Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press Updated 10:01 pm PST, Friday, January 18, 2019 FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves his apartment building in New York. A report by BuzzFeed News, citing two unnamed law enforcement officials, says that Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress and that Cohen regularly briefed Trump on the project. The Associated Press has not independently confirmed the report. less FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves his apartment building in New York. A report by BuzzFeed News, citing two unnamed law enforcement ... more Photo: Richard Drew, AP Photo: Richard Drew, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 … [Read more...] about Trump fires back after Mueller disputes accuracy of report
Updated 1:25 pm PST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump talks with from left, Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, California Gov. Jerry Brown, Paradise Mayor Jody Jones and FEMA Administrator Brock Long during a visit to a neighborhood destroyed by the wildfires in Paradise, Calif. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold Federal Emergency Management Agency money to help California cope with wildfires if the state doesn't improve its forest management practices. Trump tweeted Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, that California gets billions of dollars for fires that could have been prevented with better management. less FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump talks with from left, Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, California Gov. Jerry Brown, Paradise Mayor Jody Jones and FEMA Administrator Brock Long during a ... more Photo: Evan Vucci, AP … [Read more...] about The Latest: California’s McCarthy backs Trump fire comments
Associated Press Published 8:46 AM EST Jan 2, 2019 Washington – Faced with biting public criticism from Republican Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, President Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday, reminding him that “I won big, and he didn’t.” Days away from joining the Senate’s Republican majority, Romney broadly criticized Trump’s policies and character in a newspaper column, arguing that the president “has not risen to the mantle of the office.” “With the nation so divided, resentful and angry, presidential leadership in qualities of character is indispensable,” the Utah Republican and 2012 presidential nominee wrote in a Washington Post op-ed posted online Tuesday night. “And it is in this province where the incumbent’s shortfall has been most glaring.” Trump fired back on Twitter, saying early Wednesday: “Here we go with Mitt Romney, but so fast! Question will be, is he a Flake? I hope not. Would much … [Read more...] about Trump fires back at Romney over scathing op-ed
SINCE entering the White House on January 20 2017, dozens have left Donald Trump's administration - some were fired and some resigned. So who did the US President fire and who quit? Here's everything you need to know. Who has Donald Trump fired? James Comey The seventh director of the FBI was fired by Trump on May 9 2017. His dismissal was one of the most controversial under Trump's presidency. Comey had been leading the investigation into Trump's possible collusion with Russia to influence the result of the presidential election. Trump sent a termination letter which said the action was recommended by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy Rod Rosenstein, however he later gave a variety of other reasons to validate his decision. Comey claims Trump asked him to "let go" of potential charges against Michael Flynn. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel to lead the investigation into Russian collusion after Comey's dismissal. Sally Yates The acting US … [Read more...] about Who has Donald Trump fired or who has resigned from his administration?
President Donald Trump on Thursday morning slammed Jamie Dimon after the JPMorgan Chase CEO taunted the president by claiming he would beat him in an election because he is "smarter" than Trump. "The problem with banker Jamie Dimon running for President is that he doesn’t have the aptitude or 'smarts' & is a poor public speaker & nervous mess - otherwise he is wonderful," Trump tweeted. "I’ve made a lot of bankers, and others, look much smarter than they are with my great economic policy!"Story Continued Below Speaking at an event held Wednesday at the bank's headquarters in New York, Dimon suggested that he would beat Trump in an election, adding that “I’m as tough as he is. I’m smarter than he is.” "I think I could beat Trump," he reportedly said. "I would be fine. He could punch me all he wants, it wouldn't work with me. I'd fight right back." The JPMorgan Chase CEO also jabbed at the president's wealth, insinuating that Trump's fortune is … [Read more...] about Trump fires back at Dimon: He doesn’t have the ‘smarts’ to be president