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Trump defends Manafort: “It’s a very sad day for our country”

Trump said his former campaign chairman "happens to be a very good person."

Mueller submits more than 1,000 exhibits for second Manafort trial in September

Manafort's second trial will focus on charges related to money laundering, his work on behalf of pro-Russian interests and witness tampering.

Department of Labor issues “religious liberty” directive in wake of Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling

The directive is being criticized as a way for federal contractors to legally discriminate against LGBTQ workers and non-Christians.

Today in Trump’s America: Manafort jury’s questions to the judge may be a good sign for his defense

The jury sent four questions to Judge T.S. Ellis, including asking him to redefine “reasonable doubt.”

No midterms boon: Brett Kavanaugh has lowest public support of a Supreme Court nominee since 1987

The only Supreme Court nominee to receive a lower level of support was Robert Bork, whose nomination was rejected after a public outcry about Bork’s positions on civil rights and abortion.

The Masterpiece Cakeshop owner is suing for discrimination again — this time over a trans woman

The new suit alleges that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission “will not rest until Phillips either closes Masterpiece Cakeshop or agrees to violate his religious beliefs.”

Omarosa releases tape of Lara Trump offering $15,000 a month for campaign job after her firing

The tape corroborates Manigault Newman’s claim that the Trump campaign sought to buy her silence.

Trump again calls media “opposition party” as newspapers across country decry attacks on press

Hundreds of publications across the country have published editorials condemning Trump's attacks on the media.

Today in Trump’s America: John Brennan says Trump’s claims of no collusion are “hogwash”

“Mr. Trump’s claims of no collusion are, in a word, hogwash,” Brennan wrote in a 'New York Times' op-ed.

ACLU: Immigration Services conspired with ICE to “trap” migrants at visa interview

The internal emails show that ICE agents went so far as to specifically request that the timing of the interviews and subsequent arrests be carefully coordinated so as not to attract media attention.

“The evidence in this case is overwhelming”: Prosecution targets Manafort “lies” in closing argument

The prosecution alleged Manafort "lied" to get and keep money, while his defense claimed the government didn't meet its burden of proof.

Trump Organization’s finances, shrouded in secrecy, bring fresh legal action

Two recent legal challenges demonstrate how the Trump Organization's ties to the presidency remain shrouded in secrecy.

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director who’s been critical of president

The move raises questions about whether Trump is merely trying to punish those who have been critical of his administration.

Americans are mostly united on not wanting blueprints for 3D-printed guns online

Americans are in rare agreement: Don’t make the blueprints for 3D-printed guns available online.

Omarosa’s allegations against Trump set up another battle of unreliable narrators

Omarosa and Michael Cohen have made powerful allegations against Trump in recent weeks. But everyone involved has credibility issues.

Schools across the South are being legally required to make it clear, “In God we trust”

Parents and organizations are pushing back as the motto gets implemented in schools across the South.

Today in Trump’s America: History made as transgender woman, Somali refugee win primaries on Tuesday

It was another big night of firsts in America, as candidates with diverse backgrounds won the the Democratic nomination in a handful of primaries across the country.

Randy Bryce wins Democratic primary in Wisconsin’s 1st District for chance to succeed Paul Ryan

Bryce's progressive platform — including supporting a $15 minimum wage, Medicare for All and the abolition of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement — propelled him to victory.

After her win in Vermont, Christine Hallquist could be first transgender governor

Christine Hallquist won a Democratic primary for governor in Vermont Tuesday, putting her one step closer to becoming the first transgender governor in American history.

Kris Kobach, who ran Trump’s failed voter fraud commission, wins gubernatorial primary in Kansas

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will be the Republican nominee for governor in the Sunflower State, after his opponent, incumbent GOP Gov. Jeff Colyer, conceded Tuesday night.