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…

Fiona Hill: UK coal miner’s daughter turned top US Russia expert

Fiona Hill: UK coal miner’s daughter turned top US Russia expert

Image copyrightEPAImage caption Fiona Hill is a former White House aide When former White House national security adviser Fiona Hill took to the stand to testify in the US impeachment inquiry, she began with the story of her life. Unlike many others speak…

For Trump and Europe, a Surprising Role Reversal

For Trump and Europe, a Surprising Role Reversal

But Europe is changing, too, with Britain seeking to leave, Ms. Merkel nearing the end of her tenure, and Mr. Macron staking his claim to European leadership with a vision of the future that depends less on the United States. His criticism of NATO is inevitab…

Dow dives after Trump hints that a trade deal with China could come after the 2020 election

Dow dives after Trump hints that a trade deal with China could come after the 2020 election

President Donald Trump said that French President Emmanuel Macrons recent comments about NATO were very insulting. USA TODAY U.S. stocks tumbled Tuesday on worries that a trade deal with China wont be reached this month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average d…

Jeff Sessions to announce run for Senate

Jeff Sessions to announce run for Senate

(CNN)Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce Thursday a campaign for his old US Senate seat from Alabama, according to a GOP official familiar with the plan, a decision that could roil the Republican primary and provide the ultimate test of Presid…

Daca: Dreamers take fight with Trump to Supreme Court

Daca: Dreamers take fight with Trump to Supreme Court

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption A Daca student speaks at a rally outside of the Supreme Court ahead of the oral arguments The US Supreme Court is to hear arguments in the case of an Obama-era immigration programme the White House has sought to end…

Donald Trump confirms pre-election UK visit

Donald Trump confirms pre-election UK visit

Image copyrightAFP US President Donald Trump has confirmed he will travel to London 10 days before the UK general election. He will be in the capital with the first lady for the Nato summit between 2 and 4 December. Mr Trump will also attend a reception at…

US election 2020: Trump taunts ‘little’ Bloomberg to challenge him

US election 2020: Trump taunts ‘little’ Bloomberg to challenge him

Media caption’Little Michael’ Bloomberg will hurt Biden – Trump US President Donald Trump has taunted former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg amid reports that he is ready to jump into the White House race. Speaking to reporters, Mr Trump said of the …

Books to give activists as they prepare for the upcoming election

Books to give activists as they prepare for the upcoming election

On December 31st, we’re not just ringing in a new year. We’re ringing in an election year. And it’s going to be a big one.  In 2020, there are huge issues on the table: climate change, gun control, health care, the list goes on. Of course, one way everyone s…

The ‘fictional narratives’ driving Trump’s Ukraine pressure campaign

The ‘fictional narratives’ driving Trump’s Ukraine pressure campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser, Fiona Hill, warned lawmakers in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Thursday against promoting a “fictional narrative here” that minimizes Russia’s attempts to interfe…

Gordon Sondland: Trump’s man in Brussels in eye of the storm

Gordon Sondland: Trump’s man in Brussels in eye of the storm

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Ambassador Sondland (C) has now revised his 17 October testimony to the impeachment inquiry It has been a torrid introduction to diplomacy for the wealthy hotelier appointed US ambassador to the EU by Donald Trump. …