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Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally

President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-electi...

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally

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Trump expected to defend handling of U.S. economy at New Hampshire rally President Donald Trump was expected to defend his handling of the U.S. economy on Thursday night in New Hampshire as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election that he has made the economy great again....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Voters weigh in on Trump's handling of economy A new round of positive economic indicators is giving President Donald Trump a significant political advantage just as the 2020 presidential election begins to intensify. Voters in Michigan weigh in on the topic (May 3)        ...
14:00, 05/04/2019

Trump Fat-Shamed His Own Supporter at Unhinged Rally in New Hampshire Look, I don’t know how else to say this: President Donald Trump made a dumb fat joke—accidentally aimed at one of his own supporters—after a small group of protesters interrupted his New Hampshire rally on Thursday night....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Man insulted at New Hampshire rally by Trump because of weight says 'I love the guy' President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS News....
04:17, 05/23/2019

Watch live: President Donald Trump speaks at campaign stop in New Hampshire President Donald Trump will hit the campaign trail again Thursday in New Hampshire, where the second primary vote for his Democratic challengers will be held in six months....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued to defend his comment, made during testimony last m...
18:34, 05/31/2019

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally President Donald Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally. "We're going to keep it better than ever before," he declared. (June 18)        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Bill Maher likens Trump event to 'Klan rally,' defends Biden against Booker Comedian Bill Maher took aim Friday night at President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event, which was held in Orlando, Fla., earlier in the week....
09:51, 06/22/2019

Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta held a news conference Wednesday to defend his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein saying he tried to avoid a deal allowing the wealthy financier to "walk free." (July 10)        ...
06:17, 07/11/2019

Trump energy speech in Pennsylvania sounded more like a campaign rally The president spoke for more than an hour, meandering between his prepared remarks and a campaign-style speech listing grievances and currying votes....
10:51, 08/14/2019

Trump supporters already lining up for campaign kickoff more than 40 hours before rally Supporters of President Trump already have started lining up outside Orlando’s Amway Center for the president’s official re-election campaign kickoff rally – more than 40 hours before the event is scheduled to start....
20:34, 06/17/2019

Trump's Big Show On July 4: Patriotic Speech Or Campaign Rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to......
01:17, 06/20/2019

It Sure Seems Like the Trump Campaign Is Trying to Stick El Paso With a $500K Bill for Its Rally President Donald Trump’s long history of screwing contractors and employees out of money seems to be continuing, with a new report claiming his campaign is more than a month late paying back the city of El Paso nearly a half a million dollars in costs associated with a rally held there nearly five m...
01:51, 06/04/2019

Trump campaign to hold 2020 rally on day of Mueller testimony President Trump’s campaign announced on Tuesday that he’ll be holding a campaign rally on the same day that former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before two US House committees about his probe into Russian election meddling. Trump’s “Keep America Great Rally” will be held in Greenville, NC...
09:34, 07/03/2019

Trump repeatedly interrupted by fainting fans at campaign rally People were falling all over themselves to see President Trump during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania Monday night. At least five people fainted during the 7 p.m. stop in Montoursville, forcing Trump to stray from his remarks to continually call for medical help. “We need a doctor, please,” Trump s...
03:34, 05/21/2019

Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report Against Withering Rebukes Attorney General William P. Barr faced blistering criticism from Democrats about his characterizations of the Mueller report, but told the Senate Judiciary Committee he had been truthful....
02:34, 05/02/2019

Alex Acosta defends his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case US Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Tuesday defended his controversial handling of child sex abuse allegations against Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago and said the new charges lodged by Manhattan federal prosecutors could “more fully bring him to justice.” “The crimes commi...
21:51, 07/09/2019

President Trump Raised $24.8 Million in Just a Few Hours After His Campaign Launch Rally President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million in the hours following the official launch of his campaign for re-election in 2020, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said. The haul dwarfs the first day fundraising totals announced by some of his Democratic rivals, including former ...
08:17, 06/20/2019

Trump kicks off 2020 reelection campaign at raucous Florida rally “Together we stared down a corrupt and broken political establishment and restored government by and for the people,” Trump told the crowd of 20,000 at the Amway Center in Orlando....
08:17, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump Launches 2020 Reelection Campaign With "Wild" Rally President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday with a rally in front of about 20,000 supporters packed into a Florida arena, chanting "USA, USA!"...
03:51, 06/19/2019

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals in his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used the speech to position himself as a Washington outsider, two and half years into his presidential term....
05:34, 06/19/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, refused to apologize to the accused perv’s victims and pointed the finger at state prosecutors. Acosta said that as the US ...
22:17, 07/10/2019

Comey defends Obama's handling of Russian interference, knocks Republicans Former FBI Director James Comey defended President Barack Obama's handling of Russian interference during the 2016 election, placing more blame on Republican lawmakers for not wanting to disclose Russia's involvement to the public sooner. ...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Barr Hearing: Attorney General Defends Handling of Mueller Report The attorney general is appearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions on Robert S. Mueller III’s report for the first time since he made a redacted version of the report public....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Trump Fans Booed Fox News and Dropped Like Flies at Deranged Campaign Rally It’s generally a good thing when people boo Fox News as the cable news septic tank it is. That said, I never thought it would be an airplane hanger full of hyperventilating MAGA-chuds doing the booing at the encouragement of President Donald Trump—the network’s biggest, and most important fan....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while other Democratic 2020 hopefuls tweeted about it. “It’s going to take me a little while to settle down because I just had the extremely unpleasant expe...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
12:00, 06/19/2019

Trump turns El Paso visit into campaign ad and boasts about rally numbers – video Donald Trump has been criticised for using a hospital visit in El Paso to boast about crowd numbers at a rally held several months ago. He made the comments while visiting the Texas city after a gunman killed 22 people in a shopping centre. He also hit out at Beto O'Rourke, an El Paso local and Demo...
11:34, 08/09/2019

Biden calls for unity in first campaign rally, brands Trump ‘divider-in-chief’ Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his 2020 campaign with a rally that put unity and bipartisanship at its core, calling on the country to put aside “angry” politics  -- although he saved plenty of barbs for President Trump....
03:17, 05/19/2019

‘Oh, Do I Look Forward to Running Against Them.’ President Trump Talks Democrats in 2020 at Wisconsin Campaign Rally (GREEN BAY, Wis.) — President Donald Trump boasted of a strong economy and criticized his Democratic presidential opponents Saturday night as he rallied supporters with familiar themes. Trump pointed to the economy’s 3.2% growth in the first quarter before drawing even more applause by c...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Watch live: AG William Barr defends handling of Mueller report at Senate hearing U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Trump decries 'wasted money' on inner cities, tweaks Democratic rivals at Ohio campaign rally President Trump tore into his Democratic rivals for the presidency at a campaign rally in Cincinnati Thursday night, but dialed back his criticisms of the so-called "Squad" of freshman Democratic lawmakers....
14:51, 08/02/2019

Trump defends China tariffs, saying US is in 'fantastic' position President Trump defended his China trade policies Tuesday, posting a series of tweets defending his tariffs as beneficial to the U.S. economy. He argued both that the tariffs gave the United States important leverage and that they are lucrative on their own....
16:17, 05/14/2019

Trump defends China trade negotiations, says U.S. 'in much better position' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated this week, saying it was a model for U.S. negotiations with other countries....
13:34, 05/14/2019

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has imposed on goods from that country although economists say Americans are footing the bill....
00:51, 08/04/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' for China trade deal, defends tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in a sign that discussions could go past this week....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
02:34, 06/12/2019

Trump defends his latest China tariffs with an eye on the 2020 election Facing political pressure over his widening trade war with China, President Donald Trump goes on the offensive against Joe Biden and proposes a plan to help farmers....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
17:34, 06/11/2019

China's Economy Was Losing Steam Even Before Trump's New Tariffs China says domestic spending by its own citizens will minimize the economic damage of its trade fight with the U.S. Yet, demand from consumers and factories is looking shaky....
15:34, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
23:17, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
16:51, 06/11/2019

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen In a series of new tweets, President Trump kept up his "America First" agenda in support of hefty tariffs and called on U.S. companies to back him by shifting business away from China. But he softened his tone on soybeans and other agricultural products....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump body shames protester seconds before telling rally his campaign is 'built on love' Donald Trump insulted a protester who disrupted his rally by telling him he had a "serious weight problem," seconds before saying his campaign is "built on love"....
16:00, 08/16/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Even More Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. Now, as the President considers what would be his most significant escalation in trade tensions with ...
14:17, 05/10/2019

Why is Trump imposing tariffs on China and how could it affect global economy? The US is threatening to impose tariffs on a further $300bn of Chinese goodsMarkets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade warGlobal stocks fell sharply on Friday after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $300bn (£247.6bn) of Chinese goods in a rapid escalation of the trade war betwee...
23:51, 08/02/2019

Analyst: Trump's new tariffs are a 'sword at the throat' of the US economy — not China's Trump's latest salvo in his ongoing trade battle with Beijing is likely to hurt the American economy more than China's, analysts told CNBC....
11:17, 08/02/2019

Trump's new tariffs on China might shrink the global economy, says bank CEO "It's not good for Asia's economy, it's not good for China, but it's also not good for the U.S., because ultimately, we are not able to utilize the efficiencies that each of the economies are able to offer," says OCBC's chief executive officer....
12:51, 08/02/2019

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage for the American economy, as well as the rest of th...
12:51, 05/21/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. Now, as the President considers what would be his most significant escalation in trade tensions with ...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Trump defends China tariffs as trade war leaves allies and opponents in bind Trump’s hardline stance against China puts Republicans in an awkward position, while Democrats are splitDonald Trump has again defended tariffs as his dogged, often self-contradictory pursuit of a trade war with China put allies and opponents alike in a difficult spot. Related: China hits back at US...
04:17, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump claims trade war is working as China's economy slows Chinese economic growth falls to slowest pace since 1992 – but is expanding faster than the USDonald Trump has claimed that his tariff battle with China is working after official data from Beijing showed growth in the world’s second biggest economy dropping to its slowest pace since 1992.The US pres...
23:34, 07/15/2019

Trump defends China tariffs and claims 'great patriot farmers' will reap benefits Trump promises new deal with China can be reached soonChinese retaliation prompted huge stock market sell-offDonald Trump continued to defend his trade war with China on Tuesday, claiming “great patriot farmers” in the US would benefit from tariff increases that triggered sell-offs in stock markets ...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Alibaba just keeps growing, shrugging off Trump's trade war and China's slowing economy (BABA) REUTERS/Aly Song Chinese retail giant Alibaba has released its quarterly results showing that customers are still flocking to the e-commerce platform despite an ailing domestic economy and an ongoing US-China trade war. The platform has managed to add 121 million active monthly users since the same...
15:00, 08/16/2019

