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Will Donald Trump get an invite to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding?

Theresa May’s hopes of a Brexit trade deal with the US could be wrecked if Donald Trump is not invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, the author of a blockbuster book on the President has warned.

Mr Trump will only honour the special relationship if he ‘gets what he wants’ – and would resent a Royal Wedding snub, according to US journalist Michael Wolff.

He also claimed that the President would abuse his planned state visit to Britain by ‘Trumpalising’ the Queen, hogging the limelight and treating her as though she is on one of his reality TV shows.

Author of Fire and Fury Michael Wolff (pictured) has made astonishing claims about Donald Trump's mental state, speaking exclusively to the Mail on Sunday

Author of Fire and Fury Michael Wolff (pictured) has made astonishing claims about Donald Trump’s mental state, speaking exclusively to the Mail on Sunday

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Tillerson, Kushner, and Cohn look ready to leave the Trump administration after tax cuts

  • President Donald Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, economic adviser Gary Cohn, and adviser Jared Kushner, may all leave the White House soon.
  • The completion of Trump’s first year and tax legislation could serve as a pivot point for many staffers to move on.
  • It looks like Trump has few people on hand to replace those he may lose.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s expected exit from the Trump administration is one of many staff changes likely as President Donald Trump nears the end of his first year in office, with sources saying top economic adviser Gary Cohn and son-in-law JaredKushner could be among those who depart.

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Trump challenges Rex Tillerson to IQ test

US President Donald Trump has challenged his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, to an IQ test, in the latest sign of discord between the two.

He made the remark in a magazine interview when asked about reports that Mr Tillerson had called him a moron.

“I think it’s fake news,” Mr Trump told Forbes, “but if he did that, I guess we’ll have to compare IQ tests. And I can tell you who is going to win.”

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Donald Trump says he has ‘the absolute right to share facts with Russia’ amid claims he leaked classified information

President claims he disclosed information for ‘humanitarian reasons’ – in statement appearing to contradict administration’s previous account

Donald Trump has insisted he has the “absolute right” to share selected information with Russia amid allegations he passed on classified intelligence.

The President made his first statement on Twitter following a series of denials from White House officials.

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North Korea accuses CIA of ‘bio-chemical’ plot against leadership

North Korea on Friday accused the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea’s intelligence service of a plot to attack its “supreme leadership” with a bio-chemical weapon and said such a “pipe-dream” could never succeed.

Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high for weeks, driven by concern that North Korea might conduct its sixth nuclear test or test-launch another ballistic missile in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions.

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North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system ‘within days’

The US says it plans to activate a missile defence system in South Korea “within days” and tighten economic sanctions against North Korea.

The announcements from the Trump administration come amid rising fears about the North’s military advances.

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