....
23:42 2019-09-20

Federal Reserve makes small interest rate cut. Trump slams central bank for having ‘no guts.’ The U.S. benchmark interest rate is now just shy of 2 percent, down from about 2.25 percent. The move was widely expected and falls well short of Trump’s call for a “big” cut....
07:14 2019-09-19

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
05:28 2019-07-10

Planned Parenthood abandons Title X federal funds after Trump rule prohibits abortion referrals In a Twitter post on Monday, Planned Parenthood announced it is pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting participants from referring patients for abortions....
01:00 2019-08-20

Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi crown prince in the case The president said there was not direct evidence pointing to the Saudi royal family and Mohammed bin Salman despite reports that have said otherwise....
14:01 2019-06-29

Iowa National Guard members stayed at Trump Turnberry, Scotland, resort now part of congressional investigation The Iowa National Guard's stay at President Donald Trump's Turnberry resort in Scotland is one of multiple trips under congressional investigation        ...
20:42 2019-09-12

In ruling with implications for Trump’s pardon power, Supreme Court continues to allow state and federal prosecutions for same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals alike to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted....
18:56 2019-06-17

Trump refuses to comment on reports of death of bin Laden's son President Trump refused to comment on reports of the death of Hamza bin Laden, son of the slain Al Qaeda leader responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Usama bin Laden....
22:42 2019-07-31

Trump administration reports drop in border apprehensions PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Trump administration says it saw a 30-percent drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern border from July to August. The percentage of border crossing traveling as families also dipped by as much as 20-percent...
16:00 2019-09-10

Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to stay' Jerome Powell: ‘I fully intend to serve’ full four-year termPresident has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairThe Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, has responded to reports that Donald Trump is seeking to fire or demote him.“I thi...
23:56 2019-06-19

| Judge blocks Trump asylum restriction: reports A judge has blocked a move by US President Donald Trump's administration to stop migrants from claiming asylum unless they had entered the country at an official border crossing, news outlets have reported....
14:14 2019-08-03

| Greta Thunberg leads rally | Trump defends Syria troop decision: WATCH the top world news videos for today Greta Thunberg leads South Dakota climate rally | Trump doubles down on decision to withdraw troops; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
11:42 2019-10-08

Search on for 'monkey' in Texas town after reports of primate swinging through trees, attacking residents: reports Police and animal control staffers continued their search Tuesday for a loose primate that has been reportedly spotted swinging through trees and terrorizing residents in small Texas town over the past two days....
08:14 2019-09-11

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Sto...
13:42 2019-07-12

Trump pressured Ukrainian president to investigate Biden's son, reports say White House has refused to turn a national security official’s formal whistleblower complaint over to CongressDonald Trump pressed the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate Joe Biden, multiple reports say, as Democrats condemned what they ...
14:42 2019-09-21

Trump casts doubt on reports of North Korean executions U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was blamed too quickly....
21:14 2019-06-05

Trump's UN meeting with Ukraine president still on despite 'whistleblower' story: reports President Trump remains scheduled to meet with his Ukraine counterpart at the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week despite a media frenzy unleashed by Friday's report that a whistleblower complained about a “promise” the U.S. preside...
13:28 2019-09-21

Trump's Personal Assistant Steps Down Over Leak Of Information: Reports Donald Trump's personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout resigned on Thursday after she shared information about the president's family with journalists, US media reported....
13:14 2019-08-30

Trump considers delisting Chinese firms from US markets: reports The White House is threatening the restrictions as a bargaining tool as part of the trade talks with China. Stocks ended in the red for the second consecutive week, with the Nasdaq recording its worst week in two months....
14:28 2019-09-28

| Trump approved strikes on Iran but abruptly canceled it - reports US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times has reported....
11:42 2019-06-21

Trump wants whistleblower ‘exposed and questioned’ after reports of ties to 2020 Dem President Trump pressed Wednesday for the Ukraine call whistleblower to be “exposed and questioned” after new reports surfaced suggesting the whistleblower has ties to a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate....
15:42 2019-10-09

