On Russia, reality fast catching up with Trump

/ | Mar 21, 2017

On Russia, reality fast catching up with Trump

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Reality is catching up with President Donald Trump. Hours after Trump dismissed reports that his campaign associates were being scrutinized for colluding with Russia as “fake news,” FBI Director James Comey confirmed the investigation is real. The FBI chief also repeatedly insisted there was ...

Trump sidesteps blame over wiretap row with Britain

/ Mar 18, 2017

Trump sidesteps blame over wiretap row with Britain

President Donald Trump defiantly refused to back down Friday from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones, and sidestepped any blame for the White House decision to highlight an unverified report that Britain helped carry out the alleged surveillance. In brushing off ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

House panel asks Trump for evidence his phones were tapped

The House intelligence committee asked the executive branch to provide by Monday any evidence to support President Donald Trump’s claim that his phones were tapped at Trump Tower during the election, a senior congressional aide said Saturday. The request was made in a letter ...

Trump's public ambivalence toward Obama stretches back years

/ Mar 7, 2017

Trump's public ambivalence toward Obama stretches back years

U.S. President Donald Trump’s love-hate attitude toward predecessor Barack Obama goes back a decade, a volatile mixture of admiration and scurrilous disrespect that helped launch the provocative billionaire’s own political career. Trump was a main purveyor of the “birther” conspiracy theory that the nation’s ...