Trumpocalypse Now

By Keith | A chronology of the Trump Presidency from the editor of Notice Magazine.

Russia Wanted Trump As President And It Got Him. Now What Does America Do?

Despite a year of his denials, the evidence of collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian intelligence is looking clearer.<p>WASHINGTON ― Russia’s tyrant works to help the Republican nominee win America’s presidential election.<p>Members of the nominee’s campaign know of the effort and try to …

Donald Trump

Trump Campaign to President and Staff: No More Legal Funding

The Trump campaign is closing the tab on legal fees.<p>President Trump has started paying his legal fees out of his own pocket and his campaign is …

Walter Shaub

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protected Status for 59,000 Haitians

The Trump administration has ended a temporary protected immigration status for approximately 59,000 Haitians who were displaced after a devastating …

Immigration

Trump reignites feud with Flake, predicts he'll vote no on tax cuts

President Donald Trump slammed back at Sen. Jeff Flake in a tweet Sunday night, calling him “unelectable” and referring to his political career as “toast” days after the Republican senator was caught criticizing the president.<p>“Sen. Jeff Flake(y), who is unelectable in the Great State of Arizona …

Jeff Flake

Trump lashes out at freed basketball players: 'I should have left them in jail'

US president attacks father of one of three UCLA players arrested for shoplifting in China, after he questioned Trump’s role in resolving the matter<p>Days after claiming credit for ensuring that three UCLA college basketball players were released after being arrested for shoplifting in China, Donald …

Jemele Hill

Has Donald Trump Been Out-Trolled?

Donald Trump is America’s first true Troll President. He is the kind of guy who goes out of his way to provoke, attack, and belittle his adversaries …

Donald Trump

Palestinians vow to cut off Israeli peace talks after Trump closes group's Washington post

The Palestinians on Saturday edged closer to a diplomatic standoff with the Trump administration, saying the U.S. is using “extortion” tactics by threatening to close their diplomatic mission in Washington.<p>The response follows the State Department saying Friday that the Palestine Liberation …

Israel

Trump still loves polls

The president often decries surveys showing him with slumping support as fake, but advisers say he can't stop himself from obsessively keeping track.<p>As a TV host, Donald Trump loved ratings. As president, he loves polls—as long as they show him on the upswing.<p>He crowed on Twitter hours after …

Donald Trump

The Moore Allegations Haven’t Changed How People See Trump

Does Roy Moore still have a chance in the Alabama Senate race? Some recent polls show him flagging, but an average shows the race to be tight. Watch …

Political Science

Trump postpones decision on allowing import of elephant parts

Amid backlash over move to end ban, president says he will delay administration action ‘until such time as I review all conservation facts’<p>Donald Trump said that he would delay his administration’s decision to allow the importing of elephant body parts from Zimbabwe “until such time as I review all …

Wildlife

House GOP chair criticizes Trump policy on elephant imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee called on the Trump administration to reverse its new policy allowing importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport, labeling it the "wrong move at the wrong time."<p>California Rep. Ed Royce on Friday …

Wildlife

Under Trump, The Pentagon Has Been Quietly Escalating Its Presence In Somalia

Like Niger, the increase in US troops deployed to Somalia has gone largely unnoticed.<p>The Trump administration has been quietly but rapidly escalating its campaign against al Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia, launching almost daily drone strikes in recent days and increasing the number of US troops …

War

Why did Trump attack Franken but stay quiet on Moore? Simple.

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to making sense of President Donald Trump's public statements, especially his tweets, the first rule is to not think too hard. Trump is not operating out of a secret genius playbook. There is no game theory reasoning in effect here.<p>So when Trump, silent for so long on Roy …

Donald Trump

Pentagon Retweets That Donald Trump Should 'Resign From The Presidency'

The retweet has since been taken down.<p>The Pentagon posted an unusual message on Twitter Thursday — one urging President Donald Trump to resign.<p>Defense Department spokeswoman Dana White said an “authorized operator” of the Pentagon’s web site “erroneously retweeted content that would not be endorsed …

Donald Trump

Trump is in deep with Saudi Arabia. That’s dangerous.

