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Michael Cohen is hiring an experienced criminal lawyer in New York

President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen is hiring Guy Petrillo, a former chief of the criminal division of ...

US expecting North Korea to return troop remains in coming days

The Trump administration is expecting North Korea to return up to 200 sets of remains believed to be US servicemember...

Giuliani says he was interviewed earlier this year about leaks regarding Clinton investigation

Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday he was interviewed by the Department of Justice inspector general earlier this year about ...

Warren wants to put a hold on nominee to lead CFPB

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced she's putting a hold on the nomination for Kathy Kraninger to run the Cons...

Turkey to get F-35 jets Thursday despite opposition from Congress

Despite opposition from the US Congress, Turkey is set to receive its first F-35 Joint Strike Fighters on Thursday du...

More than 600 members of Jeff Sessions' church just charged him with violating church rules

More than 600 members of the United Methodist Church have issued a formal church complaint against Attorney General J...

Trump to huddle with Republicans during crucial week on immigration

President Donald Trump will meet with Republicans Tuesday on Capitol Hill at a pivotal moment -- both for his preside...

Trump campaign manager says it's 'time to fire' Jeff Sessions

President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager said Tuesday that it was "time to fire" Attorney General Jeff Sessions...

Kasich: 'We have lost our sense of humanity'

Ohio Gov. John Kasich pushed back against family separations by the Trump administration Tuesday, lamenting that peop...

Key Trump Senate ally asks for halt to family separations

Top Senate Republican Orrin Hatch broke with President Donald Trump on Tuesday over separating families at the south...

House GOP presses DOJ watchdog on bias in Clinton investigation

House Republicans went on the attack Tuesday over the Justice Department watchdog report on the FBI's handling of the...

Fact-checking Trump on immigration, family separations

President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered a stream-of-consciousness-style speech on immigration as furor over his a...

Trump trade adviser says tariffs are 'necessary to defend this country'

The White House is defending President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on at least $200 billion worth of Chin...

Senate staffer charged with lying to FBI requests Trump gag order

James Wolfe, former security director for the Senate Intelligence Committee charged with lying to FBI agents, filed a...

The family separation crisis could cost Republicans the House

The most telling statement of the ongoing border crisis involving the separation of families came Monday night from O...

Trump Jr. pulls out of fundraiser for George P. Bush due to immigration criticism

Donald Trump Jr. has withdrawn from a fundraiser for George P. Bush in New York because of criticism stemming from th...

State Dept. Q&A unleashes condemnation, mockery of administration's immigration policy

A Facebook Live question and answer session hosted by the State Department on Tuesday promised "Family Travel Hacks,"...

Vulnerable Republican briefly supported conservative immigration bill, cutting against his moderate image

Rep. Mike Coffman, a vulnerable Republican in Colorado's Sixth Congressional District, briefly supported the conserva...

What Kellyanne Conway gets dead wrong about family separation

On Monday night, White House counselor Kellyanne...

Melania Trump's favorability dips in new CNN poll

A new CNN poll out Tuesday indicates first lady Mela...

Trump officials roll out new rule for small business health insurance plans

The Trump administration is taking the final step Tuesday in its plan aimed at making health insurance policies cheap...

Republicans craft bill to keep detained families together

House Republican negotiators are inching closer to finding a way to keep parents and families together when they are ...

Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel are better at raising money for charity than they are at playing basketball

Sen. Ted Cruz can now add basketball scrimmage champion to his resume.The Texas Republican beat late-night hos...

George Takei: At least during my internment, I was not taken from my parents

Actor George Takei argued that "in one core, horrifying way," the family separations occurring at the United States' ...

Rep. Goodlatte on family separations: 'The laws need to be changed'

The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for laws to be changed in order to not sep...

US expected to disengage from UN's Human Rights Council

The US is expected to disengage with the UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias, a senior US official, a diplo...

Why Trump is digging in on separating families at the border

Logic suggests that the White House, under crushing political pressure, would be forced to back down on its hardline ...

Sessions: Migrant children facilities not like Nazi Germany because 'they were keeping the Jews from leaving'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions dismissed comparisons of the detention facilities for migrant children to Nazi concent...

Former top federal prosecutors call on Sessions to end 'zero tolerance' at border

A bipartisan group of more than 70 former US attorneys are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse the T...

Women are the wave, but also the wall, for Democrats in 2018

Democrats are banking on a surge of female candidates to help them recapture the House of Representatives this Novemb...

