Politics

Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow…

The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA

DOJ to give Congress access to Comey memos

The Justice Department is expected to make the James Comey memos available to Congress later today, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. The fired FBI director wrote the memos memorializing his conversations with President Donald Trump. CNN's Laura Jarrett reports.

Senate Judiciary Committee Delays Vote On Mueller…

The legislation was on the Senate Judiciary Committee's agenda Thursday, but several members reportedly asked for a delay.

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Drops Libel Lawsuits…

Cohen's attorney said they're withdrawing the suits to focus on recovering materials seized from Cohen's home, office and hotel room during FBI raids.

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines…

Raul Castro retired as president of Cuba on Thursday and said that he expects his successor Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez to hold power until 2031

Democrats scrambling to derail fake news attacks…

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Justice IG submits criminal referral on McCabe

The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral regarding former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to the US attorney's office in Washington, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Former Obama Adviser Explains How She Handles…

Valerie Jarrett worked alongside President Obama on many policies and has watched President Trump roll back many of their key victories.

Kansas Secretary Of State Found In Contempt Of…

The judge said Kris Kobach failed to stop enforcing a controversial voter registration law after being ordered to do so.

Ex-New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the Russia probe

Ex-New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the Russia probe

The Latest: Duckworth and daughter make Senate…

Sen. Tammy Duckworth and daughter Maile have made Senate history

Valerie Plame: Libby pardon isn't coincidental

Outed ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame shares her concerns about President Trump's pardoning last Friday of Scooter Libby, the former chief of staff to former Vice President Dick Cheney.

New York's Governor Gives Parolees The Right To…

On Wednesday, New York's governor signed an executive order giving parolees conditional pardons so they can vote.

Trump: Japan Not Exempted From Steel, Aluminum…

The president said he couldn't provide an exemption because of the "massive trade deficit with Japan."

Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled that President Donald Trump's administration cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that don't cooperate with its immigration enforcement

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FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in…

Federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for five years

Ex-Trump lawyer warns Cohen could flip

"You can't flip if there's nothing there," says SiriusXM's Olivier Knox. "Flip implies that Cohen has information that would be...legally damaging to the President of the United States.

EPA Head Faces Investigation Into His $43K…

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said his office is looking into the phone booth and other expenses.

The Latest: McCabe lawyer says criminal referral…

A lawyer for fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says a criminal referral to prosecutors about his client is "unjustified."

EU foreign policy hails Western Balkan efforts at…

The European Union foreign policy chief has hailed efforts nations in the Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence

Trump: US will sanction Russia once they "deserve…

"The rest of the administration has been saying for weeks...that they very much deserve it now," says CNN's Dana Bash.

White House Urges Congress To Fix Immigration…

The court ruled a statute that allowed the government to deport noncitizens who've committed a "crime of violence" was unconstitutionally vague.

Trump backs Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee GOP US…

President Donald Trump has endorsed Marsha Blackburn in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Tennessee

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Cohen drops suits against Fusion GPS, Buzzfeed

Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotto says that President Trump's attorney Michael Cohen is likely dropping the defamation lawsuits he filed against Fusion GPS and BuzzFeed because he does not want a trial on the unverified dossier involving Trump and Russia.

Pompeo Starts His Diplomatic Career Early With…

Before his confirmation vote for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Lawyer says he's confident Andrew McCabe won't be charged unless Trump administration applies "inappropriate pressure"

Lawyer says he's confident Andrew McCabe won't be charged unless Trump administration applies "inappropriate pressure"