Trump gripes about impeachment, media at Louisiana rally

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on "a lot of crap.

Oct. 11, 2019 10:29 PM EDT
Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or disloyal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said American Jews who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.

Aug. 21, 2019 8:42 AM EDT
Biden and Trump attack each other in a possible 2020 preview

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden repeatedly laid into each other while traveling in the battleground state of Iowa, unleashing verbal attacks that at times felt more appropriate for the final weeks before Election Day than a lazy summer about 17 months before voters go to the polls.

Jun. 12, 2019 11:15 AM EDT
Trump and Biden head to Iowa in a potential 2020 preview

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months of jabbing each other from afar, President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will overlap Tuesday in Iowa, a state that's critical to their political futures.

Jun. 11, 2019 10:08 AM EDT
Trump reminds Ohio voters of economy, renews McCain attacks

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump returned Wednesday to Ohio, the state that foretold his 2016 victory, with a tour of a tank plant, where he touted its revival and told cheering workers "we are rebuilding the American military, we are restoring American manufacturing and we are once again fighting for our great American workers.

Mar. 20, 2019 5:48 PM EDT
Trump mocks GOP losers who kept their distance from him

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting any hint of a setback, President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked members of his own party who were defeated in the midterm elections after distancing themselves from him and suggested that the Republicans' loss of a House majority could turn out to be "extremely good" for him politically.

Nov. 7, 2018 6:29 PM EST
Trump rallies for 2018 Republicans _ with an eye toward 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump campaigned back-to-back Friday as he launched a feverish push to help elect Republicans in next week's voting — but he also looked ahead to facing off against "one of the lefties" he expects to challenge his re-election effort in 2020.

Nov. 3, 2018 1:24 AM EDT
Trump celebrates return of American pastor from Turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed American pastor Andrew Brunson to the Oval Office on Saturday, celebrating his release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey that had sparked a diplomatic row with a key ally and outcry from U.

Oct. 13, 2018 4:33 PM EDT
Trump: Russia probe 'really, really unfair for the midterms'

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is not only bad for the country, it's "really, really unfair for the midterms.

Sep. 7, 2018 7:03 PM EDT
Obamas step up political efforts ahead of midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are stepping up their political involvement ahead of the November midterm elections, moves aimed at bolstering Democratic enthusiasm as the party aims to regain control of Congress.

Sep. 5, 2018 8:43 PM EDT
Trump lashes out at his former lawyer after guilty plea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a growing threat to his presidency, President Donald Trump lashed out at his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen a day after the onetime "fixer" implicated Trump in a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of women who said they had sexual relationships with him.

Aug. 22, 2018 3:54 PM EDT
Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — An associate of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone was held in contempt of court Friday in a fresh attempt to challenge Robert Mueller's appointment as the special counsel investigating Trump campaign contacts with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Aug. 10, 2018 9:51 PM EDT
Trump to tout economic policies at Foxconn ground-breaking

MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Donald Trump was highlighting his economic policies Thursday by taking part in the ceremonial groundbreaking for a $10 billion Foxconn factory complex that may bring thousands of jobs to a state he barely carried in the 2016 presidential election.

Jun. 28, 2018 12:05 PM EDT
Trump tour heads to North Dakota with Senate seat at stake

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump's stepped-up campaign tour this week is taking him to North Dakota to help a Republican candidate who reluctantly entered a high-stakes Senate race and then questioned the support he was getting from the White House.

Jun. 28, 2018 3:30 AM EDT
Trump pushes tough immigration stance in Nevada appearance

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eager to keep the Republican Party in control of the Senate, President Donald Trump pressed his tough anti-illegal immigration stance before supporters Saturday, saying "we have to be very strong" as he sought to help boost the candidacy of a one-time critic.

Jun. 24, 2018 1:09 AM EDT
Trump warns Tennessee supporters against being 'complacent'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned his supporters against being "complacent" this fall, asking voters to send more Republicans to Congress while crediting Democrats with "sticking together" to oppose his agenda.

May. 29, 2018 10:12 PM EDT
Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests for such action originated with the Obama administration.

May. 20, 2018 5:30 PM EDT
First lady to hold first public event on cyberbullying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety, more than a year after saying that would be her issue as first lady.

Mar. 20, 2018 11:00 AM EDT
Trump trying to help push Moore across Alabama finish line

PENSACOLA, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to push embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore across the finish line in Tuesday's election in Alabama by contending the Democratic nominee would oppose "what we must do" for the nation.

Dec. 9, 2017 10:24 AM EST
Trump says US 'cannot afford' Roy Moore loss in Alabama

PENSACOLA, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday urged voters to elect a Republican Senate candidate in Alabama who has been dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct, warning that America "cannot afford" to have a Democrat win the hard-fought campaign instead.

Dec. 8, 2017 10:13 PM EST
Trump pardons ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio over federal conviction

PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump spared former Sheriff Joe Arpaio a possible jail sentence on Friday by pardoning the recent federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols, reversing what critics saw as a long-awaited comeuppance for a lawman who escaped accountability for headline-grabbing tactics during his tenure as metropolitan Phoenix's top law enforcer.

Aug. 25, 2017 10:38 PM EDT
Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.

Jul. 23, 2017 12:37 PM EDT
Bit by bit, Trump methodically undoing Obama policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama.

Apr. 3, 2017 4:12 AM EDT
Trump seeks Congress' help on wiretap claim; FBI disputes it

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump turned to Congress on Sunday for help finding evidence to support his unsubstantiated claim that former President Barack Obama had Trump's telephones tapped during the election.

Mar. 5, 2017 7:23 PM EST
Obama: I'll push back on Trump if needed to defend US ideals

LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday he doesn't intend to become his successor's constant critic — but reserved the right to speak out if President-elect Donald Trump or his policies breach certain "values or ideals.

Nov. 20, 2016 8:00 PM EST
Obama worries black vote is not solid enough for Clinton

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama twice generated a historic wave of African-American support on his way to the White House, but worries now the black vote "is not as solid as it needs to be" for Hillary Clinton.

Nov. 2, 2016 7:14 PM EDT
Obama: Trump 'dangerous' for suggesting he won't concede

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Calling it "dangerous," President Barack Obama said Thursday that Donald Trump's attempt to "sow the seeds of doubt" about the integrity of elections in America undermines U.

Oct. 20, 2016 6:37 PM EDT