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Pruitt fears White House undermining him ahead of hearings

Embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt believes members of the administration are actively tryi...

Trump: 'At some point I won't' stay away from the Justice Department

President Donald Trump took shots at the FBI and the Justice Department during a half-hour phone interview on "Fox an...

Trump denies that he told Comey he didn't stay overnight in Moscow

President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he told former FBI Director James Comey that he didn't spend a night i...

Trump on Jackson's withdrawal: 'I saw where this was going'

President Donald Trump said Thursday morning that he predicted Jackson's nomination as the next secretary of Veterans...

Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee

Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn as President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs,...

In travel ban test, Supreme Court may not hold Trump's words against him

For much of President Donald Trump's first year, lower court judges frustrated his efforts to impose a travel ban on ...

A lot of Democratic senators want to be President. History shows it will be hard.

One thing jumps out about the field of serious Democratic challengers to President Donald Trump in 2020: almost all o...

Scott Pruitt expected to appear in 'highly charged' hearings Thursday

Scott Pruitt is set to face tough questions Thursday when he goes before two House committees amid a string of contro...

Macron thinks Trump will scrap Iran deal, calls US policy U-turns 'insane'

French President Emmanuel Macron said he believes US President Donald Trump will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal ne...

Comey's psychoanalysis: Trump's always trying to fill an emotional hole

James Comey thinks Donald Trump is empty, desperate for affirmation and lacks the confidence to be humble -- but he s...

Concealing the Clinton email probe status would have been 'catastrophic,' Comey says

Describing his decision as the best of two bad choices, former FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that informing...

Comey 'ashamed' of his role in bullying a classmate in college

Former FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that his own experience in college joining with others to bully a clas...

Comey on his nickname for Trump: 'I call him the President of the United States'

Former FBI director James Comey said on Wednesday that he does not have a nickname for President Donald Trump, callin...

Mueller protection draft doesn't have part criticized by Democrats

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley's amendment to ...

Exclusive: Expelled spies included Russians suspected of tracking compatriots who resettled in US

Among the dozens of Russian diplomats the US expelled last month were suspected spies who US law enforcement and inte...

Sessions dances around Cohen, Rosenstein questions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions danced around questions Wednesday about whether he's recused himself in the ...

Chance the Rapper: 'Black people don't have to be Democrats'

Kanye West's recent praise of President Donald Trump has left some of the rapper's fans aghast, but fellow Chicago ra...

Ronny Jackson is done (even if he doesn't know it)

Less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump -- and his White House -- insisted that they would stand behind Ronny...

White House prepares for possible Jackson withdrawal

President Donald Trump is beginning to wonder aloud whether his embattled Veterans Affairs nominee should step aside ...

Trump's lawyers say President will be available 'as needed' to review Cohen raid materials

Lawyers for President Donald Trump told the judge they are hiring a forensics firm to comb through a trove of documen...

Michael Cohen asserts Fifth Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case

Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, filed court papers Wednesday indicating he ...

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's relationship with politics: A timeline

Kanye West is on board to make America great again.The musician posted a slew of tweets on Wednesday, praising...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trump administration the 'most corrupt ... ever'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren called President Donald Trump's administration the "most corrupt administration ever" in an int...

Is Nikki Haley the most popular politician in America?

American voters of different partisan stripes don't agree on much nowadays, but they can agree on this: most of them ...

DOJ appears to reveal country where US is seeking to transfer American ISIS suspect

The Justice Department appeared to reveal the name of the country where the US is trying to transfer an American accu...

French President Macron and Rep. John Lewis visit MLK memorial

French President Emmanuel Macron paid a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, DC, Wednesday, ac...

Congressional Republicans in uncertain spot over Ronny Jackson

As Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson fights to salvage his nomination to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, Republicans i...

Democratic document outlines new VA nominee allegations

A document compiled by the Democrats on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee lists a range of allegations detailed b...

