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House Democrats Unveil Articles of Impeachment Against Trump31m Updated House Democrats Unveil Articles of Impeachment Against Trump
Democratic leaders announced they would move to charge President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress when the Judiciary Committee meets to consider articles of impeachment
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42m Updated Trump lashes out at FBI chief Wray for embracing watchdog report
President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at FBI Director Christopher Wray after the man he chose to lead the bureau backed the findings of an inspector general report that found the investigation into Russian election interference was properly launched.
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1h 4m Updated Democrats introduce two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress
Democratic leaders are expected to announce Tuesday they will bring two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, charging the President with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress that sets up the third impeachment of a US president in history.
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1h 28m Updated Trump hits point of no return as Democrats ready impeachment articles
House Democrats are hours from crossing a somber point of no political return as they get set to roll out articles of impeachment Tuesday accusing President Donald Trump of abusing power and obstructing Congress.
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Democrats Signal Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress Charges Against Trump1h 48m Updated Democrats Signal Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress Charges Against Trump
Democrats have narrowed their focus to two articles of impeachment against President Trump, expected to be unveiled on Tuesday, after lawyers labeled his conduct a “clear and present danger” to fair elections and national security.
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4h Updated Democrats face first make-or-break moment as they move to impeach Trump before Christmas
Democrats' anticipated announcement over articles of impeachment is the first in a series of make-or-break moments expected to come in the next two weeks as they look to impeach President Donald Trump before Christmas.
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Trump Stands by Embattled Medicare and Medicaid Chief5h Trump Stands by Embattled Medicare and Medicaid Chief
Seema Verma is under fire for seeking taxpayer reimbursement for stolen property, part of a series of unflattering reports about her and the president’s other top health official, Alex M. Azar II.
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11h Democrats to lay out articles of impeachment on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress on Tuesday
The Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump has kicked into high gear Monday with a hearing designed for Democrats to make their case against the President.
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Lies, Damned Lies and Washington12h Updated Lies, Damned Lies and Washington
As President Trump faces impeachment by the House, it is the very concept of truth that often seems to be on trial.
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12h Updated Democrats to lay out articles of impeachment Tuesday following contentious hearing
The Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump has kicked into high gear Monday with a hearing designed for Democrats to make their case against the President.
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12h Updated Trump stresses Saudi Arabia response to Navy base attack as Florida Republicans take harsher tone
President Donald Trump's support for Saudi Arabia in the wake of a deadly shooting by a Saudi national at a Florida naval base is underscoring the latitude Trump gives the Kingdom's rulers, even as Congress has pushed to limit the ties between Washington and Riyadh.
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Another Inquiry Doesn’t Back Up Trump’s Charges. So, on to the Next.13h Another Inquiry Doesn’t Back Up Trump’s Charges. So, on to the Next.
By the time the Justice Department inspector general’s report was released, the president and his supporters had moved on in their effort to convince Americans of the enemies arrayed against him.
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Trump’s Conduct Poses ‘Clear and Present Danger’ to Fair Elections, Democrats Argue in Impeachment Case14h Updated Trump’s Conduct Poses ‘Clear and Present Danger’ to Fair Elections, Democrats Argue in Impeachment Case
Democratic and Republican lawyers presented competing arguments to the House Judiciary Committee about President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.
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Highlights From the Horowitz Report on the Russia Investigation15h Updated Highlights From the Horowitz Report on the Russia Investigation
The inquiry by the Justice Department’s inspector general found no evidence of the political conspiracy alleged by President Trump but uncovered flaws in how the case was handled.
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Barr and Durham Publicly Disagree With Horowitz Report on Russia Inquiry15h Updated Barr and Durham Publicly Disagree With Horowitz Report on Russia Inquiry
The attorney general reprised his role as a vocal defender of President Trump.
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Report on F.B.I. Russia Inquiry Finds Serious Errors but Debunks Anti-Trump Plot15h Updated Report on F.B.I. Russia Inquiry Finds Serious Errors but Debunks Anti-Trump Plot
A long-awaited report by the Justice Department’s inspector general delivers a scathing critique of the F.B.I.’s handling of a wiretap application but also punctures many conspiracy theories.
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Russian Foreign Minister Likely to Discuss Nuclear Arms With Trump and Pompeo15h Russian Foreign Minister Likely to Discuss Nuclear Arms With Trump and Pompeo
The White House has said nothing official about a meeting the Kremlin has announced, but any talks with Sergey V. Lavrov could include extending the last major nuclear treaty between the countries.
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Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: Democrats Allege ‘Brazen’ Trump Scheme While Republicans Lament ‘Unfair’ Process16h Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: Democrats Allege ‘Brazen’ Trump Scheme While Republicans Lament ‘Unfair’ Process
At the House Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats stuck to repeating the facts of their case as Republicans denounced impeachment as a misguided partisan process.
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16h Updated How the FBI attempted to verify a salacious allegation in the Steele dossier
The Justice Department inspector general's report released Monday paints a more thorough picture than ever before on what the FBI found when it tried to verify information in Christopher Steele's dossier on Donald Trump and Russia -- including attempts to verify the existence of video tapes of "alleged unorthodox sexual activity."
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Impeachment Hearing Updates: Republicans Call Hearing ‘Unfair’ While Democrats Accuse Trump of ‘Brazen’ Actions17h Updated Impeachment Hearing Updates: Republicans Call Hearing ‘Unfair’ While Democrats Accuse Trump of ‘Brazen’ Actions
At the House Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats stuck to repeating the facts of their case as Republicans denounced impeachment as a misguided partisan process.
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17h DOJ defends rule ending asylum protections for domestic violence victims
The Justice Department defended a Trump administration decision that overturned asylum protections for victims of domestic violence and gang violence before an appeals court panel on Monday, arguing that the administration was simply trying to establish clear standards.
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Impeachment Hearing Updates: Democrats Accuse Trump of ‘Brazen’ Actions, While Republicans Call Hearing ‘Unfair’18h Updated Impeachment Hearing Updates: Democrats Accuse Trump of ‘Brazen’ Actions, While Republicans Call Hearing ‘Unfair’
At the House Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats stuck to repeating the facts of their case as Republicans denounced impeachment as a misguided partisan process.
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Trump’s Abuse of Power Was ‘Brazen’ and ‘Clear,’ Democrats Argue in Impeachment Case18h Updated Trump’s Abuse of Power Was ‘Brazen’ and ‘Clear,’ Democrats Argue in Impeachment Case
Democratic and Republican lawyers presented competing arguments to the House Judiciary Committee about President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, as Democrats prepare articles of impeachment against him.
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Who Is John Durham, the Prosecutor Investigating the Russia Inquiry19h Who Is John Durham, the Prosecutor Investigating the Russia Inquiry
Mr. Durham, the top federal prosecutor in Connecticut, has investigated potential wrongdoing by the F.B.I. and C.I.A. for the Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump administrations.
