• Outside of Washington, Trump slips back into campaign mode

    MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday, repeating his political promises and continuing his attacks on the “dishonest media.”

  • Trump hits the road, hoping rally speeches overcome troubles

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Shifting attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday for a campaign-style rally, resurrecting the buoyant jobs promises that powered his election victory and pledging to “unleash the power of the American spirit.”

  • Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration.

  • Trump raps ‘criminal’ leaks, ‘dishonest’ media, ‘bad’ judges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aggrieved and spoiling for a fight, Donald Trump used a marathon encounter with reporters Thursday to denounce the “criminal” leaks that took down his top national security adviser and revived questions about his own ties to Russia. But he offered only a lawyerly denial that his campaign aides had been in touch with Russian officials before last fall’s election.

  • Trinidad & Tobago tries to halt fighters to Islamic State

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago (AP) — A Caribbean island nation has become an unlikely source of fighters and funding for the Islamic State militant group, prompting an internationally backed effort to stem the flow of money and recruits to Syria and Iraq.

  • Correction: Congress-Trump Taxes story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 14 about House Democrats’ efforts to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns from the IRS, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Rep. Joseph Crowley of New York is a Republican. He is a Democrat.

  • White House names possible shortlist for Flynn replacement

    NEW YORK (AP) — His administration dealt a significant blow after less than a month in office, President Donald Trump must now fill a vital national security post after the resignation of embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn.

  • White House names possible shortlist for Flynn replacement

    NEW YORK (AP) — His administration dealt a significant blow after not even a month in office, President Donald Trump must now fill a vital national security post after the resignation of embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn.

  • News conferences raise issue of Trump seeking softballs

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump managed to avoid questions about hot-button issues facing the White House — such as the future of national security adviser Michael Flynn and the North Korean missile launch — in a news conference Monday where selected reporters asked non-challenging questions and other, shouted-out inquiries were ignored.