Mike Pence

Report Suggests President Trump Told Michael Flynn to Lie to the FBI

It has never been clear what crimes, if any, Donald Trump might have personally committed in the course of the Russia scandal. But in the 24th …

Michael Flynn

The White House’s audacious new lie about the women accusing the president of sexual abuse

There is only one "eyewitness," and his story is a sham.<p>This morning, three women who have accused Trump of sexual assaulting them appeared on Megyn …

Donald Trump

Trump orders NASA to send American astronauts to the Moon, Mars

President Donald Trump signed Space Policy Directive 1 on Monday, directing NASA to return Americans to the surface of the moon and onward to …

Space

Mueller’s Obstruction Case Could Rest on Two Simple Questions

Who knew about Michael Flynn, and when?<p>Over the course of special counsel <b>Robert Mueller’s</b> investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, <b>Mike Pence</b> has perfected a disappearing act that is almost incomprehensible in its precision. The vice president has said he did not know about <b>Michael</b> …

Robert Mueller

As Russia probes progress, one name is missing: Bannon's

People close to the probe say the former campaign and White House strategist will be a key witness for prosecutors and Hill investigators.<p>As special Russia counsel Robert Mueller wraps up interviews with senior current and former White House staff, one name has been conspicuously absent from public …

Politics

Will misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work?

NEW YORK (AP) — Some women, and men, worry the same climate that's emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues.<p>Forget private meetings and get-to-know-you dinners. Beware of banter. Think twice before a high-ranking man mentors a …

Business

5 reasons you need to pay attention to the Roy Moore race

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Alabama voters go to the polls Tuesday to choose between Roy Moore and Doug Jones, they are, ostensibly, picking one out of 100 senators -- not to mention someone who will only serve until 2020 before having to run again.<p>But this Alabama special election matters a whole heck of a lot …

U.S. Politics

NO BIG DEAL: Abbas Snubs Pence On Upcoming Israel Visit. He's Never Wanted Peace Anyway.

On Sunday night, the Trump Administration blasted Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas for snubbing Vice President Mike Pence on his …

Israel

Susan Collins and the Duping of Centrists

Susan Collins is often called one of the last centrists. She is a classic New England Republican, a senator who mostly votes with her party but is willing to buck it.<p>A couple of weeks ago, Collins made a classic Collins deal. It tried to split the difference between Democratic and Republican …

Opinion

How Steve Bannon rescued Roy Moore's Senate campaign after five women came forward

On the night of Nov. 14, Roy Moore’s campaign for an Alabama Senate seat looked all but finished.<p>After five women came forward with accounts of …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Trump gets briefing on California fire response

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):<p>1:20 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump has received a lunchtime briefing on the government's response to wildfires in California.<p>White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters says Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue also briefed Trump and …

California

How Trump came around to an accused child molester

The inside story of President Donald Trump’s full embrace of scandal-tarred Roy Moore.<p>Mitch McConnell had publicly disavowed Roy Moore when the Senate majority leader received one of several phone calls from President Donald Trump. McConnell wanted Trump’s help to push Moore out of the Alabama …

Politics

Meanwhile, Down At The Carrier Factory

A year ago, Donald Trump visited a Carrier factory in Indiana to promote his Christmas miracle. Using millions of dollars of Indiana taxpayer funds, he claimed to have arranged a deal that would save the jobs of a thousand workers at the dying Indianapolis plant.<p>Reality began to set in before the …

Opinion

Donald Trump Reportedly Drinks a Dozen Diet Cokes Every Day

Trump is "powered by long spells of cable news and a dozen Diet Cokes."<p>Over the weekend, the <i>New York Times</i> provided more evidence that President Donald Trump's desktop Coke button is indeed real, and he uses it very, very often. From the <i>Times</i>:<p>Watching cable, he shares thoughts with anyone in the …

Donald Trump

Paul Manafort's Friend Is Still Making a Ton of Money on a Mostly Dormant Trump Super PAC

One of the biggest super political action committees backing Donald Trump’s campaign has done little since the election other than pay a sizable …

U.S. Politics

Pence to speak at Knesset, visit Western Wall during upcoming visit to Israel

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the Middle East next week is likely to focus on the...<p>Want to enjoy 'Zen' reading - with no ads and just …

Israel

Republican moderate Susan Collins undecided on final tax cut vote

Maine senator who helped sink healthcare repeal voted for Senate tax bill Insists ‘4% cut in Medicare that could go into effect will not go into effect’<p>The Republican Susan Collins, whose support was crucial in passing the Senate tax reform bill earlier this month, said on Sunday she has not yet …

News (U.S.)

Can Presidents Obstruct Justice? Republicans and Democrats Say Yes

Durbin: ‘Desperate statement’ suggests ‘they expect to lose on the merits’<p>Republican and Democratic lawmakers say an assertion by Donald Trump’s …

Politics

FOX NEWS FIRST: Dems play another race card on Roy Moore before election; Southern California wildfires explode

Welcome to Fox News First. Not signed up yet? Click here.<p>Developing now, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017:<p><b>Dems play a new race card in the final days before Tuesday's special Senate election in Alabama between embattled Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones</b>• <b><br>Historic Southern California wildfire explodes</b> …

Award Shows

How A Bid for Amazon HQ2 Got Tangled Up in a Fight for LGBTQ Rights

Georgia’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act has been stalled for four years amid fears it will deter economic investment. Will Amazon finally kill it?<p>Cities competing to lure Amazon’s second headquarters have presented an array of economic incentives. But the competition may be eliciting at least …

Equality

God’s Plan for Mike Pence

No man can serve two masters, the Bible teaches, but Mike Pence is giving it his all. It’s a sweltering September afternoon in Anderson, Indiana, and …

Donald Trump

Sending Roy Moore To The Senate Will Cost The GOP House In 2018

A few days from now, you Alabama voters will walk into a polling place and surrender your vote to an electronic voting machine or a ballot box. Your …

Conservative View

Trump carries on tradition of putting campaign donors in embassies

For all of President Trump’s foreign policy norm-breaking, his administration has observed at least one diplomatic tradition that stretches back …

Donald Trump

Trump Touts NASA Order As a Way to Reclaim 'America's Proud Destiny in Space'

During a news conference on Monday, President Donald Trump heralded a new executive order geared toward reinvigorating space exploration, and putting …

Trump declaration on Jerusalem dampens Christmas cheer in Bethlehem

West Bank city has seen violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces since last week's announcement<p>If you ask residents of Bethlehem who …

Palestinian Authority

The sad politicization of Christianity

Religion and politics have always comingled in America. Public officials have relied on their religious values and those of their constituents since …

U.S. Politics

These 10 people made the biggest impact in entertainment this year

In a year of head-snapping shocks and a whip-fast pace of news developments, who has distracted us, soothed us or explained it all for us in a way we could process? The USA TODAY Life staff has chosen 10 people who have helped to rescue us from the appalling headlines of 2017.<p>Which turned out to be …

Entertainment

Inside the Trump White House: A daily battle for self-preservation

The US president still sees himself as a maligned outsider struggling to be taken seriously<p>7 minutes ago Updated: 6 minutes ago<p>Around 5.30 each …

Donald Trump

Chicks on Right: Find balance to the sexual harassment panic

A sexual harassment reckoning is happening in America, and undoubtedly some good will come from it. Women are feeling empowered to come forward, and …

Feminism

Alabama Senate race, a journey into the politically bizarre

<b>The TAKE with Rick Klein</b><p>The Alabama Senate race has been a journey into <b>political bizarro world</b>, where some voters feel a man facing multiple …

Politics