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Inspector General Report on F.B.I. Russia Inquiry Finds Serious Errors But Debunks Anti-Trump Plot20h Updated Inspector General Report on F.B.I. Russia Inquiry Finds Serious Errors But Debunks Anti-Trump Plot
A long-awaited report by the Justice Department’s inspector general delivers a scathing critique of the F.B.I.’s handling of a wiretap application but also punctures many conspiracy theories.
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Highlights From the Watchdog Report on the Russia Investigation21h Highlights From the Watchdog Report on the Russia Investigation
The inquiry by the Justice Department’s inspector general found no evidence of the political conspiracy alleged by President Trump but uncovered flaws in how the case was handled.
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Impeachment Hearing Updates: Trump Actions Pose ‘Clear And Present Danger’ To Fair Elections, Democrat Charges21h Updated Impeachment Hearing Updates: Trump Actions Pose ‘Clear And Present Danger’ To Fair Elections, Democrat Charges
As the House Judiciary Committee began hearing evidence against Mr. Trump, the lead Republican lawyer said Democrats are “obsessed with impeaching President Trump by any means necessary.”
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23h Virginia Democratic rep in swing district faces heat at town hall over impeachment
A Virginia Democratic congresswoman who was a reluctant supporter of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump found herself in the middle of a tense town hall on Sunday when she explained her position on the matter.
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23h Updated Christopher Steele told additional information about him will be made public with DOJ IG report
Christopher Steele, the former British spy who compiled a controversial dossier on President Donald Trump, has been told information on him that he has not had a chance to review has now been declassified and will be included in the Justice Department inspector general's report Monday, according to two people familiar with the matter.
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Impeachment Hearing Updates: ‘The Evidence Is Overwhelming’ Against Trump, Democratic Counsel Says24h Updated Impeachment Hearing Updates: ‘The Evidence Is Overwhelming’ Against Trump, Democratic Counsel Says
As the House Judiciary Committee began hearing evidence against Mr. Trump, the lead Republican lawyer said Democrats are “obsessed with impeaching President Trump by any means necessary.”
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25h Democrats kick off impeachment sprint with hearing to present their case against Trump
The Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump has kicked into high gear Monday with a hearing designed for Democrats to make their case against the President.
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Impeachment Hearing Updates: Evidence to be Presented on Impeachment25h Updated Impeachment Hearing Updates: Evidence to be Presented on Impeachment
“President Trump put himself before country,” the House Judiciary Committee chairman said, as he gaveled open a hearing where Democratic and Republican lawyers will present evidence about Mr. Trump’s pressure campaign against Ukraine.
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25h Updated Democrats start impeachment homestretch with rising stakes and deepening discord
Democrats are heading into a momentous impeachment finale as they set the pace and scope of their charges against President Donald Trump -- prompting Republicans to escalate their effort to swamp the historic process in disinformation and partisanship.
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25h Analysis: Democrats are at an impeachment crossroads
That President Donald Trump should be impeached is self-evident to most of the Democratic Party, which has recoiled at his entire presidency and was ready to get rid of him long before he applied pressure to Ukraine to investigate the Bidens.
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26h Washington Post: Barr told Trump he was not being well served by Giuliani
Attorney General William Barr counseled President Donald Trump that his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has become a liability for his administration, The Washington Post reported Sunday, citing people familiar with the conversations.
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26h Trump to meet with Russian foreign minister Tuesday
President Donald Trump is planning to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday in Washington, an encounter that is sure to draw significant scrutiny amid several ongoing controversies involving Trump and Russia.
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Impeachment Hearing: What to Expect in the Judiciary Committee Today27h Updated Impeachment Hearing: What to Expect in the Judiciary Committee Today
Lawmakers will hear Democratic and Republican lawyers present evidence about President Trump’s pressure campaign against Ukraine before considering articles of impeachment later this week.
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With White House Absent, Impeachment Devolves Into Partisan Brawl33h Updated With White House Absent, Impeachment Devolves Into Partisan Brawl
President Trump is refusing to engage and Democrats have concluded they will press ahead anyway, rendering a historic undertaking little more than a foregone conclusion.
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What to Watch at Monday’s Impeachment Hearing33h What to Watch at Monday’s Impeachment Hearing
The House Judiciary Committee will hear evidence as it considers articles of impeachment against President Trump for pressuring Ukraine to help him against his domestic political rivals.
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The Indispensable Man: How Giuliani Led Trump to the Brink of Impeachment34h Updated The Indispensable Man: How Giuliani Led Trump to the Brink of Impeachment
Rudy Giuliani didn’t get the job he expected. But as unpaid personal counsel to the president and for-profit peddler of access and advice, he got the spotlight.
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34h Democrats are at an impeachment crossroads
That President Donald Trump should be impeached is self-evident to most of the Democratic Party, which has recoiled at his entire presidency and was ready to get rid of him long before he applied pressure to Ukraine to investigate the Bidens.
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NATO Conference Is Canceled After U.S. Ambassador Barred a Trump Critic 8 Dec 8:07pm NATO Conference Is Canceled After U.S. Ambassador Barred a Trump Critic
An expert was scheduled to speak at the Copenhagen event but was told the ambassador, Carla Sands, had vetoed his participation.
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Trump Brings 2 Officers He Cleared of War Crimes Onstage at Fund-Raiser 8 Dec 7:25pm Trump Brings 2 Officers He Cleared of War Crimes Onstage at Fund-Raiser
The president had pardoned Army First Lt. Clint Lorance and Maj. Mathew Golsteyn last month, in a move that strained his relationship with Pentagon leaders.
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Trump Cripples W.T.O. as Trade War Rages 8 Dec 6:15pm Updated Trump Cripples W.T.O. as Trade War Rages
A U.S. offensive against the World Trade Organization will effectively shutter the group’s system for settling disputes, at a time it’s most needed.
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Barr Dives Into the Culture Wars, and Social Conservatives Rejoice 8 Dec 5:42pm Barr Dives Into the Culture Wars, and Social Conservatives Rejoice
The attorney general embodies the combative culture and conservative ideology that animate the president and the Republican Party. Is he what the party looks like post-Trump?
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Trump and Democrats Turn Impeachment Into a Partisan Brawl 8 Dec 1:41pm Trump and Democrats Turn Impeachment Into a Partisan Brawl
The White House is refusing to engage and Democrats have abandoned all but a semblance of comity as the House races ahead, rendering a historic undertaking little more than a foregone conclusion.
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8 Dec 1:02pm For Iowa Democrats, the caucuses come down to Trump
Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast.
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Judiciary Committee Report Offers Legal Rationale for Impeaching Trump 8 Dec 11:31am Updated Judiciary Committee Report Offers Legal Rationale for Impeaching Trump
The report, which echoes one released in 1974 as the House debated impeaching President Richard M. Nixon, comes two days before the committee will formally receive the evidence against President Trump.
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Trump Can’t Resist Campaigning for Governors. But They Can Resist Him. 8 Dec 7:51am Updated Trump Can’t Resist Campaigning for Governors. But They Can Resist Him.
