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Trump blames McGahn after Mueller paints damning portrait with notes from White House aides

The president, long suspicious of paper trails, seethed that contemporaneous memos by aides became primary source material for the special counsel’s report.
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Trump blames McGahn after Mueller paints damning portrait with notes from White House aides

The president, long suspicious of paper trails, seethed that contemporaneous memos by aides became primary source material for the special counsel’s report.

Mueller laid out ‘thorough and compelling’ case of obstruction, but Barr decided Trump wasn’t guilty of a crime

On one side are those who agree with Barr and on the other side are those who look at the exhaustive evidence laid out in the Mueller report and ask: if this is not obstruction, what is?
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Mueller laid out ‘thorough and compelling’ case of obstruction, but Barr decided Trump wasn’t guilty of a crime

On one side are those who agree with Barr and on the other side are those who look at the exhaustive evidence laid out in the Mueller report and ask: if this is not obstruction, what is?

Here’s what Trump and his associates said at the time. Now, read what the Mueller report tells us.

Mueller’s 448-page report paints the picture of an unreliable White House — one that often went to great lengths to craft its own inaccurate narrative.
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Here’s what Trump and his associates said at the time. Now, read what the Mueller report tells us.

Mueller’s 448-page report paints the picture of an unreliable White House — one that often went to great lengths to craft its own inaccurate narrative.

Mueller report lays out obstruction evidence against the president

The special counsel’s team did not accuse of Trump of crime but explained that doing so could ‘preempt constitutional processes for addressing presidential misconduct.’
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Mueller report lays out obstruction evidence against the president

The special counsel’s team did not accuse of Trump of crime but explained that doing so could ‘preempt constitutional processes for addressing presidential misconduct.’

Beto O’Rourke, other Democrats see the downside of releasing tax returns

President Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns left Democrats to release theirs, and spurred interest in their charitable donations.
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Beto O’Rourke, other Democrats see the downside of releasing tax returns

President Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns left Democrats to release theirs, and spurred interest in their charitable donations.

Mueller report will be lightly redacted, revealing detailed look at obstruction of justice investigation

Attorney General William Barr is planning to provide an overview of the report at a press conference and later give the document to lawmakers.
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Mueller report will be lightly redacted, revealing detailed look at obstruction of justice investigation

Attorney General William Barr is planning to provide an overview of the report at a press conference and later give the document to lawmakers.

Trump vetoes resolution to end U.S. participation in Yemen’s civil war

In a statement, Trump called the measure “an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities.” The move marks the second veto of his presidency.
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Trump vetoes resolution to end U.S. participation in Yemen’s civil war

In a statement, Trump called the measure “an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities.” The move marks the second veto of his presidency.

Trump moves to resist House inquiries, setting up fight over congressional subpoena powers

The battle will shape how much material House Democrats will be able to obtain on the president’s policies and personal finances.
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Trump moves to resist House inquiries, setting up fight over congressional subpoena powers

The battle will shape how much material House Democrats will be able to obtain on the president’s policies and personal finances.

Trump will head to Wisconsin for rally on night of White House correspondents’ dinner

As he has done for the past two years, the president is skipping the black-tie gala and holding a Make America Great Again rally.
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Trump will head to Wisconsin for rally on night of White House correspondents’ dinner

As he has done for the past two years, the president is skipping the black-tie gala and holding a Make America Great Again rally.

Liberals’ frustration with Pelosi rises over her response to Omar dispute

Outside groups say Pelosi and her leadership team should have done more to defend the Muslim congresswoman, who President Trump accused of playing down the 9/11 tragedy.
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Liberals’ frustration with Pelosi rises over her response to Omar dispute

Outside groups say Pelosi and her leadership team should have done more to defend the Muslim congresswoman, who President Trump accused of playing down the 9/11 tragedy.

The f-word case: Supreme Court weighs whether ‘scandalous’ trademarks violate free speech

Artist Erik Brunetti is challenging the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s decision not to register his FUCT clothing line.
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The f-word case: Supreme Court weighs whether ‘scandalous’ trademarks violate free speech

Artist Erik Brunetti is challenging the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s decision not to register his FUCT clothing line.

In their first months on the job, Democratic governors seek to roll back Republican predecessors’ policies

Seven Democrats flipped GOP-held governorships last year, putting Medicaid expansion and environmental protection on the fast track.
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In their first months on the job, Democratic governors seek to roll back Republican predecessors’ policies

Seven Democrats flipped GOP-held governorships last year, putting Medicaid expansion and environmental protection on the fast track.

Democrats take aim at Miller as questions persist about ‘sanctuary city’ targeting

Two key House Democrats say White House immigration adviser Stephen Miller should testify before their congressional panels.
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Democrats take aim at Miller as questions persist about ‘sanctuary city’ targeting

Two key House Democrats say White House immigration adviser Stephen Miller should testify before their congressional panels.

Sen. Gillibrand raises $3 million in first quarter

In a memo to supporters, the New York Democrat’s campaign suggested that her lackluster fundraising was due to donors who “continue to punish” her for calling on Sen. Al Franken to resign.
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Sen. Gillibrand raises $3 million in first quarter

In a memo to supporters, the New York Democrat’s campaign suggested that her lackluster fundraising was due to donors who “continue to punish” her for calling on Sen. Al Franken to resign.

Health-care law more popular despite Trump’s repeated attempts to destroy it

Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and millions more are insured under the law, which is more enmeshed in the country’s health-care system.
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Health-care law more popular despite Trump’s repeated attempts to destroy it

Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and millions more are insured under the law, which is more enmeshed in the country’s health-care system.

