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Unswayed by top advisers, Trump doubles down on decision to withdraw troops

The escalating crisis in northern Syria has prompted further criticism from Republican foreign policy heavyweights.
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Unswayed by top advisers, Trump doubles down on decision to withdraw troops

The escalating crisis in northern Syria has prompted further criticism from Republican foreign policy heavyweights.

Protecting whistleblower’s identity is ‘our primary interest,’ Schiff says

The House Intelligence Committee chairman suggested it isn’t necessary for the whistleblower to testify in person given the threats made by Trump and others.
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Protecting whistleblower’s identity is ‘our primary interest,’ Schiff says

The House Intelligence Committee chairman suggested it isn’t necessary for the whistleblower to testify in person given the threats made by Trump and others.

How two Soviet-born emigres made it into elite Trump circles — and the center of the impeachment storm

Before they were arrested on campaign finance violations, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman demonstrated a facility for capitalizing on their political connections.
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How two Soviet-born emigres made it into elite Trump circles — and the center of the impeachment storm

Before they were arrested on campaign finance violations, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman demonstrated a facility for capitalizing on their political connections.

Trump defends decision to pull U.S. forces as Turkey continues military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria

Trump acknowledged widespread opposition to the move, describing himself as being on an “island of one.”
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Trump defends decision to pull U.S. forces as Turkey continues military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria

Trump acknowledged widespread opposition to the move, describing himself as being on an “island of one.”

Trump’s envoy to testify that ‘no quid pro quo’ came from Trump

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union is expected to say he doesn’t know whether the president was being truthful.
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Trump’s envoy to testify that ‘no quid pro quo’ came from Trump

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union is expected to say he doesn’t know whether the president was being truthful.

Two business associates of Trump’s personal attorney Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance charges

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who routed a large donation to a pro-Trump super PAC, are accused of taking part in a scheme to funnel foreign money to candidates for federal and state office.
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Two business associates of Trump’s personal attorney Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance charges

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who routed a large donation to a pro-Trump super PAC, are accused of taking part in a scheme to funnel foreign money to candidates for federal and state office.

Trump attacks Bidens in personal and coarse terms at Minnesota rally

Trump is embroiled in an escalating battle with House Democrats as they pursue an impeachment inquiry over Trump pressuring the leader of Ukraine to investigate Biden and his son Hunter.
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Trump attacks Bidens in personal and coarse terms at Minnesota rally

Trump is embroiled in an escalating battle with House Democrats as they pursue an impeachment inquiry over Trump pressuring the leader of Ukraine to investigate Biden and his son Hunter.

Sen. Graham calls Trump decision on Syria ‘biggest blunder of his presidency’

The South Carolina Republican, one of Trump’s strongest defenders, said the withdrawal of U.S. troops out of northern Syria was “worse than what Obama did” in Iraq.
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Sen. Graham calls Trump decision on Syria ‘biggest blunder of his presidency’

The South Carolina Republican, one of Trump’s strongest defenders, said the withdrawal of U.S. troops out of northern Syria was “worse than what Obama did” in Iraq.

Live updates: House Democrats subpoena Perry, Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since impeachment inquiry launch

As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office.
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Live updates: House Democrats subpoena Perry, Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since impeachment inquiry launch

As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office.

Trump says he would cooperate if Democrats ‘give us our rights’; Biden makes most direct demand for impeachment

A day after the White House announced that it would not cooperate with the inquiry into the Ukraine scandal, Democrats vowed to work to hold the president accountable.
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Trump says he would cooperate if Democrats ‘give us our rights’; Biden makes most direct demand for impeachment

A day after the White House announced that it would not cooperate with the inquiry into the Ukraine scandal, Democrats vowed to work to hold the president accountable.

Trump’s Syria decision tests the bounds of Republican support as he demands solidarity on impeachment

Many Republicans feel far safer breaking with Trump on more distant issues of foreign policy, where the president often finds himself outside of his party’s historic positioning, than on matters that personally affect Trump.
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Trump’s Syria decision tests the bounds of Republican support as he demands solidarity on impeachment

Many Republicans feel far safer breaking with Trump on more distant issues of foreign policy, where the president often finds himself outside of his party’s historic positioning, than on matters that personally affect Trump.

