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CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

GOP Rep. Will Hurd: Trump should not meet one-on-one with world leaders
Republican Rep. Will Hurd is advising against President Donald Trump having solo meetings with other world leaders because "too much is at stake."

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Onetime Trump critic Rep. Martha Roby survives runoff challenge in Alabama, CNN projects
Alabama Republicans are set to decide Tuesday whether they'll tolerate a member of Congress criticizing President Donald Trump, even if Trump has since given his blessing to the candidate.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Mattis open to talks with his Russian counterpart
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis is open to talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu, but there are currently no plans for such a conversation, a US defense official tells CNN.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Immunity sought for witnesses, venue change denied as Manafort trial nears
Special counsel Robert Mueller is asking a federal court to provide immunity for five unidentified witnesses slated to testify against former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort at his financial crimes trial beginning next week.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

US offers no details as Russia claims Trump and Putin reached military agreements
Russia announced it was ready to pursue agreements reached by Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump "in the sphere of international security," though the White House and Pentagon would not confirm any agreements had been made or offer any details.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

US expects first group of remains to be returned July 27 from North Korea
The United States is expecting North Korea to return the first group of possible US service member remains on July 27, according to a US official.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

White House opted for Russia indictments before Putin meeting
The White House told the Justice Department not to hold off on announcing the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers until after President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to sources familiar with the meeting.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

GOP senator proposes resolution backing US intelligence agencies
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said he is working on a resolution to "reaffirm support for the intelligence community," following President Donald Trump's comments Monday siding with Russian President Vladimir Putin over US intelligence agencies about election interference.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Kamala Harris signs book deal amid 2020 speculation
Sen. Kamala Harris is set to release a new book about her life and her prescriptions for the country, the latest in a series of steps that signal a possible 2020 presidential run.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Wisconsin voters talk Trump after Russia summit
CNN traveled to a pivotal swing state to gauge what voters there had to say about President Donald Trump's time in office, on the heels of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Analysis: When it isn't just 'LOL. Nothing Matters' for Trump
President Donald Trump's performance at Helsinki left many shaking their heads. He was criticized by the left and perhaps surprisingly from normally friendly voices like former Speaker Newt Gingrich.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Biden: Trump's news conference with Putin 'beneath the office of the President'
President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin was "beneath the office of the President," former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

'Baby Trump' balloons are coming to New Jersey after flying in the United Kingdom
Activists in New Jersey are bringing "Baby Trump" blimps to the United States after seeing the diaper-clad balloon's scene-stealing appearances during protests against President Donald Trump's visit to the United Kingdom.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

US and UK intelligence agencies concerned Russia is readying to ramp up aggression after World Cup lull
Russian intelligence agencies are planning to ramp up operations targeting western countries now that the World Cup and the Trump-Putin Helsinki summit have ended, according to sources familiar with intelligence collected by the United Kingdom, the US and other allies.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Linda Sánchez launches bid for Democratic caucus chair
California Rep. Linda Sánchez announced on Tuesday that she plans to run for the position of House Democratic Caucus Chair, launching a bid to take over Rep. Joe Crowley's leadership role following his stunning primary defeat last month.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Senate beefing up NATO oversight group
The Senate group that acts as the liaison to NATO is appointing and announcing new members following President Donald Trump's tumultuous appearance at the annual NATO summit in Brussels and his meeting in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Trump backtracks on Russia comments
President Donald Trump, facing an onslaught of bipartisan fury over his glowing remarks about Vladimir Putin, said more than 24 hours afterward that he had misspoken during his news conference with the autocratic Russian leader.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Mueller seeking immunity for five witnesses
Special counsel Robert Mueller is asking a federal court to provide immunity for five unidentified witnesses slated to testify against former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort at his financial crimes trial beginning next week.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Democrats want Trump's interpreter to testify before Congress
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat from New Hampshire, is calling on President Donald Trunp's interpreter from his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to testify before Congress.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

