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

Fox News’ Chris Wallace Repeatedly Nails Stephen Miller on National Emergency

Fox News host Chris Wallace relentlessly pushed #Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller on #Donald Trump‘s declaration of a national emergency on Sunday, and nailed him particularly hard by repeatedly asking for a single example of… 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

Trump impeachment more likely after GOP-led Senate votes for budget he hates — ‘the president was weakened today’: MSNBC panel

The defeat President Donald Trump suffered in the U.S. Senate on Thursday may indicate the viability of an impeachment conviction, NBC News national affairs analyst John Heilemann explained on “The Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell…. Read More

National emergency will be blocked by courts temporarily, DOJ warns White House – ABC News

The Justice Department has warned the White House a national emergency declaration is nearly certain to be blocked by the courts on, at least, a temporary basis, preventing the immediate implementation of the president’s plan… Read More