Steve Holland

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14 Nov 2018 | 8:47 AM

White House hit with staff upheavals - again

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Another round of upheaval engulfed President Donald Trump's White House on Tuesday, with the future of several senior aides in doubt just a week after U.S. congressional elections.

14 Nov 2018 | 6:11 AM

Trump under pressure from Melania to fire top aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump was under pressure from his wife, Melania, on Tuesday to fire his deputy national security adviser over what two sources close to the White House said was the way Mrs Trump's trip to Africa was handled.

14 Nov 2018 | 3:51 AM

Trump to fire Homeland Security boss, replace chief of staff - source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to remove Department of Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen and is considering replacing chief of staff John Kelly in another shakeup of his administration, a source close to the White House said.

11 Nov 2018 | 5:57 PM

Trump discussed Khashoggi response with Turkey's Erdogan - White House official

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Tayyip Erdogan, discussed how to respond to the killing last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a White House official said on Sunday.

10 Nov 2018 | 7:37 AM

Trump, Macron may clash on European defence in Paris talks

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron headed towards a potential clash in talks on Saturday after Trump took offence to what he called a "very insulting" comment from Macron about the need to create a European army.

7 Nov 2018 | 2:48 PM

Trump tastes election defeat but finds some wins at White House watch party

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By the time President Donald Trump and his team tucked into hamburgers and hot dogs at a White House election watch party on Tuesday night, he was ready for the bad news.

6 Nov 2018 | 11:58 PM

Trump ousts Sessions, vows to fight Democrats if they launch probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump forced out his attorney general on Wednesday and threatened to fight back if Democrats use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to launch investigations into his administration and finances.

2 Nov 2018 | 3:56 AM

Trump increases pressure on Venezuela with sanctions on gold

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump increased economic pressure on Venezuela's leftist President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday with new sanctions aimed at disrupting the South American country's gold exports.

1 Nov 2018 | 4:24 AM

Trump's final campaign stretch rattled by twin calamities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Donald Trump met with advisers about his plans for campaign appearances in the final weeks for the battle for control of the U.S. Congress, the president surprised them by insisting they add more events to an already-crowded schedule.

30 Oct 2018 | 11:38 PM

Trump visits Pittsburgh to console but stirs anger among protesters

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday visited the Pittsburgh synagogue attacked by an anti-Semitic gunman and lit candles for each of the 11 slain worshippers, while thousands protested his presence in the city and victims' families began burying their dead.