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US president Donald Trump intends to spend at least US$430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of staff and campaign aides related to the investigations into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election, a White House official said.

Steve Bannon lambasts George W Bush's 'destructive' presidency

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described former US president George W Bush as bumbling and inept, criticising his "destructive" presidency from 2000-2008.

Donald Trump gets UK crime figures in a twist with Islamic terror' link blunder

Donald Trump has controversially linked an increase in recorded crime with the "spread of radical Islamic terror" in the UK.

Donald Trump gives himself 'a 10' for response to Puerto Rico hurricanes

President Donald Trump has given himself a "10" for his response to the widespread devastation Puerto Rico suffered after back-to-back hurricanes.

Donald Trump's talks with families of fallen soldiers 'sacred', says White House

White House chief of staff John Kelly delivered an extraordinary denunciation of a Democratic congresswoman today, accusing her of politicising what he called a "sacred" presidential effort to console the grieving loved ones of a slain soldier.

Latest: Democrat fabricated account of 'insensitive chat' with soldier's widow, says Donald Trump

Latest: Donald Trump has claimed a congresswoman "fabricated" an account of him telling the widow of a US soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for".

Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Donald Trump's travel ban

A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect.

The sister of a soldier killed in the Iraq War has some very strong words for Donald Trump

Donald Trump has been slammed for what the sister of a soldier killed in the Iraq war suggested were false claims about his predecessors in the White House.

Donald Trump says 'total termination' of Iran nuclear deal possible

Donald Trump has renewed his threat to fully withdraw the US from the landmark Iran nuclear deal. He also held out the possibility that fixes to the accord could prevent an American pullout.

Donald Trump to urge greater pressure on North Korea during Asia-Pacific trip

US president Donald Trump will ask America's allies to put pressure on North Korea over its nuclear programme in a trip to the Asia-Pacific region.

Donald Trump policy on Iran is self evidently counter-productive

Donald Trump’s blistering attack on the Iran nuclear deal has emboldened extremists in the Middle Eastern country, writes Abbas Milani.

Dangerous decision from Trump - Threat to Iran nuclear deal

IN disavowing the hard-won 2015 Iran nuclear deal, US president Donald Trump has just made the world more dangerous for this and future generations, angering both friends and foes in the process.

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump are 'measuring mickeys' says Brendan O'Carroll

Brendan O'Carroll did not hold back while describing Donald Trump on last night's Late Late Show.

Latest: UK, France and Germany 'stand committed' to Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump has refused to recertify the nuclear deal between the US and Iran, saying Tehran is not living up to the "spirit" of the agreement it signed in 2015.

WATCH: US will not certify that Iran is complying with nuclear deal

President Donald Trump is delivering a speech on the Iran nuclear accord, which he has repeatedly denounced as the worst deal in American history.

Donald Trump claims millions will benefit from changes to health care law

President Donald Trump has predicted "millions and millions of people" will benefit from his action to unwind the health care law.

Latest: US ambassador cites decisions on ancient sites as reason for withdrawl

The United States is pulling out of Unesco after repeated criticism of resolutions by the UN cultural agency that Washington sees as anti-Israel.

Donald Trump to announce Iran nuclear deal decision 'very shortly'

President Donald Trump says he will "very shortly" announce his decision on US participation in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Donald Trump questions if TV network licences could be revoked amid row with NBC

President Donald Trump has renewed his feud with NBC News, and even raised the possibility of challenging broadcasting licences for outlets.

No Buckingham Palace invitation for Donald Trump as his state visit to the UK has been downgraded

President Donald Trump is set to make a scaled-down visit to Britain next year, it has been reported.

Donald Trump takes his convoy on the road with tax pitch to lorry drivers

President Donald Trump is taking his tax plan campaign on the road with a pitch directed at US lorry drivers.

Eminem calls Donald Trump a 'racist grandpa' in freestyle rap at BET Hip Hop Awards

Rapper Eminem has launched an attack on Donald Trump calling him a 'racist grandpa'.

Donald Trump is foolish to underestimate Iran

If the US president scuppers the nuclear deal, Iran, a proud, resource-rich nation, which also has a large uranium stockpile, will not capitulate, says Seyed Hossein Mousavian.

Donald Trump challenges Rex Tillerson to compare IQ tests in 'moron' row

Donald Trump has challenged Rex Tillerson to "compare IQ tests" if his secretary of state called the president a "moron", as reported.

White House tells Donald Trump's first wife she is not the first lady

Melania Trump has hit back at Donald Trump's first wife for referring to herself as "first lady".

Trump administration withdrawing from Obama's clean power plan

The Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming, officials said.

VP's attendance at NFL game he walked out of 'long planned', Donald Trump says

President Donald Trump says Vice President Mike Pence's attendance at an NFL game at the weekend was "long planned".

Cranston: Trump’s comments about North Korea concern me

Bryan Cranston said he has been particularly disturbed by President Trump’s language about North Korea.

US president Donald Trump talks of calm before the storm

President Donald Trump delivered a foreboding message, telling reporters as he posed for photos with senior military leaders that this might be "the calm before the storm".

A Nobel message

THE decision to award the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is an entirely appropriate rebuke to President Donald Trump, who seems unable to understand that his nuclear high-wire act with North Korea and Iran is a form of lunacy far beyond any issue immediately in play.

Silenced voices can speak loudest of all

AS the American Senate tries to establish to what extent Russia influenced the election of President Donald Trump and as YouTube has to climb down over false conspiracy theories on the Las Vegas shooting, the what-can-we-believe questions scream ever louder. 

Anti-nukes boss regrets tweet branding Trump a moron

Beatrice Fihn, the boss of the anti-nuclear weapons group that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, sent a tweet describing Donald Trump as a moron just two days ago.

Rex Tillerson 'never considered leaving' after report he called President Trump a 'moron'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has held a press conference at the White House to say that he has never considered stepping down from the job.

Focus falls on the small print of Donald Trump’s tax plans

On the last page of a nine-page tax plan that calls for slashing business rates, US President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans last week proposed a new tax that may hit companies like Apple and Pfizer.

Donald Trump hosts Thailand's junta leader at White House

US President Donald Trump hosts Thailand's junta leader at the White House on Monday, a rare instance of a military ruler being feted in Washington before even a nominal return to civilian rule.

Donald Trump calls on NFL players to stand for national anthem

President Donald Trump has ahain tweeted that NFL players should remain standing out of respect for the nation and its flag.

UN is only as good as its members — that includes the US

Donald Trump was stroppy at the general assembly, demanding more of other nations, but the US must not shirk its responsibilities, says Christopher R Hill

‘Trump trade’ fizzles amid tax doubts

The so-called “Trump trade” did little to drive global stocks higher as investors tried to assess what parts of the giant US economy would benefit from the tax cuts proposed by the president.

All the president’s men at Liberty National Golf Course

Pro golfers did not follow NFL stars by kneeling in protest during yesterday’s US national anthem at the Presidents Cup, being more concerned with Donald Trump’s proposed tax breaks than social issues, writes Adam Schupak