Politics

After firing, Bannon returns to his 'killing machine'
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 8:17 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump’s White House from outside than he was within. […]

Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 7:02 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show. […]

Trump tweets thanks to Steve Bannon for service and role in campaign against Clinton
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 12:01 pm

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised his former chief strategist Steve Bannon on Saturday, thanking him on Twitter for his service and his role in the presidential election campaign against Hillary Clinton. […]

Pentagon's Mattis again seeks to reassure U.S. allies
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 11:02 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis travels to the Middle East and eastern Europe next week to play the increasingly familiar role of reassuring allies that the United States is committed to them despite mixed messages from President Donald Trump. […]

Amid Trump backlash, his U.N. envoy says stand up, isolate hate
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 2:51 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told staff in an email - seen by Reuters on Friday - that everyone must stand up and condemn hate, as President Donald Trump faces a backlash for his response to violence at a protest by white nationalists. […]

Trump dumps controversial chief strategist Bannon in latest upheaval
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 1:41 am

WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon in the latest White House shake-up, removing a far-right architect of his 2016 election victory and a driving force behind his nationalist and anti-globalization agenda. […]

White House lawyer Cobb predicts quick end to Mueller probe
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 1:38 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House special counsel Ty Cobb predicts the cloud of an investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election will soon be lifted from President Donald Trump and says he would be "embarrassed" if it still hangs over the president in 2018. […]

Trump makes no decision on Afghanistan strategy
Posted on August 19, 2017 at 1:07 am

HAGERSTOWN, Md./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump reviewed an array of options for a strategy on Afghanistan with his top national security aides, but made no decision on whether he would commit more troops to America's longest war. […]

Investor Carl Icahn steps down as adviser to President Trump
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 11:58 pm

(Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn ended his role as a special adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday after facing criticism that policy recommendations he offered could help his own investments. […]

Bannon departure tips trade scales in favor of White House 'globalists'
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 10:27 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The departure on Friday of Steve Bannon, the White House's top economic nationalist, will likely tip the trade policy scales in favor of the Trump administration's "globalist" faction, which could soften the stance toward two of Trump's favorite targets: China and the North American Free Trade Agreement. […]

Trump gets rid of Stephen Bannon, a top proponent of his nationalist agenda
Posted by Ashley Parker on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

Many White House staffers pushed the president to dismiss Bannon and others associated with the white nationalist movement following the Charlottesville tragedy. […]

On Twitter, Trump thanks Bannon for his role in defeating ‘Crooked Hillary Clinton’
Posted by John Wagner on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

The president made no mention of his former chief strategist’s contributions at the White House, but Trump did swipe at his vanquished Democratic rival. […]

After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump
Posted by Dan Balz on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

GOP leaders see dangers of a continued embrace and of a collective break with the president […]

Trump, first lady to skip Kennedy Center Honors over concerns of ‘political distraction’
Posted by David Nakamura on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

The announcement came after some honorees said they would boycott a White House reception over Trump's handling of Charlottesville. […]

Bannon, basically: Trump's campaign was a fraud
Posted by Callum Borchers on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

“The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over,” the former White House chief strategist told the Weekly Standard. […]

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