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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets he’s ‘reviewing’ border deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress’ border security measure and President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is reviewing the border security compromise. But he is not yet promising to sign off on the deal. Trump tweeted Thursday: “Reviewing the funding bill with my team at the @WhiteHouse!” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets he’s ‘reviewing’ border deal

The shutdown today: Trump tweets he’s waiting for Democrats

—Jan 12, 2019—Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 22. WHAT’S NEW TODAY President Donald Trump tweeted that he’s at the White House waiting for Democrats to come back from their “vacations” to work on a deal to end the shutdown. Both houses of Congress adjourned Friday for the weekend; lawmakers are … Continue reading The shutdown today: Trump tweets he’s waiting for Democrats

WASHINGTON | Trump tweets into the void as shutdown sets record

WASHINGTON—Jan 12, 2019—As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books Saturday as the longest ever, members of Congress were out of town, no negotiations were scheduled and President Donald Trump tweeted into the void. He did not tip his hand on whether he will move ahead with an emergency declaration that could break … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump tweets into the void as shutdown sets record

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. | “Thank you President T”: Trump tweets as holiday break ends

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump is ending his Thanksgiving break in Florida the same way he began it — tweeting and spending time at one of his local golf courses. Trump congratulated himself on Twitter Sunday for falling oil prices, writing “thank you President T,” and admonished the Federal Reserve over interest … Continue reading WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. | “Thank you President T”: Trump tweets as holiday break ends

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump talks to Saudi king, dispatches Pompeo

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey and the U.S. reaction (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has spoken to the king of Saudi Arabia, who denies any knowledge of what happened to a Saudi journalist who visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and then … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump talks to Saudi king, dispatches Pompeo

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C | The Latest: Trump tweets condolences for victims of Florence

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C  — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 7:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is tweeting his sympathies and condolences for victims of Florence. In a tweet Saturday evening, Trump said five deaths had been recorded so far in the storm’s wake. Officials had already raised the death toll to 11 … Continue reading MYRTLE BEACH, S.C | The Latest: Trump tweets condolences for victims of Florence

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Mattis denies critical Trump remarks in new book

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump and a new book by journalist Bob Woodward (all times local): 7:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is decrying quotes and stories in an incendiary book by journalist Bob Woodward as “frauds, a con on the public.” Trump tweets: “The Woodward book has already been refuted and discredited by … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Mattis denies critical Trump remarks in new book

NEW YORK | Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump is backing calls for a Harley-Davidson boycott amid an ongoing steel tariff dispute. Harley-Davidson drew Trump’s wrath in June after the manufacturer announced it is moving production of motorcycles sold in Europe to facilities outside the U.S. The company blames the decision on tariffs imposed by the European Union … Continue reading NEW YORK | Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | Trump claims ex-lawyer’s phone-taping is ‘perhaps illegal’

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump is asserting that his former personal lawyer’s taping of their private phone conversations is “totally unheard of & perhaps illegal.” Trump is responding to the revelation that attorney Michael Cohen made a secret recording of their discussion about a potential payment for a former Playboy model’s account of having … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | Trump claims ex-lawyer’s phone-taping is ‘perhaps illegal’

BRANSON, Mo. | The Latest: Trump tweets after boat sinks: ‘Such a tragedy’

BRANSON, Mo. — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 8:10 a.m. President Donald Trump is extending his “deepest sympathies” to those affected by a Missouri boat accident that has killed at least 13. In a Friday morning tweet, the president sends his: “deepest sympathies to the families and … Continue reading BRANSON, Mo. | The Latest: Trump tweets after boat sinks: ‘Such a tragedy’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets that ‘Fake News Media’ wants war

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is claiming that the “Fake News Media wants so badly to see a major confrontation with Russia, even a confrontation that could lead to war.” Trump says Thursday on Twitter: “They are pushing so recklessly hard and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets that ‘Fake News Media’ wants war

TURNBERRY, Scotland | Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meeting

TURNBERRY, Scotland — Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted Saturday from one of his namesake resorts, blaming his predecessor for Russian election meddling and lashing out at the free press from foreign soil. Aides had said Trump would spend the weekend preparing to … Continue reading TURNBERRY, Scotland | Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meeting

