The former acting attorney general told a Senate panel she had warned the Trump administration that Michael Flynn had lied about his conversations with a Russian official—but she couldn’t explain why it took another 18 days for him to be fired.
Even if the previous administration erred in granting the disgraced national security adviser clearance, that doesn’t excuse shoddy vetting.
Though effusive in praising Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the U.S. president was nonchalant about a French president-elect whose opponent he seemed to favor.
Conspicuously absent from President Trump’s celebration of Obamacare repeal passing the House was any mention of the people and constituencies it might benefit.
For his first foreign trip later this month, the president will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican, symbolic homes of three major world religions.
The former national-security adviser is caught up in a political fight over surveillance again.
What makes the president so sure he alone can fix it?
Police initially said they killed a 15-year-old after the car he was in reversed toward officers—but after reviewing body-cam footage, fired the officer involved.
Upset with a budget deal that shortchanges his priorities, he chooses pugnacity over deal making.
The more his presidency stalls, the more he turns to his old tricks. But there are signs those worn tactics are losing their power.
The president’s admiration for deal-making and strong leadership lead him to suggest that Andrew Jackson could have stopped the Civil War.
As the president marks 100 days in office, a comprehensive review of his progress toward fulfilling the pledges he made on the trail
Is the U.S. ready for war? Does it want talks? Officials are sending mixed messages.
New presidents often err by either trying to impose their will on Congress or being too hands-off. Trump is on course to commit both errors on his top two legislative priorities.
The president has softened some of his tough talk toward China and Mexico, transferring it to Canada and disputes over softwood lumber and dairy products.
Just as Republicans pined for their old foe Bill Clinton during the Obama years, Trump has made Nancy Pelosi and some members of her party nostalgic for the 43rd president.
An interview with the Associated Press shows President Trump slowly coming to terms with the size of the government he now runs, and the challenges he must tackle.
If the president didn’t want to be judged on the first three months of his presidency, why did he promise to get so much done in that period?
The White House said the USS Carl Vinson was headed for North Korea as it sailed the opposite direction—the latest example of a communications failure inside the executive branch.
There’s a long tradition of the U.S. subordinating human-rights concerns to other interests. But there was something remarkable about the president’s move.