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Politics Mar 04House Democrats expand Russia probe, seeking more documents
Declaring it's "very clear" President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, says the panel is requesting documents Monday from more than 60 people from Trump's administration, family and business as part of a rapidly expanding…
Nation Mar 03AP fact check: Trump twists Cohen’s words on collusion
WASHINGTON — Assailed by his ex-lawyer at every turn, President Donald Trump nevertheless claimed a measure of vindication from Michael Cohen’s statement that he possessed no direct evidence of collusion with Russia from his time serving the boss. But contrary…
Politics Mar 03House to query 60 Trump officials in obstruction probe
Declaring it’s “very clear” President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House committee in charge of impeachment says the panel is requesting documents Monday from more than 60 people from Trump’s administration, family and business as part of…
Politics Feb 25AP fact check: Trump’s repeated fabrications on voting fraud
Asked about ballot malfeasance involving a Republican in North Carolina, the president insisted he condemns voter fraud "of any kind, whether it's Democrat or Republican" and pointed to a "million fraudulent votes" cast in California. But no such case exists.
Politics Feb 25Democrats ready to fight to make Mueller report public
A top House Democrat has threatened to call special counsel Robert Mueller to Capitol Hill, subpoena documents and sue the Trump administration if the full report on Mueller's Russia investigation is not made public.
Politics Feb 24Rep. Schiff warns of subpoenas, lawsuit over Mueller report
Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said his committee will keep close watch on new Attorney General William Barr to see if he were “to try to bury any part of this report.” Schiff, D-Calif., also pledged…
Nation Feb 24AP fact check: Undocumented GOP, Dem rhetoric on immigration
The political fallout from President Donald Trump’s push for his border wall is giving rise to overwrought rhetoric from Republicans and Democrats alike.
Politics Feb 18AP fact check: Trump spins fiction about diversity visas
President Donald Trump is going after the "horror show" known as the diversity visa lottery program. His description of it is pure fiction. Here's a closer look at the president's claim, among others, this past week.
Politics Feb 14AP fact check: Declaring an emergency to build a border wall would be an extraordinary step
The emergency action Trump has been contemplating would be rare. The presidents he has cited did not use emergency powers to pay for projects that Congress wouldn't support.
Politics Feb 11AP fact check: Trump claims he’s vindicated in Russia probe
President Donald Trump is declaring exoneration prematurely in the Russia investigation. Here's a closer look at that claim and more made by the president this past week.