The president appears to love nothing more than injecting himself into governor’s races, though once in office, the governors don’t seem to feel they owe him much.
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For Trump, Instinct After Florida Killings Is Simple: Protect Saudis 7 Dec 8:40pm For Trump, Instinct After Florida Killings Is Simple: Protect Saudis
Before issuing his own condolences, the president channeled the Saudi king’s, and avoided any discussion of the hard questions about why the U.S. is training Saudi officers.
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7 Dec 8:21pm Updated Trump is hanging over every aspect of the Democratic presidential contest
He may not be on the Democratic ballot, but the 2020 presidential candidate wielding the most influence over the party's remarkably unsettled primary fight is President Donald Trump.
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Judiciary Committee Report Offers Legal Rationale for Impeachment Case 7 Dec 4:42pm Updated Judiciary Committee Report Offers Legal Rationale for Impeachment Case
The report, which echoes one released in 1974 as the House debated impeaching President Richard M. Nixon, comes two days before the committee will formally receive the evidence against President Trump.
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7 Dec 4:17pm Trump names Secret Service official as new chief of staff for operations
President Donald Trump on Saturday named Anthony Ornato, an official with the Secret Service, as his new White House chief of operations.
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7 Dec 1:55pm Updated Why the next 100 days are critical for Trump
The next 100 days will be critical to understanding whether President Donald Trump will win a second term in office. His approval rating has been consistently low during his first term. Yet his supporters could always point out that approval ratings before an election year have not historically been correlated with reelection success.
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Trump Wants a Review of Toilets: Americans Are Flushing ‘10 Times, 15 Times’ 7 Dec 12:54pm Updated Trump Wants a Review of Toilets: Americans Are Flushing ‘10 Times, 15 Times’
The president’s comments about water efficiency standards came up at a discussion on Friday about reducing government red tape.
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Trump Wants a Review of Toilets: Americans Flushing ‘10 Times, 15 Times’ 7 Dec 12:05pm Trump Wants a Review of Toilets: Americans Flushing ‘10 Times, 15 Times’
The president’s comments about water efficiency standards came up at a discussion on Friday about reducing government red tape.
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7 Dec 8:53am Vulnerable House Democrats anxiously eye impeachment vote
As the House Judiciary Committee held its first impeachment hearing into President Donald Trump this week, some of the House's most vulnerable Democrats privately huddled to discuss how to protect their majority.
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7 Dec 6:40am Former Republican lawmakers tell current GOP: Consider full evidence on impeachment
Two former Republican lawmakers urged their current successors to consider the evidence produced during the inquiry into President Donald Trump's Ukraine dealings in determining whether to support impeachment.
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7 Dec 4:51am What happened this week?
Trump weighs in on the NHS, and the BBC invites Boris Johnson for a chat about trust.
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6 Dec 10:46pm Updated Trump still uses his personal cell phone despite warnings and increased call scrutiny
President Donald Trump has continued to use his personal cell phone to make calls, despite repeated warnings from his staff that the practice could leave him vulnerable to foreign surveillance, multiple officials told CNN.
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With Impeachment Unfolding Amid a Booming Economy, What Will Voters Prioritize? 6 Dec 10:45pm Updated With Impeachment Unfolding Amid a Booming Economy, What Will Voters Prioritize?
Mr. Trump could find himself in 2020 presiding over a record-long economic expansion while defending his fitness to hold office.
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Trump Says He Will Delay Terrorist Designation for Mexican Cartels 6 Dec 9:39pm Updated Trump Says He Will Delay Terrorist Designation for Mexican Cartels
The president said Friday night on Twitter that he was temporarily putting off the designation at the request of the president of Mexico.
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White House Signals Trump Won’t Mount House Impeachment Defense 6 Dec 9:17pm Updated White House Signals Trump Won’t Mount House Impeachment Defense
In a sharply worded letter, the White House counsel denounced the impeachment inquiry and called on Democrats to end it, or get it over with quickly so it could proceed to a Senate trial.
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Release of Trump’s Banking Records Delayed by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6 Dec 9:04pm Release of Trump’s Banking Records Delayed by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The stay came three days after a lower court had ordered Deutsche Bank and Capital One to turn over President Trump’s financial records to Congress.
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G.O.P. Tactic on Impeachment: Turn Ukraine Allegations Against Biden 6 Dec 7:54pm Updated G.O.P. Tactic on Impeachment: Turn Ukraine Allegations Against Biden
President Trump and his allies are pushing debunked claims of corruption by Mr. Biden as a counternarrative to impeachment.
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6 Dec 6:57pm Updated Trump asks Supreme Court to block House subpoenas to banks for financial documents
President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Friday to put on hold House subpoenas requesting his financial documents from two banks in the latest case concerning Trump's personal records to reach the high court.
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Who Is Michael Bloomberg? | 2020 Presidential Candidate 6 Dec 3:46pm Updated Who Is Michael Bloomberg? | 2020 Presidential Candidate
The billionaire businessman and former mayor of New York is hoping he can forge a path to the Democratic nomination by positioning himself as a centrist who can take on President Trump.
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6 Dec 3:09pm Updated The Point: Donald Trump now has an obvious path to a second term
The latest economic numbers -- 266,000 jobs created in November, unemployment at a 50-year low -- make one thing very clear: President Donald Trump has a path to win a second term next year.
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6 Dec 12:17pm Updated Trump nabs win on rule that could reshape legal immigration, but hold remains in place
A federal appeals court ruled in favor of the Trump administration on a rule that makes it more difficult for immigrants who rely on government assistance to obtain legal status to take effect.
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6 Dec 9:21am Updated Giuliani continues bid to dig dirt on Trump political rivals in Kiev
Rudy Giuliani on Friday continued a series of meetings in Kiev as part of a bid to keep digging for dirt on President Donald Trump's political rivals, even as House Democrats are proceeding to draw up articles of impeachment against the US President for his dealings with Ukraine.
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6 Dec 8:48am Updated Analysis: Trump hates the courts, but they could help him fight impeachment
President Donald Trump has made his contempt for judges known. But when it comes to his fights with the Democratic members of Congress, the courts and the unhurried wheels of justice have been his ally.
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6 Dec 8:47am Updated Analysis: Trump is so much closer to impeachment
Articles of impeachment -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi moved the House much closer to impeachment Thursday when she officially directed the Judiciary Committee to draw up articles of impeachment. (As if it wasn't already.)
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6 Dec 6:45am Updated John Kerry endorses Joe Biden for 2020 election
Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday endorsed Joe Biden for president in the 2020 race, saying the former vice president has the character and leadership skills to beat President Donald Trump.
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6 Dec 5:48am Updated Trump aiming to turn the tables on Democrats in Senate impeachment trial
With his impeachment now all-but-certain, President Donald Trump and his allies are beginning to look past the House of Representatives, shifting their sights to the Republican-led Senate where the President will face trial.
