Clinton says Trump is ‘worse than I thought he would be’

Hillary Clinton says President Trump’s job performance has exceeded her expectations — in a bad way. “He’s been even worse than I thought he would be,” she said in an interview on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” on Saturday. Clinton claimed to see “a lot of evidence” that Trump has made deliberate appeals to white supremacists. “Now,…

Trump not ruling out military retaliation against North Korea

President Trump refused Sunday to rule out military retaliation against North Korea over its latest — and most potent — nuclear test, saying only, “We’ll see,” when asked if the US would strike the rogue nation. Hours later, the White House raised the specter of America’s own atomic arsenal, saying Trump had spoken with Japanese…

Trump pardons former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

President Trump issued a pardon on Friday for controversial Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted for disobeying a judge’s order to stop racial profiling. Trump, who strongly hinted at the pardon during a rally in Phoenix earlier this week, said in a statement on Friday that the sheriff’s life and career “exemplify selfless public…

Trump’s approval rating sinks to lowest point yet

President Trump’s job approval rating cratered to its lowest point since he took office, with just 35 percent of Americans approving of his performance — and that was before his angry defense of a white supremacists rally, a new poll said Wednesday. Roughly 55 percent of those surveyed do not approve of the job the…

Guam residents fear attack after North Korea issues threat

HAGATNA, Guam — Residents of the U.S. territory Guam say they’re afraid after being caught in the middle of rising tensions between President Donald Trump and North Korea, but Gov. Eddie Calvo reassured his constituents that there is no threat to the island. The North Korean army said Wednesday it’s examining operational plans for attacking…

Trump posts mock video of him body-slamming CNN

President Trump on Sunday tweeted a video of him body-slamming World Wrestling Entertainment Chairman Vince McMahon whose face was replaced by the CNN logo. The tweet, which said, “#FraudNewsCNN #FNN,” linked to a video of the president decking, pummeling and then shaving off McMahon’s hair during a “Battle of the Billionaires” stunt at WrestleMania XXIII…

Afghan all-girl robotics team denied US visas for competition

An Afghan teenage robotics team will not be able to compete in person at an international competition in Washington, DC, because the girls were denied visas to enter the United States. They had hoped to travel to the nation’s capital to test their mettle against other young engineers from across the globe in the FIRST…

Trump: Democrats’ ‘resist’ strategy is terrible for Americans

President Trump decried Democrats’ strategy of “obstruction” for not working with Republicans to reach a deal to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “It would be so great if the Democrats and Republicans could get together and wrap their arms around it and come up with something that everybody is happy with,” Trump said in an interview…

Another federal appeals court rules against Trump’s travel ban

SEATTLE — Another federal appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. The ruling Monday from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deals the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. The judges say the president…

London mayor says UK should cancel Trump’s state visit

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the UK should cancel a planned state visit by President Trump after he attacked Khan’s response to the weekend terror attack. “I don’t think we should roll out the red carpet to the president of the USA in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for,” Khan…