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Giuliani defends Trump's insults of Omarosa

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani defends Trump's insults directed toward Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide.

Hatch on Trump tweet calling Omarosa a 'dog': 'I'm not comfortable with that'

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, the veteran Republican and Senate president pro tempore, said Wednesday he wasn't com...

Prosecution: Manafort lied to keep more money

Prosecutors spent over 90 minutes Wednesday morning methodically laying out their case that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort repeatedly lied in order to finance an extravagant lifestyle.

CNN Poll: Democratic advantage grows in race for Congress

Democrats now lead Republicans by 52% to 41% in a nationwide generic Congressional ballot according to a new...

US Treasury targets companies in Russia, China for violating North Korea sanctions

The US government on Wednesday moved to increase economic pressure on North Korea, adding new sanctions that...

This exchange between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Cuomo is our current politics in a nutshell

Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City and the current public face of President Donald Trump's leg...

Why Sarah Sanders' 'can't guarantee' answer matters so much

On Tuesday, after an extended break from the "daily" press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sande...

Cuomo pushes Giuliani to explain Comey comment

CNN's Chris Cuomo presses President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on whether Trump ever spoke to former FBI Director James Comey about former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

'This is a case about lies,' prosecutor says in Manafort trial closing argument

Prosecutors spent over 90 minutes Wednesday morning methodically laying out their case that former Trump cam...

Hallquist: I'm not sure what socialism is

Christine Hallquist, who won the Democratic primary for governor in Vermont, talks with CNN's John Berman about becoming the first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major political party.

Pawlenty: I don't fit well in GOP's Trump era

During his Republican primary concession speech, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said "the Republican Party has shifted" in the era of President Trump.

Joe Biden cancels Illinois event due to 'doctor's orders'

Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled a planned appearance in Illinois this week because he is sick and "...

Christine Hallquist, Democratic candidate for Vermont governor, rejects socialist label

Vermont's Democratic nominee for governor Christine Hallquist, who made history Tuesday as the first transge...

Minnesota proved again last night that the old Republican Party is dead

When former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced last year that he was leaving his cushy DC lobbying job to...

Sarah Sanders sorry for false jobs claim

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders apologized after falsely declaring that President Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.

Two red state Democratic senators to meet with Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Two red state Democrats are scheduled to meet Wednesday with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee,...

Omarosa's scorched-earth tell-all is a rare public breach of Trump's loyalty test

You could start counting off former White House staffers and you'd run out of fingers. And toes. Not all of ...

Diverse candidates rule the night and other takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

The nation's first transgender governor, its first Somali-American woman in Congress and its first black wom...

Ilhan Omar could become first Somali-American in Congress after primary win

Ilhan Omar, a progressive state legislator, will win the Democratic primary in Minnesota's 5th Congressional...

Keith Ellison wins AG nomination in Minnesota after denying abuse allegations

Rep. Keith Ellison will win the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general, C...

2016 National Teacher of the Year could be Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress

Jahana Hayes moved one step closer towards becoming Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress on Tuesda...

Giuliani claims Mueller waiting for Manafort verdict to negotiate Trump interview

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that he believes special counsel Robert Mueller...

Pentagon to return bells captured in the Philippines over 100 years ago

The US military intends to return to the Philippines the famed Bells of Balangiga, captured by occupying US ...

Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring tha...

Why Paul Manafort isn't wearing socks

In a trial that's featured talk of hundreds of thousands of dollars in clothing, including a $15,000 ostrich...

Kris Kobach wins Kansas GOP governor nomination after incumbent Colyer concedes

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has narrowly won the Republican nomination for governor, ousting incum...

Georgia's voter system vulnerable to attack

For months, information about millions of voters in Georgia was exposed online, but the state's top election official, who is also running for governor, denies Georgia's election system is vulnerable.

State Department says Pompeo did discuss Yemen strike with Saudi prince

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did discuss the recent Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen in a Monday call with a S...

Lawsuit seeks to stop Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas

Three consumer groups are suing the Trump administration in an effort to halt the implementation of ...

What Mueller and Manafort need to do in closing arguments

We've reached the end. Paul Manafort's defense team has rested, presenting no evidence and calling no witnes...

6 million Georgia voters' records exposed: 'Could have easily been compromised'

Georgia's shotgun-toting, Trump-style Republican candidate for governor Brian Kemp has sought to assure vote...

ACLU: Officials set up 'trap' to arrest immigrants at legal status interviews

A Boston-area US Citizenship and Immigration Services office appears to have been coordinating with local IC...

Katrina Pierson's explanations of the alleged 'n-word' tape make no sense

Start here: For months -- years, really -- there have been rumors of outtakes from "The Apprentice" or "The ...

Katrina Pierson: I made taped comments because Omarosa was the 'complete epitome of annoying'

Katrina Pierson, a Trump campaign official, said she was placating Omarosa Manigault Newman when ...

Pierson: Omarosa was like a dog with a bone

Senior adviser for the Trump 2020 campaign Katrina Pierson says that she tried to "placate" former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman during a recorded phone call about an alleged tape of President Trump using the N-word.

Kellyanne Conway's husband suggests Trump makes false statements, attacks both allies and his own employees

The husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared to hammer President Donald Trump for making fal...

READ: 2016 Trump campaign nondisclosure agreement

The Trump campaign said Tuesday it is ...

Pentagon chief spokeswoman under investigation

Dana White, one of Secretary James Mattis' most senior civilian advisers, is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some of them to conduct her personal errands and business matters, sources say.

Exclusive: Pentagon spokeswoman under investigation for misusing staff, retaliating against complaints

One of Defense Secretary James Mattis' most senior civilian advisers is being investigated by the Defense De...

Poll: Majority of GOP agrees news media is 'enemy of the people'

A majority of Republicans said they believed the news media is "the enemy of the people" rather than "an imp...

Reporter to Sanders: Has Trump used the N-word

During a White House press briefing, press secretary Sarah Sanders responds to questions about a claim former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman made in her tell-all memoir.

Sanders: Trump's Omarosa insult not about race

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says that President Trump's description of former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman as a "dog" had "nothing to do with race."

The West Virginia House impeached the entire state Supreme Court

Lawmakers in West Virginia did something Monday night that might be a first in American history: impeach an ...

New tape shows Trump campaign aides discussing possibility of N-word tape

Aides to President Donald Trump questioned him during the 2016 campaign about the existence of an audio tape...

Defense rests in Paul Manafort trial

The defense rested its case in the trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort without calling any witnesses.

GOP candidate admits faking college degree

Melissa Howard, a Florida State House candidate, has dropped out after admitting she faked a college degree from Miami University in Ohio.

Big races to watch for August 14

CNN's Political Director, David Chalian gives you the scoop on what to watch for during the August 14 primaries. Who's who and which states are at play.

Vermont makes history with transgender nominee for governor

Christine Hallquist made history by becoming the first transgender nominee for governor of a major party in the US.

He's made some of the most viral political ads

CNN's Rebecca Berg sits down with political media consultant Mark Putnam to find out how he makes political ads go viral.

Donald Trump's Omarosa obsession is telling

On Monday, President Donald Trump sent seven -- yes, seven! -- tweets attacking his former aide Omarosa Mani...

Midterm battlegrounds take shape in Midwest primaries

Two upper Midwestern states where Democrats hope to rebound in November's ...

Christine Hallquist will make history as first openly transgender major party nominee for governor, CNN projects

Christine Hallquist's bid to become the country's first transgender governor will clear an historic hurdle o...

Defense rests in Paul Manafort trial; closing arguments Wednesday

The defense rested its case Tuesday morning in the trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafor...

Diploma controversy leads Florida candidate to suspend campaign

Melissa Howard, a Florida state house candidate, told CNN on Tuesday that she has suspended her campaign....

