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Walker reacts to Trump’s call for Harley boycott

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is reacting to President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson by saying he wants the company to prosper in the state. Walker does not directly address Trump's tweet from Sunday calling for a boycott of the motorcycle maker amid an ongoing steel tariff…

The Latest: Trump’s Harley boycott call roils primary

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Wisconsin primary (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson have both come out against boycotting Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson, the day after President Donald Trump said it would be "great" if there was a boycott. Trump's Sunday tweet forced Walker…

Peter Strzok, F.B.I. Agent Who Criticized Trump in Texts, Is Fired

Aitan Goelman, Mr. Strzok’s lawyer, denounced his client’s dismissal. “The decision to fire Special Agent Strzok is not only a departure from typical bureau practice, but also contradicts Director Wray’s testimony to Congress and his assurances that the F.B.I. intended to follow its regular process in this and all personnel matters,” Mr. Goelman said. “This…

Erdogan, Trump and the ‘Plot’ Against the Lira

Tariffs and tweets have worsened a dispute between the United States and Turkey.

Trump Visits Upstate N.Y. for First Time as President, to Aid...

President Trump returned to his home state of New York on Monday intent on settling old scores with leading Democratic politicians here, mocking Senator Kirsten Gillibrand as “just a puppet” of Senator Chuck Schumer, and saying “it’s very sad to see what’s happening with New York” under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. Mr. Trump added that…

Gore: Trump not yet as damaging to environment as he feared

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Trump administration has made some dangerous changes to environmental policy, but the damage so far has been less than it initially appeared, former Vice President Al Gore said in an interview Monday. "He (President Trump) has had less of an impact so far than I feared that he would. Someone…

letters: On Trump: Aid, Discomfort and Treason?

To the Editor: In “Stop Throwing the Word Treason Around” (Op-Ed, Aug. 9), Christopher Buskirk suggests that Democrats, in applying the word “treason” to Donald Trump’s actions, “are willing to pull down our institutions and tear apart the social and political fabric that holds us together.” Perhaps he has forgotten that President Trump himself has…

Lordy, they have tapes: Secret tapes in Trump orbit not new

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lordy, there are tapes. And tapes and tapes and more tapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman's former colleagues say they are shocked that she secretly recorded private conversations with President Donald Trump and his chief of staff. But surreptitious tapes in Trump's world are nothing new, with the president himself once suggesting he secretly…

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday. The FBI had been reviewing Strzok's employment after the politically charged text messages were discovered last year. President Donald Trump's allies have seized on the…

The Latest: Trump asks if firing means end to Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the firing of longtime FBI agent Peter Strzok (all times local): 12:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is questioning whether special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference and Trump's presidential campaign will be dropped now that the FBI has fired one of Mueller's former investigators. Former agent Peter…