Melania Trump announces restoration of Blue Room furniture

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Blue Room is getting a new old look. Melania Trump has announced the restoration of a collection of furniture made for the White House by Frenchman ...

Karen Pence wants to help ease burden for military spouses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Being married to the vice president has its privileges. "Now people take my phone calls," Karen Pence told The Associated Press in an interview. T...

Trump to mark 17 years since Sept. 11 at Pennsylvania field

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is marking 17 years since the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil by visiting the Pennsylvania field that became a Sept. 11 memorial. Trump a...

Pence confident no one on his staff wrote NYT column

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says he's "100 percent confident" that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Donald Trump's leader...

Trump blasts Dem's 'meanness' in questioning Kavanaugh

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh's progress toward winning confirmation to the Supreme Court but decried the "anger and the meanness on the other side," blas...

Trump campaigns in Montana lauds Kavanaugh progress

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump is praising praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh's progress toward winning confirmation to the Supreme Court but decried the "anger and the meanness on the other...

Trump to attend 9/11 anniversary ceremony in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will mark the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by participating in a ceremony at the 9/11 memorial in Pennsylvania. The White House s...

Trump says North Carolina redistricting ruling 'unfair'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump says the prospect of North Carolina drawing new congressional districts just weeks before the November midterm elections is "unfair." A ...

John McCain's mother, now 106, a maverick in her own way

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain's rebellious streak didn't come out of nowhere. His mother, Roberta, had a habit of speeding behind the wheel and racking up tickets. When told during a trip to Europe th...

McCain's 106-year-old mom to attend his Washington services

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain's 106-year-old mother, Roberta, is expected to attend memorial services in Washington and his burial in Maryland later this week. Roberta McCain once sa...

Judge deals blow to Trump effort to overhaul bureaucracy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has dealt a blow to President Donald Trump's effort to overhaul the U.S. bureaucracy, including by making it easier to fire government workers. U.S....

His former associates in court, Trump focuses on 'winning'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump largely ignored the criminal proceedings against two onetime members of his inner circle during a rally Tuesday night in Charleston, West Virginia. ...

Silent on Cohen, Trump says Manafort conviction 'a disgrace'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the conviction of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on financial crimes is "a disgrace." But he hasn't publicly reacted to form...

Trump looking to best Obama's travel for midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to embark on an aggressive campaign schedule this fall to boost Republican candidates on the ballot in 2018. Trump is aiming to ...

Melania Trump planning solo international swing to Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is planning her first big solo international swing with a trip to Africa in October. The first lady tells The Associated Press in a statement Monday t...