Tag Archive: White House

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Trump vows to rewrite US libel law

President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to rewrite US libel law, after an explosive book portrayed him as out of his depth in the White House.

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Ex-Trump aide Flynn probed

Investigators are probing whether former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn discussed expelling a Turkish dissident back to his country in exchange for millions of dollars, US media reported Friday.

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression, building upon his unsubstantiated claims that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election.

Trump: I was going to fire that ‘showboat’ no matter what

Contradicting previous White House explanations, President Donald Trump declared Thursday he had planned to fire FBI Director James Comey all along, regardless of whether top Justice Department officials recommended the stunning step. His assertions came as Comey’s temporary replacement joined in, contradicting other administration statements on the snowballing controversy.

Obama to force through gun control measures

President Barack Obama will introduce a raft of executive actions to try to reduce US gun violence Tuesday, bypassing Congress and launching a bitter 2016 election year fight.