Then and now: How lawmakers characterize impeachment as a ‘coup’ to protect their own

According to Congress, impeachment is a “coup.” Just as long as the president being impeached is a not a member of the political party engaged in the “coup.”
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Then and now: How lawmakers characterize impeachment as a ‘coup’ to protect their own

According to Congress, impeachment is a “coup.” Just as long as the president being impeached is a not a member of the political party engaged in the “coup.”

Live updates: Biden makes most direct demand for Trump’s impeachment; president calls for ending the inquiry

A day after the White House announced that it would not cooperate with the inquiry into the Ukraine scandal, Democrats vowed to work to hold the president accountable.
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Live updates: Biden makes most direct demand for Trump’s impeachment; president calls for ending the inquiry

A day after the White House announced that it would not cooperate with the inquiry into the Ukraine scandal, Democrats vowed to work to hold the president accountable.

White House says it will not cooperate with House impeachment inquiry; Democrats subpoena State Dept. official

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union was ordered by the State Department not to testify Tuesday as a newly released Washington Post-Schar School poll finds public opinion has shifted quickly against the president.
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White House says it will not cooperate with House impeachment inquiry; Democrats subpoena State Dept. official

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union was ordered by the State Department not to testify Tuesday as a newly released Washington Post-Schar School poll finds public opinion has shifted quickly against the president.

Trump nominees could play pivotal role as Supreme Court decides on protections for gay, transgender workers

Does forbidding discrimination “because of sex” include sexual orientation and identity?
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Trump nominees could play pivotal role as Supreme Court decides on protections for gay, transgender workers

Does forbidding discrimination “because of sex” include sexual orientation and identity?

White House escalates standoff with Congress, says it will not cooperate with impeachment inquiry of Trump

In a scathing letter, the White House accused Democrats of trying to overturn the results of the 2016 election and influence the 2020 contest.
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White House escalates standoff with Congress, says it will not cooperate with impeachment inquiry of Trump

In a scathing letter, the White House accused Democrats of trying to overturn the results of the 2016 election and influence the 2020 contest.

The GOP theory that Ukraine ‘set up’ Trump

Republicans are pushing three story lines that purport to show that Ukraine targeted Trump in the 2016 election to help Hillary Clinton. Here's a guide to the claims.
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The GOP theory that Ukraine ‘set up’ Trump

Republicans are pushing three story lines that purport to show that Ukraine targeted Trump in the 2016 election to help Hillary Clinton. Here's a guide to the claims.

House Democrats consider masking identity of whistleblower from Trump’s GOP allies in Congress

House Democrats are considering obscuring the individual’s appearance and altering the voice, according to officials.
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House Democrats consider masking identity of whistleblower from Trump’s GOP allies in Congress

House Democrats are considering obscuring the individual’s appearance and altering the voice, according to officials.

The Trailer: Harris's struggles nationally play out in her home state

In this edition: California's indifference toward its would-be favorite daughter, Democrats struggling with the Hunter Biden question, and impeachment getting injected into down-ballot races.
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The Trailer: Harris's struggles nationally play out in her home state

In this edition: California's indifference toward its would-be favorite daughter, Democrats struggling with the Hunter Biden question, and impeachment getting injected into down-ballot races.

Whistleblower’s attorney says team now representing ‘multiple’ officials as impeachment inquiry expands

The news, which comes as House Democrats are subpoenaing the White House for documents, deepens the political crisis involving President Trump.
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Whistleblower’s attorney says team now representing ‘multiple’ officials as impeachment inquiry expands

The news, which comes as House Democrats are subpoenaing the White House for documents, deepens the political crisis involving President Trump.

‘Out on a limb’: Inside the Republican reckoning over Trump’s possible impeachment

The GOP is paralyzed as lawmakers weigh their political futures, their legacies and their allegiance to a president who has held them captive.
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‘Out on a limb’: Inside the Republican reckoning over Trump’s possible impeachment

The GOP is paralyzed as lawmakers weigh their political futures, their legacies and their allegiance to a president who has held them captive.

Pompeo says he sent response to House investigators, but subpoenaed documents remain undelivered

U.S. ambassador to European Union, Gordon Sondland, will give deposition to House panels next week.
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Pompeo says he sent response to House investigators, but subpoenaed documents remain undelivered

U.S. ambassador to European Union, Gordon Sondland, will give deposition to House panels next week.

Joe Biden tries to turn attention to “wholly unfit” President Trump

The former vice president shifts strategy and goes on offense amid worries that Trump’s accusations are burying his campaign message.
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Joe Biden tries to turn attention to “wholly unfit” President Trump

The former vice president shifts strategy and goes on offense amid worries that Trump’s accusations are burying his campaign message.

Mounting evidence buttresses claims in whistleblower complaint

New documents, firsthand accounts and statements by President Trump himself that corroborate the claims have emerged on a near-daily basis.
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Mounting evidence buttresses claims in whistleblower complaint

New documents, firsthand accounts and statements by President Trump himself that corroborate the claims have emerged on a near-daily basis.

Trump uses vulgarity, calls for Romney’s impeachment after senator criticizes president’s China, Ukraine appeals

Trump tweet also brought up Romney’s failed 2012 presidential bid, claims senator begged for endorsement and to be secretary of state.
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Trump uses vulgarity, calls for Romney’s impeachment after senator criticizes president’s China, Ukraine appeals

Trump tweet also brought up Romney’s failed 2012 presidential bid, claims senator begged for endorsement and to be secretary of state.

Mounting evidence buttresses the facts laid out in whistleblower complaint

New documents, firsthand accounts and statements by President Trump himself that corroborate the claims have emerged on a near-daily basis.
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Mounting evidence buttresses the facts laid out in whistleblower complaint

New documents, firsthand accounts and statements by President Trump himself that corroborate the claims have emerged on a near-daily basis.

Trump’s calls with foreign leaders have long worried aides, leaving some ‘genuinely horrified’

Administration officials worried that President Trump would make promises he shouldn’t keep, endorse policies the United States long opposed, commit a diplomatic blunder that jeopardized a critical alliance, or simply pressure a counterpart for a personal f
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Trump’s calls with foreign leaders have long worried aides, leaving some ‘genuinely horrified’

Administration officials worried that President Trump would make promises he shouldn’t keep, endorse policies the United States long opposed, commit a diplomatic blunder that jeopardized a critical alliance, or simply pressure a counterpart for a personal favor.

Heart attack led to Sen. Bernie Sanders’s hospitalization, doctors say

Sanders, 78, who was released Friday from a Las Vegas hospital, experienced chest pains at a Tuesday campaign event.
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Heart attack led to Sen. Bernie Sanders’s hospitalization, doctors say

Sanders, 78, who was released Friday from a Las Vegas hospital, experienced chest pains at a Tuesday campaign event.

Trump publicly calls on China to investigate Bidens

Trump’s plea to China for an investigation into the Bidens came almost immediately after he addressed his trade war with China and amid a fast-moving impeachment inquiry.
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Trump publicly calls on China to investigate Bidens

Trump’s plea to China for an investigation into the Bidens came almost immediately after he addressed his trade war with China and amid a fast-moving impeachment inquiry.

Trump impeachment inquiry: The reporting and analysis to help you understand what’s happening

The U.S. House impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s request of the Ukrainian president: Washington Post scoops and coverage.
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Trump impeachment inquiry: The reporting and analysis to help you understand what’s happening

The U.S. House impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s request of the Ukrainian president: Washington Post scoops and coverage.

Biden, in fiery remarks, tells Trump: ‘I’m not going anywhere’

“You’re not going to destroy me. And you’re not going to destroy my family. I don’t care how much money you spend or how dirty the attacks get,” the former vice president said in a campaign speech Wednesday night.
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Biden, in fiery remarks, tells Trump: ‘I’m not going anywhere’

“You’re not going to destroy me. And you’re not going to destroy my family. I don’t care how much money you spend or how dirty the attacks get,” the former vice president said in a campaign speech Wednesday night.

Trump involved Pence in efforts to pressure Ukraine’s leader, though officials say vice president was unaware of allegations in whistleblower complaint

The president instructed Pence not to attend the inauguration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in May.
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Trump involved Pence in efforts to pressure Ukraine’s leader, though officials say vice president was unaware of allegations in whistleblower complaint

The president instructed Pence not to attend the inauguration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in May.