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05/22/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer electi...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tension...
18:36, 05/22/2019

House panel, Trump lawyers agree on appeals schedule in financial records case: statement The House Oversight Committee has reached an agreement with President Donald Trump's attorneys to seek an expedited appeal in a court case in which la...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of ...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Fi...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Retired Admiral McRaven has no regrets over criticizing Trump Retired Navy Admiral and former U.S. special operations chief William McRaven has no regrets about criticizing President Donald Trump, though he said ...
18:36, 05/22/2019

May clinging on as Tory MPs spark open warfare Theresa May is clinging on to her premiership after furious Conservative MPs granted her some light relief by deciding not to change party rules that ...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Border crisis must be fixed by Congress, top official says after migrant teen dies in US custody After a teen migrant died in U.S. custody, it is Congress' responsibility to "step up" and provide proper funding for the Border Patrol's processing d...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Schiff says Bill Barr no longer deserves 'attorney general' title: More of a 'personal attorney' for POTUS Attorney General William Barr has not left his post in the Trump administration but House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, says h...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Trump's Iran intel wasn't exaggerated, Dems 'dead wrong' if they think so: top GOP lawmaker Democrats are "dead wrong" if they believe the White House overemphasized intelligence regarding potential threats from Iran, according to a top Repub...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Federal judge rules banks must comply with subpoenas for Trump financial records A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that two banks that did business with President Trump must comply with congressional subpoenas seeking acc...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Trump canceling meeting with Dem leaders was a 'stunt,' Rep. Gottheimer says Freshman Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J. called President Trump's meeting cancelation a "stunt' Wednesday saying the president should focus on bipartisan...
17:24, 05/22/2019

House GOP resolution blasts 'Green New Deal' as violating nation's 'bedrock principles' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., Green New Deal is a "thinly veiled" attempt to create a socialist society, a resolution pushed by the Republi...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Trump infrastructure meeting dispute shows Dems' 'transparent' strategy to hinder president: Compagno The Democratic leadership's decision to accuse President Trump of a "cover-up" just before meeting with him to discuss infrastructure was a "transpare...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Pentagon weighs requesting several thousand more troops in Mideast amid Iran tensions: official The Pentagon is slated to request several thousand more U.S. troops be deployed to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, a senior U.S. d...
17:24, 05/22/2019

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tru...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Trump critic Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new criminal charges accusing the lawyer and prominent criti...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over H...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Fi...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an admin...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Deutsche Bank and Capitol One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from Hou...
13:24, 05/22/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemmin...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling a...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmake...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Trump critic Michael Avenatti charged with ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new criminal charges against the combative lawyer and promin...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Trump cuts short infrastructure meeting, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut off a meeting with U.S. congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them ove...
13:00, 05/22/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early f...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- includin...
12:36, 05/22/2019

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels, trying to extort Nike Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threa...
12:36, 05/22/2019

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Frid...
10:24, 05/22/2019

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the ...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Ari Fleischer: Joe Biden is 'always wrong' on the big issues Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer argued that 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden has historically missed the mark on key issues and ...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Warren's rebound? Massachusetts senator regains footing in polls Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the populist senator who’s put out one progressive policy proposal after another during the race for the Democratic presidentia...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sar...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Mississippi state rep allegedly punched wife after she took too long to undress for sex: report A Mississippi state rep was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly punched his wife in the face when she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Pelosi scrambles to tamp down Trump impeachment frenzy in caucus House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her deputies scrambled Wednesday to tamp down calls from the rank-and-file for Congress to launch impeachment proceedin...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Rep. Jim Jordan says Democrats are plotting a 'coordinated effort' to take down Trump Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on Wednesday accused his Democratic colleagues in the House of plotting a "coordinated effort to take down the president" and...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Trump demands end to ‘phony investigations’ in fiery Rose Garden statement, after meeting with Dems cut short President Trump on Wednesday demanded Democrats end what he called their "phony investigations" before he'll negotiate with them on issues like infras...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Beverly Hills moves one step closer to becoming first city in US to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills moved one step closer on Tuesday evening to becoming the first city in the nation to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products a...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Bret Baier: Biden is a frontrunner, but 'big speed bumps' could lie ahead Fox News host Bret Baier argues that Joe Biden may hit some bumps in the road hindering his lead in the preemptive polls for the 2020 presidential ele...
09:36, 05/22/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected pre...
09:24, 05/22/2019

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice D...
09:24, 05/22/2019

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook pag...
09:24, 05/22/2019

Trump lashes out at U.S. House's Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arrang...
09:24, 05/22/2019

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests ove...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Austerity has had 'tragic social consequences' for UK, says UN An "ideological" drive for austerity has had "tragic social consequences" and resulted in the UK violating its human rights obligations, the UN has cl...
07:36, 05/22/2019

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,...
05:12, 05/22/2019

Katrina Pierson tweeted about Gaza. The video she posted was filmed 2,000 miles away. Senior Trump campaign adviser Katrina Pierson tweeted a video captioned “Rockets fired into Israel from Gaza" during a violent uptick along the border...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Warren’s ambitious agenda relies on a massive wealth tax that the rich may evade Elizabeth Warren has far outpaced the Democratic field in outlining specific policies and detailing how she would pay for them. But a growing number o...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings again...
04:00, 05/22/2019

GOP Senate committee stakes its claim in race to woo Michigan’s John James A memo seeks to quiet doubts about a second Senate run for James, including whispers that a statewide campaign could actually imperil Trump’s reelecti...
04:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. states cheer April income tax deluge but analysts urge caution April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collection...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operati...
01:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White Ho...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Trump says he will nominate Barbara Barrett to be Air Force secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chair of the Aerospace Corporation, to be secretary of the Air ...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start agai...
01:36, 05/22/2019

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic pr...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive....
01:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. budget negotiations advance but no deal yet U.S. Congress and White House negotiators spent hours in closed-door meetings trying to reach a two-year deal on federal spending but could not yet wr...
01:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Teh...
01:36, 05/22/2019

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California and its high-speed rail authority filed suit on Tuesday to prevent the Trump administration from canceling a nearly $1 billion federal gran...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his ...
01:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Cou...
01:36, 05/22/2019

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's ...
00:12, 05/22/2019

On Politics: Trump May Impose Limits on Chinese Maker of Surveillance Tech The Trump administration could put restrictions on Hikvision to address trade and human rights issues linked to China’s technology exports and repress...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you ...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Trump aides DeStefano, Knight to depart White House DeStefano is expected to advise a number of companies, including Juul, while helping on the president’s reelection campaign. Knight is expected to mov...
20:12, 05/21/2019

