Monday, June 26, 2017

Donald Trump presidential campaign

This combination file photo shows Donald Trump, right, stands on the 14th fairway during a pro-am round of the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland on June 27, 2012, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, playing golf in Yamanakako village, west of Tokyo, on July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, right, Kyodo News via AP, left, File)

BY MARI YAMAGUCHI TOKYO (AP) — If they stick to schedule, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will spend more time on the fairways than at the White House. After facing off on some divisive issues ...
In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, talks to Temel Kotil, back on camera, CEO of Turkish Aerospace industries, as Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, 2nd right and Ian Graham King, left, CEO of BAE Systems look on after signing an agreement in Ankara,Turkey. (AP Photo)

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Britain and Germany joined other American allies Sunday in criticizing President Donald Trump’s U.S. entry ban for people from some Muslim-majority countries, even as far-right politicians on the continent celebrated the move. A spokesman ...
White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman said President Donald Trump will sign an executive action to commission an investigation into widespread voter fraud, raising the prospect of a federal government probe into a widely debunked ...
In this June 1, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wears his "Make America Great Again" hat at a rally in Sacramento, California. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

BY LISA LERER WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course. In the 10 weeks since his ...
In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at the confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

BY KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Lewis says he’s doesn’t consider Donald Trump a “legitimate president,” blaming the Russians for helping the Republican win the White House. The Georgia congressman and leader in the civil rights movement ...
President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in New York. The news conference was his first as President-elect. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

BY JULIE PACE NEW YORK (AP) — In a combative and freewheeling news conference, President-elect Donald Trump said for the first time Wednesday that he accepts Russia was behind the election year hacking of Democrats that roiled the White House ...
In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Ivanka Trump, daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, arrives at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

BY CATHERINE LUCEY DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ivanka Trump plans to step aside from her executive roles at the Trump Organization and her lifestyle brand, but says she is confident both businesses will continue to “thrive.” In a post ...
President-elect Donald Trump waits with family members Eric Trump, left, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. before speaking at a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

BY BERNARD CONDON and JONATHAN LEMIRE NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s business will continue to pursue deals in the United States, though not abroad, while he is president, and he will relinquish control of the company, a lawyer who ...

BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress certified Donald Trump’s presidential victory Friday over the objections of a handful of House Democrats, with Vice President Joe Biden pronouncing, “It is over.” House Democrats objected to the votes from at least ...
Vice President Joe Biden leaves the the Old Senate Chamber following a mock swearing in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, as the 115th Congress begins. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told President-elect Donald Trump Thursday to “grow up.” Biden dismissed Trump’s complaint on Twitter about how the Obama administration has handled the transition. The vice president told “PBS NewsHour” in an interview that ...
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