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Facing ethics violation, Wilbur Ross says he didn’t mean to file inaccurate financial disclosures

Ross — one of the wealthiest members of President Trump’s Cabinet — did not sell stock he held in a bank, despite reporting otherwise, ethics officials said.
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Facing ethics violation, Wilbur Ross says he didn’t mean to file inaccurate financial disclosures

Ross — one of the wealthiest members of President Trump’s Cabinet — did not sell stock he held in a bank, despite reporting otherwise, ethics officials said.

‘Enjoy your life’: Trump puts new attorney general in an awkward position from the start

William P. Barr’s first days on the job have been marked by a wave of Trump attacks on the Justice Department or the officials who came before him.
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‘Enjoy your life’: Trump puts new attorney general in an awkward position from the start

William P. Barr’s first days on the job have been marked by a wave of Trump attacks on the Justice Department or the officials who came before him.

Sen. Bernie Sanders will seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020

The independent from Vermont, the runner-up to Hillary Clinton in 2016, faces a diverse field of announced candidates, many of whom have adopted the policies that set him apart in his last campaign
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Sen. Bernie Sanders will seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020

The independent from Vermont, the runner-up to Hillary Clinton in 2016, faces a diverse field of announced candidates, many of whom have adopted the policies that set him apart in his last campaign

Coalition of states sues Trump over national emergency to build border wall

The 16 attorneys general ask a federal court for a preliminary injunction to prevent the president from moving ahead.
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Coalition of states sues Trump over national emergency to build border wall

The 16 attorneys general ask a federal court for a preliminary injunction to prevent the president from moving ahead.

White House defends Trump’s emergency declaration as lawsuits and political battles mount

Trump’s emergency declaration has already been hit with several lawsuits, and lawmakers are divided as to whether the move is legitimate or constitutes a power grab that must be stopped.
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White House defends Trump’s emergency declaration as lawsuits and political battles mount

Trump’s emergency declaration has already been hit with several lawsuits, and lawmakers are divided as to whether the move is legitimate or constitutes a power grab that must be stopped.

Defense Department to start examining projects in hunt for border wall funds

Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had license to determine a final figure from designated military construction funds.
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Defense Department to start examining projects in hunt for border wall funds

Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had license to determine a final figure from designated military construction funds.

Heather Nauert, Trump’s pick for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, withdraws from consideration

The State Department spokeswoman said the past two months had been “grueling.”
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Heather Nauert, Trump’s pick for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, withdraws from consideration

The State Department spokeswoman said the past two months had been “grueling.”

In declaring a national emergency, Trump reminds Republicans: It’s all about him

For GOP lawmakers, loyalty with President Trump remains a one-way street. Having lost two rounds of negotiations, he dismissed their warnings and showed contempt for the separation of powers.
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In declaring a national emergency, Trump reminds Republicans: It’s all about him

For GOP lawmakers, loyalty with President Trump remains a one-way street. Having lost two rounds of negotiations, he dismissed their warnings and showed contempt for the separation of powers.

Trump’s declaration of national emergency hit with first lawsuits

Unsatisfied with the funding in a bill passed by Congress, President Trump took executive action to try to secure about $6.5 billion more for border barriers.
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Trump’s declaration of national emergency hit with first lawsuits

Unsatisfied with the funding in a bill passed by Congress, President Trump took executive action to try to secure about $6.5 billion more for border barriers.

‘Off the rails’: Inside Trump’s attempt to claim victory in his border wall defeat

The president nearly blew up negotiations again on Thursday, frustrated by a bipartisan agreement that again failed to provide funding for his signature campaign promise.
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‘Off the rails’: Inside Trump’s attempt to claim victory in his border wall defeat

The president nearly blew up negotiations again on Thursday, frustrated by a bipartisan agreement that again failed to provide funding for his signature campaign promise.

Congress approves border deal to avert shutdown; Trump to sign it and seek wall money elsewhere

Congress is voting on sweeping legislation to avert a government shutdown set to start at the end of Friday.
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Congress approves border deal to avert shutdown; Trump to sign it and seek wall money elsewhere

Congress is voting on sweeping legislation to avert a government shutdown set to start at the end of Friday.

Trump’s doctor says he is in good health, despite gaining weight

The president has not had any major changes to his health status in the past year, according to a memorandum signed by his doctor and released by the White House.
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Trump’s doctor says he is in good health, despite gaining weight

The president has not had any major changes to his health status in the past year, according to a memorandum signed by his doctor and released by the White House.

McCabe describes more Russia-related intimidation by Trump

In an excerpt published in the Atlantic, Andrew McCabe says President Trump brought up his wife's failed state Senate campaign in their first conversation after he became acting FBI director. It's difficult not to read that as Trump trying to lean on him.
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McCabe describes more Russia-related intimidation by Trump

In an excerpt published in the Atlantic, Andrew McCabe says President Trump brought up his wife's failed state Senate campaign in their first conversation after he became acting FBI director. It's difficult not to read that as Trump trying to lean on him.

The Cybersecurity 202: Iran indictments show even U.S. intelligence officials are vulnerable to basic hacking schemes

An Iranian operation targeted several officials.

One year after the Parkland shooting, is the #NeverAgain movement on track to succeed?

So far, they're doing a good job tackling the three main challenges that face social movements.
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One year after the Parkland shooting, is the #NeverAgain movement on track to succeed?

