Politics

Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of…

The CIA has given lawmakers a memo showing President Donald Trump's pick to be the agency's next CIA director was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded

Trump claims Comey memos show no obstruction

President Donald Trump claims that memos released by former FBI director James Comey show there is no case for collusion or obstruction of justice. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

President Trump Understates Scott Pruitt's…

President Donald Trump said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's security costs are "somewhat" more expensive than his predecessors. They're a lot more.

A Senator Pushed This Statistic About The Wage…

Sen. Tina Smith tweeted that women earn 80 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing the same job. That's not true.

Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump…

James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director's memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers.

Arizona is next stop for movement seeking better…

Arizona is next stop for national movement seeking better teacher pay

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MAGIC WALL: Midterm money

As the 2018 midterms heat up, Democrats continue to outraise their GOP counterparts in key races. CNN's John King is at the Magic Wall with the numbers.

US Calls Out Russia For Chechen Violence In Human…

The annual U.S. report on human rights criticizes Russia for anti-LGBTQ violence in Chechnya.

Democratic Party Files Conspiracy Suit Against…

The Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they worked together to meddle in the 2016 election.

Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn…

A federal judge in Los Angeles has told lawyers for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen that he needs to file a declaration in court in order to delay a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels

Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor

Republican Party top donor, fundraiser running for governor of Wyoming

Comey memos reveal Trump "hooker" fixation

"If any of us were briefed on a dossier that...contained these explosive details about us - whether true or not - I would be obsessed with that," says Politico's Eliana Johnson.

Trump Not Attending Barbara Bush Funeral To…

The White House says Trump won't attend the funeral so that security doesn't disturb anything and "out of respect for the Bush Family and friends."

Schumer To Introduce Legislation To Decriminalize…

He told Vice News "the legislation is long overdue."

President George HW Bush greets mourners honoring…

Former President George HW Bush greets mourners honoring his wife of 73 years, former first lady Barbara Bush

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In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump…

The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election

WaPo: Democrats file suit over 2016 election

The Democratic National Committee is suing Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they conspired to help Trump win the presidency.

North Korea Is Ready To Denuclearize, Says…

Previous Northern leaders demanded the U.S. remove its 28,500 troops from South Korea.

EPA Opens New Investigation Into Scott Pruitt's…

This will reportedly make six separate investigations into Pruitt's activity. And that's just from the EPA inspector general's office.

Missouri legislators approve numerous changes to elections

Missouri legislators approved numerous changes to local elections, including allowing voters to request absentee ballots by email

Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Garner…

Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 death of Eric Garner

Trump wades unprecedented territory with NK

President Donald Trump's claim that he's willing to walk away in the middle of a summit with North Korea underscores the high risks of the unprecedented meeting with Kim Jong Un that is set to take place within weeks.

Rosenstein Assures Trump: You're Not A Target Of…

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the president he's not a target of the investigation into Michael Cohen.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth Brings Her Infant To Floor…

She's the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.

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The Latest: Governor vetoes 10 bills, wants teacher pay hike

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed 10 pieces of legislation to send a message to the Legislature that he wants them to send him a state budget that boosts teacher pay

Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians…

The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot

LA is not just Kardashians

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is considering a run for the White House and wants people to know LA is a microcosm of America and not just glitz.