Sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity due to the privacy of the ongoing discussions, said that Mnuchin has indicated to his inner circle that he feels best served as the head of Treasury. » Read More
By: Javier E. David
Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff, will not be tapped to fill the vacancy left by departing White House chief of staff John Kelly. » Read More
Cohen gave Mueller "information about attempts by other Russian nationals to reach" Trump's presidential campaign as far back as November 2015, the special counsel said. » Read More
By: Jacob Pramuk
A sentencing document concludes that Cohen acted "in coordination and at the direction" of President Donald Trump in making the payments to two women who said they had affairs with the president. » Read More
Prosecutors said the sentence "should reflect the seriousness of Cohen's brazen violations of election laws."
John Kelly's term as White House chief of staff was marked by staff shakeups and erratic behavior by Trump.
The special counsel says Manafort lied about contacts with the Trump administration and a suspected Russian spy.
In a video posted to Twitter, pastor Mark Harris said his campaign is "cooperating fully" with a state board of elections investigation into alleged absentee ballot irregularities.
While the arrest of Meng Wanzhou did not stem directly from trade talks, it made them more complicated and sensitive. It also served as a stark reminder of the deep frustrations that underpin Washington's relationship with Beijing.
The final 2018 Farm Bill is expected to be voted on as early as next week and would legalize hemp cultivation and could be a catalyst for explosive growth in a nascent industry that some forecast could top $20 billion by 2022.
Papadopoulos was released from an Oxford, Wisconsin, federal prison Friday morning around 9 a.m. local time. He was also sentenced to one year of supervised release, and must pay a $9,500 fine.
The legislation to keep the government open through Dec. 21 will delay a politically pitched fight over the president's proposed border wall.
President Donald Trump called former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "dumb as a rock" a day after Tillerson said the president encouraged him to break the law while he was in the administration.
Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff Nick Ayers is among the candidates who could succeed Kelly.
Trump says he will name State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert to succeed Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
President Donald Trump will nominate William Barr as attorney general. Barr, who previously was attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, would succeed Matt Whitaker, who became acting AG after Trump effectively fired Jeff Sessions in November.
Trump's tweets come as Mueller is expected to file new disclosures Friday about former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort and the president's ex-personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
In addition, federal prosecutors in New York will be filing a sentencing memo detailing Cohen's cooperation after his guilty plea in their separate case against him.
Until now, the special counsel's investigation has loomed as a singular threat to further erode the president's standing. But the uncertainty on display in gyrating financial markets this week has darkened expectations for Trump's last two years.
The state's Board of Elections declined to certify GOP pastor Mark Harris' unofficial victory over Democratic Marine veteran Dan McCready in North Carolina's 9th District last week as absentee ballot irregularities emerged.