As demoralising as June was for many Republicans, what was less visible were the frenetic attempts by top Republicans to soothe Trump and steer him away from self-sabotage, while also manipulating him to serve their own purposes
Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018
ICE arrests of noncriminals increased 66 percent in the first nine months of the 2018 fiscal year over the same period a year earlier. Arrests of convicts, meantime, rose nearly 2 percent. More noncriminals have also been deported. Among those expelled from the U.S. interior in fiscal 2017, there was a 174 percent increase from the previous year of those with no criminal convictions. Deportations of those with convictions rose nearly 13 percent over the same period.
New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'
Facing widespread outrage, The New Yorker has dropped plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month. The former Donald Trump aide and ex-chairman of Breitbart News was supposed to be a featured guest during a prestigious gathering that over the years has drawn some of the world's most prominent artists and public figures
Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'
The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.
Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midterms
The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants, who say the Ivy League college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The DOJ also said last year it would investigate a May 2015 complaint filed against Harvard by a coalition of Asian-American groups.
New Jersey's Sikh attorney general Gurbir Grewal faces 'turban man' slur before radio show hosts are kicked off air
The hosts of a popular New Jersey radio show were off the air Thursday after calling the nation's first Sikh attorney general "turban man" — the latest slur against a career prosecutor who says he faces countless "small indignities and humiliations" no matter how far he rises or how important his position.
Gurbir S Grewal, a prominent Indian-American lawyer has become the first Sikh Attorney-General of the US state of New Jersey after the state Senate approved his nomination unanimously.
Investigators close in on first arrest in Russian collusion in US election; Donald Trump calls probe 'witch hunt'
Donald Trump, in a rapid burst of tweets early Sunday, again denounced the investigation as a "witch hunt" and repeated his denials of any collusion with Russia.
Republican Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, has withdrawn from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.
Donald Trump fires Anthony Scaramucci: President's chaotic style keeps White House's revolving door spinning
On Wednesday, US president Donald Trump removed chief strategist Steve Bannon from the US National Security Council.
He's a Donald Trump ally with abysmal approval ratings and now the governor of New Jersey has sparked fresh outrage after being photographed lounging on a beach closed to the public because of a government shutdown.
With James Comey ousted as FBI director, US President Donald Trump will have an opportunity to select a replacement for a new 10-year term.
As his new administration takes shape, President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet choices will tell whether he intends to lean on a conventional Republican bench to govern or break out in a new direction.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has received his first classified intelligence briefing which he said he is unlikely to "use" if he is elected in November's general election.
They demand her imprisonment, paint her as above the law, and warn her election would trigger the Apocalypse — the Republican National Convention's collective hatred of Hillary Clinton has proven an intoxicating unifier.
Republican delegates savaged Hillary Clinton on Tuesday by breaking into angry chants of "lock her up" and "guilty" as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laid out a criminal-style case against her.
Presumptive Republican nominee for President Donald Trump called Indiana Governor Mike Pence and offered him the vice presidential slot on his ticket -- and Pence has accepted.
Donald Trump has said he would name his vice presidential pick on Friday, capping a months-long frenzied speculation over his potential running mates.
Pence is a steady, staunch conservative who would help calm nervous Republican wary of Trump's impulsive style.