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Turnover in Trump Cabinet, White House shows no sign of slowing amid new departures  Fox News

President Trump has long promised to create jobs, and has consistently delivered -- especially in his own White House and Cabinet, where rapid turnover is ...

Kasich's message to Trump on possible 2020 primary challenge: 'Be careful what you wish for'  CNN

Ohio Gov. John Kasich suggested he may run against President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican primary after Trump said he hoped Kasich would do so.

Why the National Enquirer cooperation deal is a VERY big problem for Donald Trump  CNN

On Wednesday, while the political world was focused on the news that former Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen had been sentenced to three years in ...

Trump's border wall pledge may cost US taxpayers billions of dollars or result in government shutdown  USA TODAY

Trump vowed Mexico would pay for a border wall, but he threatens to shut down the government unless Congress approves $5 billion to build it.

Sorry, President Trump, collusion IS a crime  CNN

If the President sought or accepted anything of value in return for engaging in a secret agreement with the Russians to influence the 2016 election -- without the ...

Cooper mocks Trump's show-and-tell interview  CNN

CNN's Anderson Cooper takes a second look at President Trump's interview on Fox News where he used printed articles to try to prove his points.

Trump leaves GOP in turmoil with shutdown looming | TheHill  The Hill

Republicans are girding themselves for a partial government shutdown, just in time for Christmas.

A government funding stalemate. What is Trump's next move?  CNN

From televised blow-up to relative silence: spending negotiations remain frozen as the days tick away toward a partial government shutdown. The next big ...

Ex-US attorney: Mueller ‘absolutely’ has Trump’s tax returns | TheHill  The Hill

Former U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg said Thursday that he “absolutely” believed special counsel Robert Mueller has President Trump's tax returns.

Donald Trump's Old Tweets About Barack Obama's Vacations Come Back To Bite Him  HuffPost

Former President Barack Obama faced relentless criticism during his time in office for taking vacations. One of the main critics was Donald Trump, the ...

Stephen Colbert Takes on Trump’s Friendship With Tabloid Publisher  The New York Times

Stephen Colbert ran down revelations from the Russia investigation, while Jimmy Kimmel joked about the White House's canceling of a holiday party for the ...

President Trump joins the War on Christmas  The Washington Post

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump co-opted a seasonal staple of Fox News programming. “You know, you go from one thing to the next to the point ...

U.S., South Korea can't agree on splitting the bill after Trump's criticism  NBC News

The United States and South Korea have failed to agree on a bigger South Korean share of the cost of maintaining U.S. troops, an official said on Friday.

Trump insists FBI determined 'great person' Flynn 'didn't lie,' Mueller pushed the claim  Fox News

President Trump insisted on Thursday that his former national security adviser Michael Flynn didn't lie to the FBI and it was Special Counsel Robert Mueller who ...

Trump says GM 'is not going to be treated well' after layoffs  CNN

New York (CNN Business) President Donald Trump said Thursday that General Motors CEO Mary Barra made a "big mistake" by laying off thousands of workers ...

Federal Prosecutors Investigate Whether Trump's Inaugural Committee Misspent Funds  NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Rebecca Ballhaus about a criminal investigation into spending on President Trump's ...

Trump inauguration spending reportedly under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors  CNBC

Manhattan-based federal prosecutors are investigating whether some of the $107 million in donations to then President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural ...

Trump doesn't need an 'SOB' chief of staff  CNN

Mark Weinberg says that Donald Trump's next chief of staff needs to be someone who can build bridges, boost morale and give a sense of stability and order to ...

Trump's fixation on the stock market appears to have extended to his handling of the Huawei arrest  CNBC

President Donald Trump's willingness to intervene in the case against Huawei Technologies CFO Meng Wanzhou appears to be part of a larger White House ...

Donald Trump's suffocating presence and unhinged executive power is the product of history  USA TODAY

Given the presidency's evolution, Donald Trump, the overlord of American politics, is not a fluke, or some historic anomaly. He's an inevitability.

Trump sets 'terrible precedent' by crossing red line on Huawei case  CNN

President Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use an arrested Chinese tech executive as a bargaining chip in trade talks with Beijing drew rebukes for ...

For Trump, it’s all downhill from here  The Washington Post

The latest CNN poll underscores a grim political reality for the Republican Party, which has removed any separation between itself and President Trump.

The Robots Have Descended on Trump Country  The New York Times

The growing use of work robots and the deployment of artificial intelligence have been most disruptive in just those areas of the country that provided President ...

Incoming New York attorney general plans wide-ranging investigations of Trump and family  NBC News

New York Attorney Gen.-elect Letitia James says she plans to launch sweeping investigations into President Donald Trump, his family and "anyone" in his circle ...

DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Strong-Arming of China Might Be Working  The New York Times

American officials are wielding tariffs to extract concessions that Beijing has long delayed or rejected altogether.

Senate votes to end US support for Saudi war, bucking Trump | TheHill  The Hill

The Senate approved a resolution Thursday to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, dealing a significant blow to President Trump.

Troubled by Lapses, Government’s Voice to the World Braces for New Trump Management  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The American government's broadcast *service* to the world has a problem: It is becoming the news itself. TV Martí, which aims broadcasts at ...

SpaceX May Be New Barrier for Trump’s Border Wall  The New York Times

A planned stretch of wall in Texas may be the first to be built under President Trump. It's likely to be opposed by landowners, including a wildlife refuge — and ...

Melania Trump's poll numbers plummet  CNN

Washington (CNN) Melania Trump's favorable rating has fallen by double-digits, according to a new CNN poll. The first lady, whose favorability stood at 54% in ...

Will Trump’s Presidency Survive 2019?  The New York Times

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | RadioPublic | Stitcher | Spotify | Google Play. This week on “The Argument” ...

The massive Marriott hack could be a surprising piece of ammunition in Trump's trade talks with China  CNBC

The Obama administration struck a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2015, agreeing that neither country would steal personal information of the other's ...

GOP shrugs at Trump's involvement in Cohen crimes  CNN

President Donald Trump on Friday was implicated by prosecutors in two crimes committed by his former attorney Michael Cohen.

Trump’s NOAA Nominee Won’t Get Senate Vote This Year  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Senate will not vote this year to confirm a new head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, lawmakers said this week.

Trump seething after Cohen sentencing  CNN

President Trump's public silence belied his rising fury over longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen, who the President still insists is not telling the truth, after he ...

Trump’s Intervention in Huawei Case Would Be Legal, but Bad Precedent, Experts Say  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — When President Trump said in an interview this week that he was willing to intercede in the case of a Chinese telecom executive facing ...

While Working for Trump, Giuliani Courts Business Abroad  The New York Times

Ethics experts say Rudolph W. Giuliani risks blurring lines by seeking contracts with foreign governments even as he remains President Trump's personal ...

Would Indicting Trump Be Constitutional?  The New York Times

Yes, it would be. But that question is a distraction from the principal objective of the Russia investigation.

Trump's claim on border arrests: CNN fact check  CNN

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Trump's next chief of staff may be walking into a nightmare  CNN

The job of White House chief of staff is close to impossible at the best of times, but President Donald Trump's new West Wing enforcer faces an even tougher ...

Donald Trump's Apprentice: Chief of staff edition!  CNN

Watch CNN's Chris Cillizza break down the most likely contenders to be Donald Trump's next chief of staff.

The Trump file: Trump's 10 top falsehoods of 2018  PolitiFact

President Donald Trump has twice garnered PolitiFact's Lie of the Year "prize." Readers argued that he was again worthy of the recognition. Readers selected ...

Clean water: the latest casualty in Trump's attack on the environment  The Guardian

His administration's latest proposal to weaken federal clean water rules chips away at decades of environmental protections.

Cohen's fate is decided -- and it may determine Trump's  CNN

Cohen clearly cannot expect a pardon from the President, so cooperating with investigators to provide more incriminating information about the Trump may be ...

What Trump said in that wacky Reuters interview  The Washington Post

We have gone from “hoax” and “witch hunt” to “Well, tax fraud, lying to the FBI and campaign violations are penny ante stuff.” That's essentially President Trump's ...

Trump border wall: the hypocrisy of Trump’s immigration agenda  Vox

The president doesn't want undocumented immigrants in the United States. Unless they work for him.

Trump Moves to Deport Vietnam War Refugees  The Atlantic

The White House again wants to expel certain groups of protected immigrants, a reversal after backing away from the policy months ago.

Trump’s departure from reality is a national security threat  The Washington Post

One of the most alarming aspects of President Trump's unfitness for the job is the danger he poses to national security. The Post reports: President Trump ...

Proof that Trump is lying about ‘fake news,’ from Trump himself  The Washington Post

The only thing fake in all this has been Mr. Trump's insistence that reporters got it all wrong — the same claim he is making now about the stories on his ...

Trump Can’t Stop Confessing  The Atlantic

Proving white-collar crimes is an exceedingly difficult task for prosecutors. Trump is doing his best to make it easier.

John Kerry: Forget Trump. We All Must Act on Climate Change.  The New York Times

This week is the third anniversary of the Paris climate agreement. The Trump administration marked it by working with Russia and Gulf oil nations to sideline ...

