Politics

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend his confirmation

Several generations of presidents in one photo

First lady Melania Trump and several generations of presidents pay tribute to the late Barbara Bush at her funeral.

President Trump Understates Scott Pruitt's…

President Donald Trump said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's security costs are "somewhat" more expensive than his predecessors. They're a lot more.

Koch network success in Trump era draws…

The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.

It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for…

Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department.

Fox News and Trump's parallels on Russia probe

CNN's Brian Stelter takes a look at Fox News' coverage of the Russia probe and similarities in Trump's speech on the investigation.

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A Senator Pushed This Statistic About The Wage…

Sen. Tina Smith tweeted that women earn 80 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing the same job. That's not true.

Shania Twain: I Would Have Voted for Trump

As a Canadian, Shania Twain can't vote in American elections—and after taking flak over the weekend, she may give up commenting on them as well. The country star faced a major backlash after telling a Guardian interviewer that she probably would have voted for Trump in the 2016 election....

Travel ban case is justices' first dive into…

Supreme Court justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the administration's ban on travel from some countries with majority Muslim populations.

Corker struggles to praise GOP senate candidate

Outgoing Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) defends his praise of Democrat Phil Bredesen, who's running in the race to replace him. However, he said he still plans to support the Republican nominee.

US Calls Out Russia For Chechen Violence In Human…

The annual U.S. report on human rights criticizes Russia for anti-LGBTQ violence in Chechnya.

Mexico holds its first presidential debate for…

The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the poor come first."

Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential…

The son of an aide to Paraguay's former dictator won the presidential election Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party

Avenatti: Michael Cohen is not very bright

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing Stormy Daniels, tells CNN's Brian Stelter he believes Michael Cohen would have the most damaging information on President Trump.

Democratic Party Files Conspiracy Suit Against…

The Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they worked together to meddle in the 2016 election.

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Photos capture special moments from Barbara Bush's funeral

Photos that a family spokesman tweeted capture special moments from former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral, including a group shot of presidents and first ladies

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It…

President Donald Trump claims North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un, but that's not the case

Donald Trump's Secret Weapon

Ahead of the Trump administration's first state dinner, Melania Trump is taking the lead.

Trump Not Attending Barbara Bush Funeral To…

The White House says Trump won't attend the funeral so that security doesn't disturb anything and "out of respect for the Bush Family and friends."

Bryan Steil becomes GOP front-runner to win Paul…

A former personal driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Republican politics in Wisconsin for years is running to succeed Ryan in Congress

Conway: I don't know who 'drunk/drugged up loser…

Kellyanne Conway addresses the President's tweet that called out an anonymous 'drugged-up loser' saying, "I don't know who he is talking about there."

Schumer To Introduce Legislation To Decriminalize…

He told Vice News "the legislation is long overdue."

Why French globalist Macron is befriending…

Emmanuel Macron's tough-love friendship with Donald Trump will be on display during state visit to Washington

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Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's…

French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B"

Conway: Trump thinks Cohen 'treated unfairly'

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway responds to the President's latest tweet storm in which he criticized the FBI raid of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.

Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP…

She's not on the ballot, but Hillary Clinton starring in GOP 2018 midterm strategy