Tag: Trump

North Korea ‘no longer interested’ in summits with US: KCNA

North Korea is "no longer interested" in summits with the US unless Washington offers new concessions in their nuclear negotiations, Pyongyang said Monday, hours after Donald Trump hinted at the prospect. "You should act quickly, get the deal done," Trump tweeted Sunday, referring to North...

Key moments from Day Two of Trump impeachment hearing

by Chris Lefkow Marie Yovanovitch, the former US ambassador to Ukraine, delivered more than five hours of dramatic testimony on Friday before the congressional committee  holding impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump. Here are key moments from the second day of public hearings in the Democratic-controlled House...

Trump asks Supreme Court to protect his tax returns

Donald Trump on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to bar a prosecutor from obtaining his tax returns, arguing that as president he has blanket immunity. Trump, a former New York businessman, is the first American president since Richard Nixon not to make his tax returns...

GM, Toyota, Chrysler back Trump on auto emissions

Carmaking heavyweights General Motors, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler have backed President Donald Trump's efforts to ban California from maintaining its own stricter standards on car emissions, the auto giants have confirmed. The announcement is the latest salvo in a months-long battle over car pollution between...

Trump wins big with Baghdadi death — and intends to milk it

by Sebastian Smith President Donald Trump took a victory lap Sunday over the killing of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi -- and he's likely just getting warmed up. "This is the biggest there is," Trump said at a White House appearance, reaching into his...

‘Most overrated general’ Mattis takes swipe at Trump

Former US defense secretary James Mattis said he was honored to be the "world's most overrated general" in a swipe at his former boss Donald Trump who insulted him earlier this week. At a gala charity dinner in New York Thursday evening, Mattis told diners he...

Trump impeachment probe claims ‘dramatic progress’

by Paul HANDLEY The leader of the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump said Tuesday that witnesses had provided substantial support for allegations that Trump illegally tried to force Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden. While the White House and Trump's personal lawyer Rudy...

Second Trump whistleblower comes forward with first-hand information: lawyer

A second whistleblower has come forward, this one with first-hand information about events that triggered an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, the informant's lawyer said Sunday. The original whistleblower alleged Trump abused his power as president by attempting to withhold US military aid to...

As US factories falter, White House insists economy like ‘a rock’

by Douglas Gillison After a brief surge during his first years in office, and despite his lofty promises, the American manufacturing rebound has begun to crumble under President Donald Trump. Auto plants and steel mills are shutting down. Companies are announcing layoffs and furloughs. Factory output...

Trump openly calls on Ukraine, China to investigate Biden

by Paul HANDLEY US President Donald Trump openly called on China as well as Ukraine to investigate his potential 2020 election rival Joe Biden, taunting Democrats seeking his impeachment for inviting foreign election interference. Speaking in Florida Thursday, Trump blasted his accusers as "maniacs" pursuing "impeachment...