Q&A: What’s up with ban on TikTok and WeChat?

By Tali Arbel | The Associated Press President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, saying they are a threat to U.S. national security, foreign policy and the economy. But it’s far from clear what the administration intends to actually do when […]

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US Intelligence: China, Russia, Iran all seek to interfere in 2020 presidential election

In this June 29, 2019 photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, western Japan. | Susan Walsh/AP U.S. intelligence has assessed that China is hoping President Trump does not win reelection, Russia is working to denigrate Democrat […]

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House Can Sue to Force Testimony From McGahn, Appeals Court Rules

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee can sue to force the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to testify before Congress, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said in a 7-to-2 decision that enforcement of congressional subpoenas was crucial to […]

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Cardi B Admits She’ll Have A ‘Meltdown’ & ‘Mental Breakdown’ If Trump Gets Reelected

If Donald Trump is reelected on November 3, Cardi B is going to be a crying mess. Cardi, who has endorsed Joe Biden, says that she’s going to have a ‘meltdown’ if she has to endure four more years of Trump. She stumped for Bernie Sanders during the Democratic primaries, but Cardi B is all […]

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How will Kanye West affect the presidential race? Will he really hurt Joe Biden?

In this Dec. 13, 2016 photo, President-elect Donald Trump, left, and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. | Seth Wenig/AP West’s unlikely White House bid is getting help qualifying for presidential ballots in key states from Republicans around the country, fueling suspicions he’s being pushed to […]

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Donald Trump Gets Roasted On Twitter For Calling Thailand ‘Thighland’ At Ohio Event –Watch

Two days after proving he doesn’t know how to say ‘Yosemite’ National Park, Donald Trump called the country of Thailand ‘Thighland’ during a speech before Ohio supporters. Either Donald Trump read phonetically off a teleprompter or he had upper legs on the brain with a word gaff while on the campaign trail in Clyde, OH […]

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LeBron James Fires Back At Trump For Saying NBA Players Kneeling Makes Him Want To ‘Turn Off’

After President Donald Trump called the NBA players who kneel during the national anthem ‘disgraceful’ and that he’d change the channel if he saw it again, LeBron James had a simple message: boy, bye. “I really don’t think the basketball community are sad about losing [President Donald Trump’s] viewership, him viewing the game,” LeBron James, […]

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‘See you in court’: ACLU files nearly 400 cases versus Trump

The day after Donald Trump’s election in November 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union posted a message to him on its website: “See you in court.” As president, Trump hasn’t personally squared off against the ACLU from the witness stand, but the broader warning has been borne out. As of this week, the ACLU has […]

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Self-Publishing Is a Gamble. Why Is Donald Trump Jr. Doing It?

There is a lot about Donald Trump Jr.’s second book that is unusual. One of his father’s most effective surrogates, Donald Trump Jr. plans to release “Liberal Privilege: Joe Biden and the Democrats’ Defense of the Indefensible” in early September, during the final fevered weeks of the presidential campaign. His last book sold well. The […]

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Lawyer: Michael Cohen has offer to be a political consultant

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer has been offered work as a consultant and to make media appearances for a political action committee, his lawyer said Wednesday. Michael Cohen hopes to accept the offer to work on the committee’s behalf, attorney Danya Perry told U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in a letter aimed at […]

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Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes Trump post

Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for violating its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. | Getty The post in question featured a link to a Fox News video in which Trump says children are “virtually immune” to the virus. Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for violating […]

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Trump says he’ll listen to both sides on Alaska mine project

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would “listen to both sides” after his eldest son and a campaign adviser urged him to intervene to block a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region. Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday agreed with a tweet from Nick Ayers, a former aide to Vice President Mike […]

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Donald Trump Gushes Over Kim Kardashian As He Denies Trying To Get Kanye West On Ballot

Donald Trump praised Kim Kardashian during a White House press briefing while addressing reports that Republicans are trying to help Kanye West’s election campaign. Donald Trump partly deflected a question about Republicans reportedly working to get Kanye West on the ballot by heaping praise on Kim Kardashian on Aug. 5. During his White House press […]

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It’s Trump Jr. vs. Trump Sr. Over an Alaskan Mineral Mine

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr., President Trump’s eldest son, took a break this week from his relentless Twitter attacks on Democrats to express his concern toward a different target: his father’s administration. The younger Mr. Trump and Nick Ayers, the former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, tweeted on Tuesday their opposition to […]

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Michelle Obama Has ‘Low-Grade Depression’ Over Trump’s Handling Of Pandemic – Listen

Donald Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis and treatment of protesters has contributed to her ‘low-grade depression,’ former First Lady Michelle Obama said in a candid podcast interview. Michelle Obama, like other Americans, is having difficulty adjusting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic. The former first lady confessed on the second episode of The Michelle […]

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Chasm grows between Trump and government coronavirus experts

WASHINGTON — In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump was flanked in the White House briefing room by a team of public health experts in a seeming portrait of unity to confront the disease that was ravaging the globe. But as the crisis has spread to all reaches of the country, […]

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Trump on US coronavirus deaths: ‘It is what it is’

President Donald Trump said the United States’ staggering death toll from coronavirus "is what it is" in a new interview, again giving his administration credit for its response despite ongoing surges in new cases and a human toll that far outpaces that of any other nation. When confronted with the US’ daily death toll and […]

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Neil Young sues Trump campaign: Stop using my music

Musician Neil Young | AP Neil Young has sued President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, saying he doesn’t want his music used as a theme song for what he calls a divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate NEW YORK — Neil Young sued President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying he doesn’t […]

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