May 24, 2018

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."

May 24, 2018

“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"?
May 24, 2018

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.
May 23, 2018

Reports: Kushner granted permanent security clearance

Kushner's temporary clearance was downgraded in February.
May 23, 2018

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.
May 23, 2018

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!"
May 23, 2018

Democratic establishment wins big in Tuesday primaries

It was a great night for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which notched primary victories in a handful of races that will be key to winning a House majority in November.
May 22, 2018

Things get worse for Michael Cohen as longtime business partner cuts plea deal with investigators

Evgeny A. Freidman — the so-called "Taxi King" — will cooperate with federal authorities.
May 22, 2018

Trump suggests summit with Kim might not happen: “Whatever it is, it is”

The June 12 meeting between the U.S. and North Korea has been in a state of uncertainty after Kim threatened to pull out.

May 22, 2018

South Korean president heads to WH to try to salvage Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un

South Korean President Moon Jae In flew across the world to meet with Trump in an attempt to save the summit Trump has planned with Kim in Singapore next month.
May 21, 2018

A fresh round of wins for women candidates? What to watch for in Tuesday’s primaries

Tuesday marks yet another primary night in midterm election season, and yet another night where women candidates are poised to become the Democratic nominees in key contests across the country.
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May 20, 2018

Here’s what’s coming up this week in politics

This week will include Supreme Court rulings, a visit from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, primary elections and more.
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May 20, 2018

Trump demands investigation into FBI, Obama administration over use of informant

Following a 'New York Times' report suggesting the Trump campaign colluded with other nations besides Russia, Trump lashed out at the costly investigation in a Sunday Twitter rant.
May 19, 2018

This week in Trump-Russia news: Giuliani continues to stick his foot in his mouth

Giuliani made the rounds to media outlets this week trying to defend Trump. But, as he’s done before, Giuliani just made things worse for Trump in the process.

May 18, 2018

Farm bill fails in the House as some Republican lawmakers demand immigration vote

The failure to pass the farm bill is a blow to both President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan.
May 18, 2018

Trump wants to expose an FBI informant he claims spied on his campaign

The move is the latest effort by Trump and other Republicans to undercut special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, which has now just entered its second year.
May 17, 2018

Gina Haspel confirmed as next CIA director amid backlash over her role in torture program

Haspel will be the first woman to lead the CIA.
May 17, 2018

Trump is still in hot water, despite Giuliani’s claim Mueller said a president can’t be indicted

Even if you trust Rudy Giuliani at his word, this doesn’t mean that Trump is out of the woods.
May 17, 2018

One year in: What we know and what we think we know about the Mueller investigation

The special counsel's investigation has yielded a number of indictments, guilty pleas and one prison sentence. Trump still calls it a "witch hunt."

May 16, 2018

Trump reimbursed Michael Cohen for Stormy Daniels hush money payment, new documents reveal

The revelation comes in Trump’s personal financial disclosure report, which he filed with the Office of Government Ethics.
May 16, 2018

Is North Korea’s threat to cancel its meeting with Trump understandable or scheming?

North Korean state media threatened to cancel the Trump-Kim summit set for this June. Here's why their grievances are fair — but also likely scheming.
May 16, 2018

The 5 key smoking gun moments from the first year of the Trump-Russia investigation

As the country waits to see what the final outcome of Mueller’s investigation is, here's a look back at the five biggest revelations from the investigation and why they could be problematic for Trump.
May 16, 2018

Trump Jr.’s lawyer drafted a statement for the Russian publicist who set up Trump Tower meeting

“Please consider the following as a statement,” Trump lawyer Alan Futerfas wrote in an email to Rob Goldstone, the Russian music publicist who set up the Trump Tower meeting.
May 16, 2018

Women win key primaries across the country, while House Republicans looking for promotions falter

Tuesday night's spate of primaries had two main takeaways: It's great to be a woman running for Congress in 2018 and terrible to be an incumbent House Republican.

May 15, 2018

North Korea threatens to cancel summit with the US and suspends peace talks with South Korea

The denuclearization of the Korean peninsula has hit a snag.
May 15, 2018

What to watch in Tuesday’s primaries in Idaho, Pennsylvania and Nebraska

On Tuesday, the biggest contests are taking place in Pennsylvania, where a slew of candidates are vying to be their party’s nominees in redrawn congressional districts.
May 14, 2018

ADL gives conflicting statements on Trump as controversial pastor speaks at new Jerusalem embassy

"The choice of Jeffress sends exactly the wrong message.”
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May 13, 2018

Trump administration promises ‘prosperity’ for North Korea after denuclearization

North Korea potentially took a step toward abandoning its nuclear program Saturday, though White House officials are still expressing skepticism about the upcoming U.S.-North Korea negotiations.