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Tillerson's staff prints out the President's tweets for him to read

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's staff prints out President Donald Trump's tweets for him to read, Tillerson said Wednesday, noting he does not have any social media accounts of his own.

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.


U.S. senator compares Trump's attacks on media to Stalin

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.

Senator compares Trump's rhetoric to Stalin

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) condemns President Trump on the Senate floor, comparing the President's attacks on the media to the tactics of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.

Jon Berman compares Trump's defense to Nixon

CNN's John Berman compares President Trump's "I am not a racist" comment to denials of US Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton.

Tapper: You know who loved Trump's comments?

CNN's Jake Tapper compares reactions to President's Trump "shithole countries" remarks following the President's tweeted denial.

We should we know about a president's health?

On Friday, at the age of 71, President Trump is undergoing his first-known health physical since taking office, and observers are hoping it will shed light on both his physical and mental health.

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Jake Gyllenhaal on Ambivalent Heroes and, Um, Perms

The 37-year old actor was passed over by the Golden Globes but may well land an Oscar nomination for his performance in “Stronger”

Lawmakers tout different DACA proposals as the one that meets the President's wishes

If the "four pillars" that emerged out of the White House immigration meeting spurred anything Wednesday on Capitol Hill, it was a fresh PR strategy.

Tapper: Trump, author are unreliable narrators

CNN's Jake Tapper explores the problem of unreliable narrators in the form of the President and author Michael Wolff in his book, "Fire and Fury," about the Trump administration.

The President's lawyers are discussing how to limit the scope of what the special counsel can ask

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.

Tapper cuts off interview with Trump adviser

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.

Watch the full interview with Jake Tapper and Stephen Miller

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.

Jake Tapper to Trump adviser: Settle down

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.

Tapper: Shouldn't Trump know what Sessions does?

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.

Jake Tapper calls out Sarah Sanders for 'facts' comment

CNN's Jake Tapper calls out White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for saying people are "not entitled to their own facts."

Jake Tapper: None of this is stable behavior

CNN's Jake Tapper recaps President Trump's incendiary tweetstorm on North Korea, the media and the Department of Justice

Burnett: President's tweet fits pattern

CNN's Erin Burnett says President Trump's tweet about Huma Abedin, which called for the former Clinton aide to go to jail before being charged with a crime, fits a pattern.

President's prolific use of Twitter continues to complicate his administration's arguments in court

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.


Attackers torch Democratic Republic of Congo president's property

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.


Peru opposition leader skeptical president's victory will last

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.

Tapper calls out nations critiquing the US

CNN's Jake Tapper looks into the United Nation's vote to condemn President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.


Honduran helicopter crash kills six, including president's sister

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The sister of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and five others died when the helicopter they were traveling in crashed on Saturday, the Honduran military said.

Tapper: Third loss may haunt Trump

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.

Tapper: Moore's loss is a huge defeat for Trump

CNN's Jake Tapper talks about what Doug Jones' victory in the Alabama special election means for President Donald Trump.

Analysis: An insane exchange between Jake Tapper and a Moore spokesman

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.

Tapper fact-checks Roy Moore spokesman

CNN's Jake Tapper fact checks Roy Moore campaign spokesman Ted Crockett, who inaccurately claimed that a Christian Bible must, by law, be used when being sworn into office.

Tapper responds to Sanders

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.

Pence and Abbas won't meet, vice president's office confirms

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.

New reins on President's tweets?

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.

The President's provocative rhetoric raises concerns he may be more willing to engage in conflict

Only President Donald Trump and his closest advisers may truly know how close the US is to war with North Korea as the administration's standoff with Pyongyang continues to escalate.


President's son had legitimate reasons to not answer House panel questions: White House

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.

The President's decision on Jerusalem is the latest instance of honoring bumper-sticker vows to supporters

Tapper: Why so many lies about Russia?

CNN's Jake Tapper looks at the continued fallout from the guilty plea of President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

Tapper: President Trump contradicts candidate Trump

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.

Tapper: What was Michael Flynn trying to hide?

CNN's Jake Tapper breaks down the latest developments in the special counsel's investigation.

Tapper fact checks tax plan claims

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with, looks at claims from both sides about the new Republican tax plan. Read more at

Tapper: Trump recklessly pushed out extremist group videos

CNN's Jake Tapper comments on the anti-Muslim videos that President Trump retweeted.

