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WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s nominating Barr for attorney general

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush’s attorney general, to serve in the same role. Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri. He called Barr “a terrific man” and “one of the most respected jurists in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s nominating Barr for attorney general

PARIS | The Latest: Trump pays tribute to Americans who died in WWI

PARIS  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Paris. (all times local): 11:30 p.m. President Donald Trump paid tribute to U.S. and allied soldiers killed in World War I during what he called “a horrible, horrible war” that marked America’s emergence as a world power. Trump made his comments Sunday at the Suresnes … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Trump pays tribute to Americans who died in WWI

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calls Whitaker ‘very highly respected man’

WASHINGTON— The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and changes at the Department of Justice (all times local): 9:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker “a very highly respected man” as he faces criticism about his appointment to replace Jeff Sessions. Trump said Friday “I don’t know Matt … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calls Whitaker ‘very highly respected man’

WASHINGTON | Trump on new acting AG: “I don’t know Matt Whitaker”

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is moving to distance himself from Matthew Whitaker as he faces criticism over his choice for acting attorney general. Trump told reporters Friday “I don’t know Matt Whitaker” and said he didn’t speak with Whitaker about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Whitaker has made public comments critical of Mueller’s investigation, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump on new acting AG: “I don’t know Matt Whitaker”

WASHINGTON | Trump: End birthright citizenship for some US-born babies

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump wants to order the end of the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States. Trump made the comments to “Axios on HBO” ahead of midterm elections that he has sought to focus on his hardline immigration policies. Trump, seeking to energize his … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump: End birthright citizenship for some US-born babies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it will respond to any “threats” against it as its stock market plunged following President Donald Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Trump made a point of visiting the kingdom on his first overseas trip as president and … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudis warn against threats as stock market plunges

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it will respond to any “threats” against it as its stock market plunged following President Donald Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Trump made a point of visiting the kingdom on his first overseas trip as president and … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudis warn against threats as stock market plunges

WASHINGTON | Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI’s Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey’s text messages. Trump made the extraordinary move in response to calls from his allies in Congress who say … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe