Roger Stone suggests Robert Mueller framed him despite gag order

Roger Stone on Sunday suggested he has been “framed” by special counsel Robert Mueller in an Instagram post that appeared to run afoul of a judge’s barely week-old gag order barring President Donald Trump’s longtime… Read More

Trump blames Cohen testimony for failed deal with North Korea

President Trump on Sunday blamed the congressional testimony of Michael Cohen, his former personal lawyer and fixer, for the collapse in negotiations with North Korea over its nuclear program last week — continuing to vent… Read More

Judge demands answers from Roger Stone on book that could violate gag order

The judge in charge of Roger Stone’s criminal trial on Friday demanded to know why the court wasn’t made aware of the “imminent general release” of a book that could include discussion of the longtime… Read More

POLITICO Playbook PM: Early takeaways from the Cohen hearing

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM THE MICHAEL COHEN HEARING … COHEN said this to Republicans: If you continue to follow PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, you will “suffer the same consequences that I’m suffering.” FIRST OF… Read More

White House to set up panel to counter climate change consensus, officials say

The White House plans to create an ad hoc group of select federal scientists to reassess the government’s analysis of climate science and counter conclusions that the continued burning of fossil fuels is harming the… Read More

How Mike Pence wields foreign policy power – Axios

Political commentators often paint Mike Pence as an impotent toady. But those caricatures miss an important reality: The vice president has much more power than many people realize. Why it matters: Most people know Pence… Read More