Trump campaign takes action against Omarosa

President Donald Trump's campaign it has filed for arbitration, accusing Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former campaign aide and White House official, of breaching a 2016 nondisclosure agreement with the campaign

Omarosa releases recording of call with Trump

Omarosa Manigault Newman, former aide to President Donald Trump, provided NBC with what she claims is a recording of a conversation with President Donald Trump that took place after White House chief of staff John Kelly fired her.

Stephen Miller's uncle: Family were refugees

David Glosser, the uncle of White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, says if his family had not immigrated to the United States when they did then none of them would be here today.

Trump campaign taking legal steps against Omarosa

President Donald Trump's campaign said Tuesday it has filed for arbitration, ...

Car crashes into barrier outside UK parliament

A man was arrested after his car crashed into a security barrier outside the UK Houses of Parliament, London's Metropolitan Police said in a tweet.

Trump calls Omarosa 'lowlife', 'dog' in tweet

President Donald Trump referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to have served in a senior role in the White House, as a "dog."

Conway struggles to name top black WH aide

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway struggled to name a top black aide working in the West Wing of the White House while being interviewed by ABC News.

This ex-MMA fighter could be in Congress

Attorney Sharice Davids is running for a House seat in Kansas and if she wins she would be the first lesbian Native American woman to serve in Congress.

2018 could leave us more divided than ever

CNN political analyst Ron Brownstein explains why the 2018 midterms will likely leave America more divided, and more polarized, than ever.

Gallup finds 47% "Extremely Proud" to be American

A new Gallup Poll shows 47% of Americans are "extremely proud" to be American. That's a record low. CNN's John King ticks through voters' thoughts on Pres. Trump and the country.

Meet the Indiana dad who hunts Russian trolls

When it comes to hobbies, Josh Russell concedes he gets a little obsessive. No matter his interest, be it vi...

Davis: There is concern over Stone prediction

Kristin Davis, a former employee and close friend of Roger Stone, said after testifying before a grand jury, she sensed the special counsel team was concerned with what Stone might've had prior knowledge of.

GOP senator calls Trump's attack against Omarosa 'unbecoming'

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona condemned President Donald Trump's attacks against former White House ...

Clapper: Omarosa recordings are 'unthinkable'

Omarosa Manigault Newman's secret recordings from her time in the White House are an "unthinkable" security violation, said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

Trump calls Omarosa a 'dog' in latest attack on ex-aide

President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only ...

Rep.: FBI said Russia stoked racial tensions

Republican Rep. Tom Garrett, who represents Charlottesville, Virginia, said FBI officials told him and other members of Congress that Russian actors were attempting to sow discord around the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville last year before the event took place. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Trump tweets on London 'terrorist attack' as investigation gets underway

President Donald Trump on Tuesday again seized on what he called a ...

Watchdogs call for probe into Wilbur Ross

CNN's Cristina Alesci reports on a scathing report about Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as a government watchdog group calls for the inspector general to investigate possible criminal conflicts of interest.

Prosecution rests their case in Manafort trial

Prosecutors have rested their case in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. CNN's Kara Scannell has the details.

White House paranoia deepens after Omarosa tapes

Secret tapes. Nondisclosure agreements. A lot of name calling.The ...

Congressional Black Caucus chair blasts proposed superdelegate changes

The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus blasted proposed changes to Democratic "superdelegate" rules ...

CNN poll: Most say Mueller should try to end investigation before Election Day

Two-thirds of Americans, including majorities across party lines, would like to see special counsel Robert M...

How the Kasich dilemma is paralyzing Trump's Republican critics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich was among the big winners when Republican Troy Balderson apparently survived last week...

GOP lawmaker's son blasts father's role in Strzok saga, wants to flip his seat

The son of a prominent House Republican blasted his father's role in the saga leading up to FBI agent ...

The Upper Midwest swung to Trump in 2016. It may swing back to the Democrats in 2018

Donald Trump's success in the Upper Midwest -- particularly ...

Primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin: What to watch

Tuesday's primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin set up some of the most crucial races i...