The Trailer: Why the 2016 Sanders voter is still up for grabs In this edition: Democrats try to convert the Berniecrats, Fox News becames a primary issue, Marianne Williamson campaigns in Washington, and Kentucky...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in dec...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment p...
20:12, 05/21/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About a Common Term Related to Foreclosure. He Heard ‘Oreos’ Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson didn’t seem to know what a congresswoman was talking about when she asked a question related ...
19:12, 05/21/2019

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any availabl...
19:12, 05/21/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's fun...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up at...
14:24, 05/21/2019

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond...
14:24, 05/21/2019

Kentucky Has a Primary Election Today. Here’s What to Watch. Gov. Matt Bevin, the Republican incumbent, is the most unpopular governor in the country. Democrats hope that will give them an opening in a red state...
14:24, 05/21/2019

Democratic Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Grow as Leaders Instead Vow to Toughen Tactics Some Progressive Democrats have joined calls for an impeachment inquiry, arguing that it will strengthen the party’s efforts to stop President Trump’s...
14:24, 05/21/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warni...
13:48, 05/21/2019

‘When My Son Got Shot Down, I Stood Up.’ Trayvon Martin’s Mom Formally Announces Run for Local Office (MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.) — The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Marianne Williamson Preaches a Message of Love in the Democratic Primary When Andrea Martinez asked about medical marijuana, the question quickly turned from the political to the personal. At a town hall in a dimly lit chur...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Questions Remain About Putin’s Request for a Back Channel to the Trump Transition A few weeks before Donald Trump became president, Russian banker Petr Aven, a billionaire oligarch with Moscow’s Alfa Bank, pulled aside Washing...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to b...
11:36, 05/21/2019

How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade? From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, the Supreme Court reversed its own positions in ways that dramatically reshaped the country on civil rights,...
11:36, 05/21/2019

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homel...
11:12, 05/21/2019

‘Our Subpoenas Are Not Optional,’ Nadler Warns McGahn Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to cite Donald F. McGahn II for contempt after the former Whi...
11:12, 05/21/2019

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle Eas...
11:12, 05/21/2019

Voters in Pennsylvania’s 12th District head to the polls in special election Republican state Rep. Fred Keller is favored to best Penn State professor Marc Friedenberg (D) in the heavily Republican district, to which President ...
09:00, 05/21/2019

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a proble...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Some important points about Michael Cohen’s big allegation against Jay Sekulow 1) It's not clear Sekulow knew that the testimony was wrong, and 2) Mueller wasn't able to interview Trump's personal attorneys as part of his probe....
05:36, 05/21/2019

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently ha...
05:36, 05/21/2019

Warning for May as she tries to sell 'bold' Brexit offer Theresa May is trying to sell her "bold" new Brexit offer to senior ministers as she prepares a fourth attempt at winning approval for her EU withdraw...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, wh...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Trump Trains His Fire on Biden in Must-Win Pennsylvania President Trump seems itching for a fight against Joe Biden. Monday night he tried out some new jabs. Standing in front of thousands of supporters at ...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Former acting ICE director slams Gillibrand over immigration stance Former acting ICE director Thomas Homan took Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., to task Sunday for her immigration com...
20:48, 05/20/2019

San Francisco homeless, drug problems won't be 'solved by government', Larry Elder says The drug abuse and homeless problems in cities like San Francisco will not be solved by government actions because they are "moral" and "spiritual" pr...
20:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in...
20:12, 05/20/2019

Race to succeed May kicks off with split over no-deal Brexit A Conservative leadership hopeful has declared she would take Britain out of the EU with no deal - despite up to 60 Tory MPs being ready to block any ...
20:12, 05/20/2019

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on T...
20:12, 05/20/2019

Rep. Cicilline: Time to open impeachment inquiry if McGahn doesn't testify Rep. David Cicilline, D-RI, is now considering proceeding with impeachment if former White House Counsel Don McGahn is a no-show to Tuesday's schedule...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Trump personal attorney denies claim from Michael Cohen he directed jailed lawyer to lie about Trump Tower Moscow project Lawyers representing President Trump’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow has dismissed a report claiming he instructed Michael Cohen to make false claims ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Trump's Iran warning 'the right thing' as US 'tightens the screws' on Tehran, Graham says President Trump is "doing the right thing" by warning Iran against taking military action against the United States, calling recent moves by the admin...
20:00, 05/20/2019

AG Barr: 'I felt the rules were being changed to hurt Trump' Attorney General William Barr told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published Monday that his handling of the Mueller report and its aftermath ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi 'isn't going to be able to hold off' impeachment push from inside her party, senior House Dem tells Fox News House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could soon be left with no choice but to embrace calls from some within her party to impeach President Trump, one senior De...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Loretta Lynch accuses Comey of misrepresenting key Clinton probe conversation, was 'quite surprised' by his testimony Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch has flatly accused former FBI Director James Comey of mischaracterizing her statements by repeatedly alleging th...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Robert De Niro's Trump insults making him 'more insane' than 'Taxi Driver' character: Mark Steyn As Robert De Niro continues to publicly criticize President Trump - once saying he would like to "punch" the Republican "in the face" - he is becoming...
20:00, 05/20/2019

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler: Trump is making it 'more difficult' not to consider impeachment House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, accused the White House of "intimidating" former WH Counselor Don McGahn from testifying on C...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions abo...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the s...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Lawmakers Bring Familiar Claims From Michael Cohen Into the Open House investigators appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond...
20:00, 05/20/2019

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration’...
20:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. House Judiciary chair says still expects McGahn to testify U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the panel will meet on Tuesday as planned and expects Don McGahn to testify, des...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Trump vows to appeal U.S. judge's ruling on financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he disagreed with a federal judge who ruled against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

McGahn's lawyer tells U.S. House Judiciary panel his client will not testify Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's lawyer told the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that his client would not testi...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Emails show NRA link to U.S. sheriffs who promoted gun 'sanctuaries' The National Rifle Association was more deeply involved than previously disclosed in the formation of a movement that encouraged county sheriffs not t...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Trump tells Pennsylvania voters that trade war has helped economy U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, on Monday told supporters in Pennsylvania ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Judge Upholds House Subpoena Seeking Trump’s Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Monday against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. U.S. Dist...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Trump’s New Plan Would Require Immigrants to Pass a Test. Here’s What Happened When the U.S. Tried That Before When President Donald Trump introduced a new immigration plan last Thursday, he told Americans that he wanted to shift the focus of the U.S. immigrati...
17:00, 05/20/2019

House Panel Releases Transcripts of Michael Cohen’s Closed-Door Interviews (WASHINGTON) — The House intelligence committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen, President Donal...
17:00, 05/20/2019

