Michael Collins, The Tennessean

Michael Collins

The Tennessean

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Donald Trump blames supporters for 'send her back' taunts against black lawmaker

President Donald Trump said he was "not happy" with a chant of "send her back" that erupted Thursday at his rally in North Carolina a day before. → Read More

House GOP leaders refuse to condemn Donald Trump's racist tweets, say the uproar is 'all about politics'

House GOP leaders declined to condemn Donald Trump's racist remarks urging Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from. → Read More

'Care every American would be proud of': Pence lauds conditions at Texas border facility

Vice President Mike Pence and a group of Senate Republicans toured a border facility in Texas amid concerns over conditions at such centers. → Read More

'Foreign leaders loved her': Donald Trump defends daughter Ivanka's role as unofficial diplomat

President Donald Trump is defending daughter Ivanka Trump's role as unofficial diplomat amid criticism of her involvement in the G-20 summit. → Read More

Trump will nominate Judy Shelton, Christopher Waller to a Fed that he loves to hate

President Donald Trump's new picks for seats on the Federal Reserve come weeks after he dropped controversial nominees Herman Cain and Stephen Moore. → Read More

Ivanka Trump's role as unofficial diplomat under fire after meetings in Japan, North Korea

Ivanka Trump's prominence by her father's side at meetings in Japan and North Korea is raising questions about her role as an unofficial diplomat. → Read More

Ivanka Trump's role as unofficial diplomat under fire after meetings in Japan, North Korea

Ivanka Trump's prominence by her father's side at meetings in Japan and North Korea is raising questions about her role as an unofficial diplomat. → Read More

Live coverage of the Democratic debate 2019, Night 2

Night 2 of the Democratic debate 2019 features frontrunners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, along with eight others hoping to stand out in Miami. → Read More

'BORING': President Donald Trump, other Republicans slam Democratic debate

President Donald Trump and other Republicans say the Democratic debate helped make the case for voters to return Trump to office in 2020. → Read More

These are the women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual assault or unwanted advances

E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of raping her, and in doing so, named over a dozen others who've accused Trump of sexual misconduct. → Read More

These are the women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual assault or unwanted advances

E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of raping her, and in doing so, named over a dozen others who've accused Trump of sexual misconduct. → Read More

Donald Trump plays down Iran attack on US drone as a 'big mistake' by someone 'stupid'

Donald Trump said he found it “hard to believe" that Iran's shooting down of a U.S. drone was intentional and declined to say how he would respond. → Read More

From outsider to incumbent: Donald Trump launches re-election campaign with rally in Florida

President Donald Trump returned to the key battleground state of Florida on Tuesday to ask voters to give him another four years in office. → Read More

Rep. Mark Green among Trump’s picks for administration jobs keep dropping out. But why?

More than five dozen of President Trump's nominees, including Rep. Mark Green, withdrew or saw their nominations pulled before they were confirmed. → Read More

Trump’s picks for administration jobs keep dropping out. But why?

More than five dozen of President Trump's nominees withdrew or saw their nominations pulled before they were put through the confirmation process. → Read More

Donald Trump talks health care, Abe Lincoln and Richard Nixon in television interview

President Donald Trump says in a TV interview that no other president, not even Abraham Lincoln, has been as mistreated by the press as he has. → Read More

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran

President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S. → Read More

Trump would give 'strong consideration' to backing Pence in 2024, but holds off on endorsing

Donald Trump said he would give “strong consideration” to endorsing Vice President Mike Pence if he ran for president in 2024 but declined to do so. → Read More

Trump changes course, says he would 'absolutely' report foreign campaign intelligence to FBI

Donald Trump said Friday he would 'absolutely' report political dirt dug up by a foreign country to authorities, reversing a controversial position. → Read More

Forget about the moon: Donald Trump says NASA should focus on 'much bigger things' ... like Mars

President Trump says NASA should focus on "much bigger things" as the space agency says it will miss 2024 deadline to land astronauts on moon. → Read More