With a tweet, President Trump signaled open warfare on his longtime fixer, who has publicly discussed the idea of cooperating with the Justice Department.
Prosecutors believe that American Media Inc. acted more as a political supporter than as a news organization as it helped Michael D. Cohen prevent embarrassing coverage of Donald J. Trump.
In an interview, Ms. Davis, a former fixture of New York tabloids, said she did not know why the special counsel’s office was interested in her.
Times commenters from American-allied countries expressed deep unease about each stop of President Trump’s European tour.
Senators expect the embarrassing collapse of one judicial nomination to influence others to come.
After victories by progressive candidates in New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Maryland, young liberals are trying to remake the party into a ferocious opposition force.
The meeting incited conflicting statements, outcry and new developments in the relationship between Washington and Moscow. Here’s a look at the meeting, what happened afterward — and some links to other political articles if you want to…
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, who has quickly become the face of a left-wing populist wave, visited Kansas with Senator Bernie Sanders to campaign for progressive candidates.
The former White House press secretary, looking for a second act, is on a book tour for “The Briefing,’’ a memoir of his six embattled months at the lectern.
The policy gap on Russia between the president and his administration’s intelligence and national security agencies appears to be growing wider.
A discussion in his home state underscored the difficult decision the West Virginia senator and other red-state Democrats must make.
Ms. Guilfoyle, who recently revealed that she is dating Donald Trump Jr., had been at the network for 12 years.
The president’s out-of-the-blue tweet in support of Brian Kemp was the latest example of him intervening in races with no warning to the party infrastructure.
Swing Left, a Democratic political action committee founded after the 2016 election by three relative novices, resembles a Silicon Valley start-up more than a traditional political organization.
Officials are investigating whether an Army training brigade that is a top Pentagon priority had enough security personnel to protect it from partnered Afghan forces.
Scheduling fights in the Senate. Student evaluations. Here’s a distilled version of what has happened since President Trump introduced his court nominee to the world.
A pending bill no longer contains the toughest restrictions on a Chinese telecom firm, after the Trump administration persuaded congressional leaders to soften their penalties.
Ohio State University announced Friday that more than 100 of its former students have come forward to accuse a former team doctor of sexual misconduct.
The British Museum and the Museum of London are in discussions to own the balloon, but the people behind it want it to tour worldwide.
The F.B.I. seized the recording in a raid. Its existence recording highlights the potential legal and political danger that Mr. Cohen represents to the president.
The president’s new aide brought baggage as well as long experience at Fox News to the White House. He has denied any wrongdoing.
The announcement came as uncertainty spread throughout the government about what the president had agreed to.
Dan Coats, the intelligence chief, also said he was not fully aware of what President Trump and the Russian president had discussed one on one, a remarkable admission.
The president seems set on testing the limits of his ability to move past a controversy without consequences.
Congressional Republicans shot down a series of measures brought by Democrats — and some Republicans — to admonish President Trump over his summit meeting with Vladimir V. Putin.
But that statement was at odds with how the president had earlier has characterized the meeting and contradicted an answer he appeared to give earlier in the day.
Ms. Butina was arrested over the weekend in Washington and was in contact with Russian intelligence, prosecutors said.
Never in the modern era has a president engendered such a wave of discussion about whether his real loyalty was to a foreign power over his own country.
As Democratic leaders in Congress pressed for tangible actions to punish President Trump, Republicans weighed a variety of proposals to respond to his remarks in Helsinki.
No Republican in Congress, however, pledged any particular action to punish President Trump, such as holding up his nominees, nor did any promise hearings or increased oversight.
In a Fox News interview, the Russian president said the hacked Democratic emails showed the truth — that the party leadership favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders.
Rather than defend America against those would threaten it, he attacked his own citizens and institutions while hailing the leader of a hostile power.
President Trump contradicted U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, and President Vladimir V. Putin said he didn’t know that Mr. Trump was in Russia in 2013.
The president’s re-election haul reflects a brisk fund-raising effort. Most of his predecessors, by contrast, did not kick off their campaigns until after the midterms.
The indictment of 12 Russian operatives provides never-before-seen detail about the central role of the online avatar Guccifer 2.0 in the dissemination of stolen Democratic documents.
Though Senator Dianne Feinstein trounced Kevin de León in a primary, they will still face off in November, after party leaders endorsed Mr. de León, reflecting the power of liberal activists.