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Trump tells GOP to
Trump tells GOP to 'stop wasting their time' on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after November, dismissing his party's struggle to surmount internal divisions.

In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation
In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.

Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans
Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) - The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure.

Laura Bush Calls Family Separations Cruel And Immoral
Laura Bush Calls Family Separations Cruel And Immoral

The former first lady makes some of the strongest comments yet about the controversial Trump immigration policy from the Republican side of the aisle.

Melania Trump
Melania Trump 'Hates' Family Separation, But Doesn't Directly Call Out Zero Tolerance Policy

Melania Trump makes her first public comments about a Trump administration policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the border.

US lawmakers, first lady call for end to migrant family separations
US lawmakers, first lady call for end to migrant family separations

Democratic and Republican lawmakers upped the ante Sunday on the thorny issue of the separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice. The "zero-tolerance" border security policy

In Senate race launched by #MeToo, 2 women have inside track
In Senate race launched by #MeToo, 2 women have inside track

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - In Minnesota's surprise race to fill Al Franken's former Senate seat, the two women running tell their own versions of a familiar story.

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration
Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

NEW YORK (AP) - The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial
Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was ordered into custody after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing obstruction of justice charges.

Giuliani: Trump Will Win Second Term Easily, Especially If Dems Nominate
Giuliani: Trump Will Win Second Term Easily, Especially If Dems Nominate 'Moron' Biden

"They need someone new, who would be more threatening to us," Rudy Giuliani, himself a failed presidential candidate in 2008, tells HuffPost.

Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation
Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Donald Trump of illegally using money from his charitable foundation to settle disputes involving his business empire and to burnish his image during his run for the White House. The lawsuit seeks $2.8 million in restitution and the dissolution

Test of Trump loyalty topples South Carolina
Test of Trump loyalty topples South Carolina's Sanford

Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat Tuesday hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent's public extramarital affair seven years ago.

'Fair trade, fool trade', Trump's tweets spew ire on NATO allies, Trudeau

The escalating clash over trade between Washington and some of its closest global partners cast a cloud over Trump's efforts to make history in nuclear talks in Singapore on Tuesday with Kim Jong Un of North Korea, one of America's bitterest foes. Having left the Group of Seven summit in Canada

AP FACT CHECK: Trump ignores strong points in US trade
AP FACT CHECK: Trump ignores strong points in US trade

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is presenting a skewed portrait of how the world does business with the U.S to rationalize his escalating trade dispute with allies.

U.S.-Canada spat escalates after tense G7, Europeans criticize Trump
U.S.-Canada spat escalates after tense G7, Europeans criticize Trump

The spat drew in Germany and France, who sharply criticized Trump's decision to abruptly withdraw his support for a Group of Seven communique hammered out at a Canadian summit on Saturday, accusing him of destroying trust and acting inconsistently. "Canada does not conduct its diplomacy through

Mitt Romney and Donald Trump?
Mitt Romney and Donald Trump? 'It's really complicated'

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who's running for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, now appears to be embracing Trump's presidency.

Trump Threatens To End Trade With United States
Trump Threatens To End Trade With United States' Closest Allies

The president says the U.S. will "stop trading" with some of its closest allies unless they change what he believes to be unfair trade policies.

New charges filed against Manafort in Russia probe
New charges filed against Manafort in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought new obstruction charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence.

Democrats hope for
Democrats hope for 'blue wave' push from 8-state primary day

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states Tuesday, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor.

The Latest: Breed leading in race for San Francisco mayor
The Latest: Breed leading in race for San Francisco mayor

Business community favorite London Breed is leading in the race for San Francisco mayor in a competitive contest that has not yet been called. Breed's two fiercest competitors and more liberal Democrats, Mark Leno and Jane Kim, were trailing in second and third place. The president of the Board

Pruitt had aide ask about Chick-fil-A
Pruitt had aide ask about Chick-fil-A 'business opportunity'

WASHINGTON (AP) - Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt had an agency staffer reach out to Chick-fil-A on government email about a "potential business opportunity," emails show. The opportunity, according to one former EPA senior staff member, was exploring the possibility of a

Conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics
Conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics

The New York billionaire is leaving the Koch brothers' network of businesses due to failing health, according to a letter from his brother, Charles.

Manafort attempted to tamper with potential witnesses: U.S. special counsel
Manafort attempted to tamper with potential witnesses: U.S. special counsel

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who has been indicted by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, attempted to tamper with potential witnesses, Mueller said in a court filing on Monday. Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and

Report: Trump lawyers
Report: Trump lawyers' letter to Mueller challenges subpoena

President Donald Trump's lawyers composed a secret 20-page letter to special counsel Robert Mueller to assert that he cannot be forced to testify while arguing that he could not have committed obstruction because he has absolute authority over all federal investigations. The existence of the letter

The summit
The summit's back on: Trump welcomes NKorean to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S.-North Korea summit is back on track, President Donald Trump announced Friday, ending weeks of uncertainty about his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un to discuss ending the North Korean leader's nuclear program.

Samantha Bee Apologizes for
Samantha Bee Apologizes for 'Inappropriate and Inexcusable' Ivanka Trump Insult

"I would like to sincerely apologize to Ivanka Trump and to my viewers for using an expletive on my show to describe her last night," Bee said in a statement on Thursday. Bee has faced mounting criticism for the joke, which was made as part of the opening monologue for Wednesday night's show. "Let

U.S. hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminum tariffs
U.S. hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminum tariffs

The United States on Thursday said it was moving ahead with tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, ending a two-month exemption and potentially setting the stage for a trade war with some of America's top allies. U.S Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told

GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy Contradicts Trump On
GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy Contradicts Trump On 'Informant' Claim

House Oversight Committee Chair Trey Gowdy says the FBI acted appropriately when it used an informant to look into possible links between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Trump Asked Jeff Sessions To Reverse Recusal From Russia Probe: Report
Trump Asked Jeff Sessions To Reverse Recusal From Russia Probe: Report

President Trump has repeatedly attacked his attorney general since his recusal from the Justice Department investigation of Russia's intervention in the 2016 election.

Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations
Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations

Ivanka Trump is facing an online backlash for tweeting what one critic called a "tone deaf" photo of herself cuddling her son as outrage grows over a federal government policy to separate the children of undocumented migrants from their parents. Critics were quick to point to a "zero

Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization
Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in the rivals' surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." The Korean leaders' second

North Korea still open to talks with US as Donald Trump threatens Kim Jong-un after scrapping summit
North Korea still open to talks with US as Donald Trump threatens Kim Jong-un after scrapping summit

Pyongyang describes President Trump's decision to pull the plug on a highly anticipated June 12 summit in Singapore as "extremely regrettable."

MLK daughter: No, Bannon, my dad wouldn
MLK daughter: No, Bannon, my dad wouldn't be proud of Trump

The Rev. Martin Luther King's daughter has some things to say about Steve Bannon's claim that the late civil rights icon would be proud of President Trump.

Trump cancels summit with North Korea scheduled for next month
Trump cancels summit with North Korea scheduled for next month

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels at its nuclear test site. Earlier on Thursday, North Korea repeated a threat to pull out of the unprecedented summit with Trump

N. Korea slams
N. Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Pence, renews summit threat

North Korea called US Vice-President Mike Pence "ignorant and stupid" for his warnings over a planned summit with Donald Trump, renewing a threat to cancel as the US president said the fate of the historic talks will be decided next week. Trump is due to meet his North Korean counterpart Kim

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