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The Lead with Jake Tapper


CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.

  1. 1.
    Buzzfeed: Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Moscow Tower project; Pelosi: White House "endangered" us by leaking travel plans; Dem Sen: memo proves DHS Secy lied about family separation policy, requests FBI perjury investigation01/18/2019
  2. 2.
    In tit-for-tat, Trump cancels Pelosi's overseas trip after she asks him to delay State of the Union address; WH official: Trump canceling Pelosi's trip is "retaliation"; Giuliani changes his defense of Trump, again01/17/2019
  3. 3.
    Pelosi to Trump: delay State of the Union or deliver in writing; WH adviser: shutdown's economic damage "worse" than predicted; 4 Americans killed in Syria suicide attack; Sen. Gillibrand joins already-crowded Democratic field01/16/2019
  4. 4.
    Confirmation hearing underway for AG nominee William Barr; House votes to disapprove of Rep. King following racist comments; Moderate Dems spurn Trump's attempt to try to flip them01/15/2019
  5. 5.
    Source: FBI opened inquiry into whether Trump was secretly working on behalf of Russia; Trump's economic adviser compares shutdown to vacation; Suspect in Jayme Closs kidnapping makes court appearance; McConnell: King's comment "unworthy" of his position01/14/2019
  6. 6.
    Today marks longest-ever shutdown as some federal workers paid $0; McConnell left DC with shutdown on track to become longest ever; Republicans condemn Rep. Steve King's offensive comments; Missing teen found alive, turns up "like a ghost"01/11/2019
  7. 7.
    Breaking News: Trump's Ex- Attorney Cohen to testify publicly before congress; Mueller Interviewed Trump pollster and Manafort associate; Dems questioning Minuchin on easing of Russian sanctions; WH staffing up legal team, ready to fight release of Muelle01/10/2019
  8. 8.
    Trump walks out of shutdown, talks, calls them "total waste of time"; Sen. Harris: shutdown is crisis of Trump's own making; New Manafort revelations hint at collusion with Russia01/09/2019
  1. 9.
    Trump to appeal for wall in prime-time address tonight; Is there actually a "crisis on the border" as Trump claims?; Manafort team: he didn't "intentionally" mislead Mueller01/08/2019
  2. 10.
    Trump to give speech, travel to border to make his case; National Security Adviser Bolton contradicts Trump on Syria; Source: Biden to make 2020 decision in coming weeks01/07/2019
  3. 11.
    Dow surges on surprisingly strong jobs report; Sources: mass sickouts among TSA workers since shutdown; Partial govt. shutdown enters 14th day, no deal in sight01/04/2019
  4. 12.
    Dow takes dive, continues slide from 2018; White House holds surprise briefing, first of 2019; Trump makes first briefing room appearance01/03/2019
  5. 13.
    Trump stands by $5B wall demand ahead of meeting with Dems; Romney responds to Trump's call for him to be "team player"; Incoming Sen. Mitt Romney hits Trump in scathing op-ed01/02/2019
  6. 14.
    Family Demands to Know Why American Detained in Moscow; Dems Vote Thursday on a Plan to Reopen the Government; Democrats to Take Control of the House on Thursday; Kim Jong Un Pledges Denuclearization, Warns U.S. on Sanctions; Dad Pleads for Help Finding D01/02/2019
  7. 15.
    Trump responds to Kelly: "concrete wall never abandoned"; Mattis takes perceived dig at Trump in goodbye letter to troops; Sen. Warren: "I'm in this fight all the way"12/31/2018
  8. 16.
    Trump threatens to close southern border "entirely"; Gov't shutdown threatens to drag on well into 2019; Suspected cop killer arrested after two-day manhunt; Wife of Justice Thomas stirs debate with far-right rhetoric12/28/2018
  9. 17.
    No sign of deal to end shutdown as Congress returns; Mother of migrant boy anxiously waiting for remains of son; Whiplash on Wall Street after day of ups & downs; Putin claims new missile can avoid U.S. detection systems12/27/2018
  10. 18.
    Trump defends decision to pull out of Syria during Iraq visit; Trump: no plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq; Trump: shutdown won't end until border wall is funded; Autopsy underway on migrant 8-year-old boy who died in U.S. custody on Christmas Eve12/26/2018
  11. 19.
    Trump: Gov't will stay shut down until money secured for wall; Sources: some officials long frustrated with Defense Secretary; Death toll rises to 400+ after tsunami strikes without warning; Top 8 media stories of 201812/25/2018
  12. 20.
    800,000 federal employees impacted by gov't shutdown; Markets sink as Trump continues attack on Fed; Several Dems consider presidential run over holidays; At least 373 dead, dozens missing in Indonesia12/24/2018
  13. 21.
    Bipartisan anxiety as Defense Secretary Gen. Mattis resigns in protest, Trump orders troop withdrawals & forces likely government shutdown; Supreme Court upholds block on Trump's asylum ban; Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancerous nodules removed12/21/2018
  14. 22.
    Dow marks lowest close since October 2017; Top intel Democrat calls on Trump to withdraw his AG pick; Trump says it's "time for others to finally fight" ISIS, after declaring ISIS was defeated12/20/2018
  15. 23.
    US preparing for "full" & "rapid" troop withdrawal, Trump claims "we have defeated ISIS in Syria"; Senate votes on funding bill without $5b for Trump's wall; CNN obtains Trump Tower Moscow letter signed by Trump; Senate passes criminal justice reform bill12/19/2018
  16. 24.
    Flynn sentencing delayed after judge excoriates him; Sanders accuses FBI of "ambushing" Flynn for interview; Trump agrees to close foundation after lawsuit accuses him of using donations for personal gain12/18/2018
  17. 25.
    Trump calls Cohen a "rat", Giuliani claims crimes aren't crimes; Senate report: Russian trolls tried to depress black votes; Comey GOP must "speak the truth... their silence is shameful"12/18/2018
  18. 26.
