Political Wire

If There’s a Democratic Civil War Nobody Told the Voters

Dana Millbank: “To peruse the coverage of the Democratic primaries of 2018, you’d think there was a battle royale within the Democratic Party: insurgent vs. establishment, Bernie vs. Hillary,

Half of Republicans Believe Millions Voted Illegally

A new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds that 48% of Republicans believe that up to 5 million people voted illegally in the last presidential election ― a claim that President Trump has repeatedly made, even

Rubio Sees No Evidence FBI Spied on Trump Campaign

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) told ABC News that he sees “no evidence” to support claims that the FBI used an informant to gather information on the Trump campaign, but that instead the federal probe was

Flake Won’t Rule Out Challenging Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) told NBC News the would not rule out challenging President Trump in the Republican primary in 2020. Said Flake: “It’s not in my plans but I have not ruled anything out.” He

Giuliani Says Mueller Probe Is ‘Illegitimate’

Rudy Giuliani slammed special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation as “illegitimate,” Politico reports. Saying there’s no evidence of collusion between Trump and Russia, Giuliani argued of Mueller

Big Supreme Court Decisions Loom

“The Supreme Court is heading into the final month of its term, facing decisions on gerrymandering, unions, gay rights, abortion and President Trump’s travel ban,” the Los Angeles Times reports. “This

Trump Says Lives Have Been ‘Destroyed’ By Russia Probe

President Trump tweeted that the Russia probe has “devastated and destroyed” the reputations of people, continuing his weekend Twitter assault against the Robert Mueller investigation into Russian

U.S. Officials Cross Into North Korea

“A team of U.S. officials crossed into North Korea on Sunday for talks to prepare for a summit between President Trump and Kim Un, as both sides press ahead with arrangements despite the question

Blue Wave

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Trump Falsely Claims Newspaper Made Up Source

“President Trump falsely accused the New York Times on Saturday of making up a source in an article about North Korea, even though the source was in fact a senior White House official speaking to a

White House Kills Infrastructure Package

“The White House formally drove a dagger into the passage this year of the kind of massive infrastructure package called for by President Trump,” Roll Call reports. “What is on the White House’s

Israeli Election-Meddling Analysis Comes Under Scrutiny

“Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators have obtained a presentation prepared by an Israel-based private intelligence firm that outlines ways in which Donald Trump’s 2016 election was helped

Democrats Go All-Out to Avoid Disaster in California

New York Times: “With so many Democrats running, the party’s fear is that the vote will be splintered, allowing Republicans — who have fewer candidates — to dominate some primaries. The party and

Where Is Melania?

“First lady Melania Trump, who spent five nights in the hospital following a kidney procedure, has been out of public view for 15 days running — an unusually long absence even for a first lady who

Korean Leaders Meet In Effort to Salvage U.S. Talks

“North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, met unexpectedly with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea on Saturday to discuss salvaging a canceled summit meeting between Mr. Kim and President Trump, Mr.

FBI Obtained Wiretaps of Russian Who Met with Trump Jr.

“The FBI has obtained secret wiretaps collected by Spanish police of conversations involving Alexander Torshin, a deputy governor of Russia’s Central Bank who has forged close ties with U.S. lawmakers

Trump Agrees to Bailout Chinese Company

President Trump “said he had allowed embattled Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to remain open despite fierce bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill, defying lawmakers who have warned that

Ireland Votes to Legalize Abortion

Ireland has voted by a landslide margin to change the constitution so that abortion can be legalized, according to an exit poll conducted for The Irish Times.

Stop Chasing Trump Down the Rabbit Hole

Paul Waldman: “You may have noticed that today’s news is not dominated by the blockbuster revelations of what members of Congress learned yesterday when they met with Justice Department officials to

Romney Has Commanding Lead In Utah Primary

A new UtahPolicy.com poll finds Mitt Romney (R) leading Mike Kennedy (R) in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate, 67% to 24%.