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Trump aide Conway asks reporter, 'What's your ethnicity?'

Jul. 16, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she meant no disrespect in asking a reporter to reveal his ethnicity. Her question came during an informal press gathering Tuesday when reporter Andrew Feinberg asked her about President Donald Trump's tweets regarding freshmen Democratic...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong about Dems, census, citizenship

Jul. 15, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is spreading falsehoods on issues of race, immigration and American-ness, exhorting four non-white female lawmakers to "go back" to where they came from and crying foul over his failed bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. He suggests that the...

Pelosi implores Democrats to unify, warning of dangers ahead

Jul. 10, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At a pivotal moment Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood before House Democrats with a lofty message and a stark warning. The battle-born leader implored her majority, after days of high-profile public infighting, to focus on common goals — including defeating President Donald...

In a divided Washington, British ambassador was a bridge

Jul. 10, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In America's deeply divided capital city, British Ambassador Kim Darroch was often the bridge. He had a direct line to President Donald Trump's top aides, as well as their predecessors from the Obama administration — and both often found themselves mingling at the same lavish...

Powell's message to Congress: Rate cut is likely coming soon

Jul. 10, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing to a weaker global economy, rising trade tensions and chronically low inflation, Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is likely to cut interest rates late this month for the first time in a decade. Delivering the central bank's semiannual report to...

Trump defends Acosta but will look 'closely' at Epstein deal

Jul. 10, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll be looking "very closely" at Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of a sex trafficking case involving now-jailed billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. But he also seemed to stand by his Cabinet official, praising Acosta's performance on the job and...

The Latest: 2 Epstein victims ask for secret deal dismissal

Jul. 10, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the sex trafficking case against financier Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Two of Jeffrey Epstein's victims again asked a Florida federal judge to throw out his once-secret deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for...

The Latest: Barr won't recuse himself from NY Epstein case

Jul. 9, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and billionaire Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 11:27 a.m. Attorney General William Barr has consulted with Justice Department ethics officials and will not recuse himself from overseeing the case of billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein by federal...

What did Jeffrey Epstein's famous friends know and see?

Jul. 9, 2019 10:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein has hobnobbed with some of the world's most powerful people during his jet-setting life. Future President Donald Trump called him a "terrific guy." Former President Bill Clinton praised his intellect and philanthropic efforts and was a frequent flyer aboard his private...

Trump vows July 4 'show of a lifetime' as protesters gather

Jul. 3, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A reality TV host at heart, President Donald Trump is promising the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who flock to the National Mall every year on the Fourth of July. The tanks are in place for the display of military muscle and protesters are ready to make...