Will second Trump-Kim summit be substance or show?
The White House has given few details on its specific goals for the second summit
Mueller details "bold" criminal actions by Paul Manafort in memo
A new court filing says the former Trump campaign chairman "repeatedly and knowingly" violated the law
Mueller still seeking secrecy in Manafort investigation
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is still seeking to keep secret details about his investigation into former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to a judge’s ruling Saturday. Mueller’s team has filed its recommendation for Manafort’s punishment in one of his two criminal cases, but U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson says it [...]
Mueller's team permitted to file Paul Manafort sentencing memo under seal
A judge found earlier this month that Manafort lied to investigators after he had agreed to cooperate
White House unveils new coin for "peace talks" with North Korea
The White House unveiled the coins for the "peace talks" in Vietnam
Trump vows to veto move to block emergency declaration
President Trump says he'll veto Congress' attempt to block his emergency declaration, if it reaches his desk
Texas landowners at risk of losing their property to border wall sue Trump
House Democrats will vote on a resolution next week to block President Trump's national emergency declaration to build a border wall. This comes as at least 16 states are already challenging his declaration as "unconstitutional." Some of the strongest legal push back is coming from a group of landowners in south Texas, who were among the first to file a lawsuit against the president. Mireya Villarreal reports.
Mueller report probably won't be released next week
Politico White House reporter Gabby Orr joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the potential criminal case New York prosecutors are preparing against Paul Manafort, when Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference will likely be made public and Bernie Sanders' announcement that he will be running in 2020.
Trump taps envoy to Canada for United Nations ambassador
President Trump has a new nominee to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Mr. Trump announced that Kelly Knight Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, is his pick to represent the U.S. at the United Nations. The announcement comes ahead of the president's second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which will take place next week in Vietnam. Nikole Killion reports.
Mueller sentencing memo in Manafort case not yet public
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing memorandum for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was not publicly available late Friday, suggesting the document may still be under seal. Mueller’s team was to have weighed in by the end of the day on Manafort’s punishment in one of his two criminal cases. But the [...]
Feinstein's heated exchange with students goes viral
"You come in here and say 'it has to be my way or the highway' and I don't respond to that," Feinstein told about 15 students at her San Francisco office
Insult to injury: We’re more on the hook to pay for Trump’s wall than most border states
Washington state doesn't want a wall, and didn't vote for the president pushing a wall. But it looks like we're disproportionately on the hook to pay for it.
Trump to name Kelly Knight Craft U.N. ambassador
Craft is currently the U.S. ambassador to Canada
Special counsel final report not expected for another 10 days
There's new information about when Special Counsel Robert Mueller will turn over his report on Russian interference in the presidential campaign. The Justice Department confirms it does not expect to get the final report for at least another days. Paula Reid reports.
White House says several hundred troops will remain in Syria
There's been another shift from President Trump on Syria. The U.S. will keep troops there after ISIS is wiped out, but the number staying will be twice as many as initially thought. David Martin reports.
Tennessee gov. says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee college yearbook includes a photo of the governor and another man in Confederate uniforms at an "Old South" party. Lee says he regrets attending the party and wearing the uniform, and has come to see his participation in the event differently.
Smollett reactions epitomize polarized state of US politics
With "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett now accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself, the case seemed to inflame political tensions even more while creating potentially damaging consequences for genuine hate-crime victims in the future.
Alabama woman who joined Islamic State sues to return to U.S.
WASHINGTON — The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday in an effort to allow her return to the United States. Ahmed Ali Muthana argues in the suit filed in federal court in Washington that his 24-year-old daughter, Hoda Muthana, is an American [...]
As Venezuela’s politicians fight over aid, patients die without it
The delivery of aid has become the epicenter of a confrontation between President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela and the country’s opposition. People with medical needs say the political theater is eclipsing their needs — with dire consequences.
Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump’s first veto. The Democrats introduced a resolution Friday to [...]
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‘No rush’: Trump redefines success ahead of second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
Some aides fear that Trump could offer a major concession to Kim in hopes of securing a reciprocal commitment he can herald as a political victory.