Deputy attorney general stands by memo, but says Comey was going to be fired anyway

(WASHINGTON) -- Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told members of Congress that his memo to President Trump detailing concerns about James Comey's actions as FBI director was “not a statement of reasons to justify a for-cause terminat... Read More

President Trump to embark on first foreign trip as president

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump will leave Friday afternoon on his first international trip since taking office, a five-country journey to meet with some of the most important figures in the Middle East and Europe.

Trump is bucking ... Read More

What the White House has said about special prosecutors

(WASHINGTON) -- News that the Department of Justice appointed a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, to lead the Russia probe rocked Washington.

Many who had been asking for an independent voice in the matter applauded the ... Read More

Interior Dept. nominee says Trump's views could outweigh climate science

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's nominee for Deputy Secretary of the Interior said on Thursday that Trump's economic policy could be take priority over climate science.

In his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Energy &... Read More

Pence maintains he was unaware of Flynn's lobbying ties during transition

(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Mike Pence is standing by his claim in March that he first learned of Mike Flynn's foreign lobbying from news reports, despite the revelation that the Trump transition team was notified before inauguration that Flynn wa... Read More

Trump denies telling Comey to back off, bashes former FBI director

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump flatly denied that he asked former FBI Director James Comey to end his investigation into Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Throughout a joint press conference with Colombian Pre... Read More

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman top pick for Trump's new FBI director

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to choosing his nominee to replace James Comey as FBI director.

The president said former Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut is his top choice in the Oval Office on T... Read More

Trump to Muir: Special counsel 'hurts our country terribly'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump doubled down on his criticism Thursday of the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian interference in last year's presidential election, telling ABC News' David Muir the action hurts the United S... Read More

Trump intends to renegotiate NAFTA as early as August, letter to Congress says

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House has formally told Congress that the Trump administration plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, starting a countdown clock until talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico can begin in Au... Read More

Mike Flynn's lawyers will not honor subpoena, Senate Intel chair says

(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, R-N.C., said on Thursday that former national security adviser Mike Flynn's lawyers would not be honoring the committee's subpoena for documents related to Flynn's commu... Read More

Trump calls Russia probe 'single greatest witch hunt'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is responding to the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russia's interference in the 2016 election, calling the Russia probe the "single greatest witch hunt."

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Sen. Ben Sasse: Comey memo 'troubling' if true

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., has said that he finds Tuesday's report that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to end the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn "troubling."

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Trump reaction to special counsel measured, says White House

(WASHINGTON) -- Just prior to the Department of Justice's public announcement that former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to continue the investigation into Russian election interference, a group of senior White House staff ... Read More

Lewandowski: White House staff who don't fully agree with Trump's agenda 'should not be there'

(WASHINGTON) -- Staff members in Donald Trump's White House should be "fully supporting the president's agenda" and should be fired for speaking to the press without authorization, according to Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski.
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