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FRANKFURT, Germany | Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

FRANKFURT, Germany— German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday — thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump, whose sanctions and criticisms over trade, energy and NATO have created new worries for both leaders. The two will meet at the German … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

LOS ANGELES | AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing ‘racist things’

LOS ANGELES— Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, considering a 2020 presidential run, said Thursday that President Donald Trump has done “plenty of racist things” to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises. In an interview with The Associated Press, the two-term Democratic mayor who already has visited the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing ‘racist things’

WASHINGTON | Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Trump accused Manigault Newman, the former White House liaison to black voters, as “wacky” and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump’s new image man

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — For years, he dutifully carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nickname “the Butler” at Fox News. Now Bill Shine is serving the same role under President Donald Trump. The former news executive was formally brought into the White House last month as deputy chief of staff for communications, but he … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump’s new image man

Trump applauds Cowboys owner for anthem stance

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump congratulated Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys football team, for saying his players will be required to stand for the playing of the national anthem. Trump tweeted Friday: “Way to go Jerry. This is what the league should do!” Jones was the first owner to publicly say that … Continue reading Trump applauds Cowboys owner for anthem stance

SALEM, Oregon | Trump administration backs Obama in national monument clash

SALEM, Ore.  — A dispute over acts of Congress in 1906 and 1937 has put the Trump administration in court — and into the unusual position of supporting a proclamation by former President Barack Obama. Contrary to President Donald Trump‘s numerous efforts to shred Obama’s legacy, U.S. Justice Department lawyers are in Obama’s corner as … Continue reading SALEM, Oregon | Trump administration backs Obama in national monument clash