White House Calls Greitens Charges “Very Concerning”

WASHINGTON (AP) A spokeswoman for President Donald Trump says allegations against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens are “very concerning.” During a briefing at the White House Friday, reporters asked White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders about a letter from three Missouri state senators – all Republicans – to Trump, urging the president to ask Greitens to resign. Prominent…

President Trump Puts Off Syria Strike Decision, Will Talk To Allies

By ROBERT BURNS and CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” The White House said he would consult further with allies. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis…

Trump Threatens Syria Strike, Suggests Russia Shares Blame

By ROBERT BURNS, ZEKE MILLER and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Promising a decision within hours, President Donald Trump threatened a military strike against Syria and declared on Monday that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility for Saturday’s apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians will “pay a price.” The White House…

President Trump Warns Assad: ‘Big Price To Pay’ For Fatal Syria Attack

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday condemned a “mindless CHEMICAL attack” in Syria that killed women and children, called Syrian President Bashar Assad an “animal” and delivered a rare personal criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin for supporting the Damascus government. As Washington worked to verify the claim by…

AP Source: Mueller Says Trump Not Criminal Target Currently In Russia Investigation

By CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has informed President Donald Trump’s attorneys that the president is not currently considered a criminal target in the Russia investigation, according to a person familiar with the conversation. The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly about private conversations and demanded anonymity, said…