The Navy Hid the USS John S. McCain So Trump Wouldn’t See It in Japan: Reports President Donald Trump was in Japan on a state visit this week. While there, he did the usual Japan stuff—hit up a sumo tournament, pal around with a dictator, see the troops at a U.S. Navy base, etc.. All of it normal, these days. But while visiting...
07:00 2019-05-30

Trump seeks whistleblower sources, mentions treason: reports President Donald Trump told staff from the U.S. mission to the United Nations on Thursday he wanted to know who provided information to a whistleblower on his phone call with Ukraine's president, likening them to a spy, two newspapers reported....
20:56 2019-09-26

Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden: reports U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall Street Journal and other U.S. media outlets....
07:00 2019-09-21

"They Like To Blame Kim Jong Un": Trump On North Korean Execution Reports U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean......
10:56 2019-06-06

Trump is ignoring his aides and going it alone in the trade war now, Washington Post reports Trump is trusting his instincts and ignoring the advice of his aides regarding issues surrounding the trade war with China, The Washington Post says....
21:28 2019-08-06

Barr and Pompeo implicated in Trump impeachment scandal – reports Attorney general and secretary of state both reportedly took part in contacts between Trump and foreign leadersAn effort in recent months by Donald Trump to rewrite the history of the 2016 US presidential election and set up a 2020 re-election victor...
12:00 2019-10-01

The Trump official who manages US federal lands once denied there was a hole in the ozone layer and called environmental activism 'the last refuge of the left' YouTube/Western Values Project The Trump administration official in charge of overseeing US federal lands has a long history of controversial statements publicly doubting climate change. William Perry Pendley currently serves as the acting director ...
08:28 2019-10-09

Trump claims he did not promise pardons to aides despite reports – live news White House didn’t deny Trump had made comments about pardons for aides who broke the law to get the border wall builtSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.27pm BST MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell apologized for sharing a thinly sourc...
22:42 2019-08-28

ICE immigration raids to hit 10 cities Sunday, NYT reports, after Trump promised deportations Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin a roundup this weekend, the The New York Times reported. ICE neither confirmed nor denied to USA TODAY.        ...
17:00 2019-07-11

Trump Calls Reports That He Pressured Ukraine’s President a ‘Witch Hunt’ Mr. Trump, intensifying a line of attack his allies have stoked for months, accused the media of covering up the former vice president’s dealings with Ukraine....
18:28 2019-09-21

Losses deepen at Trump’s Scotland properties, financial reports show  The Trump Organization’s two Scottish golf courses lost $14.3 million in 2018, extending a multiyear string of losses that have intensified since Donald Trump became president....
22:28 2019-10-08

Ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn sentencing tentatively scheduled for Dec. 18, reports say President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty in October 2017 to lying to FBI agents about his contact with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the weeks leading up to Trump's inauguration....
20:28 2019-09-10

Trump flips media reports on Ukraine call as Biden ‘disaster’ President Trump disputed media reports he pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden’s son Hunter — and sought to turn the story against his potential 2020 electoral foe Saturday. “Nothing was said that was in any way wrong,” Trump t...
20:00 2019-09-21

Robert Mueller quits as he delivers statement on Special Counsel Investigation into Donald Trump and claims of Russian meddling in 2016 election Special counsel Robert Mueller today broke his two-year silence on his investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential elections, saying: "If we had confidence that the President did not commit a crime we would have said so....
23:42 2019-05-29

Peter Thiel called for an investigation into Google’s China dealings, but Trump has found no reason for concern, according to the Treasury Secretary (GOOG, GOOGL) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and President Trump had found no evidence of Google working with the Chinese government in a way that raised concerns. Mnuchin's comments come after tech bill...
10:14 2019-07-25

'The Hunt' director defends controversial film Trump seemed to slam Despite "marketing mistakes" with "The Hunt," producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film that Donald Trump appeared to criticize.        ...
18:42 2019-08-19

Mariano Rivera defends support of President Donald Trump on 'Fox & Friends' Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera responds to critics: "I respect what (Trump) does and I believe he's doing the best for the United States of America."       ...
01:42 2019-07-25