US president Donald Trump in a heated exchange with CNN journalist Jim Acosta, as NBC correspondent Peter Alexander looks on, during  a press  conference  in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday. Photograph:  Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

On Wednesday morning, as most journalists in Washington were waking bleary-eyed from the marathon midterm election count of the night before, the Whit(...)

President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington on November 7th. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

US president Donald Trump has warned House Democrats he won’t co-operate with them if they launch investigations against him, adding they would risk p(...)