1 data point that should make Democrats nervous

Democrats view socialism more positively than capitalism.That's the finding of a ...

His part-time job is Russian troll hunter

A computer systems analyst explains how he created a database of Kremlin-linked Russian troll accounts.

Omarosa used to be Trump's biggest fan

Former "Apprentice" star and Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has released recordings she says she made inside the White House.

Rep. Ellison: I never behaved in this way

Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations made public that he physically abused an ex-girlfriend.

Manafort emailed Kushner with recommendations for senior administration posts

Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is now officially part of the trove of evidence in Paul Manafort's c...

Trump: Rebuilding military like never before

President Trump delivers remarks at a signing ceremony for a defense bill named after Senator John McCain (R-AZ).

Kansas governor on primary race: 'Not entirely' comfortable with vote counting process

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said Friday that he's "not entirely" comfortable with the current vote counting proc...

Peter Strzok's attorney: FBI had the 'power, but not the right' to fire anti-Trump agent

The FBI had "the power, but not the right" to fire now-former agent Peter Strzok for his anti-President Dona...

Trump signs McCain defense measure, doesn't thank McCain

President Donald Trump thanked multiple members of Congress involved in passing the John S. McCain National ...

Roger Stone ally: Mueller has 'concern' about Stone's 2016 predictions

Kristin Davis, a former employee and close friend of Roger Stone, said after testifying before a grand jury,...

Trump has no black senior White House staff

None of President Donald Trump's senior White House officials are black.Only a handful of his senior ...

James Clapper: Omarosa's secret recordings are 'unthinkable'

Omarosa Manigault Newman's secret recordings from her time in the White House are an "unthinkable" security ...

5 takeaways from Day 10 of Paul Manafort's trial

The prosecution in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort rested Monday after filling up ...

Omarosa releases a recording of her own firing

The White House is on the defensive after Omarosa Manigault Newman released a recording of John Kelly firing her in the Situation Room.

GOP lawmaker: FBI has evidence Russian bots were fanning flames before Charlottesville violence

Republican Rep. Tom Garrett, who represents Charlottesville, Virginia, said Monday that FBI officials told h...

Pompeo, Trump mum on Saudi-led airstrike that hit Yemen school bus

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke Monday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but according to a ...

Prosecution rests in Paul Manafort trial

Prosecutors rested their case Monday afternoon in the trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Mana...

Watch Justice Ginsburg get sworn in

On August 10, 1993, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first Jewish female and second female justice to serve in the Supreme Court. For more on Justice Ginsburg, watch CNN Films' "RBG" on Monday, September 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Legal watchdog wants Commerce IG to investigate Wilbur Ross

A government watchdog group is calling for the Commerce Department's inspector general to investigate whethe...

FBI fired Peter Strzok

The FBI has fired agent Peter Strzok, who helped lead the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election until officials discovered his anti-Trump text messages.

Kremlin "pleased" with Helsinki summit, US and Western intelligence assesses

Russian officials were "pleased" with the Helsinki summit between Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin...

Keith Ellison denies allegations he abused ex-girlfriend

Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations made public on Saturday that he physically abused an ex-girlfriend...

Why you can't just ignore Omarosa

Omarosa Manigault Newman isn't easy to root for. Or even believe.She has a long history of seeking ou...

A rose by any other name? Democrats grapple with the socialist question

For the first time in a lifetime, a wave of Democratic candidates are proudly calling themselves socialists....

Why did 2 of Trump's aides feel the need to record him?

We've entered a new plane of reality where the question of who secretly recorded President Donald Trump doin...

Peter Strzok fired from the FBI

The FBI has fired Peter Strzok, an agent who was removed from the Russia probe last year for sending text me...

Conservative activists driven from restaurant by antifa group

Conservative activists Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk were accosted at a Philadelphia restaurant on Monday b...

Political strategist who worked with Kamala Harris says only she knows about 2020 run

Political strategist Ace Smith said he thinks his client Sen. Kamala Harris would be "both a brilliant candi...

