Lobbyists tied to ex-Trump aides register as foreign agents

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington lobbying firm that worked on a covert influence campaign in the U.S. under the direction of two former top campaign advisers to President Donald Trump has registered after the fact with the Justice Department as a foreign agent. It acknowledged its work could have principally benefited Ukraine's government, led at the time by a pro-Russian political party.

 

  • Written by JEFF HORWITZ and CHAD DAY , Associated Press

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

CHICAGO (AP) — The chief executive of United Airlines said the carrier will no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights after the uproar over a man who was dragged off a plane by airport officers in Chicago.

 

  • Written by DON BABWIN , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump again out of his lane on auto jobs

DETROIT (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed direct credit for Toyota's new investment in a Kentucky plant, calling it new evidence of economic improvement in a White House discussion with CEOs. The company says the move was planned long before Trump even announced he was running for president.

 

  • Written by TOM KRISHER , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Do Trump's Mar-a-Lago trips cost $3 million?

WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump making his seventh presidential trip this weekend to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, government watchdogs and Democrats are once again seeing dollar signs: namely, $3 million.

 

  • Written by JULIE BYKOWICZ , Associated Press