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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.
April 5, 2018

Scott Pruitt’s ethics scandal continues to roil the White House

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt’s job is on shaky ground.
April 4, 2018

Is Trump sending troops to the border because of a report he saw on Fox News? Signs point to yes.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, however, tied the Fox News’ migrant caravan story to the troop decision.

April 4, 2018

Liberal justice wins state Supreme Court race in Wisconsin, another sign of a possible blue wave

The liberal candidate, Rebecca Dallet, won the race by a double-digit margin, defeating Michael Screnock, who had GOP Gov. Scott Walker’s backing.
April 3, 2018

Rick Gates associate is the first to be sentenced in Mueller probe

Alex van der Zwaan is the first person to be sentenced in the special counsel's Russia probe.
April 3, 2018

17 states sue the Trump administration over census citizenship question

Seventeen states, Washington, D.C., and six major cities filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Tuesday over its decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
April 3, 2018

Mueller was authorized to investigate Russian collusion allegations against Paul Manafort

Special counsel Robert Mueller released a court filing confirming that he was authorized to investigate whether Paul Manafort colluded with Russians to influence the 2016 election.
April 2, 2018

Donald Trump draws more attention to Sinclair’s “fake news” promos with tweet slamming media

Trump’s tweet effectively drew more attention to the controversy around the spots from the pro-Trump local media conglomerate.

April 2, 2018

Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant tweetstorm continues

On Easter Sunday, Trump melted down on Twitter, complaining about immigrants whom he said were flowing across the U.S.-Mexico border in “caravans” — parroting a piece he appeared to see on Fox News.
April 1, 2018

Donald Trump kicks off Easter by threatening Mexico with the end of NAFTA

The president attacked Mexico, Democrats, DACA and NAFTA in his Easter morning tweets.
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April 1, 2018

Former VA Secretary David Shulkin confirms he did not leave post by choice

The former VA secretary said he "did not resign" — and Shulkin's firing could have political implications.
March 31, 2018

This week in Trump-Russia news: Tensions boil between Washington and Moscow

Trump, Putin expel diplomats in wake of Skripal poisoning.
March 31, 2018

McCabe GoFundMe campaign raises over $500,000 for legal defense

The former FBI deputy director was fired on March 16.

March 31, 2018

Trump continues attacks on Amazon, takes aim at California Gov. Jerry Brown in tweetstorm

Trump has apparently taken to calling the governor "Moonbeam."
March 30, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Roseanne Barr

Scott Pruitt took up residence in a condo co-owned by an energy lobbyist's wife, Homeland Security plans to deny immigrants tax credits and Betsy DeVos forces teachers to return grant money.
March 30, 2018

Jeff Sessions won’t appoint special counsel

Jeff Sessions just shot down Republicans' latest attempt to muddy the waters in the Mueller probe.
March 29, 2018

Russia boots American diplomats in retaliation for US response to alleged spy poisoning

The move came days after the White House announced it will expel Russian officials from the U.S.
March 29, 2018

David Shulkin burns Trump on the way out: “It should not be this hard to serve your country”

It’s still March Madness at the White House, as the revolving door spun again on Wednesday evening, leading to the ouster of the third Trump Cabinet official, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin.

March 29, 2018

Trump calls Roseanne Barr to congratulate her on ‘Rosanne’ reboot ratings

In the first episode, Barr’s character announces herself as a Trump supporter. Barr is also a Trump supporter in real life.
March 28, 2018

Trump’s lawyer may have offered Flynn, Manafort pardons to keep them from cooperating with Mueller

A 'New York Times' report suggested Trump's legal team is concerned about what former staffers may tell special counsel Robert Mueller.
March 28, 2018

Support for Trump’s foreign policy is tied to racial resentment, report shows

As Trump remakes his foreign policy team in his own image, a new study showed that support for Trump's foreign policies is strongly tied to racial resentment.
March 28, 2018

Donald Trump says there’s a “good chance” North Korea will denuclearize

Kim Jong Un reportedly told Chinese President Xi Jingping that he is “committed to denuclearization,” but that conditions will apply.