Former CIA chief Brennan had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

(WASHINGTON) -- Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress that U.S. intelligence found contact between Russian officials and people involved with the Trump campaign at a time in 2016 when the Russians were "brazenly" interfering in the president... Read More

President Trump expected to retain attorney for Russia inquiry

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is expected to retain lawyer Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney representing him on matters related to the Russia investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a source close to Kasowitz and sour... Read More

Michael Flynn risks being held in contempt of Congress, Senate Intelligence Committee members say

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee has announced two new subpoenas against former national security adviser Michael Flynn to compel him to turn over documents related to his contact with the Russians, adding that Flynn risks being held... Read More

Trump budget faces criticism, indifference from some Senate Republicans

(WASHINGTON) -- Many Republican senators who weren’t outright condemning President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget made sure to acknowledge a universal truth of budgeting in Washington: The spending bills Congress eventually passes... Read More

Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI's Russia investigation

(WASHINGTON) -- National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers was asked by President Donald Trump to publicly push back against the FBI probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion by Trump associates, a source familia... Read More

Trump writes in Holocaust memorial guestbook: 'So amazing'

(JERUSALEM) -- President Trump’s message in a guestbook at Israel’s main Holocaust memorial and museum has drawn some ridicule for its failure to demonstrate sensitivity to the atrocities memorialized at the site.

“It is ... Read More

Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech

(JERUSALEM) -- President Trump stressed the deep and longstanding ties between the U.S. and Israel during a speech in Jerusalem Tuesday morning.

"I make this promise to you: my administration will always stand with Israel," Trump said.
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Trump calls out 'evil losers' behind deadly Manchester blast

(BETHLEHEM, West Bank) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday called out the "evil losers" who he said were behind a massive explosion that brought "death to innocent young people" who were attending a pop concert in Manchester, England Monday night.Read More

Michael Flynn appeared to have lied to federal investigators, top Democrat says

(WASHINGTON) -- The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee says he has new documents that appear to show former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn lied to investigators who were conducting his security clearance review.

In a let... Read More

Trump's first budget calls for deep cuts to Medicaid, other safety net programs

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's first budget proposal to Congress includes $1.7 trillion in mandatory spending cuts over 10 years, including $800 billion from Medicaid and $193 billion from food stamps, in an effort to balance the federal budget.Read More

What you need to know about the 5th Amendment and how it applies to Flynn

(WASHINGTON) -- Former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, through his lawyers, on Monday invoked the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to hand over documents subpoenaed by a Senate committee.

The S... Read More

The events that could rock Washington this week

(WASHINGTON) -- There's never a dull moment in the nation's capital these days. And even with President Donald Trump out of town for his first overseas trip, there's a good chance Washington, D.C., will continue to reel from the latest revelations in... Read More

Flynn last year highlighted a Clinton aide's pleading the 5th Amendment

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who is expected to take the Fifth Amendment in response to a Senate committee's subpoena, once promoted news of Hillary Clinton's computer-tech aide's invoking the sam... Read More

Michael Flynn to take Fifth Amendment and decline Senate subpoena

(WASHINGTON) -- Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to honor a Senate committee's subpoena request for documents relating to Russian interference in the election, a source close to Flynn confirms ... Read More