CNN's Jake Tapper compares reactions to President's Trump "shithole countries" remarks following the President's tweeted denial. [Source]
White House chief of staff tells Democrats he worked to change the President's stance on immigration
White House chief of staff John Kelly, in talking about the wall and immigration, told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that some of President Donald Trump's positions as a candidate were uninformed, sources told CNN.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Jeff Flake on Wednesday castigated President Donald Trump for his attacks on the media, comparing his fellow Republican to former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and charging that Trump inspires modern-day authoritarians.
Lawyers for President Donald Trump are anticipating a request for the President to talk to special counsel Robert Mueller and are discussing how to define the parameters of any interview, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.
When CNN's Jake Tapper asks White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller about President Trump's tweets on his mental fitness for office, Miller criticizes the network's coverage of the president.
In a heated interview, White House adviser Stephen Miller talks with CNN's Jake Tapper about Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury" and its revelations about life inside the Trump campaign and White House.
White House adviser Stephen Miller got into a heated exchange with CNN's Jake Tapper as Tapper asks Miller a question about former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon's role in the Trump campaign.
According to a New York Times report, President Donald Trump ordered a White House lawyer to stop Attorney General Jeff Sessions from recusing himself from the Russia investigation. CNN's Jake Tapper has more.
President Donald Trump's tweet Tuesday morning calling the Russia dossier "bogus" is already being used to argue that intelligence agencies should release a related government summary of the contentious document. Every time Trump on Twitter calls the dossier fake, he could be acknowledging that the intelligence community investigated it and presented to him their findings, according to a court filing Tuesday from lawyers who seek official government information about the dossier.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - A home belonging to Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has been attacked and a policeman died in the incident, local lawmakers and U.N. sponsored radio said on Monday.
LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's political troubles will likely continue despite his surprise victory over a bid in Congress to oust him this week, a key opposition leader said on Saturday, citing ongoing graft probes and opposing demands from allies.
After getting behind Luther Strange in the primary loss and Roy Moore in the Alabama general election loss to Doug Jones, CNN's Jake Tapper says Trump may face a third loss if voters decide to see his backing of Moore as a loss of standards.
Lost amid the sexual harassment and misconduct charges against Roy Moore over the past month is the fact that even before any of those allegations came to light, Republicans in Washington were deathly afraid of what the prospect of Moore in the Senate could do to the overall party brand.
CNN's Jake Tapper highlights instances of President Trump and his administration sharing untrue claims as the White House accuses reporters of putting out information they know is incorrect in an attempt to mislead the public.
Vice President Mike Pence's office confirmed Sunday that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with Pence during his upcoming trip to the Middle East following the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Donald Trump's tweet last weekend about fired national security adviser Michael Flynn sparked consideration among the President's staff of imposing new rules on how messages are posted on his social media accounts amid consternation by his aides and lawyers, according to sources familiar with the situation.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Thursday that Donald Trump Jr. was on solid legal ground when he refused to answer questions from a congressional committee about a conversation he had with his father, President Donald Trump, about emails relating to a meeting he attended with Trump associates and Russians.
President Donald Trump's personal attorney, John Dowd, said that the President cannot be guilty of obstructing justice, according to an interview with Axios. CNN's Jake Tapper looks at the latest developments in this story.
The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is questioning the President's response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea
The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee rebutted President Donald Trump on Sunday, questioning his response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea and backing former FBI Director James Comey.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Owners of the Trump International Hotel in Panama City are trying to strip the president's name from the building and remove his company from management, the Associated Press reported on Monday.
The President's aides try to prevent comparisons to Trump, who's been accused of sexual misconduct by more than a dozen women
As a swirl of sexual impropriety allegations roil Washington, President Donald Trump's top aides are trying to inoculate him from comparisons with the stories of more than a dozen women who have accused Trump of sexual misconduct.
The President's combative side re-emerged after his conversations with Putin were limited to hallway chats
President Donald Trump tore up his diplomatic script this weekend in favor of an angrier, more familiar role after his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin at an economic summit were limited to hallway conversations lasting little more than five minutes.
