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Politics Jul 04Trump spoke with 3 more Supreme Court candidates
As Trump weighs his options, he has heard from Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who has expressed reservations about one top potential nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, according to a person familiar with the call but not authorized to publicly disclose details of…
Politics Jun 29Trump says he will announce Supreme Court pick July 9
Trump has promised to draw the next justice from a list of 25 prospective candidates that was first established during the 2016 presidential campaign and updated last fall. That list includes six women.
Politics Jun 29Supreme Court confirmation process likely to follow the Gorsuch playbook
The Republican game plan for selecting the next member of the Supreme Court was ready to go even before longtime Justice Anthony Kennedy made his retirement announcement this week.
Politics Jun 28The fight to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Supreme Court seat is underway
All sides quickly mobilized Wednesday after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy — a singular voice on the court whose votes have decided issues on abortion, affirmative action, gay rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights — sent shockwaves through Washington…
Politics Jun 25U.S. prosecutors cancel Stormy Daniels meeting in Michael Cohen probe
As part of their investigation into Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, prosecutors have been examining the $130,000 payment that was made to Daniels as part of a confidentiality agreement days before the 2016 presidential election.
World Jun 21Most Americans approve of how Trump handled North Korea, new poll finds
It's a change in opinion that comes after the president's historic summit with Kim Jong Un.
Politics Jun 18WATCH: Trump defends family separation, falsely blames Democrats for policy
Facing rising outrage from some Republicans as well as Democrats over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats and declaring he would keep the U.S.
Politics Jun 12After summit, Trump announces halt to U.S.-South Korea ‘war games’
President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded a nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified "security guarantees" to the North and Kim recommitting to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."…
World Jun 12Trump and Kim sign document to conclude summit, but what did it say?
The broad agreement was light on specifics, largely reiterating previous public statements and past commitments. It did not include an agreement to take steps toward ending the technical state of warfare between the U.S. and North Korea.
Politics Jun 11U.S. says North Korea talks are moving quickly; Trump plans to leave early
Trump had been scheduled to fly back to Washington on Wednesday morning after spending Tuesday with the North Korean leader in Singapore. But on the eve of the summit, he altered his schedule, opting to return late Tuesday.