Sessions resumes immigrant legal advice program under pressure from Congress

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed course on suspending a legal advice program for undocumented immigrants, sayi...

Federal judge blocks Trump administration from cutting Planned Parenthood program funds

A federal judge in Washington state has issued a permanent injunction that blocks the Trump administration from slash...

Delaware lawmakers pass Beau Biden Gun Violence Protection Act

A Delaware gun control measure named for the late Beau Biden is headed to the governor's desk, after the state's Gene...

Sarah Sanders just revealed exactly how Donald Trump 'vetted' Ronny Jackson

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders doesn't usually reveal much in her daily press briefings -- at least not in...

Kanye West criticizes Obama and praises Trump: 'The mob can't make me not love him'

Kanye West remained defiant Wednesday amid mounting backlash from fans over the rapper's positive words about Preside...

Sarah Sanders defends Jackson's 'impeccable' record

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday defended Dr. Ronny Jackson's record as "impeccable," suggestin...

Macron awards Legion of Honor to US WWII vets

French President Emmanuel Macron has honored three American World War II service members with one of France's highest...

Trump set to visit United Kingdom in July, sources say

President Donald Trump is expected to visit the United Kingdom in July, according to two people familiar with the mat...

DACA ruling further complicates complex legal path forward

DACA may have won a court victory Tuesday night, but the decision only makes the legal path forward murkier.Th...

Warner seeking Justice Department report on Haspel and destruction of CIA tapes

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is asking the Justice Department to provide former federal pros...

Congressional hearings expected on Niger ambush

Congressional committees are planning to hold public hearings to question military officials after receiving an execu...

Jackson spotlights the frustration with poor White House vetting

Republican lawmakers and aides have grown increasingly frustrated with the White House over the last several days -- ...

James Comey on Trump's assertion that releasing memos was illegal: 'I think he's just making stuff up'

James Comey defended releasing his memos detailing his conversations with President Donald Trump Wednesday in a CNN t...

Former President George H.W. Bush moved out of intensive care unit

Former President George H.W. Bush is doing much better, a source close to the Bush family said Wednesday, days after ...

Just how big is the Democratic wave going to be this fall?

If you're wondering whether the 2018 midterm elections will be a Democratic wave, you're asking the wrong question. T...

Comey's legal team includes former US attorney Patrick Fitzgerald

James Comey has hired Patrick Fitzgerald, a former US attorney and personal friend of his, to represent him, Fitzgera...

Kennedy, conservatives appear to back Trump on travel ban

Conservative justices and swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy appeared to side with the Trump administration Wednesday...

5 reasons Trump's VA pick is probably doomed

Late Tuesday, the White House made clear that Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Veterans A...

Top VA committee Dem on Jackson: 'We need to get to the bottom of these accusations'

The top Democrat on the Senate Veterans Affairs committee says he was aware of allegations that Rear Adm. Ronny Jacks...

Blankenship says McConnell has conflicts of interest because father-in-law is 'wealthy Chinaperson'

Don Blankenship, the coal executive recently released from federal prison and now running for US Senate in West Virgi...

Mick Mulvaney just said the swampiest thing ever

Donald Trump famously pledged to "drain the swamp" of Washington if elected president, getting rid of all the career ...

France's Macron takes aim at Trump agenda in pointed speech to Congress

Emmanuel Macron may be known in the US for his close relationship to President Donald Trump, but in his address to Co...

CNN, news orgs ask court to unseal Manafort court documents

Five national news organizations, including CNN, are asking a federal court to unseal records from the criminal case ...

Congressional Republicans return to baseball practice months after shooting

Congressional Republicans hit the dugout before dawn Wednesday morning for their first baseball practice of the seaso...

Dem reps seek answers on Trump's cell phone use

Two Democratic lawmakers are inquiring about the steps the White House is taking to make sure President Donald Trump'...

Macron opens door to new Iran deal in talks with Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump have indicated they want to aim for a new deal to curb...