China Says Trump "Misleading" People Linking Trade Deal, Slowing Economy China on Tuesday rebuffed a suggestion from U.S. President Donald Trump that Beijing needs a trade deal with the United States because its economy was slowing, saying this was "totally misleading" and......
12:51, 07/16/2019

Trump's threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China's economy like a sucker punch AP If the US hikes tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25%, as President Donald Trump and his trade representatives have threatened, the result would be sudden and devastating. While the Chinese economy appears stable, that only happened after a number of measures policymakers enacted...
08:51, 05/08/2019

Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
21:34, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
20:17, 07/04/2019

Trump, at Florida rally, mocks 2020 field: 'I want to watch that one' when Buttigieg cuts deals with China's Xi President Trump riffed on his potential opponents in the 2020 presidential election, making jokes at the expense of three of the current Democratic contenders....
08:00, 05/09/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political opponents from foreign governments sparked comparisons to the Clinton campaign and the DNC's funding of the Steele dossier during the 2016 election....
02:34, 06/15/2019

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
12:17, 06/09/2019

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue. “When you’re running for president of United States this is always a challenge, t...
20:34, 06/07/2019

Biden campaign defends former VP after debate, calls civil rights record 'unassailable' MIAMI--Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign defended the 2020 hopeful Thursday night after his heated exchange with Kamala Harris following controversy over his comments on segregationist senators, saying his civil rights record is “unassailable.” ...
09:34, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages' Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unionized workers -- one day after The Washington Post reported the campaign’s field staff were complaining about receiving “poverty wages.”...
14:34, 07/20/2019

Trump's trade war on Huawei is damaging China's economy, report suggests A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.        ...
05:00, 06/04/2019

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for the Trump White House. A redacted version of the Mueller report had been released to the public. Democratic committee leaders were threatening subpoenas...
13:17, 07/03/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
09:00, 07/20/2019

Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winning issue for his reelection....
13:17, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign. The event in Vermont takes place on the lawn of the Statehouse on Saturday afternoon and thousands are expected to attend. The campaign says Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Br...
17:17, 05/25/2019

Biden holds campaign rally in Philadelphia as Democratic rivals prepare to take him on Since entering the race last month, Biden, 76, has largely ignored the other 23 contenders in the Democratic field, instead training his fire on Republican Trump....
19:17, 05/18/2019

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency....
22:51, 05/18/2019

‘Petty’ politics is ‘ripping this country at the seams,’ Biden tells campaign rally Even as Joe Biden bashed President Trump for a litany of alleged sins, Biden, a Pennsylvania native, lamented that politics are too negative -- and it is destroying the country....
04:34, 05/19/2019

Trump ally Corey Lewandowski considering Senate run in New Hampshire Corey Lewandowski, a close ally of President Donald Trump, is considering a 2020 run for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire now held by Democrat Jeanne Shaheen, two sources close to Lewandowski said on Thursday....
19:17, 08/01/2019

Trump praises Britain’s Theresa May for handling of Brexit deal President Trump on Tuesday praised outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit negotiations after criticizing her over the weekend for not putting more pressure on the European Union. At a joint news conference with May, Trump said the prime minister “teed up” ...
18:34, 06/04/2019

Trump Thinks Corey Lewandowski Would Be a ‘Fantastic’ Senator From New Hampshire President Trump all but endorsed his former campaign manager, who is weighing a Senate bid. “He’s terrific on television,” Mr. Trump said. “I like everything about him.”...
21:34, 08/15/2019

Sen. Barrasso throws support behind Trump's handling of Iran, North Korea Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, expressed his support for President Trump’s handling of Iran and North Korea on Thursday, saying, “The United States continues to be the most powerful, respected nation in the world and under Donald Trump we're going ...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Trump rips de Blasio’s handling of NYPD water-bucket attacks President Trump waded into the slew of recent water-bucket attacks on NYPD cops, slamming Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday for letting the lawlessness unfold on his watch. “We love our Law Enforcement Officers all around this great Country. What took place in NYC with water being tossed on NYP...
02:00, 07/26/2019

More Americans likely to oppose Trump in 2020 because of his handling of health care, poll says More Americans say they are likely to oppose rather than support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election because of his handling of health care, according to a new ABC/Washington Post poll....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Trump offers cryptic detail after Mike Pence cancels New Hampshire trip President Trump on Friday added to the mystery of his vice president’s sudden cancellation of a trip to New Hampshire on Tuesday. “You’ll know in about two weeks. It was a very interesting problem that they had in New Hampshire. I can’t tell you about it,” the president cryptically replied when aske...
21:51, 07/05/2019

China governor defends controversial re-education centers The governor of China’s far-northwestern region of Xinjiang is defending controversial re-education centers opened across the region as an effective deterrent against terrorism and religious extremism...
08:17, 07/30/2019

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', defends U.S. tariffs U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday decried "decades of bad behavior" from China that have hampered free trade, laying out a case at a Southeast Asian forum for Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing....
09:51, 08/02/2019

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize the peninsula....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Lara Trump defends Tiger Woods, Trump after newspaper's blistering editorial Trump 2020 campaign senior advisor and the president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, defended golfer Tiger Woods Monday after he was accused by the Baltimore Sun of “embracing” President Trump, who they accused of “inciting” bigotry and racism, by accepting a prestigious award at the White House....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo Decries China's 'Bad Behaviour', Defends US Tariffs U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday decried "decades of bad behaviour" from China that have hampered free trade, laying out a case at a Southeast Asian forum for Washington's escalating......
17:51, 08/02/2019

As China’s Economy Slows, Why the World Should Care China’s economic growth is sputtering. The official forecast of 6% to 6.5% is the slowest on record, and the 6.2% growth actually reported in the second quarter is the weakest since the government began releasing quarterly data in 1992. The most obvious and recent cause is the trade war with the U.S...
18:00, 07/20/2019

China’s trade rep says ‘external pressures’ can help economy BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say the country’s top trade negotiator has told a forum in Shanghai that “external pressures” can help the economy. Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post and mainland Chinese media outlets reported Thursday that Vice Premier Liu He described the pr...
10:17, 06/13/2019

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
02:34, 07/19/2019

China defends Hong Kong police, blames Western forces A Chinese government official says some Western politicians are stirring unrest in Hong Kong in hopes of creating difficulties that will impede China’s overall development...
04:17, 07/30/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing’s technology ambitions. Tuesday’s announcement indicated Be...
11:51, 05/07/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy....
12:34, 05/07/2019

Economy Week Ahead: CPI From U.S., Europe, China; Other Data This week brings a quieter flow of data following Friday’s all-important jobs report from the U.S. Highlights of the week include June inflation figures from the U.S., China and Europe....
23:34, 07/07/2019

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country's economy is stable, healthy and well placed to meet all risks and challenges, according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
05:34, 06/05/2019

Behind Yuan Move, China Concedes Its Economy Needs a Boost China’s abrupt devaluation of the yuan this week is an acknowledgment from Beijing that its economy needs help, a vulnerability Chinese policy makers have played down during the trade conflict with the U.S....
22:34, 08/07/2019

China's Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness Chinese economic data on industrial output and investment added to evidence of a slowdown that some economists said risks breaching the government’s 6% bottom line for growth....
00:17, 06/15/2019

China's Power to Boost Global Economy Is Fading Whenever global growth faltered in the past, Beijing splurged on roads, airports and housing developments that fueled companies and their employees across the globe. But this economic elixir is losing its force....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Four charts show how much China's economy has changed in 30 years Anyone who wants to understand the new, global assertiveness from Beijing would be well served to look at China's economic transformation since 1989....
07:00, 06/05/2019

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
09:34, 08/07/2019

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China Japanese economic growth beat expectations in a piece of good news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he tries to strike a trade deal with Donald Trump....
05:00, 05/20/2019

China's Economy Slows To 6.2%, Worst Quarterly Expansion In 3 Decades China's growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the US-China trade war and weakening global demand weighing on the world's number-two economy, official......
05:51, 07/15/2019

China says misleading to suggest it needs trade deal due to slowing economy China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that it was misleading to suggest Beijing needed a trade deal with the United States because its economy was slowing, following a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump....
10:34, 07/16/2019

China is making more air conditioners, and that's a good sign for the economy: Citi Production of air-conditioners and other home appliances is ramping up in China. Citi says that is a good sign for the world's second-largest economy....
19:34, 04/28/2019

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
17:17, 06/13/2019

Dutch PM says China has stuck to climate goals despite economy, trade war China has stuck to its climate change goals even with a slowing economy - the world's second largest - and a trade war with the United States, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday....
21:51, 06/27/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
11:34, 05/18/2019

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
13:17, 05/30/2019

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
07:17, 07/16/2019

China Growth at Its Slowest Since 1992 as Beijing Struggles to Juice Economy China’s economic growth decelerated to its slowest pace in decades, weakened by trade tensions with the U.S. and businesses that held back from making big investments despite encouragement from Beijing....
10:17, 07/15/2019

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
13:51, 07/05/2019

China's top paper warns 'turbulence' could hurt Hong Kong's economy Confrontations and outbreaks of lawlessness in Hong Kong could damage its reputation as an international business hub and seriously hurt its economy, China's top newspaper, the People's Daily, said in an editorial on Wednesday....
06:34, 07/03/2019

Kudlow says White House will be 'very aggressive' in China trade talks with US economy doing so well National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the strength of the U.S. economy gives it leverage over China as the two countries try to iron out a trade deal....
19:17, 04/28/2019

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Illinois and Louisiana....
18:34, 06/18/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: #NoTobacco Day, China’s economy, family farming, #ClimateAction This Wednesday, we cover: the dangers of smoking for World No Tobacco Day; China’s creative economy; sustainability through family farming, floating cities and #ClimateAction....
23:51, 05/29/2019

China's Campaign Against Online Reselling Would Be Ugly for Cosmetics China’s campaign to tax online sellers is bad news for daigou practitioners, the middlemen who buy cosmetics or baby formula abroad and resell it back home—and for companies that rely on selling to them....
21:17, 07/01/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rally on US-China trade truce NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rallying early Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to resume trade talks. The U.S. agreed to hold off on imposing new tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods, although existing tariffs on $250...
16:51, 07/01/2019

China Data Suggest Economy Is Still Weak, Boosting Case for Beijing Support An official gauge of China’s manufacturing activity picked up in July, though it remained anemic, building the case for fresh policy support from Beijing to counter economic headwinds....
13:51, 07/31/2019

U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that has cast a pall over the global economy and financial markets....
23:00, 05/15/2019

China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates China's economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year low, as the intensifying U.S. trade war took a heavier toll on businesses and consumers....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Germany shrugs off recession fears, but China's economy stumbles - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including new GDP figures from Europe’s largest economyIntroduction: Germany grew by 0.4% in last quarterConsumer spending, construction and equipment investment all helpedMinister: It’s a ray of hopeGermany shrunk in Q3 2018, flat in Q4 8....
10:17, 05/15/2019

