Politics

Trump takes on entrenched practice of Washington…

When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wanted to crack down on leaks last week, he collected his aides' cell phones to check for communication with reporters

Sessions: Marijuana won't fix opioid epidemic

Speaking to the National Association of Attorneys General, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he doesn't think there are benefits to legal marijuana and dismissed it as a solution to the opioid epidemic.

Trump to focus on promises, agenda in address to…

Kristin Fisher reports from the White House

The House Probe Into Trump And Russia Is Already…

Committee chair Devin Nunes and ranking member Adam Schiff aren't seeing eye to eye on the investigation of President Trump's alleged ties to Russia.

Kellyanne Conway Chilling on the Oval Office…

Kellyanne Conway… apparently she is making herself feel quite at home at the Oval Office and has kicked up her heels… on the couch.. LiterallySusana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.

DHS: We'll Only Deport Immigrants With Criminal…

But two recent cases suggest Immigration and Customs Enforcement might not have gotten the memo.

The Latest: Ross sworn in as Commerce secretary

President Donald Trump has a Commerce secretary

What to watch for when Trump makes 1st address to…

A presidential address to Congress is always part policy speech, part political theater

Sessions: Goal is to reduce crime

Speaking to the National Association of Attorneys General, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed crime rates, illegal drugs, community relations with police and immigration.

Mike Rowe on the importance of blue collar jobs

The TV host is testifying about the issue on Capitol Hill

President Trump's Pick For Navy Secretary Just…

Philip Bilden announced his decision Sunday, citing his "family's private financial interests" as a possible conflict if he were to take the job.

Trump Is Skipping The White House Correspondents…

The president is breaking with 36 years of tradition by not attending the event that honors journalism.

British Chambers of Commerce offers Brexit wish…

The British Chambers of Commerce is urging the U.K. government to put forward a clear timetable for Brexit, arguing that the break should be delayed if a trade deal remains incomplete at the end of the two-year time frame for negotiations

Trump grades himself a 'C' for communicating

In an interview on Fox News Channel, President Trump says that he grades himself an 'A" for achievement and a "C" or "C-plus" for messaging.

Manchin: Trump needs to make sure he gets honest…

Democratic senator discusses President Trump's budget blueprint

Melania Trump Is Putting On The Ritz At The White…

The Governors Dinner is an annual black-tie gala at the White House.

Leaked Government Document Seems To Be At Odds…

A leaked draft report from the Department of Homeland Security says citizenship is unlikely to be a reliable indication of a terror threat.

Trump ordering review of Obama rule protecting small streams

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution

Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps…

In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker wants to allow restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made

Trump ramps up pledge to undo Obamacare

President Donald Trump met with major US health insurance companies and GOP leaders to push forward the repeal and replacement of Obamacare. CNN's Phil Mattingly reports.

What does Trump need to say in congressional…

Political panel weighs in

Republican Lawmakers Push For Harsher Penalties…

Most proposed laws ramp up penalties for blocking traffic, but others go a lot further.

Homeland Security Is Almost Ready For Border Wall…

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's almost ready to accept "prototype wall structure" designs for Trump's project at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts…

President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less."

Senate confirms billionaire investor as commerce…

The Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team

Schiff: No conclusion on Trump-Russia probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, says that without an independent analysis, it's too early to draw conclusions about Trump advisers' involvement with Russian officials. Schiff's statement differs from the opinion of the committee's chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes. CNN's Jim Sciutto breaks it down.

POTUS to hold first congressional address

Griff Jenkins reports from Washington, D.C.

Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address…

President Donald Trump's first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected