Donald Trump won the White House by flouting political norms and is determined to break the mold of the presidency.
Top officials at the Justice Department, the FBI and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence agreed Monday to share highly classified information with lawmakers related to the Russia investigation amid an escalating controversy over the bureau's use of a confidential intelligence source during the 2016 presidential campaign.
CNN political commentators Amanda Carpenter and Jason Miller spar about President Donald Trump's claim that his team was spied on during the 2016 campaign.
Former Trump campaign national co-chairman Sam Clovis broke his silence on the possible FBI confidential source on the Trump campaign during recent appearances on an Iowa radio show, telling listeners he was concerned that the source had been trying to plant an audit trail for investigators to later use to justify surveillance warrants.
Early Sunday afternoon President Donald Trump elevated Twitter to a virtual Cabinet position in his administration. He used it, rather than the attorney general, to order a possible criminal investigation of a counterintelligence operation conducted by the Department of Justice and the FBI.
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Another Tuesday brings the next slate of compelling midterm primaries across the country.
It's become a numbing Washington ritual. Donald Trump shatters a traditional boundary on the exercise of presidential power. Or he uses inflammatory language that stirs racial animosities. Or he's hit by new revelations in the overlapping investigations into his campaign's contacts with foreign governments in 2016 and his own tangled financial and personal affairs before the presidency.
In an interview with C-SPAN, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the daily press briefings have become "more of a show" for reporters covering the administration.
HLN's SE Cupp renewed her criticism of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for the "weaponizing of identity politics" regarding CIA Director Gina Haspel.