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Trump has his sights set on West Virginia for the fall

Thursday  19:42,   17 may 2018

In a Senate lunch, the president was focused on a state where he remains very popular.Load[...]

Exclusive: Judge to rule on release of special counsel's contacts with media

Thursday  19:07,   17 may 2018

Freedom Watch founder Larry Klayman is pushing a Freedom of Information Act request that includes Robert Mueller's team.Load[...]

Trump: Report that Obama FBI spied on campaign could be 'bigger than Watergate'

Thursday  15:46,   17 may 2018

President Trump on Thursday touted a report saying the FBI under former President Obama spied on the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election, saying that the revelation could be "bigger than Watergate.""Wow, word seems to be[...]

Confirmation vote for CIA chief brings out Democratic rift

Thursday  15:06,   17 may 2018

Political divisions within the Democratic Party are playing out in the vote to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.Load[...]

Mueller probe one year later: How Russia investigation became DC’s biggest political football

Thursday  12:56,   17 may 2018

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has officially led the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with President Trump’s campaign for one year. Read on for a refresher on all the many twists and turns to date,[...]

Never-ending Russia probe could fuel GOP's midterm message

Thursday  12:50,   17 may 2018

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe hits the one-year mark Thursday, Republicans in midterm elections have started to see an opportunity to use the Trump controversy to their advantage – by appealing to voters tired of the never-ending[...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misplaces blame for family splits

Thursday  04:35,   17 may 2018

President Donald Trump is wrongly blaming Democrats for a law that he says is forcing migrant children to be taken from their parents at the border. The decision to separate families was made by the Trump administration.A look at his comment[...]

House passes tough penalties for those who attack, ambush law enforcement officers

Thursday  04:25,   17 may 2018

The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday that would toughen federal penalties against people who intentionally target law enforcement officers in attacks, including ambushes. “Sadly, we’ve seen a recent rash and an increase in violence[...]

House votes to expand veterans' access to private care

Thursday  02:36,   17 may 2018

House lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation expanding veterans' access to private care at taxpayer expense, a campaign promise of President Donald Trump, and adding more money to the "Choice program" weeks before VA[...]

5 Things the New Trump Tower Meeting Documents Tell Us

Thursday  02:36,   17 may 2018

A Senate committee released thousands of documents related to a 2016 meeting with Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer. Here are five key findings.WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee released on Wednesday thousands of page of[...]

Immigration Stalemate Leads Both Sides of GOP to Pressure Ryan

Thursday  01:25,   17 may 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan is being attacked from the ideological center and the far right wing of his Republican Party as both sides try to break the months-long logjam over immigration legislation. Moderate Republicans on Wednesday were a handful of[...]

Giuliani: Mueller's team told Trump's lawyers they can't indict a president

Thursday  01:20,   17 may 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has informed President Donald Trump's attorneys that they have concluded that they cannot indict a sitting president, according to the President's lawyer. "All they get to do is write a report,"[...]

The Lingering Mysteries of a Trump-Russia Conspiracy

Thursday  01:20,   17 may 2018

The day after Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to lead the investigation into Russia’s election interference, it seemed to some that President Trump's “worst nightmare” had come true. Dozens of dizzying developments and[...]

Email challenges Pruitt account on motorcade lights, siren

Thursday  00:38,   17 may 2018

Lawmakers at a Senate hearing hammer Scott Pruitt with his toughest questioning to date amid federal investigations on his spending, bodyguards and ties with lobbyists. Democrat Sen. Tom Udall led prosecutor-style questioning that included dramatic[...]

Trump will seek full funding soon for his border wall

Thursday  00:10,   17 may 2018

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would soon push for full funding of his promised wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, which could spark budget battles in a Congress fractured over his immigration policy. "Now we’re going for the full[...]