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Silent Senators, No Photographers: Inside the Impeachment Trial

Silent Senators, No Photographers: Inside the Impeachment Trial

Elizabeth Warren scratched out copious notes and Bernie Sanders watched intently as House impeachment managers began arguing their case against President Donald Trump.
Bannon Decries Release of Ukraine Transcript: Impeachment Update

Bannon Decries Release of Ukraine Transcript: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of tweets over the weekend attacking Democrats and demanding to meet the whistle-blower who said the president asked Ukraine’s president to dig up political
Trump Taunts Romney After Critical Op-Ed, Asks, ‘Is He a Flake?’

Trump Taunts Romney After Critical Op-Ed, Asks, ‘Is He a Flake?’

President Donald Trump responded to Mitt Romney’s scathing criticism by calling on the incoming Republican senator to be a “team player” instead of emulating another party member who challenged him --
Zimbabwe Parties in Final Push for Votes as Campaigning Ends

Zimbabwe Parties in Final Push for Votes as Campaigning Ends

Zimbabwe’s political parties made a last-ditch pitch for votes on Saturday ahead of July 30 elections as a campaign distinguished by the absence of widespread violence that marred previous contests
Conservatives Push to Impeach Rosenstein as DOJ Defends Actions

Conservatives Push to Impeach Rosenstein as DOJ Defends Actions

Several House conservatives escalated their longstanding threat to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on grounds that demands for documents about sensitive investigations have been
Trump Tries to Change the Subject as Russia Fallout Rattles GOP

Trump Tries to Change the Subject as Russia Fallout Rattles GOP

President Donald Trump is changing the subject -- but it’s not clear how easily Republicans in Congress will be able to move on.
McConnell Orders Russia-Meddling Hearings Amid Uproar Over Trump

McConnell Orders Russia-Meddling Hearings Amid Uproar Over Trump

Senate Republican leaders blocked a resolution supporting U.S. intelligence agencies, even as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ordered a review of additional sanctions against Russia in a sign of
Trump Struggles to Explain Putin Posture as Zigzag Worries Aides

Trump Struggles to Explain Putin Posture as Zigzag Worries Aides

The White House struggled for a second straight day on Wednesday to explain President Donald Trump’s posture on Russian election meddling, and some administration officials are concerned there may be
Trump's Mixed Messages on Russia Renew Doubts on What He Thinks

Trump's Mixed Messages on Russia Renew Doubts on What He Thinks

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Russia isn’t currently targeting the U.S., diverging from a public statement his own intelligence director made two days earlier.
Republicans Call Trump Summit Remarks ‘Shameful’ and ‘Bizarre’

Republicans Call Trump Summit Remarks ‘Shameful’ and ‘Bizarre’

A growing number of Republican lawmakers harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s performance at a Monday news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying
Trump Calls Mueller Probe ‘Disaster’ While Standing Next to Putin

Trump Calls Mueller Probe ‘Disaster’ While Standing Next to Putin

President Donald Trump called Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election meddling a “disaster” as he stood next to Vladimir Putin at a news conference in Helsinki on Monday.
Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Whatever Donald Trump had hoped to get out of his summit with Vladimir Putin, Robert Mueller changed the game.
Trump Forging Ahead With Putin as Democrats Demand He Cancel

Trump Forging Ahead With Putin as Democrats Demand He Cancel

President Donald Trump will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin as planned despite Friday’s indictment of 12 Russian spies in the hacking of Democratic Party computer systems and calls from
Trump’s Tariffs Generate Growing Frustration Among GOP Lawmakers

Trump’s Tariffs Generate Growing Frustration Among GOP Lawmakers

There are signs of growing frustration among GOP lawmakers with Donald Trump as he moves forward with new trade tariffs, though they’re not ready to rein in the president’s power.
Putin’s Got a Lot to Gain From Trump Meeting, and Might Get It

Putin’s Got a Lot to Gain From Trump Meeting, and Might Get It

Vladimir Putin has everything to gain from his first summit on Monday with Donald Trump. The U.S. president’s critics as well as American allies are worried the Russian leader will get what he wants.
Flake Blasts Trump on Trade Strategy and NATO

Flake Blasts Trump on Trade Strategy and NATO

Senator Jeff Flake delivered a blistering attack on President Donald Trump’s trade policy and approach to U.S. allies, saying he’s “baffled" that fellow Republicans aren’t pushing back harder against
Trump Weighing Senator Mike Lee for Supreme Court Vacancy, Sources Say

Trump Weighing Senator Mike Lee for Supreme Court Vacancy, Sources Say

President Donald Trump has asked advisers their opinions about nominating Utah Senator Mike Lee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, according to three people familiar with the
Immigrant Children Forcibly Medicated While in U.S. Custody, Lawyers Say

Immigrant Children Forcibly Medicated While in U.S. Custody, Lawyers Say

Children who allege they’re being detained for crossing the U.S. border without any court oversight and forcibly medicated will have to wait another month for a judge to consider whether the
Trump’s ‘Cult-Like’ Grip on GOP Keeps Most Party Members in Line

Trump’s ‘Cult-Like’ Grip on GOP Keeps Most Party Members in Line

President Donald Trump demonstrated his dominance over the Republican Party this week, serving notice to GOP lawmakers that they risk the wrath of their base by going against him.

Trump Pressures GOP Allies to Block Restrictions on Tariff Power

Senate Republicans are under intense White House pressure to quash a bipartisan attempt to curtail President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on national security grounds.