Politics

President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on the "Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Washington. From left, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R- Texas, Trump, and Sen. Mike Crapo, R- Idaho. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 24, 2018 - 8:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump continues to receive poor marks from a majority of Americans on his overall job performance, even as he enjoys relatively good assessments of his handling of the economy. A new poll released Friday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...
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August 24, 2018 - 7:17 am
Attorney General Jeff Sessions punched back hard at President Donald Trump's latest criticism as their long-running rift exploded into a public smackdown.
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August 23, 2018 - 5:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Enquirer kept a safe containing documents on hush money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cozy relationship with Donald Trump leading up to 2016 presidential election, people familiar with the arrangement told The Associated Press. The detail...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the State Department, in Washington. Pompeo on Thursday appointed a senior executive with Ford Motor Co. to be his special envoy for North Korea and said they both would visit Pyongyang next week. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
August 23, 2018 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday appointed a senior executive with Ford Motor Co. to be his special envoy for North Korea and said the two would visit Pyongyang next week. Pompeo announced that he had chosen Stephen Biegun to handle day-to-day negotiations with the North...
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August 23, 2018 - 3:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Media outlets are reporting that federal prosecutors have granted immunity to the executive in charge of the National Enquirer amid an investigation into hush-money payments made on behalf of President Donald Trump. Vanity Fair and The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves federal court after reaching a plea agreement in New York. On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, via Twitter, Cohen praised himself for providing “critical information” in the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
August 23, 2018 - 12:54 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Cohen personally called tax officials in New York on the same day he received a subpoena from state investigators looking into the Trump Foundation. A state official confirmed the call from the former personal attorney and "fixer" for President Donald Trump, but would...
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August 23, 2018 - 10:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Omarosa Manigault Newman's "Unhinged" had a strong first week of sales, although it seems unlikely to match the success of Donald Trump tell-alls such as "Fire and Fury" and "A Higher Loyalty." "Unhinged" sold 34,000 copies, NPD BookScan reported Thursday. BookScan tracks around 85...
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August 23, 2018 - 9:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump downplayed his relationship to Michael Cohen in an interview that aired Thursday, claiming his longtime personal attorney only worked for him part-time and made up "lies" to reduce his legal exposure. "It's called flipping and it almost ought to be illegal...
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August 23, 2018 - 8:21 am
"I don't know how you can impeach somebody who's done a great job," Trump said to Fox. He continued: "If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash. I think everybody would be very poor.
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FILE - In this April 7, 2011 file photo, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., center, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. A federal grand jury in California on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, has indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 22, 2018 - 8:52 pm
ALPINE, Calif. (AP) — The indictment of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife that alleges they illegally converted his campaign account into a household checkbook reorders his re-election contest, giving Democrats a suddenly stronger hand in a district that for decades has embraced Republican...
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