Dubke out as White House communications director

Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". The GOP consultant who knows Dubke said Trump's tweets undermine the messages his communications staff plans. "He's in shock. He just takes it too personally", a pal told the paper about Priebus at the White House.

What to know about the Paris Agreement, possible USA withdrawal

A letter from 22 Republican U.S. senators, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, called for the President to withdraw from the 2015 agreement . "Don't know which way Paris will go, but I've done all I can to advise directly to POTUS, through others in WH & via councils, that we remain", the founder of electric carmaker Tesla and the private space exploration firm SpaceX tweeted .

Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

In a resignation note to friends and colleagues, Dubke said it was his "distinct pleasure to work side-by-side, day-by-day with the staff of the communications and press departments". Asked about the possible changes in Tuesday afternoon's briefing, Spicer said, "I think the president is very pleased with his team". "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News", Trump tweeted .

UK PM boycotts TV debate despite Labour challenge

The new constituency-by-constituency modelling by the pollster YouGov - commisioned by The Times newspaper - showed on Tuesday that the Conservative party could lose 20 of the 330 seats it now holds and the opposition Labour Party could gain almost 30 seats.

Merkel, minister stress United States ties after critical Trump tweet

The relationship between Merkel and Trump contrasts with the warm ties between her and former U.S. president, Barack Obama-who last week travelled to Berlin to attend a key Protestant conference. Other potential changes are also expected to the White House communications office, according to Axios, including fewer on-camera briefings with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

Trump expected to pull United States from Paris climate pact

Donald Trump is poised to back out of the landmark global deal to tackle climate change agreed in Paris past year in what could prove to be a major blow in curbing unsafe carbon emissions. Why would Trump back away from the table? The House Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, referred to it as "a stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future".