The ‘I’m sorry’ 2020 Democratic primary

The ‘I’m sorry’ 2020 Democratic primary

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said she changed her views on gun rights when she became a senator and met with the Brooklyn family of a slain teenager. | Juana Summers/AP Photo 2020 Elections Expressions of regret for past positions out of step with today's Democratic Party have become an early staple of the presidential race.…
Mueller team disputes aspects of Buzzfeed report on Trump, Cohen

Mueller team disputes aspects of Buzzfeed report on Trump, Cohen

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office is usually tight-lipped making Friday night's statement all the more glaring. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Legal The special counsel's normally tight-lipped operation issued a statement saying there were inaccuracies in a blockbuster report that the president instructed his former personal attorney to lie to Congress. By JOSH GERSTEIN and DARREN…
Cohen’s adviser presses lawmakers on safety concerns after Trump attacks

Cohen’s adviser presses lawmakers on safety concerns after Trump attacks

Lanny Davis, Cohen’s legal adviser and spokesman, traveled to Capitol Hill in recent days to discuss security and other logistical issues surrounding his client Michael Cohen. | Joseph Kaczmarek/AP A legal representative for Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen expressed concern to congressional investigators this week about his clients’ safety and urged Republicans to rein…
‘Theater of the absurd’: How the shutdown’s bleakest week unfolded for Trump

‘Theater of the absurd’: How the shutdown’s bleakest week unfolded for Trump

Some people close to President Trump worried that he appeared more concerned with scoring political points than reopening the government. | Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Government Shutdown A week that opened with a fast food buffet at the White House ended with a president and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a bitter feud, leaving little hope…
Democrats vow to investigate whether Trump told Cohen to lie before Congress

Democrats vow to investigate whether Trump told Cohen to lie before Congress

“If the President directed [Michael] Cohen to lie to Congress, that is obstruction of justice. Period. Full stop,” tweeted Rep. David Cicilline. | Alex Edelman/Getty Images Congress Trump hit back at the allegations, accusing his former lawyer of trying to reduce his prison sentence. By QUINT FORGEY and REBECCA MORIN 01/17/2019 11:08 PM EST Updated…
Popular GOP governor Hogan flirts with primary challenge vs. Trump

Popular GOP governor Hogan flirts with primary challenge vs. Trump

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan delivers remarks at his inauguration on Wednesday. Jeb Bush was a featured speaker at the ceremony, and speechwriter Mark Salter, a fierce Trump critic, helped craft Hogan’s address. | Patrick Semansky/AP Photo Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is acting a lot like a guy who wants to run against Donald Trump in…
How Jared Kushner Tried to Stop Me From Running the Trump Transition

How Jared Kushner Tried to Stop Me From Running the Trump Transition

On the morning of May 6, 2016, in the heat of the presidential campaign, I headed into the city to see Donald Trump. A couple weeks earlier, he had asked me to lead his government transition team, and I was ready to button down the announcement details and dive into this important responsibility. No one…
Pelosi aide accuses Trump team of security threat by leaking new Afghanistan plans

Pelosi aide accuses Trump team of security threat by leaking new Afghanistan plans

The sparring match between the president and Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi has left others on Capitol Hill discouraged and shaking their heads as the shutdown drags on with no end in sight. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Defense Drew Hammill accuses the White House of telling reporters of Pelosi's plans to fly on…
‘We Call Ourselves the Badasses’: Meet the New Women of Congress

‘We Call Ourselves the Badasses’: Meet the New Women of Congress

When millions of women took to the streets the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration for the largest single-day protest in American history, they were galvanized by a frustration with our nation’s politics and culture. Two years later, that energy and anger have been translated into an unprecedented number of electoral victories for women—mostly Democratic—in…
‘We’re not going to sit idly by’: Freshman Dems look to seize shutdown optics

‘We’re not going to sit idly by’: Freshman Dems look to seize shutdown optics

Rep. Lauren Underwood (center) joins other freshman House members as they walk to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office on Tuesday. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Government Shutdown The new class of House lawmakers is finding creative ways to pressure the GOP into reopening the government. By MELANIE ZANONA 01/17/2019 06:46 PM EST The start of…

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