4 important points about Michael Cohen’s big allegation against Jay Sekulow 1) It's not clear Sekulow knew that the testimony was wrong, and 2) Mueller wasn't able to interview Trump's personal attorneys as part of his probe....
16:24, 05/20/2019

Trump says there’s ‘no indication’ of threatening actions by Iran “If they do something, it’ll be met with great force. But we have no indication that they will,” Trump told reporters Monday outside the White House....
16:24, 05/20/2019

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his account...
14:48, 05/20/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn...
14:48, 05/20/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with...
14:48, 05/20/2019

Guatemalan Teenager Dies at Border Station While Awaiting Move to Shelter The unidentified 16-year-old boy is the third migrant child to die in Custom and Border Protection’s custody since December. All three of the children...
14:48, 05/20/2019

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the first...
14:48, 05/20/2019

Trump Will Travel to Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president plans to hold a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delive...
14:48, 05/20/2019

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report la...
14:36, 05/20/2019

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow instructed him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress a...
14:36, 05/20/2019

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horri...
14:36, 05/20/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need...
14:24, 05/20/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive ...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election ca...
14:24, 05/20/2019

DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed b...
14:24, 05/20/2019

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired ...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify about the Russia investigation before a...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Justice Department Says Ex-White House Lawyer Can’t Be Forced to Testify About Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department says former White House counsel Don McGahn can’t be compelled to testify before Congress about the f...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages,...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problem...
12:36, 05/20/2019

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not al...
12:36, 05/20/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, i...
12:24, 05/20/2019

The U.S. Put Norman Mineta in an Incarceration Camp. Then He Went to Congress After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, signed two months later, authorized the relocation o...
12:24, 05/20/2019

‘Let’s Stop Fighting and Let’s Start Fixing.’ Joe Biden Settles on Election Theme Former Vice President Joe Biden has had it with partisan gridlock and political games. He thinks he can still find a way to work with rival Republican...
12:24, 05/20/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holdi...
12:24, 05/20/2019

GOP pollster says Pete Buttigieg's policies are in line with Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren A day after 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg's town hall with Fox News, Republican pollster Chris Wilson told "Fox & Friends" that ...
12:12, 05/20/2019

Trump mocks Biden, says Obama took him off the ‘trash heap’ President Trump ramped up his criticism Monday of "Sleepy Joe Biden" as the former vice president rises in the polls, saying former President Barack O...
12:12, 05/20/2019

Trey Gowdy: Secret FBI transcripts from Russia probe could be 'game-changer' Unreleased transcripts from secretly recorded conversations between FBI informants and ex-Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos could be game-changi...
12:12, 05/20/2019

Dan Bongino blasts Rep. Amash for saying Trump's conduct 'impeachable': He's a 'phony' who should leave GOP Fox News contributor Dan Bongino believes Rep. Justin Amash should leave the Republican Party after the libertarian lawmaker said President Trump enga...
12:12, 05/20/2019

Texas Attorney General: Congress is a 'brick wall' stopping Trump from addressing border crisis Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes there are ways to solve the border crisis placing a heavy burden on his home state, but President Trump and...
12:12, 05/20/2019

Kayleigh McEnany: Joe Biden is an 'empty suit' who can't take credit for the Trump economy Press secretary for the Trump 2020 campaign Kayleigh McEnany has slammed former Vice President Joe Biden for taking credit for the rebound experienced...
12:12, 05/20/2019

Gorsuch breaks with conservative justices, delivering win to Native American hunter One of President Trump’s nominees sided Monday with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court for the second time in two weeks, as Justice Neil Gorsuch jo...
12:12, 05/20/2019

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, co...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emi...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram: study Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump that has emerged on social me...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Hickenlooper says White House does not need a 'strongman' in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need...
11:00, 05/20/2019

He’s One of the Biggest Backers of Trump’s Push to Protect American Steel. And He’s Canadian. Barry Zekelman’s campaign to fight imports is a case study in how to gain access in Washington. His company is the largest steel industry donor to the...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be mo...
10:36, 05/20/2019

Broken promises of the past weigh on black voters as they consider the 2020 presidential campaign Interviews with African American voters and activists in three competitive states reveal stark differences in whether to be pragmatic or ideological w...
10:36, 05/20/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s corporate advocacy past could ding image as working-class champion As Sen. Elizabeth Warren climbs in Democratic presidential polls, touting an image as the champion of the working class against powerful corporations,...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Trump lashes out at NYT report that banks shunned him, says paper will fold President Trump went on the attack Monday against The New York Times in response to a report saying many banks did not want to do business with him, c...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are n...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Trump prods Nadler, Schiff to probe ‘Crooked Hillary’ and ‘phony’ Russia investigation President Trump, in between battling subpoenas and other demands from congressional committees as they ramp up their probes into his administration, o...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Rep. Meadows: Declassification of key Russia probe documents 'right around the corner' House Oversight Committee member Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said Monday he believes the declassification of key documents tied to the Russia probe is ...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Democrats who are purging pro-life progressives putting party ‘in jeopardy,’ leader warns Democratic leaders are "completely wrong" in their attempts to purge members opposed to abortion from the party, a pro-life Democratic leader tells Fo...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challe...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by re...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Trump vs. House Democrats: 10 upcoming showdowns U.S. President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate with numerous congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance tha...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Trump rejects New York Times report on Deutsche Bank transactions U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a New York Times report that raised questions about multiple Deutsche Bank transactions involving entit...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Deutsche Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. Pr...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnanc...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the ...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Why Trump should be worried about Justin Amash The Republican congressman from Michigan, who called for Trump's impeachment this weekend, has threatened a Libertarian Party bid for president. He co...
07:00, 05/20/2019

President Trump Warns Iran Not to Threaten U.S. Or it Will Face its ‘Official End’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it’ll face its...
06:48, 05/20/2019

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town hall Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called for higher taxes on the wealthy, backed abortion rights and promised to run what he ca...
01:36, 05/20/2019

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being flagged Deutsche Bank denied a report that said some of its executives rejected the advice of the bank's own anti-money laundering specialists and prevented s...
01:36, 05/20/2019

Trump says he was not warned about Flynn. The Mueller report disagrees. Many red lights were blinking about the potential problems with tapping Michael Flynn as national security adviser. The president chose to ignore them...
01:36, 05/20/2019

On Politics: Trump and Kushner Raised Flags at Deutsche Bank Anti-money-laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to the president and his son-in-law, Jare...
23:36, 05/19/2019

