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.

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.

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.
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Mic Daily: Mexico requests investigation into US use of tear gas at the border

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

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.
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Mic Daily: Mexico now denies deal with US on immigration

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

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.

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.

This Week in Politics: Mississippi will elect US senator, Trump to meet with Putin at G20 summit

The midterm elections will continue this week, while Congress fights a looming government shutdown and Trump goes to Argentina.

Trump threatens to close southern border amid reports of potential asylum deal with Mexico

Conflicting reports suggest the Mexican government may or may not be willing to let migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. to remain in Mexico while their claims are processed.

This Week in Trump-Russia News: Trump finally sends his answers to Mueller

Trump submits his written answers as the Mueller probe appears to near its end.

Trump absolving the Khashoggi killing is bad. Trump backing the Saudis’ war in Yemen is worse.

Trump is sending Riyadh a message that he'll turn a blind eye to the Saudis' brutal actions in Yemen that have left an estimated 85,000 children dead.

Trump in lock-step with Saudi leadership in distrust of CIA

A senior Saudi prince says the CIA should be "on trial" over Khashoggi killing conclusion.

Trump calls on Senate to pass prison reform bill, which McConnell doesn’t want to bring to a vote

The bill has already passed the House, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is not enough time in the lame-duck session to get through the Senate.

Pelosi remains popular with Democratic voters, even as she battles her own party to become speaker

Despite the small faction opposing her nomination, a majority of Democratic voters support Nancy Pelosi as the next speaker of the House.

Chief Justice John Roberts offers rare rebuke of Trump’s attack on judges

“We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges," Roberts said.

Is it really putting “America first” to support Saudi Arabia?

Trump on Tuesday described Saudi Arabia as critical partner in the fight to "eliminate the threat of terrorism throughout the world." But the kingdom has also been part of the problem.
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Mic Daily: Trump stands with Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi’s death

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

In looking the other way on Saudi Arabia, Trump again shows he will always side with the strongmen

Trump's statement of support for Mohammed bin Salman echoes his siding with Vladimir Putin and other human rights abusers.

Ben McAdams declares victory over incumbent Mia Love in Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Love became the first black female Republican elected to Congress in 2014.

Donald Trump claims to love the military. So why can’t he stop disrespecting veterans?

Trump's attacks on Adm. Bill McRaven are just the latest instances of the supposedly pro-military president disrespecting the military.

Trump stands with Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi killing: “Maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!”

Trump on whether Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing: "Maybe he did and maybe he didn't!"