Latest Donald Trump News

It's an election year, and Biden's team is signaling a more aggressive posture toward the press

Feb. 21, 2024 00:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Occupants of the White House have grumbled over news coverage practically since the place was built. Now it's Joe Biden's turn: With a reelection campaign underway, there are signs that those behind the president are starting to more aggressively and publicly challenge how he is...

Biden tells California supporters to stay focused on what's at stake in reelection battle

Feb. 21, 2024 00:08 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden kicked off a three-day fundraising sprint in California, making the case to supporters to stay focused on what’s at stake in his reelection battle where he will likely again face Donald Trump in November. In remarks at a campaign reception...

Donald Trump again compares his criminal indictments to imprisonment and death of Putin's top rival

Feb. 20, 2024 23:04 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on comparing his criminal indictments to the circumstances of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, the top political opponent of Russia’s autocratic leader Vladimir Putin who died in a remote arctic prison after being jailed by the Kremlin...

Nikki Haley hasn't yet won a GOP contest. But she's vowing to keep fighting Donald Trump

Feb. 20, 2024 22:49 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — There are no wins on the horizon for Nikki Haley. Those close to the former United Nations ambassador, the last major Republican candidate standing in Donald Trump's path to the GOP's 2024 presidential nomination, are privately bracing for a blowout loss in...

Biden wants people to know most of the money he's seeking for Ukraine would be spent in the US

Feb. 20, 2024 21:51 PM EST

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — At a bustling construction site outside of Dallas, there are hopes that Congress can finally pass nearly $95 billion in foreign aid including funding for Ukraine — because factory jobs in the United States depend on that money. Aerospace and defense company...

Michigan Republicans plan dueling conventions for presidential nomination as turmoil continues

Feb. 20, 2024 18:49 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Republicans' clash over leadership of their state party could mean dueling presidential nominating conventions will take place March 2, even though the national Republican Party has said members properly removed former chair Kristina Karamo. Former...

Early voting in Ohio's March 19 primary begins Wednesday; registration closing Tuesday

Feb. 20, 2024 15:45 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some county election boards in Ohio are remaining open late Tuesday, the final day to register for the March 19 primary. Early voting begins Wednesday. Ohioans are choosing party nominees for president, U.S. Senate, state Legislature, Ohio Supreme Court and...

She's not quitting. Takeaways from Nikki Haley's push to stay in the GOP contest against Trump

Feb. 20, 2024 11:34 AM EST

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley's team is bracing for a home state embarrassment in South Carolina's Republican presidential primary on Saturday. Conventional wisdom suggests she'll be forced to drop out. But that may not apply in 2024. Ahead of a major speech on Tuesday,...

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Trump-allied lawyers over 2020 election lawsuit in Michigan

Feb. 20, 2024 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from Sidney Powell and other lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump over $150,000 in sanctions they were ordered to pay for abusing the court system with a sham lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results in Michigan....

GOP Senate contenders aren't shy about wanting Trump's approval. But in Pennsylvania, it's awkward

Feb. 20, 2024 08:36 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Since he became the single biggest force in Republican politics nearly a decade ago, Donald Trump has figured prominently in U.S. Senate races, using his massive public platform and loyal base of support to shape which GOP incumbents run for reelection and which contenders...