Mulvaney says he’ll obey Trump’s order not to cooperate with inquiry, dropping effort to get legal ruling

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney had sought a judge's opinion on whether he should respond to House investigators' subpoena or follow the president's directive barring aides from participating.

On eve of open hearings, GOP and Democrats lay out competing cases on impeachment

The memos from Democrats and Republicans show the parties are fundamentally at odds over everything from key pieces of evidence to the legitimacy of the process.

Trump administration knew its border policies would lead to a crush of stranded child migrants

According to documents and current and former officials, the strategy was aimed at sending a message to Central American migrants: Coming to the United States illegally has consequences.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, center left, and his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, in Littleton, N.H. (Getty Images)
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, center left, and his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, in Littleton, N.H. (Getty Images)
Rhyan Glezman, whose brother is Pete Buttigieg's husband, gives a sermon in Clio, Mich. (Brittany Greeson for The Post)
Rhyan Glezman, whose brother is Pete Buttigieg's husband, gives a sermon in Clio, Mich. (Brittany Greeson for The Post)
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Pete Buttigieg wants to connect to the religious right. But tension among his in-laws shows how hard that may be.

A rift in Chasten Buttigieg’s family has broadened as Chasten and his brothers go public with differing accounts of their childhoods and the reaction to Chasten's sexuality.
It is unclear if President Trump has approved the idea, but he has asked aides for a simple pitch on cutting middle class taxes, after his 2017 tax law was slammed as a giveaway to the rich.
“We own this,” Solicitor General Noel Francisco told the court during oral arguments over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
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Dozens of records are falling, some of which have stood for over a century.
After Stephen K. Bannon’s testimony, Rick Gates is expected to fill in gaps on contacts over WikiLeaks’ email release.
President Trump has a long-standing disdain for windmills, including the 11-turbine wind farm he said would harm views from his golf course.
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2°C: Beyond The Limit
The fast-warming Sea of Okhotsk, wedged between Russia and Japan, is a cautionary tale of the far-reaching consequences when climate dominoes begin to fall.
While Sean Hannity runs the network’s anti-impeachment war room, Carlson will simply be talking about something — anything — else.
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