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Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is 'impeachable'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump's party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in "impeachable conduct" stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's...

 

Trump confident US-Japan trade deal can be reached 'quickly'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed confidence Friday that a bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Japan can be reached quickly despite ongoing differences over tariffs as he opened talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the...

 

Trump threatens more troops to border after Mexico incident

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump renewed his threat Wednesday to send more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border following an incident in which Mexican soldiers confronted U.S. personnel. Mexico blamed the incident on confusion, and said it was...

 

FCC to hold big 5G auction, spend $20B for rural internet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will hold a massive auction later this year to bolster 5G service , the next generation of mobile networks. President Donald Trump showcased the announcement Friday, declaring that the race to stand up these...

 

Iraq war hero's family accepts Medal of Honor from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The son of an Army staff sergeant awarded a posthumous Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he wants his father to be remembered as the best parent and best soldier anyone could ever ask for. And that's...

 

Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air Force

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Pentagon to develop plans to create a new Space Force within the Air Force, accepting less than the full-fledged department he'd wanted. Before signing a document instructing the...

 

Trump plans to meet Xi after US-China talks end with no deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday talked up China's commitment to buy more American soybeans. But the tough issues dividing the world's two biggest economies remained unsettled after two days of meetings between U.S. and Chinese...

 

Congress to face same question: When will shutdown end?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will be confronted with the same lingering question: When will the partial government...

 

Trump: 'I can't tell you when' government will reopen

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that parts of the federal government will stay closed until Democrats agree to put up more walls along the U.S.-Mexico border to deter criminal elements. He said he's open to calling the wall...

 

Trump offers holiday greetings to US troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished U.S. troops stationed around the country and the globe a merry Christmas. "I know it's a great sacrifice for you to be away from your families, but I want you to know that every American fa...

 

Trump: 'I do' have confidence Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has confidence in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin), calling him a "very talented guy" and a "very smart person." Trump reiterated his view that the Federal Reserve is raising...

 

Trump signals no end to shutdown: 'You have to have a wall'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A shutdown affecting parts of the federal government appeared no closer to resolution Wednesday, with President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats locked in a hardening standoff over border wall money that threatens to...

 

Trump makes first visit to US troops in harm's way

AL-ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq (AP) — In an unannounced trip to Iraq on Wednesday, President Donald Trump staunchly defended his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from neighboring Syria despite a drumbeat of criticism from military officials and allies who...

 

Partial government shutdown likely to extend past Christmas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government was expected to remain partially shut down past Christmas as the standoff deepened Saturday over President Donald Trump's demand for funds to build a border wall with Mexico. With Trump's insistence on $5...

 

Bush hailed across party and global lines as man of decency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is returning to Washington as a revered political statesman, hailed by leaders across the political spectrum and around the world as a man not only of greatness but also of uncommon decency and...

 

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed. After reports circulated Tuesday that President Donald Trump had decided to remove Mira Ricardel from her...

 

US pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump in Oval Office

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freed American pastor Andrew Brunson fell to one knee in the Oval Office and placed his hand on President Donald Trump's shoulder in prayer on Saturday, asking God to provide the president "supernatural wisdom to accomplish all...

 

Karen Pence opens campaign to help support military spouses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, opened a campaign Thursday to help military spouses get the support and services they need. Mrs. Pence said one of the biggest frustrations that some spouses have told her about is getting...

 

Trump leads nation in solemn remembrance of Sept. 11 attacks

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Standing in the field where the last of the Sept. 11 planes crashed, President Donald Trump praised the "band of brave patriots" who helped bring down the jetliner and saved the lives of countless others in the nation's...

 

Trump cancels pay raise due to federal workers in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is canceling pay raises due in January for most civilian federal employees, he informed Congress on Thursday, citing budget constraints. But the workers still could see a slightly smaller boost in their pay...

 

Trump teases about successor to White House counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after announcing the departure of his White House counsel, President Donald Trump teased Thursday that he's excited about his choice for a replacement but isn't ready to share his new lawyer's name. Trump said Wednesday on...

 

McCain's 106-year-old mom to attend his Washington services

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain's rebellious streak didn't come out of nowhere. His mother, Roberta, had a habit of speeding behind the wheel and racking up tickets. When told during a trip to Europe that she was too old to rent a car, she went out...

 

Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns 'be careful'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him "so that almost all stories & news is BAD." He offered no evidence of bias, but a top adviser said the White House...

 

Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are resuming trade talks, raising hopes for a way out of an intensifying dispute between the world's two largest economies. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters Thursday that the...

 

Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids. Speaking during a Cabinet meeting Thursday, Trump said he's directing...

 

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