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Trump unleashed a new political earthquake over the weekend with his FBI spy charge
Mon, 21 May 2018 11:47:15 GMT
President Donald Trump has wrenched the United States back to the brink of a constitutional showdown after a weekend of rage culminated in his demand for an investigation into claims that the Obama administration inserted a spy in his 2016 campaign.
NYT: Donald Trump Jr. met with Gulf emissary at Trump Tower ahead of 2016 election
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:27:51 GMT
Three months before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump Jr. met with a small group of people at Trump Tower in New York, including an emissary for two Arab princes and an Israeli social media specialist, who offered assistance to the Trump campaign, The New York Times reported on Saturday, citing several people with knowledge of the encounters.
The Trump team's amazing, evolving Russia defense
Mon, 21 May 2018 00:43:37 GMT
When it comes to the Russia investigation, it's not so much that the Trump team has a habit of "moving the goalposts," but that those goalposts have been rigged to roller skates and pushed downhill toward what feels like an inevitable end: where no matter what special counsel Robert Mueller finds, Trump will declare himself vindicated.
Opinion: Trump is poisoning the conversation about Mueller
Mon, 21 May 2018 11:47:58 GMT
On Sunday, President Donald Trump unleashed a tweetstorm, which culminated with his "demand" for an investigation into whether the FBI tried to infiltrate his campaign. In response, Department of Justice Spokesperson Sarah Isgur Flores issued a statement, saying the DOJ would ask its Inspector General to expand its review to address the President's concerns. While Trump's latest move is contentious, it's hardly surprising.
Clapper: Trump's demand a 'disturbing assault'
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:20:19 GMT
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says President Trump's call for the Justice Department to find out if the FBI spied on his campaign is "not good for the country."
The latest on the Texas school shooting
Mon, 21 May 2018 15:53:13 GMT
Trump touts Haspel confirmation at CIA visit
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:41:28 GMT
President Donald Trump delivered a glowing endorsement of new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing in at CIA headquarters, the first time Trump has returned there since his controversial speech the day after his inauguration.
Analysis: 6 GOP talking points that show why the gun control debate isn't changing
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:42:44 GMT
If you want to understand why the idea of any sort of major -- or, really, minor -- change in gun laws in the wake of yet another school shooting is a pipe dream, all you needed to do is listen to Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.
Pompeo threatens US will 'crush' Iran through sanctions and pressure campaign
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:37:55 GMT
The US will aim to "crush" Iran with economic and military pressure unless it changes its behavior in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.
Hillary Clinton trolls Trump with hat
Mon, 21 May 2018 08:07:25 GMT
While speaking during Yale University's 2018 class day, Hillary Clinton took a jab at her former 2016 campaign rival, now-President Donald Trump.
Supreme Court sides with employers in class action arbitration cases
Mon, 21 May 2018 15:25:43 GMT
In a victory for employers and the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Monday said that employers could block employees from banding together as a class to fight legal disputes in employment arbitration agreements.
Sanders announces he will seek re-election
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:17:18 GMT
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Monday he will seek re-election this year, with a formal kickoff in June as he angles for a third term.
Giuliani gets upset when shown his previous words
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:18:01 GMT
President Trump's attorney argues that Robert Mueller cannot subpoena President Trump despite saying in 1998 that President Clinton would have to comply with a subpoena to testify.
Harry and Meghan release official wedding photos
Mon, 21 May 2018 14:55:42 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released several official photographs taken on their wedding day by renowned fashion and portrait photographer Alexi Lubomirski.
29 million people in the US tuned in to watch the royal wedding
Mon, 21 May 2018 14:57:03 GMT
German broadcaster referred to Meghan Markle as 'exotic'
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:47:07 GMT
The wedding of Meghan Markle to Prince Harry was nothing like the ones the British royal family had put on before.
Cougar kills mountain biker in rare attack
Mon, 21 May 2018 15:47:12 GMT
The survivor of a cougar attack in the Cascade Mountains near Seattle is recounting a harrowing story that left a fellow cyclist dead.
After CNN report, nine lawmakers demand answers on sexual assaults from Uber, Lyft
Mon, 21 May 2018 14:14:41 GMT
Hawaii lava hits Pacific to create new danger
Mon, 21 May 2018 15:16:47 GMT
First it was catastrophic lava. Then it was sulfur dioxide. Now Big Island residents have yet another danger to worry about.
See lava from volcano reach ocean
Mon, 21 May 2018 11:55:46 GMT
First it was catastrophic lava. Then it was sulfur dioxide. Now Hawaii's residents have yet another danger to worry about - laze.