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Analysis | The false claims that Trump keeps repeating  The Washington Post

The Fact Checker has evaluated false statements President Trump has made repeatedly and analyzed how often he reiterates them.

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 ...

A closer look at Trump's White House turnover  CNN

CNN's John Avlon breaks down key departures from President Donald Trump's White House now that senior staff turnover is at 62%, according to Brookings ...

Trump tries to change the story, but Russia cloud darkens  CNN

President Donald Trump is dipping into his playbook of distraction and denial, but even his skills at weaving alternative narratives cannot disguise the growing ...

Trump commits to $750 billion defense budget  CNN

President Donald Trump has agreed to a request from Defense Secretary James Mattis to propose a defense budget of $750 billion for the coming year, marking ...

Kudlow: Trump didn’t know about Huawei executive’s arrest before dining with Chinese leader  The Washington Post

President Trump was not aware of the unusual arrest of a major Chinese technology executive when he sat down to dinner recently with Chinese President Xi ...

Trump’s Limits on Legal Immigration Could Hit Businesses Hard  WIRED

Today is the last day members of the public can comment on a Trump administration proposal to radically restrict legal immigration.

'His word isn't good': Dems don't trust Trump to make shutdown deal  POLITICO

Expectations are low that anything will come of a meeting between Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump.

Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home and overseas  The Washington Post

The United States joined a controversial proposal by Saudi Arabia and Russia this weekend to weaken a reference to a key report on the severity of global ...

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, ...

Suffering pickaxes and dog poop, Trump’s Hollywood star has become a symbolic spectacle  The Washington Post

LOS ANGELES — On the Hollywood Walk of Fame one summer night, a man with a neck tattoo knelt over Donald Trump's star, armed with a black Sharpie.

Trump's transgender ban is headed to court, along with the dehumanizing claims he makes to support it  NBC News

The president's proposed ban on transgender servicemembers will get its day in court. Those who serve our country deserve better than the president's insults.

Five things to know this week: Will Google manage to calm Trump?  BBC News

It's Monday, it's a new week, and while we won't pretend to know everything that's going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what's ...

France urges Trump not to interfere in its politics: 'Leave our nation be' | TheHill  The Hill

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday urged President Trump to stop interfering in France's affairs after Trump made various claims about why ...

Trump announces John Kelly is leaving  CNN

White House chief of staff John Kelly will be leaving his position at the end of the year, President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Saturday ...

Meet Melania Trump’s enforcer. It’s not her husband.  The Washington Post

Staffers in President Trump's White House are measured by longevity. There's the November 9th Club, the nickname for those who joined after Trump won the ...

Trump administration halts study that would use fetal tissue ‘to discover a cure for HIV’  Washington Post

The Trump administration has shut down at least one government-run study that uses fetal tissue implanted into mice even before federal health officials reach a ...

Rubio: ‘Terrible mistake’ for Trump to pardon Manafort  POLITICO

Pardons should be used judiciously,” the Florida senator says of the potential scenario.

Trump faults Paris climate agreement as protests in France continue  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump blamed the Paris climate accord as demonstrations in France continued to protest over an increase in fuel tax and ...

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 ...

William Barr, Trump's Attorney General Pick, Wanted Government to 'Restrain Sexual Immorality'  The Daily Beast

In 1995, he blamed 'secular' government for everything from rising crime to STDs and called for subsidizing religious schools to turn back 'assault' on 'traditional ...

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.

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 ...

Meryl Streep on Why People "Should Be Afraid" of Trump, 'Star Is Born'  Hollywood Reporter

Meryl Streep revealed why she thinks "we should be afraid" of President Trump's "possibility" and raved about 'A Star Is Born' and other awards hopefuls when ...

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Rules for School Lunches  The New York Times

The Department of Agriculture announced its plans to lower nutritional standards for grains, flavored milks and sodium in school cafeterias.

Will the Republican Party turn on Trump?  CNN

The same intense partisanship within the Republican Party that has protected President Trump until this point could just as easily turn against him. That is the ...

‘S.N.L’: Robert De Niro Plays Robert Mueller, and Haunts Eric Trump  The New York Times

If a stack of documents released on Friday by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, and by federal prosecutors in New York were too much to keep up with, ...

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.

Rand Paul undecided on Trump's attorney general pick William Barr, citing 'disturbing' views on surveillance  Washington Examiner

Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday indicated he may not support President Trump's nominee to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions because of some of the ...

Trump's new favorite general  POLITICO

We are the only military in the world ... that does not take an oath to a king, a queen, a dictator, a president," Army Gen. Mark Milley said earlier this year.

Trump's New Jersey golf club employs undocumented immigrants, women say  NBC News

The president who denounces illegal immigration employs them at Trump National Golf Club, a current and a former employee told NBC News on Thursday.

The Guardian view on Donald Trump: the net closes  The Guardian

Editorial: Contempt and indignation, however deserved, won't end the presidency of Donald Trump. What's needed is the operation of the law. That may be ...

