The plea deal could be a sign that Mr. Gates plans to share incriminating information against Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, or other members of the campaign.
Since Robert S. Mueller III was appointed as special counsel, he has issued more than 100 criminal counts against 19 people and three companies.
Gov. Eric Greitens faces an invasion of privacy charge and calls from fellow Republicans to quit. Lawmakers said they could take steps toward impeachment.
Conservatives try to look past President Trump’s flaws and see only his policies.
The State Department is reviewing whether the offer by Sheldon Adelson to donate up to an estimated $500 million is legal.
The White House was not told what the issues were involving Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser.
The Fed’s biannual policy report to Congress made little mention of the stock market’s fluctuations, but it affirmed plans to raise interest rates.
President Trump suggested that should sanctions not work, the resulting U.S. actions might be “very unfortunate for the world.”
A Florida shooting survivor implored President Trump to emulate Australia’s gun crackdown. But when Australia’s prime minister visited the White House, the two said the nations are too different.
President Xi Jinping of China is sending Liu He, his top economic policy maker and a recent addition to the Politburo, to Washington on Tuesday.
“I’m hearing more and more people say the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people’s thoughts,” the president said on Thursday.
Mr. Trump claims to have cut 22 federal regulations for every one that is newly created — more, he says, than any other president. Neither boast is true.
It’s not always easy to hide thinning hair, especially when your hair is as famous as the president’s.
The action was a clear signal, near the end of an Olympic Games marked by a rapprochement on the Korean Peninsula, that his pressure campaign would not let up.
“When it came time to get in there and do something, he didn’t have the courage, or something happened, but he certainly did a poor job,” President Trump said of the officer in Parkland.
The president’s daughter dined with South Korea’s leader and will attend the Olympics’ closing ceremony, where a North Korean delegation will also be present.
Major legislation is often spurred by tragedy. Experts are uncertain about the extent that gun control laws have improved safety and curbed violence.
Last week’s school massacre in Florida set the well-worn machinery of America’s gun debate in motion. But angry students injected new passion into a stale fight.
The charges do not involve President Trump or his campaign, but they compound the legal problems for Mr. Manafort, his former campaign chairman.
President Trump promoted arming specially trained teachers to fend off school shooters, but rejected active-shooter drills to survive a rampage.
The guidance, expected to be announced in the coming days, allows the Trump administration to take action on guns without issuing rules that might inflame gun rights supporters.
Consoler in chief has been a role that President Trump has been slow and somewhat reluctant to embrace — especially in contrast to his predecessor.
Writers from across the political spectrum on the divisive debate on gun restrictions in the wake of the mass shooting in Florida last week.
The first panel of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference took aim at the press, and the attacks did not let up from there.
In an interview, George David Banks, who stepped down recently, said he also believed Mr. Trump might still be willing to remain in the global climate pact.
Mr. Graham, the evangelist and presidential pastor who died this week, will become the fourth private citizen to lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.
Workers in a small Illinois town are worried that a Supreme Court decision curbing union power would hurt their community.
The spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference a day after addressing those affected by the school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Michelle Wolf, a stand-up comic and contributor to “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” takes on one of the most prominent — and perilous — gigs in comedy.
Ms. Brennan, who succeeds John Dickerson, becomes the only female journalist currently serving as the solo anchor of a major Sunday political show.
Mr. LaPierre leveled a searing indictment against liberal Democrats, the news media and political opportunists he said were joined together in a socialist plot to “eradicate all individual freedoms.”
The A.T.F.’s weakened political position is partly because the N.R.A. has long used its sway to hobble the agency as well as because of a dearth of leadership and resources.
Even after ISIS is substantially defeated, the Trump administration will allow troops remain in Syria indefinitely without new congressional authorization.
Despite strong public support and bipartisan congressional backing for action, deep political divisions on the two issues yielded no deal.