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UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 14, 2019

Trump impeachment vote underscores a harshly partisan era

The Democratic-controlled House seems certain to use near party-line votes this coming week to impeach President Donald Trump


A tale of 2 migrations: Before and after new Trump policies

One Salvadoran family’s migration to the United States over the past year illustrates the profound effect policy changes in the U.S., Mexico and Central America are having.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Herrera Beutler to vote against impeachment articles

Southwest Washington state Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced Friday that she plans to vote against both articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records

The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump’s pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, a major confrontation between the president and Congress that …


Trump calls impeachment vote ‘embarrassment’ to nation

President Donald Trump declared Friday’s House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country“ and refused to back away from the charge that first ensnared him in the …


Hugh Hewitt: Barr’s outrage at FBI warranted

When Attorney General William Barr sat down Tuesday for interviews with NBC News’ Pete Williams and the Wall Street Journal’s Gerard Baker, the attorney general’s argument was not with Justice …



UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

House panel delays historic Trump impeachment vote

The House Judiciary Committee has debated into the evening, moving deliberately toward a historic vote to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after Time honor

President Donald Trump lashed out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, a day after she was named by Time as its Person of the Year, calling her selection …


Trump pays $2 million in damages ordered by judge over misuse of charity funds, according to New York attorney general

The payment was ordered last month by a New York state judge, in an extraordinary rebuke to a sitting president. Trump had been sued in 2018 by the New York …


Impeachment trial: Trump wants drama, but GOP wants it over

President Donald Trump is seeking more than acquittal


White House: Trump to sign order targeting anti-Semitism at colleges

President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order Wednesday targeting anti-Semitism on college campuses


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

Trump pays $2 million in damages ordered by judge over misuse of charity funds, according to New York attorney general

President Donald Trump has paid $2 million in court-ordered damages for misusing funds in a tax-exempt charity he controlled, the New York Attorney General said Tuesday.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

Trump meets Russian official as impeachment charges unveiled

President Donald Trump met with the Russian foreign minister at the White House just hours after House Democrats announced articles of impeachment against him for his dealings with Ukraine, which …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

‘We must act;’ Democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump – abuse of power and obstruction of Congress – pushing toward historic votes over charges he threatened the …


Ex-White House doctor running for Congress in Texas

Ronny Jackson, the former Navy officer and White House physician once considered to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, filed Monday to run for a congressional seat in Texas, according …


McMorris Rodgers an honorary chairwoman for Trump 2020

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will serve as a state honorary co-chairwoman for President Donald Trump’s re-election bid, the campaign announced recently.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact

House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a top priority for President …


North Korea calls Trump ‘erratic’ old man over tweets

North Korea insulted U.S. President Donald Trump again on Monday, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t want …


Watchdog report: FBI’s Russia probe justified, no bias found

The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, despite “serious performance failures” up the …


U.S. officials reveal how massive rebuilding projects in Afghanistan backfired

George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump all promised the same thing: The United States would not get stuck with the burden of “nation-building” in Afghanistan. Yet nation-building is …


Faith and Values: Why people of faith shouldn’t support President Trump

This isn’t my usual “feel good” column. I thought hard about whether to write this or not, as I never want to alienate people, but I’ve heard the chatter and …


Trudy Rubin: Trump’s most dangerous behavior on Ukraine may not be an impeachable offense

In the impeachment case, the spotlight has focused on Trump’s arm-twisting of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, but less attention has been paid to Trump’s other, more damaging demand.


As Dems zero in on White House, Trump racks up court losses

President Donald Trump knows he has fierce Democratic adversaries in Congress. But there is also powerful sentiment against him from the Judiciary branch, where black-robed judges who sit in courtrooms …


Texas judge orders border wall fundraiser not to build

A local judge in South Texas has ordered supporters of President Donald Trump not to build their planned private border wall on a section of land near the Rio Grande.


Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’ as palace gossip goes viral

NATO leaders professed unity on Wednesday at a summit near London – but a spat over off-the-cuff chit chat at a royal reception rattled their show of solidarity.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019

Kim again rides horse up sacred peak as N. Korea raps Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rode a white horse up a sacred mountain in his second symbolic visit in less than two months, state media reported Wednesday, as his …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

Trump blasts French president at NATO summit planned to show unity

President Donald Trump unexpectedly launched a verbal assault at the United States’ oldest ally Tuesday, slamming French President Emmanuel Macron’s warnings about the decline of the NATO military alliance as …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

NATO chief seeks to shore up unity as rows roil allies

With questions raised over NATO’s credibility, the Western military alliance struggled to present a united front Tuesday as some of its biggest member countries traded barbs over their visions for …


Jon Healey: Zelenskiy finally makes a statement on quid pro quo. Trump wastes no time distorting it

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivered an unmistakable rebuke to President Trump in an interview published Monday. Then Trump, as is his wont, declared himself totally exonerated.