National Newswatch

Trump’s Michael Cohen problem just keeps looking more ominous

Jun 22 2018 — — It was already an ominous week for President Trump when it came to Michael Cohen. And it just became more so. The Post’s Sarah Ellison reported Thursday evening that three sources tell her the National Enquirer shared storied about Trump with Cohen before publication — both during the 2016 campaign and after Trump became president:

National Enquirer sent stories about Trump to his attorney Michael Cohen before publication, people familiar with the practice say

Jun 22 2018 — — During the presidential campaign, National Enquirer executives sent digital copies of the tabloid’s articles and cover images related to Donald Trump and his political opponents to Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen in advance of publication, according to three people with knowledge of the matter — an unusual practice that speaks to the close relationship between Trump […]

The G7 summit, summed up in one photo

Jun 10 2018 — — There were hundreds, if not thousands, of photos taken at the Group of Seven summit in Quebec City this weekend, a two-day gathering of leaders from member states to discuss everything from climate change to international trade policy. But one in particular stood out after it was published Saturday and ricocheted around the Internet for […]

Trump plans confrontational approach with world leaders at economic summit

Jun 6 2018 — — President Trump plans to confront other world leaders at a summit in Quebec on Friday over what he believes is a global economic system tilted against the United States, several people briefed on the plan said, escalating tensions with U.S. allies who have expressed outrage at his pivot toward protectionism. The summit will put Trump […]

Trump plans to impose sweeping metal tariffs on Canada

May 31 2018 — — President Trump plans to announce as soon as Thursday the imposition of sweeping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, three people familiar with the plan said. Frustrated over the failure of those U.S. trading partners to agree to a range of demands, the president chose to sharply escalate […]

U.S. televangelist says he needs $54 million for his fourth private jet — and he wants his followers to pay for it

May 30 2018 — — If Jesus was to descend from heaven and physically set foot on 21st century earth, prosperity gospel televangelist Jesse Duplantis told his followers, the Redeemer would probably pass on riding on the back of a donkey: “He’d be on an airplane preaching the Gospel all over the world.” And Duplantis believes Jesus wouldn’t exactly settle […]