Thursday, July 27, 2017

Donald Trump

In this Jan. 23, 2017 file photo, Walter Shaub Jr., director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics walks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY JULIE BYKOWICZ WASHINGTON (AP) — The government ethics director who prodded President Donald Trump’s administration over conflicts of interest is resigning to take a new job. Walter Shaub, director of the Office of Government Ethics, is joining the Campaign ...
U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose for a photograph prior to a bilateral meeting on the eve of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Thursday, July 6, 2017.

BY DAVID RISING HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the Group of 20 top industrial and developing countries arrived Thursday in Hamburg as police in Germany’s second-biggest city braced themselves for a major protest ...
Copies of the New York Post with an illustration of President Donald Trump as a professional wrestler on the front page are displayed at a newsstand in New York City, Monday, July 3, 2017.

BY DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — CNN says safety concerns led to its decision not to reveal the identity of the man behind a doctored anti-CNN video. Yet the way the decision was explained and deep distrust of the ...
John Carr of Winchester, Va. walks into his polling place Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to vote in the Virginia Primary Election where a Republican and Democratic candidate for governor and lieutenant governor will be chosen.

BY |Brandon Larrabee THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE………Trying to ratchet up political pressure on Gov. Rick Scott’s administration to respond to a federal request for voter information, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on Wednesday asked for state records concerning alleged voter fraud ...
In this June 30, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

BY STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT NEW YORK (AP) — In firm control of the federal government, President Donald Trump and his Republican Party have so far failed to deliver on core campaign promises on health care, taxes and infrastructure. ...
President Donald Trump waves as he arrive on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Friday, June 30, 2017, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

BY ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump barged into Senate Republicans’ delicate health care negotiations Friday, declaring that if lawmakers can’t reach a deal they should simply repeal “Obamacare” right away and then replace it ...
In this June 16, 2014, file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks onstage for the launch of the new Amazon Fire Phone, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

BY CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not paying “internet taxes.” Trump stated on Twitter Wednesday: “The #AmazonWashingtonPost, sometimes referred to as the ...
President Donald Trump is seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 19, 2017.

BY | Jim Turner Attracting more than 120 million visitors before the end of the calendar year remains a goal of the state’s tourism-marketing arm, now that Visit Florida’s funding won’t be slashed. But Visit Florida board members, whose agency ...
In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence, right, speaks before administering the oath of office to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, left, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington.

BY MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources. Trump is highlighting what ...
Actor Johnny Depp greets fans at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, Thursday, June 22, 2017.

BY MARK KENNEDY NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp has sparked controversy for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president. ...
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