    Special counsel slams Flynn criticism of his FBI interview; Cohen: Trump is still lying about his actions; ProPublica: Trump's inauguration paid Trump's company; Biden dominates, O'Rourke rises in new poll; 7-year-old Guatemalan girl dies in border patrol12/14/2018
  19. 27.
    Trump claims he never directed Cohen to break law; prosecutors say Cohen acted at direction of the President; Police kill French Christmas Market attacker; WSJ: Trump inauguration on spending under criminal investigation12/13/2018
  20. 28.
    Ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison; AMI admits hush money payment to influence election; Theresa May survives no-confidence vote to remain British PM; Flynn's lawyers request no jail time citing Mueller cooperation12/12/2018
  21. 29.
    Trump speaks after earlier shouting match with Schumer, Pelosi; Source: "real possibility" of impeachment worries for Trump as search for new Chief of Staff continues; Judge asks Mueller team for more details on Manafort's lies12/11/2018
  22. 30.
    What key clues in court filings mean for the President; CNN: 16 Trump associates had contact, interactions with Russians; Source: Christie considered "strong option" for Chief of Staff12/10/2018
  23. 31.
    Any moment Mueller could drop Cohen, Manafort memos; Tillerson blasts Trump: "undisciplined.. doesn't like to read"; Comey to speak after facing questions on Capitol Hill; Gov't recommends "substantial term of imprisonment" for Michael Cohen12/08/2018
  24. 32.
    Sources: Trump seriously considering William Barr for AG; Miami Herald Editorial Board calls for Labor Secy's resignation over plea deal with accused pedophile; President George H.W. Bush's casket arrives for burial12/06/2018
  25. 33.
    Mueller: Flynn offered "firsthand insight" into investigations; Trump awkwardly greets ex-presidents at Bush 41 funeral; Market tanks on fears of Trump's growing trade war with China; More than a thousand NC absentee ballots possibly destroyed12/05/2018
  26. 34.
    Dow nosedives on U.S.-China trade worries; Mueller memos expected this week involving 3 Trump players; GOP Senators demand harsher punishment for Saudi Prince; Roger Stone to plead 5th in Senate investigation12/04/2018
  27. 35.
    Presidential hearse departure for capitol; Presidential hearse arrival at Capitol; Honoring 41st President George H.W. Bush12/03/2018
  28. 36.
    Trump navigates G-20 Summit under cloud of Russia probe; RPT: Mueller looking at role of Don Jr., Ivanka in Moscow incident; Many aftershocks rattle Alaska after major 7.0 earthquake; Sources: UK believes Putin approved brazen attack on former spy11/30/2018
  29. 37.
    Cohen pleads guilty to lying to congress about Russia probe; Trump cancels Putin meeting citing Ukraine crisis not Cohen; Democrats vow to investigate after Cohen's guilty plea11/29/2018
  30. 38.
    Trump to NY Post: Manafort pardon "not off the table"; Senators try to force vote on special counsel bill; Pompeo: no "direct reporting" connecting Crown Prince to killing; Senate votes to advance resolution ending US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen11/28/2018
  31. 39.
    Mueller: Manafort lied to feds,"breached" his plea deal; Roger Stone's efforts to seek Wikileaks documents detailed in draft Mueller document; Mississippi votes in racially-charged senate runoff; Trump threatens to cut all GM subsidies11/27/2018
  32. 40.
    Trump doubts U.S. intel on Saudis and Russians; DHS: Tear gas deployed after assaultive behavior by migrants; Trump rallies in MS for embattled GOP candidate; Trump to General Motors: this country as done a lot for you11/27/2018
  33. 41.
    Trump airs grievances; Top Dems talk investigating president; Roger Stone associate says he is in plea talks with Mueller; Report warns: dire health, economic impacts from climate change; Online sales, Trump's trade war threaten Black Friday's future11/23/2018
  34. 42.
    Trump's Thanksgiving call to the military turns political; House GOP subpoenas Comey & Lynch for private depositions; Iran: U.S. bases in region are "soft targets" for our missiles; Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson tee for $9M prize11/22/2018
  35. 43.
    President Trump fires back at Chief Justice Roberts: "you do indeed have 'Obama judges'"; Trump appears to let Saudis slide on murder of journalist as CNN, NYT learn Trump wanted prosecution of Clinton, Comey; Pelosi squashes rebellion, rewards rivals for11/21/2018
  36. 44.
    Trump sides with Saudi Prince: "Maybe he did, maybe he didn't"; Former President Obama jokes about defeating Trump in 2020; Russian with ties to Putin could be next to lead in Interpol11/20/2018
  37. 45.
    Trump blames admiral for not capturing Bin Laden sooner; After midterm rebuke, Trump persists with brash style; At least 18 Dems oppose Pelosi for speaker; Trump seems to side with Crown Prince over CIA on murder of Saudi journalist11/19/2018
  38. 46.
    After lashing out, Trump insists "I'm not agitated"; House Dems get 34 seat net gain, ahead in 5 of 6 uncalled races; NYT: Trump asking if Vice President Pence is loyal; 66 people dead, 600+ reported missing in California11/16/2018
  39. 47.
    Trump lashes out over Mueller probe on Twitter; person close to Trump says "he knows it's winding up"; All but one Florida count makes machine recount deadline; Democrats pick up another house seat as Pelosi faces potential challenges11/15/2018
  40. 48.
    Without proof, Trump claims illegal voters wear disguises; What happened to Trump's migrant caravan warnings?; Trump makes announcement on criminal justice reform; British PM Theresa May strikes Brexit deal with cabinet11/14/2018
  41. 49.
    First Lady calls for firing of deputy national security adviser; Incoming freshman face pressure over Pelosi vote; 42 dead, more missing as "camp" fire continues to grow; Sen. Bill Nelson files lawsuits challenging Florida laws11/13/2018
  42. 50.
