Trump said he is unsure whether Defense Secretary James Mattis is planning to step down from his post, but told CBS' "60 Minutes" in a pre-taped interview that the retired general might and that he regards Mattis as "sort of a Democrat."
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Wall Street bankers will show up at an elite Saudi investment conference this month despite a growing exodus of top media companies and business leaders after the disappearance of a Saudi journalist.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's $12 billion package to offset farmers losses from the imposition of tariffs American exports could end up shrinking after an agreement to update NAFTA was struck, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday.
The acting head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency liked a controversial Facebook photo five years ago of then-President Barack Obama that a civil rights group called racist, the Huffington Post reported on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has resigned in anticipation of being fired by President Donald Trump, Axios news site reported.
Rosenstein verbally resigned to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, the report said, citing an unidentified source with knowledge of the matter. Reuters could not immediately confirm the report.
The Trump administration on Saturday said it would propose making it harder for foreigners living in the United States to qualify for permanent U.S. residency if they have received public benefits such as food aid, public housing or Medicaid.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross must sit for questioning by lawyers for states that are suing the Trump administration over a planned question in the 2020 census that would ask respondents whether they are U.S. citizens, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, warning that President Donald Trump is undermining U.S. security, has written a book on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's efforts to safeguard the United States, his publisher said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump‘s former campaign manager’s decision to plead guilty to two criminal counts and to cooperate with a probe into Russian election meddling had nothing to do with Trump‘s 2016 victory.
The U.S. government had a $214 billion budget deficit in August, almost double the amount for the same period last year as outlays swelled, according to Treasury Department data released on Thursday.
That compared to a budget deficit of $108 billion in the same month last year, the department’s monthly budget statement showed.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of FEMA said he would never intentionally break government rules following a report that his use of official vehicles was under scrutiny, but that right now, he was focused on a major hurricane approaching the U.S. Southeast coast.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he had “no reason” to dispute Puerto Rico‘s official death toll of 3,000 from last year’s Hurricane Maria, speaking after his fellow Republican President Donald Trump accused Democrats of inflating the death toll to make the president look bad.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday disputed Puerto Rico's official death toll of 3,000 from hurricanes last year and accused Democrats of inflating the figure, which actually came from an independent academic study.
Many are aware of Mr. Trump‘s mental deficiencies and pathological lying, but what remains puzzling is why so many of his supporters remain so vigilant in their defense of him, when he has made such a delusional and mendacious remark as he did yesterday, regarding his Administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called on the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the New York Times after the news outlet published a column this week by an anonymous administration official questioning his fitness for office.
By Susan Heavey and Makini Brice
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top aides to Donald Trump scrambled on Thursday to deny authorship of an anonymous New York Times opinion column that slammed the U.S. president’s leadership style and described “a quiet resistance” to him within his own administration.
Trump, without offering evidence, said in a post on Twitter that the sportswear company was "getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts." He also continued to blast National Football League players for their protests over racial and social injustice.
(Reuters) – President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions both supported a proposal during the 2016 campaign that Trump meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, lawyers for a former campaign adviser said in a court filing late on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday said White House Counsel Don McGahn will leave his post in the fall, after shepherding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
By Liz Hampton
HOUSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department recently granted a tariff exemption to oil major Chevron for its imports of 4.5-inch Japanese steel tubes for oil exploration.
But the department rejected a similar request from Borusan Mannesmann Pipe to exclude 4.5-inch steel pipes imported from Turkey for casing used to line new oil wells.