Biden administration considering options for possibly evacuating US citizens from Ukraine if Russia invades
The Biden administration is exploring options for a potential evacuation of US citizens from Ukraine if Russia were to invade the country and create a dire security situation, half a dozen sources tell CNN.
Trump's blood oxygen levels were at a 'dangerously low level' during 2020 Covid-19 diagnosis, ex-chief of staff says
Then-President Donald Trump's blood oxygen level dipped down to a "dangerously low level" hours after he announced back in October 2020 that he tested positive for Covid-19, according to his former chief of staff Mark Meadows.
How a Bannon lawyer with civil rights creds became a Trump world go-to
David Schoen has stepped forward to represent conservative firebrand Steve Bannon in his contempt of Congress case after two previous stints defending self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" Roger Stone, and even former President Donald Trump. But Schoen insists politics is not playing into his decision.
Biden and Putin set to hold call at critical moment of escalating tensions over Ukraine
President Joe Biden will hold a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday in what is expected to be a highly consequential meeting for the two leaders amid escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
Texas could test one of Biden's core political bets
No state may benefit more than Texas from the social programs included in President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda, an array of recent analyses show -- despite the fierce opposition to the bill from the state's Republican leadership. And over time that dynamic could make the state a crucial proving ground for one of the White House's core political bets.
Trump's anti-democratic 2022 playbook takes shape as Biden faces off with Putin
Former President Donald Trump's grip on the Republican Party is tightening as the 2022 midterm elections approach and GOP candidates launch campaigns at every level of governance -- from school boards to the US Senate -- with hopes of attracting his endorsement and strengthening the anti-democratic movement fueled by his lies about last year's presidential contest.
Mitch McConnell moves to cut deal on debt ceiling but faces GOP resistance
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is quietly moving to concoct a plan that would allow the nation's borrowing limit to be raised and force Democrats to ultimately cast the decisive and politically toxic vote — but he'll first have to sell it to Republicans.
Biden Supreme Court commission's draft report details 'profound' disagreement over adding seats to bench
A controversial commission set up by President Joe Biden to explore changes to the US Supreme Court concluded in a draft final report Monday that there was "profound" disagreement over whether to add more seats to the bench but suggested more consensus for term limits for the justices without taking a final position on the issue.
CNN Exclusive: Top Pence aide cooperating with January 6 committee
Marc Short, the former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, is cooperating with the January 6 committee, a significant development that will give investigators insight from one of the highest-ranking Trump officials, according to three sources with knowledge of the committee's activities.
Biden faces high-stakes test in call with Putin over Ukraine
President Joe Biden is set for one of the most critical calls of his presidency on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he gets stark warnings from the US intelligence community that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine as soon as next month.
'Remain in Mexico' program restarts, fueling frustration among immigration advocates
The Biden administration relaunched the Trump-era border policy known as "Remain in Mexico" on Monday, kicking back into gear the program allowing officials to send non-Mexican migrants to Mexico to await their US immigration court hearings.
Trump allies are angling for election jobs up and down the ballot. That could have consequences in 2024
As former President Donald Trump prepares for a potential comeback bid in 2024, his allies are flocking to election jobs all the way down to the local level in key battleground states, raising new concerns that the election officials who blocked Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election won't be there the next time around.
Court order seizes websites used by China-based hacking group, Microsoft says
Microsoft used a court order to seize dozens of websites that a China-based hacking group was using for a cyber-espionage campaign against organizations in the US and 28 other countries, the tech giant said Monday.
Justice Department closes investigation into Emmett Till killing after failing to prove key witness lied
The Justice Department has officially closed its investigation into the infamous of killing Emmett Till for a second time, two sources familiar with the investigation said, leaving only more questions after a potentially significant claim from one of the last living witnesses led investigators on a fresh hunt for evidence.
Biden administration unveils new strategy to counter corruption
The Biden administration on Monday announced a new strategy to counter corruption and illicit finance, as well as new steps from the Treasury Department to tackle how illegal actors abuse the real estate market in the United States to hide their wealth.