    12 dead, including sheriff's deputy in mass shooting; Sources: new acting AG has no plans to recuse himself; George Conway calls appointment of acting AG illegal; Officials give update on deadly CA bar shooting11/08/2018
  43. 51.
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired11/07/2018
  44. 52.
    Polls Close Soon In Key Races Across The Country; Final Hours Of Voting Underway; Control Of Congress At Stake; Standing By For First Exit Poll Results;11/06/2018
  45. 53.
    Trump spreads fear, falsehoods in closing message to voters; Dems cry "witch hunt" over GOP candidate Kemp's new probe; CNN polls: Dems positioned for big midterm wins tomorrow; Ads flood Florida airwaves as polls show tossup races11/05/2018
  46. 54.
    Trump repeatedly used racist language before his presidency, longtime lawyer Michael Cohen tells Vanity Fair; Trump's racially-charged ad makes false claims; Obama stumps for candidates in tight FL, GA governor races11/02/2018
  47. 55.
    Trump talks immigration after racially charged ad; Trump announces change in asylum rules for migrants; Trump: we're going to "catch" and no longer "release" migrants11/01/2018
  48. 56.
    Trump attacks GOP Speaker Ryan over birthright citizenship; Trump: up to 15,000 troops going to the border; Pelosi predicts democrats "will win" the house; Bodies of Saudi sisters found in NYC, bound with tape10/31/2018
  49. 57.
    Protesters gather as Trump arrives in Pittsburgh; Trump makes dubious claim that he'll ban birthright citizenship; After campaign slugfest, Graham now all in for Trump; Trump visits synagogue where shooting took place10/30/2018
  50. 58.
    White House defends Trump's rhetoric in wake of hate crimes; Shooting suspect's social media full of anti-Semitic posts; Trump blames media again for division in U.S.; Pres. Trump & his allies promote false theories10/29/2018
  51. 59.
    CNN: Man arrested in mail bombs in mail bombs identified as Cesar Sayoc; Bomb suspect had "CNN sucks" sign at Trump rally; First look at mail bomb suspect since arrest; Trump makes first comments since mail bomb arrest10/26/2018
  52. 60.
    Manhunt for serial bomber behind mass assassination attempt; After calling for unity, Trump changes tune and attacks media; Son of murdered Wash Post journalist arrives in U.S.10/25/2018
  53. 61.
    Bombs sent to CNN, Clintons, Obama, Ex-AG, others10/24/2018
  54. 62.
    Trump today: "call me a nationalist if you want"; Trump on Khashoggi: "the coverup was the worst in the history of coverups"; Democrat Abrams defends presence at 1992 burning of Georgia flag which contained federate battle design10/23/2018
  55. 63.
    Trump pushing lies, exaggerations on the campaign trail; Trump claims "unknown Middle Easterners" have joined migrant caravan, but offers no proof; Trump to campaign for Sen. Ted Cruz tonight; Turkish source: Saudis used body double to cover up murder10/22/2018
  56. 64.
    Trump hones rallying cry, ramps up immigration rhetoric; Sources: Turks immediately suspected journalist was killed; GOP group targets Dem candidates with racially-charged ads; Russian national charged with interfering in 2018 midterms10/19/2018
  57. 65.
    NYT: Saudi Arabia considering blaming top intelligence official close to crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman; CNN: Bolton & Kelly get into shouting match in West Wing; WH prepares for post-election brawls if DEMS win house10/18/2018
  58. 66.
    Grisly new details of Saudi journalist's alleged murder; Trump denies giving cover to Saudis in journalist's disappearance; Cohen meets prosecutors probing Trump's business, charity; O'Rourke uses Trump's nickname, calls Cruz "Lyin' Ted"10/17/2018
  59. 67.
    Trump reiterates Saudi denial on missing reporters; Saudi Arabia's financial influence on American politics; Trump, Stormy Daniels in Twitter spat over lawsuit dismissal; CNN poll: Cruz leads O'Rourke by 7 points in Texas10/16/2018
  60. 68.
    Sources: Saudi gov't preparing to admit journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed in interrogation gone wrong; Sen. Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test showing "strong evidence" of Native American ancestry; Trump doubts Mattis, says he doesn't trust everyone in WH10/15/2018
  61. 69.
    Source: Turkey claims to have audio, video of reporter's murder; At least 13 killed, 7 states dealing with storm aftermath; Georgia's GOP candidate for governor sued, accused of suppressing minority voters10/12/2018
  62. 70.
    Another market meltdown stuns stocks; Six dead after Hurricane Michael lashes southeast; Congress demands probe of Saudi role in reporter's disappearance; Trump, Kanye West meet at White House in surreal scene10/11/2018
  63. 71.
    Hurricane Michael thrashes Florida with 155 mph winds, near Category 510/10/2018
  64. 72.
    Trump makes remarks on Ambassador Haley, Ivanka, Kanye; Rep. Sanford: timing of Haley's resignation "smells funny"; Hurricane Michael takes aim at Florida Panhandle; Kavanaugh hears first cases as a Supreme Court Justice10/09/2018
  65. 73.
    New CNN poll: Trump approval rating slightly up at 41%; McConnell flips, now open to confirming supreme court nominee in presidential election year; Trump to host swearing in ceremony for Kavanaugh; Police: investigators have recovered limo's "black box"10/08/2018
  66. 74.
    Key Senators Manchin, Collins to vote yes on Kavanaugh; Kavanaugh has votes to be confirmed to Supreme Court10/05/2018
  67. 75.
    Anti-Kavanaugh protesters fill Senate office building; Republicans cast FBI report on Kavanaugh as "thorough", Democrats call it "incomplete"; Key GOP Sen. Collins returns to review FBI report10/04/2018
  68. 76.
    Trump goes after Kavanaugh accuser as Senate waits for FBI report and looming vote on nominee; Sources: FBI hasn't interviewed Kavanaugh or Ford; Democrats renew calls to study Trump tax returns after NYT report that he helped his family dodged taxes10/03/2018
  69. 77.
