Politics

The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new…

Demobilized members of Colombia's once biggest rebel group say they want to meet with President-elect Ivan Duque to discuss implementation of the nation's peace accord

Mick Mulvaney Picks Kathy Kraninger To Head…

But critics cite her lack of experience in financial policy.

Prosecutors Reassembled Michael Cohen's Shredded…

Investigators took millions of files in a raid of Cohen's home, office and hotel room April 9.

Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated…

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family…

A top White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. But it's the administration that's put in place and could end the policy.

Reports: US To Leave UN Human Rights Council

The push to leave is reportedly being spearheaded by Ambassador Nikki Haley, who's been critical of the council in the past.

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Trump Administration Blames Democrats For Family…

President Trump has claimed that a Democratic law is why parents and children are being separated at the U.S. border.

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting…

Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton

Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after…

Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once the special counsel's work ends _ if Trump believed they were treated "unfairly.''

Democrats Announce Early Date For 2020 Convention

It's before the 2020 Summer Olympics, which is seen as a break — or a distraction — from the political process.

Obama's Former Advisor Says U.S. Would Lose Trade…

Ben Rhodes spoke with Newsy's Chance Seales about leading foreign policy challenges facing President Trump.

FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he's willing to testify before Congress

Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black…

With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness diverse electorate around the country

Trump: North Korea Already Started Returning…

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed to repatriate the remains of U.S. soldiers during the Singapore summit with President Donald Trump.

Judge Orders Paul Manafort To Jail To Await Trial

A federal judge revoked Manafort's bail and ordered him to await trial in jail after special counsel Robert Mueller accused him of witness tampering.

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Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's pick to head the government's consumer watchdog agency

Conway Laments Migrant Family Separation 'as a…

Kellyanne Conway says "nobody likes" the migrant-family separation policy but insists it's not just a bargaining chip for the Trump administration, the Hill reports. "As a mother, as a Catholic, as somebody who's got a conscience … I will tell you that nobody likes this policy," said Conway Sunday on...

Trump Says He Won't Sign GOP's Compromise…

In an interview with "Fox and Friends," President Trump said he's not on board with the House GOP's compromise immigration bill.

Trump Reportedly Approves Tariffs On Chinese Goods

Multiple outlets say the president will officially announce the tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday.

Political 'Survivor': Ranked-choice tabulations get underway

Maine's ranked-choice voting experiment turns into a game of mathematical survival this week

Roger Stone: Russian Wanted $2M for Dirt on…

Two associates of President Trump claim the whole thing was an FBI setup. Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone admits he met a man with a thick Russian accent in Florida in 2016, and the man—who went by the name Henry Greenberg—wanted $2 million for political dirt on Hillary...

3 Democrats look to make history in Wisconsin governor race

Only white men have served as governor in Wisconsin, a track record that three Democrats are looking to reverse this year

In Senate race launched by #MeToo, 2 women have…

In the year of a #MeToo movement that has swept high-profile men in politics and entertainment out of power, a record number of women are running for governor and Congress

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DC's public schools go from success story to…

A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up as a point of pride.

Paul Ryan's Father's Day Video Does Not Go Over Well

Republicans celebrating Father's Day in the era of separating migrant families , beware the wrath of liberals: Paul Ryan took to Twitter on Saturday to post a video called "How Becoming a Father Changed My Life," with a caption that read, "My life changed the day I became a father. Liza,...

UK PM vows big funding increase for National…

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a significant funding increase for the country's beleaguered National Health Service