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Trump lawyers and House Committees reach an agreement that prevents Trump's financial records from being made public -- for now
Sat, 25 May 2019 16:04:41 -0400
Congressional investigators have reached an agreement to stay subpoenas of Trump's financial records, pending an expedited appeal.
51 attorneys general call on Betsy DeVos to cancel up to 42,000 disabled veterans' student debts
Sat, 25 May 2019 14:58:13 -0400
"As a nation, we have a moral obligation to assist those who have put their lives on the line to defend us,"  the attorneys general wrote.
Mike Pence at West Point commencement: Praises for Trump, graduates' diversity
Sat, 25 May 2019 12:40:29 -0400
The graduates include the highest number of African-American women, as well as the most women to graduate for any class since 1980.
Jon Voight releases video calling Trump 'the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln'
Sat, 25 May 2019 10:32:40 -0400
Jon Voight ended a two-part video posted to Twitter by saying President Donald Trump is "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln."
2020 frontrunner in May? It's probably not a good thing
Sat, 25 May 2019 09:46:59 -0400
In the early going, the former vice president seems wary of his position as the favorite to win the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Bolton says latest North Korea missile test violates U.N. resolution
Sat, 25 May 2019 09:26:46 -0400
Bolton says latest North Korea missile test violates U.N. resolution, which contrasts with President Donald Trump's assessment of "very standard."
Quiz: How well do you know your inauguration history?
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:19:03 -0500
Test your knowledge of past inaugurations.
Meet the new U.S. senators
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:28:26 -0500
The 2017 freshman class includes the first Latina senator along with the first African American and Indian American to represent California in the Senate.
USA TODAY's blog on all things political
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 12:15:47 -0500
USA TODAY follows the latest updates from Washington, D.C., and across the nation.
Capital Download: Latest interviews
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:27:52 -0500
USA TODAY's weekly video newsmaker series with Susan Page.
USA TODAY and Gannett coverage of the 2016 elections
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 11:10:17 -0400
National coverage of the road to Election Day.
Congress and guns: Key moments in 26 years of death and debate
Fri, 1 Jul 2016 18:04:19 -0400
Congress is gridlocked over guns, but that has not always been the case.
Trump arrives in Japan for state visit, will meet PM Abe, new emperor
Sat, 25 May 2019 05:19:38 -0400
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Japan for a visit that will make him the first world leader to meet the country’s new emperor.
Federal judge partially halts Trump border wall funding, blocks $1 billion
Fri, 24 May 2019 22:32:31 -0400
Approximately $1 billion being allocated to Trump's border wall was blocked.
'It is sexist trash': Hillary Clinton slams Trump after he tweets edited Pelosi video
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:10:28 -0400
Trump on Thursday evening tweeted a Fox Business video that selectively spliced together clips of Pelosi so she looked like she was stuttering.
Supreme Court grants Ohio, Michigan requests to delay new maps in gerrymandering cases
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:12:08 -0400
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Ohio and Michigan do not need to draw new congressional maps right now in gerrymandering cases.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the nation
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:24:50 -0400
Under Missouri law that comes into force Aug. 28, doctors who violate the eight-week cutoff could face five to 15 years in prison.
Julian Assange espionage charges pose difficult new question: Is publishing government secrets a crime?
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:38:33 -0400
Federal espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appear to change the boundary for journalists publishing national-security secrets
Rep. Jerry Nadler appears to faint at New York City event with Bill de Blasio
Fri, 24 May 2019 15:11:43 -0400
Rep. Jerry Nadler said it "was very warm in the room" and that he was "dehydrated and felt a bit ill" after appearing to faint at an NYC event.
Bipartisan disaster relief package held up by lone GOP House member over border security
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:52:02 -0400
Texas GOP Rep. Chip Roy said border security and the national debt led him to object to a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill the Senate passed Thursday.
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Trump and Abe's friendship day starts with tweet underscoring divides
Sat, 25 May 2019 23:30:30 GMT
Hours before President Donald Trump was set to begin a day of male bonding with his Japanese counterpart, he issued a tweet underscoring his lingering divides with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over security matters.
