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In White House shake-up, Kelly's departure now seems certain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House.

Dec. 8, 2018 10:04 AM EST
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
AP VoteCast: Trump a dominant force on voters' minds

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was a dominant force in the 2018 midterm elections as attitudes toward the polarizing leader influenced the decisions of nearly two-thirds of voters.

Nov. 7, 2018 4:35 PM EST
Energy and excesses: How Trump drove GOP's erratic campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Ryan had to know it was coming.The minute the House speaker shot down President Donald Trump's latest campaign-season gambit on immigration — an assertion that he could rewrite citizenship rights with the stroke of a pen — Ryan had to be braced for Trump's counterpunch.

Nov. 7, 2018 2:28 PM EST
Trump says he's focused on Senate with 2 days until midterms

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to distance himself from the fate of House Republican candidates Sunday as he devotes his final two days before Tuesday's midterm elections to helping Senate and gubernatorial candidates.

Nov. 4, 2018 8:25 PM EST
Trump, Biden campaign on opposite sides of Nev. Senate race

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Campaigning on opposite sides of a pivotal Senate race, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden appealed to party loyalists in Nevada as early voting began Saturday in the state.

Oct. 20, 2018 3:21 PM EDT
Seeking to frame election, Trump calls Dems 'too extreme'

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump, seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress.

Oct. 20, 2018 12:14 AM EDT
Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates.

Oct. 17, 2018 9:00 AM EDT
Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates.

Oct. 16, 2018 11:23 PM 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 trashes Democrats' Medicare for All plan in op-ed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is stepping up his attack on Democrats over a health care proposal called Medicare for All, claiming it "would end Medicare as we know it and take away benefits that seniors have paid for their entire lives.

Oct. 10, 2018 1:25 PM EDT
Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser he had called credible witness

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump ignited a crowd at a campaign rally in Mississippi by mocking a woman who has claimed she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago.

Oct. 3, 2018 7:42 AM EDT
In Mississippi, Trump mocks Ford's claims against Kavanaugh

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump ignited a crowd at a campaign rally in Mississippi on Tuesday by mocking a woman who has claimed she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago.

Oct. 2, 2018 11:45 PM EDT
GOP, White House fret about election prospects

WASHINGTON (AP) — The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim.In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election wouldn't be the improving economy or the steady increase in job creation.

Sep. 17, 2018 12:49 AM EDT
Grim warnings for White House, Republicans ahead of election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim.In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election wouldn't be the improving economy or the steady increase in job creation.

Sep. 16, 2018 10:55 PM EDT
Sessions hits Trump back: Won't be 'improperly influenced'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, newly incensed by campaign allegations, plunged back into his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, claiming in an interview that Sessions "never took control of the Justice Department" after Trump put him there.

Aug. 23, 2018 3:01 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
Trump breaks with aides, tweets endorsement of Kobach

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump overruled the warnings of aides Monday to endorse hardline conservative Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in that state's Republican gubernatorial primary.

Aug. 6, 2018 1:24 PM EDT
Trump returns to Russia doubting after a week of walkbacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude toward Russian election interference, President Donald Trump on Sunday was back to referring to "a big hoax.

Jul. 23, 2018 2:31 AM EDT
AP Source: Trump considering Army veteran for VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering an Army veteran who is a Republican member of Congress for the position of Veterans Affairs secretary, part of a lengthening search for a nominee following the abrupt firing of David Shulkin in March.

May. 10, 2018 3:53 PM EDT
Pence says it's time for Mueller to "wrap it up"

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday he believes it's time for special counsel Robert Mueller to conclude his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and other potential misdeeds by those in the president's orbit.

May. 10, 2018 8:48 AM EDT
Giuliani struggles to help Trump with his defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is trying hard to support his client's stance on legal challenges coming from investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election and a $130,000 hush payment to a porn actress," but he is off to a rough start.

May. 7, 2018 2:45 AM EDT
Giuliani struggles to help Trump with his defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new attorney, Rudy Giuliani is trying hard to support his client's stance on legal challenges coming from investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election and a $130,000 hush payment to a porn actress," but he is off to a rough start.

May. 7, 2018 12:55 AM EDT
Possible House leader Kevin McCarthy seen by Trump as ally

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump and top Republicans dined on filet mignon at the White House this week, just hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his stunning retirement, Trump and Ryan's top lieutenant found themselves with a moment alone.

Apr. 14, 2018 2:44 AM EDT
Trump sees ally in possible House leader 'My Kevin' McCarthy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump and top Republicans dined on filet mignon at the White House this week, just hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his stunning retirement, Trump and Ryan's top lieutenant found themselves with a moment alone.

Apr. 13, 2018 6:55 PM EDT
Trump seizes on Mueller charge as proof of 'no collusion'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday seized on what was wasn't in special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of Russians as evidence that his campaign didn't collude in Moscow's effort to influence the 2016 election.

Feb. 16, 2018 4:47 PM EST

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