Melania Trump: Hardest part of being first lady is 'opportunists who are using my name'  CNN

Melania Trump said the hardest thing she has to deal with as first lady is feeling like there are people in the media and in the public who trade on her name to ...

Haley says Trump's unpredictability was an asset in U.N. diplomacy  POLITICO

President Donald Trump's unpredictability may rattle his advisers and other world leaders, but to outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley ...

Cooper calls out Trump's border security claim  CNN

CNN's Anderson Cooper laughs at President Donald Trump's statement that a new border wall is being built right now, stating the only new wall "sits on the ...

John Kelly to Step Down as Trump, Facing New Perils, Shakes Up Staff  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Saturday that his chief of staff, John F. Kelly, would step down by the end of the year, the latest move in a ...

What does it take to become Trump's chief of staff? Jared and Ivanka's approval  POLITICO

The president's daughter and son-in-law have huge influence over the selection process, which is bad news for some hopefuls.

What Should Trump’s 2020 Strategy Be In 2019?  FiveThirtyEight

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight's weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarahf (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): After a midterm ele…

Trump’s Ongoing Disinformation Campaign Against Latino Immigrants  The New Yorker

Some years ago, when I was a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, one of my conservative readers wrote me an e-mail calling me a “crybaby.” This, by itself ...

Fact-checking President Trump’s volley of weekend tweets  The Washington Post

The president's latest tweets mangle the facts on French protests, NATO funding, the cost of the Russia investigation, the hush-money payments to his alleged ...

Trump, without evidence, accuses James Comey of lying to House Judiciary Committee  CNN

President Donald Trump lashed out at former FBI Director James Comey over testimony he gave to the House Judiciary and Oversight committees on Friday, ...

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay most but not all of Trump's legal fees in defamation suit  NBC News

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered adult film star Stormy Daniels to pay President Donald Trump almost $300,000 in legal fees in ...

Trump surrounding himself with yes-men and yes-women  CNN

With this new shakeup, Trump defenders and opponents can agree on one thing: With every departure, Donald Trump is getting more of the team he wants at his ...

Rex Tillerson on Trump: ‘Undisciplined, doesn’t like to read’ and tries to do illegal things  The Washington Post

Tillerson was trying to be diplomatic while talking about Trump's reliance on his instincts, but the subtext was clear.

Cohen's Account Of Russia Talks Raises Questions About Trump Jr. 2017 Testimony  NPR

President Trump's son told the Senate that he was only "peripherally aware" of negotiations that continued into 2016. Trump's former lawyer said he briefed ...

Trump's aggressive bid to define Mueller's end game  CNN

President Donald Trump is sending an unmistakable and daringly public message to his jailed ex-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, that his defiance of ...

How Trump’s approval rating has evolved, according to data scientist Donald Trump  The Washington Post

It's tweet-about-50-percent-approval-from-Rasmussen o'clock.

George Conway blasts Trump’s claim that Cohen filing ‘totally clears the President’  The Washington Post

Conway has been a frequent critic of Trump and his administration.

Trump embarks on whirlwind G20 after canceling Putin meeting  CNN

Buenos Aires (CNN) President Donald Trump was only a half-hour into his nine-hour flight to the G20 summit here in the Argentine capital when he decided to ...

Asylum Claims Jump Despite Trump’s Attempt to Limit Immigration  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The number of migrants asking the United States for asylum out of fear of returning to their home countries jumped nearly 70 percent from ...

Trump administration to condemn China over hacking and economic espionage, escalating tensions between superpowers  The Washington Post

The Trump administration is preparing actions this week to call out Beijing for what it says are China's continued efforts to steal American trade secrets and ...

Trump Will Nominate William Barr as Attorney General  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday said he intended to nominate William P. Barr, who served as attorney general during the first Bush administration ...

Making President Trump’s Bed: A Housekeeper Without Papers  The New York Times

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — During more than five years as a housekeeper at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Victorina Morales has made Donald J.

Sarah Sanders declines to condemn Trump's attacks on female journalists  POLITICO

She said male reporters had been equally targeted by Trump's vitriol and derision during press briefings.

Donald Trump buried a climate change report because 'I don't believe it'  CNN

President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed a study produced by his own administration, involving 13 federal agencies and more than 300 leading climate ...

Politics Podcast: Trump’s Turbulent Week  FiveThirtyEight

The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast crew tries to make sense of the recent turbulence in Trump world, including possible campaign finance violations and ...

Trump’s Tawdry Tabloid Sagas Reveal Weightier Themes  The New York Times

In taking on Michael Cohen, federal prosecutors find unexpected meaning in the scandals involving Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.