Trump fondly remembers campaign launch at Trump Tower 4 years ago Four years ago on Sunday, Donald Trump descended through the pink marble and brass atrium of Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president, the first step on a journey few believed would take him all the way to the White House....
02:51, 06/17/2019

Republicans Condemn ‘Send Her Back’ Chants at Trump’s Rally. But They’re Still Defending President Trump After the crowd at President Donald Trump’s rally chanted “send her back” in reference to a foreign born Congresswoman, Republicans on Capitol Hill largely condemned the rhetoric. But they also defended the President himself, saying Trump, who only days earlier had tweeted similar ...
07:17, 07/19/2019

Trump campaign to launch 'Latinos for Trump' effort in Miami President Donald Trump will begin his 2020 re-election effort by trying to woo Hispanic voters with a kickoff event in the crucial swing state of Florida, home to a sizeable portion of Hispanic voters. ...
04:34, 06/21/2019

China accused of rapid campaign to take Muslim children from their families Relatives tell of more than 100 missing children amid reports of Xinjiang boarding school building driveChina is reportedly separating Muslim children from their families, religion and language, and is engaged in a rapid, large-scale campaign to build boarding schools for them.The attempts to “remov...
12:17, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Egg China Office At End Of Massive Rally Masked protesters daubed the walls of China's office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger towards the embodiment of Beijing's rule with no......
16:17, 07/21/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
14:17, 05/21/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with implementing unilateral decisions....
10:00, 05/07/2019

European stock futures rally on relief over U.S.-China trade talks European stock futures rallied in early trade on Monday, hitting their highest since August 2018 as investors piled into assets considered riskier after Washington and Beijing agreed to resume trade talks, averting an escalation of a protracted dispute....
12:00, 07/01/2019

Tens of thousands rally in Hong Kong against China extradition bill Tens of thousands of people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to block a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing for the biggest march in the city in 15 years....
11:00, 06/09/2019

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy march likely to be bolstered by huge recent anti-government protests....
00:17, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-European stock futures rally on relief over U.S.-China trade talks European stock futures rallied in early trade on Monday, hitting their highest level since August 2018 as investors piled into assets considered riskier after Washington and Beijing agreed to resume trade talks, averting an escalation of a protracted dispute....
12:00, 07/01/2019

North American markets rally after enduring deep hit due to escalating U.S.-China trade war The partial recovery was spurred by tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said the U.S. was in a "much better position" to strike a deal....
02:17, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to hold rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,000 protesters after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnings from Beijing and no sign of concessions from the city...
09:17, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the plan is also mounting, with criticism coming from the EU and the US....
17:34, 06/09/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
01:51, 05/03/2019

Ben Carson defends Trump over ‘go back’ tweets ​WASHINGTON – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson ​on ​Sunday defended President Trump against accusations of racism. “He is not racist at all,” Carson told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “He lived in New York. Jesse Jackson gave him an award for the incredible things that he had...
02:17, 07/22/2019

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, also blasted President Trump's character. (July 16)        ...
08:51, 07/16/2019

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreement re...
09:17, 06/10/2019

U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio......
22:51, 06/03/2019

Asia stocks slip, bonds rally on fears China-U.S. trade deal unraveling Asian equities tracked Wall Street's slide on Wednesday, while investors switched to safe-haven government bonds, driven by fears that global growth will suffer as a potential trade deal between the United States and China appeared to be unraveling....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Estee Lauder can rally 15% this year as China sales show no signs of slowing, analyst says Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder has more room to grow because fears of a slowdown in China are not going to materialize, according to Telsey Advisory Group....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Asia stocks slip, bonds rally on fear China-U.S. trade deal could unravel Asian equities tracked Wall Street's slide on Wednesday, while investors switched to safe-haven government bonds, driven by fears that global growth will suffer as a potential trade deal between the United States and China appeared to be unraveling....
08:17, 05/08/2019

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
19:00, 05/26/2019

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax returns....
01:17, 06/15/2019

Mueller defends inquiry's integrity, says he did not exonerate Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice or, as the president has said, totally exonerated Trump....
16:51, 07/24/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
04:51, 05/21/2019

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids in Mississippi, including emotional footage of a girl pleading with authorities to let her father go....
23:17, 08/12/2019

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
06:51, 07/08/2019

Trump Defends Immigration Raids As "Good Deterrent" President Donald Trump on Friday defended controversial mass raids that led to the arrest of 680 undocumented migrants in the southeastern United States, saying they were an effective way to thwart......
05:17, 08/10/2019

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Dem ‘Squad’ ​WASHINGTON – Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace confronted senior White House advis​e​r Stephen Miller on President Trump’s long record of “playing the race card” – and the conversation got heated. “I’ve never called any of his tweets racist,” Wallace said on “Fox News Sunday.” “But the...
02:17, 07/22/2019

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It’ President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s longest period of economic growth....
21:51, 06/24/2019

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Trump's tax cut isn't giving the US economy the boost it needs Benefits from what President Trump called "the biggest reform of all time" to the tax code have dwindled to a faint breeze just 20 months after its enactment, writes John Harwood....
23:34, 08/16/2019

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The contraction comes after the UK economy shrunk last we...
01:34, 08/15/2019

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
01:34, 06/01/2019

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would soon be released....
23:17, 06/09/2019

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged under the threat of trade tariffs, were mostly ol...
21:17, 06/09/2019

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
18:00, 07/03/2019

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some of Wall Street's biggest banks....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words following the incident has been distorted for politic...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by President Donald Trump, and she charged that the president's own son-in-law was a "slumlord" there....
06:17, 08/02/2019

Top aide defends Trump’s comments on ‘disgusting’ Baltimore district Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, but he said he understood why some people could perceive them that way....
21:17, 07/28/2019

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’US vice-president Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on their flagpoles during LBGTQ pride month. Related...
15:34, 06/11/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
22:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his decision to stage an historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone that separates the North and South, insisting that ...
13:51, 06/30/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation of his comments “doesn’t concern me be...
03:17, 07/16/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent Mueller from testifying before lawmakers....
18:17, 05/08/2019

Cummings defends Baltimore, invites Trump on tour of city House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., invited President Trump to visit his district amid an ongoing controversy in which the president denounced conditions in Baltimore....
00:00, 08/08/2019

U.S. economy misses Trump's 3% target in 2018 U.S. economic growth in 2018 missed the Trump administration's 3% target by any measure, which could renew criticism of the White House's $1.5 trillion in tax cuts....
15:51, 07/26/2019

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president would "squander" the economy he inherited from the last administration....
21:17, 05/18/2019

How much damage are Trump’s tariffs doing to the Chinese economy? Chinese exports to the US have been subject to the Trump tariffs since last July. According to the US President, this is wrecking the Chinese economy but does the Asian power ultimately have more stomach for this fight?...
15:34, 05/16/2019

Asian Americans keep winning in the Trump economy May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which honors the remarkable accomplishments of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage that have enriched our nation and helped shape our history. As the White House proclamation put it, “These Americans bolster our economy as entre...
22:51, 05/11/2019

Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’ As the markets wobble over fears of a slowdown amid an escalating trade and currency war with China, the president defended policies that are rattling many businesses and investors....
07:34, 08/16/2019

Trump may be about to face his biggest test yet on the economy Political and economic forces appear to have combined this year in a way that has darkened the outlook, which could be problematic for the president’s reelection efforts....
07:34, 06/18/2019

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ordinary Iranians, it's becoming increasingly hard to get by....
22:17, 06/24/2019

Trump's Reelection Campaign Disputes Trump Called Meghan Markle "Nasty"...By Posting Audio of Him Calling Her "Nasty" Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Twitter account was lampooned by social media on Saturday for being as dumb as Donald himself. The Official ‘Trump War Room’ claimed it was ‘fake news’ that Trump had labeled Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, as “nasty” (his favorite misogynistic insult for women) ...
23:17, 06/02/2019

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war criminals. Asked about an edited video he shared on Twitter ...
20:34, 05/24/2019

Trump defends tariff threat against Mexico, calls it ‘beautiful thing’ President Trump called tariffs a “beautiful thing,” credited his use of them with forcing Mexico to reach a deal with the US on immigration and predicted the duties will also pressure China to give in on trade. Trump defended employing tariffs as a negotiating tactic and said without the...
20:17, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“Mexico has taken advantage of the United States fo...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreemen...
15:34, 06/10/2019

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Saturday that he didn't think there was anything wrong with negotiating with the terrorist group....
01:51, 08/04/2019

'The last thing you want is 535 special counsels': Graham defends advice to Trump Jr. over subpoena "What you see happening is Congressional committees are now beginning to take the place of prosecutors, and that's dangerous for us all," Graham told host Sean Hannity....
05:34, 05/16/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Trump defends tax tactics after NYT story says he racked up $1 billion in losses: 'It was sport' "You always wanted to show losses for tax purposes....almost all real estate developers did – and often re-negotiate with banks, it was sport," Trump said in a pair of early morning tweets....
13:51, 05/08/2019

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring Pelosi and defended the president for defending himself....
07:17, 05/25/2019

Trump official defends herself after arguing migrant children don’t need soap and blankets Sarah Fabian, an attorney with the U.S. Justice Department, drew widespread outrage after an edited video of her arguments in front of a federal court last week went viral....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Blasted by Democrats, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own o...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Strong economy boon to Trump’s re-election A new round of robust economic indicators is offering fresh evidence of a strong economy and giving President Donald Trump a big political advantage just as the 2020 election campaign is beginning to intensify. (May 3)        ...
14:00, 05/04/2019

Trump Has a Strong Economy to Proclaim. In Wisconsin, It Just Might Work. With good job creation and low unemployment, the president may have a winning message — if he can stay on it — in crucial swing counties near the Mississippi River....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Trump-era economy: A rising tide is lifting all boats The central theme of Democratic campaigns this year is that American capitalism doesn’t work for the working man, and so we need to replace it, or at least dramatically reshape our economy. These folks should take a look at the economic numbers that have come out in the past few days....
09:51, 05/06/2019

Trump’s malignant nonsense on trade undermines our economy President Trump on Friday placed significant taxes on American consumers, effectively invited Chinese retaliation against American exporters, and weakened China’s economy in a way which in turn will reduce American and worldwide economic growth. Then Trump had the ignorance or chutzpah, or both, to ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Trump says the US economy can sizzle if the Fed slashes interest rates. Is he right? Trump says a big Fed rate cut and a new bond buying stimulus would lift the economy. Analysts say it would provide a modest lift but increase risks        ...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Our economy continues to beat the odds. Why is Trump threatening it? For the ninth straight quarter in a row, this past quarter's gross domestic product grew by over 2%. At 2.1%, our Q2 GDP growth surpassed expert expectations, which ranged around the 1.8% mark, even as it fell from our first quarter growth of 3.1%....
17:34, 07/26/2019