    Trump: not acceptable if Kavanaugh lied in testimony; FBI completes interview with Kavanaugh friend Mark Judge; NYT: Trump made millions by helping his family dodge taxes10/02/2018
  70. 78.
    Focus turns to truthfulness of Kavanaugh on drinking; Trump: Kavanaugh had "difficulty" with drinking as young man; White House: FBI not limited in background investigation10/01/2018
  71. 79.
    GOP agrees to allow a week for Kavanaugh background check; Four key undecided Senators could decide Kavanaugh's fate; Flake says FBI report could change his mind on Kavanaugh; WH official: Trump will order FBI probe into Kavanaugh allegations09/28/2018
  72. 80.
    Supreme Court nominee testifies on assault accusations; Kavanaugh: "I've never sexually assaulted anyone"; Senators question Kavanaugh on assault accusations; Sen. Lindsey Graham defends Kavanaugh09/27/2018
  73. 81.
    Explosive new allegations against Supreme Court nominee; Third accuser: Kavanaugh & others used drugs, alcohol to take advantage of girls at parties; Source: Trump more worried, taking charge of Kavanaugh defense09/26/2018
  74. 82.
    New Kavanaugh accusation a democratic "con game"; Rosenstein to meet Trump Thursday, fate of Russia probe in question; "America's dad" sentenced 3-10 years for sexual assault09/25/2018
  75. 83.
    Sources: Rosenstein was expecting to be fired today; WH: Trump to meet Rosenstein amid drama; 2nd woman accuses Kavanaugh of inappropriate sexual behavior; Trump meets with world leaders amid dueling dramas09/24/2018
  76. 84.
    NYT: Deputy AG Rosenstein discussed 25th Amendment, suggested secretly recording Trump after Comey firing; Kavanaugh accuser Ford faces 5p deadline to respond to GOP proposal for Wed hearing; NYT: McConnell, Ryan express worry of Trump midterm impact09/21/2018
  77. 85.
    Ford says she would testify next week if terms are fair and her safety is assured; Ford atty: client is prepared to testify next week if terms are fair; Cruz turns to Trump family amid heated senate race09/20/2018
  78. 86.
    Ford & Dems want investigation, GOP wants testimony; Anita Hill questions if Ford hearing will be a "sham"; Trump inflames war with DOJ by declassifying Russia docs; Trump says FBI probe is a "cancer to our country"09/19/2018
  79. 87.
    Trump: I "feel terribly" for Kavanaugh, doesn't "deserve this"; Kavanaugh accuser hasn't responded to invitation to testify; Stormy shares XXX details of her alleged affair with Trump in book09/18/2018
  80. 88.
    Kavanaugh confirmation in question as accuser goes public; GOP Sen. Collins: If Judge Kavanaugh is lying, it's disqualifying; 21 killed as catastrophic flooding swamps Carolinas; Border agent confesses to killing four women09/17/2018
  81. 89.
    Florence strikes: people trapped, power out, rescues underway; Paul Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with Justice Dept09/14/2018
  82. 90.
    Torrential rain, powerful winds begin as Hurricane Florence moves in; Trump falsely claims 3,000 people didn't die in Puerto Rico storm09/13/2018
  83. 91.
    Florence to maintain hurricane-force strength after landfall; Trump brags about Maria response that left nearly 3,000 dead; GOP, Dem senators slam Trump order on election meddling; Sasse: Congress is "broken," planning ethics reform bill09/12/2018
  84. 92.
    20 million people in impact zone of "monster" storm; Trump: Puerto Rico response "incredible unsung success"; Trump begins 9/11 anniversary attacking DOJ, FBI; Don Jr. attacks Mueller; McConnell: Republicans in "knife fight" for majority09/11/2018
  85. 93.
    CNN poll: Trump approval down to 36% amid op-ed, "Fear" book; Perjury threat hangs over Trump's answers in defamation case; New CNN poll: women rate Trump low on approval & honesty; CNN poll: 69% say U.S. economy is "good"09/10/2018
  86. 94.
    Trump wants Sessions to investigate & uncover op-ed author; Obama: Trump is symptom of pre-existing resentment in politics; Ex-Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days in Russia probe09/07/2018
  87. 95.
    Officials issue op-ed denials for audience of one: Trump; Search to find op-ed writer fuels new "witch hunt"; Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds dies at 82; Trump's Supreme Court pick grilled in day 3 of hearings09/06/2018
  88. 96.
    Trump's Supreme Court pick faces grilling on Capitol Hill; Senior WH official blasts President in NYT op-ed; Unnamed current Trump official: I am part of the "resistance"; Trump official tells NYT: Trump "impetuous, adversarial, petty & ineffective09/05/2018
  89. 97.
    Chaotic first day of hearings for Trump's Supreme Court pick; Woodward: Trump's own lawyers told Mueller that Trump couldn't testify because he was incapable of telling the truth; Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh delivers opening statement09/04/2018
  90. 98.
    Dems & WH battle over docs; hearings begin tomorrow; Trump attacks Sessions for indicting 2 GOP reps before midterms; CNN key races: 11 House seats move towards Dems, 3 toward GOP; Dem targeted by ads: we can't weaponize race in elections09/03/2018
  91. 99.
    A star-studded funeral for the "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin; Giuliani to CNN: I am preparing a rebuttal to Mueller; Trump: it's "fine" if we don't make a deal with Canada08/31/2018
  92. 100.
    Trump claims Russia probe not a factor in McGahn exit; Without evidence, Trump suggests NBC doctored his 2017 Lester Holt interview; NYT: Trump tried to buy, bury years' worth of Enquirer stories08/30/2018
  93. 101.
    FL GOP candidate warns voters not to "monkey this up" as Bernie-backed Dem faces Trump-style Rep; Arizonians pay respect to McCain lying in state; Trump: WH counsel McGahn leaving in the fall; AG Sessions dodges question about feud with Trump08/29/2018
  94. 102.
