Jarmes R. Clapper

Trump returns to an increasingly troubled White House and criticism from allies

Trump returns to an increasingly troubled White House and criticism from allies

Whatever respite President Trump may have received from his nine-day overseas trip came to an abrupt end Sunday as administration allies sought to beat back allegations about his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, while the leader of Europe’s most powerful nation suggested the U.S. was no longer a reliable ally.

“The era in which we could rely completely on others is gone, at least partially,” Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, said during a campaign speech in Munich. “I have experienced that over the last several days.”

“It is now time that we really take our own fate...

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