CNN: Politics

Subscribe to CNN: Politics feed CNN: Politics
CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
Updated: 36 min 48 sec ago

The White House still won't say whether Donald Trump is taping phone calls

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:22pm
On Monday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer refused to offer any clarity on a simple but absolutely critical question: Is President Trump taping phone calls he makes and receives? The president has nothing further on that," Spicer said at one point.
Categories: CNN News

Obama joins private golf club in Virginia

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 3:02pm
Former President Barack Obama has a new home -- for his golf clubs.
Categories: CNN News

Republicans are backing Trump. And that's all that matters -- for now

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:42pm
Even as Donald Trump swerves from one stunning headline to the next, his presidency is firmly planted on this rock-steady subtext: As long as Republicans in Congress support him, he is essentially invulnerable to blowback from even the most politically reckless behavior.
Categories: CNN News

Carter Page cites Maroon 5 in letter to Justice Department

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:24pm
Former Donald Trump campaign adviser Carter Page is asking the Department of Justice to release documents that could detail efforts undertaken by the Obama administration to surveil him -- and using Maroon 5 to make his case.
Categories: CNN News

Top US officials warn Trump against moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:10pm
Top officials at the State Department, Department of Defense and the US intelligence community are urging the White House not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, warning that such a decision would be harmful to the peace process and carry broader regional risks, a senior administration official and several US officials told CNN.
Categories: CNN News

Democrats' strategy to block FBI pick: GOP help

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:15pm
Democrats are embracing reality when it comes to threats of blocking President Donald Trump's FBI director selection: They'll need Republican help to get it done, according to a senior Democratic aide.
Categories: CNN News

Rand Paul: Sessions' sentencing plan would ruin lives

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:09pm
The attorney general on Friday made an unfortunate announcement that will impact the lives of millions of Americans: he issued new instructions for prosecutors to charge suspects with the most serious provable offenses, "those that carry the most substantial guidelines sentence, including mandatory minimum sentences."
Categories: CNN News

Gregg Popovich just can't stop talking about Trump

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:58pm
Before his team's 113-111 loss to the Golden State Warriors Sunday afternoon, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich popped -- ahem -- off on President Donald Trump. Here's what he said:
Categories: CNN News

State Dept.: Assad using crematorium to hide atrocities

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:44pm
The US said Monday it believes the Syrian government has built a large crematorium near the notorious Saydnaya Military Prison in an effort to hide mass atrocities carried out there, in newly unveiled declassified intelligence.
Categories: CNN News

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks announces bid for Sessions' Senate seat

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:39am
Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks announced Monday he will run for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' old Senate seat.
Categories: CNN News

Kobach: 'Election integrity' panel 'not set up to prove or to disprove' Trump

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:37am
The Trump administration's new "election integrity" commission "is not set up to prove or to disprove" President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud, according to the vice chair of the commission.
Categories: CNN News

Donald Trump has a very strange theory about exercise

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:37am
President Donald Trump has a number of unorthodox theories about politics. But his theory of why exercise is bad for you is the strangest I've heard yet.
Categories: CNN News

Barron Trump to attend St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:16am
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump's son, Barron, 11, will attend St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland, according to a letter obtained Monday by CNN.
Categories: CNN News

Here's a list of possible candidates for FBI director

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:51am
The Trump administration is moving quickly to select the next director of the FBI after interviewing several candidates over the weekend.
Categories: CNN News

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to ruling striking down NC voter ID law

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:22am
The Supreme Court is letting stand a lower court opinion from last summer that struck down North Carolina's voter ID law.
Categories: CNN News

Comeys attend musical the weekend after firing

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:02am
Former FBI Director James Comey made a rare public appearance Saturday night when he attended a musical in Washington.
Categories: CNN News

Activists spell out message for Trump -- on one of his own golf courses

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 9:23am
About 200 activists hit the links in Rando Palos Verdes, California, this weekend to take their anti-Trump message straight to the source.
Categories: CNN News

Miss USA: Health care 'a privilege,' not a right

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 8:47am
Categories: CNN News

10 years ago: Comey testifies about confrontation with Bush White House

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 6:32am
Ten years ago, a crisis that had hung over the Justice Department and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales was easing.
Categories: CNN News

The public really wants a special prosecutor for Russia investigation

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 6:30am
President Donald Trump and his White House have been adamant: There's absolutely no need for a special prosecutor to investigate the ties between his 2016 campaign and Russian intelligence operatives.
Categories: CNN News

Pages