Trump’s economy teetering on trade tensions, volatile markets | TheHill  The Hill

Rising trade tensions with China, a fading economic outlook and questions about rising interest rates are posing new challenges to President Trump as he ...

Is Trump a Traitor?  The New York Times

And unpacking the Russia investigation with Lawfare's Susan Hennessey.

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.

Ocasio-Cortez and Trump Jr. trade social media barbs  CNN

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted Donald Trump Jr. on Friday for insulting her and in turn drew the ire of conservatives who saw her counterattack as ...

The slow-motion disaster of Trump's Khashoggi strategy  CNN

Washington (CNN) Shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, having just received a classified briefing from the director of the CIA in the basement of the Capitol, two ...

The name of Trump's game is still corruption  CNN

Michael D'Antonio is the author of the book "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" and co-author with Peter Eisner of "The Shadow ...

Trump's China tariffs are a regressive tax on Americans and risk a recession  The Guardian

By imposing tariffs, Trump has in effect raised taxes on most Americans and made them poorer.

Trump's trio of traps ahead of 2020  Axios

President Trump faces three clear and imminent threats as he heads toward his 2020 reelection race — the economy slipping, Congress flipping and a Russia ...

Trump Is Only Popular In Rural Areas  FiveThirtyEight

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week The 2018 midterm election confirmed America's urban-rural divide; Democrats ...

Why George H.W. Bush wanted Trump at his funeral  CNN

George H.W. Bush can perform one last, posthumous *service* to his country this week by orchestrating a rare moment of unity and a short-term truce in the ...

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 ...

Trump’s ‘Da Nang Dick’ Tweets and the Definition of Hypocrisy  The Atlantic

The president called out Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal for misrepresenting his Vietnam *service*, without reference to his own misrepresentations or his ...

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’s nominations of Barr, Nauert already running into Dem buzz saw  Fox News

President Trump's picks for attorney general and U.N. ambassador have run into immediate opposition from Democrats -- suggesting both nominees could face ...

Trump's history of hiring undocumented workers  CNN

While President Donald Trump has pushed hardline immigration policies and vilified undocumented immigrants, his private club in New Jersey has employed ...

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 ...

Trump’s Recall of Moscow Deal Matches Cohen’s, President’s Lawyers Say  The New York Times

President Trump told the special counsel that he knew of a project to build a Trump Tower in Moscow and discussed it with his longtime fixer before it fell apart, ...

Roger Stone says he is not sharing information with the President's lawyers  CNN

Roger Stone said Thursday that he does not have a joint defense agreement with President Donald Trump's legal team, nor are the two sides sharing ...

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 ...

Washington Post: Saudi government paid for rooms at Trump's DC hotel  CNN

Washington (CNN) A lobbying firm backed by Saudi Arabia booked hundreds of rooms at the Trump International Hotel in Washington shortly after the 2016 ...

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

George Conway and others suggest that Trump's tweets might be obstruction. Here's what we know.

One fewer woman in Trump's Cabinet  CNN

On the one hand, President Donald Trump announced he would nominate a woman to replace US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, who is slated to leave by ...

What happens if Trump committed a felony?  CNN

CNN's Erin Burnett discusses the court filings from the Southern District of New York with her panel and what happens if President Donald Trump did, in fact, ...

Congress averts shutdown, postponing fight over Trump's wall  POLITICO

Congress steered clear of a shutdown Thursday, but the parties are no closer to resolving the battle over President Donald Trump's wall as Democratic leaders ...

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 ...

Rubio reserving judgment on Trump's alleged connection to Cohen case  CBS News

Last Updated Dec 9, 2018 12:06 PM EST. Sen. Marco Rubio is reserving judgment on President Trump's alleged connection to the criminal case against former ...

Trump Drilling Plan Threatens 9 Million Acres of Sage Grouse Habitat  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday detailed its plan to open nine million acres to drilling and mining by stripping away protections for the ...

Trump's EPA proposes loosening coal rules despite climate warnings  POLITICO

But the move is unlikely to reverse the declining fortunes of coal-fired electricity in the U.S..

Trump on Coming Debt Crisis: 'I Won't Be Here' When It Blows Up  The Daily Beast

Since the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump's aides and advisers have tried to convince him of the importance of tackling the national debt. Sources ...

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 ...

Snap Poll: What Experts Make of Trump’s Foreign Policy  Foreign Policy

Nearly two years after U.S. President Donald Trump took office, how has America's place in the world changed? To find out, the Teaching, Research, and ...

Senate confirms Trump’s controversial energy pick | TheHill  The Hill

The Senate confirmed President Trump's pick for a key energy agency Thursday over Democrats' objections that he is too biased for the job.

Trump’s fortress of corruption is cracking. Here are the latest signs.  The Washington Post

As a lawsuit against Trump advances, little by little, the light is penetrating.

Conway's husband trolls Trump's tweet  CNN

Attorney George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, responded to President Trump's tweet that said "totally clears the President" ...