Economy may be doing well, but poll finds that isn't boosting support for Trump Americans give Trump mixed reviews for his economic stewardship despite the growth achieved during this presidency, according to a new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....
17:51, 07/01/2019

Trump's campaign takes a swipe at 'liberal paper straws' and sells Trump straws for $15 Trump Make America Great Again Committee President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign is thirsty for some donations: Trump-branded straws are being sold on the campaign website. "Liberal paper straws don't work," the item description said. "STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recy...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Conway defends Trump retweeting a baseless Epstein conspiracy theory, saying he wants 'everything to be investigated' REUTERS/Joshua Roberts White House adviser Kellyanne Conway downplayed President Donald Trump's retweeting of an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about the death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein posted just hours after he was found dead of an apparent suicide. Epstein's death triggered a ...
11:34, 08/12/2019

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, but said he, too, would look into it....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Hunt defends Trump quoting Katie Hopkins in attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment as No 10 fails to condemn presidentToday’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as Downing Street de...
14:34, 06/17/2019

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in America showcase....
20:51, 07/15/2019

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on importants -- promising that Mexico “will try very hard” and place as many as 6,000 troops at their southern ...
20:51, 06/08/2019

Trump official defends Wayfair bed sale to border camp. How else can they keep kids comfortable? "Those who are protesting Wayfair's sale of beds for unaccompanied alien children need to ask themselves what the alternative should be to keep the children comfortable," HHS spokeswoman Evelyn Stauffer said....
18:17, 06/27/2019

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
20:34, 07/11/2019

John Daly defends Trump amid allegations president cheats at golf Champion golfer John Daly defended President Trump on Tuesday over allegations the commander-in-chief is one of the most prolific cheaters when he plays a round of golf....
07:00, 08/15/2019

SoulCycle, Equinox Investor Defends High-Price Trump Fundraiser After Backlash Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins and an investor in Equinox gyms and SoulCycle, defended his decision to hold a Donald Trump fundraiser, saying he likes to “engage directly and support the things I deeply care about.” After reports of a planned Trump luncheon at Ross’s...
14:00, 08/08/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said there were “very fine people on both sides” of a clash between white supremacists and ant...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump report card: Highs for the economy, lows for immigration This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump more confident of his reelection plans due to the squabbling among Democrats shown in two nights of debates and a strong economy....
21:00, 06/29/2019

The economy is booming, but Donald Trump can't stop talking about Russia Probably only President Donald Trump could simultaneously preside over the best economy in half a century and bring the nation closer to a constitutional crisis than it has been for almost as long....
21:34, 05/05/2019

Pelosi: Jobs report shows Trump 'hollowing out our economy' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the May Department of Labor report showing only 75,000 jobs were created “is a disturbing sign that the Administration’s disastrous special interest agenda is hollowing out our economy, fueling instability and jeopardizing the financial security of working families ac...
17:51, 06/07/2019

Independents Are Losing Confidence in the Economy. That’s Bad News for President Trump Republicans and independents are losing faith in the economy at the steepest rates of Donald Trump’s presidency, signaling more trouble for his efforts to make economic growth a centerpiece of his re-election campaign. The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index fell in August to its s...
22:00, 08/16/2019

Hiring surge lifts economy – and Trump’s re-election chances NEW YORK (AP) — A new round of robust economic indicators is offering fresh evidence of a strong economy — and giving President Donald Trump a big political advantage just as the 2020 election campaign is beginning to intensify. Friday’s numbers showed the lowest unemployment rate in a half ce...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Trump Accuses Europe of Bolstering Its Economy at America’s Expense President Trump is increasingly viewing international economic policy through a narrow lens, seeing only how other countries decisions affect the United States....
02:51, 06/19/2019

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to people involved in internal discussions....
09:00, 08/16/2019

AP-NORC Poll: Trump not boosted by strong American economy WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans give President Donald Trump mixed reviews for his economic stewardship despite the growth achieved during this presidency. The findings from a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research come as the economy appears to have set a record for the lon...
16:51, 07/01/2019

Trump tells Pennsylvania voters that trade war has helped economy U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, on Monday told supporters in Pennsylvania that his trade war had strengthened the battleground state's steel industry and jobs....
04:51, 05/21/2019

Kennedy on Trump's economy: Anyone else would be considered 'greatest president of the modern era' Fox Business' Kennedy took Democrats to task Monday for not giving President Trump the credit he deserves for the booming economy and explained the commander-inc-chief's stagnant poll numbers....
03:17, 05/07/2019

CNN Poll: Trump's approval rating on the economy hits a new high President Donald Trump hits a new high on his economic approval ratings in a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, reaching 56% of Americans saying he's doing a good job on the economy....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Fox News Poll: Tariffs hurt economy, Trump has gone too far on immigration Fifty-seven percent of voters feel optimistic about the economy. That’s down from 66 percent who felt that way when President Trump was inaugurated in early 2017, and from 63 percent who were optimistic in February. ...
15:17, 06/16/2019

These governors want to beat Trump in the 2020. Who did the most for their state's economy? Inslee, Hickenlooper, Kasich, and Weld want to run against Trump in 2020. Each has a track record on business and the economy.       ...
18:34, 06/27/2019

Apple warns Trump: Tariffs on the iPhone will hurt the U.S. economy Despite what U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted last month, the tariffs imposed by the U.S. on Chinese imports do not result in China paying one penny to the U.S. Treasury Department. Tariffs are an import tax that U.S. corporations pay and they decide whether to pass along the costs to consumers. ...
19:34, 06/20/2019

Pakistan's prime minister visits Trump, but that's not likely to help his country's economy Michael Kugelman from the U.S.-based Wilson Center says other issues take precedence in the bilateral dialogue between the United States and Pakistan — namely, Afghanistan and counter-terrorism....
11:17, 07/23/2019

Let's Speculate About the Crazy Shit Donald Trump Will Do to Our Economy in the Next 18 Months Donald Trump, an incompetent buffoon, is basing his reelection campaign in large part on the strength of the U.S. economy. As our worsening trade war shows, he is bound to fuck it up. And then what happens? Crazy shit!...
03:51, 05/14/2019

Trump approval at 51%, winning millennials, trusted more than Democrats on economy President Trump has crossed the critical 50% approval line needed to win reelection as millennials and independents are moving to embrace him, according to a new survey....
16:17, 05/14/2019

Analysis: Trump is playing a dangerous game with America's economy President Donald Trump's escalating trade war against China threatens to inflict a powerful shock to the American economy that not even the Federal Reserve can fully absorb....
19:00, 08/05/2019

I’m Actually Laughing at How Little Trump’s Campaign Cares About the Law If you had to place bets on which presidential campaign would do some big ol’ election law violations, though I don’t know why you would have to do that, you would be insane to put your money on anyone other than Donald Trump’s. According to the conservative Washington Examiner, the Trump campaign h...
03:17, 05/22/2019

What We Learned From Trump’s Orlando Rally President Trump’s kickoff of his 2020 campaign showed that his portrait of the country is still bleak — and that he needs an opponent beyond Hillary Clinton....
06:34, 06/19/2019

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and denied his investigation was a 'witch-hunt'. Mueller said the US president could be charged after he leaves office, but offered ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Group of 12 U.S. states challenge Trump fuel economy penalty freeze A group of 12 states led by California and New York on Friday challenged the Trump administration's decision to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers that fail to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Fed remains a target as economy falls short of Trump's ambitious goals It has become a jarring and frequent contradiction. President Donald Trump blames the Federal Reserve for putting the U.S. economy at risk while data shows an economy in "reasonably good" shape, as the head of the central bank recently said....
17:20, 08/11/2019

Trump's new sanctions could deal blow ‘right to the heart’ of Iranian economy, Rep. Turner says President Trump has promised new sanctions against Iran on Monday on top of what has already been a crippling "maximum pressure campaign," and Rep. Mike Turner discussed just how bad it could get for the Islamic nation's economy....
23:51, 06/23/2019

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
02:00, 06/10/2019

Republican: I support Trump but not offshore oil drilling. It would hurt my state economy. Politicians and voters in both parties say offshore drilling would threaten Atlantic coast tourism and jobs. President Trump should respect our views.       ...
13:17, 06/24/2019

Trump's Approval Rating At Highest Point Of Presidency, Aided By Economy Aided by a strong economy and perceptions that he has dealt with it effectively, President Donald Trump's approval rating has risen to the highest point of his presidency, though a slight majority of......
03:34, 07/08/2019

Guatemalans fear Trump threats on migration accord could cripple their economy Leaders say new tariffs, visa bans could destabilize the Central American country, already the largest source of migrants detained at the U.S. border....
00:51, 07/25/2019

Trump hails ‘unbelievable’ economy amid historic jobs report President Trump hailed the “unbelievable” economy on Friday, calling the US the “envy of the world” amid an jobs report that showed the lowest unemployment rate in 49 years. Trump was speaking to reporters at The White House when he celebrated the numbers that showed jobs inc...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Iranian economy collapsing as Trump administration tightens sanctions: report Iran is in a deep recession, with inflation at roughly 40 percent, due largely to U.S. sanctions. That would mark Iran’s highest inflation level since 1980....
20:51, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Incoming UK PM Johnson's stance on Iran, Trump, Huawei and the economy Former foreign minister Boris Johnson was elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday, and will take over as prime minister when Theresa May steps down on Wednesday....
13:51, 07/23/2019

The economy is strong, but doing little to bolster President Trump's support, survey says The survey indicates that most Americans don't believe they’re personally benefiting from Trump's trade policies.       ...
07:00, 07/02/2019

'Strong economy through 2020': Trump advisers insist recession is not coming Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump’s chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could cost the president dearly at the polls next year. Related:...
20:00, 08/18/2019

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
06:34, 07/07/2019

Trump and Xi meet Saturday — If it goes poorly, the global economy could teeter into recession Stocks should rally if the U.S. and China agree to new negotiations and a ceasefire in the trade war, but the economic impact of tariffs will continue....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Kayleigh McEnany: Joe Biden is an 'empty suit' who can't take credit for the Trump economy Press secretary for the Trump 2020 campaign Kayleigh McEnany has slammed former Vice President Joe Biden for taking credit for the rebound experienced by the American economy. ...
20:34, 05/20/2019

Apple warns that Trump’s proposed tariff would impact its contribution to the U.S. economy Over the past few weeks, Apple’s stock price has been particularly volatile in light of a proposed tariff from the Trump administration that would tax devices imported from China by as much as 25%. And seeing as how the vast majority of Apple devices and accessories are manufactured in China, ...
00:34, 06/21/2019

