‘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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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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Trump tops Biden as both tout large July fundraising hauls

President Trump’s re-election campaign says that it and the Republican National Committee (RNC) and their joint fundraising committees combined brought in an eye-popping $165 million in contributions last month. The Wednesday evening statement from the Trump campaign also touted that they now have more than $300 million cash on hand as of the end of July. […]

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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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Trump requests fourth presidential debate, earlier date for first showdown

President Trump’s re-election campaign is formally asking that a fourth debate between the president and Democratic challenger Joe Biden be added and that the showdown be held early next month, before many states start sending out absentee ballots to voters. In a letter sent Wednesday to the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), the Trump campaign […]

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Campaign holds ‘Evangelicals for Trump’ event at Vegas casino, swipes at Nevada church restrictions

President Trump’s campaign is holding an “Evangelicals for Trump” event on Thursday at a Las Vegas hotel and casino, amid a controversial ban in the state on gatherings of more than 50 people in houses of worship while places like casinos are subject to a less stringent 50 percent capacity limit. The event is scheduled […]

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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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Defense Secretary Esper contradicts Trump on Beirut tragedy: ‘Most believe it was an accident’

Defense Secretary Mark Esper Wednesday contradicted President Trump’s initial assessment that the massive explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut this week was an attack and likely caused by a bomb. Asked about the tragedy at the Aspen Security Forum, Esper said he’s still getting information but “most believe that it was an accident as reported […]

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Trump’s pick for Ukraine ambassador vows to report election interference: ‘Sounds reasonable to me’

President Trump’s pick for the next Ukraine ambassador was put on the spot Wednesday during his Senate confirmation hearing on whether he’d stand up to interference in U.S. elections, an issue at the core of Trump’s impeachment proceedings. Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Keith Dayton told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that it would be “reasonable” to […]

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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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Lawsuit Demands Sign Language at White House Virus Briefings

ImagePresident Trump’s coronavirus briefings, which he suspended in April and revived this month, do not include an American Sign Language interpreter.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times The National Association of the Deaf and five deaf Americans have sued the White House, arguing that the lack of a sign language interpreter at President Trump’s coronavirus briefings violates […]

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Trump campaign makes voter-registration gains in 3 key battleground states

President Trump’s campaign is touting voter-registration gains in three key 2020 battleground states that will have a big impact in determining whether Trump or Joe Biden wins the White House come November. The uptick in overall GOP voter registration in Florida, North Carolina and Pennsylvania spells trouble for Biden and reflects enthusiasm for another four […]

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Prosecutors say Trump probe extends beyond hush money payments

Manhattan prosecutors on Monday asked a federal judge to dismiss President Donald Trump’s lawsuit challenging a subpoena for his financial records, emphasizing that their investigation extends beyond hush-money payments and pointing to public reports of "extensive and protracted criminal conduct" at the Trump Organization. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s lawyers have previously said the probe […]

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Trump Pick for Pentagon Post Sidesteps Senate Ire for Different Defense Job

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s choice to fill the Pentagon’s top policy job withdrew his name from consideration on Sunday after senators from both parties voiced opposition to the official’s nomination, largely because of his history of inflammatory comments. But in an end run around the skeptical senators, the Trump administration appointed the official, Anthony J. […]

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Pompeo warns TikTok users’ personal info could be going ‘directly to the Chinese Communist Party’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supported President Trump’s proposed ban of social media phenomenon TikTok, explaining to Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” just how use of the app exposes Americans to having their personal information sent straight to the Chinese government. Trump’s call for a ban came amid concerns over the national security risk posed […]

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Trump campaign to resume TV ads on Monday with new targets in its sights

After going dark on TV for a few days this week, President Trump’s re-election campaign is expected to return to the airwaves with new ads starting Monday. And sources close to the Trump campaign tell Fox News that when the commercials resume, they’ll be targeting a group of states that are among the first to […]

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A Better Year for Trump’s Family Business (Last Year, That Is)

Before the coronavirus ripped through the country, upending President Trump’s family business and the broader hospitality industry, the company last year showed modest gains, according to Mr. Trump’s annual financial disclosure report released late Friday. The disclosure report, which offers the only official public detailing of the president’s personal finances, had been delayed for months […]

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Fauci: Trump restrictions on travel from China, Europe, UK saved American lives early in pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci told House lawmakers Friday that he believed President Trump’s actions during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic saved American lives. During Fauci’s testimony before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., asked Fauci if he was involved in the president’s January order restricting travel from China. “Yes, sir, I […]

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Supreme Court denies request to halt construction of the border wall

The Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote has denied a request to halt construction of President Trump’s border wall over environmental concerns. A number of groups, including the ACLU and Sierra Club, had asked the high court to get involved again after the justices last year cleared the way for the administration to use military […]

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This Extensive Mashup Confirms Trump’s Love for Putin

CNN’s Brianna Keilar did a deep dive into President Trump’s affinity for Russian President Vladimir Putin, beginning with how Trump has labeled as a “hoax” the U.S. intelligence reports that Putin placed bounties on American soldiers. “The president is refusing to condemn or even acknowledge reports that Russia put bounties on American troops. Yet he […]

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Mail Delays Fuel Concern Trump Is Undercutting Postal System Ahead of Voting

WASHINGTON — Welcome to the next election battleground: the post office. President Trump’s yearslong assault on the Postal Service and his increasingly dire warnings about the dangers of voting by mail are colliding as the presidential campaign enters its final months. The result has been to generate new concerns about how he could influence an […]

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2020 Election Live Updates: Trump Can’t Delay Voting, but He Can Cause Confusion

Here’s what you need to know: What Trump’s ‘delay the election’ tweet could set us up for come November. Voting by mail is popular. But so is the false idea that it’s ripe for fraud. Britain has worked hard to accommodate Trump. So what happens if Biden wins? Republicans and the White House are at […]

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Federalist Society co-founder says Trump’s tweet about postponing the election is grounds for ‘immediate impeachment’

Federalist Society co-founder Stephen Calabresi said that President Trump’s tweet suggesting to postpone the election is “fascistic” and “grounds for the president’s immediate impeachment.” “Until recently, I had taken as political hyperbole the Democrats’ assertion that President Trump is a fascist,” Calabresi wrote in an op-ed for the New York Times. “But this latest tweet […]

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