Latest H.R. McMaster News

H.R. McMaster book scheduled for 2020

Jul. 11, 2018 5:06 PM EDT

H.R. McMaster, the lieutenant general who endured a troubled year as President Donald Trump's national security adviser, has a book deal. HarperCollins Publishers told The Associated Press on Wednesday that McMaster's "Battlegrounds" is scheduled for 2020. The book will cover his 34-year military career and his...

Nurse to face trial in fatal fall of McMaster's father

Jul. 9, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge ordered a nurse Monday to stand trial in the fatal fall of the father of former national security adviser H.R. McMaster while he was receiving treatment at a Philadelphia senior care facility. Judge Karen Y. Simmons issued her ruling after a two-part preliminary...

Notable firings and resignations from Trump's White House

Jul. 6, 2018 1:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump's White House since he took office on Jan. 20, 2017. — July 5: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt — June 5: Communications aide Kelly Sadler — April 12: Deputy national security...

Notable firings and resignations from Trump's White House

Jul. 5, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump's White House since he took office on Jan. 20, 2017. — July 5: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt — June 5: Communications aide Kelly Sadler — April 12: Deputy national security...

Trump pressed aides on Venezuela invasion, US official says

Jul. 4, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can't the U.S. just simply invade the...

Top WH legislative aide Marc Short to exit this summer

Jun. 15, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the position this summer. Two White House officials said Short disclosed his plans Friday. He did not offer an exact date, but said he would leave sometime this summer. The officials were not...

Trump rarely conducts business as usual with foreign leaders

Jun. 7, 2018 8:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — He hectored Mexico's leader over border wall funding. Lobbed statistics at the Canadian leader without checking his facts. Cajoled the British prime minister to crack down on protesters. Had a tête-à-tête with Russia's head of state on a whim. Bonded with France's president...

Trump takes his own brand of diplomacy to North Korea summit

Jun. 6, 2018 8:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — He hectored Mexico's leader over border wall funding. Lobbed statistics at the Canadian leader without checking his facts. Cajoled the British prime minister to crack down on protesters. Had a tête-à-tête with Russia's head of state on a whim. Bonded with France's prime...

Lawyer: Charges not merited in death of McMaster's father

Jun. 5, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There was no criminal intent for neglect in the death of the father of former national security adviser H.R. McMaster, the attorney representing the nurse charged in his death at a Philadelphia senior care facility said Tuesday. Christann Gainey was charged as a way to deflect criminal...

Facility faulted in death of former Trump adviser's father

Jun. 4, 2018 3:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Administrators failed in their essential duties and responsibilities at a Philadelphia senior care facility where the father of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser died after a fall, according to a Pennsylvania Health Department report. The 141-page report said...