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Former staffer indicted for spreading nude images of lawmaker

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 8:47pm
A former congressional staffer was indicted Thursday on charges that he spread nude and embarrassing images online of his lawmaker boss, the delegate to Congress from the US Virgin Islands.
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Melania Trump will always have Paris

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 8:41pm
As a young model in the mid-1990s, Melania Trump lived in Paris, France, taking jobs in the hopes of breaking into the fashion industry. On Thursday, she returned to her old stomping grounds as first lady of the United States, wearing couture Christian Dior and dining on steak and soufflé at a gourmet Eiffel Tower restaurant with the French President and first lady.
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Trump's personal lawyer: 'Watch your back, bitch'

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 8:39pm
The personal attorney for President Donald Trump apologized on Thursday after a thread of emails was released showing threats he wrote to a stranger on Wednesday night.
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Donald Trump is not the only unpredictable leader in Paris today

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 8:09pm
French President Emmanuel Macron is making a play to be Europe's Trump whisperer.
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Warner: Senate intelligence committee has requested more records from Kushner, Trump Jr.

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 7:07pm
Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, told CNN the panel will ask Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. for additional documents, following revelations from a damaging email chain that Trump Jr released this week.
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House defeats bid to block Pentagon funding transgender surgeries

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 7:02pm
The House on Thursday defeated a proposal that would have prevented the Pentagon from funding gender reassignment surgeries for service members.
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Gov. Brian Sandoval: 'Great concern' over new Senate GOP health care bill

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 6:57pm
Gov. Brian Sandoval expressed "great concern" Thursday with the new Senate Republican health care bill and said he plans to meet one-on-one with top administration officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, to discuss it Friday.
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DOJ: More than 400 charged in health care fraud schemes

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 6:39pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday that 412 people -- including 115 doctors and other health care providers -- have been charged in health care fraud schemes resulting in $1.3 billion in "false billings."
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Medal of Honor recipient's gesture stuns brigade

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 6:10pm
On October 25, 2007, Salvatore Giunta and his 173rd Airborne Brigade team went on a night patrol in the mountains of Eastern Afghanistan and stepped into history.
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Why Trump puts his faith in evangelicals

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 6:06pm
When President Donald Trump speaks to evangelicals, he often portrays himself as their patron, protecting their churches and ministries from secular elitists and big bad bureaucracies.
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Trump is no longer listening to his friend 'Jim'

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 6:03pm
When Donald Trump appeared before a conservative audience in Maryland earlier this year, he put significant stock in his friend "Jim's" opinion of Paris.
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Trump plays tough hand in Paris

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:59pm
President Donald Trump on Thursday played a tough hand as well as could be expected, likely pleasing his lawyers and political aides, as he tried to quell a new firestorm over Russia that threatens to overshadow his visit to Paris.
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Trump open to son testifying in Russia inquiries, and other things reporters learned from his Air Force One visit

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:58pm
President Donald Trump is open to his eldest son testifying before Congress to address questions about Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
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DOJ releases portion of Sessions' security clearance form sought in FOIA lawsuit

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:47pm
The Justice Department released a section of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' security clearance form in response to a federal lawsuit Thursday, resurfacing questions surrounding his contacts Russian officials that the former Republican senator has previously tried to put to rest.
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Trump praises China's President Xi as McCain slams his government

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:42pm
While in France on Thursday, President Donald Trump effusively praised Chinese President Xi Jinping as a "very special person" -- just as GOP Sen. John McCain slammed the Chinese government in a statement after the death of a Chinese dissident who until recently had been in prison.
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Tillerson says Qatar resolution may take a while

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:41pm
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said his diplomatic work to resolve a stand-off between Qatar and four Arab nations might have produced a greater possibility of direct talks taking place, but warned that resolving the dispute "may take quite a while."
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Scalise upgraded to fair condition after undergoing surgery for infection

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:26pm
Rep. Steve Scalise has been upgraded to fair condition after undergoing surgery to treat infection, according to a MedStar Washington Hospital Center statement Thursday afternoon.
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Group of DNC hack victims sue Trump campaign

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:18pm
A group of everyday citizens whose personal information became public last year as a result of WikiLeaks releasing a trove of information from the Democratic National Committee is suing the Trump campaign and political strategist Roger Stone.
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Corey Stewart announces 'vicious, ruthless' 2018 bid for Kaine's seat

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:17pm
Republican Corey Stewart announced Thursday a "vicious, ruthless" bid to unseat Sen. Tim Kaine in the 2018 midterms.
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Excerpts of transcripts between Trump and press on Air Force One

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:05pm
The following are excerpts of White House transcripts of a conversation between President Donald Trump and the press on July 12 aboard Air Force One. They were previously off-the-record, but the White House has chosen to release these excerpts to the public. Read them below:
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