WASHINGTON | Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration push

WASHINGTON — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump’s next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters is undermining GOP leaders’ election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving their prospects dubious. Party leaders are trying to finally secure the votes they need for their wide-ranging bill with tweaks they hope … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration push

SEOUL, South Korea | The Latest: Trump tweets ‘Progress being made’ on N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea| April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on North Korea saying it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site (all times local): 12:55 p.m. President Donald Trump tweeted Friday night about reassuring signals from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said it was a … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | The Latest: Trump tweets ‘Progress being made’ on N. Korea

Washington | Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

WASHINGTON  | April 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Russia collusion probe. The Stormy Daniels allegations. The escalating tension with Moscow. The tempests that have separately buffeted the White House for months merged into a maelstrom this week and threatened to engulf President Donald Trump, who on Wednesday railed against members of the Justice Department by name … Continue reading Washington | Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

WASHINGTON | As Trump tweets, Amazon seeks to expand its business empire

WASHINGTON |April 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Amazon is spending millions of dollars on lobbying as the global online retailer seeks to expand its reach into a swath of industries that President Donald Trump’s broadsides haven’t come close to hitting. Trump’s attacks over the last week targeted what Amazon is best known for: rapidly shipping just about … Continue reading WASHINGTON | As Trump tweets, Amazon seeks to expand its business empire

The Latest: Budget deal ‘Not looking good,’ Trump tweets

  WASHINGTON/January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says efforts to avert a government shutdown are “Not looking good.” Trump says in a tweet late Friday evening that it’s “Not looking good for our great Military or Safety & Security on the … Continue reading The Latest: Budget deal ‘Not looking good,’ Trump tweets

House OKs spy program after conflicting Trump tweets

WASHINGTON /January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump’s puzzling tweets about a key U.S. spying law threw the House into temporary disarray Thursday, but lawmakers ended up renewing the law — with a new restriction on when the FBI can dig into the communications of Americans swept up in foreign surveillance. During a hectic … Continue reading House OKs spy program after conflicting Trump tweets

The Latest: Trump: Iranians ‘finally acting’ against rulers

TEHRAN, Iran/January 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the protests in Iran (all times local): 4:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says the people of Iran are “finally acting against the brutal and corrupt” government. Trump tweeted Tuesday that the Iranian people have “little food, big inflation and no human rights.” He adds: “The U.S. is watching.” It … Continue reading The Latest: Trump: Iranians ‘finally acting’ against rulers

Trump’s unprecedented hands-on messaging carries risks

NEW YORK/August 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — For the third time in six months, President Donald Trump is on the hunt for a new communications director. But in practice, the job is filled. It’s Trump who’s the White House’s leading expert and the final word on what and how he communicates with the public. Despite decrying … Continue reading Trump’s unprecedented hands-on messaging carries risks

Trump tweets frustration with Republicans, health care

Trump tweets frustration with Republicans and the health care bill WASHINGTON/July 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)(Trump tweets, Republicans, health care) — President Donald Trump expressed his frustration with Republicans on Sunday, saying they “do very little to protect their President.” In one of several tweets issued in the afternoon and evening, Trump said the lack of support … Continue reading Trump tweets frustration with Republicans, health care

The Latest: Trump assails naming of counsel as ‘witch hunt’

WASHINGTON/May 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:55 a.m. President Donald Trump is assailing the naming of a special counsel as “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!” Trump is responding to the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to … Continue reading The Latest: Trump assails naming of counsel as ‘witch hunt’

The Latest: National park’s climate tweets go viral

WASHINGTON/January 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Three climate-related tweets sent out by Badlands National Park have been deleted after they went viral on Twitter, sparking debate over whether the park was defying the Trump administration. The South Dakota park posted tweets Tuesday that accurately quoted … Continue reading The Latest: National park’s climate tweets go viral

Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend

NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire’s White House victory, intensifying a feud with the black congressman days before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and as the first African-American president prepares to leave office. Trump tweeted on Saturday … Continue reading Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend

Trump unfiltered: Tweets reveal his interests, insecurities

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — His message came at the start of one of the busiest weeks of Donald Trump’s transition to the White House. It’s a week when he and his team are preparing eight Cabinet picks for confirmation hearings, finalizing appointments and gearing up for his first news conference as president-elect. But at 6:29 a.m. … Continue reading Trump unfiltered: Tweets reveal his interests, insecurities