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Trump’s tweets could be used against him in court if he declares a national emergency

President Donald Trump speaks to a gathering of mayors in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Trump says he's "looking forward" to being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller. Speaking to reporters, Trump says he’d be willing to answer questions under oath. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, but his probe has expanded to include potential misdeeds by those in Trump’s orbit and the president himself. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

For weeks, President Donald Trump has toyed with the idea of invoking emergency authority to build the southern border wall. Despite Senate Republicans’ warnings against an emergency declaration, once again, Trump made a case for one during Tuesday’s State of ...

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Attorneys want a judge to force Trump to testify in a suit stemming from 2015 incident

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Five protesters who allege President Donald Trump’s security team assaulted them in 2015 have subpoenaed the president to testify at trial. The case was brought against six defendants, including then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, the Trump Organization and Trump security director ...

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Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

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NEW YORK (AP) — A disgraced former commander in the New York Police Department’s gun licensing bureau claimed in a court filing Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses without ...

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Trump rejects plan to allow government to reopen temporarily while talks continue

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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Monday that he rejected a suggestion by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., that he allow the government to temporarily reopen while continuing negotiations with Congress over funds for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. “I ...

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FBI probed possibility that Trump sought to aid Russia

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain

WASHINGTON – The FBI investigation into President Donald Trump that was opened almost immediately after he fired then-Director James Comey also included a counterintelligence component to determine if the president was seeking to help Russia, and if so, why, according ...

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Profiting off presidency? Trump biz takes hit since election

NEW YORK (AP) — When workers pried the Trump name off another Manhattan building earlier this year, it capped a bad few weeks for the president’s businesses. Donald Trump’s golf resorts in Scotland had just posted millions of dollars in ...

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Judge lets people suing Trump keep their names off lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge, saying President Donald Trump has used his “position and platform” in unprecedented fashion to affect court cases, temporarily agreed Thursday to protect the identities of four plaintiffs in a lawsuit because they fear ...

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Trump: Payments to silence women were a ‘simple private transaction,’ not illegal campaign contributions

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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump asserted Monday that payments to buy the silence of two women about alleged affairs were not illegal campaign contributions, as federal prosecutors contend, but instead a “simple private transaction.” In morning tweets, Trump sought to ...

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