Sunday, May 28, 2017

Donald Trump

In this March 1, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Louisville, Kentucky. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Trump’s lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by three protesters who ...
Flags flap in the wind in front of NATO headquarters in Brussels on Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

BY LORNE COOK BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned NATO allies Friday to boost defense spending or come up with plans to reach the alliance’s budget guidelines within two months. Tillerson, in his first talks with ...
In this March 29, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a women's empowerment panel in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY NANCY BENAC WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to kill Obamacare died last week. Or maybe it didn’t. The repeal effort seems to have assumed zombie status — somewhere between dead and alive. This is never-say-die Washington, where ...
In this Jan. 28, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens as Treasure Island Casino owner Phil Ruffin, right, speaks at a event in support of veterans at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

BY JULIE BYKOWICZ WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin has never been to the White House. On Thursday, he’ll have dinner there with his friend, Donald Trump. “It’s a lonely job, and I have been friends ...
In this Feb. 5, 2015 file photo, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi speaks in Tampa, Florida. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Long rumored for a job in the Trump administration, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi will serve as moderator Wednesday at a “Women’s Empowerment Panel” at the White House. The panel is slated to include Betsy DeVos, U.S. secretary of education; ...
Noted George Washington University professor Marc Lynch spoke at FGCU last week.

Marc Lynch, a political science professor at George Washington University, held a lecture on Friday titled “The Middle East in the Trump Era,” about how Donald Trump’s policies will affect the Middle East. Lynch aimed to discuss President Donald Trump’s ...
President Donald Trump waves as he walks off stage after signing an Energy Independence Executive Order, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at EPA headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals say President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before their game on opening day. A spokeswoman for the baseball team said Tuesday that the White House said ...
In this March 16, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump sits with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Still reeling from last week’s House health care debacle, Republicans are pivoting to tax cuts and other issues but remain riven into factions and all over the map about how and when to return ...
In this Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, right, listens to President Donald Trump speak during a breakfast with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

BY CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector. A senior administration official said ...
In this photo provided by Clare Schexnyder, small business owner Clare Schexnyder, 49, poses with her daughter, Sofi, in their kitchen in Decatur, Ga., on Jan. 27, 2017. (Clare Schexnydervia AP)

BY MICHAEL WARREN and SUDHIN THANAWALA ATLANTA (AP) — Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump ...
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