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Recapping President Trump’s “Fox & Friends” interview

April 27, 2018
The panelists discussed the president’s recent wide-ranging phone interview on “Fox & Friends,” along with the findings from House Intelligence Committee's investigation into potential Russian collusion in the 2016 election.

Latest updates in the Russia probe, North Korea announces plans to suspend nuclear missile tests

April 20, 2018
The panelists analyzed a week that saw the release of memos written by former FBI director James Comey and the addition of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani to President Donald Trump’s personal legal team. And, days after Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo met with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the country announced its plans to suspend nuclear missile tests and close a test site.
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Sanctions flap erupts into open conflict between Haley and White House

April 18, 2018
Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman, Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
President Trump was watching television on Sunday when he saw Nikki R. Haley, his ambassador to the United Nations, announce that he would impose fresh sanctions on Russia. The president grew angry, according to an official informed about the moment. As far as he was concerned, he had decided no such thing.
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Trump scraps new sanctions against Russia, overruling advisers

April 17, 2018
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump rejected, for now at least, a fresh round of sanctions set to be imposed against Russia on Monday, a course change that underscored the schism between the president and his national security team.
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Trump to impose new sanctions on Russia over support for Syria

April 16, 2018
Peter Baker | The New York Times
The Trump administration plans to impose new sanctions against Russia on Monday to punish it for enabling the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons in its civil war, the latest in a series of actions by both sides underscoring the deterioration in relations between Moscow and the West.

James Comey’s tell-all book makes headlines

April 13, 2018
James Comey’s new book rocks Washington.
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Trump says missiles ‘will be coming’ to Syria, taunts Russia for vowing to block them

April 11, 2018
Philip Rucker, John Wagner , Anton Troianovski | The Washington Post
President Trump warned Wednesday that missiles “will be coming” toward Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack, and he taunted Russia for vowing to shoot down any incoming strikes.
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