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11 Mar 10:41pm Updated US warns Germany that using Huawei tech will come at a cost
The US has underscored to Germany its threat to limit intelligence sharing with countries that use Chinese tech giant Huawei to build their 5G communications networks.
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Pompeo Accuses Cuba and Russia of Propping Up Venezuelan Ruler 11 Mar 10:33pm Updated Pompeo Accuses Cuba and Russia of Propping Up Venezuelan Ruler
The United States is casting Cuba and Russia as enablers to President Nicolás Maduro, and penalized a Moscow bank accused of helping his government evade American sanctions.
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With Trump’s Budget Out, Democrats Must Now Show Their Cards 11 Mar 10:14pm Updated With Trump’s Budget Out, Democrats Must Now Show Their Cards
House Democrats must work out a blueprint for governing that will clearly define the party’s vision and answer questions on health care and other policy matters that have dogged the new majority.
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‘My Dad’s Not a Racist’: Book Describes Ivanka Trump’s Defense After Charlottesville 11 Mar 10:05pm Updated ‘My Dad’s Not a Racist’: Book Describes Ivanka Trump’s Defense After Charlottesville
The book, “Kushner Inc.,” seeks to tell the behind-the-scenes story of Ms. Trump and Jared Kushner’s rise to extraordinary power in the White House.
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11 Mar 9:52pm Experts split on whether Boeing 737 MAX 8 should continue to fly
The second fatal crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 in six months raises the question: Is the plane safe to fly?
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11 Mar 9:46pm Pelosi invites NATO secretary-general to speak to Congress
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday invited NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to address a joint session of Congress next month.
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Trump Proposes a Record $4.75 Trillion Budget 11 Mar 9:27pm Updated Trump Proposes a Record $4.75 Trillion Budget
The president’s budget request for the 2020 fiscal year has little chance of becoming law because Congress controls spending, and Democrats control the House.
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Jeanine Pirro’s Remarks on Muslim Legislator Are Condemned by Fox News 11 Mar 8:32pm Jeanine Pirro’s Remarks on Muslim Legislator Are Condemned by Fox News
The network reproached Ms. Pirro, a star host, for suggesting that a Muslim congresswoman’s religious beliefs were anti-American. Tucker Carlson, another Fox host, is also under fire.
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11 Mar 8:11pm Updated Gillibrand defends handling of sexual harassment allegations in Senate office
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and her senior aides are pushing back against claims that the New York Democrat mishandled allegations of sexual harassment in her Senate office.
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11 Mar 7:55pm FEC fines Jeb Bush super PAC and a Chinese company $1 million over foreign interference in 2016 election
The Federal Election Commission fined a Chinese-owned corporation and a Jeb Bush super PAC a record amount after concluding both broke a federal law barring foreign interference in US elections.
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Brexit: We have secured what MPs asked for, says May 11 Mar 7:41pm Brexit: We have secured what MPs asked for, says May
After latch-ditch talks in Strasbourg, Mrs May calls on MPs to back her "improved" Brexit deal.
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Former Gillibrand Aide Complained About Handling of Sexual Misconduct Claim 11 Mar 7:24pm Updated Former Gillibrand Aide Complained About Handling of Sexual Misconduct Claim
The aide resigned after saying Ms. Gillibrand’s office mishandled her allegations against a co-worker. The senator’s office said the claim was handled appropriately.
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Congressional Leaders Invite NATO Chief to Speak, in Jab at Trump 11 Mar 7:06pm Congressional Leaders Invite NATO Chief to Speak, in Jab at Trump
Congressional leaders extended a bipartisan invitation on Monday to the head of NATO to address Congress, underscoring support for the alliance often criticized by President Trump.
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DeVos Moves to Ease Church-State Rules in Education 11 Mar 6:56pm DeVos Moves to Ease Church-State Rules in Education
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Monday that she will not bar religious organizations from providing federally funded educational services to private schools.
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Impeaching Trump Is ‘Not Worth It,’ Nancy Pelosi Says 11 Mar 6:49pm Impeaching Trump Is ‘Not Worth It,’ Nancy Pelosi Says
Ms. Pelosi, the House speaker, told The Washington Post that, barring significant new revelations, she opposes impeaching President Trump because it would only further divide the country.
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Trump’s Economic Outlook Is Rosy. That Could Be a Problem. 11 Mar 6:41pm Trump’s Economic Outlook Is Rosy. That Could Be a Problem.
Outside experts say the president’s policies are undermining his goals of stoking economic growth and reducing the trade and budget deficits.
