On the third straight night of protests over Trump’s Helsinki fiasco outside the White House, protesters chanted, “Lock him up!” “We the the people are the power!”, carried a flashing sign reading “TREASON” and signs about President Trump’s child abuse policies and others calling him a traitor.
By Roberta Rampton
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House struggled on Wednesday to contain a political outcry and confusion over U.S. President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, denying Trump ever meant to say that Moscow was no longer targeting the United States.
A threat by the U.S. government to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported auto parts could hit consumers in unexpected ways: higher repair costs, insurance premiums and even the theft of more cars for their parts, the industry said.
The White House on Wednesday declined to rule out accepting a Russian proposal for the questioning in the United States of Americans sought by the Kremlin for "illegal activities," including a former U.S. ambassador to Moscow.
Maddow tore into Trump for considering to allow the Russians to have their way with American citizens, including a former ambassador.
For the United States of America, this week keeps getting worse as the president continues to work on behalf of a foreign adversary – despite what his own intelligence community has found.
Trump has no defense when it comes to the increasing likelihood that his campaign coordinated with Russia to undermine the 2016 presidential election.
MSNBC host Ari Melber fought back laughter before quickly shutting down Republican Rep. Bill Johnson for defending Trump's latest spin job.
Trump told Jeff Glor of the CBS Evening News that he did great at Putin press conference, even though it has resulted in accusations of treason and calls for his impeachment.
Hundreds of new sworn statements about life in U.S. Customs and Border Protection detention from children and parents detail challenging conditions.
"We now see many in CBP custody for three to six days,” up from two to three days in prior months, said Peter Schey, the lead attorney for plaintiffs in the Flores case.
Senate Democrats have launched a full-scale effort to find out exactly what was said at Trump's private meeting with Putin.
Senate Democrats on Wednesday lashed out at Republican President Donald Trump's tax overhaul of December 2017, warning that it contains "gigantic loopholes" that could encourage companies to move plants and jobs abroad.
A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request by President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort to suppress evidence seized by the FBI from his home as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into whether Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russia.
Trump has flipped-flopped again and now told CBS News that he thinks that the Russians interfered in the 2016 election.
By Richard Cowan and Daphne Psaledakis
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sanctions targeting key Russian economic sectors would kick in swiftly if U.S. authorities determined the Kremlin had meddled again in a U.S. election, under a bill gaining momentum in the Senate on Wednesday.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday opened the door to a possible criminal case against the Donald J. Trump Foundation with a statement from his counsel that Cuomo was prepared to provide a criminal referral if asked.
Asked about a White House comment that President Donald Trump was taking the Russian request under advisement, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the Russian prosecutor general was aware the United States had rejected Russian allegations.
The day after he tried to quiet a political uproar over his failure to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin during their Helsinki summit for Moscow's 2016 U.S. election meddling, Trump adopted his usual defiant posture and dismissed assessments of Russia from the intelligence community.
Donald Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is in the process of shifting more than $200 million from other HHS accounts to pay for the cost of arresting migrants and separating them from their children at the U.S. border with Mexico.
The White House denied that U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia was no longer targeting the United States, saying his answer "no" was about taking questions not about potential interference in U.S. elections.