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy in its current state....
08:51, 05/28/2019

| #UnwantedIvanka campaign pokes fun at Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump got a ribbing back home after critics took issue with the prominent role played by US President Donald Trump's daughter during summits in Japan and South Korea....
14:51, 07/02/2019

Trump raises nearly $25M in less than 24 hours for presidential campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course of months. The staggering total was announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning by Republican Part...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Trump says his 2016 campaign was ‘conclusively spied on’ President Trump said Friday that his 2016 presidential campaign had been “conclusively” spied on in an act of “treason.” “My Campaign for President was conclusively spied on. Nothing like this has ever happened in American Politics. A really bad situation,” the president said in a tweet. “TREASON me...
15:34, 05/17/2019

#UnwantedIvanka Campaign Pokes Fun At Trump's Daughter Ivanka Trump got a ribbing back home on Monday after critics took issue with the prominent role played by President Donald Trump's daughter during summits in Japan and South Korea....
04:17, 07/02/2019

Trump’s re-election campaign will kick off next month President Trump will officially kick-off his re-election campaign next month and then embark on a swing through several must-win Rust Belt states where polls show he is lagging behind surging Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, according to reports. The president has been telling aides that...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Former Trump campaign advisers say Biden would be tough foe LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two members of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign say former Vice President Joe Biden would present the toughest 2020 challenge for the president, though they disagree on whether Biden can first win his party’s nomination. Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandow...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Let's Debunk This BS Trump Campaign Ad, Since We're Going to Be Forced to Watch it Anyway There aren’t enough hours in a day to address the cataract of lies shat out by the Trump administration during “normal” times, to say nothing of misinformation threatening to drown us during primary season. But this Trump campaign ad stoking fear of immigrants coming and stealing OUR health care pro...
16:51, 07/31/2019

Trump says he'd rather run against Biden than face another campaign against Clinton President Trump said that he would prefer to run against former Vice President Joe Biden than have to face another campaign against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton....
23:51, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Trump protesters rally at Orlando gay bar ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on planned protests of President Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The hometown paper of the Florida city where Donald Trump is making his reelection announcement says it won’t endorse the president. The Orlando Senti...
09:51, 06/19/2019

US Man Insulted At Rally By Trump Because Of Weight Says "I Love The Guy" President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Democrats protest Trump ahead of, and during, his NH rally While President Trump was inside New Hampshire’s largest arena on Thursday – holding his first campaign rally in this key general election battleground state since the eve of the 2016 election - outside Democrats were countering the president and his policies....
08:00, 08/16/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
21:51, 07/10/2019

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein while serving as U.S. attorney in Miami....
19:51, 07/09/2019

Hero MotoSports Team Rally Finishes In Top 10 In Silkway Rally 2019 Hero MotoSports Team Rally completed the Silkway Rally 2019 in a top 10 posiiton in the overall rankings. With a consistent performance across all the stages, the team's rider Oriol Mena finished in......
21:17, 07/17/2019

World Rally Championship's Rally GB Oulton Park stage revealed MSV chief executive Jonathan Palmer has explained how the World Rally Championship will use the Oulton Park circuit for Rally GB's first return to a race circuit in 20 years...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
20:51, 05/16/2019

METALS-Base metals rally after U.S.-China "constructive" phone call Most base metals price rose on Wednesday, following news that U.S. and Chinese trade officials marked a new round of talks with a "constructive" phone conversation....
04:34, 07/10/2019

Sanders campaign adopts workplace 'Campaign Equity Blueprint,' including 'buddy system' for staffers Bernie Sanders' campaign on Tuesday unveiled a new "Campaign Equity Blueprint" that calls for a "buddy system" to protect staffers, as well as a recruitment system that deliberately tries to include at least "two women or minority candidates" in final interview pools, no matter what....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Beto O'Rourke attempts to reboot campaign on 'The View,' bemoans his 'privilege' and 'elitist' campaign launch Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, tried rebooting his 2020 campaign on "The View" Tuesday, admitting that he made some missteps in his initial launch earlier in 2019....
19:34, 05/14/2019

Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White House for final review in the coming weeks....
00:34, 06/21/2019

Hunt: Copy Trump's tax cuts and use no deal Brexit cash to boost economy Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he would use the UK's no-deal Brexit "war chest" and copy Donald Trump's tax-cutting agenda to "turbo-charge" the economy....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: Trump's 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace built on big-money projects The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and do...
17:00, 06/22/2019

A day after touting Fox News polling on the economy, Trump lashes out at the network for a less favorable finding In a morning tweet, Trump took issue with the survey showing him trailing former vice president Joe Biden by 10 percentage points in a hypothetical matchup....
00:51, 07/27/2019

Sarah Sanders: 'Truly mind-boggling' how people can choose socialism with Trump's economy White House press secretary Sarah Sanders expressed disbelief on Saturday at the fact that Democrats pushed "socialism" while living under President Donald Trump's successful economy and while watching that system "crumble before their very eyes."...
05:17, 05/05/2019

Trump rattles markets as US economy adds 164,000 jobs in July – business live Markets fall sharply as Trump threatens fresh tariffs; US non-farm payrolls match economists’ expectations in July, while June figures are revised downGlobal markets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade warTrump’s threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailersUS extends record...
15:51, 08/02/2019

The Trump economy is hurting most Americans. Statistics won't fool voters | Robert Reich If Democrats speak to the practical economic needs of Americans, they’ll have a chance to win against Trump in 2020The award for this year’s Biggest Backhanded Compliment to Trump goes to White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, who recently predicted a Trump victory in 2020 because “people ...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Did it backfire? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate.        ...
22:34, 06/20/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the American worker. In a ruling lost in the din of the Mueller report and the 2020 inanity, Trump’s la...
18:51, 05/06/2019

Vulnerable Cory Gardner warns Trump's Mexico tariffs will wreck economy GOP Sen. Cory Gardner is raising the alarm about President Donald Trump’s tariff threat just three days before the president’s proposed new penalties against Mexican imports take effect. The Colorado Republican distributed a letter to his 100 colleagues on Friday afternoon warning that “current and...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Kamala Harris Is Trying to Reset Her Campaign by Taking On Trump In the months since 20,000 people gathered to kick off her candidacy, Ms. Harris has found herself in a vise, squeezed by factions in her party and her own campaign....
19:34, 05/08/2019

Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says But it is unclear if prosecutors plan to file additional charges in the case, which led to the conviction of Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former lawyer....
23:34, 07/17/2019

FBI Director Says No Evidence of Illegal ‘Spying’ on Trump Campaign (WASHINGTON) — FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be “spying” and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored President Donald Trump’s campaign during the 2016 election. His comments at a Senate Appr...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Trump uses NBC debate glitch to plug his re-election campaign ​President Trump turned a technical glitch that temporarily disrupted NBC’s coverage of the first Democratic presidential candidate debate into an ad for his own re-election campaign. ​”​Thank you @MSNBC, real professionals! @chucktodd @maddow​,” the president wrote in the tweet ea...
16:34, 06/27/2019

AP Interview: German nationalists inspired by Trump campaign The co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party says Europe's new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump's populist playbook when it comes to mobilizing support ahead of this month's European elections....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Trump was oddly reasonable about plastic straws. His campaign may not like it The president could have used a question about plastic waste to inflame the culture wars – but his answer wasn’t far off the markThere was no shortage of pressing issues for Donald Trump to address on Friday afternoon when he spoke briefly to the press as he made his way to board a helicopter that w...
07:34, 07/20/2019

Trump Campaign Reportedly So Desperate It Thinks It Can Win Oregon Two years in and President Donald Trump’s approval rating has been in a constant state of “in the shitter.” Now, even Texas, my lovable but Republican and oft-misguided Texas, would maybe rather vote for a different idiot than elect this idiot again. So what’s a presidential re-election campaign to ...
20:34, 06/11/2019

What ‘Send Her Back’ Tells Us About Trump’s 2020 Campaign In the On Politics newsletter: The president’s attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign....
05:51, 07/19/2019

Is Melania Trump's Be Best campaign doomed by her husband’s presidency? First lady marks first year of initiative as sceptics question how it measures up to those of past first ladiesJust for once, Donald Trump entered the White House rose garden without fanfare, did not say a word and seemed content to play second fiddle.On Tuesday it was the turn of his wife, Melania ...
01:51, 05/08/2019

How the Trump Campaign Used Facebook Ads to Amplify His ‘Invasion’ Claim Some of President Trump’s re-election ads have repeated his inflammatory claims about an “invasion” on the southern border — language that is under scrutiny after the El Paso shooting....
04:00, 08/06/2019

Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidential front-runner, Joe Biden, has been quietly reminding voters in Iowa there remains a middle ground....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Judge dismisses DNC hacking suit against Trump campaign A U.S. judge dismissed the DNC's lawsuit that accused Russia, the Trump campaign, Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange and others of conspiring to interfere in the 2016 presidential election....
01:51, 08/01/2019

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Says It Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it raised $105 million during the second fundraising quarter. The campaign said Tuesday it has a whopping $100 million in cash on hand. Campaign manager Brad Parscale says the total is “a testament to the overwhelming...
18:34, 07/02/2019

Sessions sides with Barr over FBI's 'spying' on Trump campaign Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday sided with his successor, Bill Barr, over FBI Director Christopher Wray in describing the FBI’s surveillance of Trump associates during the 2016 presidential campaign as “spying.”...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Ex-Trump aide Bannon praises Marine Le Pen's campaign Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Monday praised French far-right politician Marine Le Pen's political recovery but said he was in France as an observer of the European elections rather than actively playing a role in Le Pen's campaign....
14:00, 05/20/2019

The Trump Campaign Promoted More Than 2,000 "Invasion" Ads on Facebook This Year Donald Trump's reelection campaign spent $1.25 million on immigration-specific advertisements, which are under new scrutiny in light of the El Paso shooting....
23:00, 08/06/2019

FBI Chief: No Evidence Of Illegal Spying On Trump Campaign FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during a hearing of the Appropriations Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray said Tuesday that he does not consi...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Trump Needs a Target to Stay Interested in His Campaign. For Now, It’s Biden. On Tuesday, President Trump will engage with the former vice president, if indirectly, for the first time during the 2020 campaign when they both make appearances in Iowa....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Under Fire, Trump Says He Would ‘Absolutely’ Report Foreign Campaign Help The president appeared to backtrack on comments earlier in the week when he said he would not necessarily call the F.B.I. if Russia or another hostile power offered damaging information about a rival....
15:17, 06/14/2019

