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Donald Trump Jr.: provocateur, master preacher for father

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The shout of “2024!” from the crowd was unmistakable. It stopped Donald Trump Jr. cold. President Donald Trump’s eldest son had been in the midst of a humor-laced screed in which he decried Joe Biden as too old [...]

The Long, Strange Partnership of Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani

Michael Kruse is a senior staff writer for POLITICO. */ ]]> Long, long before he was Donald Trump’s personal attorney and devoted defender, Rudy Giuliani wasn’t exactly a fan. The first time, actually, he invoked Trump’s name in [...]

James Mattis zings Donald Trump at Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner

NEW YORK — Former Defense Secretary James Mattis hit back at his old boss at a white-tie gala in New York on Thursday, saying that he’s not just an overrated general, he’s the greatest overrated general. Mattis made the joking remarks [...]

Turkey sanctions coming after Syria attack, Donald Trump says

President Trump on Monday said he will impose sanctions against current and former Turkish officials and cease trade negotiations with Ankara in response to the NATO ally’s attack on U.S.-allied Kurds in northern Syria. Mr. Trump also said [...]

Donald Trump: ‘Greasy’ media will give Hunter Biden ‘softball questions’

President Trump predicted Monday that the “greasy” press is going to treat Hunter Biden, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s son, with kid gloves. “Wow! Hunter Biden is being forced to leave a Chinese Company,” Mr. Trump said [...]

Mark Esper: Donald Trump authorizes ‘deliberate withdrawal’ of all U.S. forces from northern Syria

The U.S. will soon begin a “deliberate withdrawal” of all its troops from northern Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday. The Pentagon chief told “Fox News Sunday” that President Trump has authorized the removal of American [...]

Donald Trump scolds the left as ‘crazy,’ says Speaker Pelosi ‘hates our country’

President Trump scolded the “far left” Saturday as an existential threat to America and accused House Democrats of hating the country as he rallied evangelical supporters to stick by him amid a Democratic impeachment bid. He also defended [...]

Donald Trump blasts Warriors coach Steve Kerr for ‘weak and pathetic’ China response

President Trump took another jab at the NBA’s Steve Kerr after the coach known for his outspoken liberal political views refused again to comment on the controversy over China roiling the league. Mr. Trump said the Golden State Warriors coach [...]

Donald Trump touts ‘wonderful lawyer’ Rudy Giuliani after report of attorney facing criminal probe

President Trump on Saturday lauded his personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani following reporting about the attorney becoming the apparent target of a federal criminal investigation. “So now they are after the legendary ‘crime buster’ and [...]

Harry Reid warns Democratic presidential candidates to be wary of ‘very, very smart’ Donald Trump

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid warned fellow Democrats in an interview out Saturday that it will not be an easy feat to beat President Trump at the polls in 2020. “If someone goes into the race thinking that Donald Trump is going [...]