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Senate Republicans break with Trump on Russia sanctions  CNN

Washington (CNN) In a rebuke to the Trump administration on Russia, 11 Senate Republicans joined with Democrats to advance a measure Tuesday that would ...

GOP lawmakers in 2 states want to spend state funds on Trump's border wall  CNN

A Republican Montana state senator and Republican delegates from West Virginia plan to introduce measures to allocate state funds to help build President ...

Barr describes his meeting with Trump in 2017  CNN

Washington (CNN) William Barr, President Donald Trump's nominee to be attorney general, on Tuesday described a 2017 meeting with Trump about possibly ...

Lemon: Trump's a bigot. That's evidence, not my opinion  CNN

After CNN's Chris Cuomo condemned President Trump's lack of response to Rep. Steve King's (R-IA) racist comments, Don Lemon shifts the responsibility back ...

Trump and Putin Have Met Five Times. What Was Said Is a Mystery.  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The first time they met was in Germany. President Trump took his interpreter's notes afterward and ordered him not to disclose what he heard ...

Paul Krugman Has A Scathing New Nickname For Donald Trump's Administration  HuffPost

The Nobel Prize-winning economist also said Trump surrounds himself with people of "extraordinarily low quality."

Trump's bloody hand injury attracts armchair doctors  POLITICO

The White House told POLITICO that the president, who is due for his annual physical, suffered a minor injury.

New York Times: Trump raised withdrawing the US from NATO several times in 2018  CNN

Washington (CNN) In 2018, President Donald Trump privately raised the threat multiple times of withdrawing the United States from NATO, The New York Times ...

Trump Tries to Destroy, and Justice Roberts Tries to Save, What Makes America Great  The New York Times

For me, the most disturbing thing about the Trump presidency is the way each week, like a steady drip of acid, Donald Trump tries to erode the thing that truly ...

Don’t subpoena Trump’s interpreter  The Washington Post

Presidential interpreters must not be forced to testify.

As shutdown drags on, Trump's nominee to replace Pruitt at EPA faces Senate questions  ABC News

Senators will question acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday in his confirmation hearing to replace Scott Pruitt ...

Seth Meyers Completely Destroys One Of Trump's Biggest Myths  HuffPost

The "Late Night" host checks in on "Trump Country" to see how it's handling "winning so much."

Trump’s tweet about “hamberders” illustrates just how effortlessly he lies  Vox.com

While not as significant as his lies about the situation at the southern border or his dealings with Russia, an amusing tweet President Donald Trump posted ...

Donald Trump and His Team of Morons  The New York Times

Nobody left besides those with no reputation to lose.

Trump’s shutdown strategy continues to show all the signs of failure  The Washington Post

To hear Brad Parscale — President Trump's website designer turned campaign manager — tell it, the government shutdown over which Trump so eagerly ...

Republicans finally noticed Steve King’s bigotry. What about Trump’s?  The Washington Post

King is called out for his remarks on white supremacy, but Trump remains above reproach — for now.

In Speech To Struggling Farmers, President Trump Promotes Border Wall  NPR

President Trump addressed the Farm Bureau Federation on Monday, courting a constituency that was key to his 2016 election. He tried to reassure his audience ...

'You didn't get fired’: Christie offers new evidence Trump avoids confrontation  The Guardian

Chris Christie was fired, by Steve Bannon. The man propelled to power by a 'You're fired!' catchphrase rarely does the deed himself.

Trump’s effort to rig the census takes a hit  The Washington Post

It has been amply clear for some time that as far as Republicans are concerned, there is no institution of American government that should be immune from ...

Trump’s campaign manager brands John Kasich the ‘original swamp creature’ as he’s hired by CNN  The Washington Post

President Trump's campaign manager, Brad Parscale, reacted Tuesday to news that CNN has hired John Kasich — a potential 2020 Republican primary rival ...

Court Blocks Trump Administration Restrictions on Birth Control  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — A federal court issued a nationwide injunction on Monday that prevents the Trump administration from interfering with women's access to free ...

More 'modest proposals' to resolve Donald Trump's border problem  Al Jazeera English

There are a number of options Mr Trump has to deal with the crowd of children at his southern border.

Trump invokes one of the worst Native American massacres to mock Elizabeth Warren  The Washington Post

Trump cited the Wounded Knee Massacre in his latest tweet calling Warren "Pocahontas" over her claims of Native American heritage.

The Pure American Banality of Donald Trump’s White House Fast-Food Buffet  The New Yorker

Helen Rosner writes about Donald Trump's decision to cater a White House event with fast food purchased from McDonald's, Burger King, Popeyes, and ...

Anderson Cooper takes on Trump's fast-food feast  CNN

CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses his love for fast food and calls attention to President Trump bragging about purchasing dinner for the Clemson football team.

