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Turn in your smartphones: How Mueller kept a lid on Trump-Russia probe

Turn in your smartphones: How Mueller kept a lid on Trump-Russia probe

In a city known for its leaks, Mueller pulled off a rare feat. He has kept a tight lid on both his office and the evidence he was amassing in his highly sensitive investigation.

  • by Karen Freifeld and Nathan Layne

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Democrats say Kushner used WhatsApp to contact foreign leaders
Jared Kushner

Democrats say Kushner used WhatsApp to contact foreign leaders

A key House Democrat says Kushner's lawyer acknowledged that the senior aide used the non-secure WhatsApp application to communicate with foreign leaders.

  • by Billy House
'They've had a lot of problems living by certain deals': Trump takes shot at China as trade talks continue
Donald Trump

'They've had a lot of problems living by certain deals': Trump takes shot at China as trade talks continue

President Donald Trump said he'll keep tariffs on China until he's sure Beijing is complying with any trade deal, refuting expectations that the two nations will agree to roll back duties as part of a lasting truce to their trade war.

  • by Jennifer Jacobs and Andrew Mayeda
Trump calls top aide Kellyanne Conway's spouse 'husband from hell' in Twitter brawl
Donald Trump

Trump calls top aide Kellyanne Conway's spouse 'husband from hell' in Twitter brawl

US President Donald Trump, not one to shy away from a Twitter fight, intensified an online battle with the husband of senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway.

Trump buddies up with Bolsonaro, the 'Trump of the Tropics'
Brazil

Trump buddies up with Bolsonaro, the 'Trump of the Tropics'

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ran an unabashedly pro-Trump, pro-US campaign last year. It seems to have paid off on his first official trip to Washington.

  • by Peter Prengaman
A Mar-a-Lago weekend and an act of God: Trump’s history with Deutsche Bank
Donald Trump

A Mar-a-Lago weekend and an act of God: Trump’s history with Deutsche Bank

As Trump delivered his inaugural address in 2017, a slight woman bundled in a hooded white parka sat listening in a fenced-off VIP section. It was a moment of celebration – and a moment of worry for her employer.

  • by David Enrich
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'The President is not a white supremacist': White House defends Trump
Donald Trump

'The President is not a white supremacist': White House defends Trump

White House acting chief of staff says Donald Trump was no more to blame for the Christchurch shootings than Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

'Dangerous and reckless': Trump issues first veto of presidency
Immigration

'Dangerous and reckless': Trump issues first veto of presidency

Donald Trump has vetoed a resolution blocking border wall funding, a day after 12 Republicans voted to cancel his declaration of an emergency on the southern border.

  • by Matthew Knott
Congress has a breaking point. Trump may have found it this week.
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Congress has a breaking point. Trump may have found it this week.

This week, in a remarkable series of bipartisan rebukes to the president, Congress showed signs of pushing back.

  • by Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Michael D. Shear
Republican senators defy Trump, reject national emergency declaration
Immigration

Republican senators defy Trump, reject national emergency declaration

Donald Trump will be forced to issue his first presidential veto, after 12 Republican senators voted to reject his declaration of a national border emergency.

  • by Matthew Knott
'Get rid of my kids': Trump asked chief of staff 'to fire his children'
Donald Trump

'Get rid of my kids': Trump asked chief of staff 'to fire his children'

Donald Trump complained that daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner "didn't know how to play the game" and generated bad press, according to a new book.

  • by Annie Karni and Maggie Haberman