Rappler's latest stories on President Donald Trump
In a flurry of tweets, the US president takes the conservative network to task for interviewing Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana
"If he looks young and vibrant compared to me I should probably go home," Biden says of the president.
The Washington Post quotes unidentified sources as saying that a US official was made to sign a pledge to pay $2 million in medical costs before being allowed to fly Warmbier back home from Pyongyang in 2017
The final report from the probe makes clear that more than a dozen other cases, most of them secret, remain in the pipeline
'Donald Trump has spent his entire presidency engaged in a nonstop campaign of obstruction, intimidation, and abuse of power,' says Democratic party chairman Tom Perez. 'No one is above the law.'
'I had the right to end the whole Witch Hunt if I wanted. I could have fired everyone, including Mueller, if I wanted. I chose not to,' Trump tweeted from Air Force One.
Trump's efforts to remove Mueller began after press reports indicated that the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election had widened to include whether the president had committed obstruction of justice
"Today at 3:30 am," says the National Migration Institute, "a group of approximately 350 people broke violently across the Mexican border from Guatemala."
"Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change our very dangerous immigration laws, we are indeed, as reported, giving strong considerations to placing Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary Cities," tweets President Trump
(3rd UPDATE) S&P Global Ratings says the shutdown cost the US economy at least $6 billion, 'larger than the $5.7 billion that the White House requested for the border wall'
"BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accurate," spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement.
(UPDATED) The investigation – a dual counterintelligence and criminal probe – was launched after the president fired FBI director James Comey in May 2017, the New York Times reports
Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach Donald Trump, earning a chiding from the president.
Outgoing White House chief John Kelly's remarks oppose President Trump's rhetoric on the US-Mexico border
(2nd UPDATE) In a burst of early morning tweets US President Donald Trump says the alternative to funding his hugely controversial wall project would be total separation from Mexico
The US defense secretary Jim Mattis says President Trump assured him of full support
The United States' relations with China and Russia continue to plummet amid President Donald Trump's accusations against the two countries
President Donald Trump's probe order comes after key Republican senator Jeff Flake threatened to break ranks with his party over the controversy
President Donald Trump claims that sexual assault allegations against his hand-picked Supreme Court judge Brett Kavanaugh could not be true, blaming 'radical left wing politicians' for stirring controversy
The latest allegations against US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein add to mounting evidence of discontent with the Trump administration, following Bob Woodward's book and The New York Times editorial
US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein dubs the New York Times report as 'inaccurate and factually incorrect', suggesting that the remarks have only been made 'jokingly'
George Papadopoulos is the second person jailed amid the 16-month investigation into alleged Russian collusion during the 2016 elections
President Donald Trump threatened to slap another more tariffs on all imported Chinese goods, says another $200 billion 'could take place very soon'
US President Donald Trump urges an investigation into the anonymous author of the New York Times op-ed to protect 'national security', deeming the publication of the piece as an act of treason
This marks the first time former President Barack Obama has directly criticized President Donald Trump since leaving office
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says that a 'win-win-win agreement is within reach' among the 3 countries
(UPDATED) President Donald Trump, known to have feuded with the late former senator John McCain, was notably absent from the solemn ceremony in Capitol Rotunda attended by more than 10,000 people
(3rd UPDATE) The United States will no longer fund the 'irredeemable flawed' UN Relief and Works Agency, which supports millions of Palestinian refugees and provides education for children
The decision to cut Palestinian funding comes amid a surge of violence brought about by Palestinian protests against Israel that began in March
US President Donald Trump feels that they have not made 'sufficient progress' in plans to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula
This comes after President Donald Trump decides to strip off former Intelligence director John Brennan of his security clearance over an ongoing federal probe on Trump's alleged Russian campaign links
This is Trump's most direct acknowledgement that the motive for the June 2016 meeting was to get dirt on Hillary Clinton
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi says the threat of retaliatory tariffs against the United States was a measure taken to 'uphold the interests of the Chinese people'
Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed, says 3D gun printing defends the U.S. Constitution's first and second amendments – the rights to free speech and to bear arms
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In Los Angeles, a decades-old federal court settlement known as the Flores Agreement mandates immigration officials release detained minors if they are held more than 20 days.
Abe also expressed a readiness to finance denuclearization costs in North Korea.
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The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump described migration as a big problem for Europe. He then told Japan's Abe: "Shinzo, you don't have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you'll be out of office very soon."
Brussels and Ottawa filed legal challenges at the WTO against Washington's decision. The EU, Canada and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against Trump's moves.
The resemblance is strikingly uncanny!
'If the nuclear deal is to continue, the interests of the people of Iran must be assured,' says Iran foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
'America never should have feared Iran producing a nuclear bomb, but we will pursue vigorously our nuclear enrichment,' says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
A lawyer for Michael Cohen's Essential Consultants limited liability company – which paid Daniels $130,000 under the agreement – made the filing, which said that Daniels violated the deal 'at least' 20 times.
'Our new slogan when we start running — can you believe it, in two years from now — is going to be: 'Keep America great, exclamation point,' says Trump
Some progressive Christian groups have boosted their efforts to protect vulnerable migrants by exploiting the protected 'sanctuary' status of their places of worship while providing shelter and legal aid to would-be deportees
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Trump's off-the-cuff enticement of a global trade war and calls for limits on the right to bear arms cleave a schism between the president and his Republican backers, spark a stock market sell-off, and prompt threats of retaliatory sanctions from across the globe
(UPDATED) "We would consider any restrictions on us as an act of war, and we will not stop the US if it really has the nerves to confront us in a 'rough' manner," says North Korea's foreign ministry