Tapper: Trump's Twitter behavior fundamentally indecent

CNN's Jake Tapper takes a look at the fallout from President Trump's recent activity on Twitter.

Analysis: The president's return to birtherism

President Donald Trump isn't convinced Barack Obama was born in the United States after all.

Roy Moore compares accusations against him to Russia probe

Senate candidate Roy Moore said at a campaign event Monday that the sexual allegations he faces are "completely false" and "malicious," and said he doesn't know any of the women levying them.


Trump Panama hotel owners trying to strip president's name -report

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.

Tapper: People in 'glass White Houses' shouldn't throw stones

President Trump went after Sen. Franken (D-MN) on Twitter for sexual harassment accusations, despite numerous women who have accused President Trump of sexual harassment.

Jeff Sessions, sexual harassment and the President's power to launch nukes will be focus of 3 hearings today

Supporter compares allegations to lawn mower theft

Alabama political reporter and Roy Moore supporter Brandon Moseley compares the Alabama Senate candidate's allegations of touching a 14-year-old to stealing a lawnmower.

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.

Tapper to GOP official: Why don't you believe Moore accusers?

Former Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party Marty Connors discusses the accusations against Roy Moore involving a 14-year-old girl. Moore has denied the accusations.

Bannon compares story to Trump 'Access Hollywood' tape

Steve Bannon compares the Washington Post story on Roy Moore to its story on President Trump's "Access Hollywood" tape.

Bannon compares Moore accusations to coverage of Trump's 'Access Hollywood' tape

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.

#MeToo: CNN's Alisyn Camerota tells her own story

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.

Tapper: Do the numbers reflect a 'Trump referendum'?

CNN's Jake Tapper looks into the numbers from the Virginia governor's race to see if they reflect a referendum on President Donald Trump.

Tapper: Trump statements are shocking

CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

President's political woes follow him on 12-day tour

President Donald Trump is headed to Asia. His political troubles are coming along for the ride.

CNN's Acosta: How is this not collusion?

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.

Tapper: The White House is trying to turn the spotlight on others

CNN's Jake Tapper reports on the attempt by the Trump administration to shift the spotlight to the previous administration and Hillary Clinton.

Tapper addresses his clash with O'Reilly

On "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," CNN's Jake Tapper breaks down his recent feud with Bill O'Reilly.


Graft probe into Mexico president's ally poses tricky challenge ahead of elections

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.

Tapper: Acceptable to question 4-star generals

CNN's Jake Tapper compares President Donald Trump's tweets to White House press secretary Sarah Sander's remarks on questioning four-star marine generals.

Jake Gyllenhaal appears in Calvin Klein ad as a doting father

Thank you Calvin Klein, because Jake Gyllenhaal as a dad is everything.

Tapper to Trump: Choose words carefully

CNN's Jake Tapper breaks down President Trump's history of interacting with the families of fallen service members.


One dead at protest against extending Ugandan president's rule

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's approval rating for how he handled hurricanes dropped 20% after Maria hit, poll shows

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.

Tapper to Tillerson: Did you call Trump a moron?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discusses an NBC report that he called President Donald Trump a "moron" at the Pentagon.

Pelosi: A president's words weigh a ton

In an interview with CNN's David Axelrod, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says that the President's words raise serious concerns among US allies.

Pelosi: Trump doesn't understand a president's words 'weigh a ton'

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.

Lawmakers demand answers after CNN's EPA probe

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.

Tapper: Assault is wrong, regardless of party

CNN's Jake Tapper says that condemnation of sexual assault should not be limited to a partisan issue.

Tapper to GOP senator: Will you vote against NRA?

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-MN) says he will support a ban on bump stocks through legislation or through a ruling by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.


Grenades thrown at homes of Ugandan MPs opposed to extending president's rule

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.

Questions about the President's competence grow louder the more he ignores presidential norms

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.

Tapper: Puerto Rico doesn't need tweets

CNN's Jake Tapper discusses the growing division between the crisis in Puerto Rico and the Trump administration in Washington.

Republican senator: 'I think the President's mad as hell'

Patience is waning on Capitol Hill for Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price who reportedly spent thousands of taxpayer dollars on privately chartered flights to travel around the country.