Trump campaign on Mueller’s testimony: 'A disaster for Democrats’ The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) called former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Wednesday a “disaster for Democrats.”...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Ed Cox will exit as New York’s GOP chief, join Trump campaign New York’s Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox won’t be seeking reelection, paving the way for Erie County GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy to fill the top post. And Cox, the son-in-law of former President Richard Nixon who led the party since 2009, got a nice landing — he’s joining President T...
00:34, 05/21/2019

Trump raises nearly $25M in first 24 hours after 2020 campaign launch President Trump pocketed nearly $25 million in campaign cash for his re-election in less than 24 hours, according to the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee. “@realDonaldTrump has raised a record breaking $24.8M in less than 24 hours for his re-election,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel gu...
02:00, 06/20/2019

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index dives 6.4% on Trump threat of more China tariffs BANGKOK (AP) — China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index dives 6.4% on Trump threat of more China tariffs....
10:00, 05/06/2019

Trump claims he 'felt bad' about racist chants at his rally Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the "send her back" chants aimed at Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar during an election rally....
23:34, 07/18/2019

Trump, at Rally in Orlando, Kicks Off His 2020 Re-election Bid For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, the rally on Tuesday night presented an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Markets rally after Trump and Xi agree to resume talks Stock markets have rallied after the US and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing fears over the escalation of a damaging dispute between the world's two biggest economies....
10:51, 07/01/2019

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love Rally” say Trump’s announcement in Orlando on T...
07:51, 06/18/2019

Man arrested for slapping reporter's hand at Trump's rally Authorities in Florida say a man was arrested outside the arena where President Donald Trump made his reelection announcement for trying to slap a cellphone out of a journalist's hand....
01:34, 06/20/2019

Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally Kicking off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign, President Donald Trump ran through a litany of foreign policy achievements from his first two years in office. (June 19)        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Trump offers to help Rolling Thunder with DC motorcycle rally President Trump offered to help Rolling Thunder after organizers announced this Memorial Day will mark the group’s last huge motorcycle rally in Washington, D.C., citing “harassment.” “Can’t believe that Rolling Thunder would be given a hard time with permits in Washington, D...
16:17, 05/25/2019

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is preparing for a large far-right rally on Saturday that may be the largest in a series of demonstrations that have descended on the city in the Trump era....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Hundreds rally in El Paso against Trump visit – video Residents of El Paso demonstrated as Donald Trump arrived in the Texas city to pay tribute to the victims of one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent US history. With much of the president’s rhetoric reflected in the El Paso shooter’s anti-immigrant and racist essays, many felt the visit was ‘t...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Portland alt-right rally end without major incident after Trump's tweet What some billed as a possible major confrontation between right-wing activists and those opposing them in Portland, Ore. Saturday afternoon that caught the attention of President Donald Trump, ended with no major skirmi...
03:17, 08/18/2019

Trump jokes that he'll serve 5 terms at Pennsylvania rally President Trump joked that he could serve as many as five terms during a campaign rally Monday, just a month after saying on Twitter that his first two years in the White House were robbed from him as a result of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.  ...
06:34, 05/21/2019

The Uncle of a Baby Orphaned in El Paso Mass Shooting Defends Trump’s Thumbs Up Gesture in Hospital Photo (EL PASO) — The uncle of a 2-month-old boy whose parents were killed in the El Paso mass shooting is defending a photo that shows first lady Melania Trump holding the baby while President Donald Trump smiles and gives a thumbs-up gesture. The photo was released on Twitter by the first ladyR...
06:17, 08/10/2019

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
05:34, 07/10/2019

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of President Trump for threatening to impose tariffs on...
21:51, 06/09/2019

Robert Davi defends Jon Voight’s Trump support after Albert Brooks compares him to John Wilkes Booth Actor Robert Davi defended Jon Voight and called for civility from the left wing of Hollywood on Monday after comic legend Albert Brooks mocked Voight for supporting President Trump....
22:00, 05/28/2019

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they generate billions of dollars in revenues for the U.S. Treasury from China. But that is not how tari...
03:17, 08/02/2019

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy President Trump's plan to Increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10% to 25% would hurt US consumers and economy. Hit to U.S. growth would triple,        ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

White House Report Card: As 2020 nears, Trump riding booming economy A lot happened this week on President Trump’s watch, but it was the continued booming economy and job creation that helped out on his weekly White House Report Card....
21:51, 05/04/2019

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump lead pivot to economy, White House successes Senior White House advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner this week took the lead in pivoting the focus of the administration to the economy and President Trump’s little reported on agenda and campaign successes....
13:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White House for final review in the coming weeks....
02:51, 06/21/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
23:51, 06/07/2019

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade deal or risk setting the global economy on a downward path as world leaders gathered in Japan for the G20 summit.Russian president Vladimir Putin, India...
14:34, 06/28/2019

Trump's got US economy booming, Bill Maher admits in exchange with 2020 Dem: 'We can't ignore that fact' "Real Time" host Bill Maher was placed in a strange position on Friday night's show. The liberal comedian found himself acknowledging President Trump's positive effect on the U.S. economy during a heated conversation with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, a 2020 presidential candidate....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Trump fighting ‘liberal paper straws’ with $15 plastic set during campaign Forget the debate between socialism and democracy — the 2020 election is coming down to a contest between paper and recyclable straws. President Trump’s reelection campaign is calling on supporters to reject “liberal paper straws” that turn soggy and “stand” with the pr...
02:17, 07/22/2019

Trump 'livid' after report a former campaign aide misled on fundraising President Donald Trump directed his reelection campaign to issue a blistering statement implicitly condemning a longtime political adviser who used Trump's name to raise millions of dollars for an unaffiliated political group, several people familiar with the President's reaction said....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Trump campaign to launch effort to sway women voters President Donald Trump’s campaign on Tuesday kicks off its efforts to woo women voters, banking that a strong economic message will energize a voting bloc that has been largely critical of his presidency....
15:34, 07/16/2019

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram: study Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed....
18:51, 05/20/2019

Adviser, son-in-law and de facto campaign manager: How Kushner is trying to help Trump win in 2020 Jared Kushner is rarely seen in the Northern Virginia campaign headquarters, but signs off behind the scenes on everything from spending to digital initiatives to top-level hires. ...
00:51, 07/27/2019

Trump Campaign Sues Over California’s Requirement to Release Tax Returns Lawsuits by the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee challenge a law with a new requirement for candidates to appear on primary ballots....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Trump pledges not to use stolen information in 2020 re-election campaign U.S. President Donald Trump pledged Monday not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign, even as he wrongly insisted he hadn't used such information to his benefit in 2016....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Trump Campaign Invests Big in Small Donors, and Reaps Rewards Finance reports show that the president’s fund-raising committees raised $68 million in the past three months, more than one-third of which came from small donors....
07:51, 07/16/2019

Pelosi assails Trump for ‘unconstitutional’ acts in new messaging campaign The California Democrat is sharply escalating her criticism of the president for blocking congressional oversight, accusing him of a displaying a “growing pattern of obstruction.”...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
06:17, 05/06/2019

Ingraham: Trump's 2020 campaign is about keeping the 'good times going' Fox News host Laura Ingraham says President Trump needs to hammer his economic numbers to potential voters heading into the 2020 presidential election....
14:51, 06/18/2019

Watch live: Trump kicks off re-election campaign in Florida Thousands of people turned out to cheer on President Donald Trump before his planned evening campaign speech in Orlando, although rain drove some of the crowd away temporarily midafternoon....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Iran wants to talk with US after Trump eases ‘maximum pressure’ campaign Iran hinted it would be receptive to talks with the United States but insisted that Washington would have to sweeten the pot by removing ​sanctions imposed by President Trump after he withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal. Trump, in an interview with NBC broadcast on Sunday, said he wouldn’t pla...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Trump campaign still owes El Paso more than $500,000 on eve of President's return visit President Donald Trump will travel to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday to offer his condolences and support to survivors, first responders and local officials in the wake of a mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 dead. But he'll arrive with a $500,000 debt to the border city from his last visit....
03:34, 08/07/2019

Biden campaign blasts Trump for saying he 'smiled' over Kim's 'low IQ' dig at 2020 hopeful Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Tuesday slammed President Trump’s controversial comments about the 2020 hopeful over the weekend, calling his rhetoric “beneath the dignity of the office.”...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Russians, not Trump campaign, to blame for DNC email hacks: judge A federal judge has tossed out the Democratic National Committee’s suit against Russia, Trump campaign officials and Wikileaks regarding a massive email hack in the runup to the 2016 presidential election that the Dems said was part of a joint operation to put Donald Trump in power. In an 81-page ru...
03:51, 07/31/2019

House panel subpoenas ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Trump’s internal polling fiasco points to a ragtag campaign Trump's response to bad numbers leaking is to fired the pollsters — but not the ones who conducted the polls — and they still might work for Trump's super PAC....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Trump re-election campaign raises $460,000 from selling plastic straws ‘Liberal paper straws don’t work,’ blurb reads in hopes of riling those who are keen to protect the environment from plasticIn the race to raise as much cash as possible ahead of the 2020 election, Donald Trump’s campaign has hit on a novel, and successful, idea: selling plastic straws.Trump’s campa...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Trump Campaign Sees Elizabeth Warren as an Increasing Threat Just two months after President Donald Trump declared Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren “finished,” his campaign now is viewing her as a gathering threat in the lead-up to the 2020 election....
00:34, 06/17/2019

Adviser, son-in-law and hidden campaign hand: How Kushner is trying to help Trump win in 2020 Jared Kushner is rarely seen in the Northern Virginia campaign headquarters, but signs off behind the scenes on everything from spending to digital initiatives to top-level hires. ...
20:51, 07/27/2019

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the president later told officers, who he called “h...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Trump 2020 campaign manager: President is 'set' for four more years, can 'beat anybody' Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale isn't worried about president's opposition next year and is confident that four more years of Trump is in America's future....
08:17, 07/03/2019

No Evidence Of Illegal Spying On Donald Trump's Campaign, Says FBI Chief FBI Director Chris Wray said today that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be "spying" and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored US President Donald Trump's campaign......
04:51, 05/08/2019

On Politics: Trump Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With Familiar Grievances The president told a raucous Florida crowd that the election would be “a verdict on the un-American conduct of those who tried to undermine our great democracy.”...
11:17, 06/19/2019

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
03:00, 06/14/2019

Trump, in 2020 campaign mode, calls Democrats ‘radical’ President Donald Trump speaks during his re-election kickoff rally at the Amway Center, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his ree...
15:51, 06/19/2019

President Trump Said He Would Take Foreign Campaign Help. Here’s What Past Candidates Did in That Situation This week, President Donald Trump once again found himself defending his stance on accepting campaign help from a foreign government. The latest round of debate on the issue began Wednesday, when Trump said in an interview with George Stephanopoulos that he thinks there’s “nothing wrong ...
08:51, 06/15/2019

