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Trump picks Mulvaney as chief of staff - for now

15 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday moved to end speculation that he was having a hard time finding a new chief of staff, naming his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to the top post on a temporary basis. | Video

Trump zu Amtsenthebung - "Ich denke, die Leute würden rebellieren"

13 Dec 2018

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump macht sich nach eigenen Worten keine Sorgen über ein drohendes Amtsenthebungsverfahren.

Trump says would intervene in arrest of Chinese executive

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene with the U.S. Justice Department in the case against a Chinese telecommunications executive if it would help secure a trade deal with Beijing.

Exclusive: Trump says Fed shouldn't hike rates, but calls Powell 'a good man'

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it would be a mistake if the Federal Reserve raises interest rates when it meets next week, as it is expected to do, continuing his criticism of the U.S. central bank.

Exclusive: Trump says China 'back in the market' for U.S. soybeans

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that China was buying a "tremendous amount" of U.S. soybeans and that trade talks with Beijing were already under way by telephone, with more meetings likely among U.S. and Chinese officials.

Exclusive - Trump says he is looking at 10 or 12 candidates for chief of staff job

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he has 10 to 12 candidates he is considering for the post of new White House chief of staff and although he could move quickly to fill the job, he was in no particular rush.

In heated on-camera clash, Trump fights with top Democrats on border wall

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump openly fought with the top two Democratic lawmakers in the Oval Office on Tuesday about government funding, throwing into question whether a deal to avert a government shutdown was possible ahead of a deadline next week. | Video

Exclusive: Trump says standing by Saudi crown prince despite pleas from Senate

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he stood by Saudi Arabia's crown prince despite a CIA assessment that he ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and pleas from U.S. senators for Trump to condemn the kingdom's de facto ruler.

Trump's top choice for chief of staff not taking job; other candidates in running

10 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON Nick Ayers, Donald Trump's top choice to be his next chief of staff, is no longer in the running and the U.S. president is now considering at least two other candidates, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, the latest sign of a chaotic White House staff shake-up. | Video

With new chief of staff, Trump tries again to reset White House

09 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON Nick Ayers, in talks with President Donald Trump to become his new White House chief of staff, is a 36-year-old political whiz-kid who could help with the looming re-election campaign, but critics question whether he has the grit needed to keep Trump and an often chaotic administration under control.

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