    Sessions' fate unclear as Trump publicly slams him; Giuliani to NYT: Trump's "jury is the public"; Trump and McCain loom over Arizona primary vote; Puerto Rico revises death count to 2,97508/28/2018
  95. 103.
    Memorial services planned for McCain in three cities; WH lowers flag for McCain after facing public pressure; Debate over McCain's successor highlights GOP split; Sheriff: gunman targeted specific victims in Jacksonville08/27/2018
  96. 104.
    Longtime Trump org financial chief given immunity in Cohen probe; Sources: Trump hits Sessions again after fuming over insult; Trump: I've asked Pompeo not to visit North Korea now; Family: Sen. McCain decided to end brain cancer treatment08/24/2018
  97. 105.
    Trump on flipping: "almost ought to be outlawed"; Wash Post: Giuliani says Trump sought his lawyers' advice weeks ago on possibly pardoning Manafort; Trump in 1999: "I think I would be" able to restore dignity to the presidency08/23/2018
  98. 106.
    Trump claims Cohen's campaign violations that Trump was implicated in are "not a crime"; WH: Trump "did nothing wrong" on payments to women; Cohen's lawyer: Cohen has info that would be of interest to Mueller; 1st 2 congressmen to back Trump now indicted08/22/2018
  99. 107.
    Michael Cohen surrenders to FBI, plea deal expected soon; Jury reaches verdict on 8 counts in Paul Manafort trial; Michael Cohen plea deal includes possible prison sentence up to five years and three months08/21/2018
  100. 108.
    Trump intensifies Mueller attacks: source tells CNN White House doesn't know what McGahn told special counsel; Nixon WH lawyer responds to Trump calling him a "rat"; Sources: feds preparing criminal charges against Michael Cohen08/20/2018
  101. 109.
    Trump defends revoking Brennan's security clearance; Trump blames Washington DC politicians for high parade costs; Trump doesn't rule out Manafort pardon: he's a "good person"; WSJ: Cohen offered to pay Stormy Daniels after "Access" tape08/17/2018
  102. 110.
    Trump: I stripped Ex-CIA Dir. Brennan's security clearance because of Russia investigation; "Queen of soul" Aretha Franklin dead at age 76; Omarosa releases tape of Lara Trump offering campaign job08/16/2018
  103. 111.
    Trump revokes ex-CIA director's security clearance; Jury could get Manafort case at any moment; Omarosa stands ground, Trump falls silent as backlash grows; U.S. troops caught in conflict as Afghan violence erupts08/15/2018
  104. 112.
    WH: "cannot guarantee" tape won't reveal Trump using N-word; Omarosa says she's been interviewed by special counsel; CNN poll: 66% say Mueller should wrap up probe by midterms08/14/2018
  105. 113.
    Omarosa threatens to release more WH tapes; FBI agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts; Giuliani now claims Trump & Comey didn't discuss Flynn; Uncle of Trump adviser calls nephew "immigration hypocrite"08/13/2018
  106. 114.
    Trump hits NFL players, stays silent on planned white nationalist rally; WH slams Omarosa tell-all as "filled with lies"; Stormy Daniels' lawyer eyes presidential run; Mueller team closes in on names linked to Roger Stone08/10/2018
  107. 115.
    Trump's new ominous tweet on Mueller probe: "stay tuned!"; Judge admits he was "probably wrong" to scold prosecutors; Nunes: "we have to keep the majority" to protect Trump; Rep. Collins' arrest gives opponent major money boost08/09/2018
  108. 116.
    GOP Rep. Collins charged with insider trading, lying to FBI; Giuliani: Trump's legal team sends counteroffer to Mueller; U.S. to sanction Russia over nerve agent attack; Ohio special election deemed too close to call08/08/2018
  109. 117.
    Gates: Manafort directed movement of secret money; Trump team to respond to Mueller interview invite soon; Close Ohio special election strikes fear in GOP for midterms08/07/2018
  110. 118.
    Sources: Trump worried about Don Jr. being entangled in probe; Star witness Rick Gates called to stand in Manafort trial; U.S. to restore first Iran sanctions after exiting nuclear deal; Melania Trump's independent streak adds to public intrigue08/06/2018
  111. 119.
    WH brings out Natl security officials in show of force on Russia; Mueller wants to interview pop star & dad who helped set up 2016 Trump Tower meeting; Prosecutors highlight Manafort's most expensive purchases; Have Democrats gone too far to the left?08/02/2018
  112. 120.
    WH falsely claims Mueller probe based on dossier; Questions arise over whether Gates will testify in Manafort trial; Trump & his son retweet video of heckled CNN reporter; TSA considers ending security screenings at small airports08/01/2018
  113. 121.
    Trial of ex-Trump campaign Chief Manafort underway; Opening statements wrap, first witness to take stand soon; Facebook discovers new meddling ahead of 2018 midterms; Trump follows Giuliani lead, says collusion is not a crime07/31/2018
  114. 122.
    Grassley: If Donald Trump Jr. misled congress, it's a "crime"; Trump slams Mueller directly, claims conflicts of interest; Trump lawyer Giuliani compares Cohen to famed traitors; Six dead as California wildfires burn out of control07/30/2018
  115. 123.
    WSJ: Trump's "financial gatekeeper" subpoenaed; NYT: Mueller looking at Trump's tweets in obstruction probe; Some kids separated at border may never see parents again; Consumers begin paying for Trump's tariffs07/26/2018
  116. 124.
    Senators grill Pompeo on Trump's controversial Russia, North Korea summits; Trump makes surprise statement as Pompeo grilled on Russia07/25/2018
  117. 125.
    Trump launches new claim: Russia wants Dems to win in 2018; Trump tries to talk tough, contradicts U.S. intel again; Audio of migrant mothers in court begging for their kids; Attorney General Sessions repeats 'lock her up' chant07/24/2018
  118. 126.
