White House says talks continue between president and Paul Ryan as Trump mocks conservatives for being insufficiently anti-abortion in blocking measure
The White House claimed talks between Donald Trump and House speaker Paul Ryan were ongoing on Friday as the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act stood on the verge of defeat.
Earlier the White House had insisted there would be a vote at 3.30pm, but moments after that deadline slipped by, reports began to emerge that Trump had asked for the vote to be pulled. Ryan was due to hold a press conference at 4pm.
The German defence minister, Ursula von der Leyen, on Sunday rejected Donald Trump’s claim that Germany owes Nato and the US “vast sums” of money for defence.
Sean Spicer’s latest defense of the evidence-free assertion that Barack Obama had the Trump campaign placed under surveillance risks shattering an allegiance dear to both Washington and London
The extraordinary public rebuke by the United States’ closest surveillance partner has revealed an emerging characteristic of Donald Trump’s White House: a willingness to antagonize even its allies instead of admitting error.
GCHQ, the UK surveillance mammoth intimately linked to the National Security Agency (NSA), has taken
Exclusive: the former presidential candidate suggested that Donald Trump’s false claims serve a purpose – to push the United States toward authoritarianism
Bernie Sanders has launched a withering attack on Donald Trump, accusing him of being a pathological liar who is driving America towards authoritarianism.