Trump said Nunes memo ‘totally vindicates’ him in Russia probe

The president's comment did not indicate whether he planned to take any action to stop the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. President Trump waves as he walks from Marine One to board Air Force One, on Feb. 2, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Trump expected to approve release of memo alleging abuse by FBI

President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Feb. 1, 2018, en route to a House and Senate Republican conference at the Greenbrier in West Virginia. President Trump is expected to approve Thursday morning the release of a controversial congressional memo alleging surveillance abuses by the FBI, after the White House agreed to some redactions at the bureau's request, according to senior administration officials.

13 Days in July: The Trump White House’s crucible

In this July 31, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after he was privately sworn in during a ceremony in the Oval Office in Washington. For an administration that has spent 2017 throwing off headlines at a stunningly dizzying pace, the frenetic fortnight in the second half of July reached an unparalleled breakneck speed.

Castro Meets N. Korea Minister Amid Hope Cuba Can Defuse Tensions

Cuban President Raul Castro met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Friday amid hopes the communist-run island might be able to persuade its Asian ally to avert a showdown with the United States. North Korea is facing unprecedented pressure from the United States and the international community to cease its nuclear weapons and missile programs.

Media efforts to expand “private jetgate” to EPA come up dry

The press has their teeth into an actual story with questions about Trump administration officials taking private or military jets for business travel when commercial, public flights would be cheaper. Particularly in a White House which made cutting costs and government waste a mantra on the campaign trail, making good on those promises is crucial, even if the amounts of money we're talking about aren't massive.

Melania Trump condemns bullying – and raises some eyebrows – in her first UN speech

Melania Trump gave her most expansive remarks as first lady Wednesday, condemning bullying and calling on world leaders to take their responsibility for guiding the next generation seriously. "By our own example we must teach children to be good stewards of the world they will inherit," Trump said at a luncheon she hosted for the spouses of world leaders at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.

Eric and Lara Trump announce birth of son, POTUS’ ninth grandchild

Eric and Lara Trump announce birth of son, POTUS' ninth grandchild Eric and Lara Trump announced birth of their first child, a son, who is President Trump's ninth grandchild. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2jl38JH Lara Yunaska Trump and husband Eric Trump on July 16, 2017 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. Eric and Lara Trump announced the birth of their first child, a son they named Eric "Luke" Trump.

Trump overrules GOP with deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid

A day after they returned to work from their summer recess, congressional leaders met with President Trump at the White House Wednesday on issues from tax reform to hurricane Irma preparedness and disaster aid for Harvey affected areas. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump overruled congressional Republicans and his own treasury secretary Wednesday and cut a deal with Democrats to fund the government and raise the federal borrowing limit for three months, all part of an agreement to speed money to Harvey relief.

Trump leaves top strategist’s future in limbo: ‘We’ll see’

White nationalist Richard Spencer reacted to the US president's belated condemnation of white supremacist groups, claiming the remarks were "not terribly different" from earlier ones that drew criticism for failing to condemn hate groups. President Donald Trump walks out of the elevator to speak in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in New York.

Former Mexican president chides Trump for vacation

Former Mexican president Vicente Fox chides President Trump for taking a vacation Fox tells Trump he can "just leave" if he isn't happy with his job. Check out this story on ElPasoTimes.com: https://usat.ly/2wvxefu Former Mexican president Vicente Fox has taken another sharp jab at President Trump on Twitter, questioning why the American president needs a vacation and urging Trump to "just leave" if he isn't happy with his job.

Trump’s six-month stall sparks a White House shake-up

Six months into his presidency, Donald Trump is saddled with a stalled agenda, a West Wing that resembles a viper's nest, a pile of investigations and a Republican Party that is starting to break away. Trump on Friday indirectly acknowledged the troubled state of his unconventional White House, abruptly replacing his chief of staff with hard-nosed retired Gen.

Trump asserts all agree he has ‘complete power’ to pardon

President Donald Trump, leaves the White House in Washington, Saturday, July 22, 2017, for a trip to Norfolk, Va., to participate in the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford. . President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va., to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft ca... .

Timeline for 13 days that transformed Trump White House

In this July 28, 2017, file photo, then-White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus walks to boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. For an administration that has spent 2017 throwing off headlines at a stunningly dizzying pace, the frenetic fortnight in the second half of July reached an unparalleled breakneck speed.