    WH: Trump may revoke security clearances of ex-intel chiefs; Judge delays Paul Manafort trial until July 31st; Carter Page denies being Kremlin adviser; FBI releases warrant documents on ex-Trump adviser07/23/2018
  119. 127.
    Trump's former personal attorney recorded Trump discussing payment to silence Playboy model; Trump facing mounting problems from Cohen tapes, Mueller probe & Putin meeting; U.S. intel chief blindsided by Trump invitation to Putin07/20/2018
  120. 128.
    Intel Chief: "undeniable" that Russia trying to "wreak havoc" on elections; White House makes third reversal this week on Russia; WH: Discussions for Putin to come to DC this fall; Interior Secy Zinke kept appointments off public schedule07/19/2018
  121. 129.
    WH denies Trump said "no" when asked if Russia targeting U.S., says he was saying "no" to answering questions; Dems want U.S. interpreter in Trump-Putin summit to testify; West Wing's attempt to fix summit fallout; Russian agent traded sex for access07/18/2018
  122. 130.
    Trump says he agrees with U.S. intel assessment that Russia meddled, but "could be other people also"; Sen. Booker: Trump threw intel community under bus again; Top GOP lawmakers break with Trump, but what will they do?07/17/2018
  123. 131.
    Trump shocks world, sides with Putin over U.S. intel; McCain: Trump gave "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory"; Dem. Senator: Trump's trip a "middle finger" to U.S.07/16/2018
  124. 132.
    FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts grilled by lawmakers; Embattled FBI agent: personal opinions never impacted work; FBI agent defends himself & agency against GOP attacks; Some Dems defend FBI agent in combative hearing07/12/2018
  125. 133.
    Trump unleashes on NATO allies, calls Germany "captive" of Russia; Russian app had access to data of millions of U.S. Facebook users; Trump admin fails to reunite all separated kids under age 5; Right-wing extremists making push in 2018 midterms07/11/2018
  126. 134.
    Sources: Trump has decided on Supreme Court pick; Cohen's message to Trump: "truth is not your friend"; Rescuers racing against time & monsoons to save final 5 from Thailand cave; Trump heads to NATO summit amid tensions with leaders07/09/2018
  127. 135.
    Diver dies leaving cave; oxygen levels dropping; Trump mocks #MeToo movement and Sen. Warren at rally; Judge: already deported parents must be reunited with kids; UK officials: search for poison source could take months07/06/2018
  128. 136.
    Trump says scandal-plagued Pruitt has resigned; Trump: Andrew Wheeler to replace Pruitt at EPA; Trump admin still won't say how many children separated; HHS: under 3,000 migrant kids in custody possibly separated07/05/2018
  129. 137.
    Trapped boys appear in new video: "I am healthy"; Stormy Daniels' lawyer: I'd run against Trump; Protester climbs Statue of Liberty, forces evacuation; WH source: Trump asked advisers about invading Venezuela07/04/2018
  130. 138.
    Former wrestlers claim GOP Rep. knew of sex abuse while at Ohio State University; Is Pruitt the most corrupt cabinet-level official ever?; Trump to NATO countries: pay more for defense or else; Search teams unsure how to free trapped boys07/03/2018
  131. 139.
    Dem Sens call for ICE to be abolished; WH briefing as search for Supreme Court justice intensifies; WH briefing as trade battle with allies intensifies; Michael Cohen hints at flipping; U.S. intel agency believes Kim won't fully give up nukes07/02/2018
  132. 140.
    Shooting suspect fired from govt. job over "security concerns"; NY Times: Rosenstein felt used by White House in Comey firing; Trump summons swing vote senators to White House; Mom reunites with 7-year-old son after month-long separation06/29/2018
  133. 141.
    CNN: multiple people injured at Capital Gazette newspaper; Law enforcement source: one in custody, believed to be shooter at Capital Gazette building incident; Police: 5 dead, multiple injured in newspaper shooting06/28/2018
  134. 142.
    Justice Anthony Kennedy retiring from Supreme Court; Democratic divide bursts wide open with shocking primary upset06/27/2018
  135. 143.
    Widow of WWII hero accepts medal of honor; In victory for Trump, Supreme Court upholds travel ban 5 to 4; Ellison: ban decision will end up in "dust bin of history"; Trump threatens American icon over overseas move06/26/2018
  136. 144.
    WH briefing as Trump speaks against due process at border; Trump doubles down: no due process for those who "invade" U.S.; Trump officials confronted & heckled at public places; Is Trump relying less and less on Mattis at Defense Dept?06/25/2018
  137. 145.
    Thousands of kids in limbo as Trump's order sparks confusion; CNN live at family reunification center near border; New CNN poll shows Trump's attacks on Mueller may be working; EPA congratulates 2017 disaster responders06/22/2018
  138. 146.
    First lady visits child immigration detention center in Texas; Separated mom: it's like "putting a knife in your chest"; Trump admin. struggles to clean up child separation disaster; Court docs: immigrant kids were abused in detention06/21/2018
  139. 147.
    Trump signs order that stops his policy of separating families; New CNN poll: Democrats lead GOP by 8 points in generic poll; Lewandowski refuses apologize for seeming to mock girl with Down syndrome; Charity CEO who runs shelters earns $1.5 mil06/20/2018
  140. 148.
    McConnell: GOP senators support plan to keep families together; Source: family separations weren't implemented early in administration out of concern of backlash; 2,342 children separated from families at border06/19/2018
  141. 149.
    Boiling point: outrage grows as families separated at border; Whose caring for the kids taken from immigrant parents?; WH official: DHS secretary rushed to White House for briefing; Pressure mounts on Trump for separating families at border06/18/2018
  142. 150.
    Trump legal team emboldened by critical IG report; Trump praises Kim dictatorship, says he's solved NK; Cohen telling friends & family he's willing to cooperate; AG Sessions uses Bible to defend separating families; DHS: 2,000 kids separated from parents 06/15/2018
  143. 151.
