George Tames, The New York Times

Trump’s Approval Rating Continues To Fall

The most recent Gallup survey, the first conducted entirely after the resignation of Michael Flynn as national security adviser, has Mr. Trump’s approval rating down to 38 percent, with 56 percent disapproving (a differential of minus 18). Mr. Trump’s ratings aren’t just bad for an incoming president. They’re bad for a president at any point […]

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Ethics Office Wants White House To Punish Conway

An independent government ethics office has urged the White House to probe and potentially discipline President Donald Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway for comments she made supporting Ivanka Trump’s clothing line. In a letter released Tuesday, Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub told deputy White House counsel Stefan Passantino that Conway appeared to breach a […]

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Multiple Trump Aides Had Repeated Contact With Russia

WASHINGTON — Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Donald J. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and other Trump associates had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election, according to four current and former American officials. American law enforcement and intelligence agencies intercepted the communications around the same […]

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Trump “Dirty Rotten Traitor” Comments May Have Affected Bergdahl’s Due Process

A military judge called President Donald Trump’s scathing campaign-trail criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl “disturbing” on Monday and questioned whether it would make the public think the soldier can’t get a fair trial for walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009. During a pretrial hearing at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, defense attorneys played […]

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Trump Knew Of Russian Communications Weeks Before Flynn’s Resignation

WASHINGTON – President Trump was informed weeks ago that his national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, had not told the truth about his interactions with Russia’s ambassador and asked for Mr. Flynn’s resignation after concluding he could not be trusted, the White House said on Tuesday. At his daily briefing, Sean Spicer, the White House […]

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Trump’s Security Adviser Had Secret Communications With Russia

Donald Trump’s administration was warned by the justice department about national security adviser Michael Flynn’s communications with Russia, the Associated Press has reported, adding to questions about the senior aide’s future. Hours after the White House said the president was “evaluating” allegations that Flynn lied about secret communications with Russia and misled the vice-president, Mike […]