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Giuliani: Trump did not tell Cohen to lie  The Washington Post

Rudolph W. Giuliani vehemently denied Sunday that President Trump asked his former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, speaking during a fiery CNN ...

In Business and Governing, Trump Seeks Victory in Chaos  The New York Times

Three decades ago, Donald J. Trump waged a public battle with the talk show host Merv Griffin to take control of what would become Mr. Trump's third Atlantic ...

Donald Trump’s weak negotiation skills caused this record government shutdown  USA TODAY

Trump negotiated some great deals early in his career. But then he became a celebrity and stopped using proven techniques, with disastrous results.

Trump's unhappy anniversary  CNN

Year Two of Donald Trump's presidency ended Sunday as 800000 federal workers remained out of work, Trump's tit for tat conflict with Nancy Pelosi over the ...

Who is interpreter Marina Gross and can she shed light on Trump's meeting with Putin?  ABC News

Who's Marina Gross, the State Department interpreter who was the only other American with President Donald Trump during a one-on-one meeting with Russian ...

Trump is going to dominate Davos – even though he won't be there  CNBC

Whether it's the U.S.-China trade dispute, Trump's reported wish to withdraw from NATO, or the government shutdown threatening the world's biggest economy, ...

In Trump country, Republicans cheer on shutdown: The 'government is our biggest enemy'  USA TODAY

The president's supporters say he's keeping their support by delivering on his campaign promises to slash government and drain the swamp.

Trump's Presidency Is at Its Exact Midpoint. Here's What We've Learned  TIME

On the second anniversary of his inauguration, President Donald Trump is engaged in a no-win standoff with Congress, besieged by new allegations about his ...

Watch President Trump's full immigration announcement  MSNBC

In an address to the nation on Saturday, President Donald Trump offered a compromise of border wall funding in exchange for extending protections for DACA ...

SNL cold open plays ‘Deal or No Deal’ with Trump to end the shutdown  Vox.com

Alec Baldwin reprises his role as President Donald Trump for the latest episode of Saturday Night Live, where lawmakers negotiate the end of the government ...

Donald Trump hasn't had to veto a single thing. Here's why.  CNN

It's been almost 140 years since a US president didn't veto something during his time in the White House. And that President, James Garfield, was assassinated ...

Trump's been in office two years -- These are the seven top media attacks since his presidency began  Fox News

This Sunday, January 20, 2019, marks two years in office for The Donald. This is an examination of the top seven attack themes from the last two years.

There’s Snow on TV, so Trump’s Tweeting About Climate Change  The Atlantic

It's something of an annual tradition for the president. On Sunday morning, as the eastern half of the country endured driving snow and frigid winter winds, ...

The terrible twos of the Trump Presidency: A cautionary tale  CNN

Historian Thomas Balcerski says President Trump, marking the second anniversary of taking office Sunday, should learn from the experience of President James ...

While Kim plays to Trump's ego, he builds his nuclear arsenal  CNN

In her presidential weekly briefing, Samantha Vinograd writes that President Trump must make clear that absent any clear steps toward denuclearization, the US ...

John Kerry on Trump: This is the 'walk-away presidency'  CNN

Former Secretary of State John Kerry says President Donald Trump's actions on the international stage do not help the US and show he is not a negotiator: "This ...

An American Disappeared in Syria 2 Years Ago. His Family Wants Trump to Help.  The New York Times

BEIRUT — Since disappearing in Syria nearly two years ago, an American therapist has missed the birth of one grandchild, then another. His family in the ...

Trump's Fast Food Photo Op Tops This Week's Internet News  WIRED

Last week was busy, but everyone had an opinion on those photos of the president with some burgers.

Pence quotes MLK in pitch for Trump's immigration proposal | TheHill  The Hill

Vice President Pence on Sunday invoked Martin Luther King Jr.

Ann Coulter blasts Trump shutdown compromise: ‘We voted for Trump and got Jeb!’ | TheHill  The Hill

Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter blasted President Trump's immigration proposal to end a partial government shutdown, suggesting the plan amounted to ...

Trump plans prime-time address, border visit as shutdown fight continues  CNN

President Donald Trump will seize the power of the bully pulpit this week amid the ongoing government shutdown, making his case for border wall funding in a ...

Donald Trump just dunked on Nancy Pelosi's CODEL and yes that is actually the headline  CNN

Less than 24 hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told President Donald Trump that he should reconsider delivering his State of the Union on January 29, ...

Will Trump’s Compromise Help End The Shutdown? And Was It Even A Compromise?  FiveThirtyEight

Welcome to a special weekend edition of FiveThirtyEight's weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, managing ...

