Mueller delivers a win for Trump — Five Takeaways


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There was relief for the White House and frustration for President Trump’s foes on Sunday when a summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings was released by Attorney General William Barr.The 22-month probe…

Giuliani denies Trump team wants early look at Mueller report


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Rudy Giuliani insisted in an interview with The Hill on Friday that the president’s legal team had not asked for a special preview of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.”We have not made any request, we have n…

The Memo: Questions sharpen for Trump after New Zealand massacre


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Friday’s mass shooting in New Zealand is sharpening scrutiny of the rhetoric of international political figures, including President Trump.Even trenchant Trump critics have not accused him of a direct line of culpa…

The Memo: Biden’s nice words for Republicans may doom White House hopes


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Joe Biden is proud he can get along with Republicans – and that could be a problem if he enters the 2020 race.The former vice president seems to see comity and decency as the antidotes to the fractious Trump era. B…

The Memo: Dems sink teeth into Trump


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Democrats are sinking their teeth into the Trump administration, using their control of the House to barrage the White House with inquiries into the president and his associates.

The Memo: Mueller report won’t end Trump’s legal woes


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President Trump will not be out of legal peril even after special counsel Robert Mueller delivers his final report – especially given that investigations by prosecutors in the Southern District of New York (SDNY), among o…

The 10 Dems most likely to win the 2020 presidential nomination


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The race for the Democratic presidential nomination is already heating up, even though there is almost a year to go before the Iowa caucuses.Here are The Hill’s rankings of where the contenders stand right now….

The Memo: Trump and McCabe go to war


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A new front opened in an old war Thursday as President Trump and former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe traded verbal blows about the feverish days following James Comey’s firing – and about FBI conduct more generally….

The Memo: Trump set to avoid second shutdown


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President Trump looks set to avoid another government shutdown this week, despite his dissatisfaction with a deal on border wall funding negotiated by lawmakers.Having declared himself “not happy” about the propose…

The Memo: Smaller tax refunds hold dangers for Trump, GOP


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Early data from the IRS suggests taxpayers may get lower refunds this year – something which would pose problems for President Trump and the Republican Party, who had hoped to reap political benefit from the tax reform pa…

The Memo: Trump allies fret as legal troubles multiply


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President Trump’s legal troubles are spiraling and even some people who are supportive of his agenda worry about what comes next.”They are going after every aspect of his business and his finances, and they have un…

Six takeaways from the State of the Union


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President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday evening – his first such speech since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives.What were the main takeaways?…

The Memo: Divisions linger in Trump World over ‘emergency’ gambit


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The idea of President Trump declaring a national emergency in order to build his southern border wall is back on the table at the White House – but it is a divisive suggestion, even among his own advisers.

The Memo: Trump concedes defeat on shutdown


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President Trump raised the white flag of surrender on Friday, bringing an end to a partial government shutdown in its 35th day despite not getting funding for his border wall.Weakened by negative opinion polls, gro…

The Memo: Pelosi ups ante in Trump showdown


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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) upped the ante in her battle with President Trump on Wednesday, disinviting him from delivering the State of the Union address initially planned for Jan. 29.The move is a power play…

The Memo: Concern over shutdown grows in Trump World


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Allies of President Trump are growing increasingly concerned about the political impact of the partial government shutdown, which has now entered its fifth week.Trump evinces confidence that he will prevail in the…

5 takeaways from Barr’s testimony


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President Trump’s nominee to be attorney general, William Barr, appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, for the first of two days of questioning.

The Memo: Trump’s troubles pile higher


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President Trump’s troubles are piling up higher than ever – and there is no easy way out from beneath them.

Exclusive: Trump team should be allowed to ‘correct’ final Mueller report, says Giuliani


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Rudy Giuliani says President Trump’s legal team should be allowed to “correct” special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report before Congress or the American people get the chance to read it.The claim, made in a tel…

The Memo: Trump moves to brink of emergency declaration


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It is more likely than ever that President Trump will declare a national emergency at the border – and that’s just fine with some of his most fervent supporters.Stephen Bannon, the president’s former chief strategi…