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Politics Jun 07Justice Department offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim
The move comes as Republican congressional leaders are publicly disputing Trump's claims that the government planted a spy in his 2016 campaign "to help Crooked Hillary win" — a reference to his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.
Politics Jun 06Trump commutes sentence for Kim Kardashian-backed drug offender
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is commuting the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman convicted of drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West. That’s according to two White House officials who say…
Politics Jun 04Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to pardon himself
Trump’s comments on Twitter came a day after attorney Rudy Giuliani played down the possibility that the president could pardon himself, suggesting he might have that authority but would be unwise to use it.
Politics Jun 03Giuliani says Trump would fight subpoena, not pardon himself
Rudy Giuliani stressed Sunday that the president's legal team would contest any effort to force the president to testify in front of a grand jury during the special counsel's Russia probe.
Nation May 31Trump meets with families of victims of Texas shooting to ‘listen’ and ‘learn’
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump planned to meet Thursday with families of the victims of the Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead.
Politics May 31Trump considers pardoning Martha Stewart, commuting Rod Blagojevich
President Donald Trump said he's considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of corruption, and pardoning lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Stewart, who was convicted of charges related to a stock sale.
Politics May 21Trump says he will ‘demand’ DOJ to investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign
The president said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his 2016 campaign, an order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the Russia probe could be concluded by September.
Politics May 11Decision on Trump special counsel interview delayed, Giuliani says
Any preparation with Trump for a possible interview with investigators would likely be delayed until after the June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore because "I wouldn't want to take his concentration off something far, far more important,"…
Politics Apr 27WATCH: Trump, Germany’s Merkel hold joint news conference
President Donald Trump is welcoming German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday for a visit. They'll have a scheduled joint news conference at 1:50 p.m. ET. Watch their remarks here.
Politics Apr 12In new book, Comey describes Trump as unethical and ‘untethered to truth’
In his new book, "A Higher Loyalty," set to be released next week, former FBI Director James Comey reveals new details about his interactions with Trump and his own decision-making in handling the Hillary Clinton email investigation before the 2016…