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Trump vows 'phenomenal' new health care plan

(WASHINGTON) -- In an exclusive interview with ABC News, President Donald Trump declared he would be announcing a “phenomenal” new health care plan within the next two months, and said health care would be a priority leading up to his 2020 re-election campaign."We almost had health care done. Health care's…... Read More

Trump and Ocasio-Cortez in Twitter battle over impeachment and what's driving Democrats

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have been engaged in a Twitter battle since her appearance Sunday on ABC's This Week, trading barbs over impeachment after her comment that Democrats have a "very real risk of losing" in 2020 without a 'transformational candidate."Ocasio-Cortez cautioned against electing a…... Read More

Supreme Court engages on same-sex marriage cake case, hands win to baker, for now

(WASHINGTON) -- For the second time in as many years, the Supreme Court on Monday engaged on a major religious liberty case involving same-sex marriage, but is sidestepping for now the substantive issue of alleged religion-based discrimination.The court granted the petition of Christian bakers in Oregon who refused to make…... Read More

SCOTUS says states can continue to prosecute for same crime as federal government

(WASHINGTON) -- In a 7-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday has upheld an exception to the Fifth Amendment's ban on "double jeopardy," allowing a state and the federal government to each prosecute an individual for the same action if it violates both state and federal laws.The case could…... Read More

Trump campaign parting ways with pollsters following internal numbers leak: Sources

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump campaign is cutting ties with a number of its pollsters after internal figures leaked showing President Donald Trump down by wide margins in key battleground states.Multiple sources familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News that the campaign will part with some of its pollsters after…... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Trump unveils his patriotic new paint job for Air Force One

(WASHINGTON) -- Less than a year after announcing a $3.9 billion makeover for America's most famous aircraft, President Donald Trump shared never-before-seen images of Air Force One's prospective redesign on Wednesday during an exclusive interview with ABC News. "George, take a look at this," Trump boasted to ABC News Chief…... Read More

'Every day that passes, the pressure to impeach grows': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

(WASHINGTON) -- Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday that with every passing day "the pressure to impeach (President Donald Trump) grows." She added that Democrats need to start an impeachment inquiry "to look at what’s going on" and that the move should not be driven by polling or politics."Every day…... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Trump cites lessons from Nixon, says he 'was never going to fire Mueller'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos that he did not fire special counsel Robert Mueller because "that didn't work out too well" for former President Richard Nixon. "I wasn't gonna fire [Mueller]," Trump said in an exclusive interview with ABC News. "You know why?…... Read More

Man arrested for trespassing into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's New York office

(NEW YORK) -- An unidentified man trespassed into Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's district office in Queens on Saturday, sprayed a fire extinguisher and then hid in a closet until police were able to detain him, according to New York's ABC7.Police were alerted to the incident by building security, and the man…... Read More

DACA recipients closely watching 2020 candidates for clues to their future

(LOS ANGELES) -- Justino Mora was an all-star teenager: the co-captain of his track and field team, a youth altar boy at his Los Angeles church and in the top 5% of his graduating class.But his ambitions had limitations. Mora crossed over to the U.S. from Mexico when he was…... Read More

New York City set to become 1st city to fund abortion services

(NEW YORK) -- Tucked away in a $92.5 billion budget, agreed to with a handshake deal between Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Friday, was an agreement to make New York City the first city in the country to fund abortion services. The New York…... Read More