Thursday, July 20, 2017

Donald Trump

As Joe Piscopo, actor, comedian and radio host, looks on New Jersey Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno celebrates at her primary election night event Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Long Branch, N.J.

BY MICHAEL CATALINI TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won’t be on the ballot in New Jersey this fall, but the newly minted Democratic and Republican nominees for governor and their parties are ...
White House press secretary Sean Spicer points to a members of the media as he answers questions during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 2, 2017.

BY JILL COLVIN and JACK GILLUM WASHINGTON (AP) — Does he or doesn’t he? Believe in climate change, that is. You’d think that would be an easy enough question the day after President Donald Trump announced he was pulling the ...
In this May 21, 2017 file photo, Oprah Winfrey waves during Smith College's 139th Commencement exercises in Northampton, Mass.

BY COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have taken the stage ...
Kellyanne Conway walks past reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway says statements made by MSNBC hosts that she was only working for Trump for the hefty paycheck are untrue. “Morning Joe” show hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski said Conway told ...
President Donald Trump listens in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JULIE BYKOWICZ WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has been two-stepping with the truth. Starting with press secretary Sean Spicer insisting inaccurately that President Donald Trump drew record-setting inauguration crowds, top presidential advisers have provided information that is provably ...
In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017, file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to State Department employees, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

BY JOSH LEDERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is assessing whether moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would help or hurt prospects for clinching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, revealing Trump’s criteria ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes opening remarks during a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) 360 Heroin and Opioid Response Summit at the University of Charleston, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Charleston, W.Va. (AP Photo/Sam Owens)

BY SADIE GURMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from investigations related to the presidential campaign, yet he played a central role in the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey, leaving many wondering if he violated ...
In this April 7, 2017, file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

BY HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a long-stalled bill to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire its employees, part of an accountability effort touted by President Donald ...
In this March 10, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, during a meeting on healthcare. Washington policymakers have a time-tested method for rolling out new ideas: float a trial balloon. nd remarks that mean little.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY NANCY BENAC WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington policymakers have a time-tested method for rolling out new ideas: float a trial balloon. Spread rumors of a policy change or selectively leak it to the press, then see how it plays and ...
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Jordan's Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein speaks to the media during a news conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, May 1, 2017. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations human rights chief says his office is “watching the United States very carefully” under President Donald Trump, even as it watches whether possible U.S. budgetary cuts could affect his agency’s ability to monitor crimes ...
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