Trump says war will mean 'official end of Iran,' warns 'never threaten the United States again' President Trump fired a social media shot at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in "the o...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s offer to help comedian ‘figure out’ love life sends Twitter into frenzy Elizabeth Warren: Matchmaker-in-chief? Sen. Warren, D-Mass., Sunday on Twitter offered to help one user “figure out” her love life as the Democratic h...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Mark Levin: Why the founding fathers, Patriot press would be 'astonished' at what the media has become What would the founding fathers think of today's modern media? On a special edition of "Life, Liberty & Levin"  set to air Sunday, Fox News host Mark ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Buttigieg takes on Trump, pitches four new tax hikes in Fox News Town Hall Insurgent Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg acknowledged at the Fox News town hall in Claremont, New Hampshire Sunday evening that he nee...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg says Trump’s ‘grotesque’ tweets, insults don’t bother him: ‘I don’t care’ Mayor Pete Buttigieg gave a simple three-word response to how he would deal with President Trump’s insults, attacks and tweets during the 2020 preside...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg says 'media noise machine' took Thomas Jefferson comments 'out of control' South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg told Fox News Sunday night that his comments about rechristening events named after Thomas Jefferson were "a gre...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Trey Gowdy: Brennan, Clapper and Comey know full well dossier was used in the intelligence assessment Former congressman Trey Gowdy talked to Maria Bartiromo Sunday and discussed the infamous Christopher Steele Dossier, what it is and why it is importa...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Jimmy Carter finds renaissance in 2020 Democratic scramble Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longes...
22:00, 05/19/2019

'Fed up' grassroots Tories refuse to join election campaign Something odd is happening in the depths of Derbyshire. And it's all to do with European elections no one thought for a minute we would be taking part...
21:48, 05/19/2019

PM tipped for more Brexit rejection despite 'bold' new offer Theresa May is preparing to put the final touches on her "bold offer" to MPs in a fourth and final attempt to get her Brexit deal through parliament....
21:48, 05/19/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump'...
15:48, 05/19/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by Preside...
15:48, 05/19/2019

Trump calls Rep. Amash a ‘loser’ for saying president engaged in impeachable conduct In morning tweets, Trump lashed out at the Michigan Republican, calling him a “total lightweight” and accusing him of playing “right into our opponent...
15:36, 05/19/2019

Acting DHS secretary says migrants won’t be sent to Florida, sanctuary cities Kevin McAleenan said the administration had considered sending migrants to Florida but changed course because it wouldn’t have been “an effective use ...
15:36, 05/19/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential st...
15:36, 05/19/2019

Mitt Romney Says GOP Rep’s Call for Impeachment Is ‘Courageous’ Even as He Disagrees Sen. Mitt Romney is now on record as saying that a GOP representative’s call to impeach President Donald Trump was “a courageous statement...
13:24, 05/19/2019

Mother of Slain Teen Trayvon Martin Is Running for Office in Miami (MIAMI) — A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miam...
13:24, 05/19/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace...
13:00, 05/19/2019

R.N.C. Accepts Money From Steve Wynn, Mogul Accused of Sexual Misconduct The billionaire former casino mogul recently gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Republican National Committee, and was spotted at a Trump re...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Harry Reid Remembers One Impeachment and Ponders a Second In an interview, the longtime Democratic leader of the Senate discussed President Trump, his party’s primary and its lack of congressional candidates....
10:12, 05/19/2019

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his son-in-law. Ba...
10:12, 05/19/2019

Trump Calls Representative Justin Amash a ‘Loser’ Over Impeachment Talk Mr. Amash, a Michigan Republican, found no other members of Congress from his party joining him after he said the president’s behavior met the “thresh...
10:12, 05/19/2019

GOP Rep. Justin Amash Breaks With Party, Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ (WASHINGTON) — A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump’s party on Capitol Hil...
08:24, 05/19/2019

‘A Guiding Light and Inspiration.’ Why 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Flocking to Jimmy Carter (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, si...
08:24, 05/19/2019

‘Most Important Woman in American Political History.’ Nancy Pelosi Set to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award (BOSTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for he...
08:24, 05/19/2019

Even Pete Buttigieg is surprised by his surge – can he make it last? Pete Buttigieg’s surge since mid-March from an extreme longshot for the Democratic presidential nomination to one of the leading contenders surprised ...
08:12, 05/19/2019

2020 Dems look to Jimmy Carter as campaign role model: 'A guiding light and inspiration' The ever-expanding field of Democratic presidential candidates includes a number of fresh faces, but it is the oldest living former president who is p...
08:12, 05/19/2019

Romney: Mueller report did not show obstruction, 'I don't think impeachment is the right way to go' Soon after Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., went against the GOP consensus by claiming President Trump committed "impeachable conduct" in the form of obstr...
08:12, 05/19/2019

Petraeus warns Iran to 'be very careful' as tensions rise with Trump administration Former CIA Director David Petraeus warned Iran that it going to have to be “very careful” as tensions between the Middle Eastern nation and the United...
08:12, 05/19/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised to...
08:12, 05/19/2019

Czech spy claims are 'a lie', says Labour MP Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has branded as "a lie" claims he was a Cold War spy who passed government secrets to communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s...
05:24, 05/19/2019

May promises 'bold offer' as Corbyn says public vote not 'disastrous' Theresa May has said she is preparing to make a "bold offer" to MPs in a final bid to get her Brexit deal through, as Jeremy Corbyn claimed a second r...
05:24, 05/19/2019

'Have some loyalty': Minister slams Tory leadership manoeuvring A minister has vented his frustration with Conservative colleagues jockeying to replace Theresa May, urging them to focus on getting Brexit "across th...
05:24, 05/19/2019

Trump’s New Favorite Venue: the Rose Garden The White House Rose Garden has become one of President Trump’s favorite spots for public events, whether it’s making policy announcements or welcomin...
03:12, 05/19/2019

President Trump’s Rose Garden Strategy Mr. Trump has embraced the Rose Garden as a setting for public events — a literal interpretation of a time-tested strategy for incumbents seeking re-e...
03:12, 05/19/2019

Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural Issues Undercut 2020 Message The longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cultu...
03:12, 05/19/2019

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Dem...
00:24, 05/19/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president h...
00:24, 05/19/2019

Proposal for 'confirmation' Brexit vote as May claims to offer new deal Labour's Brexit spokesman has suggested Theresa May could end parliamentary deadlock by including a "confirmatory" public vote as part of the Withdraw...
21:00, 05/18/2019

Progressive caucus co-chair calls for 'strong primary challenges' against anti-abortion Dems Anti-abortion Democrats could face dwindling resources and primary challenges as abortion became more of a prominent issue heading into the 2020 elect...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Researchers withdraw study claiming comic Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ departure benefited Trump in 2016 Two university professors retracted a study last week which claimed comedian Jon Stewart’s departure from “The Daily Show” helped get President Trump ...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Democrats waiting for large presidential field to take shape before endorsing Lawmakers are letting the race sort itself out before backing a candidate for 2020, though several from Iowa, South Carolina and other early nominatin...
19:48, 05/18/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it to be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics exp...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The preside...
19:48, 05/18/2019

