In an abrupt reversal Saturday night, Donald Trump tweeted that his Florida property would not be used for next year’s G7 summit after the President fielded backlash from critics this week.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez never hid from the fact that choosing between Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren would be a difficult one as she weighed her 2020 presidential endorsement.
The Biden campaign ramped up its criticism of Facebook in a second letter to the social media giant, calling for the platform to reject another false anti-Joe Biden ad.
Florida Republican Rep. Francis Rooney said Saturday he would not run for reelection, after suggesting he could be open to impeaching President Donald Trump.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. gave a hearty endorsement of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination — claiming that his 2016 bid had “fundamentally changed” U.S. politics.
The White House is defending its decision to host next year’s G7 at Trump’s own Florida resort against mounting criticism, saying the Doral site is “significantly cheaper” than other options.
Gabbard says Clinton ‘Russian asset’ remarks are part of ‘smear campaign’ as 2020 Dems voice support
Rep.Tulsi Gabbard, D-H.I. accused Hillary Clinton “and her proxies” of starting a “smear campaign that has been waged against me and my candidacy and my campaign from the very first day that we began,” pushing back on accusations that she is a “Russian asset.”
Awaken The Dawn has been holding their nationwide “Tent America” prayer event this weekend as thousands of Christians have committed to pray around the clock for revival in America.
A trio of House Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that aims to block President Trump from hosting next year’s G7 summit at one of his resorts in Florida.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rebuked President Trump’s withdrawal of troops from Syria on Friday, calling it a “grave strategic mistake” in an op-ed that claimed the move had set back the U.S. fight against Islamic terrorism in the region.
Former 2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein slammed Hillary Clinton’s accusations that she and 2020 Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard are Russian assets, calling Clinton’s comments a “wild and insulting theory.”
During an interview with CNN’s Michael Smerconish, former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein responded to former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s accusation that she was a “Russian asset.”
Rep. Francis Rooney is one of the few Republicans in the House of Representatives who seems open to the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Joe Sestak faces an extremely long and uphill march to win the Democratic presidential nomination – but that’s just what the retired three-star U.S. Navy admiral and former two-term congressman from Pennsylvania’s doing – taking his challenging journey one step at a time.
“If they wish to avoid a no deal outcome, the single best thing they could do is vote for this deal tonight,” Boris Johnson says
The Trump administration imposed a fresh round of tariffs on European goods Friday that will affect $7.5 billion worth of products, including wine, liquor and parmesan cheese. In Italy, cheese producers say their traditional product, and its sale to the U.S., is now under threat. Seth Doane reports.
A first-of-its-kind law went into effect in Philadelphia this month, mandating that all businesses accept physical dollar bills or coins in exchange for goods and services. Overall, the percentage of cash payments in the U.S. has been dropping, from 33% to 26% in just the past four years. That’s prompted some businesses to go entirely…
A routine maintenance mission aboard the International Space Station made history Friday when NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir completed the first all-female spacewalk. While the eyes of the world were watching, the mission went off without a hitch. Michelle Miller reports.
CBS News is grieving, after the loss of two of our colleagues: Chris Raine and Chris Myers. Raine was an editor in our London bureau since the 1980s. He died at the age of 62 after a long fight with cancer. Myers was the deputy chief of our Los Angeles bureau. A veteran journalist, he…
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Sen. Bernie Sanders returns to the campaign trail Saturday in New York City for a rally with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who will deliver to him one of the most sought-after endorsements in progressive politics.
First things first: The theme song of the week is the closing credits to “Hercules.”
California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Friday announced he’s pardoning three immigrants who committed crimes as part of an effort to protect them from being deported back to their home countries.
The Supreme Court on Friday said it will consider whether an Obama-era financial watchdog — created in part by Democratic 2020 frontrunner Elizabeth Warren in 2010 to police Wall Street in the aftermath of the Great Recession — is constitutional.