Trump says more than 10 people are vying to be his chief of staff  CBS News

Mr. Trump has a list of candidates to replace John Kelly as White House chief of staff, and he says more than 10 people want the job.

Trump loyalist at VA forced out after collecting pay but doing little work  The Washington Post

The Trump administration has forced out a senior White House political appointee at the Department of Veterans Affairs who spent months on the federal payroll ...

Trump’s latest tweets cross clear lines, experts say: Obstruction of justice and witness tampering  The Washington Post

President Trump took to Twitter Monday morning, haranguing special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and witnesses to his ongoing Russia investigation. His tweets ...

North Korea improving missile program despite Trump strategy  Vox

CNN reports that North Korea is improving and expanding a missile base despite sputtering talks with Trump and Pompeo.

21 very revealing lines from Donald Trump's 'gut' Washington Post interview  CNN

President Donald Trump sat down with The Washington Post in the Oval Office on Tuesday, the latest in a series of interviews with major media outlets of late.

McConnell revives Trump’s criminal justice reform  POLITICO

Mitch McConnell has decided to bring criminal justice reform to the Senate floor as soon as this week, a remarkable turnaround for the long-stalled bill that could ...

It’s Now Donald Trump’s America. But George Bush’s Stamp Endures.  The New York Times

BUENOS AIRES — Former President George Bush's legacy was on display just hours before his death. President Trump signed a new trade agreement with ...

Why Trump’s tweets are scaring inexperienced investors  The Washington Post

Many people are already scared of investing. Trump tweets are not helping to calm them down.

Trump's mood takes a foul turn: 'He's pissed -- at damn near everyone'  CNN

A political clobbering, bickering aides and now a public grenade launched across the White House by the first lady have placed President Donald Trump in a ...

President Trump's undocumented employees break their silence  KTRK-TV

Sandra Diaz and Victorian Morales are the first to speak out publicly about their experience working at a Donald Trump-owned golf resort as undocumented ...

Arrest triggers fresh doubts about Trump's ability to deliver on China deal  CNN

The arrest of a top Chinese technology executive should have been a triumphant moment for the Trump administration.

Architect of bin Laden raid: Trump 'threatens the Constitution' when he attacks the media  CNN

Retired Adm. William McRaven on Sunday stood by his previous statement that President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media represent "the greatest ...

Bush family seeks to steer clear of anti-Trump sentiment at 41st president’s funeral  The Washington Post

The family of former president George H.W. Bush has planned a state funeral that will steer clear of the kind of anti-Trump sentiment evident at the recent funeral ...

A day of subtly drawn contrast between Trump's dark view, Bush's points of light  NBC News

The contrasts drawn between president George H.W. Bush and Donald Trump were subtle but persistent at Bush's funeral. Bush's optimism stood out.

Trump Organization subpoenaed for business records  CNN

Subpoenas have been served on the Trump Organization and a dozen linked entities in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's ongoing business ties ...

Trump trade war: tariffs hit Christmas lights imported from China  Vox

President Donal Trump's trade war with China is making Christmas lights more expensive.

On the border, Trump's wall pledge casts long shadow  Al Jazeera English

Trump has threatened to shut down the government if Congress does not fund a wall on the US-Mexico border.

Trump’s not winning anything, anywhere  The Washington Post

President Trump pulled the United States out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), but he has no apparent substitute for containing Iran's ...

Trump's favorite pollster was the least accurate in the midterms  CNN

First things first: The theme song of the week is the theme to Love, American Style composed by Charles Fox and Arnold Margolin.

Heather Nauert, State Dept. Spokeswoman, Said to Be Trump’s Pick for U.N. Post  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to nominate Heather Nauert, the chief State Department spokeswoman, to become his next ambassador to the United ...

Trump’s Book Club: A President Who Doesn’t Read Promotes the Books That Promote Him  The New York Times

President Trump, who is not a reader, has used Twitter to plug a slew of Trump-friendly books with titles like “Why We Fight” and “The Russia Hoax.”

Tucker Carlson is willing to overlook Trump’s personality because of his nationalist rhetoric  The Washington Post

Tucker Carlson's interview with a German-language periodical this week included sharp criticism of President Trump. “His chief promises were that he would ...

New book by Trump advisers alleges that the president has ‘embedded enemies’  The Washington Post

Trump's Enemies: How the Deep State is Undermining the Presidency” reads in part like the president's Twitter grievances in book form. Corey R. Lewandowski ...

‘Twists but no plot’: Trump’s diminishing foreign travel reflects a president scaling back foreign ambition  The Washington Post

After midterm elections in which their party loses political power in Washington, American presidents have traditionally used foreign travel to change the subject ...