Donald Trump re-election campaign, GOP raise $105M in 2nd quarter President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican Party raised more than $100 million during the second quarter of this year, GOP officials said Tuesday....
18:51, 07/02/2019

Trump campaign calls president debate night’s big winner President Trump’s campaign claimed victory on Tuesday after some of the top 2020 Democrats faced off on CNN in a debate that showed a major divide among some candidates on how far left to take the country....
18:51, 07/31/2019

Fact-checking President Trump’s reelection campaign kickoff Phony numbers on trade. Unfounded claims about immigrants. False statements about special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation. You know, the usual....
11:34, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says his panel is “determined to find out” more about Russian interference in the 2016 elec...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Trump set to launch re-election campaign in battleground state of Florida President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
02:17, 06/19/2019

Trump has not ruled out Bannon campaign return, new book claims President tells Best People author ‘nobody says anything better about me’ – though he was speaking before Michael Wolff’s returnDonald Trump has not ruled out asking former White House strategist Steve Bannon to help run his 2020 presidential campaign, according to a new book about the Trump adminis...
09:17, 06/11/2019

Trump Campaign to Purge Pollsters After Leak of Dismal Results Just two days before President Trump is set to kick off his re-election campaign, his team was cutting ties with three pollsters as part of an effort to prevent further leaks....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Trump launches re-election campaign, presents himself as outsider and victim President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats....
05:34, 06/19/2019

Trump To Launch Re-Election Campaign In Battleground State Of Florida President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong US economy will outweigh voter concerns......
01:51, 06/19/2019

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at a rally in the Amway Center – home to sports teams...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency....
14:00, 08/17/2019

Trump Campaign Uses Stock Video of 'Supporters' in Latest Facebook Ads If you watch this YouTube video of a “lifelong Democrat” who now supports President Donald Trump, you might get the impression that “AJ from Texas” wants to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more......
14:51, 07/03/2019

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban women uneasy with the direction of the Republican Party....
22:34, 07/16/2019

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego....
07:00, 05/25/2019

In battleground state of Florida, Trump to launch re-election campaign President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
12:34, 06/18/2019

Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi crown prince in the case The president said there was not direct evidence pointing to the Saudi royal family and Mohammed bin Salman despite reports that have said otherwise....
22:34, 06/29/2019

Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum MIAMI (AP) — At a forum on Latino issues, eight Democratic candidates for president attacked Trump administration policies that led to the separation of families and detention of children. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials hosted the Miami forum Friday for candidates...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Portland alt-right rally ends without major incident after Trump's tweet What some billed as a possible major confrontation between right-wing activists and those opposing them in Portland, Ore.. that caught the attention of President Donald Trump ended with no major skirmishes....
01:35, 08/19/2019

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad’ during raucous rally President Trump railed against “the Squad” during a rally on Wednesday night, prompting chants of “send her back” when he mentioned Ilhan Omar. Trump skewered the four freshman congresswomen at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina — delivering an attack on Somali-born Minnesota Rep. Omar. “...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Trump Attacks Antifa Ahead of Right-Wing Rally in Portland It appears that Donald Trump is upset that law enforcement is rounding up his racist buddies ahead of a right-wing rally scheduled for Saturday in Portland, Oregon....
22:17, 08/17/2019

Trump plans rally in North Carolina on same day as Mueller testimony President Trump will hold a 2020 campaign rally in North Carolina on July 17 – the same day former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to appear before Congress....
15:51, 07/03/2019

De Blasio plans ‘Green New Deal’ rally outside Trump Tower Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is mulling a run for president, is planning a rally outside Trump Tower on Monday to promote his Green New Deal, The Post has learned. “It’s a pretty good idea as Trump Tower is one of the biggest polluters per square foot in New York City,” said environme...
02:51, 05/10/2019

At Florida Rally, Trump Denounces Democrats’ ‘Nonsense’ as He Looks to 2020 At a relatively subdued “Make America Great Again” rally on Wednesday night, the president riffed on familiar themes, like the “fake news media” and Hillary Clinton....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Would 'Prefer' No One Make Racist Chants at His Rally & He Really Means It! Donald Trump spoke with reporters outside the White House today just before departing for tonight’s big rally in Cincinnati, and he had some interesting thoughts on what will happen if the crowd revives the Ilhan Omar-directed “Send Her Back” chant that reverberated through last month’s rally in Gr...
01:17, 08/02/2019

Trump, press secretary appear at rally, skip journalists' event President Donald Trump and his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, skipped a journalists' event in Washington, D.C., in favor of a friendly crowd at a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wis....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Joy Behar asks why Trump can't be charged with 'hate speech' after rally "The View" host Joy Behar took her anti-Trump talk to another level on Thursday, posing the possibility of the president being charged with hate speech in the wake of Wednesday's controversial rally....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in on people in favor of “open borders.”...
09:17, 08/02/2019

Trump Says He Would ‘Prefer’ That Supporters Don’t Chant ‘Send Her Back’ at Rally (CINCINNATI) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop the attack on Rep. Il...
02:17, 08/02/2019

Omar Responds to Trump's Racist Rally Chants: 'He Is a Fascist' Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called it like it is on Monday amid President Donald Trump’s ongoing racist attacks against her and other members of the so-called Squad of progressive Democratic freshman congresswomen....
02:51, 07/19/2019

'Lock Her Up!' but no 'Send her Back!' chant at Trump rally in Ohio President Donald Trump on Thursday briefly renewed his criticism of four minority Democratic congresswomen at his first rally since controversy erupted when a crowd at a rally last month broke into a chant of "Send her back" about a U.S. lawmaker who immigrated to the United States from Somalia....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Trump bashes 'disgraceful' Venezuela crisis at Florida rally At a rally in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, President Trump addressed the political crisis in Venezuela calling the situation "disgraceful."...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump supporters chant 'send her back' at a rally Following heated exchanges of words in tweets and press conferences between President Donald Trump and congresswoman Ilhan Omar, crowds at a rally call for her to be "sent back."...
15:34, 07/18/2019

Trump to hold Pennsylvania rally days after rival Biden did WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading to Pennsylvania to campaign for a Republican congressional candidate — and himself. Trump’s appearance Monday in the key battleground state comes two days after 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden held a campaign rally in Philade...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Trump eyes Biden as he ramps up reelection bid with Pennsylvania rally President Donald Trump is set to rally his supporters Monday in central Pennsylvania, a key battleground state that has been flashing warning signs for Trump's reelection campaign....
23:17, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump celebrates the 4th of July with military-themed rally US President Donald Trump spoke at a Fourth of July celebration that showcased the military and was punctuated with aircraft flyovers. Critics accused the president of politicizing the country's Independence Day....
07:51, 07/05/2019

'Portland is being watched very closely': Trump stokes tension over far right rally President links leftwing ‘antifa’ groups to terrorPatriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson surrenders to authoritiesAs Portland prepared for what may be one of the biggest political demonstrations of the US summer, which authorities expected would lead to violence, Donald Trump threw into the mix a charact...
19:00, 08/17/2019

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Trump Treats Rally in Cincinnati as Rebuttal to Democratic Debates Delivering a reliably red-meat speech to supporters who gathered Thursday in Ohio, President Trump took the stage to paint prominent Democrats as “left-wing extremists.”...
04:51, 08/02/2019

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
08:17, 07/19/2019

UK's Javid says 'send her back' chant at Trump rally unacceptable Chants of "send her back" directed at politicians are completely unacceptable in a modern democracy, British interior minister Sajid Javid said on Friday after a crowd chanted the phrase at a rally for U.S. President Donald Trump....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Trump Could Raise Tariffs on China. Here’s How China Could Respond. Beijing could match what the United States does, and its options include upping the ante in untraditional ways. But most of its choices come with drawbacks....
15:34, 05/09/2019

Trump rejected Navarro’s suggestion to weaken dollar as White House aims to juice economy White House senior adviser Peter Navarro recommended weakening the dollar to boost exports, but President Trump said it could hurt the U.S. economy, according to people briefed on the exchange....
22:00, 07/26/2019

Trump to formally launch 2020 campaign on June 18 in Orlando, Florida U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday he will be formally launching his 2020 re-election campaign on June 18 in Florida, beginning what may prove to be a difficult bid for another four years at the White House....
00:17, 06/01/2019

Trump cites report Biden may scale back campaign schedule: 'If I ever did that it would be over' President Trump told New Hampshire rally-goers Thursday that the campaign of Joe Biden was a "disaster" following a report that the 2020 Democratic frontrunner may scale back his scheduled appearances following weeks of verbal gaffes....
13:34, 08/16/2019

4 left-leaning states up for grabs in 2020, Trump campaign manager says Brad Parscale, the campaign manager for President Trump’s 2020 campaign, said on Sunday that he believes states that normally vote Democrat could be flipped, according to recent data....
09:00, 04/29/2019

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in one of the weakest positions of any incumbent president in modern times.Trump will seek to project self-confi...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Ross Perot donated to Trump’s re-election campaign before death: report In his last documented political act, self-made billionaire and two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot wrote out two checks to President Trump’s re-election campaign before succumbing to his battle with leukemia at the age of 89, according to a report....
10:51, 07/10/2019

Trump Campaign Denounces ‘Dishonest’ Fund-Raising That Uses President’s Name and Picture Several people close to Mr. Trump said the statement was aimed at a group run by David Bossie, one of his earliest political advisers and the deputy campaign manager of his 2016 campaign....
04:17, 05/08/2019

Trump and Biden Campaign Trade Jabs Over North Korea’s Remarks After the president sided with Kim Jong-un in mocking Mr. Biden’s intelligence, Mr. Biden let an aide rebut it instead of taking on Mr. Trump himself....
05:34, 05/29/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on Tuesday....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for exceptions for rape and incest and life of the mother.”...
02:51, 05/19/2019

Trump campaign’s Facebook ads target Latinos in Texas days after shooting The ads were launched just before US immigration officials raided food processing plants in MississippiOn Monday, less than 48 hours after 22 people were killed in what is believed to be an anti-Latino domestic terror attack in El Paso, Texas, Donald Trump’s reelection campaign launched a new batch ...
11:34, 08/09/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
22:34, 05/07/2019

‘We Are Going On to Victory.’ President Trump Officially Kicks Off His 2020 Reelection Campaign (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda fo...
09:51, 06/19/2019

Democrats push Trump probe schedule risking campaign clash A day after former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's high-profile testimony, House Democrats vowed to push forward with an investigation of President Donald Trump that could delay any move on impeachment into the 2020 election campaign season....
00:51, 07/26/2019

Trump administration breaks campaign promise, purges 200,000 VA healthcare applications "The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs is absolutely unacceptable,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said when speaking at a rally on Oct. 31, 2015, in front of the retired battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va....
06:51, 05/13/2019

