Trump backs opposition in Venezuelan crisis
The White House yesterday recognised Venezuela's opposition leader as the country's rightful president as the army fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Caracas.
Nancy Pelosi officially postpones Trump's State of the Union address until government is fully reopened
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has officially postponed President Donald Trump's State of the Union address until the government is fully reopened.
Jill Colvin: 'President's plan to end shutdown faces rocky road through Senate'
Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the US government, with immigration provisions Democrats have dismissed on the grounds they don't go far...
Court allows Trump ban on transgender troops in US forces
The US Supreme Court yesterday cleared the way for President Donald Trump to enforce his policy barring certain transgender people from joining or staying in the military.
Democrats reject offer on amnesty by Trump in bid for wall
Donald Trump lashed out at the Democratic leadership yesterday for rejecting his proposal to end the month-long government shutdown - and faced criticism from his own supporters, who...
Trump thanks Mueller for disputing report
US President Donald Trump yesterday said he was grateful to special counsel Robert Mueller for a statement disputing a BuzzFeed News report that Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to...
White House ticks along with a skeleton crew as president digs in
The US government shutdown is hitting home for President Donald Trump in a very personal way. He lives in government-run housing, after all.
Congress to probe claims Trump told Cohen to lie
Senior Democrats have pledged to investigate a report that US President Donald Trump directed his personal lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real-estate project in...
Sex trainer 'with evidence on Trump' deported by Thailand
A Belarusian model, who claimed last year that she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping to elect Donald Trump as US president, has been deported from Thailand, police said.
President's fixer 'rigged opinion polls to make boss look good'
Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, reportedly paid a tech expert to rig opinion polls in his boss's favour and to create a Twitter profile that praised Cohen as a "sex...
Trump unveils plan for space missile system to defend US
Donald Trump has unveiled a revamped US missile defence strategy involving a new layer of space-based sensors to detect and track enemy missiles.
Jennifer Rubin: 'Parade of Democrat candidates kicks off with their sights set on toppling Trump'
The parade of possible 2020 Democratic presidential candidates is under way. They now seem to come in batches.
'Absurd' to claim that Trump could be agent for Russia, says Lavrov
Allegations that US President Donald Trump could have worked for Moscow's interests were dismissed as "absurd" and "stupid" by Russian officials.
Mueller will be allowed to finish Russia probe, vows Trump nominee
US President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general has said "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation in prepared...
Do you want fries with that? Trump serves up Big Macs and pizzas at official White House reception over shutdown
The scent of burgers and fries has wafted through the White House as US President Donald Trump...
'Turkey faces economic devastation if it attacks Kurd fighters'
Donald Trump has warned Turkey of economic devastation if it attacks Kurdish forces in the wake of the US troop pullout from Syria.
Unpaid federal staff sue Trump administration over shutdown
US President Donald Trump's administration is being sued by federal employees as the ongoing government shutdown continued to wreak havoc across the country, having prompted the closure...
Trump denies seizing notes of interpreter at Putin talks
Donald Trump has rejected allegations that he tried to keep secret his conversations with Vladimir Putin by confiscating his own interpreter's notes.
President 'wears out his act' as public posturing fails to move the needle
Military salutes. Heaps of contraband. Oval Office optics. US President Donald Trump, who has long put a premium on stagecraft, is discovering he cannot resolve the partial government shutdown...
Shutdown now longest in US history
The US government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: hundreds of thousands of federal employees don't know when they'll see their next pay cheque, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they'll make ends meet should the stalemate carry on...
Ivanka Trump 'in the running for World Bank presidency'
Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka is reportedly one of a handful of people being considered as the new head of the World Bank.
Behind bars... for now
Guards in some of America's most dangerous prisons are warning that escapes and riots could be coming if the partial government shutdown continues to drag on with no end in sight.
Partial shutdown of US government now longest ever
The partial shutdown of the US government has entered its 22nd day - becoming the longest closure in the country's history.
FBI investigated whether Trump worked for Russia after Comey firing
US law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Donald Trump's behaviour in the days after he fired FBI Director James Comey that they began investigating whether he had been...
Leaping barriers: Plan for 'national emergency' suits US president's goals
Donald Trump is stuck in a bind. He has gone all-in on his demand for Mexico border wall cash, insisting government will not reopen until he gets the money.
Trump faces cheque-mate over border wall vows
It was a foundational promise of Donald Trump's historic presidential campaign: Mexico would pay for his 3,200km border wall. But as he desperately fights for $5.7bn (€5bn) for the project, the US...
U.S. federal workers get blank payslips as shutdown drags on
US public sector workers missed their first payday of the year on Friday as anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills deepened.
As US shutdown nears record length, Trump weighs declaring emergency
President Donald Trump, facing the prospect within days of the longest US government shutdown in history, was considering declaring a national emergency that would likely escalate a policy...
'I will declare an emergency to get border win' - Trump
Donald Trump said he would "100pc" declare a national emergency to build a wall as he visited the Mexico border last night.
Walls are for getting over or going through, said president to students
Donning an emerald green graduation gown, Donald Trump stood grinning on the stage at Wagner College in Staten Island as a faculty member offered a glowing introduction in May 2004.
Trump threatens national emergency over Mexico wall impasse
US President Donald Trump has threatened to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress, if he cannot reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall.
Trump faces Republican rebellion over wall demands
A Republican rebellion against Donald Trump's refusal to reopen government without new money for his Mexico border wall appeared to be growing yesterday as his television address failed to...
'A crisis of the heart and soul' - Trump makes case for border wall to tackle 'humanitarian crisis'
President Donald Trump urged Congress in a televised speech on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the U.S. border...
Trump may declare an emergency to build wall
Trump administration officials made an urgent case that the situation at the US-Mexico border has reached a crisis level, laying the groundwork for President Donald Trump to possibly declare a...
'Talks held' on second N Korea-US summit
US State Department officials recently met multiple times with North Korean counterparts in Vietnam, and discussed planning a second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader...
Time running out for Trump in stalemate on border wall
Time is running out for US President Donald Trump in his showdown with the Democrats over the Mexican wall.
David Von Drehle: While we're on the subject of shrinks, Mr President, let's start with yours
The customary tsk-tsks erupted when US President Donald Trump opined on the state of mind of Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren during a...
Trump plans border visit as U.S. government shutdown lurches into third week
Donald Trump is planning a live address to the nation and a visit to the Mexico border to highlight his demands for a border wall as pressure grows...
No one can solve wall shutdown crisis but me, insists Trump
Donald Trump has claimed that ongoing talks to end the US government shutdown are pointless, undermining his own negotiation team by saying only he could sort it out with Democrats.
Democrats plan to end shutdown without paying for president's wall
Vow on Trump: 'We are going to impeach the motherf****r'
Democrat Brad Sherman will introduce articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump on the first day of the 116th Congress.
Trump 'won't know what hit him' as the Democrats take control of House
Democrats take control of the US House of Representatives today, ushering in two years of divided government during which Donald Trump will be remorselessly investigated for evidence of...
Donald Trump lacks character in leading 'divided nation', claims Mitt Romney
Republican Mitt Romney has appeared to question the character of US president Donald Trump.
Kim warns Trump over nukes
Kim Jong-un yesterday renewed a pledge to denuclearise and said he was ready to meet Donald Trump, the US president, for a second time.
Wealthy aunt of Syria leader Assad allowed to live in UK 'as an investor'
The wealthy aunt of Syria's brutal dictator was secretly granted the right to live in the UK after she promised to invest millions in the country, the 'Daily Telegraph' has disclosed.
Trump 'orders slowdown' in withdrawal of troops in Syria
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has ordered a slowdown to the withdrawal of US forces in Syria, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said.
Karen Tumulty: 'President's callous point-scoring over loss of children's lives is a new low'
With Donald Trump, there is no bottom. Every time you think you have seen it, the president somehow manages to sink even lower.
Deaths of two migrant children your fault, Trump tells Democrats
Donald Trump has blamed his Democrat opponents for the deaths of two migrant children in US custody - as well as accusing the children's parents of mistreating them.
I'll shut border with Mexico if I don't get my wall - Trump
US President Donald Trump has threatened to close the US border with Mexico unless Congress agrees to provide $5bn (€4.37bn) for his controversial wall.
Trump threatens to close US border with Mexico unless funding deal for wall is agreed
President Donald Trump has threatened to close the US border with Mexico if Democrats in Congress do not agree to fund the construction of a border...
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Trump backs opposition in Venezuelan crisis
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Saudi sisters found tied together in NY river 'committed suicide'
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