Kasich responds to Trump's Twitter attack with a laughing Putin GIF

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a GIF worth?For Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a GI...

New black political group launches with four Democratic endorsements and more planned

A new political group called the Black Economic Alliance publicly launched Monday with $3.5 million raised f...

Ex-WH liaison: Easy to hack election websites

Jake Braun, White House liaison for Homeland Security under President Barack Obama, discusses his event that challenged children to hack mock election results websites at the annual Def Con hacker convention in Las Vegas.

Should the press take Omarosa's book seriously?

April Ryan, Indira Lakshmanan and Jeff Greenfield discuss the new book by exiled Trump aide Omarosa Manigault. While portions of the book have been corroborated by her tapes, there are also big errors, showcasing her credibility problems.

Trump-appointed judge upholds special counsel Mueller's authority

A federal district judge who was appointed by President Donald Trump has upheld Robert Mueller's appointment...

University says a Florida candidate who claims to be an alum never graduated, and the diploma in her photo is not accurate

A Florida state house candidate's college degree has been called into question -- by the very university fro...

Omarosa: I was complicit in helping deceive US

Omarosa Manigault Newman tells Chuck Todd on "Meet The Press" that she was complicit in helping the Trump administration deceive America.

Omarosa taped call with Trump after she was fired

President Donald Trump appeare...

Giuliani: Trump, Comey never discussed Flynn

President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, talks to CNN's Jake Tapper on the alleged Trump-Comey conversation about Michael Flynn in the Oval Office.

Inside Politics: Kavanaugh vs. Giuliani?

Democrats delve into Brett Kavanaugh's old memos as his confirmation hearing approaches, can Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker be beat, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson's questionable claim about Russian hacking, and the White House insists President Trump's vacation is anything but—it's all on Inside Politics.

Fmr VA Gov: Unite the Right is "a bunch of cowards"

In an interview with Jake Tapper, Former Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe condemns the white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville and killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

Ginsburg suggests she has at least five more years on the Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she hopes to stay on the Supreme Court until the age of 90."I'm now ...

Of the 113 Supreme Court justices in US history, all but 6 have been white men

Since the Supreme Court first convened in 1790, ...

Trump's Supreme Court pick calls Antonin Scalia a 'role model' and a 'judicial hero'

President Donald Trump has extolled the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia, and so has his new nominee fo...

Omarosa's book marks stunning turn-around for a former top aide

Omarosa Manigault Newman entered the White House as one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving associat...

Giuliani: 'There was no conversation' between Trump and Comey on Flynn

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that if the President sits down for questioning by...

Election officials' concerns turn to information warfare as hackers gather in Vegas

As hackers sit down to break into dozens of voting machines here in Las Vegas this weekend, some state and l...

Omarosa recorded John Kelly firing her

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" star and estranged aide to President Donald Trump, claimed...

Trump encourages boycott against Harley-Davidson

President Donald Trump said it's "great" that consumers might boycott Harley-Davidson if it moves some motor...

Kellyanne Conway struggles to name African-Americans in White House

Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Donald Trump, struggled on Sunday to name an African-American per...

Poll: Trump is as strongly disliked now as Nixon was before he resigned

First things first: The theme song of the week is ...

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Trump 'failed' to show moral leadership after Charlottesville

One year after the deadly white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, the state's former ...

There is no rule that says Robert Mueller must end his investigation by September as Giuliani claims

With the November midterm elections 89 days away, President Donald Trump has yet to sit down for an intervie...

Trump calls Attorney General Jeff Sessions 'scared stiff and Missing in Action'

President Donald Trump called Attorney General Jeff Sessions "scared stiff and Missing in Action" on Saturda...

Kavanaugh v. Giuliani: can a president be subpoenaed?

Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where yo...

Hawaii Democrats stick with familiar faces as House candidate backed by Ocasio-Cortez falls short

In a Democratic primary season spiced up by new names, insurgent candidates and the party's progressive push...

