The White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, was a witness to key episodes being scrutinized in the case. His cooperation with investigators is unusual.
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Without waiting for Congress or the Trump administration, states have passed many laws to hold down drug prices, over the objections of manufacturers.
We assessed President Trump’s claims about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and the ensuing federal investigation of his campaign.
The president said local politicians “wanted a number so ridiculously high” that he canceled a planned parade that the Pentagon had already postponed.
Republicans may be struggling to sell their $1.5 trillion tax cut to voters, but the law has helped unleash tens of millions from donors who benefited handsomely from it.
After a string of crackdowns on the platforms, President Trump vowed to prevent voices aligned with his administration from being removed.
In a memo filed Friday evening, Robert Mueller said that George Papadopoulos’s attempts to mislead the F.B.I. had a significant effect on the investigation into Russian election interference.
The decision could be a major setback for the effort to prosecute the five detainees who are accused of aiding the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
From revoked security clearances to the Manafort trial, it’s been a busy week in American politics. Here are five of the biggest stories (and some links if you want to read further).
President Trump is planning an overhaul of climate regulations that lets states set their own rules, according to people who have seen the proposal. Environmentalists say emissions could rise.
The department suggested Facebook could be held liable if housing providers used the site’s targeting tools to discriminate against prospective renters and buyers in advertising their properties.
Republicans say the economy will help them in November. Democrats say it won’t. New data says the full story is more complicated.
The jury in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, deliberated for a second day without reaching a verdict.
In a region where farm troubles can ripple through the economy, even backers of President Trump are wary of the damage a tariff battle could cause.
The United States and Mexico are making progress, but the trade talks still exclude America’s closer political and economic partner.
The penalties, for what the Treasury Department called ethnic cleansing and other human rights abuses, target four Burmese military and border guard commanders and two military units.
The decision is the United States’ latest step back from a seven-year war that has been largely won by a brutal government and its Russian and Iranian backers.
A motion filed on behalf of a Sandy Hook victim’s father accused Mr. Jones, who is being sued for spreading false claims about the 2012 school shooting, of deleting videos and social media posts.
President Trump threatened to revoke “very soon” the security clearance of the little-known Justice Department official, who has been accused of having helped start the Russia investigation.
Liuba Grechen Shirley, a Democratic newcomer campaigning as a working mother, is trying to take down New York’s most visible Republican congressman.