Trump cites Russia probe as motivation for revoking former CIA director's clearance

(WASHINGTON) -- In a striking admission after his unprecedented move to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance, President Donald Trump said in a new interview that his true motive for targeting Brennan was his role in the start ... Read More

White House revoking security clearance of John Brennan, mulling others

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is revoking the security clearance of John Brennan, a former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and mulling pulling them for several other former intelligence chiefs and other officials.

Reading al... Read More

With closing arguments wrapped, Manafort case goes to jury

(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- Closing arguments concluded Wednesday in the financial crimes trial of Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for Donald Trump, and the case is now in the hands of 12 jurors who will begin deliberations Thursday morning to d... Read More

White House economic office faces criticism over incorrect African American economic figures

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House Council of Economic Advisers is facing backlash from economists after it acknowledged providing incorrect economic figures to press secretary Sarah Sanders regarding African American unemployment.

Sanders du... Read More

Progressive candidates bounce back in key Midwest races

(NEW YORK) -- A slate of primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin on Tuesday delivered key answers in some of this midterm cycle’s most pivotal races.

There were historic wins for a diverse crop of candidates that i... Read More

HUD to revisit rule intended to curb housing segregation

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration wants to change a rule aimed at forcing cities to actively combat housing segregation -- a move which worries fair housing advocates.

The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, put in place by ... Read More

Omarosa Manigault addresses Trump arbitration filing in 'Daily Show' interview

(NEW YORK) -- Omarosa Manigault Newman addressed a legal filing by the Trump campaign -- sort of -- as she continued her book tour for "Unhinged" on Tuesday night with an appearance on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah."

Manigault, who has ... Read More

Joe Biden cancels campaign event due to illness 'under doctor's orders'

(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden canceled plans to campaign for Democrats in Illinois this week due to an undisclosed illness, state Democrats announced Tuesday.

Biden was scheduled to campaign for Democratic gubernat... Read More

Progressive Christine Hallquist becomes 1st transgender gubernatorial nominee for major party

(NEW YORK) -- Christine Hallquist, who is running as a progressive Democrat in Vermont, made history on Tuesday as she became the first transgender gubernatorial candidate nominated by a major political party.

Advancing a progressive platf... Read More

WH press secretary: Can't offer 'guarantee' there is no N-word recording

(WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that she could not offer a "guarantee" that the president has never been recorded using the N-word.

"I can't guarantee anything," Sanders said when asked to rule out th... Read More

Defense Department's top spokesperson under investigation for misusing staff for personal reasons

(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon’s Inspector General is investigating the Defense Department's top spokesperson for the possible misuse of her authority for personal purposes.

Two U.S. officials confirm that the Department of Defense's I... Read More

White House sources: Special counsel’s team never requested to speak with Omarosa Manigault Newman while she was a White House staffer

(WASHINGTON) -- Sources close to the White House tell ABC News that the team that worked with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office for interviews with Trump administration employees never had Omarosa Manigault-Newman on their list and the sp... Read More

Omarosa: Trump trying to 'silence me'; campaign files arbitration and alleges she violated nondisclosure

(WASHINGTON) -- Apprentice contestant turned White House aide Omarosa Manigault- Newman says her former boss, President Donald Trump is trying to "silence" her.

Her latest comments come on the heels of his campaign filing arbitration again... Read More

Manafort attorneys opt to skip defense, proceed to closing arguments

(ALEXANDRIA, Va) -- Attorneys for Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman who is on trial for financial crimes in federal district court Alexandria, Virginia, will not call additional witnesses to present a defense.

“The de... Read More