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NASA Prioritizes Moon Landings Under Trump Budget Proposal 11 Mar 6:03pm Updated NASA Prioritizes Moon Landings Under Trump Budget Proposal
The agency would get $600 million for infrastructure and research in support of lunar missions, but astronauts won’t return until 2028 at the earliest.
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11 Mar 5:32pm Updated Trump 2020 budget projects big deficits despite spending cuts
President Donald Trump delivered a 2020 budget to Democrats on Monday that cuts spending across the board yet still isn't projected to balance for 15 years, even with ambitious economic growth forecasts.
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Brexit: May arrives in Strasbourg for last-ditch talks with EU 11 Mar 5:10pm Updated Brexit: May arrives in Strasbourg for last-ditch talks with EU
The PM is meeting senior EU officials as MPs prepare to vote again on her Brexit deal on Tuesday.
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Pound climbs as PM holds Strasbourg talks 11 Mar 4:21pm Pound climbs as PM holds Strasbourg talks
The pound has climbed sharply during volatile trading as Theresa May travelled to Strasbourg for talks on the eve of a Commons vote on her Brexit deal.
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11 Mar 4:18pm Whitaker to return to House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday
Former acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker is slated to return Wednesday to the House Judiciary Committee after Democrats demanded he provide more details about his conversations with President Donald Trump and White House officials involving the Russia investigation and other probes impacting the presidency.
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Future Britain Group draws Labour MPs 11 Mar 4:05pm Future Britain Group draws Labour MPs
The first meeting of Tom Watson's new group within the Labour Party was standing room only.
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Out There: Cut the Science Budget? Not So Fast 11 Mar 3:43pm Updated Out There: Cut the Science Budget? Not So Fast
Contrary to first impressions, Congress has done a decent job standing up for scientific research.
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11 Mar 3:38pm Name recognition is key and four other takeaways from our Iowa poll
The latest CNN/Des Moines Register/MediaCom 2020 Iowa poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden continuing to lead the pack with 27% and Sen. Bernie Sanders close behind with 25%. Sanders is up from our last poll, though the relative order remains the same. No other candidate reaches double-digits. But beyond these topline numbers, the poll reveals some interesting trends in the electorate.
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11 Mar 3:38pm Updated Democrats pick Milwaukee for 2020 national convention site
The Democratic National Committee has chosen Milwaukee as the site of the Democratic National Convention in 2020, a party official and a Milwaukee city official told CNN.
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11 Mar 3:22pm Liberals take another look at court-packing as way to control Supreme Court (if they win in 2020)
The idea that the Supreme Court should be increased beyond its current nine seats, popularly known as "packing the court," is drawing new, if still tepid, interest on the presidential campaign circuit and among liberal advocates.
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11 Mar 3:12pm Updated Pete Buttigieg makes star turn in town hall spotlight
Pete Buttigieg's sharp attacks on a former home-state political rival temporarily shifted the spotlight away from better-known candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential field and onto one of its least-known contenders.
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Anti-Semitism row existential threat, Lord Falconer says 11 Mar 2:50pm Anti-Semitism row existential threat, Lord Falconer says
Lord Falconer says he will wait before deciding whether to review Labour's handling of anti-Semitism claims.
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Brexit: May heads to Strasbourg for last-ditch talks with EU 11 Mar 2:50pm Updated Brexit: May heads to Strasbourg for last-ditch talks with EU
The PM will meet senior EU officials as MPs prepare to vote again on her Brexit deal on Tuesday.
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In Unusual Move, Fox News Condemns Jeanine Pirro’s Remarks on Muslim Legislator 11 Mar 2:39pm Updated In Unusual Move, Fox News Condemns Jeanine Pirro’s Remarks on Muslim Legislator
The network reproached Ms. Pirro, a star host, for suggesting that a Muslim congresswoman’s religious beliefs were anti-American. Tucker Carlson, another Fox host, is also under fire.
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11 Mar 2:08pm Updated Trump is cool with making daylight saving time permanent but Congress needs to OK
After losing an hour of executive time to "springing forward" his clock an hour over the weekend, President Donald Trump voiced his support Monday to eliminate states' legal requirement of "falling back" an hour each year.
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Milwaukee Picked as Site of 2020 Democratic National Convention 11 Mar 1:50pm Updated Milwaukee Picked as Site of 2020 Democratic National Convention
The choice places a spotlight on a key Midwestern battleground state that the party lost for the first time in three decades in 2016 and sees as central to its efforts at reclaiming the White House.
