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Trump caps California swing with visit to border wall

Sep 19 2019

SAN DIEGO President Donald Trump showed off a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in California for his re-election campaign. | Video

Trump sees many options short of war with Iran after attacks on Saudis

Sep 19 2019

LOS ANGELES/JEDDAH U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S. ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack on its oil sites that was "unquestionably sponsored" by Tehran. | Video

Trump expresses dismay over cost of keeping Guantanamo prison open

Sep 19 2019

ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE President Donald Trump expressed unhappiness on Wednesday with the cost of keeping open a controversial prison at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and said his administration was studying the issue.

Trump says China trade deal could come before U.S. election, or not

Sep 17 2019

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration could seal a deal on trade with China before the U.S. presidential election, or an agreement could be reached the day after U.S. voters go to the polls.

In New Mexico rally, Trump vows to flip state won by Clinton in 2016

Sep 17 2019

RIO RANCHO, N.M. President Donald Trump vowed at a rally in New Mexico on Monday to win the longtime Democratic stronghold state in the November 2020 U.S. election. | Video

Trump favors 'whole deal' with China, two sides prepare for trade talks

Sep 12 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday he preferred a comprehensive trade deal with China but did not rule out the possibility of an interim pact, even as he said an "easy" agreement would not be possible. | Video

U.S., China grant trade concessions as fresh talks loom

Sep 12 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed China's decision to exempt some U.S. anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on billions worth of Chinese goods. | Video

Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction

Sep 11 2019

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction. | Video

Trump says Bolton a 'disaster' on North Korea, 'out of line' on Venezuela

Sep 11 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a "disaster" on North Korea policy, "out of line" on Venezuela, and did not get along with important administration officials.

Short list to replace Bolton includes some familiar White House faces

Sep 11 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's short list for the post of national security adviser is made up of reliable conservatives with solid ties to key Trump administration stalwarts, including, according to several sources, the vice president's foreign policy chief. | Video

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