How Trump's travel ban motivated some Muslim Americans to run for office

Fayrouz Saad, a 34-year-old Muslim American, said her mom, a Lebanese immigrant, is "not a sign-waving sort of person...

The big legal issue buried in the travel ban case

Most of the attention at Wednesday's dramatic Supreme Court hearing will center on President Donald Trump's travel ba...

Recent Iranian shipments to Syria concern US intelligence

US intelligence is monitoring a series of cargo flights from Iran into Syria, that the US suspects may be carrying we...

Why the win for Republicans in Arizona 8 is still good for Democrats

CNN has projected that Republicans won the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, but once again D...

Why James Comey is not done with Donald Trump

James Comey has shifted hundreds of thousands of copies of a ...

Republican Debbie Lesko wins in Arizona special election

Republicans won a special congressional election Tuesday in the suburbs west of Phoenix, CNN projects, holding on in ...

Melania Trump masters the moment

When President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived on the White House South Lawn Tuesday morning to for...

Pompeo wants to switch Australian ambassador pick to South Korea

Adm. Harry Harris, the top US military official overseeing operations across Asia who had been tapped as ambassador t...

Judge orders reopening of DACA, after 90-day delay

Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this t...

Tim Cook, Rupert Murdoch headline Trump's 1st state dinner guest list

It wasn't the star-studded red carpet of the Obama years, but a veritable who's who of politicians and special guests...

VA nominee drunkenly banged on female employee's door during overseas trip, sources say

During an overseas trip in 2015, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, was intoxicated and banged on th...

Trump keeps saying the US has spent $7 trillion in the Middle East

Of the many interesting portions of President Trump's news conference Tuesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ...

Sen. Tester: VA nominee handed out prescriptions 'like candy'

The embattled nominee tapped to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs was known as "the candy man" inside the White...

The complete guest list for President Donald Trump's first state dinner

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are hosting ...

EPA's Pruitt unveils controversial limits to scientific research

Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a new rule Tuesday that he said will make the Environmental Protect...

McConnell moves to break filibusters of Pompeo, Grenell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed cloture on Tuesday to end debate on Mike Pompeo for secretary of state a...

Conservatives exert new control over Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court offered new evidence on Tuesday that conservatives have exerted control and liberals are not goi...

Texas sets June special election to replace Farenthold

Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday set a special election for June 30 to replace former GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold,...

Embattled VA nominee has no plans to withdraw -- for now, source says

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the embattled pick to lead the Veterans Affairs agency, is not planning to withdraw his nomination...

Republicans want answers from Scott Pruitt

Senate Republicans are becoming increasingly frustrated with Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Pro...

The hands did the talking during Macron's visit

It was all-hands-on-deck for a full day of events celebrating ...

Some lawmakers fear White House vetting isn't good enough on nominees

Capitol Hill was once again flung into damage control mode Tuesday as Republicans and Democrats attempted to understa...

Whistleblowers spoke to lawmakers about VA nominee

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee members are assessing allegations from whistleblowers that have told the panel abou...

Supreme Court appears closely divided over Texas district maps

The Supreme Court was sharply divided on Tuesday as the justices considered a lower court opinion that invalidated co...

Donald Trump just effectively killed Ronny Jackson's nomination

During his joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, President Donald Trump wanted to m...

Feinstein threatens to oppose special counsel bill over GOP amendment

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Tuesday she will oppose...

Trump is trolling his political enemies with pardons

President Donald Trump seems to really like issuing pardons.The last three US Presidents -- Bill Clinton, Geor...

Trump blasts Iran deal as 'insane' and 'ridiculous' as Macron looks on

President Donald Trump railed against the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday, calling the Obama administration-negotiated agre...

Trump praises Kim Jong Un as honorable, refuses to explain why

President Donald Trump said Tuesday North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "has really been very open and I think very hon...

