April 14, 2018

Putin condemns US-led strikes on Syria as an “act of aggression”

The U.S. led a series of airstrikes on Syria Friday in response to Assad's latest suspected chemical attack. Putin said they violated the "norms and principles of international law."

April 14, 2018

Trump on Syria airstrikes: “Mission Accomplished!”

The U.S., U.K. and France responded Friday to Assad's latest suspected chemical attack.
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April 13, 2018

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about FBI raids

The Trump administration makes it harder to track LGBTQ violence, wants to allow drug testing for food stamps and appointed a judicial nominee who won't say she opposes segregation.
April 13, 2018

Atlanta area anti-fascists prepare to confront neo-Nazis at Newnan, Georgia, rally

"This type of gathering isn’t going to be allowed to occur in Georgia or the South."
April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

UN ambassador Nikki Haley: “Russia alone” enabled Assad chemical attack in Syria

As the West mulls a military response, a proxy battle between U.S. and Russia looms over Syria.

April 13, 2018

Experts say Trump’s Scooter Libby pardon is “symbolic” and meant to send a message to Comey, Mueller

A legal expert says the Libby pardon is geared directly at the special counsel investigation into Trump’s possible ties to Russia, as well as former FBI Director James Comey.
April 13, 2018

“Untruthful slime ball”: Trump lashes out at Comey after Comey publishes explosive book

Reporters got their hands on Comey’s long-awaited book, and found that the former FBI director has little good to say about the commander-in-chief nor the folks he’s surrounded himself with.
April 12, 2018

Would firing Mueller really be “the beginning of the end” of Trump’s presidency?

Top Republicans won't protect Mueller because they say Trump will leave him alone. What'll happen if he doesn't?
April 12, 2018

Trump backtracks on imminent Syria threat as US weighs its options

"Could be very soon or not so soon at all!"
April 12, 2018

Sean Hannity devotes his show to a coordinated attack on the Russia investigation

Trump recruits Fox News host Sean Hannity to help him make the case to fire special counsel Robert Mueller.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

Trump to Russia: “Get ready” for US missile strikes on Syria

The president calls out Russia over its support for Assad: "You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!"
April 11, 2018

White House aides fear Trump will fire Mueller, Rosenstein

The country waits with bated breath to see if Trump will fire either Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or special counsel Robert Mueller.
April 10, 2018

White House: Trump “believes he has the power” to fire Mueller

"We've been advised that the president certainly has the power to make that decision."
April 10, 2018

“If I were Cohen, I’d be concerned”: What the FBI raid means for Trump and his “pit bull” lawyer

Trump's longtime attorney could be in serious legal jeopardy.

April 10, 2018

White House aide Tom Bossert pushed out by new national security adviser John Bolton

Bossert was pushed out by new national security adviser John Bolton, whose first day on the job was Monday.
April 10, 2018

The Michael Cohen raid is an existential threat to Trump’s presidency

Trump is continuing to lash out after the Cohen raid, and did not rule out the possibility of firing special counsel Robert Mueller.
April 9, 2018

FBI raids Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s office and seizes records related to Stormy Daniels

Lawyers had “obtained the search warrant after receiving a referral" from special counsel Robert Mueller, the 'New York Times' reported.
April 9, 2018

Trump has few options on Syria after second chemical weapons attack

Trump is weighing his military options in Syria after dozens of civilians there were killed in a suspected chemical weapons attack over the weekend.
April 9, 2018

Syrian chemical attack complicates Trump’s plans for troop withdrawal

Trump said last week he wants to pull U.S. troops from Syria, but a chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians complicates that plan.

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April 8, 2018

6 key takeaways from John Kelly’s reported fall from Trump’s good graces

According to a new report, things are not going smoothly for White House chief of staff John Kelly.
April 8, 2018

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.
April 7, 2018

Trump scolds FBI, DOJ on Twitter over missed subpoena deadline: “BAD!”

The president accused authorities of "slow walking" a Republican request for documents related to alleged FISA abuse.
April 7, 2018

This week in Trump-Russia news: Trump’s not a criminal target, but Mueller’s not out of his hair yet

A new report on the Mueller probe raises more questions than it answers.
April 7, 2018

Report: US, North Korea begin secret talks ahead of planned Trump-Kim meeting

Officials are hoping to hold the historic summit in the coming months.

April 7, 2018

Trump administration sends first national guard troops to US-Mexico border

Arizona and Texas have announced they will send 400 troops to the border.
April 6, 2018

Scott Pruitt’s future at the EPA is in doubt, but he’s made a lasting mark on the environment

Even if Pruitt’s tenure comes to an end, the decisions he’s already made at the EPA will have a lasting impact on climate.
April 6, 2018

US hits members of Putin’s inner circle with new round of sanctions

Oleg Deripaska, an oligarch with ties to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is among the targets of the latest sanctions.
April 6, 2018

As his ethics scandal grows, Washington wonders whether Scott Pruitt can survive the week

Pruitt has had yet more damning news emerge about his behavior leading the Environmental Protection Agency.