Politics

Corker says he won't oppose Democrat seeking his…

Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to criticize the Democrat seeking to fill his seat next year

Kellyanne Conway to Dana Bash: You went there

CNN's Dana Bash and counselor to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway spar over her husband's tweets publicly criticizing the President.

President Trump Understates Scott Pruitt's…

President Donald Trump said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's security costs are "somewhat" more expensive than his predecessors. They're a lot more.

A Senator Pushed This Statistic About The Wage…

Sen. Tina Smith tweeted that women earn 80 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing the same job. That's not true.

Clinton stars as central villain in GOP's midterm…

She's not on ballot, but Hillary Clinton starring in GOP 2018 midterm strategy

Trump wrongly claims NKorea has agreed to…

President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un.

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Corker: North Korea pulled good PR move

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) says "we will see where it goes" in regard to negotiations with North Korea, after Kim Jong Un announced the country no longer needs any nuclear tests.

US Calls Out Russia For Chechen Violence In Human…

The annual U.S. report on human rights criticizes Russia for anti-LGBTQ violence in Chechnya.

Democratic Party Files Conspiracy Suit Against…

The Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they worked together to meddle in the 2016 election.

GOP opponent says Arkansas governor not conservative enough

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is fending off an uphill challenge in the Republican primary from a gun range owner questioning his conservative credentials

Turkish lawmakers switch parties in challenge to…

15 Turkish opposition lawmakers switch parties in show of solidarity as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's rivals scramble to unite against him before surprise snap election called for June

Corker defends praise of Dem running for seat

Outgoing Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) defends his praise of Democrat Phil Bredesen, who's running in the race to replace him. However, he said he still plans to support the Republican nominee.

Trump Not Attending Barbara Bush Funeral To…

The White House says Trump won't attend the funeral so that security doesn't disturb anything and "out of respect for the Bush Family and friends."

Schumer To Introduce Legislation To Decriminalize…

He told Vice News "the legislation is long overdue."

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Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's…

French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B"

Conway won't say if Trump is in legal trouble

In an interview with CNN's Dana Bash, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway declines to say if President Trump is in potential legal jeopardy after the FBI raided his attorney Michael Cohen's office and hotel room.

North Korea Is Ready To Denuclearize, Says…

Previous Northern leaders demanded the U.S. remove its 28,500 troops from South Korea.

EPA Opens New Investigation Into Scott Pruitt's…

This will reportedly make six separate investigations into Pruitt's activity. And that's just from the EPA inspector general's office.

Why French globalist Macron is befriending…

Emmanuel Macron's tough-love friendship with Donald Trump will be on display during state visit to Washington

Trump Weighing a Pardon for This Man

A legendary boxer, an actor who played a legendary boxer, and the current president of the United States: It's an unlikely trio, but President Trump, at the urging of his chum Sylvester Stallone, says he's considering a pardon for the world's first black heavyweight champ, Jack Johnson, reports CNN . Johnson...

New forecast predicts trillion-dollar deficits

The recent Republican tax cuts and the bipartisan agreement to raise federal spending have done a number on already high budget deficits. CNN's Victor Blackwell explains how the outlook could be even worse than previously thought.

Rosenstein Assures Trump: You're Not A Target Of…

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the president he's not a target of the investigation into Michael Cohen.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth Brings Her Infant To Floor…

She's the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.

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George HW Bush Paid a Very Simple Tribute to His Wife

As George HW Bush laid to rest his wife of 73 years on Saturday, he used his unique sartorial trademark to honor Barbara Bush: The 41st president of the United States, known in his post-presidency for his affinity for loud socks , sported socks that depicted stacks of books in a...

Mitt Romney Fails to Get Utah Senate Nomination

Mitt Romney did anything but cruise to the Republican nomination for Orrin Hatch's Utah Senate seat on Saturday in what CNN calls "a wild and raucous day of voting" at the state's nominating convention. Romney, among a dozen Republicans seeking Hatch's seat, was unable to secure 60% of the votes...

Melania plans first state dinner for Macrons

The Trump administration's first state dinner is a major moment of diplomacy for the Trump administration, but it's also the culmination of months of thoughtful work and attention to detail by first lady Melania Trump and her East Wing staff. CNN's Kate Bennett reports.