‘I get the same intel:’ Iran threat exaggerated by GOP hawks, Rep. Gallego says "What I saw was a lot of misinterpretation and wanting conflict coming from the administration and intelligence community," the Arizona Democrat said ...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy Cit...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments o...
16:00, 05/18/2019

James Comey blasts AG Barr, accuses him of ‘sliming his own department’ Former FBI Director James Comey ripped into Attorney General William Barr on Friday, accusing him of “sliming his own department” after Barr said that...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Trump administration says it has no immediate plans to send migrants to Florida The Trump administration, on Saturday, appeared to back away from a plan to send migrants to two Florida counties as Gov. Ron DeSantis, R, spoke out a...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Biden calls for unity in first campaign rally, brands Trump ‘divider-in-chief’ Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his 2020 campaign with a rally that put unity and bipartisanship at its core, calling on the coun...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Dozens of graduates walk out before Mike Pence commencement address at Indiana university Dozens of graduates and faculty at Indiana’s Taylor University walked out on Saturday’s ceremony just before Vice President Mike Pence took the stage ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Sanders defends '80s support for left-wing regimes: ‘I did my best to stop American foreign policy’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activism in the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop Ame...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Lawmaker, breaking with GOP, accuses Trump of obstruction, impeachable conduct Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., broke with his Republican colleagues on Saturday when he claimed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report showed Presi...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Massachusetts bill would impose death penalty for cop killers Massachusetts lawmakers recently filed a bill to have the option of sentencing adults who kill police officers to death after a rash of cop slayings i...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Conservative Group Wants to Bring ‘Brass Knuckles’ Approach to Judicial Fray The group will be led by a former Senate and White House aide who was a central figure in the confirmations of Justices Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. K...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may r...
15:00, 05/18/2019

May could end Brexit impasse with 'confirmatory' vote Labour's Brexit spokesman has suggested Theresa May could still end parliamentary deadlock by including a "confirmatory" public vote as part of the Wi...
13:24, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the p...
09:12, 05/18/2019

Buttigieg backs far-left idea of erasing Thomas Jefferson's name: 'It's the right thing to do' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Friday that things named after President Thomas Jefferson should be renamed because that’s the “...
06:36, 05/18/2019

AG Barr details his hunt for the truth on what really went on with the Russia probe: Listen to the full interview It's the question that has dominated politics for more than two years -- just what "exactly what happened" with counterintelligence activities conduct...
06:36, 05/18/2019

Fact-Checking Joe Biden on the Campaign Trail Since announcing his candidacy, he has defended his decades-long record on criminal justice and climate change, rejected assertions he is a moderate a...
05:36, 05/18/2019

Biden holds U.S. election kick-off rally as Democratic rivals sharpen attacks Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday will hold a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming the Democrat to take ...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Lib Dem leader could make it party policy to revoke Brexit Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said changing his party's policy from demanding a second referendum to outright revocation of Article 50 i...
00:12, 05/18/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller prob...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Trump Administration Flying Migrants Out of Texas to Ease Overcrowding at Border The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal a...
20:36, 05/17/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as ...
20:12, 05/17/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Mueller not testifying because he has nothing to tell Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller isn't appearing before Congress because he has "nothing to tell" and he doesn't want Democrats to be "mad at him," at l...
20:12, 05/17/2019

Louisiana Governor breaks with Dems, indicates he'll sign 'heartbeat' legislation Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reportedly signaled he would sign his state's "heartbeat" legislation -- effectively banning abortions after just ...
20:12, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Cou...
20:12, 05/17/2019

De Blasio joins 2020 Dems who previously said they weren't running for POTUS to run for president It isn't out of the ordinary for politicians to dismiss a presidential run before they actually launch a presidential run, but with a record-breaking ...
20:12, 05/17/2019

Dagen McDowell: Obama-era FBI, DOJ officials 'worried' what Barr's review into Russia probe could find Are Obama-era intelligence officials worried about what Attorney General William Barr's investigation Ito the origins of the Russia probe will find? F...
20:12, 05/17/2019

Spicer: Intelligence chiefs never informed Trump about Flynn investigation Former White House communications director added context Friday to reports that former President Obama warned President Trump about hiring former nati...
20:12, 05/17/2019

As China invests in economic future, US faces 'big problem' without policy changes, Rubio says As China rises as an economic superpower and U.S. rival, America must take a cue and reinvest in its own future by focusing on its workers, "reimagini...
20:12, 05/17/2019

DeSantis: Florida 'cannot accommodate' influx of migrants expected for processing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis was caught off guard Thursday when he was notified by U.S. Border Patrol that hundreds of migrants from the Mexican borde...
20:12, 05/17/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax retu...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to ...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for Presid...
19:36, 05/17/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump tax returns U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a congressional subpoena seeking six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns on Friday, all but gu...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for end to for-profit U.S. charter schools Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of publicly-funded charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday t...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing begi...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Trump and de Blasio: As New York City mayor enters the presidential race, Trump gives him the Bronx cheer De Blasio just announced his presidential run. It’s quickly reignited a tabloid-ready, trash-talking feud between the mayor and Trump, longtime brawle...
18:24, 05/17/2019

No Mueller, no McGahn and stalled investigations leave House Democrats frustrated  Democrats face an uncooperative president, Pelosi’s reluctance about impeachment and a court system that could take years in resolving the standoff. ...
18:24, 05/17/2019

What Trump Got Wrong on the Investigations Into Michael Flynn The president said he could not have known Mr. Flynn was under investigation. But Mr. Flynn himself revealed it to a top Trump aide, and others warned...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Trump’s Financial Disclosure Form: Five Takeaways The president’s family business had a down year in 2018. A close look at the numbers shows how politics, among other factors, is affecting his hotels,...
17:12, 05/17/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conserva...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Jim Jordan Claims Vindication, but Inquiry Says Talk of Abuse at Ohio State Was Rampant An investigation into a team doctor’s sexual abuse found no hard evidence that coaches like Mr. Jordan knew, but it said dozens of other coaches ackno...
17:12, 05/17/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confronta...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks Mr. Barr said his review of the investigation has turned up “inadequate” answers. But some former officials expressed concern he was deliberately unde...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden Looks to Make a Splash With Official 2020 Kickoff Since he joined the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden has worn the mantle of frontrunner comfortabl...
16:48, 05/17/2019