Hunter Biden was reportedly paid $83,333 per month after being hired by Burisma Holdings, one of Ukraine’s largest natural gas companies, in 2014 as a non-executive “ceremonial figure” with a “powerful name,” according to a report.
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign sent a fundraising email this week, claiming it hasn’t raised as much money as its competitors after spending more than expected in the third quarter, according to a report.
Maya Rockeymoore, widow of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party, is expected to run for her late husband’s House seat, according to a report.
Hillary Clinton has backed out of a Friday appearance at an event also scheduled to include Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, among other guests, according to a report.
The decision to hold the next G-7 summit of world leaders at the president’s golf resort was announced Thursday
Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore announced Friday that he will be joining Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., at a rally in New York City on Saturday for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.
El corresponsal de CBS News Manuel Bojórquez les contará las historias y retos, sumamente personales, de aquellos que quisieron entrar al país después de que la administración del Presidente Donald Trump dio inicio a una serie de políticas para reducir el número de cruces ilegales de la frontera. Esta presentación especial, completamente en español, es…
Clinton suggested in an interview that Russians are “grooming” a 2020 Democratic candidate
An investigation by the State Department released on Friday said there was no “persuasive evidence” of widespread mishandling of classified information in the controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
Republican strategist Matt Gorman and Democratic strategist Isaac Wright joined CBSN to break down how Republicans and Democrats have been talking impeachment as we near one month into the inquiry.
Forecasters warned of dangerous storm surge and said tropical storm force winds are expected
Former Green Party candidate Jill Stein pushed back against Hillary Clinton after the failed 2016 presidential candidate called her a “Russian asset” this week.
A top aide for 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, was widely mocked for sharing a photoshopped image of a White House photo that went viral this week, which he later deleted.
The Justice Department’s investigation into the origins of the Russia election interference probe keeps getting unwanted assists from the White House, raising questions of how the department will be able to defend the legitimacy of any of its eventual findings.
CNN’s Jake Tapper analyzes the varying responses the White House has offered to explain President Donald Trump’s phone call with the Ukrainian president, following White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney admitting to, and subsequently backtracking, quid pro quo in the conversation.
Since the White House announced the withdrawal of American forces from northern Syria on October 6, President Donald Trump’s attempts to control the narrative have been rife with misinformation and political spin.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday strongly condemned the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria, calling it a “grave strategic mistake” in a blistering op-ed.
Buttigieg campaign says attorney who blocked release of police shooting footage no longer co-hosting fundraiser
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign said Friday that it was returning money donated and raised by a Chicago attorney who had tried to block the release of footage showing a fatal police shooting of a black teenager in 2014.
Exclusive: Giuliani pushed Trump administration to grant a visa to a Ukrainian official promising dirt on Democrats
Career diplomat George Kent told congressional investigators in his closed-door testimony this week that Rudy Giuliani asked the State Department and the White House to grant a visa to the former Ukrainian official who Joe Biden had pushed to have removed when he was vice president, according to four people familiar with Kent’s testimony.
The body of Rep. Elijah Cummings will lie in state in the National Statuary Hall of the US Capitol next week, the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Friday.
A rare press briefing from a Trump administration official yielded an especially telling line about the Trump presidency: “Get over it.”
State Department’s investigation found 38 individuals violated classification rules in relation to Clinton email server
An investigation by the State Department released on Friday said 38 individuals employed at one time by the State Department sent classified emails to Hillary Clinton’s private email server and found nearly 100 violations of classification rules.
State Department report on Clinton emails finds hundreds of violations, dozens of individuals at fault
A State Department report into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server for government business, obtained by Fox News on Friday, found dozens of individuals at fault and hundreds of security violations
In a letter to the three committees involved in the House impeachment inquiry, Assistant Secretary of Energy Melissa Burnison wrote Friday that the Energy Department is “unable to comply with your request for documents and communications at this time.”
Assistant Secretary of Energy Melissa Burnison told the three committees involved in the House impeachment inquiry that the Energy Department is “unable to comply with your request for documents and communications at this time.”