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon compared the allegations of sexual misconduct with teens against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to the bombshell "Access Hollywood" tape that was released during the 2016 election, accusing The Washington Post of targeting both Moore and Donald Trump politically.
The President's former security chief testifies that he turned down the offer during a trip to Moscow
President Donald Trump's long-time confidante Keith Schiller privately testified that he rejected a Russian offer to send five women to then private-citizen Trump's hotel room during their 2013 trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant, according to multiple sources from both political parties with direct knowledge of the testimony.
CNN's Jim Acosta asked White House press secretary Sarah Sanders if President Trump's affiliation to George Papadapoulos, a former policy adviser on the Trump campaign who pleaded guilty to lying about his Russian connections, amounted to collusion.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 20 (Reuters) - With a tight general election looming next year, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faces a tough choice on whether to pursue a graft probe involving a prominent ally and Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - At least one person died as police fired bullets and teargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying on Wednesday against plans to extend Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's rule.
President Donald Trump's approval rating for handling the federal government's response to recent hurricanes has dropped 20 points in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said some of President Donald Trump's more inflammatory remarks have not only "raised eyebrows," but have also raised concerns among US allies as to whether he's serious about the military action he has threatened.
More than 40 congressional Democrats sent a letter to the White House expressing "deep concern" over the Environmental Protection Agency's recent proposal to "reverse clean water safeguards" for an area of Alaska that is home to the world's most valuable wild salmon fishery.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Grenades were thrown overnight at the homes of two Ugandan legislators opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit and thereby extending President Yoweri Museveni's more than 31 years in power.
In the span of seventy-two hours, President Donald Trump has fumed and fired a health chief with a penchant for taxpayer-funded private jets, bragged about a recovery process in Puerto Rico that bears little resemblance to reality on the ground, lashed the mayor of the island's capital city for questioning the federal response, and viewed a golf tournament from the "commissioner's suite" at a country club that costs $500,000 to join.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said on Thursday he believed he still has President Trump's confidence, a day after the president said he was not happy with Price over reports the health secretary had used private planes for official travel.
MANILA (Reuters) - A shooting incident took place on Tuesday close to the Manila residence of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, but an official from the presidential palace said Duterte was not there at the time.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bitcoin is not a currency but a mere instrument of speculation, the vice president of the European Central Bank said on Friday, comparing the digital currency to tulip bulbs during the 17th century trading bubble in the Netherlands.
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's Congress on Thursday once again voted to maintain beleaguered President Jimmy Morales' immunity and shield him from a probe into suspected illicit campaign funding, a move that could raise tensions among anti-graft protesters.
(Reuters) - Jake LaMotta, the brutish former boxing champion whose life of violence in and out of the ring was portrayed in the movie "Raging Bull," died on Tuesday, according to one of his daughters.
CNN's Jake Tapper discusses President Trump's tweets after he again called for the expansion of his travel ban in the wake of an overseas terror incident, railing against "loser terrorists" behind the London Tube explosion.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's critics and allies in the Senate vowed on Wednesday to block a lower house move to slash the annual budget of a public-funded human rights agency opposed to his bloody war on drugs to just $20.
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's federal auditor on Tuesday said it will investigate a salary bonus the Defense Ministry gives to President Jimmy Morales that raises his earnings by more than a third, making him one of the best paid leaders in Latin America.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Legislators from Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's party on Tuesday agreed to introduce a law to remove an age limit from the country's constitution, potentially allowing him to extend his rule, two lawmakers told Reuters.
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A Guatemalan congressional committee on Sunday recommended that President Jimmy Morales lose his immunity from prosecution to face a probe into suspected campaign financing irregularities, paving the way for a full vote in Congress in the coming days.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's son on Thursday told a Senate inquiry he had no links to a seized shipment of $125 million worth of narcotics from China, dismissing as "baseless" the allegations of his involvement in the drugs trade.
CNN's Jake Tapper looks into the Justice Department's court filing that said it has no evidence to support President Donald Trump's assertion in March that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped the phones in Trump Tower before last year's election.