    DOJ watchdog finds Comey violated FBI forms on Clinton probe, but not politically motivated; Suit claims Trump used charity to help himself & campaign; WH defends policy of separating undocumented children at border; Trump calls N. Korean dictator "tough"06/14/2018
  144. 152.
    CNN: Trump's personal lawyer splits from his own legal team; Trump: North Korea "no longer a nuclear threat"; Primary results show dangers of crossing Trump; British political operatives met with Russian ambassador days after Trump visit06/13/2018
  145. 153.
    Did Trump give away a key concession for a vague promise?; Trump U.S. to stop "provocative war games" with South Korea; Corker: Republicans are afraid of "poking the bear"; Judge rules in favor of AT&T/Time Warner merger06/12/2018
  146. 154.
    Soon: Trump to meet one-on-one with Kim Jong Un; Trump slams G7 leaders ahead of Kim Jong Un meeting; NYT: WH aides, burned out over Trump "drama," eye exits; Ex-staffer: Trump routinely rips up papers that need to be preserved06/11/2018
  147. 155.
    Pompeo: both sides "very serious" about North Korea talks; Pompeo on Giuliani: Rudy doesn't speak for the administration; Trump tweeted unsubstantiated claim about start of FBI probe; Two Senators on how Democrats and GOP can work together06/07/2018
  148. 156.
    Stormy Daniels sues her former attorney & Trump lawyer Michael Cohen; Wife of George Papadopoulos asks Trump to pardon him; Mexico retaliates against Trump with tariffs on U.S. goods; Anti-Trump sketches by longtime artist cut from paper06/06/2018
  149. 157.
    Trump cancels Eagles WH event, seizes on anthem controversy; Source: Trump plans to push anthem issue until midterms; Mueller team accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering; 72 dead as volcano swallows towns in Guatemala06/05/2018
  150. 158.
    Trump: "I have the absolute right to pardon myself"; Supreme Court sides with baker in gay wedding cake case; U.S. allies push back on Trump's new tariffs; Bill Clinton defends handling of Lewinsky sex scandal06/04/2018
  151. 159.
    Trump says meeting with Kim Jong Un is back on; U.S. allies vote to retaliate for Trump's steep tariffs; New 3.8% jobless rate matches 50-year low; Are uncivilized comments, attacks the new political norm?06/01/2018
  152. 160.
    Is Trump's pardon spree a message to Mueller witnesses? ; Samantha Bee apologizes to Ivanka Trump: "I crossed a line"; Kim Jong Un's former top spy to deliver letter to Trump05/31/2018
  153. 161.
    ABC cancels "Roseanne" after star's racist tweets; Inside ABC: the hours leading up to Roseanne's firing; Trump floats new conspiracy theory about Mueller probe05/29/2018
  154. 162.
    U.S., North Korea Race to Revive Trump-Kim Summit; Trump Admin. Loses Track of Nearly 1,500 Migrant Children; Giuliani: Origin of Mueller Probe is "Illegitimate"; 2 Million in the Path of Sub Tropical Storm Alberto; WWII Veteran Marks 97TH MEMORIAL DAY05/28/2018
  155. 163.
    Trump: North Korea summit may still happen, "everybody plays games"; N. Korea: Kim Jong Un ready to meet Pres Trump "at any time"; Weinstein charged with rape, other sex crimes in New York; Border officials give conflicting accounts of deadly shooting05/25/2018
  156. 164.
    DOJ officials end briefing with lawmakers on FBI source; Nunes proves to be key ally to Trump amid Russia probe; Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un05/24/2018
  157. 165.
    Trump repeats unproven claims about "spy" inside campaign; Clapper rejects Trump's unproven claims about campaign "spy"; Former Trump campaign aide suggests Clinton email entrapment scheme05/23/2018
  158. 166.
    Trump on DOJ demand: "disgrace" if FBI spied on my campaign; GOP lawmakers call for independent probe of FBI, Justice Dept.; Trump: Summit with North Korea may not happen in June05/22/2018
  159. 167.
    Trump meets with FBI Director Wray, Deputy AG Rosenstein on FBI source; Is newly-reported Trump Jr. meeting on Mueller's radar?; McCain's new book a reflection on his life and America05/21/2018
  160. 168.
    10 people killed, 10 wounded in Texas school shooting05/18/2018
  161. 169.
    Trump: Mueller probe "disgusting, illegal and unwarranted"; Gina Haspel confirmed as 1st female CIA Director; Is Giuliani trying to keep Mueller from interviewing Trump?; Report: Cohen solicited $1 million from Qatari government05/17/2018
  162. 170.
    NYT reveals secret origins of Trump campaign investigation; Trump Jr: I was interested in Clinton dirt promised by Russians; Dems demand more info on Trump Jr's call to blocked number; Trump & N. Korea both add uncertainty to summit plans05/16/2018
  163. 171.
    North Korea warns U.S. over its "provocative" drills with South Korea; GOP Sen. asked why ZTE issue not raised with Trump; Qatari investor confirms he attended Trump Tower meeting in 2016; Trump WH focused on leaks, not cruel McCain comments05/15/2018
  164. 172.
    Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery at Walter Reed; Dozens killed in protests as U.S. opens Jerusalem embassy; WH deflects questions about aide's cruel McCain comment; Controversial pastors offer blessing at embassy opening05/14/2018
  165. 173.
    WH won't apologize after aide's cruel joke about McCain; Kelly: undocumented immigrants "don't have the skills" to assimilate; Why are so many Trump admin officials threatening to resign?; White House sends mixed messages on EPA head Pruitt05/11/2018
  166. 174.
    VP Pence: time for Mueller to "wrap it up"; Giuliani: Trump wasn't aware Cohen pitched access to President; Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket attack; Trump: N. Korea summit to take place June 12 in Singapore05/10/2018
  167. 175.
    WH briefing on Trump attorney's troubles, Iran, CIA pick; Stormy Daniels' lawyer: Cohen got $500k from Russian oligarch; Sen. Harris to vote against Haspel for CIA director; Trump makes big policy plays on Iran & North Korea05/09/2018
  168. 176.