Czech president's spokesman likens EU to Third Reich in outburst over spirit ingredient

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech president's spokesman likened the European Union to the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler on Thursday while criticizing the bloc's executive over a regulation on food safety.


Health Secretary Price believes has president's confidence

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.

Watch highlights from CNN's health care debate

Four senators debated the future of health care in the midst of Republicans' third high-profile attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare.

The President's focus on ratings, booing and anger during a crisis in Puerto Rico plays to his base

Before 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, President Trump had tapped out three tweets blasting the NFL.


Philippine authorities investigate shooting near president's residence

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.

Watch Graham respond to the President's tweet

During CNN's health care debate, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) defends Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill after President Donald Trump criticized McCain in a tweet.

CNN's health care debate at 9 p.m. ET

CNN will host a bipartisan health care town hall debate Monday night in the midst of a third high-profile attempt by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

All eyes on Susan Collins as she appears on CNN's 'State of the Union'

Republicans' latest efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act are hanging on by a thread, and the party is waiting for GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine to make her next move.

Tapper: Trump's staff admits what he won't

President Donald Trump again called into question Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, a claim that has been contradicted by Trump's own staff.

President's tweets about a 'Russia hoax' contradict every intel agency and his own adviser

Before most people were awake this morning, the President of the United States was tweeting. About Russia. And Hillary Clinton. And the news media.


ECB's Constancio compares Bitcoin to Dutch tulip mania

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.

Why Jake Gyllenhaal isn't on social media

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal tells Conan O'Brien that he is not on social media because he isn't very tech-savvy.

Five people detained, released by Turkish President's security detail in New York

Five individuals were detained by the President of Turkey's security detail at an event in New York Thursday afternoon, but were later released, police confirmed to CNN.


Guatemala Congress again votes to maintain president's immunity

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.

'Raging Bull' champ Jake LaMotta dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion of the world, has died. He was 95.

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Jake LaMotta, ‘Raging Bull’ in and Out of the Ring, Dies at 95

LaMotta, who learned to box in a reformatory, won the middleweight championship and inspired an acclaimed film in which he was played by Robert De Niro.


Jake LaMotta, boxing's 'Raging Bull,' dies in his 90s

(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.

ESPN president's memo to staff: We're about sports, not politics

Tapper: Trump shares untruths

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.


All the president's women: Duterte's fiercest critics and a surly political heir

DAVAO, Philippines/MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has a problem with women, says the woman who has known him longer than perhaps any other: his sister Jocellyn.


Philippine president's Senate foes, allies vow to block budget cut for rights body

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 federal auditor to probe president's pay bonus

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.


Uganda ruling party seeks to scrap age limit to extend president's rule

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.

Fox host compares 9/11 memorial to Confederate monuments


Guatemala Congress panel backs ending president's immunity over probe

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.

Irma pummels CNN's Chris Cuomo

The wind and rain near the eye intensify as CNN's Chris Cuomo witnesses the power of Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida.

Analysis: Is Ivanka Trump President's daughter? Adviser? How can you tell?

On Wednesday, Ivanka Trump breezed into a meeting between her father and the top Congressional leaders of both parties. It didn't go well.

More on 'This is Sex' with CNN's Lisa Ling


Philippine president's son denies links to $125-million drug shipment

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.

Tapper: Trump's Obama wiretap claims were lies

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.

The head of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce cites the President's pledge to 'show great heart'

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.


All the president's men: China's politburo line-up a measure of Xi's power

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.


Taiwan premier resigns to help shore up president's falling popularity

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.


Trial against Guatemalan president's brother, son begins

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.

How Harvey compares to other major hurricanes

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.

Tapper to Trump: Your behavior concerns the US

CNN's Jake Tapper says President Donald Trump's recent behavior has mustered up feelings of concern among all parties.

Should your child receive anonymous comments?

With so many social networks to keep track of, it's not surprising if you haven't heard of an app called Sarahah, which has millions of users and a teen fanbase. So what is Sarahah exactly?

Former national intelligence director says he's concerned about the President's access to nuclear codes

James Clapper, former director of National Intelligence, said Wednesday morning he questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office.

The former director of national intelligence expresses concern about the President's access to nuclear codes

CNN's Don Lemon asked former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper if he thinks President Donald Trump is fit to hold the office.

