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  • A look at Corey Lewandowski’s role in the Mueller report

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, testified Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee in what the panel labeled its first official impeachment hearing. Lewandowski, who sparred with Democrats throughout the hearing and provided little new information, appears frequently in the special counsel’s report, which the committee is investigating. Mueller investigated […]
  • Governors struggle under new rules in 2020 presidential race

    As his 10 top competitors were in Houston prepping for a big night on national television last week, Democratic presidential candidate and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock was 900 miles (1,450 kilometers) north in a suburban Des Moines brewpub. The governor wasn’t drowning his sorrows over failing to qualify for the primary debate, but he wasn’t […]
  • In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice

    HONG KONG (AP) — Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong’s months-long protests for full democracy. At home, he is just another protester. The 22-year-old activist, who rose to fame as a leader of democracy protests five years ago, speaks to a U.S. congressional committee on Tuesday, following visits to […]
  • The Latest: Trump pitches economic argument in New Mexico

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s rally in New Mexico (all times local): 9:05 p.m. President Donald Trump made a pocketbook appeal to New Mexico voters, assuring them at a rally Monday night near Albuquerque that his energy policies have made the state wealthier. Trump warned that that those gains […]
  • White House orders 2 former aides to defy House subpoenas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are “absolutely immune” from testifying at what the panel is calling its first impeachment hearing. In a letter sent to the panel and obtained […]
  • Collins’ aide: New Kavanaugh accusation ‘lacks an accuser’

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A spokeswoman for Republican Maine Sen. Susan Collins says newly disclosed allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh are not adding anything new to what’s already been reported. Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon, a Democrat who hopes to unseat Collins next year, says she’s “tired of hoping that […]
  • US alleges visa fraud scheme targeting American research

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Chinese government employee was arrested Monday after the Justice Department linked him to a visa fraud scheme intended to help others enter the United States to recruit research talent. Zhongsan Liu, 57, was charged in federal court in Manhattan with one count of conspiracy to commit visa fraud. Prosecutors say Liu […]
  • Trump rallies backers in New Mexico in bid to turn state red

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump made a pocketbook appeal for reelection in the Democratic-leaning state of New Mexico on Monday, telling voters that his energy policies have made the state wealthier and warning that the gains could disappear if the proposal known as the Green New Deal takes effect. “The Democrats want […]
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump contradicts aides, self on Iran talks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s one of the most commonly heard phrases around the White House as aides seek to explain Donald Trump’s thinking: “The president has made clear that …” But saying so doesn’t make it so. And on the question of a theoretical meeting between U.S. and Iranian leaders, it’s not clear at all. […]
  • House panel investigates Elaine Chao for possible conflicts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee said Monday it is investigating whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao acted improperly to benefit herself or her family’s shipping company. Two Democratic leaders sent Chao a letter asking her to turn over documents and communications related to the New York-based company, Foremost Group. Chao’s father and sisters own […]
  • New Kavanaugh allegation unlikely to prompt impeachment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As several Democratic presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, newly disclosed allegations are reviving questions about the rush to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee at the height of the #MeToo movement. The Senate confirmed Kavanaugh last October after emotional, widely watched hearings over an allegation of […]
  • A look at the revived allegations against Justice Kavanaugh

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new claim of decades-old sexual impropriety by Justice Brett Kavanaugh is rekindling the controversy that nearly derailed his confirmation to the Supreme Court last year. The allegation was unearthed by two New York Times reporters in their research for a book about the Kavanaugh confirmation. The book says the FBI was […]
  • AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump’s tax returns

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. Manhattan District Attorney’s Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office recently sent a subpoena to Trump’s accounting firm seeking the last eight years of state and federal tax returns for Trump […]
  • Low-tier candidates could threaten Sanders in New Hampshire

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders turned his outsider credentials and call for political revolution into a commanding victory in the 2016 New Hampshire primary. But as he seeks a repeat performance, the Vermont senator could face unlikely competition. On their own, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard and Marianne Williamson sit near the bottom of the […]
  • The Latest: Saudis to invite global experts to investigate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf and the fallout after weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Saudi Arabia says its initial investigations indicate that Iranian weapons were used in attacks on key oil installations and it “will invite U.N. and international experts […]
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