JILL COLVIN

Trump faces new challenges in tax overhaul, Alabama race

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Donald Trump headed home Tuesday buoyed by an Asia tour he called "tremendously successful," but he'll face immediate challenges with the Republican tax overhaul and the party meltdown in Alabama over a Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct.

Nov. 14, 2017 8:43 AM EST
Trump plans to help pay aides' legal costs for Russia probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign aides related to the investigations into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election, a White House official said Saturday.

Oct. 21, 2017 9:45 PM EDT
Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top communications aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the White House as the embattled president considers a broader shake-up amid rising anxiety over investigations into his campaign's contacts with Russia.

May. 30, 2017 9:23 PM EDT
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
Conservative flame-thrower to get key White House position

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Bannon, a leading force of the far-right, a flame-throwing media mogul and professional provocateur, a man who made a career out of roiling the establishment from the outside, just landed squarely on the inside.

Nov. 14, 2016 7:35 AM EST
Trump puts flame-throwing outsider on the inside

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a leading force of the far-right, a flame-throwing media mogul and professional provocateur, a man who made a career out of roiling the establishment from the outside, just landed squarely on the inside.

Nov. 13, 2016 8:33 PM EST
Trump vows to unify a deeply divided nation

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to unify a deeply divided nation, having scored a stunning victory backed by extraordinary support from working-class America.

Nov. 9, 2016 3:21 AM EST
Clinton focuses on healing, Trump on emails in final hours

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — With the cloud of an FBI investigation lifted, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump struck strikingly different tones as they moved into the final hours of a volatile, nearly two-years long presidential campaign.

Nov. 7, 2016 1:47 AM EST
Trump pressing into Democratic territory in final days

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Fighting as a party of one, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to press into Democratic strongholds over the campaign's final days as Hillary Clinton looked to an army of A-list celebrities and politicos to defend her narrowing path to the presidency.

Nov. 6, 2016 1:27 AM EDT
Melania Trump vows to take on cyberbullying as first lady

BERWYN, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump's wife, Melania, made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Thursday, pledging to focus on combatting online bullying and serve as an advocate for women and children if her husband is elected to the White House.

Nov. 3, 2016 7:57 PM EDT
Questions linger about Trump's relationship with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The questions have been a recurring undercurrent throughout the presidential campaign: What is Donald Trump's relationship with Russia? Why does he keep praising its president, Vladimir Putin? Is Russia meddling in the U.

Nov. 3, 2016 3:07 AM EDT
Questions linger about Trump's relationship with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The questions have been a recurring undercurrent throughout the presidential campaign: What is Donald Trump's relationship with Russia? Why does he keep praising its president, Vladimir Putin? Is Russia meddling in the U.

Nov. 2, 2016 4:30 PM EDT
FBI's October surprise complicates race for Hillary Clinton

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new shock hit Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday in the unpredictable and often unbelievable presidential race: The FBI is looking into whether there was classified information on a device belonging to the estranged husband of one of her closest aides.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:48 PM EDT
Trump hits 'corrupt' Hillary Clinton; Mrs. Obama hugs her

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Trailing with time running out, Donald Trump denounced both Hillary and Bill Clinton Thursday as creatures of a corrupt political system who would use another pass at the Oval Office to enrich themselves at the expense of American families.

Oct. 27, 2016 11:07 PM EDT
Trump takes issue with Clinton's criticism of Putin

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Donald Trump on Thursday criticized rival Hillary Clinton for being too tough on Vladimir Putin, once again raising eyebrows about the Republican candidate's relationship with the Russian president.

Oct. 27, 2016 8:19 PM EDT
Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House.

Oct. 23, 2016 10:55 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
New allegations of sexual misconduct rock Trump campaign

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Battered by sordid new accusations of sexual misbehavior, Donald Trump fought back in ever-more-remarkable fashion Friday, acting out one woman's allegation onstage and suggesting another was not attractive enough to merit his attention.

Oct. 15, 2016 12:25 AM EDT
New allegations of sexual assault emerge against Trump

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Several women levied allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Wednesday in a series of interviews, adding to the already damaging revelations about the Republican presidential nominee's aggressive sexual comments about women.

Oct. 13, 2016 1:54 AM EDT
Unshackled, Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "shackles" gone, Donald Trump stepped up his fierce attacks on his own party leaders Tuesday, promising to teach Republicans who oppose him a lesson and fight for the presidency "the way I want to.

Oct. 12, 2016 12:07 AM EDT
Republicans tell Trump to quit, billionaire vows to press on

NEW YORK (AP) — A defiant Donald Trump insisted Saturday he would "never" abandon his White House bid, rejecting a growing backlash from Republican leaders nationwide who disavowed the GOP's presidential nominee after he was caught on tape bragging about predatory advances on women.

Oct. 8, 2016 10:21 PM EDT
As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks.

Sep. 27, 2016 10:23 PM EDT
Debate renews attention on Trump's tax returns

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump says "you don't learn that much from tax returns," a dubious assertion that has renewed attention on his refusal to release documents that could shed light on his tax rate, charitable giving and foreign business ties.

Sep. 27, 2016 5:40 PM EDT

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