About THAT hat Melania Trump is wearing

First lady Melania Trump turned heads in her white chapeau Tuesday as the administration hosted its first official st...

9 thoughts on that epic Trumps-Macrons White House picture

On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump formally welcomed French President Emmanuel M...

Zinke put birther conspiracy theorist on super PAC board

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke put a right-wing commentator who has promoted numerous conspiracy theories on the board...

Supreme Court limits suits against foreign corporations in the US

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ...

Don't overlook Donald Trump's big win on Mike Pompeo

Donald Trump won.That's the only possible analysis of the past 24 hours when it comes to the ...

Former President George H.W. Bush is alert and talking, but remains in intensive care

Former President George H.W. Bush is awake, alert and talking after he was admitted to intensive care earlier this we...

Scramble for answers as Ronny Jackson allegations threaten to upend nomination

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee are raising concerns about allegations involving R...

The Ronny Jackson debacle is entirely and completely predictable

When President Donald Trump named White House physician Ronny Jackson as his choice to be the next head of the Depart...

Romney heckles Russell Westbrook at NBA playoffs

Utah Republican Senate candidate Mitt Romney taunted Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook courtside at...

Why the electoral battlefield is expanding

Two recent polls indicating surprising Democratic strength in Senate races across the Southwest underscore how the pa...

Supreme Court hears from all corners of the country ahead of travel ban case

Art museums, a Gold Star father, lawmakers, states and one of Donald Trump's personal lawyers are pleading with the S...

Democrats face momentum test in Arizona special election

In Tuesday's special election in an Arizona House race outside of Phoenix, candidate Hiral Tipirneni is hoping to bec...

What to watch: Arizona special election

Arizonans vote today to fill the seat left vacant by former Rep. Trent Franks, who resigned in December amid sexual h...

Republican women wonder when they'll get a female speaker of the House

In the days since House Speaker Paul Ryan ...

Macron will have to 'pull a rabbit out of the hat' to save Iran deal

Amid the pomp and circumstance of a full state visit, French President Emmanuel Macron is on a rescue mission to conv...

Macron hopes Trump relationship can help make France great again

Donald Trump is not the only President who wants to make his country great again -- ...

Libby lawyer: Trump got 'a thrill' from pardoning Scooter Libby

An informal legal adviser to President Donald Trump said the President got "a thrill" when he granted Scooter Libby a...

Charles Kushner: 'I pushed Jared to do the deal' for 666 Fifth Ave.

Jared Kushner's father, Charles Kushner, is shouldering the blame for the family's highest-profile miscalculation....

Think Trump and Macron's relationship seems odd? It's not.

For all of President Donald Trump's ...

Corker chokes up recalling Democrat's vote change on Pompeo in committee

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker held back tears when describing to reporters how he felt about...

Scott Pruitt: Tick, tick, tick...

Less than 48 hours after The New York Times published a ...

Mike Pompeo advances out of committee with favorable recommendation, following Paul flipping his vote

Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, advanced out of committee Monday with a favor...

State court ruling knocks Colorado Republican congressman off the ballot

The Colorado Supreme Court kicked Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn off the primary ballot Monday, throwing the six-term l...

There's at least one Democrat invited to Trump's first state dinner

It appears Democratic leaders in Congress were left off the guest list for President Donald Trump's ...

Republican favored to win Arizona special election, but it could be close

The special election train pulls into Arizona on Tuesday, when the votes will be counted from the state's...

Confirmation for Trump's nominee for ambassador to Germany is held up

President Donald Trump is increasingly agitated at the slow pace of confirmations in the Senate and blasted Democrats...

Trump ramps up personal cell phone use

President Donald Trump is increasingly relying on his personal cell phone to contact outside advisers, multiple sourc...

Former military officials challenge Haspel's nomination to lead CIA due to 'serious allegations'

Scores of former military officials signed on to an open letter published by an activist group Monday challenging Pre...

Did Michael Flynn Jr. just reveal something very, very important about the Russia investigation?

