Green New Deal vote tests Dem unity in Senate

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) this week will face his biggest test keeping White House hopefuls aligned with the rest of the Democratic caucus when Republicans force a vote on the Green New Deal....

Russian lawmaker cheers findings of Mueller’s report

MOSCOW (AP) - A senior Russian lawmaker has welcomed the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian involvement in the U.S. presidential election, saying this gives the countries a chance to mend ties.

Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the foreign affairs committee in the upper chamber of the Russian ...

Graham sends ominous tweet to Comey: See you soon

Sen.  Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., posted an ominous reply to ex-FBI-Director James Comey on Twitter Sunday after Comey seemed to sum up the summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation by posting a picture of a man who appeared lost in the woods. 

Giuliani wants Dems who went too far in attacks on Trump to admit mistakes

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer who called for a “complete investigation” on the origins of the Russia collusion investigation, took to Twitter early Monday and called on Democrats who "went too far" in their attacks and false claims against the president to admit their mistakes so the country can "heal."

Trump declares victory now but legal perils far from over

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump may be reveling in what he sees as "complete and total exoneration" from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but his legal perils are far from over.

Federal and state investigators in New York are deep into investigations of their own into Trump and ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails an exoneration not offered

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, claiming vindication from a summary of the Mueller report after attacking his work for months as biased, unreliable and illegal.

He describes Attorney General William Barr's summary of principal conclusions from Mueller's report ...

‘Medicare for All’ means big shifts on immigration, abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) - The "Medicare for All" legislation that's become a clarion call for progressives has two little-noticed provisions that could make it even more politically perilous for 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

The legislation from White House hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with a similar measure in the House, lifts ...

Trump didn’t coordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared. That brought a hearty claim of vindication from Trump ...

Democrats demand to see Mueller report as battle shifts

WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General William Barr has made his determination about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Now Democrats want to make their own.

The delivery Sunday of Barr's summary to Congress about Mueller's conclusions has opened a new chapter in the battle over the two-year investigation that is likely ...

The Latest: Trump claims vindication, goes on attack

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's response to the special counsel's findings (all times local):

7:55 p.m.

President Donald Trump was in his room at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, when he first learned details of a summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report.

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New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday that it would hold a Royal Commission ...

Don’t Expect Any Media Mea Culpas

The opening scene of the Big Reveal of Robert Mueller's special-counsel report went according to the script: Conservatives pounced, the left pushed back and the media turned to each other for c...

The Many Problems With the Barr Letter

By unilaterally concluding that Mr. Trump did not obstruct justice, the attorney general has made it imperative that the public see the Mueller report.

GOP surprise raises new questions for Trump budget

Senate Republicans on Friday threw a wrench into President Trump's proposal to boost defense spending and slash non-defense spending, calling for across-the-board cuts in their 2020 budget and leaving an uncertain path ah...