5 words that reveal Trump still isn't convinced Russia meddled in the 2016 election
President Donald Trump had one clear mission when he spoke to the press Tuesday afternoon before meeting with a handful of congressional Republicans: Clean up the damage he did on Monday when he broke with the intelligence community by suggesting that Russia might not have been behind the 2016 election interference and arguing that there was blame on both sides of the matter.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Trump, facing fury, says he misspoke with Putin
President Donald Trump was upbeat immediately after his news conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, but by the time he returned stateside, his mood had soured considerably amid sustained fury at his extraordinary embrace of the Russian leader.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Russian national indicted on two charges, including acting as a foreign agent
A federal grand jury has formally approved a criminal indictment of Maria Butina with two charges, conspiracy and acting as a foreign agent.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Why Netanyahu liked what he saw from Trump in Helsinki
Donald Trump went into his meeting Monday with Vladimir Putin in Finland deeply concerned about national security. It wasn't the security of American citizens, however, but rather those of Israel that the US President appeared to have on his mind.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

US Embassy in Jerusalem to cost $20 million more than Trump's estimate
President Donald Trump boasted earlier this year that the US would spend only $200,000 to $300,000 on a new US Embassy in Jerusalem, but it seems the project will cost nearly $20 million more than that estimate.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Trump says he misspoke during Putin press conference


CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Senators considering what their options are after Trump-Putin summit
Senators in both parties said Tuesday there are a broad set of ideas under consideration to push back against President Donald Trump aligning with President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Helsinki.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Few Americans view Russia as warmly as Trump does
The American public has never liked Russia but their views have only grown darker since Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential election, in spite of President Donald Trump's attempt to warm relations.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Obama's full speech about the 'politics of fear and resentment'
Former President Barack Obama spoke in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday to honor the late Nelson Mandela. One day after President Donald Trump shocked the world with his news conference performance beside Russian President Vladimir Putin, Obama didn't mention Trump by name —--but he mounted a passionate defense of democracy and warned against the rise of "strongman politics."

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Trump changes his words: I meant to say ...
President Donald Trump clarifies some of his remarks a day after his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

The Point: Why don't Dan Coats and Jon Huntsman just quit?
On Monday, President Donald Trump threw not one but two senior officials in his administration directly under the bus.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Biden blames Trump immigration policy for 'heartbreaking chaos and pain'
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed the Trump administration's immigration policy for causing "heartbreaking chaos and pain," and criticized the separation of undocumented immigrant families.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Butina not a flight risk, her lawyer says at first court appearance
Mariia Butina, the 29-year-old Russian gun enthusiast and alleged spy who wanted to set up back channels between her government and the Republican Party and Trump campaign, spoke little at her first court appearance Monday.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

GOP Senate candidate wishes Trump 'would have been more forceful'
North Dakota Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer, who is running for Senate in a state that Donald Trump won by more than 30 points, sharply criticized the President for his comments earlier this week appearing to back Russian President Vladimir Putin over the United States Intelligence Community.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

New York and three other states claim Trump tax law is unconstitutional
New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming last year's tax overhaul violated the constitution by unfairly targeting Democratic states.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

The Point: Donald Trump says his meeting with Vladimir Putin went great. We'll never know!
Fresh off a disastrous news conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to tout how successful his two-hour-plus meeting with the Russian President had been.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Former Obama senior adviser: Democrats should 'fight like hell' on SCOTUS pick
A former Obama senior adviser said it is likely that Democrats will lose their fight to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, but that doesn't mean the party shouldn't fight.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

House GOP stands by controversial finding in Russia report despite Putin's preference for Trump
Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee say they are standing by one of the key conclusions in their report on Russian election interference that questioned whether Russian President Vladimir Putin was trying to help Donald Trump get elected President.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Obama warns against 'strongman politics' in speech after Trump news conference
Former US President Barack Obama addressed some 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth, a day after his successor, Donald Trump, upbraided the US in a news conference with Vladimir Putin.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Schumer demands hearings 'immediately' with Trump officials -- including Pompeo
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on Republican colleagues to join in "demanding testimony" from President Donald Trump's national security team present during the Helsinki summit earlier this week, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, "immediately."

