President Donald Trump called Rupert Murdoch on Thursday and congratulated him ahead of a deal for Walt Disney Co. to buy some of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox Inc., White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.
President Donald Trump called House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday to ask about a report that he will step down from his leadership position after 2018, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
President Donald Trump’s most prominent African-American aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, said in a television interview that she had grown uncomfortable with his handling of racial issues prior to her resignation on Tuesday.
John Dowd and Ty Cobb were brought onto President Donald Trump’s legal team in part because of their long-standing ties with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, is seeking an investigation into leaks related to his interview last week with a congressional panel probing Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 election.
Donald Trump honored the sacrifice of black civil rights pioneers in remarks at the opening of a Mississippi museum boycotted by black lawmakers and others who said the president’s conduct in office has been an affront to the movement.
U.S. President Donald Trump gave his most full-throated endorsement yet of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, casting aside calls to shun the former judge who’s been accused of sexual misconduct while seizing on reports that questioned the credibility of his accuser.
They say it’s impossible for the president to be charged with that crime.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea has given Special Counsel Robert Mueller new leverage that may help him pursue more serious charges against others close to Donald Trump, perhaps leading up to the president himself.
Michael Flynn’s plea is a major step for Robert Mueller’s quickly advancing investigation.
Jared Kushner is the “very senior” member of the presidential transition team identified by Michael Flynn as having instructed him to reach out to Russia and several other countries last December, sources say.
The Trump campaign has stopped paying legal bills for Donald Trump Jr. and is setting up a legal defense fund to cover the costs for him and other campaign staffers related to investigations into Russian election meddling, said a person familiar with the matter.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is expected to continue well into next year, according to a U.S. official.
President Donald Trump has started paying his own legal bills related to the Russia probe, rather than charging them to his campaign or the Republican National Committee, and is finalizing a plan to use personal funds to help current and former White House staff with their legal costs.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller served U.S. President Donald Trump’s election campaign a subpoena in mid-October, according to two people familiar with the matter.
President Donald Trump pushed back on Wednesday against observations that his nearly two-week trip to Asia had produced no breakthroughs on trade or on North Korea, delivering a 24-minute statement at the White House in defense of his nationalist agenda.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is continuing his interviews with White House staff this month, where a key topic are the connections emanating from a little-known foreign policy lightweight who served as an unpaid campaign aide -- George Papadopoulos.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discussed the idea of having Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed to his old Senate seat if Alabama GOP candidate Roy Moore wins election but then is expelled by his colleagues, according to a person familiar with the exchange.
Less than two weeks after Democratic mega-lobbyist Tony Podesta stepped down from his firm amid questions over its foreign work, one of Washington’s most prominent lobbying shops is unraveling as its employees try to reconstitute under new leadership.
Keith Schiller brings a much more intimate knowledge of Trump, his candidacy and presidency than past witnesses.
The House Intelligence Committee on Monday night released a 243-page transcript of his lengthy appearance behind closed doors.
President Donald Trump said semiconductor company Broadcom Ltd. is returning its headquarters to the U.S. from Singapore.
A former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign invoked the Fifth Amendment in refusing to produce documents during a private interview Thursday with the House Intelligence Committee looking into Russian involvement in the 2016 election.
Donald Trump’s lawyer said Tuesday that his legal strategy remains unchanged in the wake of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s moves to indict the president’s former campaign manager and secure a plea deal from another former campaign aide.
The White House has sought for months to distance itself from former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and inaugural planner Rick Gates, who were both charged Monday on multiple counts of money laundering and illegal foreign lobbying.
The federal investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia took a major turn Monday as authorities charged three people -- a former campaign chief, his associate and an ex-foreign policy adviser -- with crimes including money laundering, lying to the FBI and conspiracy.
President Donald Trump repeated his desire to keep tax breaks for workers’ 401(k) contributions Wednesday -- just hours after the chief tax writer in the House said his panel was exploring ways to change retirement savings in legislation he plans to release next week.
Donald Trump Jr. navigated the Indianapolis fundraiser like a seasoned politician: shaking hands, ensuring everyone got a selfie and doling out bear hugs to a camo-clad hunting buddy he spotted in the crowd.
President Donald Trump’s former press secretary, Sean Spicer, was interviewed Monday by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, said two people familiar with the matter.
Cutting the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, as President Donald Trump has proposed, would increase average household income by at least $4,000 a year, according to estimates in a White House study.
President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, Reince Priebus, was interviewed today by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, his lawyer Bill Burck said.
