President Trump says he wants to improve background checks, but budget calls for cuts

(WASHINGTON) -- While the White House has said President Donald Trump is “supportive of efforts” to update the nation’s background check system in the wake of the Florida high school shooting last week, the president's proposed budg... Read More

Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' four months after Las Vegas shooting

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he has signed a memorandum directing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to propose new regulations that would ban devices that can effectively turn legal weapons into machine guns.

The n... Read More

Trump to host school shooting victims for listening session

(WASHINGTON) --  President Donald Trump will host individuals impacted by some of the country's worst school shootings for a listening session at the White House on Wednesday, according to press secretary Sarah Sanders.

Sanders told r... Read More

Ukrainian-linked lawyer pleads guilty to lying to feds in ongoing Russia elections meddling probe

(NEW YORK) -- Attorney Alex Van Der Zwaan pleaded guilty on Tuesday to making false statements to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team in the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Van Der Zwaan, a 33-year old Dutch citiz... Read More

FACT CHECK: Administration actions on Russia sometimes tougher than Trump's words

(WASHINGTON) -- Under heavy criticism for still not condemning Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump is defending his record on Russia - and claiming he's been tougher than his predecessor, President Barack O... Read More

New Pennsylvania congressional map could impact balance of power in the US House

(NEW YORK) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued a new congressional map for the state — a decision that could have major ramifications for the balance of power in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The court issued the map af... Read More

Where in the world is Sergei Millian? Congress’s Trump-Russia investigators hunt for mystery man

(WASHINGTON) -- Sergei Millian emerged last year as one of the more intriguing characters to surface during the ongoing investigations into foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The Belarusan-American businessman and onetime ... Read More

Mitt Romney accepts Trump's endorsement in campaign for Senate

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter to offer surprising support for a regular opponent on Monday night. The president endorsed Republican Mitt Romney for senator from Utah, a position he hopes to inherit from the retiring Sen. Orri... Read More

Tillerson dismisses criticism on Russia sanctions amid growing questions

(WASHINGTON) -- The indictment Friday of 13 Russians accused of waging "information warfare" in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is raising new questions about why the Trump administration still has not imposed sanctions designed to punish Russia ... Read More

Students hold 'lie-in' at White House to protest gun laws

(WASHINGTON) -- Students from the Washington, D.C. area protested outside the White House Monday, calling for lawmakers to reform gun laws after the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. last week.

"The most important thing is that t... Read More

EPA postpones Israel trip amid scrutiny of administrator's travel

(WASHINGTON) -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has canceled a scheduled trip to Israel amid scrutiny over his high travel costs.

Documents released last week showed that Administrator Scott Pruitt racked up nearly $200,000... Read More

FACT CHECK: Feds say Trump tweet misstates how FBI works

(WASHINGTON) -- Over the weekend, President Donald Trump suggested that the FBI’s Russia investigation had caused the agency to divert resources or attention that could have prevented last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
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Trump linking Florida shooting to Russia investigation sparks backlash

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump felt liberated Friday afternoon, sources close to him told ABC News, when the news broke that the special counsel probing interference in the 2016 presidential election unveiled a grand jury indictment of 13 Rus... Read More

Backlash after Trump fumes over Russia investigation, links it to Florida shooting

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump felt liberated Friday afternoon, sources close to him told ABC News, when the news broke that the special counsel probing interference in the 2016 presidential election unveiled a grand jury indictment of 13 Rus... Read More