Trump defies every restraint
Trump defies every restraint

Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN It's a high bar given the wild swings of his two years in power, but Donald Trump seems more untethered to any traditional notion of the presidency than ever.

4 hrs 33 mins ago
Amy Klobuchar's novel pitch for the Democratic nomination: Pragmatism
Amy Klobuchar's novel pitch for the Democratic nomination: Pragmatism

By Jeff Zeleny, Senior Washington Correspondent Sen. Amy Klobuchar seems willing to say one word that often goes unspoken by presidential candidates eager to win over voters: No.

5 hrs 49 mins ago
Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in mid-March
Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in mid-March

By Laura Jarrett, CNN Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave the Justice Department in mid-March, according to a Justice Department official who spoke to CNN Monday.

8 hrs 19 mins ago
Klobuchar to make presidential pitch in CNN town hall
Klobuchar to make presidential pitch in CNN town hall

By Dan Merica, CNN Sen. Amy Klobuchar will take to the national stage on Monday headlining a CNN town hall in New Hampshire to make her most public case yet for why she should be the next President of the United States.

15 hrs 34 mins ago
READ: Lawsuit challenging Trump's national emergency at southern border
READ: Lawsuit challenging Trump's national emergency at southern border

CNN Sixteen states filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration for the southern border.

8 hrs 49 mins ago
Dem congressman: 'God knows what (Trump's) going to give away' at upcoming summit with North Korea
Dem congressman: 'God knows what (Trump's) going to give away' at upcoming summit with North Korea

By Katie Bernard, CNN A Democratic member of the House Armed Services Committee said he's concerned President Donald Trump will endanger the country by refusing to listen to his top intelligence officials ahead of his...

9 hrs 4 mins ago
16 States file lawsuit to stop Trump's national emergency declaration
16 States file lawsuit to stop Trump's national emergency declaration

By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN Sixteen states on Monday evening filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.

16 hrs 49 mins ago
Roger Stone apologizes to judge for controversial Instagram post
Roger Stone apologizes to judge for controversial Instagram post

By Kate Sullivan and Sara Murray, CNN Roger Stone formally apologized Monday for his controversial Instagram posts about federal district court Judge Amy Berman Jackson in a letter filed with the court.

9 hrs 19 mins ago
Why our politics can't handle Jussie Smollett
Why our politics can't handle Jussie Smollett

Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large When actor Jussie Smollett said he had been beaten and left with a noose around his neck by two men shouting slurs and pro-Trump messages in Chicago last month, Democratic...

10 hrs 4 mins ago
Elizabeth Warren to release universal child care plan paid by 'wealth tax'
Elizabeth Warren to release universal child care plan paid by 'wealth tax'

By MJ Lee and Tami Luhby, CNN Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to release a sweeping universal child care plan on Tuesday that would guarantee child care from birth until the time children...

11 hrs 34 mins ago
Trump talking about John James as frontrunner for UN ambassador
Trump talking about John James as frontrunner for UN ambassador

By Jim Acosta and Kate Sullivan, CNN President Donald Trump has mentioned former Michigan GOP Senate candidate John James as a leading contender for the role of US ambassador to the United Nations, a source close to White...

11 hrs 19 mins ago
Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro in speech
Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro in speech

By Jeremy Diamond and Betsy Klein, CNN President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuelan military officials to back the country's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido and allow humanitarian aid to flow into...

15 hrs 49 mins ago
Democratic lawmakers ask NRA for answers over 2015 Moscow trip and alleged Russian ties
Democratic lawmakers ask NRA for answers over 2015 Moscow trip and alleged Russian ties

By Clare Foran, Sara Murray and Jessica Schneider, CNN A pair of House Democratic lawmakers is asking the National Rifle Association to answer questions related to potential ties to Russia, including on the gun rights...

11 hrs 49 mins ago
Worker details alleged ballot fraud in North Carolina election board hearing
Worker details alleged ballot fraud in North Carolina election board hearing

By Dianne Gallagher, Joey Hurst and Kate Sullivan, CNN A North Carolina woman testified Monday that she illegally picked up and falsified absentee ballots in a 2018 congressional election under the direction of a political...

13 hrs 34 mins ago
Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison
Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison

By Harmeet Kaur, CNN Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison and is serving out the rest of his sentence in a halfway house, records show.

