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President Trump calls Omarosa a ‘dog’ and ‘lowlife’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump fired off a nasty tweet at his former aide Omarosa Maigault Newman Tuesday, calling her a "lowlife" and a "dog.""When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a   ... Read More

Governors’ races take on an understated but outsize role in 2018 landscape

Bob Falcetti/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Less than three months out from the first major election since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, much of the national focus remains on high-profile U.S. Senate and House races that could determine control   ... Read More

Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin head to the polls as primary season continues

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Voters in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin head to the polls Tuesday as primary season slowly begins to give way to what promises to be a highly competitive general election in races across the country.

Governorships   ... Read More

14-year-old is running to be Vermont’s next governor

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- One of the candidates in Vermont’s Democratic primary for governor is too young to vote -- even too young to get his learner’s permit.

Ethan Sonneborn, 14, is on the ballot Tuesday, just a few weeks   ... Read More

Omarosa says price of silence for ex-Trump aides is $15,000. What do campaign records show?

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Campaign finance records show several former aides to President Donald Trump have received payments of roughly $15,000 per month from campaign or party accounts, bolstering part of former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman’s claim that she   ... Read More

Special counsel team wraps up in Manafort case

Keith Lane/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Prosecutors with the team of special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday rested the government’s case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, wrapping up more than two weeks of testimony alleging he hid millions of   ... Read More

FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts fired

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI agent who came under scrutiny for anti-Trump texts he sent from a work phone during the 2016 presidential campaign has now been fired, according to his lawyer.

Peter Strzok was fired on Friday   ... Read More

Trump calls Omarosa ‘wacky’ and ‘vicious’ after she unveils new audio tape of president

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former top White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has released new audio that she says is a recording of President Donald Trump’s telephone call to her after Chief of Staff John Kelly fired her.

In   ... Read More

Rep. Keith Ellison denies allegations of abuse against former girlfriend

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations of abuse against a former girlfriend, made by the woman's son, just days before he runs in his state's primary for attorney general.

Austin Monahan, the son of Ellison's   ... Read More

President Trump signs defense authorization bill, doesn’t say John McCain’s name

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Celebrating the signing of the 2019 military authorization funding bill at Fort Drum in upstate New York on Monday, President Donald Trump New York made no mention of the man whose name is attached to   ... Read More

White House exploring legal options against Omarosa Manigault Newman for making secret recording in Situation Room

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Omarosa Manigault Newman's former White House colleagues are looking into legal options to stop her from releasing more tapes and to punish her for secretly recording her conversation with Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly,   ... Read More

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti says, ‘I should be taken seriously’ as possible presidential hopeful

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti is flirting with the possibility of a presidential run and says there are “a number of reasons” he should be taken seriously as a potential Democratic candidate in 2020.

In an   ... Read More

Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Several members of the Trump administration on Saturday noted the one-year anniversary of the riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended up with one woman dead and a reigniting of heated discussions about race   ... Read More

Kellyanne Conway: ‘None of us would be there’ if Trump were racist

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, responded to allegations that President Donald Trump is a racist, saying "none of us would be" at the White House if that were true.

Conway also told ABC News Chief   ... Read More

Rep. Cummings: President Trump’s words against racism ‘ring hollow’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A top-ranking Democratic congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus said President Trump's words this weekend against racism "ring hollow" in light of his administration's actions toward immigrant children, health care and ensuring all   ... Read More

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President Trump calls Omarosa a ‘dog’ and ‘lowlife’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump fired off a nasty tweet at his former aide Omarosa Maigault Newman Tuesday, calling her a "lowlife" and a "dog.""When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a   ... Read More

Governors’ races take on an understated but outsize role in 2018 landscape

Bob Falcetti/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Less than three months out from the first major election since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, much of the national focus remains on high-profile U.S. Senate and House races that could determine control   ... Read More

Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin head to the polls as primary season continues

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Voters in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin head to the polls Tuesday as primary season slowly begins to give way to what promises to be a highly competitive general election in races across the country.

Governorships   ... Read More

14-year-old is running to be Vermont’s next governor

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- One of the candidates in Vermont’s Democratic primary for governor is too young to vote -- even too young to get his learner’s permit.

Ethan Sonneborn, 14, is on the ballot Tuesday, just a few weeks   ... Read More

Omarosa says price of silence for ex-Trump aides is $15,000. What do campaign records show?

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Campaign finance records show several former aides to President Donald Trump have received payments of roughly $15,000 per month from campaign or party accounts, bolstering part of former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman’s claim that she   ... Read More

Special counsel team wraps up in Manafort case

Keith Lane/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Prosecutors with the team of special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday rested the government’s case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, wrapping up more than two weeks of testimony alleging he hid millions of   ... Read More

FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts fired

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI agent who came under scrutiny for anti-Trump texts he sent from a work phone during the 2016 presidential campaign has now been fired, according to his lawyer.

Peter Strzok was fired on Friday   ... Read More

Trump calls Omarosa ‘wacky’ and ‘vicious’ after she unveils new audio tape of president

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former top White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has released new audio that she says is a recording of President Donald Trump’s telephone call to her after Chief of Staff John Kelly fired her.

In   ... Read More

Rep. Keith Ellison denies allegations of abuse against former girlfriend

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations of abuse against a former girlfriend, made by the woman's son, just days before he runs in his state's primary for attorney general.

Austin Monahan, the son of Ellison's   ... Read More

President Trump signs defense authorization bill, doesn’t say John McCain’s name

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Celebrating the signing of the 2019 military authorization funding bill at Fort Drum in upstate New York on Monday, President Donald Trump New York made no mention of the man whose name is attached to   ... Read More

White House exploring legal options against Omarosa Manigault Newman for making secret recording in Situation Room

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Omarosa Manigault Newman's former White House colleagues are looking into legal options to stop her from releasing more tapes and to punish her for secretly recording her conversation with Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly,   ... Read More

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti says, ‘I should be taken seriously’ as possible presidential hopeful

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti is flirting with the possibility of a presidential run and says there are “a number of reasons” he should be taken seriously as a potential Democratic candidate in 2020.

In an   ... Read More

Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Several members of the Trump administration on Saturday noted the one-year anniversary of the riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended up with one woman dead and a reigniting of heated discussions about race   ... Read More

Kellyanne Conway: ‘None of us would be there’ if Trump were racist

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, responded to allegations that President Donald Trump is a racist, saying "none of us would be" at the White House if that were true.

Conway also told ABC News Chief   ... Read More

Rep. Cummings: President Trump’s words against racism ‘ring hollow’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A top-ranking Democratic congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus said President Trump's words this weekend against racism "ring hollow" in light of his administration's actions toward immigrant children, health care and ensuring all   ... Read More

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