Politics

Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of…

A bill being negotiated in Congress would essentially end the Trump administration's direct supervision of an agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile

US Will Send Ukraine $200M To Boost Defenses

The funds are for "additional training, equipment and advisory efforts to build the defensive capacity of Ukraine's forces."

White House: Trump Won't Support Ukraine…

In Helsinki, Putin proposed a referendum in separatist-controlled parts of Ukraine.

Private messaging apps increasingly used for…

Open government advocates are becoming concerned about elected officials' increasing use of private devices and confidential messaging apps to communicate about public business

Trump Weighs Imposing Tariffs On All Chinese…

Trump says he's ready to put tariffs on all $500 billion worth of Chinese good imported into the U.S.

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Cohen Secretly Taped Trump Discussing Payment To…

Sources say the recordings were discovered during FBI raids on Cohen's office, hotel room and home earlier this year.

Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on…

U. S. District Judge Dana Sabraw went well beyond the American Civil Liberties Union's initial request to stop families from being separated at the border by imposing a deadline of Thursday to reunify more than 2,500 children with their families

John Kerry Uses Words Like 'Disgraceful' and…

John Kerry took a hard line Sunday in describing President Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki this week, Politico reports. Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation , Kerry called the private, unrecorded sit-down "one of the most disgraceful, remarkable moments of kowtowing to a foreign leader by an American president...

Ky. Medicaid Recipients Will Get Vision And…

The state of Kentucky announced it'll reinstate vision and dental care benefits for Medicaid recipients whose coverage was cut after a court ruling.

Asylum Case Wins Vary Greatly By City, But It's…

Critics say the disparity between immigration courts shows how arbitrary the system is. But immigration judges say that's misleading and simplistic.

Without evidence, Trump claims documents confirm…

President Donald Trump claims documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the courts, but lawmakers say the documents don't show wrongdoing.

FBI Releases Top-Secret Wiretapping Request in…

Thought Carter Page was just a kooky dream you had? Not so: The FBI released Saturday a redacted version of its FISA warrant to wiretap the former Trump campaign advisor, the New York Times reports. "This application targets Carter Page," the document reads. "The FBI believes Page has been the...

The Majority Of Families Separated At The Border…

According to court documents, an estimated 364 migrant children between the ages of 5 and 17 have been returned to their families so far.

DOJ Says It Will Publicly Call Out Election…

The Obama administration was slow to call out interference in 2016 out of fear of looking political.

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Thousands rally in Munich to protest 'politics of fear'

Thousands of people are protesting in Germany's southern city of Munich against what they say is the "politics of fear" that is pushing public debate in the country to the right

In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate's…

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.

Dan Coats Doesn't Know What Happened In Trump…

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met one-on-one for more than two hours.

The White House Is In Talks For Putin Visit This…

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says President Trump has instructed his national security adviser to invite Putin to Washington.

US silent on whether envoys discussed suspected Russia agent

The U.S. version of what the top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed in their most recent call makes no mention of the Russian woman arrested by American authorities and suspected of being a covert Kremlin agent _ even though Moscow says her case came up

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Trump Now 'Disagrees' With Putin Offer He First…

Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted to question U.S. government officials in exchange for the U.S. questioning 12 Russians about hacking.

Putin Says Clinton Got $400 Million From Tax…

Russian President Vladimir Putin made the claim during his news conference with President Donald Trump.

DNI: I Meant No Disrespect to Trump

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is softening his off-the-cuff reaction last week to news that President Trump had invited Vladimir Putin to the White House, saying he meant no harm. "Some press coverage has mischaracterized my intentions in responding to breaking news presented to me during a live interview,...

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New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if…

Britain's new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached

Kavanaugh: Once questioned Watergate tapes…

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that Watergate tapes case may have been wrongly decided

Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to…

The top U.S. intelligence official is saying he meant no disrespect to Trump in a televised interview discussing summit with Putin