WATCH | White House admits Trump tied Ukraine aid to political effort

2019-10-18 09:14

A top White House official has admitted that US President Donald Trump had tied military aid for Ukraine to Kiev undertaking an investigation that would help Trump politically.

Trump defends Syria pullout, denies giving Turkey 'green light' for invasion

2019-10-17 08:13

President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of Syria, calling it "strategically brilliant," and denied giving Turkey a "green light" to launch operations against Kurdish militants.

Trump’s China handshake fails to lift economic gloom

2019-10-14 15:46

The pledges China and the US made to keep prospects alive for a comprehensive trade deal did little to alter the deteriorating growth outlooks for both countries because they were sealed with something economists don’t trust: a handshake.

Vulgar, sexist and hurtful: Donald Trump's history of insults

2019-10-12 13:08

US President Donald Trump told a Minneapolis rally that Joe Biden, one of the Democratic frontrunners vying to challenge him in next year's elections, had only been a good vice president because "he understood how to kiss Barack Obama's ass".

Trump tries turning impeachment scandal into 2020 reelection fuel

2019-10-11 21:09

After electrifying a Minnesota crowd with at times shockingly crude attacks on Democratic opponents, President Donald Trump prepared Friday to rally supporters for a second straight day as he tried turning his impeachment scandal into fuel for reelec

Social networks face quandary on politics in misinformation fight

2019-10-10 18:22

As social media firms ramp up their fight against misinformation, politicians have been largely left exempt. To some, that's a huge problem.

In a first, Biden says Trump should be impeached

2019-10-09 22:44

Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden said Wednesday for the first time that Donald Trump should be impeached, arguing that the US president has "betrayed this nation" and violated his oath of office.

US going into Middle East was 'worst decision ever' - Trump

2019-10-09 16:50

US President Donald Trump says the US military becoming involved in the Middle East was the "worst decision ever made" and that he was ensuring the safe return of troops.

Trump calls congressional impeachment probe 'kangaroo court'

2019-10-08 19:31

President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the decision to block a top diplomat from testifying in a congressional impeachment probe, calling the procedure a "kangaroo court."

'Very small number' of troops pulled from Syria-Turkey border: US official

2019-10-07 22:01

The United States has pulled back a "very small number" of troops from areas of northern Syria along the Turkish border, a senior State Department official said Monday, after President Donald Trump seemed to indicate a wider retreat.


Trump Twitter attack backfires as Pelosi owns it

2019-10-17 10:18

US President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following an acrimonious White House meeting appears to have backfired spectacularly.

Trump demands whistleblower testify, as ex-aide talks to Congress

2019-10-14 22:35

Donald Trump has demanded that a whistleblower whose warning about the US president's call with Ukraine triggered the impeachment inquiry against him be identified and testify before Congress.

Trump’s fixation on buttressing $1.trn in company profits

2019-10-13 21:02

US President Donald Trump, under siege from House Democrats weighing impeachment, suffered a stinging blow as a federal appeals court upheld a subpoena ordering his accountants to provide Congress with his financial records.

Trump had Ukraine envoy ousted over 'false claims', she tells probe: NY Times

2019-10-12 08:01

The former US ambassador to Ukraine has reportedly told impeachment investigators that President Donald Trump had sought her removal for months, and that she was eventually pushed out on "false claims" by questionable actors.

Trump to meet China envoy, lifting hopes for trade talks

2019-10-10 21:12

US President Donald Trump has announced he will meet with China's top trade envoy as the two sides pursue fraught negotiations that this week appeared headed for a dead end.

Trump leaves Washington troubles for the campaign trail

2019-10-10 18:22

Reeling from a Democratic impeachment investigation and rebellion in his own Republican Party, President Donald Trump has retreated to his comfort zone: the 2020 campaign trail.

Trump isn’t immune to demand for tax records, Judge rules

2019-10-09 21:04

President Donald Trump’s accounting firm was ordered by a federal court to turn over his tax filings and other financial records to New York state prosecutors, though the president won a last-minute delay pending an emergency appeal.

Carter's advice for Trump? Tweet less

2019-10-09 12:21

Former US president Jimmy Carter has two simple pieces of advice for Donald Trump as he faces the threat of impeachment: tell the truth - and tweet less.

North Korea warns against Security Council meeting on missile tests

2019-10-08 08:20

North Korea warned Monday it would not "sit idle" if any attempt is made at the UN Security Council to raise the subject of its "self-defensive measures," an apparent reference to its recent missile tests.

Kanye West reiterates support for Trump at Sunday Service

2019-10-07 19:20

Kanye West reiterated his support for U.S. leader Donald Trump during his latest Sunday Service event in Utah.

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