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Donald Trump Jr., son of U.S. President-elect Donal Trump, stands in an elevator at Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. President-elect Donald Trump has made job creation one of his signature issues, setting off a flurry of corporate pledges to hire more workers. Photographer: Albin Lohr-Jones/Pool via Bloomberg

Russian Lawyer: Donald Trump Jr. Wanted Dirt 'So Badly'

The Russian lawyer with whom the eldest son of President Donald Trump arranged a meeting because he was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton is pushing back on Donald Trump Jr.'s accoun...
FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. (C) hugs his father, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, as Donald Jr's wife Vanessa (L) walks past after Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File photo

Trump Ignores Revelations About Don Jr.'s Meeting With Russian Lawyer

President Donald Trump was notably silent about his eldest son on Twitter Tuesday following a string of shocking reports that revealed how Donald Trump Jr. had met with a Russian lawyer in hopes of ga...
MIAMI BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 31: Emin Agalarov, Rob Goldstone and Sheila Agalarova attends New Years Eve And Birthday Party For Irina Agalarova at Barton G on December 31, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for Irina Agalarov)

The Story Behind The Trump Team-Russian Lawyer Meeting Is Like A Bad Movie Script

WASHINGTON — Had it not been for a beauty pageant in Russia, an Azerbaijani pop star and a tabloid journalist turned music publicist, Donald Trump Jr. likely wouldn't have ended up in a room wit...
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 8: President Donald Trump waves as he returns to the White House on July 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump is returning to the U.S. after a trip to Europe including the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Olivier Douliery - Pool/Getty Images)

Trump Proposes 'Cyber Security Unit' With Russia, Downplays Hacking

Upon returning from the G-20 summit, President Donald Trump on Sunday promptly posted a series of tweets on his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that both contradicted his top diplomat an...
A woman with a child walks past a mural of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Belgrade, Serbia, December 4, 2016. The text on the mural reads in Russian, Serbia and English "Kosovo is Serbia". REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Trump Goes One-On-One With The Russian Who Helped Him Win

WASHINGTON – If President Donald Trump wants to make a good first impression with Russian leader Vladimir Putin when they meet Friday, two words he might consider starting with are "thank" and "...
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (L) directs U.S President Donald Trump who takes his place as NATO member leaders gather before the start of their summit in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

France's U.S. Ambassador Says Trump Is Harming Global Stability

As President Donald Trump prepares for this week's G-20 summit, his European partners aren't hiding their disillusionment with how his "America First" approach to foreign policy has damaged the libera...
US President Donald Trump (2L), First Lady Melania Trump (2nd R) and son Barron make their way to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on June 30, 2017. Trump is heading to Bedminster, New Jersey to spend the weekend at his golf club. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Launches Another Sexist Tweet In Newest Attack On 'Morning Joe' Hosts

President Donald Trump launched another attack against "Morning Joe" hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski on Saturday, saying the latter was "dumb as a rock." This comes after outrage earlier thi...
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Mika Brzezinski attends Silver Hill Hospital 2016 Giving Hope Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Mika Brzezinski: Donald Trump's Attack Is 'Really Sad For Our Country'

MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski made her first on-air comments about President Donald Trump'sTwitter rant against her, saying Trumps remarks are "really sad for our country." "I think it's been fascinating...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), speaks to the media following the weekly policy luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Mitch McConnell Delays Vote On GOP Senate Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON ― Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told senators on Tuesday that he will delay a vote on the Senate GOP health care bill until after the July Fourth recess. "We will not be on...
UNITED STATES - MAY 18: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., introduces Robert S. Karem, nominee for Assistant Secretary Of Defense For International Security Affairs, during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on May 18, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Senate Republicans' Health Care Bill Would See 22 Million Go Uninsured

Twenty-two million fewer people would have health coverage over the next 10 years under legislation that SenateRepublicans aim to bring to the floor for a vote this week, according to the Congressiona...
President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S., on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Russia canceled talks with a top U.S. official to protest the latest sanctions punishing Russian companies and individuals over the conflict in Ukraine, in a fresh setback for Trump's bid to improve ties with President Vladimir Putin's government. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Trump Isn't Sure If Russian Hacking Happened, But Is Still Blaming Obama

President Donald Trump on Thursday blamed the Obama administration for any Russian intrusion into the 2016 election. By the way, if Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election, it all took plac...