With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
2017-05-28 21:41:50 UTC
BRUSSELS — It doesn't actually matter whether Donald Trump just described Germany as "bad" or "evil." Either way, it gives us the opportunity to return the insult.
With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
It is above all the stup...
"America First" might turn out to be rather lonely
2017-05-28 09:02:33 UTC
At the NATO summit in Brussels, US President Donald Trump acted like a diplomatic bully. He arrived late, then shoved the Montenegrin prime minister aside to ensure his place in the front row. He turned what was planned as a short ceremonial addre...
Trump causes deep divisions with G7 leaders over trade, migration and climate
2017-05-26 17:42:42 UTC
TAORMINA, ITALY — Leaders from the world's major industrialized nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily which is expected to expose deep divisions with U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump over trade and climate change....
Montana elected a bully GOP candidate for Congress
2017-05-26 05:52:08 UTC
BOZEMAN, MONTANA — Montana Republican Greg Gianforte narrowly beat a political novice to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter.
A race that was expected to b...
NATO: Trump Just Embarrassed America Again
2017-05-25 21:24:30 UTC
"America First" might turn out to be rather lonely.
BRUSSELS — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defense and warned of more attacks like this w...
Federal court upholds decision blocking Trump's travel ban
2017-05-25 19:01:29 UTC
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Trump's controversial travel ban should be kept on hold, largely maintaining a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks the executive order from being enforced.
A majority of j...
Barack Obama speaks in Berlin: "We can not hide behind a wall"
2017-05-25 10:25:11 UTC
Former US president Barack Obama addressed the church congress saying 'we can not hide behind a wall.' This year, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is the featured topic, with many big names making an appearance.
The most famous guest am...
Democrats Ask Deutsche Bank If Trump Accounts Have Russia Ties
2017-05-24 20:04:14 UTC
Democrats on a U.S. of House of Representatives panel have asked Deutsche Bank to provide information on whether any accounts connected to President Donald Trump have ties to Russia, adding another dimension to probes into connections between Mosc...
Barack Obama to join Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin
2017-05-24 21:01:36 UTC
BERLIN — Former U.S. President Barack Obama will join German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to highlight his foundation's new global effort to inspire and support young people active in narrowing inequality, combating c...
I saw signs of possible collusion between Trump and Russia, says former CIA chief Brennan
2017-05-23 22:17:53 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle and Doina Chiacu | WASHINGTON — Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday that he had seen signs of possible collusion between Moscow and President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign that merited investigation, and h...
Flynn Invoked the 'Fifth Amendment' and Declined to Collaborate
2017-05-22 20:41:54 UTC
Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn declined on Monday to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee as it investigates possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
He invoked his Fifth Amen...
Trump's Comey remark to Russians shows his weakness
2017-05-21 19:29:50 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump raised the firing of the FBI director in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister to explain why he had been unable to find areas of cooperation with Moscow, two top administration off...
Trump to Lavrov: U.S. FBI director was crazy, a real nut job
2017-05-20 06:24:21 UTC
WASHINGTON — The New York Times reported that U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump boasted to Russian officials at a White House meeting last week that firing Comey relieved "great pressure" the president faced from a law-enforcement ...
Trump's people were in excessive contact with Russians
2017-05-19 05:58:03 UTC
WASHINGTON — Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and fo...
Senate Intel has not received a subpoena response from Flynn
2017-05-18 18:22:41 UTC
Lawyers for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn have not yet indicated whether Flynn plans to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena for documents, the panel's chairman said in a statement on T...
Ryan backs Trump: why didn’t Comey take action at the time?
2017-05-17 17:04:27 UTC
WASHINGTON — House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan pivots to blaming former FBI director Comey.
He stuck to that line and told reporters on Wednesday he still has confidence in U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump. Ryan also...
Start Counting the Last Days of Trump's Presidency
2017-05-17 06:46:20 UTC
By leaking extraordinarily sensitive intelligence to the Russian foreign minister and the Russian ambassador, Trump risks helping enemies who would subvert the government of the United States. There is little or no chance that a hue and cry like “...
Trump asked Comey to shut down the investigation into Flynn
2017-05-17 04:02:23 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, an associate of Comey, who ha...
Merrick Garland not interested in become director of the FBI
2017-05-16 17:36:32 UTC
U.S. appeals court judge Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama’s ill-fated Supreme Court nominee, is not interested in become director of the FBI, according to sources close to the judge.
Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Co...
Trump Revealed Highly Classified Information to Russians
2017-05-16 00:47:51 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump divulged highly classified information during his meeting with Russian officials last week, two U.S. officials with knowledge of the situation said on Monday.
The intelligence, both...
Trump's statements as evidence of discriminatory intent
2017-05-15 20:53:28 UTC
SEATTLE — U.S. appeals court judges on Monday questioned the lawyer defending U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims and pressed challengers to explain why the court ...
Deja Vu, US Lawmakers Ask the President to Turn Over Tapes
2017-05-15 17:17:41 UTC
WASHINGTON — Forty Three Years ago. President Richard M. Nixon had struggled to maintain legal control of the White House tapes of his presidential conversations as the tide of the Watergate scandal rose, but lost.
So on Aug. 5, 1974, the White...
Constitutional law professor says Trump must be impeached
2017-05-14 07:16:26 UTC
Top Harvard constitutional law professor, Laurence Tribe, is calling for an impeachment investigation into U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump.
To “wait for the results of the multiple investigations underway is to risk tying our ...
Trump Threatens to Replace the WH Press Briefing with Tweets
2017-05-13 07:25:37 UTC
U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump sounded off on "The Fake Media," firing back as details continue to unfold after this week's firing of FBI Director James Comey.
An interview with NBC News' Lester Holt and the president aired o...
FBI's Andrew McCabe Contradicts Trump
2017-05-11 18:02:27 UTC
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump blasted ousted FBI chief James Comey as a "showboat" and "grandstander" on Thursday even as the agency's acting leader contradicted the president's account that the agency had been in turmoil before he fired Com...