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Sep 24, 2018

What happens to the Russia investigation if Rosenstein is ousted?
With Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein possibly on his way out, a fresh round of uncertainty has been injected into the Russia investigation, and it could take a while for things to settle down.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Judge appears ready to toss Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump
Federal District Judge S. James Otero appears to be on the verge of dismissing Stormy Daniels's defamation case against President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

GOP senator: Democrats are pulling 'crap' against Kavanaugh, warns of 'phony accusations'
Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah warned Monday of "phony accusations" following a newly surfaced allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and suggested that Democrats are to blame, saying, it's not unusual "for our friends on the other side to pull that kind of crap."

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

GOP sees highest favorability in seven years
Just less than half of Americans -- 45% -- said they have a favorable view of the Republican party, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. And while the party fears a difficult midterm Election Day in November, this is the highest favorable view of the party since January 2011, when the party hit 47%, immediately after retaking Congress during the 2010 midterm elections.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

A year after 'Little Rocket Man' US-NK relations face uncertain path
In his first speech before the United Nations, President Donald Trump stood before the hall's iconic green marble wall and deployed for the first time in person his infamous moniker aimed at North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Mitch McConnell appears to have conveniently forgotten who Merrick Garland is
When Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor on Monday, he was, quite clearly irate. (Which, if you know anything about the taciturn and even-keeled Kentucky Republican, is saying something.) The reason for his anger? The tactics he believes Senate Democrats are using to slow down -- or even derail -- the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

A Democratic super PAC quietly meddled in Arizona's GOP primary too
A mystery super PAC that spent nearly $2 million meddling in the Arizona Republican Senate primary was revealed to be funded by Democrats after the group's August Federal Election Commission report was published last weekend.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sign trade deal
President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a signing ceremony for a new United States-Korea trade deal following a bilateral meeting at the United Nations Monday afternoon.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh to Fox News: I'm 'not going anywhere'
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he's "not going anywhere" despite the allegation of sexual assault from more than three decades ago that continues to threaten his confirmation.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford: 'My fear will not hold me back from testifying'
Christine Blasey Ford sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley saying she feels a civic duty in coming forward with her allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and that although she is frightened, "my fear will not hold me back from testifying."

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Kavanaugh fights second allegation


CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

This is the man who would replace Rod Rosenstein
The potential departure of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein from the Justice Department would mean that oversight and management of the sensitive Russia probe would fall to a longtime conservative lawyer with ties to the White House, Noel Francisco.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

The man who would replace Rod Rosenstein is a conservative who favors executive power
The potential departure of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein from the Justice Department would mean that oversight and management of the sensitive Russia probe would fall to a longtime conservative lawyer with ties to the White House, Noel Francisco.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

White House, Senate GOP leaders resolved to press forward on Kavanaugh
Senate Republican leadership has hardened its resolve to move forward with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination in the wake of a new allegation in The New Yorker of inappropriate sexual behavior, multiple GOP officials and aides told CNN on Monday, even as all eyes remain trained on a handful of Republicans to see if Brett Kavanaugh's nomination is in trouble.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

A peek inside Trump's chaotic trade war
Just days before announcing the latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump caught sight of a distressing suggestion as he flipped through the morning papers.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Florida Democratic congressional candidate dies unexpectedly
April Freeman, the Democratic congressional candidate in Florida's 17th District, died Sunday night, her husband announced on Facebook Monday.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Americans are split on whether they believe Christine Ford or Brett Kavanaugh
More Americans believe Christine Blasey Ford's claim of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh than believe his denials, but it's nowhere near a majority.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Ads, protests pressure Collins, other key senators on Kavanaugh
Protests at the US Capitol on Monday led to some arrests as demonstrators gathered to oppose embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the high court.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Chinese admiral cancels meeting with US counterpart amid tensions
China's top naval officer canceled a visit to the US to meet with his American counterpart less than 48 hours before the meeting was scheduled to occur, according to two US defense officials.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

The Point: Rod Rosenstein's departure would turn the Mueller investigation on its head
The expected departure of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is a massive moment in the ongoing Justice Department investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and will spawn a series of equally large reverberations in political Washington.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Did Sessions hint at big news ahead of Rosenstein reports?


CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Kavanaugh slams 'smears,' says he won't abandon his nomination
Democrats are demanding an immediate halt to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination process after his increasingly troubled hopes of reaching the Supreme Court were hit by a new allegation of sexual misconduct as a young man.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh defends himself in letter to Senate Judiciary Committee


CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

What Senate Democrats did with the new Kavanaugh allegation
Last week, rumors began to circulate on Capitol Hill about an incident in college involving President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee where Brett Kavanaugh allegedly exposed himself at a party at Yale, making their way to Senate Democrats who referred the matter to an attorney in Colorado.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Top Democrat: 'Under no circumstances should Rod Rosenstein resign'


CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Senate GOP leaders resolved to press forward on Kavanaugh
Senate Republican leadership has hardened its resolve to move forward with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination in the wake of a new allegation in The New Yorker of inappropriate sexual behavior, multiple GOP officials and aides told CNN on Monday, even as all eyes remain trained on a handful of Republicans to see if Brett Kavanaugh's nomination is in trouble.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to meet Trump Thursday
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired Monday, a source tells CNN.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Anti-Kavanaugh protests lead to arrests at the Capitol
Protests at the US Capitol on Monday led to some arrests as demonstrators gathered to oppose embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the high court.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Sources: Rosenstein told White House he would resign, work out details on Monday


CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Donald Trump says the Kavanaugh hearings are 'totally political.' He's right.
On Monday in New York, President Donald Trump dismissed the second allegation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as "totally political."

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Pompeo, Haley say idea of 25th Amendment talk is 'ludicrous' and 'absurd'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Monday said they have never discussed invoking the 25th Amendment or heard of those discussions taking place inside the Trump administration.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired Monday, a source tells CNN.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Trump's 'America First' UN agenda already obscured by Kavanaugh
President Donald Trump embarks upon another "America First" crusade at the world's foremost diplomatic institution this week. For some Republicans, his absence from Washington comes at an opportune moment.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Trump says allegations against Kavanaugh 'totally political'
President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the latest allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior levied against his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, calling it "totally political."

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Trump says second meeting with North Korea's Kim could be 'quite soon'
President Donald Trump, arriving at the United Nations on Monday morning, said he and Kim Jong Un will meet for a second time "quite soon."

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Kavanaugh fights second sexual misconduct allegation


CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Conway suggests 'left-wing conspiracy' after new Kavanaugh allegation
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, responding to the latest allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior against Brett Kavanaugh, suggested Monday that "it's starting to feel like a vast left-wing conspiracy" against the embattled Supreme Court nominee.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

A presumption of perfection derails Trump's sure bet
The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a Republican golden boy with insider connections, had seemed so inevitable that in May 2016 when then-candidate Donald Trump released his first list of Supreme Court possibilities, journalists and political commentators seized on the absence of Kavanaugh's name.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Trump's 'America First' UN agenda likely obscured by Kavanaugh
President Donald Trump embarks upon another "America First" crusade at the world's foremost diplomatic institution this week. For some Republicans, his absence from Washington comes at an opportune moment.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Michelle Obama to Democrats: 'Democracy continues with or without you'
Former first lady Michelle Obama on Sunday urged Democrats to turn out for the midterm elections, telling them "democracy continues with or without you."

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Democratic group launches Trump-bashing $3 million online voter registration campaign
A Democratic group is launching what it says is the largest-ever digital advertising push to register new voters -- including tools designed to make it easier for active progressives to sign up their friends -- ahead of November's midterm elections.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

Two musical senators among those pushing bill to help songwriters
A bill that would change the way songwriters in the music industry are paid in the digital age is in the final stretches of becoming law.

CNN Politics
Sep 24, 2018

The Kavanaugh nomination just got even more complicated
Democrats are demanding an immediate halt to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination process after his increasingly troubled hopes of reaching the Supreme Court were hit by a new allegation of sexual misconduct as a young man.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

White House and Kavanaugh deny allegation made by second woman
The White House and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation Sunday made by a second woman accusing him of inappropriate sexual behavior.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Conservative strategist takes leave of absence after 'inexcusable mistake' in claim Kavanaugh accuser misidentified alleged attacker
After stirring controversy by posting a series of tweets suggesting the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault misidentified her attacker, conservative strategist Ed Whelan will be taking a leave of absence from the Ethics and Public Policy Center, the organization's board announced Sunday.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Minnesota lawmaker abandons campaign amid daughter's allegations of inappropriate conduct
A Minnesota state representative suddenly ended his reelection campaign ahead of a Minnesota Public Radio report detailing allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior brought forward by his daughter.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Dem Sen. Mazie Hirono says abuse allegations against Keith Ellison should be investigated
Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono on Sunday called for an investigation into allegations of physical and emotional abuse against former Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison, who is running for attorney general of Minnesota.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Graham: 'Not going to ruin' Kavanaugh over Ford's accusation
South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he does not expect to be swayed against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh even after he hears from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexual assault.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser will testify in open hearing on Thursday
Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford said in a statement on Sunday that she has committed to testifying in an open hearing on Thursday about her allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Trump's trade war with China is about to get a whole lot bigger
The trade fight between the United States and China is set to intensify Monday when the two economic superpowers hit each other with their biggest round of tariffs yet.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Mazie Hirono previews what she'll ask Kavanaugh during hearing with his accuser
Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono on Sunday previewed what she plans to ask Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a hearing later this week to address a sexual assault allegation levied against him.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Nikki Haley says sexual harassment accusers shouldn't be blamed or second-guessed
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday that as a general principle, people should avoid blaming or second-guessing sexual harassment accusers.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Bloomberg says he's undecided on 2020
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" he might move to run for president after the midterm elections this year.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Democrats begin to worry about Latino vote
Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

