Trump says relationship with May is ‘very, very strong’ after ripping her Brexit plan

President Trump claimed Friday that his relationship with British Prime Minister Theresa May remained “strong” after giving an interview to a British newspaper criticizing his counterpart’s plan for leaving the European Union. The president ignored shouted questions from reporters upon arriving at May’s Chequers estate Friday for another round of discussions with the British leader,

5 things to watch as Trump heads to NATO summit

President Trump will arrive in Brussels on Tuesday night with an eye toward pushing allied members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to boost their defense budgets. Despite Trump’s push, the heads-of-state confab risks being overshadowed by growing tensions between the U.S. president and European allies, Trump’s policies outside of NATO and his summit

Mueller alleges that bank executive helped Manafort obtain loans while trying to get Trump campaign role

Special counsel Robert Mueller will present evidence that a bank executive allegedly helped former Trump campaign head Paul Manafort obtain more than $6 million in loans while that executive tried to land a position in the Trump campaign. Prosecutors for Mueller revealed the plans in a filing Friday for Manafort’s trial on fraud charges in

Judge awards Charlottesville rally organizer $5 after activist curses at him

A Charlottesville judge on Friday awarded $5 to Jason Kessler, the organizer behind a white supremacist rally that turned violent last year, after an activist cursed at him, violating Virginia’s anti-dueling statute. Kessler had filed a $500 lawsuit against Donna Gasapo, alleging that she had used profanity and insulting language against him outside of an

Trump mocks McCain at Nevada rally

President Trump again mocked Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Saturday for McCain’s thumbs-down vote on the Republican plan to repeal ObamaCare. Though Trump did not mention McCain by name, he has attacked the senator several times in recent weeks for his “no” on the GOP measure and has blamed McCain for the collapse of the

Trump: Dems telling ‘phony stories of sadness and grief’

President Trump on Friday accused Democrats of telling “phony stories of sadness and grief” in order to attack his immigration policies. “We must maintain a Strong Southern Border. We cannot allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them

White House touts IG report: Reaffirms ‘president’s suspicions’

The White House on Thursday touted the results of a Department of Justice watchdog report that criticized former FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the report “reaffirmed the president’s suspicions about Comey’s conduct and about the political bias of some members of

Trump defends results of summit with Kim, announces end of joint war games with South Korea

President Trump on Tuesday denied he made any concessions in his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un even as he announced joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises will stop during negotiations. Trump also said Pyongyang agreed to destroy a “major” missile testing site after he and Kim signed a joint statement to make a

Pence appears to mimic Trump in viral video

A video of President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence is making the rounds on social media after the pair appeared to mimic each other’s movements during a meeting Wednesday. In the now-viral footage, the president can been seen removing a plastic water bottle from a table where he was sitting and placing it on

Ryan backs down on House chaplain resignation

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has backed down on his controversial decision to dismiss the House chaplain, saying he will let Father Patrick Conroy stay on through the rest of his term. Ryan said in a statement Thursday that he has accepted a request from Conroy to rescind his resignation letter, which Ryan had asked the