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Trump says he disagrees with ‘send her back’ chant directed at Rep. Omar during his rally despite his previous ‘go back’ tweet

Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line between criticizing the chant and supporting the president’s efforts to turn Somali-born Omar and three other minority lawmakers into the face of the Democratic Party.
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Trump says he disagrees with ‘send her back’ chant directed at Rep. Omar during his rally despite his previous ‘go back’ tweet

Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line between criticizing the chant and supporting the president’s efforts to turn Somali-born Omar and three other minority lawmakers into the face of the Democratic Party.

Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia hospitalized with fractured ribs after a fall at his Washington apartment

The 74-year-old is in pain but expects to make a full recovery, according to a spokeswoman.
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Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia hospitalized with fractured ribs after a fall at his Washington apartment

The 74-year-old is in pain but expects to make a full recovery, according to a spokeswoman.

At rally, crowd responds to Trump’s criticism of Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar with chants of ‘send her back’

The president held his first political rally since tweeting that four congresswomen of color should “go back” to their countries.
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At rally, crowd responds to Trump’s criticism of Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar with chants of ‘send her back’

The president held his first political rally since tweeting that four congresswomen of color should “go back” to their countries.

Behind the scenes the night Trump partied at Mar-a-Lago with Jeffrey Epstein and NFL cheerleaders

Footage from the 1992 event shows the newly single mogul grabbing women as they dance and joking with Epstein.
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Behind the scenes the night Trump partied at Mar-a-Lago with Jeffrey Epstein and NFL cheerleaders

Footage from the 1992 event shows the newly single mogul grabbing women as they dance and joking with Epstein.

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women

“Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign.
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A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women

“Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign.

Trump says they ‘hate our country.’ The Democrats he attacked say the country ‘belongs to everyone.’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed for a resolution condemning the president’s remarks.
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Trump says they ‘hate our country.’ The Democrats he attacked say the country ‘belongs to everyone.’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed for a resolution condemning the president’s remarks.

‘This is the agenda of white nationalists’: Four minority congresswomen condemn Trump’s racist remarks

“This is the agenda of white nationalists. ... This is his plan to pit us against one another,” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said.
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‘This is the agenda of white nationalists’: Four minority congresswomen condemn Trump’s racist remarks

“This is the agenda of white nationalists. ... This is his plan to pit us against one another,” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said.

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets

Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful.”
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Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets

Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful.”

Trump rejects criticism that his tweet about four minority lawmakers was racist, says they ‘hate our country’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed for a resolution condemning the president’s remarks.
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Trump rejects criticism that his tweet about four minority lawmakers was racist, says they ‘hate our country’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed for a resolution condemning the president’s remarks.

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers

While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company bankr
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Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers

While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company bankruptcies.

Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them

The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”
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Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them

The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”

‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff

The former tea party lawmaker has focused his efforts on pushing conservative policies — while mostly steering clear of the Trump-related pitfalls that tripped up his predecessors.
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‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff

The former tea party lawmaker has focused his efforts on pushing conservative policies — while mostly steering clear of the Trump-related pitfalls that tripped up his predecessors.

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’

The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went.
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They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’

The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went.

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts.

GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him.
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These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts.

GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him.

The pressure on a prosecutor: How Epstein’s wealth and power steered Acosta toward lenient deal

Operation Leap Year led the rich financier’s “army of legal superstars” to deploy political, financial and emotional pressure on Acosta.
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The pressure on a prosecutor: How Epstein’s wealth and power steered Acosta toward lenient deal

Operation Leap Year led the rich financier’s “army of legal superstars” to deploy political, financial and emotional pressure on Acosta.

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary, the latest Trump official to leave amid scandal

His handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case was under intense scrutiny. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient.
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Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary, the latest Trump official to leave amid scandal

His handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case was under intense scrutiny. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient.