Trump's slow-motion staff 'shakeup' stunts 2019 planning  POLITICO

President Donald Trump is still looking for a new United Nations ambassador. He has no deputy national security adviser. His attorney general and ...

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 ...

Trumps pay respects to George HW Bush  CNN

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit the US Capitol Rotunda to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush.

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.”

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

President Donald Trump's trade war with China has a new casualty: Christmas. Specifically, Christmas lights. Trump's $200 billion in tariffs on imported Chinese ...

‘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 ...

A European Goes to Trump’s Washington  The New York Times

VIENNA — For a European, visiting the United States these days is a bit like going to the dentist: Your mouth is agape, you smell trouble, and you leave with a ...

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.

Trump Gets It All Wrong  The New York Times

Beware of busloads of voters with phony mustaches.

America is paying an awful price for Trump  CNN

The rise and fall of the stock market this week -- due to Trump's claims that trade with China is looking up, followed by a sweeping realization that his claims ...

Now we know how much Trump’s trade war has cost your portfolio  MarketWatch

How much has President Donald Trump's meandering trade war with China, Canada, Mexico and — well, everyone — cost you? If you're an investor in the ...

Trump’s China Truce Calms Markets, but He Chooses a Hard-Liner to Lead Talks  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump cast his trade accord with President Xi Jinping of China as a huge victory for American farmers, automakers and other key ...

The last stand of Congress’s Never Trump brigade  Washington Post

Some of President Trump's loudest Republican critics are asserting themselves during their final weeks in Congress, as the GOP prepares to usher in a class of ...

Donald Trump’s Dimming Prospects  The New York Times

Two years is an eternity in politics, but the president has a lot to worry about.

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 ...

Trump should be freaked out right about now  The Washington Post

The Post reports on the latest plea deal with President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen: President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen ...

Trump refuses to condemn Russian aggression against Ukraine  CNN

As world leaders denounced Russia's aggression against Ukraine, President Donald Trump waited more than a day before offering a muted response about the ...

Bob Corker's Final Act: A Middle Finger to Trump's Foreign Policy  The Daily Beast

The Trump critic has set his sights on one final target: Saudi Arabia.

Trump's year in OPEC tweets: How the president deflected blame for rising oil prices  CNBC

A review of President Donald Trump's 2018 Twitter attacks on OPEC show how the tweeter in chief deflected blame when oil prices rose and took credit when ...

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 ...

What Donald Trump's fact-free claims about elections in Florida and Arizona tell us about 2020  CNN

President Donald Trump spent the weekend in Paris, but his Twitter feed is evidence that he kept a close eye on events stateside -- most notably the ongoing ...

President Trump's tweet on California wildfires angers firefighters, celebrities  CNN

President Donald Trump's tweet blaming "gross mismanagement" for the devastating California wildfires is sparking backlash from top firefighters' associations, ...

Why Michael Cohen, Trump’s Fixer, Confessed to It All  The New York Times

Mr. Cohen has told friends that he wanted to speed up the process by confessing his crimes quickly so that he could begin serving any sentence he receives.

Mia Love 'surprised' by Trump's mocking comments  CNN

Washington (CNN) Outgoing Republican Rep. Mia Love said she was "surprised" after President Donald Trump mocked her for not embracing him while ...

Trump's Reelection Doesn't Hinge on a Recession  The New Republic

Once again, the conventional wisdom doesn't apply to this president.

Trump’s Statement on Saudi Arabia, Explained!  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump released an exclamation-point-filled statement on Tuesday about the assassination of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi.

Donald Trump's false claim about the cost of illegal immigration  PolitiFact

In a renewed effort to get Democrats to approve money for his border wall, President Donald Trump claimed that the border wall would quickly pay itself using a ...

Markets drop as doubts grow over Trump's China deal  POLITICO

The market is trying to figure out is there going to be a real deal at the end of 90 days or not,“ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

Rudy Giuliani is Trump’s cybersecurity adviser. He might want a refresher.  The Washington Post

In 2017, Rudolph W. Giuliani was named as a cybersecurity adviser to President Trump. This was widely seen as a consolation prize. Giuliani had been in ...

President Donald Trump’s Latest Misspelling Has Twitter Users Wondering: Who Is Scott Free?  PEOPLE.com

Amid his latest Twitter rant against Michael Cohen, President Trump made a comical error while arguing that his ex-lawyer shouldn't get off scot-free.

Trump’s Moscow Deal Is Exactly What the Framers Worried About  POLITICO

Michael Cohen's guilty plea for lying to Congress about Donald Trump's Moscow project prompted a new frenzy of “Did the president commit a crime?” chatter ...

Congress looks to usurp Trump's foreign policy powers  POLITICO

Senators are furious after the Khashoggi killing and are eager to challenge the president.

It’s Not Just Trump in House Democrats’ Cross Hairs. His Family Is, Too.  The New York Times

Even Republicans recently endorsed investigations into Ivanka Trump's use of private email for government business. And House Democrats have a lot more in ...