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Omarosa Releases Tape of Firing by John Kelly

The ex-Trump aide claims she was threatened with damage to her reputation

(Newser) - The saga of Omarosa's departure from the White House and subsequent transformation into a Donald Trump critic continued Sunday as the former Apprentice contestant released what she claims is a secret recording of her being fired by chief of staff John Kelly. Per USA Today , Omarosa claimed on "... More »

Unanimous Vote on Trump's Hollywood Star: It Must Go

But West Hollywood City Council resolution is nonbinding, and past stances suggest it will stay

(Newser) - It's unanimous, at least in the West Hollywood City Council: The group voted Monday night to get rid of President Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, reports the Wrap . The resolution urges the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Angeles to remove the... More »

Trump Offers Iran Olive Branch Days After Threatening Tweet

The president said Monday he's open to meeting President Hassan Rouhani

(Newser) - President Trump has extended an olive branch to Iran's leaders just days after a tweet he wrote appeared to say he was ready to use military force should they "ever threaten the United States." Per CNN , the president was at a news conference at the White House... More »

NYT Publisher Issues Statement on Meeting With Trump

AG Sulzberger says he warned the president about labeling the press as Americans' enemy

(Newser) - The publisher of the New York Times has released a statement following President Trump's tweet about a meeting the two had together July 20. According to AG Sulzberger, the White House requested the meeting, which Trump said Sunday morning centered around the "vast amounts of Fake News being... More »

Trump Wants to Yank Clearance for Comey, Other Intel Critics

it would be an unprecedented move

(Newser) - President Donald Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of six former Obama-era officials who have been critical of his administration, the AP reports. Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday the president is "exploring the mechanisms" to strip clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan as well as five... More »

Pelosi Pressures Ryan Over Putin Invite to Washington

GOP leaders say Putin has not been invited to address Congress

(Newser) - A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan says Russian President Vladimir Putin should not expect an invitation to address Congress if he visits Washington in the fall. Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong says "the only one talking about inviting Putin to address Congress is Nancy Pelosi," a jab at... More »

Trump: 'European Union Is a Foe'

The president calls out the EU for trade policies

(Newser) - President Trump has raised eyebrows ahead of his meeting with Vladimir Putin regarding who he feels are the enemies of the United States. In an interview from Scotland with CBS News, the president told anchor Jeff Glor that the EU with its 28 members, many of which are longstanding US... More »

Billy Bush's Wife Calls It Quits

Their marriage, already rocky, comes to an end

(Newser) - The wife of Billy Bush has filed for divorce after separating from the former Today co-anchor last September, TMZ reports. Sydney Davis cited irreconcilable differences and asked for primary physical custody and joint legal custody of two of their children. The couple's separation came a year after the Access ... More »

Trump Critics See Social Misstep in Meeting With Queen

Headlines in the UK take notice

(Newser) - President Trump appeared to break from royal protocol Friday during an official visit to the UK when he seemed to step in front of Queen Elizabeth II. For a few moments, Mr. Trump walked just ahead of Her Majesty while the pair inspected the queen's honor guard, per the... More »

Russian Hack Followed Trump's 'Are You Listening' Speech

Clinton's office was targeted hours after candidate Trump mentioned it

(Newser) - Was Russia listening after all? In a July 27, 2016, speech, then-candidate Donald Trump called on Russian hackers to find emails from his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the US presidential campaign. "Russia, if you're listening," Trump said , "I hope you're able to find the... More »

Trump Says UK's May Has 'Killed' Trade Deal With US

President is visiting the UK and had some choice words for their prime minister

(Newser) - President Trump lobbed a verbal hand grenade into Theresa May's carefully constructed plans for Brexit, saying Thursday that the British leader had wrecked the country's exit from the European Union and likely "killed" chances of a free-trade deal with the United States, per the AP . Trump, who... More »

Charges Dropped After Stormy Daniels Arrest

Daniels was booked after cops say she violated 'no touching' laws in a strip club

(Newser) - The charges against adult film star Stormy Daniels have been dropped following her arrest at an Ohio strip club Wednesday night. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, was booked following an appearance at the Sirens club in Columbus during which she was accused of touching three undercover police officers... More »

In Presidential Rankings, There's a New No. 1

Nearly half of all Americans say No. 44 was best president of their lives in Pew survey

(Newser) - Ask Americans who the best president has been in their lifetimes, and one man ranks significantly above all others—though he didn't always. Barack Obama won the top spot in the Pew Research Center survey, based on phone interviews with 2,000 US adults during the week of June... More »

Woman Confronts Bannon in Bookstore; Owner Calls Cops

Richmond store owner says woman called Bannon 'a piece of trash'

(Newser) - A Virginia business owner says he was forced to call police after a customer confronted Steve Bannon inside his bookstore. Nick Cooke, owner of Black Swan Books in Richmond, tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch that a woman in his store called Bannon "a piece of trash" while the former White... More »

Giuliani Sets Tough New Conditions for Trump Interview

The attorney wants evidence Trump committed a crime before a sit-down takes place

(Newser) - The White House is changing its posture in the ongoing saga of the Mueller probe. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani tells the New York Times that the president will sit for an interview with Robert Mueller only if the special counsel can show evidence that Trump committed a crime. "If... More »

US Requests More Time to Reunite Immigrant Families

Justice Department asks federal judge to extend deadlines

(Newser) - President Trump's Justice Department has requested more time to reunite immigrant parents with the children taken from them by ICE at the border. Following a federal judge's order that all children under age 5 be reunited with their parents by July 10—and all others by July 25—... More »

Pompeo Will Return to N. Korea Amid Denuclearization Doubts

The trip will be the US Secretary of State's second

(Newser) - The White House says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will make another trip to North Korea as the Trump administration seeks agreement with Pyongyang on an acceptable denuclearization plan . Per the AP , press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced on Monday that Pompeo would travel to North Korea this week. The... More »

Trump Heads for Golf Club, and So Do Protesters

Demonstrators have been gathering weekly in Bedminster since the president took office

(Newser) - As thousands gathered near the White House to protest the Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policy on Saturday, the president was 220 miles away, at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, NJ. But he couldn’t entirely escape the demonstrators, reports USA Today . About 100 protesters lined... More »

Across US, Thousands March to Protest Immigration Policy

More than 700 marches planned, from LA to Appalachia

(Newser) - They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They carried signs reading: "No more children in cages," and "What's next? Concentration Camps?" In major cities and tiny towns, thousands of marchers gathered across America, moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at... More »

The Trump-Putin Summit Is Happening

The event is expected to take place before or after the NATO summit next month

(Newser) - The long-anticipated Trump-Putin summit is now official. The US president and the Russian president will meet, likely in July, according to the Wall Street Journal . The meeting was announced by US National Security Adviser John Bolton after he met with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday; the timing and location will be... More »

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