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6 Dec 5:00am Trump’s Rollback of Transgender Rights Extends Through Entire Government
Whether it means serving in the military, working for a federal contractor or seeking medical help, regulations that once protected transgender people are under attack.
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6 Dec 3:53am Trump is so much closer to impeachment
Articles of impeachment -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi moved the House much closer to impeachment Thursday when she officially directed the Judiciary Committee to draw up articles of impeachment. (As if it wasn't already.)
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Pelosi’s Leap on Impeachment: From No Go to No Choice 6 Dec 3:12am Updated Pelosi’s Leap on Impeachment: From No Go to No Choice
Nine months ago, the speaker said President Trump was “just not worth it.” Then she saw an explosive headline.
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Trump Officials Dispute Some Giuliani Call Logs in Bid to Weaken Democrats’ Case 5 Dec 9:33pm Updated Trump Officials Dispute Some Giuliani Call Logs in Bid to Weaken Democrats’ Case
The impeachment report shows that the president’s personal lawyer was in frequent contact with the White House at key moments in the Ukraine pressure campaign.
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Pelosi Says House Will Draft Impeachment Charges Against Trump 5 Dec 7:58pm Updated Pelosi Says House Will Draft Impeachment Charges Against Trump
The speaker said she was instructing House committee chairmen to move forward with articles of impeachment against President Trump; another hearing is scheduled for Monday.
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5 Dec 6:28pm Trump lights National Christmas Tree to mark holiday season
For the third time in his presidency, President Donald Trump counted down the crowd on the Ellipse outside the White House to the ceremonial lighting of the National Christmas Tree.
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Pelosi Denies ‘Hate’ for Trump, Who Accuses Her of Having a ‘Nervous Fit’ 5 Dec 5:41pm Updated Pelosi Denies ‘Hate’ for Trump, Who Accuses Her of Having a ‘Nervous Fit’
Hours after announcing that the House would begin drafting articles of impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she regularly prayed for the president. President Trump said he didn’t believe her.
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5 Dec 5:11pm Updated New satellite image shows activity at previously dismantled North Korean test site
A new satellite image obtained by CNN indicates North Korea may be preparing to resume testing engines used to power satellite launchers and intercontinental ballistic missiles at a site President Donald Trump previously claimed was dismantled after his Singapore summit with dictator Kim Jong Un this summer, according to experts who analyzed the photo.
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5 Dec 4:52pm Documentary film groups sue to stop US from collecting social media info from visa applicants
Two documentary film groups sued the Trump administration Thursday over its collection of social media information on visa applications.
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5 Dec 3:25pm Updated Trump made 96 false claims over the last two weeks
It is not fun trying to catch up on fact checking President Donald Trump.
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5 Dec 2:00pm Updated Analysis: Democrats have urgent new impeachment argument
Democrats are injecting an urgent new argument into their already fast-moving impeachment drive: President Donald Trump poses such a flagrant threat to the republic that there is no time to waste.
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5 Dec 1:54pm Updated Trump asks Supreme Court to block House subpoena for financial documents and take up case
President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court Thursday to block a subpoena for his financial documents, arguing that the House exceeded its authority when it ordered Trump's longtime accounting firm Mazars USA to turn over his personal records.
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5 Dec 1:32pm Trump sets his sights on Senate as he comes to grips with impeachment
With his impeachment now all-but-certain, President Donald Trump and his allies are beginning to look past the House of Representatives, shifting their sights to the Republican-led Senate where the President will face trial.
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5 Dec 1:14pm READ: Trump appeal to Supreme Court to block House subpoenas
President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court Thursday to block a subpoena for his financial documents, arguing that the House exceeded its authority when it ordered Trump's longtime accounting firm Mazars USA to turn over his personal records.
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5 Dec 12:08pm Updated Analysis: Impeachment puts Trump and Pelosi on track for epic clash
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is once again on a collision course with President Donald Trump as the House impeachment inquiry rolls toward a vote before Christmas — a battle that will most likely be settled next year at the ballot box when voters decide whether he should stay in the White House and whether she deserves to keep the majority.
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Mocked Abroad and Assailed at Home, Trump Returns to Face Impeachment 5 Dec 11:44am Updated Mocked Abroad and Assailed at Home, Trump Returns to Face Impeachment
Two days in London on the world stage provided him no respite.
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5 Dec 11:13am House Judiciary Committee slates next impeachment hearing for Monday
The House Judiciary Committee has announced Thursday that it will convene its next hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Monday.
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Trump Administration Sued Over Social Media Screening for Visa Applicants 5 Dec 10:30am Updated Trump Administration Sued Over Social Media Screening for Visa Applicants
Visa applicants must disclose their social media user names, a rule that grew out of Trump’s vow of “extreme vetting” of foreign visitors. A new lawsuit objects.
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Pelosi Says House Will Begin Drafting Impeachment Charges Against Trump 5 Dec 10:04am Updated Pelosi Says House Will Begin Drafting Impeachment Charges Against Trump
The speaker said she was instructing House committee chairmen to move forward with articles of impeachment against President Trump, escalating a partisan confrontation that could lead to a vote by Christmas
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Read Nancy Pelosi’s Remarks on Articles of Impeachment 5 Dec 9:59am Updated Read Nancy Pelosi’s Remarks on Articles of Impeachment
Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked the Judiciary Committee to proceed with drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump.
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5 Dec 9:32am Updated Matt Gaetz has fiery exchange with professor during impeachment hearing
During the impeachment inquiry hearing, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) staunchly criticized Stanford Law School Professor Pamela S. Karlan's comment involving the President's son, Barron Trump.
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Pelosi Says House Will Begin Drafting Impeachment Charges vs. Trump 5 Dec 9:25am Updated Pelosi Says House Will Begin Drafting Impeachment Charges vs. Trump
The speaker said the House was ready to move forward with articles of impeachment, escalating a partisan confrontation that could lead to a vote by Christmas.
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5 Dec 8:34am Updated Planned Parenthood targets GOP senators over abortion gag rule in $1 million ad buy
Planned Parenthood will launch an ad campaign costing more than $1 million to pressure three vulnerable Republican senators for condoning the Trump administration's rule limiting abortion referrals.
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5 Dec 8:34am Democrats have urgent new impeachment argument
Democrats are injecting an urgent new argument into their already fast-moving impeachment drive: President Donald Trump poses such a flagrant threat to the republic that there is no time to waste.
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5 Dec 5:13am Leaders learn the hard way that Trump will be Trump at NATO meeting
At the outset of NATO's 70th anniversary meeting, which was meant to promote the unity of the alliance, no one doubted President Donald Trump's ability to disrupt, and he didn't disappoint, taking his tactics to a new level.
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5 Dec 12:08am A battle of attrition: It was a busy day in impeachment politics
In London, President Donald Trump, having been the subject of mockery by fellow world leaders at a major summit, packed up early and left without holding a traditional news conference -- but not without firing back at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, calling him "two-faced."
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Trump Blocked Key Impeachment Witnesses. Should Congress Wait? 4 Dec 10:18pm Updated Trump Blocked Key Impeachment Witnesses. Should Congress Wait?
At the first House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing, Republicans’ witness said lawmakers were rushing the process and should instead let court fights over access to witnesses play out.
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Scholars Call Trump’s Actions on Ukraine an Impeachable Abuse of Power 4 Dec 10:03pm Updated Scholars Call Trump’s Actions on Ukraine an Impeachable Abuse of Power
Democrats and Republicans clashed over the Constitution and President Trump’s conduct as the House Judiciary Committee formally began its impeachment proceedings.
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Trump Administration Moves to Upgrade Diplomatic Ties With Sudan 4 Dec 7:05pm Trump Administration Moves to Upgrade Diplomatic Ties With Sudan
The two nations agreed to exchange ambassadors for the first time in 23 years. But the State Department is keeping Sudan on a list of state sponsors of terrorism.
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4 Dec 6:58pm Updated Three legal experts make forceful case for impeaching Trump at contentious hearing
A legal scholar testifying at the first House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing on Wednesday says that President Donald Trump's actions are "worse than the misconduct of any prior president."
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Key Moments from the First Impeachment Hearing in the Judiciary Committee 4 Dec 6:51pm Updated Key Moments from the First Impeachment Hearing in the Judiciary Committee
Republicans and Democrats sparred as a panel of constitutional scholars kicked off a sharply partisan debate over whether to recommend President Trump’s impeachment.
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4 Dec 6:51pm Updated Trump Abruptly Exits NATO Gathering After Embarrassing Video Emerges
President Trump had planned to tout his foreign policy accomplishments at the meeting, but his visit was overshadowed by a gossipy video.
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Impeachment Hearing Updates: Scholars Debate Whether Trump’s Conduct Was Impeachable 4 Dec 6:17pm Updated Impeachment Hearing Updates: Scholars Debate Whether Trump’s Conduct Was Impeachable
As night fell on Washington and the hearing headed into its sixth hour, tempers rose. Melania Trump lashed out a Democratic witness for mentioning her son, prompting an apology.
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Hospitals Sue Trump to Keep Negotiated Prices Secret 4 Dec 5:45pm Updated Hospitals Sue Trump to Keep Negotiated Prices Secret
The administration wants to require hospitals to reveal the rates they privately negotiate with insurers for all sorts of procedures, amid the public outcry over surprise medical bills.
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Impeachment Hearing Updates: Scholars Testify Trump’s Conduct Was Impeachable 4 Dec 5:05pm Updated Impeachment Hearing Updates: Scholars Testify Trump’s Conduct Was Impeachable
But an expert invited by Republicans warned during the first formal impeachment hearing by the Judiciary Committee that Democrats were rushing through a flimsy case against President Trump. Republicans and Democrats sparred as the panel kicked off a sharply partisan debate over whether to recommend Mr. Trump’s removal.
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4 Dec 4:52pm New York Times: Giuliani traveled to Hungary and Ukraine to meet with ex-prosecutors in effort to defend Trump
Rudy Giuliani traveled to Hungary and Ukraine this week to meet with several former Ukrainian prosecutors in an effort to defend President Donald Trump against House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
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4 Dec 4:31pm Trump drama turns NATO gathering into a diplomatic soap opera
If allied leaders had hoped that US President Donald Trump's presence at a summit in the London area marking the 70th anniversary of the alliance this week would promote unity among old friends they probably left disappointed.
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4 Dec 3:13pm Updated Trump Calls Trudeau ‘Two-Faced’ After Comments Caught on Video
The leaders of Canada, France and Britain did not appear to realize that a conversation about President Trump at a Buckingham Palace reception was being recorded.
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Impeachment Hearing Updates: Scholars Call Trump’s Actions an Abuse of Power 4 Dec 2:59pm Updated Impeachment Hearing Updates: Scholars Call Trump’s Actions an Abuse of Power
But an expert invited by Republicans said the case against President Trump was “slipshod” during the first formal impeachment hearing by the Judiciary Committee. Republicans and Democrats sparred as the panel kicked off a sharply partisan debate over whether to recommend Mr. Trump’s impeachment.
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Giuliani, Facing Scrutiny, Travels to Europe to Interview Ukrainians 4 Dec 2:32pm Giuliani, Facing Scrutiny, Travels to Europe to Interview Ukrainians
President Trump’s personal lawyer has been in Budapest and Kyiv this week to talk with former Ukrainian prosecutors for a documentary series intended to debunk the impeachment case.
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4 Dec 1:54pm More Americans will have to work for food stamps under new Trump rule
The Trump administration unveiled a final rule Wednesday that will require more food stamp recipients to work in order to receive benefits.
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Kelly Loeffler Will Fill Georgia Senate Seat, Setting Up a Clash With Trump 4 Dec 1:41pm Updated Kelly Loeffler Will Fill Georgia Senate Seat, Setting Up a Clash With Trump
The appointment of Ms. Loeffler, a politically untested businesswoman, pits Gov. Brian Kemp against President Trump and his allies, who had lobbied for a different candidate.
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Impeachment Hearing Live Updates: Scholars Testify Trump’s Actions Are an Impeachable Abuse of Power 4 Dec 1:18pm Updated Impeachment Hearing Live Updates: Scholars Testify Trump’s Actions Are an Impeachable Abuse of Power
But an expert invited by Republicans argued that the case against President Trump is “slipshod” and premature during the first formal impeachment hearing by the Judiciary Committee. Republicans and Democrats sparred as the panel kicked off a sharply partisan debate over whether to recommend Mr. Trump’s impeachment.
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4 Dec 12:45pm Updated A grave charge and a momentous turn in the Trump impeachment inquiry
The stunningly consequential accusation spelled out in the Democrats' impeachment report represents the most sweeping effort yet to capture the span of President Donald Trump's alleged offense and to boil it into a crisp indictment.
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4 Dec 12:22pm Texas judge temporarily blocks construction of private border wall
A Texas judge has temporarily halted the construction of a private wall along the US-Mexico border, delivering a blow to the group that has ardently supported the President Donald Trump's push for additional border barriers.
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Impeachment Hearing Live Updates: Trump’s Actions Are Impeachable, Scholars Testify 4 Dec 11:56am Updated Impeachment Hearing Live Updates: Trump’s Actions Are Impeachable, Scholars Testify
But an expert invited by Republicans argued that the case against President Trump is “slipshod” and premature during the first formal impeachment hearing by the Judiciary Committee. Republicans and Democrats sparred as the panel kicked off a sharply partisan debate over whether to recommend Mr. Trump’s impeachment.
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4 Dec 11:47am Updated With Loeffler Senate pick, Georgia governor looks to win back suburbs for GOP
On the Sunday before Thanksgiving the Republican governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, made a secret trip to the White House to introduce his pick for the next senator from Georgia to President Donald Trump.
