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President Trump defended his daughter, saying there was no comparison to Hillary Clinton’s email practices and dismissing the issue as “fake news.”
The encounter was one of the most blatant examples yet of how President Trump views the typically independent Justice Department as a tool to be wielded against his political enemies.
Representative Marcia Fudge of Ohio, the only Democrat to openly discuss a challenge to Nancy Pelosi’s speaker bid, cut a deal and endorsed Ms. Pelosi on Tuesday.
Ms. Love, the first and only black Republican woman in Congress, was defeated by Ben McAdams, the mayor of Salt Lake County.
As many as 230,000 Salafi jihadist fighters are operating in nearly 70 countries, a study finds, underscoring terrorist groups’ resilience and American policy failures.
In remarks after a loss in court on his asylum policy, the president said he would take steps to address the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The special counsel has not ruled out trying to order the president to answer questions in person in his inquiry about Russia’s campaign to disrupt the 2016 election.
In the On Politics newsletter, tips for keeping the peace around the dinner table; plus, great moments in presidential Thanksgiving history.
The Trump administration had sought to deny asylum claims from those who entered the country outside official border crossings.
Erik Solheim, head of the United Nations Environment Program, was found to have spent nearly $500,000 on travel in 22 months.
“I’ve been working on this issue for nearly eight years, and we have never been closer than we are right now,” Senator Mike Lee said.
President-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s enthusiasm for closer ties with America is among the starkest signs that Brazil’s foreign policy is about to undergo profound changes.
The former first lady and a star of ABC’s “black-ish” talk about Mrs. Obama’s memoir, feeling “good enough” and what it really means to “go high.”
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is expected to address a comment she made about a “public hanging” as she debates Mike Espy ahead of next week’s runoff election.
Twenty years after Bill Clinton was impeached, “The Clinton Affair” and “Slow Burn” put the women who accused him of sexual misconduct in a new light.
Ms. Trump’s use of personal email has been expected to be among the topics Democrats will address when they take control of the House next year.
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith was seen as almost sure to defeat Mike Espy, a black Democrat, in Mississippi’s runoff election. But then she made a remark about “a public hanging.”
The Republican candidate for commissioner of agriculture conceded his loss, but expressed widely held concerns about mishaps by elections officials in two counties.
Colleagues and commanders alike found it audacious for the president to impugn the lifelong nonpartisan political position of William H. McRaven, a retired admiral and university chancellor.
For better and worse, humans are only improving their ability to deceive themselves with technology.
President Trump has caused a stir with criticism of a retired Navy admiral, William H. McRaven. How did Mr. McRaven, the former Navy SEAL commander who oversaw the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, become a political target of the president? It all started with a speech about the media.