Leslie Jones: America is 'way more' than Trump

SNL's Leslie Jones may lampoon the President as part of her job, but she wants Americans to know that the country is "way more" than just the commander-in-chief, and "always has been."

Prosecution's case in Paul Manafort trial close to wrapping up

Over nine days in federal court, prosecutors in Paul Manafort's trial appeared to operate with an overarchin...

GOP lawmaker: Russian meddling fanned the flames in Charlottesville

Republican Rep. Tom Garrett said Saturday that he was told during a briefing with the FBI director that...

Chris Collins suspends re-election campaign following insider trading charges

New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins suspended his reelection campaign on Saturday after he was indicted e...

Mitt Romney: 'It must be electorally disqualifying to equivocate on racism'

Mitt Romney said Friday that candidates who make vague statements about racism should be disqualified from r...

Charlottesville anniversary of deadly rally

Charlottesville is marking one year since the deadly "Unite the Right" rally.The Governor and the city have declared a state of emergency.

Comedian Leslie Jones says America is 'way more' than Trump

Comedian Leslie Jones may appear in lots of political sketches that lampoon the President as part of her job...

Cuomo presses lawyer on Mueller legitimacy

Andrew Miller, former associate of Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing last week after a federal judge rejected his attempt to quash the subpoena on the grounds that Mueller's appointment was unconstitutional. CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks to Miller's lawyer Paul Kamenar.

US Navy plane warned over South China Sea

High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN was given a rare look at the Chinese government's rapidly expanding militarization of the South China Sea. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Senator says Russia accessed FL voting systems

Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, who's up for re-election this year in a state President Donald Trump won in 2016, said Russians have "penetrated" some of his state's voter registration systems ahead of the 2018 midterms. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

WH slams Omarosa book as 'filled with lies'

Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide and reality TV star, claims in her forthcoming book that President Donald Trump's re-election campaign offered her a lucrative contract in exchange for her signature on a strict non-disclosure agreement after her ouster from the administration last year, according to an excerpt quoted in The Washington Post.

Source: Melania used 'chain migration' visa

Melania Trump used the same so-called "chain migration" visa that the President publicly rails against to get her parents US citizenship, a source tells CNN.

NYT: Mulvaney to weaken military lending oversight

The Trump administration plans to eliminate routine audits of lenders for violations of the Military Lending...

Banker testifies after unexplained recess

After a nearly five-hour delay, the prosecution in Paul Manafort's trial called its first witness of the day on Friday afternoon, with the lengthy delay still unexplained in the courtroom.

Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

President Donald Trump said Friday he is greenlighting a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey an...

Michael Brown's mother is running for office in Ferguson, Missouri. Here's why

Standing near the spot where her son was gunned down, Michael Brown's mother, Lezley McSpadden, announced sh...

Kavanaugh argued a president would have to testify before a grand jury if subpoenaed

Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while working on the independent counsel investigation into P...

CNN's rare view of contested South China Sea

High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN's Ivan Watson was given a rare look at the Chinese government's rapidly expanding militarization of the South China Sea from a US reconnaissance plane.

Michael Avenatti calls for a fight in Iowa: 'When they go low, I say, we hit harder'

Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, positioned himself on Friday in Iowa as t...

Immigration lawyer of Melania Trump's parents pushes back against Trump immigration proposal

The immigration lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents pushed back against President Donald ...

Michael Avenatti considers 2020 run

"Your first instinct is to laugh," says CNN's John King. "Donald Trump had no experience, a lot of people laughed...he's President of the United States."

Roger Stone aide skips out on grand jury testimony, challenging Mueller subpoena

Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone, did not appear for a sched...

Mueller wants Roger Stone associate to testify

Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Randy Credico, who Roger Stone claimed was his back-channel to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during the 2016 election, to testify before a grand jury next month, according to Credico's attorney.

Takeaways from day nine of the Paul Manafort trial

As prosecutors neared the end of presenting their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort,...