LONDON — President Trump gave a speech this week grading his Asia trip. Not surprisingly, he thought it was a “tremendous success.” “Our great country is respected again in Asia,” he tweeted. All recent polling data from the region suggests the opposite. A core focus of Trump’s trip was Japan and …

Middle East

Thirsty Trump's Desperate Dash For Water Has Everyone Crying With Laughter

The president needs a drink. Badly.<p>President Donald Trump once mocked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) for needing a drink of water during a televised speech.<p>On Wednesday, the tables were turned when Trump himself had an awkward moment involving an ill-timed water break during a televised speech ― and it …

Donald Trump

Trump Administration to Reverse Ban on Elephant Trophies

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced it would reverse a ban on the import of trophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe and Zambia, <i>The</i> …

Wildlife

Donald Trump Is Quietly Building an Alliance With Liberals on Trade

They were persona non grata during the Obama years. Now, liberal critics of free trade deals feel like they have made some political inroads.<p>During …

Robert Lighthizer

Trump’s Judicial Picks Call Trans Children ‘Satan’s Plan,’ Says Gays Are ‘Brainwashing’ Kids, and More

Not only has the president put forward unqualified jurists, the ones who seem qualified are bigoted.<p>Amazingly, there are still some gay people out …

LGBTQ

House Dems introduce articles of impeachment against Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment Wednesday against President Donald Trump, though they acknowledged their efforts have no chance of success while Republicans control both houses of Congress.<p>Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee, introduced five articles of impeachment …

House Judiciary Committee

Donald Trump Isn’t Mussolini, or Andrew Jackson, or Any Political Figure—He’s Ric Flair

That’s right, pro wrestling’s ‘Nature Boy’ of the ’80s and ’90s was brash, coarse, a braggart, a user of women. But even he had one good quality The …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Trump heads home with few solid accomplishments

MANILA, Philippines – The Latest on President Donald Trump's return from Asia:<p>7:55 a.m. Tuesday (Hawaii time)<p>For all the pageantry and promises on his lengthy Asia trip, President Donald Trump is returning to Washington with few concrete accomplishments in hand and leaving uncertain Asian capitals …

Donald Trump

Trump returns home from Asia with few clear wins

The president says he strengthened his friendships and pointed to billions in new deals – but he failed to extract major concessions from China and others abroad.<p>MANILA, Philippines – In Trumpian terms, President Donald Trump’s Asia tour was a rousing success.<p>He was warmly welcomed by his closest …

Donald Trump

Juan Williams: GOP is shackled to Trump

<i>Editors note: This column originally appeared in The Hill.</i><p>Well, there goes the fake news.<p>It is real news that Republicans got shellacked on Tuesday in gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey.<p>And it is real news that President Trump’s grip as the party’s leader loosened for the first time …

Elections

Trump heads home after 'tremendously successful' Asia trip

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Donald Trump headed for home Tuesday following an extensive tour of Asia that he said had been "tremendously successful" and had put the world on notice that the "rules have changed" for countries that want to trade with the U.S.<p>Trump also teased a "major …

Donald Trump

Trump hails great relationship with Philippines' Duterte

US president offers no public rebuke of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drugs crackdown, as he nears end of 12-day Asia tour<p>Donald Trump has hailed his “great relationship” with the Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, who stands accused of acting with impunity over a brutal war on drugs that has left …

Donald Trump

Former intelligence officials say Trump is being manipulated by Putin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two former top U.S. intelligence officials said on Sunday they fear President Donald Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Former CIA Director John …

Intelligence

Trump arrives in Philippines amid protests

President Donald Trump’s tour of Asia continued Sunday with his arrival in the Philippines, the last of five nations on his itinerary before he returns to the United States.<p>The president is scheduled to attend a pair of international summits and meet several times with Philippine President Rodrigo …

Rodrigo Duterte

After a Disciplined Week in Asia, Trump Unloads on Critics

HANOI, Vietnam — For the last week on the road, President Trump had been measured, disciplined and studiously scripted as he picked his way through the geopolitical minefields of Asia.<p>Then came the weekend.<p>In a stream of tweets on Sunday, the president said those who wanted to investigate his ties …

Asia