The White House expects soon to clear a backlog of requests for documents and information from special counsel Robert Mueller related to his investigation of Russian tampering with the 2016 U.S. election, according to two people familiar with the investigation.
The White House has begun an internal review of its staff’s use of private email for government business, a person familiar with the inquiry said, as Congress scrutinizes an issue that echoes one of President Donald Trump’s key attacks on his opponent in last year’s election.
Wall Street and corporate America have always had a sort of implicit deal with President Donald Trump: You get us a big tax cut, and we won’t get too upset if you say stuff that we find off-topic or even offensive.
The big thing Wall Street and corporate America really want from President Donald Trump is a tax cut. And on the week when that plan is being revealed, Trump instead is asking Americans to choose sides between kneeling football players and the U.S. flag.
The ranking members of the House Oversight Committee have asked the Trump administration to detail whether senior officials have used personal email accounts for government work, after it was disclosed that President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had been using one on the job.
Four months as a communications adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign have turned Michael Caputo’s life upside down.
President Donald Trump will use money donated to his campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his personal legal bills related to investigations into his campaign’s ties to Russia, two people familiar with the matter said.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has informed the White House that he’ll likely seek to interview at least four of President Donald Trump’s current and former aides as part of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a person familiar with the matter said.
President Donald Trump said he would be willing to serve as a mediator between Qatar and a Saudi-led Arab coalition and predicted the two sides could reach a deal “very quickly.”
President Donald Trump brought his pitch to overhaul the tax code to North Dakota on Wednesday with an unlikely guest in tow: the state’s Democratic senator, Heidi Heitkamp.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he envisions Congress passing legislation that will both strengthen U.S. border security and provide legal status for immigrants brought illegally to the country by their parents.
President Donald Trump’s decision to end an Obama-era program preventing the deportation of immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children risks a deep wedge between the Republican Party’s leaders and its conservative base ahead of next year’s congressional elections.
President Donald Trump’s allies are worried that the most damaging of the many recent departures from his White House may be that of Keith Schiller, a little-known former bodyguard who’s one of the president’s closest confidants outside his family.
President Donald Trump is spoiling for a fight with Congress over funding a border wall with Mexico, but he’ll have a hard time waging that battle because of a looming deadline to avert a U.S. debt default.
President Donald Trump announced an open-ended commitment to Afghanistan that will put as many as 4,000 more U.S. troops into the nation’s longest-lasting conflict and keep American forces there as long as it takes to deny terrorists a haven and bring about a political settlement with the Taliban.
With an avalanche of criticism falling on Donald Trump this week, Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on his support for the president, painting an idyllic picture in stops across Latin America of a man who few in his own party would recognize.
Vice President Mike Pence expressed his support for Donald Trump in carefully worded remarks as the administration coped with the fallout over controversial statements from the president on the deadly weekend violence in Virginia.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Peru to cut all economic and diplomatic relations with North Korea as the U.S. looks to broaden the coalition of countries pressuring leader Kim Jong-Un to curtail his nuclear program.
The U.S. will bring the “full weight” of economic sanctions against Venezuela and hasn’t ruled out any options to push for new elections in the country, said Vice President Mike Pence.
Special counsel Robert Mueller is using a federal grand jury in Washington to help collect information as he probes Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates, according to three people familiar with the investigation.
Elon Musk of Tesla and Walt Disney’s Bob Iger have quit. Jeffrey Immelt of General Electric and JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon have dissented.
President Donald Trump was involved in crafting a statement released by his son about a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer, a White House spokeswoman said, providing an account that conflicts with assertions made by the president’s own lawyer two weeks ago.
President Donald Trump’s preoccupations with leaks and loyalty are converging squarely on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, contributing to a sense among some close to Trump that Sessions is not long for the role as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer.
A Senate committee has reached an agreement to receive testimony from President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and is dropping a subpoena.
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, was cooperative and forthcoming Tuesday during a closed-door interview with the House Intelligence Committee examining potential connections between Russia and the Trump campaign, lawmakers said.
President Donald Trump sought to impose order in his White House in the face of a widening Russia probe on Friday, ending a tumultuous week by appointing a new lead lawyer, sidelining his old one and hiring a new communications director as two top spokesmen quit in protest.
President Donald Trump is shaking up his legal team in addition to his communications staff as he seeks to combat an expanding and intensifying Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, were asked to testify July 26 before the Senate Judiciary Committee as the panel expands its scrutiny of potential links between the president’s associates and Russia.
President Donald Trump told Senate Republicans Wednesday they should stay in Washington until they repeal Obamacare, sparking renewed negotiations just two days after GOP efforts to enact a new health-care law collapsed.