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New York Times Demands Apology From Fox News

There is trouble brewing between 'Fox and Friends' and the 'Times'

(Newser) - There's a media storm brewing between President Trump's favorite news outlet and one of his most hated, but it concerns a story that unfolded long before he took office. On Sunday, New York Times VP of Communications Danielle Rhoades Ha demanded an on-air apology from Fox and Friends... More »

Trump Org Applies for Foreign Workers on 'Made in America Week'

Claims it's impossible to find American workers to fill Mar-a-Lago positions

(Newser) - The White House celebrated "Made in America Week" this week. So CBS News reports it "seem[s] to clash" that at the same time the Trump administration was touting American products and American jobs, President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club requested permission to hire 70 foreign workers under the H-2B... More »

Trump: 'President Has Complete Power to Pardon'

President unleashes early morning tweetstorm

(Newser) - "The US President has the complete power to pardon," President Trump claimed early Saturday during what USA Today characterizes as a "tweetstorm" and "tweet-o-rama." Trump sent 10 tweets in a span of two hours, starting at 6:30am. Out of those 10 tweets, perhaps none... More »

Report: Trump Is Asking About the Pardons Process

But Trump attorney says 'pardons are not being discussed'

(Newser) - As special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation continues to simmer, President Trump's legal team is allegedly brainstorming how to throw cold water on it, "people familiar with the effort" tell the Washington Post . Among the strategies reportedly on the table is an attempt to slow or stop... More »

The Trump Presidency at 6 Months

Are we 'tired of winning' yet?

(Newser) - President Trump hit the six-month mark in office Thursday. So, how's he doing? That depends. The Washington Post looks at Trump's progress on seven key campaign issues. The status of his goals to have better relations with Russia and reform health care have been well-covered elsewhere . The wall... More »

Trump Threatens, Pressures GOP Senators on Health Care

'He wants to remain a senator, doesn't he?'

(Newser) - President Trump treated 49 Republican senators to lunch Wednesday while threatening and pressuring them to get something done on health care, Reuters reports. According to the Hill , the pressure started with Sen. Dean Heller, who opposed the GOP health care bill and was seated next to Trump at the lunch.... More »

Trump Had Meeting With Putin White House Didn't Disclose

Only other person present for 2nd conversation was Putin's translator

(Newser) - President Trump had a previously unreported and undisclosed meeting with Vladimir Putin during the G-20 summit, White House officials confirmed Tuesday. The only other person present for the conversation was the Russian president's translator, the Hill reports. According to the Washington Post , Trump had his first face-to-face meeting with... More »

Trump's Lawyer Says Nothing 'Nefarious' in Russia Meeting

Trump's lawyer made the Sunday rounds to defend the president

(Newser) - A prominent member of Donald Trump's legal team made the rounds of the Sunday news shows, insisting there was nothing "nefarious" in the meeting between Trump's son and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign. Jay Sekulow appeared on ABC's This Week With George Stephanopoulos and... More »

Trump: 'Fake' Stories Are 'DISTORTING DEMOCRACY'

He defends his son, criticizes Hillary Clinton

(Newser) - President Trump was on Twitter Sunday morning defending his eldest son and taking aim at two of his favorite targets: Hillary Clinton and the media. In a series of posts starting around 6am, Trump wrote , "HillaryClinton can illegally get the questions to the Debate & delete 33,000 emails... More »

US Spies Heard Russians Discussing Trump Aides in 2015

Pre-campaign recordings are again under review

(Newser) - Investigators are re-examining overheard conversations in which Russian government officials discuss dealings with Donald Trump's associates, given confirmation of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer, US officials say. Though the conversations were recorded by US intelligence in early 2015, months before Trump announced his campaign... More »

Putin: In-Person Trump Not the Same as TV Trump

Russian president also thinks Trump accepted his election-interference denials

(Newser) - Vladimir Putin came away from his two-hour-plus meeting with President Trump Friday in Hamburg, Germany, with some definite impressions—notably, that the Trump we see on TV may not bear much similarity to the Trump behind the scenes, the Hill reports. "Trump on television very much differs from the... More »

Trump, Putin's '30-Minute' Meeting Lasted 136 Minutes

Details on what they discussed are starting to trickle out

(Newser) - President Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany Friday was scheduled to last just 30 minutes. Instead, per a State Department spokesperson, the meeting went on for two hours and 16 minutes, the AP reports. What you need to know:
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Here's the Trump-Putin Greeting

G20 summit begins

(Newser) - For the first time since becoming POTUS, Donald Trump has met Russian President Vladimir Putin. The meeting happened on the sidelines of what Reuters calls a "closely watched" G20 summit. They're not kidding, considering the first media coverage coming out of the summit focuses on the handshake between... More »

Declaration of Independence Riles Some Trump Supporters

NPR tweeted the entire document, which confused some

(Newser) - NPR marked the Fourth of July by tweeting the entire Declaration of Independence, but it seems some Twitter users didn't recognize what they were reading. The AP reports the broadcaster tweeted out the words of the declaration line-by-line Tuesday. Some of the founders' criticisms of King George III were... More »

Poland's Right-Wing Leadership Excited for Trump Visit

He'll likely get a warm welcome from populist government

(Newser) - The G20 summit may not be much fun for Donald Trump, what with the angry protesters making noise between his possibly difficult meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin. But he'll have a bit of a buffer beforehand as he first visits Poland, where he'... More »

Lindsay Lohan Has a Message for Trump's Haters

'Stop #bullying him & start trusting him'

(Newser) - Donald Trump apparently has a friend in Lindsay Lohan, whom he once said is "probably deeply troubled and therefore great in bed." Lohan took to Twitter early Tuesday to defend the president, responding to a Breitbart article that quoted Trump as saying he would be "delighted" to... More »

It's Official: Trump, Putin to Meet in Germany

The world will be watching Friday

(Newser) - In what is sure to be a closely watched event, President Trump will have his first official meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. Announced by a Russian official Tuesday, and later confirmed by the White House, the meeting will take place as the leaders attend the G20 summit... More »

Trump Posts Video of Himself Punching 'CNN'

He tweets clip of WWE match with CNN logo over opponent's face

(Newser) - President Trump escalated his Twitter war with CNN on Sunday, and in the process sparked more concern that he is advocating the use of violence against members of the media, the Hill reports. The president tweeted a modified video of a 2007 WWE wrestling match he took part in, obscuring... More »

Trump White House Salaries Revealed

22 staffers are taking home the max salary of nearly $180K per year

(Newser) - More than 40% of White House staffers are making more than $100,000 per year under President Trump, the AP reports. That includes 22 aides—Sean Spicer, Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus, Kellyanne Conway, and Omirosa Manigault, among them—making the max White House salary of $179,700. According to the... More »

Report: Kushner Demanded Apology to Trump to Kill Tabloid Story

More details in Trump's alleged attempt to blackmail 'Morning Joe' hosts

(Newser) - More details about President Trump's alleged attempt to blackmail the hosts of Morning Joe are leaking out, including the reported involvement of his son-in-law. New York reports Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski found out in March the National Enquirer was planning to run a story about their affair, which... More »

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