Rick Scott says Bill Nelson should prove his claim Russians have hacked Florida's elections

Florida Gov. Rick Scott demanded Friday that Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof of his claim that Rus...

Roger Stone aide skips grand jury testimony

Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday, defying a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his attorney. CNN's MJ Lee reports.

Day 9 of Manafort trial begins with mystery

Day nine of Paul Manafort's criminal trial started with a strange beginning, as lawyers from both sides huddled with Judge T.S. Ellis twice with a white noise machine obscuring their conversations.

US Navy plane warned off by Chinese military

During a US Navy reconnaissance flight over contested islands in the South China Sea, the US crew was repeatedly warned to leave the area immediately by Chinese military.

'Leave immediately': US Navy plane warned over South China Sea

High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN was given a rare look Friday at the Chi...

Space Force 2020! and other big headlines this week

This week, White House news revolved around the three S's: sanctions, space and special (special election an...

Mueller subpoenas Randy Credico, who Roger Stone says was his WikiLeaks back channel

Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Randy Credico to testify before a grand jury next month, accor...

Trump admin outlines plan to reunify separated children with deported parents

A federal judge in San Diego on Friday called the Trump administration's plan outlining how the US governmen...

Manafort jurors hear about Yankees tickets after mystery recess

The first major test in court for special counsel Robert Mueller's team continued Friday in the trial of for...

Melania Trump used visa opposed by her husband to get her parents' citizenship

President Donald Trump's in-laws are officially United States citizens, obtaining their citizenship through ...

UN Security Council calls for probe into Saudi-led airstrike that hit Yemen school bus

The United Nations Security Council is calling for an investigation into Thursday's Saudi-led airstrike that...

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to have confirmation hearing September 4

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next Supreme Court justice -- Judge ...

Judge admits error in Manafort trial

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has repeatedly clashed in the Paul Manafort trial with Judge T.S. Elli...

North Korea rejecting US proposals in diplomatic standoff

The US has made repeated proposals to North Korea on denuclearization, all of which have been rejected, acco...

Avenatti says he may run for president

Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti says he will decide soon if he will enter the running for president in 2020.

Betsy DeVos' rollback of Obama's for-profit college rules is almost complete

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is rolling back another Obama-era regulation that was meant to...

Mocked in Space: Russian embassy trolls US over new branch

The Russian Embassy appeared to boldly troll the US Friday following the Trump administration's announcement...

Nunes aims to protect Trump in leaked audio

In a newly leaked audio recording, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (D-CA) suggests that his party needs to retain control of the House of Representatives to protect President Donald Trump from special counsel Robert Mueller. CNN's Manu Raju reports.

Devin Nunes' constituents divided over his job

CNN's Kyung Lah speaks with constituents of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes to see what they think about their congressman.

Trump stokes attacks on NFL players who protest

President Donald Trump railed ...

Michael Avenatti in Iowa: I'm seriously considering running against Trump

Michael Avenatti made it clear as he wandered the rows of stalls at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday: He's se...

Buzz Aldrin: Space Force is 'one giant leap in the right direction'

He was there when man first landed on the moon in 1969 and on Friday, Buzz Aldrin endorsed a new galactic ef...

'Manhattan Madam' to testify before grand jury in Mueller investigation

Kristin Davis, also known as the 'Manhattan Madam,' will testify before a grand jury in special counsel Robe...

Visas, loans, stock tips and access: The swampiest moments of the Trump administration so far

President Donald Trump's promise to drain the swamp of Washington, delivered repeatedly and vigorously durin...

Down with 'Notorious R.B.G.'

You wouldn't expect to find Justi...

10 things you didn't know about the 'Notorious RBG'

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- the 85-year-old liberal legal icon -- has spent 25 years on the Supreme Court...

Gov. Colyer: Not calling for a recount yet

The race between Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and incumbent GOP Governor Jeff Colyer remains too close to call with more than 311,000 votes tallied and more than 10,000 absentee and provisional ballots left to count. Gov. Colyer says that it is too soon for a recount because every vote must be counted first.

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