Trump's defense strategy: Phone a Fox friend  CNN

Brian Stelter says Trump used his "phone a friend" lifeline by calling Jeanine Pirro's show. Gabby Orr, Katie Rogers, and Oliver Darcy analyze Trump's ...

CNN Poll: Trump bears most blame for shutdown  CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) Amid the longest government shutdown in US history, a majority say Donald Trump bears more responsibility for it than the Democrats in ...

Trump sends letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un  CNN

A letter was delivered from US President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the weekend, a source familiar with the ongoing ...

U.S. Steel Companies Face Downturn Despite Trump Claims of Revival  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump has latched on to the idea of using steel to build his wall along the southern border, praising himself for fulfilling two ...

No Coincidence Here: Trump’s Bezos Attack Was a Valentine to The Enquirer  The New York Times

It wasn't a new thing, for the president to go after the Amazon founder. But it was odd to see him making nice with his onetime friend David J. Pecker.

Trump plans prime-time address, border visit as shutdown fight continues  CNN

President Donald Trump will seize the power of the bully pulpit this week amid the ongoing government shutdown, making his case for border wall funding in a ...

Tech execs are telling Cramer behind closed doors that they support Trump's hardline trade policy on China  CNBC

Jim Cramer says technology executives are telling him off camera that they support the Trump administration's hawkish approach to trade with China.

Trump Threatens to ‘Devastate Turkey Economically’ if It Attacks Kurds  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump threatened Turkey on Sunday with harsh economic sanctions if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria after American troops ...

Trump’s trade war tariffs send firms to Hong Kong for a legal loophole  South China Morning Post

There were a few worried faces on the 23rd floor of a skyscraper in the business hub of Hong Kong's Taikoo Place last Wednesday afternoon. One of the most ...

Trump’s executive order will aggressively cut more forest trees  The Washington Post

With a partial government shutdown looming, President Trump quietly issued an executive order that expands logging on public land on the grounds that it will ...

Democrats Focus on Shutdown’s Cost and Steer Away From Trump’s Wall  The New York Times

President Trump's relentless demands for a wall could divide Democrats over border security alternatives, so they are sticking to what unifies them: Reopening ...

Randy Rainbow Releases Mocking Musical Number About Donald Trump's Wall  HuffPost

Randy Rainbow has his own amusing take on the government shutdown and President Donald Trump's demands for a border wall in his new musical spoof.

Stop Complaining About Trump’s Emergency Powers, Congress  POLITICO

It's within legislative branch powers to rein in presidents' emergency declarations—but for four decades Congress has failed to act.

Trump declares border crisis, Democrats say he has "chosen fear"  CBS News

President Trump delivered his first prime-time address from the Oval Office Tuesday night, reiterating that there is a "crisis" at the southern border but offering no ...

Old land deal quietly haunts Mick Mulvaney as he serves as Trump’s chief of staff  The Washington Post

A legal battle in South Carolina over an unpaid $2.5 million debt owed to a former business associate threatens to undermine Mulvaney's reputation as fiscally ...

10-year challenge: how did Donald Trump's top team look a decade ago?  The Guardian

Kellyanne Conway was a calendar model, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner were newlyweds and Mick Mulvaney was planning to open a Mexican restaurant.

29 outrageous lines from Donald Trump's wild, impromptu, news conference on the White House lawn  CNN

Before embarking on a trip to the southern border that he has already derided as pointless, President Donald Trump stopped to chat with reporters about the ...

Trump's Risking Financial Disaster for America  POLITICO

How the president's Iran policies could unravel the U.S. position as the world's banker.

Full Transcripts: Trump’s Speech on Immigration and the Democratic Response  The New York Times

President Trump delivered an address to the nation on Tuesday night from the Oval Office to make a broad-based public push for border wall funding. After his ...

Bolton’s desire for Iran regime change makes Trump’s policy dangerous  Vox

National Security Adviser John Bolton had his team request options from the Pentagon to strike Iran late last year — a move that worried top defense officials that ...

'Photoshop Battle' Breaks Out Over Trump's Fast-Food Banquet For Athletes  HuffPost

President Donald Trump's decision to celebrate the Clemson University football team's national championship with a fast-food banquet set the internet ablaze on ...

What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical  CNN

President Donald Trump, the oldest President elected in US history at the age of 70, underwent his first presidential physical last January. He used it as an ...

The International Crisis of Donald Trump  The New Yorker

Susan B. Glasser interviews Eliot Engel, the new chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, about his forthcoming investigation into how Donald Trump's ...

