Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget chief and incoming acting chief of staff, said on Sunday that President Trump recognizes that he “doesn't have the ability" to fire Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, despite disagreeing…

Incoming acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that President Trump is not going to change his mind about withdrawing troops from Syria, even after both his secretary of defense and top…

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has decided not to recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation, despite at least one senior ethics official within the Justice Department telling colleagues he would recommend…

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, March 2, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Representative Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) drew a connection between President Trump’s Wednesday announcement of an immediate U.S.…

Alice Walker on The Beat with Ari Melber (MSNBC via YouTube) Ignoring anti-Semitic actions or comments depending on the perpetrator’s ethnicity or background allows hatred of Jews to spread. This week, The New York Times…

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday pushed back against claims that President Donald Trump is backing down on his demand for billions in funding for a border wall. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald…

  Washington (CNN) Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to make an announcement as early as this weekend on who will replace Sen. Jon Kyl, sources familiar with the conversations in Arizona told CNN. Ducey's…

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and wife Casey at his election-night party in Orlando, Fla., November 6, 2018. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) Testing a theory of wave elections Now that the dust has settled and all the…

David Koch in 2012 (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Can the Koch brothers take over the pro-freedom space once held by the ACLU? Early in the 2010s, Charles and David Koch ramped up their contributions to civil-libertarian causes.…

Beto O’Rourke at a campaign rally in Plano, Texas, November 2, 2018. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Former vice president Joe Biden’s team discussed the possibility of him running on a 2020 presidential ticket with Texas Representative Beto…

The Collusion Scenario

(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The trouble in Trump world. It has become an article of faith in some quarters on the right — well, most — that the Mueller investigation has found no evidence of collusion with…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., April 2016. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) If the base makes the candidates adopt crazy policies, Trump could win again. Donald Trump probably…

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Representative Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday secured the votes she needs to become the next speaker of the House after she cut a deal with rebels in her party who argued…

President Donald Trump announced that his chief of staff, John Kelly, will leave at the end of the year. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on…

They’ve spent months directing their investigative firepower at the Justice Department, sparring with senior law enforcement officials over documents and raising questions about the Hillary Clinton email and Trump-Russia probes in what Democrats have decried…

President Donald Trump is likely to replace his chief of staff, John Kelly, in the coming days, senior sources told ABC News. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up…

They’ve spent months directing their investigative firepower at the Justice Department, sparring with senior law enforcement officials over documents and raising questions about the Hillary Clinton email and Trump-Russia probes in what Democrats have decried…

U.S. President Donald Trump is ready to grant what North Korea wants as long as denuclearization goals are fulfilled, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told the media on Sunday. Interested in North Korea? Add North…