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Ryan advocates for more Russia sanctions
House Speaker Paul Ryan railed against Russia for interfering in American elections, saying Tuesday that he's "more than happy" to consider additional sanctions against the country following last week's indictment of Russian agents who allegedly hacked Democratic email accounts and servers.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Democratic House candidates dominate second quarter fundraising
Democratic candidates dominated fundraising in the second quarter of 2018, while even Republican incumbents struggled to raise more than their challengers.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Trump confirms new paint job for Air Force One
President Donald Trump says the new Air Force One planes will be red, white and blue, a shift away from the classic "baby blue" design that they have had for decades.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Fallout after Trump-Putin meeting


CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

NRA and some other nonprofits will no longer need to identify their donors to the IRS
Some nonprofit groups will no longer have to give the IRS the names of donors who give them $5,000 or more.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

The Point: What the Democratic Party's civil war in California actually means
Over the weekend, the California Democratic party formally endorsed state legislator Kevin De Leon over Sen. Dianne Feinstein, as the two run against one another this November.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Trump says Putin meeting went better than NATO summit
President Donald Trump defiantly defended on Tuesday his meeting with Vladimir Putin, saying his encounter with the Russian leader went "even better" than his summit with NATO leaders last week.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Obama points to 'uncertain times' in speech after Trump conference
Former US President Barack Obama addressed some 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth, a day after his successor, Donald Trump, upbraided the US in a news conference with Vladimir Putin.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Obama addresses huge crowd in South Africa for Mandela Day
Former US President Barack Obama addressed some 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth, a day after his successor, Donald Trump, upbraided the US in a news conference with Vladimir Putin.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Trump surprised at fierce criticism of Putin news conference
President Donald Trump was upbeat immediately after his news conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, but by the time he returned stateside, his mood had soured considerably amid sustained fury at his extraordinary embrace of the Russian leader.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

With a deadline looming, the US can't find parents of 71 children it may have separated
With the many legal and political wranglings, the latest developments can be difficult to follow. Here's a quick look at what's new and what's next:

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

House Republican says Trump 'was wrong yesterday in a major way'
A House Republican agreed Tuesday with an assessment that President Donald Trump's news conference with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, amounted to a "bad day for America," joining a number of his GOP colleagues who have rebuked their party's leader.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Scaramucci calls on Trump to 'reverse course immediately'
Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci called on President Donald Trump Tuesday to "reverse course immediately" and walk back some of the statements he made during the news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

US charges Russian national with being a foreign agent


CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Well-known progressive groups join forces for midterms organizing push
Nearly two dozen top progressive groups are joining forces ahead of the midterm elections in an effort to boost Democratic turnout in November and parlay a surge of liberal energy into pre-election activism.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Onetime Trump critic Martha Roby faces ex-Democrat in Alabama runoff
Alabama Republicans are set to decide Tuesday whether they'll tolerate a member of Congress criticizing President Donald Trump, even if Trump has since given his blessing to the candidate.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

America, its flag and a possible 51st star
What happens if the American flag needs to accommodate another star? Or five?

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Republican National Committee tops $200 million in fundraising ahead of midterms
The Republican National Committee has raised more than $200 million this election cycle, according to an RNC official, the fastest the committee has reached the milestone in a midterm period.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

'We want to democratize everything': Inside DSA's rise with its leader
A little less than a year ago, the Democratic Socialists of America met for their biennial convention in relative obscurity.

