White House

Stephanie Grisham
Jacquelyn Martin/AP
June 25, 2019 - 1:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump announced Tuesday that Stephanie Grisham, her longtime spokeswoman and confidante, will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary. Grisham is jumping right into her new role by accompanying President Donald Trump on a trip to Asia starting Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 22, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo, File
June 23, 2019 - 6:40 pm
By Josef Federman JERUSALEM (AP) — When the Trump administration cut hundreds of millions of dollars of aid for Palestinians last year, the Parents Circle, a coexistence group of bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families, lost 30% of its budget overnight. So members were shocked Sunday to learn...
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In this Nov. 1969 photo made available by NASA, Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad stands on the moon's surface.
NASA/AP Photo
June 20, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Marcia Dunn and Emily Swanson, Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows. The poll by The...
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Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee plan to question President Donald Trump's long-time confidante Hope Hicks Wednesday about her knowledge of the hush-money scheme to silence Trump's extramarital affairs in the run-up to the 2016 elections.
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
June 18, 2019 - 5:29 pm
By Manu Raju, Jeremy Herb and Pamela Brown, CNN (CNN) -- The White House is asserting immunity for President Donald Trump's long-time confidant Hope Hicks from having to testify on Wednesday about her time in the White House. While a White House official will be in the room during her testimony,...
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June 16, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday. The placement of the malware that deep within the Russian grid had never previously been...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump says Sanders is leaving her job as press secretary at the end of June.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
June 13, 2019 - 4:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Trump,...
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Kellyanne Conway
Evan Vucci/AP
June 13, 2019 - 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway, for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel, which is unrelated...
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In this July 4, 2018, file photo, fireworks explode over Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol, along the National Mall in Washington, during the Fourth of July celebration.
Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo, File
June 12, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With three weeks to go, exactly what's going to happen in Washington on the Fourth of July remains a subject of intense confusion because of President Donald Trump plans to reshape the nation's premier celebration. Will Independence Day...
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China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for a trade dispute and says it won't back down on "major issues of principle."
Andy Wong/AP Photo
June 02, 2019 - 2:19 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries' trade dispute and said it won't back down on "major issues of principle," but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might take to up the ante. The report from the Cabinet spokesman's office...
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President Donald Trump greets troops after speaking at a Memorial Day event aboard the USS Wasp, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Yokosuka, Japan.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
May 30, 2019 - 8:50 am
UPDATED: 10:39 a.m. By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press President Donald Trump said Thursday he had nothing to with directing the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of sight during his visit to Japan this week. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House,...
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