Trump responded to 350 newspapers publishing editorials denouncing his war on the press by having a total Twitter meltdown.
Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools," died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said.
President Trump admitted a direct connection between the Russia investigation into possible collusion by his campaign and his revoking of the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan in an interview with the Wall Street Journal late Wednesday night.
Former CIA Director John Brennan hit back at President Donald Trump in a scathing New York Times opinion piece after the president revoked his security clearance on Wednesday.
“In an op-ed, former CIA Director Brennan says President Trump revoked his security clearance to “scare into silence” critics”
Trump hasn't just obstructed justice in plain sight, but he is actively using the power of the presidency to hurt his political enemies.
Trump's move today may make him feel like a strongman, but it shows how weak he is and it will only make America less safe in the long term.
If and when more tapes are released – particularly audio of Trump saying the N-word – it will only confirm what most of the country has known for years.
This is the behavior of an authoritarian, not a president of the United States. Donald Trump has become a clear and present danger to the United States.
By David Gaffen
(Reuters) – Voter engagement in the 2018 U.S. midterm races remains feverish, primaries in notable swing states Wisconsin and Minnesota showed on Tuesday.
Both states showed sharp increases in participation as voters picked candidates for Congress, Senate and governor, with Minnesota’s turnout surpassing a two-decade high and Wisconsin’s hitting levels not reached for a state primary since at least 2002. [L1N1V50KY]
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said that Trump's revoking of Brennan's security clearance was not only un-American. It was also illegal.
Former deputy CIA Director John McLaughlin said that Trump's revoking of John Brennan's security clearance is a signal that he is trying to move the country toward authoritarianism.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced that Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan because he criticized Trump
Omarosa's decision to slowly leak out her taped conversations is exactly what Trump and WikiLeaks did with the Russian hacked Clinton emails and it is terrifying the White House.
By Karen Freifeld and Nathan Layne
(Reuters) – Paul Manafort had “a huge dumpster of hidden money” abroad, a prosecutor said on Wednesday, urging a jury to convict the former Trump campaign chief on financial fraud charges based more on a paper trail of evidence than the testimony of a former protege.
(Reuters) – Twitter Inc has banned U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from tweeting for seven days, saying one of his tweets violated its rules against abusive behavior.
The microblogging site had asked Jones on late Tuesday to delete the tweet that contained a video, which according to a spokesman had a segment at the end that is an “incitement to violence”.
By Ginger Gibson
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As women line up to run for U.S. political office at historic rates, state legislatures – where some of America’s most critical policy decisions get made – could see a slew of new female lawmakers after November’s vote, according to a Reuters analysis of election data.
By Bernie Woodall
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) – The Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February opened on Wednesday for a new school year with three armed guards and other new security measures that some parents and students worried would not be enough.
The Russians successfully attacked a Democrat who was running against Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) who is the most pro-Putin and pro-Russia member of Congress.