‘It’s Time to Fight Back.’ Elizabeth Warren Unveils Her Strategy to Protect Abortion Access Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s time to “fight back” against restrictive abortion laws recently passed in several states around the ...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.S. Military Officials Say There Is No Actual Plan to Confront Iran The Trump Administration is turning up the heat on Iran, broadcasting a new plan to send as many as 120,000 U.S. forces to the Middle East to counter ...
16:48, 05/17/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGB...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Every town is a border town until we secure the southern border Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R, Tenn., has expressed her support for President Trump's new immigration crackdown and revealed she plans to introduce legisla...
14:12, 05/17/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was wil...
14:12, 05/17/2019

Trump denies reports of White House infighting over Iran, slams ‘bulls--t’ sources President Trump on Friday denied reports of infighting among White House advisers over the situation with Iran, as he ripped reporters for citing anon...
14:12, 05/17/2019

Mnuchin says he won’t comply with subpoena for Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday said he will not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and b...
14:12, 05/17/2019

Donna Brazile: Dems could take Wisconsin and Pennsylvania after losing them in 2016 In 2020, Democrats could regain the purple states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin after losing them to then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016, a...
14:12, 05/17/2019

Klobuchar struggles with questions on late-term abortions when pressed by Meghan McCain Minnesota Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar struggled to answer questions about late-term abortions when pressed by "Th...
14:12, 05/17/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Trump's diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico faced its first ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. House tax chairman sees court fight over Trump's returns A top House Democrat edged the U.S. Congress closer to a legal fight with President Donald Trump over its investigations of him, saying on Friday he w...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back his immigration, border plan President Donald Trump on Friday acknowledged he would need some support from Democrats to support his immigration and border agenda, even as opponent...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says looking at alternatives to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday his administration was looking at alternatives to the conservatorship of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Fre...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Bill Barr reveals Russia probe review to focus on Trump dossier briefing, leaking Attorney General Bill Barr, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, revealed that the recently announced review of the origins of the Russia probe wi...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Rep. Ro Khanna dismisses Barr's pushback on 'lying' accusations, says Mueller should testify Attorney General William Barr dismissed accusations he lied during his congressional hearing “laughable” in an exclusive Fox News interview, but at le...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Obama wades into 2020 election, announces ‘unity’ fund to support eventual Dem nominee Former President Barack Obama on Friday waded into the burgeoning presidential race by announcing the formation of a Democratic National Committee “un...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Chris Wallace on Fox News exclusive interview with AG Barr: ‘He clearly is protecting this president’ “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace weighed in on the Fox News exclusive interview with Attorney General William Barr, saying Friday that Barr “cle...
11:48, 05/17/2019

George W. Bush looks back on how 'strategery' was coined: 'Important not to take yourself too seriously' Former President George W. Bush discussed malapropisms, the importance of humor and his presidential center's programming on the podcast “The Stratege...
11:48, 05/17/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri House approves 8-week abortion ban, sending it to governor’s desk The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of such...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Former FBI official defends investigation of Russia probe's origins: 'When you leak, you have an agenda' Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the Russia probe's origins was "entirely appropriate" and brought hope for finally getting to the b...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Pelosi Suggests Using ‘Impeachment as a Purpose’ to Investigate During a news conference, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats could use an impeachment inquiry as a way to obtain documents and testimony f...
11:36, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-...
11:36, 05/17/2019

House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Sen...
11:36, 05/17/2019

William Barr just said some remarkable things on Fox News The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a ...
10:36, 05/17/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of mi...
10:36, 05/17/2019

House tax chairman sees court fight over Trump's returns A top House Democrat edged the U.S. Congress closer to a legal fight with President Donald Trump over its investigations of him, saying on Friday he w...
10:12, 05/17/2019

Trump campaign manager says immigration a 'winning issue': System 'broken' for nearly half a century A day after President Trump unveiled his sweeping new immigration plan, the manager for the president's reelection campaign said immigration will be a...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Rep. Nunes on Bill Barr's Fox News interview: 'I could take up whole show' with questions on Russia probe's origins Rep. Devin Nunes responded Friday to brand-new information from Attorney General Bill Barr's exclusive Fox News interview, saying he still has a lengt...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Pompeo slams Kerry over meeting with Iranians, undermining Trump administration: 'It's time to get off the stage' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed his predecessor John Kerry, telling him “it's time to get off the stage” and stop inappropriately engaging with...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Mueller files show Flynn under investigation earlier than thought, as brother alleges effort to 'trap him' Michael Flynn was already under federal investigation during the 2016 presidential transition began, according to a little-discussed paragraph in Spec...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Joe Scarborough: GOP ‘extremism’ on abortion is ‘scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans’ MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Friday that Republican “extremism” on abortion “is scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans who migh...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard warns war with Iran would make Iraq War 'look like a cakewalk' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D, HI, said she looks forward to a briefing next week that will provide more clarity on the rising tensions between the United Sta...
10:00, 05/17/2019

De Blasio, Trump face off in dueling videos after campaign launch: ‘We’re coming for you’ President Trump and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio traded barbs in dueling videos Thursday after the liberal mayor announced he was running for preside...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Juan Williams on Barr’s new comments on Russia probe review: Now it's not about 'spying'? Juan Williams said he doesn’t understand what’s going on with the investigation into the origins of the Russia probe following Attorney General Willia...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Lara Trump unconcerned by new 2020 election poll showing Biden, Sanders and Warren ahead of President Trump Lara Trump, a senior campaign adviser for her father-in-law President Trump, told "America's Newsroom" hosts she's unbothered by a new poll showing Se...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Brexitcast reacts to Danish politician advertising on PornHub Brexitcast hosts Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler can't stop laughing when they discuss where a Danish politician is advertising his election campaign...
09:36, 05/17/2019

Magid Magid: Green Party 'only solid remain party that is anti-austerity' A Green MEP candidate for the Yorkshire and Humber region, Magid Magid, has told the BBC that the Greens are the "only solid remain party that is anti...
09:36, 05/17/2019

Mnuchin expected to ignore subpoena deadline for Trump's tax returns, setting up court fight House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., made a formal request for six years of Trump's personal and business tax returns l...
09:24, 05/17/2019

Melania Trump’s parents would have struggled to come to the U.S. under Trump’s immigration plan The first lady, who immigrated from Slovenia in 1996 for modeling, likely brought her parents over through a family unification process that Trump wan...
08:24, 05/17/2019

William Barr leans in on his deep-state conspiracy theory The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a ...
08:24, 05/17/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in st...
07:24, 05/17/2019

Judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its fi...
07:24, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back immigration, border plan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" Democrats would back his immigration and border protection efforts ahead of the N...
07:24, 05/17/2019