CNN Politics
Jul 17, 2018

Trump caved spectacularly to Putin. Here's what might happen next
For as long as history remembers Donald Trump, it will be a day that will live in infamy.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

White House issues talking points to curtail damage from Russia summit
The White House sent talking points to Republican surrogates and members of Congress on Monday as aides dealt with the fallout of the summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a GOP source.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Trump: Putin was 'very, very strong'
President Donald Trump issued high praise of his Russian counterpart in an interview following his one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Butina arrest: 6 things to know from court documents
The Justice Department on Monday charged a Russian national, Mariia Butina, also known as Maria, with conspiring against the US as a secret agent.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Top Putin critic: Putin 'using everything he's got' to get to me
A leading critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, American financial manager Bill Browder, said Putin is "using everything he's got" in the wake of his summit and news conference in Finland with Trump, in which Putin mentioned Browder by name and expressed a desire to interrogate him.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova: American media gives Putin too much credit
Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova on Monday said Russian President Vladimir Putin's authoritarian rule is actually less organized and effective than typically portrayed by the American media, despite his highly publicized summit with US President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

The full Trump-Putin news conference transcript
US President Donald Trump held a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, after he spent about two hours in a room alone with Putin, save for a pair of interpreters.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Maryland election contractor has ties to Russian oligarch
Maryland elected officials are sounding off about an FBI tip that a third-party company contracted for elections has ties to a Russian oligarch, officials said on Monday.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Putin denies election attack but justifies DNC hack because 'it is true'
Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to justify the hacking of Democrats because the information dispersed was true, after denying that Russia had interfered in the US 2016 presidential election.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

The Point: The GOP's wrist-slap response to Trump's Russia explosion
On Monday, President Donald Trump stood side-by-side with Russian President Vladimir Putin and said Russia probably didn't interfere in the 2016 election.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

In rebuke to Trump, senators may vote to side with US intel community
Talks have begun on Capitol Hill to reaffirm support in the Senate for the intelligence community's assessment that Russia interfered in the US elections, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn told CNN on Monday evening.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Putin echoes previous talking points on Trump Tower meeting
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday closely echoed comments made by last year Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya regarding the purpose and content of her June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan with representatives of the Trump campaign.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Rand Paul dismisses focus on election attack as 'Trump derangement syndrome'
Sen. Rand Paul said on Monday that the conversation around Russian interference in the 2016 US election and President Donald Trump's break with the intelligence community on the issue was misdirected and animated by anti-Trump animus.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Foreign envoys decry Trump-Putin summit as 'devastating' and 'pathetic'
"Magnificent" - that's the word Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov used to describe the talks between President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump. "They were magnificent," Lavrov told a journalist, "better than super".

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

'How bad was that?': Even Trump aides question damage done
President Donald Trump hoped his hotly anticipated summit talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would amount to a triumphant television event. Instead, he returns to Washington facing sharp rebukes even from allies as his stunned aides wonder what went wrong.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Trump clashes with intelligence chief over Russian threat
Without consulting the White House, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats decided to reassert the intelligence community's assessment that Moscow interfered in the 2016 election Monday, publicly breaking with President Donald Trump, who earlier had expressed doubts about that finding over Russian President Vladimir Putin's denial.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Comey: 'Patriots need to stand up' to Trump
Former FBI Director James Comey expressed outrage with President Donald Trump on Monday, saying he had taken the side of Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own country and calling on people to stand up against him.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

James Comey: 'Patriots need to stand up' to Trump
Former FBI Director James Comey expressed outrage with President Donald Trump on Monday, saying he had taken the side of Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own country and calling on people to stand up against him.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Trump sides with Putin over US intelligence
US President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday that he hopes their two countries can have an "extraordinary relationship" going forward, just hours after he blamed US policy -- not Putin -- for the dismal state of relations between the two countries.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Top takeaways from the Trump-Putin Helsinki summit
US President Donald Trump began his swing through Europe by insulting Germany, one of the top US allies, and threatening the fabric of the NATO alliance. Next, he criticized the United Kingdom's prime minister, nearly sending her already-vulnerable government teetering over the brink.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

What's going on with the migrant families still separated? And what's next?
With the many legal and political wranglings, the latest developments can be difficult to follow. Here's a quick look at what's new and what's next:

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Russians hail Trump summit as a resounding success for Putin
The Helsinki summit provoked outrage in Washington after President Donald Trump declined to endorse the US government's assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. In Russia, it's being seen as a resounding success for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Helsinki summit put Putin on an 'even footing' with Trump, says Finnish President
The Helsinki summit allowed Russia's President Putin to stand on an "even footing" with US counterpart Donald Trump, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö told CNN Monday.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

