GOP squirms as Bolton prepares to dish on Trump White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the last 20 years, John Bolton was a conservative poster child, a Republican hawk whose worldview helped shape the GOP establishment’s approach to dicey foreign policy qu...

Trump defense counsel Ken Starr says impeachment is 'hell'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment, he said, “is hell.” A measure of "last resort.” A bad habit to be kicked. With that, Ken Starr, the man whose years-long probe led to the impeachment o...

2 lawyers on Trump defense team shared Epstein as a client

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the lawyers on President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team have shared another client: Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr both helped the late hedge fund manager and sex offe...

Trump suggests he may be open to entitlement cuts in future

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to suggest in a television interview Wednesday that he’s willing to consider entitlement cuts in the future, a move that would mark a tectonic shift f...

AP-NORC poll: Public doubts Senate trial will be revealing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are sharply divided along party lines about whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office, and they doubt the Senate impeachment trial will do anything to c...

Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pat Cipollone doesn’t seem like Donald Trump’s kind of fixer. His manner is unassuming. He hasn’t spent much time playing a lawyer in court or on TV. ...

Iran standoff shines spotlight on new Trump security adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a defining week for President Donald Trump on the world stage, national security adviser Robert O'Brien was a constant presence at the president's side as the U.S. edged to the br...

Trump boasts Iranian general's death was 'American justice'

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump used his first campaign election rally of 2020 to argue that he served up “American justice" by ordering a drone strike to take out Iranian Gen. Qassem Solei...

In surprising request, Trump asks NATO to do more in Mideast

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would ask NATO to step up its involvement in the Middle East, an unexpected request from a president who in the past has questioned the ...

Trump stirs Mideast tensions despite talk of 'endless wars'

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a single drone strike, President Donald Trump did more than just take out an avowed enemy of the United States. He may have have also upended a central element of his foreign po...

As House convenes on impeachment, Trump declares disbelief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump woke up in the White House Wednesday morning and expressed utter disbelief that he will likely become just the third U.S. president to be impeached by the Hous...

Trump says Guatemala is helping stem asylum seekers in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked Guatemala's president Tuesday for becoming a more active partner in helping stem a tide of migrants seeking to gain asylum in the United States. ...

Trump to join NATO leaders during impeachment hearing

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump will huddle with NATO leaders as House Democrats resume their impeachment inquiry probing whether he abused his presidential authority by urging a foreign leader t...

Trump says 2020 G7 summit will be held at Camp David retreat

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump now says he'll host next year's Group of Seven summit at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland. The White House initially had said the ...

Trump complains about impeachment hearing during NATO trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is complaining the House Judiciary Committee will hold an impeachment inquiry hearing while he attends a NATO summit that comes at a critical moment for the 70...