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National Politics

Trump views designs for border wall while bashing California

President Donald Trump eagerly inspected eight towering prototypes for his long-sought wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and accused California of putting “the entire nation at risk.”

Ahead of Trump wall tour, little change on US-Mexico border

The daily commute from Mexico to California farms is the same as it was before Donald Trump became president. Hundreds of Mexicans cross the...

Trump’s strong words on guns give way to political reality

Not two weeks ago, President Donald Trump wagged his finger at a Republican senator and scolded him for being “afraid of the NRA,” declaring that he would stand up to the powerful gun lobby and finally get results on quelling gun violence following last month’s Florida school shooting.

Trump recognizes World Series champion Houston Astros

President Donald Trump recognized the Houston Astros on Monday for their first World Series win, an “incredible victory” that Trump said was even more...

Immigrants sue US over end to temporary protected status

The Trump administration’s decision to end a program that lets immigrants from four countries live and work legally in the U.S. was motivated by...

Porn actress offers to repay $130K so she can discuss Trump

An adult film actress who said she had sex with President Donald Trump offered Monday to return the $130,000 she was paid for agreeing...

US sets new record for censoring, withholding gov’t files

The federal government censored, withheld or said it couldn’t find records sought by citizens, journalists and others more often last year than at any...

California bound: Trump heading to state he loves to hate

Donald Trump is coming — at last — to the state he loves to hate, setting foot in California for his first time as president. This is turf he lost to Democrat Hillary Clinton by more than 4 million votes in 2016. He has mocked its judges for blocking his agenda, sued over its lax enforcement of immigration laws and threatened to pull out federal agents.

Flake: Anti-tariff Republican should challenge Trump in 2020

A prominent Republican critic says President Donald Trump should be challenged in 2020 by a candidate who opposes tariffs and objects to Trump’s full-throated attacks on political opponents and the media.

‘Fake news’ smear takes hold among politicians at all levels

President Donald Trump’s campaign to discredit the news media has spread to officials at all levels of government, who are echoing his use of the term “fake news” as a weapon against unflattering stories.