The Point: The 21 most disturbing lines from Trump's press conference with Putin
After meeting one-on-one for the better part of two hours in Helsinki, Finland, Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin made statements and then took a handful of questions from reporters. It was some kind of, um, performance, from Trump as he sought to cast Russia's meddling in the 2016 election as a "both sides" issue even while running down the US intelligence community.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Campaign manager has emails exposed by 'IckyLeaks' in new video promoting cybersecurity
A bipartisan pair of campaign veterans who want 2018 campaigns to take cybersecurity more seriously are releasing a new video depicting the moment a staffer on a fictional campaign realizes he has been hacked.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Fallout after Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki


CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

The official most incredible reason Trump wanted alone time with Putin
President Donald Trump likes to be alone with his fellow world leaders (including the occasional despot) -- and he wanted some alone time with Russian President Vladimir Putin, too, when the two met for a summit in Helsinki on Monday.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

The Point: The official most incredible reason Trump wanted alone time with Putin
President Donald Trump likes to be alone with his fellow world leaders (including the occasional despot) -- and he wanted some alone time with Russian President Vladimir Putin, too, when the two met for a summit in Helsinki on Monday.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Does Russia have Kompromat on Trump? Here's Putin's strange answer
Does Russia have compromising information -- "Kompromat" -- on President Donald Trump?

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

John McCain: Trump gave 'one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory'
Sen. John McCain released a powerful statement Monday criticizing President Donald Trump, calling his news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory."

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

McCain: Trump gave 'one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory'
Sen. John McCain released a powerful statement Monday criticizing President Donald Trump, calling his news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory."

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

READ: US charges Russian national with being a spy for the Russian government
The US government charged a Russian national heavily involved in gun rights with being a spy for the Russian government in the US and developing relationships "with US persons and infiltrating organizations having influence in American politics."

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

GOP Sen. Corker: Putin 'having caviar' after Trump meeting
GOP Sen. Bob Corker said Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was probably celebrating after his joint appearance with US President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Corker: Putin 'having caviar' after Trump meeting
GOP Sen. Bob Corker said Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was probably celebrating after his joint appearance with US President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

The Point: A simple explanation for why Trump treats Putin this way
President Donald Trump's delivered a remarkable performance in Helsinki on Monday. His capitulation to Russian President Vladimir Putin, on such a massive public stage, was complete -- and jarring.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

US charges Russian national of being a foreign agent
The US government charged a Russian national heavily involved in gun rights with being a spy for the Russian government in the US and developing relationships "with US persons and infiltrating organizations having influence in American politics."

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Visa policy change will make it easier for Trump administration to deny applications
Visa policy change will make it easier Trump administration to deny applications

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Top Republicans in Congress break with Trump over Putin comments
After President Donald Trump's stunning news conference Monday next to Russian President Vladimir Putin, members of Congress -- including some within his own party -- were quick to rebuke Trump's performance on the world stage and Trump's refusal to call Putin out for interfering in the US election.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

New York launches probe into allegations of Kushner Cos. harassing tenants
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is launching an investigation to determine if White House senior adviser Jared Kushner's family real estate company harassed tenants at a Brooklyn waterfront property so that they would leave their rent-stabilized apartments, officials said on Monday.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Texas Democrat MJ Hegar outraises Republican incumbent after viral video
A Democratic combat veteran running to unseat a longtime Republican incumbent in Texas has outraised him this quarter by nearly a 4-1 margin, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

The Point: The most shameful, stunning moment of the Trump presidency
President Donald Trump had a golden opportunity on Monday to stare down Russian President Vladimir Putin and tell him, in no uncertain terms, that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election was totally unacceptable, and that if anything like it continued going forward, there would be major and serious penalties to pay.

CNN Politics
Jul 16, 2018

Federal judge pauses deportations of reunited families
A federal judge on Monday ordered the US government to temporarily pause deportations of reunited families to allow attorneys time to debate whether he should more permanently extend that order.

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