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Trump tries to turn border debate his way with El Paso rally

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump [...]

Pelosi tries to buy Mueller time

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and party leaders fear that appearing overeager to oust the president could blow back on Democrats and damage their 2020 White House chances. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Congress ‘We must [...]

China Tries to Balance Huawei Arrest With Warmer Trade Ties

BEIJING — China’s leadership is trying to strike a delicate balance between outrage and necessity, as it seeks to maintain a recent thaw with the United States while lashing out at the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive. That [...]

Pakistan Tries a New Way to Pay for a Dam: Crowdsourcing

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pav Akhtar is not one to fall for TV donation ads. In fact, he says, he and his siblings jokingly chide their mother for watching them on Pakistani satellite channels at their home in Lancashire, England. But [...]

Analysis: Trump tries a different strategy on assault claim

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump went there. Republicans for days have been trying, with some success, not to blame the accuser in the high-stakes he-said-she-said roiling the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. They [...]

When 11 men interrogate: GOP tries to head off Kavanaugh debacle

To head off the potentially bad optics of older white men questioning a woman about alleged sexual assault, Republicans are considering having an independent outside lawyer question Christine Blasey Ford alongside senators. | Alex Brandon/AP [...]

Trump tries to rewrite history on Maria as Hurricane Florence approaches

From the moment Donald Trump ascended to the presidency, he has made a habit of rewriting history, challenging the public to ignore what people can plainly see with their own eyes. | Eric Thayer-Pool/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share [...]

White House tries to ignore Manafort trial

The White House and its allies are trying to put as much distance as possible between Donald Trump and his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort — even if the president doesn’t always stick to the strategy. Manafort’s federal trial [...]

Trump team tries to show spine on Russia

Facing questions from skeptical senators, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted that President Donald Trump fully accepts that Russia interfered in the 2016 campaign. [...]

Trump tries to defuse bomb he threw at U.K.’s Theresa May

President Donald Trump on Friday claimed he had not criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May in an explosive interview with The Sun and said that whatever she decides to do with Brexit is “OK with me“ – another high-speed reversal [...]