Trump's team had over 100 contacts with Russian-linked officials, according to think tank analysis  USA TODAY

The findings, tracked by the Center for American Progress, come amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is finishing his investigation.

How Michael Cohen's testimony could complicate life for President Trump  CNN

Jennifer Rodgers writes that there are at least two avenues of inquiry that could be pursued by House committee members or volunteered by Cohen that could ...

Trump: 'May declare a national emergency' to build wall  CNN

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he might declare a national emergency imminently to secure money for his border wall.

CNN Political Analyst Slams Trump’s ‘Incredibly Sexist’ Salad Joke  HuffPost

CNN's Erin Burnett and Joan Walsh have slammed President Donald Trump for joking about buying the Clemson University football team burgers rather than ...

Explaining Trump’s Tweet on Crimes by Immigrants  The New York Times

President Trump cited an array of statistics to paint a portrait of widespread criminal conduct by undocumented immigrants. Here's the context behind them.

Trump’s bizarre statement on China dishonors us all  The Washington Post

President Trump, on his way to a border photo op that even he reportedly thought pointless , gave insight this week into the thinking that faked an immigration ...

Trump's temporary Cabinet and vacancy-riddled government  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's first of the year Cabinet meeting on Jan. 2 was supposed to be a show of strength. Instead, it was a symbol of ...

Trump could take billions from disaster areas to fund wall  NBC News

President Donald Trump has been briefed on a plan to fund the wall with money set aside for civil works projects in the U.S. including Puerto Rico.

Donald Trump's fast food banquet – feeding the people Whoppers, as ever  The Guardian

The president laid on a McFeast for college football champions, says Guardian columnist Hannah Jane Parkinson.

Donald Trump is the world’s worst negotiator  The Washington Post

The shutdown mess proves how terrible he is at making deals.

Trump's ever-shifting shutdown blame game  CNN

First, President Donald Trump said he would take responsibility for any potential government shutdown. Later, as the partial shutdown got underway, it was top ...

Trump Sold $35 Million Of Real Estate In 2018  Forbes

Donald Trump sold an estimated $35 million worth of real estate while serving in the White House last year, according to a Forbes analysis of local property ...

Trump's Border Wall Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup  WIRED

Last week, the internet was consumed with talk of President Trump's attempts to get funding for a wall on the US southern border.

China’s Annual Trade Surplus With U.S. Hits Record Despite Trump’s Tariff Offensive  The Wall Street Journal

China's trade surplus with the U.S. hit a *fresh* record last year, as robust American demand for Chinese goods undercut the Trump administration's tariff offensive ...

Top Democrats Warn Trump Over Comments on Michael Cohen  The New York Times

Three Democratic House committee chairmen cautioned that any effort to discourage or influence a witness's testimony could be construed as a crime.

Trump's Brain Drain | by Anne O. Krueger  Project Syndicate

Though higher-education services are a major US export and a key source of domestic innovation and economic growth, this key sector is often lost in debates ...

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen will testify publicly to House Oversight Committee before entering prison  CNBC

Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, has agreed to testify publicly before the House Oversight and Government ...

Trump’s Typos Reveal His Lack of Fitness for the Presidency  The Atlantic

They suggest not just inadequate manners or polish, but inadequate thought.

The hole in Donald Trump’s wall  Washington Post

Since his debut on the political stage, Donald Trump has unceasingly pledged to construct a “big, beautiful wall” on the United States' southern border, believing ...

Trump's year of chaos in 2018 promises yet another  CNN

Washington (CNN) Throughout 2018, President Donald Trump turned the White House and America into a source of instability, unpredictability and disruption.

Trump's Best Shutdown Move Is to Fold Now  POLITICO

President Donald Trump doesn't care how the shutdown is playing in the polls. He routinely dismisses unfavorable poll numbers as “fake news.” Likewise, he is ...

Donald Trump's border wall may have just crumbled forever  CNN

Eight days ago, President Donald Trump had this to say about the possibility of a government shutdown if Congress didn't give him $5 billion to begin ...

Trump's Tariffs Are Siphoning $35 Billion From Consumers And Corporations  Forbes

President Trump likes to say that China and other countries are pouring money into the U.S. with the tariffs he has imposed. However, the countries that are ...

Trump's message on Christmas Day: 'It's a disgrace'  CNN

In President Donald Trump's Christmas Day telling, the drugs are flowing over the border, the Federal Reserve is imperiling the economy and the Democrats are ...

Trump’s ‘two great stars’ deliver a message to the world  The Washington Post

ANKARA, Turkey. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton talk frequently with President Trump, whether in the Oval Office or ...

Trump becomes first president since 2002 not to visit troops on or before Christmas  NBC News

Editor's note: On Wednesday, NBC News compiled a list of every Christmastime visit to active troops by a president since 2001. That list, as detailed in the article ...

