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Tips for Leaders Meeting Trump: Keep It Short and Give Him a Win

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:39
Foreign officials and their consultants say some rules have emerged for engaging President Trump, who is unlike any American president they have known.

Fact Check: Fact Check: Trump Is Contradictory on Comey and Misleading on Russia

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:32
The president also made inaccurate statements about his proposed tax plan and border wall.

Roger Ailes’s Swift Exit From the Network He Built

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:31
Mr. Ailes was ousted barely two weeks after the former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment.

Amid Trump Turmoil, Some Begin Eyeing Mike Pence

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:10
As opponents of the president whisper about the idea of impeaching him, the vice president has emerged as a prime target — though Mr. Pence dismisses any talk of taking over.

White House Reveals Details for Border Wall Ahead of Budget Proposal

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:09
The Trump administration has offered new information about how it plans to construct a wall on the Mexican border and boost military spending.

On Washington: Cloud of Special Investigation Could Linger Over Trump’s Presidency

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:06
The president faces the prospect that an aggressive, high-powered inquiry could become a near permanent fixture of his time in office.

Lieberman Is a Finalist for F.B.I. Director, Trump Says

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:03
Aides are urging the president to take more time, and he appears increasingly likely to wait to announce his choice until he returns from a nine-day trip abroad.

Comey, Unsettled by Trump, Is Said to Have Wanted Him Kept at a Distance

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 19:37
The former F.B.I. director described being dismayed by the president’s attempts to build a personal relationship with him amid the Russia investigation.

What White House Correspondents Pack

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 19:21
For a nine-day presidential trip with stops in four countries, it’s a bit more complicated than packing for a family vacation.

Congress Opens Battle to Reshape Taxes, and the Goal Isn’t Perfection

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 19:18
House Republicans warned against letting the perfect be the enemy of the good, and Democrats denounced “trickle down” policies and a lack of bipartisanship.

In New Video, Turkish President Sits Through Violent Attack on Protesters

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 18:44
From his Mercedes, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan watched his supporters and security forces attack protesters outside his envoy’s residence.

Big City: Stepped-Up Raids, but Gang Violence Persists

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 17:20
The Trump administration says roundups by immigration authorities are the best way to target gangs, but they haven’t stopped the killings.

Trump’s Business Ties to Middle East Precede Him

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 16:40
As President Trump heads to the region during his overseas trip, critics worry that his family’s interests and diplomatic interests may become entangled.

Washington’s Trump Mania: ‘I Get Nervous When My Phone Buzzes’

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 16:36
The people in Washington are in a strange existential place: unable to get enough of the news cycle, and yet on the verge of Trump-related fatigue.

Rosenstein Says He Knew Trump Planned to Fire Comey Before Writing Memo

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 16:33
Three Democratic senators said Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, told them in a briefing that he was aware of Mr. Trump’s intention to dismiss the F.B.I. director.

In Tumult of Trump, Jon Corzine Seeks a Wall Street Comeback

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 15:31
After a number of setbacks, the former New Jersey governor and Goldman Sachs executive is planning his next act: a hedge fund built for the Trump era.

Mediator: Roger Ailes: The Man Who Mined a Divided America

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 14:34
The Fox News creator whose death was just announced made a fortune creating a cultural safe space for Americans pining for the way things were.

Advisers Urge Trump to Hire an Outside Lawyer

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 13:31
The recommendations came even before a special counsel was named to lead the investigation into any collusion between his campaign and Russian officials.

Trump Sends Nafta Renegotiation Notice to Congress

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:51
The letter from Robert Lighthizer, the newly confirmed United States trade representative, was scant on details.

Democratic Leaders Try to Slow Calls for Trump’s Impeachment

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:31
Elected Democratic officials are counseling sobriety as they press ahead with investigations of President Trump, but activists want more: impeachment now.