5 ways Kirstjen Nielsen's press conference on family separation was a total disaster

Faced with a burgeoning political, policy and human rights crisis on the country's southern border, the White House t...

How does Trump's Space Force compare to Russia and China's space capabilities?

US President Donald Trump's mooted Space Force, which he suggested will be a "separate but equal" branch of the milit...

Americans are satisfied with Trump's North Korea summit

One week after the high-profile meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Americans...

Sessions on border separations: 'We're doing the right thing. We're taking care of these children'

Attorney Jeff Sessions on Monday defended the Trump administration's controversial immigration policy that has result...

Ex-CIA employee charged with leaking classified information

Joshua Schulte, a former CIA employee, has been charged with leaking classified information, the Justice Department a...

Clapper: 'Harder and harder to believe' Trump didn't know about campaign contacts with Russians

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said it is "difficult for me to believe" that President Donald...

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to lift ban on sanctuary city policy

The Trump administration Monday asked the Supreme Court to put on hold a nationwide injunction that blocks it from li...

Key Trump allies seek way out of immigration crisis

Republicans are growing anxious over President Donald Trump's policy to break up families at the border -- and now ev...

The sound of children crying for their parents at the border

"I don't want them to stop my father," a child whispers in Spanish. "I don't want them to deport him."So begin...

White House says family separations at the border are a 'binary choice,' but stats say otherwise

White House legislative director Marc Short on Monday defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy for...

Sen. Jeff Merkley: DHS chief Nielsen should 'absolutely, 100%' resign

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley called for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign Monday after accusing ...

Administration officials say there was no call between US and North Korea this weekend

There was no call between US and North Korean officials over the weekend, two administration officials tell CNN, desp...

Democratic lawmakers call on Trump to visit detention centers

Democratic Reps. Ben Ray Luj-n and Joaquin Castro on Monday called on President Donald Trump to visit the South Texas...

Senate Republicans did not want another immigration fight. Now they might not have a choice.

Some Senate Republicans are openly admonishing the Trump administration for its practice of ...

Trump's family separation policy has Republicans starting to panic about 2018

Just five months before the midterm elections, Republicans are scrambling to distance themselves from the Trump admin...

These Republicans have criticized Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

The Trump administration's immigration "zero tolerance" policy that results in the separation of thousands of childre...

Pentagon says it's 'suspended all planning' for military exercise with South Korea

The Pentagon has "suspended all planning" as expected for August joint military exercises with South Korea and severa...

Donald Trump is as popular as he's ever been (in 1-poll)

For the first time since his first week in office, 45% of Americans approve of the job President Donald Trump is doin...

Acting DEA chief to retire at end of month

Robert Patterson, the acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, will retire at the end of the mont...

Trump demands credit for getting along with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump continued to defend his budding relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday, d...

9-0 ruling masks deep division on gerrymandering at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court's rejection of Democrats' challenge to districts they say were rigged on a partisan basis by Wiscon...

Qatar pushes back against Trump fundraiser's hacking allegations

Qatar is pushing back against requests for documents that a Trump ally says would show the Gulf nation hacked his pri...

Republicans charge FBI had 'double standard' in Clinton and Trump investigations

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump and Russia was effectively on trial Monday...

Trump's long history of don't blame me-ism

Don't blame me...It's Democrats who wrote the laws, President Donald Trump argued, trying to explain why his a...

DHS Secretary Nielsen denies separation amounts to 'child abuse'

Department of Homeland Security Secretary ...

Laura Bush pens scathing column on child separation as part of immigration policy

Former first lady Laura Bush spoke out Sunday night about the ...

Moderate GOP voices on immigration are at risk of a November wipeout in the House

House Republicans are at risk of losing several of their members in the midterm elections who are more moderate on th...

Majority oppose policy that causes family separation, but Republicans approve

Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the Trump administration's practice of taking undocumented immigrant children f...

Donald Trump's Twitter feed is getting more and more bizarre

It's hard to say that President Donald Trump's Twitter habits are getting stranger. After all, this is a President wh...

Harris calls for DHS secretary to resign over family separations at the border

California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday called for the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secr...

Massachusetts won't deploy National Guard to border over 'cruel' treatment of children

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker directed the state National Guard not to send any assets or personnel to the US-Mexi...

Pompeo touts North Korea progress, talks tough on trade in Detroit speech

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heralded progress in the US-North Korean relationship in a speech Monday, while callin...

Hillary Clinton calls Trump's immigration claim about Dems an 'outright lie'

Former first ladies Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama provided a signal boost on Monday to another former first lady...

