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Former Pruitt aide to talk to congressional investigators this week

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 1:04pm
An Environmental Protection Agency official is expected to meet this week with congressional investigators to discuss his concerns, which include wasteful spending at the agency, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.
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Republicans say Mueller doesn't need more protections, but warn against firing him

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:54pm
President Donald Trump's latest tirade against Robert Mueller's investigation does not appear to have prompted many Capitol Hill Republicans to reconsider the need for legislation to protect the special counsel.
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Vermont's capital could allow noncitizens to vote in local elections - an idea as old as America itself

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:28pm
After the American Revolution, non-US citizens were allowed to vote in a number of states.
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Search warrant in Cohen raid sought info on taxi medallions

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:16pm
The search warrant behind Monday's raids on the office and hotel room of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, included a request for documents related to Cohen's ownership of taxi medallions, two sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.
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Facing Trump: Syria. North Korea. Japan. France. Germany.

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:50am
President Donald Trump begins an all-out diplomatic sprint this week with his national security team in flux and his anger boiling over at the special counsel's Russia investigation.
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Boehner will hit the road for House GOP

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:47am
Former House Speaker John Boehner, who helped lead Republicans to win the House majority in 2010, will hit the road this summer in an effort to help save it.
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Democratic lawmaker letter casts doubt on Pruitt security needs

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:47am
Two Democratic senators say they have evidence that shows the Environmental Protection Agency may be overstating the need for 24/7 security and first class travel for Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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Trump homeland security adviser Tom Bossert is resigning

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:10am
White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert is resigning, the White House confirmed on Tuesday.
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Here's why the FBI could seize 'privileged' documents from Michael Cohen

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:03am
On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted this: "Attorney--client privilege is dead!"
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Top Judiciary Republican: It's 'suicide for the President to fire' Mueller

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:03am
The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Tuesday that if President Donald Trump were to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, "it would be suicide."
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Two possible 2020 Democrats to watch when Zuckerberg testifies

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:30am
After a day of Capitol Hill courtesy calls, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify on Tuesday afternoon about the social network's rash of recent controversies, as members of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees line up to deliver the questions — and, surely, a few potshots at the embattled executive.
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GOP congressman disagrees with Trump over response to Cohen raid

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:14am
A Republican congressman said Tuesday he disagrees with President Donald Trump's assertion that an FBI raid on the office and hotel room of Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is an "an attack on our country."
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Dems directly appeal to House Speaker Paul Ryan on election hacking

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:03am
The top Democrats on six of the House's key committees are appealing directly to Speaker Paul Ryan to help them obtain documents from the Trump administration related to election hacking during the 2016 contest.
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Don't want to get rolled on Facebook? Know your own politics.

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 9:37am
For all the drama surrounding his coming testimony, the public portions of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Capitol Hill visit this week are expected to be mostly one-sided, as congressional inquisitors chew up the scenery and compete to deliver the most damning rhetorical indictment of his company's business practices.
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Trump cancels South America trip to monitor Syria response

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 9:24am
President Donald Trump scrapped a planned trip to South America, set to begin Friday, to monitor the American response to chemical weapons use in Syria, the White House said on Tuesday.
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Pompeo reaches out to Hillary Clinton to prepare for secretary of state role

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:58am
While preparing for his new role, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo reached out to every living former secretary of state, including Hillary Clinton, a source close to Pompeo who is familiar with his preparation told CNN.
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Search warrant reveals Mueller's interest in Manafort's actions during Trump campaign

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:12am
Search warrant documents used by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators reveal how agents zeroed in on potential criminal activity related to Paul Manafort's time as Donald Trump's campaign chairman.
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Trump after Cohen raid: 'Attorney-client privilege is dead!'

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 7:37am
President Donald Trump declared Tuesday morning that "attorney-client privilege is dead" the day after the FBI raided the office of Michael Cohen, Trump's personal lawyer and confidant.
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Roger Stone said in July 2016 Russians were 'most likely' behind WikiLeaks emails and doing it to help Trump

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:37am
Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone said several times in July 2016 that Russia was most likely the source for hacked emails released during the Democratic National Convention and that it was not far-fetched to say the purpose was to help Donald Trump's presidential campaign, according to a CNN KFile review of Stone's interviews and appearances.
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