Growing number of Republicans struggle to defend Trump on G-7 choice, Ukraine and Syria

One Republican, Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida, compared the situation to Watergate and did not rule out voting to impeach President Trump.

In admitting then denying quid pro quo, Mulvaney turns harsh spotlight on himself

GOP officials said the acting White House chief of staff did more to harm the president’s defense than administration officials testifying to Congress.

Parliament debates Brexit in historic session as protesters march in London

Pro-Brexit and anti-Brexit demonstrators argue outside Parliament. (Reuters)
Pro-Brexit and anti-Brexit demonstrators argue outside Parliament. (Reuters)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to the House of Commons. (Getty Images)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to the House of Commons. (Getty Images)
EU supporters march in London. (Reuters)
EU supporters march in London. (Reuters)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson could get his “meaningful vote” on his new deal. Or clever lawmakers could force him to ask the Europeans for another delay.

State Dept. probe of Clinton emails finds no deliberate mishandling of classified information

Investigators found 38 current or former employees “culpable” of violating security procedures — none involving material that had been marked classified.

Trump awards a massive government contract – to himself

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