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Judge orders Trump to pay $2M for charity foundation misuse

A New York judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to an array of charities to resolve a lawsuit alleging he misused his own charitable foundation …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Trump denies he wanted Barr to publicly clear him

President Donald Trump on Thursday denied a report that he wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference to declare he broke no laws during a July phone …


Trump works up a sweat at Louisiana campaign rally

MONROE, La. – President Donald Trump worked up a sweat in a steamy Louisiana arena Wednesday night as he attempted to boost Republican businessman Eddie Rispone’s effort to unseat incumbent …


Trump wanted Barr to hold news conference saying president broke no laws in call with Ukrainian leader

President Donald Trump wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a news conference declaring that the commander in chief had broken no laws during a phone call in which he …


Judge rejects moral-objection rule for abortion providers

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new rule, not yet in effect, that allowed health care clinicians to refuse participation in abortions and other services on moral or …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Diplomat had ‘clear understanding’ of Ukraine quid pro quo

A State Department envoy told lawmakers it was his “clear understanding” the U.S. government intended to withhold military aid from Ukraine until the country committed to investigations sought by President …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Trump attacks whistleblower anonymity, but won’t utter name

President Donald Trump is blasting the media for not reporting the name of a person who has been identified in conservative circles as the whistleblower who spurred the impeachment inquiry. …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

White House lawyers expected to take lead in impeachment

President Donald Trump and his legal team are working to organize an impeachment defense that will rely heavily on White House attorneys and congressional Republicans.


Mansoor Shams: Media dishonor veterans with bigoted comments

I’ve personally chosen to remain quiet on the whole impeachment thing. But last week, things finally struck a chord with me as one of my own was viciously attacked for …


Trump administration eases Obama-era rules on coal pollution

The Trump administration accelerated the pace of its environmental rollbacks for the country’s coal-fired power plants Monday, proposing to weaken two Obama-era rules aimed at cleaning up dangerous heavy metals …


Diplomat lays out White House campaign to oust her

It started with a warning to watch her back, that people were “looking to hurt” her. From there, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House investigators, it escalated …


Iran spins more centrifuges on US Embassy crisis anniversary

Iran on Monday broke further away from its collapsing 2015 nuclear deal with world powers by doubling the number of advanced centrifuges it operates, linking the decision to U.S. President …


Roger Stone trial set to start Tuesday

Roger Stone heads to trial this week in federal court, where prosecutors plan to dive back into an episode of political chicanery, alleged lies and conspiratorial texts that parallels the …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Columnist sues Trump for calling her sex assault claim a lie

An advice columnist who has accused President Donald Trump of raping her in a New York City department store dressing room in the 1990s sued him Monday, saying he defamed …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

President Donald Trump’s tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators by his personal accountant, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Trump: Whistleblower ‘must be brought forward to testify’

The whistleblower who raised alarms about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine and touched off the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans, the …


Lawyer: Whistleblower willing to take written GOP questions

A lawyer for the whistleblower who raised alarms about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine says his client is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

The Rock, President Trump watch Jorge Masvidal win big at UFC 244

President Donald Trump was on his feet for the main event as Jorge Masvidal defeated a bloodied Nate Diaz via TKO before the fourth round at UFC 244 at Madison …


Martin Schram: GOP could learn from Thompson

We need to bring Fred Thompson back for a posthumous encore – to remind us how things really were, back before Americans discovered the proof that would cause the House …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Trump abandons proposing ideas to curb gun violence after saying he would following mass shootings

President Donald Trump has abandoned the idea of releasing proposals to combat gun violence that his White House debated for months following mass shootings in August, according to White House …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Paula White, President Trump’s key spiritual adviser, reportedly will join the White House

Florida televangelist Paula White, who has served as a kind of spiritual adviser to President Donald Trump, will join his administration in an official capacity, according to a senior administration …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Poll shows solid support for Trump impeachment probe

More Americans approve of the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump than disapprove of it, though only about a third say the inquiry should be a top priority for Congress, …


Danielle Allen: The biggest impeachment challenge? Commitment.

The other day I heard a radio announcer say about the impeachment process that it “drags on.” In that phrase he captured the biggest challenge now in front of us: …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Ex-Trump aide confirms Biden probe linked to Ukraine aid

A former top White House official has testified that military aid to Ukraine was held up by President Donald Trump’s demand for the ally to investigate Democrats and Joe Biden


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Trump says U.S., China seek new site to sign trade agreement

President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. and China are working to secure a new site to sign a tentative trade truce and the location will be announced soon.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Democrats push impeachment rules package through House

With Inland Northwest Republicans joining their GOP colleagues to vote no, Democrats rammed a package of ground rules for their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump through a sharply divided …


Review: ‘Where’s My Roy Cohn?’ a fascinating exploration of man who wrote Trump’s playbook

Former Vanity Fair editor-at-large and documentarian Matt Tyrnauer pulls back the curtain on Donald Trump’s notorious mentor Roy Cohn in the rollicking, salacious documentary “Where’s My Roy Cohn?,” a fast …


Fuse justifies lie as way to show Woodward not being transparent

Political group that questions Nadine Woodward’s honesty had someone lie about their presidential support in an effort to get her to say she voted for Donald Trump.


Dana Milbank: Suddenly Ken Starr doesn’t like impeachment so much

Is there anything Republicans won’t say to make impeachment go away? They attack the patriotism of decorated veterans. They decry rules that they devised. And they discard long-held principles as …


Top Trump adviser steps down ahead of impeachment testimony

President Donald Trump’s top adviser for Russian and European affairs is leaving his job at the White House, a day before he’s scheduled to testify before the House impeachment investigators, …