Pence leaves open the possibility of nuclear weapons in space: ‘Peace comes through strength’

The new positioning comes as the Trump adminisration moves to withdraw from a nuclear arms pact and create a Space Force.

Conservatives mount a whisper campaign smearing Khashoggi in defense of Trump

‘Wait and see’: Amid global outrage over Khashoggi, Trump tries to protect Saudis

The president has repeatedly emphasized oil, arms sales and the dissident journalist’s Saudi citizenship as reasons for moving slowly on his disappearance and suspected death.

Amid global outrage over Khashoggi, Trump takes soft stance toward Saudis

Trump rallies supporters in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael makes landfall

Trump offered the “thoughts and prayers of our entire nation” to those in the storm’s path and announced that he would be traveling “very, very shortly” to Florida.

Defiant Republicans hope Kavanaugh fight will stoke their voters next month

Democrats warn that many voters remain enraged over the treatment meted out to his accuser.

McGahn’s last stand: The White House counsel has been working feverishly to get Kavanaugh confirmed

Michael Bloomberg jolts Senate battle with $20 million for Democrats

The former New York mayor ‘increasingly confident that he can contribute to a Democratic takeover,’ one adviser said.

‘Back in the foxhole together’: Conservatives rally around Kavanaugh amid accusations

The allegations of sexual assault against the Supreme Court nominee are energizing GOP voters ahead of the pivotal November midterms.

Kavanaugh ally says he did not communicate with White House or Supreme Court nominee about theory of another attacker

Republicans push to confirm Kavanaugh amid fears it will come at a political cost

Already burdened by an unpopular president and an energized Democratic electorate, the male-dominated GOP is now facing a torrent of scrutiny about how it is handling Kavanaugh’s accuser.

With Trump muted, White House leans on Kavanaugh to defend himself

Republican officials fear an impulsive statement from the president could hurt the Supreme Court nominee and the party amid sexual assault allegations.

Advertising totals reveal parties’ positioning in battle for House

Trump says White House Counsel Donald McGahn will leave his job in the fall

‘How do you spin a fact?’: White House grapples with response to Cohen, Manafort convictions

Inside Trump’s orbit, there is debate: Some confidants see this week as an unsettling inflection point. Others see yet another round of problems that won’t break Trump.

Trump adviser Larry Kudlow hosted publisher of white nationalists at his home

Trump speechwriter fired amid scrutiny of appearance with white nationalists

Darren Beattie was removed Friday after a media inquiry about his appearance at a conference featuring a white nationalist.

Trump’s lawyers prepare to fight subpoena all the way to the Supreme Court

Rudolph W. Giuliani said the president’s lawyers have ‘pretty much finished’ drafting a response to a potential subpoena request from the special counsel.

Don’t expect Russia to admit to election interference, Rand Paul says, lamenting ‘partisan hysteria’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) held private meetings with Russian officials during his recent trip to Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

‘Nothing bodes well’: Lackluster election results spark debate over Trump’s midterm role

White House aides are mapping out plans for the fall, offering a variety of options for involvement, such as campaign visits by Ivanka Trump.