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Trump Taunts Romney After Critical Op-Ed, Asks, ‘Is He a Flake?’

Trump Taunts Romney After Critical Op-Ed, Asks, ‘Is He a Flake?’

President Donald Trump responded to Mitt Romney’s scathing criticism by calling on the incoming Republican senator to be a “team player” instead of emulating another party member who challenged him --
Trump Revokes Security Clearance for Critic and Obama Official John Brennan

Trump Revokes Security Clearance for Critic and Obama Official John Brennan

President Donald Trump has revoked former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance, accusing him of “erratic conduct and behavior,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
Trump Calls Omarosa a ‘Dog’ and a ‘Crazed, Crying Lowlife’

Trump Calls Omarosa a ‘Dog’ and a ‘Crazed, Crying Lowlife’

President Donald Trump continued heaping insults at fired aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman Tuesday, calling her a "dog" in addition to “a crazed, crying lowlife” and praising Chief of Staff John Kelly
Trump Loyalist Gets Surprise Fight From Democrat in Senate Race

Trump Loyalist Gets Surprise Fight From Democrat in Senate Race

The U.S. Senate race in Tennessee shouldn’t have been much of a worry for Republicans in 2018. Democrat Phil Bredesen has made it so.
‘Trade, Not Aid’: U.S. Farmers Give Trump Plan a Cool Reception
McConnell Warns Russia as Senators Propose Tough New Sanctions

McConnell Warns Russia as Senators Propose Tough New Sanctions

The fallout in Congress over President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin stretched into a second week, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issuing a stern warning to
Senators Propose Boosting Sanctions on Russia, Including Debt

Senators Propose Boosting Sanctions on Russia, Including Debt

Two leading U.S. senators said Tuesday they’ll introduce a bipartisan bill to increase U.S. sanctions against Russia that would target Russian sovereign debt as well as the country’s energy and
Republicans Pan Trump’s $12 Billion Farm Aid Plan

Republicans Pan Trump’s $12 Billion Farm Aid Plan

The Trump administration’s decision to deliver $12 billion in aid to farmers hit by a burgeoning trade war was panned Tuesday by Republicans in Congress as not fixing the underlying problem -- the
Trump Tries to Change the Subject as Russia Fallout Rattles GOP

Trump Tries to Change the Subject as Russia Fallout Rattles GOP

President Donald Trump is changing the subject -- but it’s not clear how easily Republicans in Congress will be able to move on.
U.S. Senators Seek to Punish Turkey Over Jailed Americans

U.S. Senators Seek to Punish Turkey Over Jailed Americans

Prominent U.S. senators are pushing legislation to restrict Turkey’s access to international loans until it releases a jailed pastor and other American citizens, but may have an uphill fight
Trump’s Damage to International Trade Will Take Years to Repair

Trump’s Damage to International Trade Will Take Years to Repair

America’s allies no longer trust Washington and are making free-trade deals that leave the U.S. out.
Trump Retreats and Says He Accepts U.S. Finding Russia Meddled

Trump Retreats and Says He Accepts U.S. Finding Russia Meddled

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he accepts the conclusion by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election, marking a rare retreat from comments just a day
McConnell Warns Russia Against Meddling, Floats New Sanctions

McConnell Warns Russia Against Meddling, Floats New Sanctions

Amid a bipartisan uproar over President Donald Trump’s praise of Vladimir Putin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Russia against meddling again in U.S. elections and said his chamber
Trump’s Tariffs Generate Growing Frustration Among GOP Lawmakers

Trump’s Tariffs Generate Growing Frustration Among GOP Lawmakers

There are signs of growing frustration among GOP lawmakers with Donald Trump as he moves forward with new trade tariffs, though they’re not ready to rein in the president’s power.
Senate Sends Trump Message to Slow Down on Tariff Escalation

Senate Sends Trump Message to Slow Down on Tariff Escalation

The U.S. Senate took President Donald Trump to task on trade but fell short of curtailing his power to impose tariffs.
Democrat Helps Trump Block Move to Limit Tariff Power

Democrat Helps Trump Block Move to Limit Tariff Power

A Republican-led effort to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to impose tariffs based on national security grounds was scuttled for a second time this month, after the president got some help from
Trump’s ‘Cult-Like’ Grip on GOP Keeps Most Party Members in Line

Trump’s ‘Cult-Like’ Grip on GOP Keeps Most Party Members in Line

President Donald Trump demonstrated his dominance over the Republican Party this week, serving notice to GOP lawmakers that they risk the wrath of their base by going against him.
Venezuelan Autocrat Maduro Attempts a Public Relations Coup

Venezuelan Autocrat Maduro Attempts a Public Relations Coup

After winning re-election in a vote derided as a sham, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is embarking on a more difficult task: persuading everyone who labeled him a ruthless autocrat that he’s
Trump Wins Fight Over Tariff Power in Senate

Trump Wins Fight Over Tariff Power in Senate

A GOP senator’s bid to rein in President Donald Trump’s tariff authority was scuttled after a Republican colleague blocked its consideration this month on the Senate floor.
Trump Shocks Leaders With Trudeau Insult to Upend G-7 Summit

Trump Shocks Leaders With Trudeau Insult to Upend G-7 Summit

President Donald Trump broadsided his allies and upended a Group of Seven meeting just as it wound up -- disavowing a joint statement the U.S. had agreed to, lashing out at Canada’s Justin Trudeau and