Politics

The Latest: Cohen lawyer: 'Spin' can't change…

An attorney for President Donald Trump's former lawyer says "any attempt at spin cannot change what is on" a recording of Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him years ago

The Trump administration removed info about…

Since President Donald Trump took office, the federal government has made many questionable changes regarding its informational websites. In December 2017, words like “transgender,” “fetus,” and “diversity” were banned from CDC reports.

Cohen Secretly Taped Trump About Payments to…

The president's personal attorney recorded a discussion with Trump two months before the election about payments to a former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with Trump, according to a New York Times report. Those payments are under investigation for any potential campaign finance law violations. "The White House is in scramble mode," says Siraj Hashmi, Commentary writer at the Washington Examiner.

Councilwoman submits new evidence in claim against opponent

Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

In all corners of America, democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

Mitch McConnell Withdraws President Trump's…

Mitch McConnell Withdraws President Trump's Judicial Pick Minutes Before Vote

Need2Know: Friday Morning News Roundup

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CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war…

A CIA official is warning that China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the U.S.

Longshot's Campaign Has One Unusual Advantage

What's in a name? A lot if you're an incumbent candidate running for national office, and perhaps even more if you're a challenger who happens to share the same name as that incumbent. Such is the case for Ron M. Estes, who is running in Kansas' 4th congressional district against,...

Vladimir Putin Says Summit With President Trump…

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was “successful”

FBI Director Contradicts Trump on Russia Probe

Christopher Wray, who became director of the FBI last August, said in a statement that his assessment of Russia and the 2016 election has not changed, despite what Trump may say. "The President clearly has personal interests, or some sort of interests, that are separate from what the U.S. intelligence community has when it comes to Russia," says Eric Boehm, reporter for Reason.com.

'Suffering' ends with Honduran baby back in…

A baby who came to embody the Trump administration's family separation policy is back with his parents in Honduras after five months

Israel's Parliament Has Passed a Controversial…

Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but, critics warn, sidelines minorities.

Need2Know: Thursday Morning News Roundup

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The problem of Kavanaugh's lengthy paper trail

Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service _ and that could become a problem in getting him confirmed by the Senate

Trump's Consideration of Putin's Request to…

The White House and the State Department are at odds over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer to allow the U.S. access to Russians accused of election meddling in return for interviews of Americans accused by the Kremlin of unspecified crimes.

Who is Rudy Giuliani? Narrated by Lizz Winstead

Here’s how former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani went from writing “Vote democratic!” in his classmates yearbooks to defending Trump’s ‘locker room talk’ degrading women. This episode is narrated by comedian Lizz Winstead. This video, "Who is Rudy Giuliani? Narrated by Lizz Winstead", first appeared on nowthisnews.com.