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Cohen lawyer sends letter to Congress clarifying pardon talk

Amid talk that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen again lied to Congress, Cohen’s lawyer sent a letter Tuesday to the head of the House Oversight Committee clarifying Cohen’s testimony that …


Schiff: Pelosi ‘absolutely right’ to hold back impeachment

A key House investigator said Tuesday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “absolutely right” to hold back on impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.


UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 9:08 a.m.

Outcry over Trump’s cuts to Medicare hospital payments

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised not to cut Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid. Trump later went back on his Medicaid promise, and now he’s being criticized for steep …


Pelosi on impeaching Trump: ‘He’s just not worth it’

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi interviewed with the Washington Post.


Trump defends ‘Tim Apple’ comment, says he was saving time

President Donald Trump says he didn’t slip up when he referred to Apple CEO Tim Cook as “Tim Apple” at a White House meeting.


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:51 a.m.

Trump’s record $4.7 trillion budget relies on strong growth

President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for his signature project, impose steep spending cuts to other domestic programs …


UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:49 a.m.

Out of the shadows: Loyal money man swept into Trump probes

Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, has his name on all manner of checks and documents of the company going back decades, is familiar with its …


Michael Cohen sought Trump pardon, attorney says

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, “directed his attorney” to explore a potential presidential pardon last year, his current attorney said Thursday, appearing to contradict his client’s testimony …


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:50 p.m.

Governor visits Alabama tornado rubble as residents seek to recover

Alabama’s governor takes walking tour of damage from killer tornado as residents pick through what’s left of their shattered homes for anything salvageable


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 4:02 p.m.

First lady visits Microsoft to discuss online safety for kids

Politics took a back seat during first lady Melania Trump’s trip to Microsoft on Monday to learn about the company’s work on accessibility and online safety for children.


House Judiciary panel launches sweeping Trump probe

The House Judiciary Committee is launching a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, his White House, his campaign and his businesses, sending document requests to 81 people linked to …


Rand Paul says he will vote for measure blocking Trump’s emergency declaration, paving way for passage

Sen. Rand Paul is throwing his support behind a resolution that would block President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, defying a …


Eyeing 2020, White House steps up ‘socialism’ attack on Dems

As the White House gears up for the 2020 campaign, it’s pressing the case that Democrats are rallying behind what it’s calling the policies of “socialism.”


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:49 a.m.

Warmbier’s parents blame North Korea ‘evil regime’ in son’s death

The parents of an American college student who died following months of detention in North Korea rebuked President Donald Trump on Friday, saying Kim Jong Un “and his evil regime” …


President ordered top clearance for Kushner despite concerns of Kelly, intel officials

President Donald Trump early last year directed his then-chief of staff, John Kelly, to give presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance – a move that made Kelly so …


Cohen returns to Capitol Hill after slamming Trump as liar

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday for hours of closed-door questioning after publicly branding his former boss a racist and a con man who lied …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 9:31 p.m.

Trump, Kim seek common ground in talks aimed at ‘right deal’

President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appeared to find some common ground in their high-stakes summit Thursday, with Kim suggesting an openness to denuclearization and allowing a …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 5:13 p.m.

One-on-One: Trump, Kim confront North Korea’s nuke plans

With nervous world capitals looking on, President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un are beginning their second nuclear summit with a one-on-one discussion and an intimate dinner as …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 6:33 p.m.

Cohen says he will tell ‘my story’ in public hearing

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, said Tuesday that the American people can decide “exactly who is telling the truth” when he testifies Wednesday to the House Oversight …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 3:49 p.m.

U.S. stocks rise broadly after Trump postpones tariff increase

Stocks closed modestly higher Monday after shedding most of the gains from an early rally spurred by the Trump administration’s decision to hold off on increasing tariffs on imported Chinese …


Washington state sues over President Trump’s abortion policy

Washington state says it will sue to challenge President Donald Trump’s policy setting up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, days after the administration adopted it.


Former campaign staffer alleges in lawsuit that Trump kissed her without her consent; White House denies charge

A staffer on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign says he kissed her without her consent at a small gathering of supporters before a Florida rally, an interaction that she alleges …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

Teens tweet Trump, find Senate ally, score civil rights win

High school students use social media and an alliance with a new Alabama senator to achieve an ambitious goal – a federal law to create a national archive of documents …


Democrats prepare resolution against Trump’s declaration

House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:10 p.m.

Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates

Disputes over President Donald Trump’s border wall and California’s bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation’s most populous state.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:07 p.m.

Trump chooses Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he intends to nominate Jeffrey Rosen, a longtime litigator and deputy transportation secretary, to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:55 a.m.

Trump criticizes California over lawsuit against border wall

President Donald Trump is criticizing California’s lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:10 p.m.

Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russia probe

President Donald Trump is lashing out at key officials involved in the Russia probe, namely former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the current deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8 p.m.

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency at the border

Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving to secure more money for his long-promised …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 7:16 a.m.

McMorris Rodgers, Murray oppose Trump’s emergency declaration

When Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday that it was likely that President Donald Trump would declare a national emergency at the southern border, Washington legislators Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodger …