Trump praises Brazil’s ‘incredible’ far-right president at White House

The US leader said he was ‘honoured’ that Jair Bolsonaro’s election campaign had drawn comparisons with his own 2016 victory.

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Media unfairly blaming me for Christchurch mosque attacks, Donald Trump says

The gunman in the massacre had referred to Mr Trump as a ‘symbol of renewed white identity’.

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Donald Trump saved jobs in Limerick

US president Donald Trump intervened to help safeguard hundreds of jobs in the Limerick region after the impact of sanctions against Russia threatened to damage the Aughinish Alumina plant.

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Donald Trump issues first veto to protect border wall funding

The president is facing opposition to his signature policy from Congress.

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Trump threatens ‘severe’ tariffs on the EU

US President Donald Trump has confirmed he will visit Ireland this year and also that he is considering appointing a new peace envoy for the North.

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Leo lectured as Trump meet falls flat

Juno McEnroe Political Correspondent in Washington DC

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Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect

It was the first time Congress has voted to block a presidential emergency since the National Emergency Act became law in 1976.

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Another Brexit referendum would be unfair, says Trump

President Donald Trump said Brexit was ‘very complex’ but negotiations had been handled badly.

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Fresh state charges could prevent Trump pardon for former aide Paul Manafort

The former campaign boss has been jailed in a US federal case but now faces in New York state.

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New York prosecutor probing Trump business deals

Letitia James issued subpoenas to Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank seeking records related to four property projects.

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I was saving time: Trump defends ‘Tim Apple’ comment

The president has tweeted about the meeting.

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Sean Spicer says strong relationship remains between Ireland and US

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will travel to Washington for a meeting with US President Donald Trump on Thursday.

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Trump pays respects to 23 killed in Alabama tornado

The dead included four children and a couple in their 80s, with 10 victims belonging to a single extended family.

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White House communications chief resigns to join Trump re-election campaign

Former Fox News executive Bill Shine has resigned as White House communications director and has joined President Donald Trump's re-election campaign as a senior adviser.

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Trump to tour tornado devastation in Alabama

President Trump is expected to tour rural Lee County in eastern Alabama, where 23 people died on Sunday.

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Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison

Manafort was convicted on tax and bank fraud charges last year.

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Cohen sues Trump Organisation for breaking pledge to pay legal fees

The lawsuit alleges breach of contract and seeks damages on Cohen’s behalf.

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Michael Cohen did explore idea of presidential pardon, lawyer reveals

Donald Trump’s former personal attorney testified under oath last week that he had never asked for, and would nor accept, a pardon.

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Trump plan would allow US veto any Sino free-trade pacts

Donald Trump’s trade strategies regarding China are designed to allow the US intervene in any potential free-trade deals between the EU or UK and the Asian giant, says Daniel Gros TWO recent developments are bringing America’s trade strategy toward China into focus.

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Foreign leaders’ diplomatic gifts to Trump and family revealed

All the gifts to Donald Trump, his wife, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner were turned over to the National Archives.

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Donald Trump approves disaster aid after tornado hits Alabama

It was the deadliest tornado to hit the US since May 2013.

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US attorney general will not recuse himself from overseeing Mueller probe

US attorney general William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Robert Mueller's investigation into possible coordination between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential campaign, the Justice Department has said.

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House panel launches sweeping probe of Donald Trump

A congressional panel has launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, his White House, his campaign and his businesses.

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Trump says Cohen hearing may have hurt North Korea summit

The US president left the summit in Vietnam with the North Korean leader last week without reaching an agreement.

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House of Representatives to query more than 60 Trump officials in Russia probe

Jerrold Nadler, who heads up the House Judiciary Committee, says it is ‘very clear’ the president obstructed justice.

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Trump delivers aggressive speech to rouse supporters on the right

He complained often of getting ‘no credit’ for his achievements as he proudly drifted “off script” at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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Donald Trump predicts re-election to White House with increased majority

The US president also used a speech to address Democrat plans to tackle climate change and to condemn politicians involved in investigations into him.

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All the President's men: The key players in the Trump-Russia investigation

Bette Browne reviews the key issues and cast of characters in the unfolding scandals at the heart of the Trump presidency which make Richard Nixon’s infamy look tame by comparison

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Trump claims Cohen book would prove ex-aide is a liar

Cohen told a House panel that President Trump was a ‘racist, a con man and a liar’.

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North Korea disputes Trump account of summit collapse

He says the North’s position would not change even if the United States offers to resume another round of dialogue.

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Trump ‘impressed’ Cohen said he saw no collusion over Russia scandal

Cohen has turned on President Trump and pleaded guilty to lying to Congress.