Tapper: Don't blame Bannon for Trump's remarks

CNN's Jake Tapper breaks down the recent firing of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, and says people blaming him for Trump's remarks are not looking at the facts.

Tapper: Trump remarks unpatriotic

CNN's Jake Tapper looks into the response from Republicans and other officials on President Trump's comments blaming "both sides" for violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.


BRIEF-Campbell CEO resigns from President's manufacturing jobs initiative

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Transcript: The President's Trump Tower Q and A

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Hello, everybody. Great to be back in New York with all of our friends, and some great friends outside the building, I must tell you.

Tapper: The group Trump won't attack

CNN's Jake Tapper takes a closer look at President Trump's long history of attacking his opponents in the media, Hollywood, politics and others.

Trump to CNN's Jim Acosta: You're fake news

President Donald Trump rejected CNN's Jim Acosta's request to answer questions following an event at the White House, calling CNN "fake news."

Watch President's full statement

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.

Jake Tapper, WH adviser spar over Trump's response

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.

Jake Tapper to WH adviser: Neo-Nazis praised Trump response

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.

Tapper: Now not time to improvise

CNN's Jake Tapper analyzes President Trump's rhetoric surrounding nuclear weapons.

Tapper: Trump's retweet 'playing with lives?'

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.


Brazil president's lawyers demand removal of top prosecutor

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.

Tapper calls out Trump's fake news

CNN's Jake Tapper recounts moments President Donald Trump has deemed actual, verified news stories "fake news."

How Trump compares with Obama on jobs

GOP lawmakers are less afraid of the President's ability to punish them as his poll numbers drop

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.

Gov. Christie compares opioid deaths to 9/11

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie calls for President Donald Trump to elevate the opioid epidemic to a national public health emergency.


Gunman, police officer killed in attack on Kenya deputy president's home

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.

President's decision reverses Defense Department policy initially approved under Obama

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to ban transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the US armed forces.

Tapper breaks down Trump's Boy Scout speech

CNN's Jake Tapper takes a look at President Trump's speech at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree.

Pro-Trump media upset with President's attacks on Sessions

Trump's recent attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions has touched off a firestorm of outrage inside the pro-Trump media universe where the Alabama Republican is revered as a conservative icon.

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Disney Splits With the YouTube Star Jake Paul

The news came at the end of a week in which Mr. Paul, 20, attracted negative attention after a news report on him feuding with his neighbors.

President's comments raise questions about whether he has thought deeply about his office or duties

Donald Trump is the no-limits President.

Jake Tapper book gets its own movie

How America's gun culture compares with the world

A woman who called 911 to report a nearby crime was killed by a US police officer last weekend. The circumstances surrounding her death are still unclear.


Golf: All the president's fault! Day blames Trump for late arrival

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.

Jake Tapper presses Trump attorney on Russia meeting

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.


German minister compares anti-G20 protesters to Islamist terrorists

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.

Conway, CNN's Cuomo clash over Trump Jr.'s meeting

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."

Lonely US role at the G20 summit is consistent with President's 'America first' foreign policy

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.

How Trump compares with Obama so far on jobs

Hiring has been good under Trump. It was slightly better in Obama's last five months.

President's schedule is stacked with possibly tense conversations on a vital day at G20 summit

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.

SeaWorld subject of federal probes related to CNN's 'Blackfish' documentary

White House responds to Comey tape inquiry by copying President's tweets into official response

The White House is letting President Donald Trump's tweet Thursday -- asserting that he had not taped former FBI Director James Comey -- stand as the President's official statement.

Violent homophobia festers in Turkish President's shadow

Ousted South Korean president's confidante sentenced

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.

Tapper on Trump tapes: 'The plan seems to have backfired'

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.

Tapper: Comey's plan worked

President Donald Trump tweeted that he did not record his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, ending weeks of speculation kick-started by the President himself.

'Glee' star Charice Pempengco is now Jake Zyrus

Four years after coming out, Charice Pempengco has changed her name to Jake Zyrus.

Tapper: Secrecy in GOP health care remarkable

CNN's Jake Tapper looks into the secrecy of the Republican health care bill as Senate Republicans are pushing full steam ahead toward a vote.

Lorde compares Swift friendship to disease

It seems "Melodrama" isn't just the title of Lorde's new album.