Trump plays down North Korea's missile test, putting him at odds with Abe
Sat, 25 May 2019 23:08:49 GMT
President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday he doesn't view North Korea's short range missile tests as disturbing, a view deeply at odds with his Japanese hosts and in conflict with statements made a day earlier by his national security adviser.
Trump arrives in Japan eager for flattery and pomp
Sat, 25 May 2019 15:13:01 GMT
President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday eager for a visit salted with flattery and pomp — particularly as he escapes a hostile political environment back home.
Trump lawyers, House committees reach agreement to hold off on enforcing Deutsche Bank, Capital One subpoenas
Sat, 25 May 2019 19:36:12 GMT
Lawyers for President Donald Trump have reached an agreement with the House Intelligence and Financial Services committees to hold off for now on enforcing the subpoenas for Trump's financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, according to a court document and a source familiar with the agreement.
Who's up and who's down in the 2020 Democratic primary? Basically no one.
Sat, 25 May 2019 12:37:21 GMT
First things first: The theme song of the week is the closing credits from Family Ties.
'Seniors for Buttigieg': Why voters twice his age feel drawn to the millennial mayor
Sat, 25 May 2019 15:25:39 GMT
When Barbara Paulding was 44 years old, Joe Biden had been a member of the United States Senate from Delaware for more than a decade -- and Pete Buttigieg was about to be born.
Oscar winner calls Trump the greatest president since Lincoln
Sat, 25 May 2019 20:33:18 GMT
Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight has posted a pair of videos to Twitter in which he affirms his long-held support for President Donald Trump and calls him "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln."
51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt
Sat, 25 May 2019 23:50:12 GMT
A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through their military service.
O'Rourke says Trump 'provoking yet another war' by sending more troops to the Middle the East
Sat, 25 May 2019 22:58:26 GMT
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke criticized President Donald Trump's deployment of an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East last week as a step toward "yet another war."
Why it took Facebook so long to act against the doctored Pelosi video
Sat, 25 May 2019 19:00:05 GMT
It took Facebook more than a day to downgrade a doctored video making House Speaker Nancy Pelosi look like she was slurring her words -- and the video itself remains on the site, with copycats proliferating.
These dogs cleared explosives in Syria. Now they're adjusting to civilian life
Sat, 25 May 2019 16:08:34 GMT
Don't let their bright eyes, lolling tongues or doggy grins fool you -- Rhino, Rambo and Der aren't your average pups.
Trump administration expected to cut jobs with Forest Service program restructure
Sat, 25 May 2019 16:07:16 GMT
The Trump administration is proposing to restructure its US Forest Service program that trains low-income, rural students how to respond to national emergencies.
The Point: How YouTube comments are the best way to understand Donald Trump
Sat, 25 May 2019 14:19:37 GMT
On Memorial Day -- or really Memorial Night -- CNN will air an hour-long special featuring comedian Colin Quinn. I reached out to Colin to talk about how he developed the special, how comedy fits into this current political moment and his views on President Donald Trump.
Analysis: 2020 is team oil vs. team climate change. There's no middle.
Sat, 25 May 2019 13:56:08 GMT
As Americans gas up for the start of the summer driving season, they'll pay the highest Memorial Day prices at the pump since 2014. And they'll have trouble finding any sort of middle lane in the oil wars of American politics.
Washington Post: Giuliani recently met with former Ukrainian diplomat
Sat, 25 May 2019 03:02:51 GMT
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani met last week with a former Ukrainian diplomat, The Washington Post reported Friday.
Federal judge blocks Trump from using Defense funds for parts of border wall
Sat, 25 May 2019 03:23:04 GMT
A federal judge on Friday night blocked President Donald Trump from tapping into Defense Department funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall.
Inside Trump's Air Force One: 'It's like being held captive'
Sat, 25 May 2019 08:22:13 GMT
When President Donald Trump departs for Tokyo on Friday, he'll kick off a summer of global jet-setting that takes him to five separate countries -- and confines him to the presidential aircraft for more than 80 hours flying overseas.