On Monday morning, Michael Flynn Jr., the son of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, tweeted s...

Rod Rosenstein gets his day at the Supreme Court

Rod Rosenstein, the embattled deputy attorney general, took a break from supervising the Russia investigation on Mond...

Why do people keep saying Trump might not run for re-election?

One of the first things Donald Trump did as President was to file official paperwork that he'd qualify as a candidate...

Justice report's findings clash with Sessions' actions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made overhauling the chronically backlogged immigration courts a top priority -- b...

2 more Democratic senators say they'll vote for Pompeo

Secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo now has the support of three Democratic senators, after two lawmakers said Mon...

Federal judiciary may create informal harassment complaint system

Four months after the federal judiciary was jolted into a #MeToo moment by allegations of sexual harassment against C...

White House state dinner details: Military display, French-American fare

French-American fusion is on the menu Tuesday as the White House prepares for the Trump administration's first state ...

Kamala Harris changes course, says she'll reject corporate PAC cash

California Sen. Kamala Harris will join other leading Democrats in rejecting corporate PAC money, she announced in an...

The 2018 election is going to be a referendum on Hillary Clinton????

A new story on Fox News Channel carries this intriguing headline: "...

Kellyanne Conway was dead wrong when she tried to play the gender card this weekend

On Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," White House senio...

At Barbara Bush's funeral, George H.W. Bush honored her work on literacy with his socks

After Barbara Bush's funeral, everyone was talking about the photo.No, not that photo -- of the...

Ivana Trump doesn't think Donald should run for re-election

Ivana Trump says she doesn't think it's necessary for her ex-husband, Donald Trump, to run for re-election in 2020, a...

Kasich orders review of how Ohio shares data with gun background check system

Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced Monday that he plans to "take action" to improve the state's ability to keep guns awa...

Obama to deliver Mandela event speech in latest contrast with Trump

Former President Barack Obama will deliver a high-profile address in July marking the 100th anniversary of Nelson Man...

No need for Trump to pardon personal lawyer at this point, adviser says

There is currently "no need" to pardon President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, White House Legisla...

Trump's score-settling creates jarring contrast

Donald Trump's wild weekend showed just how abnormal his presidency has become, even if his breaching of conventional...

Cabinet nominees -- starting with Mike Pompeo committee vote -- top of Congress' agenda this week

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to vote Monday on ...

Schumer demands FAA step up maintenance inspections after fatal accidents

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is demanding the Federal Aviation Administration increase inspections of aircraf...

Melania Trump looks to history for inspired state dinner with the Macrons

It was three days before the most important dinner party she has ever hosted, but Melania Trump was not at the White ...

#2020Vision: The Sharpton primary; Sanders hits media coverage of Trump scandals; Merkley, Murphy team up on health care bill

Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race: ...

Snapshots from the US-Mexico border

CNN went with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen as she traveled to the US-Mexico border ...

WSJ: Trump to ask North Korea to dismantle nuclear arsenal before talking sanctions relief

President Donald Trump will ask North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to dismantle the country's nuclear arsenal without co...

Trump says US has not 'given up anything' in North Korea talks

President Donald Trump declared Sunday morning the United States has not "given up anything" in negotiations with Nor...

Clyburn: If Dems don't retake House, new leadership is needed

Democrats are optimistically looking to November to regain control of the House of Representatives for the first time...

Tom Perez defends DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia, Assange

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez on Sunday defended a new lawsuit alleging a wide-reaching conspiracy by...

Four presidents come together to pay tribute to Barbara Bush

A touching photograph of several generations of presidents paying tribute to the late Barbara Bush is being warmly an...

Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer who may be pardoned by Trump?

On Saturday, President Donald Trump said ...

CIA agents in 'about 30 countries' being tracked by technology, top official says

CIA officers working overseas used to expect to be followed after hours by adversarial spies hoping to find their sou...

