WASHINGTON - Michael Avenatti, adult movie star Stormy Daniels' lawyer, who is suing US President Donald Trump, on Wednesday exchanged fire with Trump directly on Twitter after the latter posted his first tweet about Daniels. Trump on early Wednesday morning posted a tweet, disputing Daniels' allegation that she was accosted and threatened in 2011 by a man who urged her not to disclose the alleged affair, Xinhua reported.
WASHINGTON - Former FBI Director James Comey, in his first interview since being fired last May, said that Donald Trump is "morally unfit" to be US President, a "serial liar" who treated women like "meat" and it was "possible" that Russians had material that could be used to blackmail him. In an exclusive interview with ABC News' chief anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday night, he also described him as a "stain"
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Friday slammed former FBI Director James Comey as a "weak and untruthful slime ball" and a "proven leaker and liar", a day after explosive excerpts from the latter's tell-all book surfaced in media reports. Comey's book "A Higher Loyalty" details his conversations with the President, compares Trump to a "mob boss", and slams the "forest fire that is the Trump presidency", CNN reported.
SAN FRANCISCO - California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday has agreed to deploy National Guard troops along the state's border with Mexico, but insisted that personnel will not be used to support any immigration enforcement, the media reported. Brown's announcement on Wednesday comes less than a week after President Donald Trump called for National Guard troops deployment along the US-Mexico border until...
WASHINGTON - US House Speaker Paul Ryan will not seek re-election and will retire from Congress after this year, his office announced on Wednesday, adding to the uncertainty about whether Republicans can maintain control of the lower chamber. "This morning Speaker Ryan shared with his colleagues that this will be his last year as a member of the House," Ryan aide Brendan Buck said in a statement cited by CNN.
NEW YORK - The FBI has raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen and seized documents related to porn star Stormy Daniels along with other bank records, the media reported. Cohen is a longtime ally of the President, and admitted earlier this year to setting up a limited liability company in 2016 to pay Daniels, who alleges she had an affair with Trump in 2006 that the White House has denied.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump has begun initial preparations for a potential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller who is currently probing the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a media report said. An informed source told CNN on Friday that the preparation efforts is "in its infancy". The preparations have been short and informal and included going over potential topics with the President...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump has officially signed a memorandum to deploy the National Guard to the country's border with Mexico, a move that followed days of him calling for a larger crackdown on illegal immigration. In the memo signed on Wednesday evening, Trump declared that Defence Secretary James Mattis "shall request use of National Guard personnel" to secure the border and that Homeland Security Secretary...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump, further escalating his rhetoric on illegal immigration, has said that the military will be sent to guard the US-Mexico border until his long-promised border wall is built. Speaking to reporters during a news conference with the Presidents of three Baltic nations -- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania -- Trump on Tuesday described existing immigration laws as "lax and ineffective" and called for militarising the border...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump suggested on Sunday that there would be no deal to legalize the status of hundreds of thousands of "Dreamers", undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. "No MORE DACA DEAL!" Trump said in an emphatic tweet Sunday morning. DACA refers to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama administration program that shields Dreamers from deportation, Xinhua reported.