Two Years In, The Republican Party Faces An Uncertain Future In Trump’s Image  HuffPost

Whether by resignation, impeachment, a 2020 loss or finishing a second term, Donald Trump one day will no longer lead the GOP he has so radically transfo...

Many 2020 Dems Silent On Trump's Afghanistan, Syria Withdrawals  HuffPost

HuffPost contacted a dozen likely presidential candidates to ask where they stand.

Kasparov: All Trump's 'big decisions' are 'connected to Putin's interests'  MSNBC

Gary Kasparov joins MTP Daily and tells Chuck, "All Trump's big decisions, they are somehow connected to Putin's interests and always help Putin to reach his ...

Michael Cohen says he tried to rig online polls 'at the direction' of Donald Trump  CNBC

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, said he tried to "rig" online polls — including one conducted by CNBC — "at the direction and ...

Trump startled by cozy Barr-Mueller relationship  CNN

President Donald Trump was startled Tuesday as he watched television coverage of his nominee for attorney general describing a warm relationship with the ...

Trump’s unfounded tweet about Muslim “prayer rugs,” explained  Vox

President Donald Trump on Friday posted an extremely dubious tweet alleging people from Muslim-majority countries are crossing the border with bad ...

Beware the Furies, President Trump  The New York Times

What energized Democratic women really, really want: Trump out.

Trump's shutdown nightmare: A choice between the economy and the wall  CNN

If the government shutdown lasts much longer, President Donald Trump's only way out may involve a choice between two pillars of his political viability -- his ...

Trump is fraying nerves inside the Pentagon  CNN

Washington (CNN) Two years into his presidency, Donald Trump is fueling unprecedented uncertainty and anxiety inside the Pentagon. In private conversations ...

Trump's dismal popularity among foreigners may be costing the US billions in exports  CNBC

President Donald Trump's unpopularity overseas could be lowering American exports by billions of dollars as foreign demand for U.S. goods moves in tandem ...

Trump Travels To Dover AFB For Dignified Transfer Of 4 Americans Killed In Syria  NPR

The president met privately with family members Saturday morning. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan also ...

Trump's Bogus Tweet About Prayer Rugs at the Border  The Atlantic

Seldom can one find so succinct a demonstration of the president's anti-Muslim sentiments, reliance on right-wing media, and lack of interest in accuracy or truth.

White House announces second Trump-Kim summit  CNN

The White House announced Friday that a second summit will take place between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in February.

Exclusive: The making of Trump's Enemies List  Axios

This was in 2017, when West Wing chaos was a constant storyline in the media.

In pictures: Trump's second year  CNN

During his second year in office, US President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, ushered Brett Kavanaugh through a bitterly divisive ...

U.S. military leaders 'embarrassed' by Trump's Syria plan, Kurdish commander says  NBC News

American military leaders are "constantly apologizing" for President Trump's Syria withdrawal plan, according to the commander of the Syrian Democratic ...

Trump is a slapstick genius for the comically disastrous way he runs the country  The Washington Post

“The Play That Goes Wrong,” a British slapstick comedy, finished a short run at the Kennedy Center this month, so most Washingtonians didn't get to see its ...

More Americans pessimistic about Trump's presidency than any presidency in last 25 years  CNN

The 47% who say Trump's presidency will be unsuccessful is also higher than ever measured in the last 25 years for any president. These people are basically ...

Joy on Trump's speech: No mention of people suffering during government shutdown  MSNBC

Joy Reid and Geoff Bennett break down President Trump's latest immigration speech, where Trump offered three years of protection for DACA recipients and ...

Lindsey Graham says Trump's Syria statements emboldened ISIS  CNN

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that he is concerned President Donald Trump's statements about Syria have emboldened ISIS and called on ...

Trump's Offer Is a Joke  Washington Monthly

One of the most important things to understand about Donald Trump is that he only does things for one of two reasons: money or optics. He has no sense of ...

Trump’s Wall, Trump’s Shutdown and Trump’s Side of the Story  The New York Times

People close to the president described him as emboldened since members of Congress returned to Washington, giving him not only a clear target to swing at ...

After Trump, It’s — Oh, No!  The New York Times

Wow, so much Trump impeachment talk. People, how would you feel about a President Mike Pence? Never thought much about Mike, did you? But if Trump gets ...

Trump loses support among his core voting groups as the shutdown drags on, polls say  CNBC

The poll results come in the midst of the government shutdown and as multiple Democratic lawmakers announce 2020 bids to challenge Trump.

Could Trump declare a national emergency for a border wall?  PolitiFact

The United States is in its 28th day of a partial federal government shutdown over the funding of a border wall with Mexico. President Donald Trump is unwilling ...