February 17th, 3:44 PM EST
2020 Democrats embrace populist message against corporations and the wealthy
2020 Democrats embrace populist message against corporations and the wealthy

By Athena Jones, CNN It's a rallying cry for Democrats seeking the White House in 2020: fight for Main Street against a system that benefits corporations and the wealthy.

15 hrs 19 mins ago
Commander of US-backed forces fighting ISIS asks US to keep troops in Syria
Commander of US-backed forces fighting ISIS asks US to keep troops in Syria

By Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne, CNN The commander of the US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces is asking the US and its coalition partners to provide air support and keep up to 1,500 troops in Syria as part...

16 hrs 34 mins ago
The 47 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's wild national emergency declaration
The 47 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's wild national emergency declaration

Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large President Donald Trump crossed a major threshold on Friday, declaring a national emergency at our southern border in order to take money allocated for other purposes and use...

17 hrs 49 mins ago
Exclusive: US discussing exchanging liaison officers with North Korea
Exclusive: US discussing exchanging liaison officers with North Korea

By Michelle Kosinski, CNN The US and North Korea are seriously considering exchanging liaison officers, an incremental step towards building formal diplomatic relations, two sources with knowledge of the discussions told CNN.

22 hrs 4 mins ago
Former acting FBI director: Trump's 'own words' prompted counterintelligence investigation
Former acting FBI director: Trump's 'own words' prompted counterintelligence investigation

By Laura Jarrett, CNN Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe outlined on Sunday the reasons top officials decided to open a counterintelligence probe and obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump.

February 17th, 8:14 PM EST
Potential GOP challenger: Trump 'showed contempt for the American people'
Potential GOP challenger: Trump 'showed contempt for the American people'

By Eli Watkins, CNN A potential GOP primary challenger to President Donald Trump explained further on Monday why he was stepping in and why he was concerned about Trump's leadership.

20 hrs 4 mins ago
Trump's allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration
Trump's allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration

Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN President Donald Trump's allies are mounting a stiff defense of his declaration of a national emergency amid increasing signs that the biggest threat to his border wall now comes not...

February 18th, 1:14 AM EST
Former acting FBI director: Rosenstein 'offered to wear a wire into the White House'
Former acting FBI director: Rosenstein 'offered to wear a wire into the White House'

By Laura Jarrett, CNN Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Sunday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein "offered to wear a wire into the White House," resurfacing one of the most controversial and disputed...

February 17th, 9:14 PM EST
Trump tells Europe to take back ISIS fighters, warns they could be released
Trump tells Europe to take back ISIS fighters, warns they could be released

By Bianca Britton, CNN In a series of tweets, President Donald Trump has said European countries should take back and put on trial hundreds of ISIS fighters who have been captured in Syria.

February 17th, 6:59 AM EST
Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, says aid will get through
Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, says aid will get through

By Jamie Ehrlich and Kate Sullivan, CNN Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday humanitarian aid "is going to get through" to Venezuela with or without the cooperation of Nicolas Maduro.

February 17th, 6:29 PM EST
Former Cambridge Analytica director cooperated with special counsel subpoena
Former Cambridge Analytica director cooperated with special counsel subpoena

By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN A former director of Cambridge Analytica, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after the 2016 US presidential election, was subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller's office and...

February 17th, 6:14 PM EST
Cory Booker says he won't comment further on Smollett case until more information comes out
Cory Booker says he won't comment further on Smollett case until more information comes out

By Eli Watkins and Daniella Diaz, CNN New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker declined on Sunday to comment directly on reports that police believe actor Jussie Smollett paid two men to carry out a hoax assault on himself...

February 17th, 2:44 PM EST
Shutdown fight is over, but Congress likely still stuck
Shutdown fight is over, but Congress likely still stuck

By Ben Geldon, CNN Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching in the week ahead, in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast.

February 17th, 2:59 PM EST
Exclusive: WH press secretary Sarah Sanders interviewed by special counsel's office
Exclusive: WH press secretary Sarah Sanders interviewed by special counsel's office

By Pamela Brown and Alex Rogers, CNN Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has interviewed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, she told CNN on Friday.

February 15th, 3:28 PM EST
Schiff: Trump 'daring the courts' to strike down national emergency
Schiff: Trump 'daring the courts' to strike down national emergency

By Jamie Ehrlich, CNN House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday the national emergency President Donald Trump announced is unconstitutional because he declared the emergency when "Congress explicitly...

February 17th, 9:44 AM EST