National Politics

Trump's awkward trip to the Supreme Court

President Donald Trump traveled to the Supreme Court on Thursday to celebrate the appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch, a rare visit to a branch of government he vowed to reshape during the campaign.

Jane Sanders: Violence is 'not what Bernie preaches'

Jane Sanders on Thursday condemned violence and defended the rhetoric of her husband, Sen. Bernie Sanders, after news surfaced that the suspected shooter in the attack on a Republican congressional baseball practice was a strong supporter of the Vermont senator.

What is obstruction of justice?

President Donald Trump has dismissed special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as a "witch hunt" and a "hoax," and emphatically denied that he or anyone on his campaign colluded with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election.

GOP rep regrets heated rhetoric, will carry firearm

Rep. Chris Collins said Thursday he regrets blaming Democrats in the aftermath of the congressional baseball practice shooting, saying he "did lash out" but that it was "wrong" and that politicians from both sides should "try to tone down" their rhetoric.

Trump slams widening Mueller probe

President Donald Trump slammed special counsel Robert Mueller's expanding probe on Thursday, calling the inquiry into whether he obstructed justice a "phony story" and "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history."

Congressional ballgame to go on despite shooting

The Congressional Baseball Game will go as planned Thursday at Nationals Park after Democrats and Republicans called for bipartisan unity in the wake of the congressional baseball practice shooting.

CEOs to Trump: You're failing

President Donald Trump talked during the campaign about his business skills. Now that he's in charge, business leaders seem alarmed by his political skills.

Southern Baptists denounce alt-right

The Southern Baptist Convention moved to denounce the "alt-right" white nationalist movement Wednesday, a collective decision that occurred only after pastors pushed back against denominational leaders who initially chose not to address the issue.