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Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 10:40 PM CDT

Trump Honors Immigration Officials at White House

Trump Honors Immigration Officials at White House

President Donald Trump used a White House event Monday to pay tribute to federal immigration officials, returning to the fight over the U.S. southern border. The president was honoring employees of the U.S....

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 09:22 PM CDT

Kavanaugh in Memo Pushed Graphic Sex Questions for Clinton

Kavanaugh in Memo Pushed Graphic Sex Questions for Clinton

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested that attorneys preparing to question President Bill Clinton in 1998 seek graphic details about the president's sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky. The...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 01:45 PM CDT

Barack Obama Stars in Video Endorsing Democrat J.B. Pritzker

Barack Obama Stars in Video Endorsing Democrat J.B. Pritzker

Former President Barack Obama doubled down on his endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker.

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 10:36 AM CDT

Analysis: Team Trump Still Isn't Telling the Truth About That 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

Analysis: Team Trump Still Isn't Telling the Truth About That 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer made an even more startling statement on "Meet the Press" Sunday than "truth isn't truth." It had to do with Rudy Giuliani’s claim that the top Trump campaign officials...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 12:29 PM CDT

Melania Trump: Social Media Can Be 'Distracting and Harmful'

Melania Trump: Social Media Can Be 'Distracting and Harmful'

Melania Trump said Monday that social media can be used for good but may also be "distracting and harmful when used incorrectly." She made the comments at a cyberbullying summit in Rockville, Maryland, where...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 08:27 AM CDT

Trump Rages on Mueller, Giuliani Defines 'Truth Isn't Truth'

Trump Rages on Mueller, Giuliani Defines 'Truth Isn't Truth'

President Donald Trump on Monday railed against special counsel Robert Mueller in a second day of angry tweets that drew comparisons to Watergate, insisted his general counsel isn't a "RAT" like President...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 03:33 AM CDT

US Firms to Trump: Don't Raise Tariffs on More Chinese Goods

US Firms to Trump: Don't Raise Tariffs on More Chinese Goods

The Trump administration will hold six days of hearings starting Monday in Washington on the next barrage in an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies: President Donald Trump's proposed...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 04:39 PM CDT

Prosecutors Preparing Charges Against Michael Cohen: Sources

Prosecutors Preparing Charges Against Michael Cohen: Sources

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, could be charged before the end of the month with bank fraud in his dealings with the taxi industry and with committing other financial crimes, two...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 05:26 PM CDT

Still No Manafort Verdict After 3rd Day of Deliberations

Still No Manafort Verdict After 3rd Day of Deliberations

The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort did not reach a verdict Monday, which was the third day of deliberations. Jurors will reconvene at 9:30 a.m. ET Tuesday. F...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 11:17 PM CDT

Avenatti Visits New Hampshire as He Considers 2020 Bid

Avenatti Visits New Hampshire as He Considers 2020 Bid

An attorney who has bedeviled President Donald Trump during the past year over his personal relationships and immigration policies made a presidential pitch of his own to Democratic voters in New Hampshire on...

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