Trump defends relationship with Pence after reportedly questioning his loyalty

"I can't imagine any President having a better or closer relationship with their Vice President [than] the two of us."

This Week in Politics: Election counting continues as Congress’ lame duck session begins

Controversies over the Florida recount and the fate of Robert Mueller's investigation are set to continue this week, while Trump gives an award to the wife of a major donor.

Food and Politics: How Coke and Pepsi tricked Americans into voting against soda taxes

In other news, Mike Pence visits a Chick-Fil-A.

“We are devastated”: Jewish leaders condemn anti-Semitic attack on Pittsburgh synagogue

The alleged shooter reportedly yelled "all Jews must die" before opening fire on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood Saturday.

Trump on bombing attempts: “This egregious conduct is abhorrent”

Trump condemned "acts or threats of political violence," despite his reckless rhetoric against Obama, Clinton and the media.

Trump admits he has “no proof” to back up his racist migrant caravan claims

The president had claimed in a tweet Monday that "unknown Middle Easterners" are among the thousands of migrants marching toward the U.S. border in search of asylum.

Mike Pence, Kellyanne Conway deny they’ve discussed invoking the 25th Amendment against Trump

Questions about removing the president from office have intensified in the wake of the anonymous 'New York Times' piece.

All the president’s men deny authoring bombshell ‘Times’ op-ed about protecting US from Trump

Pence, Pompeo and Coats all say they weren't behind the anonymous piece Trump says amounts to "TREASON."

Trump tries to shift conversation back to his culture war against black athletes

Facing mounting pressure over the Russia investigation, Trump tried to pivot back to his crusade against the NFL.

“It’s about attitude”: Trump puts pageantry over preparations ahead of historic summit with Kim

The president's upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un will likely be a mix of improvised diplomacy and Trumpian pageantry.

Behind the scenes, Mike Pence’s quiet push to end abortion and limit women’s rights is succeeding

Though he takes a back seat to the president in the public eye, Pence has been quietly exerting political influence within the Trump administration.

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.

This week in Trump-Russia news: How the Russia and Cohen probes are starting to dovetail

Cohen was paid by a company linked to a sanctioned Russian oligarch.

Greg Pence wins GOP primary in Indiana for his brother’s former House seat

Greg Pence just won the race to be the Republican nominee in Indiana's 6th Congressional District. The Republican district hasn't voted for a Democrat in decades.

Who’s Sorry This Week? Snapchat, Joy Behar and other public apologies

These celebrities and public figures apologize for their behavior and will try to do better in the future. They appreciate you respecting their privacy at this time.
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North Korea signals willingness to have talks with US as Pyeongchang Games come to an end

Two days after Trump announced fresh sanctions against North Korea, the isolationist nation has said it would be willing to speak with the U.S.

Mike Pence says US is willing to talk with North Korea, a major shift in tone

Pence told the Washington Post that the U.S. will not let up on the tough sanctions it has placed on the country, but is open to talk to North Korea.
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Openly gay Olympic athlete Gus Kenworthy: “Eat your heart out, Mike Pence.”

The athlete spoke out against Pence Sunday after previously calling the vice president a "bad fit" for the Olympic delegation.
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How Mike Pence will maintain pressure on North Korea at the Winter Olympics

As the two Koreas prepare for a rare showing of unity at the Olympics, Mike Pence is going to make sure the world doesn't normalize North Korea.

Republican governors meet in Austin to try and solve their Trump problem

The unpopular president could be a liability for Republicans in state races next year.

Trump reportedly made a joke about how Mike Pence wants to hang gay people

"Don’t ask that guy — he wants to hang them all!" President Donald Trump said of Pence, according to the 'New Yorker'.

Mike Pence’s NFL walkout perfectly distills his views on racism and black civil rights protest

Mike Pence has a long history of denying that racism in law enforcement is a big deal.
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Here’s how much it cost for Mike Pence to go to a football game and leave early

How much did Pence's brief stop at a football game cost taxpayers?

Pence to Alaskans: If Obamacare repeal fails, you’ll get health care like they have in Canada

Vice President Mike Pence made the comments before the GOP-led effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed once again.

Mike Pence’s solidarity with Donald Trump on Charlottesville doesn’t extend to blaming “both sides”

Pence wouldn't say whether he thinks Confederate monuments have to go.

Donald Trump on opioid epidemic: “Prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place”

In addressing the national crisis, Trump took the "Just say no" route.
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‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Senate protects Mueller, Pence’s 2020 plans, Miss Universe Pageant

The important stories to know for Monday, August 7.
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VP Mike Pence shuts down suggestion he’s eyeing 2020 run following ‘New York Times’ report

The Vice President decried the New York Times's suggestion he could run in 2020 as "disgraceful and offensive."

3 key takeaways from Republicans’ failure to repeal Obamacare

Republicans knew what they didn't like about the Affordable Care Act, but they never released a plan that would fix the problems they railed against.