• Donald Trump November 1, 2019 3:55 pm

    Impeachment Moves Forward

    The House of Representatives votes to move forward with impeachment of President Trump, setting the stage for public hearings.

  • Donald Trump November 1, 2019 1:55 pm

    Impeachment Inquiry Focuses on White House Lawyers

    The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert action. Deepening their reach into the West Wing, impeachment investigators have summoned former national security adviser John...

  • Donald Trump November 1, 2019 1:55 pm

    Impeachment Inquiry Focuses on White House Lawyers

    The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert action. Deepening their reach into the West Wing, impeachment investigators have summoned former national security adviser John...

  • George W. Bush July 12, 2019 7:22 pm

    Incoming Acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella Under Scrutiny for Work With Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff

    Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago. But Pizzella, currently deputy Labor secretary, has his own controversial past that will likely come to the fore. Democratic senators and civil...

  • Minnesota July 12, 2019 4:22 pm

    Incoming Acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella Under Scrutiny for Work With Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff

    Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago. But Pizzella, currently deputy Labor secretary, has his own controversial past that will likely come to the fore. Democratic senators and civil...

  • Governor May 16, 2019 1:34 am

    Near-Total Abortion Ban Signed Into Law by Alabama Governor

    Alabama’s Republican governor signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation Wednesday, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. “To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious and that every life is a sacred gift from God,” Gov. Kay Ivey said in...

  • Donald Trump April 29, 2019 6:51 pm

    AP Fact Check: Trump's Misleading Rhetoric on Immigrants

    President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric about illegal immigration. At a Wisconsin rally , he suggested he’s launched his plan to transport immigrants in the U.S. illegally to sanctuary cities in mass numbers — “my sick idea,” as he proudly called it. There’s no evidence that’s happening.

  • Donald Trump March 22, 2019 4:21 pm

    Multiple 2020 Democrats Say They Won't Attend AIPAC Summit

    Multiple Democratic presidential candidates said Thursday that they won’t attend the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference in Washington next week. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas, Sen. Kamala Harris of California and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, are among the 2020 contenders who have decided not...

  • Donald Trump January 25, 2019 2:21 am

    Fact Check: Trump's Bogus ‘Catch and Release' Statistic

    In arguing for border wall funding, President Donald Trump claimed — without any evidence — that only 2 percent of those apprehended crossing the border and released pending immigration hearings appear in court. Actually, Trump administration officials put the figure at about 50 percent, while immigration experts say it is even higher.

  • Donald Trump January 24, 2019 8:06 am

    Shutdown Stalemate Continues Into 5th Week

    Senate Republicans released a 1,000-page bill they plan to vote on this week based on President Donald Trump’s latest offer to end the shutdown and provide funding for a border wall. Democrats rejected the plan, and insist reopening the government must come before any negotiation on wall funding.

  • JUDGE September 26, 2018 10:45 am

    Are They Ready? Kavanaugh, Ford Prep for High-Stakes Hearing

    On Thursday morning, a psychology professor from California will sit before lawmakers to accuse a Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault — while all of Washington, and much of the nation, watches it live. It’s a high-stakes, high-drama moment with the power to sink Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s chances of winning a seat on the high court and to shift the...

  • Donald Trump August 22, 2018 9:36 pm

    Fact Check: Cohen Plea Deal Exposes Repeated False Claims

    For many months, President Donald Trump, his White House staff and his personal attorneys, Michael Cohen and Rudy Giuliani, repeatedly made false, misleading and contradictory statements about illegal payments that were made during the 2016 campaign to silence two women who claimed to have extramarital affairs with Trump.

  • NBC June 7, 2018 11:49 am

    Man Detained by ICE After Delivering Pizza to New York City Military Base

    Local politicians, advocates and family members of a man detained by ICE last week after delivering pizza to a military base in New York gathered Wednesday to support the Ecuadorian father.

  • Donald Trump May 18, 2018 11:00 pm

    House Farm Bill Fails Amid Conservative Fight Over Immigration

    House Republican leaders suffered an embarrassing setback Friday when conservatives scuttled an ambitious farm bill, part of a high-stakes power play as they once again exert their oversized sway in the House. In this case, conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus wanted to slow the momentum of bipartisan immigration legislation to help young “Dreamers.” Republican moderates are gaining ground with...

  • Donald Trump May 18, 2018 11:02 am

    White House Threatens Firings After McCain Remark Gets Out

    A West Wing aide’s morbid remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has not yielded widespread White House soul searching. Instead it has produced a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others that have bedeviled President Donald Trump’s administration. Nearly a week after Kelly Sadler dismissed McCain’s opinion on Trump’s CIA nominee during a closed-door meeting...

  • Donald Trump May 16, 2018 2:59 pm

    Still No Apology for McCain From Trump Administration

    President Donald Trump met with his fellow Republicans to talk domestic policy Tuesday, while the question of whether the president owes Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., an apology loomed over the meeting. Last week a White House aide reportedly mocked McCain’s fight with brain cancer.

  • Donald Trump May 16, 2018 6:44 pm

    Trump Indonesia Project Gets Chinese Gov't Backing Amid US Trade Talks

    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in a vast development in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos, a deal that stands to benefit President Donald Trump’s company just as top Chinese envoys head to Washington for trade talks. In a move that has alarmed Trump critics, an Indonesian company confirmed this...

  • Donald Trump May 4, 2018 8:40 am

    Trump's New ‘Stormy' Story Stuns Many in West Wing

    President Donald Trump insisted Thursday his reimbursement of a 2016 hush payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels had nothing to do with his election campaign. But the surprise revelation of the president’s payment clashed with his past statements, created new legal headaches and stunned many in the West Wing. White House aides were blindsided when Trump’s recently added attorney, Rudy...

  • Donald Trump April 26, 2018 7:56 pm

    Accidente en Bend Pine Orlando

    White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders displayed the administrations’s antagonism against the media in heated exchanges with members of the White House press corp during the daily press briefing on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

  • Donald Trump February 9, 2018 10:07 pm

    Kelly in Harsh Spotlight After Senior Aide's Resignation

    Pressure mounted on White House chief of staff John Kelly as questions swirled Friday about his defense of a senior aide he fought to keep in a highly sensitive West Wing job despite accusations of spousal abuse from two ex-wives. White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a member of President Donald Trump’s inner circle and arguably Kelly’s closest aide, cleaned...

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