Supreme Court sidesteps partisan gerrymandering cases, let maps stand for now

The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped two major cases concerning partisan gerrymandering, allowing controversial di...

Trump: Space Force and Air Force will be 'separate but equal'

President Donald Trump used a term from US segregationist history to describe the relationship between the Air Force ...

All the ways Congress is trying to address immigration this week

The outrage is growing. It's visual. It's visceral. It's bipartisan.And yet at this point on what will be the ...

Israel behind airstrike in Syria, US official says

An airstrike close to the Iraq-Syria border Sunday was carried out by Israel, and not by the US or the coalition figh...

'We will not apologize': Trump DHS chief defends immigration policy

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen ...

Exclusive: Trump admin thought family separations would deter immigrants. They haven't.

The Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy that has resulted in thousands of family separations at the border h...

Steve Bannon says Donald Trump has never lied. Yes, really.

It is an established fact -- fact: "a piece...

Reddit co-founder highlights importance of paternity leave

Paternity leave was the first time that Alexis Ohanian's fast-paced lifestyle as a hard-charging businessman and husb...

Scaramucci says Trump should stop 'atrocious' family separations

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci called on President Donald Trump Monday to halt his adm...

Ex-CIA chief explains Nazi reference to criticize family separations

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said Monday that his tweet invoking a Nazi concentration camp to criticize the sep...

Outrage grows as families are separated. Will Trump change his policy?

The White House's "zero tolerance" immigration policy and resulting separations of undocumented parents and kids is e...

Democratic lawmakers angry with what they saw in South Texas

The first thing everyone notices when they arrive at the Rio Grande Valley is the heat.While dozens of protest...

Inside Border Protection's processing detention center: Chain link fences and thermal blankets

Chain link fences, mattresses on the floor and families queuing to be processed -- and oftentimes separated. These ar...

Celebrities, Fox News and luck: How to get pardoned by Trump

Joe Arpaio, the controversial ex-Arizona sheriff convicted of criminal contempt, was preparing to go out to dinner wi...

What life is like for Paul Manafort in jail

Just before dusk on Friday, a white van pulled into Northern Neck Regional Jail, a green-roofed, low-slung building a...

Melania Trump 'hates to see' children separated from their families at borders

In a rare statement on a policy issue, first lady Melania Trump weighed in through her spokeswoman on the immigration...

Peter Strzok says he's willing to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Peter Strzok, the FBI agent removed from the Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages, is willing to testify...

Democratic lawmakers visiting immigration centers in South Texas

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley returned to the South Texas border on Sunday with a group of Democratic colleagues to tour t...

GOP leaders threaten Justice officials with action on subpoenaed documents this week

House Republican leaders are vowing action this week, including possible contempt of Congress charges, if the Justice...

Democratic congressman: Family separation 'on all of us'

Texas Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Sunday railed against the Trump administration separating children from parent...

Former Trump operative Roger Stone met with Russian who wanted $2M for Clinton dirt

Conservative political provocateur Roger Stone met in May 2016 with a Russian who offered damaging information about ...

The White House: Where star power and political power collide

Donald Trump has always been fixated with celebrity. Before he was President or even host of NBC's "The Apprentice," ...

How Scott Pruitt keeps his job

Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a g...

Poll: Majority say 'too early to tell' if North Korea summit a success

A poll released Sunday found a majority said it was "too early to tell" if the US-North Korea summit was a success fo...

Trump attacks Schumer over North Korea remarks, defends summit

President Donald Trump attacked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a tweet Sunday morning over the New York Demo...

Giuliani: Trump not issuing Russia investigation pardons during probe

Rudy Giuliani said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that President Donald Trump was not issuing pardons in the Ru...

Trump to headline Nevada political fundraiser

President Donald Trump will headline a fundraiser on behalf of Sen. Dean Heller during a visit to Las Vegas this Satu...

Trump intends to nominate Kathy Kraninger to lead Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Office of Management and Budget official Kathy Kraninger to head the Consume...

Seth Meyers: If Trump stopped giving comedians material, they'd move on

Seth Meyers says if President Donald Trump stopped giving comedians so much material, they would simply "move on to s...

Trump to talk immigration with House Republicans on Tuesday

President Donald Trump will head to Capitol Hill on Tuesday evening to discuss immigration with the House Republican ...

Rudy Giuliani tries to clarify his remarks on Biden: 'I meant he's dumb'

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani attempted to clarify his comments about Joe Biden in which he called ...