Haley: US 'not looking to do regime change anywhere'
Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday that despite increased tension with Iran, the United States was not seeking regime change there or anywhere else.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

McConnell called Trump to say Kavanaugh tweets weren't helpful
After President Donald Trump tweeted criticism of the woman who came forward accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the President on Friday to say his tweets did not help, two people familiar with the call confirmed to CNN.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

New book excerpt: Trump urged Roethlisberger to escort Daniels to room instead of bodyguards
Stormy Daniels, in her new tell-all book, says she was "terrified" by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after Donald Trump introduced the two at a nightclub in 2006.

CNN Politics
Sep 23, 2018

GOP allies urge Trump not to fire Rosenstein ahead of Kavanaugh confirmation, midterms
What seemed at first like a long-awaited opening to get rid of the "lingering stench" at his Justice Department now poses a quandary for President Donald Trump: Would firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein complicate precarious confirmation proceedings for an embattled Supreme Court nominee?

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee contacts Ford's friend about party
As the Senate Judiciary Committee staff negotiates with attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a past sexual assault, over a potential hearing on Thursday, Republican staffers are working to interview those who may have information about the alleged incident.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Trump admin proposes rule to block visas, green cards for those likely to use certain public benefits
The Trump administration on Saturday revealed its plan to make it harder for immigrants to come to or stay in the United States if they or their family may use certain public benefits.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Kavanaugh's accuser accepts request to speak to Judiciary Committee next week
The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely propose holding a hearing next Wednesday where they will hear testimony from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Ex-Trump official walked back statement to Mueller probe about Flynn's talks with Russian diplomat
A former Trump official corrected a claim to she made to federal investigators about what she knew during the presidential transition about Russia sanctions after former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea in the Russia investigation contradicted her account, according to a person familiar with the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Gosar responds to siblings' attack ad: 'To the six angry Democrat Gosars -- see you at Mom and Dad's house!'
It's no longer all in the family. Republican Rep. Paul Gosar is slamming his Democrat opponent in his Arizona reelection race for capitalizing on "family political differences" after his opponent launched a TV campaign ad that featured six of the incumbent's siblings urging people not to vote for him.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Bill Nelson's campaign to donate rest of donations it received from Al Franken PAC
Sen. Bill Nelson's re-election campaign donated only half of the money it received from former Sen. Al Franken's political action committee, a review of federal elections records reveals.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

WaPo: Ex-Trump official walked back statement to Mueller probe about Flynn's talks with Russian diplomat
A former Trump official walked back her claim to the special counsel's office that she and former national security adviser Michael Flynn did not discuss conversations between him and Russia's ambassador about sanctions, according to a new report.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Kavanaugh's accuser accepts request to speak to Judiciary Committee next week, lawyers say
The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely propose holding a hearing next Wednesday where they will hear testimony from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

The 100-keg quest: Kavanaugh classmate details senior year at Georgetown Prep
A goal of drinking 100 beer kegs by the end of senior year. A party with a stripper. A student falling through ceilings at house parties. These are new details coming to light in Mark Judge's descriptions of his days as a Georgetown Prep student.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

The 100-keg quest: Kavanaugh classmate Mark Judge details senior year at Georgetown Prep
A goal of drinking 100 beer kegs by the end of senior year. A party with a stripper. A student falling through ceilings at house parties. These are new details coming to light in Mark Judge's descriptions of his days as a Georgetown Prep student.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Ben and Jerry's co-founders serve up support for Democrats' efforts to flip the House
It might be a rocky road for seven Democratic House candidates in their respective races, but the co-founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream are hoping to float them to Congress.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee adviser working on Kavanaugh nomination resigns
Garrett Ventry, a communications adviser to the Senate Judiciary Committee's GOP majority who had been working on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, resigned on Friday prior to the publication of a report about a past sexual harassment allegation against him.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Ford's lawyers say she accepts request to speak to Judiciary Committee next week, but details need to be worked out
The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely propose holding a hearing next Wednesday where they will hear testimony from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

US-China trade talks stall amid tariff standoff
Negotiations between the United States and China have stalled after President Donald Trump ordered new tariffs on Chinese goods.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Judge orders Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to testify in lawsuit challenging 2020 census question
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross must sit for a deposition in a lawsuit against his department over its decision to include a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census, a federal judge ruled Friday.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Bill Nelson campaign donated only half of donations it received from Al Franken group
Sen. Bill Nelson's re-election campaign donated only half of the money it received from former Sen. Al Franken's political action committee, a review of federal elections records reveals.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

