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By Darlene Superville The Associated Press

Barbara Bush saw Trump as a ‘symbol of greed’

WASHINGTON — Barbara Bush didn’t bite her tongue in recent years when it came to Donald Trump: She just didn’t like him. But a new biography of the former first lady finds that her disdain for the Republican president, who transformed the party her own family had embodied for generations into his likeness, dates as least as far back as a 1990s diary entry.

Warren accuses Trump of ‘creepy’ comments about her DNA test

WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested President Donald Trump’s comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is “creepy.”

She tweeted that the president makes “creepy physical threats” about women who scare him, including her.

McCain’s 106-year-old mom to attend his Washington services

WASHINGTON — John McCain’s rebellious streak didn’t come out of nowhere. His mother, Roberta, had a habit of speeding behind the wheel and racking up tickets. When told during a trip to Europe that she was too old to rent a car, she went out and bought a Peugeot. Her son once answered the telephone to hear his mother say she was on a cross-country driving trip ‚Äî by herself, in her 90s.

Melania Trump debuts ‘Be Best’ campaign for kids’ well-being

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump gave a splashy launch Monday to her public awareness campaign to help children, calling it “Be Best.” In a rare twist on their White House roles, she commanded the Rose Garden lectern while President Donald Trump watched from the audience.

The first lady said the “Be Best” campaign will focus on childhood well-being, social media use and opioid abuse.

Republicans seek distance from Trump’s comments on Putin, US

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump has long expressed a desire for improved relations with Moscow, but his latest comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin and the U.S. are leading some fellow Republicans to take a step back from the president ‚Äî on this issue at least.