Cory Booker eyes 2020 while crisscrossing the country for the midterms

Sen. Cory Booker is on the go.On a Friday in May, he delivers a commencement speech at Newark's Kean Universit...

Republican Rep. Will Hurd: Using detained kids as a deterrent policy is 'unacceptable'

Texas Rep. Will Hurd said Saturday that the use of detained children, such as those being separated from their parent...

Giuliani calls for an end to the 'possibility of a ridiculous impeachment' of Trump

Rudy Giuliani told voters at a campaign rally in New York on Saturday that they have to put an end to the "possibilit...

Here's what's on Barack Obama's reading list

Barack Obama shared his current reading list in ...

Cardinal Dolan: There is no Bible passage to justify family separation

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, a prominent Catholic leader in the United States, said Friday there is no biblical defense fo...

Why Donald Trump's wild week matters. A lot.

Here are some of the things Donald Trump did in a week that at first appeared to be an incoherent torrent of unrelate...

Trump suggests separation of families at border is a negotiating tool

President Donald Trump suggested Saturday that he is using his administration's separation of families at the US bord...

Trump: IG report 'destroys' ex-FBI Director Comey

President Donald Trump on Saturday continued to try to capitalize on the Justice Department's internal watchdog repor...

2020 Insight: Gillibrand's surprising tax answer; Warren to visit her first early state; DNC sets earlier 2020 convention

Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race: ...

Republicans scramble to understand if Trump just sunk their immigration effort

House Republicans were in full-on damage control Friday morning as they sought to downplay President Donald Trump's c...

DHS: 2,000 children separated from parents at border

The US government has separated at least 2,000 children from parents at the border since implementing a policy that r...

Giuliani: Trump 'is not going to pardon anybody in this investigation' -- yet

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani suggested on Friday that President Donald Trump will not pardon anyone ...

Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail, pending trial

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will await his trial for foreign lobbying charges from jail.Two w...

A monumental week in Trumpworld

This week is one we will look back on in a month, six months, a year or even four years and analyze how what happened...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on DOJ IG report: 'We're not going to be defensive'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Justice Department will accept the findings of the inspector general and work...

Kim for President? "Never say never," says Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian West says she hasn't ruled out going into politics.Last week ...

Emails show former Sheriff David Clarke's tense and protracted process to retain master's degree

Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has retained his master's degree in security studies from the Naval Post...

Mike Pence met by 'Big LGBTQ Dance Party' as he speaks in Ohio

LGBTQ rights supporters and people celebrating Pride welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Columbus, Ohio, on Friday ...

Pelosi describes GOP immigration bill as 'totally unworthy of America'

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was hot with anger Friday over the status of the American immigration system and...

This is the weird logic by which Trump blames Obama for Putin's actions

President Donald Trump's interpretation of Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea is, to say the least, charitable to Rus...

Ethics watchdog wants EPA IG to expand Pruitt investigations

The executive branch's ethics watchdog is asking the Environmental Protection Agency inspector general to expand his...

Judge rejects request by Russian firm to review Mueller's grand jury instructions

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team scored a procedural victory Friday in its case against a Russian company accuse...

It's tough to know how Americans feel about Trump's tariffs

Americans aren't really sure what to make of President Trump's tariffs.On Friday, he ...

Man who attacked Sen. Rand Paul sentenced to 30 days

Rene Boucher, the man who pleaded guilty to attacking his neighbor Sen. Rand Paul, has been sentenced to 30 days alon...

House investigators write letter over Pruitt Rose Bowl tickets

House Democratic investigators are zeroing in once again on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's ...

Donald Trump's Friday morning proves the massive danger of sitting down with Robert Mueller

President Donald Trump has a very casual relationship with the truth. To him, facts are fungible. They are things to ...

Trump's legal team emboldened by inspector general report

President Donald Trump's attorneys, armed with the Department of Justice ...

Judge: No immediate restraining order against Avenatti

A federal judge in California said Friday that President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, fa...

White House struggles to replace departing staff

White House officials are struggling to fill vacancies in the West Wing and beyond ...

Graham says FBI's credibility took a 'real blow' after Justice Dept. report

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday that revelations in ...

Lawsuit: Harvard ranks Asian-Americans lower on personality traits

A group that claims Harvard puts quotas on Asian-American applicants contends the university scores them higher than ...

Trump rejects immigration compromise

President Donald Trump on Friday morning delivered a potentially fatal blow to a compromise immigration bill under de...

House GOP lawmaker plans to subpoena FBI agent to testify

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte plans to issue a subpoena for FBI agent ...

