Democrats struggle to address rising border apprehensions as they seek to counter Trump on immigration


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The number of migrants taken into custody at the U.S.-Mexico border is on pace to be the highest since 2008 and twice as high as two years ago.

Trump administration struggles for path forward on nuclear talks as tensions mount with North Korea


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An aide to Kim Jong Un lashed out at Washington’s ‘gangster-like’ tactics, casting doubts on the future of negotiations.

‘Not my fault’: Trump struggles to defend his record amid setbacks on immigration, trade, North Korea


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More than halfway through his term, the president has failed to make progress on a number of his top priorities.

‘Where are the women’s teams?’: Trump ignores women’s champions in White House sports ceremonies


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The president lavished attention on a lower-level men’s college football team in the East Room.

Trump whipped up public emotion over Otto Warmbier’s death. Now it’s boomeranging back on him.


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Having once relied on the Warmbier family to bestow moral authority on his risky North Korea strategy, Trump has lost a crucial partnership at the worst time.

Trump’s defense of Kim Jong Un leads to discord with parents of Otto Warmbier


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The family issued a statement a day after the president said he took Kim “at his word” that he was not responsible for their son’s death.

‘No rush’: Trump redefines success ahead of second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un


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Tensions quickly spiral as Democrats ramp up investigations of Trump administration


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Before nuclear talks in Vietnam, the U.S. and North Korea face an urgent question: Where to meet?


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The Trump administration is said to favor a late February summit in the resort city of Danang, but Kim Jong Un’s team is eyeing the capital city of Hanoi.

Trump uses State of the Union address to emphasize immigration agenda


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With newly empowered House Democrats in front of him, Trump inflated the threat of immigrants entering the country unlawfully and sought to make an emotional appeal to the public.

In State of the Union, Trump to call for ‘comity,’ but political rivals scoff amid heightened political warfare


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Aides said the president will make a sincere appeal to broaden his coalition even as critics cast such rhetoric from Trump as ‘inauthentic and unpersuasive.’

He helped Trump confront North Korea. Now Ji Seong-ho wonders whether human rights will be left behind.


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After Ji’s emotional cameo at the State of the Union, the president has shunted human rights issues to the sidelines in his nuclear negotiations with Kim Jong Un.

Trump to offer ‘aspirational,’ ‘visionary’ path in State of the Union address


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Trump appeal for bipartisan support, aides said, despite the heightened acrimony as the White House has engaged in a fierce standoff with Democrats over the border wall.

Trump and his aides offer the public a glimpse of their private notes — no matter how revealing


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John Bolton’s exposed notepad follows in the path of a president who has regularly made his handwritten stagenotes and talking points visible to the public.

‘Crime will fall!’: Trump’s new rallying cry for border wall echoes old strategy of inflating dangers posed by immigrants


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The president offered no evidence of how a border wall would reduce crime rates among people in the country without authorization.

Trump to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February, White House says


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A location has not been announced for a summit that would aim to jump-start nuclear talks that have been stalled for months.

Courts thwart Trump’s bid to enact hard line immigration agenda as Congress dithers


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Federal judges have repeatedly halted the president in his efforts to circumvent immigration laws through executive power.

Trump seeks to enlist a key surrogate in political fight over his wall — Border Patrol agents


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The president’s consistent willingness to politicize law enforcement agencies has alarmed some national security experts.

‘The story keeps changing’: Trump falsely asserts he never promised Mexico would directly pay for the border wall


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The president’s mendacity over how he planned to fund his top campaign promise has boxed him in during shutdown fight.

‘I can do it if I want’: Trump threatens to invoke emergency powers to build border wall


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Facing a crucial test of his presidency, Trump digs in over fight with Democrats to deliver on his core campaign promise.