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January 5, 2018 6:51 AM Wolff book on US administration is ‘full of lies’ – Trump

Donald Trump says a book containing damaging allegations about his administration is “full of lies”. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff was due out on Tuesday but publication was advanced to Friday and it is now on sale. The book cites former top aide Steve Bannon as describing a meeting with a group of Russians at which Mr Trump’s 29

October 31, 2017 3:44 AM How Donald Trump Hired and Fired Paul Manafort

When he is backed into a corner, Donald Trump reflexively tries to improvise his way out of the mess. That may have worked in the rough and tumble world of New York real estate, and it certainly helped him become the first political neophyte to lead a presidential ticket since Dwight D. Eisenhower. But on Monday, a trio of past impromptus resulted in a trifecta 34

October 25, 2017 10:35 PM As G.O.P. Bends Toward Trump, Critics Either Give In or Give Up

Mr. Straus’s dash for the exits followed the retirement announcements of Mr. Flake, Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee and Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, Pat Tiberi of Ohio and Dave Reichert of Washington State — all members of the Republican establishment. Many of those who remain will have to accommodate 101

October 19, 2017 10:07 PM Cass Sunstein: Russia uses Marxist tactics, and so does Trump

Karl Marx and his followers argued that revolutionaries should disrupt capitalist societies by “heightening the contradictions.” Russia used a version of that Marxist idea in its efforts to disrupt the 2016 presidential campaign. It should come as no surprise that the most powerful nation from the former Soviet Union, whose leaders were schooled in the Marxist 13

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Veteran wounded by Iranian bomb talks Trump's Iran decision

Iraq War veteran Robert Bartlett and Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer react on 'The Story' after Trump decides not to recertify the nuclear deal. This is a rush transcript from "The Story," October 13, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. MARTHA MACCALLUM, "THE STORY" ANCHOR: Breaking tonight, new achievements: President Obama was most proud 32

August 24, 2017 11:38 PM 5 important stories that deserve a second look

President Donald Trump wrapped up his “working vacation” last week by firing top adviser Steve Bannon, a controversial figure who was seen as one of the president’s most powerful influences. Many wondered how the White House would be different without the man many believe helped shape policies like the travel ban and the decision to withdraw from the Paris 39

August 23, 2017 6:01 PM What Trump's Phoenix rally taught us

President Trump used his "Make America Great Again" rally to grab back control of the conversation following criticism from both opponents and supporters. His response to deadly violence in Charlottesville was widely seen as too vague in its condemnation of neo-Nazis, while some supporters have been scathing about his announcement of more US troops for Afghanistan 41

August 19, 2017 6:19 AM Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump's conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of much of Trump's original senior staff. A favorite in the farther-right portions of the Republican Party, Bannon had pressed 6

August 18, 2017 6:11 PM Trump gets rid of Stephen Bannon, a top proponent of his nationalist agenda

President Trump on Friday dismissed his embattled chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon, an architect of his 2016 general election victory, in a major White House shake-up that follows a week of racial unrest, according to multiple administration officials. Trump had been under mounting pressure to dispense with Bannon, who many officials view as a political 14

August 18, 2017 12:00 AM Trump embraces culture war with call to preserve Confederate statues

President Trump on Thursday assumed the role of leading spokesman for the racially charged cause of preserving Confederate statues on public grounds, couching his defense in historical terms that thrilled his core supporters and signaled his intent to use cultural strife as a political weapon just days after deadly violence in Virginia. “Sad to see the history 14