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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's chief of staff search centers on Kushner, Christie, Lighthizer: source

14 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's search for a new White House chief of staff is centering around former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, senior adviser Jared Kushner and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, a source familiar with the search said on Friday.

Trump meets Christie as some advisers urge Kushner for chief of staff: sources

14 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday met with former New Jersey governor Chris Christie and considered him a top contender for the job of White House chief of staff, a position some advisers urged him to give to senior aide Jared Kushner, sources said. | Video

U.S. to counter China, Russia influence in Africa - Bolton

14 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding Chinese and Russian economic and political influence in Africa, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday, calling business practices of the two nations "corrupt" and "predatory."

REFILE-U.S. to counter China, Russia influence in Africa - Bolton

13 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 13 The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa, where the two nations use corrupt business practices with little regard for the rule of law, according to prepared remarks on Thursday by U.S. national security adviser John Bolton.

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 he is not concerned about being impeached, defends payments to women

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was not concerned that he could be impeached and that hush payments made ahead of the 2016 election by his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to two women did not violate campaign finance laws.

Exclusive - Trump says he is not concerned about being impeached, defends payments to women

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was not concerned that he could be impeached and that hush payments made ahead of the 2016 election by his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to two women did not violate campaign finance laws.

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.

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