Kellyanne Conway says asking about her husband's anti-Trump tweets is a 'double standard'

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that it was inappropriate and a "double standard" to be asked abou...

Iran's foreign minister warns of consequences if Trump leaves nuclear deal

Iran's foreign minister warned that President Donald Trump's threats to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement send a...

Mitt Romney on Comey book: 'This isn't what I would've expected for an FBI director'

Mitt Romney on Saturday called some of the disclosures made by former FBI Director James Comey in his explosive new b...

Republicans are losing 2018 midterm money wars

Here are the stories our DC insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a gli...

Marc Short: Trump 'happy' with Pruitt

White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said Sunday that President Donald Trump remains supportive of Sco...

Planned Parenthood chief says Trump administration is 'the worst for women that I've seen in my lifetime'

Outgoing Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards is slamming the Trump administration, dubbing it "the worst for...

Corker offers tepid endorsement of Republican running to replace him

Outgoing Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker on Sunday defended his praise of the Democrat running in the race to re...

Conway: Trump defending Cohen because of unfair treatment

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that President Donald Trump believes his personal lawyer Michael C...

EPA chief Pruitt met with lobbyist whose wife rented him a room

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt held a meeting with lobbyist J. Steven Hart during the time last year that Hart's wife...

The week in politics

Take a look at the week in politics from April 15 through April 21.Former President George W. Bush and his fat...

Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party's nomination on Saturday, meaning he must compete in a June primary...

Mitt Romney says he'll make decision on supporting Trump in 2020 'down the road'

Mitt Romney said Saturday that he could not yet commit to supporting Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, making...

A mother-son story: How Barbara Bush tried to save Jeb's campaign

A trio of housekeeping staff noticed Barbara Bush standing in a hotel hallway with her son, Jeb, on a snowy February ...

Al Franken to make first public appearance since leaving Senate over sexual harassment allegations

Al Franken will make his first public appearance next month since leaving the Senate last December over sexual harass...

Trump mocks DNC lawsuit: 'Democrats have sued the Republicans for Winning'

President Donald Trump mocked Democrats for their lawsuit against his presidential campaign, among others, and sugges...

NYT: Pruitt purchased home from lobbyist in 2003, using a shell company

EPA chief Scott Pruitt purchased a house in 2003 from a retiring lobbyist through a shell company registered to a bus...

Trump considering pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is considering granting a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson on the...

Treasury Sec. Mnuchin meets with Russian counterpart on sanctions

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with his Russian counterpart this week to help clarify questions on recently im...

Melania Trump's East Wing team prepares for a major diplomatic moment

Tuesday's State Dinner with France is a major moment of diplomacy for the Trump administration, but it's also the cul...

Steve Scalise released from hospital after 'successful' surgery

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been released from a Washington, DC, hospital following a "successful" surgery,...

Michael Flynn to campaign for Montana Republican

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, will campaign in Montana for a Republican S...

Trump defends Cohen after NYT report

President Donald Trump aggressively defended his personal lawyer Saturday morning after The New York Times reported o...

From Harriet Tubman to the Kennedys: Famous photos set for West Coast debut

The earliest known image of Harriet Tubman. JFK and Jackie on their wedding day. The Wright brothers' first flight....

Trump uses Comey memos to try to discredit Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump questioned the basis of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation in a tweet early...

Why LA's Mexican-American-Jewish-Italian mayor is spending time in Iowa and South Carolina

Eric Garcetti isn't exactly a natural fit in Iowa.The mayor of Los Angeles, a diverse and liberal city, recent...

White House talking points on Syria before Haley's interview cite intended Russia sanctions

The day before US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley went on national television saying that new sanctions would be ann...

Former lawyer for Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal cooperating with Cohen probe

Keith Davidson, the lawyer at the center of agreements with two women paid to keep silent about alleged affairs from ...

