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Michael Cohen reportedly reaches new plea deal with Mueller

Trump's former longtime attorney and fixer has also given more than 70 hours of testimony to the special counsel.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump doesn’t rule out pardoning Manafort

Trump on Wednesday refused to rule out a pardon for his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, whose cooperation agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller went up in flames this week.

Trump says he may still pardon Manafort: “I wouldn’t take it off the table”

Manafort was convicted in August of fraud charges stemming from the Mueller probe.

Pelosi wins Democratic nomination for leader as opposition crumbles

Pelosi still needs to win a majority of votes in front of the full House in January — when the new Congress is sworn in — in order to become Speaker.

Stacey Abrams files lawsuit taking aim at Georgia’s elections process

The lawsuit comes as Georgia voters prepare to elect their next secretary of state who will oversee the elections process going forward.

Republicans block Senate vote on bill to protect Mueller probe from Trump

Chris Coons, Cory Booker and Jeff Flake attempted to bring the legislation to a Senate vote Wednesday, but the measure was blocked by Mike Lee of Utah.

4 of the most jaw-dropping assertions from Trump’s ‘Washington Post’ interview

The entire thing needs to be seen to be believed, but here are the four most absurd assertions he made during the sit-down.

Judge dismisses lawsuit accusing Trump’s Washington DC hotel of “unfair competition”

The federal judge said ruling against Trump's business would mean "condemning a broad swath of legitimate business conduct."

Trump lashes out at Mueller, media after report on cooperation with Manafort legal team

Trump claimed without evidence that Mueller is pressuring witnesses in the Russia probe to lie about him.

Today in Trump’s America: Nancy Pelosi faces key speakership test amid ouster chatter

There’s been a lot of chatter from a group of moderate Democrats who want to oust Nancy Pelosi from her leadership spot and put in a new leader. Their quest, however, has been a mess.

Trump threatens to cut subsidies to GM after announced layoffs, plant closures

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened automotive giant General Motors, saying that he is looking into cutting subsidies to the company as retribution for GM’s impending layoffs.

Mexico requests the US conduct “exhaustive investigation” into use of tear gas at border

While Mexico’s Foreign Ministry has continued to stress a "focus on shared responsibility” in handling the immigration crisis, Trump has called upon Mexico to bear the lion’s share of the burden.

Trump shores up support for Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith as controversial campaign closes

There’s an argument the seat, held by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), was already safe. But Trump is hoping that two rallies he held in Tupelo and Biloxi will put Hyde-Smith over the top.

Paul Manafort reportedly met with Julian Assange months before Democratic email leak

The alleged meeting took place around the time Manafort was chosen to chair the Trump campaign.

Paul Manafort accused of lying, breaching cooperation agreement

Special counsel Robert Mueller accused Manafort of repeatedly lying to federal investigators after agreeing to cooperate with Mueller’s team in a September plea agreement.

A “Green New Deal”? How Democrats are planning to address climate change after stark report

Leading House Democrats are already planning to hold hearings on climate change, while progressives are pushing an even more ambitious agenda.

Mexico’s incoming administration now denies deal with US on immigration

After the 'Washington Post' reported that the Trump administration had cut a deal with the incoming Mexican government on immigration, Mexico unambiguously denied such an agreement ever existed.

New York judge allows lawsuit against Trump Foundation to move forward

The judge rejected the Trumps' claim that the lawsuit was biased and politically motivated.

Immigration issues raise odds of a government shutdown in lame-duck session

With Democrats assuming control of the House soon, this looks like Trump’s last best chance to secure funding for the physical border structure.

Today in Trump’s America: US fires tear gas at migrants, including children and toddlers

United States officials launched tear gas at members of the migrant caravan — including toddlers — who had made it to the San Ysidro border crossing between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego.