Another reason Trump won’t stand up to Saudi Arabia? They’re central to his plan for Iran.

It's not just Trump's business ties to Saudi Arabia. The kingdom also plays a key role in his administration's pressure campaign on Tehran.

Trump still seems obsessed with how much world leaders “like” him

Trump "fell in love" with Kim over "beautiful letters," he said Saturday.

This Week in Trump-Russia News: Even Trump doesn’t seem confident he can tell Mueller the truth

Trump is expressing concern that interviewing with the special counsel could be a "perjury trap."
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Mic Daily: Barack Obama trashes Trump — and other stories of the day

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Barack Obama steps into the arena to criticize Trump: “This is not normal”

"We don’t need a messiah," Obama said. "All we need are decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable and who have America’s best interest at heart, and they’ll step up.”

“It’s a sham”: Democrats call foul as Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation gets off to wild start

Democrats decried the lack of transparency and raised concerns about Kavanaugh's record during an acrimonious opening day.

Trump rage tweets about NAFTA throughout McCain funeral

Uninvited to McCain funeral, Trump tweets throughout ceremony.

Obama remembers McCain in stirring eulogy: “We never doubted we were on the same team”

Obama hails McCain as a "patriot who embodied so much of what was best in America."

George W. Bush on McCain: “His absence is tangible like the silence after a mighty roar”

“In one epic life was written the courage and greatness of our country.”

Trump’s and Obama’s statements on the death of John McCain could not be more different

Politicians and loved ones spoke out in honor of Sen. John McCain in the wake of his passing.

Aretha Franklin wasn’t just a legendary singer. She was also a civil rights hero.

The Queen of Soul made it clear that she had an undying devotion to the advancement of black people.

Trump reinstates “biting” sanctions against Iran, pitting the US against Tehran and key allies

The unilateral sanctions come months after Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump walks back the walk back of his terrible Putin press conference

Trump already reverted to defending his widely panned press conference with Putin in Helsinki, tweeting that “many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved” his performance.

Barack Obama signals support for a universal basic income

The former president signaled his openness to the policy in a speech Tuesday in South Africa.

Trump bashes Obama, CNN and “deep state” after Mueller indicts Russians over election interference

Trump blamed Obama for Putin's election interference.

How private prisons are benefiting from Trump’s hardline immigration policies

Companies that operate private immigration detention centers donated to Trump — and they've seen a boost from his policies.

Trump is still casting doubt on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, ahead of Putin meeting

His latest remarks come weeks before he's set to meet with Putin in Helsinki.

Trump “immediately” begins search for Kennedy replacement that could bring dramatic shift to US law

Kennedy's retirement will allow Trump to cement a conservative majority on the Supreme Court — likely for decades.

Trump says Kim has a “one-time shot” at peace as he leaves for Singapore summit

Trump: "I think within the first minute I'll know" if Kim is serious about denuclearization.

This Week in Trump-Russia News: Trump goes on the offensive against investigators

Trump issues pardons, insults and conspiracy theories as a legal battle brews with Mueller.

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 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!"

The Obamas land a multiyear deal with Netflix to produce movies and television

From the White House to the house of Netflix.

Once again, Trump will spend the White House correspondents’ dinner at one of his own rallies

"Donald Trump has been saying that he will run for president as a Republican — which is surprising, since I just assumed that he was running as a joke.”

Trump blasts Obama, Putin, Assad and the press in Sunday morning tweetstorm

Trump tweeted about the 'Washington Post,' China, Syria and President Barack Obama in his Sunday morning tweets.
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Obamas to Parkland students: “You’ve helped awaken the conscience of the nation”

This is the letter former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama wrote to the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the wake of the school shooting.

What ever happened to the argument for nuclear disarmament?

What we talk about when we talk about nukes.