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4 Dec 11:28am Georgia governor defies Trump in appointing businesswoman to US Senate
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday appointed Atlanta businesswoman Kelly Loeffler to take over the seat of retiring Sen. Johnny Isakson.
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4 Dec 11:00am Updated The Point: Why world leaders seemingly joking about Donald Trump will drive the President crazy
A group of world leaders including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson were caught on tape Tuesday night seemingly gossiping and joking about President Donald Trump's, um, talkativeness.
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4 Dec 11:00am All your impeachment inquiry questions answered
The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is moving into its next phase as the House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearings. Chris Cillizza answers all your impeachment questions here to help you navigate the unfolding events.
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Hearing Live Updates: Trump Committed Impeachable Offenses, 3 Scholars to Testify 4 Dec 10:49am Updated Hearing Live Updates: Trump Committed Impeachable Offenses, 3 Scholars to Testify
But an expert invited by Republicans will argue that the case against President Trump is “slipshod” and premature, during the first formal impeachment hearing in the Judiciary Committee. Republicans and Democrats sparred as the panel kicked off a sharply partisan debate over whether to recommend Mr. Trump’s impeachment.
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Key Takeaways From House Intelligence Committee’s Impeachment Report 4 Dec 10:29am Updated Key Takeaways From House Intelligence Committee’s Impeachment Report
The 300-page report lays out Democrats’ case that President Trump abused the power of his office to solicit political help from a foreign power and obstructed the inquiry into his actions.
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Impeachment Report Says Trump Solicited Foreign Election Interference 4 Dec 10:25am Updated Impeachment Report Says Trump Solicited Foreign Election Interference
The House Intelligence Committee concluded that President Trump tried to “use the powers of his office to solicit foreign interference on his behalf in the 2020 election.”
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Live Updates: Judiciary Committee’s First Impeachment Hearing 4 Dec 10:11am Live Updates: Judiciary Committee’s First Impeachment Hearing
The House panel has kicked off what is likely to be a sharply partisan brawl over the coming days as the committee debates whether to draft and approve articles of impeachment that could lead to a Senate trial and President Trump’s removal from office.
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4 Dec 9:10am Updated Justin Trudeau Is ‘Two-Faced,’ Trump Says of Comments Caught on Video
The leaders of Canada, France and Britain did not appear to realize that their conversation at a Buckingham Palace reception was being recorded.
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4 Dec 8:55am Updated World leaders caught on camera appearing to joke about Trump
World leaders at the NATO summit in London were caught on camera appearing to joke about US President Donald Trump during a reception at Buckingham Palace Tuesday evening.
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4 Dec 7:53am Updated Georgia governor expected to defy Trump and appoint Atlanta businesswoman to Senate
On the Sunday before Thanksgiving the Republican governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, made a secret trip to the White House to introduce his pick for the next senator from Georgia to President Donald Trump.
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4 Dec 7:44am Updated In Video, World Leaders Seem to Be Commiserating About Trump
The leaders of Canada, France and Britain did not appear to realize that their conversation at a Buckingham Palace reception was being recorded.
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4 Dec 6:21am Impeachment Briefing: The Democratic Report
Democrats in the House outlined a case for impeaching President Trump, and released new phone records from Rudy Giuliani.
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4 Dec 4:01am General election 2019: Labour says Tory government will "rip the guts" out of NHS
Labour's Barry Gardiner says he doesn't "believe what Trump is saying", after the US president insisted the NHS was not on the table in any US trade talks.
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Trudeau and Macron appear to gossip about Trump at NATO summit 4 Dec 2:22am Trudeau and Macron appear to gossip about Trump at NATO summit
It would seem not even world leaders are averse to a bit of playground-style gossip about their colleagues.
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4 Dec 1:02am Updated Schiff says lawmakers investigating if mystery person who spoke with Giuliani is Trump
House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said on Tuesday night that his committee is still investigating who the person is who Rudy Giuliani was speaking with who had the obscured phone number of "-1" and whether that person is President Donald Trump.
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G.O.P. Senators, Defending Trump, Embrace Debunked Ukraine Theory 3 Dec 8:58pm G.O.P. Senators, Defending Trump, Embrace Debunked Ukraine Theory
The claim by Senator John Kennedy and others that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election offers the president a defense but contradicts intelligence agencies, which call it Russian propaganda.
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3 Dec 8:39pm Updated White House life has led to friction between Melania and Ivanka Trump, source says
Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump are without doubt the key women in President Donald Trump's life.
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3 Dec 8:29pm General election 2019: What happened on Tuesday
The BBC's Jessica Parker explains why Donald Trump is talking about the NHS, and Tuesday's election campaigning.
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3 Dec 8:08pm Johnson holds No 10 meeting with Trump
The PM had an off-camera meeting with the US president, ahead of Wednesday's meeting of Nato leaders.
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3 Dec 7:55pm Updated House Democrats vote to send impeachment report to Judiciary Committee
The Democratic report on the Ukraine investigation will detail how President Donald Trump sought political gain through his dealings with Ukraine, while laying out the historical precedent for impeaching a president, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.
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3 Dec 7:53pm Fact check: Trump makes at least 21 false claims at NATO meetings
President Donald Trump held official meetings with two foreign leaders and the head of NATO at the alliance summit in London on Tuesday -- and turned the public portion of each of the three sessions into his own highly dishonest impromptu press conference.
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3 Dec 7:21pm Updated Former official says Trump often refused to believe his intelligence briefings
One of President Donald Trump's most common responses to intelligence briefings is to doubt what he's being told, former Deputy Director of Intelligence Susan Gordon said Tuesday.
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‘I Don’t Know Prince Andrew,’ Trump Says. Photos Say Otherwise. 3 Dec 4:39pm Updated ‘I Don’t Know Prince Andrew,’ Trump Says. Photos Say Otherwise.
Speaking to reporters in London, President Trump denied knowing Prince Andrew, despite having been photographed with him on several occasions.
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In Tense Exchange, Trump and Macron Put Forth Dueling Visions for NATO 3 Dec 3:31pm Updated In Tense Exchange, Trump and Macron Put Forth Dueling Visions for NATO
President Trump said a warning from President Emmanuel Macron of France that Europe could no longer assume American support was “a very dangerous statement.” Mr. Macron said he stood by it.
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3 Dec 3:22pm Updated Analysis: Phantom phone call? Timeline suggests there was no Trump-Sondland phone call on Sept. 9
President Donald Trump keeps pointing to a phone call that supposedly happened on September 9 as a key element in his defense of his conduct in the Ukraine scandal.
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3 Dec 3:19pm Updated Macron refuses to back down after Trump attack
President Donald Trump is slated for what could be a tense meeting with Emmanuel Macron in London on Tuesday following the French President's warning last month that American indifference to the alliance is leading to the "brain death of NATO."
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Impeachment Report Alleges Trump Solicited Foreign Election Interference 3 Dec 3:04pm Updated Impeachment Report Alleges Trump Solicited Foreign Election Interference
The House Intelligence Committee concluded that President Trump tried to “use the powers of his office to solicit foreign interference on his behalf in the 2020 election.”