Exclusive: Democrats, anticipating heated primary, set earlier 2020 convention date

Democrats will hold their convention in 2020 earlier than they have in more than two decades, Democratic operatives t...

Report on FBI brings the 2016 campaign roaring back

This long national nightmare may never be over.The sour legacy of the 2016 election is further tightening its ...

The 49 wildest quotes from Donald Trump's bananas interview with Fox News

Just before 8 a.m. ET Friday morning, President Donald Trump ...

Mattis slams Russia, says Putin 'attempts to undermine America's moral authority'

Secretary of Defense James Mattis slammed Russia on Friday, saying Russian President Vladimir Putin "attempts to unde...

Being a Scout helped him find his identity. Now he's helping other immigrants do the same

There are many ways Troop 1532 is different from most other Boy Scout troops in America.If you were to stand j...

Trump pounces on Justice Department report findings

President Donald Trump on Friday used a 500-page internal watchdog report issued by the Justice Department to declare...

Trump again falsely blames the Democrats for his administration's family separations

President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for the separation of families at the US border Friday, a response he's repea...

Trump says he wants 'my people' to 'sit up at attention' like North Koreans, later says he's 'kidding'

President Donald Trump on Friday defended his warm praise of Kim Jong Un, saying his newfound affinity for the North ...

Cohen signals openness to cooperating with federal investigators

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen has indicated to family and friends he is willing to coopera...

Trump says NFL players protesting racial injustice don't have 'a real issue'

President Donald Trump has spent the better part of a year trying to demonize NFL players who kneel during the Nation...

Stormy Daniels' lawyer says he won't be deterred from speaking to the press

The lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels said Friday he is not going to be deterred by the restraining order ...

Ex-WH economic adviser Gary Cohn warns of trade war

President Donald Trump's former economic adviser Gary Cohn warned that a trade war with US allies could wipe out the ...

Trump takes credit for North American World Cup bid

President Donald Trump took credit Friday for the successful North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup."Th...

Washington Post: Trump floated pushing up Kim meeting: 'Why can't we just do it?'

President Donald Trump had to be talked out of abruptly shifting the schedule of his summit with North Korean dictato...

White House legislative affairs director tells staff he's leaving

Marc Short, the White House legislative director, told his team Friday he will be leaving the White House this summer...

Rudy Giuliani isn't making much sense

On Thursday night, Trump legal team face Rudy Giuliani went on Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show and said this:...

Giuliani calls for halt of Mueller probe after Justice Department report

Rudy Giuliani is calling for the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to be suspended in the wake of the ...

Michael Cohen seeks restraining order to stop Stormy Daniels' lawyer from speaking to the press

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen filed for a restraining order late Thursday against Stormy Dan...

A record number of LGBTQ candidates are running for office. Here's why.

The governor of Texas. A US congresswoman from Massachusetts. A US Senator from Delaware.These are just three ...

Trump's new world order

President Donald Trump has spent the better part of two years ripping up international agreements, knocking internati...

US warns of North Korea cyber campaign, days after historic summit

The US Department of Homeland Security said that it has identified malicious cyber activity by the North Korean gover...

Sessions cites Bible to defend immigration policies resulting in family separations

Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited the Bible on Thursday in defending the Trump administration's immigration polici...

Scalise assists on first play in return to Congressional Baseball Game

Democrats bested Republicans 21-5 on Thursday night in the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity at National...

Clinton campaign manager on Comey using personal email: 'Ironic and deeply frustrating'

Hillary Clinton's former 2016 campaign manager Robby Mook called the revelation that former FBI Director James Comey ...

Arpaio suggests blaming 'the adults' for kids being separated from parents at border

Former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio suggested on Thursday that parents who bring their children into ...

Issa alleges evidence of 'bias,' 'conspiracy' in DOJ IG report

California's GOP Rep. Darrell Issa said the Justice Department...

US and Russia 'exploring' possible Trump-Putin meeting

With his first meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un behind him, President Donald Trump is turning his atten...

6 takeaways from the Justice watchdog report on the Clinton email investigation

What a mess.There are no winners in Thursday's release of the 500-page Justice Department inspector general re...

Arizona GOP calls for lawmaker to resign for calling immigration an 'existential threat'

The Arizona Republican Party is calling on a Republican state lawmaker to resign after he said that "immigration toda...

US rejects UAE request for support to capture Yemeni port city

The US rejected a request from the United Arab Emirates to provide military support to the Saudi-led coalition's oper...

