White House lawyers expect to have an opportunity to review whatever version of Robert Mueller's report Attorney General Bill Barr submits to Congress before it reaches lawmakers and the public, multiple sources familiar with the matter said, setting up a potential political battle over the hotly anticipated document.
On Sunday, President Donald Trump sent out 29(!) tweets and retweets. Which, in and of itself, is a remarkable thing to say about the chief executive of the United States. (A prolific tweeter and retweeter myself, I sent out 15 tweets on Sunday. And, relatedly, I am not the president of the United States.)
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is stuck once again between a President whose support he needs to win re-election and his lifelong friendship with the late Arizona Sen. John McCain, who encouraged all to put country first.
Beto O'Rourke raised $6.1 million in the first 24 hours of his presidential campaign, his campaign said Monday, in what amounts to the largest announced first-day haul of any 2020 Democratic contender to date.
The State Department on Monday said it would not be distributing a transcript or list of attendees from a briefing call with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held that evening -- a call from which the department's press corps was excluded and only "faith-based media" allowed.
The Pentagon has sent Congress a list of projects that could be impacted by President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency and repurpose military construction funds to pay for his sought-after border wall with Mexico.
The North Carolina GOP attempted last week to rewrite history in a fundraising email that blamed Democrats for the state's new congressional election, neglecting to mention allegations of a criminal fraud scheme allegedly run by a consultant to the Republican candidate in the midterm race.
Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan expressed concern Sunday about how political figures have criticized fellow freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota after college students clashed with Chelsea Clinton over her comments accusing Omar of using anti-Semitic language.
Four leading Democrats are demanding a new FBI investigation into a Florida woman's apparent ties to Donald Trump, focusing on whether she illegally sought to leverage her relationship with the President by selling access to Chinese clients.
Rep. Steve King, whose history of making racist remarks has recently come under scrutiny, shared a Facebook post over the weekend that boasts red states would "win" a fight against blue states — and that they have "8 trillion bullets."
Colorado could be part of voting history next general election day, joining 11 other states looking to ensure that their electoral college votes echo the will of the American majority to elect the next president.
House Democrats, eager to investigate all aspects of the Trump White House, have identified former administration officials they need to carry out their probes. But the White House isn't making it an easy task.
President Donald Trump spent the weekend venting venom at a bewildering list of targets -- even as much of the rest of the world was still trying to come to terms with a true outrage -- the carnage wrought against Muslims in New Zealand.
Over the course of a few months, President Donald Trump's core campaign promise of building a border wall has led to the longest government shutdown in US history and a national emergency declaration that's received pushback from both Democrats and Republicans.
During a press conference Friday, President Donald Trump was asked if he "see(s) today that white nationalism is a rising threat around the world?" in the wake of the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, which left at least 50 dead.
For the third straight year, President Trump's budget request for the upcoming year calls for effectively defunding PBS, NPR, and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) -- prompting a harsh rebuke from PBS' top executive, even as Congress again seems unwilling to agree to the White House proposal. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:31:02 GMT
Karl Rove believes this new crop of freshman Congress members will make it harder for moderate Democrats to be honest about their platforms and dissociate from the far-left members of their party. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:20:21 GMT
2020 White House candidate Cory Booker denied he's a socialist and vowed he would not consider pardoning President Trump if he were elected to the White House, in an interview Monday night. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00:29 GMT
Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., told Fox News on Monday night that he voted against a resolution to stop President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border because "the president is absolutely right" and the emergency declaration "is not a close call." Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:35:50 GMT
Beto O’Rourke made headlines after it was announced the former congressman raised over $6 million dollars in 24 hours to begin his presidential campaign -- but his growing number of hand gestures also caught the attention of “The Five” on Monday. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:12:02 GMT
California GOP Rep. Devin Nunes filed a major lawsuit seeking $250 million in compensatory damages and $350,000 in punitive damages against Twitter and a handful of its users on Monday, accusing the social media site of "shadow-banning conservatives" including himself to influence the 2018 elections, explicitly and systematically censoring opposing viewpoints and "ignoring" lawful complaints of repeated abusive behavior. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:07:46 GMT
In a video posted to social media on Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio again directly blamed climate change for 2012's deady Hurricane Sandy, despite lacking evidence or scientific support, and touted his plan to spend $10 billion to "protect Lower Manhattan" against future storms. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:49:20 GMT
Elon Musk's tweet about Tesla production targets was "a blatant violation" of a court order to get his written communications pre-approved, U.S. securities regulators said on Monday. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:20 GMT
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg restated the aircraft maker's commitment to safety on Monday night, and he again pledged to provide a software update and training to pilots related to the 737 Max airliner. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:25 GMT
California is preparing to mobilize National Guard troops to reduce the threat of wildfires by clearing hazardous dead trees, vegetation and creating fuel breaks, according to Cal Fire. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:18 GMT
In a Washington spectacle unseen since the wife of Richard Nixon's attorney general sounded alarms about Watergate, the spouse of a top presidential advisor is issuing urgent public warnings about Trump's mental health, writes CNBC's John Harwood. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:11 GMT
Alan Krueger, a Princeton University economics professor who advised U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, died over the weekend at the age of 58, the university said on Monday. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:49 GMT
Beto O'Rourke was actively supported by major players within the technology industry including getting checks from executives at Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Dell Technologies. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:47 GMT
Transport Canada is re-examining the validation it gave Boeing's 737 Max jets, following reports of a U.S. probe into the aircraft's certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau said on Monday. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:13 GMT
By increasing the number of women and minorities holding the two most junior job titles in Wall Street's hierarchy, Goldman is hoping to improve diversity across the firm over time. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:01 GMT
This tasty treat could be losing favor with consumers — data shows that chicken nuggets are appearing on menus less often, and demand in restaurants declined from 2017 to 2018. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:06 GMT
French accident investigator BEA said Monday that black box data recovered from a crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane show "clear similarities" to another Boeing 737 Max crash in October. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:57 GMT