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NHS signals four-hour A&E target may end 11 Mar 1:19pm NHS signals four-hour A&E target may end
NHS bosses to pilot new ways of measuring performance in England, which may mean changes to key targets.
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Trump Finds Personal Rapport Goes Only So Far With Xi and Kim 11 Mar 11:47am Trump Finds Personal Rapport Goes Only So Far With Xi and Kim
President Trump’s honeymoon with North Korea came to an abrupt end, and his belief that bluster can bridge deep-rooted difference faces another test with China.
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11 Mar 10:51am READ: Transcript of Paul Manafort sentencing by Judge T.S. Ellis
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison by federal Judge T.S. Ellis in Alexandria, Virginia, on March 7. Read the newly released transcript of the court hearing here:
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Sleaford Mods on Brexit, austerity and political disillusionment 11 Mar 10:45am Sleaford Mods on Brexit, austerity and political disillusionment
The punk duo Sleaford Mods talk about Brexit, austerity and modern disillusionment with politics.
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Trump Administration Steps Up Air War in Somalia 11 Mar 10:36am Trump Administration Steps Up Air War in Somalia
Even as the Trump administration pulls back from counterinsurgency operations elsewhere, airstrikes targeting Islamist militants in Somalia have soared.
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Brexit: EU says it is now up to MPs to decide next steps 11 Mar 10:12am Updated Brexit: EU says it is now up to MPs to decide next steps
MPs press Theresa May to honour her promise to hold a second vote on her deal on Tuesday.
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11 Mar 10:08am Updated Miami Herald: Trump watched Super Bowl with ex-owner of spa linked to Kraft arrest
A Florida woman who once owned the day spa where Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly solicited sexual acts watched the Super Bowl with President Donald Trump days before Kraft was arrested, according to a report in the Miami Herald.
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11 Mar 9:39am Updated Democratic congressman says DNC is wrong to not hold primary debates on Fox News
A Democratic congressman said Monday he disagrees with his party's decision to not hold 2020 presidential primary debates on Fox News, arguing that it's important for the candidates to share their views with the network's audience.
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11 Mar 9:23am Updated Iowa Poll: Trump remains strong among Iowa Republicans, but some hope for a challenger
President Donald Trump's approval rating and re-election support remain strong among Iowa's registered Republicans, but a sizable minority of the party's registrants say they hope the president faces a challenger in the 2020 caucuses.
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The false claims over joining the euro 11 Mar 9:02am The false claims over joining the euro
An old newspaper headline suggesting all EU members will have to use the single currency is being shared on social media.
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11 Mar 9:00am Updated CNN to host Elizabeth Warren at 2020 town hall
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren will answer questions at a town hall moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper in Mississippi next Monday.
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U.S. Airstrikes Kill Hundreds in Somalia as Shadowy Conflict Ramps Up 11 Mar 7:18am Updated U.S. Airstrikes Kill Hundreds in Somalia as Shadowy Conflict Ramps Up
Even as the Trump administration pulls back from counterinsurgency operations elsewhere, airstrikes targeting Islamist militants in Somalia have soared.
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11 Mar 6:03am Booker adds to campaign communications team
Sen. Cory Booker's presidential campaign team is growing.
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Out There: Cut the Science Budget? Not So Fast. 11 Mar 5:00am Out There: Cut the Science Budget? Not So Fast.
Contrary to first impressions, Congress has done a decent job standing up for scientific research.
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11 Mar 4:34am Warning signs for Trump loom as he unveils budget
Early warning signs are flashing for President Donald Trump on some of his core arguments on immigration, the economy and North Korea that are central to his 2020 re-election message.
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11 Mar 3:25am Updated Trump invites a new fight with Democrats over 2020 budget
The Trump administration is headed for a budget clash with Congress, with calls for deep domestic spending cuts that lawmakers are likely to ignore as the nation's debt reaches record levels.
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11 Mar 3:23am On Politics: Trump’s $12 Billion Border Request
President Trump is expected to request $8.6 billion for the wall in his annual budget proposal, plus $3.6 billion to replenish funds he has already diverted to begin the work.
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Netanyahu-Trump Partnership Is Stronger Than Ever. Are These Its Final Days? 11 Mar 12:14am Updated Netanyahu-Trump Partnership Is Stronger Than Ever. Are These Its Final Days?
The relationship has no precedent in their countries’ history, with deep parallels in their politics and struggles with scandal. But as an Israeli election approaches, is this the last hurrah?
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