JONATHAN LEMIRE

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
Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy peers.

Jun. 27, 2017 3:58 AM EDT
Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end.

Apr. 28, 2017 3:37 PM EDT
Trump announces 'major' voter fraud investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he is ordering a "major investigation" into voter fraud, revisiting unsubstantiated claims he's made repeatedly about a rigged voting system.

Jan. 25, 2017 10:34 AM EST
Trump teases State Dept. search, says Romney still in mix

NEW YORK (AP) — Now Person of the Year as well as president-elect, Donald Trump said Wednesday he expects to select his secretary of state next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post.

Dec. 7, 2016 11:15 AM EST
No experience needed: Trump taps Carson for HUD secretary

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some of Trump's Cabinet picks have with agencies they're now being chosen to lead.

Dec. 5, 2016 7:31 PM EST
Elaine Chao's record suggests skepticism on new safety regs

NEW YORK (AP) — Elaine Chao's record as secretary of labor suggests she'd have a light hand when it comes to safety regulation as head of the Transportation Department and would seek to shift responsibility from the federal government to states where possible.

Nov. 30, 2016 3:10 AM EST
Elaine Chao's record suggests skepticism on new safety regs

NEW YORK (AP) — Elaine Chao's record at the Labor Department suggests she'd have a light hand when it comes to safety regulation as transportation secretary and would seek to shift responsibility from the federal government to states where possible.

Nov. 29, 2016 6:18 PM EST
Trump still facing concerns about white supremacists

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump's disavowal this past week of white supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn't quieted concerns about the movement's impact on his White House or whether more acts of hate will be carried out in his name.

Nov. 28, 2016 3:30 AM EST
Trump disavowal of white supremacists doesn't quiet concerns

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump's disavowal this week of white supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn't quieted concerns about the movement's impact on his White House or whether more acts of hate will be carried out in his name.

Nov. 26, 2016 9:29 PM EST
Clinton being pushed to seek vote recount in 3 states

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of election lawyers and data experts has asked Hillary Clinton's campaign to call for a recount of the vote totals in three battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — to ensure that a cyberattack was not committed to manipulate the totals.

Nov. 24, 2016 3:45 AM EST
Experts ask Clinton to seek recount in 3 battleground states

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of election lawyers and data experts have asked Hillary Clinton's campaign to call for a recount of the vote totals in three battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — to ensure that a cyberattack was not committed to manipulate the totals.

Nov. 23, 2016 5:24 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
A look at Donald Trump's 5 children

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at President-elect Donald Trump's five children: Donald Trump Jr. Age: 38 Mother: Ivana Trump Personal: Married with five children Trump Organization Title: Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions Campaign Role: Spoke at Republican National Convention; made frequent campaign appearances and did interviews for his father.

Nov. 21, 2016 3:35 AM EST
A look at Donald Trump's 5 children

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at President-elect Donald Trump's five children: Donald Trump Jr. Age: 38 Mother: Ivana Trump Personal: Married with five children Trump Organization Title: Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions Campaign Role: Spoke at Republican National Convention; made frequent campaign appearances and interviews for his father.

Nov. 20, 2016 8:27 AM 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
Pence's transition job could signal key role in White House

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's decision to empower his running mate Mike Pence to steer the presidential transition gives the soon-to-be vice president a powerful hand in shaping the incoming government and could foreshadow that he will play an outsized role in the White House.

Nov. 13, 2016 12:42 PM EST
Trump may revisit Trump Country during a victory tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump may take a victory tour to states that elected him president, an aide said Saturday, as boisterous protests unfolded outside the tower where he holed up with members of his transition team and fielded calls congratulating him.

Nov. 12, 2016 7:18 PM EST
Many sized up for Trump administration have Washington ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up his transition team as he plunges into setting up his administration, an enormous undertaking that likely requires him to alter his hands-on management style and consider going outside his small, insular group of loyalists.

Nov. 12, 2016 7:29 AM EST
Trump shakes up transition team, elevates Pence's role

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump shook up his transition team Friday as he plunged into the work of setting up his administration, elevating Vice President-elect Mike Pence to head the operations.

Nov. 11, 2016 7:58 PM EST
What's ahead for Trump? Some clues from the campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a campaign for president packed with moments to remember, and more than a few decisions to forget, there are some that will resonate for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Election Day.

Nov. 8, 2016 3:33 PM EST
This isn't 'Survivor,' Obama says; Trump, Clinton fire away

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump warned Thursday that a cloud of investigation would follow Hillary Clinton into the White House, evoking the bitter impeachment battle of the 1990s in a closing campaign argument meant to bring wayward Republicans home.

Nov. 3, 2016 9:53 PM EDT
Trump campaigning in stretch like it all depends on Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — With the turbulent White House race scrambled in new directions, Donald Trump is campaigning with rare discipline like his presidential campaign hinges on one all-too-familiar swing state: Florida.

Nov. 2, 2016 8:15 PM EDT
Race tightening, Clinton revives Trump-women issue

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — With just a week to go and the race for the White House tightening, Hillary Clinton — with help from President Barack Obama — unleashed a fresh offensive Tuesday against Donald Trump and his vulgar comments about women.

Nov. 2, 2016 1:21 AM EDT
Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump plunged into his final-week sprint to Election Day Monday decidedly on his terms: unleashing a harsh new attack against Democrat Hillary Clinton in Michigan, a state that hasn't favored a Republican for president in nearly three decades.

Oct. 31, 2016 10:48 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

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