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“It’s a craven misuse of the U.S. armed forces for an obvious political stunt, and I’m surprised [Defense] Secretary Mattis agreed to it, given the range of real national security threats our military has to deal with,” said Kelly Magsamen, who served on the National Security Council and in th...
“If it came to a vote in the Senate, it would fail," Corker recalled telling the contractor about the chance that lawmakers would halt the Saudi arms deal he was pursuing. That was before journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of the Middle Eastern kingdom’s government, vanished after entering t...
The president’s characterization of his former campaign chairman as a victim and “brave man” is being read by aides as a signal that Trump wants to use his unilateral authority to issue pardons to absolve Manafort, according to eight current and former administration officials and outside advi...
In his four months as one of President Donald Trump’s personal attorneys, the former New York City mayor has blitzed media green rooms, befuddled legal experts and caused headaches for the White House. Even Trump once told reporters Giuliani would “get his facts straight” eventually.
Rep. Dave Brat is one of two high-profile Freedom Caucus members at risk of losing his seat this fall. It's unfamiliar territory for members of the hard-line group, whose typically comfortable electoral positions have emboldened them to push a far-right platform. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo...
The South Carolina Republican said he has had some differences with Rosenstein, but impeachment is unnecessary.
GOP lawmakers‘ move comes as the deputy attorney general announced a major indictment against Russian intelligence officers for interfering in the 2016 election.
In the 1850s, disaffected Democrats made the wrenching choice to leave their party to save American democracy. Here’s what happened.
Republican Ted Cruz won his Texas Senate seat by campaigning on health care in 2012. Democrat Beto O’Rourke is hoping to beat him at his own game.
Markara Man emailed FCC chairman Ajit Pai (pictured) and listed the names and addresses of three preschools near Pai’s home, followed by,
Unlike recent campaign cycles, when Republicans capitalized on Obamacare sticker shock, they’re now likely to be the ones feeling the wrath of voters.
“It’s going to be ‘catch and release’ because they don’t have the detention beds,” a formal DHS official said.
The president, who often asks officials to give him executive orders, got his way amid an escalating crisis this week – but now faces new headaches as a result.
The former Virginia governor has thrown himself into 2018 campaigning, gathering potential chits if he runs for president.
Sen. Claire McCaskill and others are posting advertising instructions for friendly super PACs on their websites.
Will Trump get re-elected in 2020? It could come down to America’s most reliable voters: baby boomers
The poll comes as both Republican and Democratic lawmakers have denounced the ‘zero tolerance’ policy.
The quiet surrender comes as new projections show Medicare’s trust fund in its worst shape since the recession.
Republicans are still favored to keep their majority, but several Democratic incumbents in red states look likely to survive.
Manafort is facing a September trial on charges that he violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act by failing to register with the Justice Department in connection with the lobbying campaign, among other charges.
Many GOP senators are skeptical that Trump can reach an agreement with Kim Jong Un to completely denuclearize the Korean peninsula.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is leaning on Trump's support, while Rep. Mark Sanford's criticism of Trump is being used against him.
Mitt Romney is positioning himself to be a force in the Senate — and a potential counterweight to Donald Trump.