Parkland students Cameron Kasky, Jaclyn Corin, David Hogg, Emma González and Alex Wind have been chosen for the annual TIME list of the world's most influential people and it's written by former President Barack Obama.
President Donald Trump said he did not fire James Comey "because of the phony Russia investigation" Wednesday morning, contradicting his 2017 statement that he fired the former FBI director over the Russia investigation into whether Trump and his campaign coordinated with Russia to harm Hillary Clinton in the election.
Re Russia's attack on 2016 election: 'I recall Trump listening without interrupting, and asking only one question, which was really more of a statement: "But you found there was no impact on the result, right?" The intelligence team said they had done no such analysis.
(Reuters) -cDemocratic lawmakers on Thursday questioned whether the head of a Chicago bank was seeking a favor from the incoming Trump administration when he inquired about the confirmation process for a top U.S. Army position before extending $16 million in loans to Trump’s former campaign chairman.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen says everything he did in regard to paying adult film star Stormy Daniels was perfectly legal, CNN reported on Tuesday, citing an interview.
Mueller is investigating whether the Trump campaign and Russia colluded to help Trump win the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether Trump has unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe. Trump has called the investigation a "witch hunt."
Following is a timeline of major events surrounding the investigation.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Tuesday during the White House briefing that President Trump “certainly believes he has the power” to fire Robert Mueller.
“Mr. Rosenstein’s personal involvement in the decision signals that the evidence seen by law enforcement officials was significant enough to persuade the Justice Department’s second-in-command that such an aggressive move was necessary.”
President Trump woke up Tuesday morning after stewing in a rage over the FBI raiding his personal lawyer's office and home Monday to scream "TOTAL WITCH HUNT!!!" and "Attorney-client privilege is dead!"
In the wake of the news that President Trump’s personal attorney’s office and hotel room were raided by the FBI, one of the questions has been about the seizure of the communication between the President and his attorney Michael Cohen. Normally, this material would be off limits or at the very least exceptionally problematic given attorney client privilege.
The FBI is not playing with President Trump.
On Monday, the FBI raided the office of Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen. They took with them records related to several topics, including payments to a porn actress, according to the New York Times.
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) tied the chemical attack in Syria to President Trump's inaction and signal that he intended to "prematurely withdraw" from Syria.
President Trump tried to blame former President Barack Obama for the Syrian disaster happening under Trump's watch, forgetting that he had tried to order Obama not to attack Syria:
Many targeted by the new sanctions against Russia are from Putin's inner circle. They also target Oleg Deripaska in a big way, who is former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort's boss.
(Reuters) – China on Wednesday hit back at U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, proposing additional tariffs of 25 percent on 106 categories of U.S. goods, from soybeans to autos, chemicals and some kinds of aircraft.
The EPA's ethics office cleared Pruitt, a climate change denier who is in charge of regulating industries that impact our climate, of accepting a gift from a lobbyist, you know like a non-swamp dweller would -- but did not address whether he broke other federal ethical regulations.
How soon until Paul Manafort makes a plea deal. That is the looming question that has to be hanging over President Trump's head Tuesday morning after the late night dump of a secret Rosenstein memo that proves Mueller has broad authorization to investigation Manafort for possible collusion with Russia.
Gone are the days of Obama family Easter fun and Bush family traditional joy. We are in bleak times these days, and this reality is reflected in the faces of the First Family at Easter.
Perhaps this is comforting, as it tells everyone they are not alone. But to think some Americans are so swept up in superficial aspirations that they find this family to be role models for evangelical Christians is further fodder for discouragement.
A source told CNN that Mueller pushed for deputy campaign manager for Trump Rick Gates' help making the collusion connection in the Trump Russia probe.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and Democracy 21 have filed a criminal complaint against Steve Bannon, the Trump campaign, the John Bolton Super PAC, Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Nix, and SCL Elections, they announced Thursday evening.