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Trump hawked a massive stretch of border fence as a feat of innovation and ingenuity — the physical manifestation, for now only in partial form, of his signature campaign promise.

  • Sep 19, 2019

The visit comes as the administration has felt emboldened after winning new legal authority to move forward in funding a border wall and gaining additional powers to enforce asylum restrictions.

  • Sep 18, 2019

Under Trump’s direction, the administration has quietly been eyeing sweeping unilateral action on homelessness, with top government officials from multiple agencies touring California this month to formulate a strategy.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Trump’s claims of Latino support belie polling data, which show overwhelming majorities of Hispanic Americans disapproving of his presidency.

  • Sep 16, 2019

The rupture with John Bolton is a case study in the president’s management style and his unusual demands and expectations of those who report directly to him.

  • Sep 11, 2019

‘His base is loyal to him and won’t vote against him, but there could be some dealbreakers that cause them to stay home altogether,’ one senior administration official said.

  • Sep 10, 2019

‘Trump squandered a summer of opportunity,’ one major GOP donor said, adding: ‘As a Republican, all you can do is hope it doesn’t end in a wreck.’

  • Sep 1, 2019

Over three days in Biarritz, Trump’s advocacy on behalf of Putin was the most contentious issue, and he said he would invite the Russian president to the next G-7 summit when the United States hosts in 2020.

  • Aug 27, 2019

Faced with internal warnings about a slowdown, President Trump pursued chaotic, contradictory responses.

  • Aug 22, 2019

"I'm not going to campaign against someone I've been a friend with and worked with,” Corker said.

  • Apr 18, 2018
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