Trump is planning an extra long Christmas vacation in Florida so that he will be hiding out when Democrats take over the House.
By Ginger Gibson
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nancy Pelosi said Democrats will begin to seek President Donald Trump’s tax returns – a move likely to prompt outrage from the White House – when they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January.
By Lucia Mutikani
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near a 49-year low last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labor market and economy.
By Karen Pierog
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a law aimed at addressing the state’s cash-strapped retirement system because it was improperly passed by the Republican-controlled legislature.
By Sarah N. Lynch
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A woman accused of acting as a Russian agent to infiltrate a powerful gun lobby group and influence U.S. policy toward Moscow pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy in federal court on Thursday in a deal with prosecutors that could give them insight into Russian meddling in American politics.
Trump melted down on Twitter, but the president has gotten to the point where he can do is blubber witch hunt in all caps as Robert Mueller closes in.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump has not answered Democrats’ budget compromise proposals on measures to keep the federal government open.
No matter how you slice it, this poll should have Trump increasingly worried about his re-election chances in 2020 – that is if his presidency makes it that far.
Two top lawyers say it is now time for President Donald Trump to negotiate a plea deal and resign from office in order to minimize his legal liability.
Both former U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal and former chief White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter reached the same conclusion yesterday after more evidence was disclosed making clear that Donald Trump was guilty of committing at least one felony — and probably several more.
Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) on Thursday jumped from tenth to second place in CNN rankings of prospective 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.
By placing O’Rourke second on his monthly “power rankings” of potential Democratic candidates, CNN’s Chris Cillizza put him ahead of many others who had been considered leading contenders for the 2020 nomination. The Texas Congressman now ranks ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).
Democrat Stacey Abrams, who lost a heated and controversial Georgia governor’s race against Republican Brian Kemp, has announced that she will definitely run for public office again.
“Yes, I’m going to run again,” she told an enthusiastic crowd at Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit” in Laguna Niguel, Calif. “What it is I’m going to run for I haven’t decided yet. Stay tuned.”
The lawyer for Michael Cohen, who for 20 years was President Trump‘s personal lawyer, said that the president knew ahead of time that Cohen was planning to perjure himself while testifying to Congress.
Former Judge Andrew Napolitano, legal analyst for Fox News, said that yesterday the people of America learned without question that federal prosecutors in New York have clear evidence that President Donald Trump committed a felony.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Canada should distance itself from U.S. “hegemonism” and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of China’s Huawei detained in Vancouver on Washington‘s request, state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial.
BEIJING/OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, is missing in China, a Canadian official said, days after Chinese authorities detained a former Canadian diplomat amid an escalating diplomatic row.
Here are highlights from the Reuters interview with U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
By Mark Hosenball
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Roger Stone, a veteran Republican operative, said on Wednesday that he will not appear to answer questions before two U.S. Senate committees about his ties to and support of Donald Trump when he was running for president in 2016.
Rachel Maddow sent the entire Trump family reeling as she pointed out that the president and his children are clearly being targeted by investigators.
The fact that Trump directed Cohen to commit crimes is not debatable. Republicans can no longer spin their way away from it.