President Donald Trump on Friday said he will likely strip Justice Department official Bruce Ohr of his security clearance and hinted that Special Counsel Robert Mueller, leading the investigation into possible Russia meddling in the presidential election that Trump won, could be next.
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller recommended in a court filing on Friday that a judge sentence former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos to up to six months in prison for lying to federal agents investigating whether Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months instead of every quarter.
Snubbing the fellow Republican running to replace him, Gov. Brian Sandoval says he has no plans to publicly back any candidate for Nevada’s next governor.
The Trump administration is close to striking a deal with Mexico on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement, analysts said, but thorny issues are yet to be resolved with Canada, the third party in the trilateral pact.
With left-wing activists and primary voters convinced that President Donald Trump is a “racist” and a “bigot,” Democrats vying for their party’s 2020 presidential nomination may have no choice but to go all-in on racial and identity politics.
Senator Rand Paul appeared on Fox News Thursday night, to discuss both his recent diplomatic trip to Russia, and his endorsement of President Trump revoking the security clearance of former CIA head John Brennan.
– Our Economy is doing better than ever. Money is pouring into our cherished DOLLAR like rarely before, companies earnings are higher than ever, inflation is low & business optimism is higher than it has ever been. For the first time in many decades, we are protecting our workers! [0843 EDT]
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had canceled his planned military parade scheduled for November and would instead visit Paris on Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day.
Sacramento Democrats are again pursuing a bill to clean up their legislative attempts to reform elections in San Diego County.
The judge in the trial of U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort said on Friday that he would not release the names and addresses of jurors sought by media outlets because he was worried about their “peace and safety.”
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States was not going to take Turkey’s detention of U.S. Christian pastor Andrew Brunson “sitting down,” a day after his Treasury chief said Washington could hit Ankara with further sanctions.
– In speaking with some of the world’s top business leaders I asked what it is that would make business (jobs) even better in the U.S. “Stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system,” said one. That would allow greater flexibility & save money. I have asked the SEC to study! [0730 EDT]
State Sen. Martin Malavé Dilan, a veteran of more than a quarter-century of elected office, faces a stiff challenge in the September primary.
Early look: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on some issues facing rural and western Colorado
The political realm has been consumed lately by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis’s decision to skip the Western Slope Club 20 business group debate, an early September event that has traditionally served as the launch into Colorado’s general election campaign frenzy.
Back in June, Rep. Juan Vargas was not pleased to be accused of accepting donations from a private prison company while serving as a state senator, so he made a stunner of a pledge.
The Trump administration on Thursday said it was proposing that U.S. pharmaceutical companies cut production of the six most abused opioids by 10 percent next year, in an effort to reduce the number of drugs potentially diverted for trafficking.
Warren Bachman, a 72-year-old Iowa soybean farmer, is one of many who turned Clarke County into Donald Trump country, as the Republican president took 61 percent of the votes in 2016 in a county that went for Democrat Barack Obama four years earlier.
Greg D. Andres looked like any ordinary guest at the Westin hotel here, standing near the valet in flip-flops and a white Notre Dame boxing T-shirt, waiting for a Postmates delivery from Shake Shack.
A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump could cost more than $90 million, a U.S. official said, citing provisional planning figures.
A jury on Thursday will begin weighing the fate of Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman standing trial on bank and tax fraud charges that could put him behind bars.
Sen. Jesse Hamilton, left, was first elected in 2014. Zellnor Myrie has nabbed several big endorsements for his bid to unseat the incumbent.
Politics has a way of translating complicated things into simple terms. Sometimes that’s helpful. And sometimes it isn’t.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton will discuss arms control treaties and Iran’s role in Syria during a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Nikolai Patrushev, in Geneva next week, an administration official said on Thursday.
U.S. state election officials are demanding better access to sometimes classified federal government information about hacking threats to voting systems.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named Brian Hook, the top diplomat’s senior policy adviser, the special representative for Iran on Thursday. Hook will lead the Iran Action Group, which was also announced on Thursday and will coordinate the State Department’s actions against Iran.