Biden shows early strength, but pitfalls loom in 2020 U.S. presidential race Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has shown surprising strength in the first three weeks of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination...
07:24, 05/17/2019

Trump Delays Auto Tariffs in Press for Deal With Japan, Europe President Trump stepped back from opening yet another front in a global trade war by delaying tariffs on automobiles until later this year as his admi...
07:24, 05/17/2019

College Scholarships Hit With Big Tax Increases in New Tax Law Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the sweeping tax overhaul of 2017 that has resulted in unintended tax bill in...
04:36, 05/17/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more ...
03:36, 05/17/2019

How liberal was Joe Biden? “I was always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress. If it makes you progressive to mean that you are for Medicare ...
02:36, 05/17/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn...
01:36, 05/17/2019

NBC's Seth Meyers a 'useful idiot' for some Dems' anti-Semitism, columnist writes After NBC "Late Night" host Seth Meyers welcomed U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib onto his talk show this week, one conservative columnist blasted the former "...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Trump immigration plan tackles problem 'that has not been touched' in 54 years: Kellyanne Conway President Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared on the "The Ingraham Angle" Thursday to promote the administration's "two-point" plan to address...
01:36, 05/17/2019

FBI tried to get my wife to 'entrap' me, former Trump aide Papadopoulos says Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos said Thursday that the FBI tried to get his wife to wear a wire to "entrap" him and that he thinks Cong...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Ex-Kasich adviser backs out of $350G Russia lobbying gig, vows 'laser focus' against Trump in 2020 A former campaign adviser for John Kasich announced Thursday that he’s backing out of a $350,000 contract to lobby against sanctions on a Russian stat...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe: U.S. court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump adminis...
00:24, 05/17/2019

Michael Flynn Told Special Counsel About Efforts to Influence His Cooperation, Court Filing Shows (WASHINGTON) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the T...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump’s Immigration Plan Won’t Pass Congress. But It Could Be the Future of the GOP When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential campaign at Trump Tower in 2015, he memorably said that Mexico was “not sending their best” ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump wants his border barrier to be painted black with spikes. He has other ideas, too. Pointed tops. Fewer gates. Resistance to climbing. The president’s frequently changing design requests have frustrated Homeland Security officials and...
22:24, 05/16/2019

Joe Biden's 2020 run will attract voters who value 'emotions' over 'facts,' Newt Gingrich says Joe Biden, the current 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner, will attract voters "for whom emotions matter," while President Trump will garner sup...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before Ame...
21:24, 05/16/2019

A Bill de Blasio presidency would make America like the groundhog the NYC mayor 'killed': Mark Steyn Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential prospects are slim, but America would not fare well under the newest Democratic candidate's presidency if he defeat...
20:12, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run a bad idea for 'unmitigated disaster' mayor, Scaramucci says Bill de Blasio, the latest 2020 Democratic presidential contender, is an "unmitigated disaster" of a leader and people in the city of New York by and ...
20:12, 05/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger tra...
19:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. House panel threatens action to get Mueller report documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff said on Thursday the committee plans to take "enforcement action" to compel the Department of J...
19:24, 05/16/2019

RNC chairwoman: Why won't Dems sit and work with Trump on anything? The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee sternly criticized Democrats for not working with President Trump, including his plan to overhaul ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Rep. Dan Kildee on Trump's tax returns: Responsibilities to the Constitution trump his own privacy interests President Trump, as a public officer, had responsibilites that superseded his own interests in privacy over his taxes.Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., sugges...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he wa...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run an 'almost farcical' bid by 'inept' NYC mayor, Judge Napolitano says Bill de Blasio has launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid, but the mayor leads an "inept" New York City Hall and is not going to be taken serio...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Trump immigration plan shows stark difference between GOP, Dems ahead of 2020 election, Matt Gaetz says President Trump's new immigration reform plan was wrongly criticized by Democrats, who in turn need to decide whether to be more serious about what's ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Beto O'Rourke comes off as 'thirsty' and 'desperate' Has Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke shown America too much? That's what "The Five" hosts said Thursday, reacting to O'Rourke's latest vi...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Andrew Yang explains his universal basic income plan, why he is the anti-Trump for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Fox News Thursday that he's "laser-focused on the problems that got Donald Trump elected in 2016," ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration, Congress reached out to former adviser Flynn as he cooperated with Mueller, docs show Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Con...
18:00, 05/16/2019

AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government o...
18:00, 05/16/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morni...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and w...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi le...
17:00, 05/16/2019

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in pol...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Flynn gave info on attempts to obstruct Mueller probe: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about multiple attempts by people to obstruct the ...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Trump revenue at least $434 million in 2018, saw drop in Mar-a-Lago money, new filing reveals The filing reveals that Trump in 2018 had a minimum of $434 million in revenue from all sources. That's a slight drop from the at least $452 mill...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part o...
16:00, 05/16/2019

How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on the Trade Deal Upended It Xi Jinping miscalculated President Trump’s willingness to accept a changed deal. Now angry rhetoric could complicate efforts to return to negotiations...
14:36, 05/16/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for President (NEW YORK CITY) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his na...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren Thinks the Pentagon’s Relationship With Lobbyists Is Corrupt. Here’s Her Plan to Fix It Sen. Elizabeth Warren will announce a plan Thursday to limit the influence of lobbyists and contractors on the Department of Defense, according to sou...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Both Released From Hospital (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors...
14:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representativ...
14:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended R...
14:36, 05/16/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in t...
14:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Trump took out 30-year loan on $18.5 million home in 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump took out a new 30-year mortgage on a sprawling oceanfront house steps from his own Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, and it is...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exce...
14:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said on Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail progr...
14:36, 05/16/2019

