GOP confronts anxiety about Trump primary challenge

NEW YORK (AP) — Those allied with President Donald Trump are worried that a prospective primary challenge from a high-profile Republican could hurt Trump's re-election. The concern w...

Wrapping year 2, Trump changes Washington and how it's seen

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mr. Trump went to Washington. And he changed it. In his first two years in office, President Donald Trump has rewritten the rules of the presidency and the norms of...

Giuliani: 'Over my dead body' will Mueller interview Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney is categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani told "F...

Trump says Interior Secretary Zinke leaving administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (ZIN'-kee), who's facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, wil...

Trump's search for a new chief of staff has reality TV feel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Serious contenders are hiding from view. Celebrity hangers-on are applying via Twitter. Fresh names circulate practically on the hour. And the man in charge is stoking much of the co...

Finding a White House chief of staff turns into a scramble

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal...

Questions surround scuttled Trump Tower Moscow deal

NEW YORK (AP) — There is no Trump Tower Moscow. But the quest to build one has become a legal flashpoint for the presidency of Donald Trump after his former attorney Michael Cohen pl...

New developments put Manafort back in Russia probe spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The breakdown of a plea deal with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a news report about contacts he may have had with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have thrown a ne...

Long, tortured road to Trump's answers for special counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The date had been picked, the location too, and the plan was penciled in: President Donald Trump would be whisked from the White House to Camp David on a quiet winter Saturday to ans...

Inside Trump's refusal to testify in the Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The date had been picked, the location too, and the plan was penciled in: President Donald Trump would be whisked from the White House to Camp David on a quiet winter Saturday to ans...

Trump says 'no reason' for him to hear Khashoggi death tape

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the "very violent, very vicious" killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in ...

Will Kelly stay or won't he? Trump praises, criticizes aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes th...

Trump consoles Californians suffering from twin tragedies

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump has acknowledged Californians this weekend suffering from twin tragedies. He walked through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small town all bu...

Killer wildfire, bar shooting draw Trump to California

WASHINGTON (AP) — The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday. ...

Whitaker gets cool reception from Trump as acting AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — At week's end, Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man he had named acting at...