Republicans left behind in blue Democratic wave of new women candidates

Dressed in a blue flight suit adorned with a US flag and her name, Martha McSally, the US Congresswoman representing ...

Top enlisted soldier says he has 'no concerns' about transgender service members

The US Army's top enlisted soldier says he has never heard of any problems resulting from transgender persons serving...

Donald who? 2020 prospects hit New York for 'temperature tour'

The Rev. Al Sharpton- may have very well introduced the next Democratic nominee- when he welcomed a quintet of potent...

Justice Dept. watchdog looking into Comey's handling of memos

The Justice Department's internal watchdog has interviewed multiple individuals who saw copies of former FBI Director...

CIA releases memo clearing Haspel over destruction of waterboarding tapes

The Central Intelligence Agency has declassified an internal memo that absolves Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's...

3 Russian oligarchs sue Christopher Steele

Three Russian oligarchs who've previously sued over the publication of the Trump-Russia dossier have opened a new law...

It was a jam-packed news week -- even with President Trump away from DC

It's been a stormy start to spring so far for the Trump administration, with adult film star Stormy Daniels dominatin...

WaPo: Sessions said he'd consider resigning if Trump fired Rosenstein

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told White House counsel Donald McGahn he would have considered leaving if President D...

Motel misery: Hundreds fled Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico only to end up functionally homeless in Florida

With no running water, no power and no school for her kids, Carmen "Millie" Santiago fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane...

Missouri Gov. Greitens indicted on felony computer-tampering charge

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Friday on a felony charge of computer tampering relating to his campaign's a...

Trump legal team brings fresh firepower to reset with Mueller

President Donald Trump, stung by reports that he couldn't attract top-notch lawyers, personally pushed for former New...

Democrats file suit alleging Russia, Trump campaign, WikiLeaks conspired to interfere in 2016 campaign

The Democratic National Committee is suing the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and several r...

Democrat who challenged Pelosi speaking at Clyburn's fish fry

South Carolina Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn's annual "World Famous Fish Fry" is typically known for its fried fish on ...

France's Macron to address Congress during state visit

French President Emmanuel Macron will address a joint session of Congress on April 25 ...

Indiana abortion law signed by Mike Pence ruled unconstitutional

A federal appeals court has ruled that an Indiana abortion law signed by Vice President Mike Pence when he served as ...

Potential Democratic 2020 contenders are rushing to back marijuana legalization

In a significant political shift, several top Democrats considered to be possible contenders in the 2020 presidential...

Mitt Romney faces test to determine if he'll have a primary challenger

Mitt Romney will face the biggest test so far in his bid for US Senate on Saturday, when the Utah GOP gathers for par...

A high for marijuana legalization on 4/20

Marijuana in the past was considered taboo in American culture and politics. Just check out the "...

Justice Department leaning against charges in Eric Garner case

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is weighing whether to pursue federal charges against a New York City police o...

Why a primary challenge to Trump is likely to fail

Several Republican lawmakers have said it is too early to answer whether they'll back President Donald Trump in 2020....

Judge wants to hear from Cohen before ruling on Daniels case

Stormy Daniels' attorney said he plans to "vehemently argue" on Friday against the attempt from President Donald Trum...

EPA sources: Pruitt aide tried to back-date departure after congressional interview request

One of embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's most trusted advisers sought to retroactively change her resignatio...

Trump adds former federal prosecutors Jane and Marty Raskin to legal team

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani isn't the only new addition to President Donald Trump's legal team. Former f...

The 11 must-read moments from James Comey's private memos

Minutes after they were sent to Congress, former FBI Director James Comey's private memos on his interactions with Pr...

A new allegation says Trump lied about his wealth. Here's what we do know

Before he was President, Donald Trump deceived a Forbes reporter about his personal wealth in the 1980s in order to m...

Comey memos, Rudy and Russia: The latest jam-packed news day in Trump's presidency

A flood of developments related to the Russia investigation on Thursday marked the latest news-packed day in Donald T...

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