The former South Carolina governor ended his long-shot bid for president two months after announcing his challenge to President Trump.Two other major challengers still in »
President Donald Trump on Thursday denied a report that he wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference to declare he broke no laws during a July phone call in which Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democrats. The Post reported that Barr rebuffed the request,
MONROE, La. -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued his attack on a CIA whistleblower whose complaint prompted the Democratic impeachment inquiry, accusing the official's lawyer of plotting a coup attempt and denigrating the process as "deranged" and a hoax.Democrats, Trump said
Photo Illustration by Kristen Hazzard/The Daily Beast/Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyInfoWars conspiracy theorist and Roger Stone ally Alex Jones stepped up his attacks on the jury at Stone’s trial on Tuesday, broadcasting the name and face of a woman he claimed was a juror at the trial and calling her
The anonymous author of "A Warning," reportedly a current or former White House official, said talk of removing Trump escalated after Comey was fired.
A trove of voicemails, emails and messages on social media provided to Yahoo News by the whistleblower’s legal team demonstrate the effects of efforts by Trump allies to vilify those testifying against the president in the impeachment inquiry.
The lawyer for former national security adviser John Bolton told Democrats he would fight a congressional subpoena.
Jeff Sessions, the former U.S. attorney general and senator from Alabama, announced Thursday night that he will launch a bid for Senate in Alabama. Speaking on Fox News shortly after the website was launched, the former attorney general said he would file his candidacy Friday, the deadline to enter
In its 400-year history, Virginia's House of Delegates has never been led by a woman. Two women are among the contenders for the powerful role of House speaker after Virginia Democrats continued their winning streak under President Donald Trump on Tuesday, seizing control of both the House and Senate
Former national security adviser John Bolton failed to show up for an interview with impeachment investigators Thursday, making it unlikely that he will provide any testimony to the House about President Donald Trump's handling of Ukraine. An attorney for Bolton, Charles Cooper, said his client had
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to advance President Donald Trump’s court pick to the powerful 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals — setting up a contentious vote when he reaches the full chamber. Steven Menashi, an associate counsel to the president, faced backlash from Democrats and
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday added President Donald Trump's name to the Republican primary ballot in New Hampshire, the state where he achieved his first victory of the 2016 campaign. Accompanied by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, Pence signed the paperwork and paid the $1,000 filing fee
As President Donald Trump struggles to keep his support among women, second lady Karen Pence is expanding her role in the 2020 re-election campaign.
A U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee official said on Thursday that President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, John Bolton, has threatened to take the committee to court if it subpoenas him to testify in the impeachment investigation. "We would welcome John
U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, John Bolton, threatened to sue if congressional committees issued a subpoena to compel him to testify in their impeachment probe, a House of Representatives committee said on Thursday. Bolton had been asked to appear for testimony behind
French President Emmanuel Macron claimed that a lack of U.S. leadership is causing the "brain death" of the NATO military alliance, insisting in an interview published Thursday that the European Union must step up and start acting as a strategic world power. Macron's public criticism of
A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump paid the president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani $500,000 on behalf of a company co-founded by a Ukrainian-American businessman who helped Giuliani investigate Trump's political rival Joe Biden, the supporter's lawyer told Reuters on Thursday.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Thursday said he will retire from the second-largest U.S. police force after a three-year run marked by a sharp reduction in murders, a federal police misconduct probe and clashes with President Donald Trump. Johnson, 59, initially said he had fallen asleep
Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence since April, is testifying on Capitol Hill Thursday about her role in the Ukraine controversy fueling the House's impeachment inquiry. Williams, a longtime foreign service officer based in London, joined Pence's team to advise on Europe
President Donald Trump worked up a sweat in a steamy Louisiana arena Wednesday night as he attempted to boost Republican businessman Eddie Rispone's effort to unseat incumbent Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards in the nation's last governor's race of the year. "It may be 120 degrees in
Alex Wong/GettyThe lead impeachment inquiry lawyer for House Republicans named the alleged Trump-Ukraine whistleblower during a deposition with a key State Department witness. U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor told the lawyer that he did not know the person and had not had conversations with
WASHINGTON -- It has been one of the enduring mysteries of the impeachment drama: Where did a cash-strapped Ukrainian-born American businessman get $500,000 to pay President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani?It turns out that the money came from a Long Island lawyer named Charles Gucciardo
LOS ANGELES -- A federal judge has ruled that the government must provide mental health services to thousands of migrant parents and children who experienced psychological harm as a result of the Trump administration's practice of separating families.The decision, issued late Tuesday, marks a rare
Days after a decorated Army lieutenant colonel offered damaging testimony about President Donald Trump's conduct on a July phone call with Ukraine's leader, Trump stood on the South Lawn and issued a vague but ominous warning."You'll be seeing very soon what comes out," Trump said
The Wisconsin Legislature's first veto override attempt s in nearly a decade failed Thursday, with no Democrats jumping ranks to provide Republicans with the votes they needed to succeed. Despite not having the votes, Assembly Republicans forced votes on three budget items that Democratic Gov. Tony
As early results showed a close race between Governor Matt Bevin and Democrat Andy Beshear, those interested in the election spread the hashtag.
“Sessions is going to become one of the president’s favorite targets and distractions in this cycle.”
“His entry in the race will test Alabamans long-time support of Sessions with their real-time adoration of Trump.”
“It's hard to see how Sessions could overcome Trump’s criticism with a Republican electorate as pro-Trump as the one in Alabama.”
“The former senator is not accustomed to competitive elections, and this could be the toughest race he’s ever run.”
“Sessions has plenty going for him in the race and will rely on his name recognition and conservative bona fides.”