The 5 House chairs who are about to make life much harder for Trump  CNN

President Donald Trump will face an intensified level of scrutiny in the new year, with Democratic House committee chairs poised to comb through every corner ...

The wall is a testament to Trump’s toxic narcissism  The Washington Post

Now that he faces possible rejection, the wall has become a metaphor for his identity.

All 4 living ex-presidents indicate Trump's claim that 'some of' them agree with him about the wall isn't true  CNN

President Donald Trump said Friday that a former president had commended him for his commitment to securing funds to build a wall along the nation's southern ...

The end of Trump’s affair with ‘his’ generals  The Washington Post

Like many a loveless marriage of convenience, the union between President Trump and “his” generals has ended in recrimination and heartbreak. After Trump ...

Today is the day Donald Trump's presidency totally changes  CNN

Donald Trump may not realize it totally yet, but yesterday was the last easy-ish day of his presidency. By noon (or so) Thursday, Nancy Pelosi will become the ...

“There Is No Endgame”: White House Aides Fear Trump Has Turned the Border Wall into His Alamo  Vanity Fair

The president put himself in a box” as Trump tries to fight his way out, his new chief of staff already eyes the exits, and Giuliani worries about Mueller's possibly ...

Trump Has Defeated Himself  The Atlantic

The president, trapped without a decent exit in a predicament of his own making, will yield everything and get nothing.

Trump’s Big Libertarian Experiment  The New York Times

“Government,” declared Ronald Reagan in his first Inaugural Address, “is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.” Republicans have echoed ...

Trump agrees to shut down his charity amid allegations that he used it for personal and political benefit  San Francisco Chronicle

President Trump has agreed to shut down his embattled personal charity and to give away its remaining money amid allegations that he used the foundation for ...

Donald Trump falsely says there's 'never' been so many border apprehensions  PolitiFact

Surrounded by Texas' Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, and by Border Patrol agents, President Donald Trump said people from the Middle East ...

Trump’s Not-So-Bully Pulpit  POLITICO

For President Trump, a prime-time presidential address to the nation was a radical experiment in conventionality. The first results back from the lab were not an ...

Trump's most memorable Twitter bombshells of 2018  CNBC

President Donald Trump's Twitter habit grew more prolific, more eclectic and more bombastic in 2018.

Trump the Vulnerable  The New York Times

A close look at the 2018 midterm results shows why he is so weak.

Mueller Probes an Event With Nunes, Flynn, and Foreign Officials at Trump's DC Hotel  The Daily Beast

Devin Nunes has been a pitbull for the president, growling at the prosecutors investigating Trumpworld. Now an event that Nunes himself attended is under ...

Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics  The New York Times

The Iowa congressman, who has used racist language and been denounced as a white supremacist, wrote the playbook on white identity politics and many of ...

What’s the Best Way to Dump Trump?  The New York Times

Impeachment is tempting. But there's a stronger case for waiting for the 2020 election.

Trump’s shutdown stunt is an act of needless stupidity  The Washington Post

“IT'S ACTUALLY part of what you do when you sign up for any public *service* position.” So said Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) when asked about the hundreds of ...

Trump wall wouldn't fix problems at the border  USA TODAY

Crisis comes in form of a fearmongering president making as much noise as he can while pushing hard on all of democracy's pressure points.: Our view.

Trump’s lock on the GOP matters less and less  The Washington Post

President Trump takes solace from his high approval rating among Republicans. That, however, has come at the expense of support among women, the ...

Trump's frustration with Mnuchin rising after failed attempt to calm markets, source says  CNN

President Donald Trump's frustration with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is ratcheting up further after markets suffered their worst Christmas Eve drop ever ...

Texas Libertarian Ron Paul: We don't need Trump's border wall to stop illegal immigration  CNBC

The Trump administration should remove incentives for coming to the states, says former presidential candidate and Libertarian Ron Paul.

Romney asserts his independence from Trump — and Trump’s defenders return his searing criticism of the president  The Washington Post

Mitt Romney's scathing critique of President Trump has reignited a simmering feud between the two men, casting the incoming junior senator from Utah as the ...

Trump to Allow Months for Troop Withdrawal in Syria, Officials Say  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump has agreed to give the military about four months to withdraw the 2,000 United States troops in Syria, administration officials ...

Trump's worst nightmare?  CNN

House speaker Nancy Pelosi is poised to use her new power to confront the President-- but faces challenges of her own in corralling an unafraid new class of ...

Trump asks 7-year-old, 'Are you still a believer in Santa?'  CNN

At what age do children wonder whether Santa really exists? In a Christmas Eve call, President Donald Trump asked a 7-year-old named Coleman whether the ...