Millions of government workers and contractors hold government clearances, and the president can grant them to anyone he wants — even, as one expert said, Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The president says he never directed his onetime personal attorney Michael Cohen to do anything wrong. Cohen pleaded guilty Wednesday to making illegal payments before the 2016 election.
The retired Marine Corps general sought to bring discipline and process to a chaotic White House but ultimately could not put a check on President Trump's desire to go unmanaged.
On the eve of Omarosa Manigault Newman's book release, Trump tweeted scathing criticism of his former top-level aide.
Former reality TV star and Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman spoke to NPR about explosive allegations in her new book, Unhinged, but part of her account changed in the interview.
In an interview with NPR, Kelly also praised the president's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and said Trump's eyes are "wide open" on North Korea.
As he headed to Dallas for the NRA convention, the president told reporters Friday morning that his new attorney Rudy Giuliani "will get his facts straight."
Trump administration officials are challenging a report that John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, called the president "an idiot." Kelly calls the story "total B.S."
Ret. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly said "one of the great honors" of his life was leading the Department of Homeland Security.