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3 Dec 2:26pm Catch Up on the Impeachment Inquiry
The investigation into President Trump and Ukraine is charging forward this week. If you tuned out over the Thanksgiving holiday, here’s what you missed.
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Trump Impeachment Report Released by House Panel 3 Dec 2:10pm Trump Impeachment Report Released by House Panel
The Intelligence Committee plans to formally adopt its report outlining the case for impeaching President Trump over a pressure campaign on Ukraine.
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Trump Warns Trade Talks With China May Last Past 2020 Election 3 Dec 12:51pm Updated Trump Warns Trade Talks With China May Last Past 2020 Election
The president said he was in no rush to complete a deal, injecting further uncertainty into a dispute that has rocked global markets.
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3 Dec 12:33pm Updated Trump announces G7 to be hosted at Camp David
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the next G7 will be hosted at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland.
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3 Dec 11:57am SEAL at center of war crimes case retires from Navy as planned
Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher has retired from the Navy, capping off a career that gained national attention when President Donald Trump controversially intervened in a war crimes case on his behalf.
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3 Dec 11:34am Analysis: New GOP report defies reality with Trump exoneration
A new report aimed at defending Donald Trump against Democratic claims of abuse of power represented a remarkable demonstration of the President's greatest political achievement -- the transformation of the Republican Party in his image.
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3 Dec 11:31am Updated Trump holds lucrative fundraiser in between NATO meetings
President Donald Trump attended a lucrative fundraiser with wealthy Americans residing in London in between meetings ahead of the NATO summit on Tuesday, part of what appears to be a larger effort by the President to use his European visit to highlight his accomplishments on the world stage.
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3 Dec 10:26am Updated Navy issues memo stressing ethical behavior in wake of SEAL controversy
US Navy leadership is emphasizing "responsibility for ethical and professional behavior" in the wake of a controversy over President Donald Trump's intervention in a war crimes case involving a Navy SEAL and the subsequent ousting of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.
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3 Dec 10:23am Updated New GOP report defies reality with Trump exoneration
A new report aimed at defending Donald Trump against Democratic claims of abuse of power represented a remarkable demonstration of the President's greatest political achievement -- the transformation of the Republican Party in his image.
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3 Dec 9:58am Trump: Challenges for UK PM with a presidential visit
Theresa May's former press secretary on the challenges of a Donald Trump visit in a UK general election campaign.
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Trump Begins NATO Summit by Targeting Macron’s ‘Brain Death’ Comment 3 Dec 8:50am Updated Trump Begins NATO Summit by Targeting Macron’s ‘Brain Death’ Comment
President Trump said a warning from President Emmanuel Macron of France that Europe could no longer assume support from the United States was “a very dangerous statement.”
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Ukraine Knew of Aid Freeze in July, Says Ex-Top Official in Kyiv 3 Dec 7:59am Updated Ukraine Knew of Aid Freeze in July, Says Ex-Top Official in Kyiv
Ukraine’s government learned of the military aid freeze during the Trump administration’s pressure campaign — and tried to keep that knowledge from going public, an ex-deputy foreign minister said.
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3 Dec 7:39am Analysis: Republicans explain why Trump is innocent
As Democrats finish up their official report on the impeachment investigations, to be released Tuesday, Republicans have issued a 123-page document -- in DC terms, a "prebuttal" -- that argues everything you've seen so far is being misrepresented.
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3 Dec 7:04am Updated General election 2019: Opposition warning over post-Brexit US trade deal
Donald Trump denies an interest in the NHS, while the PM says Labour's claims are "Bemuda triangle stuff".
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3 Dec 6:49am Updated Highlights from the newly released FBI Mueller investigation notes
The Justice Department, responding to a lawsuit by CNN and BuzzFeed, released 295 pages of witness memoranda and notes from FBI interviews released from the Mueller investigation. The witnesses include: former Trump 2016 campaign aide Rick Gates, former White House chief of staff John Kelly, former Trump adviser Hope Hicks and former campaign aide Corey Lewandowski.
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3 Dec 5:39am Updated Trump and Macron to meet amid NATO tensions
President Donald Trump is slated for what could be a tense meeting with Emmanuel Macron in London on Tuesday following the French President's warning last month that American indifference to the alliance is leading to the "brain death of NATO."
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3 Dec 4:04am Donald Trump in UK on three-day visit to mark Nato anniversary
The US president is expected to visit Buckingham Palace for a reception, before meeting world leaders.
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3 Dec 2:41am Updated General election 2019: Corbyn says no US trade deal unless NHS is excluded
The Labour leader is joined by the SNP and Lib Dems in expressing concerns about Donald Trump's agenda.
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Democrats Ready Impeachment Report as Republicans Argue Trump Did Nothing Wrong 2 Dec 10:17pm Updated Democrats Ready Impeachment Report as Republicans Argue Trump Did Nothing Wrong
In a report intended to counter Democrats’ impeachment case against President Trump, Republicans argued his efforts to get Ukraine to investigate his rivals had nothing to do with politics.
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2 Dec 10:07pm Updated Construction company building private wall for group with Trump ties wins government contract
A company touted by White House officials -- and that's already building sections of border wall for a private group with Trump administration ties -- has been awarded $400 million by the government to design and build part of President Donald Trump's border barrier in Yuma County, Arizona.
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White House Lifts Mysterious Hold on Military Aid to Lebanon 2 Dec 10:01pm White House Lifts Mysterious Hold on Military Aid to Lebanon
The Trump administration will allow the $105 million aid package to flow after freezing the funding without explanation.
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Trump Says U.S. Will Impose Metal Tariffs on Brazil and Argentina 2 Dec 9:08pm Updated Trump Says U.S. Will Impose Metal Tariffs on Brazil and Argentina
The president, in a move that would shatter previous agreements with those countries, accused them of weakening their currencies and hurting American farmers.
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2 Dec 6:45pm With manufacturing slowing down, Trump ratchets up trade wars
President Donald Trump has escalated trade tensions across the globe by imposing tariffs on foreign steel, threatening tariffs on allies like the European Union and engaging in a tit-for-tat trade war with China that has hurt American farmers.
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Sanctions May Have Fueled Iran Protests, but Have Yet to Further U.S. Goals 2 Dec 6:04pm Updated Sanctions May Have Fueled Iran Protests, but Have Yet to Further U.S. Goals
It is hard to discern a strategy that will accomplish the Trump administration’s objectives: renegotiating the nuclear deal with Iran or dialing back Iran’s malign behavior in the region.
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2 Dec 6:01pm Bid to restart federal death penalty could head to Supreme Court
A federal appeals court rejected an emergency bid from the Trump administration to move forward next week with the first federal execution in nearly 17 years, setting up a potential showdown at the Supreme Court.
