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Helsinki summit becomes new flashpoint for GOP anger

Helsinki summit becomes new flashpoint for GOP anger

Anger and frustration with President Trump are growing among Senate Republicans, who worry the unpredictable White House could undercut GOP chances of keeping the Senate majority  Read more

 Trump Backs Down, Says He Misspoke on Russia Meddling

Trump Backs Down, Says He Misspoke on Russia Meddling

Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed away from his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election  Read more

Conservatives cheer IRS rule change shielding donor lists from disclosure

Conservatives cheer IRS rule change shielding donor lists from disclosure

Conservatives on Tuesday hailed a move by the IRS to stop requiring certain tax-exempt groups, including politically active organizations such as the National Rifle Association, to identify their donors  Read more

Trump lashes out at media coverage of his Putin meeting

Trump lashes out at media coverage of his Putin meeting

President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed he had a great meeting with Vladimir Putin and lashed out at the media coverage that captured the widespread dismay at his news conference with the Russian president  Read more

National Guard deployment led to more than 10,000 arrests of illegal immigrants, says CBP

National Guard deployment led to more than 10,000 arrests of illegal immigrants, says CBP

The National Guard's deployment to the southwest border in mid-April has led to 10,805 "deportable alien arrests" of people who illegally entered the United States from Mexico, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokeswoman said Monday  Read more

Trump Feels GOP Heat on Putin, But Will It Linger?

Trump Feels GOP Heat on Putin, But Will It Linger?

With sharp statements that underscored a deep disconnect between the president and his party's orthodoxy in dealing with Russia, GOP lawmakers condemned Donald Trump's apparent appeasement of Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday  Read more

Trump is treading dangerous ground in excusing Russian aggression during the U.S. election

Trump is treading dangerous ground in excusing Russian aggression during the U.S. election

The American president seems to accept Putin's denials about a cyber assault on American democracy  Read more

The Abortion War Will Soon Rip America in Two

The Abortion War Will Soon Rip America in Two

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy upheld Roe v. Wade. Then-candidate Donald Trump pledged to only nominate judges to the high court who would overturn Roe v. Wade  Read more

Trump sees vindication in Strzok testimony, says 'witch hunt' hurts U.S.-Russian relations

Trump sees vindication in Strzok testimony, says 'witch hunt' hurts U.S.-Russian relations

President Trump is citing FBI agent Peter Strzok’s recent testimony to Congress to bolster his assertion that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is “rigged” and a “witch hunt” that is hurting the country, ahead of a Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin  Read more

Paul Ryan contradicts Trump: 'No question that Russia interfered in our election'

Paul Ryan contradicts Trump: 'No question that Russia interfered in our election'

House Speaker Paul Ryan criticized President Donald Trump's handling of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin  Read more

Judge temporarily halts deportations of parents separated from children

Judge temporarily halts deportations of parents separated from children

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said Monday that he's become "exasperated" by the Trump administration's slow work to reunify more than 2,600 children separated from their parents and ordered the government to halt all deportations of parents for at least a week  Read more

Trump Declines to Back U.S. Intel Conclusion That Russia Meddled in Election

Trump Declines to Back U.S. Intel Conclusion That Russia Meddled in Election

President Trump declined to endorse the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election in an extraordinary press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin on Monday  Read more

Bolton: U.S. election hack a serious matter, 'hard to believe' Putin didn't know about

Bolton: U.S. election hack a serious matter, 'hard to believe' Putin didn't know about

White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday the hacking of Democratic emails during 2016 campaign was a serious matter and he found it "hard to believe" that Russian President Vladimir Putin was unaware it  Read more

British Prime Minister Theresa May: Trump advised me to sue European Union over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May: Trump advised me to sue European Union over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that President Trump privately suggested that she sue the European Union amid negotiations on the “Brexit” plan for the U.K. to withdraw from the EU  Read more

The Left's dismally weak case against Brett Kavanaugh

The Left's dismally weak case against Brett Kavanaugh

The venerable Washington Post, the newspaper that brought down a Republican president and spawned at least two Hollywood movies, a paper backed by the resources of the wealthiest man in America, sicced three reporters (including a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter) and six researchers on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh  Read more

No ‘Grand Bargain’ with Putin

No ‘Grand Bargain’ with Putin

The risks to American deterrence aren't worth it  Read more

Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election

Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election

The Justice Department charged 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday with a litany of alleged offenses related to Russia's hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails, state election systems and other targets in 2016  Read more

Kavanaugh serves meals to homeless in D.C. amid confirmation battle

Kavanaugh serves meals to homeless in D.C. amid confirmation battle

Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh took time out from his meetings on Capitol Hill this week to serve meals to the homeless at a Washington shelter  Read more