Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller urged a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to impose a strict prison sentence for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after a jury last year convicted him on eight counts of bank and tax fraud.
Donald Trump's re-election hopes are in big trouble as every declared or potential Democratic contender is winning over 50 percent of the vote.
The United States began sending Central American families seeking asylum back to Mexico this week, a Mexican immigration source said on Thursday, while U.S. human rights groups sued the Trump administration, saying the policy puts migrants in danger.
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, said on Saturday he had not yet decided whether to run for president in 2020 but would do so "in the near term".
If Republicans continue to hold this issue hostage as the body count grows then more of them will lose their jobs in 2020.
As was the case with Donald Trump's Muslim ban, America cannot count on the courts to save us from the latest abuse of power by Trump.
Trump's Saturday morning golf outing – hours after he said the U.S. was under invasion – further demonstrated that his national emergency is a farce.
In a court filing on Friday, Bob Mueller’s office said that it had gathered evidence that Roger Stone worked with WikiLeaks and Russia to elect Donald Trump president. This is the most clear evidence yet that Donald Trump was not legitimately elected President of the United States.
William Barr as the new Attorney General of the United States, will make the call about who gets a copy of the final report issued by special counsel Bob Mueller. But if he tries to stop Congress from using Mueller’s work for its own probes, he will have a major fight on his hands, according to House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY).
There is a one-in-four chance of a U.S. recession in the next 12 months, a scenario that should keep the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates next month, according to a Reuters poll of economists who now expect only one rate hike this year.
The special master overseeing a U.S. government fund to compensate victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Friday said future awards will be significantly reduced, typically by at least 50 percent, because the fund is running short of money.
(Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller disclosed for the first time on Friday that his office has evidence of communications between Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, and WikiLeaks related to the release of hacked Democratic Party emails.
By Ginger Gibson and Jan Wolfe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will almost certainly face legal challenges over his decision to declare a national emergency to get additional funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, circumventing the power of Congress to set spending policy.
The state of California and the ACLU have each filed lawsuits against Trump for his national emergency border wall declaration.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal said that the walls are closing in on Trump and the odds are that Sarah Sanders knows something.
The House Judiciary Committee has announced an immediate investigation into Trump's decision to declare a national emergency to get his wall.
MSNBC's John Heilemann put Trump's cheap national emergency stunt in perspective by saying that the real emergency is guns, not the southern border.
By Andrew Chung
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of a fiercely contested plan by President Donald Trump‘s administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, agreeing on Friday to an expedited review of a judge’s ruling blocking the plan.