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7 Mar 2018 | 5:30 PM

After tariff fight loss, Trump economic adviser Cohn quits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gary Cohn, the top economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump and a voice for Wall Street in the White House, said on Tuesday he would resign, a move that came after he lost a fight over Trump's plans for hefty steel and aluminum import tariffs.

7 Mar 2018 | 11:12 AM

After tariff fight loss, Trump economic adviser Cohn quits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gary Cohn, the top economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump and a voice for Wall Street in the White House, said on Tuesday he would resign, a move that came after he lost a fight over Trump's plans for hefty steel and aluminium import tariffs.

5 Mar 2018 | 11:38 PM

Trump faces pushback on tariffs but says he will not back down

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump faced growing pressure on Monday from political and diplomatic allies as well as U.S. companies urging him to pull back from proposed steel and aluminium tariffs, although he said he would stick to his guns.

1 Mar 2018 | 9:36 AM

Trump pushes Congress for broad bill on guns after school shooting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday went his furthest yet toward endorsing restrictions on gun sales, bucking Republican Party orthodoxy as he challenged lawmakers to go big on legislation he said would help prevent more school shootings.

10 Feb 2018 | 11:15 AM

Trump blocks release of Russia memo drafted by Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday blocked the release of a classified memo written by congressional Democrats to rebut a Republican document that he allowed to be made public last week that claimed FBI and Justice Department bias against him in the federal probe of Russia and the 2016 U.S. election.

10 Feb 2018 | 9:36 AM

Trump wishes disgraced aide well after domestic abuse allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday praised White House aide Rob Porter, who resigned this week after allegations that he abused two former wives, and stressed that Porter has maintained his innocence.

2 Feb 2018 | 10:11 PM

Trump says Republican memo vindicates him in Russia probe

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that a controversial memo attacking federal law enforcement written by congressional Republicans vindicates him in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

18 Jan 2018 | 5:46 AM

Exclusive: Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration, criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal as "horrible" on U.S. border security and "very, very weak" on reforms for the legal immigration system.

17 Jan 2018 | 8:18 AM

Trump is fit for duty, but should hit the gym - White House doctor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump passed a test for signs of dementia and is in overall excellent health, but needs to shed weight by cutting calories, fats and carbohydrates and starting a daily exercise routine, the White House physician said on Tuesday.

14 Sep 2017 | 10:28 PM

Trump says immigration deal with Democrats close, without border wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was close to a deal with Democratic congressional leaders on protections for illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children, astounding fellow Republicans again while alarming conservative supporters.

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