Acosta’s measured approach was an uncomfortable fit in Trump administration

Acosta, who resigned over his handling of a plea deal involving sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, ran afoul of the constituencies that matter to Trump conservatives.
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Acosta’s measured approach was an uncomfortable fit in Trump administration

Acosta, who resigned over his handling of a plea deal involving sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, ran afoul of the constituencies that matter to Trump conservatives.

Trump is ‘not on board’ with Sessions running for Senate, says Alabama senator

Sen. Richard C. Shelby says Sessions would be a strong candidate for the seat he held before joining the Trump administration, but could “struggle if the president was against him.”
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Trump is ‘not on board’ with Sessions running for Senate, says Alabama senator

Sen. Richard C. Shelby says Sessions would be a strong candidate for the seat he held before joining the Trump administration, but could “struggle if the president was against him.”

Trump kisses a campaign aide on video. His lawyers say it clears him; hers say it’s proof.

Far from providing clarity, the 15-second video only led to conflicting interpretations.
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Trump kisses a campaign aide on video. His lawyers say it clears him; hers say it’s proof.

Far from providing clarity, the 15-second video only led to conflicting interpretations.

Trump expected to announce executive action in latest bid to place citizenship question on census

The administration has been scrambling to respond to court rulings that have jeopardized its controversial aim.
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Trump expected to announce executive action in latest bid to place citizenship question on census

The administration has been scrambling to respond to court rulings that have jeopardized its controversial aim.

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash

McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a reversa
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McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash

McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a reversal of that position.

Trump’s company cancels strip-club-sponsored golf tournament at his Florida resort

The Trump Organization said it canceled Shadow Cabaret’s tournament after the nonprofit named as the beneficiary of the event — Miami Allstars Foundation — dropped out earlier Wednesday.
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Trump’s company cancels strip-club-sponsored golf tournament at his Florida resort

The Trump Organization said it canceled Shadow Cabaret’s tournament after the nonprofit named as the beneficiary of the event — Miami Allstars Foundation — dropped out earlier Wednesday.

‘Outright disrespectful’: Four House women struggle as Pelosi isolates them 

The House speaker admonished Democrats on Wednesday and her target was clear: the four liberal freshmen known as “the Squad.”
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‘Outright disrespectful’: Four House women struggle as Pelosi isolates them 

The House speaker admonished Democrats on Wednesday and her target was clear: the four liberal freshmen known as “the Squad.”

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along

Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job.
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A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along

Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job.

Nonprofit pulls out of strip-club-sponsored golf tournament at Trump resort

The children’s organization’s director said he had paid little attention to the planned event and had not seen its advertisements. “We’re not participating, and I think you should cancel the event,” Carlos Alamilla said he told organizers of the tou
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Nonprofit pulls out of strip-club-sponsored golf tournament at Trump resort

The children’s organization’s director said he had paid little attention to the planned event and had not seen its advertisements. “We’re not participating, and I think you should cancel the event,” Carlos Alamilla said he told organizers of the tournament at Trump National Doral Miami.

Acosta defends wealthy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal, says Epstein would’ve had no jail time if his office had not intervened

Alex Acosta answered questions but did not announce his resignation at news conference.

Trump called Epstein a ‘terrific guy’ who enjoyed ‘younger’ girls before denying relationship with him

“It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side,” Trump said about Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier charged with sex trafficking, in a 2002 article in New York Magazine.
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Trump called Epstein a ‘terrific guy’ who enjoyed ‘younger’ girls before denying relationship with him

“It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side,” Trump said about Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier charged with sex trafficking, in a 2002 article in New York Magazine.

Governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds

The lawsuit revealed nearly every employee of Eric Greitens staff in Missouri had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star.
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Governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds

The lawsuit revealed nearly every employee of Eric Greitens staff in Missouri had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star.

Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently.

The retired admissions officer, James Nolan, says he got a call on Trump’s behalf from Fred Trump Jr., Donald Trump’s older brother, who also happened to be a close friend of Nolan’s.
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Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently.

The retired admissions officer, James Nolan, says he got a call on Trump’s behalf from Fred Trump Jr., Donald Trump’s older brother, who also happened to be a close friend of Nolan’s.