More than four-in-five adults report they will definitely or probably participate in the 2020 Census, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center. But there are a few demographic groups — mainly young people and minorities — who are hesitant to take part.
Flights for refugees who have been approved to come to the United States continue to be canceled, in some cases for the second time, CNN has learned.
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he plans to nominate Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to replace Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.
Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich said President Donald Trump should be impeached, a major switch for a former Republican presidential candidate who had previously defended the President.
The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to take up a major immigration case concerning the rights of undocumented immigrants seeking asylum to challenge their expedited removal proceedings.
The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to take up a case this term that could significantly weaken the structure and independence of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a government watchdog agency that was the brainchild of Elizabeth Warren and opened its doors in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis during the Obama administration to…
John Kasich tells CNN’s Ana Cabrera that as difficult as the issue of impeachment is for the former Ohio governor, he now supports an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump after hearing Mick Mulvaney’s comments.
A March 2014 photograph showing Donald Trump with a recently indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani appears to have been taken at a fashion show hosted by Ivanka Trump at the Trump National Doral in Florida, a CNN KFile review reveals.
In defending the recent withdrawal of US troops from northern Syria, President Donald Trump has continued to cite reasons that are not only factually dubious but which also mirror talking points issued by Turkey and Russia, contradicting US officials and the facts on the ground.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN Friday that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a “confession” when he told reporters the White House held up military aid to Ukraine until that country agreed to investigate Democrats and that President Donald Trump’s critics should “get over it.”
President Donald Trump on Friday video conferenced two NASA astronauts in space to congratulate them as they completed the first all-female spacewalk in history.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has become increasingly frustrated in recent weeks by the departure of top State Department officials and claims that he failed to defend the former US Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, from a smear campaign against her, according to three sources familiar with the situation.
President Donald Trump made at least 26 false claims in his 87-minute rally speech in Dallas on Thursday, including an inaccurate declaration that Texas had somehow profited from one of the costliest hurricanes in American history.
Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says in a new book he was shocked by an apparent culture of backstabbing in Washington and specifically his own department — and that veterans are paying the price, The Washington Post reported Friday.
Federal regulators demanded an explanation from Boeing Friday for why the company did not disclose for months “concerning” internal communications relating to the 737 MAX certification.
A GOP congressman and Air Force veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan said Friday President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria puts the US in a “far weaker” position in the region.
‘A little disinformation goes a long way’: Inside the whistleblower lawyer’s fight against attempts to smear him and his client
Mark Zaid, the lawyer representing the anonymous whistleblower whose complaint has touched off an impeachment inquiry into President Trump, was sitting in the office of his Maryland home earlier this month when a Google alert popped up on his phone.
Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Friday the Russians are currently “grooming” a Democrat running in the presidential primary to run as a third-party candidate and champion their interests.
Washington Post: Career diplomat testifies he raised concerns about Hunter Biden’s Ukraine work in 2015
Career diplomat George Kent told congressional investigators earlier this week he had voiced concerns in early 2015 about former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter working for a Ukrainian natural gas company, the Washington Post reported Friday.
Rick Perry ‘didn’t see a problem’ talking to Giuliani about Ukraine and ‘doesn’t know’ if he’ll comply with House subpoena
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Friday he “didn’t see a problem” with being asked by President Donald Trump to speak with Rudy Giuliani about matters involving Ukraine.
After an absolute roller coaster of a week, it can be easy to lose track of all the chaos unfolding in Washington. CNN’s Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto take a step back to absorb everything that’s happened.
Fact check: Trump nonsensically claims other presidents tried to make his Turkey deal for ’10 years’ or ’15 years’
President Donald Trump likes to declare that he has managed to accomplish things that other presidents had tried and failed to achieve. He did it again on Thursday — baffling experts, who said his latest claim made no sense at all.
Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Thursday laughed off the news that President Donald Trump had called him “the world’s most overrated general,” joking that he’s not just an overrated general, but the greatest overrated general.
