Russian official says 'almost' near deal with Trump administration for return of diplomatic compounds

(WASHINGTON) -- A Russian official said after a high-level meeting with Trump administration officials that the two countries have "almost" reached a deal for the U.S. to return two diplomatic compounds to Russian control.

Russian Deputy F... Read More

Secret Service likely wouldn't have intervened in Trump Jr.-Russia meeting

(WASHINGTON) -- After one of the president's lawyers cited U.S. Secret Service inaction in his defense of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian attorney, whom the younger Trump believed to be in possession of incriminating information about Hilla... Read More

Public to Trump: Lay off Twitter (POLL)

(NEW YORK) -- Americans are highly disapproving of President Donald Trump in personal terms, with his tweeting habit a major irritant: Seventy percent say he’s acted in an unpresidential manner since taking office, 68 percent don’t see hi... Read More

Secret Service dismisses Trump lawyer's claim about Russia meeting

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Secret Service pushed back on an assertion one of President Donald Trump’s lawyers made Sunday on ABC News’ “This Week” that the agency should have prevented Russians from meeting last year with the pr... Read More

Caitlyn Jenner latest celebrity to consider running for office

(NEW YORK) -- The 2018 U.S. elections may just be the year of celebrity candidates.

After Kid Rock teased the idea of running for Senate in Michigan last week, former Olympian and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner now says she’s conside... Read More

Collins: GOP bill would ‘jeopardize the very existence of rural hospitals and nursing homes’

(NEW YORK) -- Republican Sen. Susan Collins said the Senate health care bill would "jeopardize the very existence of our rural hospitals and our nursing homes."

Collins, R-Maine, told ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl ... Read More

Trump lawyer says president believes Mueller investigation is part of 'witch hunt'

(NEW YORK) -- A member of Donald Trump’s legal team says he does not believe the president will have to testify under oath to special counsel Robert Mueller, whose Russia investigation the president believes is part of a “witch hunt.&rdqu... Read More

Six months in, latest poll reveals a record low for Trump

(WASHINGTON) -- Americans have given President Trump the lowest six-month approval rating of any president in polls dating back 70 years, punctuated by questions about his competence on the world stage, his effectiveness, the Republican health care p... Read More

Trump campaign paid Donald Trump Jr.'s lawyer weeks before Russian meeting was revealed

(NEW YORK) -- Almost two weeks before Donald Trump Jr. published screengrabs of purported emails indicating that he arranged to meet with a Russian lawyer, President Trump’s re-election campaign paid $50,000 in legal fees to the attorney now re... Read More

Russian lawyer obtained Hill hearing seat from former Florida Trump campaign chair's husband

(NEW YORK) -- The husband of the former Florida chair of the Trump campaign obtained a front-row seat to a June 2016 House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing for Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian attorney who had met with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump To... Read More

Russian lobbyist also attended meeting with Donald Trump Jr: Report

(NEW YORK) -- The second Russian individual who attended a controversial meeting at Trump Tower on June 9, 2016 with Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner has been identified as Rinat Akhmetshin, a lobbyist who has been reported to have t... Read More

White House hires attorney Ty Cobb to manage Russia investigation response

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House announced Saturday that it has hired attorney Ty Cobb, who, as a White House official confirmed earlier to ABC News, will serve as part of an internal legal team to manage matters related to the ongoing investigations ... Read More

Trump team sending mixed messages on Qatar and Gulf crisis

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is once again sending mixed messages on Qatar and the crisis among U.S. Gulf allies.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson just spent a week in the region trying to find a solution to the Gulf that began... Read More

Congressional Russia investigations: A look at where they stand

(WASHINGTON) -- This week’s revelations about Donald Trump Jr.’s emails and meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, which the latter allegedly secured by having an interlocutor float the promise of incriminating information abo... Read More