Most Americans like Melania more than Donald Trump: poll

For the first time, Melania Trump has the approval of a majority of Americans. According to a new Gallup poll, 54 percent of respondents said they have a favorable view of the first lady. Thirty-three percent said they view her unfavorably and 13 percent had no opinion. This is a major

Trump administration bans CDC from using these 7 words

There will be nothing “science based” in budget documents from the nation’s top public health agency next year. That phrase was among the seven banned from official documents being prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the 2019 federal budget, according to a report. Also on the

Trump slams FBI before speaking at bureau graduation ceremony

President Trump took aim at the FBI Friday — shortly before speaking at an FBI National Academy graduation ceremony. “When you look at what’s gone on with the FBI and this Justice Department — people are very, very angry,” the president told reporters before departing the White House for

Tillerson walks back offer of unconditional talks with North Korea

WASHINGTON — America’s top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s declaration before the U.N. Security Council marked a stunning reversal after

Trump on possible Flynn pardon: ‘We’ll see what happens’

President Trump refused to say Friday if he would consider pardoning former national security adviser Michael Flynn. “I don’t want to talk about pardons for Michael Flynn yet. We’ll see what happens,” Trump told reporters Friday. “Let’s see. I can say this: When you look at what’s gone on

JPMorgan’s top economist differs with Jamie Dimon on job outlook

When it comes to the Trump tax plan, JPMorgan Chase isn’t buying what its own CEO is selling. The biggest US bank’s top economist is predicting that the Congressional tax reform bill will only add about “about 200,000 jobs” — a mere 10 percent of a 2-million-job forecast JPMorgan

Trump seems happy about Disney’s purchase of Fox

Investors weren’t the only ones happy with the Disney-Fox deal on Thursday — President Trump appeared to be a fan, too. see also Trump called Fox Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch right after the deal was announced to congratulate him, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. “The president spoke with

Trump: ‘We are defending democracy’ with regulation cuts

View Slideshow FacebookTwitterGoogleFacebook MessengerWhatsAppEmailCopy President Trump on Thursday touted his record of cutting federal regulations — claiming the rules delayed infrastructure projects, forced businesses to close and cost millions of jobs. see also “Let’s cut the red tape, let’s set free our dreams,” Trump said at the White House as he symbolically

Trump thanks Putin for kind words about US economy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for remarks he made Thursday “acknowledging America’s strong economic performance,” the White House said. see also The two presidents spoke by phone following Putin’s annual press conference in Moscow. Trump and Putin also discussed ways to work together to address North

Omarosa: I was ‘profoundly’ disturbed by Trump’s White House

Outgoing presidential aide Omarosa Manigault Newman said she saw things at the White House that “profoundly” disturbed her — as she shot down reports that she was fired and physically removed, insisting Thursday that she resigned. The former “Apprentice” star told “Good Morning America” that reports that the Secret

ISIS threatens to attack US over Jerusalem decision

CAIRO – Islamic State threatened attacks on U.S. soil in retaliation for the Trump administration’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, one of the group’s social media accounts reported on Thursday without giving any details. In a message on one of its accounts on the Telegram

Putin says fabricated spymania ‘dealing a blow’ to US politics

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the United States was in the grip of a fabricated spymania whipped up by President Donald Trump’s opponents but he thought battered U.S.-Russia relations would recover one day. Putin also praised the U.S. president for what he said were his

Defiant Roy Moore still won’t concede

Defeated Senate candidate Roy Moore released a video statement Wednesday night, refusing to concede – even as President Trump and GOP leadership have acknowledged the shocking Alabama upset. Moore struck a defiant tone in his 4-minute, 46-second YouTube speech, insisting the race – and “struggle to preserve our republic”

LiAngelo Ball: UCLA made me thank Trump

LiAngelo Ball said he wouldn’t have apologized to President Trump if UCLA didn’t make him do so. After Ball and teammates Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were arrested and released for shoplifting in China, the trio held a press conference after arriving in the United States where they thanked

Trump: ‘Deck was stacked against’ Roy Moore

President Trump on Wednesday sought to turn the defeat of Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s special election into his own personal victory – saying he was right in predicting the candidate was doomed from the start. “The reason I originally endorsed Luther Strange (and his numbers went up mightily),

Appeals panel upholds dismissal of defamation suit against Trump

President Donald Trump has survived a GOP consultant’s attempt to revive her $4 million defamation case against him, with an appeals panel ruling that Cheryl Jacobus couldn’t show that his tweets calling her a “real dummy” hurt her career. A lower court tossed Jacobus’ Manhattan Supreme Court suit in

Team Trump pushing for second special counsel in Russia probe

Citing “obvious conflicts of interest,” President Trump’s legal team is pushing for a new special counsel to oversee the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to a report. “The Department of Justice and FBI cannot ignore the multiple problems that have been created by these obvious