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Trump, new Mexican president discuss migration but not wall

Dec. 13, 2018 10:50 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump and the new leader of Mexico discussed "positive relations" between the two countries in a phone call this week. But Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told reporters that he and Trump have never discussed the contentious topic of the...

'Many' candidates vying for chief of staff job, Trump says

Dec. 11, 2018 3:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief...

Trump scrambling to find new White House chief of staff

Dec. 10, 2018 7:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief of...

US: Trump lawyer met Russian offering 'political synergy'

Dec. 7, 2018 8:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was in touch as far back as 2015 with a Russian who offered "political synergy" with the Trump election campaign and proposed a meeting between the candidate and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the special counsel said Friday. Court...

Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

Dec. 7, 2018 6:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be America's ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president's "America first" approach to foreign policy. If...

Trump expected to pick State spokeswoman for UN ambassador

Dec. 6, 2018 10:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce he will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, officials familiar with the plans said Thursday. Two administration officials confirmed Trump's plans. A Republican...

Trump, German auto executives meet at White House

Dec. 4, 2018 8:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and executives from Germany's biggest automakers discussed the companies' investments in the U.S. on Tuesday as trade tensions with the Europeans and Trump's threat to impose tariffs on foreign cars sold here loomed overhead. Trump "shared his vision of all...

The Latest: Trump considering 2-week US funding extension

Dec. 1, 2018 10:46 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 12:35 a.m. President Donald Trump says his next meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is likely to happen in January or February. The president tells reporters that there are three sites under...

Trump's on-off dance with complicated acquaintances

Dec. 1, 2018 5:59 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Broken dates. Coy suggestions. Missed encounters. Private opportunities. Amid weighty issues of state, another fascination at the Group of 20 summit has been President Donald Trump's will-he, won't-he dance with two fellow leaders who are something of international outcasts...

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Dec. 1, 2018 3:27 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statements and briefings, the president and the White House made a dozen...