AP POLITICS

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

3 min 44 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. 2018-01-16T20:55:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:55:18-05:00

Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

15 min 44 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. 2018-01-16T20:34:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:34:30-05:00

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

28 min 43 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. 2018-01-16T19:34:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:34:42-05:00

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

32 min 42 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant. 2018-01-16T20:26:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:26:48-05:00

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

44 min 46 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. 2018-01-16T20:12:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:12:15-05:00

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

59 min 44 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel's Republican chairman. 2018-01-16T20:01:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:01:18-05:00

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are still struggling to get their stories straight nearly a week after a meeting in which President Donald Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. 2018-01-16T19:17:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:17:58-05:00

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president's mental fitness for office. 2018-01-16T19:21:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:21:53-05:00

Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

2 hours 34 min ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets. 2018-01-16T18:18:00-05:00 2018-01-16T23:18:41-05:00

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

2 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant. 2018-01-16T18:27:00-05:00 2018-01-16T23:27:21-05:00

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

3 hours 2 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel's Republican chairman. 2018-01-16T16:44:00-05:00 2018-01-16T21:44:52-05:00

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

3 hours 18 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president's mental fitness for office. 2018-01-16T17:42:00-05:00 2018-01-16T22:42:05-05:00

Tillerson warns military action on NK unless diplomacy works

3 hours 31 min ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Tuesday that if North Korea does not choose to negotiate on giving up its nuclear weapons that pose a growing threat to the United States it could trigger a military response. 2018-01-16T17:26:00-05:00 2018-01-16T22:26:49-05:00

Missouri governor says affair won't deter him from work

5 hours 36 min ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Facing new calls to resign from some fellow Republicans, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens instead affirmed his intent Tuesday to remain on the job while seeking forgiveness for an extramarital affair that he described as a "personal mistake." 2018-01-16T15:27:00-05:00 2018-01-16T20:27:34-05:00

Wall Street executive replaces Christie, targets Trump

5 hours 36 min ago
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former Wall Street executive Phil Murphy succeeded Chris Christie as governor on Tuesday, swearing his oath on the Bible President John F. Kennedy used in 1961 while promising to transform the state into a liberal beacon that fights back against President Donald Trump. 2018-01-16T15:16:00-05:00 2018-01-16T20:16:46-05:00

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

5 hours 49 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answers questions from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel's Republican chairman. 2018-01-16T15:05:00-05:00 2018-01-16T20:05:37-05:00

Doctor: Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

6 hours 3 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president's mental fitness for office. 2018-01-16T14:46:00-05:00 2018-01-16T19:46:43-05:00

Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

6 hours 18 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday. 2018-01-16T14:43:00-05:00 2018-01-16T19:43:05-05:00

Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test

7 hours 12 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening designed to detect early signs of memory loss and other neurologic functions, the Navy doctor who performed Trump's medical checkup said Tuesday. 2018-01-16T12:38:00-05:00 2018-01-16T17:38:24-05:00

US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs

7 hours 24 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the State Department said. 2018-01-16T13:28:00-05:00 2018-01-16T18:28:37-05:00

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