Former senior national security officials to issue declaration on national emergency

A bipartisan group of 58 former senior national security officials will issue a statement Monday saying that “there is no factual basis” for President Trump’s proclamation of a national emergency to build a wall on… Read More

Allies decline request to stay in Syria after U.S. troops withdraw

As the deadline approaches for the withdrawal of U.S. forces fighting the Islamic State in Syria, America’s closest European allies have turned down a Trump administration request to fill the gap with their own troops,… Read More

Michael Cohen Agrees to Testify Next Week, Setting Stage for a High-Stakes Hearing – The New York Times

Michael D. Cohen has agreed to testify in public next Wednesday before Congress about his work as President Trump’s personal lawyer and longtime fixer, but lawmakers said they would limit the scope of their questioning… Read More

California, N.Y. and other states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

California, New York and 14 other states filed a lawsuit Monday challenging Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. “Today, on Presidents Day, we take President Trump to court to block his misuse of presidential power,” California… Read More

Trump endorses claim that McCabe was part of ‘coup attempt’

President Donald Trump on Monday seconded the allegation that there had been a coup attempt against him before heading out to play golf at his Florida club on Presidents Day. The president tweeted a quote… Read More

‘Finish that wall’: Trump seeks to turn his failure to build the wall into campaign rallying cry

President Trump and his political team plan to make his years-long quest for a border wall one of the driving themes of his reelection effort — attempting to turn his failure to build such a… Read More