NBC’s Chuck Todd grills Senator John Kennedy for echoing Putin’s talking points and doing Trump’s ‘dirty work’

During an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” GOP Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana accused former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of interfering with the 2016 election on behalf of Hillary Clinton. The accusation came just one week after Kennedy walked b…

Analysis: Takeaways from today’s impeachment hearing

(CNN)On Wednesday morning, the House Judiciary Committee convened its first hearing in the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump — bringing in four constitutional lawyers to debate what, exactly, constitutes “high crimes and misdemeanors” and…

With Trump, All Roads Lead to Moscow

Who would benefit from these announcements? Mr. Trump, who believes his re-election prospects are threatened most by Mr. Biden, and Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, who has been working for years to make Ukraine the fall guy for his own interference i…

Bernie Sanders Campaign Shakes Up New Hampshire Operation

Bernie Sanders Campaign Shakes Up New Hampshire Operation

Senator Bernie Sanders has overhauled his New Hampshire state operations, as his campaign fights to maintain support in a state he won by more than 22 percentage points in 2016. In a series of moves, the campaign has replaced the New Hampshire state director…

China’s industrial production just keeps falling — and its bringing the US down with it

China’s industrial production just keeps falling — and its bringing the US down with it

Data released on Monday showed that the trade war is continuing to hurt the world’s second-biggest economy, as industrial production fell in August. For Americans, the worry is that this fall will drag US manufacturing with it — something that could play a…

A year ago, Doug Ford asked us to follow the money. Guess what it shows us.

A year ago, Doug Ford asked us to follow the money. Guess what it shows us.

The premier of Ontario’s “First Government For the People” addressed the people the other day. Doug Ford reminded us of what we (apparently) already know. “You know me,” he began. “I believe in honest conversations.” Whenever people — especially politician…

Opponents of ‘no-deal’ Brexit form alliance to defeat Johnson as PM vows to pursue snap election

Opponents of ‘no-deal’ Brexit form alliance to defeat Johnson as PM vows to pursue snap election

Demonstrators on both sides of the Brexit divide gathered outside Parliament, in London, on Sept. 3, 2019. Andrew Testa/The New York Times News Service THE LATEST British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost a crucial showdown in parliament thats…

The Fight Over California’s Emissions Rules Just Got Real

The Fight Over California’s Emissions Rules Just Got Real

After two-plus years of preparation, President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the US Environmental Protection Agency would revoke Californias ability to set its own fuel efficiency rulesa power that the state has used for decades to strongarm automakers into bu…

Mark Sanford: Long-time Trump critic joins Republican race to unseat Trump

Mark Sanford: Long-time Trump critic joins Republican race to unseat Trump

Image copyrightReuters Mark Sanford, a former South Carolina governor, has become the latest Republican to challenge President Trump in the party’s primary contest. “I’m here to tell you now that I am going to get in,” Mr Sanford, a long-time Trump critic,…

Air Force acknowledges crew stayed at Trump resort during refueling but says it was ‘not unusual’

Air Force acknowledges crew stayed at Trump resort during refueling but says it was ‘not unusual’

Washington (CNN)The crew of a US Air Force C-17 stayed at President Donald Trump’s golf resort in Turnberry, Scotland, during a March refueling stop en route to Kuwait, the Air Force acknowledged, again raising ethics questions about government use of the Pre…

Facebook, Microsoft and other partners create challenge to detect deepfakes

Facebook, Microsoft and other partners create challenge to detect deepfakes

Facebook Chief Technology Office Mike Schroepfer said Thursday that the social network, Microsoft and others are launching a challenge to detect deepfakes.  James Martin/CNET Altered videos called deepfakes, which can make it appear as if politicians, celeb…

Democrats are reportedly preparing an embarrassing dossier against Trump before the 2020 election

Democrats are reportedly preparing an embarrassing dossier against Trump before the 2020 election

The Democratic National Committee’s research team is conducting research of lawsuits on President Donald Trump that span across the US, according to an Axios report on Sunday. The DNC reportedly investigated 7,000 lawsuits and composed a document of Trump’…

House panel investigates military spending at Trump Turnberry

House panel investigates military spending at Trump Turnberry

(CNN)The House Oversight Committee has been investigating for several months whether increased military expenditures benefiting the Trump Turnberry golf course and resort in Scotland represent a conflict of interest for the President, according to committee d…