CNN’s Brian Tood takes a look at President Donald Trump’s past deals with Russia as the President’s former attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to making false statements to Congress about the Russia investigation.
When he was a US attorney in Florida, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta gave accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein the “deal of a lifetime,” the Miami Herald reports.
President Trump spoke more extensively during the presidential election with his then-attorney Michael Cohen about the proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow than Cohen admitted to Congress in 2017, Cohen said while pleading guilty in federal court to a charge from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office.
Sen. Jeff Flake joins CNN’s Poppy Harlow and says if he was running for Senate again, he “probably” could not have taken a stand on judicial votes to protect the special counsel Robert Mueller.
The way Democrats voted in 2018 says a lot about who the strongest contenders are for the 2020 presidential nomination. CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains.
President Donald Trump appeared on the world stage at the G20 summit in Argentina, but still fixated on the Russia investigation as CNN’s Jeff Zeleny reports.
One idea considered for the proposed Trump Tower in Moscow was to offer Russian President Vladimir Putin the penthouse, according to Felix Sater, who was working on the project with Michael Cohen. CNN’s Sara Murray reports.
Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump who is now a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, was under the impression Trump would offer him a pardon in exchange for staying on message in support of the President in discussions with federal prosecutors, according to two sources.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke labeled as a drunk the man who is expected to be his chief foe on Capitol Hill, top Natural Resources Committee Democrat Rep. Raul Grijalva, after Grijalva called on Zinke to resign. CNN’s Lauren Fox reports.
Defense Secretary James Mattis says Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to “muck around” in US elections “this last month.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer about President Trump’s decision to cancel a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin after his former longtime attorney Michael Cohen revived questions about Trump’s financial ties to Russia.
After Michael Cohen admitted to lying to Congress about President Trump’s Moscow tower project, CNN’s Matthew Chance takes a look at how closely the Kremlin was involved with the failed deal.
Former Secretary of State Jim Baker, a longtime adviser and friend of former President George H.W. Bush, provides an intimate account of the 41st President’s final day.
Former FBI Director James Comey said that he would sit for a private deposition with House Republicans after filing a legal challenge to force a public hearing.
Former first lady Michelle Obama reportedly offered a pointed opinion of work-life balance and marriage equality for women, saying that the idea that women can have it all is untrue because “that s— doesn’t work all the time.”
President Trump told special counsel Robert Mueller in writing that Roger Stone did not tell him about WikiLeaks, nor was he told about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, according to two sources familiar with the matter. CNN’s Dana Bash has more.
President Donald Trump is expected to grant new authority to US troops on the Mexico border to protect Customs and Border Protection personnel from migrants if they engage in violence, according to two defense officials and another US official directly familiar with the plans. CNN’s Barbara Starr reports.
During an interview with David Axelrod, Barack Obama was asked if he could win an election against Trump if he were on the ballot.
President Trump told the top White House lawyer in April that he wanted to have him order federal prosecutions of Hillary Clinton and James Comey, according to two sources familiar with the conversation, The New York Times reports.
In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) says that he views Trump’s reported requests to former White House counsel Don McGahn to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Hillary Clinton as “an abuse of power” and “exactly what got Richard Nixon into trouble.” The requests were first reported by the New York Times.