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2 Dec 5:32pm Appeals judges appear skeptical of rule limiting asylum seekers from Central America
A federal appeals court on Monday questioned whether a new restrictive Trump administration asylum policy takes into account the dangers that migrants face in Mexico and Guatemala en route to the US.
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Republican Impeachment Defense Claims Trump’s Ukraine Pressure Was Apolitical 2 Dec 5:20pm Updated Republican Impeachment Defense Claims Trump’s Ukraine Pressure Was Apolitical
In a report intended to counter Democrats’ impeachment case against President Trump, Republicans will argue his efforts to get Ukraine to investigate his rivals had nothing to do with politics.
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2 Dec 4:23pm Aide says hold on US security aid to Lebanon lifted
The Trump administration has lifted the mysterious hold on security assistance to Lebanon, which includes a $105 million package to support the Lebanese armed forces, according to a congressional aide.
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Corbyn challenges Trump on NHS as president arrives in UK 2 Dec 4:03pm Corbyn challenges Trump on NHS as president arrives in UK
Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Donald Trump on claims the NHS would be up for grabs in trade talks, as the US president arrived in Britain for the NATO summit.
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2 Dec 3:13pm Updated White House will not participate in Judiciary Committee hearing
Neither President Donald Trump nor his attorneys will participate in Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing, they said late Sunday.
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2 Dec 2:44pm Updated Ex-FBI lawyer targeted by Trump breaks silence
Roughly two years after her anti-Donald Trump text messages were released to Congress and she became a public target of the President's ire, Lisa Page said it's time to break her silence.
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Sidelined for Months, Judiciary Panel Will Reclaim Impeachment Drive It Once Led 2 Dec 2:26pm Updated Sidelined for Months, Judiciary Panel Will Reclaim Impeachment Drive It Once Led
The House Judiciary Committee had been leading the debate over whether to impeach President Trump long before the Ukraine affair. This week, it returns to the center of the maelstrom.
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2 Dec 11:34am Updated Trump renews tariff threat on Brazil and Argentina
President Donald Trump announced Monday that the US will "restore" steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil and Argentina, citing a "massive devaluation of their currencies."
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Trump’s Other Personal Lawyer: Close to the Right, but Far From Giuliani 2 Dec 11:20am Updated Trump’s Other Personal Lawyer: Close to the Right, but Far From Giuliani
Jay Sekulow is a trusted, telegenic presidential adviser more experienced in religious liberty cases than impeachment battles.
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Trump touches down in UK ahead of crunch NATO summit 2 Dec 11:02am Trump touches down in UK ahead of crunch NATO summit
Donald Trump has touched down in the UK ahead of a two-day NATO summit that will see members at loggerheads with each other.
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6 Takeaways From Melania Trump’s Unauthorized Biography 2 Dec 10:58am 6 Takeaways From Melania Trump’s Unauthorized Biography
“Free, Melania” gets into the first lady’s relationship with Ivanka, “Be Best” and that “I really don’t care” jacket.
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2 Dec 8:00am How John Roberts might oversee a Senate impeachment trial
As the Democratic-led US House moves toward an impeachment vote on President Donald Trump, attention is turning to the likely Senate trial and how forcefully Chief Justice John Roberts might operate as he presides over the chamber.
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Trump Says U.S. Will Reinstate Metal Tariffs on Brazil and Argentina 2 Dec 7:59am Updated Trump Says U.S. Will Reinstate Metal Tariffs on Brazil and Argentina
The president accused the countries of weakening their currencies and hurting American farmers.
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2 Dec 7:36am Updated Democrats escalate impeachment bid in end-of-year dash
Democrats pivot from investigating President Donald Trump to beginning their prosecution of him this week in the most significant and historic development yet in a fast-moving impeachment battle.
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‘Free, Melania’: 6 Takeaways 2 Dec 5:00am ‘Free, Melania’: 6 Takeaways
A new unauthorized biography of Melania Trump gets into the first lady’s relationship with Ivanka, “Be Best” and that “I really don’t care” jacket.
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Trump’s Lawyers Won’t Participate in Impeachment Hearing on Wednesday 1 Dec 8:56pm Updated Trump’s Lawyers Won’t Participate in Impeachment Hearing on Wednesday
They did not rule out future participation, but said they would not appear at the Judiciary Committee’s first public hearing, featuring legal experts who will offer assessments on impeachment.
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1 Dec 5:16pm ITV Debate: Nigel Farage addresses Trump comments
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage defended the US President's comments in an ITV debate.
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Trump’s Intervention in SEALs Case Tests Pentagon’s Tolerance 1 Dec 4:52pm Updated Trump’s Intervention in SEALs Case Tests Pentagon’s Tolerance
Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher’s case pits a Pentagon hierarchy committed to enforcing longstanding rules of combat against a commander in chief with no military experience but a finely honed sense of grievance against authority.
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Trump’s Trade Deal Steals a Page From Democrats’ Playbook 1 Dec 3:07pm Trump’s Trade Deal Steals a Page From Democrats’ Playbook
The president has made a trade agreement that caters to his opposition — and that’s why it stands a chance of passing Congress.
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How a Divided Left Is Losing the Battle on Abortion 1 Dec 12:46pm Updated How a Divided Left Is Losing the Battle on Abortion
Miscalculations, and an unexpected victory by President Trump, have put abortion access at its most vulnerable point in decades, and the left on the defensive. Now it is trying to recover.
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1 Dec 9:16am How the last chief justice handled an impeachment trial of the President of the United States
Two decades ago, Chief Justice William Rehnquist captured unprecedented attention as he presided over the Senate trial of a president, a role that would fall to Chief Justice John Roberts if the US House were to impeach President Donald Trump and a Senate trial were launched.
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A Leak-Prone White House Finally Manages to Keep a Secret 30 Nov 10:56pm Updated A Leak-Prone White House Finally Manages to Keep a Secret
President Trump’s aides were delighted that news of his Thanksgiving Day visit to Afghanistan stayed under wraps.
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With Impeachment Inquiry in Full Swing, Public Opinion Remains Split 30 Nov 10:51pm With Impeachment Inquiry in Full Swing, Public Opinion Remains Split
Most Americans view President Trump’s potential impeachment along partisan lines. But a crucial slice of the electorate remains undecided, with possible implications for the 2020 election.
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30 Nov 10:11pm Updated Intelligence Committee members can review impeachment report on Monday
The House Intelligence Committee is expected to allow members to review the committee's impeachment report Monday ahead of a vote scheduled on Tuesday to approve the report, which details the committee's findings from the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and Ukraine, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
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Long Before Trump, Impeachment Loomed Over Multiple Presidents 30 Nov 4:36pm Updated Long Before Trump, Impeachment Loomed Over Multiple Presidents
While only three previous presidents faced serious threat of removal, one out of four confronted formal accusations in the House.
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30 Nov 1:08pm Pelosi to lead group of Democratic lawmakers to UN climate change conference
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will lead a group of Democratic lawmakers to a United Nations conference on climate change less than a month after the Trump administration began formally withdrawing the US from the Paris climate accord.
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