• Donald Trump Jun 1, 2019

    FACT CHECK: Trump Distorts Findings of Russia Probe

    President Donald Trump is distorting the findings of the Russia investigation, claiming exoneration and a possible case against him “closed” based on remarks from a special counsel who did not make either statement. “Robert Mueller would have brought charges, if he had ANYTHING, but there were no charges to bring!” Trump tweeted Thursday. “CASE CLOSED,” he said in another tweet....

  • Donald Trump May 10, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump Repeats 17 False or Misleading Claims in 17 Hours

    Over the course of 17 hours, President Donald Trump repeated 17 false and misleading claims that we have written about since he became president. Trump began with an evening rally in Panama City Beach, Florida, on May 8, that lasted more than an hour, and followed it up a day later with an impromptu afternoon press conference at the White House.

  • Donald Trump Apr 22, 2019

    AP Fact Check: Trump, AG Spread Untruths on Mueller Report

    President Donald Trump is still distorting the truth about the Russia investigation, claiming exoneration from a special counsel’s report that he is also assailing as hopelessly biased. Confronted with unflattering details in the report about his monthslong effort to undermine federal investigators, Trump over the weekend blasted special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment as “highly conflicted.”

  • Congress Dec 24, 2018

    Documents Detail How Absentee Ballots Gathered in NC Vote

    Affidavits released Sunday by North Carolina’s elections board allege absentee ballots were collected from voters by the man at the center of vote fraud allegations or those working for him. These latest documents focus on last month’s disputed 9th Congressional District race, the year’s only unresolved congressional election. Investigators are looking into whether McCrae Dowless and others working on behalf...

  • Donald Trump May 20, 2018

    Trump Jr. Met With Mueller Witness During Campaign

    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer for President Donald Trump’s eldest son said Saturday. Erik Prince, an informal adviser to the Trump campaign and former head of Blackwater,...

  • Donald Trump Mar 28, 2018

    Does Omarosa Now Bow Down to Trump After Criticizing Him?

    Omarosa Manigault Newman once predicted that “every critic, every detractor will have to bow down to President Trump.” The question now for the former White House aide and “Apprentice” contestant is whether that applies to her, too. Starring in another reality TV show after resigning from the West Wing, Manigault Newman unleashed one criticism after another of her longtime friend...

  • Donald Trump Apr 9, 2018

    Trump Has Mused About White House Without a Chief of Staff: Sources

    President Donald Trump considered firing chief of staff John Kelly this month and not naming a successor, three sources familiar with his discussions told NBC News. The president has talked with close associates about running the West Wing more like his business empire, with Trump as his own chief of staff, according to the sources. In the scenario, which appears...

  • White House Apr 9, 2018

    Former Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Backs Down on Vow to Fight Mueller Subpoena

    A former Trump campaign aide spent much of Monday promising to defy a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, even throwing down the challenge to “arrest me,” then backed off his defiance by saying he would probably cooperate in the end. In an interview with The Associated Press, Sam Nunberg said he was angry over Mueller’s request to have him...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Bannon Met With Mueller Multiple Times Over the Past Week

    Steve Bannon, who served as President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, was interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller over multiple days this week, NBC News has learned from two sources familiar with the proceedings. Bannon spent a total of some 20 hours in conversations with the team led by Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia...

  • Donald Trump Jan 21, 2018

    Trump's First Year in Office: Victory on Taxes But Russia Probe Continues

    President Donald Trump’s first significant legislative achievement did not come until December, when Congress approved a $1.5 trillion tax bill that cut corporate and individual rates. But throughout Trump’s first year, his administration has been working to get federal judges appointed, roll back environmental and other regulations and reset America’s place in the world....
    Some of those efforts succeeded — many...

  • Donald Trump Jan 17, 2018

    FBI Agents Visited Steve Bannon's Home to Discuss Subpoena: Source

    FBI agents showed up at Steve Bannon’s Washington home last week intent on serving him with a subpoena to appear before a grand jury investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, a source familiar with the proceedings told NBC News. The agents were unaware at the time that Trump’s former chief strategist had retained Washington lawyer William...

  • Donald Trump Jan 7, 2018

    ‘Fire and Fury' Is ‘Grotesque' and ‘Fiction': Stephen Miller

    White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller attacked a new book about the inner workings of President Donald Trump’s White House as “grotesque” and “fiction” in a tense interview Sunday, NBC News reported. “The book is best understood as a work of very poorly written fiction, and I also will say that the author is a garbage author of a...

  • Donald Trump Jan 7, 2018

    Trump Washes His Hands of Insurgency Against GOP Incumbents

    President Donald Trump says he’s done campaigning for insurgents challenging incumbent Republican members of Congress. Trump told reporters after meeting GOP House and Senate leaders at Camp David on Saturday that he’s planning a robust schedule of campaigning for the 2018 midterm elections and that includes involvement in the Republican primaries. He’ll campaign for incumbents, he said, and “anybody else...

  • Donald Trump Jan 4, 2018

    Trump Mental Health Claims ‘Disgraceful and Laughable': White House

    The claim that President Donald Trump appears to be mentally unfit to lead the country, made in an upcoming book, is “disgraceful and laughable,” the White House said Thursday, dismissing details from the book for the second-straight day. The book’s author, Michael Wolff, said in a column published Thursday that his more than 200 interviews with Trump staffers for the...

  • Donald Trump Jan 4, 2018

    Trump Telecommutes From WH Into WH Press Room

    President Donald Trump, for whom the White House is both a home and the office, telecommuted to the White House press room to talk up the economy under his administration on Jan. 4, 2018.

  • Donald Trump Jan 4, 2018

    Furious Over New Book, Trump Says Ex-Aide Bannon ‘Lost His Mind'

    President Donald Trump launched a scathing verbal and legal attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon on Wednesday, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn’t actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son’s contact with a Russian lawyer “treasonous.” Hitting back via a formal White House statement...

  • Donald Trump Sep 30, 2017

    Being Called a ‘Good Man' by Trump Is Sometimes an Omen

    Sometimes it’s better not to be a nice guy. President Donald Trump has dismissed and accepted the resignations of a growing list of administration officials, including Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. Trump said before the news broke that he was disappointed with Price for reportedly taking numerous, expensive charter flights, when cheaper commercial options were available. But he...

  • Facebook Sep 24, 2017

    Berkeley Patriot Cancels Free Speech Week, But Milo Yiannopoulos Refuses to Back Down

    The student group Berkeley Patriot on Saturday informed UC Berkeley that Free Speech Week has been canceled, but event headliner Milo Yiannopoulos doubled down on his plans to come to the campus.

  • Donald Trump Sep 23, 2017

    Trump Dives Into Senate Runoff in Alabama

    President Donald Trump implored his supporters Friday to get behind an establishment-backed incumbent in a Republican runoff race in Alabama, arguing that Sen. Luther Strange will “drain the swamp” and doesn’t know the Senate Majority Leader “at all.” At a raucous rally in Huntsville, Alabama, the president insisted to thousands of cheering fans that backing Strange — who was appointed...

  • Donald Trump Sep 22, 2017

    A Test for Trump's Political Muscle in Alabama Senate Runoff

    It’s Trump versus Trumpland. President Donald Trump’s political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He’s campaigning for the establishment-backed incumbent over an upstart beloved by many of his own most ardent supporters, including his former chief strategist Steve Bannon.

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