WH on separating undocumented children from parents: 'Very biblical to enforce the law'

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said it was "biblical" for President Donald Trump's administration to enfor...

Republicans unveil DACA citizenship-border wall compromise bill

Republicans are circulating a draft immigration bill that would overhaul the country's legal immigration system, boos...

The 5-key lines from the Justice Department-IG report

On Thursday afternoon, the Department of Justice's Inspector General released a 500+-page ...

Texas port of entry chosen as temporary shelter for unaccompanied children

The Trump administration has selected federal land in Texas as a place to temporarily house unaccompanied immigrant c...

New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation

The New York attorney general on Thursday sued President Donald Trump's charitable foundation along with its director...

FBI director vows to 'hold employees accountable' after watchdog report

FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday that the FBI will "hold employees accountable for any potential miscon...

What Comey did and what the IG said about it

The Justice Department's internal watchdog Thursday repeatedly criticized former FBI Director James Comey for his act...

Trump returns salute of North Korean general at summit, state media footage reveals

Newly released video footage from North Korean state media shows President Donald Trump returning a salute to a North...

McCain implicitly criticizes Trump for 'parroting' North Korean talking points

Sen. John McCain implicitly criticized President Donald Trump on Thursday for "parroting" North Korean and Chinese rh...

Comey's actions 'extraordinary and insubordinate,' report says

The Justice Department's internal watchdog found that former FBI Director James Comey's actions in the Hillary Clinto...

For the first time, a black woman is elected mayor of San Francisco

For the first time, an African-American woman has been elected mayor of the city of San Francisco.London Breed...

IG: Comey used personal email account for FBI business

James Comey used a personal Gmail account for official government business while FBI director, after leading the inve...

Sanders says watchdog report 'reaffirmed the President's suspicions' of Comey

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Thursday that a newly released Justice Department watchdog report "...

Adviser under fire for pro-Nazi comments 'let go' from pro-Trump groups

A policy adviser for two pro-Trump groups who came under fire last month when a video surfaced of him praising Nazis ...

Sarah Sanders calls Trump's salute to North Korean general 'common courtesy'

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday President Donald Trump was using "common courtesy" when he re...

What was Donald Trump thinking when he saluted a North Korean general?

During his brief trip to Singapore for a historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Donald Tru...

How 7 words in the 500-page IG report give Donald Trump all the 'deep state' ammo he wanted

The massive report from Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz makes clear that while several FBI o...

Trump pick for South Korea ambassador says North Korea remains a nuclear threat

Harry Harris, the Trump administration's nominee to be ambassador to South Korea, said North Korea continues to be a ...

GOP Senate nominees Kevin Cramer, Corey Stewart sought support of extreme anti-gay group

Two Republican Senate nominees sought and received the support of an anti-LGBT group ...

Lawmakers disagree over how to solve family separation at the border

Family separations at the border have become a political football.Lawmakers and party leaders in Congress are ...

#TBT: The origin of Flag Day, America's lesser-known patriotic holiday

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Poll: North Korea summit was a good idea and helped Trump

Most American adults say that the meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un was a go...

Senate GOP leaders have no objections to Trump's defense of Kim

Republican Senate leaders on Thursday voiced no objections to President Donald Trump's apparent defense of North Kore...

Comey: Nothing in IG report 'makes me think we did the wrong thing'

Former FBI Director James Comey said he acted appropriately in his handling of the Clinton email investigation, disag...

Congressional Democrats could lose their status as DNC superdelegates

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President Donald Trump turns 72

President Donald Trump celebrated his 72nd birthday on Thursday.Messages poured in on social media from family...

Amid national debate on flag conduct, a refresher on the US Flag Code

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What to know about the IG report on the Clinton email investigation

The Justice Department's internal watchdog will issue a wide-ranging report Thursday afternoon on how top federal off...

What Donald Trump said about the media is bad. What Mo Brooks said is even worse.

On Wednesday, fresh from his meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump declared that the...

RNC chair tries to clarify tweet saying those opposed to Trump agenda are 'making a mistake'

Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is attempting to clarify a tweet she sent on Wednesday that w...

Justice Department internal report will include more text messages between FBI officials on Trump

The Justice Department informed lawmakers Thursday that the report from its internal watchdog on the FBI's handling o...

Sessions takes responsibility for keeping Rosenstein in charge of Russia investigation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is taking responsibility for authorizing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to rem...

Giuliani says Michael Cohen is not cooperating with federal investigators

Rudy Giuliani, one of President Donald Trump's lawyers in the Russia investigation, says Michael Cohen, Trump's perso...

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