White House furniture finds nouveau life in the Blue Room
Two hundred years ago, President James Monroe purchased 53 pieces of gilded French furniture for what is now the White House Blue Room. The price tag of $18,417.17 briefly drew the ire of the legislative branch, according to the White House Historical Association.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Claire McCaskill targeted by Islamophobic radio ad in Missouri Senate race
An ad airing on Missouri radio attempts to rally voters against incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill by warning that she supports "teaching about Islam" in schools.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

3 senators were in both Anita Hill's hearing and Brett Kavanaugh's
Capitol Hill has seen dozens of senators cycle through its halls over the years, but at least three had front row seats to a pair of Supreme Court nominations both rocked by claims of sexual misconduct separated by 27 years' time.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Islamophobic radio ad hits Claire McCaskill for supporting Islam being taught in schools
An ad airing on Missouri radio attempts to rally voters against incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill by warning that she supports "teaching about Islam" in schools.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Ben Carson ties Kavanaugh allegation to old socialist group
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Friday tied the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a century-old plot by socialists.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Republicans worry Kavanaugh allegation could drive suburban women away in midterms
Republicans were already concerned that sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could turn off suburban women and lead to bigger losses in the midterm elections.

CNN Politics
Sep 22, 2018

Here's how Michael Cohen might be helpful to prosecutors
Michael Cohen has been making the rounds since his late-August guilty plea in federal court, offering himself up to a number of offices that are investigating him or other aspects of the Trump orbit.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Grassley agrees to give Ford more time to decide on Senate testimony
The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely propose holding a hearing next Wednesday where they will hear testimony from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Nielsen says FEMA's Brock Long will reimburse for misuse of government vehicles
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday that Brock Long, the administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will reimburse the federal government as appropriate for his non-official use of government vehicles.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Federal judge says 'meaningful closure' could be soon in family reunifications
The latest report from government and American Civil Liberties Union attorneys about reunifications of families separated at the southern border is "very promising," US District Judge Dana Sabraw said Friday.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Ben Carson ties Kavanaugh allegation to centuries-old socialist group
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Friday tied the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a century-old plot by socialists.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Rep. Paul Gosar's siblings in new ad: Don't vote for our brother
Six siblings of Republican Rep. Paul Gosar delivered a stark message in a new television advertisement: Vote for their brother's opponent.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz spar over National Anthem protests, immigration in contentious debate
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and his Democratic challenger, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, were asked Friday night -- in what moderators intended to be a polite end to their first debate -- to say something nice about each other.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Ford's lawyer asks for additional day to decide on Senate testimony
The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely propose holding a hearing next Wednesday where they will hear testimony from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Trump vows to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'
President Donald Trump vowed Friday night to eradicate a "lingering stench" at the Justice Department, hours after it was reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed wearing a "wire" to record conversations with Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Panetta on Trump: 'We have been in a constitutional crisis'
Former CIA Director Leon Panetta on Friday said the US has been "in a constitutional crisis" under Donald Trump's presidency.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Sources: Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly taping Trump
In the days after FBI Director James Comey's May 2017 firing, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed wearing a "wire" to record conversations with President Donald Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, The New York Times reported Friday.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

President Trump holds Missouri rally


CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

The Point: The week Brett Kavanaugh went from sure thing to not
A lot can change in a week in Washington.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Ronald Reagan's daughter defends woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault
President Ronald Reagan's daughter Patti Davis wrote about her own sexual assault experience to defend Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Murkowski says she's waiting until Ford testifies before she decides on Kavanaugh
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski told CNN on Friday she plans to wait until after Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee before deciding whether to back Kavanaugh's nomination.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Murkowski says she's waiting until Ford testimony until she decides on Kavanaugh
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski told CNN on Friday she plans to wait until after Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee before deciding whether to back Kavanaugh's nomination.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Trump to award Medal of Honor to combat medic
President Donald Trump plans to award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army staff sergeant in recognition of his treatment and evacuation of fellow US soldiers while taking fire from enemy combatants in Afghanistan in 2008.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

Grassley: If there's no agreement on Ford testifying, committee will vote Monday
The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely propose holding a hearing next Wednesday where they will hear testimony from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

GOP Senate nominee: Kavanaugh accusation 'absurd' because they were drunk and assault attempt 'never went anywhere'
North Dakota GOP Senate nominee Kevin Cramer said on Friday that the accusation against Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh was "even more absurd" Anita Hill's accusation against Clarence Thomas because Kavanaugh and his accuser were drunk teenagers when the alleged incident occurred.

CNN Politics
Sep 21, 2018

The Point: 5 questions after reading the Rod Rosenstein bombshell report
The New York Times published an explosive report Friday afternoon, claiming, via anonymous sources, that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein openly speculated about wearing a wire to record President Donald Trump and floated the idea of building support within the administration to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.

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