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Grappling for the first time with divided government, the president has contradicted himself, sent miscues and spread falsehoods in pursuit of funding for his promised border wall.

  • Jan 12, 2019

The president spoke in the Rio Grande Valley, a busy area along the border where views about his proposed wall are split.

  • Jan 10, 2019

The president portrayed undocumented immigrants as murderers, rapists and drug smugglers in a dark Oval Office address. Democrats said he was stoking fear and governing by “temper tantrum.”

  • Jan 8, 2019

The president plans to deliver a prime-time address to the nation Tuesday night as the stalemate over a government shutdown drags on.

  • Jan 7, 2019

The president signed “Make America Great Again” hats and took aim at Democrats in a speech at Al Asad Air Base.

  • Dec 27, 2018

The unannounced trip on the day after Christmas comes amid turmoil and confusion at the Pentagon.

  • Dec 26, 2018

The child died shortly before midnight on Christmas Eve at a hospital in New Mexico. He is the second border-crosser to die in government custody this month.

  • Dec 26, 2018

Amid steep stock market losses, he also praised the treasury secretary but was less bullish on the Fed chief.

  • Dec 25, 2018

Since the partial government shutdown began, the president has fired off roughly three dozen tweets — including 10 in three hours Monday that sounded like a running list of grievances.

  • Dec 24, 2018

"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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