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Cohen says Trump asked him to lie about hush money paid to Stormy Daniels

Donald Trump's former lawyer has made explosive claims about the US President, including that he told him to pay hush money to an adult film star.

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Chileans are flooding Donald Trump’s Instagram page with ‘piss head’ comments

The comments have caused some bewilderment among social media users.

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un strike upbeat note ahead of nuclear talks

Wednesday’s dinner was the prelude to talks aimed at fleshing out principles agreed in Singapore last year.

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Trump says North Korea has 'tremendous' potential during second meeting with Kim

Donald Trump has arrived at the Metropole Hotel ahead of his one on one meeting with Kim Jong Un.

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House approves Democrats’ bill blocking Trump emergency on wall

The president has said he will veto the bill if passed in the Senate.

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How self-deluded Trump’s ‘victory‘ became Kim’s triumph

As the US president meets his North Korean counterpart this week, Donald Trump must avoid taking another diplomatic beating,writes Grant T Harris

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Cohen expected to claim lying, racism and cheating by Trump

Donald Trump’s former personal ‘fixer’ arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to begin three days of congressional appearances.

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Vietnam ahead of summit meeting

The North Korean leader was seen touring Hanoi ahead of the US president’s arrival on Air Force One.

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Trump Jr accuses federal authorities of using ‘Stalinist’ tactics against family

Donald Trump Jr said the investigation into the US president’s inaugural committee and family enterprise is ‘as political as it gets’.

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Kim Jong Un impersonator ‘deported from Vietnam’ ahead of summit

Authorities were reportedly unhappy at lookalikes holding mock meetings ahead of the real summit between the North Korea and US leaders.

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Donald Trump delays China tariffs hike amid ‘productive talks’ with Beijing

The president said he was hoping to meet Chinese president Xi Jinping in Florida to finalise a deal.

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Democrats ready to fight to make Mueller report public

Special counsel Robert Mueller has been investigating alleged ties between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia.

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Trump: China trade talks ‘productive’

President Donald Trump said that trade talks over the weekend with China had been “very productive,” as negotiators worked ahead of a March 1 deadline for the imposition of further US tariffs on Chinese imports.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un travelling to Vietnam for Trump talks

The North Korean leader is expected to meet Donald Trump this week.

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Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order

The move has accelerated a showdown in Congress.

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Trump calls for 5G and even 6G technology ‘as soon as possible’

The US president wants American networks to ‘win through competition’ instead of ‘blocking out’ more advanced technologies.

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US will be sorry that it can admit no wrong

Mike Pompeo’s partisan speech in Cairo is of a piece with Donald Trump’s stance that he ‘will not apologise for America’, but wiser presidents have in the past, says Ruti Teitel

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Judge orders Trump confidant Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

US President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone has apologised to the judge presiding over his criminal case for an Instagram post featuring a photo of her with what appears to be the crosshairs of a gun.

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US states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the suit says the action violates the US Constitution.

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Readers' Blog: Wall to block the victims of US diplomatic interference

The declaration by Mr Trump of a state of emergency in order to fund his wall marks a dangerous step and calls into question the efficacy of the checks on executive power supposedly built into the structures of governance in the US. The move either indicates that Trump is ignorant of the scope of his office or is deliberately pushing the envelope. Both are worrying developments.

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Protesters condemn Trump’s emergency declaration for border wall

The demonstrations used Presidents Day to attack Mr Trump’s proclamation as undemocratic and anti-immigrant.

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Trump hits out at officials involved in Russia probe

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe’s new book details his concerns about potential foreign influence over the president.

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Former FBI official: 'Crime may have been committed' by Trump

A former FBI deputy director has said that a "crime may have been committed" when Donald Trump sacked the head of the organisation and tried to publicly undermine an investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia.

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Japanese PM declines to comment on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Prize

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declined to say if he nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Trade war looms as EU-US surplus hits record high

The EU’s trade surplus with the US reached a record level in 2018, increasing the risk that US President Donald Trump’s annoyance could ignite a fresh trade war.

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Uphill battle against Trump’s emergency

The 1976 act invoked dozens of times by US presidents, and now used by Trump to build his US-Mexico wall, has never been successfully challenged, write Alison Frankel and Tom Hals.

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Trump’s pick Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

Mr Trump had said he would nominate the State Department spokeswoman.

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Trump declares emergency at border after stinging budget defeat

The US president moved to secure more money for his long-promised wall by exercising a broad interpretation of his powers.

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort facing 20 year sentence

The former Trump campaign chairman was found to have broken his plea deal.

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