Javier Palomarez, the head of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, said Monday he plans to work until the "bloody end" to sway President Donald Trump to keep intact an Obama-era program extending legal protections to young undocumented immigrants.
BEIJING (Reuters) - President Xi Jinping of China is expected to place trusted allies in the Communist Party's key decision-making Politburo during a leadership reshuffle at the 19th party Congress this autumn, according to multiple Chinese sources and foreign diplomats.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has accepted the resignation of Premier Lin Chuan, the ruling party said on Monday, a departure that had been widely expected because of declining public support for the president.
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A fraud trial against the brother and son of Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales began on Wednesday amid a scandal touched off by the president's attempt to expel the leader of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption unit investigating the case.
By all estimates, Hurricane Harvey is poised to do significant damage to the Texas coast in the coming days. While we don't know what the extent of its fury will be, we can look at how its predicted impact stacks up against other historic hurricanes and storms.
After facing two days of criticism for his response to the violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, President Trump condemned the attack in a statement from the White House.
CNN's Jake Tapper presses White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert over President Trump's response to the violence that erupted between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
White House homeland security adviser says President Trump, who has argued that "radical Islamic terrorism" cannot be defeated if politicians are not willing to call it that, shouldn't "dignify" groups involved in the Charlottesville, Virginia, protests by naming them.
President's unorthodox approach to global leadership has him in a test of wills with N. Korean leader
President Donald Trump effectively ad-libbed his way into a test of wills with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and an unpredictable cycle of escalation -- largely due to both men's propensity for white-hot rhetoric and a desire to project strong leadership.
President Donald Trump retweeted a Fox News report quoting anonymous sources regarding North Korea missile capabilities. When US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley was asked about the same story, she said she cannot talk about classified information.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Lawyers defending Brazilian President Michel Temer against corruption allegations asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to remove the prosecutor general from the investigation, arguing he is no longer fit to lead it.
The President's approval rating is at its lowest, and only 24% trust what the White House says, CNN poll finds
Six months into his presidency, Donald Trump's overall approval rating stands at its lowest point in CNN polling, while three-quarters of Americans say they can't trust most what they hear from the White House.
Donald Trump is facing growing resistance from Republican lawmakers who are both turned off by his chronically chaotic style and increasingly unafraid of his ability to punish them politically as the President's poll numbers plummet.
ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - A gunman and a police officer were killed in an attack on Deputy President William Ruto's residence in the western Kenyan town of Eldoret, a senior administrator said on Sunday, adding the security operation was over.
SOUTHPORT (Reuters) - Australian golfer Jason Day on Wednesday offered an unusual excuse for arriving later than planned for practice at the British Open -- it was U.S. President Donald Trump's fault.
When pressed about whether or not it was wrong of Donald Trump Jr. to take a meeting with a Russian attorney, Jay Sekulow, a lawyer for President Trump, says it's easy to look at the meeting from an ethical perspective a year after the fact.
President's son tweets messages that appear to be basis of a NYT report on attempt to seek info on Clinton
President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., agreed to meet with a "Russian government attorney" last summer who supposedly had "very high level and sensitive information" that would "incriminate" Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, according to emails the younger Trump publicly released on Tuesday.
BERLIN/INGOLSTADT, Germany (Reuters) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Monday that some anti-capitalist protesters at the G20 summit in Hamburg at the weekend were "criminal anarchists" who had acted like neo-Nazis or Islamist terrorists.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer in a wide-ranging, 35-minute interview Monday with CNN's Chris Cuomo, saying there was "no information provided that was meaningful."
It wasn't quite the G19 summit, but President Donald Trump's approach to foreign affairs is severely straining global cohesion on key issues like climate change and free trade, exchanging an aggressive, traditional American leadership role for isolation in a club of one.
President Donald Trump, a man who ran for president pledging to buck US foreign relations conventions and put "America First," will come face-to-face with those promises on Friday here at the G20 summit as he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time.
Cillizza: The White House tried to justify the President's attack on Mika Brzezinski. It didn't work.
White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders launched a spirited defense Thursday afternoon of President Trump's tweets earlier in the day attacking MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski over an alleged plastic surgery procedure.
