Why Trump Has Few Friends in Europe

Tom McTague, Politico
For Europe’s leaders, it’s personal. Whatever the warm words and backslapping for the U.S. president at NATOWednesday, for Europe’s chancellors, prime ministers and presidents Donald Trump poses a clear and present danger to their job security.

Lisa Page to testify before Congress on Friday

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page will testify in a closed-door session with Congress on Friday and Monday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, Virginia Republican, announced Thursday.

Ms. Page was set to testify on Wednesday, but defied a congressional subpoena. Her lawyer, Amy Jeffress, said Ms. Page did not have ...

GOP senators push measure to support ICE

Republican senators called Thursday for the Senate to approve a resolution putting the chamber on record in support of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying the government's top deportation agency does critical work in keeping the country safe.

Led by Sens. Ted Cruz and John Kennedy, the resolution counters the ...

Marc Short, top Trump aide, to resign

Marc Short, the White House legislative director, is resigning from the administration, the White House confirmed Thursday.

Mr. Short was one of President Trump's longest-serving top aides and the face of the White House on Capitol Hill, having been the point man pushing the legislative agenda through Congress.

He previously ...

The Latest: Man accused of mailing explosives not competent

SEATTLE (AP) - The Latest on a competency hearing for a man charged with mailing explosive devices to government agencies in the Washington, D.C. area (all times local):

10:30 a.m.

A federal judge has ruled that a Washington state man accused of mailing explosive devices to government agencies is not ...

Peter Strzok says he will not release ‘personal’ texts

Anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok said Thursday that he will not authorize the release of any personal texts he exchanged with his lover, former FBI lawyer Lisa Page.

When questioned by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, Virginia Republican, Mr. Strzok said he would only make his work-related text messages ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Joe Crowley of mounting third-party bid

Rep. Joe Crowley lost his primary battle, but apparently could still defend his seat in New York, where Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has accused the incumbent of mounting a third-party candidacy weeks after she won the Democratic nomination.

Mr. Crowley has an opening after winning the endorsement of the Working Families Party ...

Donald Trump shares ‘a very nice note’ from Kim Jong-un

President Trump shared a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday, praising the work being done with that country.

Mr. Trump said he received "a very nice note" from Mr. Kim on Twitter.

Manafort mugshot released

The mugshot of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was released on Thursday as he was moved to a jail that is closer to Washington, D.C.A federal judge on Wednesday ordered that Manafort, who...