Source: Trump inaugural committee under criminal investigation; Trump tries to deflect and deny on hush money payments; Alleged Russian spy admits to engaging in conspiracy "under direction of" a Russian official to infiltrate GOP political circles
WSJ: Probing whether donors gave money in exchange for access; WSJ: Probe partly triggered by materials seized in Cohen raid; Source: Trump was at 2015 meeting about hush money payments; NN Poll: Melania Trump's favorability falls by double digits; First Lady: Hardest thing is "opportunists who are using my name"; he prison where Michael Cohen may serve 3-year sentence has bocce ball and a basketball court; Trump Chief of Staff list shortens but the jokes snowball
President Trump seething after ex-fixer Michael Cohen gets 3-year sentence and regrets his "blind loyalty" to Trump; National Enquirer publisher reaches deal with feds; admits to quashing playboy model's story to prevent it "from influencing the election"
Trump seething after Cohen says he covered up "his dirty deeds"; National Enquirer publisher strikes deal with feds in Cohen probe; Senate defies Trump, moves ahead with Yemen war resolution; Senator Sanders: Bipartisan vote shows Senate no longer wants U.S. to support Saudi-led war in Yemen; Sanders: U.S. support for Saudi-led war in Yemen must end; Representative Meadow, out of the running for chief of staff says "whomever it is will have my total support"; Representative Mark Meadows out of running for chief of staff; Another Trump ally out of running for Trump's chief of staff; a day after President Trump said "a lot of friends of mine want it"; Alleged Russian spy cooperating ahead of plea hearing; Russia alleges accused spy was "tortured" in U.S. custody; a day after Putin said "no one knows anything about her at all"; Adviser: Michael Cohen open to testifying before House again; Nancy Pelosi throws shade at Trump (then dons shades)
Live from the Oval Office: Trump spars with top Democrats on TV; Aide: Pelosi said wall is "a manhood thing" for Trump; Report: Trump calls campaign contacts with Russia "peanut stuff"
GOP in unity brushes aside Trump hush money payments despite New York prosecutors implicating the president in two crimes; McConnell on Trump being implicated in two crimes: "I don't have any observations about that"; Source: Pelosi mocks Trump after meeting, compares him to a skunk and says border wall is "like a manhood thing for him"; Reuters: Trump calls campaign contacts with Russia "peanut stuff"; CNN: at least 16 Trump associates had contacts with Russians; Reuters: Trump says hush payments were not campaign contribution; Reuters: Trump thinks "the people would revolt" if impeached; New York prosecutors: Cohen sought to "criminally influence" the election; Washington Post: Trump "has no plan B" for chief of staff; Trump aides have mentioned Santorum as a contender; Washington Post: Santorum's name floated for chief of staff; Santorum: Honored to be considered for chief of staff, but my family situation doesn't allow me to do it right now; When Mike Pence is the fly on the wall at a Trump meeting...; Pence would rather be anywhere, but here...
Source: Trump increasingly anxious about political future; this as democrats prepare to take house and raise possibility of impeachment; Alleged Russian spy Maria Burtina reaches plea deal, admits she "conspired with Russia government official"; Source: T
Source: Trump increasingly anxious about political future; this as democrats prepare to take house and raise possibility of impeachment; Trump tries to discredit Cohen as democrats talk impeachment; Top democrats raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump while GOP Sens. insist Cohen development are no big deal; Alleged Russian spy Maria Burtina reaches plea deal, admits she "conspired with Russia government official"; Source: Alleged Russia spy now cooperating with prosecutors; At least 16 Trump associates had contact with Russians during 2016 campaign or the transition; Source: Trump is "super pissed" about chief of staff mess; With Ayers out, Trump is now on a hasty chief of staff search, with no obvious choice in mind; Sources: Trump faced resistance from first lady, senior staff to naming Nick Ayers as new chief of staff; New York Times: Federal prosecutors are probing what Trump organization execs. might have known about Cohen's hush money payments; Town can't lay a finger on angry citizen's message; A very, very big bird sighting in Vermont town;
Special Counsel: Cohen provided "relevant and useful information" concerning contacts with "persons connected to The White House", Mueller: Manafort lied about contacts with Trump administration, officials.
Mueller: Russian offered Trump campaign "political synergy" in 2015; Mueller Filing: Cohen information is "credible and consistent with other evidence"; Includes "discrete Russia-related matters" core to probe; NY Prosecutors: Cohen sought to "criminally influence" election; recommend "substantial term of imprisonment. Mueller: Manafort lied about 5 major issues despite plea deal; Comey on Capitol Hill hearing: "Today wasn't a search for truth, "but "desperate attempt" to attack institutions of justice probing Trump; Trump picks Heather Nauert, State Department spokeswoman and former Fox News host, to replace Haley as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.