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Trump is powerless as his legal fate spins out of his control
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 5:12 am

President Donald Trump may no longer control his fate, a plight that helps explain his increasingly volcanic Twitter eruptions. […]

Sources: Trump unsettled by McGahn's 30 hours with the special counsel
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 9:23 am

White House counsel Don McGahn's 30 hours of conversations with special counsel Robert Mueller's team has unnerved President Donald Trump, who didn't know the full extent of McGahn's discussions, two people familiar with his thinking said. […]

Russians targeted Senate and conservative think tanks, Microsoft says
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 1:22 pm

Parts of an operation linked to Russian military intelligence targeting the US Senate and conservative think tanks were thwarted last week, Microsoft announced early Tuesday. […]

First on CNN: Group targets key House race voters on local environmental issues
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 10:01 am

The League of Conservation Voters, an organization that has spent the last two years fighting President Donald Trump's environmental agenda, plans to spend over $15 million in helping Democrats' effort to take back the House in 2018, according to a memo from the group's top political operative. […]

The Point: The real reason Trump can't stand the Russia probe
Posted on August 20, 2018 at 11:54 pm

Over the weekend, we learned that White House counsel Don McGahn spent 30 hours talking to special counsel Robert Mueller's office about the ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the possibility of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russians and the idea that Donald Trump himself may have sought to obstruct the investigation. […]

Trump: There'll 'most likely' be another summit with Kim
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 9:15 am

US President Donald Trump said another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would "most likely" happen but offered no details on timing or venue in an interview with Reuters Monday. […]

Manafort jury starts day four of deliberations
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 1:13 pm

The jury in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will begin its fourth day of deliberations Tuesday as the guessing game of when it will return with a verdict continues. […]

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 1:01 pm

A former Nazi labor camp guard who has been living in the United States for decades has finally been deported to Germany after years of diplomatic wrangling, the White House announced on Tuesday. […]

7 political things that happened at the 2018 VMAs
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 7:21 am

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards featured a possible presidential candidate on the red carpet and a protest against family separation on the stage. Here are the political moments from this year's show: […]

Senior US official expresses 'confidence' that Yemeni bombmaker is dead
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 2:14 am

The US believes that Ibrahim al-Asiri, a master Yemeni bombmaker, is dead. […]

2 charged with acting as agents for Iranian government
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 1:37 am

Two people have been charged with acting as agents for the Iranian government. […]

Wall Street Journal: Acting EPA head signs Trump admin proposal that would release more CO2 into the air
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 1:07 am

The Environmental Protection Agency will allow states to set their own emission standards for coal-fueled power plants, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Critics say the decision will result in much more carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere. […]

Authorities searching for man who threatened to shoot Trump
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 12:53 am

Law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who's suspected of threatening to shoot President Donald Trump. […]

Why Trump let McGahn talk to Mueller
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 4:39 am

The decision by President Donald Trump's legal team to allow White House counsel Don McGahn to talk to special counsel Robert Mueller without restrictions was made in part because the lawyers calculated they did not have a good legal standing to prevent it and because it fit with the strategy to be cooperative with the investigation, according to sources who sought to explain McGahn's extensive interviews. […]

Reuters: Trump concerned about perjury trap in interview with special counsel
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 4:58 am

President Donald Trump said he's concerned about potential perjury charges that could be brought against him if he were to sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller. […]

John Dean: 'I think Trump has got a real problem' after McGahn's interviews with Mueller
Posted on August 20, 2018 at 10:17 pm

President Donald Trump "has got a real problem" after the latest revelations regarding White House counsel Don McGahn's interviews with special counsel investigators, according to John Dean, who served in the same role for President Richard Nixon. […]

The Point: Giuliani's Sunday show appearance was a total disaster
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 3:10 am

The goal of politicians appearing on Sunday shows is simple: Set the agenda for the week ahead. […]

Trump goes after the Fed again: 'I should be given some help'
Posted on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

President Donald Trump said told Reuters he was "not thrilled" with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell for raising interest rates. Trump himself appointed Powell to lead the US central bank. […]

Trump lauds Border Patrol agent for speaking 'perfect English,' warns Dem wins will bring crime
Posted on August 20, 2018 at 9:10 pm

President Donald Trump on Monday warned that a "blue wave" that could sweep Democrats into power in Congress would lead to "open borders" and an increase in crime while speaking at an event at the White House honoring immigration and border protection officers. […]

Read Kavanaugh's memo on Lewinsky
Posted on August 20, 2018 at 9:32 pm

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, then working for independent counsel Ken Starr, wrote a detailed 1998 memo suggesting explicit questions to ask President Bill Clinton about Monica Lewinski. […]