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'Shithole' and other racist things Trump has said — so far

President Trump disparages people from Africa and the Caribbean, continuing the pattern he set when he launched his campaign by calling Mexican immigrants rapists.

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Jan 13

For black Americans, Trump's 'shithole' comment was an insult to their histories

Los Angeles Times

The president’s question was this: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?”

Jan 12

Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments stirred anger and condemnation, but not from everyone

Reports of President Trump's statements during an Oval Office meeting on Thursday were met with quick reactions worldwide.

Jan 12

'Shithole' and other racist things Trump has said — so far

President Trump disparages people from Africa and the Caribbean, continuing the pattern he set when he launched his campaign by calling Mexican immigrants rapists.

Oct 15

In Virginia's coal country, Vice President Pence praises Trump and asks voters to make history

In Virginia’s oddly timed elections for governor, held a year after presidential contests, history has repeated itself: The winning candidate lately has represented the opposite party as the newly elected president.

Oct 10

Michigan helped make Donald Trump president. Is it ready to elect the nation's first Muslim governor?

The Democratic candidate for governor is about as Michigan — and all-American — as they come. He was born here, summered at Crystal Lake, spoke for his graduating class at the University of Michigan.

Feb 8

Here's everything Donald Trump has tweeted since he became president

His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices rising - or falling - and galvanize the American public. How will Donald Trump use this platform of unfettered communication now that he's commander in chief?…

Sep 4

No more nation of immigrants: Trump plan calls for a major, long-lasting cut in legal entries

Donald Trump’s immigration speech generated intense speculation about whether he would soften his hard line on illegal immigration, but instead, the real change came with his unexpected, full-throated advocacy of a long-term cutback on…

Aug 31

Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto

Los Angeles Times

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday for a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, a stunning move for a candidate who has repeatedly criticized Mexico and has called for mass…

Aug 16

What Donald Trump means when he proposes 'extreme vetting' for would-be immigrants

What Donald Trump's 'extreme vetting' for immigrants actually means Aug. 16, 2016, 4:34 a.m. Donald Trump travels to Wisconsin Tuesday after delivering a foreign policy speech suggesting "extreme vetting" for immigrants and comparing his…

Aug 16

Donald Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' and an ideological test for would-be immigrants

Los Angeles Times

Since Donald Trump called for temporarily banning Muslims from entering the U.S., he has tried to expand, narrow or otherwise redefine the polarizing proposal that helped win him the Republican primary but has posed a greater challenge in…

Jul 31

Many GOP foreign policy experts see Donald Trump as unfit to be president

Los Angeles Times

To the extent Donald Trump has articulated a coherent foreign policy, it appears a dark shoot-from-the-hip unilateralism that puts him at odds with thinking that has dominated the GOP for generations.

Jul 20

Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination for president, capping an extraordinary run

Setting aside another day of self-inflicted turmoil, Donald Trump celebrated his formal ascension Tuesday to the Republican presidential nomination — an achievement once seen as highly improbable and not fully assured until the roll call…

Jun 24

Donald Trump praises Britons for taking 'their country back,' but only after he promotes his golf resort

Donald Trump stood on his renovated golf course in Scotland and promoted the sprinkler system, the luxury suites and the “greatest par 3 anywhere in the world” before praising British voters’ decision to leave the European Union and…

May 27

Meet the Chinese American immigrants who are supporting Donald Trump

Donald Trump vows to back out of global climate change agreement May 27, 2016, 6:32 a.m. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are campaigning in California. Donald Trump clinches the GOP nomination and says he'll back out of major global…

May 1

How Donald Trump scored a win in Texas border country

Los Angeles Times

Patti Magnon grew up on the other side of the Rio Grande — in the adjacent Mexican city known as Nuevo Laredo.

Mar 3

Republican leaders are torn: Accept or reject Donald Trump for president?

As Donald Trump continues his strut toward the Republican presidential nomination, pressure is mounting on GOP leaders across almost all levels of government to take a stand in one of the most historic political fights of their generation.

Dec 14

Donald Trump's proposed ban on Muslim immigrants could be legal, scholars say

Los Angeles Times

Donald Trump's attention-getting proposal for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” struck many as blatantly unconstitutional because it discriminates against a class of people based on religion and punishes…

Aug 6

Immigrant groups ready the Donald Trump piñatas ahead of GOP debate

Thursday's Republican presidential debate hasn't started yet, but immigrant advocates are already fighting back.

Jul 24

At Texas-Mexico border, Donald Trump cites 'great danger' from immigrants

Despite what Donald Trump's campaign called "great danger," the Republican presidential hopeful took his 757 on Thursday to the spot that has made his campaign among the most reviled, admired and remarked upon in recent memory: the U.S.…

Jul 6

Republican field divided on Donald Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants

More than two weeks after Donald Trump's disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants, he continues to dominate the Republican presidential campaign debate and to divide his rivals for the nomination.