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Trump and Biden tap same theme: Why are you so obsessed with me?

Trump and Biden tap same theme: Why are you so obsessed with me?

Washington (CNN)Neither President Donald Trump nor his front-running Democratic foil could seem to believe it. In the end, it was Biden who singled out Trump more often by name — 35 times, according to CNN’s count — compared to 15 mentions of Biden...
Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest

Tornadoes and worse hit the states corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten a very big impact The sun is finally shining in Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ground is sodden. Storms and worse have swept the corn belt this...
Trump Gets GOP Pushback On Plan To Lay Off Federal Workers

Trump Gets GOP Pushback On Plan To Lay Off Federal Workers

Senate Majority Leader Wednesday urging Cabinet members not to shutter a third of the nation’s Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers, which train underprivileged youth in jobs that help protect America’s public lands. In his own letter to the same...
Trump visit divides crowds at the palace

Trump visit divides crowds at the palace

“You’re leaders over here and we’re leaders in our part of the world – this visit should make us both stronger,” he said. Image caption Tony and Jennifer Holdcroft, from Stoke, were unimpressed with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s...
Trump arrives in Japan eager for flattery and pomp

Trump arrives in Japan eager for flattery and pomp

Tokyo (CNN)President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday eager for a visit salted with flattery and pomp particularly as he escapes a hostile political environment back home. The state visit will provide an altogether more pleasant vibe than in Washington, where...
The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule

NEW YORK – The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and municipalities in...
Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors

Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors

Real estate agents embraced the president as one of their own, with cheers and whistles but also boos when he admitted not paying brokers their percentage When Donald Trump addresses coalminers, farmers or Christian evangelicals, even ardent supporters would find it...
Trump pardons fraudster Conrad Black after glowing biography

Trump pardons fraudster Conrad Black after glowing biography

Former media mogul who owned Daily Telegraph spent more than three years in prison Donald Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, the former media mogul who owned the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator before being jailed for fraud, shortly after he wrote a book praising the...
Republican Senators Souring On Trump’s Fed Pick Stephen Moore

Republican Senators Souring On Trump’s Fed Pick Stephen Moore

Donald Trump’s nominee for the criticism that the economic commentator is unfit for the job.  called out as a partisan pick more known for promoting conservative fiscal policy than for having any economic expertise.  his long history of flubbing...
Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a ‘Useful Idiot’

Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a ‘Useful Idiot’

Back in January, approximately 1,000 Robert Mueller news cycles ago, I argued that given the arc of the special counsel Russia probe, it’d be embarrassing for Donald Trump if he weren’t an agent of the Russian intelligence: “We’ve reached a...
The Mueller Report Is Much Worse for Trump Than Barr Let On

The Mueller Report Is Much Worse for Trump Than Barr Let On

If Donald Trump isn’t guilty of obstruction of justice, who ever could be? Special counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report, made public Thursday in redacted form (on CD, natch), outlined over nearly half of those pages how the president reacted to and...
Trump Vetoes Bill To End U.S. Support For Saudis In Yemen War

Trump Vetoes Bill To End U.S. Support For Saudis In Yemen War

“This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of American citizens and brave service members, both today and in the future,” Trump said in a statement accompanying his veto. The measure...
Trump wants astronauts back on the moon by 2024

Trump wants astronauts back on the moon by 2024

Donald Trump is seeking re-election in 2020, and in case you had any doubts he tweeted a painfully bizarre hype video to confirm. The two-minute-long video displays the words “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they call you racist. Donald J....
Nielsen ouster lays bare Trump’s own immigration crisis

Nielsen ouster lays bare Trump’s own immigration crisis

Washington (CNN)The forced resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is not just the usual story of an administration racked by chaos and the short shelf life of almost everyone who works for an imperious and grudge-bearing President. It’s a...
Congress wants to reveal Trump’s biggest secret

Congress wants to reveal Trump’s biggest secret

Washington (CNN)The request by House Democrats for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns opens a serious new political, legal, constitutional and personal front in the party’s battle to use its new majority to check a defiant President. Trump broke that...
Here’s The Movie A Trump-Threatened Avocadolypse Begs For

Here’s The Movie A Trump-Threatened Avocadolypse Begs For

will run out of avocados in three weeks if President The scenario is so dire that it begs for a blockbuster movie. Stephen Colbert” answered the call of Hollywood on Tuesday with a trailer for a “Mad Max” spoof called “Mad Guac: The Avocado...
Donald Trump isn’t really going to close the border. (Probably.)

Donald Trump isn’t really going to close the border. (Probably.)

Washington (CNN)On Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump began laying the groundwork to back away from his much-publicized threat to close down the US southern border unless Mexico and other central American countries did more to limit the flow of migrants to our...