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House Intel Committee contacts Trump campaign adviser

(WASHINGTON) -- Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo has been contacted by the House Intelligence Committee as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ABC News has confirmed.

The panel se... Read More

Chaffetz hopes Trump didn't call Comey 'nut job' to Russians

(WASHINGTON) -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who is leading one of the congressional investigations of Russia’s election interference and its possible ties to the Trump campaign, said he's concerned by a report in The ... Read More

Sheriff David Clarke denies plagiarism, calls reporter a 'sleaze bag'

(MILWAUKEE) -- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke -- who last week claimed that he was appointed to be an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security -- is denying allegations that he plagiarized content in his 2013 master's thesis,... Read More

GOP Sen. Sasse: 'A lot that's troubling' in events around Comey's firing

(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said there's "a lot that's troubling" in the events surrounding President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.

The senator was asked by ABC News C... Read More

McMaster won't say if President Trump confronted Russian officials about election interference

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's national security adviser declined to say whether the president confronted Russian officials about the country's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election during a meeting at the White House earlier ... Read More

Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachment

(HOUSTON) -- An African-American congressman was threatened with lynching and subjected to racially charged name-calling after he called for President Trump's impeachment last week.

At a town hall in Houston on Saturday, Rep. Al Green (D-T... Read More

Alec Baldwin, Scarlett Johansson reprise Trump roles on 'Saturday Night Live' season finale

(NEW YORK) -- Saturday Night Live reprised most of its Team Trump impersonations for the show's season finale this weekend, kicking off the show with a cold open featuring guest stars and cast members belting out a rendition of Leonard Cohen... Read More

McMaster hints at break from Trump campaign rhetoric on ‘radical Islamic terrorism’

(WASHINGTON) -- As part of his first foreign trip as president, Donald Trump will deliver a major speech on Sunday to leaders of more than 50 Middle Eastern countries, which his national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, hinted could break f... Read More

First lady Melania Trump forgoes head scarf in Saudi Arabia

(NEW YORK) -- First lady Melania Trump stepped off Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport Saturday morning without a head scarf -- following the example of her predecessor, Michelle Obama -- and potentially creating a stir in this conserv... Read More

Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

(WASHINGTON) -- Ousted FBI Director James Comey will testify in a public hearing before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee after Memorial Day, the panel announced Friday.

Comey has not spoken publicly since President Donald Trump abrup... Read More

White House doesn't dispute Trump called Comey a 'nut job' to Russians

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is not denying a report Friday afternoon that President Donald Trump called former FBI Director James Comey a "nut job" in a meeting with the Russian foreign minister the day after firing Comey.

The remarks,... Read More

Current White House staffer caught up in Russia probe, source says

(WASHINGTON) -- The federal investigation of alleged collusion between associates of President Donald Trump and Russian officials is looking not only into Trump campaign advisers previously cited in public accounts, but it is also scrutinizing at lea... Read More

Speaker Ryan: President Trump 'obviously' had a 'bad 2 weeks'

(WASHINGTON) -- Speaker of the House Paul Ryan offered a blunt assessment of President Donald Trump's recent setbacks, saying in a radio interview Friday that he's had "a bad two weeks."

Appearing on Hugh Hewitt's show, Ryan brushed off th... Read More

In nod to Comey story, aide shares video of Clinton avoiding hug

(WASHINGTON) -- After a report emerged Thursday that fired FBI Director James Comey went to great lengths to avoid a hug from President Donald Trump in January, an aide to Hillary Clinton shared video Friday of the former Democratic presidential nomi... Read More