Catherine Lucey, The Associated Press

  • In a July 4, 2017, file photo, fireworks explode over Lincoln Memorial at the National Mall during the Fourth of July celebration in Washington. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, that he'll host a July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial. (Jose Luis Magana/AP)
    Trump books Lincoln Memorial for July 4th gala he’ll host

    President Donald Trump says he’ll host a July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial. And though the event he’s calling “A Salute to America” is months away, he’s boasting it’ll be one of the city’s biggest Independence Day gatherings — ever.

  • President Donald Trump responds to a reporter's question during an event with sheriffs in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (Susan Walsh/AP)
    Trump rips searing Times op-ed from unnamed senior official

    In a striking anonymous broadside, a senior Trump administration official wrote an opinion piece in The New York Times on Wednesday claiming to be part of a group of people “working diligently from within” to impede President Donald Trump’s “worst inclinations” and ill-conceived parts of his agenda.

  • President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Southampton, N.Y., for a fundraiser. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
    Trump warns he’ll revoke clearance of Justice Department official

    President Donald Trump said Friday that he suspects he’ll “very quickly” revoke the security clearance for a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing a dossier on Trump’s ties to Russia.

  • In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

    President Donald Trump says his deal with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will save tens of millions of people from a potential nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.

  • President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, in Canada. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Unorthodox Trump faces toughest test yet in North Korea summit

    Embarking on a self-described “mission of peace,” President Donald Trump’s seat-of-the-pants foreign policy is facing its toughest test yet as he attempts this week to personally broker an end to North Korea’s nuclear program in talks with Kim Jong Un.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the
    Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

    President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, blaming “tremendous anger and open hostility” by Pyongyang — a decision North Korea called “regrettable” while still holding out hope for “peace and stability.”

  • President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Trump suggests summit with Kim Jong Un could be delayed

    President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could be delayed. He said, “There’s a very substantial chance that it won’t work out” for June 12.