Why vote GOP in Mississippi? Trump cites impeachment inquiry

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Friday at Democrats for a vote this week formalizing the House impeachment inquiry as he urged rallygoers in Mississippi to send a message to Washington by voting Republican in the state's upcoming gubernatorial race.

Nov. 2, 2019 12:12 AM EDT
Trump to tour Louis Vuitton facility before Dallas rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading to the Lone Star State.Trump will be headlining a campaign rally in Dallas Thursday evening after holding a fundraiser in Fort Worth and touring a new Louis Vuitton leather workshop nearby.

Oct. 17, 2019 11:24 AM EDT
2nd whistleblower adds to impeachment peril at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to Democrats in their unfurling investigation of Trump's conduct.

Oct. 6, 2019 9:23 PM EDT
Not just Ukraine: Trump now calls for China to probe Bidens

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is publicly encouraging China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, snubbing his nose at an impeachment inquiry into whether a similar, private appeal to another foreign government violated his oath of office.

Oct. 4, 2019 1:09 AM EDT
Trump, in 2020 campaign mode, calls Democrats 'radical'

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term.

Jun. 19, 2019 10:42 AM EDT
Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.

Jun. 18, 2019 9:09 PM EDT
Trump campaign fires pollsters after mixed messaging

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump's internal polling suggested he was trailing Democrats in crucial states earlier this year, it did what any campaign would do: tried to bury the bad numbers.

Jun. 17, 2019 8:44 PM EDT
Dems assail Trump on being open to foreign election help

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign ricocheted through Washington on Thursday, with Democrats condemning it as a call for further election interference and Republicans struggling to defend his comments.

Jun. 13, 2019 10:53 PM EDT
Amid criticism, Trump defends Mexico deal avoiding tariffs

STERLING, Va. (AP) — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts.

Jun. 10, 2019 7:52 AM EDT
Trump targets legal, illegal immigration in latest push

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald Trump's growing focus on immigration heading into his re-election campaign.

Apr. 15, 2019 6:48 PM EDT
Trump turns Mueller probe's findings into political weapon

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A fired-up President Donald Trump turned the findings of the Russia investigation into a political weapon on Thursday at a boisterous Michigan rally that was poised to be part victory lap, part 2020 campaign push.

Mar. 28, 2019 7:50 PM EDT
Fate of Venezuelans in US has Trump priorities in conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the themes President Donald Trump is expected to hammer during his campaign for re-election are at odds as his administration considers whether to offer new deportation protections to tens of thousands of Venezuelans in the U.

Mar. 13, 2019 6:47 PM EDT
Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he 'stokes fear'

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a somber televised plea, President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall Tuesday night, blaming illegal immigration for what he called a scourge of drugs and violence in the U.

Jan. 8, 2019 10:49 PM EST
Conservatives warn Trump not to retreat on border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing scathing criticism from conservative supporters after backing away from his threat to shut down the government over border wall funding, with some aggressively lobbying the president against signing a short-term deal with no wall dollars.

Dec. 20, 2018 12:20 PM EST
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
Added Democratic ranks pose threat to Trump governing agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have regained control of the House from President Donald Trump's Republican Party in the midterm elections , powered by a suburban revolt that has threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda.

Nov. 7, 2018 11:33 AM 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 apologizes to Kavanaugh during swearing-in ceremony

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in —again, for the cameras, this time — Monday night at a White House ceremony, but not before President Donald Trump slammed Kavanaugh's opponents for a "campaign of personal destruction.

Oct. 8, 2018 11:00 PM EDT
Trump slams Democrats for 'rage-fueled resistance'

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Seeking to boost Republican turnout in key Minnesota battlegrounds, President Donald Trump attacked Democrats Thursday night, arguing that their "rage-fueled resistance" to his Supreme Court nominee will motivate GOP voters this fall.

Oct. 5, 2018 12:12 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
In Tennessee, Trump accuses Dems of trying to sink Kavanaugh

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — As the fate of his Supreme Court pick hangs in the balance, President Donald Trump barnstormed Monday for a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, warning that Democrats will unleash havoc if they gain control of Congress and accusing them of trying to sink his nominee.

Oct. 2, 2018 12:02 AM EDT
'He's been there': Trump stumps for vulnerable Sen. Heller

LAS VEGAS (AP) — His own political fortunes intrinsically linked to his party holding control of Congress, President Donald Trump on Thursday offered full-throated support for the most vulnerable incumbent Republican senator, while unleashing a torrent of grievances against Democrats and the news media and claiming they are sabotaging his administration.

Sep. 21, 2018 7:58 AM EDT
Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's investigation.

Aug. 16, 2018 11:36 AM EDT
Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meeting

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted Saturday from one of his namesake resorts, blaming his predecessor for Russian election meddling and lashing out at the free press from foreign soil.

Jul. 14, 2018 11:42 PM EDT
DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that she was unaware of intelligence assessments concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

May. 22, 2018 1:38 PM EDT
Trump says Giuliani needs to 'get facts straight' on Stormy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Friday that Rudy Giuliani, the aggressive new face of his legal team, needed to "get his facts straight" about the hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 election.

May. 4, 2018 6:25 PM EDT