Reuters: Bolton says North Korea 'no doubt' violated UN Security Council resolution with missile launches
Sat, 25 May 2019 13:46:46 GMT
The President's national security adviser said on Saturday that North Korea's weapons tests this month "no doubt" violated the United Nations Security Council resolutions, going further than the President and other top US officials in condemning North Korea's actions.
Ex-GOP congressman calls for impeachment, says Trump an 'illegitimate president'
Sat, 25 May 2019 02:01:06 GMT
A former longtime Republican congressman called Friday for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, who he said is an "illegitimate president."
Trump's Citizenship and Immigration Services director out
Fri, 24 May 2019 23:27:54 GMT
US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna is leaving the agency in the wake of a major shakeup in the last month among the leadership at the Department of Homeland Security, according to an email sent to agency employees Friday evening.
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Sanders returns to Vermont to 'make no apologies' for opposing U.S. wars
Sat, 25 May 2019 16:18:13 -0400
Sanders returns to Vermont to 'make no apologies' for opposing U.S. warsNearly four years to the day after launching his first presidential bid in nearby Burlington, Bernie Sanders returned for the first rally of his 2020 campaign in his adopted home state. And he used it to tout his record of opposing U.S. wars.
Privacy vs. security: The fight over facial recognition
Sat, 25 May 2019 10:49:11 -0400
Privacy vs. security: The fight over facial recognitionFacial recognition technology is suddenly everywhere. Whether you're at the airport, at a sporting event or even just walking the streets of your city, there's a decent chance you're not only being watched, but also identified from your image. Last week, San Francisco became the first U.S. city to ban its government, including the police, from using facial recognition technology.
Trump's latest 'Infrastructure Week' is over in 3 minutes
Fri, 24 May 2019 15:46:21 -0400
Trump's latest 'Infrastructure Week' is over in 3 minutesInfrastructure Week continues to play a vital symbolic role in Washington.
2020 Vision: Altered Pelosi videos show the risk of 'deepfakes' in campaign
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:58:51 -0400
2020 Vision: Altered Pelosi videos show the risk of 'deepfakes' in campaignA doctored viral video showing the House speaker appearing to slur her words has renewed concerns about the spread of manipulated digital content during a sure-to-be-contentious 2020 campaign.
Giuliani incoherently tweets a possible apology for sharing doctored Pelosi video
Fri, 24 May 2019 11:52:54 -0400
Giuliani incoherently tweets a possible apology for sharing doctored Pelosi videoAfter sharing a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been doctored to make her appear to be drunkenly slurring her words, President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani sent out a garbled tweet.
Key House Democrat: About 40 of us want Trump impeached
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:29:27 -0400
Key House Democrat: About 40 of us want Trump impeachedAbout 40 House Democrats now support impeachment, including about 90 percent of those on the House Judiciary Committee, according to Rep. Steve Cohen.
In quest for Gen Z votes, 2020 could be the year of the influencer
Fri, 24 May 2019 05:00:10 -0400
In quest for Gen Z votes, 2020 could be the year of the influencerAs the race to secure frontrunner status for the 2020 election accelerates, political campaigns are looking to win over the youngest segment of voters: Generation Z. Generally considered to be individuals born between 1997 and 2012, the freshest members of the electorate are nearly impossible to reach with traditional media. In politics, 2020 could be the year of the influencer.
Trump calls 'treason' on Comey, McCabe and 'a number of people'
Thu, 23 May 2019 17:44:58 -0400
Trump calls 'treason' on Comey, McCabe and 'a number of people'President Trump on Thursday escalated his attacks on those involved in launching the federal investigation into his campaign’s contacts with Russia, saying “a number of people” are guilty of treason.
Trump fires back at Pelosi: 'She's a mess'
Thu, 23 May 2019 17:23:54 -0400
Trump fires back at Pelosi: 'She's a mess'The president offered a different account of his infrastructure meeting with the House speaker and the Senate minority leader.
The 'AOC primary': Can Warren steal the prized endorsement away from Bernie?
Thu, 23 May 2019 15:53:49 -0400
The 'AOC primary': Can Warren steal the prized endorsement away from Bernie?While the Democratic star says she'll support whoever wins her party's nomination, she's leaning toward two candidates.
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