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Trump to Pay His Own Legal Bills, Set Up Fund to Cover Staff

President Republican National Committee, and is finalizing a plan to use personal funds to help current and former White House staff with their legal costs.The Office of Government Ethics and a tax firm are working on a mechanism for Trump to contribute to staffers’ legal bills that would meet regulatory

Mueller Subpoenaed Trump Campaign for More Documents

Special Counsel Robert Mueller served U.S. President wrote a letter Thursday to Kushner’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, saying that Kushner didn’t turn over some documents first requested on Oct. 18, nor has he agreed to a transcribed interview. They said the documents include some related to his security clearance and his

Weakened Trump Looks to the King of China to Give Him a Boost

Shortly after Donald Trump’s surprise election win, Barack Obama gave some advice to President Xi Jinping in the final minutes of their last meeting as leaders of the world’s biggest economies.Obama explained the factors that led to Trump’s victory following a campaign that featured regular China-bashing, and suggested that Xi

JFK Files: Thousands Released But Trump Holds Back Others

Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the National Archives came out Thursday night with a hefty cache of others. "I have no choice," Trump said in a memo,

GCHQ Cyber Accelerator doubles down for second intake

A cyber security accelerator with links to the UK’s GCHQ intelligence agency is doubling down for a second program that’s larger and longer than the inaugural bootcamp which kicked off in January. The second cohort, announced today, will go through a nine month program vs three. There’s also more

Tillerson Pledges Diplomacy With North Korea ‘Until the First Bomb Drops’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says President Donald Trump wants him to push forward on diplomacy with North Korea “until the first bomb drops.”Until?Tillerson’s comments on CNN’s “State of the Union” program on Sunday apparently weren’t meant literally as a timeline for war, as he preceded that quote by saying,

Trump Balks at Showing Classified Report Backing Travel Ban

President Donald Trump says those challenging the latest version of his travel ban in court can’t see a report explaining why he targeted immigrants from seven nations because it’s secret.The government on Friday told a Hawaii federal judge who demanded disclosure of the report that it’s classified and should remain

The Risk of Failure Is Enormous for Donald Trumps Iran Strategy

The strategy that President Donald Trump has laid out to confront Iran and renegotiate a 2015 nuclear agreement requires a string of big bets to pay off in short order. The risk of failure is enormous.A hostile Congress must agree to pass legislation to toughen the terms of the accord.

Trump Refuses to Explain Remark About Calm Before the Storm

President Donald Trump and his spokeswoman on Friday repeatedly declined to clarify the cryptic remark he made while posing for photos with military leaders that the gathering might represent “the calm before the storm.”Trump was asked at an Oval Office event Friday what he meant by the statement, but he just

Mnuchin Defends Use of Military Plane, Says Needed Secure Line

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended the use of a military plane to make the short hop from New York to Washington in August, saying he needed to make a secure call during the flight.“There are times when I need secure communications to be in touch with the president and the