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This week in Trump-Russia news: Trump goes all in on “Spygate”

The president says "Spygate" could be "one of the biggest political scandals in history!"

Lifespan of an alternative fact: How Trump hatches “Spygate” and other baseless conspiracy theories

Trump has spent days claiming that the Democrats and FBI were spying on his presidential campaign — but hasn't provided any evidence to support his assertions.

Trump suggests he’ll end “horrible law” separating immigrant families if he gets border wall funding

He also accused Democrats of protecting "MS-13 THUGS."

Moon and Kim meet for second time in month after Trump cancels Singapore summit

The two leaders met on the north side of the demilitarized zone to discuss the potential meeting with U.S.

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump Cabinet that aren’t about so-called witch hunts

Two federal agencies appear poised to roll back anti-discrimination rules, the EPA bars reporters from a water contamination event and the Interior Department roles back animal cruelty rules.
May 25, 2018

Trump continues to seethe about the FBI informant

In a series of tweets Friday morning, Trump continued to push his evidence-free allegation that a spy was embedded in his campaign for politically motivated reasons.

Today in Trump’s America: What happened in the FBI briefing on the Trump campaign informant?

No details have emerged about what members learned, but Democrats said they heard, “no evidence to support any allegation that the FBI or any intelligence agency placed a spy in the Trump campaign.”

Democrats in FBI briefing: “No evidence” to support claim there was a spy in the Trump campaign

“Nothing we heard today has changed our view that there is no evidence to support any allegation that the FBI or any intelligence agency placed a spy in the Trump campaign."

“A truly sad moment in history”: What Trump canceling Kim summit means moving forward

Could the breakdown of the Singapore summit bring back the days of "fire and fury"?

Trump cancels summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

“You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used,” Trump wrote.
May 24, 2018

White House caves to bipartisan FBI briefing, but will still have separate one just for Nunes, Gowdy

The separate meetings give credence to Democratic complaints that the briefings look like an attempt by the White House to politicize the FBI investigation further.

Why progressives are fine with Hillary Clinton endorsing Andrew Cuomo over Cynthia Nixon

Former critics of Clinton say the decision is completely in keeping with Clinton's politics.

A Kentucky teacher defeated a prominent lawmaker in the state’s GOP primary just weeks after strike

House Majority Floor Leader Jonathan Shell lost the Republican primary for the state's 71st House District to R. Travis Brenda, a math teacher and political newcomer in the state.

Reports: Kushner granted permanent security clearance

Kushner's temporary clearance was downgraded in February.

Cohen attempts to distance himself from “Taxi King” after guilty plea — but how are they connected?

Meet Gene Freidman: New York's "Taxi King" who could cause major headaches for Cohen and Trump.
May 23, 2018

Sad! Judge rules Trump blocking Twitter users unconstitutional

The ruling marks the latest legal blow to Trump.

Amid wave of teacher strikes, Democrats unveil new plan to restore education funding

The plan would redirect $100 billion in federal dollars toward restoring funding for education.

An immigration reform push in the House is a no-win situation for Republicans

“The headline is going to be, ‘GOP grants amnesty to Dreamers’ and that would depress conservatives that we need to get out and vote," one House Republican aide said.

Trump repeats claim FBI spied on his campaign in seething Twitter rant about “criminal deep state”

"SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history!"

How a Native Hawaiian Democrat is pushing the party left on his home turf

Kaniela Ing, 29, thinks Democrats have gotten complacent in blue states like Hawaii. He wants to change that.