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LAURIE KELLMAN

Young Americans: Most see Trump as illegitimate president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers.

Mar. 18, 2017 6:24 PM EDT
Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.

Feb. 16, 2017 1:14 PM EST
Trump begins backing off campaign vows on Clinton, climate

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks after his election victory, President-elect Donald Trump began backing off campaign promises Tuesday, including his hard line on climate change and his vow to jail "Crooked Hillary" Clinton that had brought thunderous "Lock her up" chants at his rallies.

Nov. 22, 2016 6:38 PM EST
Trump auditions Cabinet prospects high above Manhattan

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump held court from his perch high above Manhattan on Monday, receiving a line of former rivals, longtime allies and TV executives while overseeing a presidential transition that at times resembles a reality show like the one he once hosted.

Nov. 21, 2016 6:48 PM EST
Trump, Pence address potential of Romney, Mattis in Cabinet

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump said Sunday that he had "made a couple of deals" after spending the weekend meeting with a long list of potential administration appointees, but he did not reveal any more picks.

Nov. 20, 2016 7:10 PM EST
Giuliani emerges as favorite for Trump's secretary of state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has emerged as the favorite to serve as secretary of state in Donald Trump's incoming administration, a senior Trump official said on Monday — another indication the president-elect is putting a prize on loyalty as he narrows down his Cabinet picks.

Nov. 15, 2016 1:00 AM EST
Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump made his first two key personnel appointments on Sunday, one an overture to Republican circles by naming GOP chief Reince Priebus as his White House chief of staff, the other a shot across the bow of the Washington establishment by tabbing Breitbart news executive Stephen Bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor.

Nov. 14, 2016 12:49 AM EST
Hacked email: Clinton miffed by Pelosi's 'non-answer'?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A hacked email released by WikiLeaks on Sunday suggests Hillary Clinton was miffed by Nancy Pelosi's initial refusal to endorse her during the Democratic presidential primary.

Nov. 6, 2016 2:17 PM EST
AP-GfK Poll: Most believe allegations about Trump and women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's behavior has long grated on Carolyn Miller, but the allegations he sexually assaulted women was one factor that helped her decide in the last week to cast her ballot for Hillary Clinton.

Oct. 28, 2016 3:40 PM EDT
Confident Clinton expanding her campaign into 'red' states

WHITE PLAINS, New York (AP) — Hillary Clinton is advancing into states the Democrats haven't won in decades, confidently expanding her offensive against Donald Trump and aiming to help her party win back control of Congress.

Oct. 17, 2016 10:36 PM EDT
Pence says GOP ticket will 'absolutely' accept vote outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pence said Sunday he and Donald Trump will abide by "the will of the American people" on Election Day, and suggested that Trump's claim of a 'rigged" election stems from his belief the media is ganging up on him.

Oct. 16, 2016 2:47 PM EDT
Clinton tears into Trump on taxes; he says he'll save nation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Hillary Clinton tore into Donald Trump's tax maneuvering, business skills and trustworthiness Monday as she sought to capitalize on news that the New York real estate mogul may have paid no federal taxes for years.

Oct. 3, 2016 9:05 PM EDT
Trump tax revelation punctuates week of political challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — Ever defiant, Donald Trump and his Republican allies embraced a report on Sunday that said the New York businessman may not have paid federal income taxes for nearly two decades after he and his companies lost nearly $916 million in a single year.

Oct. 2, 2016 6:30 PM EDT
Clinton, Trump buff foreign policy bona fides on debate eve

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were meeting separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday, giving each candidate fresh foreign policy talking points on the eve of their first presidential debate.

Sep. 25, 2016 9:59 PM EDT
Trump supporters struggle to sideline 'birther' issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's most prominent supporters insisted Sunday that he's put the burden of "birtherism" behind him with his concession that President Barack Obama was born in the United States.

Sep. 18, 2016 9:42 PM EDT
Wednesday speech could clarify Trump's immigration policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise to deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally.

Aug. 28, 2016 11:46 PM EDT
Trump goes on tear against media, not Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday went on a new tear against the media, blaming the "disgusting" press for a week of distractions at a time when Republicans have urged him — again — to focus on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

Aug. 14, 2016 2:44 PM EDT
Poll: Most young Americans say parties don't represent them

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most young Americans say the Republican and Democratic parties don't represent them, a critical data point after a year of ferocious presidential primaries that forced partisans on both sides to confront what — and whom — they stand for.

Aug. 5, 2016 3:13 AM EDT
Republicans declare support for Khans in spat with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent Republicans are speaking out Monday against their own presidential candidate after he chose to scuffle with the grieving parents of a decorated Army veteran killed in Iraq.

Aug. 1, 2016 3:12 PM EDT
Trump's VP shortlist heavy with Washington insiders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Donald Trump's vice presidential short list is heavy with Washington insiders who could help usher a President Trump's agenda through the jungle of Congress.

Jul. 5, 2016 10:16 PM EDT
Under fire as usual, Clinton ramps up her trust campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Clinton trust campaign is turning to powerful advocates, chief among them President Barack Obama, to vouch for the Democratic candidate shadowed by an FBI investigation on the brink of her presidential nomination.

Jul. 4, 2016 3:23 AM EDT
Foreign politicians to Trump: Stop 'begging' for money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it 'Trexit.'Members of the British Parliament and other foreign politicians want off Donald Trump's email list, and are seeking to block the presidential candidate from asking them for campaign donations.

Jun. 29, 2016 5:57 PM EDT
Trump camp scrambles to shape up before GOP convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are sprinting to shape up Donald Trump's presidential campaign before the party's national convention in three weeks, even as leading members of the party carry a deep antipathy or outright opposition to his claim on the GOP nomination.

Jun. 26, 2016 9:57 PM EDT
Trump backtracks on guns-in-clubs statement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is backtracking from his contention that victims of the Orlando massacre should have been allowed to carry arms into the nightclub where they were attacked — a stance even the NRA says is untenable.

Jun. 20, 2016 12:32 PM EDT
GOP's Trump says US should consider profiling Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should "seriously" consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example of the Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting increasingly backing positions that could single out a group based on their religion.

Jun. 19, 2016 8:01 PM EDT

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