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Deutsche Bank has begun turning over documents in New York AG’s Trump probe

code6d/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- German banking giant Deutsche Bank has begun turning over financial records related to its business with President Donald Trump, in response to a subpoena from the New York attorney general’s office, a source familiar with the matter   ... Read More

President Trump takes credit for progress combating opioid crisis

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump vowed to fight against the opioid epidemic and took credit for recent progress combating the public health emergency at the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit in Atlanta on Wednesday.

"Everyone here today   ... Read More

Ex-DHS chief wanted cabinet-level election threat meetings, White House refused: Officials

jgroup/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- In recent months before resigning from her position, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was prevented from convening senior cabinet meetings at the White House on potential future Russian interference in the upcoming 2020 U.S. elections,   ... Read More

Longtime Iowa Republican joins Democratic party, citing rift with Trump

Moussa81/iStock(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Iowa's longest-serving Republican state lawmaker has switched to the Democratic Party, citing President Donald Trump's behavior and the GOP's shift to the right.

State Rep. Andy McKean, who was first elected to the Iowa legislature   ... Read More

President Trump renews threat to close portions of southern border

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump threatened anew to shut down a portion of the southern border on Wednesday after reports that a group of Central Americans traveling north had been partially detained by Mexican officials.

"Mexico must   ... Read More

‘We’re fighting all the subpoenas’: Trump on battle with House Democrats

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Declaring the Mueller investigation “the most thorough investigation, probably, in the history of our country,” President Donald Trump on Wednesday called the subpoena for his former White House counsel Don McGahn “ridiculous” and argued his   ... Read More

Tampa makes history, electing first openly LGBTQ mayor

Edward Linsmier/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) -- Jane Castor made history on Tuesday, becoming the first openly LGBTQ mayor elected to lead Tampa, Florida.

Castor, the city's former chief of police, swept her opponent, retired banker David Straz, with 73% of   ... Read More

President Trump met with Twitter CEO at the White House

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump met with Jack Dorsey, the CEO of his favorite online platform, Twitter, on Tuesday in the Oval Office.

“Lots of subjects discussed regarding their platform, and the world of social media in   ... Read More

Jared Kushner says investigations into Russian interference worse for democracy than meddling was

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- White House senior adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner made the case that the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election have been “way more harmful” to American democracy than Russia’s campaign to   ... Read More

Bernie Sanders says inmates deserve right to vote, ‘The View’ weighs in

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- On Tuesday morning, "The View" co-hosts analyzed the controversial comments Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made on restoring voting rights to incarcerated felons, like the Boston Marathon bomber, during his town hall.Five Democratic presidential   ... Read More

Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, transferred to federal penitentiary

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has arrived at a federal penitentiary facility, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Manafort is now serving out his 81-month sentence at United States Penitentiary Canaan   ... Read More

Top Democrat threatens to hold Trump administration official in contempt

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the House Oversight Committee is threatening to hold a Trump administration official in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for testimony in the panel’s White House security   ... Read More

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan giving 2020 Trump challenge ‘serious consideration’

Scott Eisen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Maryland Republican Governor Larry Hogan moved the ball forward regarding speculation surrounding a possible primary challenge against president Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying he's seriously considering a White House run, even if he's in no   ... Read More

Former Vice President Joe Biden to announce he’s entering the 2020 race Thursday morning

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- ABC News has confirmed that Joe Biden will announce he’s entering the 2020 race Thursday morning in a video.

The announcement will mark Biden’s third run for the presidency and he enters the field   ... Read More

Rep. Eric Swalwell says Trump impeachment ‘not off the table,’ calls on Mueller to testify before Congress

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says Trump impeachment 'not off the table,' calls on Mueller to testify before Congress

For Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., and many other Democrats, the findings in special counsel Robert Mueller's   ... Read More

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Deutsche Bank has begun turning over documents in New York AG’s Trump probe

code6d/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- German banking giant Deutsche Bank has begun turning over financial records related to its business with President Donald Trump, in response to a subpoena from the New York attorney general’s office, a source familiar with the matter   ... Read More

President Trump takes credit for progress combating opioid crisis

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump vowed to fight against the opioid epidemic and took credit for recent progress combating the public health emergency at the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit in Atlanta on Wednesday.

"Everyone here today   ... Read More

Ex-DHS chief wanted cabinet-level election threat meetings, White House refused: Officials

jgroup/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- In recent months before resigning from her position, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was prevented from convening senior cabinet meetings at the White House on potential future Russian interference in the upcoming 2020 U.S. elections,   ... Read More

Longtime Iowa Republican joins Democratic party, citing rift with Trump

Moussa81/iStock(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Iowa's longest-serving Republican state lawmaker has switched to the Democratic Party, citing President Donald Trump's behavior and the GOP's shift to the right.

State Rep. Andy McKean, who was first elected to the Iowa legislature   ... Read More

President Trump renews threat to close portions of southern border

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump threatened anew to shut down a portion of the southern border on Wednesday after reports that a group of Central Americans traveling north had been partially detained by Mexican officials.

"Mexico must   ... Read More

‘We’re fighting all the subpoenas’: Trump on battle with House Democrats

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Declaring the Mueller investigation “the most thorough investigation, probably, in the history of our country,” President Donald Trump on Wednesday called the subpoena for his former White House counsel Don McGahn “ridiculous” and argued his   ... Read More

Tampa makes history, electing first openly LGBTQ mayor

Edward Linsmier/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) -- Jane Castor made history on Tuesday, becoming the first openly LGBTQ mayor elected to lead Tampa, Florida.

Castor, the city's former chief of police, swept her opponent, retired banker David Straz, with 73% of   ... Read More

President Trump met with Twitter CEO at the White House

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump met with Jack Dorsey, the CEO of his favorite online platform, Twitter, on Tuesday in the Oval Office.

“Lots of subjects discussed regarding their platform, and the world of social media in   ... Read More

Jared Kushner says investigations into Russian interference worse for democracy than meddling was

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- White House senior adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner made the case that the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election have been “way more harmful” to American democracy than Russia’s campaign to   ... Read More

Bernie Sanders says inmates deserve right to vote, ‘The View’ weighs in

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- On Tuesday morning, "The View" co-hosts analyzed the controversial comments Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made on restoring voting rights to incarcerated felons, like the Boston Marathon bomber, during his town hall.Five Democratic presidential   ... Read More

Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, transferred to federal penitentiary

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has arrived at a federal penitentiary facility, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Manafort is now serving out his 81-month sentence at United States Penitentiary Canaan   ... Read More

Top Democrat threatens to hold Trump administration official in contempt

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the House Oversight Committee is threatening to hold a Trump administration official in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for testimony in the panel’s White House security   ... Read More

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan giving 2020 Trump challenge ‘serious consideration’

Scott Eisen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Maryland Republican Governor Larry Hogan moved the ball forward regarding speculation surrounding a possible primary challenge against president Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying he's seriously considering a White House run, even if he's in no   ... Read More

Former Vice President Joe Biden to announce he’s entering the 2020 race Thursday morning

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- ABC News has confirmed that Joe Biden will announce he’s entering the 2020 race Thursday morning in a video.

The announcement will mark Biden’s third run for the presidency and he enters the field   ... Read More

Rep. Eric Swalwell says Trump impeachment ‘not off the table,’ calls on Mueller to testify before Congress

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says Trump impeachment 'not off the table,' calls on Mueller to testify before Congress

For Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., and many other Democrats, the findings in special counsel Robert Mueller's   ... Read More

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