(CNN) — There's a growing trend among Donald Trump's advisers: Listen to what he says, not what he tweets. On the "Today" show Monday, Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway bemoaned "the obsession with covering
The buck clearly does not stop with Donald Trump. On Monday, President Trump tweeted something strange. “The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically
The president’s reported disclosure of classified information to Russia is only the latest example of the self-proclaimed great negotiator conceding to officials from overseas everything they want. The
Homo naledi, a strange new species of human cousin found in South Africa two years ago, was unlike anything scientists had ever seen. Discovered deep in the heart of a treacherous cave system — as if been
London (CNN) — It is often hailed as the beacon of a civilized society -- but is democracy in danger of failing the very people it is supposed to protect? Across the world, experts say democratic states
It was almost 100 years ago that the most famous debate in science history took place. The topic up for consideration was the nature of the spiral objects in the sky: were they proto-stars in the process
The Trump White House approaches language with the same roughshod entitlement he’s applying to the presidency. His sloppy lies and vague promises must not stop us holding him to account With only a week
In the day-to-day crush of news, it’s easy to lose perspective. And this year especially, it’s easy for the abnormal to become normal. So let’s be clear: If President Trump truly does have no evidence
The web of connections in Trump’s Russia controversies. President Donald Trump’s Russia scandals are deeply intertwined. As Vox’s Zack Beauchamp writes, there are three separate Trump-Russia scandals together
Bush ethics lawyer: Trump's Russia scandal so far is "much worse" than the early stages of Watergate
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday announced that he would recuse himself “from any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns” for president in 2016.
Donald Trump sits at the top of the biggest org chart in the world. Why does he look so uncomfortable in the job? More than 27 years before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Bruce
The toughest job facing America's new foreign policy team is explaining away the impulsive and impolitic musings of our country's tweeter in chief. Donald Trump appears unable to summon the self-discipline
It was an exhausting 77-minute extravaganza, and any five-minute segment would have been enough to make front-page headlines around the world. For the president of the United States, the simple act of
Minutes after President Donald Trump’s press conference concluded on Thursday afternoon, CNN’s Jake Tapper called it “unhinged” and “wild.” Here are nine quotes from the presser that back up that assessment.
“We’re facing the gravest threat to our institutions and our government since 1861." White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked during his afternoon press briefing yesterday if he could still confirm
(CNN) — High-level advisers close to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump were in constant communication during the campaign with Russians known to US intelligence, multiple current and former intelligence,
Trump may aspire to be a strongman, but he's proving to be an exceptionally ineffectual president. Donald Trump ran for president boasting of his supposedly legendary negotiating and management skills
A New Jersey congressman says a rarely invoked 1924 law could be used to examine President Donald Trump's tax returns for possible conflicts of interest and Constitutional violations. Rep. Bill Pascrell,
Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was sent back to Mexico on Thursday, a day after she checked in for a routine visit at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Phoenix, Arizona. A 35-year-old mother of
He also called Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” again. In a meeting Thursday with a group of 10 senators, President Donald Trump again brought up an unfounded claim of mass voter fraud in the 2016 election.
Will Trump come to his senses in time to avert an arms race and a nuclear war? Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet premier, warned in an extraordinary article late last month that the “increasingly belligerent”
White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is reportedly a reader of neoreactionary political theory. A tour through the pro-authoritarian philosophy gaining visibility on the right. White House chief Steve
This post has been updated. Donald Trump won the presidency, the saying goes, because while the media was taking him literally but not seriously, his supporters took him seriously but not literally. You