Politics

Scaramucci Promises Crackdown on Media Leaks

Anthony Scaramucci, President Donald Trump’s new communications director, said on Sunday that one of his first tasks will be to halt leaks and that staff on his team would be…

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Trump Legal Team Looking to Investigate Mueller Aides

President Donald Trump’s legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The…

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Ryan Pitches Tax Reform

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday pitched Republican plans for overhauling the nation’s tax code at the New Balance sneaker factory, as demonstrators outside protested the GOP agenda of scrapping…

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Senator John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, his office said Wednesday evening. The Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix said that tests revealed “a primary brain tumor…

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Russia Consents to Huntsman as U.S. Ambassador

A top Russian diplomat says Moscow has given its consent to President Donald Trump’s proposal to make Jon Huntsman the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. Trump on Tuesday nominated Huntsman,…

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