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Historians Say President Trump Smashed U.S. Leadership Conventions During Rocky Europe Trip

(HELSINKI) — Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as President Donald Trump.<p>The president’s …

Donald Trump

Trump falsely claims Queen reviewed honor guard for first time in 70 years

<b>London (CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump has wrongly claimed that Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reviewed her honor guard for the first time in 70 years during his visit to the United Kingdom last week.<p>Trump made the claim Tuesday as he read from a prepared statement at the White House in an attempt …

Donald Trump

US offers no details as Russia claims Trump and Putin reached military agreements

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russia announced it was ready to pursue agreements reached by Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump "in the sphere of international security," though the White House and Pentagon would not confirm any agreements had been made or offer any details.<p>Trump and Putin met for …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump sent the worst tweet of his presidency this morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has sent a lot of bad tweets. He's tweeted things that aren't true. He's tweeted personal attacks about everyone from Hillary Clinton to Mika Brzezinski and back. He's called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man." But a tweet he sent Monday morning -- …

Donald Trump

'Putin's poodle': newspapers declare Trump a traitor after Helsinki summit

Newspapers around the world have reacted to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s performances at the Helsinki summit, and are united in their assessment of which world leader came out on top.<p>In the US, several papers went in hard on Trump. The New York Daily News accused the president of treason. Its …

Donald Trump

Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful."<p>That's the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki — and that's just from the Republicans.<p>Lawmakers in both …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Approval Rating Polls Show No Recovery For Underwater Numbers, State Polls Showing Decline

Swing states that gave Trump his 2016 election victory in the electoral college have steadily weakened in their approval of his job performance.<p>The …

Government

Trump and Putin Are Welcome in Helsinki—Not

In ‘Putin’s back yard,’ investigations are beginning into Russian corruption, and a liberal society is appalled by Trump. The Finnish capital is just …

Russia

Georgia cops used coin toss app to decide if they should arrest a woman

In a normal world, coin flips are non-threatening enough. They’re for figuring out who pays for dinner, determining football matches, or determining …

Javier Bardem

You're paying for Trump to promote his golf courses

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget "Make America Great Again." What President Donald Trump truly cares about is "MTGA" -- "Make Trump Great Again," and we saw another example of this objective over the weekend. Trump, playing the role of a pitchman, used his trip to Scotland as an infomercial to help his financially …

Donald Trump

America's wage crisis no longer looks temporary

Stuck wages for most U.S. workers look like more than a blip in the booming economy, and some mainstream economists say the government may have to …

Economics

Trump Calls European Union a U.S. `Foe,' Citing Trade Tensions

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a “foe” of the U.S. in an interview following a contentious meeting last week with NATO …

Donald Trump

Don’t mention the trade war: What China doesn’t want people to know in its dispute with the U.S.

<i>This story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on July 15, 2018.</i><p>China’s censors are scrambling to control the narrative about the trade war with the U.S. by giving the media a list of do‘s and don’ts …

China

Trey Gowdy explains why he got owned by FBI agent Peter Strzok: ‘Public hearings are a circus’ and a ‘freak show’

House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) argued on Sunday that private hearings are more effective because “public hearings are a …

Donald Trump

Trump calls media "enemy of the people" while flying to Putin summit

President Trump is aboard Air Force One en route to Helsinki, Finland, where he'll meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin tomorrow. Trump on …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump vs. CNN ... again. Now on a world stage and with a hint of totalitarianism.

After Trump refused to answer a question from a CNN reporter, the White House canceled an official's interview with the network.<p>It's tempting to say that the relationship between President Donald Trump and the news media is turning into a clown show, but there's nothing funny about it.<p>We got yet …

Donald Trump

Trump Says He Sees The European Union As A 'Foe' Of U.S.

President Trump has said he has "low expectations" ahead of a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, and added that he sees the European Union as a "foe" of the U.S.<p>He made the comments in an interview with CBS that aired on <i>Face the Nation</i>, during a visit to Europe that has tested relations with some …

European Union

WATCH: Stunned Jake Tapper explains why NATO exists to a Russia-defending Rand Paul

An extensive interview with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) — who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee — concluded with CNN host Jake Tapper …

Rand Paul

The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump

Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims during his first year in office – an average of 5.9 a day<p>For decades, objectivity – or even the aim of ascertaining the best available truth – has been falling out of favour<p>Doubt is our product, since it is the best means of competing with the ‘body of …

Fake News

‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks

WASHINGTON — The nation’s top intelligence officer said on Friday that the persistent danger of Russian cyberattacks today was akin to the warnings the United States had of stepped-up terror threats ahead of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.<p>That note of alarm sounded by Dan Coats, the director of …

Russia

Yeah, this is just too many coincidences

First, I urge you to read and share Joan McCarter’s revealing diary on Trump’s infamous “Russia, if you’re listening speech?” which occurred on the …

Donald Trump

Where Did Donald Trump Get Two Hundred Million Dollars to Buy His Money-Losing Scottish Golf Club?

Between meeting the Queen of England and Vladimir Putin, President Trump will spend this weekend at Turnberry, the golf course he bought in 2014 and rechristened Trump Turnberry. This property has not received the attention it deserves. It is, by far, the biggest investment the Trump Organization …

Donald Trump

Pence family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20M+

GARDEN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build a Midwestern empire of more than 200 gas stations that provided an upbringing on the "front row of the American dream."<p>The collapse of …

Energy

I was a real Republican, before the 'wingnuts' took over my party

Trump is a danger to our nation and a disgrace to the Republican Party, but GOP leaders have decided they want to keep inflicting him on America.<p>About the same time the Trump administration had perfected its cruelty against families and children, the Hamilton County Republican Party in Cincinnati …

EPA

Rep. Jim Jordan's Excuses Implode After His OSU Boss Admits He Knew About Sexual Abuses

The former head coach of Ohio State University has admitted he knew the team doctor was sexually abusing his wrestlers which contradicts his recent …

Ohio State University

Strzok hearing Democrat brutally trolls GOP by reading into the record comments they made ripping Trump

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) made a mockery of the House hearing on the disparaging comments FBI agent Peter Strzok made about now-President Donald …

Donald Trump

Republicans Thought Peter Strzok Would Be a Punching Bag. He Just Knocked Them Out.

He was supposed to be a key in the imaginary conspiracy Trump’s congressional lackeys and media fantasists have desperately tried to write as …

Donald Trump

'The US is on track to lose this trade war,' economist Stephen Roach says

The U.S. and China are aged in the early innings of a trade war, and prominent economist Stephen Roach says it's the United States that's on track to …

Globalization

From new leadership to Clean Power Plan, subtle shifts ripple through EPA

Boulder, Colo.; and Washington<p>The sudden resignation of Scott Pruitt from the Environmental Protection Agency, following months of ethics …

Climate