Leaders from both parties on a powerful U.S. Senate committee pledged on Thursday to push back if President Donald Trump moves ahead with plans to bypass Congress and roll back billions of dollars from the foreign aid budget, including funds for Syria and the West Bank and Gaza.
Twitter has followed in Facebook’s footsteps by blocking a campaign video ad for Republican congressional candidate Elizabeth Heng.
Former CIA Director John Brennan fired back at President Donald Trump on Thursday with an op-ed published in the New York Times one day after the president revoked the Obama-era official’s security clearance, saying he would not be scared into silence.
Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Thursday said they were prepared to sue the National Archives if it does not honor their request for information on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The Trump administration’s proposed replacement for the Obama-era’s central regulation on climate change, the Clean Power Plan, is expected to be released by the Environmental Protection Agency late next week, an agency source said on Thursday.
Referendums on new laws have shaped San Diego city politics for many years.
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers devoted print space on Thursday to a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people.
Despite a stalemate in Congress that appears to have shelved action on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project for the year, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval urged state officials to be prepared and proactive and to take the battle to the federal government.
U.S. President Donald Trump praised the strength of the U.S. dollar on Thursday after the greenback reached a 14-month high against a broad basket of currencies a day earlier.
As women line up to run for U.S. political office at historic rates, state legislatures – where some of America’s most critical policy decisions get made – could see a slew of new female lawmakers after November’s vote, according to a Reuters analysis of election data.
U.S. President Donald Trump revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, accusing Brennan of using his access to classified information in order to “sow division and chaos” about the Trump administration.
President Donald Trump took steps on Wednesday to loosen limits on when the U.S. government can deploy cyber weapons against adversaries, reversing Obama-era guidelines, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
U.S. senators agreed on Wednesday to debate and vote in the next few days on more than $850 billion in spending on defense, labor and healthcare programs, as the Trump administration announced its objections to some parts of the bill.
Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday in the U.S. government’s case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who is on trial on financial fraud charges.
Progressives and some black activists have long complained about America’s bail system, which treats people with means differently from low-income people. Under the current cash bail system, people charged with a crime can sit in jail for months, and sometimes years, without seeing a judge simply because they can’t afford bail.
– Great Republican election results last night. So far we have the team we want. 8 for 9 in Special Elections. Red Wave! [0830 EDT]
Following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June that sided with a Christian baker over a never-baked wedding cake for a gay couple in Colorado, lawyers for that baker are now suing Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman
Media outlets began to call the Democratic Primary for Minnesota attorney general with just over 20 percent of the vote counted Tuesday night. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) has won in a landslide.
States such as Wisconsin helped drive Donald Trump’s surprising presidential win two years ago, and Tuesday’s primaries there and in neighboring Minnesota serve as a barometer of opposition strength headed into the November midterm elections.
Voter engagement in the 2018 U.S. midterm races remains feverish, primaries in notable swing states Wisconsin and Minnesota showed on Tuesday.
Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, touted on Wednesday benefits he sees in federal government approval of T-Mobile US Inc’s bid to acquire Sprint Corp, while also denying that he has worked directly for the company.
Corey Lewandowski, an outside adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Wednesday he believes former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg could pose a stiff challenge to the president’s re-election in 2020 if Bloomberg were to run as a Democrat.
In the first order of business Veterans In Politics Nevada Chapter President Paul Jackson has endorsed two Nevada Assembly Legislators
Newport Beach Councilman Scott Peotter and the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) violated state law by having Peotter’s campaign web page hyperlinked to the agency’s website, according to Bob Stern, co-author of California’s 1974 Political Reform Act.
The Kremlin said on Wednesday preparations were underway for a meeting in Geneva next week between Russian officials and White House national security adviser John Bolton, the first top-level meeting since the Russian and U.S. presidents met in Helsinki.
Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer conceded the Republican nomination for the state’s governor race to Trump backer Kris Kobach in public comments made on Tuesday, one week after the primary.