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Trump Insists There's No Chaos At White House

Reports that President Trump himself dictated the statement his son issued about the meeting with lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya first emerged in the Washington Post , citing multiple sources. Mr. Trump was initially pleased by Mr. Scaramucci's harsh remarks, directed at Mr. Priebus as well as Mr. Bannon. "It remains unclear exactly how much the president knew at the time of the flight about Trump Jr.'s meeting", the Washington Post said.


Trump Allegedly Calls The Residence Of 43 Presidents 'A Real Dump'

Trump Allegedly Calls The Residence Of 43 Presidents 'A Real Dump'

But he has spent a good deal of time away from the White House, including 21 of his first 26 weekends by CNN's count, mostly at his luxury Mar-a-lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, where the Versailles-like decor is closer to that of his own Manhattan penthouse in Trump Tower than the historic White House digs.


Europe's Airport Travellers Face Long Security Queues

Europe's Airport Travellers Face Long Security Queues

The European Commission said that the tougher security checks at airports were the result of EU member states asking Brussels to upgrade border checks. "It is also extremely important that border control check points are sufficiently resourced so that queueing times are kept to a minimum", the group said.


Trump Increases Pressure on China as North Korean Threat Looms

Trump Increases Pressure on China as North Korean Threat Looms

The Trump administration is reportedly considering using rarely invoked US trade laws to compel China to crack down on theft of copyrights, patents and other intellectual property and fend off technology-sharing demands from Beijing. "The Administration is considering invoking a little-used provision of U.S. trade law to investigate whether China's intellectual-property policies constitute unfair trade practices", The Wall Street Journal said.


Black police concerned by Trump quips on handling suspects

Black police concerned by Trump quips on handling suspects

In his speech at the NOBLE conference, Sessions repeated his warnings of a spike in violent crime, likening Chicago and Baltimore to "killing fields" and underscoring the specific importance of the black police officers to whom he spoke. "That's not right", Sessions said. "We have your back". Asked about reports that Trump was considering moving Sessions to the Department of Homeland Security, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders was clear.