President Trump and his advisers are privately discussing the possibility of replacing the attorney general, and some confidants are floating prospects, people familiar with the talks say. Trump took another swipe at Jeff Sessions on Monday, calling him “our beleaguered A.G.” and asking why he was not “looking into Crooked Hillary’s crimes & Russia relations?”
President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law answered questions from senators behind closed doors about his contacts with Russian officials.
The court ruled that the panel is exempt from federal privacy review requirements regardless of the potential risk it might pose to Americans’ information.
Trump speaks at the National Scout Jamboree in Glen Jean, W.Va. (Video: The Washington Post; photo: Reuters)
The 2016 election was nearly nine months ago. But for President Trump and many Republicans, it remains a go-to counterargument as their agenda on health care and other issues bogs down. That continued Monday when Trump, in an address to a Boy Scouts Jamboree in West Virginia, said Clinton didn't work hard enough in key Midwestern states that unexpectedly turned red in November.
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The president looms large as a factor that could sway the results of the November contest.
Monday morning’s tornado, which touched down in Stevensville, Md., was the first EF-2 on the Eastern Shore since May 5, 2002.
Officials said the policy change, which would have ended benefits entirely on Oct. 1 for families that had been on the rolls for longer than 60 months, would have ultimately cost more and hurt children the most.
Perspective
A citizen fact-checker spotted the botched Utah banner in the Hall of States. On Monday, he was celebrated as the errant flag was replaced.
A group of Virginia dentists has come up with a new denture-making process that lets them serve nearly 10 times as many people at a free annual clinic in the heart of the state’s coal country.
A mobile food pantry run by Maryland's probation and parole department is intended to alleviate one of the many pressures on people trying to stay out of jail.
Five women — and one man — are running for the Democratic nomination to challenge the two-term congressman who famously complained at a February town hall that “the women are up in my grill no matter where I go.”
The move came amid growing pressure on Israel after its unilateral decision to set up the metal detectors in response to the fatal shooting of two Israeli police officers at the holy site.
The case of Lisa W., who has been arrested by Iraqi authorities, puts a spotlight on a new attacker profile in Europe: underage terrorists.
Analysis
The president wanted a photo op with the White House's outgoing class of interns, but — predictably — got actual questions and told one reporter to "be quiet."
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The senator from Ohio says that if Hillary Clinton picked him as her running mate, which she almost did, they could have won his state, Wisconsin, Michigan and the White House. Now the party, desperate to figure out a way to win back Rust Belt voters, will be scrutinizing Brown’s race for reelection. If he pulls it off, maybe Democrats aren’t as doomed as some think.
Analysis
Kellyanne Conway warns of Robert Mueller's “band of Democratic donors.” Except that a lot of key White House figures are also Democratic donors — including Jared Kushner.
Federal prosecutors said the driver knowingly smuggled dozens of immigrants to San Antonio in the sweltering cargo bay of a tractor trailer. If convicted, he could face the death penalty.
The months-long, emotionally charged case sparked a bioethical debate about end-of-life issues and captured the attention of world leaders, including Pope Francis and President Trump.
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