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Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett

03 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration. | Video

Trump took out 30-year loan on $18.5 million home in 2018

17 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump took out a new 30-year mortgage on a sprawling oceanfront house steps from his own Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, and it is sitting empty on the rental market, according to financial disclosures made public on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics. | Video

UPDATE 4-Trump took out 30-year loan on $18.5 mln home in 2018

16 May 2019

WASHINGTON, May 16 U.S. President Donald Trump took out a new 30-year mortgage on a sprawling oceanfront house steps from his own Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, and it is sitting empty on the rental market, according to financial disclosures made public on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics.

UPDATE 2-EXCLUSIVE-Foreign government leases at Trump World Tower stir more emoluments concerns

03 May 2019

WASHINGTON, May 3 The U.S. State Department allowed seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and people familiar with the leases, in what some experts say could be a potential violation of the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clause.

EXCLUSIVE-Foreign government leases at Trump World Tower stir more emoluments concerns

02 May 2019

WASHINGTON, May 2 The U.S. State Department allowed at least seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and people familiar with the leases, a potential violation of the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clause.

Trump cuts aid to Central American countries as migrant crisis deepens

31 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/EL PASO, Texas The U.S. government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras on Saturday after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the United States and threatened to shutter the U.S.-Mexico border.

Special Report: The political battle behind the dismantling of a worker safety rule

24 Jan 2019

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. When Wardell Davis landed work with a Norfolk, Virginia, shipbuilding contractor in the fall of 2007, he felt lucky. | Video

Trump calls CIA assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible

18 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON/MALIBU, California President Donald Trump on Saturday called a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "very premature" and said he will receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday. | Video

Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debate

09 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's pick for acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, is a close friend of Trump's 2016 election campaign co-chair, and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign. | Video

U.S. voter advocates sue over delays at polling sites

07 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON/ATLANTA Voting rights activists successfully sued Georgia and Texas asking them to extend voting hours in some counties after problems with voting machines led to delays and long lines thanks to a big turnout in U.S. elections on Tuesday. | Video

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