The Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh

Republicans who were facing a politically nightmarish predicament on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have gotten a reprieve from the most unlikely quarter: Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Kavanaugh…

The Memo: Kavanaugh firestorm consumes political world

A woman’s allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in their youth has upended the judge’s confirmation process – and it threatens to have deep political implications for President Trump…

The Memo: Manafort pulls surprise on Trump with Mueller deal

The pressure on President Trump was ratcheted up a few more notches on Friday with news of Paul Manafort striking a deal to cooperate with Robert Mueller’s prosecutors.The decision by Manafort, T…

Trump cancels visit to Ireland

President Trump’s scheduled trip to Ireland in mid-November has been canceled, an administration source confirmed to The Hill on Tuesday.No reason was given for the cancellation, although Trump was expected to face…

Trump faces buzzsaw in ‘year of the woman’

President Trump’s attitude toward women – and toward the #MeToo movement – is getting new attention as members of both parties focus on the importance of female voters in an election dubbed by many as the “year of the wom…

The Memo: Trump’s future hinges on midterms

President Trump’s first major electoral test since his 2016 presidential victory is looming – even though he isn’t on the ballot.Labor Day marks the start of the final sprint to the midterm elections, set for Nov….

The Memo: Trump takes aim at tech giants

President Trump twice hit out at tech giants on Tuesday, raising the stakes for companies that are already in the political firing line.In early morning tweets, Trump contended that “Google searc…

The Memo: Immunity for Trump Org figure rattles White House

A grim seven days for President Trump and his allies was capped on Friday by news that Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, had been granted immunity by prosecutors.The immunity…

The Memo: Team Trump fights back

President Trump and his allies waged war against Michael Cohen Wednesday, one day after the president’s former lawyer and fixer implicated Trump in a felony during the 2016 campaign.Cohen’s charge that he paid off…

The Memo: Cohen, Manafort hurricane hits Trump

The guilty plea entered by Michael Cohen and verdict for Paul Manafort delivered a pair of legal body blows to the president.

The Memo: For Trump, this week has been anything but sleepy

President Trump has had a wild week during the normally-sleepy height of summer, lashing out against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, stripping former CIA director John Brennan of his security clearance and getting i…

The Memo: For Trump, this week has been anything but sleepy

President Trump has had a wild week during the normally-sleepy height of summer, lashing out against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, stripping former CIA director John Brennan of his security clearance and getting i…

The Memo: For Trump, this week has been anything but sleepy

President Trump has had a wild week during the normally-sleepy height of summer, lashing out against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, stripping former CIA director John Brennan of his security clearance and getting i…

The Memo: Omarosa fury shows no signs of cooling

The furor around Omarosa Manigault Newman is rumbling on – and that is bad news for the White House, even as the administration disparages the former reality show star as lacking in credibility.Manigault Newman, wh…

The Memo: Charlottesville anniversary puts Trump and race under microscope

President Trump’s attitude to race is under the microscope at the one-year anniversary of fatal racist violence in Charlottesville, Va.Trump’s reference to “some very fine people on both sides” after white supremac…

Giuliani: Negotiations for Trump-Mueller interview ‘near the end’

Negotiations about an interview between President Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller seem to be “down near the end,” Rudy Giuliani told The Hill on Tuesday afternoon.The president’s lawyer did not slam …

The Memo: High stakes for Trump in Ohio election

President Trump will have a lot on the line when voters in Ohio’s 12th District go to the polls in a special election Tuesday.Trump has gone all-in for Republican candidate Troy Balderson, even holding a rally to r…

The Memo: Trump roars into rally season

President Trump is hitting the campaign trail in earnest, and that could carry dangers as well as benefits for the Republicans he is trying to get elected.Trump has held two rallies this week already – in Florida a…

Exclusive: Bannon blasts ‘con artist’ Kochs, ‘lame duck’ Ryan, ‘diminished’ Kelly

President Trump’s former chief strategist is spoiling for a fight as the midterms loom.

Bannon says Trump should fire Rosenstein if he doesn’t provide documents in 72 hours

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is “clearly obstructing justice” and should be fired if he does not produce documents sought by Congress, President Trump’s former chief strategist Stephen Bannon has told The Hill….