The confidante of South Korea's ousted president has been sentenced to three years jail for her role in a corruption scandal that brought down the country's leader and roiled its political and business elite.
On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump formally revealed what many within Washington, DC had already assumed: he does not, in fact, have recordings of his conversation with former FBI Chief James Comey.
Cillizza: Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been the President's most loyal friend -- until recently
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was once Donald Trump's truest, most loyal friend -- the first major backer of the billionaire's presidential campaign and a major ally for his get-tough policies on immigration.
President's choice will likely change post-World War II ideas of what America is and will be on world stage
There's a strain of thinking in some Washington political circles that goes like this: Donald Trump isn't going to get re-elected and may not even last out his entire first term. Given that, he's rightly seen as a bump in a much longer road -- and one that will be forgotten soon after he leaves office.
SEOUL (Reuters) - The daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye is expected to arrive in South Korea on Wednesday from Denmark where she had been fighting extradition on criminal charges
SEOUL, May 31 (Reuters) - The daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye is expected to arrive in South Korea on Wednesday from Denmark where she had been fighting extradition on criminal charges Chung Yoo-ra, 20, is expected to be taken by prosecutors from Incheon International Airport for questioning when she lands. She fled to Europe last year to avoid being prosecuted by authorities for charges linked to her moth
On Wednesday, the Republican candidate in Montana's special congressional election, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault after he allegedly body slammed a Guardian political reporter, Ben Jacobs.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The eagerly anticipated results of an autopsy of former Haitian President Rene Preval showed the leader died last month after a heart irregularity cut off his ability to breathe, officials said on Wednesday.
Moments after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi complimented President Donald Trump on his "unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible," Trump exchanged pleasantries back, praising el Sisi's shoes.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temerâ€™s refusal to resign in the face of a Supreme Court investigation raises the prospect of a drawn-out fight for survival by an unpopular leader that would stall reforms, deter investors and leave Latin America's largest economy adrift.
CNN's Jake Tapper responds to President Trump's claim that he is the worst-treated President in history -- a claim Trump made during a commencement address at the US Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
PARIS (Reuters) - France's centrist President Emmanuel Macron gave ministerial jobs to conservatives, socialists and newcomers to politics on Wednesday, appointing an unprecedented all-stripes cabinet to bridge traditional divides and broaden his support.
A telling story: There is a friend of President Donald Trump's, who has known him for years -- and has defended him for just as long -- who now says he can't quite do it anymore. "I always thought that once he understood the weight of the office, he would rise to the occasion," this friend says. "Now I don't."
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia on Tuesday of carrying out an organized cyber attack on President Petro Poroshenko's website in response to Kiev's decision to impose sanctions against a number of major Russian internet businesses.
In March, CNN learned ISIS was developing laptop bombs to be used on international flights and was cautioned by Trump administration officials not to report certain details about the threat, including the city in which the intel was collected.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - General Electric Co Chief Executive Jeff Immelt is keen to double the conglomerate's purchases from Mexican suppliers next year, the Mexican president's office said in a statement on Friday, a move that could upset U.S. President Donald Trump.
MEXICO CITY, May 12 (Reuters) - General Electric Co Chief Executive Jeff Immelt is keen to double the conglomerate's purchases from Mexican suppliers next year, the Mexican president's office said in a statement on Friday, a move that could upset U.S. President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A review of President Donald Trump's tax returns from the past 10 years showed no income from Russian sources outside of a few exceptions, and indicated he did not owe money to Russian lenders, his lawyers said in a letter released by the White House on Friday.
ADEN (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Yemenis protested in Aden on Thursday against President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's sacking of the provincial governor and a cabinet minister widely praised for helping drive Iran-aligned Houthis from the city in 2015.
"Equating brutality and despotism with leadership is not an American value," CNN's Jake Tapper said on Monday in response to President Donald Trump's pattern of expressing admiration for authoritarian leaders.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - In a sports arena festooned with national flags, Algeria's ruling FLN party pumped up supporters at one final weekend rally before Thursday's parliamentary election with Liberation-era songs and screenings of old speeches by its veteran leader, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.