WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Monday floated the inter-Korean border as a possible venue for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. "Numerous countries are being considered for the MEETING, but would Peace House/Freedom House, on the Border of North & South Korea, be a more Representative, Important and Lasting site than a third party country?" Trump wrote on Twitter. "Just asking!"
WASHINGTON - A third US federal judge based here has ruled against President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme (DACA). John Bates, Judge of the District of Columbia Circuit, on Tuesday gave the Department of Homeland Security 90 days to come up with better explanation for winding down the program, else he would enter an order reinstating DACA in its entirety.
WASHINGTON - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned the White House that he may resign if President Donald Trump fired his deputy Rod J. Rosenstein, who is overseeing the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Sessions told White House counsel Don McGahn in a phone call last weekend that he could leave the Justice Department in the event of Rosenstein's ouster, the Washington Post reported on Friday.
NEW YORK - Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani will join President Donald Trump's legal team, which is also acquiring two other new members, his attorney, Jay Sekulow said. Sekulow, who along with attorney Ty Cobb is representing Trump in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election headed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, made the announcement after Giuliani confirmed the decision to The Washington Post.
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.