Trump has walls on his mind as he fights for border money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Everywhere President Donald Trump looks, he sees a wall. As he lobbies for money for his long-promised wall along the nation's southern border, Trump keeps talking ...

After shutdown talks go nowhere, officials to try again

WASHINGTON (AP) — No one budged at President Donald Trump's closed-door meeting with congressional leaders, so the partial government shutdown persisted over his demand for billions of dollars to buil...

Ivanka Trump plans global women's economic development push

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is set to launch a White House effort aimed at women's global economic empowerment in early 2019. A formal launch for the initiative was planned for ne...

Trump's demand for wall pushes government closer to shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government was careening toward a partial shutdown Friday after President Donald Trump's quest for a border wall left Congress without a clear plan to keep the government...

With Senate passage, bill to prevent shutdown goes to House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation to temporarily fund the government, a key step toward averting a federal shutdown after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for a b...

Funding government without border wall appears back on table

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial ...

Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance on wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared Tuesday to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a ...

Shutdown talk recedes after White House eases wall threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress appeared to be pulling back Tuesday from a government shutdown over his $5 billion request for border wall funds, with the first signs ...

Little if any progress as partial government shutdown looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's $5 billion wall funds has deepened, threatening a partial government shutdown in a standoff that has become increasingly common in Washington....

For Trump, the economy is a potential 2020 storm cloud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget Robert Mueller. The greatest threat to President Donald Trump's re-election bid may not be the slew of investigations closing in on his Oval Office but a pos...

Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown next Friday over President Donald Trump's border wall. But you wouldn't know it by the schedule, as lawmakers left town wait...

Trump argues he 'never directed' longtime fixer to break law

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is contending he "never directed" longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law. Trump's tweet Thursday comes a day after Cohen was sentenced to prison for cr...

Trump cites France attack as reason for US-Mexico wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is citing a shooting attack in France as he calls on Democratic congressional leaders to support funding for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. ...

Presidents club assembles for Bush funeral, Trump an outlier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The death of George H.W. Bush is bringing together the five remaining members of an oh-so-exclusive fraternity — the presidents club. But for President Donald Trump, it may not be an...