Correction: Trump-Fact Check story

Trump promised to create a "first-class" system of roads, bridges and waterways by using $200 billion in public fu... . President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, to travel to Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

The Latest: Trump receives Saudi’s highest civilian honor

Casey D. Eaton, Commander, 89th Airlift Wing, Andrews Air Force Base prepares to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, May 19, 2017, for his firs... The king placed the Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud around Trump's neck at a ceremony at the Royal Court in Riyadh. The host of the event declared that Trump was being honored for "his quest to enhance security and stability in the region and around the world."

In draft of speech, Trump using softer language about Islam

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, wave as they board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, May 19, 2017, prior to his departure on his first overseas trip. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, wave as they board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, May 19, 2017, prior to his departure on his first overseas trip.

Report: Trump brags to Russians about firing ‘nut job’ Comey

President Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, next to Russian Ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, at the White House in Washington on May 10. President Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, gives a thumbs-up as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Friday to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. WASHINGTON - President Trump bragged to two top Russian officials last week that firing "nut job" FBI Director James Comey eased "great pressure" on him, the New York Times reported today.

Interviews well underway for new FBI director

President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office. WASHINGTON - Eight candidates for FBI director were interviewed at Justice Department headquarters Saturday as President Donald Trump suggested a decision on a nominee to replace ousted Director James Comey could be announced within days.

Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

President Trump is returning from addressing the National Rifle Association convention in Atlanta. A prominent Florida eye doctor has been convicted on all counts in his Medicare fraud trial, raising the possibility he could be pressured to testify in the bribery trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez.

Trump’s climate policy puts spring skiing on endangered list

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump step off Air Force One with their children at Andrews Air Force Base on March 5. The couple, along with Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and their families spent their spring vacation in Aspen this month. The weather wasn't perfect this week for the Trump family's spring break in Aspen.

Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating

Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump, her husband, senior adviser Jared Kushner, their two children Arabella Kushner and Joseph Kushner, Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon, second from right, and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, right, walk to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Trump is visiting Boeing South Carolina to see the Boeing 787 Dreamliner before heading to his estate Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., for the weekend.

Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

President-elect Donald Trump, accompanied by his wife Melania Trump, waves as they arrive Thursday at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., ahead of today's inauguration. FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2009, file photo, the University of Tennessee's Pride of the Southland Band performs before an NCAA college football game in Knoxville, Tenn.

The Latest: Obama reaffirms belief in the power of change

President Barack Obama is opening his farewell address in his hometown of Chicago, thanking thousands of supporters and reaffirming his belief in the power of change. In the aftermath of Republican Donald Trump's election as the next president, Obama is acknowledging that the nation's progress has been "uneven."

The Latest: Obama says Biden was his 1st, best choice

President Barack Obama says choosing Joe Biden to be his vice president was the first and best choice he made. He says Biden - "the scrappy kid from Scranton who became Delaware's favorite son" - has not only been a great vice president during the past eight years, but he also was an unexpected gift.

Defending Clinton, Obama draws contrast with FBI’s Comey

Obama is heading back to North Carolina to help turn out the vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Cl... WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama staunchly defended Hillary Clinton's use of private email as an "honest mistake," suggesting Wednesday that voters should discount innuendo-filled revelations that the FBI is looking into more emails just ahead of Election Day. Obama walked a careful line in his first public comments about FBI Director James Comey's decision to publicly disclose the emails' existence, which has roiled the campaign.

The Latest: Trudeau: Collaboration brings growth, benefits

Obama is traveling to Ottawa, Canada for the North America Leaders' Summit with Canadian Prime Minist... . President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., than onto Ottawa, Canada.

The Latest: Obama arrives for Canada-US-Mexico summit

Obama is traveling to Ottawa, Canada for the North America Leaders' Summit with Canadian Prime Minist... . President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., than onto Ottawa, Canada.

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives on Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, Sunday, May 22, 2016. The president is on a weeklong trip to Asia as part of his effort to pay more attention to the region and boost economic and security cooperation.

Obama departs on trip to Vietnam, Japan

File picture of Barack Obama and Michelle Obama walking to their limousine at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on March 25, 2016, upon their return from a four-day trip to Cuba and Argentina. AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM Andrews Air Force Base, United States: Barack Obama departed Saturday on a trip to Vietnam and Japan that will include the first visit to Hiroshima, site of the world's first nuclear attack, by a sitting US president.