So far, they're doing a good job tackling the three main challenges that face social movements.

Mueller just caught a fourth Trump aide lying about contact with the Russians

A judge voided Manafort's cooperation agreement with prosecutors on Wednesday, finding he lied about contacts with an associate with alleged ties to Russian intelligence.
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Mueller just caught a fourth Trump aide lying about contact with the Russians

A judge voided Manafort's cooperation agreement with prosecutors on Wednesday, finding he lied about contacts with an associate with alleged ties to Russian intelligence.

Border deal nears passage as lawmakers prepare for votes, with Trump expected to sign

President Trump said that he has to see the final deal before deciding whether he can support it, but he reiterated his insistence that the border wall will get built regardless of Congress’s actions.
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Border deal nears passage as lawmakers prepare for votes, with Trump expected to sign

President Trump said that he has to see the final deal before deciding whether he can support it, but he reiterated his insistence that the border wall will get built regardless of Congress’s actions.

Congress moves to act on gun control amid partisan debate about background checks

The House Judiciary Committee debated a measure Wednesday that would require background checks for all gun sales nationwide.
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Congress moves to act on gun control amid partisan debate about background checks

The House Judiciary Committee debated a measure Wednesday that would require background checks for all gun sales nationwide.

‘You can feel it now’: New Democrats push party, and 2020 candidates, to the left on divisive issues

The liberal shift has created challenges for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats in more-conservative areas as the party charts a path aimed at taking the White House in two years.
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‘You can feel it now’: New Democrats push party, and 2020 candidates, to the left on divisive issues

The liberal shift has created challenges for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats in more-conservative areas as the party charts a path aimed at taking the White House in two years.

Lawmakers line up behind bipartisan border deal to avert shutdown, as Trump signals he may sign it

The president predicts there will not be another government shutdown, as a Friday deadline approaches.
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Lawmakers line up behind bipartisan border deal to avert shutdown, as Trump signals he may sign it

The president predicts there will not be another government shutdown, as a Friday deadline approaches.

Lawmakers pay tribute to John Dingell at 30,000 feet as funeral-bound flight is turned back because of bad weather

Reps. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) led an “impromptu service” for Dingell aboard a military plane Tuesday.
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Lawmakers pay tribute to John Dingell at 30,000 feet as funeral-bound flight is turned back because of bad weather

Reps. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) led an “impromptu service” for Dingell aboard a military plane Tuesday.

How Manafort’s 2016 meeting with a Russian employee at New York cigar club goes to ‘the heart’ of Mueller’s probe

In a sealed court hearing last week, prosecutors revealed they are deeply focused on a dinner Paul Manafort had at the Grand Havana Club with a Russian political operative named Konstantin Kilimnik.
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How Manafort’s 2016 meeting with a Russian employee at New York cigar club goes to ‘the heart’ of Mueller’s probe

In a sealed court hearing last week, prosecutors revealed they are deeply focused on a dinner Paul Manafort had at the Grand Havana Club with a Russian political operative named Konstantin Kilimnik.

‘No crisis exists’: El Paso officials tell Trump to stop the falsehoods about their border city

"The County of El Paso is disillusioned by President Trump’s lies regarding the border and our community,” they said ahead of Trump's visit.
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‘No crisis exists’: El Paso officials tell Trump to stop the falsehoods about their border city

"The County of El Paso is disillusioned by President Trump’s lies regarding the border and our community,” they said ahead of Trump's visit.

A Trump nominee’s family company paid $290,000 fine for sexual harassment and discrimination

The company was also asked to hire a third-party to “receive and investigate complaints of harassment, intimidation, threats, retaliation and coercion against employees throughout 2018.”
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A Trump nominee’s family company paid $290,000 fine for sexual harassment and discrimination

The company was also asked to hire a third-party to “receive and investigate complaints of harassment, intimidation, threats, retaliation and coercion against employees throughout 2018.”

Lawmakers say they have reached an ‘agreement in principle’ to avoid government shutdown

Top lawmakers say they have reached a deal to fund the government through the fall, a deal that would resolve ongoing disputes over immigration and — if signed into law by President Trump — stave off a partial government shutdown set to start Saturday.
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Lawmakers say they have reached an ‘agreement in principle’ to avoid government shutdown

Top lawmakers say they have reached a deal to fund the government through the fall, a deal that would resolve ongoing disputes over immigration and — if signed into law by President Trump — stave off a partial government shutdown set to start Saturday.

‘It’s the metric, 100 percent.’ Democratic presidential hopefuls increasingly see small-dollar donations as a sign of viability.

The emphasis on contributions of $200 or less is a shift from previous presidential election cycles.
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‘It’s the metric, 100 percent.’ Democratic presidential hopefuls increasingly see small-dollar donations as a sign of viability.

The emphasis on contributions of $200 or less is a shift from previous presidential election cycles.

Former White House aide Cliff Sims sues Trump after attack over tell-all book

Sims penned an insider account about his time in the White House. His lawsuit comes after Trump’s lawyers began arbitration proceedings and Trump attacked him on Twitter.
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Former White House aide Cliff Sims sues Trump after attack over tell-all book

Sims penned an insider account about his time in the White House. His lawsuit comes after Trump’s lawyers began arbitration proceedings and Trump attacked him on Twitter.