Special counsel supports hefty prison term for onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

(WASHINGTON) --  Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office agreed that onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s financial crimes warrant a prison sentence of 19-24 years, but sto... Read More

GOP Rep. Will Hurd says President Trump's border wall is the 'least effective' border security measure

(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Will Hurd said that President Donald Trump's proposed border wall is the "most expensive and least effective way" to handle border security Friday on "The View."

Hurd's response comes after the president's announcement tha... Read More

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she was interviewed by Mueller team

(WASHINGTON) --  House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Friday that she has been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

“The President urged ... Read More

Trump inaugural receives civil subpoena from New Jersey State attorney general

(NEW YORK) -- The committee that put together President Donald Trump’s inauguration celebrations has now received a second subpoena as questions grow about the fundraising and expenditures around the most lucrative inauguration in the nation&rs... Read More

Supreme Court agrees to hear 2020 census citizenship question case

(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal by the Commerce Department to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census.

In a single page order, the justices took the rare step of granting the Tru... Read More

Trump announces he's signing border bill and declaring national emergency to get wall funding

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump capped months of political drama Friday, announcing he's signing a bill to fund the government, avoiding another government shutdown, while also taking the extraordinary action of declaring a national emergency ... Read More

Kentucky law dropping permit for concealed weapons moves forward

(FRANKFURT, Ky.) -- A bill proposing that adults don't need a permit to carry a concealed firearm is one step closer to passing in Kentucky.

If it passes in the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives, Kentucky will become the... Read More

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court for 1st time since December

(WASHINGTON) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday for the first time since undergoing cancer surgery in December, a court official tells ABC News.

The 85-year-old Ginsburg, who had two cancerous nodules remov... Read More

Speeches, speculation and snowstorms: A weekly roundup on potential 2020 field

(WASHINGTON) -- Though a large number of the 2020 presidential election-related headlines continue to focus on the questions that surround major names like former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Sherrod Brown and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, those who h... Read More

Five effects on immigration from the new funding bill

(WASHINGTON) -- The spending bill agreed to this week by lawmakers contains several provisions that would change immigrant arrest protocols, detention standards and, of course, address the issue of President Donald Trump’s desired border wall.<... Read More

Second shutdown dodged as State Department still grapples with first

(WASHINGTON) -- While the White House announced the president agreed to a deal Thursday to avoid a second federal government shutdown this year, the impact of the first, the longest in U.S. history, and the anxiety of potentially a second, have had d... Read More