    Trump: U.S. will withdraw from Iran nuclear deal; Investigations opened into New York AG Schneiderman abuse accusations; Trump urges West Virginia voters not to back Blankenship; Uber unveils concept for flying cars05/08/2018
  169. 177.
    CNN poll: Trump approval steady at 41%, while majority believe he had affairs, knew about Stormy payment; Despite Trump's tweets, Melania fights cyberbullying; Trump: I'll announce my Iran nuclear decision tomorrow05/07/2018
  170. 178.
    Trump denies he changed his story on Stormy Daniels; Trump: I would "love to speak" with Mueller; Rudy Giuliani attacks same DOJ he once represented; New scandals & trouble for EPA Chief05/04/2018
  171. 179.
    Trump acknowledges payoff to Stormy Daniels; WH: Trump "eventually learned" he repaid Stormy hush money; Giuliani stirs chaos with spin on Mueller & Comey05/03/2018
  172. 180.
    Trump's lead lawyer out, Clinton impeachment lawyer in; Trump threatens: I'll have no choice but to get involved in DOJ; Ex-CIA chief: Trump has ushered in a "post-truth world"; Nine airmen on board during deadly National Guard plane crash05/02/2018
  173. 181.
    Deputy AG on impeachment threat: DOJ won't be "extorted"; Trump has repeatedly stated he wants to sit down with Mueller; NYT: Mueller wants Trump to explain Flynn and Comey firings05/02/2018
  174. 182.
    Stormy Daniels sues Trump for defamation; Will Iran Deal impact nuke talks with North Korea?; Border showdown: caravan blocked from entering U.S.; S. Korean president suggests Trump deserves Nobel; GOP fearful of "Trumpian" Senate candidate04/30/2018
  175. 183.
    NYT: Lawyer from Trump Tower meeting says she's an "informant"; Trump praises progress made in North Korea talks; Lawmakers question Ryan's reasons for dismissing chaplain; Lawmakers hammer homeland security chief on funding04/27/2018
  176. 184.
    Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault trial; WH release photo of Pompeo, Kim Jong Un handshake; Police union vote "no confidence" in Sheriff Scott Israel04/26/2018
  177. 185.
    White House defends VA nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson; Sen. Warren: Trump admin is most corrupt ever; Trump thanks Kanye West for support on Twitter; Jackson denies he wrecked a car, won't withdraw nomination04/25/2018
  178. 186.
    Trump stands by VA pick, but leaves opening for exit; Trump on French President Macron: "I like him a lot" ; Trump warns "big problems" if Iran restarts nuke program04/24/2018
  179. 187.
    Police: driver in custody after van plows into pedestrians; WH: "no intention" of firing special counsel Mueller; Waffle House shooting suspect captured; Police: 9 killed, 16 injured in Toronto attack04/23/2018
  180. 188.
    Trump under pressure over Comey, Cohen, collusion probe; Reporter: Trump lied to me to get on Forbes 400 list; Comey memos renew questions over Trump's behavior; Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's personal legal team04/20/2018
  181. 189.
    Fired FBI Director speaks to CNN as Trump feud escalates; Comey: I could be a witness in case against McCabe; WH Officials: Trump has "weathered Comey," but "wildcard" Cohen is "consuming him"04/19/2018
  182. 190.
    "Con job"? Multiple reports of past threats by Trump associates; Trump contradicts himself on why he fired Comey; Pompeo meets with Kim Jong Un during secret trip; Russia: U.S. will not impose new sanctions against Moscow; Former First Lady passes away04/18/2018
  183. 191.
    Stormy Daniels unveils sketch of man she says threatened her; Comey slams Trump's jail threat: "this is not normal"; WH blames Amb. Haley, says she may have been confused; Eyewitness: woman was sucked into broken plane window04/17/2018
  184. 192.
    Michael Cohen's mystery third client is Sean Hannity; Comey: Trump is "morally unfit to be president"; Albright: Trump is most "undemocratic" U.S. president in modern era; Stormy Daniels & her attorney speak after Cohen raid hearing04/16/2018
  185. 193.
    Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Under Criminal Investigation; Comey Goes To War in Devastating Takedown of Trump; RNC Accepts Resignation of GOP Fundraiser Who Impregnated Model04/13/2018
  186. 194.
    Trump: Decision on Syria Coming "Fairly Soon"; CIA Director Mike Pompeo Admits He Was Interviewed By Mueller; Former Trump Doorman Confirms Details of Leaked Story; Trump Allies to Attack "Lying Comey" As He Launches Book Tour; Missouri Gov Facing Mountin04/12/2018
  187. 195.
    Speaker Ryan Speaks To CNN About Not Seeking Re-Election; NYT: Cohen Raid Sought Info On "Access Hollywood" Tape; Judge In Stormy Daniels Case to All Parties: Meet & Work Out Differences04/11/2018
  188. 196.
    WH: Trump Thinks Mueller Probe Has "Gone Too Far"; Trump Vows Those Behind Gas Attack Will "Pay A Price"; Zuckerberg Reveals Facebook Is Working With Mueller Probe04/10/2018
  189. 197.
    Amb. Haley Rips Assad After Suspected Chemical Weapon Attack; FBI Raids Office of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen04/09/2018
  190. 198.
    Dow tumbles on Trump's tariff threat, weak jobs report; U.S. sanctions Putin's inner circle; Trump calls Pruitt "a good man" as scandals grow; Judge grants Trump attorney's extension in lawsuit04/06/2018
  191. 199.
    How Trump's Trouble With Truth Could Put Him in Peril; Trump Admin Sending National Guard Troops to Border; Trump Doubles Down on China Tariffs With Tweet04/04/2018
  192. 200.
    Alex van der Zwaan sentenced to 30 days, $20k fine; Trump: nobody has been tougher on Russia than me; Police responding to possible shooting at YouTube HQ04/03/2018

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