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...

Trump insults reporters, claims Acosta video wasn't altered

NEW YORK (AP) — Before hopping on a plane to Paris on Friday, President Trump insulted some more reporters, threatened that others may have their White House credentials pulled like CNN's Jim Acosta a...

Democratic House win poses challenges, chances for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measured outreach for bipartisan legislation. An aggressive campaign to define and demonize new congressional committee leaders. The rise of a new foil for President Donald Trump t...

Trump upbeat despite House loss, will hold news conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the loss of the Republican majority in the House, President Donald Trump is facing the prospect of endless House investigations, stymied policy efforts and fresh questions about...

Some Sessions allies hope White House allows graceful exit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some allies of Jeff Sessions say they want the White House to allow for a graceful exit for an attorney general they believe has carried out the administration's agenda even while en...

Some Sessions allies hope White House allows graceful exit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sensing that Jeff Sessions' days at the Justice Department may be numbered, some of his supporters want the White House to allow for a graceful exit for an attorney general they beli...

'Boogeyman' Trump plays to voters' fears to stoke turnout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mob rule. A socialist takeover. Terrorists marching on the U.S. border. As President Donald Trump embraces the role of electoral boogeyman, he's making closing argu...

'Boogeyman' Trump stokes fears in election closing arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mob rule. A socialist takeover. Terrorists marching on the U.S. border. As President Donald Trump embraces the role of electoral boogeyman, he's making closing argu...

White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don McGahn has returned to civilian life. A White House official confirms that Wednesday was McGahn's last day as White House counsel. The official spoke on conditi...

At Ohio rally, Trump takes another victory lap

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump has taken another victory lap in Ohio. He was touting a "really historic week for America" that began with the installation of his second Supreme Court just...

Trump urges Ohio supporters to vote GOP in November midterms

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump is urging his supporters in Ohio to vote Republican in the Nov. 6 midterm election. It's the president's third campaign rally this week. H...

US-Saudi relations hit snag over journalist's disappearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sword dancers. Gleaming palaces. Military jets streaming red, white and blue trails. President Donald Trump soaked up the grandeur of Saudi Arabia on his first fore...

Trump says he may pick new UN ambassador this month

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced she is resigning at the end of the year, raising question...

Election ahead, Trump's advisers try to get him to hold back

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's advisers have been sounding a nervous refrain in the lead-up to the midterm elections: Please, Mr. President, just wait. They're hoping Trump will ho...

Trump predicts havoc if Democrats take over Congress

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — As the fate of his Supreme Court pick hangs in the balance, President Donald Trump barnstormed for a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, warning that Democrats will un...