Twenty six thousand seven hundred and sixty five days — and counting.
Two weeks’ worth of testimony in the House impeachment probe paints a much deeper and detailed picture into how the President directed his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to effectively supplant US policy in Ukraine — and to push the country toward investigating the President’s potential 2020 political opponent.
Get over it.
Former Defense Secretary James Mattis makes light of President Trump calling him “the world’s most overrated general” during his keynote address at the annual Al Smith dinner, a philanthropic event where roasts are tradition.
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Trump likens Turkish attack on Kurds to schoolyard fight: ‘Let them fight and then you pull them apart’
President Donald Trump on Thursday compared the attack by the Turkish military on Syrian Kurds, onetime American allies in the fight against ISIS, to a schoolyard fight after praising a ceasefire agreed to earlier in the day.
Outgoing acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced on Thursday the restoration of previously frozen foreign aid to the Northern Triangle countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
President Donald Trump is not pleased with acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney’s press briefing and his acknowledgment on Thursday of a quid pro quo, according to a source close to the President.
Members of President Donald Trump’s own party are privately alarmed at his demeanor this week and his apparent lack of understanding of the consequences of his Syria policy, according to a Republican source familiar with a recent White House meeting.
When Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shook hands on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews Wednesday before boarding separate planes, the view inside the White House was grim.
As details emerged Thursday about the tentative United Auto Workers agreement with General Motors, one thing became clear: The shuttered GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, that President Donald Trump hoped to save will stay closed for good.
Donald Trump: Two-term president?
Retired Adm. William McRaven said Thursday that the US is under attack from President Donald Trump, who he believes is “destroying” the country from “within” and “without.”
A top White House official said on Thursday that President Donald Trump had withheld nearly $400 million in military aid to Ukraine in order to pressure the country to open an investigation that he thought would politically benefit himself, worrying some Republicans in Congress in the middle of an impeachment inquiry.
Recognizable names like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff are the public faces of the fast-moving impeachment inquiry related to Ukraine. But it’s the legal mind many haven’t heard of who is advising and helping to coordinate the impeachment fight behind the scenes.
The White House has settled on its defense for President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani’s actions on Ukraine: It’s all about 2016, not 2020.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry notified President Donald Trump that he plans to resign from his post, two administration officials confirmed to White House reporters on Thursday.
How best to capture the politics of the moment?
White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a stunning admission Thursday by confirming that President Donald Trump froze nearly $400 million in US security aid to Ukraine in part to pressure that country into investigating Democrats.
Two men charged in a federal campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty Thursday in Manhattan federal court.
The Republican-controlled Senate failed on Thursday to overturn President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration he has used to pay for a wall on the US-Mexico border.
In the months leading up to President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, multiple people associated with Trump, both inside and outside of his administration, were engaged in efforts to change leadership at Naftogaz, Ukraine’s geopolitically important state-owned oil and gas company.
In one of his last official acts before his death, the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings signed two subpoenas for documents related to a temporary end to a policy change that allowed some immigrants with severe health issues to remain in the US.
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged in a news conference Thursday that the US withheld military aid from Ukraine in hopes of securing a promise that the foreign government would look into the possible presence of the physical Democratic National Committee server hacked by the Russians in 2016.
Within the first 10 minutes of Tuesday’s fourth presidential debate, you could tell something fundamental had changed in the race: Elizabeth Warren is the new front-runner.
‘Trust in God’s Infinite Mercy’: Never Before Seen Letters from President Reagan Reveal His Thoughts on God, Israel
A Pennsylvania dealer of historical documents has announced a collection of private correspondence between President Ronald Reagan and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Douglas Morrow is being offered for sale.
After (yet another) hugely contentious meeting between President Donald Trump and congressional leaders at the White House on Wednesday, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Trump of experiencing a “meltdown.”
US Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that he and President Erdogan of Turkey agreed to a ceasefire halting Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria.