• Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Papadopoulos Seeks California Seat Left Vacant by Rep. Hill

    George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign aide who was a key figure in the FBI’s Russia probe, filed paperwork Tuesday to run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Democrat Katie Hill. Papadopoulos didn’t immediately comment, but on Sunday he tweeted, “I love my state too much to see it run down by candidates like Hill. All talk, no...

  • Donald Trump Oct 12, 2019

    Trump Gripes About Impeachment, Media at Louisiana Rally

    President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on “a lot of crap.” Trump found a sympathetic audience in Louisiana, where an arena packed with his supporters roared at his profane denunciations of the proceedings hundreds of miles away in the nation’s capital....

  • Donald Trump Jul 24, 2019

    Mueller Testimony to Congress: What to Look for

    Democrats want incriminating, hidden-till-now details about Donald Trump and Russia. Republicans want Robert Mueller to concede it was all a waste of time and money, if not an outright hoax. Neither side is likely to get just what it wants Wednesday, but the former special counsel’s first open testimony on his investigation has Washington and the rest of the political...

  • attorney general Mar 25, 2019

    AG William Barr Says Mueller Probe Found No Russia Conspiracy

    House Democrats are calling for the release of the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller, after a four-page summary from Trump appointee Attorney General William Barr say Mueller’s team found no evidence of conspiracy between Donald Trump and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election season.

  • Donald Trump Mar 25, 2019

    Analysis: A Cloud Lifts Over Trump, But at a Cost

    The cloud that has hung over President Donald Trump since the day he walked into the White House has been lifted. Yes, special counsel Robert Mueller left open the question of whether Trump tried to obstruct the investigation. Yes, separate federal probes still put Trump and his associates in legal jeopardy. And yes, Democrats will spend the coming months pushing...

  • Donald Trump Mar 12, 2019

    Trump's Budget Proposal Offers Preview of Upcoming Campaign

    Frustrated by a divided Congress and rifts within his own party, President Donald Trump is giving little indication in his latest budget proposal of any new policy ambitions for the coming two, or six, years. Trump’s budget plan increases spending on his border wall and the military but is light on fresh ideas heading into his re-election campaign. His budget...

  • Donald Trump Feb 13, 2019

    As Democratic Field Expands, Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Waits on the Sidelines

    Former Vice President Joe Biden will headline his first public event in about three weeks on Saturday— in Munich, Germany, nearly 5,000 miles from Iowa, site of the 2020 presidential campaign’s first contest.

  • Congress Feb 1, 2019

    Trump, Pelosi Stances on Wall Suggest Deal Will Be Difficult

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that there’ll be no “wall money” in any compromise border security deal as she and President Donald Trump signaled that congressional negotiators may never satisfy his demands in a new government spending bill. Trump, who in recent weeks has expressed indifference to whether the term “wall” or something else is used, clung with renewed...

  • Donald Trump Oct 20, 2018

    Trump's Campaign Mode Revives Fiery Immigration Talk

    Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections, he’s back at it as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress. It’s an approach that offers both risks and rewards. He could energize Democratic foes...

  • Donald Trump Sep 21, 2018

    Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Providing Info in Mueller Probe

    President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer claimed Thursday he is providing “critical information” as part special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign. Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance and other charges last month, said he is providing the information to prosecutors without a...

  • New York Sep 13, 2018

    Joseph Mifsud, Missing Academic in Trump Russia Probe, Hit With $56K Fine

    No one seems to be able to find Joseph Mifsud, the Maltese academic at the center of the Russia investigation rocking Washington, but his legal woes are piling up on both sides of the Atlantic. On Tuesday, an Italian court ordered the missing 58-year-old to hand back more than 49,000 euros ($56,700) in overpayments from the University Consortium of the...

  • Donald Trump Sep 1, 2018

    Papadopoulos: Trump ‘Nodded' at Suggestion of Putin Meeting

    President Donald Trump “nodded with approval” at the suggestion of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a court filing Friday night that seeks leniency for a former campaign aide who lied to the FBI. Lawyers for George Papadopoulos are seeking probation, saying the foreign policy adviser misled agents during a January 2017 interview not to harm an...

  • Donald Trump Aug 31, 2018

    Lawyer Was Told Russia Had ‘Trump Over a Barrel,' Sources Say

    A senior Justice Department lawyer says a former British spy told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump “over a barrel,” according to multiple people familiar with the encounter. The lawyer, Bruce Ohr, also says he learned that a Trump campaign aide had met with higher-level Russian officials than the aide...

  • Donald Trump Aug 24, 2018

    Former Allies Line Up Against Trump; Sessions Punches Back on Justice Dept. Remarks

    National Enquirer Publisher David Pecker has been granted immunity by prosecutors in the Michael Cohen case. Pecker, the latest in a string of former Trump allies ready to testify against the president, is now free to tell what he knows about a hush money payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal. Meanwhile, Trump’s own attorney general is punching back at...

  • Associated Press Aug 22, 2018

    Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty

    Michael Cohen, a former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, plead guilty to tax fraud charges as well as campaign finance charges stemming from hush money related to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.

  • Donald Trump Aug 2, 2018

    Trump Calls on Sessions to Shut Down Mueller Probe ‘Right Now,' With Manafort Trial Underway

    President Donald Trump bluntly declared on Wednesday his attorney general should terminate “right now” the federal probe into the campaign that took him to the White House, a newly fervent attack on the special counsel investigation that could imperil his presidency. Trump also assailed the trial, just underway, of his former campaign chairman by the special counsel’s team.

  • Donald Trump May 11, 2018

    In Indiana, Trump Says Dems Would Stymie Economic Progress

    Embracing his role as party leader, President Donald Trump issued a stern warning at a rally Thursday that Democrats would disrupt the economic progress of his administration, imploring Republicans to mobilize during the 2018 midterm elections. Trump used one of his signature rallies in northern Indiana to paint a rosy picture of his presidency, pointing to low unemployment, “booming” job...

  • Donald Trump Apr 9, 2018

    Former Trump Campaign Aide Gates Pleads Guilty

    Former campaign aide Rick Gates pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and making a false statement, becoming the third associate of President Donald Trump to make a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. The plea turns up the pressure on Paul Manafort, a close business associate of Gates who was the chairman of the Trump campaign. The two were indicted in...

  • Donald Trump Mar 23, 2018

    Bolton May Herald Hawkish Shift in Trump's Foreign Policy

    John Bolton, President Donald Trump’s incoming national security adviser — and his third to date — is a divisive foreign policy figure who was an unabashed supporter of the Iraq war and advocates regime change in Iran. The rise of the mustached Bolton, a former U.N. ambassador under President George W. Bush who served in three federal agencies under Presidents...

  • Associated Press Mar 23, 2018

    McMaster to Resign From Trump Administration

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser H.R. McMaster will resign and be replaced by John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Trump made the staffing announcement in a tweet on March 22.

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