• By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    ACTING CIA WATCHDOG UP FOR TOP JOB RESIGNS

    ASPEN, Colo. - The acting watchdog at the CIA, who has been accused of retaliating against whistleblowers, is resigning. Christopher...

  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    REPUBLICANS SOFTEN ZTE BAN IN CONCESSION TO TRUMP

    Republicans have agreed to water down legislation designed to punish Chinese telecom giant ZTE, delivering a victory to President Donald...

    Republicans, Donald Trump, U.S., Congress
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    CHARLOTTE TO HOST 2020 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION

    The Republican National Committee has officially selected Charlotte, N.C., as the site of its 2020 Republican National Convention....

    Republicans, Donald Trump
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    GIULIANI SAYS COHEN RECORDED TRUMP DISCUSSING PAYMENTS TO FORMER PLAYBOY MODEL

    Michael Cohen, the longtime lawyer of President Donald Trump, secretly recorded a 2016 conversation between the pair about payments...

    Election, Donald Trump
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    POLITICO PLAYBOOK POWER BRIEFING: THERE ARE TAPES: MICHAEL COHEN TAPED TRUMP TALKING ABOUT PAYMENTS TO A PLAYBOY MODEL

    JUST ASKING... PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP keeps complaining that people are going “crazy” about his summit with VLADIMIR PUTIN in Helsinki,...

    Election, Donald Trump
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    DIPLOMATS SCOLD TRUMP FOR TOYING WITH IDEA OF RUSSIA INTERROGATION SWAP

    Two groups representing U.S. diplomats scolded President Donald Trump for entertaining the idea of handing former Ambassador Michael...

    U.S., Entertainment, Donald Trump
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    BROIDY ACCUSES EX-DIPLOMAT OF BEING SECRET QATARI AGENT

    Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy accused a former high-ranking United Nations diplomat of serving as an undeclared agent of Qatar...

    U.S., Republicans, Donald Trump
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    MENENDEZ JUMPS ON HUGIN'S PAST OPPOSITION TO ALLOWING WOMEN, GAYS INTO ELITE PRINCETON CLUB

    When New Jersey Republican Senate nominee Bob Hugin was a senior at Princeton University, he made it clear that gay students weren't...

    Republicans, World, Election
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    GUILFOYLE TO LEAVE FOX TO WORK FOR PRO-TRUMP SUPER PAC

    Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle is expected to leave the network to join the pro-Trump America First super PAC, according to a person...

    Travel, Donald Trump, Republicans
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    JUNCKER ‘NOT COMMUNICATING VIA TWITTER' AHEAD OF TRUMP MEETING

    ‘President Juncker is not communicating via tweet with President Trump,' Commission spokesperson says.

  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    DEMS PLAN LONGSHOT GAMBIT TO FORCE ACTION ON MUELLER PROTECTION BILL

    House Democrats are moving Friday to force Republicans to hold a hearing on a measure that would prevent President Donald Trump from...

    Republicans, Donald Trump, Democrats
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    MERKEL: JUNCKER WILL SEEK TO DEFUSE TRUMP'S TRADE WAR

    ‘I'm not filling myself with expectations or predictions,' German chancellor says.

  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    ACCUSED RUSSIAN AGENT SAYS SHE WAS TWICE DENIED VISAS TO TRAVEL TO U.S

    Mariia Butina, the Russian gun enthusiast who was accused this week of acting as an illegal foreign agent, said in 2014 that she was...

    Travel, U.S., Congress
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    TRUMP: I'LL BE PUTIN'S 'WORST NIGHTMARE' IF TALKS FAIL, UNLIKE 'PATSY' OBAMA

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will be Russian President Vladimir Putin's “worst nightmare” if the pair's budding relationship...

    Barack Obama, Boxing, Donald Trump, Election
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    TRUMP THREATENS TARIFFS ON ALL $500 BILLION WORTH OF CHINESE IMPORTS

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is prepared to impose tariffs on all $500 billion worth of Chinese imports and will work...

    U.S., Boxing, Market, Donald Trump, Election
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    THE NATION'S CARTOONISTS ON THE WEEK IN POLITICS

    Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture...

    World, Entertainment
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATS URGE BROWN TO SPEARHEAD GAS TAX REPEAL FIGHT

    California Governor Jerry Brown, heading into his last months in office, is staring down a capstone political challenge - an unexpectedly...

    Republicans, Democrats, Congress
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    WHAT WE'VE LEARNED THIS WEEK

    JUST POSTED - “Bill Shine, Trump's Top Communicator, Was Questioned by Federal Prosecutors,” by NYT's Elizabeth Williamson and Emily...

    Republicans, Donald Trump
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    RUSSIA SANCTIONS BILL GAINS BIPARTISAN TRACTION IN SENATE

    Sens. Marco Rubio and Chris Van Hollen are stepping up a push for action on their bipartisan proposal to hit Russia with automatic...

    U.S., Election, Donald Trump
  • By Politico   -   Jul 20, 2018

    WHY I'M NO LONGER A RUSSIAGATE SKEPTIC

    When I wrote , back in February, that I was skeptical that President Donald Trump would ever be proved to have secretly colluded with...

    U.S., Election, Donald Trump, Democrats