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Tension emerges between Congress, 2020 Dems on impeachment

Some top Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 are clamoring for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but many of their congressional colleagues – who would have to …

White House: Trump admin officials will skip press dinner

The White House says Trump administration officials will not be attending this year’s annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner on Saturday, following the president’s decision to boycott the event.

Robert J. Samuelson: Can the Fed stay independent?

Donald Trump’s nominees for the Federal Reserve Board are fiercely partisan, which would cast a dark shadow over economic policymaking.

Adam B. Schiff: Take steps to ensure that Trump isn’t working for foreign interests

Now that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report has been issued, it is up to Congress to assure that the president and his associates work for the American people and not …

Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman

President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president’s financial records.

Trump says Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat

President Donald Trump said Monday that Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve’s board amid a focus on past scandals.

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

President Donald Trump’s lawyer is insisting there’s “nothing wrong” with the president’s 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians.

AP sources: U.S. to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to …

Trump alters Electoral College debate in states

For years, polls show, Republicans across the country championed a national popular vote to elect presidents, instead of the state-by-state tally of the Electoral College. Then Donald Trump got elected …

Marc A. Thiessen: Trump is right to call out Democrats for their hypocrisy on sanctuary cities

If Democrats won’t help the president secure the border, then there’s nothing outrageous about making them live with the consequences of the policies they advocate.

Kathleen Parker: It is finished

In the span of a few days, we’ve been joggled between the banal and the sublime, from Trump’s “I’m [effed]” upon learning of Robert Mueller’s assignment to the Russia investigation …

Hugh Hewitt: What comes after the Mueller report

The theater of the absurd of the past three years has reached an end for President Trump, his family and campaign team. It is the beginning of the end for …

Trump blasts ex-advisers who say he tried to stop Mueller

A defiant President Donald Trump is unleashing tweets targeting former members of his administration who told special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators he tried numerous times to try to stop or …

Michael Gerson: There is no vindication for Trump

Moments after the Mueller report’s release, Republicans are urging America to move on. In this case, moving on would ignore and reward corruption on a grand scale.

John Podesta: An assault on our democracy

Mueller got us this far. Now it’s Congress’s turn to weigh the evidence against the president, decide what merits a response and act in the best interests of our democracy.

UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 10:09 p.m.

Key takeaways from Robert Mueller’s Russia report

President Donald Trump may not have obstructed justice, but it wasn’t for lack of trying.

UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 1:35 p.m.

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed Trump, Barr claims on Mueller report

President Donald Trump and his attorney general are distorting the facts when it comes to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in the Russia investigation.

The 10 instances of possible obstruction in Mueller report

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election identified 10 instances of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. Mueller said in his report that …

Full text of Mueller’s questions and Trump’s answers

Robert Mueller’s 448-page investigative report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election includes 23 unredacted pages of Mueller’s written questions and Donald Trump’s written responses, the only …

UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 10:07 p.m.

Mueller reveals Trump’s attempts to choke off Russia probe

For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, attacking investigators’ credibility and playing down their findings. As a redacted …

UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:41 p.m.

Mueller report release spirals into political gamesmanship

After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller.

UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 1:54 p.m.

What you won’t see in the Mueller report

The special counsel’s Trump-Russia report will be out on Thursday for all to see. But not all of it.

Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it.

Michael Gerson: Trump is a threat to religious freedom

Donald Trump’s perception of religious liberty as freedom only for the faiths he prefers is a potential threat to every religious group.

UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 6:17 p.m.

Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try and stop U.S. involvement in a foreign conflict.

UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 4:09 p.m.

Trump to allow suits over seizures of US properties in Cuba

Stepping up pressure on Cuba, President Donald Trump is poised to allow lawsuits against foreign companies that have benefited from Cuba’s seizure of American companies after the 1959 revolution, a …

UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 11:11 a.m.

Trump keeps attacking as redacted Russia report due Thursday

The president isn’t waiting. As Washington counts down the final hours until publication of the redacted special counsel report – now expected Thursday – Donald Trump stepped up his attacks …

Trump tweets he will give Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom

A green jacket, a fat paycheck and a restored reputation aren’t the only rewards Tiger Woods will receive after winning his fifth Masters on Sunday, capping one of the greatest …

UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 10:54 a.m.

DOJ expects to make Mueller’s report public by Thursday morning

The Justice Department expects to make special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation public on Thursday morning.

Marc A. Thiessen: Yes, America needs walls. But the country is not ‘full.’

Our country is not full. Not by a long shot. The opposite is true. We need more immigrants, lots of them.