Sen. Cory Booker formally joins presidential race with an echo of Martin Luther King Jr.: “We can’t wait.”

The New Jersey Democrat is working under the radar in the giant field of Democrats, obscured by higher profile candidates.
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Sen. Cory Booker formally joins presidential race with an echo of Martin Luther King Jr.: “We can’t wait.”

The New Jersey Democrat is working under the radar in the giant field of Democrats, obscured by higher profile candidates.

‘The president today made America smaller’: Democratic candidates react to Trump’s attack on Rep. Omar

Condemnation began Friday night after Trump tweeted the video with the caption “Never Forget” and continued on the campaign trail Saturday.
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‘The president today made America smaller’: Democratic candidates react to Trump’s attack on Rep. Omar

Condemnation began Friday night after Trump tweeted the video with the caption “Never Forget” and continued on the campaign trail Saturday.

House Democrats give IRS hard deadline of April 23 to turn over Trump tax returns, say administration’s concerns ‘lack merit’

House Democrats pushed back against Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s skepticism over their request for the presidents’ private records
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House Democrats give IRS hard deadline of April 23 to turn over Trump tax returns, say administration’s concerns ‘lack merit’

House Democrats pushed back against Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s skepticism over their request for the presidents’ private records

Company led by Trump nominee was rife with harassment, including groping and kissing, report says

The results of the investigation into AccuWeather were not previously reported. AccuWeather’s chief executive at the time of the allegations and investigation, Barry Myers, was tapped by Trump to lead NOAA.
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Company led by Trump nominee was rife with harassment, including groping and kissing, report says

The results of the investigation into AccuWeather were not previously reported. AccuWeather’s chief executive at the time of the allegations and investigation, Barry Myers, was tapped by Trump to lead NOAA.

President Trump targets Rep. Ilhan Omar with a video of Twin Towers burning

The remarks in question came in March, as Omar, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, spoke about Islamophobia.
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President Trump targets Rep. Ilhan Omar with a video of Twin Towers burning

The remarks in question came in March, as Omar, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, spoke about Islamophobia.

Trump says he is giving ‘strong considerations’ to releasing immigrant detainees in ‘sanctuary cities’

Trump’s comments capped a frenzied two-week period during which the president threatened to close the U.S. border with Mexico and embarked on an overhaul of the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security.
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Trump says he is giving ‘strong considerations’ to releasing immigrant detainees in ‘sanctuary cities’

Trump’s comments capped a frenzied two-week period during which the president threatened to close the U.S. border with Mexico and embarked on an overhaul of the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security.

Four Senate Republicans signal opposition to Trump’s plan to put Herman Cain on Federal Reserve Board, all but sinking nomination

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized Cain as a pick hours before House Democrats are set to hear from Federal Reserve Chair Powell at their annual policy retreat.
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Four Senate Republicans signal opposition to Trump’s plan to put Herman Cain on Federal Reserve Board, all but sinking nomination

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized Cain as a pick hours before House Democrats are set to hear from Federal Reserve Chair Powell at their annual policy retreat.

Powell maintains his distance from Trump in speech to House Democrats

The Federal Reserve chair said politics do not influence his decisions to raise interest rates, despite comments from the president who nominated him. 
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Powell maintains his distance from Trump in speech to House Democrats

The Federal Reserve chair said politics do not influence his decisions to raise interest rates, despite comments from the president who nominated him. 

White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities, targeting political foes

The political retribution was proposed in November and again in February, but immigration authorities rejected the idea as inappropriate, rebuffing the White House.
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White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities, targeting political foes

The political retribution was proposed in November and again in February, but immigration authorities rejected the idea as inappropriate, rebuffing the White House.

Trump shares an inaccurate graphic on Twitter that overstates his job approval by 12 points

The poll cited found an overall job approval for Trump of 43 percent. The president’s tweet put it at 55 percent, as did the erroneous Fox Business Network graphic.
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Trump shares an inaccurate graphic on Twitter that overstates his job approval by 12 points

The poll cited found an overall job approval for Trump of 43 percent. The president’s tweet put it at 55 percent, as did the erroneous Fox Business Network graphic.

By claiming ‘total exoneration,’ does Trump risk a ‘Mission Accomplished’ moment?

The president has taken a maximalist position on the Russia findings, but the still-secret Mueller report could provide damaging new details once a redacted version is released.
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By claiming ‘total exoneration,’ does Trump risk a ‘Mission Accomplished’ moment?

The president has taken a maximalist position on the Russia findings, but the still-secret Mueller report could provide damaging new details once a redacted version is released.

House Democrats confront party divisions at unity-building retreat

A revolt from the party’s left flank this week echoed the ideological infighting that plagued Republicans during their eight-year majority.
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House Democrats confront party divisions at unity-building retreat

A revolt from the party’s left flank this week echoed the ideological infighting that plagued Republicans during their eight-year majority.

Ocasio-Cortez, Omar say they’re targeted with death threats as critics pile on

The two high-profile freshman Democrats tweeted about the dangerous rhetoric that threatens their safety.
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Ocasio-Cortez, Omar say they’re targeted with death threats as critics pile on

The two high-profile freshman Democrats tweeted about the dangerous rhetoric that threatens their safety.

Treasury says it will miss Democrats’ deadline for turning over Trump tax returns, casts skepticism over request

Access to the personal financial records will likely be decided in court.