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Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT

Trump Demands Probe of Supposed Campaign 'Spy'

Trump Demands Probe of Supposed Campaign 'Spy'

The Department of Justice says it will investigate President Donald Trump's claim that his campaign was infiltrated by an FBI "spy."

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 03:48 PM EDT

Pompeo Threatens Iran With 'Strongest Sanctions in History'

Pompeo Threatens Iran With 'Strongest Sanctions in History'

The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history," as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 03:26 PM EDT

New CIA Director Says She'll Send More Spies to the Field

New CIA Director Says She'll Send More Spies to the Field

New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered up praise for the rank-and-file, who felt snubbed during his first visit to...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 05:22 AM EDT

In North Korea Nuke Site Closing, Spectacle Trumps Substance

In North Korea Nuke Site Closing, Spectacle Trumps Substance

Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country's Punggye-ri nuclear test site in a much-touted display of goodwill before...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 04:51 AM EDT

Trump vs 'the Resistance' Plays Out in Washington Courtroom

Trump vs 'the Resistance' Plays Out in Washington Courtroom

When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. On one side: a Justice Department that has sought to incarcerate scores of...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 02:40 PM EDT

2018 Midterms: A Test Run for Harris 2020 Presidential Bid?

2018 Midterms: A Test Run for Harris 2020 Presidential Bid?

Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump. The leading players -- from established national...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 08:10 PM EDT

FBI, Justice to 'Review' Classified Info Sought by Lawmakers

FBI, Justice to 'Review' Classified Info Sought by Lawmakers

Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 12:06 PM EDT

Investigators Finally Get Look at Materials From Cohen Raid

Investigators Finally Get Look at Materials From Cohen Raid

Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10:51 AM EDT

McCaskill Defends CIA Vote, Says Reasons Are Classified

McCaskill Defends CIA Vote, Says Reasons Are Classified

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri on Saturday defended her vote against President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director but said the specific reasons were classified. McCaskill was one of the few...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 04:15 AM EDT

Trump Jr. Met With Mueller Witness During Campaign

Trump Jr. Met With Mueller Witness During Campaign

Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel...

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