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Trump on Turkey going into Syria: 'It's not our border'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday again tried to distance himself and the U.S. from the unfolding fighting and humanitarian crisis in northeastern Syria, telling reporters in the Oval Office, "It's not our border."Asked a White House photo-op with Italy's president, “Are you okay -- are you okay with…... Read More

Five key takeaways from the fourth Democratic debate

(WESTERVILLE, Ohio) -- The fourth Democratic primary debate in Westerville, Ohio, featured a number of tense exchanges and again highlighted the major policy rifts that continue to divide the field with less than four months to go until the first votes are cast. While there was relatively little disagreement on…... Read More

Pompeo’s former senior adviser to appear before impeachment committees Wednesday

(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s former senior adviser is scheduled to appear Wednesday before three House committees leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump.Michael McKinley, a veteran diplomat who served as U.S. ambassador to Brazil, Afghanistan, Colombia and Peru, is the sixth witness called by the House…... Read More

Giuliani asked Trump to extradite cleric wanted by Turkish president, source says

(WASHINGTON) -- In early 2017, Rudy Giuliani urged President Donald Trump to extradite a Turkish cleric living in exile in the United States, a former senior level administration official with direct knowledge confirmed to ABC News. Giuliani repeatedly urged Trump that the U.S. government should eject Fethullah Gulen from the…... Read More

Five moments Elizabeth Warren fended off attacks at fourth Democratic debate

(WESTERVILLE, Ohio) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren entered Tuesday night's debate as the front-runner for the first time, and her rivals challenged that newfound status throughout the night. She fended off attacks from most of the remaining 2020 Democrats on hot-button topics including health care, automation and jobs, and taxes on…... Read More

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to endorse Bernie Sanders

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign announced Tuesday night that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive firebrand whose 2018 New York Democratic congressional primary victory kickstarted a wave of liberal successes across the country, plans to endorse Sanders' presidential campaign. Two senior sources with the Sanders team told reporters at the…... Read More

Elizabeth Warren gets most speaking time at Democratic debate

(WESTERVILLE, Ohio) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren led Tuesday night's Democratic debate in terms of speaking time, fielding harsh criticism from rivals and making her onstage debut as the presumed front-runner. Warren, who now leads a number of national and early-state polls, spoke for 22:32 through the three-hour debate. She…... Read More

State Dept official details White House meeting, shuffling of Ukraine portfolio in closed-door deposition

(WASHINGTON) -- A senior State Department official told lawmakers Tuesday that acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney organized a White House meeting at which Energy Secretary Rick Perry, US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland and U.S. envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker were put in charge of…... Read More

Pelosi, Schiff defend impeachment probe, lack of formal floor vote

(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff expressed confidence in Democrats' ongoing impeachment inquiry and efforts to obtain records and testimony from the Trump administration in court, while defending their inquiry from Republican criticism. Pelosi defended their timeline, without providing any new updates on Tuesday,…... Read More

Former Rep. Pete Sessions subpoenaed in SDNY case of two Giuliani associates

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, has been subpoenaed in a case related to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and is fully cooperating with investigators, he told ABC News. "I'm cooperating with the U.S. Attorney from the Southern District of New York and will be providing documents…... Read More

Kellyanne Conway's husband donates $5,600 to Trump GOP challenger Joe Walsh

(WASHINGTON) -- George Conway, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump and husband of presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway, has donated the maximum amount allowed to the presidential campaign of Republican challenger Joe Walsh.Conway gave $5,600 to the former congressman's campaign on Aug. 30, just days after he announced his candidacy,…... Read More