Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ordered to jail over witness-tampering charges while awaiting trial in Mueller probe

Manafort will be jailed after being accused of witness tampering while awaiting trial on federal conspiracy and money laundering charges brought by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. The order to imprison President Trump’s former campaign manager came in a federal court hearing after Manafort had been asking to post a $10 million bond and […]

Trump and Kim joint statement from the Singapore summit

The White House released a joint statement from President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un after Monday’s summit in Singapore.

Trump administration won’t defend ACA in case brought by 20 GOP-led states, endangering much of law, including consumer protections

In a brief filed Thursday night in a Texas federal court, the Justice Department said it would not defend the ACA against the latest legal challenge to its constitutionality. The move is a dramatic break from the executive branch’s tradition of arguing to uphold existing statutes and a land mine for health insurance changes that […]

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan breaks with President Trump, says he sees ‘no evidence’ to claims FBI spied on president’s campaign

Ryan (R-Wis.) told reporters Wednesday that he agreed with others who have disputed Trump’s assertion that federal law enforcement planted a spy inside his campaign. Specifically, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said on Fox News last week that “the FBI did exactly what my fellow citizens would want them to […]

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns amid allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign fundraising violations

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who has been embroiled in scandals that have attracted national attention, announced Tuesday that he will resign. “Today I am announcing that I will resign as governor of Missouri effective Friday, June 1st at 5 p.m.” Greitens (R) said. He has faced allegations that he initiated unwanted sexual contact with a […]

White House lawyer Ty Cobb is exiting and will be replaced by Clinton impeachment attorney Emmet Flood

Cobb, who served as the White House point person in dealing with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, is stepping down, according to senior administration officials. He is expected to be replaced by Williams & Connolly partner Emmet T. Flood, a Republican defense lawyer who helped President Bill Clinton during impeachment proceedings and was interviewed […]

Full transcript of Trump’s address on Syria airstrikes

President Trump announced late Friday that the United States had conducted a military attack against the Syrian regime.

Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe kept memos of his interactions with Trump, a person familiar with the case says

The notes could become a key piece of evidence in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s probe, which has been examining, among other things, whether President Trump obstructed justice in his interactions with top law enforcement officials, including McCabe and his former boss. Former FBI director James B. Comey also documented his interactions with Trump, […]

Tillerson emphasizes allies in first remarks since firing but doesn’t mention Trump

In his statement to reporters, Tillerson stressed that U.S. leadership starts with diplomacy.

Porn actress Stormy Daniels sues Trump, says hush agreement is null because he didn’t sign it

The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles alleges that President Trump, then the Republican presidential nominee, never approved a $130,000 settlement arranged by his personal attorney, making it invalid. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

Trump: ‘I am totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind’

President Trump on Feb. 14 said he is “totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind.”

Trump says he is ‘totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind’ days after aide is accused of abusing his ex-wives

President Trump on Wednesday publicly condemned domestic violence as the White House sought to tamp down the continuing controversy surrounding former aide Rob Porter, who resigned last week after allegations that he had verbally and physically abused his ex-wives. “I’m totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind. Everyone knows that,” Trump told reporters at […]

White House budget proposes increase to defense spending and major cuts to safety net programs, but federal deficit would remain

The budget plan comes as Congress prepares to finalize spending for the current fiscal year. It would continue to markedly increase military spending and set aside money for a wall along the Mexico border, among other things. It also calls for major spending reductions in Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps and other social programs, reductions that […]

Trump says he would speak to Mueller under oath

President Trump told reporters on Jan. 24 that he is “looking forward” to speaking to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. Trump said there was “no collusion” between his presidential campaign and Russia.

Trump audio transcript: ‘I’m looking forward to’ speaking with Mueller

President Trump said he is “looking forward” to testifying under oath to the special counsel. Here is the full transcript of his interview with reporters Wednesday.

Trump administration to end immigration protections for Haitians, giving them 18 months to leave

The Trump administration has given 50,000 Haitians with provisional residency 18 months to leave the United States, announcing Monday that it will not renew the Temporary Protected Status designation that has allowed them to remain in the country since a 2010 earthquake leveled the island country’s capital and killed 200,000. Announced Monday by the Department […]

Excerpts from Trump’s conversation with reporters on Air Force One

The White House initially declared the discussion off the record, but later changed the terms of publication.

Full text: Trump transition team memo on keeping documents on Russia and the election

The request asked staffers to compile all documents related to Russia and Ukraine, but also asked for documents related to background research that had been conducted into five men associated with the Trump campaign.

The full transcript of Comey’s hearing in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee

The complete text of Comey’s hearing.

Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia, in 3 minutes

President Trump spoke to leaders of countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council on May 21 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Here’s what he said, in three minutes.