Rudy Giuliani says Trump didn't collude with Russia but can't say if campaign aides did  CNN

Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he never denied President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign, ...

GoFundMe Kicks Off Campaign to Help Government Workers Affected by Trump's Shutdown  Gizmodo

Faced with impossible circumstances forced by the longest shutdown in U.S. history, hundreds of government workers have turned to GoFundMe to help pay for ...

Shutdown risks thwarting Trump’s own policies  Financial Times

Stand-off delays drilling expansion, deregulation and cuts to environmental rules.

Trump says he could keep shutdown going for months or years  CNN

Washington (CNN) A meeting Friday between President Donald Trump and newly powerful Democrats ended in varied descriptions of what transpired, with ...

FBI investigated how Trump's actions seemed to benefit Russia  CNN

At the same time the FBI opened a probe into President Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice after he fired FBI Director James Comey, ...

Brett McGurk on "Face the Nation": Former ISIS envoy says Trump's "total reversal" forced resignation  CBS News

Brett McGurk, the former special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS who stepped down in December, said he had no choice but to resign ...

Will The Shutdown Hurt Trump’s Re-election Chances?  FiveThirtyEight

The partial government shutdown is beginning to drag on President Trump's approval rating, which is at its lowest point in months. As of early Wednesday ...

In a West Wing in Transition, Trump Tries to Stand Firm on the Shutdown  The New York Times

Despite his public bravado, President Trump has had moments of frustration as he takes in negative news coverage of the shutdown, pointing his finger at aides ...

Pelosi: Trump's been very silent  CNN

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Trump’s Offer  National Review

It showed an understandable desire to try to shake something loose. Trump has political ownership of the shutdown — because he claimed it — and presumably ...

The majority of Americans are against Trump on the wall and the shutdown  CNN

President Donald Trump is taking his case to the American people over why they should back him in the partial government shutdown.

Trump advisers are cynically feeding his raging ego, and we’re all the victims  The Washington Post

If the economy goes south, perhaps that will damage Trump's ego to get him to give up on the shutdown.

Trump’s National Address Escalates Border Wall Fight  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump doubled down on one of the biggest gambles of his presidency on Tuesday night with a televised appeal to pressure ...

Trump and Democrats Dig In After Talks to Reopen Government Go Nowhere  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump and Democratic congressional leaders dug in Wednesday for a lengthy partial shutdown in a newly divided government after ...

The Guardian view on Trump and arms: can the doomsday clock be stopped?  The Guardian

Editorial: The threat of an arms race is real and growing. The news of recent days has highlighted the dangers.

Donald Trump's temper tantrum  CNN

On Wednesday, the President of the United States stormed out of a meeting with top congressional leaders after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to support ...

Many Voters Think Trump's a Self-Made Man. What Happens When You Tell Them Otherwise?  POLITICO

Who is Donald Trump? Ask Americans and many of them will describe a self-made billionaire.

Why One of Trump’s Biggest Legal Threats Is New York’s Attorney General  FiveThirtyEight

This is the Trump Docket, where we track some of the most important legal cases of the Trump presidency and how their results could shape presidential power.

Trump’s Probably Not Going Anywhere. Get Over It.  POLITICO

The walls supposedly are always closing in on President Donald Trump. The end is always beginning. He's going to quit. He's going to be impeached and ...

Have losses from the shutdown equaled the cost of Trump's border wall demand?  NBC News

According to estimates from S&P Global Ratings, the country's real gross domestic product is losing approximately $1.2 billion for every week the government is ...

Trump whisperers: are Stephen Miller and Fox keeping the shutdown alive?  The Guardian

As the president maintains his border wall demand, a handful of White House insiders and pundits may bear responsibility.

Trump's missile defense plan is bad strategy  Washington Examiner

President Trump's new missile defense plan is misguided. It will drain money from Pentagon priorities, provoke aggressive Chinese and Russian ...

Trump's ever-shifting shutdown blame game  CNN

Washington (CNN) First, President Donald Trump said he would take responsibility for any potential government shutdown. Later, as the partial shutdown got ...

Kirsten Gillibrand on "Face the Nation": 2020 Democratic candidate rejects Trump's DACA deal  CBS News

"If he really cares about this, he would open up the government ... It just shows the callousness that is unacceptable," Gillibrand said.

The Democratic Response To Trump's Latest Border Security Proposal  NPR

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin following President Trump's latest proposal on border security.

Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet on Border Walls in Europe  The New York Times

LONDON — In an apparent effort to bolster his case for a wall along the Mexican border, President Trump pointed on Wednesday to examples of walls going up ...

