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Stephen J. Adler

The story behind the Trump Effect, from the Editor-in-Chief

Sep 28 2017

Shortly after Donald J. Trump became U.S. president last January, I wrote a memo to the Reuters staff providing guidance on how to cover the new Administration. The gist was that we should proceed as we would with any leader in the world, whether that leader admired journalists or viewed them as the enemy.

Exclusive: Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old life

Apr 29 2017

WASHINGTON He misses driving, feels as if he is in a cocoon, and is surprised how hard his new job is. | Video

Trump says U.S. wants fair treatment in climate pact

Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that the United States was being unfairly treated in the Paris Climate Agreement and told Reuters he would announce a decision in about two weeks on whether Washington would remain in the accord.

Exclusive: Trump complains Saudis not paying fair share for U.S. defense

Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that U.S. ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom. | Video

Exclusive: Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. | Video

Exclusive: 'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown,' Trump says

Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers. | Video

Exclusive: Trump vows to fix or scrap South Korea trade deal, wants missile system payment

Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a "horrible" free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. anti-missile system that he priced at $1 billion. | Video

Exclusive: Trump spurns Taiwan president's suggestion of another phone call

Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday spurned the Taiwanese president’s suggestion that the two leaders hold another phone call, saying he did not want to create problems for Chinese President Xi Jinping when Beijing appears to be helping efforts to rein in North Korea. | Video

Exclusive: Trump vows to fix or scrap South Korea trade deal, wants missile system payment

Apr 28 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a "horrible" free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. anti-missile system that he priced at $1 billion.

Exclusive: Trump says U.S. wants fair treatment in climate pact

Apr 27 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that the United States was being unfairly treated in the Paris Climate Agreement and told Reuters he would announce a decision in about two weeks on whether Washington would remain in the accord.

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