‘Fredo unhinged’ T-shirts released by Trump campaign to mock Cuomo It was an opportunity the Trump reelection campaign couldn’t refuse. President Trump’s 2020 campaign wasted no time Tuesday in selling “Fredo Unhinged” T-shirts to piggyback on the controversy over CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s unhinged viral video rant. For $34, Trump supporters can get a T-...
09:52, 08/14/2019

‘I Don’t Need It.’ President Trump Pledges Not to Use Stolen Information in 2020 Re-election Campaign (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is pledging not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign. And he’s insisting he didn’t use any in 2016, even though he did. Trump told reporters Monday as he met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orb&a...
03:51, 05/14/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election campaign in mid-June, the four-year anniversary of his first run, sources said on Monday....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Biden labels Trump a 'clown' during campaign stop in South Carolina Former Vice President Joe Biden took a page out of President Trump’s playbook on Saturday when asked at a South Carolina fundraiser if he had a nickname for the president....
22:00, 05/05/2019

CNN criticized for chyron claiming Biden will 'eviscerate' Trump in campaign speech CNN's "New Day" discussed former Vice President Joe Biden's upcoming speech, displaying a chyron that predicted he would "eviscerate" President Trump....
18:17, 06/11/2019

Trump campaign sets sights on Latinx voters in quest to win Florida Given the state’s notoriously close margin in elections – Trump carried the state over Clinton by 1.2% in 2016 – even the slightest swing could prove significant Donald Trump has routinely spoken of Hispanic immigrants in disparaging terms while pushing for a more restrictionist agenda on immigratio...
07:51, 08/02/2019

Trump campaign shells out on YouTube ad to draw more views than Democratic debate In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube's "masthead," the leading advertisement on its homepage, Vox reported....
02:34, 06/27/2019

Trump campaign sues California over law requiring candidates release tax forms Lawsuits say the new law violates the US constitution and is ‘a naked political attack’ against Donald TrumpThe Trump campaign and the Republican party sued California over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to run in the state’s primary.The lawsuits argue the l...
11:34, 08/07/2019

Trump Re-Election Campaign Makes US-Russia Talks "Not So Simple": Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was ready to hold talks with Donald Trump if that was what his U.S. counterpart wanted, but added that Trump's re-election campaign could......
20:51, 06/20/2019

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's re-election campaign: a '2020 comedy tour' Late night hosts focused on news surrounding Trump, including that of his re-election campaigning and the Middle EastLate-night hosts focused on the launch of Trump’s re-election campaign and the brewing tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading......
22:17, 06/20/2019

At Trump Rally, Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as President Attacks Liberals “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
18:51, 07/18/2019

Meghan McCain tells Ivanka and Jared to speak up after Trump rally: 'Where are you?' "View" host Meghan McCain called out Ivanka Trump, suggesting that the president's daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, should denounce her father's actions at a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Trump announces $448M in hurricane recovery funds at Florida rally President Trump took the stage Wednesday night for a "Make America Great Again" rally in Panama City Beach, Fla., after viewing recovery efforts and lingering damage from last year's Category 5 Hurricane Michael. ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Trump skewers Buttigieg, 2020 Dem rivals at raucous Florida rally President Trump went after four of his Democratic opponents at a Florida campaign rally Wednesday night, smacking South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg especially hard for the first time....
09:17, 05/09/2019

Rubio hits back at NYT reporter who called him out for ‘smiling’ at Trump rally Senator Marco Rubio hit back at a reporter after he tweeted it was “very strange” to see the Florida senator “smiling and chuckling” at the president’s re-election rally in Orlando Tuesday evening....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Mexican president to hold ‘unity’ rally ahead of Trump’s tariffs Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is planning a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana to “defend the dignity of Mexico” on Saturday – two days before President Trump will impose new tariffs on Mexican products, according to a report. H​e also said ​two immi...
20:17, 06/06/2019

A day after distancing himself from hostile chant, Trump criticizes media for its coverage of his rally In morning tweets, the president said reporters should be more focused on the “vile and disgusting” statements by minority congresswomen he had repeatedly attacked....
16:51, 07/19/2019

West Virginia lawmaker calls out Trump for ‘using Lord’s name in vain’ during rally A West Virginia lawmaker is upset with "distasteful comments" President Trump made during his North Carolina rally. But it had nothing to do with the "send her back" crowd chants directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn....
18:34, 07/19/2019

Trump Physically Can't Stop Himself From Chatting Up El Paso Hospital Staff About His Rally During President Donald Trump’s trip to El Paso, TX that local officials didn’t want him to take, the president made some time to connect with hospital staff who responded to the shooting that killed 22 people and injured 24 others....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier this week.  President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he assailed a young Demo...
21:00, 07/19/2019

"I'll Rise": US Lawmaker's Reply To "Send Her Back" Chants At Trump Rally Despite a volley of attacks from the White House, death threats and a rally of supporters of US President Donald Trump chanting that she return to Somalia, Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has......
22:00, 07/19/2019

Trump Trades In 'Send Her Back' For Ol' Standby 'Lock Her Up' At Ohio Rally The vile and racist “Send her back!” chants about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) didn’t make an appearance at President Donald Trump’s campaign rally on Thursday. Instead, Trump knew just what to say to his crowd to get an old chant going: “Lock her up!”...
09:17, 08/02/2019

AOC says Trump 'relished' rally chant about Omar, doesn't want to be president anymore Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., disputed President Trump's account of his Wednesday rally in North Carolina, claiming that he "relished" the audience's chants about sending Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., back to her native country....
01:51, 07/21/2019

Trump says he’d ‘prefer’ if supporters don’t chant ‘send her back’ in upcoming rally Speaking to reporters before leaving the White House for Cincinnati, Trump said he doesn’t know whether they will chant anyway, or what his response would be if they do — adding that, regardless, he “loves” his political supporters....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
08:34, 07/19/2019

Trump vows the US will cure cancer, eradicate AIDS at reelection rally President Trump vowed to push America into new “medical frontiers” at a campaign rally on Tuesday evening, saying the US will eradicate AIDS and cure cancer. Trump made the proclamation at his 2020 reelection campaign kickoff in Orlando, Florida. “We will push onward with new medical frontiers,” Tru...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Trump holds rally in Florida Panhandle, promises more hurricane relief U.S. President Donald Trump promised a swift infusion of federal aid to the Florida Panhandle seven months after devastating Hurricane Michael as he rallied supporters Wednesday for his re-election....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after the president went on an extended rant about Omar ...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Ahead of Re-election Rally, President Trump Threatens To Deport Millions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid. In a pair of tweets Monday night, Trump said that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would next week “begin the p...
16:51, 06/18/2019

McCain clashes with Beto over 'extreme' comparison between Nuremberg and Trump rally "View" host Meghan McCain called out former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, on Tuesday, arguing that he sounded "extreme" when he alluded to Nazis while criticizing one of President Trump's rallies in North Carolina....
23:34, 07/23/2019

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel in an address that saw the policy and lobbying conference double as a campaign rally....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Bill Maher finds ally in NBC News' Richard Engel in 'hoping' US economy slides to oust Trump NBC News correspondent Richard Engel was the lone voice to side with "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday night, after the comedian reiterated his "hopes" that a U.S. economic recession would help block President Trump's reelection in 2020. ...
11:51, 08/10/2019

Trump 2020 campaign will attack Biden's Senate record, not his time as Obama's VP President Trump’s 2020 campaign will seize on Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s mixed Senate record rather than his eight years as Barack Obama’s right-hand man....
18:35, 07/06/2019

Trump campaign mocks Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon to Soviet Union, 'What a joke!' The Trump reelection campaign took aim at “socialist” Democrats running for the 2020 nomination today, singling out Sen. Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon trip to the former Soviet Union 31 years ago....
22:00, 05/28/2019

A Series of President Trump’s Campaign Ads on Facebook Are Using Stock Models to Portray Supporters (NEW YORK) — A series of Facebook video ads for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign shows what appears to be a young woman strolling on a beach in Florida, a Hispanic man on a city street in Texas and a bearded hipster in a coffee shop in Washington, D.C., all making glowing, v...
16:34, 07/03/2019

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed by Senate committee for further testimony on campaign’s Russia contacts The panel wants to speak to the president’s son a second time for their ongoing investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Trump calls bombshell report on alleged campaign spying ‘bigger than ­Watergate’ President Trump on Friday called the FBI’s use of a blond bombshell to get dirt on his campaign “bigger than ­WATERGATE” — as Vice President Mike Pence suggested he was also spied on. In a rare move, Trump praised The New York Times for reporting that a female FBI investigator traveled to London in ...
09:51, 05/04/2019

'Lot of fake news back there': Trump launches 2020 campaign – video highlights US president Donald Trump has kicked off his bid for the presidency in 2020 with many well-worn attacks on the media, Hillary Clinton and the ‘angry' democrats. An adoring crowd packed the Amway building in Orlando, Florida chanting the same slogans from 2016, such as 'CNN sucks', 'drain the swamp' ...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Mueller statement made for 'bad day' for Pelosi, 2020 Dems, Trump campaign manager says Democrats running for president in 2020 were not helped by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public statement, according to President Trump's 2020 campaign manager....
09:51, 05/30/2019

Joe Biden and President Trump plan dueling campaign stops in Iowa on Tuesday Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to return to Iowa next Tuesday, marking his second trip to the key caucus state since formally declaring a 2020 run. He may bump into President Donald Trump who also plans to visit the state that day....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Trump campaign kickoff appears to outdraw similar event for Obama's re-election bid On Tuesday night in Orlando, Fla., it appeared that President Trump drew a larger crowd for his 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event than former President Barack Obama did for a similar event in Columbus, Ohio....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski subpoenaed by Dems as he hints at Senate run The subpoenas were revealed as Lewandowski stoked speculation that he was considering a Senate bid in New Hampshire against incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Is Trying to Woo Latino Voters While Threatening to Purge America of Latinos President Trump is nothing if not tone deaf. Somehow, Trump pulled favorable numbers with Hispanic voters in 2016, and now the president’s campaign to steal the White House in 2020 has its eyes set on pulling the Hispanic vote while simultaneously threatening to rid America of undocumented immigrant...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Campaign Aides Let the UAE Screen Trump's 'America First' Energy Speech, Made Changes at Their Request Aides to now-President Donald Trump let senior United Arab Emirates officials look at and edit a 2016 campaign trail speech in which he laid out his “America First” energy policy, ABC News reported on Monday.Read more......
05:51, 07/30/2019

Omarosa requests to join lawsuit alleging women were underpaid by the Trump campaign A former campaign staffer who accused President Trump of sexual misconduct and pay discrimination filed a motion Monday asking for a judge to allow others, including Omarosa Manigault Newman, to join her lawsuit, filed in February....
04:00, 05/14/2019