A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a defeat on Friday when it refused to allow his order barring asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally to take effect, while a court challenge proceeds. Reuters Continue reading U.S. appeals court will not restore Trump asylum order
As the nation absorbed memories and appreciations of â€œ41â€� this week, we at Fact Check Friday smoked out a few falsehoods you might have missed. ABC News Continue reading Fact Check Friday: Trump's tariff-ically false claims and more
U.S. prosecutors said on Friday President Donald Trump directed his personal lawyer to make illegal hush payments to two women ahead of the 2016 election, and also detailed a previously unknown attempt by a Russian to help the Trump campaign. … Continue reading U.S. prosecutors name Trump in hush payments, detail Russian contacts
The special counsel’s team queried White House chief of staff John Kelly about obstruction of justice as it relates to President Donald Trump and others, sources said. ABC News Continue reading White House chief of staff questioned about obstruction of justice: Sources
North Carolina’s board of elections identified political consultant Leslie McCrae Dowless as a person of interest on Friday amid a probe of possible absentee ballot fraud in a disputed U.S. congressional election. Reuters Continue reading North Carolina elections board identifies 'person of interest' in fraud probe
This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, Dec. 9. ABC News Continue reading Sunday on 'This Week': Larry Kudlow, Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Chris Murphy
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson “dumb as a rock” and “lazy as hell” a day after the former diplomat publicly said he had warned the president against doing things that would violate … Continue reading Trump calls Tillerson 'dumb as a rock' and 'lazy'
The Utah Republican congresswoman said she was blindsided by Trump’s comments. ABC News Continue reading Ousted Republican says 'it wasn't my job' to be in 'lockstep' with Trump
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected on Friday to provide new details on how two of President Donald Trump’s closest former aides have helped or hindered his probe into possible collusion between Russia and Trump’s 2016 election campaign. Reuters Continue reading Mueller's filings on Trump ex-aides to shed new light on Russia probe
In an early morning Twitter rant, President Trump railed against Special Counsel Robert Mueller, James Comey, and even his own Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as h ABC News Continue reading Trump rants about Comey, Mueller investigation as new details expected
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will provide new details on Friday on how two of President Donald Trump’s closest former aides have helped or hindered his investigation into possible collusion between Russia and Trump’s 2016 election campaign. Reuters Continue reading Mueller to give details on Russia probe with filings on Trump ex-aides
The arrest in Canada of a top Chinese technology executive for possible extradition to the United States has roiled markets and cast doubt on a recent U.S.-China trade truce. Reuters Continue reading Explainer: How does extradition to the U.S. work?
William Barr, former attorney general under George H.W. Bush, is the man President Trump plans on nominating to fill Jeff Sessions’ former role, sources tell ABC News. ABC News Continue reading Who is William Barr? What you need to know about the possible next attorney general
President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, two White House officials said on Thursday, tapping someone with no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world’s … Continue reading Trump to nominate State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador: White House officials
Barr is a former attorney general who was Robert Mueller’s boss. ABC News Continue reading WATCH: Trump intends to nominate William Barr as next attorney general: Sources