Sunday, May 28, 2017

Donald Trump presidential campaign

In this April 1, 2014, file photo, Donald Trump, left, is joined by Carl Paladino during a gun rights rally at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

BY CHRIS CAROLA ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A businessman who co-chaired the Trump campaign in New York state said Tuesday his recent derogatory statements about President Barack Obama and his wife weren’t meant for publication but were nevertheless “inappropriate” and ...
In this Dec. 8, 2016 file photo, Hillary Clinton attends a ceremony to unveil a portrait of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY LISA LERER WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton received nearly 2.9 million more votes than President-elect Donald Trump, giving her the largest popular vote margin of any losing presidential candidate. Certified results in all 50 states and the District of ...
In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, shakes hands with China's Froreign, Minister Wang Yi, during a meeting in Munich, Germany, before the Munich Security Conference. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

BY GERRY SHIH BEIJING (AP) — China warned Thursday that ties with the U.S. will likely see new complications and the only way to maintain a stable relationship is by respecting each other’s “core interests.” Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s remarks ...
President-elect Donald Trump, center, accompanied by Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, right, and retired Gen. Michael Flynn, a senior adviser to Trump, left, speaks to members of the media at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY JULIE BYKOWICZ WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Donald Trump’s most trusted aides is setting up a government consulting shop a block from the White House — a move that complicates the president-elect’s promises to “drain the swamp” of Washington. ...
In this Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY ANNE FLAHERTY WASHINGTON (AP) — Sour grapes. That’s how Donald Trump’s closest advisers see Democrats’ complaints that Moscow hacked their private emails this election season in a bid to sow discord among their supporters and sway the election toward ...
This June 3, 2016, file photo shows Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., delivering his speech titled "America's Enduring Commitment to Security and Prosperity in Asia" at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) Distinguished Public Lecture in Singapore. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

BY LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is the business titan who has spoken appreciatively of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republican Sen. John McCain is the tough-talking national security hawk who warns that Russian interference in the U.S. ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in Nagato, western Japan, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. (Toru Hanai/Pool Photo via AP)

BY BRADLEY KLAPPER and JOSH LEDERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is promising that the U.S. will retaliate against Russia for its suspected meddling in America’s election process, an accusation the Kremlin has vehemently denied. As the White House ...
Rex Teter, a member of the Electoral College, poses at his home in Pasadena, Texas, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

BY CALVIN WOODWARD and RACHEL LA CORTE WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s more hustle than hope behind an effort to derail Donald Trump’s presidency in the Electoral College. Republican electors are being swamped with pleas to buck tradition and cast ballots ...
In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the third presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at UNLV in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

BY LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump is gone from the boardroom of NBC’s reboot of “Celebrity Apprentice” but he’s kept a business connection to the reality show. President-elect Trump has an executive producer credit on “The New ...
In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump stands with BET founder Robert Johnson at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

BY JULIE PACE and KEN THOMAS WASHINGTON (AP) — When Robert Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television, arrived to a recent meeting with Donald Trump, the president-elect greeted him with a blunt question. “Did you think I was going ...
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