In nod to 2020, Trump pitches U.S. immigration overhaul President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed overhauling the U.S. immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of p...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Judge orders former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning back to jail A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal ...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Democrats read Mueller report aloud in U.S. Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-pag...
14:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclos...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Heckles, Support, Shrugs: New Yorkers on de Blasio’s Presidential Bid Mayor Bill de Blasio, in announcing his campaign, described his city as “legendarily tough and big and complicated.” In their response, New Yorkers pr...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Pelosi Raises Impeachment as a Way to Break Trump’s Information Stonewall Speaker Nancy Pelosi, facing President Trump’s blanket denial of documents and witnesses, said Thursday that an impeachment inquiry would aid House in...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a milita...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language that evangelicals...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further effo...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Trump scorches de Blasio after 2020 announcement: ‘NYC HATES HIM!’ President Trump scorched Bill de Blasio on Thursday, just hours after the New York City mayor announced his 2020 White House bid, claiming that “NYC H...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Sarah Sanders: There's 'nothing' in Trump's immigration overhaul that Democrats should not support Calling it a "true crisis," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday she believes Democrats will get on board with President Trump's ne...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Inslee unveils $9 trillion plan to battle climate change Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee on Thursday unveiled a wide-ranging plan he says would combat climate change by shifting the U.S. from de...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Rep. Zeldin calls for House to take up anti-BDS legislation, 'forcefully condemn' anti-Semitism Rep. Lee Zeldin and several of his House Republican colleagues are hoping to force a vote on a bill meant to oppose the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest an...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Howie Carr: US attorney investigating origins of Russia probe will be 'very hard to smear' Radio host Howie Carr said U.S. Attorney John Durham will be very hard for to “smear as a partisan” as he conducts a review of the Russia probe's orig...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s celebrity backers, from Ryan Reynolds to Mandy Moore When it comes to star-studded endorsements, Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, vying for the Democratic party's nomination to take on ...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Obama deal sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia amid refugee swap: report The Obama administration reportedly agreed to offload three Rwandans accused of slaughtering Americans to Australia -- a previously unknown arrangemen...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Sen. John Kennedy: America needs new plan to seriously tackle illegal immigration As President Trump gears up to reveal a sweeping new immigration plan, Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy said the country is in dire need of immi...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Biden establishes campaign headquarters in Philadelphia The former vice president is setting up camp in a state that will be key to any Democrat’s prospects in next year’s election against President Trump....
07:12, 05/16/2019

Rudy Giuliani: Dems 'afraid' to call new Trump-Russia probes an 'impeachment hearing' President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday night that Democrats are afraid to call their continued investigating into Russia and the Muelle...
04:36, 05/16/2019

Former Kasich adviser takes $350G job lobbying for Russia, registers as foreign agent: report A former campaign adviser for John Kasich has registered as a foreign agent to lobby against sanctions on Russia despite being a long-time critic of t...
04:36, 05/16/2019

AOC blames Twitter, readers after called out for tweets about Alabama pro-life law Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blamed Twitter's character limitations -- and the reading skills of her critics -- after getting called out for spreadin...
04:36, 05/16/2019

2020 Dems pull back from #AbolishICE while AOC renews call to dismantle immigration agency Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination seem to be backing away from the #AbolishICE movement as a new poll shows the call to dis...
04:36, 05/16/2019

Giuliani: 'Noose tightening' on Comey, accuses the former FBI head of blackmail The president's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani appeared on the "Ingraham Angle" Wednesday where he said the "noose was tightening" around the neck of...
04:36, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 White House run, joining crowded field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday morning that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, saying President Trum...
04:36, 05/16/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump’s Taxes (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats dem...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, promptin...
03:00, 05/16/2019

These Presidents Won the Electoral College — But Not the Popular Vote As Democratic presidential hopefuls unroll their platforms for the 2020 presidential election, some of the hot-button issues they’re discussing,...
03:00, 05/16/2019

President Trump to Launch New Legal Immigration Overhaul Push WASHINGTON — After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday as he tries to...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate Passes a Bill to Ban Abortions at 8 Weeks (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the...
03:00, 05/16/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flatter...
03:00, 05/16/2019

President Trump Will Provide a Rare Look Into His Finances With His Disclosure Report (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Probation services to be brought back under public control The supervision of all offenders in England and Wales is being brought back under public control, after a part-privatisation was dogged by controversy...
03:00, 05/16/2019

New York City Mayor de Blasio to join crowded Democratic presidential field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who emerged as a progressive standard-bearer in 2013 but has struggled amid middling approval ratings to build a n...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Guatemalan migrant toddler dies weeks after U.S. detention A 2-1/2-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy who was detained last month at the U.S.-Mexico border but released from U.S. custody with his mother during tr...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio's rumored 2020 run gets brutally mocked: 'Hide your groundhogs' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce his candidacy for president on Thursday morning and people are already mocking his entry in the ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Brit Hume: Abortion debate 'the most enduring moral, political issue of our time' The pro-choice versus pro-life debate is the "most enduring moral and political issue of our time," Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said W...
21:48, 05/15/2019

US suspends all passenger, cargo flights to Venezuela The Trump administration suspended all commercial passenger and cargo flights to Venezuela in light of worsening safety conditions, recent social unre...
21:48, 05/15/2019

'The last thing you want is 535 special counsels': Graham defends advice to Trump Jr. over subpoena "What you see happening is Congressional committees are now beginning to take the place of prosecutors, and that's dangerous for us all," Graham told ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Ex-FBI lawyer: Officials were 'quite worried' Comey appeared to be blackmailing Trump with dossier Former top FBI lawyer James Baker said this week that he and other officials were "quite worried" that former FBI Director James Comey appeared to be ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Many in media wanted Trump-Russia case to be 'next Watergate': Joe Concha Many in the mainstream media wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to result in a scandal similar to Watergate, reporter Joe Co...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Steve Scalise touts Trump plan for 'merit-based' immigration: 'Right now, we've got some of the dumbest laws on the books' America should move toward a "merit-based" immigration system that also respects the "rule of law" and gets rid of the "dumb laws" currently on the bo...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Sen. McSally defends John Bolton on Iran, says US doesn't want war: 'Stop playing politics' U.S. Sen. Martha McSally on Wednesday blasted those who've criticized National Security Adviser John Bolton as a "war monger" amid rising tensions bet...
21:48, 05/15/2019

A new comic book paints Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a superhero — literally — on the Hill Left-leaning cartoonists gave rookie members of Congress supernatural strength in “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Freshman Force (New Party, Who Dis?)”...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Barr asks Pelosi outside the Capitol, ‘Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?’ As tensions between the Trump administration and Democratic lawmakers intensify, the attorney general joked to the speaker about preparations to hold ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed par...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Pence pays homage to Lugar, symbol of a pre-Trump era of GOP internationalism The vice president mentioned his boss just once in a eulogy for the former senator from Indiana that exemplified his uneasy role in reassuring traditi...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Two Democrats from Pennsylvania exemplify the diversity of the freshman class How Speaker Nancy Pelosi navigates the distance from the farthest left corner to the farthest right corner will determine how she gets graded in her s...
21:48, 05/15/2019

House Democrats fall in line with Pelosi’s no-impeachment strategy despite Trump’s defiance Several rank-and-file lawmakers want to begin impeachment proceedings, but instead of pushing back on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, they’re following he...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 did...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Trump prepares to unveil broad immigration plan but shows no signs of tempering hard-line rhetoric The president’s proposal to move toward a ‘merit-based system’ has faced skepticism from both parties. Any legislation is unlikely to get far in Congr...
21:48, 05/15/2019