President's lawyer put through the ringer

Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump's legal team, said that Trump is not under investigation and that the president's tweet was taken out of context.

President's lawyer blames Twitter character count for Trump's tweet saying he was being investigated

A representative from President Donald Trump's legal team said Trump is not under investigation, despite the President tweeting "I am being investigated" this week.

It's not a tax return but it shows the President's income, investments, assets and other holdings


Zambia suspends 48 opposition MPs for snubbing president's speech

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's parliament suspended 48 opposition lawmakers on Tuesday for boycotting a speech by the president, widening a political rift that has alarmed rights groups.

Senator compares Russia probe to Jason Bourne film

During Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) likens the Russia investigation to spy fiction novels.

From immigrant roots to a president's cabinet

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao opens up about immigrating to America on a cargo ship and how she made it to the top levels of the US government.

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.

Top executives voice their dismay over President's decision to leave climate deal


BRIEF-Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger resigns from president's council - tweet

* Walt Disney CEO says as a matter of principle, I've resigned from the president's council over the Paris agreement withdrawal - tweet Source text for Eikon:

Getting hot: EPA director, Tapper spar over climate decision

EPA Director Scott Pruitt defends President Trump's decision to leave the Paris climate accord to CNN's Jake Tapper.

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.

There's a bigger meaning to the President's late-night typo. It proves there's no one who can tell him 'no'

At 12:06 a.m. ET, the President of the United States tweeted this: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe."


Daughter of ousted South Korean president's confidante returns to Seoul

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


Daughter of ousted S.Korean president's confidante returns to Seoul

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

Tapper: If you can't condemn assault, check your love of the Constitution

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.

Federal appeals court upholds injunction of President's executive order targeting six Muslim-majority countries

A federal appeals court upheld Thursday an injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries.

Watch her full interview with Jake Tapper

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F. Kennedy, talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about her father's legacy and commemorating his 100th birthday.


Ex-Haiti president's autopsy shows leader died of heart disease

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.

Tapper to Rubio: Did Trump obstruct justice?

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) discusses whether the firing of former FBI Director James Comey and President Trump's statements about the firing amount to obstruction of justice.

Trump compliments Egyptian President's shoes

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.


President's attempt to dig in risks leaving Brazil with lame duck

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer’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.

How Trump's first foreign trip compares with others

In his first few months in office, US President Donald Trump has continuously broken with tradition and thrown convention to the wind.

Tapper: His wounds are self-inflicted

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.


New French president's government is palette of political shades

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.


Venezuelan president compares treatment of officials abroad to Nazi persecution

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has likened the harassment of government officials and their families outside of Venezuela to the treatment of Jews under the Nazis.

Borger: All the President's friends worried

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."


Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president's website after web sanctions

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.

Tapper: WH told CNN not to report details Trump revealed

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.

Fallon compares Trump's speech to 'Legally Blonde'

Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel tease President Trump's commencement speech at Liberty University.


GE's Immelt wants to double purchases from Mexico -president's office

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.


UPDATE 1-GE's Immelt wants to double purchases from Mexico -president's office

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.


Trump tax returns show little income from Russian sources: president's lawyers

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.

Tapper: Russia is mocking the American people

CNN's Jake Tapper says the Russian government is mocking the White House and the American people after releasing images of President Trump's closed meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Tapper: White House explanation doesn't add up

CNN's Jake Tapper says one of the reasons President Donald Trump fired James Comey was that the former FBI director would not give him assurance of personal loyalty.

Tapper: The problems with Comey's firing

CNN's Jake Tapper examines President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.

Tapper: Stunning WH admission

CNN's Jake Tapper says the Trump administration did nothing as Acting Attorney General Sally Yates warned them of Michael Flynn and a potential compromise of security.

Tapper fact checks Trump's tax claims

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with, checks a Trump claim that the President made about what he would pay under his tax plan. Read more >


Thousands protest at Yemen president's sacking of southern leaders

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.

Tapper: Equating despotism with leadership is not an American value

"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.


Algerians to elect new parliament amid apathy, president's absence

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.

Tapper to McCain: Will Trump strike N. Korea?

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) discusses the ongoing tensions with North Korea and whether President Trump is considering a preemptive strike.

Watch the President's entire speech

President Trump marked his 100th day in office by holding a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.