Obama told Trump 'I can't think of anything' when asked what his 'biggest mistake' was, book claims
Then-President-elect Donald Trump is said to have asked outgoing President Barack Obama in 2017 what he thought his biggest mistake was as they traveled from the White House to the Capitol building, according to a new book.
Capitol Hill frustration with State Dept bubbles over: 'The DMV-ification of a hostage crisis'
Frustration on Capitol Hill with the State Department continues to mount, as Americans and Afghan allies remain stranded in Afghanistan more than two weeks after the U.S. completed its withdrawal from the country.
Anthony Gonzalez is retiring. Here's what has happened to the House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump.
GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio announced on Thursday that he will not seek reelection, becoming the first of the 10 House Republicans who had voted in January to impeach then-President Donald Trump to decide to retire. Trump has targeted the Republicans, trying to purge them from the party.
Grassley calls for Garland to assign prosecutor to investigate FBI 'cover-up' in Nassar investigation
Attorney General Merrick Garland is facing more pressure to reconsider the Justice Department's decision not to bring any prosecutions related to the FBI's mishandling of the Larry Nassar investigation, with Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley calling Friday for a federal prosecutor or special counsel to further investigate the matter.
New York Gov. Hochul orders immediate release of 191 Rikers Island inmates, citing 'technical' violations
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is ordering the immediate release of 191 inmates who are locked up on Rikers Island for what she called “technical” violations of their parole from state prison.
McCarthy calls on Biden to deploy National Guard as pressure builds over Haitian migrant surge
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Friday urged President Biden to deploy the National Guard in response to the Haitian migrant surge at Del Rio, Texas which has overwhelmed the small town -- with officials describing the situation as “out of control.”
Republicans double down on investigating Afghanistan withdrawal while Dems swerve to avoid blaming Biden
House and Senate Republicans are doubling down on their commitment to investigate the decisions leading to Biden's "disastrous" Afghanistan withdrawal, but Democrats are shying away from publicly blaming President Biden and his administration.
Biden signs executive order adding measles to list of quarantinable diseases after outbreak among US-bound Afghan refugees
President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order adding measles to the list of quarantinable diseases roughly one week after several Afghan refugees who had recently arrived in the US tested positive for the disease, which led to a pause in flights of US-bound refugees.
France recalls its ambassadors to the US and Australia over new national security partnership
The French government has immediately recalled its ambassador to the US for consultation in response to the recently announced national security partnership with the United Kingdom and Australia, a French official told CNN.
US military admits it killed 10 civilians and targeted wrong vehicle in Kabul airstrike
A United States military investigation into a deadly Kabul drone strike in August has found that it killed 10 civilians and the driver and the vehicle targeted was likely not a threat associated with ISIS-K, according to a US military official familiar with the investigation.
Canada disputes Chinese news report that famous sailor was turned back from Northwest Passage
News/Canada/North: Chinese media reported that painter and sailor Zhai Mo was “illegally stopped” by Canadian authorities while attempting what he called the first non-stop circumnavigation of the Arctic. Transport Canada says otherwise.
Montana GOP congressman blasts Biden effort to resettle Afghan refugees in his state
A House Republican on Friday publicly pushed back against the Biden administration's plan to resettle Afghan nationals in his home state of Montana and suggested that the refugees are not properly vetted, despite repeated assurances from the Biden administration that they are.
General says it is unlikely ISIS-K members killed in August Kabul drone strike: 'A tragic mistake'
Head of the United States Central Command Kenneth McKenzie announced Friday that no ISIS-K members were killed in a Kabul drone strike on August 29 which led to the deaths of multiple civilian casualties.
A vote for the People's Party is like a vote for the Liberals, O'Toole says
News/Politics: Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole said today that conservative-minded voters sick of the Liberal government should park their votes with the Tories rather than turn to the People's Party of Canada (PPC) in this election.
Why France is angry about the US and UK giving Australia nuclear-powered submarines
The French government says it was betrayed when Australia pulled out of their existing multi-billion dollar defense deal, agreeing instead to attain nuclear-powered submarines through a new deal with the United States and the United Kingdom.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis marries male partner, a first for sitting governor
Colorado’s Jared Polis, who became the first openly gay man in the United States to be elected governor in 2018, has married his longtime partner and first gentleman Marlon Reis, a writer and animal welfare advocate.