Trump’s Slippage in Support is Real  The Bulwark

The veteran and shrewd New York political operative Bruce Gyory, who's always worth listening to, writes: Wanted to drop you a note. The slippage we ...

Mercurial Trump Has Made Path Out of Shutdown Much Harder to Find  The New York Times

From changing his positions to undermining his vice president, President Trump has left even his own party baffled as lawmakers search for a way to reopen the ...

Nastya Rybka: Russia seizes model who made Trump collusion claim  BBC News

A Belarusian model who said she had evidence of Russian collusion with Donald Trump's election campaign is now in Russian police custody. Nastya Rybka ...

What Will be the Fate of Trump's Afghan Campaign?  War on the Rocks

On Dec. 21, 2018, President Donald Trump surprised his own closest advisors by deciding to pull troops out of Syria and to reduce the 14000 American.

Impeach Donald Trump  The Atlantic

Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals—and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it ...

Trump's wild ride may get bumpier still in 2019  CNN

Donald Trump has a New Year's message for Americans reeling from his disruption and exhausted by his impossible-to-ignore presidency: "CALM DOWN AND ...

Trump vows to ‘devastate’ Turkish economy if U.S.-backed Kurds are attacked  The Washington Post

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo crisscrossed the Middle East this week to explain the U.S. military withdrawal from Syria, he ...

Trump’s efforts to stave off impeachment may also doom his reelection  The Washington Post

There's a method to President Trump's shutdown madness — and it actually makes a lot of sense once you realize that the shutdown isn't about “the wall.” It's not ...

How Trump's border wall impasse is costing the US economy  The Guardian

Data suggests the shutdown has cost the US economy about $1.2bn per week – and it's creeping towards the $5.7bn Trump wants.

Federal agency ‘improperly’ ignored constitutional concerns before allowing Trump to keep lease to his hotel, internal watchdog says  The Washington Post

The General Services Administration “ignored” concerns that President Trump's lease on a government-owned building — the one that houses his Trump ...

Michael Cohen, Trump’s Former Lawyer, Agrees to Testify to Congress  The New York Times

In a decision that could further damage President Trump's image, Mr. Cohen will give “a full and credible account” of his work for Mr. Trump next month before ...

Trump's year of chaos in 2018 promises yet another  CNN

Washington (CNN) Throughout 2018, President Donald Trump turned the White House and America into a source of instability, unpredictability and disruption.

Trump fires back at Mitt Romney for scathing op-ed  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump fired back at Mitt Romney after the Republican senator-elect penned an op-ed saying Trump "has not risen to the ...

Trump’s ‘Hamberders’ Tweet Becomes Fodder for Late-Night Laughs  The New York Times

Normally I would wonder if you didn't know how to spell it or if you just made a typo,” Seth Meyers said. “But this one is so bad, I think it's both.”

Trump administration separated thousands more migrants than previously known, federal watchdog says  POLITICO

The Trump administration separated thousands more migrant kids at the border than it previously acknowledged, and the separations began months before the ...

Trump's team had over 100 contacts with Russian-linked officials, according to think tank analysis  USA TODAY

The findings, tracked by the Center for American Progress, come amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is finishing his investigation.

Pelosi asks Trump to reschedule SOTU because of shutdown  POLITICO

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address — or deliver it in writing — as long as the ...

Trump's message on Christmas Day: 'It's a disgrace'  CNN

In President Donald Trump's Christmas Day telling, the drugs are flowing over the border, the Federal Reserve is imperiling the economy and the Democrats are ...

How Trump Could Wind up Making Globalism Great Again  WIRED

OK, so it was never great in the first place. But the rise of rank nationalists could finally—perversely—spark an era of progress and cooperation for all humanity.

Trump's bloody hand injury attracts armchair doctors  POLITICO

The White House told POLITICO that the president, who is due for his annual physical, suffered a minor injury.

What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical  CNN

President Donald Trump, the oldest President elected in US history at the age of 70, underwent his first presidential physical last January. He used it as an ...

Trump’s agents are willing to take a bullet for him. How can he treat them so flippantly?  The Washington Post

Wouldn't it be nice if the president of the United States showed some empathy for the agents whose job it is to protect him?

Democrats Focus on Shutdown’s Cost and Steer Away From Trump’s Wall  The New York Times

President Trump's relentless demands for a wall could divide Democrats over border security alternatives, so they are sticking to what unifies them: Reopening ...

Shutdown is starting to hurt Trump's financial deregulation agenda  Reuters

The U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's call for Congress to fund a wall he promised to build on the U.S.- Mexican border is threatening ...