President Donald Trump said he is not giving cover to Saudi Arabia over the suspected killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as his top diplomat said Riyadh needed space and time to conduct an investigation.
As part of a media blitz leading up to the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump sat down with the Associated Press for a wide-ranging interview. (Sidebar: Are there any other kinds of interviews? Like a narrow-ranging interview?) It was Trump at his most Trump-y, as the President bragged and belittled in equal measure all while demonstrating his now well-known disregard for facts.
Some of the biggest names in Democratic politics are descending on South Carolina in the final weeks of the midterms, introducing themselves to voters and operatives in a state that will be crucial in the party's 2020 presidential primary.
Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska tells CNN that the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will not be "swept under the rug," and that he believes there should be an "international investigation" into what happened.
First lady Melania Trump arrived to Philadelphia's Thomas Jefferson University Hospital -- albeit about an hour behind schedule due to a mechanical issue on her plane -- for an event focused on neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confidently predicted Wednesday that there would not be a year-end government shutdown and warned that the apparent murder of a journalist is "really going to challenge" the Saudi-US relationship -- all the while avoiding any criticism of President Donald Trump, whether it was about Trump's handling of the crisis in Saudi Arabia or his tweets insulting the appearance of a female porn star.
With Brett Kavanaugh on the bench, the Justice Department signaled on Wednesday that it wants to expedite lawsuits concerning Trump administration positions through the lower courts in order to get them before the Supreme Court's newly formed five-justice conservative majority.
A senior official in the Treasury Department was arrested and charged Wednesday with disclosing sensitive financial transaction reports pertaining to multiple entities tied to President Donald Trump and Russia, including former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, to a reporter.
President Donald Trump has long used Twitter to define -- and defame -- his political opponents, but about 20 months into his presidency it's become blindingly clear that his use of social media to target critics, disloyal former lieutenants and the media tells us more about him than anyone else.
A new migrant caravan is heading to the United States. And US President Donald Trump has already weighed in, threatening to cut foreign aid to Honduras if the group isn't brought back to the Central American country.
The Trump administration is leveling sanctions against an Iranian paramilitary force and its associated companies and financial institutions, accusing the group of recruiting and training child soldiers and funding terrorism.
While President Donald Trump has had unprecedented success in reshaping the judiciary by placing two justices on the Supreme Court and a record breaking 29 judges on federal appeals courts, he believes he has been stymied by what he considers the liberal bent of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals. It's a powerful court headquartered in San Francisco that has jurisdiction over nine West Coast states and two territories.
President Donald Trump launched a concerted defense of Saudi Arabia for the disappearance and suspected murder of Jamal Khashoggi, saying the country's crown prince "totally denied" knowledge about the suspected death of the Washington Post journalist and complaining that the country was being assumed "guilty until proven innocent."
On Monday night, President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign announced that it had raised in excess of $18 million over the past three months, a haul that means the incumbent has already raised $106 million for a race that is more than two years away.
President Donald Trump has raised more than $100 million for a re-election battle that is more than two years away, giving him a massive financial advantage over a crowded field of potential Democratic contenders jockeying to challenge him in 2020.
A judge's decision to dismiss a defamation case by Stormy Daniels against Donald Trump led to a brief midday spectacle of the President of the United States trading Twitter barbs with the porn star -- and her lawyer jumping in to call Trump a "disgusting misogynist."
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials – faced with a lack of housing space, an agreement that limits how long they can detain families and a massive increase in the number of border crossers – are having to resort to releasing illegal immigrants and asylum seekers "out of the front door" in Arizona. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:16:51 GMT
An angry Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez on Wednesday fired back at his Republican opponent for airing a new ad reviving salacious allegations that the senator had sex with underage prostitutes during past trips to the Dominican Republic -- calling the claims "lies." Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:15:08 GMT
A Treasury employee has been arrested and charged with leaking multiple reports about financial transactions relating to former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, campaign official Richard Gates, accused Russian agent Maria Butina and the Russian Embassy, federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:51:29 GMT
President Trump will ask all secretaries in his Cabinet on Wednesday to reduce their spending by five percent for fiscal year 2020, as the administration announced the federal budget deficit has surged to its highest levels in six years. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:40:36 GMT
Republican senators are calling for consequences for Saudi Arabia over the presumed death of activist Jamal Khashoggi, as President Trump increasingly warns against a rush to judgment. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:40:29 GMT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., seems to have no doubts that Democrats will win big in the upcoming midterm elections, despite recent warnings the party may be overconfident. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:35:49 GMT
The Trump administration informed Congress Tuesday that it intends to open trade talks with the United Kingdom, European Union and Japan -- coming off a win for President Trump in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:33:09 GMT
As third-quarter reporting season approaches for automakers and suppliers, analysts have been shaving earnings forecasts for a group that has already been slammed by profit worries and trade war concerns. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:33 GMT
Officials remain convinced that continuing to gradually increase interest rates is the best formula to preserve a steady economy, according to minutes released Wednesday, despite what the president thinks. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:00 GMT
Tesla has lost more than a dozen executives in the last twelve months. Gilbert Passin, the company's VP of manufacturing who held several roles during his nine-year tenure, is among them, sources say. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:56 GMT
Barclays estimated Netflix is on pace to add 27.4 million subscribers this year — an "incredible" rate of subscriber growth the firm said is nearly as many as HBO has added in the U.S. across the last 40 years. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:37 GMT
Facebook overestimated video ad viewing time averages 150 to 900 percent — not 60 to 80 percent as it reported, the lawsuit claims. The company also knew about the issues for more than a year before reporting it to advertising clients. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:04 GMT
In swing districts such as New York's 19th, Democrats have tried to leverage health care to their advantage while taking care not to move too far to the left on the issue and open themselves to GOP attacks. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:17 GMT
A U.S. Treasury employee has been arrested and charged with leaking mulitple reports about suspicious financial transactions to media outlets. The woman, Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, will face criminal charges in New York. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:52 GMT
The U.S. stock market has regained some of the ground it lost last week, but it's still gyrating. Analysts fear China's slowing debt-ridden economy could send global markets on another wild ride. The spillover effect could be severe. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:15 GMT
President Donald Trump's comments follow remarks from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday, in which he blamed rising budget deficits on social safety net spending rather than the GOP's tax cuts. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:08 GMT
Pfizer's offering early retirement ahead of layoffs early next year, it announced internally to employees Tuesday. The company, which currently employs more than 90,000 workers, didn't say how many people it plans to cut. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:59 GMT
Indicted California GOP Rep. Duncan D. Hunter's father came out swinging Tuesday against his son's Democratic challenger in a bizarre press conference where he called the Latino Arab-American candidate a "security risk." Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:41 GMT
During Medicare's open enrollment period, which started this week and runs through Dec. 7, recipients should evaluate their prescription drug coverage because Part D plans often change their pricing and covered drugs from year to year. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:36 GMT