Confusion and squabbling undermine Trump’s steps forward on the world stage

From North Korea nuclear negotiations to China trade talks, old habits of conflict and contradiction stymie the president’s reach for triumphs.

‘Bigger than Watergate’: Trump joins push by allies to expose an FBI source

The dispute pits the president and the GOP chairman of the House Intelligence Committee against the Justice Department and intelligence agencies.

Trump marks Mueller anniversary by claiming FBI ‘spied’ on his campaign

Trump accused agents of using a secret informant inside his campaign. “If so, this is bigger than Watergate,” the president tweeted.

‘The gorilla in the room’: Inside Trump’s failed efforts to meet Putin in 2013

Senate testimony by a Trump fixer details extensive negotiations for a face-to-face meeting between Trump and Putin during the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow.

Trump voters warn him not to fire Mueller: ‘People would be suspicious’

Wisconsin residents in a focus group are divided over Trump and the Russia investigation, but united about one thing: The president should not ax the special counsel.

Trump voters warn him not to fire Mueller: ‘People would be suspicious’

Wisconsin residents in a focus group are divided over Trump and the Russia investigation, but united about one thing: The president should not ax the special counsel.

White House official derides McCain over Haspel opposition: ‘He’s dying anyway’

Kelly Sadler, a special assistant to the president, made the comment about McCain, who is fighting brain cancer, during a closed-door meeting of White House communications staffers.

Can Trump’s efforts at foreign policy breakthroughs erase damage of scandals at home?

Brash moves on Iran, China and North Korea could give Trump a chance to change the way voters evaluate his presidency.

‘I was going to get this over with’: Inside Giuliani’s explosive Stormy Daniels revelation

The disclosure stunned White House officials and set off another political and legal crisis for the Trump administration.

Trump puts the brakes on new Russian sanctions, reversing Haley’s announcement

After the Kremlin denounced U.S. plans to punish Russia over Syrian attack, the White House announced that a decision about new sanctions had not yet been made.

‘Big price to pay’: Inside Trump’s decision to bomb Syria

Even with Trump’s jubilant response to the strikes, several advisers close to the president said they had no inclination there was a long-term strategy for the region.

Trump grants pardon to former Bush official; some say he is using the law as a political tool

Critics say the action in favor of Scooter Libby, convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice, sends a message that the president may be willing to help allies involved in the Mueller probe.

Trump orders review of Postal Service’s business model

President’s executive order on task force headed by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin follows criticism of Amazon.

James Comey’s memoir: Trump fixates on proving lewd dossier allegations false

In new book, the fired FBI director details his ‘disturbing’ talks with Trump and concludes that this presidency is ‘a forest fire’ that must be contained.

‘A bomb on Trump’s front porch’: FBI’s Cohen raids hit home for the president

Trump’s lawyer is the keeper of his secrets, from his business deals to his personal affairs.

Trump heads to Ohio for first public appearance this week

Aides said president will speak about the workforce development components of his $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, which is stalled in Congress.

Trump administration expels 60 Russian officers, shuts Seattle consulate in response to attack on former spy in Britain

Twelve Russian diplomats at the United Nations and 48 at the Russian embassy in Washington face expulsion over the nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

Trump rails against Mueller investigation, dismisses McCabe’s notes as ‘Fake Memos’

The president has fired off tweets attacking the special counsel’s expanding Russia investigation.

After McCabe firing, Trump attacks FBI, and his lawyer says Russia probe must end

The war between Trump and federal law enforcement agencies escalated this weekend as the special counsel’s investigation heats up.

Trump vows to counteract any Russian interference in 2018 elections

In a turnabout, the president acknowledges Russian interference in 2016 and claims his administration is working to prevent an intrusion in 2018.