$100M in Saudi money lands in US accounts as Pompeo landed in Riyadh: report

On the same day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Saudi Arabia to discuss the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a previously promised $100 million landed in American bank accounts from Saudi A…

Trump lashes out at AP, calls headline ‘FAKE NEWS!’

President Trump on Wednesday attacked the Associated Press over a headline it had on a story about comments he made on the midterm elections, saying the headline “was very different from my quote and meaning in the story….

Beto O’Rourke will not share $38 million he raised with other Dem Senate candidates

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) said Monday that he won’t share the $38 million his campaign raised in the third quarter of the year with other Senate Democratic candidates.”No,” O’Rourke told a reporter who asked if…

Mattis says he thought ‘nothing at all’ about Trump saying he may leave administration

Defense Secretary James Mattis said Monday that he thought “nothing at all” of President Trump saying in an interview aired Sunday that Mattis “may l…

Durbin opposes Saudi arms sale over missing journalist

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday that President Trump should end the United States’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia over the country’s apparent role…

Senators concerned as Trump official disputes UN climate change warning

The Trump administration on Sunday again appeared at odds with lawmakers over the severity of climate change and how it should be addressed in wake of a United Nations report warning of potential dire consequences….

Poll: Democrats’ lead in House races growing

The Democrats’ lead in the race for control of the House is expanding ahead of next month’s midterm elections, according to a new poll.An updated CBS News/YouGov Battleground Tracker released Sunday projects Democr…

Chinese ambassador to US: ‘Notice who started this trade war’

The Chinese ambassador to the United States said Sunday that China “never wanted to have a trade war” with the United States and said China has defended itself against attacks from the U.S.Cui Tiankai said on “Fox…

Trump: If we lose majority in House, ‘we’ll probably just have to fight it out’

President Trump on Thursday acknowledged the possibility that Republicans could lose their House majority in the upcoming midterms, saying the GOP would “have to just fight it out” if that happens.”If we lose the m…

Eric Holder: When Republicans go low, ‘we kick them’

Former Attorney General Eric Holder said at a recent campaign event that when Republicans “go low,” Democrats should “kick them” in response, video that surfaced Wednesday shows.Holder, while campaigning for Georgi…

15 Saudis identified in disappearance of Washington Post columnist

A pro-government newspaper in Turkey, Sabah, according to media reports, has identified 15 people it says were members of a Saudi Arabian intelligence team involved in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missi…

Dems appear more fired up than Republicans over Kavanaugh nomination: poll

Democrats appear more energized than Republicans from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation process, according to a new poll.A …

Heitkamp says she was prepared to vote ‘yes’ on Kavanaugh until the hearing

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) was prepared to vote to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh but decided not to after watching his hearing in…

NYT: Rick Gates sought plans to use fake online identities in Trump’s 2016 campaign

Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates, who has pleaded guilty in Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation, sought proposals from an Israeli company in 2016 to create fake online identities in an effort to aid Pre…

Colin Powell: It’s now ‘me the president’ instead of ‘we the people’

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday said he doesn’t believe President Trump can be a moral leader, adding that it has become “me the president” for Trump instead of “we the people.””My favorite three w…

Collins on possible Susan Rice challenge: ‘Everybody knows’ she doesn’t live in Maine

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Sunday dismissed a possible challenge from Susan Rice, saying that “everybody knows” the former national security ad…

Collins on possible Susan Rice challenge: ‘Everybody knows’ she doesn’t live in Maine

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Sunday dismissed a possible challenge from Susan Rice, saying that “everybody knows” the former national security ad…

Flake: Trump’s comments about Ford ‘kind of appalling’

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) early Wednesday criticized President Trump for his mocking comments at a rally about Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, c…

Two former Yale classmates withdraw support for Kavanaugh

A pair of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s former classmates at Yale Law on Tuesday withdrew their support of him after previously endorsements.Michael Proctor and Mark Osler wrote in a letter to Senate Judi…

Ben Wittes: ‘I would not vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh’

Benjamin Wittes, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and editor-in-chief of Lawfare blog, said Tuesday that, despite having defending Brett Kavanaugh in the past, he would vote against confirming him to the Supre…